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  1. Potential Risk Factors for Aggression and Playfulness in Cats: Examination of a Pooling Fallacy Using Fe-BARQ as an Example

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    | Contributor(s):: Noema Gajdoš Kmecová, Barbara Petková, Jana Kottferová, Rachel Sarah Wannell, Daniel Simon Mills

    Using a popular method of behaviour evaluation which rates the intensity of behaviour in different contexts, we demonstrate how pooling item scores relating to a given construct can reveal different potential risk factors for the dependent variable depending on how the total score is...

  2. Characteristics and Adoption Success of Shelter Dogs Assessed as Resource Guarders

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    | Contributor(s):: Betty McGuire

    Some domestic dogs aggressively guard resources. Canine resource guarding impacts public health through dog bites and a ects dog welfare through adoption and euthanasia policies at animal shelters. However, little is known about the demographic characteristics and adoption success of dogs...

  3. An Analysis of the Impact of the Presence of a Therapy Dog on Student Behavior in a Special Education Middle School Classroom

    | Contributor(s):: Schimming, Dena

  4. Animal-Assisted Interventions as an Adjunct to ABA Services with Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Ghai, Jessica Lee

  5. Pet dogs home alone: A video-based study

    | Contributor(s):: Stephan, Gerrit, Leidhold, Joachim, Hammerschmidt, Kurt

  6. Factors associated with sniffing behaviors between walking dogs in public places

    | Contributor(s):: Holcova, Kristyna, Koru, Eva, Havlicek, Zdenek, Rezac, Petr

  7. Incidence of Health and Behavior Problems in Service Dog Candidates Neutered at Various Ages

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    | Contributor(s):: Marta Zlotnick, Virginia Corrigan, Erin Griffin, Megan Alayon, Laura Hungerford

    Saint Francis Service Dogs (SFSD) trains dogs to aid people with multiple sclerosis, brain injury, and many other conditions. Organizations like SFSD must carefully consider when to neuter dogs to give them the best chance at successfully completing lengthy and expensive training. The objective...

  8. The Sleep of Shelter Dogs Was Not Disrupted by Overnight Light Rather than Darkness in a Crossover Trial

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    | Contributor(s):: Katherine A. Houpt, Hollis N. Erb, Genaro A. Coria-Avila

    Dogs in shelters may be unattended at night. The purpose of this study is to describe the night-time behavior of dogs in a shelter and to determine if artificial light affected their sleeping patterns. Ten dogs were video-recorded under both light and dark conditions and their behavior recorded...

  9. Advancing Genetic Selection and Behavioral Genomics of Working Dogs Through Collaborative Science

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    | Contributor(s):: Chen, F. L., Zimmermann, M., Hekman, J. P., Lord, K. A., Logan, B., Russenberger, J., Leighton, E. A., Karlsson, E. K.

    The ancient partnership between people and dogs is struggling to meet modern day needs, with demand exceeding our capacity to safely breed high-performing and healthy dogs. New statistical genetic approaches and genomic technology have the potential to revolutionize dog breeding, by...

  10. Lying behaviour of housed and outdoor-managed pregnant sheep

    | Contributor(s):: Williams, Manod, Davis, Chelsea N., Jones, Dewi Llyr, Davies, Emma S., Vasina, Penelope, Cutress, David, Rose, Michael T., Jones, Rhys Aled, Williams, Hefin Wyn

  11. Chopped and dispersed food enhances foraging and reduces stress-related behaviours in captive white-naped mangabeys (Cercocebus lunulatus)

    | Contributor(s):: Waasdorp, Sophie, Tuffnell, Joe A., Sonsbeek, Linda Bruins-van, Schilp, Chrispijn M., van Zeeland, Yvonne R. A., Sterck, Elisabeth H. M.

  12. Effects of group size on the behaviour, heart rate, immunity, and growth of Holstein dairy calves

    | Contributor(s):: Lv, Jing, Zhao, Xun-Wu, Su, Hang, Wang, Zhi-Peng, Wang, Chao, Li, Jian-Hong, Li, Xiang, Zhang, Run-Xiang, Bao, Jun

  13. Evidence for animal personalities in two Brazilian tortoises (Chelonoidis denticulatus and Chelonoidis carbonarius) and insights for their conservation

    | Contributor(s):: Le Balle, Robin, Cote, Julien, Fernandez, Fernando Antonio Santos

  14. Rooting for feed: Mixing corn pellets into rooting material tends to increase the presence of grower and finisher pigs in the rooting area but not its cleanliness

    | Contributor(s):: Knoll, Maximilian, Bokkers, Eddie A. M., Leeb, Christine, Wimmler, Cäcilia, Andersen, Heidi Mai-Lis, Thomsen, Rikke, Früh, Barbara, Holinger, Mirjam

  15. Impact of social mixing on beef and dairy cattle—A scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Hubbard, Amanda J., Foster, Margaret J., Daigle, Courtney L.

  16. Social dominance in beef cattle — A scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Hubbard, Amanda J., Foster, Margaret J., Daigle, Courtney L.

  17. Tail-biting behaviour pre-weaning: Association between other pig-directed and general behaviour in piglets

    | Contributor(s):: Hakansson, F., Bolhuis, J. E.

  18. A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, assessing the effect of a nutraceutical tablet in the management of stress in pet dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Eaton, Rachel, Emmas, Sally-Ann, Whelan, Fiona, Groom, Andrew

  19. Providing environmental enrichments affects activity and performance, but not leg health in fast- and slower-growing broiler chickens

    | Contributor(s):: de Jong, Ingrid C., Blaauw, Xana E., van der Eijk, Jerine A. J., Souza da Silva, Carol, van Krimpen, Marinus M., Molenaar, Roos, van den Brand, Henry

  20. A preliminary study of the physiological and behavioral response of beef cattle to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)

    | Contributor(s):: Abdulai, Gabriel, Sama, Michael, Jackson, Joshua