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  1. Proceedings of the first International Conference on Veterinary Behavioural Medicine

    Contributor(s):: Daniel Mills, S.E. Heath, L.J. Harrington

    This collection of papers is the Proceedings of the First International Conference on Veterinary Behavioural Medicine which was held, under the auspices of the Companion Animal Behaviour Therapy Study Group and the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology, in Birmingham UK on the 1st and...

  2. Cats and the law: aspects of the co-authored research undertaken for International CatCare

    Contributor(s):: Diane Ryland

    This research was initially commissioned by the Feline Advisory Bureau, now International CatCare, and has resulted in both a Research Report and Plain English Guide on Cats and the Law, co-author Dr Angus Nurse, Middlesex University.

  3. Clinical animal behaviour models of stereotypic behaviour and underlying cognition

    Contributor(s):: Daniel Mills

    Bizarre repetitive behaviour may be quite common, with estimates in people and dogs of a prevalence of up to 8%. Whereas these are often considered important indicators of mental health problems in people, in companion animals, many owners view these behaviours as "quirky" or even...

  4. Animal welfare: Proceedings of the Animal Welfare Sessions, 24th World Veterinary Congress, Rio de Janeiro, 1991

    Probably as a sign of the times, the World Veterinary Association's Animal Welfare Committee has published its conference proceedings for the first time. The papers cover the topic from most angles: ethology, legislation, laboratory animal welfare, transport of animals, public policy, human and...

  5. Animals, health and quality of life: professional development forum.

  6. Animals, health and quality of life: abstract book

  7. Current work on appropriate livestock management 2000. Lectures given at the 32nd International Workshop on Applied Ethology of Livestock by the Deutschen Veterinarmedizinischen Gesellschaft e. V. (Behavioural Studies Group), 9-11 November 2000, Frei

    The papers presented in these proceeding are grouped into sections on: reactions to stressful situations; human animal relationships; and miscellaneous topics. Most of the papers are on cattle and pigs: there is one on cortisol measurement in faeces of all domestic species, one on group size of...

  8. Challenges of service dog ownership

    Contributor(s):: Adams, C. L.

  9. Non-human primate behavior

    Contributor(s):: Calle, P. P.

  10. Human-directed feline aggression

    Contributor(s):: Curtis, T. M.

  11. Making the visit to the veterinarian a positive experience for all

    Contributor(s):: Curtis, T. M.

  12. Human contact and fear responses in laying hens

    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,...

  13. Aircraft noise influenced behaviour of service dogs

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

  14. Human-cow interactions: production effects

    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.

  15. Teaching riding horses to be safe

    Contributor(s):: Ladewig, J.

  16. Animal-assisted intervention: a key response to our human health care crisis

    Contributor(s):: Norvell, L. J.

  17. Bird whisperer 101

    Contributor(s):: Speer, B.

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

    Contributor(s):: Greenhill, L. M.

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

    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 in...

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

    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.