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  1. To flea or not to flea: survey of UK companion animal ectoparasiticide usage and activities affecting pathways to the environment

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    | Contributor(s):: Perkins, R., Goulson, D.

    Due to the convenience and efficacy of modern ectoparasiticides, routine prophy-lactic use has become commonplace for dogs and cats. However, the environmental consequences of this large-scale use are not well-understood, and multiple potential pathways for ectoparasiticides to the environment...

  2. Exploring the benefits of full-time hospital facility dogs working with nurse handlers in a children's hospital

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    | Contributor(s):: Murata-Kobayashi, N., Suzuki, K., Morita, Y., Minobe, H., Mizumoto, A., Seto, S.

    ObjectiveTo examine the benefits of full-time hospital facility dogs (HFDs) working with qualified nurse handlers for inpatients in a pediatric medical facility. MethodsA questionnaire survey on the evaluation of HFD activities was conducted in a hospital that had introduced HFDs for the first...

  3. Cat: Empirical modelling of Felis catus population dynamics in the UK

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    | Contributor(s):: McDonald, J., Finka, L., Foreman-Worsley, R., Skillings, E., Hodgson, D.

    Domestic cats are popular companion animals, however not all live in human homes and many cats live within shelters or as free-roaming, unowned- feral or stray cats. Cats can transition between these subpopulations, but the influence of this connectivity on overall population dynamics, and the...

  4. Critical problems for research in animal sheltering, a conceptual analysis

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    | Contributor(s):: Horecka, K., Neal, S.

    Animal shelter research has seen significant increases in participation over the past several decades from academic organizations, private organizations, public entities, and even corporations that aims to improve shelter programs, processes, operations, and outcomes for the various...

  5. Leveraging behavioural science to address pet obesity

    | Contributor(s):: Webb, T.

    2022Veterinary Times523718-191352-9374Englishtext

  6. Benchmarking to drive improvements in extensive beef cattle welfare: a perspective on developing an Australian producer-driven system

    | Contributor(s):: Salvin, H. E., Monk, J. E., Cafe, L. M., Lee, C.

  7. The 3Rs of the animal experimentation in the mirror of the 21th century's scientific achievementsAz allatkiserletek 3R-je a XXI. szazadi tudomanyos eredmenyek tukreben

    | Contributor(s):: Fekete, S. G.

  8. Conservation, human-wildlife conflict, and decentralised governance: complexities beyond incomplete devolution

    | Contributor(s):: Hohbein, R. R., Abrams, J. B.

    Decentralisation of environmental governance (DEG) proliferated around the world in the 1990s, inspired, in part, by theories of common-pool resource governance that argued that local communities could sustainably manage valuable but non-excludable resources given a set of proper institutional...

  9. The relaxing massage technique as a new tool to improve the human/animal relationship and the animal welfare parametersTecnica de massagem relaxante como ferramenta para melhorar a relacao humano-animal e os parametros de bem-estar animal

    | Contributor(s):: Leite, L. O., Nunes-Pinheiro, D. C. S., Hotzel, M. J.

  10. Exploring the use of complementary and alternative approaches to health care on UK dairy farms

    | Contributor(s):: Crouch, K., Cabral, C., Cramer, H., Rees, G., Sharp, D., Barrett, D. C.

  11. Health comparison between guinea pigs raised in uncontrolled and controlled environments

    | Contributor(s):: Laksmindra, Fitria, Nastiti, Wijayanti, Tuty, Arisuryanti, Salasia, S. I. O.

  12. Empathy and perception of animal welfare among Mexican students of professions related to the use, management and care of animalsEmpatia y percepcion del bienestar animal entre estudiantes mexicanos de profesiones relacionadas al uso, manejo y cuidad

    | Contributor(s):: Torres Cardona, M. G., Sanchez Mendez, A. I., Almaraz Buendia, I., Peralta Ortiz, J. J. G., Meza Nieto, M., Alejos de la Fuente, J. I.

  13. How to Read Fishes: Science, Empathy, and Salar the Salmon

    | Contributor(s):: Allmark-Kent, Candice

  14. Recognizing and Mitigating Canine Stress during Animal Assisted Interventions

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    | Contributor(s):: Townsend, L., Gee, N. R.

    Animal-assisted Interventions (AAI) proliferated rapidly since clinicians and researchers first noted the positive effects animals have on people struggling with physical and mental health concerns. The intersection of AAI with the field of animal welfare evolved from considering animals'...

  15. The Animal Welfare Science of Working Dogs: Current Perspectives on Recent Advances and Future Directions

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    | Contributor(s):: Cobb, M. L., Otto, C. M., Fine, A. H.

    Working dogs are prevalent throughout our societies, assisting people in diverse contexts, from explosives detection and livestock herding, to therapy partners. Our scientific exploration and understanding of animal welfare have grown dramatically over the last decade. As community attitudes...

  16. Perspectives From the Science-Policy Interface in Animal Health and Welfare

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    | Contributor(s):: Simon J. More

    The aim of this paper is to present scientific perspectives from the science-policy interface in animal health and welfare, with an emphasis on factors critical to scientific effectiveness. While there is broad acceptance of the value of scientific information to inform policy-making,...

  17. Caring and Killing: Care Labor and Feminist Ethics in the Animal Research Laboratory

    | Contributor(s):: Warren, Caroline

  18. The (Im)Mediate Animal: Interspecies Entanglements in Early Enlightenment Transactions

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    | Contributor(s):: Venters, Scott Anthony

    This dissertation excavates, manipulates, and questions the intimate relations between political and epistemic ecologies formalized within modes of performance as interspecies constitutions in England from the seventeenth to the eighteenth century. Many scholars have attempted to turn the...

  19. Prophecies of Palestine: Geology and Intimate Knowledge of the Subterranean

    | Contributor(s):: Assali, Hadeel

  20. Improvising care: Managing experimental animals at a Japanese laboratory

    | Contributor(s):: Suzuki, Wakana