Understanding Guide Dog Team Interactions: Design Opportunities to Support Work and Play
Contributor(s):: Sabrina Hauser, Ron Wakkary, Carman Neustaedter
The visually impaired have been a longstanding and wellrecognized user group addressed in the field of Human- Computer Interaction (HCI). Recently, the study of sighted dog owners and their pets has gained interest in HCI. Despite this, there is a noticeable gap in the field with regards to...
Helping Client Manage the Aggressive Dog
Contributor(s):: Julia Albright
Our Pet Population Explosion and Operation SPARED
Contributor(s):: Kay Clausing
All humane societies are dedicated to preventing cruelty and suffering. No society can effectively prevent cruelty unless it makes spaying compulsory for all females released for adoption and talks spaying to every owner of a female. Even if the home is a good one in every other respect, if a...
Proceedings of the first International Conference on Veterinary Behavioural Medicine
Contributor(s):: Daniel Mills, S.E. Heath, L.J. Harrington
This collection of papers is the Proceedings of the First International Conference on Veterinary Behavioural Medicine which was held, under the auspices of the Companion Animal Behaviour Therapy Study Group and the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology, in Birmingham UK on the 1st and...
Clinical animal behaviour models of stereotypic behaviour and underlying cognition
Contributor(s):: Daniel Mills
Bizarre repetitive behaviour may be quite common, with estimates in people and dogs of a prevalence of up to 8%. Whereas these are often considered important indicators of mental health problems in people, in companion animals, many owners view these behaviours as "quirky" or even...
Animal Shelter Programs and Policies
Contributor(s):: Edwin J. Sayres
A discussion of policies and programs that, ideally, should be followed by humane societies in the operation of shelters and the limitations that are imposed by finances, local circumstances, and other factors is a substantial undertaking. I would like, first, to give you some background...
Animals, health and quality of life: professional development forum.
Animals, health and quality of life: abstract book
Challenges of service dog ownership
Contributor(s):: Adams, C. L.
Making the visit to the veterinarian a positive experience for all
Contributor(s):: Curtis, T. M.
Your patient has a job and needs to stay fit
Contributor(s):: Eames, E., Eames, T.
Supporting the assistance dog movement with my time and expertise
Aircraft noise influenced behaviour of service dogs
Contributor(s):: Flach, M., Heisterkamp, C., Stephan, E.
Understanding the signs, cause & prevalence of grief due to pet loss
Contributor(s):: Johnson, S. W.
Animal-assisted intervention: a key response to our human health care crisis
Contributor(s):: Norvell, L. J.
An international gene bank for guide dogs: organisation, utilization and potential
Contributor(s):: Kolosi, J., Gunn, I. M.
The Royal Guide Dogs Association of Australia (RGDAA) has a breeding population of Labrador Retrievers consisting of 30 females and 11 stud males. Frozen semen from guide dog centres in UK and USA is used in its breeding programme to minimize inbreeding. The RGDAA is establishing an international...
Managing separation anxiety: an evidence-based approach
Contributor(s):: Neilson, J. C.
Pet selection counseling: finding a friend for life
Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. K.
Life skills for puppies: practical tips for new owners
Contributor(s):: Zulch, H. E.