Stress in human-animal relationships and its manifestations in practice
Contributor(s):: Mills, D. S.
Teaching riding horses to be safe
Contributor(s):: Ladewig, J.
The human-animal bond: societal obligations in practice-past, present, and future
Contributor(s):: Timmins, R.
The importance of rearing management at a young age and artificial weaning on the establishment of the human-animal relationship in beef cattle and goats
Contributor(s):: Boivin, X., Garel, J. P., Neindre, P. le
The influence of the human-animal interaction in the milking parlour on the behaviour, heart-rate and milk yield of dairy cows
Contributor(s):: Knierim, U., Waran, N. K.
This study addressed questions regarding the quality of human-cow interactions in the modern milking parlour, and whether in this situation cows still react differently to different milkers.
The influence of the human-animal relationship on the productivity and welfare of the pig
Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Barnett, J. L., Cronin, G. M.
The effects of "unpleasant", control (minimal contact with humans), and "pleasant" handling of boars and gilts from 11 wk of age were studied. Boars in the pleasant handling group attained a fully coordinated mating response at an earlier age and had larger testes at 160 days of age than those in...
The role of service dogs in the lives of children with autism spectrum disorder
Contributor(s):: Adams, C. L.
Understanding feline behavior and how that helps your team treat cats
Contributor(s):: Rodan, I.
Understanding the signs, cause & prevalence of grief due to pet loss
Contributor(s):: Johnson, S. W.
Unlocking the secrets of the feline psyche to relate better to cats and their owners
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...
Hounds Helping Heroes Heal
Any U.S. Military Veteran that has Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD ) and/or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is eligible and encouraged to apply for an ESA/Service Dog through H4 – Hounds Helping Heroes Heal. Once the application and screening process is completed, the appropriate dog will...