Investigating Welfare Metrics for Snakes at the Saint Louis Zoo
| Contributor(s):: Augustine, Lauren, Baskir, Eli, Kozlowski, Corinne P., Hammack, Stephen, Elden, Justin, Wanner, Mark D., Franklin, Ashley D., Powell, David M.
Modern herpetoculture has seen a rise in welfare-related habitat modifications, although ethologically-informed enclosure design and evidence-based husbandry are lacking. The diversity that exists within snakes complicates standardizing snake welfare assessment tools and evaluation techniques....
Behind the Tracks: Social and Labor Relations in the United States Horse Racing Industry
| Contributor(s):: Richart, Rebecca Suzann
Humans can identify cats' affective states from subtle facial expressions
| Contributor(s):: Dawson, L. C., Cheal, J., Niel, L., Mason, G.
Perceptions of Equid Well Being Well-Being in South Dakota
| Contributor(s):: McNeill, Lindsey R., Bott, Rebecca C., Mastellar, Sara L., Djira, Gemechis, Carroll, Heidi K.
In South Dakota, the status of equid well being is relatively unknown. This study sought to (a) gain understanding about the current perceptions of nonhuman animal well being in South Dakota, with an emphasis on horses and other equids; (b) determine the level of care equids are reportedly...
Survivors' experiences of pet abuse within the cycle of domestic violence
| Contributor(s):: Johnson, Taylor Chastain
Domestic violence is a pervasive issue that impacts all members of a household, including pets. There is comprehensive quantitative evidence to suggest that domestic violence and pet abuse commonly co-occur; however, as the personal accounts of pet-owning survivors have started to emerge through...
Naturecultures and the affective (dis)entanglements of happy meat
| Contributor(s):: Bruckner, Heide K., Colombino, Annalisa, Ermann, Ulrich
The Health Implications of Employment in Non-Profit Animal Care In Eastern North Carolina: A Phenomenological Exploration
| Contributor(s):: Sierra Nicole Fountain
Given a dearth of literature regarding animal care workers in non-profit settings, all of whom potentially face health-related risks, a need existed to explore these individuals' collective lived experiences and perceptions. The purpose of this study was to describe non-profit animal care...
Critical Review of Research Methods Used to Consider the Impact of Human–Animal Interaction on Older Adults' Health
| Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Gee, Nancy R.
An evaluation of models for an animal care program in wildlife research for Parks Canada
| Contributor(s):: Jacqueline Wepruk, Stephen M Herrero
How We Train Dolphins?
| Contributor(s):: Meg Sawada
Through the internship program at Dolphin Quest Oahu (DQO), not only I have learned how to train dolphins but also I have learned the importance caring for animals with respect. Respecting marine mammal and protecting their environment can lead to marine conservation. At Dolphin Quest, we educate...
Oct 13 2017
25th Annual Animal Law Conference
Lewis and Clark Law School and the Animal Legal Defense Fund have a rich history hosting and supporting animal law conferences for students, practitioners, scholars and activists. In 1982, ALDF...
The Effects of a Summer Camp Program in China on Children's Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Toward Animals: A Model for Conservation Education
| Contributor(s):: Sarah M. Bexell, Olga S. Jarrett, Xu Ping
This summative evaluation, conducted in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, studied whether participation in a conservation education camp positively changed 8–12-year-old children’s (a) knowledge of how to protect animals, (b) care about animals, (c) propensity for environmental and...
Jun 29 2017
Pacific Veterinary Conference 2017
The Pacific Veterinary Conference brings great continuing education to a world-class vacation destination. The four-day conference gives you the opportunity to earn CE with plenty of time to spend...
Jun 28 2017
2017 Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference
There is no comparison! Please join us for the 2017 Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference. At ECVC we know that veterinarians need quality continuing education, but we also know that the life of a...
Jun 24 2017
2017 UK Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference
Registration is now open for the fourth annual UK Dog Bite Prevention and Behaviour Conference which will be held on the south London campus of Kingston University on June 24-25, 2017.Now in...
Jun 07 2017
American College of Animal Welfare (ACAW) Fourth Annual Animal Welfare Short Course
This year the ACAW welcomes Colorado State University Distinguished Professor Bernard Rollin. Dr. Rollin has spent the last 45 years working relentlessly to raise awareness about how animals are...
Jun 01 2017
2nd Annual Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium will bring together industry leaders to discuss best recommended practices of dairy cattle welfare and their implementation with focus on public relations,...
May 19 2017
Canine Welfare Science Forum
The Canine Welfare Forum is scheduled on May 19, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Stewart Center (128 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907.)Participants attending the program will be...
Buying habits in pet owners (dogs) on vaccination practices
| Contributor(s):: Sandra Milena Beltran Ochoa
This paper aims to validate the importance of the approach that multinational pharmaceutical companies should have to the final purchasers of vaccines and veterinary products. Through market research, it is proven that ordinary people are not aware of the health care they should have with their...
The media coverage of animal abuse in the digital versions of two media in Peru as well as the perceptions of activists and decision makers
| Contributor(s):: Marita Calderon Torres
This research contributes to an ethical debate in Peru; One whose incipient condition is inversely proportional to its level of urgency. If respect for the different forms of life that coexist with human beings matters in the various agendas, the issue of animal abuse is still a point of focus...