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  1. The Effects of Tactile and Indirect Contact with Dogs in a College Population

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Kalina Welch

    To assess how physiological stress response is affected by human-canine interactions, one hundred-thirty (n=130) Carroll College students in Helena, Montana participated in trials designed to...

  2. American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, Volume 39 (2017)

    | Pamphlets

    Contents: I Had to Euthanize a Dog, p 2 Student's Corner, p 4 Vet Tech Point of View, p 6

  3. Feature Story: Therapy dogs bring relief for stressed-out students

    | Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Costa Maragos

    Dogs can bring great comfort to people dealing with stress. Now research shows there are many therapeutic benefits to bringing therapy dogs to university campuses to help stressed-out students,...

  4. The Effect of Play with Canines on Psychological and Physical Stress Measures in College Students

    | Presentations | Contributor(s): Cheryl Delgado, Margaret Toukonen, Corinne Wheeler

    Introduction and Background: Stress can be impede learning and be a major cause of student attrition or failure to advance in studies at a timely pace. This is an increasing concern in academia....

  5. Boat preference and stress behaviour of Hector's dolphin in response to tour boat interactions

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Georgia-Rose Travis

    Dolphins are increasingly coming into contact with humans, particularly where tourism is involved. It has been assumed that such contact causes chronic stress on dolphin populations. This study...

  6. The Benefits of Pet Ownership for Single Adults in Midlife

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Lauren McGillivray

    Pets are shown to enhance quality of life through support and companionship. Midlife is a time where pets may be most valuable, since it is a time that involves critical changes to intimate...

  7. Comfort of Animals: Effects of An Animal's Presence on Stress

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Melanie R. Gillan

    2011 The College of Wooster Wooster, Ohio40.8050565-81.93514299999998 Psychology en text

  8. 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,...

  9. 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.

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. Assisted therapy with dogs in cancer services

    | Journal Articles

    2017 Nurs Child Young People 29 5 17 2046-2336 10.7748/ncyp.29.5.17.s21 eng text

  16. 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.

    2016 99 3 2131-41 0022-0302 10.3168/jds.2014-9210 eng Department of Work Science, Business Economics and Environmental Psychology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 88,...

  17. 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.

    2016 J Appl Anim Welf Sci 19 3 245-59 1088-8705 10.1080/10888705.2015.1130630 eng a School of Animal and Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University , Wagga Wagga , Australia.b...

  18. 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.

    2017 J Appl Anim Welf Sci 20 1 24-33 1088-8705 10.1080/10888705.2016.1216432 eng a Department of Veterinary Sciences , University of Pisa , Pisa , Italy.b CANbridge , Napoli , Italy. text

  19. 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.

    2016 High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 23 3 245-53 1120-9879 10.1007/s40292-016-0156-1 eng Department of Epidemiology, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University,...

  20. 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...