Effects of a Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program on Social Interaction and Communication in Children with Autism
Contributor(s):: Zhao, M., Chen, S., You, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y.
Encounters with a canine other: performing domestication in transnational animal rescue and rehoming
Contributor(s):: Schuurman, Nora
Why study turn‐taking sequences in interspecies interactions?
Contributor(s):: Mondémé, Chloé
Orangutans' Comprehension of Zoo Keepers' Communicative Signals
| Contributor(s):: Guillaume Dezecache, Aude Bourgeois, Christophe Bazin, Philippe Schlenker, Emmanuel Chemla, Audrey Maille
Zoological institutions often encourage cooperative interactions between keepers and animals so as to promote animals’ welfare. One useful technique has been conditioning training, whereby animals learn to respond to keepers’ requests, which facilitates a number of, otherwise...
Pheromonal enrichment in the zoo: An empirical approach with Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
| Contributor(s):: LaDue, Chase A., Schulte, Bruce A.
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Designing Features for Fido: What Makes Animal-Computer Interaction So Different From Human-Computer Interaction?
| Contributor(s):: Jaana Lehtonen
Lehtonen, Jaana Designing Features for Fido: What Makes Animal-Computer Interaction So Dif-ferent From Human-Computer Interaction? Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä, 2013, 21 p. Information Systems Science, Bachelor’s thesis Supervisor: Kuparinen, Liisa...
Identification of Illness Uncertainty in Veterinary Oncology: Implications for Service
| Contributor(s):: Debbie L. Stoewen, Jason B. Coe, Clare MacMartin, Elizabeth A. Stone, Catherine E. Dewey
Uncertainty has been identified as the central psychological feature of illness experiences, necessitating a variety of coping strategies to effectively manage it and successfully adapt. The purpose of this qualitative study was to determine the expectations of veterinary clients accessing...
Therapy Dogs' and Handlers' Behavior and Salivary Cortisol During Initial Visits in a Complex Medical Institution: A Pilot Study
| Contributor(s):: Clark, S. D., Smidt, J. M., Bauer, B. A.
Social Development of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder During Dog-Assisted Therapy: A Detailed Observational Analysis
| Contributor(s):: Wijker, C., Steen, S. V., Spek, A., Leontjevas, R., Enders-Slegers, M. J.
Social communication and self-esteem are often affected in adults with autism spectrum disorder. Implementation and evaluation of interventions targeting social skills are challenged due to specific characteristics of autism. Intensive, valid evaluation of social skills programs is needed. In...
Who Do Parrots Talk To? Agreeableness and a Serious Approach Increase the Production of Word-like Utterances by African Grey Parrots
| Contributor(s):: Jitka Lindova°
Label acquisition projects with the grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) demonstrated cognitive and communicative skills of this species comparable to great apes. However, results differ profoundly between individuals and laboratories. Two studies investigated the relationship between the...
Effects of Dog Assisted Therapy for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Exploratory Randomized Controlled Trial
| Contributor(s):: Wijker, C., Leontjevas, R., Spek, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J.
Pet Grief: Tools to Assess Owners' Bereavement and Veterinary Communication Skills
| Contributor(s):: Ines Testoni, Loriana De Cataldo, Lucia Ronconi, Elisa Silvia Colombo, Cinzia Stefanini, Barbara Dal Zotto, Adriano Zamperini
In Italy, there are still very few studies on the psychological impact of losing a pet. The need to fill this gap springs from the fact that pet loss counseling services are increasingly being activated. The aim of this study is the Italian adaptation of instruments for veterinary counseling...
Factors that Influence Farmers' Views on Farm Animal Welfare: A Semi-Systematic Review and Thematic Analysis
| Contributor(s):: Balzani, A., Hanlon, A.
Using Focus Groups to Explore Public Perceptions of Legal Rights for Animals
| Contributor(s):: Broad, Garrett M.
A robust debate regarding the ideal legal status of nonhuman animals has been taking place for some time among legal scholars, philosophers, animal scientists, social scientists, and humanists. Significantly less attention has been paid, however, to exploring how members of the public...
Olfactory-based interspecific recognition of human emotions: Horses (Equus ferus caballus) can recognize fear and happiness body odour from humans (Homo sapiens)
| Contributor(s):: Sabiniewicz, Agnieszka, Tarnowska, Karolina, Świątek, Robert, Sorokowski, Piotr, Laska, Matthias
Emotional recognition has been demonstrated to occur between members of different species. However, the majority of studies on interspecific communication of emotions so far focused on the senses of vision and hearing while the contribution of the sense of smell has rarely been studied in this...
Animal-assisted activity improves social behaviors in psychiatrically hospitalized youth with autism
| Contributor(s):: Germone, M. M., Gabriels, R. L., Guérin, N. A., Pan, Z., Banks, T., O'Haire, M. E.
Evaluation of Veterinary Students' Communication Skills with a Service Dog Handler in a Simulated Client Scenario
| Contributor(s):: McCool, K. E., Kedrowicz, A. A.
Who turns to the human? Companion pigs' and dogs' behaviour in the unsolvable task paradigm
| Contributor(s):: Perez Fraga, P., Gerencser, L., Lovas, M., Ujvary, D., Andics, A.
The Responsibility of Veterinarians to Address Companion Animal Obesity
| Contributor(s):: Barry S. Kipperman, Alexander J. German
Obesity is a modern-day epidemic in both people and companion animals. A summary of the current research on the causes, risk factors, consequences, and implications of overweight and obesity, and the compliance of small-animal practitioners in recognizing and addressing pet obesity, is...