Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Behavioural Tendencies of Cats and Dogs in Japan
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Takagi, Saho, Koyasu, Hikari, Hattori, Madoka, Nagasawa, Takumi, Maejima, Michiro, Nagasawa, Miho, Kikusui, Takefumi, Saito, Atsuko
Physical and mental effects stemming from COVID-19 have impacted not only people’s lives but also the lives of their pets, which in recent years are often seen as members of the family. This study aimed to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan on pets and their owners....
The consideration of animals within australian social work curriculum
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Duvnjak, Angella, Dent, Ashleigh
ABSTRACT There is growing impetus for social work to move beyond a human-centric social justice orientation to include the consideration of animals. Social work programs in Australia are currently not required to include content related to animals within the curricula and little is known about...
The effect of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions on self-directed behaviour, activity budgets, movement patterns, and spatial use in semi-captive African elephants (Loxodonta africana)
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Manning, Primrose, Dawson, Elisabeth, Tholander, Christina, Bonato, Maud
Mirror, mirror on the wall… How tank material and the presence of “enrichments” affect competition and agonism in zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lavery, J. Michelle, Mason, Georgia J.
Limited holding space reduces growth and behavioural performance in juvenile European lobsters
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Latini, Lorenzo, Nascetti, Giuseppe, Grignani, Giacomo, Bello, Eleonora, Polverino, Giovanni, Canestrelli, Daniele, Carere, Claudio
Facility dogs in educational programs for young children: Definition, rationale, issues, and implementation
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jalongo, Mary Renck, Permenter, Faithe A., Conrad, Kristina
Urinating in transponder-controlled feeding stations – Analysis of an undesirable behaviour in horses
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ellerbrock, Chiara N., Zeitler-Feicht, Margit H., Cockburn, Marianne, Erhard, Michael H., Baumgartner, Miriam
"Humane Criminology": An Inclusive Victimology Protecting Animals and People
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Phil Arkow
To those who primarily associate the word “humane” with “humane society”, its connection to criminology might appear to be unrelated. The origins of “humane” and “humane society” are complex and primarily reflect an abiding interest in human and...
Who Is the Good Boy/Girl? Perspectives of French Handlers in AAI on the Selection of Their Dogs
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alice Mignot, Gérard Leboucher, Véronique J. Servais, Karelle de Luca
Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) are well implemented in various health care settings; however, there is little data on the characteristics of the mediation dogs and their selection, which can influence the well-being of both the dogs and the beneficiaries. This study aims to gain a better...
Emergency Animal Boarding: A Social Return on Investment
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ma, G. C., Ravulo, J., McGeown, U.
Companion animals play a central role in many families and are especially valued by those who are socially isolated. Crisis situations such as acute hospitalizations, homelessness, and natural disasters can make it difficult to preserve the human-animal bond and can result in animals being...
Investigating Dog Welfare When Interacting with Autistic Children within Canine-Assisted Occupational Therapy Sessions: A Single Case Study
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hill, J., Driscoll, C., Cawdell-Smith, J., Anderson, S., Ziviani, J.
Human-animal bond is defined as the mutually beneficial relationship between humans and animals. Recent years have seen increasing research regarding the benefits of interaction with animals for autistic children. However, there continue to be limited studies exploring the impact of this...
The Integrated Effect of Environmental Conditions and Human Presence on the Behaviour of a Pair of Zoo-Housed Asian Small-Clawed Otters
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bandoli, F., Mace, J., Knight, A.
Zoos and aquaria have the ethical responsibility to provide animals under their care with conditions that promote good welfare. This study evaluated the combined influence of human presence and environmental factors on the behaviour of zoo-housed Asian small-clawed otters (Aonyx cinereus). Data...
Epidemiology of dog bites to people in Uruguay (2010-2020)
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Román, J., Willat, G., Piaggio, J., Correa, M. T., Damián, J. P.
BackgroundDog bites to people are a serious public health problem. Limited information exists at the country level in Latin America. The COVID-19 pandemic changed people's lifestyles and their relationship with pets, and this could potentially affect the incidence of dog bites...
Caring animals and the ways we wrong them
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Benz-Schwarzburg, J., Wrage, B.
Many nonhuman animals have the emotional capacities to form caring relationships that matter to them, and for their immediate welfare. Drawing from care ethics, we argue that these relationships also matter as objectively valuable states of affairs. They are part of what is good in this world....
Weighted pain-related behaviors in pigs undergoing castration based on multilevel logistic regression algorithm
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Trindade, Pedro Henrique Esteves, de Araújo, Ana Lucélia, Luna, Stelio Pacca Loureira
Welfare of dairy cows in mixed feeding systems under two different conditions of confinement: Behavioral, biochemical and physiological indicators
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pons, M. V., Adrien, M. L., Mattiauda, D. A., Breijo, M. A., Meikle, A., Chilibroste, P., Damián, J. P.
Lying posture as a behavioural indicator of heat stress in dairy cows
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ninomiya, Shigeru, Goto, Yuko, Huricha,, Onishi, Hiroki, Kurachi, Misa, Ito, Ayaka
Training for a cognitive judgement bias task does not affect fear or telomere shortening in laying hens
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Neuhauser, Johanna, Hintze, Sara, Rault, Jean-Loup, Smith, Steve, Sirovnik, Janja
Behavior reference intervals and activity budgets of bottlenose dolphins in accredited zoos and aquariums
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lauderdale, Lisa K., Mellen, Jill D., Walsh, Michael T., Granger, Douglas A., Miller, Lance J.
Increasing foraging times with appetitive and consummatory foraging enrichment in grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus)
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Beekmans, M. H. C., Vinke, C. M., Maijer, A., de Haan, I., Schoemaker, N. J., Rodenburg, T. B., Kooistra, H. S., van Zeeland, Y. R. A.