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  1. Attitude change regarding animal abuse in adults the effect of education and visual aids

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    | Contributor(s):: Ashley Carter

    Additionally, images of animals alone immediately increased attitudes regarding treatment of animals. This difference does not appear to increase further over time. Images of animals alone appear to aid in immediately altering individuals' sense of continuity with animals. The attitude that...

  2. The relationship between humans and urban foxes on Prince Edward Island

    | Contributor(s):: Kristine Martin

    This study examines the relationship between humans and urban foxes living in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. In recent years colloquial evidence suggests that there has been an increase in foxes living in urban areas of Prince Edward Island, which may eventually lead to an increase in...

  3. Valuing birds : understanding the relationship between social values and the conservation of Australian threatened avifauna

    | Contributor(s):: Gillian Barbara Ainsworth

    This thesis examines relationships between people’s values, attitudes and behaviours with respect to threatened bird conservation in Australia. Three main research questions are addressed regarding: how Australians value threatened birds; who is involved in threatened bird...

  4. In the Eyes of the Beholder: Pet Owners' Attitude Toward Animals and Perception of Their Pet's Behavior

    | Contributor(s):: Suzanne K. Remito

    This study explored the relationship between pet owners’ attitude toward animals and perception of their pet’s behavior. Pet owners completed an online questionnaire regarding their pro-animal welfare attitude and pet’s behavior. The results indicate that gender and previous pet...

  5. Children and Elephants: A Study of Mentalization, Empathy, and Attitudes Towards Conservation in Participants of an Elephant-Based Environmental Intervention in West Africa

    | Contributor(s):: Erica C. Rogers

    Recent research suggests that children's identification with animals and propensity to learn from animal experiences might make animal-focused interventions ideal for social and emotional development. A child's ability to understand their own and others' feeling states has been linked...

  6. Comparação entre bem-estar psicológico do tutor e problemas comportamentais no seu animal de companhia

    | Contributor(s):: Joana Lara da Encarnação Antunes de Almeida

    O Homem tem vindo a relacionar-se com cães e gatos há, pelo menos, 9 mil anos, sendo o vínculo homem-animal já bastante conhecido. Acredita-se mesmo que a relação entre homens e cães/gatos é uma das relações...

  7. Fostering Attitudes of Empathy towards Animals in Youth Ages 4-7 through Play Experiences in a Zoo Setting

    | Contributor(s):: Heidi M. Faris

    Zoos are place-based education facilities that have the ability to utilize their natural play spaces to enhance the social and cognitive development of children using live animals. Playing outdoors in nature has shown to increase physical, attentive, cognitive and social development during early...

  8. A interação humano-animal e o uso de homeopatia em bovinos de leite

    | Contributor(s):: Luciana Aparecida Honorato

    Um fator importante para o bem-estar de animais de produção é a forte interação humano-animal decorrente do processo de produção, que por sua vez, é norteada pelas atitudes dos humanos em relação aos animais. O objetivo deste...

  9. People's attitudes towards dogs in hotel settings

    | Contributor(s):: Zhang, Yawei

  10. Companion animals in families and households : a survey of attitudes : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Masters in Psychology at Massey University

    | Contributor(s):: Rachel Claire Budge

    During the last three decades, there has been growing interest in the relationship between humans and their animal companions. The majority of research has been undertaken in Great Britain and the United States. The present research adds to this body of information through a survey of companion...

  11. A Frightful - but Not Necessarily Fatal - Madness: Rabies in Eighteenth Century England and English North America

    | Contributor(s):: Blaisdell, John Douglas

  12. The human element of wildlife health: Mental models, risk perceptions, and attitudes toward wildlife disease management

    | Contributor(s):: Hanisch-Kirkbride, Shauna Lynn

  13. Animal assisted therapy: Attitudes of mental health practitioners

    | Contributor(s):: Petrisca, Elizabeth

  14. Relationship between Deaf Identity and D/deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals' Attitudes toward Hearing Dog Use

    | Contributor(s):: Miller, Cara Anne

  15. Psychological correlates for the approval of animal fighting

    | Contributor(s):: Molina, Melody

  16. Tourists' attitudes toward the use of animals in tourist attractions: An empirical investigation

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    | Contributor(s):: Shani, Amir

    From time immemorial human beings have utilized animals for various needs and purposes, which led societies to debate the justification for using animals and to reflect on the way in which animals are treated. These concerns have also resulted in various contemporary studies aimed to reveal...

  17. Relevancy and utilization of canines in animal-assisted therapy: A phenomenological study of client-patient attitudes and experiences

    | Contributor(s):: Soban, Kimberly B.

  18. The relationship between attitudes toward animals and attitudes toward people

    | Contributor(s):: Tangen, Kimberly Anne

  19. The effects of interacting with a computer-simulated virtual pet dog on children's empathy and humane attitudes

    | Contributor(s):: Tsai, Yueh-Feng

    Research has shown that children’s caring for, or owning, a real pet animal is associated with higher levels of empathy and more positive attitudes toward the humane treatment of animals. However, studies that have examined whether a virtual pet animal would have similar associations are...

  20. All in the family? Understanding the meaning of dogs and cats in the lives of American pet owners

    | Contributor(s):: Blouin, David D.