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  1. The Response of LLamas (Lama Glama) to Familiar and Unfamilar Humans

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    | Contributor(s):: Allison A Taylor, Hank Davis

    The current study explored the response of llamas to familiar and unfamiliar humans under housing and management conditions typical of both zoological gardens and llama farms. A group of five adult llamas was exposed to three 30-min socialization sessions with one female handler, who offered...

  2. ¿Y si hacemos turismo con llamas? | Alejandra Arias-Stella | TEDxTukuy

    Antes de la conquista del Perú, las llamas eran el animal de carga por excelencia. Sin embargo, con la llegada de los españoles y la reducción de la población nativa, las llamas fueron reemplazadas por las mulas y los caballos. En esta charla, Alejandra Arias,...

  3. ELÄINAVUSTEINEN TERAPIA : Esite laaman ja alpakan avulla toteutettavasta terapiasta

    | Contributor(s):: Anna Högfors

    Opinnäytetyöni on kaksiosainen: Työ sisältää toiminnallisen osuuden, joka on esitteen muodossa julkaistava tuote, sekä opinnäytetyöraportin esitteen valmistamisprosessista. Eläinavusteinen työskentelymetodi kiinnostaa terapeuttista...

  4. Terapia assistida por animais : revisão sistemática da literatura e análise exploratória da prática psicomotora.

    | Contributor(s):: Gladys Malafaia Nogueira

    ARTIGO 1: Terapia Assistida por Animais: Revisão Sistemática da Literatura - Este artigo apresenta como objetivo a concretização de uma revisão sistemática da literatura sobre estudos publicados na área da eficácia das Terapias assistidas...

  5. The effect of zoo visitors on the behaviour and welfare of zoo mammals

    | Contributor(s):: Alexandra Farrand

    There is evidence that the presence of the visiting public affects the behaviour of zoo-housed mammals. Understanding the effect of visitors is important in improving animal welfare, achieving zoo conservation goals, increasing visitor education/entertainment, and facilitating interpretation of...

  6. Carneros de la tierra, guanacos y vicuñas. La importancia del ganado. Una visión desde las crónicas

    | Contributor(s):: Mamani Siñani, Roger Leonardo

  7. Genetic defects or generative prototypes? Competing models for livestock improvement in southern Bolivia

    | Contributor(s):: Bolton, Maggie

  8. Domestication animale en Amérique du sud: le point des connaissances

    | Contributor(s):: Lavallée, Danièle

  9. J.J. Von Tschudi y la ethnohistoria peruana

    | Contributor(s):: Custred, Lynn

  10. More than Just Dogs and Horses, Unique Animals Have a Place in the Animal Therapy World: An Interview with Lori Gregory

    05 Jun 2015 | Posted by Katie Carroll

    When most people think of a therapy animal, the first thing that comes to mind is a furry dog with gentle brown eyes, resting his head on the knee of a young children’s hospital patient....

  11. Stable Isotope Ecology and Human-Animal Interactions in Northern Peru

    | Contributor(s):: Paul Szpak

    This dissertation addresses several issues related to isotopic ecology in northern Peru. The first portion of the dissertation focuses on baseline carbon and nitrogen isotopic variability in plants for comparison with paleodietary data. The second portion applies these data to assess animal...

  12. Lllama Leader for a Day

    | Contributor(s):: Lorraine B. Kingdon

    After we were formally introduced, Java Decaff -so named because he's a gelded llama -and I started on our hike up a trail just east of Sedona between the red cliffs and multi -colored mountains. I led Java, supposedly, and he put up with me because he's a well - trained pack animal whose...

  13. Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas

    Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, which offer llama therapy teams that have successfully completed the Animal-Assisted Therapy Certification process offered through the award-winning DoveLewis Animal-Emergency Hospital in Portland, OR.  We currently...

  14. American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, Volume 34 (Summer 2014)

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    Contents:Human-Animal Bond Track at AVMA.....2Therapy Animals.....5AVMA Presentation Previews.....6

  15. Whisper Hill Clydesdales Special Needs Foundation

    Whisper Hill Clydesdales (WHC) is a non-profit foundation dedicated to offering equine experiences to people with special needs. Whether those needs are physical, developmental, or emotional, WHC is here to put a smile on anyone's face. The organization offeres wagon rides pulled by Cldesdale...

  16. Loving Animals Providing Smiles (LAPS)

    Loving Animals Providing Smiles (LAPS) is an all-volunteer organization of well-trained, registered animal-assisted therapy teams. Each team is made up of one handler with one animal. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our clients and improve their overall well being. What makes LAPS different...

  17. Furry Friends

    Furry Friends Pet Assisted Therapy Services is the South Bay's oldest all-volunteer organization devoted to bringing the healing power of animals to those less fortunate in our community. The Furry Friends mission is to consistently facilitate delivery of the love and affection of our volunteers...

  18. Measuring faecal glucocorticoid metabolites as a non-invasive tool for monitoring adrenocortical activity in South American camelids

    | Contributor(s):: Arias, N., Requena, M., Palme, R.

  19. A review of the humaneness of puntilla as a slaughter method

    | Contributor(s):: Limon, G., Guitian, J., Gregory, N. G.

  20. Suckling behaviour of llama (Lama glama glama) and Chapman's Zebra (Equus burchelli antiquorum) in captivity

    | Contributor(s):: Prescott, J.

    The frequency and duration of suckling in 1 Chapman's Zebra foal and 1 llama foal born at Quebec zoo are reported. The llama was studied from 3 to 12 and from 17 to 27 days of age and the zebra from 28 to 44 and from 55 to 68 days of age. For the llama foal, suckling frequency decreased with age...