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  1. Linking humans, their animals, and the environment again: a decolonized and more-than-human approach to "One Health"

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    Contributor(s):: Lainé, N., Morand, S.

  2. Baseline Knowledge of Potential Pet Toxins among the US General Public

    Contributor(s):: Young, Natalie, Royal, Kenneth, Lovee, Bryan, Davidson, Gigi

    In 2014, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty toAnimals Animal Poison Control Center fielded more than 167,000cases of potential nonhuman animal toxicosis. Concomitantly, thereremain limited free and reputable veterinary toxicology resourcesavailable for companion-animal (pet)...

  3. What it is to be a Dog: A Qualitative Method for the Study of Animals Other than Humans

    Contributor(s):: Kenneth J. Shapiro

    "Anima-a-al!" apparently is the most vilifying invective that the playwright Arthur Miller can dredge up to signify the calumny, the otherness, the radical betrayal by his ItaloAmerican protagonist of his community (Miller, l960). Somehow, "vegetabl-l-le!" would not do. How...

  4. Autonomy and the politics of food choice: from individuals to communities

    Contributor(s):: Chackal, T.

    Individuals use their capacity for autonomy to express preferences regarding food choices. Food choices are fundamental, universal, and reflect a diversity of interests and cultural preferences. Traditionally, autonomy is cast in only epistemic terms, and the social and political dimension of it,...

  5. Guard of animals in charge: population of visionGuarda responsavel de animais: visao da populacao

    Contributor(s):: Porto, W. J. N., Andrade, M. R., Mota, R. A.

    A study was conducted to determine the knowledge level of responsible animal ownership in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil [date not given]. It was shown that only 24% of respondents knew what constituted responsible pet ownership and care. Some of those who gave examples of proper pet care such as...

  6. Generalize or personalize--do dogs transfer an acquired rule to novel situations and persons?

    Contributor(s):: Hertel, A., Kaminski, J., Tomasello, M.

  7. Farm animal welfare and children: a preliminary study building an attitude scale and evaluating an intervention

    Contributor(s):: Lakestani, N., Aguirre, V., Orihuela, A.

    Children are future consumers; they will impact future animal welfare standards. This pilot study evaluated a nonhuman animal welfare education program, building a farm animal attitude questionnaire for 8- to 10-year-old children. The educational material focused on the behaviors and needs of...

  8. HALTER: Using Horsequest as a Training Tool

    Contributor(s):: Bailey, Elaine Long, Waite, Karen, Wilson, Kristen M.

    Youth organizations, such as 4-H, need dedicated, knowledgeable adult volunteer leaders. Oftentimes, adults are intimidated to work with youth, either because of questionable understanding of youngsters or due to limited subject knowledge. This is particularly true with volunteers for youth horse...

  9. The Vesp folk classification of the animal world: an attempt on its reconstruction

    Contributor(s):: Vinokurova, I. Iu

  10. Situating the Humans Relationship with Nature in the Tangkhul Naga's Lifeworld

    Contributor(s):: Varah, Franky

  11. Ocelot awareness among Latinos on the Texas and Tamaulipas border

    Contributor(s):: Peterson, M. Nils, Sternberg, Mitch, Lopez, Angelica, Liu, Jianguo

    Knowledge about wildlife represents a critical component of conservation. Although several variables (e.g., gender, education, length of residency) predict components of wildlife knowledge, previous research on the topic has rarely included multivariate analysis and has not focused on Latinos,...

  12. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to pet contact by immunocompromised children with cancer and immunocompetent children with diabetes

    Contributor(s):: Stull, J. W., Brophy, J., Sargeant, J. M., Peregrine, A. S., Lawson, M. L., Ramphal, R., Samson, L., Bowes, J., Weese, J. S.

    Objective: To compare knowledge, attitudes, and risks related to pet contact in households with and without immunocompromised children. Study design: A questionnaire was distributed to parents of children diagnosed with cancer (immunocompromised; n=80) or diabetes (immunocompetent; n=251)...

  13. Entanglements-intimacy and nonhuman ethics

    Contributor(s):: Reinert, H.

    Drawing on ethnographic material from the Norwegian Arctic, this article explores issues of specificity, encounter, and emplacement in human-animal relations through the lens of modernizing indigenous reindeer pastoralism in the region. In turn, the main sections of the argument examine three...

  14. An evaluation of a dog bite prevention intervention in the pediatric emergency department

    Contributor(s):: Dixon, C. A., Pomerantz, W. J., Hart, K. W., Lindsell, C. J., Mahabee-Gittens, E. M.

  15. Once were wolves - coping with, or enhancing, human-animal relationships

    Contributor(s):: Fisher, M.

  16. An ethnography of an Idaho farm woman: Embodied knowing and communication

    Contributor(s):: Walker, Robyn Carlea

  17. Embracing broader concepts of knowledge, home, and animal: An introduction to ecopsychologically oriented material and recommendations for psychological study

    Contributor(s):: Skoczek, Christianna

  18. Methods and Strategies: Teaching about Animals

    Contributor(s):: Palmeri, Amy