"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.
'Bling with bite' - the rise of status and weapon dogs
Contributor(s):: Harding, S.
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.
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...
American black bear-apiary conflicts in Michigan
| Contributor(s):: McKinley, Beverly K., Belant, Jerrold L., Etter, Dwayne R.
An analysis of human-coyote relationship in metropolitan Atlanta, Ga
| 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...
An ethicist's commentary on avoiding impropriety in corporate sponsorship of conferences and journals
| Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
An ethicist's commentary on guarding against conflict of interest
An ethicist's commentary on the case of whether a veterinarian prescribing and selling drugs is in a conflict of interest situation
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...
An investigation of the Rusbult Investment Model of commitment in relationships with pets
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| 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...
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...
Animals in war, animals on war: new perspectives from a theater of species
| Contributor(s):: Chaudhuri, U.
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...
Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts over Animal Disease Control
| Contributor(s):: Vail, David D.
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
Attitudes of dairy farmers toward cow welfare in relation to housing, management and productivity
| Contributor(s):: Kauppinen, T., Valros, A., Vesala, K. M.
Attitudes toward animals among German children and adolescents
| Contributor(s):: Binngiesser, J., Wilhelm, C., Randler, C.
Avian consciousness in Don DeLillo's The Body Artist
| Contributor(s):: Karnicky, J.
The Body Artist, DeLillo's 2001 novel, focuses on a character who, through the mediating forces of language and sensory perception, enters into a space little explored in DeLillo's fiction - the consciousness of a bird. The novel continually pays close attention to the groups of birds that...
Bearing the costs of human-wildlife conflict: The challenges of compensation schemes
| Contributor(s):: Philip J. Nyhus, Steve A. Osofsky, Paul Ferraro, H. Fischer, Francine Madden, Rosie Woodroffe (editor), Simon Thirgood (editor), Alan Rabinowitz (editor)