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  1. The two aspects of ecology: t he consequences of ethical considerations in human-animal relationships

    Contributor(s): Catsaras, M. V.

  2. Human-animal relationships in our societies at the end of the 20th century

    Contributor(s): Catsaras, M. V.

  3. Coordination of French research on animal welfare: organisation and activities of AGRI animal welfare

    Contributor(s): Veissier, I., Levy, F., Beaumont, C., Larrere, R., Dantzer, R.

    AGRIBEA was organized in 1999 to coordinate animal welfare research conducted by INRA (French Institute for Agronomy Research). Since then, AGRIBEA had expanded rapidly within and outside INRA and now had 128 members of which less than two thirds were from INRA, while the other members came from...

  4. The consideration of the eligibility of guide dogs for the blind at an early stage of their candidacy, aiming at the development and proliferation of guide dogs in Japan

    Contributor(s): Mizukoshi, M.

    This paper describes the current state of guide dog training in Japan. The aspects include aptitude testing and behaviour assessment of the dogs. A judging standard adjustable to the development of new testing procedures and the current state of the facilities should be initiated to improve the...

  5. After the ADA: service dogs on inpatient psychiatric units

    Contributor(s): Houghtalen, R. P., Doody, J.

  6. Responses to a human of dairy cows when they are tethered in stanchion

    Contributor(s): Shuji, Y.

    A response to the person tethering milking cattle was shown in stanchion. A response toward the person is the very important nature which each individual shows. 15 milking cattle from the Niigata university farm were investigated. When a person stood up in the front, the response which cattle...

  7. Voluntary behaviour and passive response toward a human of the milking cows

    Contributor(s): Shuji, Y.

    The behaviour of 16 milking cows of Niigata university Muramatsu Station towards a human voluntarily was examined the human sat on the pasture and when the human stood up. Furthermore, relation between the voluntary behaviour and the passivity behaviour of each individual were examined. As a...

  8. Behaviour to the human as a individuality of the milking cows

    Contributor(s): Shuji, Y.

    The importance of dairy cattle behaviour towards humans was examined. 17 milking cows of Niigata University Muramatsu Station were investigated. The behaviours to one human inside of cowshed and in the pasture were examined. Responses to the behaviour which the human did to the cows, the...

  9. Do pets influence the quantity and choice of food offered to them by their owners: lessons from other animals and the pre-verbal human infant?

    Contributor(s): Day, J. E. L., Kergoat, S., Kotrschal, K.

    All social animals influence each other's behaviour. One area of particular interest is the social interaction that occurs between pets and their owners. Within pet-owner dyads, food and feeding are always part of the dyadic ritual. In this review, we hypothesize that feeding can be considered to...

  10. Canine visits booster patient morale

    Contributor(s): Willis, S.

  11. Special Issue: human--companion animal bond

    This special issue contains 6 papers. Animal facilitated therapy, overview and future direction (McCulloch, M.J.); The practicing veterinarian--contributions to comparative medicine (McCulloch, W.F. and McCulloch, M.J.); Saying goodbye (Van Alstine, C.); Euthanasia and the management of the...

  12. Saying goodbye. Helping clients face the loss of a pet

    Contributor(s): Alstine, C. van

  13. A study of client grief responses to death or loss in a companion animal veterinary practice

    Contributor(s): Harris, J. M.

  14. A pet loss support group: evaluation of the first year

    Contributor(s): Hart, L. A., Rivero, C. A., Mader, B., Hart, B. L.

  15. Euthanasia and the management of the client's grief

    Contributor(s): Katcher, A. H., Rosenberg, M. A.

  16. The human/animal bond: old concept with new meaning for veterinary medicine's contribution to animals and society

    Contributor(s): McCulloch, W. F.

  17. Developing the pet attitude inventory: measuring the human-animal bond

    Contributor(s): Wilson, C. C., Netting, F. E., New, J. C.

  18. Effect of temperament and behavioural reactions to the presence of a human during the pre-mating period on reproductive performance in farmed mink ( Mustela vison )

    Contributor(s): Korhonen, H. T., Jauhiainen, L., Rekila, T.

    The present study sought to evaluate the relationship between temperament, pre-mating behaviour and reproductive performance in farmed female mink (Mustela vison). Temperament was measured by using a stick test and behavioural reactions to the presence of a human during pre-mating period by a...

  19. Pet therapy: initiating a program

    Contributor(s): McQuillen, D.

  20. No place for a dog?

    Contributor(s): Mayhew, P. B.