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  1. Companion Paws Canada

    | Organizations

    Companion Paws Canada is dedicated to supporting Canadians in need while providing a second chance for pets by rescuing, training and pairing them with those who would benefit from a companion...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60150

  2. Let's "Paws" to Consider the Possibility: Using Support Dogs with Victims of Crime

    | Government Documents

    Today, a service dog helping an individual with sight limitations is accepted and relatively common. There are other trained dogs including those who serve individuals who are deaf or hard of...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60026

  3. Jul 13 2017

    2017 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention

    Join us from Thursday, July 13 to Sunday, July 16, 2017 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association's (CVMA) 2017 Convention.CVMA members can mark...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/567

  4. Street Involved Youth and Companion Animals: A Phenomenological Study

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Melissa Caines

    Of the approximate one hundred and fifty thousand youth in Canada who are homeless on any given night as many as 25 percent of them share their lives with companion animals (Public Health Agency...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59757

  5. Avian reactions towards human approaches in different urban greenery structures in Nanaimo

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Campbell, M.

    Urban green spaces are vital for human quality of life and urban avian ecology. In consequence, these areas attract cutting edge research on human/animal relations and the human roles in avian...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59449

  6. The protective association between pet ownership and depression among street-involved youth: a cross-sectional study

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lem, M., Coe, J. B., Haley, D. B., Stone, E., O'Grady, W.

    Street-involved youth represent a particularly vulnerable subsection of the homeless population and are at increased risk of health problems, substance abuse, and depression. Qualitative research...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59322

  7. Dog visitation's impact on seniors' social support: comparing group and individual conditions

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Lindsay Burton

    Introduction: Social support (SS) is an important determinant of senior health. Dogs are an underutilized modality for seniors’ SS promotion, and dog visitation programs are emerging to...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58333

  8. Public perceptions of coyotes in Vancouver

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Renee Proulx

    The coyote (Canis latrans) has benefitted from the urbanization of previously undeveloped areas and have successfully expanded their range across North America. As they are newcomers, it is...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58323

  9. Being there : relationships between people with cancer and their pets : what helps and what hinders

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Patricia Nitkin

    This qualitative research examined the little studied area of human-pet relationships and their impact on persons with cancer. The goal of this study was to gather information from individuals...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58321

  10. Urban Coyotes (Canis latrans Say, 1823) in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia: Public Perceptions and Education

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Kristine Webber

    Increasing complaints to wildlife agencies and negative media reports about urban coyotes (Canis latrans) suggest a negative attitude toward coyotes. I surveyed the public in the Greater Vancouver...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58317

  11. An Institutional Analysis of Ontario's Endangered Species Act: Investigating the Implementation Challenges

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Nafisa Sarwath

    In a rapidly changing environment, management of natural resources is essential. Currently the world is undergoing a rapid loss of biodiversity through extinctions caused by human activities....

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58220

  12. Driving Forward: The Power of the Horse in Douro Township 1850-1900

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Patrick Leahy

    Rural Ontario was highly dependent upon the horse in the second half of the nineteenth century. However, the horse’s role in rural life has not received the scholarly attention it fully...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58216

  13. The Public Health Risks of Three Potentially Zoonotic Viruses in Pigs and Pork in Canada

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Barbara Wilhelm

    The research described in this thesis aims to describe the potential public health risks posed by three emerging and potentially zoonotic viruses (hepatitis E virus (HEV), Norovirus (NoV), and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58214

  14. A Comparison of Three Animal Welfare Assessment Programs on Canadian Swine Farms

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ashley Nicole Roberts

    Standard measures used in animal welfare assessments include animal-based measures obtained by observing animals, resource-based measures obtained by observing facilities, and management-based...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58210

  15. Global Vets: Student Vets Sharing a Global Vision

    | Posters | Contributor(s): K. Tubby, N. Asotra, K. Lillakas, C. Toscano, A. Peregrine

    Global Vets is a program run through the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) which offers student veterinarians a unique opportunity to investigate animal health care in developing countries. The...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58098

  16. Human-coyote (Canis latrans) interaction in Canadian urban parks and green space: Preliminary findings from a media-content analysis

    | Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Shelley M. Alexander, Michael S. Quinn

    The coyote (Canis latrans) is a highly adaptable apex carnivore that provides a critical ecological function in urban ecosystems. Habituation of coyotes results in behavioural changes which can...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58094

  17. Animal Abuse and Human Interpersonal Violence in Canada: An Anthrozoological Perspective on Policy, Legislation and the Need for Cross-sector Reporting

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Adriana Pisano Beaumont

    In the last decade, research evidence has increasingly demonstrated a co-occurrence of human interpersonal violence and abusive behaviour toward nonhuman animals although the actual nature of this...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58084

  18. Think Outside the Cage: Moving Towards New Understandings of Companion Rabbits

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ruthann Drummond

    Rabbits are the third most common companion mammal in Western homes, and their popularity continues to rise. However, they are also one of the most broadly used animal resources around the world,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58037

  19. The effects of enrichment on the physical and psychological health of two related species at the Toronto Zoo

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Sarah Malin

    The cumulative effects of environmental destruction have resulted in the unavoidable need for captive animal institutions that house captive animals for a multitude of reasons. Regardless of the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58033

  20. Regulating and representing vagrant curs and purebred dogs in Toronto,1867-1910

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Amanda Anne Margaret Sauermann

    This thesis examines parallel canine narratives, the story of the city cur and the story of the purebred dog, to argue that the dog was entangled in a broader discourse of governmentality and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58004