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  1. Equine-facilitated physiotherapy – devised encounters with daring and compassion

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    | Contributor(s):: Tobba Therkildsen Sudmann

    Physiotherapy with horses and rider-patients builds on communication and interaction through groundwork and mounted work. This chapter discusses outdoor equine-facilitated physiotherapy on green care farms with three patients representing ideal types from the author’s clinical practice....

  2. Exploring the Role of Playfulness with Canine Companions in Coping with Stress: How Men Are Impacted by Human–Animal Interaction Through Calling on a Memory of Play

    | Contributor(s):: Mary Harlinger, Chris Blazina

  3. Human-cat interactions: relationships with, and breed differences between, non-pedigree, Persian and Siamese cats [Pets, families and interactions]

    | Contributor(s):: Dennis C. Turner

  4. The cat people revisited

    | Contributor(s):: V. D. Volkan

  5. "Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog" Revisited: Searching for Genes Relating to Personality in Dogs.

    | Contributor(s):: Enikõ Kubinyi, Mária Sasvári-Székely, Adám Miklósi

  6. Canine development and socialization

  7. Search and Rescue Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: J. J. Ensminger

  8. The Wolf and the Animal Lover

    | Contributor(s):: Martin Drenthen

    For Aristotle a true friendship can only exist between free human beings, because true friendship is based on a shared understanding of the good. Yet today, some animal philosophers argue that friendships can exist between humans and animals, maybe not in Aristotle’s sense of the word but...

  9. Deer and identity in medieval Ireland

    | Contributor(s):: Fiona Beglane

    The concept that identity is inextricably linked with places, landscapes and objects has become familiar in archaeology (Thomas 1998, 80, 90; Bradley 2000, 155-61; O'Keeffe 2001). It is only recently however that this idea has been extended to animals and their interaction with human society...

  10. Comment diviniser son dauphin. Modèles de relation, régimes d'interactivité et savoirs anthropo-zoologiques.

    | Contributor(s):: Véronique Servais

    L'article propose de distinguer trois régimes d'interactivité selon le type d'engagement affectif de l'être humain dans sa relation avec un animal : savant, ordinaire et non-ordinaire. Les modalités de la communication inter-espèces qui...

  11. Social contact in horses: implications for human-horse interactions

    | Contributor(s):: M.C. VanDierendonck, D. Goodwin

    The ancestors of the domestic horse were important prey species for many predators, including humans. Equids possess few physical defence mechanisms, relying on survival strategies centred on the formation of cohesive social bonds within stable groups. Mutual grooming is common between these...

  12. Effacing the human: Rachel Rosenthal, rats and shared creative agency

    | Contributor(s):: Carrie Rohman

  13. Introduction

    | Contributor(s):: Hall, S., Dolling, L., Bristow, K., Fuller, T., Mills, D.

    This chapter introduces the report, which describes the animal and human health costs and benefits impact of pets in the UK.

  14. Human-domestic animal interactions

    | Contributor(s):: Broom, D. M., Fraser, A. F.

  15. Human-domestic animal interactions

    | Contributor(s):: Broom, D. M., Fraser, A. F.

  16. How should the psychological welfare of zoo elephants be investigated?

    | Contributor(s):: G.J. Mason, J. Veasey

    The welfare of elephants is an enormous challenge for zoos in terms of animal husbandry, financial cost and public perception. This chapter’s aim is not to discuss whether elephants should be held in captivity: resolving this issue would involve sound data on the costs and...

  17. The Impact of Animals and Nature for Children and Youth with Trauma Histories A Neurodevelopmental Theory

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    | Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona, Gail Courtenage

  18. Man's Best Friend? Dogs and Pigs in Early Modern Germany

    | Contributor(s):: Alison Stewart

    When Jacob Seisenegger and Titian painted individual portraits of Emperor Charles V around 1532, a dog replaced such traditional accouterments of imperial power as crown, scepter, and orb.3 Charles placed one hand on the dog’s collar, a gesture indicating his companion’s noble...

  19. Doug the Pug – A Working Dog's Tale by Cate Archer

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    | Contributor(s):: Cate Archer

    Press Release for Doug the Pug“Doug the Pug – A Working Dog’s Tale” is by Cate Archer – 5m Publishing.Doug the Pug is a wonderfully sweet natured little dog.  As a Therapy Dog, he enjoys each and every one of his working days generously sharing warmth and...

  20. Creature Contraband

    | Contributor(s):: Kelsey Rindfleisch, Amber Klootwyk, Julie Doyle

    For some college students, one of the hardest parts of being away from home is being separated from their pets. Coming home after a long day of classes just isn’t the same without your best furry, scaly or feathered friend there to greet you at the door. According to the Department of...