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  1. The guidelines and policies that influence the conduct of Animal-Assisted Activities in Residential Aged-Care Facilities: A systematic integrative review

    Contributor(s):: Newton, W., Signal, T., Judd, J.

  2. A Commentary on the Contemporary Issues Confronting Animal Assisted and Equine Assisted Interactions

    Contributor(s):: Fine, A. H., Andersen, S. J.

  3. Federal, state, and institutional regulations regarding a nursing student with a service animal

    Contributor(s):: Shilling, S. D., Lucas, L., Silbert-Flagg, J., Nolan, M. T.

  4. The Importance of Establishing Assistance Animal Policies in your Library

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    | Contributor(s):: Maureen Rust, Mary Wise

    Many library employees do not understand fully the laws and rules regarding service animals and the rights of persons with disabilities who work with service animals. Employees do not necessarily know the differences between service animals, therapy animals, and emotional support animals. It is...

  5. Village Dogs in Coastal Mexico The Street as a Place to Belong

    | Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Izaguirre, E., Hebinck, P., Eilers, K.

  6. Factors that Influence Farmers' Views on Farm Animal Welfare: A Semi-Systematic Review and Thematic Analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Balzani, A., Hanlon, A.

  7. Conserving Vermont's Endangered Species through Designation of Critical Habitat

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    | Contributor(s):: Amanda M. Ramsing-Lund

    Although the Endangered Species Act of 1973 is federal legislation, protection of threatened and endangered (T & E) species varies in stringency across states. H.570 (Act 145) is a Vermont law passed during the 2015-2016 legislative session that updated some of the legal protections for T...

  8. Efforts to Ban the Routine Tail Docking of Pigs and to Give Pigs Enrichment Materials via EU Law: Where Do We Stand a Quarter of a Century on?

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    | Contributor(s):: Elena Nalon, Nancy De Briyne

    In its role as guardian of the Treaties, the European Commission must ensure that Member States enforce EU law within their territories. If adequate enforcement is found to be wanting, the Commission also has the power to take infringement procedures as a corrective measure. The case of...

  9. The Responsible Dog Owner: The Construction of Responsibility

    | Contributor(s):: Westgarth, Carri, Christley, Robert M., Marvin, Garry, Perkins, Elizabeth

    Policy and campaigning messages related to dog ownership and welfare center on the concept of responsible ownership. However, the perspectives and experiences of pet owners and how they perceive and perform their responsibilities has not been studied in depth. This qualitative study used...

  10. Perceptions of Dogs in the Workplace: The Pros and the Cons

    | Contributor(s):: Hall, Sophie, Wright, Hannah, McCune, Sandra, Zulch, Helen, Mills, Daniel

    With growing interest in the value of animal companionship to human health, and increasing business awareness of promoting work-based health innovations and improving employees’ feelings of support, there has been a rise in interest about allowing dogs in the workplace (e.g., “Take your dog to...

  11. Newspaper Portrayals, Local Policies, and Dog-Supportive Public Space: Who's Wagging Whom?

    | Contributor(s):: Toohey, Ann M., Rock, Melanie J.

    Dog-walking promotes physical activity and positive social interactions, and thus dog-walking has implications for people's physical and mental health. As a result, experts in public health have endorsed designing and managing public space to support dog-walking. Nevertheless, the presence of...

  12. The State of Animal-Assisted Interventions: Addressing the Contemporary Issues that will Shape the Future

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    | Contributor(s):: Fine, A. H., Beck, A. M., Ng, Z.

    As the worldwide popularity of animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) increases, the field is quickly approaching a paradigm shift, adjusting its image to incorporate more evidence-based research and aligning its purpose for advancing a new future. Contemporary critical issues that confront the...

  13. One Health – a strategy for resilience in a changing arctic

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    | Contributor(s):: Bruce A Ruscio, Michael Brubaker, Joshua Glasser, Will Hueston, Thomas W. Hennessy

    The circumpolar north is uniquely vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change. While international Arctic collaboration on health has enhanced partnerships and advanced the health of inhabitants, significant challenges lie ahead. One Health is an approach that considers the connections...

  14. Can the PETS Act save human lives?

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    | Contributor(s):: Stephanie Elizabeth Turner

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of PETS-Act-related policies on hurricane-related fatalities. Three PETS Act policies were identified as having the potential to save human lives: pet-friendly shelters allowing both service and companion animals; congregate pet shelters, in...

  15. Housing for People with an Acquired Brain or Spinal Injury: Mapping the Australian Funding Landscape

    | Contributor(s):: Wright, C. J., Colley, J., Knudsen, K., Kendall, E.

  16. Playing for sheep stations : a discourse analysis of wild dog management and control policy in New South Wales, Australia

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    | Contributor(s):: Penelope Margaret Marshall

    This thesis challenges the constitutive and taken-for-granted assumptions of the current dominant administrative rationalist discourse of wild dog management and control (WMDC) in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. It asks: To what extent can conflicts over WDMC in NSW be understood in terms of...

  17. The Moral Lives of Laboratory Monkeys: Television and the Ethics of Care

    | Contributor(s):: Sharp, Lesley A.

  18. Facing disasters together: how keeping animals safe benefits humans before, during and after natural disasters

    | Contributor(s):: Thompson, K.

  19. Animal assisted intervention (AAI) for children in either research, practice or policy from a One Health perspective. Editorial

    | Contributor(s):: Pirrone, F.

    2017Ann Ist Super Sanita534273-2740021-257110.4415/ann_17_04_01engDipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy.text

  20. Experiences with a prescribed emotional support animal: A qualitative inquiry

    | Contributor(s):: Kristy R. Becraft