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  1. Section 9: The human-animal bond

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  2. Deadly serious: an FBI perspective on animal cruelty

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  3. The tangled web of animal abuse: the links between cruelty to animals and human violence

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  4. Raising welfare standards for endurance riding. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    This chapter covers the welfare issues associated with the use of horses in endurance riding. Endurance riding is described as well as the inherent risks of the sport. Regulations and standards that are followed in endurance riding are presented. Measures to avoid metabolic consequences in...

  5. The horse as a companion animal. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    This chapter focuses on the welfare issues associated with horses kept as companion animals. The use of the companion horse for athletic pursuits, breeding, overprotection of foals, incompatibility of the horse to the purchaser, sale and purchase of horses with behavioural problems, loss of...

  6. Taming ourselves or going feral? Toward a nonpatriarchal metaethic of animal liberation

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  7. Coping with burnout in the human/research animal relationship

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  8. Cruelty and kindness to the 'brute creation': stability and change in the ethics of the man-animal relationship, 1600-1850

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  9. Attachment and animal abuse

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  10. How different experimental factors affect the relationship

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  11. Pet abuse: relationships to psychobiology, attachment processes, and domestic violence

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  12. Personnel considerations: hiring, training, attitudes

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  13. Impact of human-animal interactions on the health, productivity and welfare of farm animals

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    While technical skills and knowledge are important attributes of the work performance of stockpeople, two other important but less well recognised characteristics of stockpeople are their attitude and behaviour towards farm animals. Research has shown that the attitude of the stockperson, by...

  14. The International Handbook of Animal Abuse and Cruelty: Theory, Research, and Application

    Books | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Animal abuse as a predictor of abuse against humans has been documented extensively. Society TMs ever-rising violence has prompted experts to ask what alternatives are available to identify the early signs and stop the cycle. The International Handbook of Animal Abuse and Cruelty: Theory,...

  15. Child abuse, domestic violence and animal abuse

    Books | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    The professional communities of psychologists and child welfare specialists to a deeper, higher and more encompassing awareness and understanding of the crucial linking of caring for animals and children in human experience. The combination of careful research, documentation, and compelling...

  16. The Ecology of Stray Dogs: A Study of Free-Ranging Urban Animals

    Books | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    The book should also be of considerable interest to all ecologists, behavorists, and biologists."-Choice"This is a unique book in which the ecologist's methods are applied to understanding and possibly solving one of our urban problems."-Library Journal"This fascinating...

  17. Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound: How you and your dog can lose weight, stay fit, and have fun together

    Books | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    A dog is an ideal workout partner: always supportive, happy to go for a walk, and never judgmental. When people and dogs exercise together, fitness and health happen on both ends of the leash. As the obesity epidemic spreads, 70 percent of Americans and 50 percent of dogs are overweight or obese,...

  18. Rescuing Rover: A First Aid and Disaster Guide for Dog Owners

    Books | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Whether you're hiking with your canine friend in a remote area or work with a dog on a search-and-rescue team or police force, you need to be prepared for emergencies when veterinary service is not available. Rescuing Rover: A First Aid and Disaster Guide for Dog Owners provides dog owners,...

  19. Children and Animals: Exploring the Roots of Kindness and Cruelty

    Books | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Animal abuse has been an acknowledged problem for centuries, but only within the past few decades has scientific research provided evidence that the maltreatment of animals often overlaps with violence toward people. The variants of violence, including bullying or assaults in a schoolyard, child...

  20. Brute Force: Animal Police and the Challenge of Cruelty

    Books | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    "In one instance, an officer investigated a case on an extremely thin dog - a sixty-pound Rottweiler - that should have weighed about one hundred pounds. 'The dog was skin and bones, so weak he couldn't even get up. The person told me he was minding the dog for his son because his...