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  1. The Ethics of Wildlife Control in Humanized Landscapes

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): John Hadidian, Camilla H. Fox, William S. Lynn

    The 21st century is witness to an unprecedented and rapid growth of human settlements, from urban centers to wilderness vacation resorts. Concurrent with this has been the growing tolerance and acceptance of many wild animals and humans for one another. This has created an expanding...

  2. Dogs on the Frontier: Human-Canine Relationships in Central Kentucky, 1770-1792

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Andrew P Patrick

    Dogs played utilitarian roles, as hunting partners, sentries and trackers that provided assistance in the difficult physical landscape, but they also filled setters’ less obvious, psychological needs by serving as companions or by helping humans assert their dominance over the threats...

  3. The new "normal" world - post-COVID-19 pandemic

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Erasmo de Oliveira

    The new "normal" world - post-COVID-19 pandemicA lecture by ErasmoDEOLIVEIRABringing trustable information about the bond between humans and pets, with a wide scientific base and in language accessible to all audiences.

  4. Review of Wildlife Hazard Mitigation Techniques on General Aviation Airports

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Robert J. Lewis, Joe N. Caudell

    Large commercial airports, also known as Part 139 airports, are required by federal regulation to monitor and control wildlife activity. Due to the regulatory nature of 14 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 139.337, and the size and scope of these airports, there is sufficient funding to...

  5. The Ethics of Wildlife Control in Humanized Landscapes

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): John Hadidian, Camilla H Fox, William S Lynn

    The 21st century is witness to an unprecedented and rapid growth of human settlements, from urban centers to wilderness vacation resorts. Concurrent with this has been the growing tolerance and acceptance of many wild animals and humans for one another. This has created an expanding...

  6. The Purpose of Animals According to Mark and Athanasius

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Caroline Herzog

    Religion affects how groups of people view animals, and these views can vary between writers within the same religion. Both the author of the Gospel of Mark and the author of “The Incarnation of the Word of God” present animals as subordinate to humans, revealing hierarchies within...

  7. Technology for Bonding in Human-Animal Interaction

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Heli Väätäjä, Päivi Majaranta, Heini Törnqvist, Veikko Surakka, Oskar Juhlin, Clara Mancini

    This workshop focuses on the use and influence of technology on human-animal bonding, and how to facilitate them with technology. We explore the elements and characteristics of human-animal bonding, and how technology is connected to emotions and bonding between the human and the animal. We are...

  8. Perception de la souffrance, empathie inter-espèces et régimes d'interactivité

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Veronique Servais

    La perception de la souffrance animale dépend de l’empathie et celle-ci fait l’objet d’un biais « intra-groupe » chez l’humain. On le retrouve dans le cas de l’empathie inter-espèces : la réponse varie en...

  9. Felino: The Philosophical Practice of Making an Interspecies Videogame

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Michelle Westerlaken, Stefano Gualeni

    This paper describes the design process of an interspecies video game that has its foundations in the field of Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI), but is inspired by philosophical notions and approaches including Jos De Mul’s work on biohermeneutics (De Mul 2013), Pierce’s theory of...

  10. Grounded Zoomorphism: An Evaluation Methodology for ACI Design

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Michelle Westerlaken, Stefano Gualeni

    This paper proposes and evaluates a novel method for the analysis and the refinement of products and designs that participate in playful, digitally-mediated human-animal interactions. The proposed method relies on a Grounded Theory approach and aims at guiding design and research in the field...

  11. A Feminist Analysis of Human and Animal Oppression: Intersectionality Among Species

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Kelsey Brown

    In this paper I focus on animal exploitation as a feminist issue. I discuss reproductive exploitation in humans and domesticated animals, language as a tool of oppression, the power dynamics involved in hunting and consuming animals, and the barriers that are faced when people try to access...

  12. Rabies in North America: A Model of the One Health Approach

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Kurt C. Vercauteren, Christine Ellis, Richard Chipman, Thomas J. DeLiberto, Stephanie A. Shwiff, Dennis Slate

    The One Health concept merges environmental, wildlife, domestic animal, and human health into a global, interconnected context. Though recently a popular catchphrase due to the emergence and reemergence of diseases such as foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), bluetongue, bovine spongiform...

  13. Grief counseling for the pet owner: your role & additional resources

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): S. W. Johnson

  14. Causes and prevention of pet relinquishment

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): J.M. Scarlett

  15. Relinquishment of sheltered animals: how the behavioral data can inform the veterinary role in prevention and successful rehoming

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): S.V. Juarbe-Diaz

        

  16. A Qualitative Assessment of Virginia Beach Dog Park Users

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Edwin Gomez, John Hunting

    The purpose of this paper is to look at a Virginia Beach, Virginia (VA) dog park as a case study exploring the benefits and perceptions of dog parks by its users. The qualitative methodology follows an earlier dog park study by Gómez (2013) in Norfolk, VA. Our findings indicated three...

  17. Therapy dogs on campus: An exploration of how dog therapy services affect undergraduate students' stress levels

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    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Tanna Lauriente, Drayden A.D. Kopp

    University can be stressful for many undergraduates. Fortunately, there are various stress reduction strategies, including weekly dog therapy sessions, offered at Thompson Rivers University. This study investigated the effects of dog therapy on students via a self-reported stress survey....

  18. Shooting them isn't the answer : why pets matter in disasters

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Steve Glassey

    With over 44% of those failing to evacuate during Hurricane Katrina doing so in part because they were unable to take their pets, the issue of pets in disasters has become a major issue and focus for emergency managers worldwide. The academic consensus is that pets are seen as part of the human...

  19. Horsebreakers, Tamers, and Trainers: An Historical, Psychological, and Social Review

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Sharon E. Cregier

    To my knowledge, there has been no organized synthesis describing the historical development of horse handling, management, lore, and training. This discussion offers, in capsule form, some of the historical, psychological, and social considerations which might be taken into account when...

  20. Healing dolphins? Cognitive and perceptual criticisms in Dolphin-Assisted Therapy

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Cinzia Chiandetti

    Since the '70s new therapeutic practices have been developed, involving the interaction between humans and dolphins - Tursiops truncatus in particular. Such practices are known as Dolphin-Assisted Therapies (DAT), a specific case of a more heterogeneous set of experiences with cetaceans...