Comparison of the socio-economic value and welfare of working donkeys in rural and urban Ethiopia
Contributor(s):: Geiger, M., Hockenhull, J., Buller, H., Kedir, M. J., Engida, G. T., Getachew, M., Burden, F. A., Whay, H. R.
Perceptions of animal welfare and exotic pet ownership in China
Contributor(s):: Weldon, A. V., Campera, M., Zhang, X., Ni, Q., Zhu, W. W., Nijman, V., Nekaris, K. A. I.
Conceptualising dog owner motivations: The Pet Care Competency model and role of 'duty of care'
Contributor(s):: Glanville, C. R., Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.
Linking humans, their animals, and the environment again: a decolonized and more-than-human approach to "One Health"
Contributor(s):: Lainé, N., Morand, S.
Understanding attitude, practices and knowledge of zoonotic infectious disease risks among poultry farmers in Ghana
| Contributor(s):: Matilda Ayim‐Akonor, Ralf Krumkamp, Jürgen May, Eva Mertens
Zoonotic infectious diseases (ZIDs) are increasing globally, and livestock farmers in low‐ and middle‐income countries are at particularly high risk. An evaluation of farmer's behaviour on farms can be used to identify the risk factors and to develop tailored control strategies. This study...
Factors that Influence Farmers' Views on Farm Animal Welfare: A Semi-Systematic Review and Thematic Analysis
| Contributor(s):: Balzani, A., Hanlon, A.
Behavioural fever, fish welfare and what farmers and fishers know
| Contributor(s):: Huntingford, Felicity, Rey, Sonia, Quaggiotto, Maria-Martina
In this article we first describe briefly how, like other ectotherms, wild fish promote effective functioning (for example, digestion and reproductive maturation) by moving through the temperature gradients that they experience in their natural habitats (showing behavioural thermoregulation). We...
The ability of artisanal fishers to recognize the dolphins they cooperate with
| Contributor(s):: da Rosa, D. S. X., Hanazaki, N., Cantor, M., Simoes-Lopes, P. C., Daura-Jorge, F. G.
Baseline Knowledge of Potential Pet Toxins among the US General Public
| Contributor(s):: Young, Natalie, Royal, Kenneth, Lovee, Bryan, Davidson, Gigi
In 2014, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty toAnimals Animal Poison Control Center fielded more than 167,000cases of potential nonhuman animal toxicosis. Concomitantly, thereremain limited free and reputable veterinary toxicology resourcesavailable for companion-animal (pet)...
Animal Welfare Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Stockpersons in Kenya
| Contributor(s):: Wambui, Joseph, Lamuka, Peter, Karuri, Edward, Matofari, Joseph
The stockpersons handling the transportation of animals between farms and slaughterhouses are rarely assessed for their animal welfare knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP). Thus, this investigation presents a unique opportunity to study these interactions. Herein, a cross-sectional survey...
Slovenian Students’ Knowledge and Opinions about Wild Boar (Sus Scrofa L.)
| Contributor(s):: Siard, Nataša, Jordan, Dušanka
Wild boar are present almost throughout Slovenia, causing similar problems as in many other countries, mainly damage to agriculture. Dealing with these problems also involves children. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of age, gender, and farm residence on knowledge, attitudes, and...
Knowledge and Perceptions of, and Attitudes to, Bats by People Living around Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, Malindi-Kenya
| Contributor(s):: Musila, Simon, Prokop, Pavol, Gichuki, Nathan
Bat populations continue to decline worldwide because of myriad human activities. To enhance bat conservation, human behavior needs to change. Such change can occur, in part, through an understanding of what motivates human actions toward bats. We used a Bat Attitude Questionnaire (BAQ) to...
Human-Insect Relationships: An ANTless Story? Children's, Adolescents', and Young Adults' Ways of Characterizing Social Insects
| Contributor(s):: Sammet, Rebecca, Andres, Heike, Dreesmann, Daniel
Ants may serve as powerful model organisms for uncovering principles of insect biology and social behavior. The aim of this study was to provide a quantitative analysis of secondary-school students' perceptions and knowledge of ants. It was part of a longitudinal project based on the concept of...
Public Knowledge of, and Attitudes to, Frogs in Colombia
| Contributor(s):: Jimenez, Juliana Nates, Lindemann-Matthies, Petra
People's response to the decline of biodiversity and their support for conservation measures depends on their knowledge of biodiversity and their attitudes to local species. This study is one of the first to investigate public knowledge of, and attitudes to, frogs in South America. We chose two...
Student Attitudes Toward and Recall of Outside Day: An Environmental Science Field Trip
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| Contributor(s):: Louis S. Nadelson, J. Richard Jordan
Field trips are effective because they situate learning and facilitate knowledge transfer, thereby influencing students learning attitudes, interests, and motivation. Variations in field trip configurations and the subsequent affective and cognitive influences provided the motivation for this...
The Effects of a Summer Camp Program in China on Children's Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Toward Animals: A Model for Conservation Education
| Contributor(s):: Sarah M. Bexell, Olga S. Jarrett, Xu Ping
This summative evaluation, conducted in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, studied whether participation in a conservation education camp positively changed 8–12-year-old children’s (a) knowledge of how to protect animals, (b) care about animals, (c) propensity for environmental and...
What it is to be a Dog: A Qualitative Method for the Study of Animals Other than Humans
| Contributor(s):: Kenneth J. Shapiro
"Anima-a-al!" apparently is the most vilifying invective that the playwright Arthur Miller can dredge up to signify the calumny, the otherness, the radical betrayal by his ItaloAmerican protagonist of his community (Miller, l960). Somehow, "vegetabl-l-le!" would not do. How...
An Investigation into the Relationship between Owner Knowledge, Diet, and Dental Disease in Guinea Pigs (Cavia porcellus)
| Contributor(s):: Rosemary Norman, Alison P. Wills
Autonomy and the politics of food choice: from individuals to communities
| Contributor(s):: Chackal, T.
Individuals use their capacity for autonomy to express preferences regarding food choices. Food choices are fundamental, universal, and reflect a diversity of interests and cultural preferences. Traditionally, autonomy is cast in only epistemic terms, and the social and political dimension of it,...
Putting local knowledge and context to work for Gunnison sage-grouse conservation
| Contributor(s):: Knapp, Corrine Noel, Cochran, James, Chapin, F. Stuart, III, Kofinas, Gary, Sayre, Nathan