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Puppy socialisation and the prevention of behavioural problems
Dog owners are increasingly aware of the importance of socialisation in ensuring a puppy is friendly and well-adjusted. Socialisation involves meeting and having pleasant experiences and encounters with as many adults, children and animals as possible. It is important to stare socialisation...
Equine stereotypic behaviors: causation, occurrence, and prevention
Contributor(s):: Sarrafchi, A., Blokhuis, H. J.
There are strong suggestions that equine stereotypies are connected to poor welfare and a suboptimal management and/or stabling environment. Different forms of equine stereotypic behaviors have been described. Crib biting, weaving, and box walking are considered the most prevalent. Several...
Management, health, and abnormal behaviors of horses: a survey in small equestrian centers in Brazil
Contributor(s):: Leme, D. P., Parsekian, A. B. H., Kanaan, V., Hotzel, M. J.
Care conditions of horses housed in small equestrian establishments and the occurrence of health and behavioral problems were assessed in 197 animals. Based on questionnaires and direct observations of the animals, it was noted that 8% of all animals were fed exclusively on pasture, whereas 92%...
Small animal behavioral triage: a guide for practitioners
Contributor(s):: Martin, K. M., Martin, D., Shaw, J. K.
Behavioral concerns are the principal cause of a weakened human-animal bond and pet relinquishment. Triaging behavioral concerns and providing early intervention may be the difference between a patient remaining in its current home or relinquishment. Prevention and intervention behavior services...
An evaluative review of theories: related to animal cruelty
Contributor(s):: Gullone, E.
The two dominant theories relating to animal cruelty are critically reviewed. These are the violence graduation hypothesis and the deviance generalization hypothesis. The outcomes indicate very high consistency with the broader antisocial behavior and aggression literature, which is large and...
Additional foraging elements reduce abnormal behaviour - fur-chewing and stereotypic behaviour - in farmed mink ( Neovison vison)
Contributor(s):: Malmkvist, J., Palme, R., Svendsen, P. M., Hansen, S. W.
We investigated whether provision of additional appetitive and consummatory elements of foraging reduces baseline stress and abnormal behaviour - in terms of fur-chewing and stereotypic behaviour - in farmed mink. We studied 200 juveniles ( n=100 females and 100 males) during the 5-month growth...
Equine assisted social work as a mean for authentic relations between clients and staff
Contributor(s):: Carlsson, C., Ranta, D. N., Traeen, B.
The purpose of this study was to explore, by qualitative methods, the meaning of equine-assisted social work (EASW) both to young women with self-harm problems and their staff in residential treatment. Data were collected by in-depth interviews with eight staff members and nine clients....
Abnormal behaviour in captive sooty mangabeys
Contributor(s):: Crast, J., Bloomsmith, M. A., Perlman, J. E., Meeker, T. L., Remillard, C. M.
The influence of several factors on abnormal behaviour was investigated in 46 singly housed sooty mangabeys ( Cercocebus atys) (eight nursery-reared, 38 mother-reared), including self-injurious, self-directed, stereotypic locomotion, and faeces/urine-related behaviours (SIB, SDB, SL, FUR,...
The link between animal abuse and family violence.
Contributor(s):: Arkow, P.
Human-directed canine aggression
Contributor(s):: Dobson, J.
Assessing the prevalence and characteristics of hair-plucking behaviour in captive western lowland gorillas ( Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
Contributor(s):: Less, E. H., Kuhar, C. W., Lukas, K. E.
Behavioral correlates and welfare implications of informal interactions between caretakers and zoo-housed chimpanzees and gorillas
Contributor(s):: Chelluri, G. I., Ross, S. R., Wagner, K. E.
Chimpanzees use multiple strategies to limit aggression and stress during spatial density changes
Contributor(s):: Duncan, L. M., Jones, M. A., Lierop, M. van, Pillay, N.
The effects of three types of environmental enrichment on the behaviour of captive Javan gibbons ( Hylobates moloch)
Contributor(s):: Gronqvist, G., Kingston-Jones, M., May, A., Lehmann, J.
Housing of female mice in a new environment and its influence on post-surgical behaviour and recovery
Contributor(s):: Jirkof, P., Cesarovic, N., Rettich, A., Arras, M.
Novelty exploration, baseline cortisol level and fur-chewing in farm mink with different intensities of stereotypic behaviour
Contributor(s):: Svendsen, P. M., Palme, R., Malmkvist, J.
Study of aggression by dogs, according to the kind of interaction between dog and victim and motivating circumstances in the accidents, Municipality of Sao Paulo, 2008 to 2009Estudo das agressoes por caes, segundo tipo de interacao entre cao e vitima
Contributor(s):: Paranhos, N. T., Silva, E. A., Bernardi, F., Mendes, M. C. N. C., Junqueira, D. M. A. G., Souza, I. O. M., Albuquerque, J. O. M., Alves, J. C. M., Machado, M. N. P.
Separation anxiety in dogs: general features and treatmentAnsia da separazione nel cane: aspetti generali etrattamento
Contributor(s):: Talamonti, Z., Civardi, P., Cannas, S., Palestrini, C.
Stress and behavioural issues in pets
Contributor(s):: Barklett-Judge, M.
Behavioural problems in dogs: handling and aggression
Contributor(s):: Heath, S.