Animal humanness, animal use, and intention to become ethical vegetarian or ethical vegan
Contributor(s):: Diaz, E. M.
The present study used relational and predictive approaches to build on past literature examining humanlike animal attributes. From the relational approach, it examined how five humanlike attributes ascribed to animals (Attributes Questionnaire) relate to one another and to attitudes toward 21...
Farmer attitudes to injurious pecking in laying hens and to potential control strategies
Contributor(s):: Palczynski, L. J., Buller, H., Lambton, S. L., Weeks, C. A.
Farmers' recognition of health and welfare problems, and their responses to related intervention programmes, such as those to reduce injurious pecking in hens, directly influence the welfare of animals in their care. Changing those responses can be achieved through a re-positioning of social...
Local insects as flagship species to promote nature conservation? A survey among primary school children on their attitudes toward invertebrates
Contributor(s):: Schlegel, J., Breuer, G., Rupf, R.
Flagship species play an important role in promoting nature conservation. However, although the significance of invertebrates in biodiversity and ecosystem services is undisputed, they are rarely used as flagship species. A focused approach to better understand the drivers of differences in...
Driving with pets as a risk factor for motor vehicle collisions among older drivers
Contributor(s):: Blunck, Hallie, Owsley, Cynthia, MacLennan, Paul A., McGwin, Gerald
Animal welfare: a complex international public policy issue: economic, policy, societal, cultural and other drivers and constraints. a 20-year international perspective
Contributor(s):: Bayvel, A. C. D., Diesch, T. J., Cross, N.
Economic, education, encouragement and enforcement influences within farm assurance schemes
Contributor(s):: Main, D. C. J., Mullan, S.
Interactions between profit and welfare on extensive sheep farms
Contributor(s):: Stott, A. W., Ahmadi, B. V., Dwyer, C. M., Kupiec, B., Morgan-Davies, C., Milne, C. E., Ringrose, S., Goddard, P., Phillips, K., Waterhouse, A.
The effects of driving events on the stability and resting behaviour of cattle, young calves and pigs
Contributor(s):: Cockram, M. S., Spence, J. Y.
The effects of level of support for animal protection organisations on attitudes to the use of animals and other social issues
Contributor(s):: Phillips, C. J. C., Izmirli, S.
Driver acceptance of false alarms to simulated encroachment
Contributor(s):: Smith, Kip, Källhammer, Jan-Erik
Contributor(s):: Lao, Yunteng, Zhang, Guohui, Wu, Yao-Jan, Wang, Yinhai
All creatures great and minute: a public policy primer for companion animal zoonoses
Contributor(s):: Reaser, J. K., Clark, E. E., Jr., Meyers, N. M.
Approximately 63% of US households have at least one pet, a large percentage of which are considered family members. Pet owners can derive substantial physical and psychological benefits from interaction with companion animals. However, pet ownership is not without risks; zoonotic diseases are...
Tourists' effects on drivers of working Asian elephants
Contributor(s):: Hart, L. A.
A growing wildlife tourist industry in Asia sometimes includes the use of elephants to transport tourists. Elephant drivers are responsible for the safe management of their elephants while loading, transporting, and unloading tourists for rides to view wildlife. This study sought to investigate...
Effect of driver and driving style on the stress responses of pigs during a short journey by trailer
Contributor(s):: Peeters, E., Deprez, K., Beckers, F., Baerdemaeker, J. D., Aubert, A. E., Geers, R.
The aim of this study was to investigate the combined effect of driver and driving style on the behaviour, salivary cortisol concentration, and heart-rate variability of pigs during a short journey. In addition, the effect of differing accelerations (longitudinal, lateral, and vertical) of the...