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  1. "The buffaloes are gone" or "Return: buffalo"? :the relationship of the buffalo to indigenous creative expression

    Contributor(s): Hubbard, Tasha

  2. "The Four-Leggeds, the Two-Leggeds, and the Wingeds": An Overview of Society and Animals

    Contributor(s): Midgley, Mary

  3. "The Level of the Beasts that Perish": Animalized Text in Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna's Helen Fleetwood

    Contributor(s): Peterson, Christie

  4. "The World the Horses Made": A South African Case Study of Writing Animals into Social History

    Contributor(s): Swart, Sandra

  5. "There's a lot more to it than making a living ..." : human-animal relationships in three Iowa sustainable farming systems

    Contributor(s): Johnson, Cassi

  6. "They're There for You": Men's Relationships With Companion Animals

    Contributor(s): Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Holley, Lynn C., Kodiene, Sulamita

  7. "Walk a hound, lose a pound": a community dog walking program for families

    Contributor(s): Johnson, Rebecca A., McKenney, Charlotte A.

  8. "We kept these horses"

    Contributor(s): Ring Adams, James

  9. "When He's Up There He's Just Happy and Content": Parents' Perceptions of Therapeutic Horseback Riding

    Full-text: Available

    Theses | Contributor(s): Lauren Boyd

    The present research set out to explore parents‟ perceptions of therapeutic horseback riding as an activity for their children with multiple disabilities. It was designed to explore their vicarious experiences of the activity as well as their perceptions of their children‟s experiences of the...

  10. "Who's been a good dog?" - Owner perceptions and motivations for treat giving

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): White, G. A., Ward, L., Pink, C., Craigon, J., Millar, K. M.

    Complex relationships commonly exist between owners and their companion animals, particularly around feeding behaviour with an owner's affection or love for their animal most pronounced through the provision of food. It is notable that the pet food market is experiencing strong year-on-year...

  11. "You Kill Things to Look at Them": animal death in contemporary art

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Baker, Steve, Animal Studies Group

  12. 'A pig is a person' or 'You can love a fox and hunt it': innovation and tradition in the discursive representation of animals

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Guy Cook

    In contemporary urban society animals have been erased in many people's lives (Stibbe 2012, 2014). They are generally encountered only as meat, pets, pests, or vicariously in fiction and documentaries; yet the relation of humans to other animals is a matter of pressing environmental, social,...

  13. 'Animal architecture' in the 18th and 19th century. Species-friendly animal raising in rural areas

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Blessing, Bettina

  14. 'Battered pets': Munchausen syndrome by proxy (factitious illness by proxy)

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Munro, H. M. C., Thrusfield, M. V.

  15. 'Canis empathicus'? A proposal on dogs' capacity to empathize with humans

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Karine Silva, Liliana de Sousa

    Empathy has long attracted the attention of philosophers and psychologists, and more recently, of evolutionary biologists. Interestingly, studies suggest that empathy is a phylogenetically continuous phenomenon, ranging across animals from automatic emotional activation in response to the...

  16. 'Doing good by proxy': human-animal kinship and the 'donation' of canine blood

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ashall, V., Hobson-West, P.

    This article demonstrates the relevance of animals to medical sociology by arguing that pet owners’ accounts of veterinary decision‐making can highlight key sociological themes which are important to both human and animal health. Based on semi‐structured interviews, the article argues...

  17. 'Flesh is the paradise of a man of flesh': cultural conflict over indian hunting beliefs and rituals in New France as recorded in The Jesuit Relations

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Altherr, Thomas L.

  18. 'Gone to the Dogs': the cultural politics of gambling—the rise and fall of British greyhound racing on the Witwatersrand, 1932–1949

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Grundlingh, Albert, Van Sittert, Lance, Swart, Sandra Scott

  19. 'Holy' cow and [unholy] dalit

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Anand, Siriyavan

  20. 'Hunting with the camera': photography, wildlife and Colonialism in Africa

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Ryan, James R.