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  1. The Effects of Bonding with a Canine on Bereavement Following the Loss of a Family Member

    Contributor(s):: Turab, Mahwish A.

  2. Effect of Human-Animal Interactions on Retail Employees’ Job Satisfaction and Job Performance

    Contributor(s):: Davis, Michelle E.

  3. Understanding Therapy Dogs: The Underlying Components of Their Relationship with Owners, Their Physiology, and How They Compare to Pet and Service Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Cunningham, Kristen M.

  4. Correctional Education as Therapeutic Change: Exploring the Use of Animal-Assisted Therapy Programs with Incarcerated Women

    Contributor(s):: Ciez, Terrie

  5. Alienation, Modernization, and Animal Welfare: Human-Animal Relationships at the Farm, State, and Country Levels

    Contributor(s):: Briscoe, Michael D.

  6. Impacts of Tourism on the Ecophysiology of the Endangered Northern Bahamian Rock Iguana (Cyclura Cychlura)

    Contributor(s):: Webb, Alison C.

  7. A Life After the Laboratory: Exploring the Policy and Practice of Laboratory Animal Rehoming

    Contributor(s):: Skidmore, Tess Alexandra

  8. Militarizing Affection: The Making of the Military Working Dog Team

    Contributor(s):: Drake, Ashley Elizabeth

  9. Horse / human entanglements: new materialisms and non-human perspectives in art

    Contributor(s):: Madeleine Jean Boyd

    Making Art with Horses is a liminal experiment at the intersection of animal studies and performative contemporary art. A starting point for research is the assertion that non-human species and processes have perspectives, and that these perspectives have been under-explored in contemporary art...

  10. What's in a Name: Effect of Breed Perceptions & Labeling on Attractiveness, Adoptions & Length of Stay for Pit-Bull-Type Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Lisa Marie Gunter

    Previous research has indicated that certain breeds of dogs stay longer in shelters than others; however exactly how breed perception and identification influences potential adopters' decisions remains unclear. Current dog breed identification practices in animal shelters are often based upon...

  11. Identification of hemoparasites and ticks of dogs from the Zoonoses Control Center of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

    Contributor(s):: Fabiana Pessoa Salgado

    The aim of this study was to identify hemoparasites and ticks of dogs treated at the Zoonoses Control Center in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil. Blood and venous blood smears were obtained from 167 dogs from various regions of the city. From the total of animals examined, 62.28%...

  12. Improving rabies control in free-roaming dogs

    Contributor(s):: Michelle Kimberley Morters

    Canine-mediated rabies is a serious zoonosis responsible for at least 55,000 human deaths every year, primarily in less developed communities in Asia and Africa where domestic dogs are free-roaming. The disease can be effectively controlled through vaccinating at least 45% of the dogs in a...

  13. Incorporating veterinary science CDE standards into current companion animal science course

    Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Ammon

    To allow students to reach the full potential of the three-ring agriculture education model, students must excel in all three categories: FFA (formally Future Farmers of America), Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) and the classroom/laboratory. SAE experience begins at the local level....

  14. Identification of tasks performed by animal care technicians and veterinary assistants in Manitoba

    Contributor(s):: Loretta A. Williams

    Because of the increasing use of animals as subjects in biomedical and veterinary research, there is an expanding need for technicians who are trained in the skills and techniques required to support and complement the work of the animal research investigator, the Veterinarian, and individuals in...

  15. Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies: The Measuring of Equine Temperament

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    | Contributor(s):: Howard, Thecla Helmbrecht

    The field of equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) is growing in popularity as an alternative healing approach. However, there is a paucity of peer-reviewed research on the horses who serve as equal partners in EAAT. The purpose of this quantitative study was to discover the impact of...

  16. Animal welfare around the world: examining the role the economy has on animal welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Olivia J. Thornton

    Every person has a different perspective from which he or she views animals. For some, an animal is almost human-like; for others, animals are a means to an end; for most people, their beliefs fall somewhere between these two extremes. Animals may be viewed as pets by some and...

  17. Performance Unleashed: Multispecies Stardom and Companion Animal Media

    | Contributor(s):: Wolf, Kelly Megan

  18. Effects of therapy canines on therapeutic alliance: A pilot study on client perceptions

    | Contributor(s):: Grueneich, Brea Rachelle

  19. Uneasy Animals: Encountering Nonhuman Difference in American Literature, 1896-present

    | Contributor(s):: Colvin, Christina M.

  20. Multiple acts of birding: the Education, ethics and ontology of bird watching in Ontario

    | Contributor(s):: Gavan Peter Longley Watson

    While bird watching has captured the attention of those interested in fostering an experiential connection to the more-than-human, research conducted to date often assumes birding to be a heterogeneous act. As an example of free-choice learning, this work positions birding as a kind of...