Dog Movie Stars and Dog Breed Popularity: A Case Study in Media Influence on Choice
| Contributor(s):: Stefano Ghirlanda, Alberto Acerbi, Harold Herzog
Fashions and fads are important phenomena that influence many individual choices. They are ubiquitous in human societies, and have recently been used as a source of data to test models of cultural dynamics. Although a few statistical regularities have been observed in fashion cycles, their...
Media, Mental Health and Man's Best Friend
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| Contributor(s):: Suzanne Spinosa
Using two media newspaper publications as a means of archival data, this paper proposed that the shift in perception of animals in mental health setting has changed over time. There is now data examining the role of animals in a human's well-being and the increased importance of an...
Queering the species divide
| Contributor(s):: Corinne Ryan Teed, Anita Jung (adviser)
Potential alliances between queers and animals populate queer scholarship, while dominant culture has relegated both groups to similar sites of subjugation and abjection. My work presents utopic visions crafted from these shared sites of marginalization and asks how they can enable new...
Pit Bulls Today
| Contributor(s):: Hannah Nation
The motivation for this research paper is to shed a new light on the drastic effects negative stereotypes have on breeds that are deemed aggressive in the media and public’s eye. It’s important to understand the full scope of the situation in our society and the consequences that come...
Investigating cruelty to animals in private and commercial settings
| Contributor(s):: Catherine Mary Tiplady
This thesis examines animal abuse occurring in the context of domestic violence, among animals encountered by veterinarians in practice and in media broadcasts of animal cruelty. Whilst the focus on the thesis is on animal abuse within a domestic violence context, I have also studied...
Conflicting perspectives on nonhuman animal rescues in natural disasters
| Contributor(s):: Every, D., Due, C., Thompson, K., Ryan, J.
Nonhuman animal guardians are more at risk during natural disasters because they are likely to delay or refuse evacuation and return to evacuated disaster sites to rescue animals. Research on the human-animal bond (HAB) views animal guardians' actions as a reflection of a strong attachment....
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...
The media coverage of animal abuse in the digital versions of two media in Peru as well as the perceptions of activists and decision makers
| Contributor(s):: Marita Calderon Torres
This research contributes to an ethical debate in Peru; One whose incipient condition is inversely proportional to its level of urgency. If respect for the different forms of life that coexist with human beings matters in the various agendas, the issue of animal abuse is still a point of focus...
It's a Dog's Life
| Contributor(s):: Stein, Joel, DeQuine, Jeanne, McDowell, Jeanne, van Dyk, Deirdre
Publicizing the bond
| Contributor(s):: Tebault, Hugh, Arkow, Phil
" I'm told I'm famous on the internet" - Henri the cat and the critical possibility of anthropomorphism
| Contributor(s):: Myers, C. R.
Reframing Menstruation in India: Metamorphosis of the Menstrual Taboo With the Changing Media Coverage
| Contributor(s):: Yagnik, Arpan Shailesh
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...
Portrayals of canine obesity in English-language newspapers and in leading veterinary journals, 2000-2009: implications for animal welfare organizations and veterinarians as public educators
| Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Rock, M., Teows, L.
In industrialized societies, more than 1 in 3 dogs and people currently qualify as overweight or obese. Experts in public health expect both these figures to rise. Although clinical treatment remains important, so are public perceptions and social norms. This article presents a thematic analysis...
Dog ownership has unknown risks but known health benefits: we need evidence based policy
| Contributor(s):: Orritt, R.
Animals and modernity: changing human-animal relations, 1949-98
| Contributor(s):: Franklin, Adrian, White, Robert
Pet-Keeping in American Material Culture and Identity Formation
| 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...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, 2001 Issue 1
Contents:Message from the President, pg 1Erratum from previous issue, pg 2Newsletter Editor Position open, pg 2Letter to the Editor - Judith Stutts, pg 3Coming Events, pg 3Call for papers, pg 3In the News, pg 3Featured University Program, pg 5Human-Animal Bond: Definition and Statement (AVMA), pg...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, 2000 Combined issues 3-4
Contents:Message from the President, pg 1Members Making News, pg 2Dr Tina Ellenbogen - House Calls Practitioner, Because She Cares, pg 3Everything I Need to Know, I Learned From a Dog. "Caring Connections," pg, 4Sharing HAB Insights and Knowledge: Is Your Practice Service Dog Friendly?, pg 6Did...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, 2000 Second Issue
Contents:Message from the President, pg 1Officer and Board of Director Positions Open Each Year, pg 2Members Making News, pg 3Distinguished Alumnus, pg 3Mirage Saves the Day, pg 3Human-Animal Bond Program at AVMA Convention, pg 4Pet Loss and Human-Emotion as seen through the Eyes of a Veterinary...