Nuisance American alligators: an investigation into trends and public opinion
Contributor(s):: Eversole, Cord B., Henke, Scott E., Ogdee, Jacob L., Wester, David B., Cooper, Amos
Public perceptions of bears and management interventions in Japan
Contributor(s):: Sakurai, R., Jacobson, S. K.
Zoonotic Diseases - Fostering Awareness in Critical Audiences
Contributor(s):: David Benham, Paul S. Morley
Zoonotic diseases are infectious diseases that are shared between humans and other vertebrate animals. Extension professionals often serve as consultants and educators to individuals at high risk of zoonotic diseases, such as participants in 4-H livestock projects. Effective education about...
Dos and don'ts of canine interaction: importance of responsible ownership
Contributor(s):: Green, E.
Animals Used in Research and Education, 1966-2016: Evolving Attitudes, Policies, and Relationships
Contributor(s):: Lairmore, M. D., Ilkiw, J.
A cross-sectional study of horse-related injuries in veterinary and animal science students at an Australian university
Contributor(s):: Riley, C. B., Liddiard, J. R., Thompson, K.
Specific estimates of the risk of horse-related injury (HRI) to university students enrolled in veterinary and animal sciences have not been reported. This study aimed to determine the risk of student HRI during their university education, the nature and management of such injuries. A...
Evaluating the impact of a humane education summer-camp program on school-aged children's relationships with companion animals
Contributor(s):: Tardif-Williams, C. Y., Bosacki, S. L.
This study evaluated the impact of children's participation in a five-day humane education summer-camp program on the quality of their relationships with and treatment of companion animals. We measured changes from pre- to post-program in 77 children (50 girls, 27 boys) aged 6-12 years. The...
Attitudes of veterinary students in Croatia toward farm animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Ostovic, M., Mesic, Z., Mikus, T., Matkovic, K., Pavicic, Z.
This survey was undertaken to assess the attitudes of Croatian veterinary students regarding farm animal welfare issues. The study included students of all undergraduate years at the only Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Croatia. First-year students were surveyed twice, ie before and after...
A survey of animal welfare experts and practicing veterinarians to identify and explore key factors thought to influence canine and feline welfare in relation to veterinary care
Contributor(s):: Dawson, L. C., Dewey, C. E., Stone, E. A., Guerin, M. T., Niel, L.
Veterinary care is important for maintaining companion animal health; however, it also has the potential to impact other aspects of patient welfare. To investigate factors related to veterinary care that are likely to influence canine and feline welfare, animal welfare researchers, veterinarians...
Humane Education: A Paradigm for Ethical Problem Solving in Education
Contributor(s):: Bloom, Joyce
The Rights of Students in Courses Using Animals
Contributor(s):: Davis, Karen
Concerning the Interests of Insects
Contributor(s):: Grossinger, Robin
Predictors of cardiovascular events and mortality in the Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program pilot project
Contributor(s):: Siegel, D., Kuller, L., Lazarus, N. B., Black, D., Feigal, D., Hughes, G., Schoenberger, J. A., Hulley, S. B.
I and animal thou: perspectives for educational theory
Contributor(s):: Spannring, R.
Nonhuman animals and human-animal relationships have so far attracted very little interest among educational scientists. However, from the perspective of human-animal studies, the strong impact of education, learning, and socialization on the continuous reproduction of culturally formed...
Factors affecting the human attribution of emotions toward animals
Contributor(s):: Wilkins, A. M., McCrae, L. S., McBride, E. A.
Attribution of emotions to animals can affect human-animal interactions and dictate animal welfare laws. However, little is known about the factors that influence these attributions. We investigated the effect of belief in animal mind, pet ownership, emotional intelligence, eating orientation,...
Undergraduate biology students' interpretations of the term "animal"
Contributor(s):: Bierema, A. M. K., Schwartz, R. S.
Multiple definitions of the term "animal" exist. Definitions include the scientific definition of kingdom Animalia, the human-centered definition that excludes humans, and other definitions, such as only vertebrates or even only mammals. Due to their education background and interests,...
Agriculture and food 2050: visions to promote transformation driven by science and society
Contributor(s):: Gebhard, E., Hagemann, N., Hensler, L., Schweizer, S., Wember, C.
Today's food production and consumption go hand in hand with immense damages to humans and nature. Change is needed, but where to start and which direction to go? This article tries to give an interdisciplinary answer by taking recourse to a vision, that is, an ideal image of the future which is...
Farm animal welfare and children: a preliminary study building an attitude scale and evaluating an intervention
Contributor(s):: Lakestani, N., Aguirre, V., Orihuela, A.
Children are future consumers; they will impact future animal welfare standards. This pilot study evaluated a nonhuman animal welfare education program, building a farm animal attitude questionnaire for 8- to 10-year-old children. The educational material focused on the behaviors and needs of...
Owner compliance - educating clients to act on pet care advice
Contributor(s):: Gerrard, E.