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  1. Cry wolf: a major misunderstanding about dog behaviour

    Contributor(s):: Durston, T.

  2. Clonal Dissemination of Extended-Spectrum Cephalosporin-Resistant Enterobacterales between Dogs and Humans in Households and Animal Shelters of Romania

    Contributor(s):: Cozma, A. P., Rimbu, C. M., Zendri, F., Maciuca, I. E., Timofte, D.

  3. Misconceptions in anthropomorphizing the feeding of pet animalsEquivocos ao se antropomorfizar a alimentacao dos animais de companhia

    Contributor(s):: Ribeiro, R. R., Silva, M. D. da, Massari, C. H. de A. L.

    The present work aims to contribute to the issue of legal and ethical responsibility regarding adequate feeding for pets, through the analysis of the works of the philosophers Singer, Francione and Gilligan. A literature review was carried out based on the main philosophical works by authors who...

  4. Effects of Therapeutic Horseback-Riding Program on Social and Communication Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

    Contributor(s):: Chen, S., Zhang, Y., Zhao, M., Du, X., Wang, Y., Liu, X.

    Animal-assisted therapy has become a fast-growing and effective approach for remediating core impairments of children with ASD; however, recent systematic review studies on the effects of AAT in children with ASD have some limitations, including referral to a variety of animal-assisted...

  5. Environmentalities of coexistence with wolves in the Cantabrian Mountains of Spain

    Contributor(s):: Marino, A., Blanco, J. C., Cortes-Vazquez, J. A., Lopez-Bao, J. V., Bosch, A. P., Durant, S. M.

    Coexistence between humans and large carnivores is mediated by diverse values and interactions. We focus on four sites in the Cantabrian Mountains of Spain with a history of continuous wolf presence to examine how perceptions of coexistence vary across contexts. We conducted semi-structured and...

  6. Local attitudes toward Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) conservation in the Russian Far East

    Contributor(s):: Mukhacheva, A. S., Bragina, E. V., Miquelle, D. G., Kretser, H. E., Derugina, V. V.

    Public support is a necessary component of large carnivore conservation. We analysed public opinion on Amur tigers, Panthera tigris altaica, in Russia's Far East, the northernmost stronghold of the world's rarest big cat. We surveyed 1035 people in 5 settlements at increasing distances to tiger...

  7. Bite wounds to the hand - a review

    Contributor(s):: ┼╗yluk, A.

    Bite wounds occur as a result of bite by an animal or a human. They are relatively frequent due to the growing number of pets living with people, as well as from inadequate human-animal interactions. The knowledge of most surgeons about the management of these injuries is relatively outdated,...

  8. Reading the mind in the eyes in PTSD: Limited Moderation by the presence of a service dog

    Contributor(s):: Woodward, S. H., Jamison, A. L., Khan, C., Gala, S., Bhowmick, C., Villasenor, D., Tamayo, G., Puckett, M., Parker, K. J.

    Persons with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) frequently experience relationship failures in family and occupational domains resulting in loss of social supports. Prior research has implicated impairments in social cognition. The Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test (RMET) measures a key...

  9. Animal-Assisted Therapy for Patients With Disorders of Consciousness Following a Traumatic Brain Injury (June 2013-October 2020)

    Contributor(s):: Weaver, J. A., Cogan, A. M., Watters, K.

    Systematic Review Briefs provide a summary of the findings from systematic reviews developed in conjunction with the American Occupational Therapy Association's Evidence-Based Practice Program. Each Systematic Review Brief summarizes the evidence on a theme related to a systematic review topic....

  10. Real-Time Scene Monitoring for Deaf-Blind People

    Contributor(s):: Kassem, K., Caramazza, P., Mitchell, K. J., Miller, M., Emadi, A., Faccio, D.

    It is estimated that at least 15 million people worldwide live with severe deaf-blindness, with many more experiencing varying degrees of deaf-blindness. The existing options of assistance are mostly limited to walking canes, guide dogs and human care. We propose a wearable device which harnesses...

