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Human-animal interactions of community dogs in Campo Largo, Brazil: a descriptive study
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kwok, Y. K. E., Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von, Sprea, G., Molento, C. F. M.
Free-roaming, ownerless dogs comprise a considerable portion of Brazil's dog population. To address societal concerns for animal welfare, the Brazilian town of Campo Largo established the...
Living on the edge: attitudes of rural communities toward Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris) in central India
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Reddy, C. S., Reuven, Yosef
To date, most studies of the Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris) are of biological research, techniques, conservation, population modeling, or tiger-human conflicts. Few studies have attempted to...
Living with the beast: wolves and humans through Portuguese literature
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lopes-Fernandes, M., Soares, F., Frazao-Moreira, A., Queiroz, A. I.
This paper explores representations of wolves in Portuguese literature using an anthropological framework to analyze perceptions, beliefs, knowledge, and practices. From a literary corpus...
The development of an on-site spay/neuter facility at a county animal shelter to reduce pet overpopulation as a means of rabies prevention
| Theses | Contributor(s): G. Robert Weedon
The goal of this paper is to address the issue of pet overpopulation as a means of preventing rabies in a community, and to describe the process of developing an onsite spay/neuter facility at a...
Unowned Cat Management in the State of Ohio: Elements of Best Practice in Public-Private Collaborative Efforts
| Theses | Contributor(s): Daniel D. Spehar
A contentious debate over the management of free-roaming cat populations is ongoing. Nevertheless, disparate groups of stakeholders share a common goal of fewer community cats. Unowned cat...
An Evaluation of a Shelter Dog Training Class: Outcomes for Volunteer Trainers and for Dogs
| Theses | Contributor(s): Paula M. Ramirez
Are the best things in life really free? Volunteers are valuable people who work for free because they simply want to help. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in 2014...
Green Care: A Review of the Benefits and Potential of Animal-Assisted Care Farming Globally and in Rural America
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brianna Artz, Doris Bitler Davis
The term Green Care includes therapeutic, social or educational interventions involving farming; farm animals; gardening or general contact with nature. Although Green Care can occur in any...
Pet therapy: Enhancing social and cardiovascular wellness in community dwelling older adults
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Kolassa, John
Journal of Community Health Nursing
Taylor & Francis
Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Anschutz Medical Campus, ED 2...
The Effect of Therapeutic Horseback Riding on Balance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Pilot Study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Homnick, Tamara D., Henning, Kim M., Swain, Charlene V., Homnick, Douglas N.
The Journal of Applied Gerontology
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks CA
The Cheff Therapeutic Riding...
Living on the edge: attitudes of rural communities toward Bengal tigers ( Panthera tigris) in central India
To date, most studies of the Bengal tiger ( Panthera tigris) are of biological research, techniques, conservation, population modeling, or tiger-human conflicts. Few studies have attempted to...
Exploring Public Perceptions of the Guelph Humane Society Facilities as a Centre for Human-Animal and Community Interaction
| Theses | Contributor(s): Anna Chow
While humane shelters are multi-functional centres for animal-human activities, many are not designed to capitalize on community engagement, education and interaction. This research gathered...
El Paso Animal Services Survey: Support for a 'No Kill Community
| Reports | Contributor(s): Carlos Olmedo, Guadalupe Corral-camacho, Mario E. Caire
The Institute for Policy and Economic Development (IPED) at the University of Texas at El Paso was contracted by El Paso City Animal Services (EPAS) to conduct a survey of El Paso County...
Recognizing and responding to cases of suspected animal cruelty, abuse, and neglect: what the veterinarian needs to know
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Arkow, P.
The identification of a "battered pets" syndrome, which put the veterinary profession on a parallel footing with its counterparts in human medicine who respond to battered children, women, and...
The social network structure of a dynamic group of dairy cows: from individual to group level patterns
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Boyland, N. K., Mlynski, D. T., James, R., Brent, L. J. N., Croft, D. P.
Social relationships have been shown to significantly impact individual and group success in wild animal populations, but are largely ignored in farm animal management. There are substantial gaps...
A community of interest
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Welborn, Robert F.
Between the Species: A Journal of Ethics
Schweitzer Center of the San Francisco Bay Institute/Congress of Cultures
The slaughterhouse, social disorganization, and violent crime in rural communities
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jacques, J. R.
Scholars in nonhuman animal studies and criminology have argued that more attention should be paid to the violence sanctioned by society, that of animal slaughter for industrial food production....
Human-Carnivore Interactions: Lessons Learned from Communities in the American West
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Julie K. Young, Zhao Ma, Ann Laudati, Joel Berger
Types, causes, and intensity of human–carnivore interactions are related to historical context, management policy, and human perception. We used four rural communities in the American West...