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2018 Articles on Animal Sheltering

Abbate, C. E. (2018). Harming Some to Benefit Others: Animal Rights and the Moral Imperative of Trap-Neuter-Release Programs.

Barnhard, G. M. (2018). Breed-Specific Legislation: The Pitfalls of Pit Bull Prohibitions. Mid-Atlantic J. on L. & Pub. Pol’y, 4, 59.

Berteselli, G. V., Arena, L., Dalla Villa, P., & De Massis, F. Animal welfare in Italian long-term shelters. Benchmark against an “ideal shelter”.

Byosiere, S. E., Espinosa, J., & Smith, B. P. (2018). The function of play bows in Canis lupus and its variants: a comparison of dingo (Canis lupus dingo), dog (Canis lupus familiaris) and wolf puppies (Canis lupus). Brill.

Cortez-Aguirre, G. R., Jiménez-Coello, M., Gutiérrez-Blanco, E., & Ortega-Pacheco, A. (2018). Stray Dog Population in a City of Southern Mexico and Its Impact on the Contamination of Public Areas. Veterinary Medicine International, 2018.

Davey, G., & Zhao, X. (2018). Free-roaming cat (Felis catus) management and welfare policies in two university campuses in Beirut, Lebanon: Strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-13.

Dowling-Guyer, S. Showcasing Adoptable Pets Through Photos and Videos: Increasing Visibility, Interest, Traffic and Maybe Adoptions Too.

Edwards, M. E., Gringart, E., & Drake, D. (2018). “Getting Rid of the Dog”: Adult Recall of a Childhood Experience. Society & Animals, Vol. 26 No. 4.

Flockhart, D. T., & Coe, J. B. (2018). Multistate matrix population model to assess the contributions and impacts on population abundance of domestic cats in urban areas including owned cats, unowned cats, and cats in shelters. PloS one, 13(2), e0192139.

Glassey, S. (2018). Did Harvey learn from Katrina? Initial observations of the response to companion animals during Hurricane Harvey. Animals, 8(4), 47.

Goodwin, K., Rand, J., Morton, J., Uthappa, V., & Walduck, R. (2018). Email Reminders Increase the Frequency That Pet Owners Update Their Microchip Information. Animals, 8(2), 20.

Graham, T. M., & Rock, M. J. (2018). The Spillover Effect of a Flood on Pets and Their People: Implications for Rental Housing. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-11.

Graham, T. M., Milaney, K. J., Adams, C. L., & Rock, M. J. (2018). “Pets Negotiable”: How Do the Perspectives of Landlords and Property Managers Compare with Those of Younger Tenants with Dogs?. Animals, 8(3), 32.

Gray, A., Barrett, B. J., Fitzgerald, A., & Peirone, A. (2018). Fleeing with Fido: an Analysis of What Canadian Domestic Violence Shelters Are Communicating Via their Websites about Leaving an Abusive Relationship when Pets Are Involved. Journal of Family Violence, 1-12.

Gunter, L. (2018). Understanding the Impacts of Breed Identity, Post-Adoption and Fostering Interventions, & Behavioral Welfare of Shelter Dogs (Doctoral dissertation, Arizona State University).

Gunter, L. M., Barber, R. T., & Wynne, C. D. (2018). A canine identity crisis: Genetic breed heritage testing of shelter dogs. PloS one, 13(8), e0202633.

Gunther, I., Raz, T., & Klement, E. (2018). Association of neutering with health and welfare of urban free-roaming cat population in Israel, during 2012-2014. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Hawes, S., Kerrigan, J., & Morris, K. (2018). Factors Informing Outcomes for Older Cats and Dogs in Animal Shelters. Animals, 8(3), 36.

Hawkins, R. D. (2018). Psychological factors underpinning child-animal relationships and preventing animal cruelty.

Hoy-Gerlach, J., Delgado, M., Sloane, H., & Arkow, P. (2018). Rediscovering connections between animal welfare and human welfare: Creating social work internships at a humane society. Journal of Social Work, 1468017318760775.

Hwang, J., Gottdenker, N. L., Oh, D. H., Ho-Woo, N., Lee, H., & Myung-Sun, C. (2018). Disentangling the link between supplemental feeding, population density, and the prevalence of pathogens in urban stray cats. PeerJ.

Janke, N., Berke, O., Klement, E., Flockhart, D. T., Coe, J., & Bateman, S. (2018). Effect of Capacity for Care on cat admission trends at the Guelph Humane Society, 2011–2015. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-12.

Jaroš, F. (2018). Cat Cultures and Threefold Modelling of Human-Animal Interactions: on the Example of Estonian Cat Shelters. Biosemiotics, 1-22.

Kay, A., Coe, J. B., Young, I., & Pearl, D. (2018). Factors Influencing Time to Adoption for Dogs in a Provincial Shelter System in Canada. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-14.

Kim, J. (2018). Social Finance Funding Model for Animal Shelter Programs: Public–Private Partnerships Using Social Impact Bonds. Society & Animals, DOI:

Kisiel, L. M., Jones-Bitton, A., Sargeant, J. M., Coe, J. B., Flockhart, D. T., Vargas, E. J. C., & Greer, A. L. (2018). Modeling the effect of surgical sterilization on owned dog population size in Villa de Tezontepec, Hidalgo, Mexico, using an individual-based computer simulation model. PloS one, 13(6), e0198209.


