An examination of visually impaired individuals’ communicative negotiation of face threats
Contributor(s):: Romo, Lynsey K., Alvarez, Cimmiaron, Taussig, Melissa J.
Interviews with Indian Animal Shelter Staff: Similarities and Differences in Challenges and Resiliency Factors Compared to Western Counterparts
Contributor(s):: Srinivasa, Deyvika, Mondal, Rubina, Von Rentzell, Kai Alain, Protopopova, Alexandra
Animal shelters in India are at the forefront of efforts to improve free-ranging dog welfare and tackle animal overpopulation. In terms of cultural and political context, access to resources, and public health challenges, they operate in a very different environment than Western counterparts....
An Examination of Communicative Negotiation of Non-Rescue Dog Stigma
Contributor(s):: Romo, Lynsey K., Lloyd, Rachel, Grimaila, Zoe
Attitude toward Companion and Guard Dogs in Hawaii: Health and Welfare Implications
| Contributor(s):: Lynn Morrison, Julie Ann Luiz Adrian, Marina Kelley, Johana Hill, Zachariah Tman, Dana-lynn Ko'omoa-Lange
The island of Hawaii exhibits extremes in dog welfare ranging from dogs as family members to dogs used as commodities, either as guard or hunting dogs, with many lacking appropriate care. This study offers a preliminary exploration of people’s attitudes toward companion and noncompanion...
"The connection just happens": Therapists' perspectives of canine-assisted occupational therapy for children on the autism spectrum
| Contributor(s):: Hill, J. R., Ziviani, J., Driscoll, C.
Giving calves 'the best start': Perceptions of colostrum management on dairy farms in England
| Contributor(s):: Palczynski, L. J., Bleach, E. C. L., Brennan, M. L., Robinson, P. A.
Farmer attitudes to injurious pecking in laying hens and to potential control strategies
| Contributor(s):: Palczynski, L. J., Buller, H., Lambton, S. L., Weeks, C. A.
Human-dog bond in the contemporary mayab: social perceptions and benefits associated with the hunter-Milpa dog in maya peasant-hunter life strategies in Yucatan, Mexico
| Contributor(s):: Plata, E., Montiel, S.
Human-dog interaction has been examined in various sociocultural contexts, but such relationships have not been well explored for contemporary subsistence practices in Neotropical areas. In this study, we document human-dog bonds in terms of their relevance for Maya peasant-hunters' life...
"Don't bring me a dog...I'll just keep it": understanding unplanned dog acquisitions amongst a sample of dog owners attending canine health and welfare community events in the United Kingdom
| Contributor(s):: Holland, K. E., Mead, R., Casey, R. A., Upjohn, M. M., Christley, R. M.
Understanding the factors that result in people becoming dog owners is key to developing messaging around responsible acquisition and providing appropriate support for prospective owners to ensure a strong dog–owner bond and optimise dog welfare. This qualitative study investigated factors...
‘It gives you more to life, it's something new every day’: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of wellbeing in older care home residents who keep a personal pet
| Contributor(s):: Freedman, Shoshanna, Paramova, Petia, Senior, Victoria
Methodology for studying human attitudes and behaviour to cow-calf contact systems
| Contributor(s):: Ferneborg, S., Napolitano, F., Vaarst, M., Mejdell, C. M., Waiblinger, S., Oliveira, D. de
This position paper describes a common stand on methodology of human attitudes and behaviour that is suitable to use in studies regarding cow-calf contact (CCC) in dairy production, in order to create a common knowledge base and foundation for future recommendations of CCC systems. We describe...
Canine-Assisted Interviews Bolster Informativeness for Negative Autobiographical Memories
| Contributor(s):: Capparelli, A. L., Miller, Q. C., Wright, D. B., London, K.
2020Psychol Rep1231159-1780033-294110.1177/0033294119851803engDepartment of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA.Adler Graduate School of Education, Redwood City, CA, USA.text
Naturalness and the Legitimacy of Thoroughbred Racing: A Photo-Elicitation Study with Industry and Animal Advocacy Informants
| Contributor(s):: Bergmann, I. M.
Equine Welfare in England and Wales: Exploration of Stakeholders' Understanding
| Contributor(s):: Horseman, Susan V., Buller, Henry, Mullan, Siobhan, Knowles, Toby G., Barr, Alistair R. S., Whay, Helen R.
Investigating how those responsible for the care of nonhuman animals understand the concept of animal welfare is important for animal welfare improvement. In-depth interviews with 31 equine stakeholders were used to explore their perceptions and understanding of welfare. The results showed the...
“All Those Ingredients of the Walk”: The Therapeutic Spaces of Dog-walking for People with Long-term Health Conditions
| Contributor(s):: Smith, Catherine M., Treharne, Gareth J., Tumilty, Steve
We currently know little about how dog-walking contributes to health and wellbeing of adults living with long-term health conditions. Guided by a conceptual framework of “therapeutic mobilities,” we accompanied 13 adults with diverse long-term health conditions on their usual dog-walk. We...
Human–marmoset interactions in a city park
| Contributor(s):: Leite, Giovana C., Duarte, Marina H. L., Young, Robert J.
Urban wildlife, frequently, comes into contact with human city dwellers and these interactions can be viewed positively or negatively by people. In the city of Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais, Brazil) many city parks have groups of black-tufted marmosets (Callithrix penicillata), which interact with...
A qualitative study of zoonotic risk factors among rural communities in southern China
| Contributor(s):: Li, H. Y., Zhu, G. J., Zhang, Y. Z., Zhang, L. B., Hagan, E. A., Martinez, S., Chmura, A. A., Francisco, L., Tai, H., Miller, M., Daszak, P.
Dog handlers' experiences of therapy dogs' impact on life near death for persons with dementia
| Contributor(s):: Swall, A., Craftman, A., Grundberg, A., Wiklund, E., Valiaho, N., Hagelin, C. L.
Written and spoken words: representations of animals and intimacy
| Contributor(s):: Nickie, Charles
Support for Children with a Visual Impairment in Northern Ireland: The Role of the Rehabilitation Worker
| Contributor(s):: Gray, Colette