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  1. The Owl, the Goldfish and the Bull: The Question of the Animal and Romantic Poetry

    Contributor(s):: Hui Zhang

    This article argues that the representation of animals in Romantic poetry contributes to the contemporary philosophical and ethical discussion of the question of animals by providing a literary expression of the latter. Conversely, reading depictions of animals in Romantic poetry with their...

  2. Políticas de controle populacional de animais errantes e de zoonoses

    Contributor(s):: Henrique Augusto Reberte

    Este trabalho de conclusão de curso traz a problemática do controle populacional de animais errantes e de zoonoses no Estado brasileiro sob o ponto de vista dos direitos dos animais. Inicialmente se estabelece que estes são sujeitos de direito, os quais devem ser considerados...

  3. The Animals in Our Stories: Reading Human-Animal History, Kinship, and Inheritance in Asian Diasporic Literature

    Contributor(s):: Nandini Thiyagarajan

    This dissertation approaches literary animals in Asian diasporic novels through the concept of drawing close. I am interested in how literary animals can communicate an endeavour to draw animals close, and how literary representations of this closeness imagine normative human-animal relationships...

  4. Institut Français de Zoothérapie

    Contributor(s):: François Beiger

    Développer des formations professionnelles et Universitaires aux pratiques de la médiation animale en Europe, en Tunisie et au Canada. Théorie, pratique.Aborder la dimension professionnelle sur la médiation animale et tout ce qui s'y rapporte. Programmes,...

  5. Does experience with animals improve toddlers' understanding of others' sound perception?

    Contributor(s):: Rachelle Stover

    Introduction: Much research has examined what children understand about others’ visual perception. For instance, 2-year-olds can determine when an object is hidden from another’s viewpoint (Flavell, 1992). Less is known about children’s understanding of other’s auditory...

  6. The Ethics of Animal Training

    Contributor(s):: Anthony Milligan

    Animal training sits toward the uncomfortably overt end of human dominance. It can involve familiar kinds of harms, but, as commentators such as Vicki Hearne and Donna Haraway have pointed out, it can also enhance animal contentment, capabilities and autonomy. However, unlike socialization, it is...

  7. Pet Provocateur: Questioning Human/Non-Human Relationships in Visual Representations

    Contributor(s):: Linsen Settembrini

    This thesis consists of two parts, one visual and the other textual. For the first section I have created a series of ostentatious paintings concerning the animal subject as a protagonist in our consumer culture. The result was a solo exhibition titled zooccoco by phat glitz, which illustrated...

  8. Barking at Heaven's Door: Pluto Mehra in the Hindi Film Dil Dhadakne Do

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    Contributor(s):: Alessandra Consolaro

    In this article, I discuss the representation of pets in the 2015 commercial Hindi comedy-drama (commonly known as Bollywood) Dil Dhadakne Do (DDD), which translates to Let the Heart Beat; this is the first ever case of a Hindi movie having a dog as a narrator. For centuries, Indian...

  9. Human-related factors regulate the presence of domestic dogs in protected areas

    Contributor(s):: Soto, C. A., Palomares, F.

    The presence of domestic species such as dogs Canis familiaris in protected areas can cause problems for native species as a result of competition, predation and disease transmission. To improve our ability to design effective control policies we investigated the factors affecting detection of...

  10. Minding Animals - the Human Re-engagement with Animals

    Contributor(s):: Bennison, Rod, Williams, Linda, Siobhan O\'Sullivan

  11. Animals in Looking-Glass World: Fables of Überhumanism and Posthumanism in Heidegger and Nietzsche

    Contributor(s):: Iveson, Richard

  12. Minding Animals: A Transdisciplinary Approach for Furthering Our Understanding of Animals in Society

    Contributor(s):: Marc Bekoff

    I'm honored to be the guest editor of this volume of Animals. The essays included here are in the spirit of this new and forward-looking journal http://www.mdpi.com/2076-2615/1/1/1/pdf. They stem from a precedent setting gathering of scholars from all over the world representing many...

  13. Dancing Horses ad Reflecting Humans

    Contributor(s):: Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe

    In October 2012, German dancer and philosopher Aurelia Baumgartner presented her 90-minute production Tanzende Pferde: Spiegelungen im Raum/Dancing Horses: Reflections in Space. Set in an arena, with a raised stage and a projection screen in the background, it provided a performed anthology of...

  14. Cultural Representations Of Problem Animals In National Geographic

    Contributor(s):: Kalof, Linda, Amthor, Ramona Fruja

  15. Companion Animals: A New Awareness

    Contributor(s):: Lee Carpenter, Loren A. Will

    Seemingly all of a sudden, animal companions are our partners in health! Not just as carcasses to be chipped and chunked, fileted and skewered to fill our gullet, or to be stripped, tanned, and polished to adorn our egos and provide treads. Rather now as seltzers and herbs to soothe man's...

  16. Prevent the Spread of Zoonotic Diseases

    Contributor(s):: Josefa Pena

    This small-format (4 1/4 x 5 1/2) 4-fold brochure provides details about six major ways to prevent the spread of zoonotic diseases among animals and people. Written for a general audience, it makes a great handout for youth groups working with animals and for their families. Colorful design, with...

  17. Viewing Non-Human Animals Morally: How Should we Approach our Relationship with Non-Human Animals and what are Potential Policy Changes we can Make?

    Contributor(s):: Tracy Maria Williams, John Lysaker (adviser)

    When thinking about non-human animals, people either take the rights perspective or the welfare perspective. I argue that a newer school of thought, known as the new welfarist position, is the best way of thinking about non-human animals because it seeks to phase out the use of non-human animals...

  18. Molecular insights into farm animal and zoonotic Salmonella infections

    Contributor(s):: Mark P. Stevens, Tom J. Humphrey, Duncan J. Maskell

    Salmonella enterica is a facultative intracellular pathogen of worldwide importance. Infections may present in a variety of ways, from asymptomatic colonization to inflammatory diarrhoea or typhoid fever depending on serovar- and host-specific factors. Human diarrhoeal infections are frequently...

  19. Can dogs alleviate the desolation created by having fewer children? An empirical study in the Japanese context

    Contributor(s):: Kawata, Y.

    Over the last several decades, in Japan, the young population (YP; less than 14 years old) has decreased whereas the number of registered dogs (RDs) has increased as a result of various socioeconomic factors. The total sum of YP and RD has remained virtually constant since the early 1990s. In...

  20. Cultural representations of problem animals in National Geographic

    Contributor(s):: Kalof, Linda, Amthor, Ramona Fruja