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  1. A cross-sectional study of knowledge on ownership, zoonoses and practices among pet owners in northern Portugal

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    | Contributor(s):: Vale, B. do, Lopes, A. P., Fontes, M. da C., Silvestre, M., Cardoso, L., Coelho, A. C.

    Pet ownership is common in modern society. In Portugal, 38% and 31% of all households own at least one dog or cat, respectively. Few studies have ascertained the knowledge of pet owners on pet ownership and zoonoses, and none have been carried out in Portugal. The aim of the present study was...

  2. Trophy Hunters & Crazy Cat Ladies: exploring cats and conservation in North America and Southern Africa through intersectionality

    | Contributor(s):: McCubbin, Sandra G., Van Patter, Lauren E.

  3. 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.

  4. 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)...

  5. 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...

  6. 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,...

  7. 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...

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

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

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

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

    | Contributor(s):: Vinokurova, I. Iu

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

    | Contributor(s):: Varah, Franky

  13. 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,...

  14. 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)...

  15. 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...

  16. 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.

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

    | Contributor(s):: Fisher, M.

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

    | Contributor(s):: Walker, Robyn Carlea

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

    | Contributor(s):: Skoczek, Christianna

  20. Methods and Strategies: Teaching about Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Palmeri, Amy