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Protopopova, A., Hauser, H., Goldman, K. J., & Wynne, C. D. (2017). The Effects of Exercise and Calm Interactions on In-kennel Behavior of Shelter Dogs. Behavioural Processes. Over-activity, or excessive locomotion and barking in the kennel, may be unattractive to adopters and an indicator of poor welfare of kenneled dogs. The study assessed the efficacyRead More
Guenther, K. M. (2017). Volunteers8217; Power and Resistance in the Struggle for Shelter Animal Survival. In Sociological Forum. This article presents an analysis of how volunteers use different forms of capital to resist the practices and discourses of the organization for which they volunteer. Volunteers at a large public animal shelter do not share theRead More
Carter, J., & Taylor, C. S. (2017). Socio-Economic Factors in Companion Animal Relinquishment on the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Society & Animals. There is a critical need to reduce the surrender rates of companion animals by understanding the socio-economic circumstances of caretakers. This research analyzed questionnaires with 117 relinquishers and 13 interviews. Interviews were conducted withRead More
Karsten, C. L., Wagner, D. C., Kass, P. H., & Hurley, K. F. (2017). An observational study of the relationship between Capacity for Care as an animal shelter management model and cat health, adoption and death in three animal shelters. The Veterinary Journal. Animal shelters struggle to function at their ‘right size’ in terms ofRead More
Ellis, C. F., McCormick, W., & Tinarwo, A. (2017). Analysis of Factors Relating to Companion Rabbits Relinquished to Two United Kingdom Rehoming Centers. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-10. Rabbits are a common companion animal in the United Kingdom, and some reports have suggested that large numbers are relinquished to rehoming centers each year.Read More
Večerek, V., Kubesová, K., Voslářová, E., & Bedáňová, I. (2017). Rates of death and euthanasia for cats in no-kill shelters in the Czech Republic. Acta Veterinaria Brno, 86(1), 109-115. Successful reduction of death and euthanasia rates requires the determination of factors related to death and euthanasia of cats in shelters. In the period from 2011Read More