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Jun 21 2017
The Human Animal Bond and Companion Animals: Implications for Animal Welfare, Society, and Veterinarians
May 19 2017
Canine Welfare Science Forum
Thunderstorm phobia in dogs
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Kari Wallentine
Canine thunderstorm phobia is a common, frustrating, and complex problem that, due to the often severe nature of the clinical signs, can lead to canine relinquishment to shelters. Although a...
For the Love of Riley: A Study of the Impact of Animal Interactions in the Development of Empathy in Children
| Presentations | Contributor(s): Rachel Lee
Early Childhood Education professionals teamed up with an Animal Science honors student and a little dog named ‘Riley’ to answer this question. A pet care curriculum was developed...
The Effect of Animals in the Classroom on Emotionally Disturbed Students
| Theses | Contributor(s): Alissa Donnell
Students with emotional disturbances are often the first to drop out of school. Having an effective technique to prevent the high drop out rate in any school will be beneficial to educators and...
The benefits of pet companionship in emerging adults
| Theses | Contributor(s): Leighann DeMarco
The present study examines the benefits associated with pet companionship in emerging adults. Past research suggests that pet companionship can have many positive impacts on individuals’...
Strong souls, gentle spirits
| Theses | Contributor(s): Patricia Iris Maureen Caffin
The documentary Strong Souls, Gentle Spirits is a film that combines the aspects of truthful documentary filmmaking but also incorporates filmmaking techniques and the filmmaker's involvement...
Digital dog shelter application
| Theses | Contributor(s): Taryn Bzdick
Pet overpopulation has been a major issue for a long time. Hundreds of thousands of dogs are in shelters all over the country who desperately need homes. When looking up these dogs on shelter web...
The "Right to Autonomous Agency" and the "Right to Exit/ Sever Relationships": Theorizing our Obligations to Companion Animals in a Post-Animal Rights World
| Theses | Contributor(s): Shitangshu Roy
This thesis expands on the model presented in Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka’s Zoopolis for how companion animals might be treated as co-citizens in a post-Animal Rights world. I will...
Fine dogs the project
| Theses | Contributor(s): Laura Catalina Perilla Suarez
For years, the human animal has called the dog as man's best friend, but what does this honestly refer to? What is the relation of the human animal to the dog? How many years ago did the call...
Buying habits in pet owners (dogs) on vaccination practices
| Theses | Contributor(s): Sandra Milena Beltran Ochoa
This paper aims to validate the importance of the approach that multinational pharmaceutical companies should have to the final purchasers of vaccines and veterinary products. Through market...
Representations and bond between children and their pets
| Theses | Contributor(s): Juan Carlos Rate Marcos
The purpose of the present investigation was to describe and understand from psychoanalysis the representations that two children and a girl, 6, 8 and 9 years respectively, have of their pets to,...
The media coverage of animal abuse in the digital versions of two media in Peru as well as the perceptions of activists and decision makers
| Theses | Contributor(s): Marita Calderon Torres
This research contributes to an ethical debate in Peru; One whose incipient condition is inversely proportional to its level of urgency. If respect for the different forms of life that coexist...
Pet-person social interaction in institutional settings : an ethnomethodological analysis
| Theses | Contributor(s): Sandra Yetta Fields
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Animal-assisted intervention as health promotion for elderly persons with dementia
| Theses | Contributor(s): Christine Olsen
Dementia is an increasing health concern for old people, their families, and their social and health care providers. A range of health care services is needed for persons with dementia, ranging...
Planned Obsolescence of Animal Shelters: Steven Hansen at TEDxGrandCanyonUniversity
| Videos | Contributor(s): Steven Hansen
Animal shelters are obsolete. Or, at least, they soon can be. Dr. Steven Hansen, President, and CEO of the Arizona Humane Society shares his ideas to make shelters a community filled with hope and...
What is your pet telling you?: Leslie Stewart at TEDxIdahoFalls
| Videos | Contributor(s): Leslie Stewart
The human-animal bond has proven biological, psychological, and social effects – some that people recognize and some that people don’t. Knowing more about what your pet sees and feels...
Prison Animal Programs: A Brief Review of the Literature
| Reports | Contributor(s): Rhiana Kohl
Since the inception of canine training programs in correctional facilities during the 1980s, evidence of effectiveness has been unexplored, leaving the questions of correctional staff and...
Childhood animal abuse and violent criminal behavior: a brief review of the literature
| Reports | Contributor(s): Susan M. McDonald
The connection between cruelty to animals in childhood/early adolescence and adult violent criminal behavior has been a topic of interest for decades. Formal research on this matter began as early...
The Connection between Animal Abuse and Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography
| Reports | Contributor(s): Sharon L. Nelson
This selected annotated bibliography assembles legal and social literature that examines the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Drawing from an ever-growing body of written works...