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  1. Can you spare 15 min? The measurable positive impact of a 15-min petting session on shelter dog well-being

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    It is well established that human interaction has positive effects on shelter dogs. This work set out to answer the question: “Does one 15-min petting session make a difference for shelter dogs?” Fifty-five dogs were subject to one 15-min petting session with one of five unfamiliar...

  2. Training Technologies. Science, Humans and Dogs in the Age of Positive Dog Training

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    The practices of dog training influence the lives of numerous dogs and dog owners, but have not received much academic attention in terms of empirical studies. Both humans and dogs are shaped through these practices, but as the conditions are partly determined by already established networks,...

  3. Positive Thinking as a Moral and Existential Virtue

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  4. Endogenous Oxytocin, Vasopressin, and Aggression in Domestic Dogs

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  5. Effects of Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies on the Affective Network of Adolescents with Internet Gaming Disorder

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  6. Facing disasters together: how keeping animals safe benefits humans before, during and after natural disasters

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  7. Helping Pet Owners Change Pet Behaviors: An Overview of the Science

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  8. Pet dogs' behavior when the owner and an unfamiliar person attend to a faux rival

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  9. The effects of zoo visitors on Quokka (Setonix brachyurus) avoidance behavior in a walk-through exhibit

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  10. Associations between owner personality and psychological status and the prevalence of canine behavior problems

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  11. Tickling, a Technique for Inducing Positive Affect When Handling Rats

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  12. Separation, Confinement, or Noises: What Is Scaring That Dog?

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  13. Advances in Applied Zoo Animal Welfare Science

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  14. Investigation of Physiological and Behavioral Responses in Dogs Participating in Animal-Assisted Therapy with Children Diagnosed with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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  15. Enhanced Selection of Assistance and Explosive Detection Dogs Using Cognitive Measures

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  16. The incremental direct costs associated with behavioral symptoms in AD

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  17. The Development of Prosocial Behavior in Adolescents: A Mixed Methods Study from NOLS

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  18. The technician's role in the behavior consultation

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  19. Qualified "in shelter" dogs' evaluation and training to promote successful dog-human relationships

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    The phenomenon of dogs’ relinquishment in Italy has become a social evil, although many laws exist to regulate animal protection and lately, the act of abandonment has become criminalised (law n.189/2004, enforced by law n.201/2010). Adop tion fro m shelters seems t o be the only way to...

  20. Disparities in activity levels and learning ability between Djungarian hamster (Phodopus sungorus) and Roborovskii hamster (Phodopus roborovskii)

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    The Djungarian hamster and the Roborovskii hamster belong to the same genus of Phodopus. However, the Djungarian hamster is tame and shows sedative behavior, while Roborovskii hamster is not tame and shows high levels of locomotor activity. Hyperactivity occurs in animals with tameless behavior....