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  1. The human element of wildlife health: Mental models, risk perceptions, and attitudes toward wildlife disease management

    Contributor(s):: Hanisch-Kirkbride, Shauna Lynn

  2. Use of the health belief model to explain perceptions of zoonotic disease risk by animal owners

    Contributor(s):: Karen L. Wheeler

    The rise in the number of public health risks from zoonotic disease in just the past two decades has underscored both the importance of educating the public about risky health behaviors and preventive measures, and the need to communicate these topics in clear, concise and accessible language...

  3. A retrospective survey of riders' opinions of the use of saddle pads in horses

    Contributor(s):: Hawson, L. A., McLean, A. N., McGreevy, P. D.

    Horse riders have used layers between saddles and their horse's back since ancient times. Despite the apparent common usage of such layers, most research regarding pressures under horses' saddles seems to have been conducted without such layers present. An online survey of equestrian riders was...

  4. Bullies, Victims, and Animal Abusers: Do They Exhibit Similar Behavioral Difficulties?

    Contributor(s):: Sanders, C. E., Henry, B. C., Giuliani, C. N., Dimmer, L. N.

    Two hundred forty-four male undergraduate students enrolled in an introductory psychology class completed surveys assessing animal abuse tendencies, bullying behaviors, and victimization by bullying during their K-12 school experience. Participants also completed the Strengths and Difficulties...

  5. Stakeholders' perceptions of GM technology in West Africa: assessing the responses of policymakers and scientists in Ghana and Nigeria

    Contributor(s):: Adenle, A. A.

    The perception of two key stakeholders such as policymakers and scientists on genetic modification (GM) technology was examined in Ghana and Nigeria using semi-structured interviews. A total sample of 20 policymakers (16 at ministries and 4 at parliament/cabinet) and 58 scientists (43 at research...

  6. Animal Welfare Information Center Newsletter

    Contributor(s):: Gail Laule, Jacob Casper, Sebastian Heath, Robert Linnabary, Andrej Romanovsky

    The Animal Welfare Information Center Newsletter for Oct-Dec 1993. Contains "The Use of Behavioral Management Techniques to Reduce or Eliminate Abnormal Behavior" by Gail Laule, "Preparing the Farm and Farm Animals for Disasters by Jacob Casper, Sebastian E. Heath, and Robert D. Linnabary, and...

  7. Responsible pet ownership and dog owners conduct in the county of Alegre-ES

    Contributor(s):: Loss, L. D., Mussi, J. M. S., Mello, I. N. K. de, Leao, M. S., Franque, M. P.

  8. Study of aggression by dogs, according to the kind of interaction between dog and victim and motivating circumstances in the accidents, Municipality of Sao Paulo, 2008 to 2009Estudo das agressoes por caes, segundo tipo de interacao entre cao e vitima

    Contributor(s):: Paranhos, N. T., Silva, E. A., Bernardi, F., Mendes, M. C. N. C., Junqueira, D. M. A. G., Souza, I. O. M., Albuquerque, J. O. M., Alves, J. C. M., Machado, M. N. P.

  9. Domestic violence and the abuse of pets: researching the link and its implications in Ireland

    Contributor(s):: Allen, Mary, Gallagher, Barbara, Jones, Boyd

  10. A Study of Firesetting and Animal Cruelty in Children: Family Influences and Adolescent Outcomes

    Contributor(s):: Becker, Kimberly D., Stuewig, Jeffrey, Herrera, Veronica M., McCloskey, Laura A.

  11. Exposure to pets, and the association with hay fever, asthma, and atopic sensitization in rural children

    Contributor(s):: Waser, M., Von Mutius, E., Riedler, J., Nowak, D., Maisch, S., Carr, D., Eder, W., Tebow, G., Schierl, R., Schreuer, M., Braun-Fahrlander, C.

  12. Dog walking is associated with a favorable risk profile independent of moderate to high volume of physical activity

    Contributor(s):: Lentino, C., Visek, A. J., McDonnell, K., DiPietro, L.

  13. Apparent prevalence of swine brucellosis in feral swine in the United States

    Contributor(s):: Pedersen, K., Bevins, S. N., Schmit, B. S., Lutman, M. W., Milleson, M. P., Turnage, C. T., Bigelow, T. T., DeLiberto, T. J.

  14. Effect of Human Body Position on the Swimming Behavior of Bull Sharks, Carcharhinus leucas

    Contributor(s):: Ritter, E., Amin, R.

  15. Ethical discourse on the use of genetically modified crops: a review of academic publications in the fields of ecology and environmental ethics

    Contributor(s):: Gregorowius, D., Lindemann-Matthies, P., Huppenbauer, M.

  16. The effect of European starlings and ambient air temperature on Salmonella enterica contamination within cattle feed bunks

    Contributor(s):: Carlson, J. C., Ellis, J. W., Tupper, S. K., Franklin, A. B., Linz, G. M.

  17. Using avian radar to examine relationships among avian activity, bird strikes, and meteorological factors

    Contributor(s):: Coates, P. S., Casazza, M. L., Halstead, B. J., Fleskes, J. P., Laughlin, J. A.

  18. Using dietary analyses to reduce the risk of wildlife-aircraft collisions

    Contributor(s):: Washburn, B. E., Bernhardt, G. E., Kutschbach-Brohl, L. A.

  19. A framework for assessing the suitability of different species as companion animals

    Contributor(s):: Schuppli, C. A., Fraser, D.

  20. Risks of pet ownership: the family practitioner's viewpoint

    Contributor(s):: Loar, M. G.