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Working with Animals
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Fact sheet on working with animals produced by the Women’s Occupational Health Resource Center (WOHRC). The WOHRC (1979-1987) was a research and training program devoted to...
Hazards of Getting Sick from Contact with Farm Animals at Fairs and Petting Zoos
| Reports | Contributor(s): Aurora A. Saulo
Animals exhibited at fairs, farm centers, and in petting zoos are very popular and educational, and they bring much joy to people, especially children, but in addition to warm memories of holding...
Effects of guest feeding programs on captive giraffe behavior
| 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...
Practices and perceptions of animal contact and associated health outcomes in pregnant women and new mothers
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Weng, HsinYi, Ankrom, K.
Companion animals play an important role in our society. However, pregnant women and new mothers might have specific concerns about animal-associated health outcomes because of their altered...
Social dominance and legitimizing myths about animal use
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jackson, L. M., Gibbings, A.
The present study tested the hypothesis that the relation between social dominance orientation and the endorsement of legitimizing myths about the human use of nonhuman animals is moderated by the...
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...
Compliance with Hygiene Recommendations for Human-animal Contact at Petting Zoos
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kathleen E. Werden, Paul C. Bartlett
Background: Most children at petting zoos are at least somewhat naïve with respect to animal contact, which is probably why they are being taken to a petting zoo. Unfortunately, their immune...
Risk of zoonotic pathogen exposure among veterinary professionals and students at veterinary schools and best practices to minimize this risk on individual and institutional levels
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ellen R.E. Heinrich
The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) environment is a place where veterinarians, veterinary staff, and veterinary students may have increased risk of exposure to zoonotic pathogens. This...
Best practices for designing and planning events where human-animal interactions are encouraged, based on observations of risk behaviors and hand hygiene at such events
| Theses | Contributor(s): Gonzalo Erdozain
Outbreaks of human illness have been linked to visiting settings with animal contact throughout developed countries. These outbreaks demonstrate that although contact with animals in public...
Observation of public health risk behaviors, risk communication and hand hygiene at Kansas and Missouri petting zoos – 2010-2011
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gonzalo Erdozain, Katherine KuKanich, Benjamin Chapman, Douglas A. Powell
Outbreaks of human illness have been linked to visiting settings with animal contact throughout developed countries. This paper details an observational study of hand hygiene tool availability and...
Video Observation of Infection Control Practices in Veterinary Clinics and a Petting Zoo, with Emphasis on Hand Hygiene and Interventions to Improve Hand Hygiene Compliance
| Theses | Contributor(s): Maureen Anderson
This thesis is an investigation of the use of various infection control practices, including hand hygiene, in companion animal veterinary clinics and a public petting zoo.
Protocol for expert report on animal welfare in case of companion animal cruelty suspicion
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hammerschmidt, J., Molento, C. F. M.
Animal welfare expert reports may support court decisions when animal abuse or maltreatment is suspected. The objective of this work is to adapt animal welfare assessment protocols to identify...
An observational study measuring hand washing behavior in petting zoo attendees
| Theses | Contributor(s): Amy A. Hille
Each year in the US an estimated 6 million people visit petting zoos, and the number is increasing. Outbreaks in humans associated with animal pathogens are being increasingly reported....
Diurnal rhythms, locations and behavioural sequences associated with eliminative behaviours in fattening pigs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Guo, YuGuang, Lian, XinMing, Yan, PeiShi
Understanding eliminative behaviours in pigs is very important to maintain individual and pen cleanliness. In this experiment, twenty fattening pigs were housed in four concrete floor pens with a...
A committed command: A Paraplegic student prepares for her career with the help of a canine friend
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Seckman, Cathy Hester
Good grooming tips
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Szabo, Julia
Reframing Menstruation in India: Metamorphosis of the Menstrual Taboo With the Changing Media Coverage
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yagnik, Arpan Shailesh
Health Care for Women International
School of Media and Communications, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio,...