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  1. Family Member, Best Friend, Child or 'Just' a Pet, Owners' Relationship Perceptions and Consequences for Their Cats

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    | Contributor(s):: Bouma, E. M. C., Reijgwart, M. L., Dijkstra, A.

    Describing the relationship with one's cat in human terms might reflect an underlying anthropomorphic view of the relationship which might be associated with an owner's behavior towards their cat and the cat's living environment. Owners self-categorized the relationship with their cat...

  2. On-farm testing of dairy calves' avoidance response to human approach: Effects of sex, age and test order

    | Contributor(s):: Ellingsen-Dalskau, K., Dean, K. R., Rousing, T.

  3. A Comparison of Zoo Animal Behavior in the Presence of Familiar and Unfamiliar People

    | Contributor(s):: Martin, Rosemary Anne, Melfi, Vicky

    As recorded in domestic nonhuman animals, regular interactions between animals in zoos and keepers and the resulting relationship formed (human–animal relationship [HAR]) are likely to influence the animals' behaviors with associated welfare consequences. HAR formation requires that zoo...

  4. A welfare assessment scoring system for working equids—A method for identifying at risk populations and for monitoring progress of welfare enhancement strategies (trialed in Egypt)

    | Contributor(s):: Ali, Ahmed B. A., El Sayed, Mohammed A., Matoock, Mohamed Y., Fouad, Manal A., Heleski, Camie R.

    There are an estimated 112 million horses, donkeys and mules (i.e., working equids) in developing regions of the world. Though their roles are often fundamental to the well-being of the families they work for, their welfare is often severely compromised due to the limited resources and/or...

  5. Hooves Marching for Mercy

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    The first part of our mission is... Rescuing and providing sanctuary to abandoned, sick/injured, and abused potbelly pigs and other animal friends, as we have room. The second part of our mission is... Providing sanctuary and a peaceful and healing environment for military, military...

  6. The Connection between Animal Abuse and Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography

    | Contributor(s):: Sharon L. Nelson

    This selected annotated bibliography assembles legal and social literature that examines the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Drawing from an ever-growing body of written works dedicated to the issue, the bibliography presents the works that are most informative and useful to the...

  7. One lucky dog: John Pelimeno at TEDxFiDiWomen

    | Contributor(s):: John Pelimeno

    John is the Founder of Finding Rover. John was born in Marsala Sicily and immigrated to America with his parents when he was 18 months old. John is a graduate of Chico state University with a Bachlors degree in Construction Management. John owned and operated his own construction and...

  8. Animal Collective

    | Contributor(s):: Matt Wettengel, Tam Vo, Kait McKinney, Yue Wu

    Pets are a staple of the American family, but their place in the lives of college students is a little hazy. Whether someone is walking a puppy down the street or someone is flaunting pictures of an adorable new chinchilla, pets are the ultimate source of entertainment. Aside from their...

  9. The connection between domestic violence and animal cruelty in Puerto Rico: An anthropological study

    | Contributor(s):: Vazquez Soto, Nancy Y.

    Violence against women is one of Puerto Rico’s most critical social problems and for this reason, anthropological thought is critically necessary. Some women in Puerto Rico are vulnerable to situations of violence and control through domestic violence while their animals become involved in...

  10. Is childhood cruelty to animals a marker for physical maltreatment in a prospective cohort study of children?

    | Contributor(s):: McEwen, Fiona S., Moffitt, Terrie E., Arseneault, Louise

  11. Pets, intimate partner violence, and the abuser's perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Stevenson, Rochelle

    Domestic violence remains a serious social issue. In North America, millions of women are victimized each year, and many of these women are victims of violence at the hand of their intimate partners. A small but growing body of research on domestic violence has shown that companion animals are...

  12. Comment proposer des activités associant l'animal au sein de la famille tout en sensibilisant à la bientraitance de l'animal? = How to propose animal-related activities within the family while raising awareness about animal welfare?

    | Contributor(s):: Voisin-Demery, V.

  13. Farmers under pressure. analysis of the social conditions of cases of animal neglect

    | Contributor(s):: Andrade, S. B., Anneberg, I.

    In this paper we analyse how risk factors in highly industrialised agriculture are connected to animal neglect. With Danish agriculture as a case study, we use two types of data. First, we use register data from Statistics Denmark to map how risk factors such as farmers' financial and social...

  14. Understanding the Role of Therapy Dogs in Pediatric Oncology Settings

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    | Contributor(s):: Molly Jenkins, Amy McCullough, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Kevin Morris

    Focus groups and interviews were conducted at three U.S. children’s hospitals to gain the perspectives of staff, parents of pediatric oncology patients, adolescent cancer survivors, and therapy dog handlers regarding the role of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) as an adjunctive intervention for...

  15. Newsletter of The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 17

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    Contents: Message from the President, pg 1Sharing the Banfield Vision, pg 1The Veterinarian's Responsibility in Family Violence, pg 4Is There a HAB When There is an Emergency, pg 5Veterinary Students and the Human-Animal Bond, pg 6Pawsitively Fit for Life, pg 7Canine and Feline Geriatric...

  16. Raising canine: cross-species parallels in parental investment

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    | Contributor(s):: Eric T. Steiner, N. Clayton Silver, Pam Hall, Chantal Downing, Dominic Hurton, Peter B. Gray

    Parental investment tends to vary as a function of parental status, i.e., biological/adoptive parents tend to invest more in their children than stepparents. Given the similarities in some of the ways humans interact with children versus pet dogs, the current study investigated whether dog...

  17. The link between animal abuse and family violence.

    | Contributor(s):: Arkow, P.

  18. A comparison of the co-occurrence of family violence and animal abuse across violent and non-violent families

    | Contributor(s):: Gullone, Eleonora, Volant, Anne, Johnson, Judy

  19. Animal abuse linked to domestic violence

  20. Battered women's reports of their partners' and their children's cruelty to animals

    | Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R.