A Life After the Laboratory: Exploring the Policy and Practice of Laboratory Animal Rehoming
Contributor(s):: Skidmore, Tess Alexandra
Alienation, Modernization, and Animal Welfare: Human-Animal Relationships at the Farm, State, and Country Levels
Contributor(s):: Briscoe, Michael D.
Contributor(s):: Thomas, Geoffrey
American Animals, American Men: Popular Literature from 1830 to 1915
Contributor(s):: Kelly, Stephen D.
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...
Cats, Dogs, and Cyborgs: Transcending the Human-Animal Divide in Contemporary Japanese Literature
| Contributor(s):: Tyran Clement Grillo
Cats, Dogs, and Cyborgs: Transcending the Human-Animal Divide in Contemporary Japanese Literature blurs the binary between humans and non-humans, as represented in the torrent of relevant literature that has saturated Japan’s popular markets since the archipelago underwent a so-called...
Children of Oryx, Children of Crake: Human-Animal Relationships in Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam Trilogy
| Contributor(s):: Jessica C. Franken
Climate change and industrialization have introduced new tensions to human-animal interactions in the United States—tensions explored in Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam trilogy (2003-2013). Tying the world of the novels to real-life trends, I examine MaddAddam’s portrayal of...
Citizen canine: Humans and animals in Athens and America
| Contributor(s):: Dolgert, Stefan Paul
"Citizen Canine" explores the sacrificial underpinnings of politics via a critique of the boundary between human and animal in Homer, Aeschylus, and Plato. I argue that the concept "animal" serves a functional rather than descriptive role: it is born of a sacrificial worldview...
Correctional Education as Therapeutic Change: Exploring the Use of Animal-Assisted Therapy Programs with Incarcerated Women
| Contributor(s):: Ciez, Terrie
Culture of violence: Animals as double victims of the 'animal production' industry
| Contributor(s):: Whitley, Cameron Thomas
Defining human: Species, sanity, and legal subjecthood
| Contributor(s):: Weller, Kris
Dogs and blood pressure in non-dog owners
| Contributor(s):: Natasha Adamson
Several studies have shown that the presence of a dog can reduce blood pressure during a stressful situation. A study done in 2001 demonstrated that for blood pressure to be reduced during a stressor the subjects must be dog owners. The purpose of this experiment was to determine if four, one...
Effect of Human-Animal Interactions on Retail Employees’ Job Satisfaction and Job Performance
| Contributor(s):: Davis, Michelle E.
Effects of therapy canines on therapeutic alliance: A pilot study on client perceptions
| Contributor(s):: Grueneich, Brea Rachelle
Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies: The Measuring of Equine Temperament
| 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...
Flesh and Blood: The Metaphorics of Meat in Modern Jewish Culture
| Contributor(s):: Fermentto-Tzaisler, Julia
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...
Human-animal relationships and ecocriticism: A study of the representation of animals in poetry from Malawi, Zimbabwe, and South Africa
| Contributor(s):: Syned Dale Makani Mthatiwa
This study analyses the manner in which animals are represented in selected poetry from Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa. It discusses the various modes of animal representation the poets draw on, and the ideological influences on their manner of animal representation. It explores the kinds of...
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%...
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...