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  1. Animal companions

    Contributor(s):: L'Abate, Luciano

  2. Animal-Assisted Health Care

    Contributor(s):: Shelkey, Mary, Capezuti, Liz, Malone, Michael L., Katz, Paul R., Mezey, Mathy Doval

  3. Auditory Communication in Domestic Dogs: Vocal Signalling in the Extended Social Environment of a Companion Animal [Social Behaviour]

    Contributor(s):: Taylor, Anna Magdalena, Ratcliffe, Victoria Frances, McComb, Karen, Reby, David, Kaminski, Juliane, Marshall-Pescini, Sarah

    Domestic dogs produce a range of vocalisations, including barks, growls, and whimpers, which are shared with other canid species. The source–filter model of vocal production can be used as a theoretical and applied framework to explain how and why the acoustic properties of some...

  4. Between bodies: an artist's account of the oral connection between human and dog

    Contributor(s):: Angela Bartram

    The research in the chapter ‘Between Bodies: an artist’s account of the oral connection between human and dog’ in the book Intimacy Across Visceral and Digital Performance (Palgrave McMillan: 2012) analyses the effect of working in close proximity with domestic dogs in the...

  5. Blue Juice: Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine: Introduction

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    Contributor(s):: Patricia Morris

    This is the introduction to "Blue Juice: Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine."Offering a candid behind-the-scenes look at small-animal veterinary practices, "Blue Juice" explores the emotional and ethical conflicts involved in providing a "good death" for companion animals. Patricia Morris presents...

  6. Creature Contraband

    Contributor(s):: Kelsey Rindfleisch, Amber Klootwyk, Julie Doyle

    For some college students, one of the hardest parts of being away from home is being separated from their pets. Coming home after a long day of classes just isn’t the same without your best furry, scaly or feathered friend there to greet you at the door. According to the Department of...

  7. Doug the Pug – A Working Dog's Tale by Cate Archer

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    Contributor(s):: Cate Archer

    Press Release for Doug the Pug“Doug the Pug – A Working Dog’s Tale” is by Cate Archer – 5m Publishing.Doug the Pug is a wonderfully sweet natured little dog.  As a Therapy Dog, he enjoys each and every one of his working days generously sharing warmth and...

  8. Goat's milk

    Contributor(s):: Charlotte Zoe Walker

  9. Health correlates of pet ownership from national surveys

    Contributor(s):: Headey, Bruce, Grabka, Markus

  10. Human-animal interaction in the aging boom

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Rebecca, Bibbo, Jessica, Fine, Aubrey H.

  11. Human-domestic animal interactions

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    | Contributor(s):: Donald M. Broom, Andrew Ferguson Fraser

    Many wild animals spend time in multi-species groups. Flocks of forest birds, Shoals of coral reef and herds of grazing mammals may include members of several species that are able to respond to the alarm signals and food-finding indicators of the various species present. However, close...

  12. Interactions with humans

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    | Contributor(s):: E O Price

    The interaction of captive animals with humans is a major element in the process of domestication. The degree of tameness of individual animals to a great extent determines the nature of that interaction. The purpose of this chapter is to review what is known about the concept of tameness and its...

  13. Les interactions entre l'homme et les animaux familiers : quelques champs d'investigation et réflexions méthodologiques

    | Contributor(s):: Véronique Servais

    L'article synthétise les principales études dans le domaine des interactions homme-animal. Il souligne les difficultés méthodologiques liées à la démonstration rigoureuse des effets thérapeutiques des animaux.

  14. Litigating Animal Disputes: A Complete Guide for Lawyers (Introduction)

    | Contributor(s):: Joan E. Schaffner (editor), Julie L. Fershtman (editor)

    This chapter introduces the topics discussed throughout the book and describes the development of the field of animal law. Most of the issues pertain to state law, and the introduction notes that the book provides sample documents that practitioners will find useful.

  15. Living with a deaf dog or cat

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    | Contributor(s):: George M Strain

    Living with and training a deaf dog or cat can be a greater challenge than isthe case with their hearing brethren. The experience is easier with animalsthat lose hearing after normal postnatal auditory development has occurredthan it is with animals with congenital deafness. Several resources...

  16. Living with a deaf dog or cat

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    | Contributor(s):: George M Strain

    Living with and training a deaf dog or cat can be a greater challenge than is the case with their hearing brethren. The experience is easier with animals that lose hearing after normal postnatal auditory development has occurred than it is with animals with congenital deafness. Several resources...

  17. Man's Best Friend? Dogs and Pigs in Early Modern Germany

    | Contributor(s):: Alison Stewart

    When Jacob Seisenegger and Titian painted individual portraits of Emperor Charles V around 1532, a dog replaced such traditional accouterments of imperial power as crown, scepter, and orb.3 Charles placed one hand on the dog’s collar, a gesture indicating his companion’s noble...

  18. Pet Ownership Among Older Adults

    | Contributor(s):: The Editoral Staff,, Capezuti, Liz, Malone, Michael L., Katz, Paul R., Mezey, Mathy Doval

  19. Pet ownership and health

    | Contributor(s):: Judith M. Siegel

  20. Putting the Horse before Descartes: My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals: Companion Animals and Animal Advocates

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    | Contributor(s):: Bernard E. Rollins

    "Companion Animals and Animal Advocates" is one chapter of "Putting the Horse before Descartes: My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals."When philosopher Bernard Rollin was six years old, he visited an animal shelter and learned that unwanted dogs are put to sleep. That event shaped his moral outlook...