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  1. Geographically Apart, Attitudinally Very Close: A Comparison of Attitudes toward Animals between Romania and Mexico City

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alina S. Rusu, Denisa Pop, Dennis C. Turner

    Among other regions, Romania and Mexico (particularly Mexico City) are often cited as problematic areas in surveys and reports on the growing population of stray animals in urban areas. The aim of...

  2. The development of a canine para-agility program: positive affects in children with autism and in therapy dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pop, D., Rusu, A. S., Miresan, V.

    Previous research has demonstrated that both children and dogs might benefit from Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA), with some factors mediating/moderating the results. The present study took these...

  3. Moral Panic, Risk or Hazard Society — the Relevance of a Theoretical Model and Framings of Maidan Dogs in Chisinau and Bucharest

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Adriana Mica

    The study analyses the dynamics of public debate surrounding the issue of maidan [stray] dog population control strategies in Moldavia and Romania. The comparison takes as its point of reference...

  4. Dog Assist

    | Organizations

    We are a team of enthusiasts who want to change concepts and ideas to fulfill . We did not invent animal assisted therapy and are not even the first to use it in Romania ( and certainly not the...

  5. Veterinarians' views on pet loss: Evidence from Romania

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rujoiu, Octavian, Rujoiu, Valentina

    2015 Journal of Loss and Trauma 20 2 139-148 1532-50241532-5032 Taylor & Francis 10.1080/15325024.2013.834759 Rujoiu, Octavian, Department of Philosophy and Social and Human Sciences,...

  6. Ancient camelids in the Old World - between Arabia and Europe

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mashkour, M., Beech, M.

    This special issue contains topics on the history, use and value of camels in different areas of the world, including Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Romania, Hungary and Serbia.

  7. Camels in Romania

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Balasescu, A.

    A large number of animal remains (186 pieces) were accidentally discovered in 2008, during construction works on a private property in Agighiol village (Tulcea County), in an area previously...

  8. Camels in the front line

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bartosiewicz, L.

    This paper is a short comment on the historical perception of camels in Europe with special regard to Ottoman Turkish occupation in the Carpathian Basin. Regardless of their varied functions...

  9. Using livestock guardian dogs in Balkans

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yilmaz, O., Erturk, Y. E., Coskun, F., Ertugrul, M.

    Aim of this paper to review livestock guardian dogs in Balkan countries. Balkans consist of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania,...

  10. Impact of a subsidized spay neuter clinic on impoundments and euthanasia in a community shelter and on service and complaint calls to animal control

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Scarlett, J., Johnston, N.

    Reducing the number of homeless, nonhuman animals entering and being euthanatized in community shelters is the principal motivation for most spay/neuter (S/N) programs in the United States. This...

  11. Assessing the human-animal relationship in dairy cows kept in different housing systems

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Popescu, S., Borda, C., Diugan, E. A., Popdan, R.

    The human-animal relationship (HAR) represents an important feature of adequate cattle breeding, both for improving the animals' welfare and to facilitate the farm activities. The aim of this...

  12. Interaction with a therapy dog enhances the effects of social story method in autistic children

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Grigore, A. A., Rusu, A. S.

    This study explored the effects of a combination between two methods that have proved to enhance the social abilities of autistic children - Social Story and Animal Assisted Therapy. The main...

  13. Canine Therapy: Training Romanian Strays to Help Children

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Victor Chitic, Michael Bird (director)

    This is a short clip shot in 2011 by Michael Bird with therapist Victor Chitic and the Animal Assisted Therapy program Dogs for People developed in Romania by the animal welfare organization...

  14. Canine Therapy: Training Romanian Strays to Help Children

    | Audio | Contributor(s): Chitic, Victor, Bird, Michael

    2011 Vimeo Sound

  15. Pet owning, and diabetes coping: a pilot study

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zugravu, C. A., Tarcea, M., Patrascu, D.

    2012 Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca 69 1/2 268 1843-5270 English University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila" Bucuresti,...

  16. Selection methods for horses used in hippotherapy

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Moisa, C. M., Barabasi, J., Papuc, I.

    2012 Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca 69 1/2 156-163 1843-5270 English Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Agricultural Sciences...

  17. Diagnosis and treatement methods in separation anxiety in dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Asztalos, L., Papuc, I., Lazar, I.

    A group of 60 dogs from different races, ages and genders in Romania were studied [date not given]. We used clinical and semiological methods and a paraclinical test for the diagnosis of...

  18. Temperament assessment as welfare indicator in a dog training unit

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mitranescu, E., Furnaris, F., Tudor, L., Lataretu, A., Giurca, C.

    Temperament represents the genetic predisposition of an individual to manifest certain behaviours. In a dog training unit from the centre of Romania, the temperament of 20 dogs was assessed. Dogs...

  19. Attitudes of Romanian pet caretakers towards sterilization of their animals: gender conflict over male, but not female, companion animals

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cocia, R. I., Rusu, A. S.

    Sterilization of companion animals is in most cases an expression of the caretaker's will. However, little is known about caretakers' attitudes toward pet sterilization in general - these can...