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  1. Veganism and 'The Analytic Question'

    Contributor(s):: Adam Reid

    The (practical) dilemma I explore in this paper concerns two advocacy-oriented aims which, though not mutually exclusive per se, are nonetheless quite difficult for vegans to jointly satisfy in practice. The first concerns the need for individual vegans to rebuff (by example) certain familiar...

  2. Effects of Sheltering on Behavior and Fecal Corticosterone Level of Elderly Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Katsuji Uetake, Chu Han Yang, Aki Endo, Toshio Tanaka

    In Japan, the human population is aging rapidly, and the abandonment of dogs by the elderly people who have died or been hospitalized becomes a problem. It is hypothesized that elderly dogs have difficulty adapting to the novel circumstances when brought to an animal shelter. Therefore, the...

  3. Pit Bulls Today

    Contributor(s):: Hannah Nation

    The motivation for this research paper is to shed a new light on the drastic effects negative stereotypes have on breeds that are deemed aggressive in the media and public’s eye. It’s important to understand the full scope of the situation in our society and the consequences that come...

  4. Warmth and competence in animals

    Contributor(s):: Sevillano, Verónica, Fiske, Susan T.

  5. The Perception of Men and Women and the Pets They Own: Female Necessarily Equal Feline?

    Contributor(s):: Santina D. Masters, Steve Colletes

    While much research had investigated factors that influence the decisions io own pets, little is known about perceptions of people who own pets. In an examination of the perceptlons of people who own animals that do not fit the gender stereotype for pet ownership, 134 volunteers from a local...

  6. People and pets

    Contributor(s):: Mikkor, Marika

  7. Vegaphobia: derogatory discourses of veganism and the reproduction of speciesism in UK national newspapers

    Contributor(s):: Cole, Matthew

  8. Bitch, Bitch, Bitch: Personal Criticism, Feminist Theory, and Dog-writing

    Contributor(s):: McHugh, Susan

  9. Holy bonsai wolves: Chihuahuas and the Paris Hilton syndrome

    Contributor(s):: Redmalm, David

  10. Association between increased behavioral persistence and sterotypy in the pet dog

    Contributor(s):: Alexandra Protopopova, Nathaniel Hall, Clive Wynne

  11. Stereotypic Gender Naming Practices for American and Australian Dogs and Cats

    Contributor(s):: Abel, Ernest L., Kruger, Michael L.

  12. Horses of Different Colors: The Plains Indians in Stories for Children

    Contributor(s):: Stott, J. C.

  13. Frustrated appetitive foraging behavior, stereotypic pacing, and fecal glucocorticoid levels in snow leopards ( Uncia uncia ) in the Zurich Zoo

    Contributor(s):: Burgener, N., Gusset, M., Schmid, H.

    This study hypothesized that permanently frustrated, appetitive-foraging behavior caused the stereotypic pacing regularly observed in captive carnivores. Using 2 adult female snow leopards (U), solitarily housed in the Zurich Zoo, the study tested this hypothesis experimentally with a novel...

  14. Walking the Noble (Savage) Path: The Didactics of Indigenous Knowledge (Re)Presentation in the Toronto Zoo's Canadian Domain

    Contributor(s):: Lorenz, Danielle

  15. Not only dogs resemble their owners, cars do, too

    Contributor(s):: Stieger, Stefan, Voracek, Martin

  16. Cat Person, Dog Person, Gay, or Heterosexual: The Effect of Labels on a Man's Perceived Masculinity, Femininity, and Likability

    Contributor(s):: Mitchell, R. W., Ellis, A. L.

    American undergraduates (192 male, 521 female) rated masculinity, femininity, and likability of two men (one highly masculine and unfeminine, one normally masculine with low femininity) from a videotaped interaction. Participants were informed that both men were cat persons, dog persons,...

  17. A comparison of the frequency of occurrence of stereotypic behaviors demonstrated by a youth with autism during two recreation activities: Horseback riding and board game play

    Contributor(s):: Brekke, Philip J.

  18. Gender Stereotyping in Young Children: Evidence to Support a Concept-Learning Approach

    Contributor(s):: Cowan, Gloria, Hoffman, Charles D.

  19. Can dogs behaving badly suggest a new way to treat OCD?

    Contributor(s):: Holden, Constance, Travis, John

  20. Social attachment in giraffe: response to social separation

    Contributor(s):: Tarou, L. R., Bashaw, M. J., Maple, T. L.

    Attachment relationships between animals are often studied by separating a pair of individuals and recording their subsequent behaviour. Studies of non-human primates have shown that separation results in changes that are indicative of both psychological and physiological stress. Similar results...