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  1. Environmentally enriching American mink ( Neovison vison) increases lymphoid organ weight and skeletal symmetry, and reveals differences between two sub-types of stereotypic behaviour

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diez-Leon, M., Bursian, S., Galicia, D., Napolitano, A., Palme, R., Mason, G.

    Enrichment studies for wild carnivores (e.g., in zoos) are often short-term, use enrichments of unknown motivational significance, and focus on glucocorticoids and stereotypic behaviour (SB),...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/57623

  2. Plague: infections of companion animals and opportunities for intervention

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Oyston, Petra C. F., Williamson, Diane

    2011 Animals 1 2 242-255 2076-2615 MDPI 10.3390/ani1020242 English Correspondence to Oyston, Biomedical Sciences, Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 0JQ, UKpcoyston@dstl.gov.uk text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/45546

  3. The use of positive reinforcement in training zebra sharks ( Stegostoma fasciatum)

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Marranzino, A.

    Positive reinforcement training (PRT) was used on 4 adult zebra sharks, Stegostoma fasciatum, housed at the Downtown Aquarium, Denver, to determine the ability of zebra sharks to become...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/40111

  4. The effect of conspecific removal on the behaviour and physiology of pair-housed shelter dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Walker, J. K., Waran, N. K., Phillips, C. J. C.

    Dogs ( Canis familiaris) are a highly social species and within a shelter environment pair-housing is recommended to prevent the stress associated with social isolation. Separation of individuals...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/43882

  5. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to pet contact by immunocompromised children with cancer and immunocompetent children with diabetes

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stull, J. W., Brophy, J., Sargeant, J. M., Peregrine, A. S., Lawson, M. L., Ramphal, R., Samson, L., Bowes, J., Weese, J. S.

    Objective: To compare knowledge, attitudes, and risks related to pet contact in households with and without immunocompromised children. Study design: A questionnaire was distributed to parents of...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/43952

  6. Review of human-animal interactions and their impact on animal productivity and welfare

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Idrus, Zulkifli

    Humans and animals are in regular and at times close contact in modern intensive farming systems. The quality of human-animal interactions can have a profound impact on the productivity and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/40083

  7. Information need of owners regarding dog's healthcare, zoonotic diseases and marketing

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Basarajappa, A. D., Rupasi, Tiwari, Rakesh, Roy, Davinder, Singh, Matt, V. T., Devan, Arora

    The present study was purposively conducted at Clinical Complex, VeterinaryCollege, Hebbal, Bangalore; Referral Polyclinic, IVRI, Izatnagar; Veterinary polyclinic, GBPUAT, Pantnagar and Veterinary...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/41488

  8. Sickness behaviours in ducks include anorexia but not lethargy

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Marais, M., Maloney, S. K., Gray, D. A.

    2013 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 145 3/4 102-108 0168-1591 English School of Physiology, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/39881

  9. Linking the social environment to illness in farm animals

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Proudfoot, K. L., Weary, D. M., Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von

    2012 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 138 3 203-215 0168-1591 10.1016/j.applanim.2012.02.008 English Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/36053

  10. Physiological and welfare consequences of transport, relocation, and acclimatization of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). (Special Issue: The welfare of laboratory primates.)

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schapiro, S. J., Lambeth, S. P., Jacobsen, K. R., Williams, L. E., Nehete, B. N., Nehete, P. N.

    2012 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 137 3 183-193 0168-1591 10.1016/j.applanim.2011.11.004 English Department of Veterinary Sciences, Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/36119

  11. The behavioral immune system (and why it matters)

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schaller, Mark, Park, Justin H.

    2011 Current Directions in Psychological Science 20 2 99-103 0963-7214 1467-8721 10.1177/0963721411402596 Schaller, Mark, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia 2136 West...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/25735

  12. Behavioural and physiological consequences of acute social defeat in growing gilts: effects of the social environment

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ruis, M. A. W., Groot, J. de, Brake, J. H. A. te, Ekkel, E. D., Burgwal, J. A. van de, Erkens, J. H. F., Engel, B., Buist, W. G., Blokhuis, H. J., Koolhaas, J. M.

    Endocrine, behavioural and immunological processes, together with body growth, were evaluated in gilts that were defeated at 10 weeks of age in resident-intruder tests. Immediately after defeat,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/14389

  13. The effects of regular visual contact with human beings on fear, stress, antibody and growth responses in broiler chickens

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zulkifli, I., Gilbert, J., Liew, P. K., Ginsos, J.

    This study investigated the effects of regular visual contact at various ages on tonic immobility (TI) and heterophil/lymphocyte ratio (HLR) reactions to handling and crating, antibody production,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/15785

  14. Personality traits and the effects of DHA supplementation in the budgerigar ( Melopsittacus undulatus )

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Callicrate, T. E., Siewerdt, F., Koutsos, E., Estevez, I.

    We investigated the hypotheses that a bold-shy personality axis exists in the budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) and that dietary docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplementation has a significant...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/9961

  15. Effect of cat and dog ownership on sensitization and development of asthma among preteenage children

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Perzanowski, M. S., Ronmark, E., Platts-Mills, T. A. E., Lundback, B.

    An inverse relationship has been proposed between exposure to high quantities of cat allergen at home and both asthma and cat allergy. First- and second-grade children from Lulea, Kiruna, and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/5181

  16. Psychosocial and psychophysiological effects of human-animal interactions: The possible role of oxytocin

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Andrea Beetz, Kerstin Uvnäs-Moberg, Henri Julius, Kurt Kotrschal

    During the last decade it has become more widely accepted that pet ownership and animal assistance in therapy and education may have a multitude of positive effects on humans. Here, we review the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/1227

  17. A perspective on vaccine guidelines and titer tests for dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Moore, G. E., Glickman, L. T.

    2004 Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 224 2 200-202 0003-1488 English Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 725...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/26511

  18. Main causes of poor welfare in intensively reared dairy cows. (Special Issue: Criteria and methods for the assessment of animal welfare.)

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Abeni, F., Bertoni, G.

    The aim of this review is to summarise the main causes of poor welfare in intensively reared dairy cows. Intensive farming systems are considered, both from a structural and a managerial point of...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/17133

  19. An investigation of the relationship between adrenal activity, social rank and immunocompetence in pregnant sows kept in different housing conditions

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zanella, A. J., Mendl, M. T., Broom, D. M.

    1991 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 30 1-2 175-176 0168-1591 English text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/15743

  20. Social behaviour and immunologival correlates in group-housed laboratory does

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Held, S. D. E., Turner, R. J., Wootton, R. J.

    1994 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 40 1 82 0168-1591 English text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/11403