Levitt, A. L., & Gezinski, L. B. (2018). Compassion Fatigue and Resiliency Factors in Animal Shelter Workers. Society & Animals, 1(aop), 1-18.

McCarthy, M., Bigelow, J., & Taylor, M. (2018). Emergency preparedness and planning for animals: A case study in the Blue Mountains, NSW. Australian Journal of Emergency Management, The, 33(4), 50.

McGowan, R. T., Bolte, C., Barnett, H. R., Perez-Camargo, G., & Martin, F. (2018). Can you spare 15 minutes? The measurable positive impact of a 15-minute petting session on shelter dog well-being. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

McGreevy, P. D., Wilson, B., Starling, M. J., & Serpell, J. A. (2018). Behavioural risks in male dogs with minimal lifetime exposure to gonadal hormones may complicate population-control benefits of desexing. PloS one, 13(5), e0196284.

Mitsui, S., Kubo, T., & Yoshida, M. (2018). Analyzing the change in long-term information provision on cat management around a world natural heritage site. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 64(1), 9.

Bir, C., Olynk Widmar, N., & Croney, C. (2018). Exploring Social Desirability Bias in Perceptions of Dog Adoption: All’s Well that Ends Well? Or Does the Method of Adoption Matter?. Animals, 8(9), 154.

Moons, C. P., Valcke, A., Verschueren, K., Porters, N., Polis, I., & de Rooster, H. (2018). Effect of early-age gonadectomy on behavior in adopted shelter kittens–the sequel. Journal of Veterinary Behavior.

Nagel, S. (2018). Redefining Shelter: Fostering Human/Canine Relationships Through a New Typology (Doctoral dissertation).

Nimer, A., Meneses, N., Watson, Z. D., Shuster, S. M., & Benford, R. (2018). Population survey and management strategies of free-roaming dogs (Canis familiaris) on Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-15.

Patronek, G. J., & Crowe, A. (2018). Factors Associated with High Live Release for Dogs at a Large, Open-Admission, Municipal Shelter. Animals, 8(4), 45.

Peterson, A. L. (2018). Canine Rescue as a Social Movement: The Politics of Love. Society & Animals, Vol. 26 No. 4.

Phillips, S. C., Hedge, Z., & Peralta, J. M. (2018). The role of private practitioners in reducing numbers of homeless dogs and cats and shelter euthanasia rates. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 253(4), 404-408.

Powell, L., Chia, D., McGreevy, P., Podberscek, A. L., Edwards, K. M., Neilly, B., … & Stamatakis, E. (2018). Expectations for dog ownership: Perceived physical, mental and psychosocial health consequences among prospective adopters. PloS one, 13(7), e0200276.

Power, E. R. (2018). Restrictions on Pet Ownership in Multi-Owned Properties. In Multi-Owned Property in the Asia-Pacific Region (pp. 153-173). Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Roetman, P., Tindle, H., & Litchfield, C. (2018). Management of Pet Cats: The Impact of the Cat Tracker Citizen Science Project in South Australia. Animals, 8(11), 190.

Ruiz-Izaguirre, E., Hebinck, P., & Eilers, K. C. (2018). Village Dogs in Coastal Mexico. Society & Animals.

Schumann, M. (2018). Protecting the weak or weeding out the unfit? Disaster relief, animal protection and the changing evaluation of social Darwinism in Japan and China. In Protecting the Weak in East Asia (pp. 35-65). Routledge.

Scobell, K. (2018). Peticular needs: The benefits of animal companionship to people experiencing primary homelessness. Parity, 31(3), 53.

Scott, S., Jong, E., McArthur, M., & Hazel, S. J. (2018). Follow-up surveys of people who have adopted dogs and cats from an Australian shelter. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Sinski, J. B. (2018). Gender and leadership in animal sheltering organizations.

Southland, A., Dowling-Guyer, S., & McCobb, E. (2018). Effect of Visitor Perspective on Adoption Decisions at One Animal Shelter. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-12.

Suchak, M., & Lamica, J. (2018). A Comparison of Cats (Felis silvestris catus) Housed in Groups and Single Cages at a Shelter: A Retrospective Matched Cohort Study. Animals, 8(2), 29.

Swarbrick, H., & Rand, J. (2018). Application of a Protocol Based on Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) to Manage Unowned Urban Cats on an Australian University Campus. Animals, 8(5), 77.

Talamonti, Z., Zusman, N., Cannas, S., Minero, M., Mazzola, S., & Palestrini, C. (2018). A description of the characteristics of dogs in, and policies of four shelters in different countries. Journal of Veterinary Behavior.

Tanaka, A., Martinez-Lopez, B., & Kass, P. (2018). Epidemiological evaluation of dogs rescued in the Fukushima Prefecture following the Great East Japan Earthquakes of 2011. Prehospital and disaster medicine, 33(5), 478-483.

Vitulová, S., Voslářová, E., Večerek, V., & Bedáňová, I. (2018). Behaviour of dogs adopted from an animal shelter. Acta Veterinaria Brno, 87(2), 155-163.

Voslarova, E., Zak, J., Vecerek, V., & Bedanova, I. (2018). Coat color of shelter dogs and its role in dog adoption. Society & Animals.

Zito, S., Paterson, M., Morton, J., Vanken, D., Bennett, P., Rand, J., & Phillips, C. J. (2018). Surrenderers’ Relationships with Cats Admitted to four Australian Animal Shelters. Animals, 8(2), 23.

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