"Are we moving again this week?" Children's experiences of homelessness in Victoria, Australia
Contributor(s):: Kirkman, Maggie, Keys, Deborah, Bodzak, Daria, Turner, Alina
"Gift giving" by wild bottle-nose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) to humans at a wild dolphin provisioning program, Tangalooma, Australia
Contributor(s):: Holmes, B. J., Neil, D. T.
"Vicious, Aggressive Bird Stalks Cyclist": The Australian Magpie (Cracticus tibicen) in the News
Contributor(s):: Kitty van Vuuren, Scott O' Keefe, Darryl N. Jones
The Australian Magpie ( Cracticus tibicen ) is a common bird found in urban Australian environments where its nest defense behavior during spring brings it into conflict with humans. This article explores the role of print media in covering this conflict. Leximancer software was used to analyze...
A comparison of the co-occurrence of family violence and animal abuse across violent and non-violent families
Contributor(s):: Gullone, Eleonora, Volant, Anne, Johnson, Judy
A cross-sectional study of horse-related injuries in veterinary and animal science students at an Australian university
Contributor(s):: Riley, C. B., Liddiard, J. R., Thompson, K.
Specific estimates of the risk of horse-related injury (HRI) to university students enrolled in veterinary and animal sciences have not been reported. This study aimed to determine the risk of student HRI during their university education, the nature and management of such injuries. A...
A different cut? Comparing attitudes toward animals and propensity for aggression within two primary industry cohorts - farmers and meatworkers
Contributor(s):: Richards, E., Signal, T., Taylor, N.
A dog breeder has "re-claimed" a dog that had previously been sold/given to another person
Contributor(s):: Clarke, R.
A girl's best friend
Contributor(s):: Darcy, David
A longitudinal study of veterinary students and recent graduates. 1. Backgrounds, plans and subsequent employment
Contributor(s):: Heath, T. J., Lynch-Blosse, M., Lanyon, A.
A longitudinal study of veterinary students and recent graduates. 4. Gender issues
Contributor(s):: Heath, T. J., Lanyon, A.
A note on changes in ingestive behaviour of sheep following shearing
Contributor(s):: Arnold, G. W.
The grazing behaviour and herbage intake of sheep grazing at 4 stocking rates were recorded before and after shearing in winter. Following shearing, grazing time was reduced but intake of OM/h increased at all stocking rates even though the amount of feed available was very low at the highest...
A note on indoor and outdoor housing preferences of common marmosets ( Callithrix jacchus )
Contributor(s):: Pines, M. K., Kaplan, G., Rogers, L. J.
This study examined the preferences of six pairs of common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) from the colony at the University of New England, Australia, between their home cage and either a large, enriched, indoor room or a smaller outdoor cage. When given free access to move between their home...
A note on the force of whip impacts delivered by jockeys using forehand and backhand strikes
Contributor(s):: McGreevy, P. D., Hawson, L. A., Salvin, H., McLean, A. N.
The Australian Racing Board makes a distinction under its Rules of Racing concerning whip use between forehand and backhand whip action that is critically important: before the final 100 m of a race, the whip shall be used in a forehand manner neither in consecutive strides nor on more than 5...
A report of capture myopathy in the Tasmanian pademelon ( Thylogale billardierii)
Contributor(s):: McMahon, C. R., Wiggins, N. L., French, V., McCallum, H. I., Bowman, D.
A Reproductive Management Program for an Urban Population of Eastern Grey Kangaroos (Macropus giganteus)
Contributor(s):: Andrew Tribe, Jon Hanger, Ian J. Mcdonald, Jo Loader, Ben J. Nottidge, Jeff J. McKee, Clive J.c. Phillips
Traditionally, culling has been the expedient, most common, and in many cases, the only tool used to control free-ranging kangaroo populations. We applied a reproductive control program to a population of eastern grey kangaroos confined to a golf course in South East Queensland. The program aimed...
A review of behavioral assessment protocols used by Australian animal shelters to determine the adoption suitability of dogs
Contributor(s):: Mornement, K. M., Coleman, G. J., Toukhsati, S., Bennett, P. C.
Shelter dogs typically undergo preadoption assessment for suitability as companions. Dogs who pass are available for adoption. Available resources determine whether dogs who fail are euthanized or rehabilitated. Accurate assessment of shelter-dog behavior is imperative to protect community...
A review of mulesing and other methods to control flystrike (cutaneous myiasis) in sheep
Contributor(s):: Phillips, C. J. C.
Flystrike (cutaneous myiasis) in sheep has the potential to have a major impact on the welfare of significant numbers of sheep worldwide, but particularly in Australia. The main control method used in Australia, the mulesing operation to remove folds of skin from the hindquarters of the sheep, is...
A review of the relationship between indigenous Australians, dingoes ( Canis dingo ) and domestic dogs ( Canis familiaris )
Contributor(s):: Smith, B. P., Litchfield, C. A.
Canids form a large part of Indigenous Australian life and mythology, an association first developed with the dingo, and later with the domestic dog. The relationship between canids and Indigenous Australians is intricate, but unique in that these peoples never domesticated the wild dingo....
A survey of dog ownership in suburban Australia - conditions and behaviour problems
Contributor(s):: Kobelt, A. J., Hemsworth, P. H., Barnett, J. L., Coleman, G. J.
There has been an increasing emphasis in Australia on confining dogs to owner's properties (household backyards) as a solution to problems of dog aggression. Therefore, there is a need to determine the social and physical conditions that make up the dog's backyard environment and how these...
Aboriginal dogmatics: canines in theory, myth and dogma
Contributor(s):: Kolig, Erich