(INTRODUCTION) Leaders of the Pack: Women and the Future of Veterinary Medicine
Contributor(s): Julie Kumble, Donald F. Smith
From dog dentist to dean, the image of a veterinary leader is different for all of us. I might picture a laboratory pathologist deep into her research while you imagine a board-certified equine surgeon who also directs her multi-doctor practice like NASA ground control. Someone else envisions a...
Wild Neighbors : The Humane Approach to Living with Wildlife
Contributor(s): John Hadidian
Wild Neighbors provides practical, humane, and effective advice on how to share living space with 35 of the most common species, from alligators to woodpeckers, found in the lower 48 states. Advice focuses on how to: properly and accurately define a wildlife problem; determine what type of...
Investigating human/animal relations in science, culture and work
Contributor(s): Tora Holmberg
How can we make sense of the ambiguous and historically shifting characteristics of human/animal relations? How can these relations be analysed in terms of power and hierarchies intersecting with gender, race, class and nationality? This collection of essays, derived from a Nordic workshop...
Exploring the animal turn: Human-animal relations in science, society and culture
Contributor(s): Erika Andersson Cederholm, Amelie Björck, Kristina Jennbert, Ann-Sofie Lönngren
Animals' omnipresence in human society makes them both close to and ye tremarkably distant from humans. Human and animal lives have always been entangled, but the way we see and practice the relationships between humans and animals - as close, intertwined, or clearly separate - varies from...
Carver's repository, forge and horse infirmary
Contributor(s): James Carver
Veterinary science: being an address to the gentlemen, farmers and graziers of Long Island, shewing in a brief view the importance of introducing this branch of domestic science, with a view of ameliorating the diseases of that noble animal the horse
Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada
Contributor(s): Joanna Dean, Darcy Ingram, Christabelle Sethna
Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped the city of Montreal. Some essays consider animals as spectacle: orca captivity in Vancouver, polar...
The objectification of animals
Contributor(s): Felix Mariano Vallejos
Motivated by the obvious naturalization of the mistreatment of nonhuman species, it manifests in everyday areas such as food, clothing, sport and entertainment, the present work aims to address the relationship between man and animals, starting with the following question: Why do we objectify...
Practical veterinary forensics
Contributor(s): Bailey, D.
The book serves as a reference for the reader to appreciate the current workload of a forensic vet and to provide an insight into the scale and complexity of the specialism that is veterinary forensics. Topics discussed are: introduction to veterinary forensics; forensic philosophy; law and...
International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) 2016. Exploring human-animal interactions: a multidisciplinary approach from behavioral and social sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 July 2016. Proceedings
This work contains abstracts of 61 conference papers on the regulatory, behavioural and welfare aspects of human-animal interactions.
Companion animal economics: the economic impact of companion animals in the UK. Research report
Contributor(s): Hall, S., Dolling, L., Bristow, K., Fuller, T., Mills, D.
The aim of this report is to raise awareness of the importance of research concerning the economic impact of companion animals on society. This report was inspired by the seminal Council for Science and Society (CSS) report Companion Animals in Society (1988), and updates and extends its...
Treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in military and veteran populations: initial assessment
Contributor(s): Institute of Medicine Committee on the Assessment of Ongoing Efforts in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress, Disorder
Animal-assisted psychotherapy and equine-facilitated psychotherapy
Contributor(s): Brooks, Susan M.
The social neuroscience of human-animal interaction
Contributor(s): Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Men and their dogs: A new understanding of man's best friend
Contributor(s): Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
On talking terms with dogs : calming signals
Contributor(s): Rugaas, Turid
"Yawning, lip-licking, sneezing, even scratching are just a few of the 30-plus signals that dogs use to communicate with one another. With On Talking Terms With Dogs you can learn to recognize these signals and use them yourself to interact with your dog." "Norwegian dog trainer and behaviorist...
Playful pooches: Using canine interactions to enhance therapeutic outcomes for children and adolescents
Contributor(s): VanFieet, Risë
Animal-assisted therapy for sexually abused children
Contributor(s): Reichert, Elisabeth, Bermel, Lindsey, Sori, Catherine Ford
Greening the lifecycle: Ecopsychology, aging and art therapy
Contributor(s): Rugh, Madeline M., King, Straja Linder
Final commentary: Sociality, therapy, and mechanisms of action
Contributor(s): Fox, Nathan A.
Healing bonds: Animal assisted interventions with adjudicated male youth
Contributor(s): Johnson, Amy, Bruneau, Laura