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  1. Comparing gradual debonding strategies after prolonged cow-calf contact: Stress responses, performance, and health of dairy cow and calf

    Contributor(s): Wenker, Margret L., van Reenen, Cornelis G., Bokkers, Eddie A. M., McCrea, Kirste, de Oliveira, Daiana, Sørheim, Kristin, Cao, Yanran, Bruckmaier, Rupert M., Gross, Josef J., Gort, Gerrit, Verwer, Cynthia M.

  2. Timing of part-time group housing for farm rabbits: Effects on reproductive performance, skin injuries and behaviour

    Contributor(s): Van Damme, Liesbeth G. W., Delezie, Evelyne, Ampe, Bart, Tuyttens, Frank A. M.

  3. Objective determination and quantification of pain and inflammation associated with digital dermatitis in feedlot cattle

    Contributor(s): Thomas, Anice D., Orsel, Karin, Cortés, Julián A., Pajor, Edmond A.

  4. Spatial Design of Guest Feeding Programs and Their Effects on Giraffe Participation and Social Interactions

    Contributor(s): Ramis, Fatima, Mohr, Michaela, Kohn, Gregory, Gibson, Quincy, Bashaw, Meredith, Maloney, Dan, Maple, Terry

  5. Development of a welfare assessment protocol for practical application in Argentine feedlots

    Contributor(s): Racciatti, Débora Silvia, Bottegal, Diego Nicolas, Aguilar, Natalia María, Menichelli, Marcela Liliana, Soteras, Trinidad, Zimerman, María, Cancino, Andrea Karina, Marcoppido, Gisela Ariana, Blanco-Penedo, Isabel, Lloveras, Joaquim Pallisera, Langman, Leandro Ezequiel

  6. The Five Domains model and promoting positive welfare in pigs

    Contributor(s): Kells, N. J.

  7. A Survey of Broiler Farmers’ Perceptions of Animal Welfare and their Technical Efficiency: A Case Study in Northeast China

    Contributor(s): Jo, Hyeonsoo, Nasrullah, Muhammad, Jiang, Bing, Li, Xiang, Bao, Jun

  8. The Strange Case of Henry Bergh’s “Declaration of the Rights of Animals”

    Contributor(s): Ingram, Darcy

  9. Functional Analysis and Successful Treatment of a Captive Rhesus Macaque’s Disruptive Behavior

    Contributor(s): Franklin, Andrea N., Martin, A. L., Perlman, J. E., Bloomsmith, M. A.

  10. Protecting Interests of Animals in Custody Disputes: Italian Caselaw Outpaces Italian and European Union Legislation

    Contributor(s): Fossati, Paola

  11. Effects of twice a day teat bucket feeding compared to twice a day mother suckling on behaviour, health traits and blood immune parameters in dairy calves and immune parameters in cow's milk

    Contributor(s): Bieber, Anna, Walkenhorst, Michael, Eppenstein, Rennie, Probst, Johanna K., Thüer, Susann, Baki, Cem, Martin, Bruno, Neff, Anet Spengler

  12. Thermal comfort and behavior of beef cattle in pasture-based systems monitored by visual observation and electronic device

    Contributor(s): Barreto, Andréa do Nascimento, Barioni Junior, Waldomiro, Pezzopane, José Ricardo Macedo, Bernardi, Alberto Carlos de Campos, Pedroso, André de Faria, Marcondes, Cintia Righetti, Jacintho, Manuel Antônio Chagas, Romanello, Narian, Sousa, Marco Antônio Paula de, Nanni Costa, Leonardo, Garcia, Alexandre Rossetto

  13. Investigation into owner-reported differences between dogs born in versus imported into Canada

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): von Rentzell, K. A., van Haaften, K., Morris, A., Protopopova, A.

    Over 1 million dogs are imported into the United States and roughly 340,000 dogs into the United Kingdom yearly. Although the official number of dogs arriving to Canada is currently unknown, local animal professionals estimate that thousands of dogs are imported into Canada each year. Dog...

  14. Investigation into owner-reported differences between dogs born in versus imported into Canada

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): von Rentzell, K. A., van Haaften, K., Morris, A., Protopopova, A.

    Over 1 million dogs are imported into the United States and roughly 340,000 dogs into the United Kingdom yearly. Although the official number of dogs arriving to Canada is currently unknown, local animal professionals estimate that thousands of dogs are imported into Canada each year. Dog...

  15. Breed group differences in the unsolvable problem task: Herding dogs prefer their owner, while solitary hunting dogs seek stranger proximity

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Van Poucke, Enya, Höglin, Amanda, Jensen, Per, Roth, Lina S. V.

    The communicating skills of dogs are well documented and especially their contact-seeking behaviours towards humans. The aim of this study was to use the unsolvable problem paradigm to investigate differences between breed groups in their contact-seeking behaviours towards their owner and a...

  16. Breed group differences in the unsolvable problem task: Herding dogs prefer their owner, while solitary hunting dogs seek stranger proximity

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Van Poucke, Enya, Höglin, Amanda, Jensen, Per, Roth, Lina S. V.

    The communicating skills of dogs are well documented and especially their contact-seeking behaviours towards humans. The aim of this study was to use the unsolvable problem paradigm to investigate differences between breed groups in their contact-seeking behaviours towards their owner and a...

  17. Reactivation of a Hospital-Based Therapy Dog Visitation Program during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Townsend, Lisa, Heatwole, Jennifer K., Gee, Nancy R.

    This study examined human–animal interactions during the reactivation of a hospital-based therapy dog program during the COVID-19 pandemic. Data were collected from human–dog interactions at an academic medical center in Virginia. Interaction length, participant role, age group...

  18. Is Dog Owner Obesity a Risk Factor for Canine Obesity? A "One-Health" Study on Human-Animal Interaction in a Region with a High Prevalence of Obesity

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Suarez, L., Bautista-Castaño, I., Peña Romera, C., Montoya-Alonso, J. A., Corbera, J. A.

    Obesity in humans is a growing global problem and is one of the greatest public health challenges we face today. Most researchers agree that, as in humans, the incidence in the companion animal population is also increasing. The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors contributing to...

  19. Can dogs reduce stress levels in school children? effects of dog-assisted interventions on salivary cortisol in children with and without special educational needs using randomized controlled trials

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Meints, K., Brelsford, V. L., Dimolareva, M., Maréchal, L., Pennington, K., Rowan, E., Gee, N. R.

    Prolonged or excessive stress negatively affects learning, behavior and health across the lifespan. To alleviate adverse effects of stress in school children, stressors should be reduced, and support and effective interventions provided. Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) have shown beneficial...

  20. Rats as pets: predictors of adoption and surrender of pet rats (Rattus norvegicus domestica) in British Columbia, Canada

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hou, ChengYu, Protopopova, A.

    Whereas much research has been conducted on rats in their roles as pests and laboratory animal models, little is known about rats in their role as companion animals. However, rats have become the third most common companion animal admitted to the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of...