Pet-Keeping in American Material Culture and Identity Formation
Contributor(s):: Heather Frigiola
Companion animals are a unique and complex part of American culture. They are frequently regarded as family members, yet legally they are considered property and are often obtained with an exchanged of money. As with other consumer goods, pets are culturally imbued with symbolism and are used by...
Attitudes towards farm animals as a part of belief systems
Contributor(s):: Vinnari, M., Rasanen, P., Jokinen, P.
Religious slaughter: data from surveys and spot-check visits in Italy and animal welfare issues
Contributor(s):: Cenci-Goga, B. T., Sechi, P., Cuccurese, A., Poeta, A., Angelis, G. de, Marini, P., Mattiacci, C., Rossi, R., Pezzato, R., Salamano, G., Santori, P.
Veterinarians' role for pet owners facing pet loss
Contributor(s):: Fernandez-Mehler, P., Gloor, P., Sager, E., Lewis, F. I., Glaus, T. M.
Curiosity killed the cat: Animals in nineteenth-century British culture
Contributor(s):: Amato, Sarah
Income Elasticity of Expenditures on Pets
Contributor(s):: Ehlert, Andrew Allen
The popular media contains many articles that cite an increase in pet ownership costs. However, limited econometric research has been done to examine consumer spending on pets. The purpose of this study was to determine the income elasticity of spending on pets in the United States. Income...
Tails of animal attraction: Incorporating the feline into the family
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| Contributor(s):: Hilary Downey, Sarah Ellis
Increased urbanization and female employment have led to the cat overtaking the dog as the companion animal of preference. However, this article looks beyond lifestyle changes as reasons for the popularity of the cat. The article explores the emotional consumer-socialization process involving...
Adaptation of dogs to the amputation of a limb and their owners' satisfaction with the procedure
| Contributor(s):: Kirpensteijn, J., van den Bos, R., Endenburg, N.
Doing right by companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Jarvis, S.
Caught in a canine con
| Contributor(s):: Kirchheimer, Sid
For Pet Lovers
| Contributor(s):: Kalian, Linda, Kalian, Robert
A review of the welfare consequences of surgical castration in piglets and the evaluation of non-surgical methods
| Contributor(s):: Prunier, A., Bonneau, M., Borell, E. H. von, Cinotti, S., Gunn, M., Fredriksen, B., Giersing, M., Morton, D. B., Tuyttens, F. A. M., Velarde, A.
Commodifying animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Buller, H., Roe, E.
Consumer attitudes towards alternatives to piglet castration without pain relief in organic farming: qualitative results from Germany
| Contributor(s):: Heid, A., Hamm, U.
Economic, education, encouragement and enforcement influences within farm assurance schemes
| Contributor(s):: Main, D. C. J., Mullan, S.
Ethical issues in mitigation of climate change: the option of reduced meat production and consumption
| Contributor(s):: Nordgren, A.
Ethics and action: a relational perspective on consumer choice in the European politics of food
| Contributor(s):: Kjaernes, U.
Global Animal Partnership's 5-Step<sup>TM</sup> Animal Welfare Rating Standards: a welfare-labelling scheme that allows for continuous improvement
| Contributor(s):: Duncan, I. J. H., Park, M., Malleau, A. E.
Welfare outcomes assessment in laying hen farm assurance schemes
| Contributor(s):: Main, D. C. J., Mullan, S., Atkinson, C., Bond, A., Cooper, M., Fraser, A., Browne, W. J.
Wild minds: what people think about animal thinking
| Contributor(s):: Maust-Mohl, M., Fraser, J., Morrison, R.