Toronto Humane Society's "Urgent Care" Temporary Fostering Program for Pet Owners Experiencing Crisis
Contributor(s): Dillon Dodson
Toronto Humane Society's "Urgent Care" Program: Keeping Pets with their FamiliesIn March 2020, Toronto Humane Society launched our "Urgent Care" respite fostering program for pet owners experiencing a crisis rendering them temporarily unable to care for their...
One Health, EcoHealth and agriculture associated diseases - Report of a regional dialogue, New Delhi, India, 25 November 2013
Reports | Contributor(s): International Livestock Research Institute
Re-examining human-nonhuman relations among nomads of Eastern Tibet
Reports | Contributor(s): Vic Geelong
In this paper, I explore how human-nonhuman relations among nomads of Eastern Tibet may be understood within the framework of a four-fold ontological system proposed by anthropologist, Philippe Descola. In what follows, I provide an account of Descola’s theoretical system, present...
Lassa fever: The politics of an emerging disease and the scope for One Health
Reports | Contributor(s): Annie Wilkinson
This paper explores the politics of knowledge and disease control for Lassa fever, a zoonotic viral haemorrhagic fever which is endemic in parts of West Africa. The Lassa virus has been classified as a Category A pathogen, meaning it is considered to be one of the world’s most dangerous...
Wildlife viewing in Colorado : a review and synthesis of existing data
Reports | Contributor(s): Jerry J. Vaske, Karen Wittmann, Tara V. Williams, Karen Hardesty, Linda Sikorowski
One Health and zoonoses activities at 17 select international locations : April 2012-May 2013
Foreword -- Table of international One Health and zoonoses activities -- Country and International Organization Profiles: Bangladesh; China; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Egypt; Guatemala; India; Indonesia; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Nigeria; Republic of Georgia; South Africa; Thailand; Uganda;...
Workshop summary : One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization for Multi-Sectoral Engagement in Côte d'Ivoire : Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, January 25-26, 2017
The purpose of this 2-day One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization Workshop was to identify zoonotic diseases of greatest national concern for Côte d’Ivoire. This workshop used equal input from representatives of human health, livestock, environment, wildlife, research, and...
Workshop summary : One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization for Multi-Sectoral Engagement in Tanania : Dar es Salaam, Tanzania March 23–24, 2017
The purpose of this two-day workshop was to identify zoonotic diseases of greatest national concern for Tanzania using a One Health approach, with input from representatives of human health, livestock, agriculture, wildlife, environment, research, and higher education sectors. In preparation...
Holy Dogs and Asses: Finding Animals in Christian History
Reports | Contributor(s): Laura Hobgood-Oster
Animals in Research and Education: Ethical Issues
Reports | Contributor(s): Laura Jane Bishop, Anita Lonnes Nolen
Scientific inquiry is inexorably tied to animal experimentation in the popular imagination and human history. Many, if not most, of the spectacular innovations in the medical understanding and treatment of today’s human maladies have been based on research using animals. However, the use...
Disability assistance animals or not? Problems in policy and practice workshop: summary and scoping discussion paper
Reports | Contributor(s): Paul Harpur, Martie-Louise Verreynne, Nancy Pachana, Peter Billings, Brent Ritchie
The Federal Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) (DDA) defines assistance animals to include dogs or other animals that are trained to assist a person with a disability to alleviate the effect of the disability and to meet standards of hygiene and behaviour that are appropriate...
Environmental Impacts of One Puppy Mill Among Many: A Case History
Reports | Contributor(s): John A. Gill
In recent decades, the animal welfare aspects of irresponsibly-managed commercial dog-breeding businesses have attracted national attention, prompting legislative and regulatory actions. However, the environmental impacts of such businesses, also known as puppy mills, have received far less...
Pet Therapy and Reducing College Stress
Reports | Contributor(s): Margot L. Wiscovitch
Pet therapy is the interaction between an animal and person working to overcome physical as well as emotional issues. This type of therapy has been used in a variety of settings and populations including nursing homes and residents, hospitals and patients, residential treatment centers and...
2016 Study of Current Conditions of Kentucky County Animal Shelters and Degree of Compliance with Kentucky Animal Shelter Laws
Reports | Contributor(s): Cynthia L. Gaskill, Rachel Cullman-Clark, Liane Lachiewicz, Matt Lamarre, Brad Rohleder, Kristin Sadler, Rachel Sparling, Craig N. Carter
Kentucky’s county animal shelter conditions have not been studied for over 20 years. Major goals of this study were to assess current conditions in Kentucky’s county shelters and determine the degree of compliance with Kentucky shelter laws. Additional information was gathered to...
A simple method for determining pulse width as a substitute for RR interval: A brief technical guide
Reports | Contributor(s): James Heathers, Matthew Goodwin
Photoplethysmography (PPG) provides cheap, simple access to pulsatile intervals which correspond to heart beats. However, it often provides a signal which is significantly degraded,and requires cleaning. Manual correction is time consuming, automated correction often fails to deal with unusual...
Independent Study 490A: Positive Reinforcement Training Piglets to Stand in a Container and Follow a Human
Reports | Contributor(s): Adrianne R. Kaiser, Anna K. Johnson, Jason W. Ross, Joshua T. Selsby, Kenneth J. Stalder
The Department of Animal Science within the biomedical research area is using the pig as a model for Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the leading, fatal, X-linked disease, affecting 1:3,500 male births worldwide. Two tests require the pigs afflicted with...
Development Benefits of Pets for Young Children. Final Report for the Delta Society.
Reports | Contributor(s): Robert H. Poresky
Companion Animal Bonding, Children's Home Environments, and Young Children's Social Development
Reports | Contributor(s): Robert H. Poresky, Charles Hendrix
Promoting Social Competence among Low-Income Urban Appalachian Adolescents
Reports | Contributor(s): Fred C. Hoeweler
Adolescent Coping Styles and Outdoor Education: Searching for the Mechanisms of Change
Reports | Contributor(s): James T. Neill, Bernd Heubeck