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  1. Why Not the City?: Urban Hawk Watching and the End of Nature

    Contributor(s):: Hunold, Christian

  2. Did Harvey Learn from Katrina? Initial Observations of the Response to Companion Animals during Hurricane Harvey

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Steve Glassey

    The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 became the genesis of animal emergency management and created significant reforms in the US particularly the passage of the Pets Emergency and Transportation Standards Act in 2006 that required state and local emergency management arrangements to be...

  3. Man's Best Friend

    | Contributor(s):: L. Stein

  4. Search and Rescue Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: J. J. Ensminger

  5. Crisis and disaster response counseling with therapy animals

    | Contributor(s):: C. K. Chandler

  6. Shooting them isn't the answer : why pets matter in disasters

    | Contributor(s):: Steve Glassey

    With over 44% of those failing to evacuate during Hurricane Katrina doing so in part because they were unable to take their pets, the issue of pets in disasters has become a major issue and focus for emergency managers worldwide. The academic consensus is that pets are seen as part of the human...

  7. Conflicting perspectives on nonhuman animal rescues in natural disasters

    | Contributor(s):: Every, D., Due, C., Thompson, K., Ryan, J.

    Nonhuman animal guardians are more at risk during natural disasters because they are likely to delay or refuse evacuation and return to evacuated disaster sites to rescue animals. Research on the human-animal bond (HAB) views animal guardians' actions as a reflection of a strong attachment....

  8. Pets in the context of disaster: challenges of (de)protectionAnimais de estimacao em contexto de desastres: desafios de (des)protecao

    | Contributor(s):: Antonio, L. S., Valencio, N. F. L. da S.

    Immeasurable social-environmental damage and losses occur in catastrophic disasters related to hydro meteorological events. Some of them have prominence to the authorities who work in the emergency context and others do not. In Brazil, in general, animals seriously affected in these disasters...

  9. Medicina veterinária de desastres e catástrofes : contributo para a extensão do Plano Municipal de Emergência de Proteção Civil de Lisboa aos animais de companhia

    | Contributor(s):: José Filipe Miranda Vieira

    Os desastres têm capacidade de acometer ecossistemas completos provocando distúrbios na fauna e flora e atingem populações que, pela própria definição de desastre, não são capazes de dar uma resposta adequada. Quando estes ocorrem...

  10. "Don't Just Do Something … Stand There!" Emergency Responders' Peri-Incident Perceptions of Animal Owners in Bushfire

    | Contributor(s):: Rachel Anne Nosworthy Westcott, Kevin Ronan, Hilary Bambrick, Melanie Taylor

    Narrowing the awareness–preparedness gap in bushfires (wildfires) means that new strategies and tactics will be needed to improve human safety and survival in this increasingly frequent and severe globally significant natural hazard. One way to do this is to explore the peri-event...

  11. Introduction to working with animal assisted crisis response animal handler teams

    | Contributor(s):: Greenbaum, Susan D.

  12. On-site veterinary medical evaluation and care of working dogs and horses at the 2012 Republican National Convention

    | Contributor(s):: Chatfield, J. A., Dewell, R., Miranda, A. J., Wilcox, S., Vannieuwenhoven, T. J.

    Objective - To describe on-site veterinary medical care for working dogs and horses deployed for the 2012 Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Fla, August 24 to 30, 2012. Design - Retrospective case series. Sample - 130 dogs and 45 horses. Procedures - Data collected included breed,...

  13. Review of the risks of some canine zoonoses from free-roaming dogs in the post-disaster setting of Latin America

    | Contributor(s):: Garde, E., Acosta-Jamett, G., Bronsvoort, B. M.

    In the absence of humane and sustainable control strategies for free-roaming dogs (FRD) and the lack of effective disaster preparedness planning in developing regions of the world, the occurrence of canine zoonoses is a potentially important yet unrecognized issue. The existence of large...

  14. Mental health and general wellness in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike

    | Contributor(s):: Lowe, Sarah R., Joshi, Spruha, Pietrzak, Robert H., Galea, Sandro, Cerda, Magdalena

  15. Action research to expand HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response (AACR) teams in the United States

    | Contributor(s):: Eaton-Stull, Yvonne

  16. Computational public safety- dogs, robots and disasters: Dr. Alexander Ferworn at TEDxRyersonU

    | Contributor(s):: Alexander Ferworn

    Dr. Alexander Ferworn, professor at the Department of Computer Science, has made a career at Ryerson by looking at challenges from perspectives very different from those of his colleagues. He started with the idea to put cameras on rescue dogs who search rubble, which led to attaching robots to...

  17. A Paws of Happiness: Thea Wasche at TEDxSchriever

    Man's best friend can always bring a smile to your face, but some dogs can do so much more. Thea Wasche and her therapy K9 Lacey volunteer their time working with wounded warriors and American Red Cross shelters to bring a moment of happiness during an otherwise stressful situation.Thea...

  18. Saving Man's Best Friend: Dr. Cathy King at TEDxFargo

    World Vets provides veterinary aid in 39 developing countries on 6 continents with programs focused on helping companion animals, horses, livestock and addressing related public health issues. The organization also provides international disaster relief services for animals. In her talk, Dr King...

  19. Before Disaster Strikes

    | Contributor(s):: Solomon, Steven

  20. Connecticut Stable Offers Free Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy in Response to Newtown