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  1. Awareness of rabies and response to dog bites in a Bangladesh community

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    | Contributor(s):: Sumon Ghosh, Sukanta Chowdhury, Najmul Haider, Rajub K. Bhowmik, Md. S. Rana, Aung S. Prue Marma, Muhammad B. Hossain, Nitish C. Debnath, Be-Nazir Ahmed

    Community awareness regarding rabies and treatment seeking behaviours are critical both for the prevention and control of the disease in human and animals. We conducted a study to explore people’s awareness about rabies, their attitudes towards dogs and practices associated with treating...

  2. Demographic Factors Associated with Prince Edward Island Horse Farm Owner Awareness of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines

    | Contributor(s):: Millican, Lisa, Vanderstichel, Raphael, McClure, J., MacMillan, Kathleen

    The objectives of this study were to determine the proportion of owners of horse farms in Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada that were aware of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines (CODE) and determine demographic factors associated with awareness. A questionnaire was...

  3. Public Perceptions and Knowledge of, and Responses to, Bats in Urban Areas in Peninsular Malaysia

    | Contributor(s):: Lim, Voon-Ching, Wilson, John-James

    Urbanization has resulted in the loss of natural habitat for many bat species, often placing bats in close proximity to humans. Bats are generally perceived as agricultural and medical pests, despite providing ecosystem services including seed dispersal and pollination. Understanding public...

  4. An evolutionary point of view of animal ethics

    | Contributor(s):: Criscuolo, François, Sueur, Cédric

    The observation that animals may respond to the emotional states of conspecific or even heterospecific individuals is not new. After more than one century, the need to define what exactly non-human animals are able to feel and—from this starting point—rethink the legal status and place of animals...

  5. Nature Awareness and Science Achievement in Middle School: A Correlational Study

    | Contributor(s):: Maegan Freese, Andrew Fultz

  6. Institut Français de Zoothérapie

    | Contributor(s):: François Beiger

    Développer des formations professionnelles et Universitaires aux pratiques de la médiation animale en Europe, en Tunisie et au Canada. Théorie, pratique.Aborder la dimension professionnelle sur la médiation animale et tout ce qui s'y rapporte. Programmes,...

  7. Effects of an insect-mediated mental healthcare program for mentally disordered children

    | Contributor(s):: Jun, YoungSoon, Bae, SungMin, Shin, TaeYoung, Lee, SeungHee, Gwak, WonSeok, Ahn, YongOh, Kim, InHui, Lee, SeeNae, Kim, DongJun, Kim, TaeHo, Woo, SooDong

    Insects are the most diverse groups of animals on the planet, representing more than one-half of all known living organisms, and are found in nearly every environment. Recently, the importance of insects as food sources or as pets has increased in many countries, including Korea. In addition,...

  8. Tail Docking and Ear Cropping Dogs: Public Awareness and Perceptions

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    | Contributor(s):: Katelyn E. Mills, Jesse Robbins, Marina A. G. von Keyserlingk

    Tail docking and ear cropping are two surgical procedures commonly performed on many dog breeds. These procedures are classified as medically unnecessary surgeries whose purpose is primarily cosmetic. Available attitude research surrounding these controversial practices has been limited to...

  9. Zoonotic Diseases - Fostering Awareness in Critical Audiences

    | Contributor(s):: David Benham, Paul S. Morley

    Zoonotic diseases are infectious diseases that are shared between humans and other vertebrate animals. Extension professionals often serve as consultants and educators to individuals at high risk of zoonotic diseases, such as participants in 4-H livestock projects. Effective education about...

  10. Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS)

    SCAS was established in 1979 to promote the study of human-companion animal interactions and raise awareness of the importance of pets in society.Over the past thirty years SCAS has established itself as the leading human-companion animal bond organisation in the UK through providing education,...

  11. Manimalis

    Manimalis is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of companion animals' positive effects on the individual and society at large. Manimalis founded in 1990 and is a religiously and politically independent organization whose mission is to collect, compile and...

  12. One Year Later: TEDxDU

    At TEDxDU 2011 we showed this video highlighting what a few of our speakers from last year are doing now.Phil Tedeschi and four-legged friend Samantha are helping others in animal-assisted social work, Eva Hakansson is pursuing new records for electric motorcycles, and Kim Gorgens is spearheading...

  13. Dogs and Concepts

    | Contributor(s):: Crary, Alice

  14. Heart-to-heart rainbow: An imagery experience to facilitate relationship development

    | Contributor(s):: Jeffers, Pamela, Lucas, Erin, Houser, Kristina, Trotter, Kay Sudekum

  15. Soft eyes

    | Contributor(s):: Goodwin-Bond, Deborah, Trotter, Kay Sudekum

  16. Comment proposer des activités associant l'animal au sein de la famille tout en sensibilisant à la bientraitance de l'animal? = How to propose animal-related activities within the family while raising awareness about animal welfare?

    | Contributor(s):: Voisin-Demery, V.

  17. Terapeuters opplevelse av hestebasert behandling for pasienter med spiseforstyrrelser. = Therapists’ experience of horse-based treatment of patients with eating disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Træen, Bente, Moan, Kari-Anne, Rosenvinge, Jan H.

  18. I-CAT: International Cat-Assisted Therapy

    We are a volunteer organization of cat owners/handlers/guardians who believe in the value of  animal-assisted activities and who provide therapy to people in need. I-CAT seeks to be an educational resource on therapy cats, providing support and information to cat therapy teams, facilities...

  19. Increasing public awareness of the benefits of hippotherapy: an advocacy plan

    | Contributor(s):: Melanie A. Vohnout

    Therapy comes in a variety of forms and methods, each having its own unique benefits. One particular group of therapy programs is known as equine assisted therapy, this is where the horse is used in the therapy process. A more specific type of equine assisted therapy...

  20. Therapy Dogs of Vermont

    Therapy Dogs of Vermont (TDV) is a non-profit organization of highly-trained dogs and their volunteer handlers. Our handler/canine teams work on the emotional health of hospital patients, students in educational settings, residents of nursing/retirement homes, and correctional facilities. Our...