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  1. The Health Implications of Employment in Non-Profit Animal Care In Eastern North Carolina: A Phenomenological Exploration

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    | Contributor(s):: Sierra Nicole Fountain

    Given a dearth of literature regarding animal care workers in non-profit settings, all of whom potentially face health-related risks, a need existed to explore these individuals' collective lived experiences and perceptions. The purpose of this study was to describe non-profit animal care...

  2. Pets in the Workplace: A shaggy dog story?

    | Contributor(s):: Simon Linacre

  3. Without stress at the veterinarian: make the visit in the veterinary practice cat-friendlyOhne Stress sum Tierarzt: Den Besuch in der Tierarztpraxis katzenfreundlich gestalten

    | Contributor(s):: Melchers, V.

    This article describes how to reduce stress in cats presented at animal hospitals for routine and medical procedures.

  4. Forming an end of life hospice/Pawspice service

    | Contributor(s):: Villalobos, A. E.

    Practitioners who support the human-animal bond can organize a team to provide end of life hospice/'Pawspice' care services in their hospitals. Selected staff can acquire communication skills needed to deal with end of life care issues. Pawspice carers often express worry, disappointment, fear,...

  5. Specialists' viewpoints on the human-animal bond in practice: a panel discussion

    | Contributor(s):: Ogilvie, G. K.

  6. Practical veterinary forensics

    | Contributor(s):: Bailey, D.

    The book serves as a reference for the reader to appreciate the current workload of a forensic vet and to provide an insight into the scale and complexity of the specialism that is veterinary forensics. Topics discussed are: introduction to veterinary forensics; forensic philosophy; law and...

  7. The protective association between pet ownership and depression among street-involved youth: a cross-sectional study

    | Contributor(s):: Lem, M., Coe, J. B., Haley, D. B., Stone, E., O'Grady, W.

    Street-involved youth represent a particularly vulnerable subsection of the homeless population and are at increased risk of health problems, substance abuse, and depression. Qualitative research has demonstrated that animal companions help homeless youth cope with loneliness, are motivators for...

  8. Employees' Best Friends and Other Animals in the Workplace

    | Contributor(s):: Von Bergen, C. W. , Bressler, Martin S.

  9. After Years Full of Illness, Finding Courage in a Dog

    | Contributor(s):: Kleinfield, N. R.

  10. Owner compliance - educating clients to act on pet care advice

    | Contributor(s):: Gerrard, E.

  11. The human-animal bond in practice: a panel discussion

    | Contributor(s):: Ogilvie, G. K.

  12. How to do everything better.

  13. Preliminary investigation of employee's dog presence on stress and organizational perceptions

    | Contributor(s):: Randolph T. Barker, Janet S. Knisely, Sandra B. Barker, Rachel K. Cobb, Christine M. Schubert

    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to present a preliminary study of the effect of the presence at work of employees' dogs on stress and organizational perceptions. Design/methodology/approach A pre‐post between‐group design with repeated measures was used to compare...

  14. Are you treating all creatures great and small?

    | Contributor(s):: Cope, I.

    The exotic pet turning up in the waiting room of the local practice is a growing trend. Their owners expect veterinarians to be able to see and triage most species, but is this a fair expectation? Should vets be able to see and treat all creatures great and small or are those days of James...

  15. Is animal-assisted psychotherapy a profession? The consolidation of the professional identity of the animal-assisted psychotherapist in Israel [Issues]

    | Contributor(s):: Bar-On, S., Shapiro, A., Gendelman, A., Parish-Plass, N.

  16. The changing roles of animals in western society: influences upon and from the veterinary profession

    | Contributor(s):: Fogle, B.

    The author discusses the role of animals and the influences of gender on evolving social attitutes toward them, noting that veterinarians, both men and women, "need to lead the discussion not just reacting to changes in public perception."

  17. Guidance for puppy owners

    | Contributor(s):: Hedges, S.

    The advantages of behavioural guidance from veterinary practice was discussed. Highlights focused on the behavioural management, care, and training of puppies.

  18. Attitudes of Australian and Turkish students of veterinary medicine toward nonhuman animals and their careers

    | Contributor(s):: Izmirli, S., Yigit, A., Phillips, C. J. C.

    We examined attitudes toward nonhuman animal welfare and rights and career aspirations in Australian and Turkish veterinary students. A representative university was selected in each country, with 190 first- and third-year students sampled in each. Survey questions addressed attitudes toward...

  19. Legal concerns with providing hospice and palliative care

    | Contributor(s):: Shanan, A., Balasubramanian, V.

  20. The veterinarian's role in preventing and controlling disease in exotic animals in assisted-care facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Hess, L.