Fostering adherence to horse behavior counseling
Contributor(s):: Jobling, R., Creighton, E.
Counseling services that aim to improve understanding of horse-human interactions are on the frontline of the horse welfare agenda. The aim of this research was to determine characteristics of horse owners seeking advice about their horse's behavior that predicted their adherence to that advice....
The mediating effect of pet attachment support between loneliness and general health in older females living in the community
Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, C. A.
Attachment to pet dogs and depression in rural older adults
Contributor(s):: Miltiades, H., Shearer, J.
The purpose of this study was to learn more about the relationship between pet attachment, the ability to care for a pet, and depression in older adults. One hundred and seventeen Caucasian, older, adult dog owners in rural, south-central Pennsylvania were recruited using non-random sampling...
Immediate immobilisation of a Minke whale using a grenade harpoon requires striking a restricted target area
Contributor(s):: Knowles, T. G., Butterworth, A.
Approximately 1500 Minke whales are killed annually under permit from the International Whaling Commission (IWC). This hunt supports a modest industry in Norway and in Japan; however, the welfare of whales during hunting and killing is such a cause of concern that in 1980 the IWC formed a...