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  1. Overweight and obese pet owners: respondent and pet characteristics in the rural Midwestern United States

    Journal Articles

    The obesity epidemic has impacted both people and pets in the rural Midwestern United States (MWUS). Tailoring health advice to the socio-demographic characteristics and dietary patterns of owners and their pets can help promote adherence to health behavior changes for owners and foster health...

  2. Interspecific behavioural synchronization: dogs exhibit locomotor synchrony with humans

    Journal Articles

  3. Do Animals Perceive Human Developmental Disabilities? Guinea Pigs' Behaviour with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Children with Typical Development. A Pilot Study

    Journal Articles

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

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  5. Conceptual and methodological issues relating to pain assessment in mammals: The development and utilisation of pain facial expression scales

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  6. Extensive human presence and regular gentle handling improve growth, survival and immune competence in ostrich chicks

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  7. Editorial: Advances and Perspectives in Farm Animal Learning and Cognition

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    201961722297-1769 (Print)2297-176910.3389/fvets.2019.00172engInstitute of Behavioural Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Germany.text

  8. Using Qualitative Behaviour Assessment to Investigate Human-Animal Relationships in Zoo-Housed Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

  9. Cocreating guide dog partnerships: dog training and interdependence in 1930s America

    Journal Articles

  10. [Effects of an animal-assisted intervention on psychiatric in-patient addiction treatment - a pilot study]

    Journal Articles

  11. When pigs fly: emotional support animals, service dogs and the politics of legitimacy across species boundaries

    Journal Articles

  12. Badger-human conflict: an overlooked historical context for bovine TB debates in the UK

    Book Sections | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    In Britain, the question of whether to cull wild badgers (Meles meles) in order to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in domestic cattle herds has been the source of scientific, public and policy controversy for over 40 years and still shows no sign of resolution. This chapter...

  13. The Emergence of Animal Management in the Southern Levant

    Journal Articles

    Our compilation of zooarchaeological data from a series of important archaeological sites spanning the Epipaleolithic through Pre-Pottery Neolithic B periods in the Mediterranean Hills of the southern Levant contributes to major debates about the beginnings of ungulate management in Southwest...

  14. Dog Breed Discrimination in Criminology and Public Knowledge

    Theses | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Animal abuse is never an easy topic for people to discuss. Until recently, animal abuse was only considered a misdemeanor charge under the law, but now it can be considered a felony charge. While that should be good news for animals, there are still a lot of questions when it comes to animal...

  15. Perception de la souffrance, empathie inter-espèces et régimes d'interactivité

    Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    La perception de la souffrance animale dépend de l’empathie et celle-ci fait l’objet d’un biais « intra-groupe » chez l’humain. On le retrouve dans le cas de l’empathie inter-espèces : la réponse varie en...

  16. Identification of QTLs for behavioral reactivity to social separation and humans in sheep using the OvineSNP50 BeadChip

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Background Current trends in sheep farming practices rely on animals with a greater level of behavioral autonomy than before, a phenotype that actively contributes to the sustainability of animal production. Social reactivity and reactivity to humans are relevant behavioral traits in sheep,...

  17. Opinions from the Front Lines of Cat Colony Management Conflict

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    Outdoor cats represent a global threat to terrestrial vertebrate conservation, but management has been rife with conflict due to differences in views of the problem and appropriate responses to it. To evaluate these differences we conducted a survey of opinions about outdoor cats and their...

  18. Attitudes of different stakeholders toward pig husbandry: a study to determine conflicting and matching attitudes toward animals, humans and the environment

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    The pig sector is struggling with negative attitudes of citizens. This may be the result of conflicting attitudes toward pig husbandry between citizens and other stakeholders. To obtain knowledge about these attitudes, the objectives of this study were (1) to determine and compare attitudes of...

  19. Expanding on current methods employed for investigating pet food stability

    Theses | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    The Australian petfood sector continues to grow due to the 'humanisation' of pets. Ingredients added to petfood have the potential to degrade to harmful products making detection important. In this research various analytical methods were adapted to improve detection of products found...

  20. Considering the Canine: Human Discourses of Gender, Race, and Power in Interspecies Entanglements

    Theses | Contributor(s): Mahmoud Khaled Masa\'deh, Sheila E. Purdum (adviser)

    This dissertation explores discourses in the contemporary United States surrounding the creation, coding, sterilization, and general keeping of canines in order to interrogate how sex, gender, race, class, sexuality, and species together serve biopolitical formations of social control,...