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  1. What makes human-animal relations 'organizational'? The de-scription of anthrozootechnical agencements

    Contributor(s):: Doré, Antoine, Michalon, Jérôme

  2. Services for Visually Impaired Adults in Canada

    Contributor(s):: Magarrell, G.

  3. Guard Dogs or Guide Dogs? Adequacy vs. Quality in the Accreditation of Teacher Education

    Contributor(s):: Dill, William R.

  4. Better Lives for Dogs: Incorporating Human Behaviour Change Into a Theory of Change to Improve Canine Welfare Worldwide

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Karen Reed, Melissa M. Upjohn

    The world’s estimated 600 million dogs face a range of welfare issues which vary according to local context and locally accepted norms regarding attitudes towards dogs. Dogs Trust Worldwide, an international Non-Governmental Organisation which works to improve canine welfare, is...

  5. Changes Associated with Improved Outcomes for Cats Entering RSPCA Queensland Shelters from 2011 to 2016

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Caroline Audrey Kerr, Jacquie Rand, John Murray Morton, Ronelle Reid, Mandy Paterson

    The aim of this study was to identify changes that contributed to the markedly improved live release of cats in Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) Queensland shelters by comparing data from 2011 and 2016. Admission numbers were similar in these two years. The number...

  6. International Animal Protection Society Leadership: The Right People for the Right Issues

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Michelle Sinclair, Clive J.C. Phillips

    As the increasing body of scientific information about the experiences of other species and their ability to suffer becomes available to those working within the field of animal welfare, the amount of potential issues to address also increases. Carefully choosing issues to address, and indeed...

  7. Aug 26 2018

    International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

    Since 1998, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has hosted the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID). Held every 2-3 years, the conference brings...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/582

  8. Characteristics and Outcomes of Dogs Admitted into Queensland RSPCA Shelters

    | Contributor(s):: Megan Hemy, Jacquie Rand, John Morton, Mandy Paterson

    Over 200,000 stray and surrendered dogs are admitted to shelters and municipal facilities in Australia each year, and approximately 20% are euthanized. Contemporary, comprehensive data on the characteristics and outcomes of dogs entering shelters are required to reduce shelter admissions and...

  9. Hippotherapy Capstone

    | Contributor(s):: Autumn O'Hara

    Therapists work with many children with many different diagnoses. One of the most prevalent diagnosis is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to recent statistics, available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with ASD; which is a...

  10. [Establishment of an Animal Based Therapy at a University Hospital for Psychiatry: Results of a Preliminary Study and Future Prospects]

    | Contributor(s):: Hartfiel, C., Bodatsch, M., Klosterkotter, J., Kuhn, J.

  11. Profiling a one-health model for priority populations

    | Contributor(s):: Panning, C., Lem, M., Bateman, S.

  12. The Effects of Canine Therapy on Academics, Behavior, and Motivation of Students

    | Contributor(s):: Maria Rector

    The purpose of this study was to determine whether canine therapy provided by the B.A.R.K.S. program was effective in increasing reading achievement, impacting the motivation of students while participating in therapy, and decreasing off-task behaviors in the classroom. This study focused on...

  13. Reinforcing Marine Conservation Messages: Case Study at the Houston Zoo

    | Contributor(s):: Heather L. Crane

    The Houston Zoo has been involved in conservation efforts worldwide for many years. However, in 2015, the Houston Zoo pledged to make conservation its priority and improve upon the existing conservation programs. In 2015, the Houston Zoo developed partnerships with 28 conservation organizations...

  14. Building the road to a regional zoonoses strategy: A survey of zoonoses programmes in the Americas

    | Contributor(s):: Melody J Maxwell, Mary H Freire de Carvalho, Armando E Hoet, Marco AN Vigilato, Julio C Pompei, Ottorino Cosivi, Victor J Del Rio Vilas, Patrick Butaye (editor)

    In recent years, global public health security has been threatened by zoonotic disease emergence as exemplified by outbreaks of H5N1 and H1N1 influenza, SARS, and most recently Ebola and Zika. Additionally, endemic zoonoses, such as rabies, burden countries year after year, placing demands on...

  15. The handling of stray dogs in Norway and Hungary : The operation of Budadogs

    | Contributor(s):: Caroline Holtet

    Many countries in Europe have so called stray dogs,Hungary is one of them. Norway does not have a problem with stray dogs due to a well function society, strict animal welfare law and generally high standard of living, so the term “stray dog” is not in use in Norway. The aim of my...

  16. Animal Lovers, Bridge-Builders, and Supervising Watchdogs: Framing and Civil Society Construction by Japanese Pro-Animal Organizations in the Kansai and Tokyo Areas

    | Contributor(s):: Pilvi Ahonen

    Unlike their counterparts in Europe and America, the citizen organizations acting for the well-being of animals in Japan have not received scholarly attention. In this research, I explore the activities of twelve Japanese pro-animal organizations in Tokyo and Kansai area from the...

  17. Organizing space and time through relational human-animal boundary work: exclusion, invitation and disturbance

    | Contributor(s):: Daniel Sage, Lise Justesen, Andrew R.J. Dainty, K. Trygesstad, Jan Mouritsen

    In this paper we examine the role that animals play within human organizational boundary work. In so doing, we challenge the latent anthropocentricism in many, if not most, theories of organization that locate animal agencies outside the boundary work that is said to constitute organizing. In...

  18. New NICHD Funding Opportunities Announced

    Forum › general-discussion › new-initiatives--projects

    The NICHD has announced three new funding opportunities pertianing to human-animal interaction. The following comes courtesy of James Griffin, Deputy Chief of the Child Development and...

    http://habricentral.org/forum/general-discussion/new-initiatives--projects/622

  19. Treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in military and veteran populations: initial assessment

    | Contributor(s):: Institute of Medicine Committee on the Assessment of Ongoing Efforts in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress, Disorder

  20. Oak Hill Farm

    Oak Hill Farm is a non-profit service organization focused on providing horseback riding programs for those with and without disabilities. It is a member of PATH International and instructors are PATH international-certified therapeutic riding instructors.