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  1. [Effects of an animal-assisted intervention on psychiatric in-patient addiction treatment - a pilot study]

    Contributor(s): Uhlmann, C., Nauss, C., Worbs, A., Pfund, U., Schmid, P.

  2. Arctic Disequilibrium: Shifting Human-Environmental Systems

    Contributor(s): Veldhuis, Djuke, Pelle, Tejsner, Riede, Felix, Høye, Toke T., Willerslev, Rane

  3. An Exploration of Attitudes Toward Dogs among College Students in Bangalore, India

    Contributor(s): Volsche, S., Mohan, M., Gray, P. B., Rangaswamy, M.

  4. Toward a New Framework for Understanding Human–Wild Animal Relations: PROD

    Contributor(s): Waldhorn, Daniela R.

  5. Spotlight on the psychological basis of childhood pet attachment and its implications

    Contributor(s): Wanser, S. H., Vitale, K. R., Thielke, L. E., Brubaker, L., Udell, M. A.

  6. Equine-assisted therapy intervention studies targeting physical symptoms in adults: A systematic review

    Contributor(s): White-Lewis, S., Russell, C., Johnson, R., Cheng, A. L., McClain, N.

    2017Appl Nurs Res389-210897-189710.1016/j.apnr.2017.08.002engUniversity of Missouri - Kansas City, Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences, Kansas City, MO, USA. Electronic address: swhitelewis@saintlukescollege.edu.School of Nursing, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas...

  7. The ethics of service animals in the dental office

    Contributor(s): Wilson, R. J., Jr.

    2019J Am Dent Assoc1508717-7180002-817710.1016/j.adaj.2019.04.013engtext

  8. When pigs fly: emotional support animals, service dogs and the politics of legitimacy across species boundaries

    Contributor(s): Wlodarczyk, J.

  9. Housing for People with an Acquired Brain or Spinal Injury: Mapping the Australian Funding Landscape

    Contributor(s): Wright, C. J., Colley, J., Knudsen, K., Kendall, E.

  10. Professionally- and Self-Trained Service Dogs: Benefits and Challenges for Partners With Disabilities

    Contributor(s): Yamamoto, M., Hart, L. A.

  11. Emotional support animal assessments: Toward a standard and comprehensive model for mental health professionals

    Contributor(s): Younggren, Jeffrey N., Boness, Cassandra L., Bryant, Leisl M., Koocher, Gerald P.

  12. Jaguar and puma captivity and trade among the Maya: Stable isotope data from Copan, Honduras

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nawa Sugiyama, William L. Fash, Christine A.M. France

    From Moctezuma’s zoo to animals kept in captivity at Teotihuacan, there is increasing evidence that Mesoamericans managed wild animals for a myriad of purposes. The present study situates ritualized animal management of highly symbolic fauna in the broader context of Classic Mesoamerica...

  13. Domestic horses (Equus caballus) prefer to approach humans displaying a submissive body posture rather than a dominant body posture

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Amy Victoria Smith, Clara Wilson, Karen McComb, Leanne Proops

    Signals of dominance and submissiveness are central to conspecific communication in many species. For domestic animals, sensitivities to these signals in humans may also be beneficial. We presented domestic horses with a free choice between two unfamiliar humans, one adopting a submissive and...

  14. Dog ownership supports the maintenance of physical activity during poor weather in older English adults: cross-sectional results from the EPIC Norfolk cohort

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yu-Tzu Wu, Robert Luben, Andy Jones

    Background Dog ownership has been suggested to encourage physical activity in older adults and may enhance resilience to poor environmental conditions. This study investigates the role of dog ownership and walking as a means of supporting the maintenance of physical activity in older adults...

  15. The Emergence of Animal Management in the Southern Levant

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Natalie D. Munro, Guy Bar-Oz, Jacqueline S. Meier, Lidar Sapir-Hen, Mary C. Stiner, Reuven Yeshurun

    Our compilation of zooarchaeological data from a series of important archaeological sites spanning the Epipaleolithic through Pre-Pottery Neolithic B periods in the Mediterranean Hills of the southern Levant contributes to major debates about the beginnings of ungulate management in Southwest...

  16. The effectiveness of Dutch Cell Dogs in correctional facilities in the Netherlands: a study protocol of a quasi-experimental trial

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gerdien Schenk, Hanne M. Duindam, Hanneke E. Creemers, Machteld Hoeve, Geert Jan J. M. Stams, Jessica J. Asscher

    Background Many former inmates recidivate, resulting in high costs for societies worldwide. Evidence based treatment practices may not work in prisons, due to detainees’ lacking motivation, impaired well-being, and an unsafe group environment. One attempt to improve social group climate...

  17. Characteristics of owned dogs in rabies endemic KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Melinda Hergert, Kevin Le Roux, Louis H. Nel

    Background: Canine rabies has been enzootic in the dog population of the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa since the mid-1970s and has been associated with high rates of human exposures and frequent transmissions to other domestic animal species. Several decades of control efforts,...

  18. Nature experience promotes preference for and willingness to coexist with wild animals among urban and suburban residents in Malaysia

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Huda Farhana Mohamad Muslim, Hosaka Tetsuro, Numata Shinya, Noor Azlin Yahya

    Introduction A decline in direct experience with nature can lead to disaffection of natural environments, wildlife, and public indifference towards biodiversity conservation. This study measured on affective attitude towards wildlife (i.e., preferences for and willingness to coexist with 22...

  19. Cheetahs discriminate familiar and unfamiliar human voices

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Maël Leroux, Robyn Shelia Hetem, Martine Hausberger, Alban Lemasson

    Domestic species can make the distinction between several human sub-groups, especially between familiar and unfamiliar persons. The Domestication hypothesis assumes that such advanced cognitive skills were driven by domestication itself. However, such capacities have been shown in wild species...

  20. Prevalence of Disorders Recorded in Dogs Attending Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in England

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dan G. O'Neill, David B. Church, Paul D. McGreevy, Peter C. Thomson, Dave C. Brodbelt

    Purebred dog health is thought to be compromised by an increasing occurence of inherited diseases but inadequate prevalence data on common disorders have hampered efforts to prioritise health reforms. Analysis of primary veterinary practice clinical data has been proposed for reliable...