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  1. Exploring the use of complementary and alternative approaches to health care on UK dairy farms

    Contributor(s):: Crouch, K., Cabral, C., Cramer, H., Rees, G., Sharp, D., Barrett, D. C.

  2. Reliability of internet information on bite behavior of domestic dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Ito, K., Shiga, Y., Tanaka, M., Matsuura, A., Irimajiri, M.

    Many dog owners who are dealing with behavioral problems in their dog look for solutions on the internet. However, the quality of the information available online has not yet been assessed. Therefore, in this study, we comprehensively collected information available online on behavior...

  3. Institutional persistence despite cultural change: a historical case study of the re-categorization of dogs in Germany

    | Contributor(s):: Pfau-Effinger, B., Sebastian, M.

  4. Dreaming about dogs: an online survey

    | Contributor(s):: Schredl, M., Bailer, C., Weigel, M. S., Welt, M. S.

  5. Strong souls, gentle spirits

    | Contributor(s):: Patricia Iris Maureen Caffin

    The documentary Strong Souls, Gentle Spirits is a film that combines the aspects of truthful documentary filmmaking but also incorporates filmmaking techniques and the filmmaker's involvement common to traditional narrative films. The main theme of the documentary centers on overcoming...

  6. Performance Unleashed: Multispecies Stardom and Companion Animal Media

    | Contributor(s):: Wolf, Kelly Megan

  7. Paws in Prison: A Second Chance

    | Contributor(s):: King, Tiffany

  8. Animal deaths on screen: film & ethics

    | Contributor(s):: Creed, B.

    Do animals understand death? How does the cinema represent death? The concept of death has played a crucial role in anthropocentric discussions of the representation of human/animal relationships in cultural practices. This paper will explore the representation of animals and death in the cinema...

  9. The representation of dogs as family in contemporary American documentary film

    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Elizabeth Grace

    The American family dog is a social construct that blurs the ontological boundaries of nature/culture dualism and which contemporary American documentary filmmakers represent by employing alternate tropes of 'dog as human' and 'dog as animal.' In filmic and practical use, these...

  10. Pet-Keeping in American Material Culture and Identity Formation

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    | Contributor(s):: Heather Frigiola

    Companion animals are a unique and complex part of American culture. They are frequently regarded as family members, yet legally they are considered property and are often obtained with an exchanged of money. As with other consumer goods, pets are culturally imbued with symbolism and are used by...

  11. The meanings of dogs and cats in US American culture based on cartoons, movies, and consumer goods

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    | Contributor(s):: Heather Frigiola

    The keeping of dogs and cats as household pets is prevalent throughout the United States. Individuals define and express their personal identities in part through customizing their personal repertoires of possessions, which includes pets. The actual symbolic meanings given to dogs and cats are...

  12. The Animated Animal: Aesthetics, Performance and Environmentalism In American Feature Animation

    | Contributor(s):: Miller, Rebecca Erin

  13. Sympathetic Reactions to the Bait Dog in a Film of Dog Fighting: The Influence of Personality and Gender

    | Contributor(s):: Lee, S. A., Gibbons, J. A., Short, S. D.

  14. Use of ''entertainment'' chimpanzees in commercials distorts public perception regarding their conservation status

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    | Contributor(s):: Kara K Schroepfer, Alexandra G Rosati, Tanya Chartrand, Brian Hare

    Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) are often used in movies, commercials and print advertisements with the intention of eliciting a humorous response from audiences. The portrayal of chimpanzees in unnatural, human-like situations may have a negative effect on the public's understanding of their...