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Jun 24 2017
2017 UK Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference
May 21 2017
9th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics
Buying habits in pet owners (dogs) on vaccination practices
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Sandra Milena Beltran Ochoa
This paper aims to validate the importance of the approach that multinational pharmaceutical companies should have to the final purchasers of vaccines and veterinary products. Through market...
Zoonotic importance of dermatophytosis in dogs and cats
| Theses | Contributor(s): Cindy Paola Cruz Alcala
Dermatophytoses are infections caused by dermatophyte fungi of the genus Microsporum, Epidermophyton and Trichophyton, which affect the keratinized tissues of the skin, hair and nails....
Representations and bond between children and their pets
| Theses | Contributor(s): Juan Carlos Rate Marcos
The purpose of the present investigation was to describe and understand from psychoanalysis the representations that two children and a girl, 6, 8 and 9 years respectively, have of their pets to,...
Identification of hemoparasites and ticks of dogs from the Zoonoses Control Center of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
| Theses | Contributor(s): Fabiana Pessoa Salgado
The aim of this study was to identify hemoparasites and ticks of dogs treated at the Zoonoses Control Center in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil. Blood and venous blood smears were...
Planned Obsolescence of Animal Shelters: Steven Hansen at TEDxGrandCanyonUniversity
| Videos | Contributor(s): Steven Hansen
Animal shelters are obsolete. Or, at least, they soon can be. Dr. Steven Hansen, President, and CEO of the Arizona Humane Society shares his ideas to make shelters a community filled with hope and...
The diary of a guide dog: Ioanna Maria Gertsou at TEDxLesvos
| Videos | Contributor(s): Ioanna Maria Gertsou
Maine is John's dog who has a loss of vision. In the voice of John, Maine spoke of her special skills, based on her love for her "boss", all the unexpected encounters on Greek roads,...
What is your pet telling you?: Leslie Stewart at TEDxIdahoFalls
| Videos | Contributor(s): Leslie Stewart
The human-animal bond has proven biological, psychological, and social effects – some that people recognize and some that people don’t. Knowing more about what your pet sees and feels...
Prison Animal Programs: A Brief Review of the Literature
| Reports | Contributor(s): Rhiana Kohl
Since the inception of canine training programs in correctional facilities during the 1980s, evidence of effectiveness has been unexplored, leaving the questions of correctional staff and...
Childhood animal abuse and violent criminal behavior: a brief review of the literature
| Reports | Contributor(s): Susan M. McDonald
The connection between cruelty to animals in childhood/early adolescence and adult violent criminal behavior has been a topic of interest for decades. Formal research on this matter began as early...
The Connection between Animal Abuse and Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography
| Reports | Contributor(s): Sharon L. Nelson
This selected annotated bibliography assembles legal and social literature that examines the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Drawing from an ever-growing body of written works...
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Mental, Physical, and Emotional Benefits Provided through Occupational Therapy
| Theses | Contributor(s): Madeline C. Greene
The idea of animal-assisted therapy seems like it may be a new alternative of therapy, but in reality it dates back to ancient Egypt and dogs were considered sacred and used as a healing power...
Participation and control experienced during animal-assisted activities by children hospitalised with cancer
| Theses | Contributor(s): Monique Vicky Simon
Children diagnosed and treated for cancer experience a profound life-transformation as they are confronted with unprecedented physical, psychosocial and emotional challenges. Children’s...
Behavior of Scandinavian brown bears when encountered by dogs and humans
| Theses | Contributor(s): Stine Emilie Noding Hansen
The Scandinavian brown bear population was persecuted in the last half of the 1800s and almost went extinct. They got protected in Sweden in 1927 and in Norway in 1973, and have since reached a...
A Perspective from Pet Owners toward the Development in Pet Supplies Industry
| Theses | Contributor(s): Chen Chunsheng
From the 1950s onwards, pets were generally obtained by picking up, sheltering, donating or adoption, until the 1950s, the phenomenon of pet commodity trading began on the market, and the pet was...
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...
Rover@Home : computer mediated remote interaction between humans and dogs
| Theses | Contributor(s): Benjamin Ishak Resner
In this thesis we create a method to allow dogs and humans to interact over the Internet. In particular, we generalize an established dog training technique known as "clicker-training"...
"Freedom from themselves" gendered mechanisms of control, power, and resistance in prison dog training programs
| Theses | Contributor(s): Andrea Button
During the past twenty-five years, the number of prison programs in which inmates train dogs has increased rapidly. A lack of systematic studies to address the effects of these programs on staff...