How Wolves Turned into Dogs and How Dogs Are Valuable in Meeting Human Social Needs
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Contributor(s):: Kurt Kotrschal
A wealth of recent behavioral, neurobiological, and genetic results allows us to draw a new, comprehensive picture of the human-wolf-dog relationship. Dogs originated from wolves 35,000 years ago, mainly via selection for tameness. Wolves were probably spiritual partners and hunting buddies of...
Behaviour problems in pets
Contributor(s):: Richmond, R.
Rehabilitation and socialization of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) used for entertainment and as pets: An 8-year study at Fundació Mona
Contributor(s):: Llorente, Miquel, Riba, David, Ballesta, Sandra, Feliu, Olga, Rostán, Carles
Human Analogue Safe Haven Effect of the Owner: Behavioural and Heart Rate Response to Stressful Social Stimuli in Dogs
Contributor(s):: M. Gácsi, K. Maros, S. Sernkvist, T. Faragó, A. Miklósi
The secure base and safe haven effects of the attachment figure are central features of the human attachment theory. Recently, conclusive evidence for human analogue attachment behaviours in dogs has been provided, however, the owner’s security-providing role in danger has not been directly...
Dogs' attention towards humans depends on their relationship, not only on social familiarity
Contributor(s):: Horn, L., Range, F., Huber, L.
Contributor(s):: Karlsberg, Elizabeth
The Truth About Cats and Dogs (and Birds and Fish): Picking the Best Pet for Your Family
Contributor(s):: Rowley, Barbara
Reproducing Dominion: Emotional Apprenticeship in the 4-H Youth Livestock Program
Contributor(s):: Ellis, C., Irvine, L.
Pet loves, rants, and raves: Commentary on Downey and Ellis's article
Contributor(s):: Caldwell, Marylouise
Companion Animals and Persons With Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type: Therapeutic Possibilities
Contributor(s):: Baun, Mara M., McCabe, Barbara W.
Hilfreiche Tiereffekte in Alltag und Therapie: Biopsychosoziale Wirkungen und Erklarungsversuche
Contributor(s):: Nestmann, Frank
The effect of early separation from the mother on pups in bonding to humans and pup health
Contributor(s):: Slabbert, J. M., Rasa, O. A. E.
The separation of young dogs from their dams (n = 20) one litter from each bitch (n=55) at the age of 6 weeks had a negative effect on the physical condition and weight gain of separated pups compared with that of pups with maternal contact till 12 (n=40) weeks. Disease susceptibility and...
Responses of pet cats to being held by an unfamiliar person, from weaning to three years of age
Contributor(s):: Lowe, S. E., Bradshaw, J. W. S.
We have determined the extent to which individual responses of domestic cats on being handled by an unfamiliar person are stable between 2 and 33 months of age. Twenty-nine household cats from nine litters were tested at 2, 4, 12, 24 and 33 months of age, by being held for 1 minute by a standard,...