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  1. Behind the Tracks: Social and Labor Relations in the United States Horse Racing Industry

    Contributor(s): Richart, Rebecca Suzann

  2. American Animals, American Men: Popular Literature from 1830 to 1915

    Contributor(s): Kelly, Stephen D.

  3. Controlling the Uncontrollable: a Grounded Discursive Study of the Human-Animal Relationship “Captured” in the Rogue Elephant

    Contributor(s): Granden, Michelle

  4. Animal-Assisted Interventions as an Adjunct to ABA Services with Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Contributor(s): Ghai, Jessica Lee

  5. Interest in Humans: Comparisons between Riding School Lesson Equids and Assisted-Intervention Equids

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lerch, N., Cirulli, F., Rochais, C., Lesimple, C., Guilbaud, E., Contalbrigo, L., Borgi, M., Grandgeorge, M., Hausberger, M.

    Little is known about the impact of equine-assisted interventions (EAI) on equids' perception of humans. In this study 172 equids, living in 12 riding centres, were submitted to a standardised human-horse relationship test: the motionless person test. Age, sex, type (horse/pony), housing,...

  6. Pet dogs home alone: A video-based study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stephan, Gerrit, Leidhold, Joachim, Hammerschmidt, Kurt

  7. Factors associated with sniffing behaviors between walking dogs in public places

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Holcova, Kristyna, Koru, Eva, Havlicek, Zdenek, Rezac, Petr

  8. Back to the Future: A Glance Over Wolf Social Behavior to Understand Dog–Human Relationship

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Giada Cordoni, Elisabetta Palagi

    This review focuses on wolf sociobiology to delineate the traits of cooperative baggage driven by natural selection (wolf-wolf cooperation) and better understand the changes obtained by artificial selection (dog-human cooperation). We selected some behaviors of the dog’s...

  9. Incidence of Health and Behavior Problems in Service Dog Candidates Neutered at Various Ages

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Marta Zlotnick, Virginia Corrigan, Erin Griffin, Megan Alayon, Laura Hungerford

    Saint Francis Service Dogs (SFSD) trains dogs to aid people with multiple sclerosis, brain injury, and many other conditions. Organizations like SFSD must carefully consider when to neuter dogs to give them the best chance at successfully completing lengthy and expensive training. The objective...

  10. The Role of Oxytocin in the Dog–Owner Relationship

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sarah Marshall-Pescini, Franka S. Schaebs, Alina Gaugg, Anne Meinert, Tobias Deschner, Friederike Range

    Oxytocin (OT) is involved in multiple social bonds, from attachment between parents and offspring to “friendships”. Dogs are an interesting species in which to investigate the link between the oxytocinergic system and social bonds since they establish preferential bonds with their...

  11. The Sleep of Shelter Dogs Was Not Disrupted by Overnight Light Rather than Darkness in a Crossover Trial

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Katherine A. Houpt, Hollis N. Erb, Genaro A. Coria-Avila

    Dogs in shelters may be unattended at night. The purpose of this study is to describe the night-time behavior of dogs in a shelter and to determine if artificial light affected their sleeping patterns. Ten dogs were video-recorded under both light and dark conditions and their behavior recorded...

  12. Advancing Genetic Selection and Behavioral Genomics of Working Dogs Through Collaborative Science

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Chen, F. L., Zimmermann, M., Hekman, J. P., Lord, K. A., Logan, B., Russenberger, J., Leighton, E. A., Karlsson, E. K.

    The ancient partnership between people and dogs is struggling to meet modern day needs, with demand exceeding our capacity to safely breed high-performing and healthy dogs. New statistical genetic approaches and genomic technology have the potential to revolutionize dog breeding, by...

  13. Human-Animal Relationships in Supported Housing: Animal Atmospheres for Mental Health Recovery

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friesinger, J. G., Birkeland, B., Thorød, A. B.

    Being in a relationship with an animal can promote the well-being of people. For many individuals, this usually takes place at home. This study reports about homes for people with mental health problems (with or without co-occurring substance use), who live in supported housing operated by...

  14. The Perceived Impact of The First UK COVID-19 Lockdown on Companion Animal Welfare and Behaviour: A Mixed-Method Study of Associations with Owner Mental Health

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Shoesmith, Emily, Santos de Assis, Luciana, Shahab, Lion, Ratschen, Elena, Toner, Paul, Kale, Dimitra, Reeve, Catherine, Mills, Daniel S.

  15. Lying behaviour of housed and outdoor-managed pregnant sheep

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Williams, Manod, Davis, Chelsea N., Jones, Dewi Llyr, Davies, Emma S., Vasina, Penelope, Cutress, David, Rose, Michael T., Jones, Rhys Aled, Williams, Hefin Wyn

  16. Chopped and dispersed food enhances foraging and reduces stress-related behaviours in captive white-naped mangabeys (Cercocebus lunulatus)

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Waasdorp, Sophie, Tuffnell, Joe A., Sonsbeek, Linda Bruins-van, Schilp, Chrispijn M., van Zeeland, Yvonne R. A., Sterck, Elisabeth H. M.

  17. Effects of group size on the behaviour, heart rate, immunity, and growth of Holstein dairy calves

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lv, Jing, Zhao, Xun-Wu, Su, Hang, Wang, Zhi-Peng, Wang, Chao, Li, Jian-Hong, Li, Xiang, Zhang, Run-Xiang, Bao, Jun

  18. Evidence for animal personalities in two Brazilian tortoises (Chelonoidis denticulatus and Chelonoidis carbonarius) and insights for their conservation

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Le Balle, Robin, Cote, Julien, Fernandez, Fernando Antonio Santos

  19. Rooting for feed: Mixing corn pellets into rooting material tends to increase the presence of grower and finisher pigs in the rooting area but not its cleanliness

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Knoll, Maximilian, Bokkers, Eddie A. M., Leeb, Christine, Wimmler, Cäcilia, Andersen, Heidi Mai-Lis, Thomsen, Rikke, Früh, Barbara, Holinger, Mirjam

  20. Impact of social mixing on beef and dairy cattle—A scoping review

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hubbard, Amanda J., Foster, Margaret J., Daigle, Courtney L.