Tourists' perceptions of the free-roaming dog population in Samoa
Contributor(s):: Beckman, M., Hill, K. E., Farnworth, M. J., Bolwell, C. F., Bridges, J., Acke, E.
A study was undertaken to establish how visiting tourists to Samoa perceived free-roaming dogs ( Canis familiaris) and their management, additionally some factors that influence their perceptions were assessed. Questionnaires were administered to 281 tourists across Samoa over 5 weeks....
Bon baisers de Samoa: les bonites de Hina et le Tu'iha'angana de Tonga
Contributor(s):: Youn Leslie, Heather
Der Hund als Haustier der Polynesier
Contributor(s):: Lang, Werner, Lang, Werner [et al.]
The native dog in the Polynesian system of values
Contributor(s):: Luomala, Katharine, Diamond, Stanley, Radin, Paul
Trends in sheltering and welfare at the Hawaiian Humane Society, Oahu, Hawaii
Contributor(s):: McDowell, B., Burns, P., Lepczyk, C. A.
One of the major goals of an animal welfare organization is to reduce the number of homeless, nonhuman animals in a community. In Hawaii, the Hawaiian Humane Society has provided numerous animal welfare services to work toward this goal, such as offering sterilizations and microchipping at...
Incidence of dog bites and public attitudes towards dog care and management in Samoa
Contributor(s):: Farnworth, M. J., Blaszak, K. A., Hiby, E. F., Waran, N. K.
Feral pigs in Hawai'i: using behavior and ecology to refine control techniques
Contributor(s):: Nogueira, S. S. da C., Nogueira Filho, S. L. G., Bassford, M., Silvius, K., Fragoso, J. M. V.
Early Polynesians settlers were the first to introduce pigs to the Hawaiian Islands. Later Captain Cook brought European pigs during his first voyage to Hawai'i. Many other importations have followed. Animals from these introductions became feral and dispersed throughout the islands. Free-ranging...
Attitudes and care practices of cat caretakers in Hawaii
Contributor(s):: Zasloff, R. L., Hart, L. A.
Individuals who were maintaining colonies of homeless, free-roaming cats on the island of Oahu were surveyed to learn about the attitudes and care practices associated with colony maintenance. The 75 respondents were primarily female pet owners, middle-aged, living with spouses, well-educated,...