A framework for understanding zoonoses at the livestock-human interface in western Kenya
Contributor(s): E. Fèvre
This presentation discusses zoonoses, pathogens, and the aims of a study taking plave in Kenya to address the livestock-human interface.
A Functional Tool for the Prioritization of Zoonotic Diseases in Ontario
Contributor(s): Victoria Ng, Jan M. Sargeant
Presentation on the creation of a functional tool regarding prioritization of zoonotic diseases in Ontario including a discussion of disease criteria for prioritization and multi-criteria decision analysis.
A systematic review of zoonoses transmission and livestock/wildlife interactions: Preliminary findings
Contributor(s): Delia Grace, R. Kock, J. Rushton, F. Mutua, J.J. McDermott, D.U. Pfeiffer, B. Jones
Around 60% of all human pathogens are zoonoses and domestic animals and wildlife are of equal importance as reservoir hosts. Moreover, most emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses and most emerge from wildlife. There have been several recent initiatives to categorize zoonoses and their...
Aggressive man and aggressive beast
Contributor(s): Allen W. Stokes
Whether man can live in harmeny with his environment depends in great measure en his ability to' live with his fellew man. Can man learn to' engineer human seciety in time to' prevent a helecaust? Mere specifically, can we learn to' prevent aggressien er to' channel it harmlessly? The ethelegist...
All Weather Doghouse
Presentations | Contributor(s): Marcus Catchpole
An Animal Assisted Therapy Program For Children With Mental Health Disorders: A Grant Proposal
Presentations | Contributor(s): Daisy Arriaza
An overview of current knowledge and trends: The link between human and animal violence
Presentations | Contributor(s): Phil Arkow
Animal Assisted Therapy: An Effective Solution for Symptoms of Dementia in Institutionalized Elderly Patients
Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Ashley, Jennifer Eriksson, Ashley Jeon
Background: Dementia is a term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a severe decline in core mental abilities that are not part of the normal ageing process. Memory, communication and language, attention, reasoning and judgement, and visual perception may be significantly...
Animal Being: A mindful approach to human and animal connection
Presentations | Contributor(s): Elizabeth B. Strand
Animal welfare in AAI
Presentations | Contributor(s): John New
Animals and Disasters
Presentations | Contributor(s): Sebastian E. Heath
This presentation looks at disasters and their implications on pet owners and pets. It includes information regarding pet abandonment, pet rescue, and evacuation failure.
Animals on Campus and in the Workplace
Presentations | Contributor(s): Ian Allen, Ruth Carlton-Appleton, Brett Lohoefener
Animals on campus are becoming a hot button issue for students, faculty, and staff. Iowa State University staff members Brett Lohoefener (University Counsel), Ian Allen (Student Disability Resources), and Ruth Carlton-Appleton (University Human Resources) will present information on the...
Attachment style and pet bonds
Presentations | Contributor(s): Cory Hutchinson
The purpose of the present study is to examine the relation between a person’s attachment style and their relationship with their pet. Attachment Theory suggests that how an individual attaches to one or both parents in childhood can become the working model for future adult relationships....
Can cattle handling affect morbidity?
Presentations | Contributor(s): Ronald Gill
Canines and Childhood Cancer: The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Patients, Families and Therapy Dogs
Presentations | Contributor(s): Molly Jenkins, Amy McCullough, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Kevin Morris
For many people, animals take center stage in their daily lives, offering companionship, comfort, joy and for some, even kinship. Increasingly, greater attention has been given to the roles that animals can play in supporting the health and emotional well-being of people in need, specifically...
Case Study: Horse Drawn Carriages in Philadelphia
Presentations | Contributor(s): Bibi Khan, Michael Jones, Hamid Bertal, Regina Tendayi
Hypothesis Horse & Carriage ride business is not sustainable. Supply & Demand: Awareness of inhumane treatment of carriage horses will lead to the decline of demand for the rides which leads to decline in revenue. This is not sustainable.
Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research and Education
Presentations | Contributor(s): Kelly George
Human-animal interactions (HAI) are an integral part of society and have become the topic of many discussions across a variety of contexts, including: media, scientific research, food production, one health, conservation, and welfare and behavior. Many argue that the resilience and...
Dog Behavior: An Evolutionary Perspective
Presentations | Contributor(s): Laura Noel
The behavior of the modern domesticated dog is heavily influenced in its evolutionary history. I studied the evolution of the domestic dog from its origins and applied this evolutionary history to understanding the behavior of domestic dogs, and how it differs from undomesticated canine species....
Dog Tags: Homeless Veterans and Their Pets/Animal Companions
Presentations | Contributor(s): Susan K. Lee, Pamela Willson
Purpose: Overall, military veterans, who are at increased risk for homelessness and are over-represented when it come to the general population, comprise 10% of the United States (US) population. However, they account for 16% of the homeless adult population. Typically, homeless veterans served...
Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA), Companion Animals and Independent Agency: Why as criminologists we need to start a conversation beyond speciesism and towards an intersectional approach.
Presentations | Contributor(s): Di Turgoose, Ruth E. McKie
Government strategies (such as VAWG) and the Domestic Abuse Consultation (2019) have begun to recognise the importance of supporting and developing strategies to address other ‘invisible’ and ‘vulnerable’ victims/survivors of DVA as distinct topics for empirical study...