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  1. Help-Seeking Among Abused Women With Pets: Evidence From a Canadian Sample

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  2. Exploratory Investigation of Infrared Thermography for Measuring Gorilla Emotional Responses to Interactions with Familiar Humans

    Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  3. Evaluating Stress in Dogs Involved in Animal-Assisted Interventions

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  4. Development of a questionnaire to evaluate the occupational stress in dog's shelter operators

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  5. Why Pain Is Still a Welfare Issue for Farm Animals, and How Facial Expression Could Be the Answer

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Pain is a sensory and emotional experience that significantly affects animal welfare and has negative impacts on the economics of farming. Pain is often associated with common production diseases such as lameness and mastitis, as well as introduced to the animal through routine husbandry...

  6. Suppose They Can Speak: Reimagining the Human/Animal Divide in C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia

    Theses | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Writing in the mid-twentieth century, when humanism—the “human-centered perspective”—passionately preached “the eminence of man over the rest of creation,” C.S. Lewis radically took to imaginative writing to suppose how an alternative perspective might...

  7. Use of behavioural and physiological responses for scoring sound sensitivity in dogs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Sound sensitive dogs have exaggerated responses to sound stimuli that can negatively impact the welfare of the dog. Behavioural reactions combined with the response to sound involve a marked autonomic imbalance towards sympathetic predominance and release of cortisol. The purpose of the present...

  8. A One Health Research Framework for Animal-Assisted Interventions

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  9. Conceptual and methodological issues relating to pain assessment in mammals: The development and utilisation of pain facial expression scales

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  10. Extensive human presence and regular gentle handling improve growth, survival and immune competence in ostrich chicks

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  11. Editorial: Advances and Perspectives in Farm Animal Learning and Cognition

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    201961722297-1769 (Print)2297-176910.3389/fvets.2019.00172engInstitute of Behavioural Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Germany.text

  12. Using Qualitative Behaviour Assessment to Investigate Human-Animal Relationships in Zoo-Housed Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  13. Toward a New Framework for Understanding Human–Wild Animal Relations: PROD

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  14. Badger-human conflict: an overlooked historical context for bovine TB debates in the UK

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    In Britain, the question of whether to cull wild badgers (Meles meles) in order to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in domestic cattle herds has been the source of scientific, public and policy controversy for over 40 years and still shows no sign of resolution. This chapter...

  15. Dog Breed Discrimination in Criminology and Public Knowledge

    Theses | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Animal abuse is never an easy topic for people to discuss. Until recently, animal abuse was only considered a misdemeanor charge under the law, but now it can be considered a felony charge. While that should be good news for animals, there are still a lot of questions when it comes to animal...

  16. Perception de la souffrance, empathie inter-espèces et régimes d'interactivité

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    La perception de la souffrance animale dépend de l’empathie et celle-ci fait l’objet d’un biais « intra-groupe » chez l’humain. On le retrouve dans le cas de l’empathie inter-espèces : la réponse varie en...

  17. Identification of QTLs for behavioral reactivity to social separation and humans in sheep using the OvineSNP50 BeadChip

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Background Current trends in sheep farming practices rely on animals with a greater level of behavioral autonomy than before, a phenotype that actively contributes to the sustainability of animal production. Social reactivity and reactivity to humans are relevant behavioral traits in sheep,...

  18. Opinions from the Front Lines of Cat Colony Management Conflict

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Outdoor cats represent a global threat to terrestrial vertebrate conservation, but management has been rife with conflict due to differences in views of the problem and appropriate responses to it. To evaluate these differences we conducted a survey of opinions about outdoor cats and their...

  19. Attitudes of different stakeholders toward pig husbandry: a study to determine conflicting and matching attitudes toward animals, humans and the environment

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    The pig sector is struggling with negative attitudes of citizens. This may be the result of conflicting attitudes toward pig husbandry between citizens and other stakeholders. To obtain knowledge about these attitudes, the objectives of this study were (1) to determine and compare attitudes of...

  20. Expanding on current methods employed for investigating pet food stability

    Theses | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    The Australian petfood sector continues to grow due to the 'humanisation' of pets. Ingredients added to petfood have the potential to degrade to harmful products making detection important. In this research various analytical methods were adapted to improve detection of products found...