'Maggots in their ears': hunting indications and indigenous knowledge in development
Contributor(s):: Sillitoe, Paul
A cross-sectional study of knowledge on ownership, zoonoses and practices among pet owners in northern Portugal
| Contributor(s):: Vale, B. do, Lopes, A. P., Fontes, M. da C., Silvestre, M., Cardoso, L., Coelho, A. C.
Pet ownership is common in modern society. In Portugal, 38% and 31% of all households own at least one dog or cat, respectively. Few studies have ascertained the knowledge of pet owners on pet ownership and zoonoses, and none have been carried out in Portugal. The aim of the present study was...
A Global Survey of the Views of Practicing Companion Animal Veterinarians on Their Undergraduate Curriculum and Their Access to Continuing Education Resources
| Contributor(s):: Endenburg, Nienke, van Lith, Hein A. A.
A global survey was developed to gain insight into the opinion of companion animal veterinarians about their undergraduate education and their access to continuing education on the following topics: client communication, animal welfare, surgical techniques, human-animal bond, dentistry, animal...
A influência da relação entre homem e animais no aprendizado de zoologia
| Contributor(s):: Ricardo Cardoso Leite
Este trabalho investiga como a relação entre homem e animal pode influenciar no aprendizado de Zoologia. Foram testadas três hipóteses: quanto maior a afinidade de uma pessoa pelos animais maior é o seu aprendizado; quanto mais contato a pessoa tem com a natureza...
A pilot study on assessment of dog owners' attitude towards their dogs
| Contributor(s):: Salgrl, Y., Emre, B., Besgul, K., Ozturk, H., Sagmanlgl, V.
It is known that having both theoretical and practical knowledge about main and further needs and training of dogs as well as communication with them have critical importance for dog owners in order to maintain a good dog-human relationship. In Turkey, dogs have taken the lead in pet population...
Agriculture - Who cares? An investigation of 'care farming' in the UK
| Contributor(s):: Leck, Chris, Evans, Nick, Upton, Dominic
An ethnography of an Idaho farm woman: Embodied knowing and communication
| Contributor(s):: Walker, Robyn Carlea
An evaluation of a dog bite prevention intervention in the pediatric emergency department
| Contributor(s):: Dixon, C. A., Pomerantz, W. J., Hart, K. W., Lindsell, C. J., Mahabee-Gittens, E. M.
An Investigation into the Relationship between Owner Knowledge, Diet, and Dental Disease in Guinea Pigs (Cavia porcellus)
| Contributor(s):: Rosemary Norman, Alison P. Wills
Animal Cultures, Subjectivity, and Knowledge: Symmetrical Reflections beyond the Great Divide
| Contributor(s):: Nimmo, R.
This article reflects upon the implications for sociology of the steady accumulation of evidence in the sciences of animal behavior pointing to the existence of culture among nonhuman animals. With a particular focus on primatology, it explores how these developments challenge the notions of...
Animal related activities as determinants of species knowledge
| Contributor(s):: Randler, Christoph
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...
Animals in the lives of young Maltese children
| Contributor(s):: Tunnicliffe, Sue Dale, Gatt, Suzanne, Agius, Catherine, Pizzuto, Sue Anne
Assessing the Visitor and Animal Outcomes of a Zoo Encounter and Guided Tour Program with Ambassador Cheetahs
| Contributor(s):: Whitehouse-Tedd, Katherine M., Lozano-Martinez, Jairo, Reeves, Jessica, Page, Mollie, Martin, Jaime H., Prozesky, Heidi
Research into the effectiveness of zoo Ambassador Animal Programs (AAPs) has typically investigated human or animal factors separately. This study took a multi-dimensional approach and aimed primarily to (1) determine whether change in visitor knowledge was influenced by the type of experience...
Assumptions of the deficit model type of thinking: ignorance, attitudes, and science communication in the debate on genetic engineering in agriculture
| Contributor(s):: Ahteensuu, M.
Attitudes on Animal Research Predict Acceptance of Genetic Modification Technologies by University Undergraduates
| Contributor(s):: Gabriel, K. I., Rutledge, B. H., Barkley, C. L.
Australian psychologists' knowledge of and attitudes towards animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Black, Anne Francis, Chur‐Hansen, Anna, Winefield, Helen Russell
Background: Research on registered psychologists’ knowledge of and attitudes toward Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) is virtually nonexistent. Aim: To explore Australian psychologists’ knowledge of and attitudes toward AAT. Materials and Methods: This paper presents a thematic analysis of...
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,...
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)...
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...