The Ethics of Interspecies Interactions
| Contributor(s):: Joel Bignell
The Ethics of Interspecies Interactions. This report is written to inquire as to whether there are certain circumstances when bestiality is morally permissible. There may be a point where an animal has a sufficiently high degree of freedom and intelligence, among other things, to qualify as a...
Empathy and Prosocial Behaviorists. Insights from Intra-and Inter-species Interactions
| Contributor(s):: Maria Elide Vanutelli, Michela Balconi
It has been suggested that "sharing the same body" between the observer and the observed subject allows for a direct form of understanding and emotional attuning by a process of simulation. Then, what happens when we don't have the same body? The aim of the present paper is to...
Felino: The Philosophical Practice of Making an Interspecies Videogame
| Contributor(s):: Michelle Westerlaken, Stefano Gualeni
This paper describes the design process of an interspecies video game that has its foundations in the field of Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI), but is inspired by philosophical notions and approaches including Jos De Mul’s work on biohermeneutics (De Mul 2013), Pierce’s theory of...
The Moral Lives of Laboratory Monkeys: Television and the Ethics of Care
| Contributor(s):: Sharp, Lesley A.
Practice makes perfect? Skillful performances in veterinary work
| Contributor(s):: Clarke, Caroline A., Knights, David
Dog and Cat Interactions in a Remote Aboriginal Community
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| Contributor(s):: Brooke Kennedy, Wendy Y. Brown, Karl Vernes, Gerhard Kortner, James R.A. Butler
This study examined dog and cat demographics, roaming behaviours, and interspecific interactions in a remote Aboriginal island community using multiple methods. Our results revealed temporal differences between the roaming behaviours of dogs, cats, and wildlife. Dogs showed crepuscular...
Unleashing the Beast: Animals, Energy, and the Economy of Labor in Ottoman Egypt
| Contributor(s):: Alan Mikhail
In the land-based agrarian world of early modern Ottoman Egypt, animal wealth, labor, and movement were the bases of social and economic life. Animals were the trucks, motors, cranes, heaters, and gas stations of this early modern society. Interspecies relations between humans and various...
Governing Pet Love: 'Crazy Cat Ladies,' Cultural Discourse, and the Spatial Logics of Inter-Species Intimacies
| Contributor(s):: William L. McKeithen
Pet animals in the United States have been increasingly incorporated into relationships and spaces of intimacy. As a result, an intense set of discourses has emerged to delineate and govern what modes of interspecies intimacy are `normal' or `inappropriate.' The widely known stereotype of...
Carrots and sticks: a discourse on interspecies partnership and culture in dog sport
| Contributor(s):: Candice Reynolds
Dogs are not only good to think but good to live and become with. In this study I explored the overarching concerns of interspecific relations among “schutzhund people”: an emerging multispecies sub-culture in South Africa pertaining to a German dog sport called schutzhund. Four...
The problem of unwanted pets: A case study in how institutions 'think' about clients' needs
| Contributor(s):: Irvine, Leslie
Its a Dog's Life: Contemplating the Human-Animal Relationship through Dog Adoption Narratives
| Contributor(s):: Nicole Silvestrini
Dog adoption is a popular way for people to find pets in the United States. With dog adoption comes dog adoption narratives, ideologically about the dog, told by humans for humans. Dog adoption narratives, a genre of personal experience narrative, enact a series of formalized conventions that...
Children reading to dogs: A systematic review of the literature
| Contributor(s):: Hall, Sophie Susannah, Gee, Nancy R., Mills, Daniel Simon
Predicting the attachment bonds between people and their pets
| Contributor(s):: Yeagley, Christina B.
An evaluation of pet owners' attachment style and the human-animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Pezzini, Elena
Psychosocial-behavioral experiences of human-animal interactions for 18- to 25-year-old young adults
| Contributor(s):: London-Nunez, Bertresh A. M.
Examining the effects of human-animal interaction on individuals with developmental disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Feinstein, Jennie Dapice
The social neuroscience of human-animal interaction
| Contributor(s):: Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Men and their dogs: A new understanding of man's best friend
| Contributor(s):: Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
What do infants know about cats, dogs, and people? Development of a 'like-people' representation for nonhuman animals
| Contributor(s):: Quinn, Paul C., Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Integrative commentary III: A primer in three areas key to future research
| Contributor(s):: McCardle, Peggy, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R.