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Geographically Apart, Attitudinally Very Close: A Comparison of Attitudes toward Animals between Romania and Mexico City
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Animal-Assisted Therapy: Stress Management for Adults
Contributor(s):: González-Ramírez, Mónica Teresa, Ortiz-Jiménez, Xóchitl Angélica, Landero-Hernández, René
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
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....
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...
La estela de Tabi: un monumento a la cacería
Contributor(s):: Voss, Alexander W.
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
The semiotics of powerful places: rock art and landscape relations in the Sierra Tarahumara, Mexico
Contributor(s):: Wyndham, Felice S.
La relación hombre-ave en el siglo XVI. Crónicas y arqueozoología en el centro de México
Contributor(s):: Corona M, Eduardo
Los animales domésticos
Contributor(s):: Valadez Azúa, Raúl
Nahualism and Tapahtiani-Nahualmej people from Cuetzalan, Puebla
Contributor(s):: Vélez Cervantes, Jorge César
Quetzalcóatl, patrono dinástico mexica
Contributor(s):: Quiñones Keber, Eloise
The dog in ancient Mexico
Contributor(s):: Seler, Eduard
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...
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...