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Comfort of Animals: Effects of An Animal's Presence on Stress
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Melanie R. Gillan
The College of Wooster
Cortisol levels in dolphin Tursiops truncatus interactive programs linked to humanNiveles de cortisol en delfines Tursiops truncatus vinculados a programas interactivos con humanos
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sanchez Okrucky, R., Morales Vela, B.
Understanding the physiological changes in animals during physical activity to improve animal welfare has become increasingly important in animal collections that remain under human care. To date,...
Without stress at the veterinarian: make the visit in the veterinary practice cat-friendlyOhne Stress sum Tierarzt: Den Besuch in der Tierarztpraxis katzenfreundlich gestalten
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Melchers, V.
This article describes how to reduce stress in cats presented at animal hospitals for routine and medical procedures.
Positive and negative gestational handling influences placental traits and mother-offspring behavior in dairy goats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Baxter, E. M., Mulligan, J., Hall, S. A., Donbavand, J. E., Palme, R., Aldujaili, E., Zanella, A. J., Dwyer, C. M.
Dairy animals are subjected to a number of potential stressors throughout their lives, including daily interactions with humans. The quality of these interactions may have direct consequences for...
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...
Human-animal interactions and safety during dairy cattle handling - comparing moving cows to milking and hoof trimming
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lindahl, C., Pinzke, S., Herlin, A., Keeling, L. J.
Cattle handling is a dangerous activity on dairy farms, and cows are a major cause of injuries to livestock handlers. Even if dairy cows are generally tranquil and docile, when situations occur...
A preliminary study of the effects of individual response to challenge tests and stress induced by humans on learning performance of weaned piglets (Sus scrofa)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brajon, S., Laforest, J. P., Schmitt, O., Devillers, N.
This study investigated whether individual behavioural characteristics of piglets and stress induced by experience with humans can influence learning performance. After weaning, piglets received a...
The associations between animal-based welfare measures and the presence of indicators of food safety in finishing pigs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alpigiani, I., Bacci, C., Keeling, L. J., Salman, M. D., Brindani, F., Pongolini, S., Hitchens, P. L., Bonardi, S.
Stressful housing and management practices affect animals, potentially increasing their receptiveness to pathogens. Since some pathogens do not lead to clinical signs of sickness, subclinical pigs...
Assisted therapy with dogs in cancer services
| Journal Articles
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Human-animal interactions and safety during dairy cattle handling--Comparing moving cows to milking and hoof trimming
Department of Work Science, Business Economics and Environmental Psychology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 88,...
Physiological and Behavioral Responses of Horses to Wither Scratching and Patting the Neck When Under Saddle
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Thorbergson, Z. W., Nielsen, S. G., Beaulieu, R. J., Doyle, R. E.
J Appl Anim Welf Sci
a School of Animal and Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University , Wagga Wagga , Australia.b...
Guardians' Perceptions of Dogs' Welfare and Behaviors Related to Visiting the Veterinary Clinic
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mariti, C., Pierantoni, L., Sighieri, C., Gazzano, A.
J Appl Anim Welf Sci
a Department of Veterinary Sciences , University of Pisa , Pisa , Italy.b CANbridge , Napoli , Italy.
Pet Ownership and the Risk of Dying from Cardiovascular Disease Among Adults Without Major Chronic Medical Conditions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ogechi, I., Snook, K., Davis, B. M., Hansen, A. R., Liu, F., Zhang, J.
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Department of Epidemiology, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University,...
Comparação entre bem-estar psicológico do tutor e problemas comportamentais no seu animal de companhia
| Theses | Contributor(s): Joana Lara da Encarnação Antunes de Almeida
O Homem tem vindo a relacionar-se com cães e gatos há, pelo menos, 9 mil anos, sendo o vínculo homem-animal já bastante conhecido. Acredita-se mesmo que a...
Occupational Stress & Compassion Fatigue: The effects on workers in animal-related occupations
| Theses | Contributor(s): Rebekah Scotney
The study of occupational stress and compassion fatigue in personnel working in animal related occupations has gained momentum over the last decade. The impact of these conditions on employee...
Efficacy of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Lowering Anxiety Symptoms of Adolescents in Schools
| Theses | Contributor(s): Courtney Zents
Adolescence is marked by a period of stress with a portion of these individuals experiencing problems with anxiety. There are physical and psychological benefits of using animal-assisted therapy...
Who Let the Therapy Dogs Out? The Impacts of Therapy Dog Assisted Activites on Undergraduate Students' Perceived Stress Levels
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ashley Ann Asel
This study had two major purposes. The first was to determine if therapy dogs played a significant role in helping students reduce the amount of stress they were experiencing while they were...
Therapy Dogs and the Impact on Employees in the Pediatric Medical Setting
| Theses | Contributor(s): Laine Foith
More than 40% of nurses reported experiencing significant burnout. Burnout is characterized by disengagement, cynicism, negative views of personal accomplishment and ability, and emotional...
BLAZE: Bettering the lives of animals in zoo environments
| Theses | Contributor(s): Logan Anbinder, Amelia Cordell, Gretchen Downey, Kelly Freudenberger, Shabaab Kamal, Thao Khuc, Joshua Lacey, Caitlin Moore, Emmarie Myers, Andrea Schmidt
Captivity can induce high levels of stress in zoo animals, leading to health and behavioral problems that hamper conservation efforts, reduce the effectiveness of education, and negatively affect...
Gender-differences in social health concepts. A cross-sectional study on interpersonal stress, social support and companionship with dog: correlations to sleep-problems
| Theses | Contributor(s): Siv Elin Skille
Background and overview: Social ties have profound effects on health and well-being, and men and women are found to differ in the concepts of it. Findings are however somewhat inconclusive on some...