Land Management and the American Mustang
Contributor(s):: Sharp, Gwen, Wade, Lisa
Contributor(s):: Mitsuaki Ohta
平成14年より行われている動物介在活動・療法(AAT/AAA)教育プログラムは,AAT/AAAに関わる人材を育てるために行動学者,人と動物の関係学の研究者,動物福祉の研究者,獣医師,心理学者,精神科医,心理療法士らにより実施され,2年間で修了する継続的な教育カリキュラムである。Dennis C. Turner博士(institute for applied Ethology and Animal Psychology所長,スイス,本学客員教授)によって開発されたこのプログラムは,1998年に行われたプラハでのIAHAIO (international Association of...
Denver Pet Partners
Denver Pet Partners (DPP) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing the Human-Animal Bond in order to improve the quality of life, benefit human-animal interaction and enhance animal-assisted interaction (AAI) services in Colorado. Founded in 2001, we are inclusive of AAI...
Conservation for Whom? Elephant Conservation and Elephant Conservationists in Thailand
Contributor(s):: Suphawat Laohachaiboon
This paper traces the historical development of elephant conservation in Thailand through the exploration of two interrelated state organizations: the Thai Elephant Conservation Center (TECC) and the National Elephant Institute (NEI). By examining their ideological construction, policies and...
A legend still lives as sled dogs race across the snows
Contributor(s):: Doherty, Jim
Dogs and the Making of the American State: Voluntary Association, State Power, and the Politics of Animal Control in New York City, 1850–1920
Contributor(s):: Wang, Jessica
Fleshing Out The Evidence: From Archaic Dog Burials To Historic Dog Feasts
Contributor(s):: Oberholtzer, Cath
The agricultural mechanization controversy of the interwar years
Contributor(s):: Olmstead, Alan L., Rhode, Paul W.
The Chinle Dog Shoots: Federal Governance and Grass-roots Politics in Postwar Navajo Country
Contributor(s):: Johnson Jr, Khalil Anthony
Do you see what i see? Can non-experts with minimal training reproduce expert ratings in behavioral assessments of working dogs?
Contributor(s):: Fratkin, J. L., Sinn, D. L., Thomas, S., Hilliard, S., Olson, Z., Gosling, S. D.
Working-dog organizations often use behavioral ratings by experts to evaluate a dog's likelihood of success. However, these experts are frequently under severe time constraints. One way to alleviate the pressure on limited organizational resources would be to use non-experts to assess dog...
Environmental subsidiarity as a guiding principle for forestry governance: application to payment for ecosystem services and REDD+ architecture
Contributor(s):: Anguita, P. M. de, Martin, M. A., Clare, A.
This article describes and proposes the "environmental subsidiarity principle" as a guiding ethical value in forestry governance. Different trends in environmental management such as local participation, decentralization or global governance have emerged in the last two decades at the global,...
Risk assessment of genetically modified food and neoliberalism: an argument for democratizing the regulatory review protocol of the Food and Drug Administration
Contributor(s):: Meghani, Z.
The primary responsibility of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to protect public health by ensuring the safety of the food supply. To that end, it sometimes conducts risk assessments of novel food products, such as genetically modified (GM) food. The FDA describes its regulatory...
The diverse values and motivations of Vermont farm to institution supply chain actors
Contributor(s):: Conner, D. S., Sevoian, N., Heiss, S. N., Berlin, L.
Farm to institution (FTI) efforts aim to increase the amount of locally produced foods, typically fruits and vegetables, served by institutions such as schools, colleges, hospitals, senior meal sites, and correctional facilities. Scholars have cited these efforts as contributing to public health...
The leading Canadian NGOs' discourse on fish farming: from ecocentric intuitions to biocentric solutions
Contributor(s):: Pigeon, L. E., Letourneau, L.
The development of the aquaculture industry in Canada has triggered a conflict of a scope never seen before. As stated in Young and Matthews' The Aquaculture Controversy, this debate has "mushroomed over the past several decades to become one of the most bitter and stubborn face-offs over...
Feb 21 2015
Southern California Pet Expo
Our Challenge and Our Opportunity
Contributor(s):: Coleman Burke
The other day you probably all read of the death of Gavin Maxwell, who produced that delightful "Ring of Bright Water." He said, "Stage one on the way to understanding human beings is an understanding and affection for animals." Fit this in with the statement from Proverbs....
A Strategy for Dog-Owner Education
Contributor(s):: Ian Dunbar
By conservative estimates, the humane societies and societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals in the United States euthanize over 15 million pets each year. It is a great shame that people who have devoted their lives to animals should be forced to destroy the majority of animals that...
Animal welfare in disaster management
Contributor(s):: Vroegindewey, G.
'Status dogs' and gangs
Contributor(s):: Harding, Simon