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What is a canine athlete?
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| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Zink, M. C., Dyke, J. B. van
Canine sports medicine and rehabilitation is the newest specialty in veterinary medicine. It encompasses and integrates a variety of fields, including orthopedics, exercise physiology, neurology,...
Behavioral and cardiac responses by dogs to physical human-dog contact
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kuhne, F., Hossler, J. C., Struwe, R.
Measures of behavioral responses and cardiovascular parameters to evaluate and assess animal well-being are well established. A major aspect of companion animal well-being seems to originate from...
Heart rate variability in horses engaged in equine-assisted activities
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gehrke, E. K., Baldwin, A., Schiltz, P. M.
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science
Department of Community Health, School of Health and Human Services, National University,...
Pet's presence and owner's blood pressures during the daily lives of pet owners with pre- to mild hypertension
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Son, H. S., Chapa, D., McCune, S.
University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201,...
Acute effects of cage cleaning at different frequencies on laboratory rat behaviour and welfare
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Burn, C. C., Peters, A., Mason, G. J.
Equine behaviour and heart rate in temperament tests with or without rider or handler
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): von Borstel, U. König, Euent, S., Graf, P., König, S., Gauly, M.
Physiology & Behavior
von Borstel, U. König, Department of Animal Science, University of Goettingen Albrecht-Thaer-Weg 3,...
Pain issues in poultry. (Special Issue: Pain in farm animals.)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gentle, M. J.
This review highlights the possible pain experienced by layer and broiler poultry in modern husbandry conditions. Receptors which respond to noxous stimulation (nociceptors) have been identified...
The human-animal bond: health implications across the lifespan
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Horowitz, S.
This article examines the growing body of research that provides support for the many anecdotally reported health benefits resulting from the human-animal bond, including the prevention and...
Heart-rate and the behaviour of sheep in yards
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Syme, L. A., Elphick, G. R.
Heart-rate (HR) of 30 Merino wethers was measured by radiotelemetry in two environments: standing alone in a handling race, but in sight of other sheep; and while moving within a group around...
Some studies on heart-rate and behaviour in the domestic fowl
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Duncan, I. J. H.
Applied Animal Ethology
Does the use of a device to measure heart rate affect the behavioural responses of lambs to humans?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tallet, C., Veissier, I., Boivin, X.
Devices used to measure cardiac activity (elasticized belt, electrodes, etc.) in standardised behavioural tests could be stressful for the animals, and therefore affect their responses....
Relationships between heart rates and behavior of goats in encounters with people
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lyons, D. M., Price, E. O.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science