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Animal-dependent veterinary staff: Too much of a good thing
| Contributor(s):: Myrna Milani
Ideally, everyone working in a veterinary practice chooses to do so following an educational process and personal experiences that imbued them with a strong desire to work with animals and people, as well as a strong interest in medical science and technology. However, sometimes the...
Public law 110–22
To amend title 18, United States Code, to strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting, and for other purposes.
Support for animal rights as a function of belief in evolution, religious fundamentalism, and religious denomination
| Contributor(s):: J. L. DeLeeuw, L. W Galen, C. Aebersold, V. Stanton
The present study examined the relationship among religious denomination, fundamentalism, belief about human origins, gender, and support for animal rights. Eighty-two college undergraduates filled out a set of 3 questionnaires: The Religious Fundamentalism Scale (Altemeyer & Hunsberger, 2004),...
" I'm told I'm famous on the internet" - Henri the cat and the critical possibility of anthropomorphism
| Contributor(s):: Myers, C. R.
"An extension of me": handlers describe their experiences of working with bird dogs
| Contributor(s):: Corkran, C. M.
Studies describe the human-canine relationship as a long and complex one in which both parties have developed complementary physical skills and communication techniques. Current extensive exploration of the human-canine bond commonly examines the objective value of dogs to people, whether as...
"Autonomy and the Moral Status of Animals": Response
| Contributor(s):: Nelson, James
"Bark parks" - a study on interdog aggression in a limited-control environment
| Contributor(s):: Shyan, M. R., Fortune, K. A., King, C.
As limited-control dog parks become more popular, concerns arise about whether these parks encourage interdog aggression. Systematic observations made at 1 park in Indianapolis, USA over 72 h (between 1600 and 1830 h, 3-5 times a week) across 8 months (between March and November 2001) found that...
"Before, he fought every day with the horse and with me": reducing violence in a Guatemalan community through a horse-handling program
| Contributor(s):: Gibbons, J. L., Cunningham, C. A., Paiz, L., Poelker, K. E., Cardenas, M. A. M.
Community and family violence are endemic in Guatemala. We evaluated the effectiveness of a horse-handling program to reduce violent attitudes and aggressive behavior. Eighteen community members who worked with horses in their daily lives (16 men, 2 women, ages 15 to 58) participated in four...
"Bitches and Queens": pets and perversion at the court of France's Henri III
| Contributor(s):: Schiesari, Juliana, Fudge, Erica
"Buddhist compassion" and "animal abuse" in Thailand's Tiger Temple
| Contributor(s):: Cohen, E.
"Can ye not tell a man from a marmoset?": apes and others on the early modern stage
| Contributor(s):: Knowles, James, Fudge, Erica
"Do not choose as I do!" - Dogs avoid the food that is indicated by another dog's gaze in a two-object choice task
| Contributor(s):: Balint, A., Farago, T., Meike, Z., Lenkei, R., Miklosi, A., Pongracz, P.
Family dogs successfully follow human-given cues in a two-object choice test. However, whether this ability has any roots in dog-dog visual communication, has been seldom investigated. We designed a test where a video-projected, life-sized dog 'demonstrator' provided directional cues for the...
"Gift giving" by wild bottle-nose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) to humans at a wild dolphin provisioning program, Tangalooma, Australia
| Contributor(s):: Holmes, B. J., Neil, D. T.
"I throw them out of here": the horse trade as phronetic action
| Contributor(s):: Schuurman, N.
Practices involving horses have become increasingly popular in the spheres of sport and leisure throughout the Western world, and the trade in selling horses has expanded. The horse is characteristically understood as a commodity to be bought and sold several times during its lifetime. What is...
"If All Animals Were Cats"
| Contributor(s):: Pritchard, Michael
"It's hard enough to control yourself; it's ridiculous to think you can control animals": competing views on "The bush" in contemporary Yukon
| Contributor(s):: Easton, Norman Alexander
"Like owner, like dog": correlation between the owner's attachment profile and the owner-dog bond
| Contributor(s):: Siniscalchi, M., Stipo, C., Quaranta, A.
"Nudging them back to reality": toward a growing public acceptance of the role dogs fulfill in ameliorating contemporary veterans' PTSD symptoms
| Contributor(s):: Taylor, M. F., Edwards, M. E., Pooley, J. A.
"Old Wine in a New Bottle": new strategies for humane education
| Contributor(s):: Arkow, Phil
"Riding up forested mountain sides, in wide open spaces, and with walls": developing an ecology of horse-human relationships
| Contributor(s):: Davis, D., Maurstad, A., Cowles, S.