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  1. Information need of owners regarding dog's healthcare, zoonotic diseases and marketing

    Contributor(s):: Basarajappa, A. D., Rupasi, Tiwari, Rakesh, Roy, Davinder, Singh, Matt, V. T., Devan, Arora

    The present study was purposively conducted at Clinical Complex, VeterinaryCollege, Hebbal, Bangalore; Referral Polyclinic, IVRI, Izatnagar; Veterinary polyclinic, GBPUAT, Pantnagar and Veterinary hospital, Palam, New Delhi, India. From each clinical complex, 50 pet dog owners were selected...

  2. The biopolitics of animal being and welfare: dog control and care in the UK and India

    Contributor(s):: Krithika, Srinivasan

  3. Benefits of the human-dog relationship

    Contributor(s):: Turner, D. C., Waiblinger, E., Meslin, F. X.

  4. Non-economic incentives to improve animal welfare: positive competition as a driver for change among owners of draught and pack animals in India

    Contributor(s):: Pritchard, J. C., Dijk, L. van, Ali, M., Pradhan, S. K.

  5. Snakes that drink water, wine, or blood: what do snakes drink according to ancient sources?

    Contributor(s):: Trinquier, Jean

  6. Non-violence towards animals in the thinking of Gandhi: the problem of animal husbandry

    Contributor(s):: Burgat, F.

    The question of the imperatives induced by the Gandhian concept of non-violence towards animals is an issue that has been neglected by specialists on the thinking of the Mahatma. The aim of this article is to highlight the systematic - and significant - character of this particular aspect of his...

  7. Parental care in free-ranging dogs, Canis familiaris

    Contributor(s):: Pal, S. K.

    Parental care in free-ranging dogs was investigated in Katwa town, India. Six lactating bitches, 4 were monogamous. The gestation period varied from 62 to 65 days. Mean (+or-S.D.) litter size of 5.83 (+or-1.57) with a sex ratio of 1.69:1 in favour of male was recorded in this study. High...

  8. Inter- and intra-sexual behaviour of free-ranging dogs ( Canis familiaris )

    Contributor(s):: Pal, S. K., Ghosh, B., Roy, S.

    During March 1994 to February 1997 the sexual behaviour of a total of 292 free-ranging dogs was observed weekly in the town of Katwa in West Bengal. Of all resident females, 20 oestrus females were studied as focal animals. The number of males which courted a female ranged from 6 to 28 (mean...

  9. Ethics, law, and animal experimentation

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  10. Assessment of the welfare of working horses, mules and donkeys, using health and behaviour parameters

    Contributor(s):: Pritchard, J. C., Lindberg, A. C., Main, D. C. J., Whay, H. R.

    Working animals provide an essential transport resource in developing countries worldwide. Many of these animals are owned by poor people and work in harsh environments, so their welfare is a cause for concern. A protocol was developed to assess the welfare of working horses, mules and donkeys in...

  11. Role of youth in animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Katoch, R. C., Shivani, Katoch

  12. Behavioural problems in dogs - a review

    Contributor(s):: Srivastava, A. K.

    Behaviour is the action due to the relationship between the animal and its environment. Behavioural responses are adaptive for survival. The behaviour includes all processes by which an individual senses the external world and the internal state of its body and responds to the change which it...

  13. The community vs. the market and the state: forest use in Uttarakhand in the Indian Himalayas

    Contributor(s):: Arun, Agrawal

    It has generally been presumed that local populations, if they act in their self-interest, seldom conserve or protect natural resources without external intervention or privatization. Using the example of forest management by villagers in the Indian Himalayas, this paper argues that rural...

  14. Animal consciousness and ethics in Asia and the Pacific

    Contributor(s):: Macer, D.

  15. Embarking on the second green revolution for sustainable agriculture in India: a judicious mix of traditional wisdom and modern knowledge in ecological farming

    Contributor(s):: Sinha, R. K.

    The Green Revolution in India which was heralded in the 1960s was a mixed blessing. Ambitious use of agrochemicals boosted food production but also destroyed the agricultural ecosystem. Of late, Indian farmers and agricultural scientists have realized this and are anxious to find alternatives...

  16. Draught animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Ramaswamy, N. S.

  17. A note on enrichment for captive lion-tailed macaques ( Macaca silenus )

    Contributor(s):: Mallapur, A., Waran, N., Anindya, Sinha

    Two enrichment techniques were devised with the aim of reducing stress and improving welfare for captive lion-tailed macaques in an Indian zoo. In Study A, a log, cotton ropes and a feeding basket were added to the enclosures in different combinations to provide structural and feeding enrichment...

  18. Preliminary observations on the differences in reproductive behaviour between breeding and non-breeding captive lion-tailed macaques ( Macaca silenus ) housed in Indian zoos

    Contributor(s):: Mallapur, A., Waran, N., Seaman, S., Anindya, Sinha

    Rearing history and levels of abnormal behaviour exhibited by lion-tailed macaques housed in Indian zoos was found to influence their ability to breed. Proven breeders were born in zoos while the non-breeding individuals were confiscated from private owners. Proven breeders also exhibited...

  19. Dispersal behaviour of free-ranging dogs ( Canis familiaris ) in relation to age, sex, season and dispersal distance

    Contributor(s):: Pal, S. K., Ghosh, B., Roy, S.

    The dispersal of free-ranging dogs from Katwa, West Bengal, India, was studied between January 1993 and December 1996. Between January 1993 and September 1996, 315 pups were observed from 64 litters. Pups were born between October and March each year, with a peak between November and January. The...

  20. Agonistic behaviour of free-ranging dogs ( Canis familiaris ) in relation to season, sex and age

    Contributor(s):: Pal, S. K., Ghosh, B., Roy, S.

    Observations on the agonistic behaviour of 12 free-ranging dogs from 2 neighbouring groups were recorded in Katwa town, India. Both intra- and inter-group agonistic encounters were recorded for 4 h/day from March 1995 to February 1996. Agonistic encounters were more common between inter- than...