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  1. 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...

  2. Chimeras: The ethics of creating human-animal interspecifics

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Constanze Huther

    In summer 2004, I had the pleasure of attending a seminar by Julian Savulescu and Nick Bostrom about "Human Enhancement, Artificial Beings, and the Future of Humanity" at the University of Oxford....

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The welfare of gestating sows in conventional stalls and large groups on deep litter

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Karlen, G. A. M., Hemsworth, P. H., Gonyou, H. W., Fabrega, E., Strom, A. D., Smits, R. J.

    Confinement of breeding sows and gilts is a controversial welfare issue in livestock production and there is worldwide interest in finding alternative housing systems for gestating pigs. This...

  9. Behaviour, stress and health: where do we stand?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dantzer, R.

    1994 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 40 1 75-76 0168-1591 English text

  10. Neuroendocrine integration of stress and significance of stress for the performance of farm animals

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Borell, E. von

    1995 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 44 2/4 219-227 0168-1591 English Institute of Animal Breeding and Husbandry with Animal Clinic, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg,...

  11. Assessment of welfare from physiological and behavioural responses of New Zealand dairy cows exposed to cold and wet conditions

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Webster, J. R., Stewart, M., Rogers, A. R., Verkerk, G. A.

    There is a need to assess the welfare of dairy cows that live outdoors under cold and wet conditions. This study combined a number of techniques to measure stress and make an assessment of welfare...

  12. Quality of life means welfare: how is it related to other concepts and assessed?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Broom, D. M.

    Our view of which individuals should be the subjects of our moral actions is expanding to include more people and more species. Animal welfare is the subject of rapidly increasing concern in most...