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  1. The Impact of Wilderness Therapy: Utilizing an Integrated Care Approach

    Contributor(s):: Anita Tucker, Christine Lynn Norton, Steven M. DeMille, Jessalyn Hobson

  2. Prevalence of Canine Obesity, Obesity-Related Metabolic Dysfunction, and Relationship with Owner Obesity in an Obesogenic Region of Spain

    Contributor(s):: J. Alberto Montoya-Alonso, Inmaculada Bautista-Castaño, Cristina Peña, Lourdes Suárez, M. Candelaria Juste, Asta Tvarijonaviciute

    The main objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of canine obesity and obesity-related metabolic dysfunction (ORMD) in the obesogenic area in Spain. The prevalence of overweight/obesity among owners of obese pets was also evaluated. In the sample population studied (93 client-owned...

  3. Development of personality tests to use in the field, stable over time and across situations, and linked to horses' show jumping performance

    Contributor(s):: Lansade, L., Philippon, P., Herve, L., Vidament, M.

    This study aimed to identify tests that include all the criteria necessary to characterise reliably the personality of horses on a large scale: stability of measures across situations and over time, evaluation of independent dimensions, links with use and easy to organise for a large number of...

  4. Integrating mammalian hazards with management at U.S. civil airports: a case study

    Contributor(s):: Biondi, Kristin M., Belant, Jerrold L., Martin, James A., DeVault, Travis L., Wang, Guiming

  5. Pet ownership and risk factors for cardiovascular disease

    Contributor(s):: Anderson, W. P., Reid, C. M., Jennings, G. L.

  6. Defining pacing quantitatively: a comparison of gait characteristics between pacing and non-repetitive locomotion in zoo-housed polar bears

    Contributor(s):: Cless, I. T., Voss-Hoynes, H. A., Ritzmann, R. E., Lukas, K. E.

    Pacing is a commonly investigated behavior in zoo animals, however, little data have been published to support a precise definition of pacing. High speed video of pacing behavior in 11 zoo-housed polar bears ( Ursus maritimus) was compared with goal-oriented locomotion in the same bears....

  7. Does Pet-Keeping Modify the Association of Delivery Mode with Offspring Body Size?

    Contributor(s):: Cassidy-Bushrow, Andrea, Wegienka, Ganesa, Havstad, Suzanne, Levin, Albert, Lynch, Susan, Ownby, Dennis, Rundle, Andrew, Woodcroft, Kimberley, Zoratti, Edward, Johnson, Christine

  8. Health perceptions and levels of attachment: owners and pets exercising together

    Contributor(s):: Stephens, M. B., Wilson, C. C., Goodie, J. L., Netting, F. E., Olsen, C. H., Byers, C. G.

  9. Producer or purchaser: different expectations may lead to equine wastage and welfare concerns. (Special Issue: Equitation science.)

    Contributor(s):: Hennessy, K. D., Quinn, K. M., Murphy, J.

    Horses are individual, each having differential characteristics such as height, colour, breeding, conformation, and temperament. These bio-characteristics often influence potential purchasers when buying horses. This study sought to investigate if producers and potential purchasers placed similar...

  10. Health in older cat and dog owners: the Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT)-3 study

    Contributor(s):: Enmarker, I., Hellzen, O., Ekker, K., Berg, A. G.

  11. Hipporehabilitation at the Felin Experimental Farm of the Agricultural University in 2000-2006

    Contributor(s):: Pluta, M.

  12. Pet owning, and diabetes coping: a pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Zugravu, C. A., Tarcea, M., Patrascu, D.

  13. The use of quantitative risk assessment to assess lifetime welfare outcomes for breech strike and mulesing management options in Merino sheep

    Contributor(s):: Fisher, A. D., Giraudo, A., Martin, P. A. J., Paton, M. W.

  14. What determines bird beauty in human eyes?

    Contributor(s):: Liskova, S., Frynta, D.

  15. Cardiovascular reactivity and the presence of pets, friends, and spouses: The truth about cats and dogs

    Contributor(s):: Allen, Karen, Blascovich, Jim, Mendes, Wendy B.

  16. Dog walking is associated with a favorable risk profile independent of moderate to high volume of physical activity

    Contributor(s):: Lentino, C., Visek, A. J., McDonnell, K., DiPietro, L.

  17. Overweight in dogs, but not in cats, is related to overweight in their owners

    Contributor(s):: Nijland, M. L., Stam, F., Seidell, J. C.

  18. Do dog owners perceive the clinical signs related to conformational inherited disorders as 'normal' for the breed? A potential constraint to improving canine welfare

    Contributor(s):: Packer, R. M. A., Hendricks, A., Burn, C. C.

  19. Factors influencing survival of desert mule deer in the greater San Andres Mountains, New Mexico

    Contributor(s):: Bender, L. C., Hoenes, B. D., Rodden, C. L.

  20. Increasing trend of damaging bird strikes with aircraft outside the airport boundary: implications for mitigation measures

    Contributor(s):: Dolbeer, R. A.