‘It gives you more to life, it's something new every day’: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of wellbeing in older care home residents who keep a personal pet
Contributor(s):: Freedman, Shoshanna, Paramova, Petia, Senior, Victoria
French handlers' perspectives on Animal-Assisted Interventions
Contributor(s):: Mignot, A., de Luca, K., Leboucher, G., Servais, V.
Companion Animals in Health-Promoting Work-Life
| Contributor(s):: Rambaree, Komalsingh, Sjöberg, Stefan
Despite a growing number of studies on human–animal interactions, empirical data focusing on companion animals within the context of health-promoting work-life are still limited. This article presents an analysis and discussion based on the perceptions of 22 students and staff from the...
Duration of phase II of labour negatively affects maternal behaviour and lamb viability in wool-type primiparous ewes under extensive rearing
| Contributor(s):: Regueiro, Mariel, López-Mazz, Carlos, Jorge-Smeding, Ezequiel, Baldi, Fernando, Banchero, Georgget
This study determined to what extent the duration of labour phase II under extensive rearing would affect lamb viability and maternal behaviour in primiparous (P) single-bearing Corriedale ewes (n = 63). Multiparous (M) ewes (n = 116) were used as control category, reared under the same...
Identifying suitable detection dogs
| Contributor(s):: Jamieson, La Toya J., Baxter, Greg S., Murray, Peter J.
Domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) are versatile resources for humans due to a number of their physical and behavioural characteristics. Because of dogs’ olfactory acuity they have been used to detect cryptic or concealed items such as narcotics, explosives and wildlife. However, there is a...
How to keep your horse safe? An epidemiological study about management practices
| Contributor(s):: Lesimple, C., Poissonnet, A., Hausberger, M.
As animal welfare has become a major societal concern since the last decades, identifying the factors affecting it, is of first importance. Many studies have been conducted, mostly centred on one particular environmental factor. However, animal welfare is multifactorial, and evaluating the...
Accessibility of Assistive Technologies as a Factor in the Successful Realization of the Labor Potential of Persons with Disabilities: Russia’s Experience
| Contributor(s):: Aleksandrova, Olga, Nenakhova, Yulia
The impact of disability-assistance animals on the psychological health of workplaces: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Hunter, Caitlin, Verreynne, Martie-Louise, Pachana, Nancy, Harpur, Paul
Taking Dogs Into the Office: A Novel Strategy for Promoting Work Engagement, Commitment and Quality of Life
| Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Mills, D. S.
Despite growing interest in “take your dog to work” days and the wellbeing benefits associated with interactions with a friendly dog (e.g., animal-assisted activities), there has been little quantification of the benefits of this. We analyzed responses to work-related (work...
The Reasonable Accommodation Requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
| Contributor(s):: Wenkart, Ronald D.
Leashing the Risks of Pets in the Workplace
| Contributor(s):: Hilary Tuttle
The path to a healthy workplace: A critical review linking healthy workplace practices, employee well-being, and organizational improvements
| Contributor(s):: MJ Grawitch, M Gottschalk, DC Munz
Pet therapy in work and school | Lorinda Schrammel | TEDxOStateU
Lorinda Schrammel is the training and development manager at Oklahoma State University. She is also the owner of Evie, a 2-year-old black and tan shepherd who works with OSU's pet therapy program. While Lorinda works in Human Resources at OSU, Evie welcomes new employees and serves as a...
Investigating human/animal relations in science, culture and work
| Contributor(s):: Tora Holmberg
How can we make sense of the ambiguous and historically shifting characteristics of human/animal relations? How can these relations be analysed in terms of power and hierarchies intersecting with gender, race, class and nationality? This collection of essays, derived from a Nordic workshop...
Preventing and Investigating Horse-Related Human Injury and Fatality in Work and Non-Work Equestrian Environments: A Consideration of the Workplace Health and Safety Framework
| Contributor(s):: Meredith Chapman, Kirrilly Thompson
It has been suggested that one in five riders will be injured due to a fall from a horse, resulting in severe head or torso injuries. Attempts to reduce injury have primarily focussed on low level risk controls, such as helmets. In comparison, risk mitigation in high risk workplaces and sports is...
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...
Keeper-animal interactions: differences between the behaviour of zoo animals affect stockmanship
| Contributor(s):: Ward, S. J., Melfi, V.
Stockmanship is a term used to describe the management of animals with a good stockperson someone who does this in a in a safe, effective, and low-stress manner for both the stock-keeper and animals involved. Although impacts of unfamiliar zoo visitors on animal behaviour have been extensively...
Employees' Best Friends and Other Animals in the Workplace
| Contributor(s):: Von Bergen, C. W. , Bressler, Martin S.
Bring Your Dog to Work Day motivates staff
| Contributor(s):: Calnan, Marianne
| Contributor(s):: Cohen, Deborah L., Davis, Reginald F.