Nine lives and reflections
Contributor(s): Erasmo de Oliveira, Erasmo DeOLIVEIRA
The secret of having nine lives as a cat and some reflections about animals' angelicity (some ideas made by an Elder mad researcher. Or not...)
To flea or not to flea: survey of UK companion animal ectoparasiticide usage and activities affecting pathways to the environment
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Perkins, R., Goulson, D.
Due to the convenience and efficacy of modern ectoparasiticides, routine prophy-lactic use has become commonplace for dogs and cats. However, the environmental consequences of this large-scale use are not well-understood, and multiple potential pathways for ectoparasiticides to the environment...
Public perspectives on strays and companion animal management in Malaysia
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Munir, S. M. I., Mokhtar, M. I., Arham, A. F.
Strays and companion animal management is a sensitive issue in Malaysia that incites solid and conflicting views. Through structured questionnaires administered to a random sample of 704 respondents, this study explored public opinion on a) causes of the stray animal population, b) the...
Longitudinal associations between allostatic load, pet ownership, and socioeconomic position among US adults aged 50+
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Applebaum, Jennifer W., McDonald, Shelby E., Zsembik, Barbara A.
It is hypothesized that pets provide benefits to human health by buffering the deleterious effects of stress, but varying exposure to chronic stress via social position is rarely considered in these conceptual and empirical models. Allostatic load is an index of biological and physical measures...
A Comparative Study of Dogs and Goats with Limited Human Socialization in the Impossible Task Paradigm
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Di Lucrezia, Alfredo, Scandurra, Anna, Pinelli, Claudia, Musco, Nadia, D'Aniello, Biagio, Mastellone, Vincenzo, Zicarelli, Fabio, Pero, Maria Elena, Lombardi, Pietro
The study aimed to explore how limited human socialization affects the socio-cognitive abilities and interactions with unfamiliar individuals of a selected group of domesticated dogs and goats. These animals were raised and kept under conditions characterized by limited human socialization, and...
Cat: Empirical modelling of Felis catus population dynamics in the UK
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): McDonald, J., Finka, L., Foreman-Worsley, R., Skillings, E., Hodgson, D.
Domestic cats are popular companion animals, however not all live in human homes and many cats live within shelters or as free-roaming, unowned- feral or stray cats. Cats can transition between these subpopulations, but the influence of this connectivity on overall population dynamics, and the...
Animal-Assisted Education: Exploratory Research on the Positive Impact of Dogs on Behavioral and Emotional Outcomes of Elementary School Students
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Verhoeven, Riki, Butter, Rene, Martens, Rob, Enders-Slegers, Marie-Jose
For some students, school success is not a simple matter. A growing, innovative approach that supports students' functioning at school is programs in which animals are involved in education. The involvement of animals, especially dogs, in education is known as animal-assisted education (AAE)....
Developing and Planning a Protocol for Implementing Health Promoting Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI) in a Tertiary Health Setting
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hamilton-Bruce, M. A., Young, J., Nottle, C., Hazel, S. J., Milton, A. G., McDowall, S., Mani, B., Koblar, S.
The Ottawa Charter identifies that multiple levels of government, non-government, community, and other organizations should work together to facilitate health promotion, including in acute settings such as hospitals. We outline a method and protocol to achieve this, namely an Action Research...
"Warming the house": Children and animals "doing family"
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Policarpo, Veronica, de Almeida, Ana Nunes, Tereno, Henrique
Veterinary education and experience shape beliefs about dog breeds. Part 2: trust
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Caddiell, R. M. P., White, P., Lascelles, B. D. X., Royal, K., Ange-Van Heugten, K., Gruen, M. E.
Therapeutic and Economic Benefits of Service Dogs Versus Emotional Support Dogs for Veterans With PTSD
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Richerson, Joan T., Wagner, Todd H., Abrams, Thad, Skelton, Kelly, Biswas, Kousick, Illarmo, Samantha, McSherry, Frances, Fallon, Michael T., Frakt, Austin, Pizer, Steven, Magruder, Kathryn M., Groer, Shirley, Dorn, Patricia A., Huang, Grant D., Stock, Eileen M.
A survey of the main behavioural and natatorial issues observed in non-genetically selected dog breeds trained for water rescue activities
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cecchi, F., Macchioni, F.
Social and emotional therapy dog-assisted interventions in mainstream school settings: A systematic review
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wintermantel, Lena, Grove, Christine, Henderson, Linda, Laletas, Stella
Separation distress in a sample of rescued galgos form Spain
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Normando, S. R. C., Bertomoro, F., Bonetti, O.
Integrating dog shelters in the One Health perspective: is this truly achievable?
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sacchettino, L., Gatta, C., Pelagalli, A., Maruccio, L., Napolitano, F., Avallone, L., D'Angelo, D.
The impact of information on the perception, emotional profile, and insights of Brazilian pet owners with different degrees of entomophobia
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): da Silva, Camila B. Fernandes, Filho, Elson R. Tavares, Pimentel, Tatiana C., Pagani, Monica M., Marsico, Eliane T., Cruz, Adriano G., Esmerino, Erick A.
Guiding principles: Effect of a science-based staff training program on knowledge and application of assistance dog training techniques
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Harvey, Emily, Chase-Topping, Margo, Bowell, Verity A., Heffernan, Dorothy, Moxon, Rachel
Bites monitoring in Aosta Valley from 2014 to 2020
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Villa, G. M., Trentin, C., Ragionieri, M.
Attachment style classification in the interspecific and intraspecific bond in dogs
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Borrelli, C., Riggio, G., Gazzano, A., Carlone, B., Mariti, C.
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Luna, S.