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Causes and prevention of pet relinquishment
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Contributor(s):: J.M. Scarlett
The technician's role in the behavior consultation
Contributor(s):: Julie Shaw
Relinquishment of sheltered animals: how the behavioral data can inform the veterinary role in prevention and successful rehoming
Contributor(s):: S.V. Juarbe-Diaz
Canine separation anxiety: strategies for treatment and management
Contributor(s):: RJ Sargisson
Evaluation of a behavioral assessment tool for dogs relinquished to shelters
Contributor(s):: DL Duffy, KA Kruger, James A. Serpell
Goodbye to a Good Friend: An Exploration of the Re-Homing of Cats and Dogs in the U.S.
| Contributor(s):: Emily Weiss, Shannon Gramann, C. Victor Spain, Margaret Slater
When dogs and cats are not retained in a home, they are re-homed to somewhere, and while there is a collection of research around relinquishment to shelters, little is known about the general re-homing picture. A cross sectional random digit dial survey was conducted with an aim to learn more...
Adoption and relinquishment interventions at the animal shelter: a review
| Contributor(s):: A. Protopopova, L.M. Gunter
Online Relinquishments of Dogs and Cats in Australia
| Contributor(s):: Susan J Hazel, Caitlin J Jenvey, Jonathan Tuke
The aim of this study was to analyze dog and cat advertisements on a popular online trading website in Australia in February 2016. A total of 2640 ads for dogs and 2093 ads for cats were classified as being relinquished on Gumtree. A total of 23% of dog ads and 62% of cat ads were for free...
Surrenderers' Relationships with Cats Admitted to Four Australian Animal Shelters
| Contributor(s):: Sarah Zito, Mandy Paterson, John Morton, Di Vankan, Pauleen Bennett, Jacquie Rand, Clive J.C. Phillips
The surrender of cats to animal shelters results in financial, social and moral burdens for the community. Correlations of caretaking and interactions with surrendered cats were calculated, to understand more about humans’ relationships with surrendered cats and the contribution of...
Interaction and processes of animal relinquishment: a qualitative study
| Contributor(s):: Tamara Leigh Rice
This thesis investigated the process of relinquishing a pet to the Department of Animal Control with the likely outcome of euthanasia for many of the animals left there by their owners. As euthanasia is no longer seen as an acceptable way to solve the pet over population problem those concerned...
Summarizing Reasons for Surrender and Stakeholder Perceptions within the Published Literature on Companion-animal Relinquishment
| Contributor(s):: Kimberly Lambert
Systematic methods were used to analyze published literature on companion-animal relinquishment to gain broader understanding of the causes and solutions for relinquishment. A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted on 18 studies investigating reasons for dog surrender and dog...
Stray and Owner-Relinquished Animals Statute
Mandates methods and practices for animal euthanasia in all public and private agencies sheltering stray or owner-relinquished animals. Requires mandatory holding periods and conditions that must be satisfied before any animal is killed. Mandates shelters to develop and follow care, cleaning,...
Characteristics of shelter-relinquished animals and their owners compared with animals and their owners in U.S. pet-owning households
| Contributor(s):: New, J. C., Jr., Salman, M. D., King, M., Scarlett, J. M., Kass, P. H., Hutchison, J. M.
Investigators sponsored by the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy interviewed people who relinquished dogs and cats at 12 shelters in 4 regions of the USA. We collected similar data from a sample of US households with companion animals. Data collected included non-human animal...
Factors associated with the relinquishment of domestic canines to animal shelters
| Contributor(s):: Adkins, Barry L.
Independent Study 490A: Reasons for Giving Up a Dog at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa
| Contributor(s):: Shawna L. Weimer, Anna K. Johnson, Paula Sunday, Tom Colvin
It is important that when an owner decides to relinquish their canine that the information provided on the forms are accurate and not conflicting in detail.Therefore, the objectives of this study were to (1) identify the top three issues for why a canine is relinquished, (2) report on the...
Protective-restoring to maintain self integrity : a grounded theory of the human experience of dog relinquishment
| Contributor(s):: Mary Ellen Elizabeth Edwards, Dr. Eyal Gringart (adviser), Dr Deirdre Drake (adviser)
Dog relinquishment or ‘getting rid of the dog’ is common practice in Australia and other countries where dogs are kept as pets. Each year thousands of dogs are relinquished for a variety of reasons. While losing a pet through death can be as devastating for some people as the death of a loved...