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  1. Greening the lifecycle: Ecopsychology, aging and art therapy

    Books | Contributor(s): Rugh, Madeline M., King, Straja Linder

  2. Behavioral and self-report measures influencing children's reported attachment to their dog

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hall, N. J., Liu, JingWen, Kertes, D., Wynne, C. D. L.

    Despite the prevalence of dogs as family pets and increased scientific interest in canine behavior, few studies have investigated characteristics of the child or dog that influence the child-dog relationship. In the present study, we explored how behavioral and some self-report measures...

  3. Family Dog Project: history and future of the ethological approach to human-dog interaction

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Abdai, J., Miklosi, A.

    Dogs occupy a specific niche in the human social environment. Some authors argued that dogs' social competence show functional similarities in their components (e.g. attachment, rule following) to that of humans due to their long history living in anthropogenic environment if proper...

  4. Keeper-animal interactions: differences between the behaviour of zoo animals affect stockmanship

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ward, S. J., Melfi, V.

    Stockmanship is a term used to describe the management of animals with a good stockperson someone who does this in a in a safe, effective, and low-stress manner for both the stock-keeper and animals involved. Although impacts of unfamiliar zoo visitors on animal behaviour have been extensively...

  5. Exploring risk propensity through pet-attachment diversity in natural hazard contexts

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Trigg, J., Thompson, K., Smith, B., Bennett, P.

    This review examines the perceptual and behavioural influences that pet-attachment has on the ways in which owners view risk, appraise threat, and respond to environmental hazards. Understanding how human-companion animal relationships function in this context has profound implications for the...

  6. Relationship between behavioural tests and agonistic interactions at different age levels in pigs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Scheffler, K., Stamer, E., Traulsen, I., Krieter, J.

    Fighting among pigs is a normal behavioural pattern to establish a stable rank order. Enhanced aggressive behaviour in pigs in groups lead to increasing stress and injuries especially in mixing situations used as a common procedure in modern pig production systems. In such systems, it is usually...

  7. Changes in behaviour of dairy cows with clinical mastitis

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sepulveda-Varas, P., Proudfoot, K. L., Weary, D. M., Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von

    Behaviour is an important tool for recognizing illness in animals. One of the most common diseases in dairy cattle is clinical mastitis. Evidence suggests that cows with this disease show sickness behaviours, but little is known about the progression of behavioural changes before and after the...

  8. Manifestation of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis in Australian Merino sheep: observations on altered behaviour and growth

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cronin, G. M., Beganovic, D. F., Sutton, A. L., Palmer, D. J., Thomson, P. C., Tammen, I.

    Neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCL) is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder in children. Presently there is no effective treatment and the disorder is lethal. NCL occur in a variety of non-human species including sheep, which are recognised as valuable large animal models for NCL. This...

  9. Is Your Pet Wrecking Your Sleep?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Barrie, Leslie

  10. Black bear exclusion fences to protect mobile apiaries

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Otto, Tammy E., Roloff, Gary J.

  11. One Health: The complex issue of dog bites

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bailey, D., Leicester, L.

  12. What drives cat-owner behaviour? First steps towards limiting domestic-cat impacts on native wildlife

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): MacDonald, E., Milfont, T., Gavin, M.

    Context. Cats can have substantial negative impacts on native wildlife. To harness the collective conservation impact of owners keeping cats inside, advocacy campaigns need to be based on empirical evidence regarding potential drivers to change cat-owner behaviour. Aims. We assessed the degree...

  13. Why do pets misbehave and what can be done about it?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mills, G.

  14. Why do pets misbehave and what can be done about it?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mills, G.

  15. The roles of pet dogs and cats in human courtship and dating

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gray, P. B., Volsche, S. L., Garcia, J. R., Fisher, H. E.

    What role do companion animals play in the dating lives of single adults? As dogs and cats are increasingly viewed as family members, a person's pets may wield significant influence in partner choice. Here, we provide descriptive quantitative data on the role pets play in mate appraisal and mate...

  16. Kangaroo harvesters and the euthanasia of orphaned young-at-foot: applying the theory of planned behaviour to an animal welfare issue

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sharp, T. M., McLeod, S. R.

    When female kangaroos are shot during commercial harvesting, it is a requirement that dependent young-at-foot are euthanased. However, there are anecdotal reports that harvesters either cannot euthanase young-at-foot (eg they do not see them or they flee) or will not (eg they do not think it is...

  17. A review of population control methods in captive-housed primates

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wallace, P. Y., Asa, C. S., Agnew, M., Cheyne, S. M.

    The success of breeding primates in captivity has led to a surplus number of animals in collections. This review examines published journals and key books to investigate the various methods of primate population control. Hormonal, surgical and separation methods are discussed and evaluated with...

  18. The Bee-haviour of Scientists: An Analogy of Science from the World of Bees

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Trubody, Ben

  19. The Intentionality of Plover Cognitive States

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stieg, Chuck

  20. Why We Would Not Understand a Talking Lion

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Levvis, Gary W.