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Animal Welfare: A Contemporary Understanding Demands a Contemporary Approach to Behavior and Training
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): E. Anne McBride, David J. Montgomery
Contemporary understanding of One Welfare highlights the intrinsic link between animal and human welfare and ethics, regarding physical and psychological well-being as equally important. These...
Washington 4-H dog obedience project (phase 1)
| Pamphlets | Contributor(s): James E. Havens, Lynn Lucas Jones
A well-trained, obedient dog is a source of pride and satisfaction. A good dog is more likely to find acceptance by neighbors in the community. A disobedient, uncontrolled dog can be a worry and a...
Training your dog for family living
This project is designed to teach you to train your dog for family living. A dog that has many bad habits, such as getting on furniture, jumping on people, growling, biting, and roaming throughout...
How We Train Dolphins?
| Reports | Contributor(s): Meg Sawada
Through the internship program at Dolphin Quest Oahu (DQO), not only I have learned how to train dolphins but also I have learned the importance caring for animals with respect. Respecting marine...
The Ethics of Animal Training
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Anthony Milligan
Animal training sits toward the uncomfortably overt end of human dominance. It can involve familiar kinds of harms, but, as commentators such as Vicki Hearne and Donna Haraway have pointed out, it...
Horsebreakers, Tamers, and Trainers: An Historical, Psychological, and Social Review
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Sharon E. Cregier
To my knowledge, there has been no organized synthesis describing the historical development of horse handling, management, lore, and training. This discussion offers, in capsule form, some of the...
Taming and Training in The Human Use of Elephants: The Case of Nepal, Past, Present and Future
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Piers Locke
It is a curious fact that by contrast with equine studies, a field that includes extensive historical and sociological work (e.g Budiansky 1998, Cassidy 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, Clutton-Brock 1992,...
Effects of guest feeding programs on captive giraffe behavior
| 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...
Current opinion on maximizing veterinary profession growth and contributions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nimmanapalli, R., Donapaty, S. R.
Veterinary profession sphere overlaps three major biology arenas namely agriculture, basic sciences, and human medicine. Thus, so far the investments in veterinary field are not proportional to...
Validity and feasibility of human-animal relationship tests for on-farm welfare assessment in dairy goats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Battini, M., Barbieri, S., Waiblinger, S., Mattiello, S.
This study aims at establishing suitable tests to measure the quality of the Human-Animal Relationship (HAR) in dairy goats for on-farm welfare assessment protocols by evaluating the predictive...
Judging a dog by its cover: morphology but not training influences visitor behavior toward kenneled dogs at animal shelters
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Protopopova, A., Wynne, C. D. L.
Currently, visitor behavior in companion animal shelters is not adequately explored. A sequence of experiments investigated how visitors interacted with kenneled dogs at an animal shelter and...
The emotional lives of companion animals: attachment and subjective claims by owners of cats and dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Martens, P., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Walker, J. K.
There is a growing body of scientific evidence supporting the existence of emotions in nonhuman animals. Companion-animal owners show a strong connection and attachment to their animals and...
Overweight and obese pet owners: respondent and pet characteristics in the rural Midwestern United States
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Heuberger, R. A., Garner, J. A., Corby, A., DeWitt, K., Sluis, R. vander
The obesity epidemic has impacted both people and pets in the rural Midwestern United States (MWUS). Tailoring health advice to the socio-demographic characteristics and dietary patterns of owners...
Children's beliefs about animal minds (Child-BAM): associations with positive and negative child-animal interactions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hawkins, R. D., Williams, J. M.
Children and animals can have a great impact on each other's lives, yet little is known about the underpinnings of these relationships. Children's interactions with animals may be influenced by...
Hounds and homesickness: the effects of an animal-assisted therapeutic intervention for first-year university students
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Binfet, J. T., Passmore, H. A.
Transitioning from high school to university can prove to be a for midable challenge for many first-year students, with many experiencing home sickness. Given that students who experience...
In the water with white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias): participants' beliefs toward cage-diving in Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Apps, K., Dimmock, K., Lloyd, D., Huveneers, C.
White shark (Carcharodon carcharias) cage-diving tourism is a controversial activity that provokes emotional and often opposing points of view. With increasing demand for shark tourism since the...
Empathy towards animals and belief in animal-human-continuity in Italian veterinary students
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Colombo, E. S., Pelosi, A., Prato-Previde, E.
Empathy towards animals and beliefs in animal-human continuity appear to play an important role in shaping the human-animal relationship and in determining the way animals are treated and cared...
An Interactive Teddy Bear Clinic Tour: Teaching Veterinary Students How to Interact with Young Children
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dalley, J. S., Creary, P. R., Durzi, T., McMurtry, C. M.
J Vet Med Educ
Assessing dogs using a temperament test - will training affect the outcome? : a test-retest trial as a forensic tool
| Theses | Contributor(s): Sophie Luisa Fechner
Temperament Tests can be a forensic tool as they are often used to clarify legal cases in which dogs were allegedly involved in circumstances of aggression towards humans or other dogs. The test...
Análisis comparativo de la gestión del programa de terapia asistida con canes del Centro Regional de Adiestramiento Canino de la Policía de Quito y propuesta para su fortalecimiento
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ana Karina Pisco Maldonado
Este trabajo quiere aportar con un análisis minucioso del programa de terapia asistida con canes del Centro Regional de Adiestramiento Canino de la Policía de Quito, así como...