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Nurse coordinates dog therapy program
Contributor(s):: Childers, Linda
Three cats, two dogs : one journey through multiple pet loss
Contributor(s):: Congalton, David
A dog's life : Boomer Jack of the Northwestern Pacific
Contributor(s):: Kilian, Lincoln
Tribes unite in fight for condor remains
Contributor(s):: Maccgregor-Villareal, Mary
Trans-Species Urban Politics: Stories From a Beach
Contributor(s):: Holmberg, Tora
GPS technology as a proxy tool for determining relationships in social animals: an example with African elephants
Contributor(s):: Hacker, C. E., Horback, K. M., Miller, L. J.
The potential application of GPS technology in determining relationships among social animals was addressed in this study of eight African elephants residing at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, CA, USA between 2009 and 2011. GPS coordinates were collected over nine 24 h periods from...
The Mules Of Yosemite
Contributor(s):: Mackie, Ron
'Scotty' departs for the wild blue yonder
Contributor(s):: Lee, Wally
Companions in the park: Laurel Canyon Dog Park
Contributor(s):: Rowe, Stacy, Wolch, Jennifer R.
Best Damm Dog We Ever Had": Some Folkloristic And Anthropological Observations On San Francisco's Presidio Pet Cemetery
Contributor(s):: Meyer, Richard E., Gradwohl, David M.
Dogs in Service
Dog Days In San Francisco
Contributor(s):: McGinty, Brian
Prevalence of and risk factors for isolation of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus spp. from dogs with pyoderma in northern California, USA
Contributor(s):: Eckholm, Nicole G., Outerbridge, Catherine A., White, Stephen D.
Sykes, Jane E.
Biology of Animal Stress: Implications for Animal Well-Being
Contributor(s):: Fraser, David
Focuses on the conference `Biology of Animal Stress: Implications for Animal Well-Being,' held on August 16-19, 1998 in Davis, California. Participants of the conference; Topics discussed during conference sessions; Speakers during the event.
Prediction of adoption versus euthanasia among dogs and cats in a California animal shelter
Contributor(s):: Lepper, M., Kass, P. H., Hart, L. A.
The purpose of this retrospective cohort study was to investigate the determinants of adoption for cats and dogs from a large municipal animal shelter. The subjects were 4813 cats and 3301 dogs impounded by the Sacramento County Department of Animal Care and Regulation and offered for adoption...
Animals in Elementary School Education in California
Contributor(s):: Zasloff, R. Lee, Hart, Lynette A.
Focuses on the use of animals in elementary school education in Stanislaus County, California. Importance of live animal models for teaching children humane values; Pros and cons of keeping live animals in classroom; Use of animal specimens in instructional activities; Instructional resources and...
Space use as an indicator of enclosure appropriateness in African wild dogs ( Lycaon pictus)
Contributor(s):: Hunter, S. C., Gusset, M., Miller, L. J., Somers, M. J.
A clear understanding of space use is required to more fully understand biological requirements of nonhuman animals in zoos, aid the design of exhibits, and maximize the animals' welfare. This study used electivity indexes to assess space use of two packs of African wild dogs ( Lycaon pictus) and...
Residents' and Tourists' Knowledge of Sea Lions in the Galapagos
Contributor(s):: Lorden, R., Sambrook, R., Mitchell, R. W.
This study examined knowledge of sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) for both residents and tourists on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos, a famous nature tourism destination. Participants (N = 281) obtained through convenience and snowball sampling answered questionnaires about their knowledge...
Personality assessment in African elephants ( Loxodonta africana): comparing the temporal stability of ethological coding versus trait rating
Contributor(s):: Horback, K. M., Miller, L. J., Kuczaj, S. A., II
The consistency of personality assessment was addressed in this study of 12 zoological African elephants living at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, CA, USA during the 2010 and 2011 summer seasons. Using 480 h of observational behavior data, three personality traits were determined...
Paws To Heal
The mission of Paws to Heal is to promote and provide animal assisted activities and animal assisted therapy in a variety of settings throughout the Inland Empire. We achieve our mission by utilizing the therapeutic nature of the human-animal connection to positively affect the lives of...