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  1. 2016 Study of Current Conditions of Kentucky County Animal Shelters and Degree of Compliance with Kentucky Animal Shelter Laws

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Cynthia L. Gaskill, Rachel Cullman-Clark, Liane Lachiewicz, Matt Lamarre, Brad Rohleder, Kristin Sadler, Rachel Sparling, Craig N. Carter

    Kentucky’s county animal shelter conditions have not been studied for over 20 years. Major goals of this study were to assess current conditions in Kentucky’s county shelters and determine the degree of compliance with Kentucky shelter laws. Additional information was gathered to...

  2. The role of zoos in modern society - a comparison of zoos' reported priorities and what visitors believe they should be

    | Contributor(s):: Roe, K., McConney, A., Mansfield, C. F.

    Modern zoos are required to fulfill a growing number of responsibilities including scientific research, wildlife conservation, public recreation, and education. With so many roles and responsibilities and limited funds, zoos have to prioritize their activities in relation to their own specified...

  3. Overcoming the barriers to the retirement of Old and New World monkeys from research facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Kerwin, A. M.

    In this commentary I aim to raise awareness among researchers and sanctuary directors to potential barriers to retiring Old and New World monkeys from research facilities. I define a barrier as an opinion or stereotype that prevents primate retirement from occurring on a regular basis. By...

  4. Euthanasia in animal shelters: management's perspective on staff reactions and support programs

    | Contributor(s):: Anderson, K. A., Brandt, J. C., Lord, L. K., Miles, E. A.

  5. Redesigning the donation box: the effect of animal banks on donations for animal welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Gueguen, N.

  6. Funding Sources for Human-Animal Interaction Research

    The following is a list of sources known to provide or have provided funding for human-animal interaction research. Governmental Organizations National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) About...

  7. HABRI Announces $300,000 to be Made Available for HAB Research

    09 May 2013 | Posted by Christopher C Charles

    TheHuman-Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI), sponsor of HABRI Central, has announced that it will be making funds available for high-quality research designed to better understand the human...

  8. The Atlantic Veterinary College announces a new residency in companion animals

    Thanks to a generous donation from the family of the late Alice Peake Bissett, a new residency in companion animals has been created at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC). The greater than $400 000 from the David and Leslie Bissett Fund of Calgary, Alberta, will ensure funding for residents to...

  9. The Influence of Animal Advocacy Groups in State Courts of Last Resort

    | Contributor(s):: Tauber, S.

  10. Of firms and farms: agricultural ethics and the problem of compensation

    | Contributor(s):: Vorstenbosch, J.

    Compensating farmers out of public funds for financial losses due to adverse weather conditions and animal diseases is fairly common in most Western countries. This government policy differs from that towards entrepreneurs in other economic branches. This paper considers what justifies this...

  11. A community approach to dog bite prevention: American Veterinary Medical Association Task Force on Canine Aggression and Human-Canine Interactions

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Beaver, B. V., Baker, M. D., Gloster, R. C., Grant, W. A., Harris, J. M., Hart, B. J., Hattaway, D. H., Houston, T., Koschman, J. R., Lockwood, R., Rieck, D., Sacks, J. J., Strauss, W. S., Strother, J., Golab, G. C.

      Dog bites are a serious public health problem that inflicts considerable physical and emotional damage on victims and incurs immeasurable hidden costs to communities. Bites have been tolerated as a job-related hazard for utility and postal workers, but for many communities the problem...