Characteristics of ageing pets and their owners: dogs v. cats
Contributor(s):: Heuberger, R., Wakshlag, J.
Older people: The effect of activities on their social interactions
Contributor(s):: Riggs, Anne, Mott, Sarah
Pet therapy and institutionalized elderly: a study on 144 cognitively unimpaired subjects
Contributor(s):: Colombo, G., Buono, M. D., Smania, K., Raviola, R., De Leo, D.
Pet-therapy: a trial for institutionalized frail elderly patients
Contributor(s):: Stasi, M. F., Amati, D., Costa, C., Resta, D., Senepa, G., Scarafioiti, C., Aimonino, N., Molaschi, M.
Behaviour of fast- and slow growing broilers to 12 weeks of age and the physical consequences
Contributor(s):: Bokkers, E. A. M., Koene, P.
Behaviour of broilers up to 6 weeks of age has been studied extensively, but little is known what happens after 6 weeks. Insight in the behavioural abilities after 6 weeks may also yield insight in the period before 6 weeks as the disbalance between motivation and physical abilities is more...
Editorial: Memory and loss
Contributor(s):: Rowland, Christopher V., Jr.
Effects of animal-assisted therapy on agitated behaviors and social interactions of older adults with dementia
Contributor(s):: Richeson, Nancy E.
Exploring human/animal intersections: Converging lines of evidence in comparative models of aging
Contributor(s):: Trojanowski, John Q., Hendricks, Joan C., Jedrziewski, Kathryn, Johnson, F. Brad, Michel, Kathryn E., Hess, Rebecka S., Cancro, Michael P., Sleeper, Meg M., Pignolo, Robert, Teff, Karen L., Aguirre, Gustavo D., Lee, Virginia M. Y., Lawler, Dennis F., Pack, Allan I., Davies, Peter F.
Selective attention to humans in companion dogs, Canis familiaris
Contributor(s):: Mongillo, P., Bono, G., Regolin, L., Marinelli, L.
Integration into human societies requires dogs to express adaptable social attitudes, involving high levels of attention to other individuals. In the present study, we developed a new behavioural test, to characterize selective attention towards humans. In the task, the dogs were exposed to the...
Aging with a disability: strategies for enabling occupational transitions
Contributor(s):: Hunsberger, J., Shaw, L., Schweitzer, A., Burns, S.
Pet care. Geriatric dogs: aging is not an illness; it is a stage of life
Contributor(s):: Mindell, E.
Wisdom of the ages: hospitals seek out older volunteers
Contributor(s):: Canada, J.
Gerontological Society of America 2009 conference briefs: alternative and complementary therapies for healthy aging
Contributor(s):: Richeson, N. E., Buettner, L. L., Rose, K. M., Burgener, S.
Older Latinos, pets, and health
Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L.
Owners' perceptions of quality of life in geriatric horses: a cross-sectional study
Contributor(s):: Ireland, J. L., Clegg, P. D., McGowan, C. M., Duncan, J. S., McCall, S., Platt, L., Pinchbeck, G. L.
Quality of life (QoL) is increasingly recognised as a more important measure of treatment success than prolongation of life. Assessment of QoL may aid decision-making for treatment or euthanasia. This study aimed to evaluate owners' perceptions of factors affecting their horse's QoL and those...
Psychological and social effects to elderly people by robot-assisted activity
Contributor(s):: Shibata, Takanori, Wada, Kazuyoshi, Saito, Tomoko, Tanie, Kazuo
Reminiscence and older adults
Contributor(s):: Soltys, Florence Gray, Kunz, John A.
Age-related behavioural disorders in dogs: clinical, behavioural and therapeutic approach
Contributor(s):: Osella, M. C., Bergamasco, L., Badino, P.
Practicing veterinarians have long been aware of geriatric behavioural changes in pet dogs, often described by the owners as "normal aging" or "senility". The first diagnostic tool is a good knowledge of the potential behavioural changes associated with aging; afterwards any underlying medical...
Client services for geriatric pets
Contributor(s):: Hancock, G., Yates, J.