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  1. Animal-dependent veterinary staff: Too much of a good thing

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    | Contributor(s):: Myrna Milani

    Ideally, everyone working in a veterinary practice chooses to do so following an educational process and personal experiences that imbued them with a strong desire to work with animals and people, as well as a strong interest in medical science and technology. However, sometimes the...

  2. "Animals are friends, not food": Anthropomorphism leads to less favorable attitudes toward meat consumption by inducing feelings of anticipatory guilt

    | Contributor(s):: Wang, F., Basso, F.

  3. "Before, he fought every day with the horse and with me": reducing violence in a Guatemalan community through a horse-handling program

    | Contributor(s):: Gibbons, J. L., Cunningham, C. A., Paiz, L., Poelker, K. E., Cardenas, M. A. M.

    Community and family violence are endemic in Guatemala. We evaluated the effectiveness of a horse-handling program to reduce violent attitudes and aggressive behavior. Eighteen community members who worked with horses in their daily lives (16 men, 2 women, ages 15 to 58) participated in four...

  4. "Do not choose as I do!" - Dogs avoid the food that is indicated by another dog's gaze in a two-object choice task

    | Contributor(s):: Balint, A., Farago, T., Meike, Z., Lenkei, R., Miklosi, A., Pongracz, P.

    Family dogs successfully follow human-given cues in a two-object choice test. However, whether this ability has any roots in dog-dog visual communication, has been seldom investigated. We designed a test where a video-projected, life-sized dog 'demonstrator' provided directional cues for the...

  5. "Early" cat ownership and the risk of sensitization and allergic rhinitis in Ligurian children with respiratory symptoms

    | Contributor(s):: Fasce, L., Tosca, M. A., Silvestri, M., Olcese, R., Pistorio, A., Rossi, G. A.

  6. "Flexible Personhood": Loving Animals as Family Members in Israel

    | Contributor(s):: Shir-Vertesh, Dafna

  7. "Gift giving" by wild bottle-nose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) to humans at a wild dolphin provisioning program, Tangalooma, Australia

    | Contributor(s):: Holmes, B. J., Neil, D. T.

  8. "I'm just wild about Harry!" a psychoanalyst reflects on his relationship with his dog

    | Contributor(s):: Marcus, P.

  9. "If All Animals Were Cats"

    | Contributor(s):: Pritchard, Michael

  10. "Like owner, like dog": correlation between the owner's attachment profile and the owner-dog bond

    | Contributor(s):: Siniscalchi, M., Stipo, C., Quaranta, A.

  11. "My salt in your belly" Agreement, binding and identity by meat consumption in South Western Morocco

    | Contributor(s):: Gelard, Marie-Luce

  12. "One health": the potential of closer cooperation between human and animal health in Africa. (Bovine tuberculosis in Ethiopia.)

    | Contributor(s):: Zinsstag, J., Tanner, M.

    Emerging zoonoses affect livestock and humans, which calls for closer cooperation between animal and public health. Conceptually ideal, such cooperation is difficult to achieve and the causative agents of outbreaks are often confused. A lack of awareness may very likely be due to limited capacity...

  13. "Paws" to provide comfort, relieve pain

    | Contributor(s):: D'Arcy, Y.

  14. "Seizure-alert dogs": observations from an inpatient video/EEG unit

    | Contributor(s):: Ortiz, R., Liporace, J.

  15. "She's a dog at the end of the day": guide dog owners' perspectives on the behaviour of their guide dog

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    | Contributor(s):: Craigon, P. J., Hobson-West, P., England, G. C. W., Whelan, C.

    A guide dog is a domestic dog (Canis familiaris) that is specifically educated to provide mobility support to a blind or visually impaired owner. Current dog suitability assessments focus on behavioural traits, including: trainability, reactivity or attention to environmental stimuli, low...

  16. "Support your local invasive species": animal protection rhetoric and nonnative species

    | Contributor(s):: Seymour, M.

  17. "Take me under your wing" - love in animal-assisted psychotherapy: a clinical perspective on the unique therapeutic bond between animals and humans [Practice]

    | Contributor(s):: Lev-Bendov, S., Barel, I., Parish-Plass, N.

  18. "Taming the Wild Profusion of Existing Things"? A Study of Foucault, Power, and Human/Animal Relationships

    | Contributor(s):: Palmer, Clare

  19. "There Is a Cat on Our Ward": Inpatient and Staff Member Attitudes toward and Experiences with Cats in a Psychiatric Ward

    | Contributor(s):: Wagner, C., Lang, U. E., Hediger, K.

  20. "We need them as much as they need us": A systematic review of the qualitative evidence for possible mechanisms of effectiveness of animal-assisted intervention (AAI)

    | Contributor(s):: Shen, R. Z. Z., Xiong, P., Chou, U. I., Hall, B. J.