Reasons for guardian-relinquishment of dogs to shelters: animal and regional predictors in British Columbia, Canada
| Contributor(s):: Eagan, B. H., Gordon, E., Protopopova, A.
Dogs are relinquished to animal shelters for animal-related or guardian-related reasons. Understanding what drives relinquishment patterns is essential for informing intervention opportunities to keep animals with their guardians. Whereas, overall reasons for relinquishment in a given shelter...
Dogs working in schools-safety awareness and animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Bidoli, E. M. Y., Firnkes, A., Bartels, A., Erhard, M. H., Doring, D.
Gaining popularity, animal-assisted education is thought to enhance learning processes and children's development, inter alia. While previous research has focused on these potential positive effects for the pupils, animal welfare and human safety in the classroom are aspects that have hardly...
Feline scratching in undesirable areasSkrabani kocek na nezadoucich mistech
| Contributor(s):: Kovaffkova, S.
Cry wolf: a major misunderstanding about dog behaviour
| Contributor(s):: Durston, T.
To pet or to enrich? Increasing dogs' welfare in veterinary clinics/shelters: a pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Lopes, J. V. S. R., Daud, N. M., Young, R. J., Azevedo, C. S. de
Human-cat emotional closeness and unacceptable behavior in cats: a Brazilian perspective
| Contributor(s):: Franck, K. R., Paz, J. E. G., Costa, E. de F., Costa, F. V. A. da
Developing Diagnostic Frameworks in Veterinary Behavioral Medicine: Disambiguating Separation Related Problems in Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Luciana S. de Assis, Raquel Matos, Thomas W. Pike, Oliver H. P. Burman, Daniel S. Mills
Diagnoses are widely used in both human and veterinary medicine to describe the nature of a condition; by contrast, syndromes are collections of signs that consistently occur together to form a characteristic presentation. Treatment of syndromes, due to either their lack of a clear biological...
Randomized, placebo-controlled prospective clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of the Assisi anti-anxiety device (calmer canine) for the treatment of canine separation anxiety
| Contributor(s):: Pankratz, K., Korman, J., Emke, C., Johnson, B., Griffith, E. H., Gruen, M. E.
Introduction: Separation anxiety (SA) is among the most common canine behavior disorders and affects quality-of-life for dogs and their owners. Dogs with SA show signs of anxiety during absence or perceived absence of their owners. While psychoactive medications are often helpful for...
Creation and Validation of a Tool for Evaluating Caregiver Burnout Syndrome in Owners of Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) Diagnosed with Behavior Disorders
| Contributor(s):: Barrios, Carmen Luz, Gornall, Vanessa, Bustos-López, Carlos, Cirac, Rosa, Calvo, Paula
Currently, domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) are the most common species among companion animals. The close bond that can grow between owners and their dogs could be worn out and finally broken due to various causes. One main cause is canine behavioral problems, leading to dogs being...
Pampered pets or poor bastards? The welfare of dogs kept as companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Meyer, Iben, Forkman, Björn, Fredholm, Merete, Glanville, Carmen, Guldbrandtsen, Bernt, Ruiz Izaguirre, Eliza, Palmer, Clare, Sandøe, Peter
Over the past two centuries, the typical life of dogs has changed dramatically, especially in the Global North. Dogs have moved into human homes, becoming human companions. In many respects, this change seems to have led to improvements in dog welfare. However, the shift into family homes from...
Effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on the human-animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Beaver, B. V.
2021NAVC Clinician's BriefJanuaryFebruary48-491542-4014EnglishCited Reference Count: 2 ref.0Educational Concepts LLCTulsa, USATexas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA.text
Reliability of internet information on bite behavior of domestic dogs
| Contributor(s):: Ito, K., Shiga, Y., Tanaka, M., Matsuura, A., Irimajiri, M.
Many dog owners who are dealing with behavioral problems in their dog look for solutions on the internet. However, the quality of the information available online has not yet been assessed. Therefore, in this study, we comprehensively collected information available online on behavior...
Relationships between owner and household characteristics and enrichment and cat behaviour
| Contributor(s):: Windschnurer, Ines, Häusler, Andrea, Waiblinger, Susanne, Coleman, Grahame J.
2022Applied Animal Behaviour Science2471055620168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2022.105562text
A Review of Medical Conditions and Behavioral Problems in Dogs and Cats
| Contributor(s):: Tomàs Camps, Marta Amat, Xavier Manteca
Not all animals behave identically when faced with the same situation. These individual differences in the expression of their behavior could be due to many factors, including medical conditions. These medical problems can change behavior directly or indirectly. The aims of this review are to...
Relinquishing owners underestimate their dog's behavioral problems: deception or lack of knowledge?
| Contributor(s):: Powell, L., Duffy, D. L., Kruger, K. A., Watson, B., Serpell, J. A.
Undesirable behavior is a leading cause of canine relinquishment. Relinquishing owners could provide valuable information about their dog's behavior, although the reliability of their reports has been questioned by the sheltering community. This study aimed to investigate (a) whether...
Animal Assisted Interventions in Schools: A Qualitative Case Study of How Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disabilities Respond to the Use of Therapy Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Shiverdecker, Kathleen Hartman
Prevalence and severity of tail lesions as a possible welfare indicator for rabbit does
| Contributor(s):: Bill, J., Rauterberg, S. L., Stracke, J., Kemper, N., Fels, M.
The burden of domestication: a representative study of welfare in privately owned cats in Denmark
| Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Norspang, A. P., Forkman, B., Bjornvad, C. R., Kondrup, S. V., Lund, T. B.
Characteristics of ex-racing greyhounds in New Zealand and their impact on re-homing
| Contributor(s):: Thomas, J. B., Adams, N. J., Farnworth, M. J.
Beyond puppy selection-considering the role of puppy raisers in bringing out the best in assistance dog puppies
| Contributor(s):: Mai, D. L., Howell, T., Benton, P., Bennett, P. C.
Problem behaviors are the most common reason to reject young dogs from entering advanced training and obtaining certification for work as an assistance dog. Therefore, working toward preventing undesirable behaviors should be prioritized to reduce failure rates. The development of problem...