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  1. Habit Formation and the Effect of Repeated Stress Exposures on Cognitive Flexibility Learning in Horses

    Contributor(s):: Henshall, Cathrynne, Randle, Hayley, Francis, Nidhish, Freire, Rafael

    Horse training exposes horses to an array of cognitive and ethological challenges. Horses are routinely required to perform behaviours that are not aligned to aspects of their ethology, which may delay learning. While horses readily form habits during training, not all of these responses are...

  2. Evaluation of the syndromic characterization and diagnostic criteria of the concept of anxiety in animal ethology professionals

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    | Contributor(s):: Aline Morales-Estrada, Andres Ducoing-Watty, Itzcoatl Maldonado-Resendiz

    There is a wide range of reported signs for anxious patients in veterinary medicine but specific diagnostic criteria to characterize them is lacking. The objective of this study was to determine the variability in the concepts of anxiety and the criteria used to diagnose anxiety disorders in...

  3. The role of ethology in round pen horse training—A review

    | Contributor(s):: Henshall, Cathrynne, McGreevy, Paul D.

    Horse training systems apparently based on the ‘natural’ behaviour of horses have been widely adopted in the past four decades. Round pen training (RPT) is an integral feature of many ‘natural horsemanship’ (NH) systems. RPT involves the training of the horse at liberty within an enclosed space...

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  5. The Contribution of Equitation Science to Minimising Horse-Related Risks to Humans

    | Contributor(s):: Melissa Starling, Andrew McLean, Paul McGreevy

    Equitation science is an evidence-based approach to horse training and riding that focuses on a thorough understanding of both equine ethology and learning theory. This combination leads to more effective horse training, but also plays a role in keeping horse riders and trainers safe around...

  6. Genetic components of companion animal behavior

    | Contributor(s):: Jones, Paul, McCune, Sandra, Freund, Lisa S., Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy

  7. Understanding our kinship with animals: Input for health care professionals interested in the human-animal bond

    | Contributor(s):: Fine, Aubrey H., Beck, Alan M.

  8. Performance of Pugs, German Shepherds, and Greyhounds (Canis lupus familiaris) on an odor-discrimination task

    | Contributor(s):: Hall, Nathaniel J., Glenn, Kelsey, Smith, David W., Wynne, Clive D. L.

  9. Same or different? Why establishing the range of behavioral variability matters

    | Contributor(s):: Overall, Karen L.

  10. Review of 'Beyond the tether'

    | Contributor(s):: Uzych, Leo

    Reviews the book, "Beyond the Tether" by Bruno G. Botti (2007). This book is the fascinating story of an emotional, physical, and spiritual bond binding a Husky dog and its "human pack". The author, Bruno G. Botti, has pursued an eclectic and multitiered career, comprised of the diverse strata of...

  11. Shelter animal management and trends in Taiwan

    | Contributor(s):: Peng, Shawn Jen-Lung, Lee, Lisa Yu-Ting, Fei, Andrew Chang-Young

    Trends in the number of dogs entering and departing Taiwan public shelters are analyzed in this article. There were 40 public shelters surveyed from 2000 to 2005 for dog entries and departures. The results indicate that (a) adoption rates and relinquished animal numbers increased, and euthanasia...

  12. Acoustic communication in the domestic horse (Equus caballus)

    | Contributor(s):: Yeon, Seong C.

  13. Behavioral monitoring of big cats involved in 'behind-the-scenes' zoo visitor tours

    | Contributor(s):: Szokalski, Monika S., Foster, Wendy K., Litchfield, Carla A.

  14. Do American crows pay attention to human gaze and facial expressions?

    | Contributor(s):: Clucas, Barbara, Marzluff, John M., Mackovjak, David, Palmquist, Ila

  15. Do cats from established breeds behave differently toward humans than outbred cats?

    | Contributor(s):: Asselineau, B., Abitbol, M., Deputte, B. L.

  16. Do dogs get the point? A review of dog–human communication ability

    | Contributor(s):: Kaminski, Juliane, Nitzschner, Marie

  17. Dogs' endocrine and behavioural responses at reunion are affected by how the human initiates contact

    | Contributor(s):: Rehn, Therese, Handlin, Linda, Uvnäs-Moberg, Kerstin, Keeling, Linda J.

  18. Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) and the radial arm maze: Spatial memory and serial position effects

    | Contributor(s):: Craig, Marlyse, Rand, Jacquie, Mesch, Rita, Shyan-Norwalt, Melissa, Morton, John, Flickinger, Elizabeth

  19. Effects of humans on behaviour of wildlife exceed those of natural predators in a landscape of fear

    | Contributor(s):: Ciuti, Simone, Northrup, Joseph M., Muhly, Tyler B., Simi, Silvia, Musiani, Marco, Pitt, Justin A., Boyce, Mark S.

  20. Ethical use of positive training methods: Improvement of the human-animal relationship

    | Contributor(s):: Haverbeke, A., Stevens, M., Giffroy, J. M., Diederich, C.