Keel-bone fractures are associated with bone quality differences in laying hens
Contributor(s):: Wei, H. D., Chen, Y. J., Zeng, X. Y., Bi, Y. J., Wang, Y. N., Zhao, S., Li, J. H., Li, X., Zhang, R. X., Bao, J.
A Scoping Review of the Benefits and Challenges of Using Service Dogs for Finding and Maintaining Employment
Contributor(s):: Lindsay, S., Thiyagarajah, K.
Impact of therapy dog visits on outpatient nurse welfare and job satisfaction
| Contributor(s):: Stephanie D. Clark, Jessica M. Smidt, Brent A. Bauer
Interaction with a therapy dog can decrease blood pressure, heart rate, and improve heart rate variability; due to these responses, it suggests that human-animal interaction can alleviate the stress response. This study aims to observe if the effects of therapy dog visits could alleviate...
Posthuman Affirmative Business Ethics: Reimagining Human-Animal Relations Through Speculative Fiction
| Contributor(s):: Sayers, J., Martin, L., Bell, E.
Posthuman affirmative ethics relies upon a fluid, nomadic conception of the ethical subject who develops affective, material and immaterial connections to multiple others. Our purpose in this paper is to consider what posthuman affirmative business ethics would look like, and to reflect on the...
The impact of COVID on cat guardians: veterinary issues
| Contributor(s):: Kogan, L. R., Erdman, P., Currin-McCulloch, J., Bussolari, C., Packman, W.
The onset of COVID has impacted the field of veterinary medicine and the lives of cat guardians in numerous ways, yet the subject remains largely unexplored. The purpose of this study was to better understand cat guardians' fears and concerns pertaining to veterinary care and obtainment of...
The experience of teleworking with dogs and cats in the United States during COVID-19
| Contributor(s):: Hoffman, C. L.
In Spring of 2020, the novel coronavirus (SAR-CoV-2) prompted an unprecedented number of individuals across the United States to begin working from home. Prior research has identified both positive and negative impacts of teleworking on employee well-being, and this study built on that research...
The effects of facility dogs on burnout, job-related well-being, and mental health in pediatric hospital professionals
| Contributor(s):: Jensen, C. L., Bibbo, J., Rodriguez, K. E., O'Haire, M. E.
Developing an animal-assisted support program for healthcare employees
| Contributor(s):: Etingen, B., Martinez, R. N., Smith, B. M., Hogan, T. P., Miller, L., Saban, K. L., Irvin, D., Jankowski, B., Weaver, F. M.
Stakeholder Perceptions of the Challenges to Racehorse Welfare
| Contributor(s):: Deborah Butler, Mathilde Valenchon, Rachel Annan, Helen R. Whay, Siobhan Mullan
The purpose of this paper is to highlight some of the key challenges to racehorse welfare as perceived by racing industry stakeholders. The paper draws upon statements and transcripts from 10 focus group discussions with 42 participants who were taking part in a larger study investigating...
Perceptions of Dogs in the Workplace: The Pros and the Cons
| Contributor(s):: Hall, Sophie, Wright, Hannah, McCune, Sandra, Zulch, Helen, Mills, Daniel
With growing interest in the value of animal companionship to human health, and increasing business awareness of promoting work-based health innovations and improving employees’ feelings of support, there has been a rise in interest about allowing dogs in the workplace (e.g., “Take your dog to...
Depression and anxiety in pet owners after a diagnosis of cancer in their pets: a cross-sectional study in Japan
| Contributor(s):: Nakano, Y., Matsushima, M., Nakamori, A., Hiroma, J., Matsuo, E., Wakabayashi, H., Yoshida, S., Ichikawa, H., Kaneko, M., Mutai, R., Sugiyama, Y., Yoshida, E., Kobayashi, T.
Den gode herdens vallhund. Konfirmanders och medarbetares erfarenheter av hundens medverkan i konfirmationen
| Contributor(s):: Tova Mortensen
In John 10:11, Jesus proclaims “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” The shepherd dog’s main mission is to assist the shepherd in driving the livestock in a desired direction. Can the church likewise, with help from dogs, lead human...
The Health Implications of Employment in Non-Profit Animal Care In Eastern North Carolina: A Phenomenological Exploration
| Contributor(s):: Sierra Nicole Fountain
Given a dearth of literature regarding animal care workers in non-profit settings, all of whom potentially face health-related risks, a need existed to explore these individuals' collective lived experiences and perceptions. The purpose of this study was to describe non-profit animal care...
Accessibility of Assistive Technologies as a Factor in the Successful Realization of the Labor Potential of Persons with Disabilities: Russia’s Experience
| Contributor(s):: Aleksandrova, Olga, Nenakhova, Yulia
The impact of disability-assistance animals on the psychological health of workplaces: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Hunter, Caitlin, Verreynne, Martie-Louise, Pachana, Nancy, Harpur, Paul
Taking Dogs Into the Office: A Novel Strategy for Promoting Work Engagement, Commitment and Quality of Life
| Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Mills, D. S.
Despite growing interest in “take your dog to work” days and the wellbeing benefits associated with interactions with a friendly dog (e.g., animal-assisted activities), there has been little quantification of the benefits of this. We analyzed responses to work-related (work...
Pets in the Workplace: A shaggy dog story?
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| Contributor(s):: Simon Linacre
Elysian at Westland Farm
Westland farm is a welcoming, friendly and tranquil farm. We are passionate about providing a genuine service that will make those who visit or use our services want to come back.At Westland farm we have a whole range of animals, and do a whole range of activities! We...
Canine CellMates began on June 3, 2013 in Fulton County Jail, in Atlanta, Georgia. Canine CellMates works with the Fulton County Sheriff's Department and the Fulton County Jail to provide a program that is as much about rehabilitation and the reduction of recidivism as it is about saving...
Without stress at the veterinarian: make the visit in the veterinary practice cat-friendlyOhne Stress sum Tierarzt: Den Besuch in der Tierarztpraxis katzenfreundlich gestalten
| Contributor(s):: Melchers, V.
This article describes how to reduce stress in cats presented at animal hospitals for routine and medical procedures.