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  1. Human/wildlife conflict: an overlooked historical context for the UK's bovine TB problem

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    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Angela Cassidy

    The question of whether to cull wild badgers (Meles meles) in order to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in cattle has been deeply contentious since infections in the two species were first linked in the 1970s, and is now the subject of an escalating public controversy in the UK....

  2. Equine-facilitated physiotherapy – devised encounters with daring and compassion

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    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Tobba Therkildsen Sudmann

    Physiotherapy with horses and rider-patients builds on communication and interaction through groundwork and mounted work. This chapter discusses outdoor equine-facilitated physiotherapy on green care farms with three patients representing ideal types from the author’s clinical practice....

  3. Interdisciplinary research to advance animal welfare science: an introduction

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Camerlink, I.

  4. Human-domestic animal interactions

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Broom, D. M.

  5. Animals in agriculture

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Varner, Gary

  6. Behavioral Research on Captive Animals: Scientific and Ethical Concerns

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    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Kimberley Jayne, Adam See

    The first half of this chapter focuses exclusively on animals that are used in laboratory behavioral research to model wild behavior, what is typically involved, problems associated with this practice, and how behavioral research has revealed scientific problems in the animal model. The second...

  7. State Management of Human–Wildlife Conflicts

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    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Kurt C. VerCauteren, Daniel Hirchert, Scott Hygnstrom

    Many positive experiences are associated with wildlife, from passively watching animals in our backyards to actively hunting in publicly owned forests. Unfortunately, wildlife can be a double- edged sword. Human– wildlife conflicts are pervasive in society, and nearly all...

  8. The Pet Attitude Scale

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): D.I. Templer, H. Arikawa

  9. Short-Term Interventions That Accomplish Humane Education Goals: An International Review of the Research Literature

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Virginio Aguirre, Agustín Orihuela

  10. Exploring the Role of Playfulness with Canine Companions in Coping with Stress: How Men Are Impacted by Human–Animal Interaction Through Calling on a Memory of Play

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Mary Harlinger, Chris Blazina

  11. Pets and the development of positive attitudes to animals

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): James Serpell, Elizabeth Paul

  12. Bond‐Centered Animal Hospice and Palliative Care

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Laurel Lagoni, Amir Shanan

  13. Chapter 23 - Following the Loss of a Companion Animal: Aftercare and Pet Loss Support

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Katherine Goldberg, Sandra Brackenridge

  14. Aftercare

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Coleen Ellis, Amir Shanan (editor), Jessica Pierce (editor), Tamara Shearer (editor)

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

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

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

  18. 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...

  19. 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,...

  20. 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.