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  1. Making the Case: Adding a Social Work Perspective to a Case Study in a Veterinary Practice

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    | Contributor(s):: Paula Gerstenblatt, Diane Rhodes, Dorothea Ivey

    This article describes a case study exploration of a veterinary practice from the perspective of social work. Recognizing the stressful work of veterinary providers, including compassion fatigue and high suicide rates, the current study identified both a need for and the potential role of...

  2. The Effect of Epicatechin-(4β-8)-Catechin on Some Biomarkers of Fatigue in Packed Donkeys (Equus Asinus) during the Dry Season in Northern Nigeria

    | Contributor(s):: Olaifa, Folashade Helen, Ayo, Joseph Olusegun, Aluwong, Tangang, Rekwot, Peter Ibrahim

  3. Reviewing the role of aquaria as restorative settings: how subaquatic diversity in public aquaria can influence preferences, and human health and well-being

    | Contributor(s):: Deborah L. Cracknell, Sabine Pahl, Mathew P. White, Michael H. Depledge

  4. Effectiveness of equine-assisted therapies for improving health outcomes in people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Suárez-Iglesias, D., Bidaurrazaga-Letona, I., Sanchez-Lastra, M. A., Gil, S. M., Ayán, C.

  5. Effects of hippotherapy on postural balance, functional mobility, self-perceived fatigue, and quality of life in people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: Secondary results of an exploratory clinical trial

    | Contributor(s):: Moraes, Andréa Gomes, Neri, Silvia G. R., Motl, Robert W., Tauil, Carlos Bernardo, von Glehn, Felipe, Corrêa, Éber Castro, de David, Ana Cristina

  6. Case Study: Composite Material Yoke Versus Wooden Yoke for Bullocks’ Comfort

    | Contributor(s):: Tyagi, Ram Kumar, Singh, Achhaibar

    This article addresses the designing of a yoke used to get work output (plowing) from bullocks. The yoke profile was designed in compliance with the profile of the bullock’s body for maximum contact area. Unlike the crude, wooden yoke used in rural India, where modern tilling equipment like a...

  7. Pain, fatigue, function and participation among long-term manual wheelchair users partnered with a mobility service dog

    | Contributor(s):: Vincent, C., Gagnon, D. H., Dumont, F.

  8. Animal-assisted therapy for inpatient adults

    | Contributor(s):: Phung, A.

  9. Investigation of the Effects of Service Dogs on Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs

    | Contributor(s):: Amanda Marie Reinsfelder

    With modern medicine and advances in technology, people are living longer and expecting a higher quality of life. Individuals may not be receiving the ideal assistive devices because they are not sure where to obtain the proper equipment, or what is available. An increased flow of informational...

  10. Veterinary social work: Practice within veterinary settings

    | Contributor(s):: Holcombe, T. Melissa, Strand, Elizabeth B., Nugent, William R., Ng, Zenithson Y.

  11. Cardiorespiratory and Biomechanical Responses to Simulated Recreational Horseback Riding in Healthy Children

    | Contributor(s):: Rigby, Brandon R., Papadakis, Zacharias, Bane, Annie A., Park, Jin K., Grandjean, Peter W.

  12. Relations among need for power, affect and attitudes toward animal cruelty

    | Contributor(s):: Oleson, J. C., Henry, B. C.

    Previous research has investigated the relationship between empathy with humans and attitudes toward animals. Developing a better understanding of this relationship, as well as other related variables, may assist in the prevention of antisocial behavior. The purpose of the current study was to...

  13. Livestock vehicle accidents in Spain: causes, consequences, and effects on animal welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Miranda-de la Lama, G. C., Sepulveda, W. S., Villarroel, M., Maria, G. A.

    Livestock vehicle accidents are rare but involve significant economic, human, and nonhuman farm animal losses. This study obtained information on the characteristics of accidents, the animals involved, and injuries to humans from newspaper reports about livestock vehicle accidents in Spain from...

  14. Animal suffering: representations and the act of looking

    | Contributor(s):: Aaltola, E.

    Animal advocacy uses images of nonhuman suffering as a form of normative rhetoric and a method of persuasion. Although much attention has been given to various facets of the depiction of human suffering, images of animal suffering have, to a large extent, escaped closer scrutiny. This paper seeks...

  15. Associations between pet ownership and self-reported health status in people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome

    | Contributor(s):: Wells, D. L.

  16. Natural activity: An explorative study of the interplay between cage-birds and older people in a Swedish hospital setting

    | Contributor(s):: Falk, Hanna, Wijk, Helle

  17. Effects of horseback riding and contact with horses on mood change and heart rate

    | Contributor(s):: Honda, Asako, Yamazaki, Katuo

  18. Nonhuman-animal care compassion fatigue: Training as treatment

    | Contributor(s):: Rank, Michael G., Zaparanick, Tracy L., Gentry, J. Eric

  19. Ethical aspects related to involvement of animals in animal assisted therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Fejsakova, M., Kottferova, J., Marekova, J., Jakuba, T., Ondrasovicova, O., Ondrasovic, M.

    Therapy with involvement of animals presently attracts considerable attention as a new modern method of facilitating and supporting treatment of a wide scale of diseases. In contrast to increased interest in investigating and proving the positive effects of animal therapy on people, only little...

  20. Improving the welfare of working equine animals in developing countries

    | Contributor(s):: Swann, W. J.

    Working equine animals are an essential source of power in agriculture and for urban and peri-urban transport in developing countries. Globally, working animals supply approximately 50% of agricultural power needs. The Brooke is a charity registered in the United Kingdom, which aims to improve...