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Without stress at the veterinarian: make the visit in the veterinary practice cat-friendlyOhne Stress sum Tierarzt: Den Besuch in der Tierarztpraxis katzenfreundlich gestalten
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Melchers, V.
This article describes how to reduce stress in cats presented at animal hospitals for routine and medical procedures.
Local knowledge held by farmers in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) about the use of plants to maintain and improve animal health and welfare
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vogl, C. R., Vogl-Lukasser, B., Walkenhorst, M.
Background: The sustainable management of animal health and welfare is of increasing importance to consumers and a key topic in the organic farming movement. Few systematic studies have been...
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...
Exploring risk propensity through pet-attachment diversity in natural hazard contexts
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Trigg, J., Thompson, K., Smith, B., Bennett, P.
This review examines the perceptual and behavioural influences that pet-attachment has on the ways in which owners view risk, appraise threat, and respond to environmental hazards. Understanding...
Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
The Norwegian dairy goat industry has largely succeeded in controlling caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) and paratuberculosis through a voluntary disease...
Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada
| Books | Contributor(s): Joanna Dean, Darcy Ingram, Christabelle Sethna
Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped...
The Evolution of Animals through Domestication and other Human Relationships: An Animal-Centered Approach
| Theses | Contributor(s): Steven Michael Ammerman
As a component of the environment themselves, humans maintain a mutualistic modifying process with that environment. The interaction between humans and animals has led to different categories of...
The Effects of a Summer Camp Program in China on Children's Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Toward Animals: A Model for Conservation Education
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sarah M. Bexell, Olga S. Jarrett, Xu Ping
This summative evaluation, conducted in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, studied whether participation in a conservation education camp positively changed 8–12-year-old children’s (a)...
Zoonosis y tenencia responsable de animales de compañia : un estudio con alumnos de educación básica de la región metropolitana de Chile
| Theses | Contributor(s): Francisco Isaías Velásquez Semper
Las Zoonosis son aquellas enfermedades de trasmisión animal-humano y viceversa, las cuales causan importantes dificultades para la salud de la población en general, debido a la falta...
Object manipulation and play behavior in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) under human care
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fabienne DelFour
Cetaceans are well-known to display various play activities: numerous scientific papers have documented this phenomenon in wild populations and for delphinids under human care. The present study...
Policies on pets for healthy cities: A conceptual framework.
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Melanie J. Rock, Chris Degeling, Cindy L. Adams, Alessandro Massolo, Gavin R. McCormack
Drawing on the One Health concept, and integrating a dual focus on public policy and practices of caring from the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion, we outline a conceptual framework to help...
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...
Watching cows: associating farmer wellbeing and cows
| Presentations | Contributor(s): L.M. Hunt
This presentation highlights the relationship between wellbeing achieved by farming and the care of cows with dairy farmers participating in the ARGOS programme. Its purpose is to indicate how...
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
Is interactive technology a relevant and effective enrichment for captive great apes?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kim-McCormack, Nicky N. E., Smith, Carolynn L., Behie, Alison M.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science
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The Effectiveness Of Enrichment Programs For Dogs In An Animal Shelter
| Theses | Contributor(s): Pamela Perry
Dogs (N = 108) in an animal shelter received one of four enrichment programs: twice daily walking alone (walking) or in combination with a daily fooddispensing toy (toy), a daily session of...
A companion animal in a simulated work setting : the roles of task difficulty and pet ownership on stress reduction
| Theses | Contributor(s): Anna Hall Stewart
The benefits of human-animal interactions have been explored in the literature, documenting positive physiological and psychological outcomes for humans. This experiment sought to...
Draft Animal Power for Soil and Water Conservation in the Bolivian Valleys
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): B. Sims
The inter-Andean valley region of Bolivia presents climatic characteristics which can be described as high, dry and cool. The prolonged dry season (up to eight months) can lead to severe forage...
Insights into wolf presence in human-dominated landscapes: The relative role of food availability, humans and landscape attributes
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Luis Llaneza, Jose V. Lopez-Bao, Victor Sazatornil
Aim Understanding which human or environmental factors interact to enable or to limit the occurrence and persistence of large carnivores in human-dominated landscapes is an important issue for...
Attitudes Toward and Perceptions of Deer Management in Suburban Boston
| Theses | Contributor(s): Michael Devito
Communities in the United States have experienced a large and growing white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) population. Residents in these communities may enjoy encounters with white-tailed...