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Minor Immediate Effects of a Dog on Children's Reading Performance and Physiology
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lisa Schretzmayer, Kurt Kotrschal, Andrea Beetz
Literacy is a key factor in occupational success and social integration. However, an increasing number of children lack appropriate reading skills. There is growing evidence that dogs have...
Runne-Beana: dog herds ethnographer
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Anderson, M.
Saami society in Lapland (now often called Saapmi), particularly the seasonally-nomadic reindeer-breeding sector, is predicated upon mobility and autonomy of its actors. Runne-Beana, a talented...
Its a Dog's Life: Contemplating the Human-Animal Relationship through Dog Adoption Narratives
| Theses | Contributor(s): Nicole Silvestrini
Dog adoption is a popular way for people to find pets in the United States. With dog adoption comes dog adoption narratives, ideologically about the dog, told by humans for humans. Dog adoption...
Speed index in the racing quarter horse: a genome-wide association study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Camila Tangari Meira, Marina R. S. Fortes, Michel Marques Farah, Laercio R. Porto-Neto, Matthew Kelly, Stephen S. Moore, Guilherme L. Pereira, Luis Artur Loyola Chardulo, Rogerio Abdallah Curi
The racing line of Quarter Horses is characterized by great sprinting speed over short distances on straight tracks. To perform selection on racing horses, the speed index (SI) and conformation...
Captive Elephants in Circuses
| Reports | Contributor(s): Varma Varma, S.R. Sujata, Suparna Ganguly, Shiela Rao
Circuses have a long history of using performing animals, both wild and domesticated. The animals are trained or conditioned to exhibit specific behaviours with no option to do otherwise. This...
Effacing the human: Rachel Rosenthal, rats and shared creative agency
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Carrie Rohman
Performing Animality: Animals in Performance Practices
Analysis of Failure to Finish a Race in a Cohort of Thoroughbred Racehorses in New Zealand
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jasmine Tanner, Chris Rogers, Charlotte Bolwell, Naomi Cogger, Erica Gee, Wayne McIlwraith
The objective was to describe the incidence of failure to finish a race in flat-racing Thoroughbreds in New Zealand as these are summary indicators of falls, injuries and poor performance....
Neonatal piglets are able to differentiate more productive from less productive teats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Devillers, N., Giraud, D., Farmer, C.
A previously-validated method to induce variation in milk production between teats of the same udder that is not related to the ante-posterior location of the teat was used. In the first...
EIPH in Race Horses
| Magazine Articles | Contributor(s): Helma Weeks
University of Pennsylvania
Effects of the stockperson on dairy cow behaviour and milk yield
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hanna, D., Sneddon, I. A., Beattie, V. E., Breuer, K.
Queens Univ Belfast, Sch Psychol, Belfast BT7 1NN, Antrim, North IrelandHanna, D. (reprint author), Queens Univ...
Kulturelle und religiöse Bedeutung von Tieren in Lateinamerika
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schmelz, Bernd
Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Völkerkunde (Hamburg)
German U9 - in thematic issue 'Tiere zwischen Gottheit und Kitsch. Die Tiersammlung Maud Pohlmeyer'
Dog sacrifice in ancient and modernn Greece: from the sacrifice ritual to dog torture
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sergis, Manolis G.
The most revered of foxes: knowledge of animals and animal power in an Ainu Kamui Yukar
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Srtong, Sarah M.
Dancing Horses ad Reflecting Humans
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe
In October 2012, German dancer and philosopher Aurelia Baumgartner presented her 90-minute production Tanzende Pferde: Spiegelungen im Raum/Dancing Horses: Reflections in Space. Set in an arena,...
Genetic aspects of performance in working dogs
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Huson, H. J., Ostrander, E. A., Ruvinsky, A.
Understanding the genetic aspects of performance in working dogs (military working dogs, law enforcement dogs, search and rescue dogs, service dogs, therapy dogs, hunting dogs, farm dogs and sled...
Gazing toward humans: a study on water rescue dogs using the impossible task paradigm
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): D'Aniello, B., Scandurra, A., Prato-Previde, E., Valsecchi, P.
Various studies have assessed the role of life experiences, including learning opportunities, living conditions and the quality of dog-human relationships, in the use of human cues and...
Effect of gestation management system on gilt and piglet performance
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Muns, R., Manzanilla, E. G., Manteca, X., Gasa, J.
Individual gestation housing of pregnant sows in stalls from four weeks after mating is banned in the EU. Two experiments were conducted to study the effect of two gestation management and housing...
`Lion Griefs': the Wild Animal Act as Theatre
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stokes, John
New Theatre Quarterly
Effect of Birth Weight and Human Socialization on Reproductive Performance of Adult A.I. Boars.
| Theses | Contributor(s): Nikhol Elizabeth Dysart
The objective of this study was to examine the effect of birth weight and socialization prior to puberty on reproductive performance of A.I. boars. Twenty boars were randomly allocated to a...
Towards the horsewoman: Performing femininity in the American horse training and riding arenas
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ellison, Season
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH