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  1. "Support your local invasive species": animal protection rhetoric and nonnative species

    Contributor(s):: Seymour, M.

  2. Age, breed designation, coat color, and coat pattern influenced the length of stay of cats at a no-kill shelter

    Contributor(s):: Brown, W. P., Morgan, K. T.

    Adoption records from the Tompkins County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, an open-admission, no-kill shelter in New York State, were examined to determine if various physical attributes influenced the length of stay (LOS) of cats and kittens. Similar reports from other no-kill...

  3. An exploratory study of animal cruelty prosecution in New York

    Contributor(s):: Kordzek, A.

    In the past several years, there have been significant changes in law pertaining to cruelty toward non-human animals. While prosecutors have more options available to them today than in the past, research has failed to examine prosecutors' actions in cases involving animal cruelty. This research...

  4. Animal Ecologies: Laurie Spiegel's musical explorations of urban wildlife

    Contributor(s):: Feisst, Sabine

  5. Animal-assisted therapy for inpatients: tapping the unique healing power of the human-animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Horowitz, S.

  6. Can your pet be trusted?

    Contributor(s):: Schoenfeld, Susan R.

  7. Day care and Alzheimer's disease: a weekend program in New York City

    Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, Ellen

  8. Differences in background and outcome of three behavior problems of dogs

    Contributor(s):: Takeuchi, Y., Ogata, N., Houpt, K. A., Scarlett, J. M.

    In order to characterize the three major behaviour problems, aggression toward owners, aggression toward strangers and separation anxiety, backgrounds of dogs and general outcomes of the behavioural treatments were analyzed retrospectively. There were 169 cases of aggression toward owners, 84...

  9. Dogs and the elderly: the perfect prescription for companionship

    Contributor(s):: Silverman, Francine

  10. Dogs and the Making of the American State: Voluntary Association, State Power, and the Politics of Animal Control in New York City, 1850–1920

    Contributor(s):: Wang, Jessica

  11. Effects of phenotypic characteristics on the length of stay of dogs at two no kill animal shelters

    Contributor(s):: Brown, W. P., Davidson, J. P., Zuefle, M. E.

    Adoption records from 2 no kill shelters in New York State were examined to determine how age, sex, size, breed group, and coat color influenced the length of stay (LOS) of dogs at these shelters. Young puppies had the shortest length of stay; LOS among dogs increased linearly as age increased....

  12. Environmental enrichment for dendrobatid frogs

    Contributor(s):: Hurme, K., Gonzalez, K., Halvorsen, M., Foster, B., Moore, D., Chepko-Sade, B. D.

    The Central Park Zoo, one of the Wildlife Conservation Society's Living Institutions in New York, recently renovated an exhibit for dart-poison frogs. Staff developed a new hollow coconut insect feeder in conjunction with this project. When the exhibit change, coconut feeder, and other...

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  14. Evaluation of factors affecting emotional responses in zoo visitors and the impact of emotion on conservation mindedness

    Contributor(s):: Powell, D. M., Bullock, E. V. W.

    Creating experiences for visitors that increase their biological knowledge and inspire conservation mindedness is a critical task for zoos and aquariums. A growing body of literature suggests that emotional stimulation is affected by characteristics of both the visitor and the visitor's...

  15. Face-fly pest intensity, fly-avoidance behavior (bunching) and grazing time in Holstein heifers

    Contributor(s):: Schmidtmann, E. T., Valla, M. E.

    In field studies in New York State in 1978-79, the relationship between feeding by adults of Musca autumnalis Deg., and fly-avoidance behaviour (bunching) and grazing time of heifers was examined in herds that were either exposed to the ambient pest intensity levels or treated with permethrin...

  16. Factors affecting perceptions of human

    Contributor(s):: Kretser, Heidi E., Curtis, Paul D., Francis, Joseph D., Pendall, Rolf J., Knuth, Barbara A.

  17. Factors affecting perceptions of human

    Contributor(s):: Kretser, Heidi E., Curtis, Paul D., Francis, Joseph D., Pendall, Rolf J., Knuth, Barbara A.

  18. Factors affecting perceptions of human–wildlife interactions in residential areas of northern New York and implications for conservation

    Contributor(s):: Kretser, Heidi E., Curtis, Paul D., Francis, Joseph D., Pendall, Rolf J., Knuth, Barbara A.

    We explored factors influencing people's perceptions of human-wildlife interactions in residential areas, reporting interactions to authorities, and potential conservation implications. Data were obtained from a mail survey of 1,439 landowners. We used logistic regression to predict probabilities...

  19. Fate of captive-reared and released mallards on eastern Long Island, New York

    Contributor(s):: Osborne, C. E., Swift, B. L., Baldassarre, G. A.

  20. Felony Animal Cruelty Laws in New York

    Contributor(s):: Stephen Iannacone

    In 1997, Chester Williamson committed an act of murder. He approached Buster, soaked him in kerosene, lit a match, then proceeded to burn Buster alive. Chester’s punishment for these heinous acts was not jail, but he was sentenced to three years of probation.Chester was prosecuted in the...