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  1. Animal-assisted interventions in universities: a scoping review of implementation and associated outcomes

    Contributor(s):: Cooke, E., Henderson-Wilson, C., Warner, E., LaMontagne, A.

  2. Rabbit meat: valuable nutrition or too-cute-to-eat?

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    | Contributor(s):: Leroy, F., Petracci, M.

    Rabbit meat is a component of traditional diets, often incorporated into iconic dishes of regional cuisine. Its consumption can be traced back to the ancient civilisations of the Mediterranean and beyond, well into the Palaeolithic era. Even though it has been representing considerable...

  3. Coping with human-cat interactions beyond the limits of domesticity: moral pluralism in the management of cats and wildlife

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    | Contributor(s):: Wandesforde-Smith, G., Levy, J. K., Lynn, W., Rand, J., Riley, S., Schaffner, J. E., Wolf, P. J.

    Although human interactions with cats are often even typically analyzed in the context of domesticity, with a focus on what sorts of interactions might make both people and cats "happy at home," a large number of cats in the world live, for one reason or another, beyond the bounds of...

  4. Human allergy to cats: a review of the impact on cat ownership and relinquishment

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    | Contributor(s):: Sparkes, A. H.

    Practical relevance: Cats have become increasingly common as companion animals, and in many countries their popularity now exceeds that of dogs. At the same time, human allergies (including allergy to cats) have been increasing and it has been estimated that globally up to 10-20% of human...

  5. A systematic review of dog-assisted therapy in children with behavioural and developmental disorders

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    | Contributor(s):: Hüsgen, Candela J., Peters-Scheffer, Nienke C., Didden, Robert

    ObjectivesAnimal-assisted therapy with dogs is regularly used in children with behavioural and developmental disorders. Aims of this systematic review were threefold: to analyse the methodological quality of studies on dog-assisted therapy (DAT) for children with behavioural and developmental...

  6. Nature-based interventions for vulnerable youth: a scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Overbey, T. A., Diekmann, F., Lekies, K. S.

  7. Impact of social mixing on beef and dairy cattle—A scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Hubbard, Amanda J., Foster, Margaret J., Daigle, Courtney L.

  8. Social dominance in beef cattle — A scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Hubbard, Amanda J., Foster, Margaret J., Daigle, Courtney L.

  9. Adoption and relinquishment interventions at the animal shelter: a review

    | Contributor(s):: Protopopova, A., Gunter, L. M.

  10. An overview of animal cruelty with co-occurring domestic incidents

    | Contributor(s):: Reisman, R.

    2020335-3409781946483201North American Veterinary Community (NAVC)Orlando,EnglishAmerican Society of Cruelty to Animals New York, New York, USA.text

  11. Who are you, really? Unlocking the key to what makes that dog tick

    | Contributor(s):: Brophey, K., Dale, S.

    2020410-4139781946483201North American Veterinary Community (NAVC)Orlando,EnglishThe Dog Door Behavior Center Asheville, North Carolina, USA.text

  12. A Scoping Review of the Benefits and Challenges of Using Service Dogs for Finding and Maintaining Employment

    | Contributor(s):: Lindsay, S., Thiyagarajah, K.

  13. Animal assisted interventions in the children's hospital: protocol for a scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Howe, R., Nicholson, S., Lafferty, A., Davies, C., Stokes, D., Kroll, T.

  14. Theoretical Development of Equine-assisted Activities and Therapies for Children with Autism: A Systematic Mapping Review

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    | Contributor(s):: B. Caitlin Peters, Wendy Wood, Susan Hepburn

    In this systematic mapping review, we mapped the state of theoretical development of equine-assisted activities and therapies for children with autism to help illuminate promising theoretical frameworks. Across 42 studies and 22 non-research reports, we identified 10 explanatory formal theories...

  15. The impact of service dogs on children, youth and their families: A systematic review

    | Contributor(s):: Lindsay, S., Thiyagarajah, K.

  16. Companion Animals in Natural Disasters: A Scoping Review of Scholarly Sources

    | Contributor(s):: Travers, Cheryl, Degeling, Chris, Rock, Melanie

    During a disaster, people may make evacuation decisions based on their companion animal’s welfare, therefore exposing themselves, their companion animals, and emergency responders to increased risk for injury or death. The loss and suffering of companion animals in disasters causes deep distress,...

  17. A Scoping Review of the Health and Social Benefits of Dog Ownership for People Who Have Chronic Pain

    | Contributor(s):: Carr, Eloise C. J., Norris, Jill M., Hayden, K. Alix, Pater, Rianne, Wallace, Jean E.

    Chronic pain is a significant cause of morbidity and disability globally. One potential strategy for the self-management of chronic pain is interacting with companion animals; more specifically, dogs. While studies of dog ownership suggest social, psychological, and health benefits to humans, the...

  18. Effectiveness of the dog therapy for patients with dementia - a systematic review

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    | Contributor(s):: Klimova, B., Toman, J., Kuca, K.

    BACKGROUND: Dementia represents a mental and economic burden for both patients and their caregivers. Therefore, the aim of this study is to explore the effectiveness of animal assisted therapy (AAT) with special focus on canis therapy among people with dementia, specifically Alzheimer's...

  19. Review of priority welfare issues of commercially raised bison in North America

    | Contributor(s):: Rioja-Lang, Fiona C., Galbraith, Jayson K., McCorkell, Robert B., Spooner, Jeffrey M., Church, John S.

    A review of the scientific literature on bison was carried out as part of the National Farm Animal Care Council´s (NFACC) process of updating Canada’s current Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farmed Bison. Four priority welfare issues were identified: the effect of seasonality on the...

  20. Review of Taming the Wild Horse: An Annotated Translation and Study of the Daoist Horse Taming Pictures

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    | Contributor(s):: Regina Swanson

    This review of Louis Komjathy’s translation and interpretation of a 13th century set of illustrated poems places the work squarely within the emerging field of animal studies. Though essentially a map for Daoist monastic training, Komjathy notes that the Horse Taming Pictures, as he...