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  1. An Exploratory Study of Burial Identification Using Historic Human Remains Detection Dog Alerts and Inorganic Soil Analyses

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    | Contributor(s):: Britt Schlosshardt

    One point at which forensic science and historical archaeology intersect, and the focus of this thesis, is using the decidedly forensic avenues of trained dogs, probing, and chemical analyses of soils, informed by archaeological survey, to locate burials. Human remains detection dogs have...

  2. The Dog in the Middle Ages

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    | Contributor(s):: Luisa Barbano

  3. Sosiaalipedagogisen hevostoiminnan opas erityisryhmille : Pientallin perehdyttämisopas

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    | Contributor(s):: Sanni Piironen

    Toiminnallisen opinnäytetyöni tarkoituksena oli luoda perehdyttämisopas Pientallille. Oppaan avulla asiakkaat pääsevät perehtymään paremmin Pientallin toimintaan, joka toimii sosiaalipedagogista hevostoimintaa ajatellen. Toiminnan ollessa vielä melko...

  4. "Maintaining the Mobility of the Corps:" Horses, Mules, and the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps in the Great War

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    | Contributor(s):: Andrew McEwen, Patrick Brennan

    Animal transportation played a crucial role in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) during the Great War. In an era of growing mechanization and technological development, horses and mules still provided the overwhelming bulk of draught power in the combat zone. They hauled artillery,...

  5. Horses and Mules of the Canadian Artillery and Ammunition Columns during the First World War

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    | Contributor(s):: Samantha Lemna, Patrick Brennan

    This thesis develops a narrative for the horses and mules of the Canadian artillery units and ammunition columns, while consequently expanding that of the soldiers serving alongside them. Carrying out mounted, draught, and pack work, these animals played an invaluable role in military...

  6. One Thousand Guinea Pigs

    | Contributor(s):: Martie Ilena Stothoff

    When I was at home earlier in the year, I explained to my parents that my photography project was about the relationship between humans and animals. My father then told me about how he had heard our friend, Gabi, a professor in agriculture at Smith College, on NPR talking about her newest...

  7. The Theoretical Application and Comparison of the Olfactory Sensory Organs in Swine vs Canines for Accelerant and Explosives Detection

    | Contributor(s):: Naomi M. Sigler

    Swine may be able to work alongside scent detection canines, or replace them completely, in the scent detection field. Miniature pigs are the focus of this study since their larger counterparts can cause damage to potential evidence and to the scene itself. Ignitable Liquid Residues (ILRs) are...

  8. Occupational Stress & Compassion Fatigue: The effects on workers in animal-related occupations

    | Contributor(s):: Rebekah Scotney

    The study of occupational stress and compassion fatigue in personnel working in animal related occupations has gained momentum over the last decade. The impact of these conditions on employee mental wellbeing, workplace productivity and morale is notable and has become more recognised by those...

  9. Use of Animal Imagery in Magazine Advertisements

    | Contributor(s):: Kimberly Nicole Moyers

    Formal Abstract N/A.This study used content analysis to look at many advertisements featuringanimals. Looking at this area of advertising assists in discovery of the use of animals forproducts or services advertised in magazines.

  10. Military Riding - Analysis of their missions, structures and resources

    | Contributor(s):: Joao Laureano

    The present Applied Research Paper is subordinated to the theme: "Military Riding - Analysis of its missions, structures and resources". The budgetary constraints of the OMDN-E and the inflection of the DCCRs available by the UEOE have led to a limitation of the conditions for the...

  11. m-Equine : IS support for the horse industry

    | Contributor(s):: Sonja Leskinen

    The horse industry is in many ways still operating the same way as it did in the beginning of the 20th century. At the same time the role of the horse has changed dramatically, from a beast of burden to a top athlete, a production animal or a beloved pet. A racehorse or an equestrian sport horse...

  12. The canines of the National Republican Guard - The personality characteristics and the benchmarking tests appropriate for the police service in Guarda

    | Contributor(s):: Ivo Morais

    The domestic dog lives on the side of humanity for more than 14,000 years and during this time, despite suffering several morphological and behavioral changes, is today the faithful friend of man. The diversity of tasks in which the dog is employed constitute the practical motivation for the...

  13. Horse breeds and their uses

    | Contributor(s):: Hanin G. Alghamdi

    Horses are important animals to human beings. For a long time, horses have been companions for humans. They have been a symbol of power, affluence, authority, and might. It has been reported that humans began the process of domesticating horses around the year 4000 BCE. Since then, humans have...

  14. Driving Forward: The Power of the Horse in Douro Township 1850-1900

    | Contributor(s):: Patrick Leahy

    Rural Ontario was highly dependent upon the horse in the second half of the nineteenth century. However, the horse’s role in rural life has not received the scholarly attention it fully deserves. Economic historians often present the horse as an archaic means of doing farm work or as the...

  15. Changing Ways, Constant Companions: The Ancient DNA and Local Knowledge of Tla'amin Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Kasia Zimmerman

    Until the mid-nineteenth century, First Nations peoples in British Columbia valued dogs as hunting aides, draught animals, sources of fibre and food, protectors, and companions. Unfortunately, the details of these past human-dog relationships are not well known. To understand the importance of...

  16. Effect of a Core Conditioning Program on Lumbar Paraspinal Area, Asymmetry and Pain Score in Military Working Dogs with Lumbosacral Pain

    | Contributor(s):: Andrea Leigh Henderson

    Introduction: Lumbosacral pain and stenosis are common causes of retirement from duty for Military Working Dogs (MWDs). Working dogs that receive surgical management for this condition often have a poor prognosis for return to duty after recovery. Humans with chronic low back pain demonstrate...

  17. Dog and Shield: The Buffering Effect K-9s Have on Police Officer Strain

    | Contributor(s):: Shea Dever

    According to General Strain Theory, suicide, drug/alcohol abuse and violence are the result of maladaptive coping strategies in response to strain (Agnew, 1992). This study looks at categories of Po-lice Officer stress in congruence with Agnew’s categories of strain: failure to achieve...

  18. Being Human: How Four Animals Forever Changed The Way We Live, What We Believe, And Who We Think We Are

    | Contributor(s):: Jocelyn Mary Brady

    Our lives would not be what they are today without animals. From the food we eat, to the clothes we wear, animals provide tangible evidence of their importance every day. But more than that, animals have shaped who we are and what we believe. Often in ways we don't see.That's what...

  19. Mutualistic interspecific communication: Development and maintenance in hobby sheep herding

    | Contributor(s):: Kostan, Karen Marie

  20. Efterlevnad av beslut om djurförbud hos hållare av sällskapsdjur och lantbruksdjur i Västra Götalands län

    | Contributor(s):: Anna Ringström

    Denna studie riktar sig främst till länsstyrelsen i Västra Götalands län, som var frågeställare, men också till de andra länsstyrelserna i landet. Syftet var att undersöka hur de personer som på något sätt orsakat lidande hos...