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Buying habits in pet owners (dogs) on vaccination practices
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| 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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"...
"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...