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  1. Towards One Health? Evolution of international collaboration networks on Nipah virus research from 1999-2011

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    Reports | Contributor(s): Sophie Valeix

    The world is now facing the emergence of new pathogens and the return of old ones at an unprecedented speed. Among the wide range of emerging diseases, zoonoses – infections naturally transmitted between vertebrate animals and humans – represent a new complex global problem for...

  2. Can Shelter Pets Heal a Community? | Stacy Mendell Matt Angleman | TEDxGrandJunction

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Stacy Mendell, Matt Angleman

    They look at how to harness the power of the human-animal bond to create healthier and more compassionate communities. Their presentation includes therapy dogs Chazz and Ness. Stacy is a licensed clinical social worker who uses four-legged co-therapists in her mental health work on the Western...

  3. Computational Analysis of Movement Patterns of Dogs with ADHD-Like Behavior

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stephane Bleuer-Elsner, Anna Zamansky, Asaf Fux, Dmitry Kaplun, Sergey Romanov, Aleksandr Sinitca, Sylvia Masson, Dirk van der Linden

    Computational approaches were called for to address the challenges of more objective behavior assessment which would be less reliant on owner reports. This study aims to use computational analysis for investigating a hypothesis that dogs with ADHD-like (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)...

  4. Computational Analysis of Movement Patterns of Dogs with ADHD-Like Behavior

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stephane Bleuer-Elsner, Anna Zamansky, Asaf Fux, Dmitry Kaplun, Sergey Romanov, Aleksandr Sinitca, Sylvia Masson, Dirk van der Linden

    Computational approaches were called for to address the challenges of more objective behavior assessment which would be less reliant on owner reports. This study aims to use computational analysis for investigating a hypothesis that dogs with ADHD-like (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)...

  5. The Effect of a Dog Assisted Reading Program on the Reading Ability and Motivation of Children with Dyslexia

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leilani B. Goodmon, Pippa R. Burnett, Renee Pack, Rebecca Powell

    Dog assisted reading programs have been shown to improve children’s reading skills and attitudes toward reading (Kirnan et al., 2016; Levinson et al., 2017; Linder et al., 2018) and on-task behavior in children who struggle with reading (Bassette & Taber-Doughty, 2013). The purpose of...

  6. The Effect of a Dog Assisted Reading Program on the Reading Ability and Motivation of Children with Dyslexia

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leilani B. Goodmon, Pippa R. Burnett, Renee Pack, Rebecca Powell

    Dog assisted reading programs have been shown to improve children’s reading skills and attitudes toward reading (Kirnan et al., 2016; Levinson et al., 2017; Linder et al., 2018) and on-task behavior in children who struggle with reading (Bassette & Taber-Doughty, 2013). The purpose of...

  7. The Effect of a Dog Assisted Reading Program on the Reading Ability and Motivation of Children with Dyslexia

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leilani B. Goodmon, Pippa R. Burnett, Renee Pack, Rebecca Powell

    Dog assisted reading programs have been shown to improve children’s reading skills and attitudes toward reading (Kirnan et al., 2016; Levinson et al., 2017; Linder et al., 2018) and on-task behavior in children who struggle with reading (Bassette & Taber-Doughty, 2013). The purpose of...

  8. The Effects of Reward-Based Training on the Behavioral Assessment of the Domestic Dog

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Shelby Vandergraff

    Contrary to popular belief, pet overpopulation is caused more by owners failing to keep their dog than with accidental or intentional breeding (Moulton et al., 1991). Factors related to relinquishment have been researched, and concluded that behavioral problems are the most reoccurring reasons...

  9. The Effects of Reward-Based Training on the Behavioral Assessment of the Domestic Dog

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Shelby Vandergraff

    Contrary to popular belief, pet overpopulation is caused more by owners failing to keep their dog than with accidental or intentional breeding (Moulton et al., 1991). Factors related to relinquishment have been researched, and concluded that behavioral problems are the most reoccurring reasons...

  10. 치료적 승마(Hippotherapy, Therapeutic Riding)가 뜬다

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bong-Deuk Kim

  11. Can a dog be jealous?

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yaoguang Jiang, Annamarie W. Huttunen, Michael L. Platt

    Whether humans alone experience complex emotions like jealousy or envy remains hotly debated, partly because of the difficulty of measuring them without a verbal report. Cook, Berns and colleagues use functional brain imaging to identify in dogs neural responses very similar to those evoked by...

  12. Can a dog be jealous?

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yaoguang Jiang, Annamarie W. Huttunen, Michael L. Platt

    Whether humans alone experience complex emotions like jealousy or envy remains hotly debated, partly because of the difficulty of measuring them without a verbal report. Cook, Berns and colleagues use functional brain imaging to identify in dogs neural responses very similar to those evoked by...

  13. The Impact of Acute Loud Noise on the Behavior of Laboratory Birds

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tayanne L. Corbani, Jessica E. Martin, Susan D. Healy

    Husbandry procedures and facility settings, such as low-frequency fire alarms, can produce noises in a laboratory environment that cause stress to animals used in research. However, most of the data demonstrating harmful effects that have, consequently, led to adaptations to management, have...

  14. People. Animals. Love. (PAL)

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    PAL's mission is to use the human-animal bond to comfort the lonely, ease the pain of the sick and enrich the world of children.

  15. People. Animals. Love. (PAL)

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    PAL's mission is to use the human-animal bond to comfort the lonely, ease the pain of the sick and enrich the world of children.

  16. Reported Acquisition Practices of Australian Dog Owners

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Simone A. Blackman, Bethany J. Wilson, Alistair R. Reed, Paul D. McGreevy

    In Australia, the UK and the US dog ownership is prevalent with an estimated 40% of Australian households, 25% of UK households, and 50% of US households owning a dog. Once acquired, a dog usually becomes a family companion so, unlike a faulty product, it can rarely be returned or resold...

  17. Reported Acquisition Practices of Australian Dog Owners

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Simone A. Blackman, Bethany J. Wilson, Alistair R. Reed, Paul D. McGreevy

    In Australia, the UK and the US dog ownership is prevalent with an estimated 40% of Australian households, 25% of UK households, and 50% of US households owning a dog. Once acquired, a dog usually becomes a family companion so, unlike a faulty product, it can rarely be returned or resold...

  18. Operation Hope

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    Operation Hope focuses on providing Equine Assisted Psychotherapy to First Responders and their families. We also serve children, teens, and adults with any mental health issues through equine-assisted activities and therapies. Our mental health program serves clients with a history of PTSD,...

  19. Expression of Behavioural Traits in Goldendoodles and Labradoodles

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Victoria L. Shouldice, A. Michelle Edwards, James A. Serpell, Lee Niel, J. Andrew B. Robinson

    As crossbred dogs gain in popularity, how they express inherited behaviour traits in comparison to their purebred constituent breeds is of interest. We investigated behaviours exhibited by crossbred dogs by focusing on the popular Goldendoodle and Labradoodle crossbreds and comparing them to...

  20. Expression of Behavioural Traits in Goldendoodles and Labradoodles

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Victoria L. Shouldice, A. Michelle Edwards, James A. Serpell, Lee Niel, J. Andrew B. Robinson

    As crossbred dogs gain in popularity, how they express inherited behaviour traits in comparison to their purebred constituent breeds is of interest. We investigated behaviours exhibited by crossbred dogs by focusing on the popular Goldendoodle and Labradoodle crossbreds and comparing them to...