Attitudes of Canadian beef producers toward animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Spooner, J. M., Schuppli, C. A., Fraser, D.
EU DAISIE research project: wanted - death penalty to keep native species competitive?
Contributor(s):: Zisenis, M.
Minimising number killed in long-term vertebrate pest management programmes, and associated economic incentives
Contributor(s):: Warburton, B., Tompkins, D. M., Choquenot, D., Cowan, P.
The post-release fate of hand-reared orphaned bats: survival and habitat selection
Contributor(s):: Serangeli, M. T., Cistrone, L., Ancillotto, L., Tomassini, A., Russo, D.
Tolerance of amphibians in Slovakian people: a comparison of pond owners and non-owners
Contributor(s):: Prokop, P., Fancovicova, J.
Contributor(s):: Patronek, Gary J., Slavinski, Sally A.
Contributor(s):: McCowan, L. L.
Helping owners handle aggressive cats
Contributor(s):: Hunthausen, W. L.
Perspective of horses and the human-animal bond
Contributor(s):: Miller, R.
Pet owner psychology: the human side of the bond
Contributor(s):: Kidd, A. H., Kidd, R. M.
Pet ownership and human well-being
Contributor(s):: Gerstman, B. B.
Potential health value of pet ownership: Companion animals
Contributor(s):: Katcher, A. H., Friedmann, E.
Stress-related behaviors among horses used in a therapeutic riding program
Contributor(s):: Kaiser, L., Heleski, C. R., Siegford, J., Smith, K. A.
When a pet dies: human grief reactions
Contributor(s):: Fudin, C. E.
Animal cognition in nature : the convergence of psychology and biology in laboratory and field
Contributor(s):: Balda, Russell P., Pepperberg, Irene M., Kamil, Alan C.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in resident animals of a long-term care facility
Contributor(s):: Coughlan, K., Olsen, K. E., Boxrud, D., Bender, J. B.
Animals provide benefits to elderly and chronically ill people by decreasing loneliness, increasing social interactions, and improving mental health. As a result, many hospitals and long-term care facilities allow family pets to visit ill or convalescing patients or support animal-assisted...
Latitudinal variation in diet and patterns of human interaction in the marine otter
Contributor(s):: Mangel, J. C., Whitty, T., Medina-Vogel, G., Alfaro-Shigueto, J., Caceres, C., Godley, B. J.
The marine otter (Lontra felina) inhabits patches of rocky coastline from central Peru to southern Chile and is classified as Endangered by the IUCN. Given the limited information available about the species, we set out to assess marine otter diet with a view to detecting latitudinal differences,...
Predicting spatial aspects of human-elephant conflict
Contributor(s):: Sitati, N. W., Walpole, M. J., Smith, R. J., Leader-Williams, N.
Human-elephant conflict (HEC) in Africa occurs wherever these two species coincide, and poses serious challenges to wildlife managers, local communities and elephants alike. Mitigation requires a detailed understanding of underlying patterns and processes. Although temporal patterns of HEC are...
Adaptive management of nonnative species: moving beyond the "either-or" through experimental pluralism
Contributor(s):: Evans, J. M., Wilkie, A. C., Burkhardt, J.
This paper outlines a pragmatic, adaptive management-based approach toward the control of invasive non-native species (INS) through a case study of Kings Bay/Crystal River, a large artesian springs ecosystem that is one of Florida's most important habitats for endangered West Indian manatees...
Animal welfare and organic aquaculture in open systems
Contributor(s):: Cottee, S. Y., Petersan, P.
The principles of organic farming espouse a holistic approach to agriculture that promotes sustainable and harmonious relationships amongst the natural environment, plants and animals, as well as regard for animals' physiological and behavioral needs. However, open aquaculture systems - both...