Dogs & Society: Anglo-American Sociological Perspectives (1865-1934)
| Contributor(s):: Michael R. Hill, Mary Jo Deegan
HUMANS AND DOGS have a long, wonderful and sometimes problematic association. At a personal level, dogs have been integral to our lives, and our parents’ lives, for as long as the two of us can remember. As sociologists, we also recognize that dogs are important at the macro level. Here,...
Until Tuesday: a wounded warrior and the golden retriever who saved him
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| Contributor(s):: Luis Carlos Montalván, Bret Witter
Carver's repository, forge and horse infirmary
| Contributor(s):: James Carver
Veterinary science: being an address to the gentlemen, farmers and graziers of Long Island, shewing in a brief view the importance of introducing this branch of domestic science, with a view of ameliorating the diseases of that noble animal the horse
International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) 2016. Exploring human-animal interactions: a multidisciplinary approach from behavioral and social sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 July 2016. Proceedings
This work contains abstracts of 61 conference papers on the regulatory, behavioural and welfare aspects of human-animal interactions.
Canine and feline behavior for veterinary technicians and nurses
| Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. K., Martin, D.
Animal wise: The thoughts and emotions of our fellow creatures
| Contributor(s):: Morell, Virginia
Breaths That Count
| Contributor(s):: Hoagland, Deena
Your ideal cat: insights into breed and gender differences in cat behavior
| Contributor(s):: Benjamin L. Hart, Lynette A. Hart
For a happy relationship with your cat, go beyond the looks and make your pick based on demonstrated breed behavior. This is the advice of the Harts, two experts in animal communication and behavior, whose new book takes the process of selecting a cat to the next level by offering data-based...
Domesticated animals from early times
| Contributor(s):: Clutton-Brock, J.
Five drops of blood: Murder in the cat protection society
| Contributor(s):: Paul Wilson, Dianne McInnes
Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound: How you and your dog can lose weight, stay fit, and have fun together
| Contributor(s):: Phil Zeltzman, Rebecca A Johnson, Alan M. Beck
A dog is an ideal workout partner: always supportive, happy to go for a walk, and never judgmental. When people and dogs exercise together, fitness and health happen on both ends of the leash. As the obesity epidemic spreads, 70 percent of Americans and 50 percent of dogs are overweight or...
Unleashed Fury: The political struggle for dog-friendly parks
| Contributor(s):: Julie Walsh, Alan M. Beck
The question of whether dogs should be allowed off the leash in public places has become a major political issue in cities and suburbs across the United States. In the last two decades, "leash-law disputes" have burst upon the political scene and have been debated with an intensity...
Traveling Blind: Adventures in Vision with a Guide Dog by My Side
| Contributor(s):: Susan Krieger, Alan M. Beck
Traveling Blind is a romance, a travel adventure, an emotional quest, and a deeply reflective description of coming to terms with lack of sight. It reveals the invisible work of navigating with a guide dog while learning to perceive the world in new ways. Although an intensely personal account,...
The Health Benefits of Dog Walking for People and Pets: Evidence and case studies
| Contributor(s):: Rebecca A Johnson (editor), Alan M. Beck (editor), Sandra McCune (editor)
Obesity is at epidemic levels worldwide. In the U.S. alone, it is estimated that by 2018 the cost of treating weight-related illnesses will double to almost $350 billion a year. A 2010 report by the U.S. Surgeon General estimates that two-thirds of American adults and almost one in three...
Rescuing Rover: A First Aid and Disaster Guide for Dog Owners
| Contributor(s):: Sebastian E. Heath
Whether you're hiking with your canine friend in a remote area or work with a dog on a search-and-rescue team or police force, you need to be prepared for emergencies when veterinary service is not available. Rescuing Rover: A First Aid and Disaster Guide for Dog Owners provides dog owners,...
Playing with my dog Katie: An ethnomethodological study of dog-human interaction
| Contributor(s):: David A. Goode
The relationship between dogs and humans has been represented and contemplated since the beginning of human culture. Lasting expressions of this interest can be found in art, philosophy, literature, and science. With the rise of biological and social sciences in the nineteenth century,...
On Dogs and Dying: Inspirational Stories from Hospice Hounds
| Contributor(s):: Michael A. Rivera
Dogs know when we are feeling down. They love it when we are happy and seeking friendship and fun, and they understand when we are feeling sad and desperate. This book presents a series of real-life tales of the positive effects dogs have had on people at the end of their lives, chronicling the...
Independent Vision: Dorothy Harrison Eustis and the story of The Seeing Eye
| Contributor(s):: Miriam Ascarelli
Mention the words "Seeing Eye," and most people will associate them with guide dogs for the blind and partially-sighted. Mention the name "Dorothy Harrison Eustis," and most people will not recognize it, even though she is the woman responsible for founding The Seeing Eye,...
Brood Bitch: A mother's reflection
| Contributor(s):: Celia Townsend Wells
Brood Bitch is a mother's reflection inspired by her hand-raising a litter of Pembroke Welsh corgis whose own mother died after a Caesarian delivery. Devastated by the loss of her only companion and awed by the task of saving the puppies, the author is surprised to discover she enjoys this...