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Effects of guest feeding programs on captive giraffe behavior
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Orban, D. A., Siegford, J. M., Snider, R. J.
Zoological institutions develop human-animal interaction opportunities for visitors to advance missions of conservation, education, and recreation; however, the animal welfare implications largely...
Current opinion on maximizing veterinary profession growth and contributions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nimmanapalli, R., Donapaty, S. R.
Veterinary profession sphere overlaps three major biology arenas namely agriculture, basic sciences, and human medicine. Thus, so far the investments in veterinary field are not proportional to...
Validity and feasibility of human-animal relationship tests for on-farm welfare assessment in dairy goats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Battini, M., Barbieri, S., Waiblinger, S., Mattiello, S.
This study aims at establishing suitable tests to measure the quality of the Human-Animal Relationship (HAR) in dairy goats for on-farm welfare assessment protocols by evaluating the predictive...
Judging a dog by its cover: morphology but not training influences visitor behavior toward kenneled dogs at animal shelters
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Protopopova, A., Wynne, C. D. L.
Currently, visitor behavior in companion animal shelters is not adequately explored. A sequence of experiments investigated how visitors interacted with kenneled dogs at an animal shelter and...
The emotional lives of companion animals: attachment and subjective claims by owners of cats and dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Martens, P., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Walker, J. K.
There is a growing body of scientific evidence supporting the existence of emotions in nonhuman animals. Companion-animal owners show a strong connection and attachment to their animals and...
Overweight and obese pet owners: respondent and pet characteristics in the rural Midwestern United States
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Heuberger, R. A., Garner, J. A., Corby, A., DeWitt, K., Sluis, R. vander
The obesity epidemic has impacted both people and pets in the rural Midwestern United States (MWUS). Tailoring health advice to the socio-demographic characteristics and dietary patterns of owners...
Children's beliefs about animal minds (Child-BAM): associations with positive and negative child-animal interactions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hawkins, R. D., Williams, J. M.
Children and animals can have a great impact on each other's lives, yet little is known about the underpinnings of these relationships. Children's interactions with animals may be influenced by...
Hounds and homesickness: the effects of an animal-assisted therapeutic intervention for first-year university students
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Binfet, J. T., Passmore, H. A.
Transitioning from high school to university can prove to be a for midable challenge for many first-year students, with many experiencing home sickness. Given that students who experience...
In the water with white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias): participants' beliefs toward cage-diving in Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Apps, K., Dimmock, K., Lloyd, D., Huveneers, C.
White shark (Carcharodon carcharias) cage-diving tourism is a controversial activity that provokes emotional and often opposing points of view. With increasing demand for shark tourism since the...
Empathy towards animals and belief in animal-human-continuity in Italian veterinary students
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Colombo, E. S., Pelosi, A., Prato-Previde, E.
Empathy towards animals and beliefs in animal-human continuity appear to play an important role in shaping the human-animal relationship and in determining the way animals are treated and cared...
The Role of Veterinary Education in Safety Policies for Animal-Assisted Therapy and Activities in Hospitals and Nursing Homes
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Linder, D. E., Mueller, M. K., Gibbs, D. M., Siebens, H. C., Freeman, L. M.
J Vet Med Educ
The 1925 Diphtheria Antitoxin Run to Nome - Alaska: A Public Health Illustration of Human-Animal Collaboration
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bowen, J., Bulbena, A., Tobena, A., Fatjo, J., Aboul-Enein, B. H., Puddy, W. C., Bowser, J. E.
Chair Affinity Foundation Animals and Health, Department of Psychiatry and Legal Medicine, Universitat...
An Interactive Teddy Bear Clinic Tour: Teaching Veterinary Students How to Interact with Young Children
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dalley, J. S., Creary, P. R., Durzi, T., McMurtry, C. M.
J Vet Med Educ
Study of the Levels of Human-Human and Human-Animal Empathy in Veterinary Medical Students from Chile
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Calderon-Amor, J., Luna-Fernandez, D., Tadich, T.
J Vet Med Educ
Incorporating one health into medical education
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rabinowitz, P. M., Natterson-Horowitz, B. J., Kahn, L. H., Kock, R., Pappaioanou, M.
BMC Med Educ
Departments of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Global Health, Family Medicine, University of Washington...
L'Assetjament escolar a través de les teràpies assistides amb animals
| Theses | Contributor(s): Andrea Girabal i Escámez
Aquest treball de recerca pretén investigar la principal problemàtica que trobem actualment a les aules i centres educatius, l’assetjament escolar. L’objectiu és...
Humanos e não-humanos: o aprendizado de novas sensibilidades e responsabilidades em nossas relações de estimação
| Theses | Contributor(s): Luciana de Sant'Anna Dall'Agnol
A educação e a cultura são processos inerentes e transformadores um ao outro, fazendo com que as mudanças em nossa sociedade exijam uma contínua...
Efficacy of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Lowering Anxiety Symptoms of Adolescents in Schools
| Theses | Contributor(s): Courtney Zents
Adolescence is marked by a period of stress with a portion of these individuals experiencing problems with anxiety. There are physical and psychological benefits of using animal-assisted therapy...
Why, what and how to teach ethics to veterinary students in Europe
| Theses | Contributor(s): Manuel Duarte Pimentel Ferreira de Magalhães Sant’Ana
The teaching of ethics is now commonly included as part of undergraduate veterinary medical education in Europe. Despite the wide recognition that veterinary students need to acquire ethical...
The pedagogy of encounter: how do zoo interpreters account for their facilitation of interspecies encounters between visitors and captive animals?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): C. Komesch, G. Reis, Rute Monteiro
Zoo interpreters have an important role to play in enhancing the educational potential of an informal learning setting. Nonetheless, little is known about what motivates individuals to pursue a...