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Modeling waterfowl damage to crops surrounding the Quill lakes in Saskatchewan
Contributor(s):: Callaghan, Carolyn J., Daneshfar, Bahram, Thompson, Donald J.
Lead from spent ammunition: a source of exposure and poisoning in bald eagles
Contributor(s):: Cruz-Martinez, L., Redig, P. T., Deen, J.
Factors governing risk of cougar attacks on humans
Contributor(s):: Mattson, D., Logan, K., Sweanor, L.
Topography of social touching depends on emotional bonds between humans
Contributor(s):: Suvilehto, J. T., Glerean, E., Dunbar, R. I., Hari, R., Nummenmaa, L.
Companion animals in Thailand: human factors that predict sterilization of cats and dogs
Contributor(s):: Toukhsati, S. R., Phillips, C. J. C., Podberscek, A. L., Coleman, G. J.
The prevalence of companion animal caregiving was estimated, and demographic and psychosocial factors that predict sterilization behaviors in caregivers in Thailand were identified. Thai nationals ( n=494) were recruited by random for the Culture and Human-Animal Interactions (CHAI) telephone...
Apartment rents—is there a “complex” effect?
Contributor(s):: Smith, Charles A., Islam, Anisul M.
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the proportion of dogs surrendered for dog-related and owner-related reasons
Contributor(s):: Lambert, K., Coe, J., Niel, L., Dewey, C., Sargeant, J. M.
Factors influencing stereotypic behaviours of animals rescued from Asian animal markets: a slow loris case study
Contributor(s):: Moore, R. S., Cabana, F., Nekaris, K. A. I.
Illegal wildlife trade has devastating effects on wild populations in Southeast Asia, made evident from the rising numbers of threatened species found in rescue centres. The prevalence of slow lorises ( Nycticebus spp.) in trade allows for the first time, a study of the response of wild-caught...
Persistence during tasks with horses in relation to social support, general self-efficacy and self-esteem in adolescents
Contributor(s):: Hauge, H., Kvalem, I. L., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Berget, B., Braastad, B. O.
In young people, interactions with horses may contribute to the development of social skills and self-efficacy. Our aim was to identify relationships between psychological variables and young people's experience of activities with horses. Participants in this study were 13-15-year-old adolescents...
Does Pet-Keeping Modify the Association of Delivery Mode with Offspring Body Size?
Contributor(s):: Cassidy-Bushrow, Andrea, Wegienka, Ganesa, Havstad, Suzanne, Levin, Albert, Lynch, Susan, Ownby, Dennis, Rundle, Andrew, Woodcroft, Kimberley, Zoratti, Edward, Johnson, Christine
A survey of public attitudes towards barking dogs in New Zealand
Contributor(s):: Flint, E. L., Minot, E. O., Perry, P. E., Stafford, K. J.
AIMS: To investigate public attitudes towards barking dogs in New Zealand in order to quantify the extent to which people perceive barking dogs to be a problem, to compare tolerance of barking with that of other common suburban noises, to assess the level of public understanding about the...
Is there a bias against stray cats in shelters? People's perception of shelter cats and how it influences adoption time
Contributor(s):: Dybdall, K., Strasser, R.
The determination of adoptability is a fundamental issue facing shelters wishing to rehome cats. Many shelters in the United States cannot keep a cat indefinitely and increased time in the shelter environment may lead to reduced animal welfare due to chronic stress or euthanasia. In a series of...
Impact of publicly sponsored neutering programs on animal population dynamics at animal shelters: the New Hampshire and Austin experiences
Contributor(s):: White, S. C., Jefferson, E., Levy, J. K.
This study found that government-funded surgical sterilization of companion animals has been widely promoted as a means of decreasing shelter intake and euthanasia. However, little information is available about the true impact of these programs on community and shelter nonhuman animal population...
Evolutionizing grief: viewing photographs of the deceased predicts misattribution of ambiguous stimuli by the bereaved
Contributor(s):: White, C., Fessler, D. M.
Association between life events and change in depressive symptoms in Hong Kong Chinese elderly
Contributor(s):: Chan, Dicken, Kwok, Anthony, Leung, Jason, Yuen, Kay, Choy, Dicky, Leung, Ping Chung
Examining the Relationship between Childhood Animal Cruelty Motives and Recurrent Adult Violent Crimes toward Humans
Contributor(s):: Overton, Joshua C., Hensley, Christopher, Tallichet, Suzanne E.
A model to predict the likelihood of cliff swallow nesting on highway structures in northern California
Contributor(s):: Coates, R. W., Delwiche, M. J., Gorenzel, W. P., Salmon, T. P.
A survey of pet- and non-pet-owning Swedish adolescents: demographic differences and health issues
Contributor(s):: Mullersdorf, M., Granstrom, F., Tillgren, P.
Does personality, delinquency, or mating effort necessarily dictate a preference for an aggressive dog?
Contributor(s):: Egan, V., MacKenzie, J.