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  1. Aggressive behavior of dogs kept as companion animals: classification and influence of sex, reproductive status and breed

    Data were obtained from a total of 245 cases of aggressive-behavior problems in dogs kept as companion animals. Aggression involved barking, growling and biting behavior. For each case, a home visit of one to several hours yielded a description of the sequences of aggressive behavior and the...

  2. Owner-companion dog interactions: relationships between demographic variables, potentially problematic behaviours, training engagement and shared activities

    Journal Articles

    Many companion dogs occupy a privileged position in our society, living closely with human caretakers who go to great lengths to provide for their needs and desires. Others fare less well, being abandoned or killed, many because they are believed to exhibit behaviour problems. The aim in this...

  3. " I'm told I'm famous on the internet" - Henri the cat and the critical possibility of anthropomorphism

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  4. " Kindness to All Around": The Changing Ethics of Animal Treatment in the Middle-Class Household, 1820-1870

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  5. "A gentle work horse would come in right handy": animals in Ozark agroecology

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    Agricultural scientists now acknowledge the wisdom and practicality behind traditional (agro)ecological knowledge (TEK). Integration of TEK into contemporary organic agricultural systems is complicated, however, by the fact that agronomists, social scientists, and extension agents began...

  6. "An extension of me": handlers describe their experiences of working with bird dogs

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    Studies describe the human-canine relationship as a long and complex one in which both parties have developed complementary physical skills and communication techniques. Current extensive exploration of the human-canine bond commonly examines the objective value of dogs to people, whether as...

  7. "Animals in film, a history of humanity"

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  8. "Ape, man, apeman: Changing views since 1600." R. Corbey, et al, eds. Leiden, Leiden Univ, 1995, 408 pp [Book Review]

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  9. "Autonomy and the Moral Status of Animals": Response

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  10. "Bark parks" - a study on interdog aggression in a limited-control environment

    Journal Articles

    As limited-control dog parks become more popular, concerns arise about whether these parks encourage interdog aggression. Systematic observations made at 1 park in Indianapolis, USA over 72 h (between 1600 and 1830 h, 3-5 times a week) across 8 months (between March and November 2001) found that...

  11. "Bark parks" - a study on interdog aggression in a limited-control environment

    Journal Articles

    As limited-control dog parks become more popular, concerns arise about whether these parks encourage interdog aggression. Systematic observations made at 1 park in Indianapolis, USA over 72 h (between 1600 and 1830 h, 3-5 times a week) across 8 months (between March and November 2001) found that...

  12. "Before, he fought every day with the horse and with me": reducing violence in a Guatemalan community through a horse-handling program

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    Community and family violence are endemic in Guatemala. We evaluated the effectiveness of a horse-handling program to reduce violent attitudes and aggressive behavior. Eighteen community members who worked with horses in their daily lives (16 men, 2 women, ages 15 to 58) participated in four...

  13. "Blood will tell": producing people and horses in Newmarket, England

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  14. "Buddhist compassion" and "animal abuse" in Thailand's Tiger Temple

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  15. "But-He'll Fall!": Children with Autism, Interspecies Intersubjectivity, and the Problem of 'Being Social'

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  16. "Cats Here, Cats There, Cats and Kittens Everywhere": An Urban Extermination of Cats in Nineteenth-Century Cincinnati

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  17. "Comment va le potager?" : ethnographie du jardin potager cerdan, entre maison et montagne = "How is your vegetable garden?" ethnography of the vegetable garden of Cerdagne, between house and mountain

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  18. "Communities of Blood": The Natural History of Kinship in Nineteenth-Century America

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  19. "Critter crusaders": Wildlife mystery thriller series

    Journal Articles

  20. "Do not choose as I do!" - Dogs avoid the food that is indicated by another dog's gaze in a two-object choice task

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    Family dogs successfully follow human-given cues in a two-object choice test. However, whether this ability has any roots in dog-dog visual communication, has been seldom investigated. We designed a test where a video-projected, life-sized dog 'demonstrator' provided directional cues for the...