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Walking with horsepower: MS diagnosis fuels her passion for horseback riding
Contributor(s):: Martin, M. S.
Good dog. Sit. Listen
Contributor(s):: Hartman, A.
Traveling with horses
Contributor(s):: Lemke, M.
A model animal therapy program for mental health settings
Contributor(s):: McCandless, P., McCready, K. F., Knight, L.
Animal companion programs offer benefits to residents
Contributor(s):: Olsen, J. M., Olsen, D.
Companion cats and the social support systems of men with AIDS
Contributor(s):: Castelli, P., Hart, L. A., Zasloff, R. L.
Establishing a model pet loss support hotline
Contributor(s):: Mader, B., Hart, L. A.
Pet owners in San Francisco become 'pet guardians'
Contributor(s):: Nolen, R. S.
California dog owner awarded 39,000 dollars in veterinary malpractice suit
Adaptability, a key ingredient in life
Contributor(s):: York, B.
Ethics in agricultural research
Contributor(s):: Thompson, P. B.
Utilitarian ethics provide a model for evaluating moral responsibility in agricultural research decisions according to the balance of costs and benefits accruing to the public at large. Given the traditions and special requirements of agricultural research planning, utilitarian theory is well...
Characterisation of plant eating in dogs
Contributor(s):: Sueda, K. L. C., Hart, B. L., Cliff, K. D.
Grass or plant eating is a widely recognized behaviour amongst domestic dogs. We first estimated the prevalence of plant eating by administering a written survey to owners of healthy dogs visiting the outpatient service of a veterinary medical teaching hospital for routine health maintenance...
Effect of suckling ('restricted suckling') on dairy cows' udder health and milk let-down and their calves' weight gain, feed intake and behaviour
Contributor(s):: Froberg, S., Gratte, E., Svennersten-Sjaunja, K., Olsson, I., Berg, C., Orihuela, A., Galina, C. S., Garcia, B., Lidfors, L.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of restricted suckling (RS) in Holstein cattle on the weight gain, health and behaviour of calves and on udder health and milk let-down in cows compared to artificial rearing (AR). The study was conducted in Mexico. The 27 cows with calves were...
The relation between socio-economic status concerns and angry peer conflict resolution is moderated by pet provisions of support
Contributor(s):: Bryant, B. K., Donnellan, M. B.
Conflict resolution is a critical skill required in peer relations, and anger retaliation is a problematic strategy for resolving conflict. Conflict resolution with peers in relation to socio-economic status (SES) concerns among boys was investigated. Of particular interest in this study was a...
Embodying anthropomorphism: contextualizing commonality in the material landscape
Contributor(s):: Lulka, D.
The status of anthropomorphism has changed in recent decades, allowing for in-depth consideration of its meaning and salience. Advocates of anthropomorphism have put forth a series of scientific and theoretical arguments to establish the concept's legitimacy. Nonetheless, while many advocates of...
Dog training as a violence prevention tool for at-risk adolescents
Contributor(s):: Zasloff, R. L., Hart, L. A., Weiss, J. M.
Humane education programs often target at-risk children and seek to teach empathy and gentleness with animals, but few of these have been assessed. This prospective, longitudinal study examined the effects of "Teaching Love and Compassion" (TLC), a humane education program employing educational...
People's willingness to pay for farm animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Bennett, R. M.
This paper describes an exploratory survey which tests the application of contingent valuation to estimate, in money terms, the benefits that people perceive to be associated with specific measures to improve farm animal welfare through eliciting their willingness to pay for welfare legislation....
Serum cortisol in California sea lion pups ( Zalophus californianus californianus )
Contributor(s):: Pedernera-Romano, C., Aurioles-Gamboa, D., Valdez, R. A., Brousset, D. M., Romano, M. C., Galindo, F.
Marine ecosystems are exposed to a wide variety of factors that may produce disturbances in their structure and functioning. The Gulf of California supports fisheries, tourism, intensive agriculture, mining, and more recently, shrimp aquaculture. Under such conditions, animals are forced to cope...
Canine visits booster patient morale
Contributor(s):: Willis, S.