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  1. The pet in contemporary art

    Contributor(s):: Elmarie Pretorius

    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the figure of the pet in contemporary art. I will argue that the pet offers rich potential for creative exploration that challenges the conventional binaries of self/other, human/animal, and tame/wild in a way that tries to speak of a different...

  2. Wildlife Encounters by Lewis and Clark: A Spatial Analysis of Interactions between Native Americans and Wildlife

    Contributor(s):: Andrea S. Laliberte, William J. Ripple

    The Lewis and Clark journals contain some of the earliest and most detailed written descriptions of a large part of the United States before Euro-American settlement. We used the journal entries to assess the influence of humans on wildlife distribution and abundance. Areas with denser human...

  3. Human influences on historical and current wildlife distributions from Lewis & Clark to today

    Contributor(s):: Andrea S. Laliberte

    Although it is well known that humans are strong modifiers of their environment, there is a need for greater understanding of human-wildlife interactions, both historically as well as currently. Historical journals can help shed light on early human-wildlife interactions, and the...

  4. Overview and critique of stages and periods in canine development

    Contributor(s):: Fox, M. W.

  5. Assessing companion dog behavior in a social setting

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

  6. Can You Help When It Hurts? Dogs as Potential Pain Relief Stimuli for Children with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Lima, Mariely, Silva, Karine, Amaral, Isabel, Magalhães, Ana, Sousa, Liliana

  7. Canines To Canaan

    Contributor(s):: Spence, Clark C.

  8. Animal assisted therapy: Attitudes of mental health practitioners

    Contributor(s):: Petrisca, Elizabeth

  9. The role of human-animal interaction in promoting positive youth development: Toward theory-based measurement and application

    Contributor(s):: Mueller, Megan Kiely

  10. Human -- canine interaction: exploring stress indicator response patterns of salivary cortisol and immunoglobulin A

    Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Tychowski, Joanna, Gonzalez, Andres, Boyd, Zakiya

  11. The occupation of pet ownership as an enabler of community integration in serious mental illness: a single exploratory case study

    Contributor(s):: Zimolag, U., Krupa, T.

  12. Vicious dogs: the antisocial behaviors and psychological characteristics of owners

    Contributor(s):: Ragatz, L., Fremouw, W., Thomas, T., McCoy, K.

  13. Cross-fostering effects on weight, exploratory activity, acoustic startle reflex and corticosterone stress response in Norway gray rats selected for elimination and for enhancement of aggressiveness towards human

    Contributor(s):: Plyusnina, Irina Z., Oskina, Irina N., Tibeikina, Marina A., Popova, Nina K., Phillips, Tamara

  14. Exploratory behaviour of young domestic fowl

    Contributor(s):: Newberry, R. C.

    Under the hypothesis that young domestic fowl are motivated to seek opportunities to explore novel stimuli, it was predicted that broiler chickens would show greater motivation to enter peripheral space if it contained (a) novel objects (changed daily) than if it was (b) empty or contained (c)...

  15. An exploratory survey of occupational therapists' role in hippotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Cerquozzi, C., Cerquozzi, E., Darragh, A., Kuhaneck, H. M.

  16. Effects of a supported program for horseback riding on inpatients diagnosed with schizophrenia: a qualitative exploratory study

    Contributor(s):: Corring, Deborah J., Johnston, Megan E., Rudnick, Abraham

  17. Comportamento exploratorio em gatos deomesticos: uma revisao

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    | Contributor(s):: Juliana Clemente Machado, Gelson Genaro

    Entende-se comportamento exploratório como uma atividade promovida por um estímulo novo e que consiste em atos e posturas que permitem a coleta de informações sobre um objeto, ou ambiente não familiar. A exploração possui fortes implicações na sobrevivência do indivíduo e na de sua espécie, ao...

  18. Ever been close to a nosey pig?

    | Contributor(s):: Putten, G. van

  19. Time budget-, behavioral synchrony- and body score development of a newly released Przewalski's horse group Equus ferus przewalskii , in the Great Gobi B strictly protected area in SW Mongolia

    | Contributor(s):: Souris, A. C., Kaczensky, P., Julliard, R., Walzer, C.

    The Przewalski's horse (Equus ferus przewalskii) became extinct in the wild in the 1960s, but survived as a species due to captive breeding. There have been several initiatives to re-introduce the species in central Asia, but until now only two projects in Mongolia establish free-ranging...

  20. The behaviour of laboratory colony cats and their reactions to a familiar and unfamiliar person

    | Contributor(s):: Podberscek, A. L., Blackshaw, J. K., Beattie, A. W.

    The behaviour of a colony of 8 laboratory cats and their reactions to a familiar and unfamiliar person were recorded and analysed. Seven of the cats were Domestic Shorthairs and one was a Persian. All were male and only one was intact. Maintenance behaviours (resting, sitting, drinking, eating,...