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  1. Becoming the centaur : developing non-dominant human-horse relationships in Yorkshire

    Theses

    This project will add to and build upon the existing anthropological literature on human-animal relations by challenging how categories such as ‘nature’, ‘culture’, ‘ethics’, ‘domestication’, and ‘kinship’ are deployed in a...

  2. The Health Benefits of Horses (HABRI Central Bibliography)

    Bibliographies

  3. The human-animal relationship in dairy animals

    Journal Articles

    The present study aims to identify margins for the improvement of dairy animal welfare and production based on the quality of the human-animal relationship (HAR). The main tool proposed to improve the quality of HAR in dairy animals is training of stock-people by targeting their attitude and...

  4. Methodology for studying human attitudes and behaviour to cow-calf contact systems

    Journal Articles

    This position paper describes a common stand on methodology of human attitudes and behaviour that is suitable to use in studies regarding cow-calf contact (CCC) in dairy production, in order to create a common knowledge base and foundation for future recommendations of CCC systems. We describe...

  5. Koi (Cyprinus rubrofuscus) Seek Out Tactile Interaction with Humans: General Patterns and Individual Differences

    Journal Articles

    The study of human-animal interactions has provided insights into the welfare of many species. To date, however, research has largely focused on human relationships with captive mammals, with relatively little exploration of interactions between humans and other vertebrates, despite non-mammals...

  6. Kantian ethics and the animal turn. on the contemporary defence of Kant's indirect duty view

    Journal Articles

    Criticism of Kant's position on our moral relationship with animals dates back to the work of Arthur Schopenhauer and Leonard Nelson, but historically Kantian scholars have shown limited interest in the human-animal relationship as such. This situation changed in the mid-1990s with the...

  7. Male mice and cows perceive human emotional chemosignals: a preliminary study

    Journal Articles

  8. Troeteldier gefasiliteerde post traumatiese terapie deur die opvoedkundige sielkundige

    Theses

    Hierdie studie handel oor die ontwerp van 'n post traumatiese terapie deur die opvoedkundige sielkundige waar troeteldiere as fasiliteerder ingespan kan word. Dit fokus op getraumatiseerdes wat na afloop van 'n trauma in 'n post traumatiese situasie verkeer, en nie klinies aan die...

  9. Children of Oryx, Children of Crake: Human-Animal Relationships in Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam Trilogy

    Theses

    Climate change and industrialization have introduced new tensions to human-animal interactions in the United States—tensions explored in Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam trilogy (2003-2013). Tying the world of the novels to real-life trends, I examine MaddAddam’s portrayal of...

  10. Einfluss der Mensch-Tier-Beziehung auf die Eutergesundheit von Milchkühen

    Theses

    In der vorliegenden Arbeit wurde der Einfluss der Mensch-Tier-Beziehung sowie verschiedener Managementmaßnahmen auf die Eutergesundheit der Milchviehherden von 46 Schweizer Betrieben, die am Bestandsbetreuungsprogramm mit Schwerpunkt Eutergesundheit „pro-Q“ teilnahmen,...

  11. Livestock and local development: Going to a new human-animal relationship

    Conference Papers

    Along the past ten years, the French National Agency for Research (ANR) has financed projects regarding livestock. Results of five projects were gathered to understand the long-term livestock trends. At the end of the 19th century, animal breeding was oriented towards the production of goods to...

  12. Animal-assisted therapy : a volunteer's perspective

    Theses

    Animal Assisted Therapy is a non-traditional therapy method that has gained recognition in recent years. The literature on the subject is largely provided by professional counselors and licensed social workers. This study investigated the perspectives of the volunteer animal handlers who...

  13. Scavengers of the In-between: Feminist Ruminations on Dogs, Love, and Pragmatism

    Journal Articles

    Western philosophy’s frequent conflation and denigration of animals, human others, embodiment and emotions has been powerfully documented over the past many decades. I explore the impact of this fear and loathing of the body, a somatophobia that infects much of the Western...

  14. Human-Animal Relationship in Dairy Farming: Evaluation of measures for on-farm application and investigation of influences on cows´ behaviour towards humans

    Theses

    The objective of the present thesis was (1) to evaluate measures of the human-animal relationship (HAR) in dairy cows regarding their reliability, validity and practical applicability in animal welfare science and breeding. (2) Moreover, important human and farm influences on the cows´...

  15. The Translation and Validation of the Dutch Monash Dog–Owner Relationship Scale (MDORS)

    Journal Articles

    The Monash Dog–Owner Relationship Scale (MDORS) is a questionnaire that is used to evaluate the perceived relationship between humans and their dog. This questionnaire was originally only formulated and validated in English, which limits its use among non-English speaking individuals....

  16. The Influence of Human-Animal Interactions on Mental and Physical Health during the First COVID-19 Lockdown Phase in the U.K.: A Qualitative Exploration

    Journal Articles

  17. Relations of Power and Nonhuman Agency: Critical Theory, Clever Hans, and Other Stories of Horses and Humans

    Journal Articles

  18. Free-Riders in the Nonprofit Industrial Complex: The Problem of Flexitarianism

    Journal Articles

  19. Human-Animal Studies: Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, Troubling the Future

    Journal Articles

  20. Village Dogs in Coastal Mexico The Street as a Place to Belong

    Journal Articles