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  1. Comparing interspecific socio-communicative skills of socialized juvenile dogs and miniature pigs

    Contributor(s):: Gerencser, L., Perez Fraga, P., Lovas, M., Ujvary, D., Andics, A.

  2. An Exploration of Attitudes Toward Dogs among College Students in Bangalore, India

    Contributor(s):: Volsche, S., Mohan, M., Gray, P. B., Rangaswamy, M.

  3. Human-animal interaction as a social determinant of health: descriptive findings from the health and retirement study

    Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K., Gee, N. R., Bures, R. M.

  4. Human-animal interactions of community dogs in Campo Largo, Brazil: a descriptive study

    Contributor(s):: Kwok, Y. K. E., Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von, Sprea, G., Molento, C. F. M.

    Free-roaming, ownerless dogs comprise a considerable portion of Brazil's dog population. To address societal concerns for animal welfare, the Brazilian town of Campo Largo established the "community dog program," where free-roaming dogs are cared for by self-appointed community members, known as...

  5. The Coleman Dog Attitude Scale (C-DAS): development, refinement, validation, and reliability

    Contributor(s):: Coleman, J. A., Green, B., Garthe, R. C., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Barker, S. B., Ingram, K. M.

    Human-animal interactions have been studied for many years. As the human-animal interaction field continues to grow, the need for measures that adequately assess fundamental human-animal domains (e.g., relationships, interactions, attachments, bonds) also increases. Specifically, attitudes toward...

  6. Goats Display Audience-Dependent Human-Directed Gazing Behaviour in a Problem-7 Solving Task

    Contributor(s):: Christian Nawroth, Jemma M. Brett, Alan G. McElligott

    Domestication is an important factor driving changes in animal cognition and behaviour. In particular, the capacity of dogs to communicate in a referential and intentional way with humans is considered a key outcome of how domestication as a companion animal shaped the canid brain. However, the...

  7. Interaction with shelter dogs reduces negative affect of adolescents in substance use disorder treatment

    Contributor(s):: Ellsworth, L. M., Tragesser, S., Newberry, R. C.

    We investigated the effectiveness of a human-animal interaction program, involving dogs from an animal shelter, in improving affect of adolescent males in inpatient treatment for substance use disorder (SUD). We hypothesized that adolescents would experience improvements in affect and attitudes...

  8. Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog–human and horse–human attachment bonds

    Contributor(s):: Payne, Elyssa, DeAraugo, Jodi, Bennett, Pauleen, McGreevy, Paul

  9. Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog-human and horse-human attachment bonds

    Contributor(s):: Payne, E., DeAraugo, J., Bennett, P., McGreevy, P.

  10. Attitudes of the public towards dogs and cats as companion animals

    Contributor(s):: Selby, Lloyd A., Rhoades, John D.

  11. Assessing companion dog behavior in a social setting

    Contributor(s):: Roth, Lina S. V., Jensen, Per

  12. Development and Human-Animal Interaction Commentary on Mueller

    Contributor(s):: Hurley, K. B.

  13. Evidence of horsemanship and dogmanship and their application in veterinary contexts

    Contributor(s):: Payne, E., Boot, M., Starling, M., Henshall, C., McLean, A., Bennett, P., McGreevy, P.

  14. The Companion Species Manifesto: Dogs, People, and Significant Otherness

    Contributor(s):: Haraway, Donna, Cassidy, Rebecca

  15. Dear Rin Tin Tin: An Analysis of William Safire's Dog-Naming Survey from 1985

    Contributor(s):: Brandes, Stanley

  16. Carnivorous cats, vegetarian dogs, and the resolution of the vegetarian's dilemma

    Contributor(s):: Rothgerber, H.

    The present research sought to further clarify the vegetarian's dilemma, the conflict that pits feeding one's pet an animal-based diet that may be perceived as best promoting their well-being with concerns over animal welfare and environmental degradation threatened by such diets. It specifically...

  17. Approach behaviour of shelter dogs and its relationships with the attitudes of shelter staff to dogs

    Contributor(s):: Arhant, C., Troxler, J.

    The behaviour of animals towards humans is widely used to assess human-animal relationship and welfare in livestock. The aim of this study was to develop an approach test for dogs that is feasible in a surveillance setting, shows stability over a given time period and has good...

  18. Can dogs alleviate the desolation created by having fewer children? An empirical study in the Japanese context

    Contributor(s):: Kawata, Y.

    Over the last several decades, in Japan, the young population (YP; less than 14 years old) has decreased whereas the number of registered dogs (RDs) has increased as a result of various socioeconomic factors. The total sum of YP and RD has remained virtually constant since the early 1990s. In...

  19. Canine and feline parasitic zoonoses in China

    Contributor(s):: Chen, Jia, Xu, Min-Jun, Zhou, Dong-Hui, Song, Hui-Qun, Wang, Chun-Ren, Zhu, Xing-Quan

  20. Vector-borne helminths of dogs and humans in Europe

    Contributor(s):: Otranto, Domenico; Dantas-Torres, Filipe; Brianti, Emanuele; Traversa, Donato; Petric, Dusan; Genchi, Claudio; Capelli, Gioia