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For the Love of Darcie: recognising the human-companion animal relationship in housing law and policy
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| Contributor(s):: Deborah Rook, Marcy Wilhelm-South
This paper identifies the law’s failure to recognise and protect the human-companion animal relationship in the housing arena. The nature of the human-companion animal relationship has striking similarities to human-human relationships in the socially supportive aspects of the...
A Comparison of Cats (Felis silvestris catus) Housed in Groups and Single Cages at a Shelter: A Retrospective Matched Cohort Study
| Contributor(s):: Malini Suchak, Jacalyn Lamica
When cats are relinquished to shelters, they frequently experience a great deal of stress. Shelters often try to control certain aspects of their environment, such as housing, to help them relax. Some cats are placed in small group rooms upon entry, whereas others are placed in single cages....
Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats
| Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
No Room to Swing a Cat? Animal Treatment and Urban Space in Singapore
| Contributor(s):: Ying-kit Chan
Since Singapore's independence in 1965, the People's Action Party government has launched an extensive urban planning program to transform the island into a modern metropolis. This paper discusses human-animal relations and the management of stray cats in postcolonial Singapore. In...
Social Work, Animal-Assisted Therapies and Ethical Considerations: A Programme Example from Central Queensland, Australia
| Contributor(s):: Taylor, Nik, Fraser, Heather, Signal, Tania, Prentice, Kathy
The current state of welfare, housing and husbandry of the English pet rabbit population
| Contributor(s):: Rooney, N. J., Blackwell, E. J., Mullan, S. M., Saunders, R., Baker, P. E., Hill, J. M., Sealey, C. E., Turner, M. J., Held, S. D.
Good dog! Effective pet policies
| Contributor(s):: Rooney, Craig
Why do dogs bite?
| Contributor(s):: Campbell, W. E.
The Reasonable Pet: An Examination of the Enforcement of Restrictions in California Common Interest Developments After Nahrstedt v. Lakeside Village Condominium Ass'n, Inc.
| Contributor(s):: Daniel R. Puterbaugh
Thirty-two million Americans live in common interest developments (CIDs);1 this amounts to one out of eight U.S. residents.2 Of those thirty-two million, nearly one-fifth are in California,3 representing a full twenty percent of the state'spopulation.4 Further, given the popularity...
Evaluation of temperament information to improve adoption occurrence and evaluation of human contact and housing arrangement on stress response of adult shelter dogs
| Contributor(s):: Coppola, Crista L.
Pet Policy and Housing Prices: Evidence from the Condominium Market
| Contributor(s):: Lin, Zhenguo, Allen, Marcus T., Carter, Charles C.
Prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi antibodies in blood donors from Veracruz State, Mexico
| Contributor(s):: Hernández-Romano, Pablo, Cámara-Contreras, Mireya, Bravo-Sarmiento, Elidé, López-Balderas, Nayali
Jul 28 2015
The Fair Housing Act and Emotional Support Animals in College Housing - Is it Really Raining Cats and Dogs? (EDU350M)
Head partitions at the feed barrier affect behaviour of goats
| Contributor(s):: Nordmann, E., Barth, K., Futschik, A., Palme, R., Waiblinger, S.
Space allowance at the feeding places often forces goats to feed in close proximity, that is, less than their individual distances. In consequence, agonistic behaviour may increase as well as stress and injuries, while access to feed may decrease, especially in low-ranking goats. Partitions...
A critically appraised topic (CAT) to compare the effects of single and multi-cat housing on physiological and behavioural measures of stress in domestic cats in confined environments
| Contributor(s):: Lauren R Finka, Sarah LH Ellis, Jenny Stavisky
BackgroundDomestic cats have evolved from solitary, asocial predators and whilst they may display social behaviours, they can still exist as solitary survivors. Over-population and relinquishment of pet cats are ubiquitous problems worldwide, and rehoming centres (also known as rescues/...
No training required: the availability of emotional support animals as a component of equal access for the psychiatrically disabled under the Fair Housing Act.
| Contributor(s):: Ligatti, Christopher C.
Factors related to type of companion pet owned by older women
| Contributor(s):: Gulick, E. E., Krause-Parello, C. A.
Prescription pets®: medical necessity or personal preference?
| Contributor(s):: Nesta Burnett, JoAnn, Poliakoff, Gary A.
Homelessness, Housing, and Health Geography: The Impact of Housing on the Health of Chronically Ill Homeless Adults
| Contributor(s):: Petroskas, Dawn
Associations of behaviour with secretory immunoglobulin A and cortisol in domestic cats during their first week in an animal shelter
| Contributor(s):: Gourkow, N., LaVoy, A., Dean, G. A., Phillips, C. J. C.
We tested the hypothesis that during their first week in an animal shelter, cats exhibit groups of behaviours that are connected to mucosal immune and adrenal responses. The behaviour of 34 cats was observed from admission to day 5 and immunoglobulin A (S-IgA) and cortisol were quantified from...