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Nov 02 2017
Aspects and Answers: Best Practices in Partnering with Dogs for Children on the Autism Spectrum
Using a dog demography field study to inform the development of an agent-based computer simulation. Evaluating owned dog population control interventions in a small, semi-urban community in Mexico
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Luz Maria Kisiel
This thesis evaluates the potential effects of different dog population control interventions in a small, semi-urban community in Mexico. First, a cross-sectional study was conducted to...
Koira auttaa toimimaan : Integroitu systemaattinen kirjallisuuskatsaus koiran kanssa toimimisen vaikutuksesta ihmisen toimijuuteen
| Theses | Contributor(s): Laura Kymäläinen, Sini Lehtinen
Eläimen ja ihmisen välistä suhdetta ja eläinavusteista toimintaa ja terapiaa kohtaan on nähtävillä lisääntyvää kiinnostusta ja se näkyy...
Development and evaluation of a canine and feline welfare assessment tool for use in companion animal veterinary clinics
| Theses | Contributor(s): Lauren Carly Dawson
This thesis was conducted to investigate canine and feline welfare in relation to veterinary care through the development and evaluation of a welfare assessment tool for veterinary clinics....
Cognition and the Development of Social Cognition in the Domestic Dog (Canis Lupus Familiaris)
| Theses | Contributor(s): Camille Ward
We examined cognition and the development of social cognition in domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) with three studies. Study one focused on numerical competence in dogs and studies two and...
Student Perceptions of Introducing a Service-Dog-in-Training Program at Eastern Kentucky University
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kara Worley
For centuries, dogs have been utilized for therapeutic purposes, as pets, and as highly trained service animals. Past research has focused specifically on the benefits associated with utilizing...
Hännänheilahduksia : koira-avusteisen työskentelyn pilottiprojekti Turun kaupungin ympärivuorokautisessa hoidossa olevien vanhusten parissa
| Theses | Contributor(s): Johanna Lundén
Kehittämistyön tarkoituksena oli seurata ja dokumentoida Turun kaupungin vanhusten ympärivuorokautisen hoidon yksiköissä toteutettavaa koira-avusteisen työskentelyn...
Helado para perros. Postre para mascotas : desarrollado bajo los parámetros actuales de nutrición y palatabilidad canina
| Theses | Contributor(s): Gabriel Oswaldo Alonso Cuéllar, Jorge Eliecer Rodríguez Ordoñez
La relación entre perros y humanos ha evolucionado ampliamente, esto ha generado un fenó-meno de antropomorfización que hace que asumamos actitudes frente a los animales como...
Investigation of the Effects of Service Dogs on Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs
| Theses | Contributor(s): Amanda Marie Reinsfelder
With modern medicine and advances in technology, people are living longer and expecting a higher quality of life. Individuals may not be receiving the ideal assistive devices because they are not...
Dog as a typical predator which communicates with manPies jako typowy drapieznik komunikujacy sie z czlowiekiem
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kamieniak, J., Mazurkiewicz, T., Tietze, M.
This article aims at the presentation of a complex process of making ties between the dog and the man, that started from the domestication of a dog and was followed by the thousands years of...
Evaluation of pharmacokinetics and efficacy of ivermectin following oral administration in dogs against experimental infection of Ctenocephalides felis felis and Rhipicephalus sanguineus
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Magalhaes, V. S., Cid, Y. P., Ferreira, T. P., Medeiros, D. M. V., Batista, L. C. de S. O., Correia, T. R., Albert, A. L. M., Scott, F. B.
With the increasing number of pets in home the human-animal relationship is increasingly close and care about control disease growing. Ivermectin (IVM) is frequently used because its proven...
Communicating with pet owners about obesity: roles of the veterinary health care team
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Churchill, J., Ward, E.
Obesity continues to be the most prevalent nutritional problem of dogs and cats as well as one of the most frustrating conditions to treat successfully. Educating and assigning roles to all...
Post-communist canine: a feminist approach to women and dogs in canine performance sports in Poland
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wlodarczyk, J.
The article attempts to present the complexity of relationships between women, capitalism, democracy, and competitive dog training in post-communist Poland. The article documents the correlation...
Assessing the dog: a theoretical analysis of the companion animal's actions in human-animal interactions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vitztum, C., Urbanik, J.
Companion animals are proposed as valuable assets in human-animal interaction (HAI) for human-health interventions. The benefit of a HAI is presumably based on the interaction between the two...
Taking it out on the dog: psychological and behavioral correlates of animal abuse proclivity
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Parfitt, C., Alleyne, E.
There is a lack of research examining the criminogenic factors related to animal abuse perpetrated by adults, despite the high prevalence of this type of offending. A correlational study examining...
The place of the dog in the family: a comparative case study of dog adoption
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Garcia, A. C.
This paper explores how perspectives on the appropriate place of the dog in the family shape the practice and experience of dog adoption. This research is based on a comparative case study of a...
Humanization of the companion animal - human relationship
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fox, R., Gee, N. R.
This paper explores the changing nature of companion animal-human relationships in Britain over the past 30 years. This period has seen rapid change in attitudes and practices towards companion...
Service dogs in the hospital: helpful or harmful? A case report and clinical recommendations
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pellegrino, L. D., Cerimele, J. M., Dubovsky, A. N.
Psychosomatics (Washington, D.C.)
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195,...
"Who's been a good dog?" - Owner perceptions and motivations for treat giving
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): White, G. A., Ward, L., Pink, C., Craigon, J., Millar, K. M.
Complex relationships commonly exist between owners and their companion animals, particularly around feeding behaviour with an owner's affection or love for their animal most pronounced through...
The regulator dog: first results of a prospective study in the dog-breeding environmentLe chien regulateur: premiers resultats d'une enquete prospective en milieu cynophile
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Napierala-Ruquois, F.
The regulator dog, used for its ability as an intraspecific socialisor, was the subject of a prospective study of various canine professionals. This enabled the profile, uses and effectiveness of...