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  1. Establishing a framework to understand the regulation and control of dogs in urban environments: a case study of Melbourne, Australia

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    | Contributor(s):: Simon Bruce Carter

    Background This study examines the effectiveness of animal management from a critical theory perspective, establishing a framework to describe the animal management activities of local government. In creating sustainable cities, local government must critically engage with the management of...

  2. Pet-person social interaction in institutional settings : an ethnomethodological analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Sandra Yetta Fields

  3. The ethics and sustainability of capture fisheries and aquaculture

    | Contributor(s):: Lam, M. E.

    The global seafood industry (capture fisheries and aquaculture) is a vital source of food, income, livelihoods, and culture. Seafood demand is steadily rising due to growth in the global human population, affluence, and per capita consumption. Seafood supply is also growing, despite declining...

  4. Otterly Irresistible: iREAD® on the River

    | Contributor(s):: Otter, Pawly

  5. Companion animals in institutions

    | Contributor(s):: Lee, Dave, Arkow, Phil

  6. Political communication with animals

    | Contributor(s):: Meijer, E.

  7. The diverse values and motivations of Vermont farm to institution supply chain actors

    | Contributor(s):: Conner, D. S., Sevoian, N., Heiss, S. N., Berlin, L.

    Farm to institution (FTI) efforts aim to increase the amount of locally produced foods, typically fruits and vegetables, served by institutions such as schools, colleges, hospitals, senior meal sites, and correctional facilities. Scholars have cited these efforts as contributing to public health...

  8. The leading Canadian NGOs' discourse on fish farming: from ecocentric intuitions to biocentric solutions

    | Contributor(s):: Pigeon, L. E., Letourneau, L.

    The development of the aquaculture industry in Canada has triggered a conflict of a scope never seen before. As stated in Young and Matthews' The Aquaculture Controversy, this debate has "mushroomed over the past several decades to become one of the most bitter and stubborn face-offs over...

  9. A novel approach to identify and map kitten clusters using geographic information systems (GIS): a case study from Tompkins County, NY

    | Contributor(s):: Reading, A. S., Scarlett, J. M., Berliner, E. A.

    A retrospective study using a geographic information system (GIS) was conducted to capture, map, and analyze intake data of caregiver (owner)-surrendered kittens (aged 0-6 months) to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Tompkins County, NY, from 2009 to 2011. Addresses...

  10. Programming quality services for older adults in long-term care facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Rancourt, Ann M.

    Discusses the need to provide quality services for older adults in long term care (LTC) facilities and suggests changes that LTC professionals should make in the 1990s. Approximately 5 percent of those over 65, or 1.75 million people, are institutionalized in nursing homes. Some have lost...

  11. Transitioning registered handler-animal therapy from the institution to the community

    | Contributor(s):: Green, Analeah

  12. John Rawls's theory of justice and large-scale land acquisitions: a law and economics analysis of institutional background justice in sub-Saharan Africa

    | Contributor(s):: Fernandez, L. T. M., Schwarze, J.

    During the 2007-2008 global food crisis, the prices of primary foods, in particular, peaked. Subsequently, governments concerned about food security and investors keen to capitalize on profit-maximizing opportunities undertook large-scale land acquisitions (LASLA) in, predominantly, least...

  13. How You Can Help

    | Contributor(s):: Devecht, Ashley

  14. Animal abuse linked to domestic violence

  15. Animal facilitated therapy in nursing homes

    | Contributor(s):: Wright, P., Dribben-Gutman, B.

  16. Caregiving heroes: making a difference in long term care

    | Contributor(s):: Gold, Marla Fern

  17. Nursing home staffs' empathy for a missing therapy dog, their attitudes to animal-assisted therapy programs and suitable dog breeds

    | Contributor(s):: Crowley-Robinson, Patricia, Blackshaw, Judith K.

    Examined the attitudes of staff members of a nursing home in Australia toward a dog used in an animal-assisted therapy (AAT) program, the dog's disappearance 2 days after, and its subsequent return. A total of 47 of the 80 staff members of the Returned Soldiers League War Veterans Home at...

  18. Nursing unit designed for Alzheimer's disease patients at Newton Presbyterian Manor

    | Contributor(s):: Kromm, David, Kromm, Young-Hie Nahm

  19. Pet therapy for Alzheimer's patients: a survey

    | Contributor(s):: Kongable, Lisa Garlock, Stolley, Jacqueline M., Buckwalter, Kathleen C.

  20. Sensory loss, dementia, and environments

    | Contributor(s):: Bakker, Rosemary