Incidence and impact of dog attacks on guide dogs in the UK: an update
| Contributor(s):: Moxon, R., Whiteside, H., England, G. C. W.
Data on dog attacks on Guide Dogs' stock were reviewed to investigate the characteristics of the attacks. An average of 11.2 attacks occurred each month. Nearly all of the attacks occurred in public areas, 68.4 per cent of victim dogs were qualified guide dogs and 55.5 per cent of victim...
Using the incidence and impact of health conditions in guide dogs to investigate healthy ageing in working dogs
| Contributor(s):: Caron-Lormier, G., England, G. C. W., Green, M. J., Asher, L.
This study aimed to use retirement data from working guide dogs to investigate healthy ageing in dogs and the demographic factors that influence ageing. Using a dataset of 7686 dogs spanning 20 years, dogs withdrawn for health reasons before they reached retirement were identified. Cases of...
Koi (Cyprinus rubrofuscus) Seek Out Tactile Interaction with Humans: General Patterns and Individual Differences
| Contributor(s):: Fife-Cook, I., Franks, B.
The study of human-animal interactions has provided insights into the welfare of many species. To date, however, research has largely focused on human relationships with captive mammals, with relatively little exploration of interactions between humans and other vertebrates, despite non-mammals...
The impact of COVID on cat guardians: veterinary issues
| Contributor(s):: Kogan, L. R., Erdman, P., Currin-McCulloch, J., Bussolari, C., Packman, W.
The onset of COVID has impacted the field of veterinary medicine and the lives of cat guardians in numerous ways, yet the subject remains largely unexplored. The purpose of this study was to better understand cat guardians' fears and concerns pertaining to veterinary care and obtainment of...
"Don't bring me a dog...I'll just keep it": understanding unplanned dog acquisitions amongst a sample of dog owners attending canine health and welfare community events in the United Kingdom
| Contributor(s):: Holland, K. E., Mead, R., Casey, R. A., Upjohn, M. M., Christley, R. M.
Understanding the factors that result in people becoming dog owners is key to developing messaging around responsible acquisition and providing appropriate support for prospective owners to ensure a strong dog-owner bond and optimise dog welfare. This qualitative study investigated factors that...
Locking down the impact of New Zealand's COVID-19 alert level changes on pets
| Contributor(s):: Esam, F., Forrest, R., Waran, N.
The influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on human-pet interactions within New Zealand, particularly during lockdown, was investigated via two national surveys. In Survey 1, pet owners (n = 686) responded during the final week of the five-week Alert Level 4 lockdown (highest level of restrictions -...
Artistic freedom or animal cruelty? Contemporary visual art practice that involves live and deceased animals
| Contributor(s):: Coleman, E., Scollen, R., Batorowicz, B., Akenson, D.
This paper examines a selection of 21st-century international examples of exhibited visual artworks involving live or deceased animals. It seeks to reveal the risks and benefits of unique encounters with animals through art and to consider the ethical implications of artwork deploying animals....
A conceptual model of the human-animal relationships dynamics during newborn handling on cow-calf operation farms
| Contributor(s):: Costa, F. de O., Valente, T. S., Toledo, L. M. de, Ambrosio, L. A., Campo, M. del, Costa, M. J. R. P. da
Risk factors for aggression in adult cats that were fostered through a shelter program as kittens
| Contributor(s):: O'Hanley, K. A., Pearl, D. L., Niel, L.
Evaluating stress in riding horses: part one - behavior assessment and serum cortisol
| Contributor(s):: Hovey, M. R., Davis, A., Chen, S., Godwin, P., Porr, C. A. S.
Free-Riders in the Nonprofit Industrial Complex: The Problem of Flexitarianism
| Contributor(s):: Wrenn, C. L.
Vulnerability, Transcendence, and the Body: Exploring the Human Nonhuman Animal Divide within Jainism
| Contributor(s):: Vallely, A.
Does the End Justify the Means? A Media Analysis of Invasive Pig and Fox Management
| Contributor(s):: Thompson, B. E., Grace, M. E., Foster, B. C., Harrison, C. L., Graham, S.
How Ethical Ideologies Relate to Public Attitudes Toward Nonhuman Animals: The Japanese Case
| Contributor(s):: Su, B. T., Koda, N., Martens, P.
Human-Animal Studies: Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, Troubling the Future
| Contributor(s):: Shapiro, K.
Village Dogs in Coastal Mexico The Street as a Place to Belong
| Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Izaguirre, E., Hebinck, P., Eilers, K.
Life as a Reflexive Project: The Logics of Ethical Veganism and Meat-Eating
| Contributor(s):: Presser, L., Schally, J. L., Vossler, C.
Canine Rescue as a Social Movement: The Politics of Love
| Contributor(s):: Peterson, A. L.
"Savage Beasts," "Great Companions": The First Dogs to Winter on the Antarctic Continent
| Contributor(s):: Patterson, D., Simmonds, J. G., Snell, T. L.
Animals "R" Us: Egomorphism in/for Science and Environmental Education
| Contributor(s):: Monteiro, R., Reis, G.