A bibliometric analysis of past and emergent trends in animal welfare science
Contributor(s):: Freire, R., Nicol, C. J.
Do Service Dogs for Veterans with PTSD Mount a Cortisol Response in Response to Training?
| Contributor(s):: van Houtert, E. A. E., Endenburg, N., Rodenburg, T. B., Vermetten, E.
Only a few studies have investigated the welfare of animals participating in animal-assisted interventions (AAIs). Most of these studies focus on dogs in therapeutic settings. There are, however, also dogs-service dogs-that are employed to continuously support a single human. Because the...
Project Management Principles for Optimizing Publication Productivity of Mixed Methods Studies
| Contributor(s):: Baim-Lance, Abigail, Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J., Wisdom, Jennifer P.
Mixed methods research is increasingly valued, although little attention has been placed on how to execute such projects well to achieve optimal publication for impact. Multiple publications from a single study allow scholars to explicate findings that cannot be contained in a single article and...
Retracting inconclusive research: lessons from the Seralini GM maize feeding study
| Contributor(s):: Resnik, D. B.
In September 2012, Gilles-Eric Seralini and seven coauthors published an article in Food and Chemical Toxicology claiming that rats fed Roundup-resistant genetically modified maize alone, genetically modified maize with Roundup, or Roundup for 2 years had a higher percentage of tumors and...
Consumer health information for pet owners
| Contributor(s):: Murphy, Sarah Anne
It Takes a Team
| Contributor(s):: Anthony, Maureen
| Contributor(s):: Hershey, Darcy, Crawford, Abby, Bass, Cindy
Animal-Assisted Therapy: An Exploration of Its History, Healing Benefits, and How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Set Up Programs
| Contributor(s):: Ernst, Lorraine
Canine scent detection of human cancers: a review of methods and accuracy
| Contributor(s):: Moser, E., McCulloch, M.
Editorial... [corrected] [published erratum appears in J SOC WORK PRACT 2011 Sep; 25(3):381]
| Contributor(s):: Briggs, Stephen, Froggett, Lynn, Smith, Martin
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including negative capability, self-esteem, and the potential therapeutic use of experiences with horses among young people.
Socialization of a single hand-reared tiger cub
| Contributor(s):: Kelling, A. S., Bashaw, M. J., Bloomsmith, M. A., Maple, T. L.
Given the drawbacks of hand-rearing nonhuman animals in captivity, the practice is generally avoided, but it is sometimes necessary. A few scientific publications are available to guide managers toward best practices in hand-rearing, but the majority of articles focus on hand-rearing captive...
Camels out of place and time: the dromedary ( Camelus dromedarius) in Australia
| Contributor(s):: Crowley, S. L.
The deserts of the Australian outback are ideal territories for dromedary camels, Camelus dromedarius. Dromedaries' flexible adaptations allow them to eat 80% of Australian plant species and they obtain much of their water through ingesting vegetation; they thrive where other species perish. In...
A website resource providing information on publications and courses related to animal-assisted therapy and animal-assisted activities.
"The illustrious stranger": hippomania and the nature of the exotic
| Contributor(s):: Flack, A. J. P.
Anthropomorphism in "New Yorker" dog cartoons across the twentieth century
| Contributor(s):: Alden, Anne
Introducing Pets & People, a New Series Exploring the Impact of Animal Companionship on Human Health
19 Jul 2013 |
Posted by Christopher C Charles
Pets & People is an innovative new book series designed to ensure that the science behind the human-animal bond is accessible to the professionals who apply their understanding of this unique...
New Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin Launched
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The American Psychological Association’s Human-Animal Interaction section has recently launched its new Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin containing new, peer-reviewed, HAI scholarship. The...
For Grades K--3: Measuring Pets
Calling for articles on small companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Doug Hare
Readers of the Canadian Veterinary Journal (CVJ) who are small animal practitioners have been complaining for some time that the Journal does not contain a sufficient number of articles with interesting information of practical value to them.
What can I say?