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Paws and Think, Inc.
Paws and Think, Inc. was founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) organization to bring the benefits off the human-animal bond to both people and dogs. Our Mission is Improving lives through the power of the human-dog connection. We do this through our Youth-Canine programs, helping at-risk or...
What makes human-animal relations 'organizational'? The de-scription of anthrozootechnical agencements
Contributor(s):: Doré, Antoine, Michalon, Jérôme
Services for Visually Impaired Adults in Canada
Contributor(s):: Magarrell, G.
Guard Dogs or Guide Dogs? Adequacy vs. Quality in the Accreditation of Teacher Education
Contributor(s):: Dill, William R.
Better Lives for Dogs: Incorporating Human Behaviour Change Into a Theory of Change to Improve Canine Welfare Worldwide
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| 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...
Changes Associated with Improved Outcomes for Cats Entering RSPCA Queensland Shelters from 2011 to 2016
| 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...
International Animal Protection Society Leadership: The Right People for the Right Issues
| 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...
Aug 26 2018
International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases
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...
| 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...
Oct 23 2017
AVMA Annual Economic Summit
[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.
Profiling a one-health model for priority populations
| Contributor(s):: Panning, C., Lem, M., Bateman, S.
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...
Aug 13 2017
South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting
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...
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...
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...
Jul 23 2017
Michigan Veterinary Medical Association Great Lakes Veterinary Conference
Jul 13 2017
2017 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention