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  1. Owning a dog and working: a telephone survey of dog owners and employers in Sweden

    Contributor(s):: Norling, A. Y., Keeling, L.

    Many dog owners are faced with the problem of what to do with their dog when they go to work. Different solutions to the problem may affect dogs, owners, and employers. In this study, 204 working, Swedish dog owners and 90 employers were interviewed by telephone regarding practical issues and...

  2. Intentions and values in animal welfare legislation and standards

    Contributor(s):: Lundmark, F., Berg, C., Schmid, O., Behdadi, D., Rocklinsberg, H.

    The focus on animal welfare in society has increased during the last 50 years. Animal welfare legislation and private standards have developed, and today many farmers within animal production have both governmental legislation and private standards to comply with. In this paper intentions and...

  3. Killing of spent laying hens using CO 2 in poultry barns

    Contributor(s):: Berg, C., Yngvesson, J., Nimmermark, S., Sandstrom, V., Algers, B.

    In Sweden, laying hens are killed using the following methods: (i) traditional slaughter; (ii) on-farm with CO 2 in a mobile container combined with a grinder; or (iii) with CO 2 inside the barn. The number of hens killed using the latter method has increased. During these killings a veterinarian...

  4. Swedish cat shelters: a descriptive survey of husbandry practices, routines and management

    Contributor(s):: Hirsch, E. N., Andersson, M., Loberg, J.

    Animal shelters rescue and care for society's unwanted companion animals. Nonetheless, several studies have shown that ending up in a shelter can be stressful, and that shelter husbandry can amplify and spread certain diseases. The aim of the present study was to investigate and describe...

  5. Wolves in the Early Nineteenth-Century County of Jönköping, Sweden

    Contributor(s):: Kardell, ÖRjan, DahlstrÖM, Anna

  6. Equine assisted social work as a mean for authentic relations between clients and staff

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    | Contributor(s):: Catharina Carlsson, Daniel Nilsson Ranta, Bente Traeen

    The purpose of this study was to explore, by qualitative methods, the meaning of equine-assisted social work (EASW) both to young women with self-harm problems and their staff in residential treatment. Data were collected by in-depth interviews with eight staff members and nine clients....

  7. Risk factors for unassisted on-farm death in Swedish dairy cows

    | Contributor(s):: Alvasen, K., Thomsen, P. T., Sandgren, C. H., Mork, M. J., Emanuelson, U.

    Increased on-farm cow mortality (ie unassisted death and euthanasia) has been demonstrated in Swedish dairy herds during the last decade. Identifying risk factors associated with type of death is needed for future work in reducing cow mortality rates. The objectives of this case-control study...

  8. Effects of dog-assisted intervention on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Nordgren, L., Engstrom, G.

  9. Promoting Health and Wellness with the Human-Animal Bond: An Interview with Dr. Sven-G Hultman

    03 Mar 2014 | Posted by Angel Tobey

    Hailing all the way from Sweden, Dr. Sven-G Hultman was kind enough to grant me an interview about his work with the human-animal bond and his organization, the Swedish Caredog School. How it...

    https://habricentral.org/members/2186/blog/2014/03/promoting-health-and-wellness-with-the-human-animal-bond-an-interview-with-dr-sven-g-hultman

  10. Allergen avoidance does not alter airborne cat allergen levels in classrooms

    | Contributor(s):: Karlsson, A. S., Renström, A., Hedrén, M., Larsson, K.

  11. The truth about cats and dogs: Are there genetic influences on pet ownership

    | Contributor(s):: Spotts, Erica L., Lichtenstein, Paul, Neiderhiser, Jenae M.

  12. Sensitization to pets is a major determinant of persistent asthma and new asthma onset in Sweden

    | Contributor(s):: Uddenfeldt, M., Janson, C., Lampa, E., Rask-Andersen, A.

  13. Development of atopy and wheezing symptoms in relation to heredity and early pet keeping in a Swedish birth cohort

    | Contributor(s):: Sandin, Anna, Björksten, Bengt, Bråbäck, Lennart

  14. A survey of pet- and non-pet-owning Swedish adolescents: demographic differences and health issues

    | Contributor(s):: Mullersdorf, M., Granstrom, F., Tillgren, P.

  15. Farmers' attitude towards animal welfare aspects and their practice in organic dairy calf rearing: a case study in selected Nordic farms

    | Contributor(s):: Vetouli, T., Lund, V., Kaufmann, B.

  16. The process of building a new governmental authority based on public demands for improved animal welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Berg, C., Hammarstrcem, M.

  17. Atopy among schoolchildren in northern and southern Sweden in relation to pet ownership and early life events

    | Contributor(s):: Braback, L., Kjellman, N. I., Sandin, A., Bjorksten, B.

  18. Childhood cat allergen exposure in three European countries: The AIRALLERG study

    | Contributor(s):: Giovannangelo, M., Gehring, U., Nordling, E., Oldenwening, M., de Wind, S., Bellander, T., Almqvist, C., Heinrich, J., Hoek, G., Brunekreef, B.

  19. Demographic data of a population of insured Swedish dogs measured in a questionnaire study

    | Contributor(s):: Sallander, M., Hedhammar, A., Rundgren, M., Lindberg, J. E.

  20. Evaluation of Petri dish sampling for assessment of cat allergen in airborne dust

    | Contributor(s):: Karlsson, A. S., Hedren, M., Almqvist, C., Larsson, K., Renstrom, A.