A first estimate of the structure and density of the populations of pet cats and dogs across Great Britain
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| Contributor(s):: James Aegerter, David Fouracre, Graham C. Smith
Policy development, implementation, and effective contingency response rely on a strong evidence base to ensure success and cost-effectiveness. Where this includes preventing the establishment or spread of zoonotic or veterinary diseases infecting companion cats and dogs, descriptions of the...
Direct Observation of Dog Density and Composition during Street Counts as a Resource Efficient Method of Measuring Variation in Roaming Dog Populations over Time and between Locations
| Contributor(s):: Elly Hiby, Lex Hiby
Dog population management is conducted in many countries to address the public health risks from roaming dogs and threats to their welfare. To assess its effectiveness, we need to monitor indicators from both the human and dog populations that are quick and easy to collect, precise and meaningful...
Human exploitation may not be the cause for the declining size of Patella vulgata (Common limpet): A comparison between the Late Norse and the modern populations of Patella vulgata at Sandwick Bay, Unst, Shetland Islands, UK
| Contributor(s):: Sarah Mae Brennan Silverberg
Zooarchaeological artefacts like shells are a source of information on the exploitation of prehisotric the rocky intertidal zone. In this study the size and density of Patella vulgata was used to investigate the exploitation of rocky intertidal resources during the Late Norse occupation...
Examining patterns of animal-vehicle collisions in Alabama, USA
| Contributor(s):: Chen, Xiongwen, Wu, Shuhong
Toward an understanding of beaver management as human and beaver densities increase
| Contributor(s):: Siemer, William F., Jonker, Sandra A., Decker, Daniel J., Organ, John F.
Population estimate and surgical sterilization program for cats and dogsEstimativa populacional e programa de esterilizacao cirurgica de caes e gatos
| Contributor(s):: Catapan, D. C., Villanova Junior, J. A., Weber, S. H., Mangrich, R. M. V., Szczypkovski, A. D., Catapan, A., Pimpao, C. T.
The objectives of this study were to estimate the population of dogs and cats evaluate whether sociocultural indicators influence the attitudes of responsible ownership and verify the impact of surgical sterilizations performed in Sao Jose dos Pinhais/PR. The estimation was carried out in six...
The relationship between man and cat in the medieval and early modern Low Countries II. The home cat and the tormented catLa relation entre l'homme et le chat dans les anciens pays-bas au moyen age et a l'epoque moderne II. Le chat domestique et le c
| Contributor(s):: Aerts, E.
Only from the middle of the 17th century did the cat receive a modest place in the context of the new home decoration that had contributed to a process of identity formation and cultural distinction. This status improvement did not prevent the vast majority of the feline population from being...
Trends in Human-Wildlife Interactions as Related to Land Use and Human Density in Massachusetts
| Contributor(s):: Michael A. Huguenin Jr.
We conducted a study of human-wildlife interactions in Massachusetts, USA between April 2010 and May 2012. Our objectives were to (1) compile and summarize public-generated reports on human-wildlife interactions across Massachusetts; (2) evaluate reports based on species, public concerns, and...
Assessing changes in the UK pet cat and dog populations: numbers and household ownership
| Contributor(s):: Murray, J. K., Gruffydd-Jones, T. J., Roberts, M. A., Browne, W. J.
The main aim of this study was to replicate methodology used to estimate the size of the UK pet cat and dog populations in 2006 and the proportion of households owning cats/dogs in 2007, to produce updated data to compare trends in ownership and population sizes. A cross-sectional study design...
Characteristics of owned dogs on the island of New Providence, The Bahamas
| Contributor(s):: Fielding, W. J., Plumridge, S. J.
This study reports the findings from street interviews on owned dogs (N=442) in New Providence, The Bahamas. Many households kept dogs outside, and roughly 43% of households allowed at least 1 dog to roam. Dogs kept inside most likely were considered a companion, whereas dogs used for security...
Behavior of feral horses in response to culling and GnRH immunocontraception
| Contributor(s):: Ransom, J. I., Powers, J. G., Garbe, H. M., Oehler, M. W., Sr., Nett, T. M., Baker, D. L.
Wildlife management actions can alter fundamental behaviors of individuals and groups, which may directly impact their life history parameters in unforeseen ways. This is especially true for highly social animals because changes in one individual's behavior can cascade throughout its social...
ISFM guidelines on population management and welfare of unowned domestic cats (Felis catus)
| Contributor(s):: Sparkes, A. H., Bessant, C., Cope, K., Ellis, S. L., Finka, L., Halls, V., Hiestand, K., Horsford, K., Laurence, C., MacFarlaine, I., Neville, P. F., Stavisky, J., Yeates, J., Isfm,
Infectious diseases associated with relation between humans and wildlife - consideration on wild bird mortality and bird-feeding
| Contributor(s):: Fukui, D.
Feline companions and demography
| Contributor(s):: Jargin, S.
A comprehensive study of dog bites in Spain, 1995-2004
| Contributor(s):: Rosado, Belcbn, Garcca-Belenguer, Sylvia, Lecdn, Marta, Palacio, Jorge
Domestic dog ownership in Iran is a risk factor for human infection with Leishmania infantum
| Contributor(s):: Gavgani, A. S., Mohite, H., Edrissian, G. H., Mohebali, M., Davies, C. R.
Pet populations in the catchment area of the Purdue Comparative Oncology Program
| Contributor(s):: Lengerich, E. J., Teclaw, R. F., Mendlein, J. M., Mariolis, P., Garbe, P. L.
Study of the dog population and the rabies control activities in the Mirigama area of Sri Lanka
| Contributor(s):: Matter, H. C., Wandeler, A. I., Neuenschwander, B. E., Harischandra, L. P., Meslin, F. X.
Survey of owned feline and canine populations in apartments from a neighbourhood in Curitiba, Brazil
| Contributor(s):: Serafini, C. A., Rosa, G. A., Guimaraes, A. M., De Morais, H. A., Biondo, A. W.
[Sao Paulo Pasteur Institute Technique for estimating a canine population]
| Contributor(s):: Matos, M. R., Alves, M. C., Reichmann Mde, L., Dominguez, M. H.