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Contributor(s):: Hall, S., Dolling, L., Bristow, K., Fuller, T., Mills, D.
This chapter introduces the report, which describes the animal and human health costs and benefits impact of pets in the UK.
The unique ethical stance of animal-assisted psychotherapy [Issues]
Contributor(s):: David, R. B., Parish-Plass, N.
Elements of group psychotherapy found in individual animal-assisted psychotherapy [Theory]
Contributor(s):: Ish-Lev, H., Amit, R., Parish-Plass, N.
The animal as a relational medium: an object relations approach to the therapy triangle in animal-assisted psychotherapy [Theory]
Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N., Oren, D.
Dilemmas, questions, and issues concerning the integration of animals into the psychotherapy setting [Issues]
Animal-assisted psychotherapy from an attachment perspective [Theory]
Contributor(s):: Zilcha-Mano, S., Parish-Plass, N.
Dogs for herding and guarding livestock
Contributor(s):: Coppinger, L., Coppinger, R., Grandin, T.
Dogs that perform best for guarding and herding livestock have different behavioural profiles, as stated by the authors: 'herding dogs are selected to show hunting behaviours, such as eye, stalk, grip or heel. Guarding dogs are selected to show more of the wild ancestor's puppy-like or juvenile...
Guidance for puppy owners
Contributor(s):: Hedges, S.
The advantages of behavioural guidance from veterinary practice was discussed. Highlights focused on the behavioural management, care, and training of puppies.
How animals respond to change
Contributor(s):: Mills, D., Dube, M. B., Zulch, H.
Sections on underpinning principles relating to stress in companion animals, the effects of presistent stress, or "Why Stress can be so Stressful", other considerations for assessing welfare, and stress auditing.
Travel-related problems in pets
Sections on the nature and treatment of travel-related problems of pets, including cats.
Introducing the new dog or cat into the home
Sections on potential stressors in the initial settling-in period, dos and don'ts for first encounters with a new pet, and problem prevention through education.
Animal behavior forensics: evaluation of dangerous dogs and cruelty victims
Contributor(s):: Reid, P. J., Miller, L., Zawistowski, S.
Shelters are frequently faced with caring for animal who are embroiled in legal cases. This chapter outlines the history of forensic behavior evaluations and mades recommendations for appropriate assessment tools.
What is a canine athlete?
Contributor(s):: Zink, M. C., Dyke, J. B. van
Canine sports medicine and rehabilitation is the newest specialty in veterinary medicine. It encompasses and integrates a variety of fields, including orthopedics, exercise physiology, neurology, cardiology, pulmonology, nutrition, and others. Rehabilitation, which includes conditioning...
The human-animal bond
Contributor(s):: Corr, S. A.
Benefits of the human-dog relationship
Contributor(s):: Turner, D. C., Waiblinger, E., Meslin, F. X.
Human-animal interactions and social cognition in dogs
Contributor(s):: Miklosi, Adam
Ecological aspects of urban stray dogs
Contributor(s):: Beck, Alan M.
Playful pooches: Using canine interactions to enhance therapeutic outcomes for children and adolescents
Contributor(s):: VanFleet, Risë
Contributor(s):: Borchelt, Peter L., Voith, Victoria L.