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  1. The Role of Activist & Media Communication in Helping Humanity Establish its Responsibility Toward Fellow Animals

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    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Carrie P. Freeman

    This chapter explores how communication is the fundamental means by which animal and environmental advocates and the media can increase awareness of and accountability for our harmful actions toward nonhuman animals in the Anthropocene era in order to facilitate restorative public intervention...

  2. One Health, One Medicine

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    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Laura H. Kahn, Thomas P. Monath, Bob H. Bokma, ., E. Paul Gibbs, A. Alonso Aguirre

    In recognition that the health of humans, animals, and the environment is linked, One Health seeks to increase communication and collaboration across the disciplines in order to promote, improve, and defend the health of all species on the planet. This strategy may seem simple, but...

  3. "Take a Paws" with Therapy Dogs and Make it a Howling Success

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    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Peggy A. Pritchard

  4. Badger-human conflict: an overlooked historical context for bovine TB debates in the UK

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    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Angela Cassidy

    In Britain, the question of whether to cull wild badgers (Meles meles) in order to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in domestic cattle herds has been the source of scientific, public and policy controversy for over 40 years and still shows no sign of resolution. This chapter...

  5. Recent animal disease outbreaks and their impact on human populations

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    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Jeff B Bender, William Hueston, Michael Osterholm

    There are very positive and strong connections between animals and humans, but also reasons for concern because about 61% of all human pathogens are zoonotic. The increase in new diseases, is due to increases in world trade, animal translocation, ecological disruptions, climate change,...

  6. Keynote Presentation: Making animal welfare sustainable - human behaviour change for animal behaviour: the human element

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): White, J., Rogers, S., Denenberg, S.


  7. Evaluation of the association between attendance at veterinary hospital-based puppy socialisation classes and long-term retention in the home

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Schulkey, R., DePorter, T., Denenberg, S.


  8. No better than flipping a coin: reconsidering canine behaviour evaluations in animal shelters

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Patronek, G. J., Bradley, J., Denenberg, S.


  9. Predicting aggressive behaviour: which factors influence biting and what is the use of temperament tests?

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Schoening, B., Denenberg, S.


  10. Having bitten is no one-way ticket for dogs: rehabilitation possibilities and principles

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Schoening, B., Fechner, L.


  11. The study of animal behaviour and its applications

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Jensen, P.

    This chapter provides a brief overview of the historical background and of the various fields into which ethology has branched over the decades. The field that is of most interest in this book is the application of ethology in the study of animals utilized by man.

  12. Relationship among cat-owner bond, cat behaviour problems and cat environment conditions: a study with 1553 Spanish cat owners

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Bulgakova, N.


  13. Bonding between pet and pet owner. Animal health: a breakpoint in economic development?

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): HJ Teoh, SK Cheong, PC Suttiwan, V Borvonsin

     The interactions between 200 pet owners and their pets were observed in this study. In general, the study also found that the more social support the pet provided for their owner, the stronger the emotional bond between pet and owner. Pet owners were also asked to say how...

  14. Using Interactions Between Children and Companion Animals to Build Skills in Self-Regulation and Emotion Regulation

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Wanda Boyer

  15. The veterinarian's role in pet loss: grief education, support, and facilitation

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): L.S. Lagoni, S. Hetts, S.J. Withrow

  16. Human-cat interactions: relationships with, and breed differences between, non-pedigree, Persian and Siamese cats [Pets, families and interactions]

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Dennis C. Turner

  17. The cat people revisited

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): V. D. Volkan

  18. End of Life Considerations

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): K Dobbs, V Adams

  19. "Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog" Revisited: Searching for Genes Relating to Personality in Dogs.

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Enikõ Kubinyi, Mária Sasvári-Székely, Adám Miklósi

  20. Canine development and socialization

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