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  1. Early Recognition of Behaviour Problems in Shelter Dogs by Monitoring them in their Kennels after Admission to a Shelter

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Liam Clay, Mandy Paterson, Pauleen Bennett, Gaille Perry, Clive Phillips

    Canine behaviour assessments are commonly used in shelters to identify behaviour problems in dogs prior to adoption. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether kennel monitoring of dogs could identify early signs of behaviour problems, thereby facilitating early intervention and better...

  2. Anthropomorphism and Its Adverse Effects on the Distress and Welfare of Companion Animals

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mota-Rojas, D., Mariti, C., Zdeinert, A., Riggio, G., Mora-Medina, P., Del Mar Reyes, A., Gazzano, A., Domínguez-Oliva, A., Lezama-García, K., José-Pérez, N., Hernández-Ávalos, I.

    Anthropomorphic practices are increasing worldwide. Anthropomorphism is defined as the tendency to attribute human forms, behaviors, and emotions to non-human animals or objects. Anthropomorphism is particularly relevant for companion animals. Some anthropomorphic practices can be beneficial to...

  3. A novel fish behavior: “Floating” of Paramisgurnus dabryanus loaches

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zhang, Ning, Luo, Wei, Chen, Pengyu, Zhang, Shoudong, Zhang, Yibo, Chen, Defang, Huang, Xiaoli, Jiang, Jun, Wang, Yan, Yang, Shiyong, Yang, Song, Zhao, Liulan, Guo, Zhonggang, Huang, Jie, Long, Yuejin, Du, Zongjun

    2022Applied Animal Behaviour Science2461055100168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105510text

  4. An attempt to use sound-imprinting to attract broilers onto elevated platforms for night-time roosting

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sirovnik, Janja, Euteneuer, Pascal, von Borstel, Uta König

  5. Societal interest in puppies and the COVID-19 pandemic

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Siettou, C.

  6. Hucul horses’ learning abilities in different learning tests and ue the association with behaviour, food motivation and fearfulness

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Olczak, Katarzyna, Klocek, Czesław, Christensen, Janne Winther

  7. Thinking outside the lab: Can studies of pet rats inform pet and laboratory rat welfare?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Neville, Vikki, Mounty, Jessica, Benato, Livia, Hunter, Kristina, Mendl, Michael, Paul, Elizabeth S.

    2022Applied Animal Behaviour Science2461055070168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105507text

  8. Effects of restraint on heifers during gentle human-animal interactions

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lange, Annika, Waiblinger, Susanne, van Hasselt, Regien, Mundry, Roger, Futschik, Andreas, Lürzel, Stephanie

  9. Comparative study on stress-induced hyperthermia, level of fear and behaviour of two genetically selected strains of domestic chicks to playback calls

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Iyasere, Oluwaseun S., Oyeniran, Victor J., Durosaro, Samuel O., Fafiolu, Adeboye O., Ojelade, Oluwaseun C., Ajayi, Oreoluwa D.

  10. Smart carnivores think twice: Red fox delays scavenging on conspecific carcasses to reduce parasite risk

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gonzálvez, Moisés, Martínez-Carrasco, Carlos, Sánchez-Zapata, José A., Moleón, Marcos

  11. Pets in society

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dean, R. W.

  12. Donkey behaviour and cognition: A literature review

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): De Santis, Marta, Seganfreddo, Samanta, Galardi, Morgana, Mutinelli, Franco, Normando, Simona, Contalbrigo, Laura

  13. No evident effect of domestication on the anti-predator behaviour of European abalone (Haliotis tuberculata): Implications for stock enhancement programs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Chauvaud, Pierre, Day, Rob, Roussel, Sabine

  14. An examination of nest-building behaviour using five different nesting materials in C57BL/6J and BALB/c mice

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Obermueller, B., Castellani, C., Till, H., Reininger-Gutmann, B., Singer, G.

  15. How Are Humans Animals? The Human as a Subject of Behavioral Ecology Textbooks

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hildyard, Daisy

  16. Social Interaction during Dog and Robot Group Sessions for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia: the Handler Effect

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lonneke GJA Schuurmans, Inge Noback, Jos MGA Schols, Marie-José Enders-Slegers

    As part of an 8-week intervention study in Dutch nursing homes, we used video-analysis to observe the interaction of psychogeriatric participants with either the handler, the stimulus (dog or robot) or other clients during weekly dog, robot (RAI, robot assisted interventions) and control (human...

  17. Potential Risk Factors for Aggression and Playfulness in Cats: Examination of a Pooling Fallacy Using Fe-BARQ as an Example

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Noema Gajdoš Kmecová, Barbara Petková, Jana Kottferová, Rachel Sarah Wannell, Daniel Simon Mills

    Using a popular method of behaviour evaluation which rates the intensity of behaviour in different contexts, we demonstrate how pooling item scores relating to a given construct can reveal different potential risk factors for the dependent variable depending on how the total score is...

  18. Characteristics and Adoption Success of Shelter Dogs Assessed as Resource Guarders

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Betty McGuire

    Some domestic dogs aggressively guard resources. Canine resource guarding impacts public health through dog bites and a ects dog welfare through adoption and euthanasia policies at animal shelters. However, little is known about the demographic characteristics and adoption success of dogs...

  19. An Analysis of the Impact of the Presence of a Therapy Dog on Student Behavior in a Special Education Middle School Classroom

    Theses | Contributor(s): Schimming, Dena

  20. Animal-Assisted Interventions as an Adjunct to ABA Services with Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Theses | Contributor(s): Ghai, Jessica Lee