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  1. Noncompliance with Public Health Service (PHS) policy on humane care and use of laboratory animals: an exploratory analysis

    Contributor(s):: Gomez, L. M., Conlee, K. M., Stephens, M. L.

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a major biomedical research-funding body in the United States. Approximately 40% of NIH-funded research involves experimentation on nonhuman animals (Monastersky, 200811. Monastersky, R. 2008, April 18. Protesters fail to slow animal research. The...

  2. Animal hoarding in Victoria, Australia: an exploratory study

    Contributor(s):: Ockenden, E. M., Groef, B. de, Marston, L.

    Animal hoarding not only presents significant welfare issues for the animals involved, but also for the hoarders and people in the surrounding community. Existing studies on the issue have primarily been undertaken in the USA and little is known about animal hoarding in other countries, including...

  3. Captive bears in human-animal welfare conflict: a case study of bile extraction on Asia's bear farms

    Contributor(s):: Kikuchi, R.

  4. An ethicist's commentary on client financial status and treatment

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  5. An ethicist's commentary on veterinarians treating unowned animals and euthanizing unwanted animals

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  6. Comparison of strength of the human-animal bond between Hispanic and non-Hispanic owners of pet dogs and cats

    Contributor(s):: Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Kogan, L. R., Wright, M. L.

    Objective - To assess differences in strength of the human-animal bond between Hispanic and non-Hispanic owners and determine whether these variations were associated with differences in medical care for pets. Design - Survey. Sample Population - 419 pet owners presenting a dog or cat for...

  7. The contribution of animals to human well-being: a veterinary family practice perspective

    Contributor(s):: Timmins, R. P.

    There is considerable evidence that humans can benefit both physically and emotionally from a relationship with companion animals, a phenomenon known as the human-animal bond (HAB). This has not only increased the demand for veterinary services to meet the needs of these non-human family members...

  8. Health Technology Assessment as a template for assessments in laboratory animal science with a focus on phenotyping protocols

    Contributor(s):: Thon, R., Ritskes-Hoitinga, M., Vondeling, H.

    This study introduces Health Technology Assessment (HTA) - a systematic, evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to assessing human health technologies, aimed at supporting decision-making in health policy and clinical practice - into laboratory animal science. A conceptual presentation is...

  9. Meeting societal obligations and enhancing the human-animal bond in practice

    Contributor(s):: Meadows, R.