"Good samaritans": a legislative solution for mandatory reporting of suspected animal abuse
Contributor(s):: Jack, D. C.
"Hitched Horse, Milked Cow, Killed Pig": Pragmatic Stewardship and the Paradox of Human/Animal Relationships in Southern Ontario, 1900-1920
Contributor(s):: Katharine Anderson
This thesis is an investigation of the relationship between Southern Ontario farmers and three different animal species raised on early twentieth century mixed family farms. Between 1900 and 1920, many non-rural Ontarians romanticized rural communities as harmonious and pastoral; a place where...
"I didn't feel right about animal dissection": dissection objectors share their science class experiences
Contributor(s):: Oakley, J.
"Maintaining the Mobility of the Corps:" Horses, Mules, and the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps in the Great War
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| Contributor(s):: Andrew McEwen, Patrick Brennan
Animal transportation played a crucial role in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) during the Great War. In an era of growing mechanization and technological development, horses and mules still provided the overwhelming bulk of draught power in the combat zone. They hauled artillery,...
"We Want Our Children to Grow Up to See These Animals:" Values and Protected Areas Governance in Canada, Ghana and Tanzania
| Contributor(s):: Robinson, Lance W., Bennett, Nathan, King, Leslie A., Murray, Grant
'Flesh is the paradise of a man of flesh': cultural conflict over indian hunting beliefs and rituals in New France as recorded in The Jesuit Relations
| Contributor(s):: Altherr, Thomas L.
Jul 13 2017
2017 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention
A case series of biting dogs: characteristics of the dogs, their behaviour, and their victims
| Contributor(s):: Guy, N. C., Luescher, U. A., Dohoo, S. E., Spangler, E., Miller, J. B., Dohoo, I. R., Bate, L. A.
The characteristics of 227 biting dogs, their homes, and their victims were gathered in a detailed telephone survey of general veterinary clientele in the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island in 1996. All of the dogs had bitten either someone living in the...
A case study of the patient wait experience in an emergency department with therapy dogs
| Contributor(s):: Colleen A. Dell, James Stempien, Lindsey Broberg, Alicia Husband, Lacey Jurke, Betty Rohr, Jane Smith, Joseph Rubin, Susan Tupper, Donna Goodridge, Cathie Fornssler, Logan Fele-Slaferek
The quality of patient healthcare is a growing concern in Canada’s hospital emergency departments (ED) due to increasing wait times and associated adverse outcomes. A developing body of literature indicates that therapy dogs can positively impact the patient experience. In 2016, members...
A chance encounter with Simon Tookoome
| Contributor(s):: Eber, Dorothy Harley
A comparison of maltreated children and non-maltreated children on their experiences with animals - a Japanese study
| Contributor(s):: Yamazaki, S.
Recently, studies in the United States, Canada, and Europe have shown that child abuse and animal abuse can coexist in the same household. The implications of these studies are that attention to animal abuse might lead to early detection of, and intervention in, child abuse. Although a promising...
A Comparison of Three Animal Welfare Assessment Programs on Canadian Swine Farms
| Contributor(s):: Ashley Nicole Roberts
Standard measures used in animal welfare assessments include animal-based measures obtained by observing animals, resource-based measures obtained by observing facilities, and management-based measures obtained by interviewing farmers and checking records. Animal welfare assessments are composed...
A comparison of weaning techniques in farmed wapiti ( Cervus elaphus )
| Contributor(s):: Haigh, J. C., Stookey, J. M., Bowman, P., Waltz, C.
A total of 21 wapiti calves, born between 24 May and 4 July were kept with their dams in a 5-ha paddock from 28 July to 28 August, after which they were moved to another field. On 5 September, they were weighed, divided into 2 groups (10 and 11 calves) and moved to a familiar paddock, adjacent to...
A Delicate People and Their Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Sider, Gerald M.
A forage-based vision of Ontario agriculture
| Contributor(s):: Clark, E. A., Christie, B. R.
The necessity of incorporating societal and environmental concerns into publicly funded agricultural initiatives in research, extension, and practice is increasingly evident. Agriculturalists are urged to acknowledge and respond to societal concerns before an insensitive and largely ill-informed...
A Healing Space: The Experiences of First Nations and Inuit Youth with Equine-Assisted Learning (EAL)
| Contributor(s):: Dell, Colleen, Chalmers, Darlene, Bresette, Nora, Swain, Sue, Rankin, Deb, Hopkins, Carol
A magical dream: a pilot project in animal-assisted therapy in pediatric oncology
| Contributor(s):: Bouchard, F., Landry, M., Belles-Isles, M., Gagnon, J.
A survey of animal welfare experts and practicing veterinarians to identify and explore key factors thought to influence canine and feline welfare in relation to veterinary care
| Contributor(s):: Dawson, L. C., Dewey, C. E., Stone, E. A., Guerin, M. T., Niel, L.
Veterinary care is important for maintaining companion animal health; however, it also has the potential to impact other aspects of patient welfare. To investigate factors related to veterinary care that are likely to influence canine and feline welfare, animal welfare researchers, veterinarians...
A survey of the management of inter-dog aggression by animal shelters in Canada
| Contributor(s):: Orihel, J. S., Ledger, R. A., Fraser, D.
Identification and management of inter-dog aggression is important for animal rescue shelters to reduce the incidence of euthanasia and ensure the safe re-homing of animals. Forty-three shelters responded to a questionnaire which collected information about the management of dogs with inter-dog...
A Walk in the Park: Zoonotic Risks Associated with Dogs that Frequent Dog Parks in Southern Ontario
| Contributor(s):: Theresa D. Procter
A cross-sectional study investigated the shedding of zoonotic organisms (Campylobacter, Giardia, and Salmonella) and antimicrobial resistant generic E. coli in dogs that visited dog parks in southern Ontario. Logistic regression models were constructed to identify risk factors. Factors for the...