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Pit Bulls Today
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| Presentations | Contributor(s): Hannah Nation
The motivation for this research paper is to shed a new light on the drastic effects negative stereotypes have on breeds that are deemed aggressive in the media and public’s eye. It’s...
Taking it out on the dog: psychological and behavioral correlates of animal abuse proclivity
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Parfitt, C., Alleyne, E.
There is a lack of research examining the criminogenic factors related to animal abuse perpetrated by adults, despite the high prevalence of this type of offending. A correlational study examining...
Pet dog management practices among a representative sample of owners in Victoria, Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Howell, T. J., Mornement, K., Bennett, P. C.
It is often assumed that pet dogs experience better welfare than livestock production animals because many owners consider them to be members of the family and, collectively, spend billions of...
Reproductive Endocrinology and Musth Indicators in a Captive Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Duer, C., Tomasi, T., Abramson, C. I.
Department of Biology, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, USA email@example.com.Department of Biology,...
Assessing dogs using a temperament test - will training affect the outcome? : a test-retest trial as a forensic tool
| Theses | Contributor(s): Sophie Luisa Fechner
Temperament Tests can be a forensic tool as they are often used to clarify legal cases in which dogs were allegedly involved in circumstances of aggression towards humans or other dogs. The test...
The psychotherapeutic worth of horse whispering for the aggressive child
| Theses | Contributor(s): Karin Bronkhorst
This dissertation employs a case study research design and reviews literature from the field of animal assisted therapy (AAT) with an emphasis on equine facilitated psychotherapy (EFP), as a...
Comportamento do cão no acto de consulta médico-veterinária profilática
| Theses | Contributor(s): Inês Machado Guimarães
O comportamento de medo é habitualmente demonstrado pelos cães durante a consulta médico-veterinária. Uma tentativa de defesa, por parte do cão, pode tornar uma...
Fatores relacionados a distúrbios de comportamento em gatos
| Theses | Contributor(s): Juliane Elisabeth Gress Paz
Os distúrbios de comportamento apresentam importância não só no bem estar animal e na qualidade da relação humana-animal como também na...
Violencia em contexto psiquiátrico: avaliação da eficácia de um programa com actividades assistidas por animais.
| Theses | Contributor(s): Maria Isabel Dias Marques
A violência em contexto psiquiátrico é um fenómeno que prevalece naturalmente como resultado da circunstância psico-emocional dos doentes, das dificuldades...
Improving the welfare of a zoo-housed male drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus poensis) aggressive towards visitors
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): O. Martín, Dolors Vinyoles Cartanyà, E. García-Galea, C. Maté
Improving captive animal welfare and maintaining its behavioral competence for future conservation purposes is of highest priority for zoos. The behavior of an aggressive male drill (Mandrillus...
An epidemiological analysis of dog behavior problems presented to an Australian behavior clinic, with associated risk factors
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ramazan Col, Cam Day, Clive J. C. Phillips
Records of dogs presented to a behavior clinic servicing the eastern seaboard of Australia in and around Brisbane and the Gold Coast were analyzed for principal behavior problems and the related...
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2017 UK Dog Bite Prevention & Behaviour Conference
Bites dog people: general characteristics
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Marat T. Makenov, Olga A. Mihaylova
The analysis of appeals for medical help concerned with dog bites made by dwellers of the Omsk City in 2006-2010 has been performed, using the materials of the "Omsk Regional Center for...
Relationship Between Scarring and Dog Aggression in Pit Bull-Type Dogs Involved in Organized Dogfighting
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Katherine A. Miller, Rachel Touroo, C. Victor Spain, Kelly Jones, Pamela Reid, Randall Lockwood
When pit bull-type dogs are seized in an investigation of organized dogfighting, heavily scarred dogs are often assumed to be highly dog aggressive due to a history of fighting. These dogs may be...
Orca Behavior and Subsequent Aggression Associated with Oceanarium Confinement
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Robert Anderson, Robyn Waayers, Andrew Knight
Based on neuroanatomical indices such as brain size and encephalization quotient, orcas are among the most intelligent animals on Earth. They display a range of complex behaviors indicative of...
The Dog: A Domestic Wolf to Communicate with Man: The Aggressiveness of the Dog
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jean-Mane Giffroy
On the basis of research in archeozoology and molecular genetics, it is established that the wolf is the main ancestor of the dog and that domestication would have occurred some 14,000 or 15,000...
Behavior questions and answers
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Horwitz, D. F.
Veterinary Behavior Consultations, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Feline aggression directed toward people: causes and treatment
Veterinary Behavior Consultations, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Neural mechanisms underlying human-animal interaction: An evolutionary perspective
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Carter, C. Sue, Porges, Stephen W., Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
American Psychological Association
Washington, DC, US
Reproductive endocrinology and musth indicators in a captive Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Duer, Connie, Tomasi, Tom, Abramson, Charles I.
Tomasi, Tom, Department of Biology, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, US,...