Head partitions at the feed barrier affect behaviour of goats
Contributor(s):: Nordmann, E., Barth, K., Futschik, A., Palme, R., Waiblinger, S.
Space allowance at the feeding places often forces goats to feed in close proximity, that is, less than their individual distances. In consequence, agonistic behaviour may increase as well as stress and injuries, while access to feed may decrease, especially in low-ranking goats. Partitions...
A critically appraised topic (CAT) to compare the effects of single and multi-cat housing on physiological and behavioural measures of stress in domestic cats in confined environments
Contributor(s):: Lauren R Finka, Sarah LH Ellis, Jenny Stavisky
BackgroundDomestic cats have evolved from solitary, asocial predators and whilst they may display social behaviours, they can still exist as solitary survivors. Over-population and relinquishment of pet cats are ubiquitous problems worldwide, and rehoming centres (also known as rescues/ shelters)...
No training required: the availability of emotional support animals as a component of equal access for the psychiatrically disabled under the Fair Housing Act.
Contributor(s):: Ligatti, Christopher C.
Factors related to type of companion pet owned by older women
Contributor(s):: Gulick, E. E., Krause-Parello, C. A.
Prescription pets®: medical necessity or personal preference?
Contributor(s):: Nesta Burnett, JoAnn, Poliakoff, Gary A.
Homelessness, Housing, and Health Geography: The Impact of Housing on the Health of Chronically Ill Homeless Adults
Contributor(s):: Petroskas, Dawn
Associations of behaviour with secretory immunoglobulin A and cortisol in domestic cats during their first week in an animal shelter
Contributor(s):: Gourkow, N., LaVoy, A., Dean, G. A., Phillips, C. J. C.
We tested the hypothesis that during their first week in an animal shelter, cats exhibit groups of behaviours that are connected to mucosal immune and adrenal responses. The behaviour of 34 cats was observed from admission to day 5 and immunoglobulin A (S-IgA) and cortisol were quantified from...
Housing of female mice in a new environment and its influence on post-surgical behaviour and recovery
Contributor(s):: Jirkof, P., Cesarovic, N., Rettich, A., Arras, M.
Pet ownership in a suburban-rural area of California, 1970
Contributor(s):: Franti, C. E., Kraus, J. F., Borhani, N. O.
Information Resources on the Care and Welfare of Dairy Cattle
Contributor(s):: Cynthia P. Smith
This document contains two introductory articles written by experts in the farm animal welfare field from North America and Europe respectively. Each article ends with a list of references cited by the author. The second section of this publication consists of an extensive bibliography...
Can pets help the bereaved?
Contributor(s):: Lund, Dale A., Johnson, Robert, Baraki, Hassan N., Dimond, Margaret F.
Check Pet Rules Before You Move
Contributor(s):: Fowler, Robin, Davoren, Jennifer
Older women living alone: technical environmental assessment of psychological well-being
Contributor(s):: Carp, Frances M., Christensen, David L.
Restrictive leasing: issues confronting the elderly and their companion animals
Contributor(s):: Netting, F. Ellen, Wilson, Cindy C.
Role of Pet Dogs in Casual Conversations of Elderly Adults
| Contributor(s):: Rogers, John, Hart, Lynette A., Boltz, Ronald P.
Technical environmental assessment predictors of residential satisfaction: a study of elderly women living alone
| Contributor(s):: Carp, Frances M., Christensen, David L.
Condo pet policies and the Fair Housing Act: Dubois v. Association of Apartment Owners
| Contributor(s):: Roger Bernhardt
This article discusses a Ninth Circuit case where plaintiffs unsuccessfully claimed violation of the Fair Housing Act because the homeowners association had never refused to make the requested accommodation.
No pets allowed: housing issues and companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Rebecca J. Huss
Companionship, emotional support, assistance for disabled family members, and general health benefits are just a few examples of why people choose to keep pets in their homes. This article explores the major legal issues that arise when people desire to keep companion animals in various types of...
Cat allergen level: its determinants and relationship to specific IgE to cat across European centers
| Contributor(s):: Heinrich, J., Bedada, G. B., Zock, J. P., Chinn, S., Norback, D., Olivieri, M., Svanes, C., Ponzio, M., Verlato, G., Villani, S., Jarvis, D., Luczynska, C., Indoor Working Group of the European Community Respiratory Health, Survey, II
Childhood cat allergen exposure in three European countries: The AIRALLERG study
| Contributor(s):: Giovannangelo, M., Gehring, U., Nordling, E., Oldenwening, M., de Wind, S., Bellander, T., Almqvist, C., Heinrich, J., Hoek, G., Brunekreef, B.