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  1. "Nudging them back to reality": toward a growing public acceptance of the role dogs fulfill in ameliorating contemporary veterans' PTSD symptoms

    Contributor(s):: Taylor, M. F., Edwards, M. E., Pooley, J. A.

  2. 'Bling with bite' - the rise of status and weapon dogs

    Contributor(s):: Harding, S.

  3. A new understanding of man's best friend: A proposed contextual model for the exploration of human-animal interaction among insecurely attached males

    Contributor(s):: Blazina, Chris, O'Neil, James M., Denke, Robyn, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.

  4. Action Research, Knowledge & Impact: Experiences of the Global Livestock CRSP Pastoral Risk Management Project in the Southern Ethiopian Rangelands

    | Contributor(s):: David Layne Coppock

    The PARIMA project began in 1997 with a mission to conduct research, outreach, and training to improve pastoral risk management in Ethiopia and Kenya. By late 2009 it is clear that the project has achieved positive impact on the lives of many pastoralists on Ethiopia’s Borana Plateau. This...

  5. American black bear-apiary conflicts in Michigan

    | Contributor(s):: McKinley, Beverly K., Belant, Jerrold L., Etter, Dwayne R.

  6. An analysis of human-coyote relationship in metropolitan Atlanta, Ga

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    | Contributor(s):: Jeremy W. Hooper

    Human-coyote interactions are an increasing challenge for North American wildlife managers. My objectives were to: 1) provide data on the types and general spatial distribution of human-coyote interactions in metropolitan Atlanta; 2) identify landscapes associated with human-coyote...

  7. An ethicist's commentary on avoiding impropriety in corporate sponsorship of conferences and journals

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  8. An ethicist's commentary on guarding against conflict of interest

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  9. An ethicist's commentary on the case of whether a veterinarian prescribing and selling drugs is in a conflict of interest situation

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  10. An Ethics Toolkit to Support Animal-Centered Research and Design

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    | Contributor(s):: Ruge, L., Mancini, C.

    Designers and researchers who work with animals need to employ an array of ethical competencies to guarantee the welfare of animals taking part in animal-centered research. The emerging field of Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI), which deals with the design of animal-centered interactive...

  11. An exploratory study of animal cruelty prosecution in New York

    | Contributor(s):: Kordzek, A.

    In the past several years, there have been significant changes in law pertaining to cruelty toward non-human animals. While prosecutors have more options available to them today than in the past, research has failed to examine prosecutors' actions in cases involving animal cruelty. This research...

  12. An investigation of the Rusbult Investment Model of commitment in relationships with pets

    | Contributor(s):: Baker, Z. G., Petit, W. E., Brown, C. M.

    The present research examines relationships between people and their pets through the lens of the Rusbult Investment Model. The Rusbult Investment Model identifies important antecedents to commitment in a relationship: satisfaction with the relationship, quality of alternatives to the...

  13. Animal welfare and the human-animal bond: considerations for veterinary faculty, students, and practitioners

    | Contributor(s):: Wensley, S. P.

    Consideration of the human-animal bond typically focuses on the benefits of companion animals to human health and well-being, but it is essential that in realizing these benefits the welfare needs of the animals, both physical and mental, are also met. Positive emotional relationships with...

  14. Animal Welfare and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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    | Contributor(s):: Linda Keeling, Håkan Tunón, Gabriela Olmos Antillón, Charlotte Berg, Mike Jones, Leopoldo Stuardo, Janice Swanson, Anna Wallenbeck, Christoph Winckler, Harry Blokhuis

    This paper systematically evaluates the extent to which achieving the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) is compatible with improving animal welfare. The analyses were based on discussion and independent scoring in a group of 12 participants with academic backgrounds within agricultural or...

  15. Animal-Assisted Interventions With Dogs in Special Education-A Systematic Review

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    | Contributor(s):: Meixner, J., Kotrschal, K.

    Dogs are becoming increasingly popular in pedagogical settings. Particularly children with special educational needs are believed to benefit from dog-assisted interventions. However, reliable evidence for supporting such claims is still scarce and reports on the effectiveness of this approach...

  16. Animals in war, animals on war: new perspectives from a theater of species

    | Contributor(s):: Chaudhuri, U.

  17. Are the precautionary principle and the international trade of genetically modified organisms reconcilable?

    | Contributor(s):: Matthee, M., Vermersch, D.

    This paper seeks to find possibilities for reconciliation of the implementation of the precautionary principle and the promotion of international trade of genetically modified organisms, based on the assumption that a sustainable development is a right objective to strive for. It starts with an...

  18. Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts over Animal Disease Control

    | Contributor(s):: Vail, David D.

  19. Assessing the Effects of a Cognition-Based Education Program on Attitudes of Villagers Toward Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) in Conflict-Prone Areas

    | Contributor(s):: Makecha, Radhika N., Phalke, Sagarika, Nakai, Yoshie

  20. Attacks on local persons by chimpanzees in Bossou, Republic of Guinea: Long-term perspectives

    | Contributor(s):: Hockings, Kimberley J., Yamakoshi, Gen, Kabasawa, Asami, Matsuzawa, Tetsuro