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  1. A cold nose can warm the heart

    Contributor(s):: Farkas, M.

  2. A Dog Burial From Isle Royale, Lake Superior: An Example Of Household Ritual Sacrifice In The Terminal Woodland Period

    Contributor(s):: Clark, Caven P.

  3. A universal animal welfare framework for zoos

    Contributor(s):: Kagan, R., Carter, S., Allard, S.

    The Detroit Zoological Society's (DZS) Center for Zoo Animal Welfare (CZAW) was created to advance the science and policy of the welfare of exotic nonhuman animals in captivity. This important part of the DZS mission is achieved through assessments of, and research on, the welfare of animals in...

  4. American black bear-apiary conflicts in Michigan

    Contributor(s):: McKinley, Beverly K., Belant, Jerrold L., Etter, Dwayne R.

  5. Banbury Cross Therapeutic Equestrian Center

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    Banbury Cross was founded in 1991 by Ralph and Carol Curtis. The program has since changed locations and leadership, however the work continues to be done on a daily basis and the program continues to grow and reach new riders each session. The center is located in Oxford/Metamora,...

  6. Children and Horses United in Movement (C.H.U.M.) Therapeutic Riding

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    Children and Horses United in Movement or C.H.U.M. Therapeutic Riding Inc. brings to the Mid-Michigan area both the old and the new.  A new program with old friends. Our name was designed to honor a faithful equine friend who has been in service to therapeutic riding since 1980. Chum,...

  7. Does Pet-Keeping Modify the Association of Delivery Mode with Offspring Body Size?

    | Contributor(s):: Cassidy-Bushrow, Andrea, Wegienka, Ganesa, Havstad, Suzanne, Levin, Albert, Lynch, Susan, Ownby, Dennis, Rundle, Andrew, Woodcroft, Kimberley, Zoratti, Edward, Johnson, Christine

  8. Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

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    Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, Inc. was established as a State of Michigan non-profit corporation in June, 1990 and received its IRS 501(c)3 designation two months later. The first therapy class began in February, 1991 with 16 riders on 7 acres of land in Rockford, MI. Since that time...

  9. Evaluation of a new strategy for control of bovine tuberculosis in Michigan white-tailed deer: year 1 progress report

    | Contributor(s):: Stephen Schmitt, Daniel O\'Brien, Elaine Carlson, David Smith, Zachary Cooley

    The State of Michigan is striving to eliminate bovine tuberculosis (Tb) infection among free-ranging white-tailed deer in the northeastern Lower Peninsula of the state. Aggressive reduction in the overall deer population abundance may help to further reduce TB prevalence, but this course of...

  10. Examining the Meaning of Training Animals: A Photovoice Study With At-Risk Youth

    | Contributor(s):: Williams, Rachel L., Metz, Alexia E.

  11. Farmers' attitudes about farming and the environment: a survey of conventional and organic farmers

    | Contributor(s):: Sullivan, S., McCann, E., Young, R. de, Erickson, D.

    Farmers have been characterized as people whose ties to the land have given them a deep awareness of natural cycles, appreciation for natural beauty and sense of responsibility as stewards. At the same time, their relationship to the land has been characterized as more utilitarian than that of...

  12. Freedom Ride Farms

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    Freedom Ride Farms mission is to provide a therapeutic and relaxing environment for emotional and physically challenged individuals, utilizing rescue farm animals for riding and companionship; and to provide a sanctuary for older horses and farm animals needing a home, fostering that...

  13. How accurately do young adults recall childhood pets? A validation study

    | Contributor(s):: Nicholas, C., Wegienka, G., Havstad, S., Ownby, D., Johnson, C. C., Zoratti, E.

  14. Influence of housing on weanling horse behaviour and subsequent welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Heleski, C. R., Shelle, A. C., Nielsen, B. D., Zanella, A. J.

    Weaning foals marks a stressful event in horses' lives. Limited research exists regarding different housing methods post-weaning and the long-term implications on horse behaviour and welfare. The purpose of this study was to monitor behaviour and physiological stress markers in horses weaned...

  15. Integrated Human-Animal Disease Surveillance

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    | Contributor(s):: Whitney A Mauer, John B Kaneene

  16. Leveraging expertise in animal welfare to create educational equity

    | Contributor(s):: Siegford, J. M., Zanella, A. J., Bernardo, T., Heleski, C. R., Wickens, C. L., Laughlin, K., Malinowski, R.

    Globally, veterinarians and professionals in animal-related industries are faced with growing public concern for the welfare of animals, particularly those in production. To prepare professionals, courses in animal welfare should be created to provide consistent education on a global scale in an...

  17. Little Horses Big Smiles

    Little Horses Big Smiles is an all volunteer 501c3 non profit that provides animal assisted therapy and activities to various type of health facilities, schools, and other special events. ​Charlie (The STAR) is a 2.5 year old miniature horse. Charlie and I are a registered animal assisted...

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  19. Management of double-crested cormorants to improve sport fisheries in Michigan: three case studies

    | Contributor(s):: Dorr, B. S., Hanisch, S. L., Butchko, P. H., Fielder, D. G.

  20. Miracles in a round pen

    | Contributor(s):: McPhail, D. L.