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  1. No better than flipping a coin: Reconsidering canine behavior evaluations in animal shelters

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    | Contributor(s):: Gary J. Patronek, Janis Bradley

    Use of behavior evaluations for shelter dogs has progressed despite their lack of scientific validation as reliable diagnostic tools. Yet results of these evaluations are often used to make life-and-death decisions. Despite acknowledging the significant limitations of evaluations, most authors...

  2. The human-animal relationship: a new field of socio-educational action

    | Contributor(s):: Senent-Sánchez, Joan-Maria

    This article analyses the educational approaches towards the animal-human relationship which have been developed during the last 20 years. The article establishes a chain of states in that relationship and presents the reasons why those states are consecutive or, occasionally, simultaneous. Next,...

  3. Relationships between pet ownership and self-esteem, social sensitivity, and interpersonal trust

    | Contributor(s):: Hyde, Karen R, Kurdek, Lawrence, Larson, Paul

  4. 4-H PetPALS Juvenile Diversion Program Supports At-Risk Youth and Seniors

    | Contributor(s):: Goble, Connie L., Miller, Lucinda B.

    The 4-H PetPALS Juvenile Diversion Program provides a partnership opportunity with Extension and the juvenile court system to positively impact lives of at-risk youth. At-risk youth are taught by 4-H PetPALS adult volunteer leaders and 4-H PetPALS members to value and respect the human-animal...

  5. Can dogs smell lung cancer? First study using exhaled breath and urine screening in unselected patients with suspected lung cancer

    | Contributor(s):: Amundsen, T., Sundstrom, S., Buvik, T., Gederaas, O. A., Haaverstad, R.

  6. Cancer odor in the blood of ovarian cancer patients: a retrospective study of detection by dogs during treatment, 3 and 6 months afterward

    | Contributor(s):: Horvath, G., Andersson, H., Nemes, S.

  7. Colorectal cancer screening with odour material by canine scent detection

    | Contributor(s):: Sonoda, H., Kohnoe, S., Yamazato, T., Satoh, Y., Morizono, G., Shikata, K., Morita, M., Watanabe, A., Kakeji, Y., Inoue, F., Maehara, Y.

  8. Key considerations for the experimental training and evaluation of cancer odour detection dogs: lessons learnt from a double-blind, controlled trial of prostate cancer detection

    | Contributor(s):: Elliker, K. R., Sommerville, B. A., Broom, D. M., Neal, D. E., Armstrong, S., Williams, H. C.

  9. Olfactory detection of human bladder cancer by dogs: proof of principle study

    | Contributor(s):: Willis, C. M., Church, S. M., Guest, C. M., Cook, W. A., McCarthy, N., Bransbury, A. J., Church, M. R., Church, J. C.

  10. Olfactory detection of prostate cancer by dogs sniffing urine: a step forward in early diagnosis

    | Contributor(s):: Cornu, J. N., Cancel-Tassin, G., Ondet, V., Girardet, C., Cussenot, O.

  11. Environmental contamination by dog’s faeces: a public health problem?

    | Contributor(s):: Cinquepalmi, Vittoria, Monno, Rosa, Fumarola, Luciana, Ventrella, Gianpiero, Calia, Carla, Greco, Maria Fiorella, De Vito, Danila, Soleo, Leonardo

  12. Canine scent detection in the diagnosis of lung cancer: revisiting a puzzling phenomenon

    | Contributor(s):: Ehmann, R., Boedeker, E., Friedrich, U., Sagert, J., Dippon, J., Friedel, G., Walles, T.

  13. Diagnostic accuracy of canine scent detection in early- and late-stage lung and breast cancers

    | Contributor(s):: McCulloch, M., Jezierski, T., Broffman, M., Hubbard, A., Turner, K., Janecki, T.

  14. Human ovarian carcinomas detected by specific odor

    | Contributor(s):: Horvath, G., Jarverud, G. A., Jarverud, S., Horvath, I.

  15. Olfactory detection of human bladder cancer by dogs: cause or association?

    | Contributor(s):: Leahy, M.

  16. Volatile organic compounds as biomarkers of bladder cancer: Sensitivity and specificity using trained sniffer dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Willis, C. M., Britton, L. E., Harris, R., Wallace, J., Guest, C. M.

  17. A conception of moral sensitivity and everyday consumption practices: Insights from the moralizing discourses of pet owners

    | Contributor(s):: McEachern, Morven G., Cheetham, Fiona

  18. Domestic dog ownership in Iran is a risk factor for human infection with Leishmania infantum

    | Contributor(s):: Gavgani, A. S., Mohite, H., Edrissian, G. H., Mohebali, M., Davies, C. R.

  19. Parent-reported environmental exposures and environmental control measures for children with asthma

    | Contributor(s):: Finkelstein, J. A., Fuhlbrigge, A., Lozano, P., Grant, E. N., Shulruff, R., Arduino, K. E., Weiss, K. B.

  20. Prediction of residential pet and cockroach allergen levels using questionnaire information

    | Contributor(s):: Gehring, U., Triche, E., van Strien, R. T., Belanger, K., Holford, T., Gold, D. R., Jankun, T., Ren, P., McSharry, J. E., Beckett, W. S., Platts-Mills, T. A., Chapman, M. D., Bracken, M. B., Leaderer, B. P.