'The One Dog Who Saved Thousands of Lives': Erika Abrams at TEDxIIMUdaipur
Contributor(s):: Erika Abrams
Opening a veterinary hospital, shelter, and sanctuary for abused, injured,and neglected animals wasn't a lifelong dream, but Animal Aid Unlimited has become Erika's life pursuit and passion.
2016 Study of Current Conditions of Kentucky County Animal Shelters and Degree of Compliance with Kentucky Animal Shelter Laws
| Contributor(s):: Cynthia L. Gaskill, Rachel Cullman-Clark, Liane Lachiewicz, Matt Lamarre, Brad Rohleder, Kristin Sadler, Rachel Sparling, Craig N. Carter
Kentucky’s county animal shelter conditions have not been studied for over 20 years. Major goals of this study were to assess current conditions in Kentucky’s county shelters and determine the degree of compliance with Kentucky shelter laws. Additional information was gathered to...
Sep 13 2015
6th National Getting 2 Zero Summit & Workshops: Reaching Out to the Community
7 Ways to Help Your Animal Shelter
A Case Study in Citizen Science: The Effectiveness of a Trap-Neuter-Return Program in a Chicago Neighborhood
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| Contributor(s):: Daniel D. Spehar, Peter J. Wolf
The use of trap-neuter-return (TNR) as a method of managing free-roaming cat populations has increased in the United States in recent decades. Historically, TNR has been conducted most often at a grassroots level, which has led to inconsistent data collection and assessment practices....
A Comparison of Cats (Felis silvestris catus) Housed in Groups and Single Cages at a Shelter: A Retrospective Matched Cohort Study
| Contributor(s):: Malini Suchak, Jacalyn Lamica
When cats are relinquished to shelters, they frequently experience a great deal of stress. Shelters often try to control certain aspects of their environment, such as housing, to help them relax. Some cats are placed in small group rooms upon entry, whereas others are placed in single cages....
A Little Lamb
| Contributor(s):: Wolf, Janice
A Model of Animal Selfhood: Expanding Interactionist Possibilities
| Contributor(s):: Irvine, Leslie
Interaction between people and companion animals provides the basis for a model of the self that does not depend on spoken language. Drawing on ethnographic research in an animal shelter as well as interviews and autoethnography, this article argues that interaction between people and animals...
A Place of Healing (cover story)
| Contributor(s):: Hubbard, Jennifer
A Survey of Public Opinion on Cat (Felis catus) Predation and the Future Direction of Cat Management in New Zealand
| Contributor(s):: Jessica K Walker, Stephanie J Bruce, Arnja R Dale
Cat predation is a prominent issue in New Zealand that provokes strong and opposing views. We explored, via 1011 face-to-face questionnaires, public opinion on (a) support for a National Cat Management Strategy (78% support); (b) concern regarding predation of wildlife by owned and un-owned cats...
Adoption and relinquishment interventions at the animal shelter: a review
| Contributor(s):: A. Protopopova, L.M. Gunter
An Animal Control Officer's Story: From Enforcer to Educator
| Contributor(s):: William Ergas Peterson
A childhood memory of the animal control program in Palo Alto is a memory of the dogcatcher taking dogs away to the pound to be gassed. I remember a scene on the street from the middle 1960's of an animal control officer (at that time referred to as "poundmaster") chasing a small...
An Evaluation of a Shelter Dog Training Class: Outcomes for Volunteer Trainers and for Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Paula M. Ramirez
Are the best things in life really free? Volunteers are valuable people who work for free because they simply want to help. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in 2014 almost sixty-three million people volunteered (Volunteering in the United States 2014, 2015). The sizeable...
An Evaluation of Respondent Conditioning Procedures to Decrease Barking in an Animal Shelter
| Contributor(s):: Steven Wade Payne, Kian S Assemi
A common problem behavior in animal shelters is excessive noise from barking, which can regularly exceed 100dBs. Noise levels in animal shelters are correlated with increased stress in dogs, which may lead to increased problem behavior and a decrease in adoption. The purpose of the...
Animal impact : secrets proven to achieve results and move the world
| Contributor(s):: Ginsberg, Caryn
Animal Samaritans has been improving the lives of animals and people since 1978. Combined, our veterinarian staff has more than 150 years of experience caring for dogs and cats. Our veterinary clinic provides quality & affordable pet care that includes pet exams, pet vaccinations, pet dental...
Animal shelter emotion management: A case of in situ hegemonic resistance?
| Contributor(s):: Taylor, Nik
Animal Shelter Programs and Policies
| Contributor(s):: Edwin J. Sayres
A discussion of policies and programs that, ideally, should be followed by humane societies in the operation of shelters and the limitations that are imposed by finances, local circumstances, and other factors is a substantial undertaking. I would like, first, to give you some background...
Animals and our Environment : We Are All Connected | Dona Drury Wee | TEDxKenyalang
| Contributor(s):: Dona Drury Wee
Everything is connected: what affects our environment can have effects on animals and humans and vice versa. In this talk, Donna Drury Wee shared more details on "Animals and our Environment : We Are All Connected". Dona Drury Wee, President of Sarawak SSPCA, consistently works to...
Approach behaviour of shelter dogs and its relationships with the attitudes of shelter staff to dogs
| Contributor(s):: Arhant, Christine, Troxler, Josef
The behaviour of animals towards humans is widely used to assess human–animal relationship and welfare in livestock. The aim of this study was to develop an approach test for dogs that is feasible in a surveillance setting, shows stability over a given time period and has good...