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  1. Post-communist canine: a feminist approach to women and dogs in canine performance sports in Poland

    Contributor(s):: Wlodarczyk, J.

    The article attempts to present the complexity of relationships between women, capitalism, democracy, and competitive dog training in post-communist Poland. The article documents the correlation between increased involvement of women in competitive canine sports in Poland after 1989, changes in...

  2. Determinants of individual attitudes toward animal welfare-friendly food products

    Contributor(s):: Cembalo, L., Caracciolo, F., Lombardi, A., Giudice, T. del, Grunert, K. G., Cicia, G.

    Animal welfare involves societal and human values, ethical concerns and moral considerations since it incorporates the belief of what is right or what is wrong in animal treatment and care. This paper aims to ascertain whether the different dimensions of individual attitudes toward animal welfare...

  3. Free market dogs : the human-canine bond in post-communist Poland

    Contributor(s):: Prȩgowski, Michał Piotr, Włodarczyk, Justyna

  4. Characteristics of hippotherapeutic horses in Poland

    Contributor(s):: Pawelec, A., Kubinska, M., Jastrzebska, E., Wejer, J.

    This study analysed selected traits of hippotherapeutic horses and the ways of using themin Poland. The studies were carried out with 86 horses from 18 hippotherapy centres. Based on the collected data, it was concluded that, on average, 4.8 horses per centre were used for hippotherapy purposes....

  5. The welfare of bears in zoos: a case study of Poland

    Contributor(s):: Maslak, R., Sergiel, A., Bowles, D., Pasko, L.

    The welfare of captive bears became a big issue of concern in Poland when a case of a bear being ill-treated became a high-profile case in the media. This case created a challenge to verify, study, and understand the main problems associated with bear keeping so that zoos could significantly...

  6. Dogoterapia

    A few words about dogotherapy (interchangeably called Kynotherapy or canisterapią). Pet Therapy or interventions Involving Dogs is a method of supporting the process of rehabilitation, therapy and development involving trained or selected dogs. Classes can be either recreational ,...

  7. 'Maggots in their ears': hunting indications and indigenous knowledge in development

    Contributor(s):: Sillitoe, Paul

  8. Core Selection by Wolf Packs in a Human-Dominated Landscape: A Case Study in the Mountains of Southern Poland

    Contributor(s):: Nathan Alan Owens

    The wolf populations in Europe are mostly divided between the largely undeveloped countries of Eastern Europe, and the more developed Western European nations. Poland holds a special importance as a geographical link joining these populations into one contiguous population. The territories of two...

  9. The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

    Contributor(s):: Ackerman, Diane

  10. Stereotypic behaviour of a female Asiatic elephant ( Elephas maximus ) in a zoo

    Contributor(s):: Elzanowski, A., Sergiel, A.

    This study recorded daytime behaviour of a female Asiatic elephant at the Municipal Zoo, Wroclaw, Poland, in both an indoor pen and an outdoor paddock as continuous scan sampling for 140 hr, over 35 days in 1 year. Stereotypic sequences involved bouts of highly repetitive stereotypic movements...

  11. Effect of classic massage therapy on the heart rate of horses working in hippotherapy. Case study

    Contributor(s):: Lojek, J., Lojek, A., Soborska, J.

    The objective of this study was determine the effect of classical massage therapy on heart rate in horses working in hippotherapy. We hypothesised that massage can be used to improve the horse's welfare, because it mentally relaxes the horse. The relationship between variables were examined to...

  12. Sports and recreational activities of the disabled from eastern regions of Poland

    Contributor(s):: Bergier, B., Kubinska, Z., Bergier, J.

    The primary objective of the study was recognition of the forms of sports and recreational activities of the disabled living in the regions of Rzeszow, Lublin and Bialystok, and determination of the benefits drawn by them from participation in these activities. A total number of 750 were...

  13. Endangered species: Jews and buffaloes, victims of Nazi pseudo-science

    Contributor(s):: Fox, Frank

  14. Polskie zwierzynce i ogrody zoologiczne w 'Histoire des Menageries de l'Antiquite a nos Jours' Gustawa Loisela

    Contributor(s):: Daszkiewicz, Piotr

  15. Analysis of exterior indices of Polish konik horses from preservation breeding centres and used in hippotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Pasicka, E., Oedenberg, H. G. de

  16. Characteristics of conformation parameters of Polish Konik horses from preservation breeding centres versus metric traits of this breed used in hippotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Pasicka, E., Oedenberg, H. G. de

  17. Opinions expressed by cattle breeders on human-animal relations and the conditions in which animals are kept

    Contributor(s):: Sitkowska, B., Piwczynski, D., Kowaliszyn, B., Mrowinski, M.

  18. The characteristic of horses used in hippotherapy in selected horse therapy centres in Poland

    Contributor(s):: Ciesla, A.

  19. The importance of Silesian horses in horse driving competitions and therapy

    Contributor(s):: Jackowski, M., Organ, M.

  20. Exposing violences: using women's human rights theory to reconceptualize food rights

    Contributor(s):: Bellows, A. C.

    Exposing food violences (hunger, malnutrition, and poisoning from environmental mismanagement) requires policy action that confronts the structured invisibility of these violences. Along with the hidden deprivation of food is the physical and political isolation of critical knowledge on food...