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  1. Oct 22 2016

    2016 International Conference on Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (ICASVM)

    2016 International Conference on Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (ICASVM2016) is an optimal platform for academic communications, exchange of ideas and inspirations between specialists and...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/476

  2. A Comparative Study of Dog- and Cat-Induced Injury on Incidence and Risk Factors among Children

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    | Contributor(s):: Ying Chen, Yang Gao, Li Zhou, Yafei Tan, Liping Li

    Background: Millions of people are bitten by animals each year, with approximately 90% of the injuries being caused by dogs and cats. However, few studies focus on risk factors of dog- and cat-induced injury in China. Therefore, the objective of this study was to investigate the rate of...

  3. A multi-site study on knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practice of child-dog interactions in rural China

    | Contributor(s):: Shen, J., Li, S., Xiang, H., Pang, S., Xu, G., Schwebel, D. C.

  4. A multiple indicators multiple cause (MIMIC) model of respiratory health and household factors in Chinese children: The Seven Northeastern Cities (SNEC) Study

    | Contributor(s):: Dong, Guang-Hui, Qian, Zhengmin, Fu, Qiang, Wang, Jing, Trevathan, Edwin, Ma, Wenjun, Liu, Miao-Miao, Wang, Da, Ren, Wan-Hui, Ong, Kee-Hean, Ferguson, Tekeda Freeman, Riley, Erin, Simckes, Maayan

  5. A note on environmental elements as essential prerequisites for behavioural expression: a case study of Pere David's deer

    | Contributor(s):: Li, ChunWang, Jiang, ZhiGang, Zeng, Yan, You, ZhangQiang

    To understand the relationship between behavioural expression of Pere David's deer and environmental elements, we carried out an experiment in the Dafeng Pere David's Deer Nature Reserve, China. From May to September 2001, we observed maintenance behaviour and rut behaviour in free-ranging Pere...

  6. A phenomenographic approach to the meaning of death: A Chinese perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Yang, Shu Ching, Chen, Shih-Fen

    Investigated qualitative and quantitative differences in Chinese children's concepts of death, as reflected in their drawings, and analyzes this conceptual development as it related to background variables (gender, age, religious belief,and health status). 239 children (aged 8-16 yrs) in 6 grade...

  7. A qualitative study of zoonotic risk factors among rural communities in southern China

    | Contributor(s):: Li, H. Y., Zhu, G. J., Zhang, Y. Z., Zhang, L. B., Hagan, E. A., Martinez, S., Chmura, A. A., Francisco, L., Tai, H., Miller, M., Daszak, P.

  8. An international comparison of female and male students' attitudes to the use of animals. (Special issue: Minding animals: Emerging issues concerning our relationships with other animals.)

    | Contributor(s):: Phillips, C., Izmirli, S., Aldavood, J., Alonso, M., Choe, Bi, Hanlon, A., Handziska, A., Illmann, G., Keeling, L., Kennedy, M., Lee, Gwi, Lund, V., Mejdell, C., Pelagic, V., Rehn, T.

    Previous research has demonstrated that in households where the male partner is more dominant, there is convergence in male and female attitudes towards animals, whereas if the female partner is empowered they exhibit greater empathy towards animals than the male partner. We tested this theory of...

  9. Animal consciousness and ethics in Asia and the Pacific

    | Contributor(s):: Macer, D.

  10. Animal Use in Award-Winning TV Commercials in China versus the U.S.

    | Contributor(s):: Lingling Xiang, Marilyn Roberts (adviser)

    Humans and animals have a long relationship. Through content analysis of randomly selected 184 advertisements of award-winning TV commercials containing animals from the 5th to 12th China Advertising Festival (1997-2005) and U.S EFFIE award-winning TV commercials containing animals during the...

  11. Asian Livestock Industry Leaders' Perceptions of the Importance of, and Solutions for, Animal Welfare Issues

    | Contributor(s):: Sinclair, M., Phillips, C. J. C.

  12. Association between life events and change in depressive symptoms in Hong Kong Chinese elderly

    | Contributor(s):: Chan, Dicken, Kwok, Anthony, Leung, Jason, Yuen, Kay, Choy, Dicky, Leung, Ping Chung

  13. Association between pet ownership and coronary artery disease in a Chinese population

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    | Contributor(s):: Zhi-Yong Xie, Di Zhao, Bing-Rui Chen, You-Nan Wang, Yao Ma, Hao-Jie Shi, Yang Yang, Ze-Mu Wang, Lian-Sheng Wang

    A number of studies have suggested the benefits of pet ownership to human health, including cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, there are few findings regarding pet ownership and coronary artery disease (CAD). The objective of this study is to investigate the...

  14. Attachment and Perceived Stress among Pet Owners before and during the Lockdown in China

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    | Contributor(s):: Sara Platto, Agathe Serres, Simona R. C. Normando, Wang Yanqing, Dennis C. Turner

    The current pandemic has brought a lot of social and economic strains to families worldwide, as well as making a huge impact on the long- term care of companion animals. The current study explored differences in the attachment level of owners toward their pets and their perceived stress before...

  15. Attitudes Toward Nonhuman Animals During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak in China

    | Contributor(s):: Gu, Xuan, Bexell, Sarah M., Wang, Bo

    Nonhuman animals are often abandoned and killed during non-epidemic and epidemic emergencies. However, the study of public attitudes toward animals during an epidemic outbreak and their antecedents and consequences is rare. The present study aimed to determine the individual and psychological...

  16. Behavioral and hormonal consequences of transporting giant pandas from China to the United States

    | Contributor(s):: Snyder, R. J., Perdue, B. M., Powell, D. M., Forthman, D. L., Bloomsmith, M. A., Maple, T. L.

    Zoological institutions strive to ensure the welfare of nonhuman animals in captivity. Part of this effort involves reducing the level of distress experienced by an animal to the greatest extent possible. However, some necessary zoo management practices such as transportation induce stress...

  17. Behaviour of two genotypes of growing-finishing pig in three different housing systems

    | Contributor(s):: Guy, J. H., Rowlinson, P., Chadwick, J. P., Ellis, M.

    This trial compared the behaviour of 720 growing-finishing pigs, progeny of either indoor (Large White x Landrace) or outdoor (part-Meishan or part-Duroc) sows mated to Large White boars, when housed in either outdoor paddocks, straw yards or fully-slatted pens. Space allowance per pig in outdoor...

  18. Behavioural responses by yaks in different physiological states (lactating, dry or replacement heifers), when grazing natural pasture in the spring (dry and germinating) season on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau

    | Contributor(s):: Ding, LuMing, Long, RuiJun, Yang, YuHai, Xu, SongHe, Wang, ChangTing

    Using heterogeneous vegetation in alpine grassland through grazing is a necessary component of de-intensification of livestock systems and conservation of natural environments. However, better understanding of the dynamics of animal feeding behaviour would improve pasture and livestock grazing...

  19. Beijing Dog Politics: Governing Human–Canine Relationships in China

    | Contributor(s):: Jeffreys, Elaine

    This paper uses a governmentality approach to examine the political history of human–canine relationships in the People’s Republic of China, focusing on the evolution of household dog regulations in Beijing. In doing so, it ties the micropolitics of human–canine relations to transformations in...

  20. Canine and feline parasitic zoonoses in China

    | Contributor(s):: Chen, Jia, Xu, Min-Jun, Zhou, Dong-Hui, Song, Hui-Qun, Wang, Chun-Ren, Zhu, Xing-Quan