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  1. Geographically Apart, Attitudinally Very Close: A Comparison of Attitudes toward Animals between Romania and Mexico City

    Contributor(s):: Alina S. Rusu, Denisa Pop, Dennis C. Turner

    Among other regions, Romania and Mexico (particularly Mexico City) are often cited as problematic areas in surveys and reports on the growing population of stray animals in urban areas. The aim of our study was to adapt for Romanian and Spanish languages usage of an instrument that includes...

  2. Using a dog demography field study to inform the development of an agent-based computer simulation. Evaluating owned dog population control interventions in a small, semi-urban community in Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Luz Maria Kisiel

    This thesis evaluates the potential effects of different dog population control interventions in a small, semi-urban community in Mexico. First, a cross-sectional study was conducted to characterize dog ecology and demography in Villa de Tezontepec, Hidalgo. Approximately 65% of the households...

  3. Cortisol levels in dolphin Tursiops truncatus interactive programs linked to humanNiveles de cortisol en delfines Tursiops truncatus vinculados a programas interactivos con humanos

    Contributor(s):: Sanchez Okrucky, R., Morales Vela, B.

    Understanding the physiological changes in animals during physical activity to improve animal welfare has become increasingly important in animal collections that remain under human care. To date, the effect of interactive programs on dolphins under human care has not been evaluated, for that...

  4. Behaviors indicative of attachment with pets scale: an adaptation of the attachment during stress scale for companion animals

    Contributor(s):: Vanegas-Farfano, M., Gonzalez-Ramirez, M. T.

    This article introduces a Spanish-language assessment tool for the evaluation of behaviors that are indicative of attachment to aid research into human-animal interaction. The psychometric properties of the adapted scale to simultaneously quantify the attachment are presented. A confirmatory...

  5. Animal Management at the Ancient Metropolis of Teotihuacan, Mexico: Stable Isotope Analysis of Leporid (Cottontail and Jackrabbit) Bone Mineral

    Contributor(s):: Somerville, A. D., Sugiyama, N., Manzanilla, L. R., Schoeninger, M. J.

  6. A village dog is not a stray : human-dog interactions in coastal Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Eliza Ruiz Izaguirre

    Dogs (Canis familiaris) are considered one of the most numerous carnivores worldwide. Although in the Global North dogs are popular companions, that live inside homes, about 80% of the dogs in the world are village dogs. Village dogs are typically free-roaming, scavenge refuse around human...

  7. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Animal-Assisted Therapy: Stress Management for Adults

    Contributor(s):: González-Ramírez, Mónica Teresa, Ortiz-Jiménez, Xóchitl Angélica, Landero-Hernández, René

  8. 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

  9. Making Space for Mexican Wolves: Technology, Knowledge and Conservation Politics

    Contributor(s):: Paula D. Decker

    The use of geospatial technologies, including radio telemetry, GPS collars, and mapping software, has proliferated in wildlife conservation. In addition to being tools for research, though, tracking devices are increasingly used to control animals that have been reintroduced to natural areas....

  10. Moderating the relationship between price and perceived value of ethical products

    Contributor(s):: Araque-Padilla, R. A., Montero-Simo, M. J., Rivera-Torres, P., Aragon-Gutierrez, C.

    Interest in ethical aspects associated to product acquisition and consumption is a growing trend among consumers. In this context, the concept of "product with ethical attributes" has arisen to refer to products with explicit social and environmental characteristics. However, one of the factors...

  11. La estela de Tabi: un monumento a la cacería

    Contributor(s):: Voss, Alexander W.

  12. The nature /culture pair rides again! Women, the bear and the snake among the Nahua and the Mazatec of Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Beaucage, Pierre, Boege, Eckart

  13. The semiotics of powerful places: rock art and landscape relations in the Sierra Tarahumara, Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Wyndham, Felice S.

  14. La relación hombre-ave en el siglo XVI. Crónicas y arqueozoología en el centro de México

    Contributor(s):: Corona M, Eduardo

  15. Los animales domésticos

    Contributor(s):: Valadez Azúa, Raúl

  16. Nahualism and Tapahtiani-Nahualmej people from Cuetzalan, Puebla

    Contributor(s):: Vélez Cervantes, Jorge César

  17. Quetzalcóatl, patrono dinástico mexica

    Contributor(s):: Quiñones Keber, Eloise

  18. The dog in ancient Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Seler, Eduard

  19. The ticking clock: addressing farm animal welfare in emerging countries

    Contributor(s):: Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von, Hotzel, M. J.

    Over the last decade many emerging economies, and in particular Brazil, have established themselves as major players in global food animal production. Within these countries much of the increase in food animal production has been achieved by the adoption of intensive housing systems similar to...

  20. Demographics of the owned dog population in Miacatlan, Mor. Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Orihuela, T. A., Solano, V. J.

    Information was collected on 1026 dogs in 575 households during 1993. The ratio of persons per dog was 2.63. 85% of the households had at least 1 dog. Most of the animals were intact (92.22%), adult (38.2%), mongrels (61.85%) and kept as guards (65%). Dogs were primarily received as gifts...