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  1. "Return" and extension actions after ethnobotanical research: the perceptions and expectations of a rural community in semi-arid northeastern Brazil

    Contributor(s):: Albuquerque, U. P. de, Nascimento, L. G. de S., Vieira, F. J., Almeida, C. M. de A. D., Ramos, M. A., Silva, A. C. O. da

  2. A community approach to dog bite prevention: American Veterinary Medical Association Task Force on Canine Aggression and Human-Canine Interactions

    Contributor(s):: Beaver, B. V., Baker, M. D., Gloster, R. C., Grant, W. A., Harris, J. M., Hart, B. J., Hattaway, D. H., Houston, T., Koschman, J. R., Lockwood, R., Rieck, D., Sacks, J. J., Strauss, W. S., Strother, J., Golab, G. C.

     Dog bites are a serious public health problem that inflicts considerable physical and emotional damage on victims and incurs immeasurable hidden costs to communities. Bites have been tolerated as a job-related hazard for utility and postal workers, but for many communities the problem...

  3. A community of interest

    Contributor(s):: Welborn, Robert F.

  4. A comparison of Bahamian cat and dog caregivers on New Providence

    Contributor(s):: Fielding, W. J.

    This article offers the first comparison of actions and attitudes of Afro-Caribbean caregivers who keep only cats or only dogs. A total of 330 Bahamian caregivers found that women primarily keep cats; men primarily keep dogs. Cat keepers were more attached to their companion animals but no more...

  5. A survey of wildlife rehabilitation in South Africa: is there a need for improved management?

    Contributor(s):: Wimberger, K., Downs, C. T., Boyes, R. S.

    The focus of wildlife rehabilitation is the survival of the individual animal, often leading to rehabilitators being in conflict with government wildlife officials, who regulate the industry and whose focus is on the security of entire wildlife communities. In South Africa, wildlife...

  6. A Systematic Review of the Literature Addressing Veterinary Care for Underserved Communities

    Contributor(s):: LaVallee, Elizabeth, Mueller, Megan Kiely, McCobb, Emily

    Currently, there is a care gap in veterinary medicine affecting low-income and underserved communities, resulting in decreased nonhuman-animal health and welfare. The use of low-price and community veterinary clinics in underserved populations is a strategy to improve companion-animal health...

  7. About Cats and Dogs ... Reconsidering the Relationship Between Pet Ownership and Health Related Outcomes in Community-Dwelling Elderly

    Contributor(s):: Rijken, Mieke, Beek, Sandra

  8. About cats and dogs... Reconsidering the relationship between pet ownership and health related outcomes in community-dwelling elderly

    Contributor(s):: Rijken, Mieke, Beek, Sandra

    Having a pet has been claimed to have beneficial health effects, but methodologically sound empirical studies are scarce. Small sample sizes and a lack of information about the specific type of pets involved make it difficult to draw unambiguous conclusions. We aimed to shed light...

  9. Advances in husbandry training in marine animal care programs

    Contributor(s):: Brando, Sabrina I. C. A.

  10. Agricultural practices, ecology and ethics in the Third World

    Contributor(s):: Westra, L. S., Bowen, K. L., Behe, B. K.

    The increasing demand for horticultural products for nutritional and economic purposes by lesser developed countries (LDCs) is well documented. Technological demands of the LDCs producing horticultural products are also increasing. Pesticide use is an integral component of most agricultural...

  11. An Evaluation of a Shelter Dog Training Class: Outcomes for Volunteer Trainers and for Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Paula M. Ramirez

    Are the best things in life really free? Volunteers are valuable people who work for free because they simply want to help. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in 2014 almost sixty-three million people volunteered (Volunteering in the United States 2014, 2015). The sizeable...

  12. Animal Assisted Intervention International (AAII)

    Animal Assisted Intervention International (AAII) is a non-profit organization that caters to Animal Assisted Intervention (AAI) within professional healthcare and social service settings. Our members are occupational therapists, speech therapists, nurses, counselors, and professional animal...

  13. Animal geographies I

    | Contributor(s):: Hovorka, Alice J.

  14. Animal practices, ethnicity, and community: The Turkish pigeon handlers of Berlin

    | Contributor(s):: Jerolmack, Colin

  15. Animal therapy on the community level: The impact of pets on social capital

    | Contributor(s):: Arkow, Phil, Fine, Aubrey H.

  16. Animal-assisted interventions in children's hospitals: a critical review of the literature

    | Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, A., McArthur, M., Winefield, H., Hanieh, E., Hazel, S.

    There is a perception in the scientific and general communities that hospitalized children benefit from visits by animals. Animal-assisted interventions (AAI), including animal-assisted therapy and animal-assisted activities, usually involving dogs, are thus employed in pediatric hospitals....

  17. Animal-assisted therapy for the homebound elderly

    | Contributor(s):: Harris, M. D., Rinehart, J. M., Gerstman, J.

  18. Animal-Assisted Therapy Supports Student Connectedness

    | Contributor(s):: Fedor, J.

  19. Animals and other people in eighteenth-century literature

    | Contributor(s):: Keenleyside, Heather

  20. Assessing fisheries - using an ethical matrix in a participatory process. (Special Issue: Two systems - one world.)

    | Contributor(s):: Kaiser, M., Forsberg, E. M.

    The Norwegian National Committee for Research Ethics in Science and Technology, collaborating with the Norwegian Fisherman's Association and the Research Council of Norway, started in 1999 a project aiming at an ethical assessment of Norwegian fisheries for the year 2020. The project was to...