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  1. Changing Perceptions and Uses of "Companion Animal" Public and Pseudo-Public Spaces in Cities during COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Beijing

    Contributor(s):: Cai, H. X., Duan, W.

  2. “Furry tales”: pet ownership’s influence on subjective well-being during Covid-19 times

    Contributor(s):: Damberg, Svenja, Frömbling, Lena

  3. Human-Dog Interactions & Municipal Policy

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    | Contributor(s):: Andrew Rowan

    In 2009, a nationwide survey in Bosnia asking people about the threats in their local communities found that some communities were concerned about roaming dogs (rather than mine fields, crime or some other social ill). More specifically, the complaints mentioned dog attacks on people and...

  4. A Website Content Analysis of Corporate Animal Welfare Messaging

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    | Contributor(s):: Olivia Morris, Jefferson D. Miller, Isabel Whitehead

    The purpose of this study was to identify and describe the nature of corporate positions on animal welfare available on the websites of five meat producing companies in the U.S. The results of the content analysis illustrated that there were common topics among the dialogs the companies were...

  5. Institutional persistence despite cultural change: a historical case study of the re-categorization of dogs in Germany

    | Contributor(s):: Pfau-Effinger, B., Sebastian, M.

  6. Discrimination towards People Partnered with Assistance Dogs in Canada: Implications for Policy and Practice

    | Contributor(s):: Graham, Taryn M., Lucyk, Kelsey, Diep, Lucy, Rock, Melanie J.

  7. Perspectives From the Science-Policy Interface in Animal Health and Welfare

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    | Contributor(s):: Simon J. More

    The aim of this paper is to present scientific perspectives from the science-policy interface in animal health and welfare, with an emphasis on factors critical to scientific effectiveness. While there is broad acceptance of the value of scientific information to inform policy-making,...

  8. Turning science into policy: The case of farm animal welfare in Canada

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    | Contributor(s):: David Fraser

    Development of farm animal welfare standards in Canada has evolved significantly over 35 yr in terms of process, leadership, and the role of science. Key elements of the current process include: 1) influential producers and producer organizations that see the benefit of having...

  9. Animal Assisted Interventions in Schools: A Qualitative Case Study of How Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disabilities Respond to the Use of Therapy Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Shiverdecker, Kathleen Hartman

  10. Alienation, Modernization, and Animal Welfare: Human-Animal Relationships at the Farm, State, and Country Levels

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    | Contributor(s):: Briscoe, Michael D.

    Our relationships with animals are important for us as humans, for the environment, and for the animals themselves. In this dissertation I look at the relationships between humans and animals at three scales: farm, U.S. state, and country. Specifically, I address how factors like economic...

  11. A critical review o f animal-based welfare indicators for polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in zoos: Identification and evidence of validity

    | Contributor(s):: Skovlund, C. R., Kirchner, M. K., Moos, L. W., Alsted, N., Manteca, X., Tallo-Parra, O., Stelvig, M., Forkman, B.

  12. We demand compromise: which achieves more, asking or small or large changes?

    | Contributor(s):: Appleby, M. C.

  13. Animal welfare initiatives improve feather cover of cage-free laying hens in the UK

    | Contributor(s):: Mullan, S., Szmaragd, C., Cooper, M. D., Wrathall, J. H. M., Jamieson, J., Bond, A., Atkinson, C., Main, D. C. J.

  14. How reliable is the multi-criteria evaluation system of the Welfare Quality (R) protocol for growing pigs?

    | Contributor(s):: Czycholl, I., Kniese, C., Schrader, L., Krieter, J.

  15. 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.

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

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

  17. 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.

  18. 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...

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

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

    Village dogs are important for households in coastal Mexico, yet they are seen as out of place by etic stakeholders (public health and wildlife experts, and animal welfarists). Caregivers of village dogs are considered irresponsible, a view that is reinforced by Mexican policy. We describe two...

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

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