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  1. Human understanding of suckling behaviour in horses and its relation to mounting

    Contributor(s):: Halloy, M., Jerez, S., Robles, C., Nicolari, I., Guglielmone, F.

    Horse ranchers in NW Argentina believe a horse is mounted from the left because foals tend to suckle from that side of the mare, thus becoming more receptive. The side from which foals nursed during their first 12 weeks was recorded. A questionnaire was presented asking people from which side...

  2. Personal journey. Sarah's story

    Contributor(s):: Foster, C.

  3. Responsible ownership of dogs in Buenos Aires district (Teresina, PI)

    Contributor(s):: Silva, F. A. N., Carvalho, R. L., Klein, R. P., Quessada, A. M.

    This work aimed to analyse the relationship of dog owners with their animals to determine responsible ownership in Buenos Aires district, Teresina (PI), Argentina. 77 interviews were conducted. It was noted that in this district, most people never took the dog to the veterinarian (75.3

  4. The gift of presence: the story of Abby

    Contributor(s):: Clark, T.

  5. The human-animal bond in healthcare

    Contributor(s):: Buettner, L., Gibson, K.

  6. The legal implications of the veterinarian's role as a private practitioner and health professional, with particular reference to the human-animal bond: Part 2, The veterinarian's role in society

    Contributor(s):: Jack, D. C.

  7. The power of pastimes

    Contributor(s):: Hegland, A.

  8. The R.G. Thomson Lecture. Partnerships: an academic imperative

    Contributor(s):: Eyre, P.

  9. Zoonotic disease concerns in animal-assisted therapy and animal visitation programs

    Contributor(s):: Waltner-Toews, D.

    In a survey of 150 systematically selected US animal care agencies and 74 Canadian humane societies to determine the prevalence of animal assisted therapy (AAT) programmes (concerns about, and experience with zoonotic diseases; and precautions taken to prevent zoonotic disease transmission) 69 US...

  10. Animal rights and the Olympic Games

  11. No room for pets

    Contributor(s):: Nussman, J., Burt, M.

  12. Pet programs for the elderly: rewards and responsibilities

    Contributor(s):: Stauffer, S. B.

  13. Evaluation of the relationship between milkers and dairy cows and its effect on animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Salaberry, X., Huertas, S., Cesar, D., Piaggio, L., Gil, A.

    Animal fear towards people can be very stressful, making animal handling difficult and dangerous. The way animals are handled, absence of food, milking parlour conditions and presence of human beings constitute a special stimulus to the animal. If it is positive, fear diminishes and the capacity...

  14. Human contact and fear responses in laying hens

    Contributor(s):: Edwards, L. E., Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.

    Human-animal interactions were studied at nine Australian farms and nine US farms. Measures of hen fear of humans, human activity in the laying shed, productivity records and shed parameters were collected at each shed. Significant differences between countries were found for shed parameters,...

  15. Physical planning of intensive systems of beef cattle using systematic layout planning as an analytical tool and its relationship with animal well-being

    Contributor(s):: Guimaraes, M. C. C., Inoue, K. R. A., Bueno, M. M., Baeta, F. C., Tibirica, A. C. G., Tinoco, I. F. F.

    The intensification of animal production systems suggests that the future of production is not the increase of the herd, but the increase of productivity. The main goal of facility design is to provide space for a specific purpose, and to provide optimal conditions for its development;...

  16. Supporting the assistance dog movement with my time and expertise

    Contributor(s):: Eames, E., Eames, T.

  17. Understanding feline behavior and how that helps your team treat cats

    Contributor(s):: Rodan, I.

  18. Raising welfare standards for endurance riding. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)

    Contributor(s):: Loving, N. S.

    This chapter covers the welfare issues associated with the use of horses in endurance riding. Endurance riding is described as well as the inherent risks of the sport. Regulations and standards that are followed in endurance riding are presented. Measures to avoid metabolic consequences in...

  19. Welfare issues with the carriage horse. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)

    Contributor(s):: Baldwin, J.

    This chapter gives a brief overview of the urban carriage horse industry in the larger US cities. Common health problems in carriage horses and health regulations are described. Moreover, some relevant welfare issues are outlined.

  20. Child abuse, domestic violence and animal abuse

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    | Contributor(s):: Frank R. Ascione, Phil Arkow (editor)

    The professional communities of psychologists and child welfare specialists to a deeper, higher and more encompassing awareness and understanding of the crucial linking of caring for animals and children in human experience. The combination of careful research, documentation, and compelling...