“A Very Photogenic Cat”: Personhood, Social Status, and Online Cat Photo Sharing
Contributor(s):: Austin, Jessica, Irvine, Leslie
This study explores how domestic cats and their connections to humans are represented in a modern photo-sharing context through content analysis of Reddit, a popular social media website. By examining the photos that cat owners share online, as well as the language that accompanies the photos, we...
Not your regular cat person | Latika Nath | TEDxBITSPilani
| Contributor(s):: Latika Nath
Latika Nath is a conservational ecologist and a wildlife photographer. She was awarded the title of ‘The Tiger Princess’ by National Geographic in 2001 which featured her work. She is the first woman biologist in India with a doctorate on tigers. She has spent over twenty-five years...
Dogs (Canis familiaris) recognise our faces in photographs: implications for existing and future research
| Contributor(s):: Eatherington, C. J., Mongillo, P., Looke, M., Marinelli, L.
Effects of Video Footage Versus Photographs on Perception of Dog Behavioral Traits
| Contributor(s):: Pyzer, Chloe, Clarke, Lucy, Montrose, V. Tamara
Photographs are frequently used to promote adoption of dogs on rescue shelter websites. While physical traits are well illustrated via photographs, conveying a dog's behavioral traits is more problematic. Traits such as sociability, obedience, and friendliness are likely to be better displayed...
Lämpöni, lempeni - animal portraits : Portraits of homeless animals
| Contributor(s):: Kristiina Jermakka
The topic of the thesis is former homeless animals and their personalities depicted by the means of portraiture. In the thesis also the depiction of animals in different periods of art and the development of human-animal relationship seen during them. The premise of the thesis is homeless...
Participatory methodologies in research with children: creative and innovative approaches
| Contributor(s):: Pereira, V. R., Coimbra, V. C. C., Cardoso, C. S., Oliveira, N. A., Vieira, A. C. G., Nobre, M. O., Nino, M. E. L.
Perception of Cats: Assessing the Differences Between Videos and Still Pictures on Adoptability and Associated Characteristics
| Contributor(s):: Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher, Lori R. Kogan, Patrick C. Carney
While animal shelters have made significant progress in reducing the number of euthanized dogs and cats, millions of unclaimed pets are still euthanized every year. Cats, in particular, face bleak prospects, with ~70% of those that enter animal shelters euthanized. Many factors influence...
Arrival Stories: Using Participatory, Embodied, Sensory Ethnography to Explore the Making of an English City for Newly Arrived International Students
| Contributor(s):: Stevenson, Andrew
Review of Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights
| Contributor(s):: Mylan Engel Jr.
In their recent book, Sherry Colb and Michael Dorf defend the following ethical theses: (1) sentience is sufficient for possessing the right not to be harmed and the right not to be killed; (2) killing sentient animals for food is almost always seriously wrong; (3) aborting pre-sentient fetuses...
One Thousand Guinea Pigs
| Contributor(s):: Martie Ilena Stothoff
When I was at home earlier in the year, I explained to my parents that my photography project was about the relationship between humans and animals. My father then told me about how he had heard our friend, Gabi, a professor in agriculture at Smith College, on NPR talking about her newest...
Se ladra, se pita y se grita: Perros sueltos en La Gaitana, Suba y en San Mateo, Soacha. 2010-2014
| Contributor(s):: Diez Marulanda, Jhon Alexander
En esta investigación los perros sueltos -sin dueño y que están lejos de ser mascota- nos informan sobre las sutiles y complejas formas de relación entre las especies humanas y no humanas que cohabitamos ciudades latinoamericanas como Bogotá. También da...
Evaluation of foliar sprays to reduce crop damage by Canada geese
| Contributor(s):: Dieter, Charles D., Warner, Cody S., Ren, Curiong
Here, Ansel! Sit, Avedon!
| Contributor(s):: Green, Penelope
Threads of Life and Death: A Photo Essay on Hunting and Fishing in Northwest Amazonia
| Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Serna, Daniel
Color Images for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals
| Contributor(s):: Steven D. Sorden, Claire B. Andreasen, Molly D. Murphy
The chapter contains annotated color images of diseases in or caused from companion animals.
An evaluation of the role the Internet site Petfinder plays in cat adoptions
| Contributor(s):: Workman, M. K., Hoffman, C. L.
To better understand factors contributing to cat adoptions, this study was used to explore a possible association between an adoptable cat's popularity on Petfinder and the cat's length of availability for adoption at a managed-intake nonhuman animal shelter. This study was also used to examine...
Cuttlefish in captivity: an investigation into housing and husbandry for improving welfare
| Contributor(s):: Tonkins, B. M., Tyers, A. M., Cooke, G. M.
The European cuttlefish ( Sepia officinalis) is often kept in public aquaria, is becoming more common in aquaculture, and is also the most frequently used cephalopod in European research. Since 1st January 2013, all cephalopods ( Mollusca) have been protected under UK/EU law (A(SP)A 1986,...
The Company of Animals: A Nontoxic Approach
| Contributor(s):: Bonnie K. Foss Boochard
This document investigates the concept of why man creates animal images and introduces the influences and focus of the artwork contained in the public exhibition. These original images focus on the similarities between animal and human personalities. Also included is a brief history of each...
Beauty and the Beast- Taming the Wild: Vince Musi at TEDxCharleston
Taking pictures of animals was doggone challenging for National Geographic photographer, Vince Musi, until he learned how to channel his inner Doctor Doolittle. Vince Musi, Photographer -- An award-winning photographer for National Geographic and numerous other international magazines, whose...