“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...
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...
Evaluation of foliar sprays to reduce crop damage by Canada geese
| Contributor(s):: Dieter, Charles D., Warner, Cody S., Ren, Curiong
Threads of Life and Death: A Photo Essay on Hunting and Fishing in Northwest Amazonia
| Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Serna, Daniel
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,...
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...
| Contributor(s):: Hershey, Darcy, Crawford, Abby, Bass, Cindy
Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study
| Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine
Animal Fun for Everyone
| Contributor(s):: Griggs, Judy
Examining the Meaning of Training Animals: A Photovoice Study With At-Risk Youth
| Contributor(s):: Williams, Rachel L., Metz, Alexia E.
"Walking the dog" to enhance postoperative recovery
| Contributor(s):: Ward, Cynthia W.
Genre scenes with a snow panther: on animal photography
| Contributor(s):: Miskowiec, Marta
An initial investigation into the effects of isolation and enrichment on the welfare of laboratory pigs housed in the PigTurn system, assessed using tear staining, behaviour, physiology and haematology
| Contributor(s):: DeBoer, S. P., Garner, J. P., McCain, R. R., Lay, D. C., Jr., Eicher, S. D., Marchant-Forde, J. N.
In some parts of the world, the laboratory pig ( Sus scrofa) is often housed in individual, sterile housing which may impose stress. Our objectives were to determine the effects of isolation and enrichment on pigs housed within the PigTurn - a novel penning system with automated blood sampling -...
| Contributor(s):: Schonauer, David
When Police Dogs Attacked: Iconic News Photographs and Construction of History, Mythology, and Political Discourse
| Contributor(s):: Spratt, Meg
Westerners And Their Pets: Cherished Companions From A Bygone Day
| Contributor(s):: Palmquist, Peter E.