Animal Hoarding: An In Depth Look at the Issues and Interventions
| Contributor(s):: Amanda Mooneyham
Animal hoarding cases in regard to 501(c)3 nonprofit agencies have been on the rise in recent decades and current intervention strategies are struggling to address this complex social problem. Animal hoarding not only affects the animals being abused, but it has adverse effects on humans and...
Animal Hoarding by Humans: A Literature Review
| Contributor(s):: Corina L. Schroeder
I review the origin and treatment of animal-hoarding disorder in humans and its relation to hoarding disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder, showing that it seems to be more closely related to object hoarding. The disorder often originates in a traumatic life event, which triggers a...
A Collaborative Model for Managing Animal Hoarding Cases
| Contributor(s):: Strong, Sandra, Federico, Jennifer, Banks, Ron, Williams, Cathy
Companion-animal hoarding is a significant problem in the United States and internationally. Hoarding situations can incubate for years before a case is reported to law enforcement or animal control agencies. According to a survey by Gary Patronek, animal control agencies have estimated there are...
El vínculo entre el ser humano y los animales: aspectos psicológicos y psicopatológicos
| Contributor(s):: Paula Calvo Soler
Los animales de compañía ocupan un importante lugar en las sociedades occidentales. Así pues, tiene sentido que se preste atención a la influencia que estos animales ejercen en la sociedad, desde los problemas generados por la convivencia con animales de...
Oct 14 2019
One Welfare II
Assessment of Recent Cases of Animal Hoarding in Germany: The Challenge for Animal Shelters and Public Authorities
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| Contributor(s):: Sophie Arnold, Henriette Mackensen, Evelyn Ofensberger, Brigitte Rusche
Animal hoarding is a severe problem in the field of human-animal interaction. The goal of this study was to assess the current situation of animal hoarding in Germany. Reports of animal hoarding cases were collected from animal shelters and public media between January 2012 and December 2015;...
Empathy Towards Non-Human Animals: Its Role in Emotion Recognition, Veterinary Medicine and Animal Hoarding Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Elisa Silvia Colombo
Background: empathy has been defined as a vicarious affective response that arises from attending another individual’s emotional experience and is more appropriate to another’s situation than one’s own. It is a complex and multidimensional psychological process, which involves...
| Contributor(s):: Patronek, Gary J., Ayers, Catherine R., Frost, Randy O., Steketee, Gail
Private Ownership of Wild Animals Including Endangered Species: Conflict on the Urban Fringe
| Contributor(s):: Stephanie S Kochera
Wild animals are held in captivity for recreational use throughout the nation, specifically Ohio. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Ohio Division of Wildlife (ODW) issue permits for private owners to own numerous species as pets or for commercial purposes. However, there...
Hoarding of Animals: An Under-Recognized Public Health Problem in a Difficult-to-Study Population
| Contributor(s):: Gary J. Patronek
The objective of this study was to better characterize the problem of hoarding, or pathological collecting, of animals. Methods. The author summarized data from a convenience sample of 54 case reports from 0 animal control agencies and humane societies across the country.The majority (76%) of...
Early stage animal hoarders: are these owners of large numbers of adequately cared for cats?
| Contributor(s):: Daniela Cristina Ramos, N.O. Da Cruz, Sarah L.H. Ellis, J.A.E. Hernandez, Archivaldo Reche-Junior
Animal hoarding is a spectrum-based condition in which hoarders are often reported to have had normal and appropriate pet-keeping habits in childhood and early adulthood. Historically, research has focused largely on well-established clinical animal hoarders with little work targeted towards...
Theoretical Concepts from Self Psychology Applied to Animal Hoarding
| Contributor(s):: Brown, S. E.
Understanding the human aspects of animal hoarding
| Contributor(s):: Amanda I. Reinisch
An animal hoarder is defined as someone who has accumulated a large number of animals and who: 1) fails to provide minimal standards of nutrition, sanitation, and veterinary care; 2) fails to act on the deteriorating condition of the animals (including disease, starvation or death) and the...
Veterinary Vision, Winter 2011
| Contributor(s):: Claire Eldridge (editor)
Veterinary Vision is a publication of The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. This yearly magazine explores the research, teaching, and outreach services of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Gender differences in human-animal interactions: A review
| Contributor(s):: Herzog, Harold A.
I review the direction and magnitude (effect sizes) of gender differences that have been reported in several areas of human-animal interactions. These include: attitudes toward the treatment of animals, attachment to pets, involvement in animal protectionism, animal hoarding, hunting, animal...
Inside Animal Hoarding: The Case of Barbara Erickson and her 552 Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Arnold Arluke, Celeste Killeen
Inside Animal Hoarding profiles one of the largest and most intriguing cases of animal hoarding in recent history. Celeste Killeen's investigation pries open the door to Barbara Erickson's hidden and closely guarded life, offering an in-depth view of animal hoarding. The chaos and...
Bridging the Bond: The Cultural Construction of the Shelter Pet
| Contributor(s):: Tami L. Harbolt
What happens behind the doors of the animal shelter? This book will introduce the reader to the work culture of animal shelter employees, volunteers, activists, educators, and pets. By weaving together her own personal memoirs with interviews with workers, the author describes the traditions,...