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Cortisol levels in dolphin Tursiops truncatus interactive programs linked to humanNiveles de cortisol en delfines Tursiops truncatus vinculados a programas interactivos con humanos
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sanchez Okrucky, R., Morales Vela, B.
Understanding the physiological changes in animals during physical activity to improve animal welfare has become increasingly important in animal collections that remain under human care. To date,...
Positive and negative gestational handling influences placental traits and mother-offspring behavior in dairy goats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Baxter, E. M., Mulligan, J., Hall, S. A., Donbavand, J. E., Palme, R., Aldujaili, E., Zanella, A. J., Dwyer, C. M.
Dairy animals are subjected to a number of potential stressors throughout their lives, including daily interactions with humans. The quality of these interactions may have direct consequences for...
Application of the welfare quality protocol in pig slaughterhouses of five countries
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dalmau, A., Nande, A., Vieira-Pinto, M., Zamprogna, S., Martino, G. di, Ribas, J. C. R., Costa, M. P. da, Halinen-Elemo, K., Velarde, A.
The objective of the present study is to assess the variability of the measures used in the welfare quality (WQ) protocol for pigs among slaughterhouses in five different countries and to propose...
A randomized cross-over exploratory study of the effect of visiting therapy dogs on college student stress before final exams
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Barker, S. B., Barker, R. T., McCain, N. L., Schubert, C. M.
This exploratory study investigated the effect of visiting therapy dogs on college-student perceived and physiological stress the week prior to final exams. Students (n=78) were randomly assigned...
Effects of guest feeding programs on captive giraffe behavior
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Orban, D. A., Siegford, J. M., Snider, R. J.
Department of Integrative Biology (formerly Zoology), Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.Department of Animal Science,...
Responsiveness of beef cattle (Bos taurus) to human approach, novelty, social isolation, restraint and trade-offs between feeding and social companionship
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hirata, M., Kubo, S., Taketomi, I., Matsumoto, Y.
Center for Animal Welfare Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.Faculty 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,...
Reduced heart rate variability in pet dogs affected by anxiety-related behaviour problems
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wormald, D., Lawrence, A. J., Carter, G., Fisher, A. D.
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, 250 Princes Hwy, Werribee, VIC...
Application of functional analysis methods to assess human-dog interactions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Feuerbacher, E. N., Wynne, C. D.
J Appl Behav Anal
University of Florida.Arizona State University.
Physiological and Behavioral Responses of Horses to Wither Scratching and Patting the Neck When Under Saddle
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Thorbergson, Z. W., Nielsen, S. G., Beaulieu, R. J., Doyle, R. E.
J Appl Anim Welf Sci
a School of Animal and Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University , Wagga Wagga , Australia.b...
This exploratory study investigated the effect of visiting therapy dogs on college-student perceived and physiological stress the week prior to final exams. Students ( n=78) were randomly assigned...
Impact of structural and cognitive enrichment on the learning performance, behavior and physiology of dwarf goats ( Capra aegagrus hircus)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Oesterwind, S., Nurnberg, G., Puppe, B., Langbein, J.
Intensive husbandry usually offers only limited opportunities for animals to perform their characteristic species-specific behavior and can lead to boredom, stress or frustration. The positive...
Environmentally enriching American mink ( Neovison vison) increases lymphoid organ weight and skeletal symmetry, and reveals differences between two sub-types of stereotypic behaviour
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diez-Leon, M., Bursian, S., Galicia, D., Napolitano, A., Palme, R., Mason, G.
Enrichment studies for wild carnivores (e.g., in zoos) are often short-term, use enrichments of unknown motivational significance, and focus on glucocorticoids and stereotypic behaviour (SB),...
Human-domestic animal interactions
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Broom, D. M., Fraser, A. F.
Study on blood physiology characteristics in working dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yang, JiaQiang, Cao, JingFeng, Du, XiaoPeng, Kong, XiaoYan, Yan, DaWei
Adult working dog has to do a lot of intense physical training every day. The blood physiology and hemorheological indexes were measured in three adult working dogs (Kunming, German shepherd,...
Energy intake and expenditure of improvised explosive device detection dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Phillips, S. P., Kutzner-Mulligan, J., Davis, M.
Improvised explosive device detection (IDD) dogs explore up to 40 km of land daily and therefore have energetic demands that may be above the National Research Council's requirement for working...
Assessing walking posture with geometric morphometrics: effects of rearing environment in pigs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tallet, C., Seneque, E., Megnin, C., Morisset, S., Val-Laillet, D., Meunier-Salaun, M. C., Fureix, C., Hausberger, M.
Rearing social animals like pigs in isolation from conspecifics can have consequences on behaviour and physiology. The aim of this experiment was to determine whether rearing conditions affect...