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  1. Moving With Pets

    Contributor(s):: Dylan Kaarlsen

    When you go new places® every member of your family should be at ease. Cats, dogs and other animals are especially sensitive to moving. The secret to pet relocation is planning. Follow these pointers and ask your Atlas Agent if you have questions. This guide will help prepare you to move...

  2. Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal

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    Contributor(s):: David Menor

    Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a multidisciplinary journal, Pet Behaviour Science welcomes submissions from the arts and humanities, behavioural and...

  3. ZooLab

    ZooLab deliver exciting, memorable and high quality animal handling experiences within the education sector and beyond. We never rest on our laurels and are continually looking at new ways of producing unforgettable, curriculum based workshops which promote animal welfare, environmental...

  4. Welfare of non-traditional pets

    Contributor(s):: Schuppli, C. A., Fraser, D., Bacon, H. J.

    The keeping of non-traditional or 'exotic' pets has been growing in popularity worldwide. In addition to the typical welfare challenges of keeping more traditional pet species like dogs and cats, ensuring the welfare of non-traditional pets is complicated by factors such as lack of knowledge,...

  5. Critter Assisted Therapy

    Critter Assisted Therapy, is a service offered by Critterish Allsorts, to provide animal assisted therapy services to individual's, groups and institutions, as well as local authorities and private providers of mental health care.

  6. Schoolchildren and one of the most unpopular animals: are they ready to protect snakes?

    Contributor(s):: Ballouard, J. M., Ajtic, R., Balint, H., Brito, J. C., Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J., Desmonts, D., ElMouden, E., Erdogan, M., Feriche, M., Pleguezuelos, J. M., Prokop, P., Sanchez, A., Santos, X., Slimani, T., Tomovic, L., Usak, M., Zuffi, M., Bonnet, X.

  7. American Association of Human Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, March 1999

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    Contents:Message from the President, pg 1Caring Connections: Addressing the Needs of At Risk Children and At Risk Dogs, pg 2The Old Man and the Dog, pg 3Humane Society of the United States in Cooperation with the American Red Cross brochure, pg 6

  8. Symptomatology of Ophidian bites according to Brooklyn Papyrus no. 47.218.48-85: epistemological aspects of an ancient Egyptian text copied out at IVth century B.C.E

    | Contributor(s):: Aufrere, Sydney H.

  9. Chimeras: The ethics of creating human-animal interspecifics

    | Contributor(s):: Constanze Huther

    In summer 2004, I had the pleasure of attending a seminar by Julian Savulescu and Nick Bostrom about "Human Enhancement, Artificial Beings, and the Future of Humanity" at the University of Oxford. Among other quite exotic topics, chimeras were the subject matter of one of our seminar meetings....

  10. The land ethic? Tourism's non-human actors

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    | Contributor(s):: Derek R. Hall, Frances Brown

    The philosophy of this chapter is consonant with the ‘land ethic’ of American ecologist Aldo Leopold (1949/1968), which conceives of enlarging – both spatially and morally – the boundaries of the ‘community’ to include such natural elements as soil, water, plants and animals. Its ethical...

  11. A note on environmental elements as essential prerequisites for behavioural expression: a case study of Pere David's deer

    | Contributor(s):: Li, ChunWang, Jiang, ZhiGang, Zeng, Yan, You, ZhangQiang

    To understand the relationship between behavioural expression of Pere David's deer and environmental elements, we carried out an experiment in the Dafeng Pere David's Deer Nature Reserve, China. From May to September 2001, we observed maintenance behaviour and rut behaviour in free-ranging Pere...

  12. Quantification of temperament in weaned deer calves of two genotypes ( Cervus elaphus and Cervus elaphus x Elaphurus davidianus hybrids)

    | Contributor(s):: Pollard, J. C., Littlejohn, R. P., Webster, J. R.

    In the 1st of 2 experiments, 30 [male] red deer (Cervus elaphus), weaned at 3-4 months of age, were kept in pens indoors in groups of 15. Behaviour was recorded during the following tests which were carried out from days 1-27 after weaning: time taken to feed in the presence of a human; time...

  13. Attitudes towards dogs and other "pets" in Roseau, Dominica

    | Contributor(s):: Alie, K., Davis, B. W., Fielding, W. J., Galindo Maldonado, F.

    This paper reports on the findings of interviews on attitudes towards pet care with 241 heads of households in Roseau, the capital of The Commonwealth of Dominica. Parrots and dogs were the two most preferred animals, and snakes were least liked; however, few respondents (0.8

  14. Could empathy for animals have been an adaptation in the evolution of Homo sapiens ?

    | Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, J. W. S., Paul, E. S.

    In humans, empathy has emotional and cognitive components, both of which are linked to caring and nurturant behaviour. Variations in each of these facets of empathy were likely to have been accessible to natural selection during the evolution of Homo, although the likely details of their...

  15. Animals and Neolithic schematic art in southern France: Between the real and the ideal

    | Contributor(s):: Hameau, Philippe