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Articles on Animal Sheltering

This is a collection of articles on animal sheltering from Society & AnimalsSociety & Animals is an academic journal that publishes studies that describe and analyze our experiences of non-human animals from the perspective of various disciplines within both the social sciences and humanities. To get access to the back issues of Society & Animals, please join as a Scholar or Professional Member.

Voslarova, E., Zak, J., Vecerek, V., & Bedanova, I. (2019). Coat color of shelter dogs and its role in dog adoption. Society & Animals27(1), 25-35.

Kim, J. (2018). Social Finance Funding Model for Animal Shelter Programs: Public–Private Partnerships Using Social Impact Bonds. Society & Animals26(3), 259-276.

Komorosky, D., Woods, D. R., & Empie, K. (2015). Considering companion animals: An examination of companion animal policies in California domestic violence shelters. Society & Animals23(3), 298-315.

Thompson, C. Y., & Young, R. L. (2014). Cooling out the mark in companion animal adoption. Society & Animals22(4), 333-351.

White, K. (2013). And Say the Cat Responded? Getting Closer to the Feline Gaze. Society & animals21(1), 93-104.

Woodward, L., Milliken, J., & Humy, S. (2012). Give a dog a bad name and hang him: Evaluating big, black dog syndrome. Society & Animals20(3), 236-253.

Bennett, P., & Rohlf, V. (2005). Perpetration-induced Traumatic Stress in Persons Who Euthanize Nonhuman Animals in Surgeries, Animal Shelters, and Laboratories. Society & Animals13(3), 201-220.

Irvine, L. (2002). Animal Problems/People Skills: Emotional and Interactional Strategies in Humane Education. Society & Animals10(1), 63-91.

Harbolt, T., & Ward, T. (2001). Teaming Incarcerated Youth with Shelter Dogs For a Second Chance. Society & Animals9(2), 177-182.

Balcom, S. A. (2000). Legislating a Solution to Animal Shelter Euthanasia: A Case Study of California’s Controversial SB 1785. Society & Animals8(1), 129-150.

Alger, J. M., & Alger, S. F. (1999). Cat Culture, Human Culture: An Ethnographic Study of a Cat Shelter. Society & Animals7(3), 199-218.

Frommer, S. S., & Arluke, A. (1999). Loving Them to Death: Blame-Displacing Strategies of Animal Shelter Workers and Surrenderers. Society & Animals7(1), 1-16.


Updated July 2019

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