Index of Animal

Melson, Gail F.

Melson, Gail F. Why the Wild Things Are: Animals in the Lives of ChildrenHow important are animals in the lives of children and what difference do they make?

Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease/pets - Psychoneuroimmunoendocrinology Review and CommentaryIn 5,740 participants attending a free screening clinic at a Melbourne institute, BP.

Tiger beat

Tiger beat: Siegfried & Roy Tragedy puts big cats in center stage - News DebateAS THE LIGHTS in Las Vegas's Mirage Theater dimmed one night in early October, audience members leaned forward in their seats.

Animal Estate

Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age / The Covenant of the Wild: Why Animals Chose Domestication, TheThe Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age. By Harriet Ritvo. Cambridge, Mass.

Richard Belfield finds

Richard Belfield finds animal madness isn't peculiar to the British. The Americans, too, are into heavy pettingIt's generally assumed that the British are the world's most sentimental animal lovers.

The intimate pet owner: surefire ways to get closer to your pet Just as few parents would admit that they have a poor relationship with their children, most people think that their relationship with their pets is good, even exemplary. To tell the truth, I thought so too until I stopped to take a look.


Nature according to Knechtel: a traveling survey presents three decades of work by California artist Tom Knechtel, who uses animal, avian and altogether fantastical surrogates to explore the far reaches of human experience - Critical Essay Fifteen years on, Jeff Koons's glossy ceramic sculpture Michael Jackson and Bubbles (1988) still seems to many an appropriate totem for our celebrity-mad, superficial culture.


Animal kingdoms - hot opportunities in pet care Americans are sparing no expense when it comes to their pets. In 1994, pet owners spent a whopping $17 billion on animal products and services. This trend has created a new breed of entrepreneurs.


Purchasing a pet: what that doggie in the window really costs How often have you or a member of your family gone into the pet store at your local mall to look at the furry bundles in cages or behind windows?


Fears for your feline: is mad cow disease tainting mainstream pet foods? On December 23, 2003, the first case of bovine spongiform encephalopa disease--was confirmed in the United States. BSE is a prion (a protein-like infectious particle) disease that basically eats holes in the brain tissue of humans and animals who've ingested parts of an animal that was already suffering from a prion disease.