You are here: Home / Resources / All

Resources: All

Find a resource
  1. humananimalrelationships x
  1. The experiences of adolescents in residential care participating in equine assisted learning

    Theses

    High-risk behaviour among adolescents places heavy burdens on the public health, social welfare and criminal justice systems of many countries. Today, Equine-Assisted Learning (EAL) is increasingly used as an adjunct and experiential intervention programme to support the learning and personal...

  2. The Human-Animal Relationship in Australian Caged Laying Hens

    Journal Articles

    Studies on farm animals have shown relationships between stockperson attitudes and behaviour and farm animal fear, stress and productivity. This study investigated how the avoidance behaviour of Australian commercial caged laying hens may be related to stockperson behaviour, albumen...

  3. Horses feel emotions when they watch positive and negative horse–human interactions in a video and transpose what they saw to real life

    Journal Articles

    AbstractAnimals can indirectly gather meaningful information about other individuals by eavesdropping on their third-party interactions. In particular, eavesdropping can be used to indirectly attribute a negative or positive valence to an individual and to adjust one’s future behavior towards...

  4. An evolutionary point of view of animal ethics

    Journal Articles

    The observation that animals may respond to the emotional states of conspecific or even heterospecific individuals is not new. After more than one century, the need to define what exactly non-human animals are able to feel and—from this starting point—rethink the legal status and place of animals...

  5. Human-animal Relationships in Archaeology: Worldviews of Hunter-gatherers in Northern Europe. Introductory Report

    Pamphlets

    The project Human-Animal Relationships in Archaeology: Worldviews of hunter gatherers in Northern Europe (HARA) is a newly commenced postdoctoral research project at the School of Archaeology UCD. Dr Maja Pasaric who has been awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship for her...

  6. Quality of life of tertiary students and their attachment to a companion animal

    Theses

    Companion animals have become an important aspect in the lives of many individuals (Serpell, 2010). It has been shown that attachment to a companion animal may have a beneficial impact on several aspects of an individual’s life (O’Haire, 2010). Collectively, these aspects can...

  7. Parents' and facilitators' perceptions of children with autism spectrum disorder in an equine-assisted learning programme

    Theses

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) currently affects an estimated 1:68 children globally and is the second most common disability worldwide. ASD is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by abnormal social behaviour, delays in language, sensory processing difficulties and restricted and...

  8. Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) : what is it?

    Theses

    This study focuses on existing research into the field of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) and attempts to provide a clear answer as to what animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is. In addition, the limitations of current research, as well as future opportunities for research in this field and some...

  9. The relationship between pet attachment, perceived stress and life satisfaction: An online survey

    Theses

    International research on pet ownership has found a wide array of physical, psychological and social benefits as a result of human-animal interaction (HAI) (Beetz, Uvnäs-Moberg, Julius, & Kotrschal, 2012). In spite of South Africa’s declining economic situation, South Africa has...

  10. Salivary oxytocin in pigs, cattle, and goats during positive human-animal interactions

    Journal Articles

  11. The Frequencies of Immunosuppressive Cells in Adipose Tissue Differ in Human, Non-human Primate, and Mouse Models

    Journal Articles

  12. And in the Middle of My Chaos There Was You?-Dog Companionship and Its Impact on the Assessment of Stressful Situations

    Journal Articles

  13. Is there a Profile of Spontaneous Seizure-Alert Pet Dogs? A Survey of French People with Epilepsy

    Journal Articles

    Despite controversies and the lack of research, dogs are empirically selected and trained to perform as service dogs, in relation to the dogs’ and future owners’ characteristics. We assessed the characteristics of both humans and dogs in an unbiased population (not selected or...

  14. Broadcasting human voice to piglets (sus scrofa domestica) modifies their behavioural reaction to human presence in the home pen and in arena tests

    Journal Articles

  15. A One Health Research Framework for Animal-Assisted Interventions

    Journal Articles

  16. On the Origins of Animalist Marxism: Rereading Ted Benton and the Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844

    Journal Articles

  17. Naturecultures and the affective (dis)entanglements of happy meat

    Journal Articles

  18. Marx and Alienated Speciesism

    Journal Articles

  19. Longitudinal effects of human supremacy beliefs and vegetarianism threat on moral exclusion (vs. inclusion) of animals

    Journal Articles

  20. Herd-level associations between human-animal relationship, management, fecal cortisol metabolites, and udder health of organic dairy cows

    Journal Articles