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  1. Tuberculosis and One Health – What is in a Name?

    Contributor(s):: Susanna Sternberg Lewerin

    Most control programs for bovine tuberculosis include reporting to both veterinary and public health authorities, and measures to prevent transmission from animals to humans. On the other hand, reporting of human cases to veterinary authorities is rare, unless an animal source is suspected....

  2. The Iberian zebro: what kind of a beast was it?

    Contributor(s):: Nores, C., Morales Muniz, A., Llorente Rodriguez, L., Bennett, E. A., Geigl, E. M.

    Seven centuries before the discovery of the African zebras by the Europeans, the names zebro and zebra were given to an enigmatic equid widely reported in the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. Roughly 150 toponyms deriving from the words zebro/a have been recorded in Iberia starting from...

  3. A revised taxonomy of assistance animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Parenti, Lindsay, Foreman, Anne, Jean Meade, B., Wirth, Oliver

      The use of animals in various assistive, therapeutic, and emotional support roles has contributed to the uncoordinated expansion of labels used to distinguish these animals. To address the inconsistent vocabulary and confusion, this article proposes a concise taxonomy for classifying...

  4. Letters to the editor... "The effects of hippotherapy on functional outcomes for children with disabilities: a pilot study" Pediatric Physical Therapy Journal (Fall 2008, Vol. 20, No. 3)

    | Contributor(s):: Cunningham, B., Murphy, D.

  5. Challenging Anthropocentricism in Social Work Through Ethics and Spirituality: Lessons from Studies in Human-Animal Bonds

    | Contributor(s):: Hanrahan, Cassandra

  6. Animal-assisted therapy. Considerations for using animals in practice

    | Contributor(s):: Winkle, M., Canfield, K.

  7. What 'service animal' means

    | Contributor(s):: Ravn, Karen

  8. 'Libido' in the larger farm animals: a review

    | Contributor(s):: Wodzicka-Tomaszewska, M., Kilgour, R., Ryan, M.

    The term 'libido', first used by Freud to refer to the force by which the sexual instinct is represented in the mind, has become more and more used to refer to some aspects of sexual behaviour in large domestic animals. From being a wide, rather imprecise term, it has come to be defined in a...

  9. Welfare by design: the natural selection of welfare criteria

    | Contributor(s):: Barnard, C. J., Hurst, J. L.