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  1. "Nobody Wants to Eat Them Alive:" Ethical Dilemmas and Dual Media Narratives on Domestic Rabbits as Pets and Commodity

    Contributor(s):: Gayane F. Torosyan, Brian Lowe

    Using semiotic analysis, this study explores changes occurring in the societal perception of rabbits as farm animals as juxtaposed to their increasing popularity as domestic companions. This study is based on a preliminary hypothesis that rabbits are increasingly perceived and portrayed in media...

  2. "Zwartje", "Flight of Delight" and "Chikai": Borrowed Names for Animals in Sweden

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    Contributor(s):: Katharina Leibring

    This paper deals, from a Swedish point of view, with names for domestic animals that have been borrowed from other language areas and other cultures during the last two or three centuries. There are several different reasons for animals having or being given foreign names. These include...

  3. General ethical considerations for animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M.

  4. The importance of animal companionship: implications for human and animal health

    Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M.

  5. Pain management and the human-animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Downing, R.