  11. Jog with your dog: dog owner exercise routines predict dog exercise routines and perception of ideal body weight

    Contributor(s):: Banton, S., Massow, M. von, Pezzali, J. G., Verbrugghe, A., Shoveller, A. K.

    Canine obesity is becoming an increasingly prevalent concern among companion animal veterinarians and professionals alike. A number of sociodemographic, dietary, and exercise related variables have been shown to be predictive of a dog's bodyweight, however, all previous surveys designed to...

  12. Nociception-Induced Changes in Electroencephalographic Activity and FOS Protein Expression in Piglets Undergoing Castration under Isoflurane Anaesthesia

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    | Contributor(s):: Reiser, Judith, Kreuzer, Matthias, Werner, Julia, Saller, Anna M., Fischer, Johannes, Senf, Steffanie, Deffner, Pauline, Abendschön, Nora, Groll, Tanja, Grott, Andrea, Miller, Regina, Bergmann, Shana, Erhard, Michael H., Ritzmann, Mathias, Zöls, Susanne, Schneider, Gerhard, Steiger, Katja, Baumgartner, Christine

    The objective of this study was to investigate the electroencephalographic reaction pattern and FOS protein expression in male piglets undergoing surgical castration under light isoflurane anaesthesia with or without local anaesthesia. The experiment was conducted under isoflurane anaesthesia...

  13. Assistance dogs for military veterans with PTSD: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-synthesis

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    | Contributor(s):: Leighton, S. C., Nieforth, L. O., O'Haire, M. E.

    Psychiatric assistance dogs for military veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) currently make up over 19% of assistance dog partnerships globally. We conducted a systematic review of the literature relating to these partnerships, with specific aims to (1) summarize their...

  14. Effects of a Dog-Assisted Social- and Emotional-Competence Training for Prisoners: A Controlled Study

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    | Contributor(s):: Hediger, K., Marti, R., Urfer, V., Schenk, A., Gutwein, V., Dörr, C.

    BACKGROUND: Previous research has called for improving psychological interventions and developing new treatments for prisoners. Animal-assisted prison-based programmes have increasingly been used as an approach, but there is a lack of studies investigating the effectiveness of such programmes....

  15. Do People Care about the Origin of Wildlife? The Role of Social Stereotypes on Public Preference for Exotic Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Díaz, Rocío Alejandra, Sevillano, Verónica, Cassini, Marcelo Hernán

    People’s attitudes to animals are becoming increasingly important for the success of invasive species management. We asked college students from Argentina to fill a questionnaire that included a question about their favorite free-living animal. A total of 159 responses were obtained....

  16. Evaluation of relationships between dogs and owners: the Turkish translation, reliability and validity study of cat/dog owner relationship scale (C/DORS)

    | Contributor(s):: Kaya, U., Ozen, D., Yazlik, M. O., Kosem, S., Gurcan, I. S.

  17. The Relevance of Internal Working Models of Self and Others for Equine-Assisted Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

    | Contributor(s):: Kovács, G., van Dijke, A., Leontjevas, R., Enders-Slegers, M. J.

  18. Pet owners' feedback on psychological support service in an Italian veterinary hospital

    | Contributor(s):: Campigli, M., Strizzolo, G., Furlanello, T., Uccheddu, S.

  19. Analysis of Trunk Neuromuscular Activation During Equine-Assisted Therapy in Older Adults

    | Contributor(s):: de Mello, E. C., Diniz, L. H., Lage, J. B., Ribeiro, M. F., Bevilacqua Junior, D. E., Rosa, R. C., Cardoso, F. A. G., Ferreira, A. A., Ferraz, M. L. F., Teixeira, V. P. A., Espindula, A. P.

  20. Does Hippotherapy Improve the Functions in Children with Cerebral Palsy? Systematic Review Based on the International Classification of Functioning

    | Contributor(s):: Pantera, E., Froment, P., Vernay, D.