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Interaction and processes of animal relinquishment: a qualitative study
Contributor(s):: Tamara Leigh Rice
This thesis investigated the process of relinquishing a pet to the Department of Animal Control with the likely outcome of euthanasia for many of the animals left there by their owners. As euthanasia is no longer seen as an acceptable way to solve the pet over population problem those concerned...
Alternative Methods of Controlling Wildlife Populations
Contributor(s):: Lindsay Aspin, Chantel McDowell, Rebecca Rocha, Julie M. Fagan
Every year New Jersey sets aside several days for a state-sponsored black bear hunt. We feel that this hunt is unnecessary, and that proper human behaviors will change black bear behavior, and ultimately decrease human-bear interactions. This way, humans are at peace, and bears are at peace, and...
Urban business attitudes regarding rodents, rodent control methods, and impact on wildlife
Contributor(s):: Eva Arndt
Birds of prey and carnivorous mammals feed on small birds, rodents and other small mammals. Humans perceive many of the prey animals of these predators as well as the predators themselves, as “pests”, and seek to control them. Control methods for these unwanted pests, particularly...
Innocent and Innocuous: The Case Against Animal Research
Contributor(s):: Marks, Joel
Pets in the city: Managing surplus dogs in Syracuse, New York
Contributor(s):: Cutler, Kristin
This thesis contributes to the growing interest in animals in geography. Specifically, it situates pets within the geographic literature and addresses the causes and consequences of pet love in the United States. Using Syracuse, New York as a case study, this thesis illuminates the critical yet...
The Implementation of the Animal Damage Control Act: A Comment on Wildlife Services's Methods of Predatory Animal Control
Contributor(s):: Tiffany Bacon
Since the early part of the 20th century, the United States has supported a program aimed at predatory animal control. Particular species of predators have been significantly affected by the methods used under the auspices of this predator control program. Forinstance, wolf...
Nov 16 2015
SAWA 2015 2015 Annual Conference
Achieving a Concensus on Dog Control Strategies: A Brief Primer
Contributor(s):: D.B. Wilkins
The welfare arguments surrounding dog ownership may not stimulate the same passionate fervor as those relating to the use of animals in experiments, factory farming, or the hunting of live animals with hounds, but nevertheless, they are matters of real concern to most welfare organizations. The...
Oct 19 2015
Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference
ANIMALS Dangerous Dog Control: Limit Liability of Local Governments
The Act limits the responsibilities of local governments in regulating dangerous dogs. Changes to definitions make identification of dangerous dogs and potentially dangerous dogs easier. The Act places on dog owners the duty to register dogs annually, and to notify local officials if they move to...
Cross-reporting of interpersonal violence and animal cruelty: The charlotte project
Contributor(s):: Long, Dennis D., Kulkarni, Shanti J.
An Animal Control Officer's Story: From Enforcer to Educator
Contributor(s):: William Ergas Peterson
A childhood memory of the animal control program in Palo Alto is a memory of the dogcatcher taking dogs away to the pound to be gassed. I remember a scene on the street from the middle 1960's of an animal control officer (at that time referred to as "poundmaster") chasing a small...
Apr 22 2015
2015 Pacific Urban Animal Conference
Apr 20 2015
2015 Western Urban Animal Conference
Apr 16 2015
2015 Atlantic Urban Animal Conference
Apr 14 2015
2015 Central Urban Animal Conference
Oct 28 2014
MPAW-MAACO Animal Welfare Conference
Animal control management : a guide for local governments
Contributor(s):: Handy, Geoffrey L.
Nov 10 2013
Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA) Annual Conference
Proceedings of the Second Eastern Wildlife Damage Control Conference (Complete volume)
Contributor(s):: Peter T. Bromley (editor)
The papers and abstracts of the proceedings were reproduced from camera-ready materials provided by the authors. The quality of the published proceedings is a credit to the authors, who followed editorial directions very well and who painstakingly reviewed their papers. The proceedings contains...