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2017 Dissertations

Baker, T. M. (2017). Exploring Public Opinion of Urban Wildlife and Effective Use of Urban Wildlife Education in Tucson, Arizona (Doctoral dissertation, Prescott College).

Belanger, C. (2017). The Impact Animal-Assisted Interventions Have on Improving Older Adults Quality of Life (Doctoral dissertation, Southern Connecticut State University).

Bliss, G. E. (2017). Redefining the anthropomorphic animal in animation (Doctoral dissertation, Loughborough University).

Bretzlaff-Holstein, Cini, “The Case for Humane Education in Social Work Education” (2017).Doctor of Social Work Banded Dissertations. St. Catherine University.

Carver, E. M. (2017). Captive Audiences: Interactions Between Visitors and Bonobos at the San Diego Zoo (Doctoral dissertation, San Diego State University).

Creary, P. The influence of the presence of a dog or cat on perceptions of a psychotherapist (Doctoral dissertation).

Cruise, W. (2017). Thinking with animals: an exploration of the animal turn through art making and metaphor (Doctoral dissertation, Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University).

Dampsey, E. (2017). The Effects of Equine-assisted Psychotherapy on Emotion Regulation: Self-Efficacy and Self-Awareness as Potential Mediators (Doctoral dissertation, Fielding Graduate University).

Earl, A., Duffy, E., & O’Connor, L. (2017). Animal Interactions in Long-Term Care Facilities in Central New York: A Current Picture (Doctoral dissertation, Utica College).

Falcone, J. N. (2017). For Pets’ Sake: Is There a Need for Dog Safety Community Education? (Doctoral dissertation, Florida Atlantic University).

Fischette, P. F. (2017). Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) as an Adjunctive Treatment for Eating Disorders: Exploration of AAT through the lens of Attachment and Affect Regulation (Doctoral dissertation, Bryn Mawr College, Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research).

Flint, H. (2017). Understanding Fear and Stranger-Directed Aggression in Companion Dogs (Doctoral dissertation).

Gentes, C. E. S. (2017). Real presence: The animal, the non-Christian, and the nature of theology (Doctoral dissertation, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago).

Greeson, K. M. (2017). Of Pollinators and Forests: A Multispecies Ethnography of the Biopolitical Culture of Pollinators in Hawai’i (Doctoral dissertation, Prescott College).

Hage, J. M. (2017). Suppose They Can Speak: Reimagining the Human/Animal Divide in CS Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia (Doctoral dissertation, Georgetown University).

Hanson, K. T. (2017). Primates watching primates watching primates: An ethnoprimatological account of the habituation process in moor macaques (Macaca maura) (Doctoral dissertation, San Diego State University).

Hay, C. E. A. (2017). Socialism and Animal Ethics (Doctoral dissertation, Department of Politics and International Relations).

Hayen, C. J. (2017). Canine-Assisted Psychotherapy: Finding the Way Back to Our Animal Soul (Doctoral dissertation, Pacifica Graduate Institute).

Hess-Holden, C. L. (2017). Compassion and Communication Experiences of Fourth-Year Veterinarians-in-Training (Doctoral dissertation, Mississippi State University).

Hübben, K. (2017). A Genre of Animal Hanky Panky?: Animal representations, anthropomorphism and interspecies relations in The Little Golden Books (Doctoral dissertation, Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University).

Janke, N. (2017). The Effect of Capacity for Care on an Animal Shelter’s Admission Trends and Risk Factors Affecting Length of Stay of Cats (Felis catus): A Case Study at the Guelph Humane Society, 2011-2016 (Doctoral dissertation).

Kaiserman, J. G. (2017). Urban Nature for Well-being: Design Recommendations for Psychological Benefits in Urban Public Spaces (Doctoral dissertation).

Kane, O. (2017). Ways to Expand the Animal Welfare Component in the Extension System in Senegal: A Case Study of Thies and Bambey (Doctoral dissertation, Virginia Tech).

