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  1. Exploring how veterinary professionals perceive and use grief support resources to support companion animal caregivers in Ontario, Canada

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Matte, A. R., Khosa, D. K., Meehan, M. P.

    Objective: The aim of this study was to qualitatively explore veterinary professionals' use and perceptions of grief resources and services to support companion animal caregivers following companion animal euthanasia. Background: The loss of a companion animal can be a source of great sorrow...

  2. Reliability of internet information on bite behavior of domestic dogs

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ito, K., Shiga, Y., Tanaka, M., Matsuura, A., Irimajiri, M.

    Many dog owners who are dealing with behavioral problems in their dog look for solutions on the internet. However, the quality of the information available online has not yet been assessed. Therefore, in this study, we comprehensively collected information available online on behavior...

  3. Overimitation in dogs: is there a link to the quality of the relationship with the caregiver?

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Huber, L., Kubala, D., Cimarelli, G.

    Overimitation, the copying of causally irrelevant or non-functional actions, is well-known from humans but completely absent in other primates. Recent studies from our lab have provided evidence for overimitation in canines. Previously, we found that half of tested pet dogs copied their human...

  4. Associations between dairy herds' qualitative behavior and aspects of herd health, stockperson and farm factors-a cross-sectional exploration

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ebinghaus, A., Matull, K., Knierim, U., Ivemeyer, S.

    The affective state is an integrated aspect of farm animal welfare, which is understood as the animals' perception of their living environment and of their internal biological functioning. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to explore animal-internal and external factors potentially...

  5. Designing Man's New Best Friend: Enhancing Human-Robot Dog Interaction through Dog-Like Framing and Appearance

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): de Visser, E. J., Topoglu, Y., Joshi, S., Krueger, F., Phillips, E., Gratch, J., Tossell, C. C., Ayaz, H.

    To understand how to improve interactions with dog-like robots, we evaluated the importance of "dog-like" framing and physical appearance on interaction, hypothesizing multiple interactive benefits of each. We assessed whether framing Aibo as a puppy (i.e., in need of development)...

  6. The effects of Animal Assisted Therapy on autonomic and endocrine activity in adults with autism spectrum disorder: A randomized controlled trial

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wijker, C., Kupper, N., Leontjevas, R., Spek, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J.

  7. Empathy and perception of animal welfare among Mexican students of professions related to the use, management and care of animalsEmpatia y percepcion del bienestar animal entre estudiantes mexicanos de profesiones relacionadas al uso, manejo y cuidad

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Torres Cardona, M. G., Sanchez Mendez, A. I., Almaraz Buendia, I., Peralta Ortiz, J. J. G., Meza Nieto, M., Alejos de la Fuente, J. I.

  8. Exploring Animal-Assisted Therapy for Creating Rich Communicative Environments and Targeting Communication Goals in Subacute Rehabilitation

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sherrill, M., Hengst, J. A.

  9. Occurrence of suspected zoophilia in veterinary clinical care in Marilia/SP in 2018-2019: veiled and neglected animal abuseOcorrencia de suspeitas de zoofilia no atendimento clinico medico-veterinario em Marilia/SP no periodo de 2018-2019: maus-trato

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Polegato, E. P. dos S., Teixeira, I. B., Angeli, M. V., Paie, J. P.

  10. Institutional persistence despite cultural change: a historical case study of the re-categorization of dogs in Germany

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pfau-Effinger, B., Sebastian, M.

  11. Dogs, kids, and cancer: how dogs are helping

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Palmer, W. J.

    2022Veterinary Practice News34238-381528-6398EnglishHolly Springs, N.C., USA.text

  12. Manualized equine-assisted therapy protocol for clients with autism spectrum disorder

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): McKissock, H. B., Bowen, A., Dawson, S., Eldridge, L., McIntire, J., Stanojevic, C., Tamas, D., McCormick, B. P.

  13. Responsible ownership of companion animals under the One Health approach. Compilation studyTenencia responsable de animales de compania bajo el enfoque Una Salud. Estudio recopilativo

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hugues, B., Ledon, L., Mendoza, M., Torres, M., Berovides, V.

  14. Selection for reduced fear of humans changes intra-specific social behavior in red junglefowl - implications for chicken domestication

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gjoen, J., Jensen, P.

  15. Are multi-cat homes more stressful? A critical review of the evidence associated with cat group size and wellbeing

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Finka, L. R., Foreman-Worsley, R.

  16. Intestinal parasites and risk factors in dogs and cats from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Arruda, I. F., Ramos, R. C. F., Barbosa, A. D. S., Abboud, L. C. S., Dos Reis, I. C., Millar, P. R., Amendoeira, M. R. R.

  17. "Expectations versus experiences of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) service dogs: An inductive conventional content analysis": Correction to Nieforth et al. (2022)

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  18. Animal history: an interview with Professor Harriet Ritvo

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ritvo, H., Aprobato Filho, N.

    It was in the 1980s that a new field in historical studies began to emerge, the animal history, or more specifically the history of human-animal relations. Harriet Ritvo - an eminent American historian and Emeritus Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology - is a pioneer in this field....

  19. Effect of Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies on Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Suk, M. H., Kwon, J. Y.

  20. [SARS-CoV-2 infections in cats, dogs, and other animal species: Findings on infection and data from Switzerland]

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Chan, T., Klaus, J., Meli, M. L., Hofmann-Lehmann, R.

    The pandemic with the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has led to infections and deaths worldwide. Apart from humans, certain animal species are susceptible to the viral infection. Spillover between humans and animals is favored by close contact; thus, surveillance of animals is an important...