Tuberculosis and One Health – What is in a Name?
Contributor(s):: Susanna Sternberg Lewerin
Most control programs for bovine tuberculosis include reporting to both veterinary and public health authorities, and measures to prevent transmission from animals to humans. On the other hand, reporting of human cases to veterinary authorities is rare, unless an animal source is suspected....
Eläimen roolit toimintaterapiassa
Contributor(s):: Heini Rantala, Eerika Korhonen
Opinnäytetyön tavoitteena oli tarkastella eläimen rooleja toimintaterapian viitekehyksessä. Erityisenä tarkastelun kohteena oli selvittää sitä, minkälaisissa toimintaterapiainterventioissa eläimiä on hyödynnetty ja minkälainen on...
Measuring dog-owner relationships: crossing boundaries between animal behaviour and human psychology
Contributor(s):: Rehn, T., Keeling, L. J.
Previous research suggests that dogs (Canis familiaris) form attachment bonds to their owners and that the strengths of the attachment can vary. However, it does not seem reasonable to believe that all dogs share the same attachment style, considering their differences in genetic background,...
A standardized ethogram for the Felidae: a tool for behavioral researchers
Contributor(s):: Stanton, L. A., Sullivan, M. S., Fazio, J. M.
Standardized ethograms offer many practical benefits to behavioral researchers, and several examples exist today for various species and taxa. Despite historic evidence that suggests the family Felidae share similar behavioral repertoires, no standardized ethogram providing comprehensive...
Rigidity and Essentiality
Contributor(s):: Gomez-Torrente, Mario
Introduction [to special issue, 'L'avatar']
Contributor(s):: Désveaux, Emmanuel
The "Wild" or "Feral" Distraction: Effects of Cultural Understandings on Management Controversy Over Free-Ranging Horses (Equus ferus caballus)
Contributor(s):: Bhattacharyya, Jonaki, Slocombe, D. Scott, Murphy, Stephen D.
Applied personality assessment in domestic dogs: limitations and caveats
Contributor(s):: Rayment, D. J., Groef, B. de, Peters, R. A., Marston, L. C.
Modern behavioural tests for domestic dogs are commonly employed across a variety of fields, including the assessment of companion, assistance, working and sporting dogs. While there is increasing scientific attention on the development and evaluation of behavioural tests used to assess...
The Life of Words
Contributor(s):: Dio, Colette
Canine Terms Applied To Human Beings And Human Events: Part I
Contributor(s):: Haber, Tom Burns
Canine Terms Applied To Human Beings And Human Events: Part II
The legal status of cats in New Zealand: a perspective on the welfare of companion, stray, and feral domestic cats ( Felis catus )
Contributor(s):: Farnworth, M. J., Dye, N. G., Keown, N.
Pinpointing and safeguarding the welfare status of domestic cats is problematic, especially in New Zealand where cats are introduced predators with significant impact on indigenous fauna. Usually the identification of welfare status depends on conservational, legal, and public attitudes that are...
Feral cat management: Perceptions and preferences (A case study)
Contributor(s):: Wilken, Rachel L. M.
Feral cat management is a highly debated topic. Trap, Neuter, and Return (TNR) programs have become increasingly popular as an alternative to eradication. Public preference about how to manage feral cats has been explored by previous authors, but no consensus has been reached. Public policy and...
Animal-assisted interventions in children's hospitals: a critical review of the literature
Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, A., McArthur, M., Winefield, H., Hanieh, E., Hazel, S.
There is a perception in the scientific and general communities that hospitalized children benefit from visits by animals. Animal-assisted interventions (AAI), including animal-assisted therapy and animal-assisted activities, usually involving dogs, are thus employed in pediatric hospitals....
A survey of stakeholders' opinions on the priority issues affecting the welfare of companion dogs in Great Britain
Contributor(s):: Buckland, E. L., Whiting, M. C., Abeyesinghe, S. M., Asher, L., Corr, S., Wathes, C. M.
From mules, horses and livestock to companion animals: a linguistic-etymological approach to veterinary history, mirroring animal and (mainly) human welfare
Contributor(s):: Devriese, L.
Personality in felids: a review
Contributor(s):: Gartner, M. C., Weiss, A.
When is a pet not a pet? Rethinking the ethics of animal terminology
Contributor(s):: Shaw, Nikki
A review of scientific literature on inherited disorders in domestic horse breeds
Contributor(s):: Bettley, C. D., Cardwell, J. M., Collins, L. M., Asher, L.
An ethicist's commentary on animal rights versus welfare
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.