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  1. Feb 11 2017

    2017 Horseman's Forum

    The purpose of The Horseman's Forum is to educate horse owners and equine industry professionals about current horse health issues, ranging from basic preventive health care and husbandry...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/496

  2. Horse Husbandry in Colonial Virginia: An Analysis of Probate Inventories in Relation to Environmental and Social Changes

    Contributor(s):: Kimberly Peck

    Despite the vast amount of zooarchaeological research that has been done on livestock in Colonial Virginia, little is known about the role of the horse in society and the environment before the American Revolution. The image provided by the current literature on the subject is fairly general and...

  3. Re-designing Dhaka Zoo

    Contributor(s):: Wafa Akhter

    We grow up learning about animals. When we were young the sight of an elephant or monkey excited us and amused us. Then as we grow older life tends to be busy and slowly through the process we start forgetting about the animals that taught us about alphabets, the animals that played with us...

  4. The importance of zoos : a three-fold look at conservation, education and animal husbandry in AZA-accredited zoological facilities

    Contributor(s):: Jennifer Richardson

    Zoological facilities accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) play an important role in society. They provide a positive animal experience for guests while also offering a safe and healthy home to animals that would not otherwise be able to survive. AZA zoos and aquariums work...

  5. The Development of Animal Welfare in Finland and How People Perceive Animal Welfare : Case Study: Animals in Tourism: Zoos

    Contributor(s):: Suvi Laatu

    The aim of the thesis was to study how Finnish people perceive animal welfare in general and how they feel about animals in tourism purposes, more specifically in zoos. The thesis also contains information about Finnish animal legislation and how animal welfare has developed over time. The target...

  6. Understanding Veterinarians as Educators: An Exploratory Study

    Contributor(s):: Dolby, Nadine, Litster, Annette

  7. Keeper-animal interactions: differences between the behaviour of zoo animals affect stockmanship

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    | Contributor(s):: Ward, S. J., Melfi, V.

    Stockmanship is a term used to describe the management of animals with a good stockperson someone who does this in a in a safe, effective, and low-stress manner for both the stock-keeper and animals involved. Although impacts of unfamiliar zoo visitors on animal behaviour have been extensively...

  8. Do collar-mounted predation deterrents restrict wandering in pet domestic cats?

    | Contributor(s):: Hall, Catherine M., Bryant, Kate A., Fontaine, Joseph B., Calver, Michael C.

    Roaming pet cats kill and harass wildlife, hybridise with wild felids, interbreed with feral populations, spread disease or annoy neighbours, and endanger their own welfare by fighting, being struck by vehicles or ingesting poisons. Confinement of pet cats is unpopular, so alternative methods to...

  9. Suitability of species kept as pets

    | Contributor(s):: Whitehead, M. L., Vaughan-Jones, C.

  10. The importance of pets to families

  11. The current state of welfare, housing and husbandry of the English pet rabbit population

    | Contributor(s):: Rooney, N. J., Blackwell, E. J., Mullan, S. M., Saunders, R., Baker, P. E., Hill, J. M., Sealey, C. E., Turner, M. J., Held, S. D.

  12. A Cow's Eye View? Cattle Empathy and Ethics in Screen Representations of Temple Grandin

    | Contributor(s):: Claire Henry

    Temple Grandin has been a captivating figure for both animal and disability studies, and for filmmakers. Known for designing more humane livestock handling processes in the US cattle industry, and for her books and public speaking on autism, Grandin’s celebrity then became popularly...

  13. Student perceptions of animal use in society

    | Contributor(s):: Bennett-Wimbush, K., Amstutz, M. D., Willoughby, D.

    The purpose of this study was to determine the demographic characteristics that affect students' attitudes regarding animal use. Incoming freshman (n=136) completed a 20-question survey (Likert scale 1-5; range 20-100, summed and reported as a composite score) regarding perceptions of animal use,...

  14. Welfare of aged horses

    | Contributor(s):: McGowan, C.

    Horses form a unique and special part of their owners' lives and aged horses are no exception. This review considers the health and management of aged horses, including the role of the owner and their perceptions of aged horses, potential threats or risks to their welfare and finally, factors...

  15. Early domestication and farming: what should we know or do for a better understanding?

    | Contributor(s):: Vigne, J. D.

    This paper aims to identify a series of conceptual, strategic and technological challenges facing archaeozoology (and archaeobotany) in order to better understand when, where, how and why plant and animal domestication and farming developed during the last 12 000 years. Situated at the interface...

  16. Are we ignoring neutral and negative human-animal relationships in zoos?

    | Contributor(s):: Hosey, G., Melfi, V.

  17. Being human vs. being humane: Shael Martin at TEDxPalmerston

    | Contributor(s):: Shael Martin

    how can the way we look at all life around us, big and small, help make the world a better place? shael looks at the impact humans have on fauna, and thinks that while so many people love animals, why are they going extinct?being human versus being humane: What is the difference between being...

  18. Of cows and women: gendered human-animal relationships in Finnish agriculture

    | Contributor(s):: Kaarlenkaski, T.

    In the Nordic countries, the tending of cattle was regarded as women's work in agrarian culture. This was also the case in Finland, where the gendered division of labor on farms was fairly strict until the mid-20th century. The purpose of this article is to discuss the gendered representations of...

  19. Social behavior of domestic cats in the human home

    | Contributor(s):: Bernstein, P. L., Friedmann, Erika, Turner, D. C., Bateson, P.

  20. Sugarbag dreaming: the significance of bees to Yolngu in Arnhem Land, Australia

    | Contributor(s):: Fijn, N.