Down the Rabbit Hole: Domestic Rabbit Owners' Perceptions of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2
Contributor(s):: Shapiro, Hannah G., Ruder, Mark G., Pienaar, Elizabeth F.
Reducing stocking density benefits behaviour of fast- and slower-growing broilers
Contributor(s):: van der Eijk, Jerine A. J., Gunnink, Henk, Melis, Stephanie, van Riel, Johan W., de Jong, Ingrid C.
Extreme life histories are associated with altered social behavior and cortisol levels in shelter dogs
Contributor(s):: Buttner, Alicia Phillips, Strasser, Rosemary
Ophthalmic disorders in a referral population of seven breeds of brachycephalic dogs: 970 cases (2008-2017)
Contributor(s):: Palmer, S. V., Gomes, F. E., McArt, J. A. A.
Ways of Seeing Nonhuman Animals: Some Likened Zebras to Horses, Others to Asses
Contributor(s):: Heywood, Peter
Applying a New Proposed Welfare Assessment Protocol to Suckler Herds from Three Different Autochthonous Breeds
Contributor(s):: Valente, Diana, Stilwell, George
The welfare of farm animals has become an increasingly important issue for society, especially for consumers of animal products. Currently, there is no standardized and validated protocol in Portugal for assessing the welfare of suckler cow herds in extensive systems. This work aims to study and...
Data Mining as a Tool to Infer Chicken Carcass and Meat Cut Quality from Autochthonous Genotypes
Contributor(s):: González Ariza, Antonio, Navas González, Francisco Javier, León Jurado, José Manuel, Arando Arbulu, Ander, Delgado Bermejo, Juan Vicente, Camacho Vallejo, María Esperanza
The present research aims to develop a carcass quality characterization methodology for minority chicken populations. The clustering patterns described across local chicken genotypes by the meat cuts from the carcass were evaluated via a comprehensive meta-analysis of ninety-one research...
Afyonkarahisar İli Süt Sığırcılığı İşletmelerinde Hayvan Refahının Barınak Ve Yetiştirme Şartları Yönünden Değerlendirilmesi
| Contributor(s):: Ersen Şahanoglu
Bu çalışma, sığırcılık işletmelerinde barınak ölçüleri, ekipman, sıcaklık, nem, gazlar ve bazı yetiştirme işlemlerinin hayvan refahı yönünden incelenmesi amacıyla yapılmıştır. Araştırma 2013 yılında Afyonkarahisar ilinde bulunan 101 adet sığırcılık işletmesinde...
Perceptions of domestic dogs' (Canis familiaris) manifestations of joy, shame and stress based on photographs
| Contributor(s):: Kuzniewska, E., Strychalski, J.
Effectiveness of Canine Hip Dysplasia and Elbow Dysplasia Improvement Programs in Six UK Pedigree Breeds
| Contributor(s):: H. K. James, F. McDonnell, Thomas W. Lewis
Hip and elbow dysplasia are common disorders in larger dog breeds and crosses, and a known contributory factor to osteoarthritis, lameness and reduced mobility. Screening schemes evaluating the severity of hip and elbow dysplasia in the UK are administered by the British Veterinary Association...
Aggressiveness, ADHD-like behaviour, and environment influence repetitive behaviour in dogs
| Contributor(s):: Sulkama, S., Salonen, M., Mikkola, S., Hakanen, E., Puurunen, J., Araujo, C., Lohi, H.
Breed group differences in the unsolvable problem task: Herding dogs prefer their owner, while solitary hunting dogs seek stranger proximity
| Contributor(s):: Van Poucke, Enya, Höglin, Amanda, Jensen, Per, Roth, Lina S. V.
The communicating skills of dogs are well documented and especially their contact-seeking behaviours towards humans. The aim of this study was to use the unsolvable problem paradigm to investigate differences between breed groups in their contact-seeking behaviours towards their owner and a...
Picture Perfect Pups: How Do Attributes of Photographs of Dogs in Online Rescue Profiles Affect Adoption Speed?
| Contributor(s):: Mizuho Nakamura, Navneet Dhand, Bethany J. Wilson, Melissa J. Starling, Paul D. McGreevy
To increase the public’s awareness of and exposure to animals needing homes, PetRescue, Australia’s largest online directory of animals in need of adoption, lists all currently available animals from rescue and welfare shelters nationwide. The current study examined the photographs...
The View of the French Dog Breeders in Relation to Female Reproduction, Maternal Care and Stress during the Peripartum Period
| Contributor(s):: Natalia R. dos Santos, Alexandra Beck, Alain Fontbonne
In France, as in many other western countries, dogs are an important part of the society as pets or working animals. The exact demand for puppies in France is unknown, as is the proportion of dogs coming from different breeding sources. Nevertheless, the origin of puppies is important since...
An Examination of Communicative Negotiation of Non-Rescue Dog Stigma
| Contributor(s):: Romo, Lynsey K., Lloyd, Rachel, Grimaila, Zoe
Breeding Beyond Bodies: Making and “Doing” Cattle
| Contributor(s):: Petitt, Andrea, Eriksson, Camilla
Historical development of horse breeds
| Contributor(s):: Tuncer, S. S., Kozat, S.
This study was conducted to examine the historical development process of modern horse breeds. Horses are among the few species that have managed to become domesticated on earth. The domestication of horses took place after dogs, goats, sheep, pigs, reindeer and poultry. It is accepted that the...
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...
Nesting habitats of free-ranging Indian peafowl, Pavo cristatus, revealed by sniffer dogs in Okinawa, Japan
| Contributor(s):: Fukuhara, Ryoji, Agarie, Junosuke, Furugen, Muneaki, Seki, Hirofumi
The Indian peafowl, Pavo cristatus, is the largest of the pheasants and ground-nesting bird. Because this species was introduced in Okinawa, Japan about 40 years ago and is now increasingly recognized as a pest in the Yaeyama region, and the extermination of this species has been promoted for...
Forgotten, But Not Lost—Alloparental Behavior and Pup–Adult Interactions in Companion Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Péter Pongrácz, Sára S. Sztruhala
Socialization with humans is known to be a pivotal factor in the development of appropriate adult dog behavior, but the role and extent of dog–dog interactions in the first two months of life is rarely studied. Although various forms of alloparental behaviors are described in the case of...