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Effects of guest feeding programs on captive giraffe behavior
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Orban, D. A., Siegford, J. M., Snider, R. J.
Zoological institutions develop human-animal interaction opportunities for visitors to advance missions of conservation, education, and recreation; however, the animal welfare implications largely...
Communicating with pet owners about obesity: roles of the veterinary health care team
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Churchill, J., Ward, E.
Obesity continues to be the most prevalent nutritional problem of dogs and cats as well as one of the most frustrating conditions to treat successfully. Educating and assigning roles to all...
Anesthesia in some categories of patients and clinical conditionsAnestesia in alcune categorie di pazienti e condizioni cliniche
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Grazioli, O.
The author analyses anesthesia in the most frequent and risky clinical conditions, for which greater knowledge and attention in anesthetic management are required. In the final part, euthanasia is...
Technology and restructuring the social field of dairy farming: hybrid capitals, 'stockmanship' and Automatic Milking Systems
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Butler, D., Holloway, L.
Using Automatic Milking Systems (AMS) as an example we use the work of Bourdieu to illustrate how technology can be seen as restructuring dairy farming practices, what it is to be a dairy farmer,...
Post-communist canine: a feminist approach to women and dogs in canine performance sports in Poland
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wlodarczyk, J.
The article attempts to present the complexity of relationships between women, capitalism, democracy, and competitive dog training in post-communist Poland. The article documents the correlation...
Assessing the dog: a theoretical analysis of the companion animal's actions in human-animal interactions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vitztum, C., Urbanik, J.
Companion animals are proposed as valuable assets in human-animal interaction (HAI) for human-health interventions. The benefit of a HAI is presumably based on the interaction between the two...
Walking the thylacine: records of indigenous companion animals in Australian narrative and photographic history
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Philip, J., Garden, D.
This report examines the history and significance of indigenous companion animals within traditional Aboriginal society and in early Euro-Australian settlements. Working from historical...
Taking it out on the dog: psychological and behavioral correlates of animal abuse proclivity
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Parfitt, C., Alleyne, E.
There is a lack of research examining the criminogenic factors related to animal abuse perpetrated by adults, despite the high prevalence of this type of offending. A correlational study examining...
Caregiver/orangutan relationships at Auckland Zoo: empathy, friendship, and ethics between species
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Palmer, A., Malone, N., Park, J.
Drawing on ethnographic, ethological, and historical data, we examined the relationships between orangutans and caregivers at Auckland Zoo. Caregivers displayed high levels of empathy and adjusted...
Human-animal studies, G.H. Mead, and the question of animal minds
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gallagher, T. J.
In the field of human-animal studies (HAS), also known as anthrozoology, the question of nonhuman animal minds is central. During the first three decades of the 20th century, the social...
The place of the dog in the family: a comparative case study of dog adoption
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Garcia, A. C.
This paper explores how perspectives on the appropriate place of the dog in the family shape the practice and experience of dog adoption. This research is based on a comparative case study of a...
Humanization of the companion animal - human relationship
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fox, R., Gee, N. R.
This paper explores the changing nature of companion animal-human relationships in Britain over the past 30 years. This period has seen rapid change in attitudes and practices towards companion...
Conflicting perspectives on nonhuman animal rescues in natural disasters
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Every, D., Due, C., Thompson, K., Ryan, J.
Nonhuman animal guardians are more at risk during natural disasters because they are likely to delay or refuse evacuation and return to evacuated disaster sites to rescue animals. Research on the...
Human-animal interaction: productive impact on the dairy herd. CommunicationInteraccion humano-animal: impacto productivo en rodeos lecheros. Comunicacion
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Martinez, G. M., Suarez, V. H., Bertoni, E. A.
Revista Argentina de Produccion Animal
EEA Salta (INTA) Ruta Nacional 68 km 172 (C.P.: 4403) Cerrillos, Salta,...
Service dogs in the hospital: helpful or harmful? A case report and clinical recommendations
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pellegrino, L. D., Cerimele, J. M., Dubovsky, A. N.
Psychosomatics (Washington, D.C.)
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195,...
"Who's been a good dog?" - Owner perceptions and motivations for treat giving
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): White, G. A., Ward, L., Pink, C., Craigon, J., Millar, K. M.
Complex relationships commonly exist between owners and their companion animals, particularly around feeding behaviour with an owner's affection or love for their animal most pronounced through...
Dog breed differences in visual communication with humans
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Konno, A., Romero, T., Inoue-Murayama, M., Saito, A., Hasegawa, T.
Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) have developed a close relationship with humans through the process of domestication. In human-dog interactions, eye contact is a key element of relationship...
Food puzzles for cats: feeding for physical and emotional wellbeing
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dantas, L. M. S., Delgado, M. M., Johnson, I., Buffington, C. A. T.
Practical relevance: Many pet cats are kept indoors for a variety of reasons (eg, safety, health, avoidance of wildlife predation) in conditions that are perhaps the least natural to them. Indoor...
Local knowledge held by farmers in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) about the use of plants to maintain and improve animal health and welfare
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vogl, C. R., Vogl-Lukasser, B., Walkenhorst, M.
Background: The sustainable management of animal health and welfare is of increasing importance to consumers and a key topic in the organic farming movement. Few systematic studies have been...
A prospective exploration of farm, farmer, and animal characteristics in human-animal relationships: an epidemiological survey
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Roches, A. de B. des, Veissier, I., Boivin, X., Gilot-Fromont, E., Mounier, L.
Human-animal relationships are essential for dairy farming. They affect work comfort and efficiency, as well as milk production. A poor human-animal relationship can result in stress and accidents...