Living on the edge: attitudes of rural communities toward Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris) in central India
| Contributor(s):: Reddy, C. S., Reuven, Yosef
To date, most studies of the Bengal tiger ( Panthera tigris) are of biological research, techniques, conservation, population modeling, or tiger-human conflicts. Few studies have attempted to understand the rural population that share a region with the tigers, and some of the villages are even...
Owning a dog and working: a telephone survey of dog owners and employers in Sweden
| Contributor(s):: Norling, A. Y., Keeling, L.
Many dog owners are faced with the problem of what to do with their dog when they go to work. Different solutions to the problem may affect dogs, owners, and employers. In this study, 204 working, Swedish dog owners and 90 employers were interviewed by telephone regarding practical issues and...
Attitudes of dairy farmers toward cow welfare in relation to housing, management and productivity
| Contributor(s):: Kauppinen, T., Valros, A., Vesala, K. M.
Human-animal bonds between zoo professionals and the animals in their care
| Contributor(s):: Hosey, G., Melfi, V.
Japanese business organizations' level of familiarity with assistance dog legislation and their acceptance of these dogs in the workplace
| Contributor(s):: Matsunaka, K., Koda, N.
Conclusion: current and future opportunities to improve human-animal interactions in livestock production
| Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.
The opportunities to improve the stockpersons' attitudes toward livestock and improve their attitudes and job motivation to subsequwntly improve human-animal interactions, animal perormance and welfare are described.
Reflections on the growing influence of good agricultural practices in the Global South
| Contributor(s):: Amekawa, Y.
EurepGAP is a pioneering field level food safety protocol called 'good agricultural practices' currently exercising influence over the global food quality assurance system. Developed by a consortium of major European retailers, this private standard enforces codes of conduct that address...
A comparative approach to the study of Keeper-Animal Relationships in the zoo. (Special Issue: Zoo animal welfare.)
| Contributor(s):: Carlstead, K.
Research on intensively farmed animals over the past 25 years has shown that human-animal interactions, by affecting the animal's fear of humans, can markedly limit the productivity and welfare of farm animals. This article begins to explore some of the factors that need to be considered to...
Labradors to Persians: perceptions of pets in the workplace
| Contributor(s):: Perrine, R. M., Wells, M.
This article reports the findings of a study examining the effects of the presence of pets in an office on people's perceptions of the work environment, the company, and the people who work there. Participants were 482 college students from a medium-sized university in the Southeast who were...
Occupational stress in veterinary nurses: roles of the work environment and own companion animal
| Contributor(s):: Black, A. F., Winefield, H. R., Chur-Hansen, A.
Veterinary nursing has been identified as an occupation at risk for occupational stress and burnout, but a better understanding of job stressors and influencing factors is needed. The aim of this study was to examine occupational stress in a veterinary nursing population based on established work...