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  1. "Who's been a good dog?" - Owner perceptions and motivations for treat giving

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): White, G. A., Ward, L., Pink, C., Craigon, J., Millar, K. M.

    Complex relationships commonly exist between owners and their companion animals, particularly around feeding behaviour with an owner's affection or love for their animal most pronounced through...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Practices and perceptions of animal contact and associated health outcomes in pregnant women and new mothers

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Weng, HsinYi, Ankrom, K.

    Companion animals play an important role in our society. However, pregnant women and new mothers might have specific concerns about animal-associated health outcomes because of their altered...

  5. 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...

  6. Effects of guest feeding programs on captive giraffe behavior

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Orban, D. A., Siegford, J. M., Snider, R. J.

    2016 35 2 157-66 0733-3188 10.1002/zoo.21275 eng Department of Integrative Biology (formerly Zoology), Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.Department of Animal Science,...

  7. 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.

    2016 ScientificWorldJournal 87 11 1443-1452 1344-3941 10.1155/2016/629631510.1111/asj.12598 eng Center for Animal Welfare Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.Faculty of...

  8. Reproductive Endocrinology and Musth Indicators in a Captive Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus)

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Duer, C., Tomasi, T., Abramson, C. I.

    2016 119 3 839-860 0033-2941 10.1177/0033294116667092 eng Department of Biology, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, USA of Biology,...

  9. Owner perceived differences between mixed-breed and purebred dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Turcsan, B., Miklosi, A., Kubinyi, E.

    2017 PLoS One 12 2 e0172720 1932-6203 10.1371/journal.pone.0172720 eng Department of Ethology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary.Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and...

  10. Psychobiological Factors Affecting Cortisol Variability in Human-Dog Dyads

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schoberl, I., Wedl, M., Beetz, A., Kotrschal, K.

    2017 PLoS One 12 2 e0170707 1932-6203 10.1371/journal.pone.0170707 eng Department of Behavioural Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.Core Facility Konrad Lorenz Research...

  11. 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.

    2017 Physiol Behav 168 122-127 0031-9384 10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.11.003 eng Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, 250 Princes Hwy, Werribee, VIC...

  12. The impact of animals on patient wellbeing

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Williams, B.

    2016 Nurs Times 112 25 12-3 0954-7762 (Print)0954-7762 eng text

  13. Sociability and gazing toward humans in dogs and wolves: Simple behaviors with broad implications

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bentosela, M., Wynne, C. D., D'Orazio, M., Elgier, A., Udell, M. A.

    2016 J Exp Anal Behav 105 1 68-75 0022-5002 10.1002/jeab.191 eng Instituto de Investigaciones Medicas, IDIM-CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina.Arizona State University, Tempe.Oregon State...

  14. Human-animal interactions and safety during dairy cattle handling--Comparing moving cows to milking and hoof trimming

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lindahl, C., Pinzke, S., Herlin, A., Keeling, L. J.

    2016 99 3 2131-41 0022-0302 10.3168/jds.2014-9210 eng Department of Work Science, Business Economics and Environmental Psychology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 88,...

  15. Application of functional analysis methods to assess human-dog interactions

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Feuerbacher, E. N., Wynne, C. D.

    2016 J Appl Behav Anal 49 4 970-974 0021-8855 10.1002/jaba.318 eng University of Florida.Arizona State University. text

  16. Reasons People Surrender Unowned and Owned Cats to Australian Animal Shelters and Barriers to Assuming Ownership of Unowned Cats

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zito, S., Morton, J., Vankan, D., Paterson, M., Bennett, P. C., Rand, J., Phillips, C. J.

    2016 J Appl Anim Welf Sci 19 3 303-19 1088-8705 10.1080/10888705.2016.1141682 eng a Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, University of Queensland , Gatton , Australia.b School of...

  17. A Comparison of Zoo Animal Behavior in the Presence of Familiar and Unfamiliar People

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Martin, R. A., Melfi, V.

    2016 J Appl Anim Welf Sci 19 3 234-44 1088-8705 10.1080/10888705.2015.1129907 eng a School of Biological Sciences, Plymouth University , Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon , United Kingdom.b...

  18. 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.

    2016 J Appl Anim Welf Sci 19 3 245-59 1088-8705 10.1080/10888705.2015.1130630 eng a School of Animal and Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University , Wagga Wagga , Australia.b...

  19. Applying Behavioral Conditioning to Identify Anticipatory Behaviors

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krebs, B. L., Torres, E., Chesney, C., Kantoniemi Moon, V., Watters, J. V.

    2017 J Appl Anim Welf Sci 20 2 155-175 1088-8705 10.1080/10888705.2017.1283225 eng a San Francisco Zoo and Gardens , San Francisco , CA , USA.b Department of Biology , San Francisco State...

  20. Guardians' Perceptions of Dogs' Welfare and Behaviors Related to Visiting the Veterinary Clinic

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mariti, C., Pierantoni, L., Sighieri, C., Gazzano, A.

    2017 J Appl Anim Welf Sci 20 1 24-33 1088-8705 10.1080/10888705.2016.1216432 eng a Department of Veterinary Sciences , University of Pisa , Pisa , Italy.b CANbridge , Napoli , Italy. text