Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Behavioural Tendencies of Cats and Dogs in Japan
| Contributor(s):: Takagi, Saho, Koyasu, Hikari, Hattori, Madoka, Nagasawa, Takumi, Maejima, Michiro, Nagasawa, Miho, Kikusui, Takefumi, Saito, Atsuko
Physical and mental effects stemming from COVID-19 have impacted not only people’s lives but also the lives of their pets, which in recent years are often seen as members of the family. This study aimed to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan on pets and their owners....
The consideration of animals within australian social work curriculum
| Contributor(s):: Duvnjak, Angella, Dent, Ashleigh
ABSTRACT There is growing impetus for social work to move beyond a human-centric social justice orientation to include the consideration of animals. Social work programs in Australia are currently not required to include content related to animals within the curricula and little is known about...
The effect of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions on self-directed behaviour, activity budgets, movement patterns, and spatial use in semi-captive African elephants (Loxodonta africana)
| Contributor(s):: Manning, Primrose, Dawson, Elisabeth, Tholander, Christina, Bonato, Maud
Mirror, mirror on the wall… How tank material and the presence of “enrichments” affect competition and agonism in zebrafish (Danio rerio)
| Contributor(s):: Lavery, J. Michelle, Mason, Georgia J.
Limited holding space reduces growth and behavioural performance in juvenile European lobsters
| Contributor(s):: Latini, Lorenzo, Nascetti, Giuseppe, Grignani, Giacomo, Bello, Eleonora, Polverino, Giovanni, Canestrelli, Daniele, Carere, Claudio
Facility dogs in educational programs for young children: Definition, rationale, issues, and implementation
| Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, Permenter, Faithe A., Conrad, Kristina
Urinating in transponder-controlled feeding stations – Analysis of an undesirable behaviour in horses
| Contributor(s):: Ellerbrock, Chiara N., Zeitler-Feicht, Margit H., Cockburn, Marianne, Erhard, Michael H., Baumgartner, Miriam
"Humane Criminology": An Inclusive Victimology Protecting Animals and People
| Contributor(s):: Phil Arkow
To those who primarily associate the word “humane” with “humane society”, its connection to criminology might appear to be unrelated. The origins of “humane” and “humane society” are complex and primarily reflect an abiding interest in human and...
Who Is the Good Boy/Girl? Perspectives of French Handlers in AAI on the Selection of Their Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Alice Mignot, Gérard Leboucher, Véronique J. Servais, Karelle de Luca
Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) are well implemented in various health care settings; however, there is little data on the characteristics of the mediation dogs and their selection, which can influence the well-being of both the dogs and the beneficiaries. This study aims to gain a better...
Emergency Animal Boarding: A Social Return on Investment
| Contributor(s):: Ma, G. C., Ravulo, J., McGeown, U.
Companion animals play a central role in many families and are especially valued by those who are socially isolated. Crisis situations such as acute hospitalizations, homelessness, and natural disasters can make it difficult to preserve the human-animal bond and can result in animals being...
Investigating Dog Welfare When Interacting with Autistic Children within Canine-Assisted Occupational Therapy Sessions: A Single Case Study
| Contributor(s):: Hill, J., Driscoll, C., Cawdell-Smith, J., Anderson, S., Ziviani, J.
Human-animal bond is defined as the mutually beneficial relationship between humans and animals. Recent years have seen increasing research regarding the benefits of interaction with animals for autistic children. However, there continue to be limited studies exploring the impact of this...
The Integrated Effect of Environmental Conditions and Human Presence on the Behaviour of a Pair of Zoo-Housed Asian Small-Clawed Otters
| Contributor(s):: Bandoli, F., Mace, J., Knight, A.
Zoos and aquaria have the ethical responsibility to provide animals under their care with conditions that promote good welfare. This study evaluated the combined influence of human presence and environmental factors on the behaviour of zoo-housed Asian small-clawed otters (Aonyx cinereus). Data...
Epidemiology of dog bites to people in Uruguay (2010-2020)
| Contributor(s):: Román, J., Willat, G., Piaggio, J., Correa, M. T., Damián, J. P.
BackgroundDog bites to people are a serious public health problem. Limited information exists at the country level in Latin America. The COVID-19 pandemic changed people's lifestyles and their relationship with pets, and this could potentially affect the incidence of dog bites...
Caring animals and the ways we wrong them
| Contributor(s):: Benz-Schwarzburg, J., Wrage, B.
Many nonhuman animals have the emotional capacities to form caring relationships that matter to them, and for their immediate welfare. Drawing from care ethics, we argue that these relationships also matter as objectively valuable states of affairs. They are part of what is good in this world....
Weighted pain-related behaviors in pigs undergoing castration based on multilevel logistic regression algorithm
| Contributor(s):: Trindade, Pedro Henrique Esteves, de Araújo, Ana Lucélia, Luna, Stelio Pacca Loureira
Welfare of dairy cows in mixed feeding systems under two different conditions of confinement: Behavioral, biochemical and physiological indicators
| Contributor(s):: Pons, M. V., Adrien, M. L., Mattiauda, D. A., Breijo, M. A., Meikle, A., Chilibroste, P., Damián, J. P.
Lying posture as a behavioural indicator of heat stress in dairy cows
| Contributor(s):: Ninomiya, Shigeru, Goto, Yuko, Huricha,, Onishi, Hiroki, Kurachi, Misa, Ito, Ayaka
Training for a cognitive judgement bias task does not affect fear or telomere shortening in laying hens
| Contributor(s):: Neuhauser, Johanna, Hintze, Sara, Rault, Jean-Loup, Smith, Steve, Sirovnik, Janja
Behavior reference intervals and activity budgets of bottlenose dolphins in accredited zoos and aquariums
| Contributor(s):: Lauderdale, Lisa K., Mellen, Jill D., Walsh, Michael T., Granger, Douglas A., Miller, Lance J.
Increasing foraging times with appetitive and consummatory foraging enrichment in grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus)
| Contributor(s):: Beekmans, M. H. C., Vinke, C. M., Maijer, A., de Haan, I., Schoemaker, N. J., Rodenburg, T. B., Kooistra, H. S., van Zeeland, Y. R. A.