Zen and the Art of Training Your Dog
| Contributor(s):: Kenny Lamberti
Ditch the rulebook and follow your instincts when teaching your dog
Ancient Bond Between Human and Animals Revealed in 14,000-Year-Old Diseased Dog Teeth
| Contributor(s):: Kristin Hugo
Dogs Can Be Successfully Trained to Alert to Hypoglycemia Samples from Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
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| Contributor(s):: Jennifer Cattet, Dana S. Hardin
Hypoglycemia (Hypo) is the most common side effect of insulin therapy in people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Over time, patients with T1D become unaware of signs and symptoms of Hypo. Hypo unawareness leads to morbidity and mortality. Diabetes alert dogs (DADs) represent a unique way to help...
Hond & liefde: De unieke band tussen baasje en beest
| Contributor(s):: Roos Vonk
Mens en hond zijn al zo lang samen dat ze elkaar veel beter aanvoelen dan anderesoorten. Hoogleraar psychologie Roos Vonk, die zelf de bank deelt met tweeviervoeters, over onze unieke ‘co-evolutie’.
Fleeing from fleas on your cat, dog, or you
| Contributor(s):: Robert G. Holmberg
Fleas are small, laterally flattened, wingless insects that suck blood from warm-blooded animals. There are about 2,500 species. Most are parasites of mammals; about 100 species feed on birds. In North America, 19 species bite humans.
Livestock handling needs improvement
| Contributor(s):: Temple Grandin
The article discusses problems with the handling of livestock and the conclusion of the article states "rough handling of livestock is not only inhumane, but can cause excessive losses due to sickness and slower growth...careful handling of livestock in all phases of production is...
Does Animal-Assisted Therapy Really Work? (What clinical trials reveal about the effectiveness of four-legged therapists), by Hal Herzog, Psychology Today, Nov 17 2014
| Contributor(s):: Michael Fallon
Dr. Hal Herzog, as part of his column, "Animals and Us" in Psychology Today, surveys the current literature on animal-assisted therapy and identifies a number of weaknesses in the existing literature, including a lack of a non-treatment control group, insufficient numbers of subjects,...
| Contributor(s):: Matt Wettengel, Tam Vo, Kait McKinney, Yue Wu
Pets are a staple of the American family, but their place in the lives of college students is a little hazy. Whether someone is walking a puppy down the street or someone is flaunting pictures of an adorable new chinchilla, pets are the ultimate source of entertainment. Aside from their...
Ensuring Healthy Guide Dogs for The Seeing Eye
| Contributor(s):: Nancy West
Pet Trusts: Estate Planning for You and Your Pets
Birds as Pets
| Contributor(s):: Margaret Barry
Household Pets as Sentinels of Environmental Risks for Humans
| Contributor(s):: Helma Weeks
Cat Behavior: Facts and Myths
Animal Profile: Animals Depend on People Too
| Contributor(s):: Kelly Stratton
Being aware of zoonotic diseases - those that can be passed from animal to owner - is the first step in staying healthy.
Putting a Plan in Place
Humans & Companion Animals
Animals, the economy and your health
We’re all tied up in this together. That’s the message Dr. James Serpell wants us to understand. Dr. Serpell is the Marie A. Moore Professor of Humane Ethics and Animal Welfare and director of Penn Vet’s Center for the Interaction of Animals and Society. Dr. Serpell’s...
The Center for the Interaction of Animals and Society
| Contributor(s):: Susan I. Finkelstein
People with MS are Going to the Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Anne-Elizabeth Straub
Article on Assistance Dogs written for the National MS Society's monthly magazine,then titled INSIDE MS. (The same publication is now called MOMENTUM.The article appeared in April/ May edition, 2005.