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  1. The human-cat relationship

    Contributor(s):: Bernstein, Penny L., Rochlitz, Irene

  2. Creature Contraband

    Contributor(s):: Kelsey Rindfleisch, Amber Klootwyk, Julie Doyle

    For some college students, one of the hardest parts of being away from home is being separated from their pets. Coming home after a long day of classes just isn’t the same without your best furry, scaly or feathered friend there to greet you at the door. According to the Department of...

  3. The status and evolution of laws and policies regulating privately owned tigers in the United States

    Contributor(s):: Philip J. Nyhus, Michael Ambrogi, Caitlin Dufraine, Alan Shoemaker, Ronald L. Tilson

  4. The unique ethical stance of animal-assisted psychotherapy [Issues]

    Contributor(s):: David, R. B., Parish-Plass, N.

  5. Dilemmas, questions, and issues concerning the integration of animals into the psychotherapy setting [Issues]

    Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N., Oren, D.

  6. Well-being and its roots

    Contributor(s):: Fraser, A. F.

    This chapter describes the physiological and behavioural indicators of health and well-being in cats. The specific behavioural traits of some different cat breeds are also included.

  7. Travel-related problems in pets

    Contributor(s):: Mills, D., Dube, M. B., Zulch, H.

    Sections on the nature and treatment of travel-related problems of pets, including cats.

  8. Introducing the new dog or cat into the home

    Contributor(s):: Mills, D., Dube, M. B., Zulch, H.

    Sections on potential stressors in the initial settling-in period, dos and don'ts for first encounters with a new pet, and problem prevention through education.

  9. Value conflicts in feral cat management: trap-neuter-return or trap-euthanize?

    Contributor(s):: Palmer, C., Appleby, M. C., Weary, D. M., Sandoe, P.

    This chapter explores the key values at stake in feral cat management, focusing on the debate over whether to use trap-neuter-return or trap-euthanize as management tools for cat populations. The chapter provides empirical background on unowned cats, sketches widely-used arguments in favour of...

  10. Fat companions: understanding the welfare effects of obesity in cats and dogs

    Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Corr, S., Palmer, C., Appleby, M. C., Weary, D. M.

    Overfeeding is arguably the most significant feeding-related welfare problem for companion animals in developed countries. From an animal welfare perspective, the amount fed presents a dilemma between avoiding feelings of hunger and maximizing animal health. This chapter will not only focus on...

  11. Companion animals

    Contributor(s):: Corr, S. A.

  12. Putting the Horse before Descartes: My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals: Companion Animals and Animal Advocates

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Bernard E. Rollins

    "Companion Animals and Animal Advocates" is one chapter of "Putting the Horse before Descartes: My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals."When philosopher Bernard Rollin was six years old, he visited an animal shelter and learned that unwanted dogs are put to sleep. That event shaped his moral outlook...

  13. Blue Juice: Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine: Introduction

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Patricia Morris

    This is the introduction to "Blue Juice: Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine."Offering a candid behind-the-scenes look at small-animal veterinary practices, "Blue Juice" explores the emotional and ethical conflicts involved in providing a "good death" for companion animals. Patricia Morris presents...

  14. The success of companion animal management programs--a historical and statistical review

    Contributor(s):: Rowan, A. N., Wilson, A. K.

  15. Animal control, birth control, and community education: impacts on the Colorado Springs pet population, 1970-1984

    Contributor(s):: Arkow, P.

  16. Animal control in Fulton County

    Contributor(s):: Garrett, W.

  17. Comprehensive animal control

    Contributor(s):: Homes, J.

  18. New York City animal control: an overview

    Contributor(s):: Kullberg, J. F.

  19. Report of The Palm Beach County Animal Regulation Division

    Contributor(s):: Moore, D.

  20. Human demographics, animal demographics, human-animal interaction and the animal control program of Baltimore City

    Contributor(s):: Ross, L. H.