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  1. Interpersonal barriers to stopping animal abuse: exploring the role of adolescent friendship norms and breeches

    Contributor(s):: Arluke, A.

  2. Using Animal-Assisted Therapy to Facilitate Social Communication: A Pilot Study

    Contributor(s):: Boyer, Valerie E., Mundschenk, Nancy A.

  3. Terapia mediada por animais e saúde mental: um programa no Centro de Atenção Psicossocial da Infância e Adolescência em Porto Alegre - TAA Parte III

    Contributor(s):: C.B. Franco, A. Pizzinato, M.C. Moreira, M.L.S. Zavaschi, T. Santos, V.L.S. de Oliveira, F.L. Boschetti, L. De M. Menti

    Portuguese:O objetivo deste estudo foi examinar as repercussões de um programa de terapia mediada por animais junto a um grupo de pacientes do Centro de Atenção Psicossocial da Infância e Adolescência do Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre-RS. Teve como objeto de estu- do as repercussões...

  4. Juvenile animal abuse: Practice and policy implications for PNPs

    Contributor(s):: Muscari, Mary

  5. Birds of a feather flock together? Perceived personality matching in owner-dog dyads

    Contributor(s):: Turcsan, B., Range, F., Viranyi, Z., Miklosi, A., Kubinyi, E.

  6. Non-economic incentives to improve animal welfare: positive competition as a driver for change among owners of draught and pack animals in India

    Contributor(s):: Pritchard, J. C., Dijk, L. van, Ali, M., Pradhan, S. K.

  7. Decisions about the use of animals in research: ethical reflection by animal ethics committee members

    Contributor(s):: Schuppli, C. A.

    Institutional Animal Ethics Committees (AECs) are the principal means of ensuring the ethical use of animals in science in many countries, yet we understand very little about how they make decisions and how effective they are in implementing policy and achieving their stated aims. To answer these...

  8. Taking the time to assess the effects of remote sensing and tracking devices on animals

    Contributor(s):: McMahon, C. R., Collier, N., Northfield, J. K., Glen, F.

    The remote monitoring of animal behaviour using telemetry and bio-logging has become popular due to technological advances, falling costs of devices and the need to understand behaviour without causing disturbance to subjects. Over the past three decades thousands of animals have had their...

  9. Positive interactions lead to lasting positive memories in horses, Equus caballus

    Contributor(s):: Sankey, Carol, Richard-Yris, Marie-Annick, Leroy, Hélène, Henry, Séverine, Hausberger, Martine

  10. Action, talk, and thought in block play

    Contributor(s):: Reifel, Stuart, Yeatman, June

  11. Friends and pets as companions: strategies for coping with loneliness among homeless youth

    Contributor(s):: Rew, L.

  12. Social companionship versus food: the effect of the presence of familiar and unfamiliar conspecifics on the distance steers travel

    Contributor(s):: Patison, K. P., Swain, D. L., Bishop-Hurley, G. J., Pattison, P., Robins, G.

    The social motivation of a grazing individual to remain in close proximity to its peer is dependent on many factors, particularly the level of familiarity with its peers and the desire to forage further away. This study examined the trade-off individual cattle have to make between a food reward...

  13. Does it bite? The role of stimuli characteristics on preschoolers' interactions with robots, insects and a dog

    Contributor(s):: Howard, L., Vick, S. J.

    While there is increasing interest in the impact of animal interactions upon children's wellbeing and attitudes, there has been less attention paid to the specific characteristics of the animals that attract and engage children. We used a within-subjects design to explore how differences in...

  14. Social acknowledegments for children with disabilities: effects of service dogs

    Contributor(s):: Mader, B., Hart, L. A., Bergin, B.