Euthanasia and Pain in Canine Patients with Terminal and Chronic-Degenerative Diseases: Ethical and Legal Aspects
| Contributor(s):: Mota-Rojas, D., Domínguez-Oliva, A., Martínez-Burnes, J., Casas-Alvarado, A., Hernández-Ávalos, I.
Euthanasia is commonly performed in veterinary medicine to humanely induce the death of an animal when its quality of life is affected by pain or chronic degenerative diseases. The choice of euthanasia is a bilateral decision that represents a challenge for both the veterinarian and the owner...
The mane factor: Compliance is associated with increased hair cortisol in the horse
| Contributor(s):: Jolivald, Aurélie, Ijichi, Carrie, Hall, Carol, Yarnell, Kelly
Experiences of People with Multiple Sclerosis and their use of Assistance Dogs: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis
| Contributor(s):: O'Connor, Gráinne Ann
In this thesis, findings are reported from a qualitative study of eleven people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) who between them have used nineteen assistance dogs for more than two decades. The first recorded use of dogs specifically trained to help people living with physical impairments...
A bibliometric analysis of past and emergent trends in animal welfare science
| Contributor(s):: Freire, R., Nicol, C. J.
Hair cortisol concentrations, as a measure of chronic activity within the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, is elevated in dogs farmed for meat, relative to pet dogs, in South Korea
| Contributor(s):: Maxwell, N. B., Buchanan, C. G., Evans, N. P.
The Influence of Pets on Decisions of Older Adults' with Chronic Conditions
| Contributor(s):: Sara Basilia Basin
Many older adults view pets as companions, and are responsible for their pet’s care and well-being. Research suggests that people prioritize their pet’s needs, although it may jeopardize their own safety. Some older adults forego, delay, or refuse care in order to remain...
| Contributor(s):: Basilia Basin
Chronic stress induces pessimistic-like judgment and learning deficits in sheep
| Contributor(s):: Destrez, Alexandra, Deiss, Véronique, Lévy, Frédéric, Calandreau, Ludovic, Lee, Caroline, Chaillou-Sagon, Elodie, Boissy, Alain
Chronic stress can be described as a long-term negative affective state induced by an accumulation of negative emotional experiences that alters an individual's interactions with the environment. In humans, chronic stress induces both persistent judgment biases and learning deficits. We...
Unpredictable and repeated negative stimuli increased emotional reactivity in male quail
| Contributor(s):: Favreau-Peigné, Angélique, Calandreau, Ludovic, Constantin, Paul, Bertin, Aline, Arnould, Cécile, Laurence, Agathe, Richard-Yris, Marie-Annick, Houdelier, Cécilia, Lumineau, Sophie, Boissy, Alain, Leterrier, Christine
Chronic stress is considered detrimental for an individual as it is a long-lasting negative emotional state, without or with a limited habituation. The reactivity and sensitivity of animals to stressors depend on the animals organismic characteristics such as sex. In poultry, the studies dealing...
[The effectiveness of therapeutic horseback-riding in the treatment of chronic schizophrenic patients. Experimental results and clinical experiences]
| Contributor(s):: Scheidhacker, M., Bender, W., Vaitl, P.
Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound, & Stay Fit for Seniors
| Contributor(s):: Rebecca Ann Johnson, Charlotte McKenney, Sandra McCune
Background: Obesity rates in older adults are linked with the national problem of limited physical activity (PA), resulting in chronic illness. Obesity-related illness and functional loss require innovative interventions. Older adult dog walkers maintained physical functioning over a 3 year...
Dec 06 2016
International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) 2016 Annual Conference
The Dog narratives: Benefits of the human-animal bond for women with HIV
| Contributor(s):: Kabel, A., Khosla, N., Teti, M.
On interviewing people with pets: reflections from qualitative research on people with long-term conditions
| Contributor(s):: Ryan, S., Ziebland, S.
There is mounting evidence that pets are associated with physiological, psychological and social benefits for humans. Much of this research has come from western countries, where there have been consistent calls for greater engagement with pet ownership and health. Drawing on a secondary...
Animal Assisted Interventions for Hospitalized and Chronically Ill Children
| Contributor(s):: Krankl, Annika
Pet Dogs and Children's Health: Opportunities for Chronic Disease Prevention?
| Contributor(s):: Anne M. Gadomski, Melissa B. Scribani, Nicole Krupa, Paul Jenkins, Zsolt Nagykaldi, Ardis L. Olson
IntroductionPositive associations between having a pet dog and adult health outcomes have been documented; however, little evidence exists regarding the benefits of pet dogs for young children. This study investigates the hypothesis that pet dogs are positively associated with healthy weight and...
The therapeutic potential of a prison-based animal programme in the UK
| Contributor(s):: Mercer, Jenny, Gibson, Kerry, Clayton, Debbie
Animal Love Helps Women Cope with HIV/AIDS
There is mounting evidence that pets are associated with physiological, psychological and social benefits for humans. Much of this research has come from western countries, where there have been consistent calls for greater engagement with pet ownership and health. Drawing on a secondary analysis...