An analysis of Ayutthaya Elephant Camp visitors
Contributor(s):: Kitiya Teeranadechatorn
The elephant is an important animal, culturally and historically, for Thailand. Elephant camps were first established for conservation purposes. Hence, this research was conducted to examine the Ayutthaya Elephant Camp to assess its elephant welfare, education, and entertainment via a tourist...
Captive Elephants in Circuses
Contributor(s):: Varma Varma, S.R. Sujata, Suparna Ganguly, Shiela Rao
Circuses have a long history of using performing animals, both wild and domesticated. The animals are trained or conditioned to exhibit specific behaviours with no option to do otherwise. This report is based on the observation of 31 elephants belonging to a sample of seven circuses (out of 15...
High school students' perceptions of animal mentation and their opinions on animal use in medical research and entertainment
Contributor(s):: Carol M. Okamoto
This study explored the relationship between high school students' perceptions of animal mentation and liking of animals with agreement on animal use in medical research and entertainment. Higher judgments of animal mentation and Iiking were predicted to correlate with lower agreement on...
The Use of Non-Human Animals for Human Entertainment
Animals in Film and Television
Contributor(s):: D.b. Wilkins
People have always had a fascination for large, "exotic" types of animals and as a result many zoos were set up all over Europe and North America. For many years there was a great deal of money to be made from exhibiting animals, and very little regard was paid to their welfare.With the...
Animales en el mundo festivo de la depresión momposina
Contributor(s):: Álvarez Zapata, Olma Juni
The relationship between the animalistic and the artistic: a therapeutic model integrating animal-assisted psychotherapy with art therapy [Practice]
Contributor(s):: Maayan, E., Lakh, E., Parish-Plass, N.
Horseracing and the British, 1919-39
Contributor(s):: Huggins, Mike
Contributor(s):: Sharpes, Donald K.
Ethical equitation: applying a cost-benefit approach
Contributor(s):: Jones, B., McGreevy, P. D.
Dr. Trelawney's cabinet of historical curiosities
Jul 13 2014
1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond
The Animal Channel
Are dogs children, companions, or just animals? Understanding variations in people's orientations toward animals
Contributor(s):: Blouin, D. D.
The meanings of dogs and cats in US American culture based on cartoons, movies, and consumer goods
| Contributor(s):: Heather Frigiola
The keeping of dogs and cats as household pets is prevalent throughout the United States. Individuals define and express their personal identities in part through customizing their personal repertoires of possessions, which includes pets. The actual symbolic meanings given to dogs and cats are...
Call for Proposals
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We are pleased to share this call for
proposals for the 1st
Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond, which will take
13th July – Tuesday 15th
No animals were harmed : the controversial line between entertainment and abuse
| Contributor(s):: Laufer, Peter
Parrots as therapy for psychiatric patients
| Contributor(s):: Haw, Camilla
Use of 'entertainment' chimpanzees in commercials distorts public perception regarding their conservation status
| Contributor(s):: Schroepfer, Kara K., Rosati, Alexandra G., Chartrand, Tanya, Hare, Brian
Animal-visitor interactions in the modern zoo: conflicts and interventions
| Contributor(s):: Fernandez, E. J., Tamborski, M. A., Pickens, S. R., Timberlake, W.
Animal welfare, education, conservation, research, and entertainment are major goals of modern zoos, but they can be in conflict. For example, visitors enjoy learning about and observing natural behavior in captive animals, but visitors often want to observe and interact with the animals in close...