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  1. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59830

  2. 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,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59826

  3. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59824

  4. Pet-person social interaction in institutional settings : an ethnomethodological analysis

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Sandra Yetta Fields

    1977 156 Ohio State University 0.00.0 Social Work PhD http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1487070226254797 en Ohio State University text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59821

  5. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59819

  6. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59811

  7. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59807

  8. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59796

  9. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59794

  10. 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...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59792

  11. Anyone's best friend: A qualitative exploration of the positive influences of animal assisted therapy on mental health and well-being

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Stephanie Wood

    Animal assisted therapy is becoming a widely used alternative psychotherapy. Research has shown animals to have positive influences on the physical, emotional, social and psychological aspects of...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59786

  12. Animal-Assisted Therapy: Mental, Physical, and Emotional Benefits Provided through Occupational Therapy

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Madeline C. Greene

    The idea of animal-assisted therapy seems like it may be a new alternative of therapy, but in reality it dates back to ancient Egypt and dogs were considered sacred and used as a healing power...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59777

  13. Participation and control experienced during animal-assisted activities by children hospitalised with cancer

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Monique Vicky Simon

    Children diagnosed and treated for cancer experience a profound life-transformation as they are confronted with unprecedented physical, psychosocial and emotional challenges. Children’s...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59775

  14. Social Dynamics and Space Utility of Domestic Cats Felis Silverstris Catus) In Animal Shelters

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ng Yi Hui Eunice

    Animal shelters traditionally have a constant flux of new cat additions and cats leaving the shelter via adoptions. As a result, shelter cats are unable to form stable hierarchies or...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59767

  15. m-Equine : IS support for the horse industry

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Sonja Leskinen

    The horse industry is in many ways still operating the same way as it did in the beginning of the 20th century. At the same time the role of the horse has changed dramatically, from a beast of...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59763

  16. A Perspective from Pet Owners toward the Development in Pet Supplies Industry

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Chen Chunsheng

    From the 1950s onwards, pets were generally obtained by picking up, sheltering, donating or adoption, until the 1950s, the phenomenon of pet commodity trading began on the market, and the pet was...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59761

  17. This is God's Cat: On Ethics of Companion Species in Life of Pi

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Tzu Yi Chien

    The thesis aims to rethink an ethical relationship between humans and animals that is separated from the anthropocentric stance in the Western philosophical traditions. Reading Yann Martel’s...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59759

  18. Street Involved Youth and Companion Animals: A Phenomenological Study

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Melissa Caines

    Of the approximate one hundred and fifty thousand youth in Canada who are homeless on any given night as many as 25 percent of them share their lives with companion animals (Public Health Agency...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59757

  19. Rover@Home : computer mediated remote interaction between humans and dogs

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Benjamin Ishak Resner

    In this thesis we create a method to allow dogs and humans to interact over the Internet. In particular, we generalize an established dog training technique known as "clicker-training"...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59755

  20. "Freedom from themselves" gendered mechanisms of control, power, and resistance in prison dog training programs

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Andrea Button

    During the past twenty-five years, the number of prison programs in which inmates train dogs has increased rapidly. A lack of systematic studies to address the effects of these programs on staff...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59753