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Life after academia -- helping homeless dogs | LC Ricke | TEDxLeeCollegeHuntsville
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For most professors, getting denied tenure is the end of their career. For LC Ricke, it was only the beginning. In this intriguing talk, LC argues that people with graduate degrees have a...
Digital dog shelter application
| Theses | Contributor(s): Taryn Bzdick
Pet overpopulation has been a major issue for a long time. Hundreds of thousands of dogs are in shelters all over the country who desperately need homes. When looking up these dogs on shelter web...
Street Involved Youth and Companion Animals: A Phenomenological Study
| Theses | Contributor(s): Melissa Caines
Of the approximate one hundred and fifty thousand youth in Canada who are homeless on any given night as many as 25 percent of them share their lives with companion animals (Public Health Agency...
Mobile shelter for animals in case of emergency
| Theses | Contributor(s): Luis Diego Valerio Bermudez
Technology Institute of Costa Rica
School of Engineering in Industrial Design
Technology Institute of Costa Rica
Numbers and Characteristics of Cats Admitted to Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) Shelters in Australia and Reasons for Surrender
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Corinne Alberthsen, Jacquie Rand, John Morton, Pauleen Bennett, Mandy Paterson, Dianne Vankan
Despite high numbers of cats admitted to animal shelters annually, there is surprisingly little information available about the characteristics of these cats. In this study, we examined 195,387...
Improving rabies control in free-roaming dogs
| Theses | Contributor(s): Michelle Kimberley Morters
Canine-mediated rabies is a serious zoonosis responsible for at least 55,000 human deaths every year, primarily in less developed communities in Asia and Africa where domestic dogs are...
Demographics and economic burden of un-owned cats and dogs in the UK: results of a 2010 census
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jenny Stavisky, Marnie L Brennan, Martin Downes, Rachel Dean
The population of dogs and cats passing through rescue shelters may be subject to compromised welfare and increased susceptibility to disease. Little information exists to describe...
The Effect of Watching a Large or Small Pseudo Shelter Dog Sit on Command on College Students' Self-rated Willingness to Adopt
| Theses | Contributor(s): Vanessa Hajek
AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF Vanessa M. Hajek for the Master of Science in Psychology presented Title: The Effect of Watching a Large or Small Pseudo Shelter Dog Sit on Command on College...
Without a home but not without a companion: an ethnographic study
| Theses | Contributor(s): Catherine M. Riley
This study aims to explore the personal perspective of people who are homeless and their pet companions. This study examines the benefits and challenges of the homeless pet owner in Sacramento,...
We Left Lassie Behind: Defense Personnel Relocation, Animal Abandonment, and Shelter Impacts
| Theses | Contributor(s): Gabriele Griffiths
When Department of Defense (DoD) personnel receive orders to relocate to a new duty installation, nearly one third abandon their companion animals, which negatively affects the local shelters'...
The health and welfare of dogs belonging to homeless people
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): David Leonard Williams, Sarah Hogg
A significant number of homeless people own dogs, with these animals contributing to the well-being of their owners by providing emotional support and in many cases, a reason for living as well as...
Rating character and animal welfare in a municipal dog shelter
| Theses | Contributor(s): David Joseph Minor Campos
In this paper we proceed to the adaptation and implementation of a test of canine behavior, in the municipality canine hostel of Cordoba, Spain. The test consists of 17 of the most frequent...
The policies of stray pet population control in Lithuania : a study of government contractors as opposed to non-profit volunteer based organizations
| Theses | Contributor(s): Saulene Taruskaite-Vanebo
Within the thesis, the trending methods of stray pet population care and control are considered, the emphasis put on the differences between governmentally funded institutions of sanitation and...
Nov 15 2016
National Council on Pet Population & Society of Animal Welfare Administrators 2016 Research Symposium - "Solid, Stretched or Broken?: the Human-Animal Bond"
Population dynamics and management of free-roaming cats
| Theses | Contributor(s): Paige McGee Hill
With an estimated 400 million domestic cats worldwide, free-roaming cats issues are of global importance due to animal welfare and public health concerns, as well as impacts on native wildlife...
The effects of demographics and pet ownership on attachment towards and opinion about owned and unowned free-roaming cats
| Theses | Contributor(s): Melanie Elaine Ramon
A telephone questionnaire was developed to collect information on pet owners, cat ownership patterns, and people's opinions about homeless pets. A 7-day observation log was also developed to...
Merida: Corazones luchando para que otros sigan latiendo: Ana Duarte Ancona at TEDxUPP
| Videos | Contributor(s): Ana Duarte Ancona
Outrun abuse, cruelty and indifference and awareness for the culture of adoption of animals in the street.
Owner and manager GrafixPRO RDStudio . Founder of Project Healing Patitas , launched in...
Randagismo e volontariato in Sardegna: Maria Elena Pisu at TEDxViaTirso
| Videos | Contributor(s): Maria Elena Pisu
Stray dogs are usually a problem : for dogs itselves, for health community, for safety. In this Tedx the speaker shows us how it is possible to transform a social problem in a social opportunity,...
Project POOCH, Inc,® has successfully paired youths incarcerated at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, Oregon, with homeless shelter dogs since 1993.
Youths (guided by...
Dog Ownership through the Eyes of a Stray Dog: Property Rights and the Stray Dog Population
| Theses | Contributor(s): Viktoriya Gueseva
Countries differ widely in the number of stray dogs. I investigate, why some countries have virtually no stray dogs and others have stray dog epidemics? Can this variation be explained by...