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Human‐directed social behaviour in dogs shows significant heritability
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Contributor(s):: Persson, M. E., Roth, L. S. V., Johnsson, M., Wright, D., Jensen, P.
Owner and animal factors predict the incidence of, and owner reaction toward, problematic behaviors in companion dogs
Contributor(s):: Pirrone, Federica, Pierantoni, Ludovica, Mazzola, Silvia Michela, Vigo, Daniele, Albertini, Mariangela
Pet personality: A review
Contributor(s):: Gartner, Marieke Cassia
Robots: Pets or people?
Contributor(s):: Grollman, Daniel H.
Social referencing and cat–human communication
Contributor(s):: Merola, I., Lazzaroni, M., Marshall-Pescini, S., Prato-Previde, E.
Heart rate changes in the horse to human contact
Contributor(s):: Lynch, J. J., Fregin, G. F., Mackie, J. B., Monroe, R. R., Jr.
Social responding in dogs: heart rate changes to a person
Contributor(s):: Lynch, J. J., McCarthy, J. F.
Pet animals as socializing catalysts in geriatrics: An experiment in non-verbal communication therapy
Contributor(s):: Corson, Samuel A., Corson, Elizabeth O'Leary, Levi, Lennart
Effects of a Program of Adapted Therapeutic Horse-Riding in a Group of Autism Spectrum Disorder Children
Contributor(s):: García-Gómez, Andrés, Risco, Manuel López, Rubio, Jesús Carlos, Guerrero, Eloisa, García-Peña, Inés Magdalena
Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children...
Critical periods in the development of social behavior in puppies
Contributor(s):: Scott, J. P.
Domestic dogs conceal auditory but not visual information from others
Contributor(s):: Brauer, J., Keckeisen, M., Pitsch, A., Kaminski, J., Call, J., Tomasello, M.
The bio-politics of bees: industrial farming and Colony Collapse Disorder
Contributor(s):: Nimmo, R.
Perception of social cues in dogs and humans: A comparative perspective
Contributor(s):: Rossi, Alejandra
Analysis of the phenotypic link between behavioural traits at mixing and increased long-term social stability in group-housed pigs
Contributor(s):: Desire, S., Turner, S. P., D'Eath, R. B., Doeschl-Wilson, A. B., Lewis, C. R. G., Roehe, R.
Mixing of growing pigs results in aggressive contests between group members. As aggression serves to establish dominance relationships, it is possible that increased initial aggression may facilitate the formation of social hierarchies. The objective of the study was to investigate whether there...
Dominance rank is associated with body condition in outdoor-living domestic horses ( Equus caballus)
Contributor(s):: Giles, S. L., Nicol, C. J., Harris, P. A., Rands, S. A.
The aim of our study was to explore the association between dominance rank and body condition in outdoor group-living domestic horses, Equus caballus. Social interactions were recorded using a video camera during a feeding test, applied to 203 horses in 42 herds. Dominance rank was assigned to...
Head partitions at the feed barrier affect behaviour of goats
Contributor(s):: Nordmann, E., Barth, K., Futschik, A., Palme, R., Waiblinger, S.
Space allowance at the feeding places often forces goats to feed in close proximity, that is, less than their individual distances. In consequence, agonistic behaviour may increase as well as stress and injuries, while access to feed may decrease, especially in low-ranking goats. Partitions...
The potential of Social Network Analysis as a tool for the management of zoo animals
Contributor(s):: Rose, P. E., Croft, D. P.
Social Network Analysis (SNA) enables the fine scale of animal sociality and population structure to be quantified. SNA is widely applied to questions relating to behavioural ecology but has seen little use in the application to zoo animal management, despite its clear potential. Investment in...
A study of African wild ass behavior provides insights into conservation issues, domestication processes and archaeological interpretation
Contributor(s):: Marshall, Fiona
Primates and primatologists : social contexts for interspecies pathogen transmission
Contributor(s):: Engel, G. A.
Social behavior of black-handed spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) reared as home pets
Contributor(s):: Anaya-Huertas, C.