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  1. Plutarch on the Treatment of Animals: The Argument from Marginal Cases

    Contributor(s):: Newmyer, Stephen T.

  2. Horses for Hope

    Horses for Hope is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 2003 to provide therapeutic healing of the mind, body and soul using horses as a dynamic, interactive tool for individuals of all ages with or without disabilities, including those who may suffer from physical or mental...

  3. Helping at-risk youth overcome trauma and substance abuse through animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Kelly, Melissa A., Cozzolino, Callandre A.

  4. Ethical issues concerning the public viewing of media broadcasts of animal cruelty

    Contributor(s):: Tiplady, C. M., Walsh, D. B., Phillips, C. J. C.

    Undercover filming is a method commonly used by animal activist groups to expose animal cruelty and it is important to consider the effects of publically releasing video footage of cruel practices on the viewers' mental health. Previously, we reported that members of the Australian public were...

  5. The connection between domestic violence and animal cruelty in Puerto Rico: An anthropological study

    Contributor(s):: Vazquez Soto, Nancy Y.

    Violence against women is one of Puerto Rico’s most critical social problems and for this reason, anthropological thought is critically necessary. Some women in Puerto Rico are vulnerable to situations of violence and control through domestic violence while their animals become involved in...

  6. The Improved Standards for Laboratory Animals Act and the Proposed Regulations: A Glimmer of Home In the Battle Against Abusive Animal Research

    Contributor(s):: Robert J. Masonis

  7. Interviewer guides used in cruelty research

    Contributor(s):: Arluke, A.

    The following interviewer guides have been developed and used by the author in his research on animal abusers as well as on complainants and battered women whose animals have been abused.

  8. Risk factors for the development of animal cruelty

    Contributor(s):: Gullone, E.

    Research shows that animal cruelty shares many of the aetiological pathways and risk factors that have been shown for other aggressive behaviors. The shared aetiology not only aids understanding of the co-occurrence that has been documented between animal cruelty and other aggressive and...

  9. The magic room

    Contributor(s):: Nussen, Joy, Trotter, Kay Sudekum

  10. Empowering Abused Women Through Equine Assisted Career Therapy

    Contributor(s):: Froeschle, Janet

  11. Community demographics and the propensity to report animal cruelty

    Contributor(s):: Taylor, N., Signal, T. D.

    The last decade has seen an increased awareness concerning links between violence to nonhuman animals and violence to humans. This has resulted in a number of cross-reporting initiatives between family service providers and animal welfare organizations. The success of these initiatives rests on...

  12. Behavioral and psychological characteristics of canine victims of abuse

    Contributor(s):: McMillan, F. D., Duffy, D. L., Zawistowski, S. L., Serpell, J. A.

    Abuse is an intentional act that causes harm to an individual. Dogs ( Canis familiaris) with a known or suspected history of abuse were solicited for the study. A panel of 5 experts in canine behavior and abuse selected the dogs judged as having a certain or near certain history of being abused...

  13. URI People and Animals Living Safely (URIPALS)

    Urban Resource Institute’s(URI) programs are about supporting individuals and families and protecting the whole family from abuse—and we knew a solution was needed. That’s why we’ve launched URIPALS—People and Animals Living Safely, a pilot program at URI’s...

  14. Coercive control and abused women’s decisions about their pets when seeking shelter

    Contributor(s):: Hardesty, Jennifer L., Khaw, Lyndal, Ridgway, Marcella D., Weber, Cheryl, Miles, Teresa

  15. Horse Play in the Canadian West: The Emergence of the Calgary Stampede as Contested Terrain

    Contributor(s):: Gerber, B., Young, K.

    As one example of how modern Western societies are increasingly obliged to reconcile questions of civility and justice against common, indeed revered, practices that compromise nonhuman animals, this paper examines the recent history of public debate regarding the use of animals for public...

  16. The Relationship between Empathy and Personality in Undergraduate Students' Attitudes toward Nonhuman Animals

    Contributor(s):: Erlanger, A. C. E., Tsytsarev, S. V.

    The majority of research investigating beliefs toward nonhuman animals has focused on vivisection or utilized populations with clear views on animal issues (e.g., animal rights activists). Minimal research has been conducted on what personality factors influence a nonclinical or nonadjudicated...

  17. Ranch Hand Rescue

    Ranch Hand rescue fills a much needed special niche in dealing with the worst-of-the-worst animal abuse and neglect cases.  After they are rehabilitated, our special resident animals are given a job to do. They are introduced to people with psychological and emotional challenges....

  18. Bioética, un reclamo coherente para el bienestar animal

    Contributor(s):: Liumar Pérez García, Eduardo Ribot Guzmán, Joa Rodríguez, Yenise Rafael, Romero Hernández

    Independientemente del trabajo de educación ambiental que se realiza en el país,en los últimos tiempos, en una parte de los sectores más jóvenes de la población, seha despertado el interés por las peleas de perros y de gallos, entre otras prácticasque afectan el bienestar animal. ¿Cómo proceder...

  19. Therapy Animals Supporting Kids (TASK) Program

    Contributor(s):: Allie Phillips, J.D., Diana McQuarrie

    This is a program manual for Therapy Animals Supporting Kids (TASK). The document includes information on animal assisted therapy and gives readers assistance in learning how to implement animal assisted therapy.

  20. Abuse and the Role of the Human-Animal Bond

    | Contributor(s):: Iman A. Turner

    Background: Research has demonstrated an undeniable link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Currently, there are more than 71.4 million women in the United States who live in domestically violent households, while also owning at least one companion animal (Krienert,Walsh, Matthews &...