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  1. Wild Meets Domestic in the Near Eastern Neolithic

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Russell, N.

    The categories of wild and domestic are one of the classic ways the nature/culture dichotomy manifests itself in human interactions with the environment. Some argue that this distinction is not helpful and a projection of modern thought, and certainly the boundaries are complicated. However, we...

  2. Challenges with Assessing and Treating Pain in Research Primates: A Focused Survey and Literature Review

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Paterson, Emilie A., Turner, Patricia V.

    Research primates may undergo surgical procedures making effective pain management essential to ensure good animal welfare and unbiased scientific data. Adequate pain mitigation is dependent on whether veterinarians, technicians, researchers, and caregivers can recognize and assess pain, as...

  3. Influence of Increased Freedom of Movement on Welfare and Egg Laying Pattern of Hens Kept in Aviaries

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nannoni, Eleonora, Buonaiuto, Giovanni, Martelli, Giovanna, Lizzi, Gabriele, Trevisani, Giacomo, Garavini, Gloria, Sardi, Luca

    This work investigates the effects of structural modifications on the welfare level and laying patterns of hens in a three-tier commercial aviary system. Four experimental groups were used: C (control, housed in a traditional aviary); LM (longitudinal movement, in which internal partitions were...

  4. Aggressive, Submissive, and Affiliative Behavior in Sanctuary Chimpanzees (Pan Troglodytes) During Social Integration

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fultz, Amy, Yanagi, Akie, Breaux, Sarah, Beaupre, Leilani

    Chimp Haven is a sanctuary for chimpanzees being retired from biomedical research and from facilities that can no longer care for them. Chimpanzees often live in smaller groups in captive settings; however, Chimp Haven integrates them into larger, more species-typical groups. Social...

  5. Selection Factors Influencing Eventual Owner Satisfaction about Pet Dog Adoption

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dinwoodie, Ian R., Zottola, Vivian, Kubitz, Karla, Dodman, Nicholas H.

    Personal likes, experience, and deep-rooted interests to satisfy emotional needs such as companionship, affection, empathy, and security are some of the underlying human motivations for acquiring a pet companion. In this study, we asked how long the owner took to decide whether to adopt a dog,...

  6. Estimating the optimal number of sampling days and patterns for recording calf behaviours in pre-weaning dairy calves

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Xiao, Jian Xin, Peng, Rong, Yang, Hui, Alugongo, Gibson Maswayi, Zhang, Si Yuan, Liu, Shuai, Chen, Tian Yu, Cao, Zhi Jun

  7. Neophobic behavioural responses of parasitised fish to a potential predator and baited hook

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Freire, Rafael, Rogers, Leia, Creece, Darcy, Shamsi, Shokoofeh

  8. Changes in the behaviour before normal calving to predict its onset in Mediterranean buffaloes heifers

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lanzoni, L., Chincarini, M., Giammarco, M., Fusaro, I., Iannotta, M., Podaliri, M., Contri, A., Gloria, A., Vignola, G.

  9. Changes in the behaviour before normal calving to predict its onset in Mediterranean buffaloes heifers

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lanzoni, L., Chincarini, M., Giammarco, M., Fusaro, I., Iannotta, M., Podaliri, M., Contri, A., Gloria, A., Vignola, G.

  10. Evaluating the utility of a CO2 surgical laser for piglet tail docking to reduce behavioral and physiological indicators of pain and to improve wound healing: A pilot study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lou, Maria E., Kleinhenz, Michael D., Schroeder, Robin, Lechtenberg, Kelly, Montgomery, Shawnee, Coetzee, Johann F., Viscardi, Abbie V.

  11. Increasing mud levels in a feedlot influences beef cattle behaviours but not preference for feedlot or pasture environments

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dickson, Emily J., Campbell, Dana L. M., Monk, Jessica E., Lea, Jim M., Colditz, Ian G., Lee, Caroline

  12. Features of reproduction in an isolated island population of the feral horses of the Lake Manych-Gudilo (Rostov Region, Russia)

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Spasskaya, N. N., Voronkova, V. N., Letarov, A. V., Ermilina, Yu A., Nikolaeva, E. A., Konorov, E. A., Stolpovsky, Yu A., Naidenko, S. V.

  13. Acute changes in oxytocin predict behavioral responses to foundation training in horses

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Niittynen, Taru, Riihonen, Veera, Moscovice, Liza R., Koski, Sonja E.

  14. Refined methodology for identification of bitterness aversion in mature rams through quantification of fluid intake and behavioral response to phenylthiocarbamide

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Southerland, Claire N., Taylor, J. Bret, Yelich, Joel V., Ellison, Melinda J.

  15. The effect of auditory stimulation on pet dogs’ reactions to owner separation

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kinnaird, Rachael F., Wells, Deborah L.

  16. “Furry tales”: pet ownership’s influence on subjective well-being during Covid-19 times

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Damberg, Svenja, Frömbling, Lena

  17. Evaluation of relationships between dogs and owners: the Turkish translation, reliability and validity study of cat/dog owner relationship scale (C/DORS)

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kaya, U., Ozen, D., Yazlik, M. O., Kosem, S., Gurcan, I. S.

  18. The lived experience of human-pet relationships among adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hamilton, Leslie H. A., Van Vliet, K. Jessica, Lasiuk, Gerri, Varnhagen, Connie K.

  19. The relaxing massage technique as a new tool to improve the human/animal relationship and the animal welfare parametersTecnica de massagem relaxante como ferramenta para melhorar a relacao humano-animal e os parametros de bem-estar animal

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leite, L. O., Nunes-Pinheiro, D. C. S., Hotzel, M. J.

  20. Welfare, well treatment and animal protection : concepts, definitions and practiceBien-entre, bientraitance et protection des animaux: concepts, definitions, applications

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gilbert, C., Fabre-Deloye, A.