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  1. 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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  3. 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...

  4. Genetic components of companion animal behavior

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

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

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

  6. 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.

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

    Contributor(s):: Overall, Karen L.

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

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

    Contributor(s):: Yeon, Seong C.

  11. An overview of the dog–human dyad and ethograms within it

    Contributor(s):: McGreevy, Paul D., Starling, Melissa, Branson, N. J., Cobb, Mia L., Calnon, Debbie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  16. 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.

  17. 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

  18. 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.

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

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

  20. Owners as a secure base for their dogs

    Contributor(s):: Mariti, Chiara, Ricci, Eva, Zilocchi, Marcella, Gazzano, Angelo