Domestic horses (Equus caballus) prefer to approach humans displaying a submissive body posture rather than a dominant body posture
| Contributor(s):: Amy Victoria Smith, Clara Wilson, Karen McComb, Leanne Proops
Signals of dominance and submissiveness are central to conspecific communication in many species. For domestic animals, sensitivities to these signals in humans may also be beneficial. We presented domestic horses with a free choice between two unfamiliar humans, one adopting a submissive and...
The bad news blues
| Contributor(s):: Milani, M.
2018Can Vet J594433-4340008-5286 (Print)0008-5286engDr. Milani is a behavior and bond practitioner, teacher, and author of several books on the interaction of animal behavior, health, and the human-animal relationship.text
Goals of Care: Development and Use of the Serious Veterinary Illness Conversation Guide
| Contributor(s):: Goldberg, K. J.
Legitimizing leisure experiences as emotional work: A post‐humanist approach to gendered equine encounters
| Contributor(s):: Finkel, Rebecca, Danby, Paula
Behavioral synchronization and affiliation: Dogs exhibit human-like skills
| Contributor(s):: Duranton, C., Gaunet, F.
Human-animal emotional contagion and client communication
2017Can Vet J58121329-13300008-5286 (Print)0008-5286engDr. Milani is a behavior and bond practitioner, teacher, and author of several books on the interaction of animal behavior, health, and the human-animal relationship.text
Interspecies Communication in Homo Sapiens and Canis Lupis Familiaris: A Meta Analysis
| Contributor(s):: Karissa L. Panzino
Interspecies communication is a fundamental aspect of many creatures. Knowing what another animal is saying could not only prove interesting, it could quite literally save a life. For humans, human-canine communication is arguably the most prevalent form of interspecies communication, and is...
Human-directed behaviour in goats is not affected by short-term positive handling
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| Contributor(s):: Jan Langbein, Annika Krause, Christian Nawroth
In addition to domestication, interactions with humans or task-specific training during ontogeny have been proposed to play a key role in explaining differences in human–animal communication across species. In livestock, even short-term positive interactions with caretakers or other...
The Moral Lives of Laboratory Monkeys: Television and the Ethics of Care
| Contributor(s):: Sharp, Lesley A.
Stable Moments started as a non-profit organization in Georgia. Through trial and error the dream of a world where community members played an active role in the lives of foster and adopted children took shape. To be successful, structured plans of care, activities and trainings had to be...
| Contributor(s):: Langbein, J., Krause, A., Nawroth, C.
[An educator's perspective, defusing tensions through mediation and the encounter]
| Contributor(s):: Rivoire, G.
Mourning the Loss of a Pet
| Contributor(s):: Stephen R. Pratt
Autism and Equine-Assisted Interventions: A Systematic Mapping Review
| Contributor(s):: McDaniel Peters, B. C., Wood, W.
Animal-assisted dyadic therapy: A therapy model promoting development of the reflective function in the parent-child bond
| Contributor(s):: Shani, L.
Exploring the Role of Communication in Companion Animal Obesity in the Veterinary Practice
| Contributor(s):: Alexandra Phillips, Cindy Adams (adviser)
Veterinarians are tasked with an important communication challenge when treating obese cats and dogs, as obesity among pets remains a prevalent health and welfare concern. Our objectives were to 1) foster further understanding of the owner and veterinary perspectives of the complex factors that...
The Animals in Our Stories: Reading Human-Animal History, Kinship, and Inheritance in Asian Diasporic Literature
| Contributor(s):: Nandini Thiyagarajan
This dissertation approaches literary animals in Asian diasporic novels through the concept of drawing close. I am interested in how literary animals can communicate an endeavour to draw animals close, and how literary representations of this closeness imagine normative human-animal relationships...
Feline Obesity in Veterinary Medicine: Insights from a Thematic Analysis of Communication in Practice
| Contributor(s):: Alexandra M. Phillips, Jason B. Coe, Melanie J. Rock, Cindy L. Adams
Feline obesity has become a common disease and important animal welfare issue. Little is known about how, or how often, veterinarians and feline-owning clients are addressing obesity during clinical appointments. The purpose of this qualitative study was to characterize verbal and non-verbal...
Dialogic dogs and phatic felines: speaking to and through our pets
| Contributor(s):: Nicole M. Dufour
While many pet owners acknowledge that they speak to their pet, Pet Communication has remained mostly overlooked by researchers. Through discourse analysis, this thesis is an attempt to analyze Pet Communication, which deals with human speech to a pet, about a pet, or through a pet. I analyze...
Problematising upstream technology through speculative design: the case of quantified cats and dogs
| Contributor(s):: Shaun Lawson, Ben Kirman, Conor Linehan, Tom Feltwell, Lisa Hopkins
There is growing interest in technology that quantifies aspects of our lives. This paper draws on critical practice and speculative design to explore, question and problematise the ultimate consequences of such technology using the quantification of companion animals (pets) as a case study. We...