Animals as workers and tools bibliography

Animals used as workers

Arata, S.; Momozawa, Y.; Takeuchi, Y. & Mori, Y. (2010) “Important behavioral traits for predicting guide dog qualification”, Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 72, pp. 539-545.

Baron, S. (1968) “Cheaper than tractors”, FAO Review, 1, pp. 34-38.

Clemence, R. G. (1997) Relationships between disease, work and nutrition in draft cattle and buffalo, PhD thesis, Edinburgh: Center for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh.

Collins, C. C. (1985) “On mobility aids for the blind”, in Warren D. H. & Strelow E. R. (eds.) Electronic spatial sensing for the blind, Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 35-64.

Copland, J. W. (ed.) (1985) Draught animal power for production, Canberra: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

Falvey, J. L. (1986) An introduction to working animals, Melbourne: MPW Australia.

Gardiner, J. (2006) The animals’ war: Animals in wartime from the First World War to the present day, London: Portrait.

George, I. & Jones, R. L. (2007) Animals at war, London: Usborne.

Goddard, M. E. & Beilharz, R. G. (1984) “A factor analysis of fearfulness in potential guide dogs”, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 12, pp. 253-265.

Golledge, R. G.; Loomis, J. M.; Klatzky, R. L.; Flury, A. & Yang, X. L. (1991) “Designing a personal guidance system to aid navigation without sight: Progress on the GIS component”, International Journal of Geographic Information Systems, 5, pp. 373-395.

Helal, A.; Moore, S. E. & Ramachandran, B. (2001) “Drishti: An integrated navigation system for visually impaired and disabled”, in Proceedings: Fifth International Symposium on Wearable Computers: 8-9 October 2001, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 149-156.

Humphry, E. & Warner, L. (1934) Working dogs: An attempt to produce a strain of German Shepherds which combine working ability and beauty of conformation, Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press [accessed on 18 May 2015].

Knol, B. W.; Roozendaal, C.; van den Bogaard, L. & Bouw, J. (1988) “The suitability of dogs as guide dogs for the blind: Criteria and testing procedures”, The Veterinary quarterly, 10, pp. 198-204.

Lithgow, S. (1991) Training and working dogs for quiet confident control of stock, Queensland: University of Queensland Press.

Pearson, R. A.; Fielding, D. & Tabbaa, D. (eds) (2002) Fourth International Colloquium on Working Equines: Proceedings of a Colloquium Organised by the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad (SPANA) and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Al Baath University, Hama, Syria, 20-26th April 2002, London: Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad.

Pearson, R. A.; Simalenga, T. E. & Krecek R. (2003) Harnessing and hitching donkeys, horses and mules for work, Edinburgh: Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh.

Pearson, R. A.; Zerbini, E. & Lawrence, P. R. (1999b) “Recent advances in research on draught animals”, Animal Science, 68, pp. 1-17.

Petrie, H.; Johnson, V.; Strothotte, T.; Raab, A.; Fritz, S. & Michel, R. (1996) “MoBIC: Designing a travel aid for blind and elderly people”, Journal of Navigation, 49, pp. 45-52.

Pfaffenberg, C. J.; Scott, J. P.; Fuller, J. L.; Binsburg, B. E. & Bilfelt, S.W. (1976) Guide dogs for the blind: Their selection, development and training, Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Simalenga, T. E. & Joubert, A. B. D. (1997) Developing agriculture with animal traction, Pretoria: University of Fort Hare.

Simalenga, T. E. & Pearson, R. A. (2003) Using cows for work, Edinburgh: Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh.

Slabbert, J. M. & Odendaal, J. S. J. (1999) “Early prediction of adult police dog efficiency – a longitudinal study”, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 64, pp. 269-288.

Starkey, P. H. (1985) Animal traction in a farming systems perspective, Gainesville: Florida University Press.

Starkey, P. H. (1988) Animal traction directory: Africa, Braunschweig: GTZ, Eschborn and Vieweg.

Starkey, P. H. (2010) Livestock for traction: World trends, key issues and policy implications, Rome: Animal Production and Health Division Food and Agriculture Organisation.

Starkey, P. H. & Faye, A. (eds.) (1990) Animal traction for agricultural development, Ede-Wageningen: Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation.

Starkey, P. H. & Ndiame, F. (eds.) (1988) Animal power in farming systems: The proceedings of the Second West Africa Animal Traction Networkshop, September 19-25, 1986, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Braunschweig: Friedrich Vieweg and Sohn.

Starkey, P. H.; Teklu, S. & Goe, M. R. (1991) Animal traction: An annotated bibliographic database, Addis Ababa: International Livestock Centre for Africa.

Trybocka, R. (2010) “Character assessment testing to test suitability for guide dogs”, Veterinary Nursing Journal, 25, pp. 32-33.

Wilsson, E. & Sundgren, P. E. (1997) “The use of a behaviour test for the selecting of dogs for service and breeding”, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 53, pp. 279-295.


Military use of animals

Barber, C. (1971) Animals at war, New York: Harper & Row.

Brook, T. V. (2011) “Brain study, animal rights collide: ‘Red flags’ raised by use of pigs in military blast tests”, USA Today, 28 March [accessed on 11 December 2012].

Bruner, R. H. (1984) Pathologic findings in laboratory animals exposed to hydrocarbon fuels of military interest, Bethesda: Naval Medical Research Institute.

Budkie, M. A. (2011) “Military animal research”, Medical Research Modernization Committee [accessed on 6 July 2013].

Cooper, J. (1983) Animals in war, London: Heinemann.

Couffer, J. (1992) Bat bomb: World War II’s other secret weapon, Austin: University of Texas Press.

Dao, J. (2011) “After duty, dogs suffer like soldiers”, The New York Times, December 1 [accessed on 10 November 2017].

Gardiner, J. (2006) The animals’ war: Animals in wartime from the First World War to the present day, London: Portrait. George, I. & Jones, R. L. (2007) Animals at war, London: Usborne.

Hediger, R. (2013) “Dogs of war: The biopolitics of loving and leaving the U.S. canine forces in Vietnam”, Animal Studies Journal, 2 (1), pp. 55-73 [accessed on 14 April 2014].

Hediger, R. (ed.) (2012) Animals and war: Studies of Europe and North America, Leiden: Brill.

Lawrence, E. A. (1991) “Animals in war: History and implications for the future”, Anthrozoös, 4, pp. 145-53.

Ritter, E. M. & Bowyer, M. W. (2005) “Simulation for trauma and combat casualty care”, Minimally Invasive Therapy, 14, pp. 224-234.

Romano, J. A., Jr.; Lukey, B. J. & Salem, H. (eds.) (2007) Chemical warfare agents: Chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, and therapeutics, London: CRC Press.

Singer, P. (2009 [1975]) Animal liberation, Reissue ed., New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, ch. 3.

Tsuchiya, Y. (1997) Faithful elephants: A true story of animals, people, and war, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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