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  1. The burden of domestication: a representative study of welfare in privately owned cats in Denmark

    Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Norspang, A. P., Forkman, B., Bjornvad, C. R., Kondrup, S. V., Lund, T. B.

  2. Inbreeding and health problems prevalence in a colony of guide dogs: a cohort of 40 Labrador Retrievers

    Contributor(s):: Cecchi, F., Vezzosi, T., Branchi, G., Barsotti, G., Macchioni, F.

    The aims of this study were to analyze the inbreeding (F) in a colony of Labrador Retriever (LR) guide dogs using information from pedigrees and to verify its role in increasing the occurrence of various genetic diseases (hereditary eye diseases, heart problems, hip and elbow dysplasia). Pedigree...

  3. Assistive Device Use among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Profile of Canadians Using Hearing, Vision, and Mobility Devices in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

    Contributor(s):: Ishigami, Yoko, Jutai, Jeffrey, Kirkland, Susan

    There is increasing recognition that using assistive devices can support healthy aging. Minimizing discomfort and loss of function and increasing independence can have a substantial impact physically, psychologically, and financially on persons with functional impairments and resulting activity...

  4. Pros and cons of pet ownership in sustaining independence in community-dwelling older adults: a scoping review

    Contributor(s):: Obradović, Nataša, Lagueux, Émilie, Michaud, Frédéric, Provencher, Véronique

  5. Critical Review of Research Methods Used to Consider the Impact of Human–Animal Interaction on Older Adults' Health

    Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Gee, Nancy R.

  6. Performativity and a microbe: Exploring Mycobacterium bovis and the political ecologies of bovine tuberculosis

    Contributor(s):: Robinson, Philip A.

  7. To save the bees or not to save the bees: honey bee health in the Anthropocene

    Contributor(s):: Andrews, Eleanor

  8. BLAZE: Bettering the lives of animals in zoo environments

    Contributor(s):: Logan Anbinder, Amelia Cordell, Gretchen Downey, Kelly Freudenberger, Shabaab Kamal, Thao Khuc, Joshua Lacey, Caitlin Moore, Emmarie Myers, Andrea Schmidt

    Captivity can induce high levels of stress in zoo animals, leading to health and behavioral problems that hamper conservation efforts, reduce the effectiveness of education, and negatively affect animal welfare. Zoos employ environmental enrichment to mitigate stress, but the effectiveness of...

  9. Bioaccumulation of mercury in Wilson's snipe from Alabama

    Contributor(s):: Brooks, Lindsay J., Campbell, Joshua W., Murphy, Julie W.

  10. Mental health and general wellness in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike

    Contributor(s):: Lowe, Sarah R., Joshi, Spruha, Pietrzak, Robert H., Galea, Sandro, Cerda, Magdalena

  11. Prisoners, pups, and PTSD: the grass roots response to veterans with PTSD

    Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer

  12. What to Think of Canine Obesity? Emerging Challenges to Our Understanding of Human-Animal Health Relationships

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    | Contributor(s):: Degeling, Chris, Kerridge, Ian, Rock, Melanie

  13. The human element of wildlife health: Mental models, risk perceptions, and attitudes toward wildlife disease management

    | Contributor(s):: Hanisch-Kirkbride, Shauna Lynn

  14. Theoretical Concepts from Self Psychology Applied to Animal Hoarding

    | Contributor(s):: Brown, S. E.

  15. Human-Animal Bond and Secondary Prevention

    | Contributor(s):: Catanzaro, Thomas E.