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  1. Making clients with disabilities feel welcome

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Eames, E., Eames, T.

  2. Supporting the assistance dog movement with my time and expertise

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Eames, E., Eames, T.

  3. Human contact and fear responses in laying hens

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Edwards, L. E., Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.

    Human-animal interactions were studied at nine Australian farms and nine US farms. Measures of hen fear of humans, human activity in the laying shed, productivity records and shed parameters were collected at each shed. Significant differences between countries were found for shed parameters,...

  4. Aircraft noise influenced behaviour of service dogs

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Flach, M., Heisterkamp, C., Stephan, E.

  5. Human-cow interactions: production effects

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Grandin, T.

    Behaviour of cows towards herdsmen is reviewed, with reference to fear memory formation; place-specific fear; introducing heifers to the milking parlour; effect of veterinary treatment; memory; locking of stanchions and stress.

  6. Clues from Katrina: human-animal bond and diversity in practice

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Greenhill, L. M.

  7. Physical planning of intensive systems of beef cattle using systematic layout planning as an analytical tool and its relationship with animal well-being

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Guimaraes, M. C. C., Inoue, K. R. A., Bueno, M. M., Baeta, F. C., Tibirica, A. C. G., Tinoco, I. F. F.

    The intensification of animal production systems suggests that the future of production is not the increase of the herd, but the increase of productivity. The main goal of facility design is to provide space for a specific purpose, and to provide optimal conditions for its development;...

  8. The technician's role in nurturing the human animal bond

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Hancock, G.

  9. The nonconventional human companion animal bond, death, and the veterinary practitioner-client relationship

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Harris, J. M.

  10. The influence of the human-animal relationship on the productivity and welfare of the pig

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Hemsworth, P. H., Barnett, J. L., Cronin, G. M.

    The effects of "unpleasant", control (minimal contact with humans), and "pleasant" handling of boars and gilts from 11 wk of age were studied. Boars in the pleasant handling group attained a fully coordinated mating response at an earlier age and had larger testes at 160 days of age than those...

  11. Integrating family and veterinary medicine: pets in the family life cycle

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Hodgson, K.

  12. Veterinary contributions to the quality of life via the human-companion animal bond-four Australian initiatives

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Hogarth-Scott, R. S.

  13. Understanding the signs, cause & prevalence of grief due to pet loss

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Johnson, S. W.

  14. The benefits of pets and the human animal bond

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Kibble, R. M.

  15. Cognitive aspects of animal-human interaction and the implications for welfare and training

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Kiley-Worthington, M.

  16. The influence of the human-animal interaction in the milking parlour on the behaviour, heart-rate and milk yield of dairy cows

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Knierim, U., Waran, N. K.

    This study addressed questions regarding the quality of human-cow interactions in the modern milking parlour, and whether in this situation cows still react differently to different milkers.

  17. An international gene bank for guide dogs: organisation, utilization and potential

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Kolosi, J., Gunn, I. M.

    The Royal Guide Dogs Association of Australia (RGDAA) has a breeding population of Labrador Retrievers consisting of 30 females and 11 stud males. Frozen semen from guide dog centres in UK and USA is used in its breeding programme to minimize inbreeding. The RGDAA is establishing an...

  18. Teaching riding horses to be safe

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Ladewig, J.

  19. An example of application of research in ethology from the horse's temperament tests and record of learning and behavior (LAC)

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Lansade, L., Dubois, C., Gillot, A., Delfosse, A., Bon, M. le, Roche, H., Yvon, J. M., Foisnel, S., Rizo, S., Menard, C., Baumgartner, M., Vidament, M.

    The horse's behaviour strongly influences its suitability for riding activity. As professionals and amatory riders were interested by tests aimed at measuring the horse temperament, several scientific studies were conducted. From these studies, two sets of standardised tests were created: - the...

  20. Emergency practice and the human-animal bond

    Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Lee, J. A.