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Geographically Apart, Attitudinally Very Close: A Comparison of Attitudes toward Animals between Romania and Mexico City
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| 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...
Life after academia -- helping homeless dogs | LC Ricke | TEDxLeeCollegeHuntsville
For most professors, getting denied tenure is the end of their career. For LC Ricke, it was only the beginning. In this intriguing talk, LC argues that people with graduate degrees have a...
The journey of saving strays | Kiran Maheen | TEDxFASTLahore
Kiran Maheen talks about her journey and efforts to look after the largely ignored stray animals. Ms. Kiran is the founder of Todd’s Welfare Society (TWS), an animal rescue and...
Rabies Vaccination Targets for Stray Dog Populations
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tiffany Leung, Stephen A. Davis
The role of stray dogs in the persistence of domestic dog rabies, and whether removal of such dogs is beneficial, remains contentious issues for control programs seeking to eliminate rabies. While...
The Role of Dog Population Management in Rabies Elimination—A Review of Current Approaches and Future Opportunities
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Louise H. Taylor, Ryan M. Wallace, Deepashree Balaram, Joann M. Lindenmayer, Douglas C. Eckery, Beryl Mutonono-Watkiss, Ellie Parravani, Louis H. Nel
Free-roaming dogs and rabies transmission are integrally linked across many low-income countries, and large unmanaged dog populations can be daunting to rabies control program planners. Dog...
Feeders of Free-Roaming Cats: Personal Characteristics, Feeding Practices, and Data on Cat Health and Welfare in an Urban Setting of Israel
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Idit Gunther, Tal Raz, Yehonatan Even Zor, Yuval Bachowski, Eyal Klement
Cat feeders serve as an important source of available food for free-roaming cats (FRCs) and can play a central role in providing data on FRC distribution, welfare, and health. Data on cat feeder...
Human-cat relationship in an oceanic biosphere reserve: the case of La Palma Island, Canary archipelago
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Medina, F. M., Nogales, M., Farnworth, M. J., Bonnaud, E.
Removal of feral cats from island environments is a useful mechanism by which their ecological impact on endangered species can be reduced or ended. Nevertheless, because cats are anthropogenic in...
A village dog is not a stray : human-dog interactions in coastal Mexico
| Theses | Contributor(s): Eliza Ruiz Izaguirre
Dogs (Canis familiaris) are considered one of the most numerous carnivores worldwide. Although in the Global North dogs are popular companions, that live inside homes, about 80% of the dogs in the...
Unowned Cat Management in the State of Ohio: Elements of Best Practice in Public-Private Collaborative Efforts
| Theses | Contributor(s): Daniel D. Spehar
A contentious debate over the management of free-roaming cat populations is ongoing. Nevertheless, disparate groups of stakeholders share a common goal of fewer community cats. Unowned cat...
Success, Wisdom and Dogs | Rakesh Shukla | TEDxICTMumbai
| Videos | Contributor(s): Rakesh Shukla
Rakesh Shukla, a technocrat, pursued his love for his four legged friends by venturing into unchartered territories. He founded the “The Voice of Stray Dogs” (VOSD), a non-profit for...
A Survey of Public Opinion on Cat (Felis catus) Predation and the Future Direction of Cat Management in New Zealand
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jessica K Walker, Stephanie J Bruce, Arnja R Dale
Cat predation is a prominent issue in New Zealand that provokes strong and opposing views. We explored, via 1011 face-to-face questionnaires, public opinion on (a) support for a National Cat...
Surrendered and Stray Dogs in Australia—Estimation of Numbers Entering Municipal Pounds, Shelters and Rescue Groups and Their Outcomes
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diana Chua, Jackquie Rand, John Morton
There is no national system for monitoring numbers of dogs entering municipal council pounds and shelters in Australia, or their outcomes. This limits understanding of the surrendered and stray...
Trap-Neuter-Return Activities in Urban Stray Cat Colonies in Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kuan Tan, Jacquie Rand, John Morton
Trap, neuter and return (TNR) describes a non-lethal approach to the control of urban stray cat populations. Currently, in Australia, lethal control is common, with over 85% of cats entering some...
Digital dog shelter application
| Theses | Contributor(s): Taryn Bzdick
Pet overpopulation has been a major issue for a long time. Hundreds of thousands of dogs are in shelters all over the country who desperately need homes. When looking up these dogs on shelter web...
Depredatory impact of free-roaming dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) on Mediterranean deer in southern Spain: implications for the human-wolf conflict.
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): J. Duarte, F.J. Garcia, JE Fa
Feral dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) are efficient wild ungulate hunters in many parts of the world. This has not been confirmed in Mediterranean ecosystems. However, if feral dogs can predate upon...
Improving rabies control in free-roaming dogs
| Theses | Contributor(s): Michelle Kimberley Morters
Canine-mediated rabies is a serious zoonosis responsible for at least 55,000 human deaths every year, primarily in less developed communities in Asia and Africa where domestic dogs are...
Demographics and economic burden of un-owned cats and dogs in the UK: results of a 2010 census
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jenny Stavisky, Marnie L Brennan, Martin Downes, Rachel Dean
The population of dogs and cats passing through rescue shelters may be subject to compromised welfare and increased susceptibility to disease. Little information exists to describe...
Human-Related Factors Regulate the Spatial Ecology of Domestic Cats in Sensitive Areas for Conservation
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Joaquim P. Ferreira, Ines Leitao, Margarida Santos-Reis, Eloy Revilla
Domestic cats ranging freely in natural areas are a conservation concern due to competition, predation, disease transmission or hybridization with wildcats. In order to improve our...
The policies of stray pet population control in Lithuania : a study of government contractors as opposed to non-profit volunteer based organizations
| Theses | Contributor(s): Saulene Taruskaite-Vanebo
Within the thesis, the trending methods of stray pet population care and control are considered, the emphasis put on the differences between governmentally funded institutions of sanitation and...
Of feral cats and pet cats
| Reports | Contributor(s): Bruce A. Vojak
Early last summer an article in our local newspaper caught my eye. Some well-deserved visibility was given to my friend, Dick Warner (Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources and Environmental...