Evaluating Trophic Rewilding as a Conservation Technique
| Contributor(s):: Aaron Sieve
The focus for this paper is to define specifically trophic rewilding, determine its efficacy as a conservation technique, and explore ways to lessen one of its key limitations. Trophic rewilding is the conservation technique whereby an extirpated keystone species or ecosystem engineer is...
Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA), Companion Animals and Independent Agency: Why as criminologists we need to start a conversation beyond speciesism and towards an intersectional approach.
| Contributor(s):: Di Turgoose, Ruth E. McKie
Government strategies (such as VAWG) and the Domestic Abuse Consultation (2019) have begun to recognise the importance of supporting and developing strategies to address other ‘invisible’ and ‘vulnerable’ victims/survivors of DVA as distinct topics for empirical study...
The Effect of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Nursing Student Anxiety
| Contributor(s):: Della Anderson
College students have high levels of stress, anxiety, and loneliness (Stewart , Dispenza, Parker, Chang, & Cunnien, 2014). College campus counselors strive to combat this stress and meet student needs through creative solutions (Stewart et al., 2014). Nursing student stress has a major...
Therapy Dogs in Educational Settings: Guidelines and Recommendations for Implementation
| Contributor(s):: Grové, Christine, Henderson, Linda, Lee, Felicia, Wardlaw, Phoebe
Attitudes of Turkish veterinary students towards farm animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Cavusoglu, E., Uzabaci, E.
Farm manager involvement in an equine on-farm welfare assessment: opportunities for education and improvement
| Contributor(s):: DuBois, C., DeVries, T. J., Haley, D. B., Lawlis, P., Merkies, K.
Empathy towards animals and belief in animal-human-continuity in Italian veterinary students
| Contributor(s):: Colombo, E. S., Pelosi, A., Prato-Previde, E.
Attitudes of students from south-east and east Asian countries to slaughter and transport of livestock
| Contributor(s):: Ling, R. Z., Zulkifli, I., Lampang, P. N., Nhiem, D. V., Wang, Y., Phillips, C. J. C.
Attitudes of veterinary students in Croatia toward farm animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Ostovic, M., Mesic, Z., Mikus, T., Matkovic, K., Pavicic, Z.
Determination of swine euthanasia criteria and analysis of barriers to euthanasia in the United States using expert opinion
| Contributor(s):: Mullins, C. R., Pairis-Garcia, M. D., George, K. A., Anthony, R., Johnson, A. K., Coleman, G. J., Rault, J. L., Millman, S. T.
Improving the Welfare of Companion Dogs - Is Owner Education the Solution?
| Contributor(s):: Izzie Philpotts, Justin Dillon, Nicola Rooney
Vets, animal welfare charities, and researchers have frequently cited educating owners as a necessity for improving the welfare of companion dogs. The assumption that improving an owner’s knowledge through an education intervention subsequently results in improvements in the welfare of...
Attitude towards and Interest in Dog-Assisted Interventions of Students in Higher Education
| Contributor(s):: Cathrin Rothkopf, Theresa Stark, Silke Schworm
The mental health of students is a critical issue facing institutions of higher education, as a majority of college and university students report suffering from stress and anxiety. Studies have shown that interacting with animals can enhance the mental health. Consequently, animal-assisted...
A Protocol for the Ethical Assessment of Wild Animal–Visitor Interactions (AVIP) Evaluating Animal Welfare, Education, and Conservation Outcomes
| Contributor(s):: Barbara de Mori, Linda Ferrante, Daniela Florio, Elisabetta Macchi, Ilaria Pollastri, Simona Normando
Due to the popularity of wild animal–visitor interactions (AVIs), there is a need for an ethical assessment of their impact on animal welfare, education, and conservation. The protocol presented in this study is designed to evaluate such interactions on an integrated level, using a...
How do primary pre-service teachers assess circus with animals and its educational value? A study with Portuguese, Spanish and Greek students
| Contributor(s):: António Almeida, Beatriz García Fernández, Penelope Papadopoulou
This study aimed to check the opinion of primary pre-service teachers about circus with animals, including if they recognize any educational value in this type of show and how they assess the animals’ treatment in this place. For that, a questionnaire with open and closed questions was...
Kouluviihtyvyys koiraluokissa - fenomenologinen tapaustutkimus koiraluokkakokemuksista
| Contributor(s):: Katariina Karvinen
Tämä on kvalitatiivinen tapaustutkimus Suomen perusopetuksen koiraluokista. Tutkimuksen tavoitteena oli tarkastella koiraluokkatoimintaa kouluviihtyvyyden näkökulmasta sekä lisätä tietoa ja ymmärrystä koiraluokista yleensä. Lähestyn aihetta...
Voices of NGOs Supporting the First Master's Degree Program in Ethology and Human-Animal Interactions in Romania: An Exploratory Qualitative Analysis
| Contributor(s):: Rusu, A. S., Criste, A. D., Dezmirean, D. S.
The Development and Evaluation of 'Farm Animal Welfare': An Educational Computer Game for Children
| Contributor(s):: Roxanne D. Hawkins, Gilly A. R. Mendes Ferreira, Joanne M. Williams
Many children growing up in urban areas of Western countries have limited contact with and knowledge of farm animals and food production systems. Education can play an important role in children’s understanding of farm animal welfare issues, however, most education provided focuses on...
Short-Term Interventions That Accomplish Humane Education Goals: An International Review of the Research Literature
| Contributor(s):: Virginio Aguirre, Agustín Orihuela
Feeding Enrichment in a Captive Pack of European Wolves (Canis Lupus Lupus): Assessing the Effects on Welfare and on a Zoo's Recreational, Educational and Conservational Role
| Contributor(s):: Giacomo Riggio, Chiara Mariti, Chiara Boncompagni, Simone Corosaniti, Massimiliano Di Giovanni, Asahi Ogi, Angelo Gazzano, Robert Thomas
This study investigated the effects of two feeding enrichment programs on the behaviour of a captive pack of European wolves (Canis lupus lupus) and their correlation with both zoo visitors’ interest towards the exhibit and their overall perception of the species. Behavioural data...