Pheromonal enrichment in the zoo: An empirical approach with Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)
Contributor(s):: LaDue, Chase A., Schulte, Bruce A.
2021Applied Animal Behaviour Science2351052280168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105228text
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.
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...
Talking to Dogs: Companion Animal-Directed Speech in a Stress Test
| Contributor(s):: Raffaela Lesch, Kurt Kotrschal, Iris Schöberl, Andrea Beetz, Judith Solomon, W. Tecumseh Fitch
Companion animal-directed speech (CADS) has previously been investigated in comparison to infant-directed speech and adult-directed speech. To investigate the influence of owner caregiving, attachment pattern, and personality on CADS, we used the Ainsworth strange situation procedure. It...
Living and Robotic Dogs as Elicitors of Social Communication Behavior and Regulated Emotional Responding in Individuals with Autism and Severe Language Delay: A Preliminary Comparative Study
| Contributor(s):: Silva, Karine, Lima, Mariely, Santos-Magalhães, André, Fafiães, Carla, Sousa, Liliana de
The inclusion of animals and robots in therapeutic interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has become more common. This study provides a first comparison between the potential of living versus robotic dogs to elicit social communication behavior and regulated emotional responses in...
Refining Online Communication Strategies for Domestic Cat Management
| Contributor(s):: McLeod, Lynette J., Driver, Aaron B., Bengsen, Andrew J., Hine, Donald W.
Management of the domestic cat (Felis catus) relies on community members adopting appropriate management practices toward both companion and unowned (stray, free-living) animals. Getting people to change their behavior and sustain these changes over time can be a challenging process. To date,...
Human Classification of Context-Related Vocalizations Emitted by Familiar And Unfamiliar Domestic Cats: An Exploratory Study
| Contributor(s):: Ellis, Sarah L. H., Swindell, Victoria, Burman, Oliver H. P.
Previous research has shown that human classification of contextspecific domestic cat “meow” vocalizations is relatively poor, although improves with experience and/or general affinity to cats. To investigate whether such classification further improves when recipients (humans) of the...