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The efficacy of therapeutic horticulture and animal-assisted therapy to promote prosocial behavior in foster youth
Contributor(s):: Suprise, Katrina L.
Behavior of feral horses in response to culling and GnRH immunocontraception
Contributor(s):: Ransom, J. I., Powers, J. G., Garbe, H. M., Oehler, M. W., Sr., Nett, T. M., Baker, D. L.
Wildlife management actions can alter fundamental behaviors of individuals and groups, which may directly impact their life history parameters in unforeseen ways. This is especially true for highly social animals because changes in one individual's behavior can cascade throughout its social...
Food community networks as leverage for social embeddedness
Contributor(s):: Migliore, G., Schifani, G., Guccione, G. D., Cembalo, L.
Social embeddedness, defined as the interaction of economic activities and social behavior, is used in this study as a conceptual tool to describe the growing phenomenon of food community networks (FCNs). The aim in this paper was to map the system of relations which the FCNs develop both inside...
Human-dog interactions and behavioural responses of village dogs in coastal villages in Michoacan, Mexico
Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Izaguirre, E., Eilers, K. H. A. M., Bokkers, E. A. M., Ortolani, A., Ortega-Pacheco, A., Boer, I. J. M. de
In Mexican villages, most households keep dogs that roam freely. Therefore, socialisation of village dogs occurs in a different context than that of companion dogs in developed countries. The objectives of this study were: (1) to assess village dogs' behavioural responses towards familiar and...
Resources and their distribution can influence social behaviour at translocation sites: lessons from a lizard
Contributor(s):: Ebrahimi, M., Bull, C. M.
In a translocation programme, social interactions among released individuals can influence the tendency for the individuals to remain at the site where they have been released. Dispersal away from the region of release may reduce the success of a translocation because dispersing individuals may...
Universal human-animal bond scale
Contributor(s):: Villalobos, A.
Tiere und Geschichte
Contributor(s):: Leiderer, Annette
Elephants on the edge : what animals teach us about humanity
Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, G. A.
Brief report: The smiles of a child with autism spectrum disorder during an animal-assisted activity may facilitate social positive behaviors—Quantitative analysis with smile-detecting interface
Contributor(s):: Funahashi, Atsushi, Gruebler, Anna, Aoki, Takeshi, Kadone, Hideki, Suzuki, Kenji
Friends with benefits: Social support and its relevance for farm animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Rault, Jean-Loup
Personification as the social emotional behaviors in human and animal interactions
Contributor(s):: Yamada, Hiroshi
Review of Social lives with other animals: Tales of sex, death and love
Contributor(s):: Probyn-Rapsey, Fiona
Social relations in a mixed group of mules, ponies and donkeys reflect differences in equid type
Contributor(s):: Proops, Leanne, Burden, Faith, Osthaus, Britta
Visually impaired people and the guide dog in France
Contributor(s):: Gaunet, F.
A developmental approach to dog's sociality
Contributor(s):: Mogi, K., Nagasawa, M., Kikusui, T.
A special relationship between human and dog is considered to be established by dog's characteristic social skill and cognitive ability, based on adequate emotional and affiliative behavior. It has been emphasized that puppy's experience in its developing period is prerequisite for dog's...
A study on the temperament type of puppies in the animated toy test with regard to their proper socialization and specific behaviour build-up
Contributor(s):: Stoycheva, I., Uzunova, K., Binev, R., Bivolarski, B., Georgieva, V., Rusenov, A., Slavov, T.
In order to typify their temperaments and facilitate their training and formation of desired behaviour, 24 7-week-old Pointer, Boxer, and German Shepherd puppies were tested twice in an ethological test. Emphasis was put on behavioural activities such as fear, orientation, purposefulness,...
Contagious yawning, social cognition, and arousal: an investigation of the processes underlying shelter dogs' responses to human yawns
Contributor(s):: Buttner, A. P., Strasser, R.
Studies of contagious yawning have reported inconsistent findings regarding whether dogs exhibit this behavior and whether it is mediated by social-cognitive processes or the result of physiological arousal. We investigated why some dogs yawn in response to human yawns; particularly, whether...
Early separation of pups
Contributor(s):: Odendaal, J. S. J.
Herds and hierarchies: class, nature, and the social construction of horses in equestrian culture
Contributor(s):: Coulter, K.
This study centers on equestrian show culture in Ontario, Canada, and examines how horses are entangled symbolically and materially in socially constructed hierarchies of value. After examining horse-show social relations and practices, the paper traces the connections among equestrian culture,...
How to run a puppy party: social saviour or social demon?
Contributor(s):: Hargrave, C.
A previous article (Hargrave 2013) discussed some of the predisposing factors that may make it difficult for a puppy's emotional and behavioural repertoire to develop as their owner may expect, potentially leading to puppies failing to cope in the domestic environment and developing compensating,...