Dancing with horses: The experience of the dynamics between horse and human that facilitates psychological and/or spiritual growth
Contributor(s):: Aardoom, Annemieke
Veterinary Issues and Livestock Development in Zanzibar: Farmer Practices and Attitudes
Contributor(s):: Shauna Milne-Price
The status of veterinary issues, veterinary care, and livestock development on the Zanzibar Archipelago was investigated through interviews with professionals in the fields of veterinary services and livestock development, community animal health workers (CAHWs), and livestock extension officers....
Amphibian Mortality on Roads: A Case Study in Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Habitat
Contributor(s):: Michael Thomas Hobbs
Amphibian populations have been declining at higher rates than bird and mammal populations. Agriculture, urbanization, including roads, and resource extraction continue to put pressure on all species. Roads in particular, are major sources of mortality. The Santa Cruz long-toed salamander...
The contribution of empathy to harmony in interpersonal relationships
Contributor(s):: Sezov, Deborah Dawn
Bark park: A social hub for dogs and their owners
Contributor(s):: Alary, Chantal Lyse
A sociobiological analysis of human-canine attachment in an adult population
Contributor(s):: Magrini, Michelle Marie
Effects of therapeutic horsemanship on the self-concepts and behavior of asocial adolescents
Contributor(s):: Emory, Dianna K.
Parental perceptions of dog ownership in the development of communicative competence in children with chronic, physical disability
Contributor(s):: Wood, Jean Kathleen-Locke
Animals may act as social buffers: Skin conductance arousal in children with autism spectrum disorder in a social context
Contributor(s):: O'Haire, Marguerite E., McKenzie, Samantha J., Beck, Alan M., Slaughter, Virginia
Children and the human-animal bond: minimizing pet loss during disasters
Contributor(s):: Travis, Holly J., Jalongo, Mary Renck
Development and Human-Animal Interaction Commentary on Mueller
Contributor(s):: Hurley, K. B.
Human-Animal Interaction as a Context for Positive Youth Development: A Relational Developmental Systems Approach to Constructing Human-Animal Interaction Theory and Research
Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K.
The Value of (Research on) Animals in Children's Lives
Contributor(s):: Severson, R. L.
Evaluating and Approaching a Strange Animal: Children's Trust in Informant Testimony
Contributor(s):: Boseovski, Janet J., Thurman, Sabrina L.
Ethical Responsibilities of Software Developers in Developing Simulations: The Robotic Pet
Contributor(s):: Spees, William
Potential welfare impacts of kill-trapping European moles ( Talpa europaea) using scissor traps and duffus traps: a post mortem examination study
Contributor(s):: Baker, S. E., Shaw, R. F., Atkinson, R. P. D., West, P., Macdonald, D. W.
Moles are widely trapped as pests on farms and amenity land in Britain. Spring traps for killing mammals generally require welfare approval in the UK, but mole traps are exempt. Previous research demonstrated wide variation in the mechanical performance of mole traps. In this context, we aimed to...
Domestication effects on behavioural traits and learning performance: comparing wild cavies to guinea pigs
Contributor(s):: Brust, V., Guenther, A.
The domestication process leads to a change in behavioural traits, usually towards individuals that are less attentive to changes in their environment and less aggressive. Empirical evidence for a difference in cognitive performance, however, is scarce. Recently, a functional linkage between an...
Facilitating 'learning from mom how to eat like a pig' to improve welfare of piglets around weaning
Contributor(s):: Oostindjer, M., Kemp, B., Brand, H. van den, Bolhuis, J. E.
Piglets in commercial husbandry are weaned abruptly and at a rather young age. Many weanling piglets are poorly adapted to ingest solid food, often resulting in a period of underfeeding. The underfeeding generally leads to a poor growth, diarrhoea occurrence and the development of damaging...
Dueling land ethics: uncovering agricultural stakeholder mental models to better understand recent land use conversion
Contributor(s):: Turner, B. L., Wuellner, M., Nichols, T., Gates, R.
The aim of this paper is to investigate how alternative land ethics of agricultural stakeholders may help explain recent land use changes. The paper first explores the historical development of the land ethic concept in the United States and how those ethics have impacted land use policy and use...
Teaching compassion : humane education in early childhood
Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck