Can Shelter Pets Heal a Community? | Stacy Mendell Matt Angleman | TEDxGrandJunction
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...
A Case Study: Observations of Behaviors & Vocalizations in a Captive Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) During Quarantine
Theses | Contributor(s): Alexandra Dilley
Bozie, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), was relocated from the Baton Rouge Zoo to Smithsonian’s National Zoo. During a requisite 29-day quarantine period, I recorded Bozie’s stress-related behaviors and the vocalizations she produced when she was alone and with her keepers in...
Computational Analysis of Movement Patterns of Dogs with ADHD-Like Behavior
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)...
Early Recognition of Behaviour Problems in Shelter Dogs by Monitoring them in their Kennels after Admission to a Shelter
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Liam Clay, Mandy Paterson, Pauleen Bennett, Gaille Perry, Clive Phillips
Canine behaviour assessments are commonly used in shelters to identify behaviour problems in dogs prior to adoption. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether kennel monitoring of dogs could identify early signs of behaviour problems, thereby facilitating early intervention and better...
Caring for the Animal Caregiver-Occupational Health, Human-Animal Bond and Compassion Fatigue
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Van Hooser, J. P., Pekow, C., Nguyen, H. M., D'Urso, D. M., Kerner, S. E., Thompson-Iritani, S.
Laboratory Animal Professionals experience many positive and rewarding interactions when caring for and working with research animals. However, these professionals also may experience conflicting feelings and exhaustion when the work is stressful due to factors such as limited resources, making...
Editorial: Our Canine Connection: The History, Benefits and Future of Human-Dog Interactions
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Strauss, E. G., McCune, S., MacLean, E., Fine, A.
2021 Front Vet Sci 8 784491 2297-1769 (Print)2297-1769 10.3389/fvets.2021.784491 eng The Center for Urban Resilience, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, United States.School of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, United Kingdom.Animal Matters...
Anthropomorphism and Its Adverse Effects on the Distress and Welfare of Companion Animals
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mota-Rojas, D., Mariti, C., Zdeinert, A., Riggio, G., Mora-Medina, P., Del Mar Reyes, A., Gazzano, A., Domínguez-Oliva, A., Lezama-García, K., José-Pérez, N., Hernández-Ávalos, I.
Anthropomorphic practices are increasing worldwide. Anthropomorphism is defined as the tendency to attribute human forms, behaviors, and emotions to non-human animals or objects. Anthropomorphism is particularly relevant for companion animals. Some anthropomorphic practices can be beneficial to...
A novel fish behavior: “Floating” of Paramisgurnus dabryanus loaches
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zhang, Ning, Luo, Wei, Chen, Pengyu, Zhang, Shoudong, Zhang, Yibo, Chen, Defang, Huang, Xiaoli, Jiang, Jun, Wang, Yan, Yang, Shiyong, Yang, Song, Zhao, Liulan, Guo, Zhonggang, Huang, Jie, Long, Yuejin, Du, Zongjun
2022Applied Animal Behaviour Science2461055100168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105510text
An attempt to use sound-imprinting to attract broilers onto elevated platforms for night-time roosting
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sirovnik, Janja, Euteneuer, Pascal, von Borstel, Uta König
Societal interest in puppies and the COVID-19 pandemic
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Siettou, C.
Hucul horses’ learning abilities in different learning tests and ue the association with behaviour, food motivation and fearfulness
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Olczak, Katarzyna, Klocek, Czesław, Christensen, Janne Winther
Thinking outside the lab: Can studies of pet rats inform pet and laboratory rat welfare?
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Neville, Vikki, Mounty, Jessica, Benato, Livia, Hunter, Kristina, Mendl, Michael, Paul, Elizabeth S.
2022Applied Animal Behaviour Science2461055070168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105507text
An Exploratory Study of Veterinary Professionals' Self-Reported Support of Bereaved Clients Before, During, and After Companion Animal Euthanasia in Southwestern Ontario, Canada
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Matte, A. R., Khosa, D. K., Meehan, M. P., Coe, J. B., Niel, L.
Effects of restraint on heifers during gentle human-animal interactions
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lange, Annika, Waiblinger, Susanne, van Hasselt, Regien, Mundry, Roger, Futschik, Andreas, Lürzel, Stephanie
A qualitative content analysis of an online forum for people with kidney disease: Exploring the role of companion and non-companion animals
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jackson, T., Chur-Hansen, A., Duncanson, E., Jesudason, S.
Comparative study on stress-induced hyperthermia, level of fear and behaviour of two genetically selected strains of domestic chicks to playback calls
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Iyasere, Oluwaseun S., Oyeniran, Victor J., Durosaro, Samuel O., Fafiolu, Adeboye O., Ojelade, Oluwaseun C., Ajayi, Oreoluwa D.
Smart carnivores think twice: Red fox delays scavenging on conspecific carcasses to reduce parasite risk
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gonzálvez, Moisés, Martínez-Carrasco, Carlos, Sánchez-Zapata, José A., Moleón, Marcos
Pets in society
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dean, R. W.
Donkey behaviour and cognition: A literature review
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): De Santis, Marta, Seganfreddo, Samanta, Galardi, Morgana, Mutinelli, Franco, Normando, Simona, Contalbrigo, Laura
No evident effect of domestication on the anti-predator behaviour of European abalone (Haliotis tuberculata): Implications for stock enhancement programs
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Chauvaud, Pierre, Day, Rob, Roussel, Sabine