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  1. Bem-estar e comportamento de cães comunitários e percepção da comunidade

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Larissa Helena Ersching Rüncos

    Resumo: A manutenção de cães comunitários surge como uma alternativa compassiva de manejo que contribui para o controle populacional e para a melhoria de vida dos cães, colaborando para diminuição de riscos para a saúde humana. É...

  2. Effects of Rider Experience Level on Horse Kinematics and Behavior

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Rebekah Strunk

    Large riding lesson programs are an essential part of the horse industry. To meet demand and remain profitable, lesson barns sometimes require horses to work multiple times a day with different rider levels. There is little guidance as to the behavioral and physical effects of such protocols,...

  3. Programas de socialização para cachorros: uma só saúde

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Inês Isabel Nunes Coelho

    A medicina comportamental de animais de companhia tem vindo a sofrer uma enorme evolução ao longo dos últimos anos, nomeadamente no que concerne o desenvolvimento comportamental do cachorro e os seus programas de socialização. Paralelamente, também a...

  4. Relationship of human and animal tuberculosis in the interface areas of the National parks of the Kafue Basin in Zambia

    Theses | Contributor(s): Musso Munyeme

    Tuberculosis is a disease of worldwide public health and economic importance. In Zambia the disease has been consistently reported in the Kafue Basin without a clear understanding of transmission dynamics in the livestock-wildlife interface. The main objective of this study was to determine the...

  5. Pros and Cons of Marine Zoological Parks According to Marine Conservationists

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Kayla L. Patama

    Throughout history zoos and aquariums have satisfied a number of different, albeit to some, conflicting roles (Ballantyne, Packer, Hughes, & Dierking, 2007). In recent years, zoos and aquariums have shifted their focus on taking a proactive role in wildlife conservation and promoting...

  6. Understanding Child-Centered Canine Assisted Play Therapy: A Qualitative Collective Case Study

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Jennifer Austin-Main

    Children are often referred to counseling for a multitude of reasons (e.g. divorce, trauma, abuse, etc.). Given these challenges faced by so many children, counselors are charged with using evidence based forms of counseling to appropriately help children and their families address these...

  7. Avaliação do comportamento e do stresse de ovelhas sujeitas a um teste de interação homem-animal. Utilização da técnica de termografia de infravermelhos.

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Antónia Luísa de Carvalho Ferreira Afonso

    O objetivo desta tese de mestrado foi avaliar o comportamento e o stresse em ovelhas das raças Ide de-France (IF) e Churra-da-Terra-Quente (CTQ) sujeitas a um teste de interação homem-animal (teste parque ou de arena). Foi realizada uma análise de imagens...

  8. Terapias asistidas por animales, entorno escolar y terapia ocupacional: scoping review

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Sheila González Lage

     Introducción: El uso que los seres humanos han hecho de los animales, ha ido variando a lo largo del tiempo, hasta originar lo que hoy en día se denominan Terapias Asistidas por Animales (TAA). Los numerosos beneficios que tienen, especialmente sobre niños y...

  9. The Effect of Interaction with Therapy Horses on University Students' Perceived Stress Level

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Alexa Chapman

    This research project investigates how university students are affected by interacting with therapy horses. Stress is the factor that will be evaluated in this particular study. The self-rated stress scores will be acquired from University of Arkansas students both before and after interacting...

  10. Terapia asistida con animales para la promoción de la salud en adolescentes con un trastorno alimentario: una visión desde la terapia ocupacional

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Lorena Estévez Fernández

    Introducción. El progreso de las redes sociales y la tecnología es sin duda ventajoso para muchos aspectos de nuestra vida diaria, sin embargo, puede ser un arma de doble filo, ya que esto puede influir en el desarrollo de los trastornos alimentarios sobre todo en adolescentes....

  11. Effectiveness of conservation education at the Chattanooga Zoo

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Luke Allen Black

    Conservation is the central focus of many modern zoos and aquariums. These zoos incorporate guest education to facilitate a connection between zoo guests and animal conservation. I conducted a study at the Chattanooga Zoo and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga which examined two modern...

  12. Intervenções assistidas por cães como terapêutica não farmacológica em contexto hospitalar no doente internado

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Marta Fernandes Correia Bernardo

    Introdução: A hospitalização é, frequentemente, uma circunstância de fragilidade em que o doente apresenta distress. As terapias não farmacológicas, como uma abordagem holística do doente, são fundamentais para capacitar o...

  13. Assessment of separation anxiety in dogs: the search for a diagnostic method

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Gahee Kim

    The aims of this study were: (1) to explore the environmental factors and behaviors associated with the owners’ perception of separation anxiety based on the questionnaires completed by the owners along with video recordings of their dogs during the owners’ absence, and (2) to...

  14. Terapia asistida por animales con niños y niñas

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Ana Jiménez Ramírez

    La relación del ser humano con los animales viene de miles de años atrás, sin embargo, su estudio científico es relativamente nuevo. Realmente este movimiento tuvo su auge a partir del descubrimiento de Levinson de las ventajas que los animales aportan al formar...

  15. Pink is the New Bull: The Feminization of Pit Bulls in Visual and Literary Discourses as a Rescue Tactic

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Stephanie Hogue

    Since the 1980s, pit bulls have been portrayed in a raced, classed, and gendered national discourse that has associated them with minority males of color in low-income urban areas. This discourse has led to a villianization of the breed that has resulted in restrictions on pit bulls and their...

  16. Trastornos del espectro autista: Intervención asistida con animales

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Sergio Quintero Moreno

    This project aims to make an approach to Animal Assisted Interventions and, more specifically, to the benefits that they can promote in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in childhood. In addition, a proposal is offered in order to guarantee the validity and reliability of future...

  17. Dognition : the effect of pet ownership on cognition in older adults

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Molly McSweeney

    The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of pet ownership on cognition in older adults. Previous research has indicated that interactions with pets are associated with improved mental and physical health in humans. We predicted that these benefits of human-pet interactions...

  18. Intervenciones asistidas con animales: Revisión bibliográfica

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    Theses | Contributor(s): María Montserrat Rodríguez de Armas

  19. The Dog in the Middle Ages

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Luisa Barbano

  20. An Examination of Intrinsic Existence Value Towards Wildlife of Columbus Zoo and Aquariums Tourists: Evaluating the Impact of Behind the Scenes Programming

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Robert Maxwell Lakes

    Changes in climate and the corresponding environmental issues are major concerns facing the world today. Human consumption, which is leading the rapid depletion of the earth’s finite resources and causing a dramatic loss of biodiversity, is largely to blame (Pearson, Lowry, Dorrian, &...