Kisiel, L. M. (2017). Using a dog demography field study to inform the development of an agent-based computer simulation. Evaluating owned dog population control interventions in a small, semi-urban community in Mexico (Doctoral dissertation).

Marquard, M. (2017). Puppy Prescriptions: Perceptions of Facility Dogs and Their Contribution to Psychosocial Care in Pediatric Hospitals (Doctoral dissertation, Mills College).

Morais, C. D. S. M. (2017). Identifying good practices, practices to improve, and practices considered risk alerts, concerning medical and behaviour aspects of animal welfare in a sample of shelters in Portugal and the UK (Doctoral dissertation, Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária).

Nonaka, Y. (2017). For Death is But a Passing Phase of Life: Riding The Grief Waves Resulting From The Death of Pet and Human Loss Within a Culturally Fluid World (Doctoral dissertation, City University of Seattle).

Norton, O. (2017). Animal Welfare Frames: How Social Media Messages Bridge the Gap between the Protein Industry and Consumers (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arkansas).

O’Brien, K. L. (2017). ” We Go the Extra Mile for Each Other”: The Construction of Human-Horse Relationships in Natural Horsemanship (Doctoral dissertation, Michigan State University).

Patama, K. L. (2017). Pros and Cons of Marine Zoological Parks According to Marine Conservationists.Pister, H. L. (2017). WHAT’S IN A NAME?: PRESCHOOLERS TREAT A BUG AS MORAL AGENT WHEN IT HAS A PROPER NAME (Doctoral dissertation, Appalachian State University).

Patterson, M. (2017). Straight from the Horse’s Body: Reimagining Training through Classical Dressage (Doctoral dissertation).

Perkins, E. C. (2017). When Reading Gets Ruff: Understanding the Literacy Experiences of Children Engaged in a Canine-Assisted Reading Program (Doctoral dissertation, University of Rochester).

Pietruch, A., Marsh, A., Steixner, B., Forkey, K., & McFarland, S. (2017). The Supports and Barriers to the Use of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Occupational Therapy Intervention with Adults (Doctoral dissertation, Utica College).

Richardson, D. A. (2017). Veterinarians and Their Perception of the Treatment of Animal Abuse Cases in the Criminal Justice System (Doctoral dissertation, Illinois State University).

Scotland-Coogan, D. (2017). Receiving and training a service dog: The impact on combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (Doctoral dissertation, Capella University).

Singh, J. (2017). Framing Factory Farming in New Zealand (Doctoral dissertation, Auckland University of Technology).

Steinbeigle, J. (2017). Experience of a Counselor and Their Canine Animal Partner: A Qualitative Analysis (Doctoral dissertation, Capella University).

Swearingen, A. J. (2017). Exploring Second Language Reading Engagement Through a Canine-Assisted Reading Program (Doctoral dissertation, The University of Texas at San Antonio).

Torbett, D. (2017). Exploring the Experiences of Adults After Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) (Doctoral dissertation, Walden University).

Trapara, K. (2017). An ecofeminist critique of in/humane biopower: bad faith, speciesism and carnism in” happy meat” marketing (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).

Tuttle, S. (2017). The Effect of Pet Therapy and Yoga Programs on Perceived Stress in College Students (Doctoral dissertation, Southern Connecticut State University).

Walde-Baughn, D. N. (2017). Equine Assisted Therapy on People with Multiple Sclerosis, A Case Study A Project Report Presented To The Faculty of the Anthropology Department at (Doctoral dissertation, San Jose State University).

Weldon, T. D. (2017). An Evaluation of Human-Horse Interactions, Children’s Attachment, and Trust (Doctoral dissertation, Northcentral University).

Whitley, C. T. (2017). Altruism, Risk, Energy Development and the Human-Animal Relationship (Doctoral dissertation, Michigan State University).

Yin, Y. (2017). Using Feminist Theories to Explore Human-animal Relationships: Pigeons in the City (Doctoral dissertation).

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