Pain evaluation in dairy cattle
Contributor(s):: Gleerup, K. B., Andersen, P. H., Munksgaard, L., Forkman, B.
Pain compromises the welfare of animals. A prerequisite for being able to alleviate pain is that we are able to recognize it. Potential behavioural signs of pain were investigated for dairy cattle with the aim of constructing a pain scale for use under production conditions. Forty-three cows were...
A glimpse at the future of animal-assisted interventions: Selected commentaries
Contributor(s):: Turner, Dennis C., Rowan, Andrew N., Herzog, Harold, McCune, Sandra, Kruger, Katherine A., Griffin, James A., Esposito, Layla, Freund, Lisa S., Bures, Regina, Hurley, Karyl J., Gee, Nancy R., Fine, Aubrey H.
Understanding the role of human-animal interaction in the family context
Contributor(s):: Mueller, Megan K., Fine, Aubrey H., O'Haire, Marguerite E.
Forensic entomology of decomposing humans and their decomposing pets
Contributor(s):: Sanford, M. R.
Domestic pets are commonly found in the homes of decedents whose deaths are investigated by a medical examiner or coroner. When these pets become trapped with a decomposing decedent they may resort to feeding on the body or succumb to starvation and/or dehydration and begin to decompose as well....
A Novel Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Improves Glycemic Control: Preliminary Results From a Pilot Randomized Control Trial
Contributor(s):: Maranda, Louise, Lau, May, Stewart, Sunita M., Gupta, Olga T.
Can Presence of a Dog Reduce Pain and Distress in Children during Venipuncture?
Contributor(s):: Vagnoli, Laura, Caprilli, Simona, Vernucci, Chiara, Zagni, Silvia, Mugnai, Francesca, Messeri, Andrea
Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions for Children Exposed to Nonrelational Traumatic Events
Contributor(s):: Forman-Hoffman, Valerie L., Zolotor, Adam J., McKeeman, Joni L., Blanco, Roberto, Knauer, Stefanie R., Lloyd, Stacey W., Goldman Fraser, Jenifer, Viswanathan, Meera
Effects of equine interaction on EEG asymmetry in children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Chen, Chih-Chia, Crews, Debbie, Mundt, Stephanie, Ringenbach, Shannon D. R.
Dominance rank is associated with body condition in outdoor-living domestic horses ( Equus caballus)
Contributor(s):: Giles, S. L., Nicol, C. J., Harris, P. A., Rands, S. A.
The aim of our study was to explore the association between dominance rank and body condition in outdoor group-living domestic horses, Equus caballus. Social interactions were recorded using a video camera during a feeding test, applied to 203 horses in 42 herds. Dominance rank was assigned to...
Animal Care and the Elderly
Contributor(s):: Bennett, Amy E.
The prevalence and implications of human-animal co-sleeping in an Australian sample
Contributor(s):: Smith, B., Thompson, K., Clarkson, L., Dawson, D.
Sleep research is characterized by an interest in humans, with the realm of animal sleep left largely to ethologists and animal scientists. However, the lives of sleep-study participants and those with sleep problems frequently involve animals. For the majority of the population in developed...
Pet loss: The interface of continuing bonds research and practice
Contributor(s):: Carmack, Betty J., Packman, Wendy, Neimeyer, Robert A., Harris, Darcy L., Winokuer, Howard R., Thornton, Gordon F.
A case study: fecal corticosteroid and behavior as indicators of welfare during relocation of an Asian elephant
Contributor(s):: Laws, N., Ganswindt, A., Heistermann, M., Harris, M., Harris, S., Sherwin, C.
This study was a preliminary investigation of an enzyme immunoassay for measuring fecal glucocorticoid metabolites in a male Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) by investigating changes in behavior and cortisol metabolite excretion associated with a putative stressful event. The study collected...
A New Generation of Antibodies
Contributor(s):: Coy, Mark, Neilands, J. B.
Antibodies, proteins produced in animals that bind with high specificity and affinity to a seemingly limitless variety of biomolecules, have an essential role in clinical medicine and basic biological research. Methods to produce antibody fragments on the surface of bacterial viruses were...
Contributor(s):: Rhode, Maria
Finn is a fostered boy aged eight, seen three times a week for psychotherapy. He and an older sibling were removed from his parents when Finn was aged five, and placed with the current foster carers. The placement has periodically been jeopardised by his chaotic and destructive behavior, which...
Kinematic analysis of sit to stand by persons with rheumatoid arthritis supported by a service dog
Contributor(s):: Noguchi, Hiromi, Hoshiyama, Minoru, Tagawa, Yoshikatsu
Purpose. The objective of this study was to quantify the kinesiological effect of the assistance provided by service dogs on transferring from sit to stand in persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods.Twenty-four participants performed a total of eight experimental transfers of sit to...
Long-term outcome of equestrian injuries in children
Contributor(s):: Dekker, R., Ck,, Kootstra, J., Groothoff, J. W., Eisma, W. H., ten Duis, H. J.
PURPOSE: To investigate the possible development of long-term disabilities arising from paediatric equestrian injuries. METHOD: All patients, aged 17 years or younger, treated in a hospital setting because of an equestrian injury during a five-year period received a questionnaire. A reference...
The development of an instrument to match individuals with disabilities and service animals
Contributor(s):: Zapf, S. A., Rough, R. B.
Developed the Service Animal Adaptive Intervention Assessment (SAAIA) and measured the content validity, inter-rater reliability and clinical utility of the assessment. Two S groups of occupational and physical therapists (Group 1) and health care professionals (Group 2) with experiences and...