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Comparing interspecific socio-communicative skills of socialized juvenile dogs and miniature pigs
| Contributor(s):: Gerencser, L., Perez Fraga, P., Lovas, M., Ujvary, D., Andics, A.
Behavioral synchronization and affiliation: Dogs exhibit human-like skills
| Contributor(s):: Duranton, C., Gaunet, F.
A Comparison of the Guide Dog Movements of England and the United States
| Contributor(s):: Eames, E., Eames, T.
Effects of guest feeding programs on captive giraffe behavior
| Contributor(s):: Orban, D. A., Siegford, J. M., Snider, R. J.
Zoological institutions develop human-animal interaction opportunities for visitors to advance missions of conservation, education, and recreation; however, the animal welfare implications largely have yet to be evaluated. This behavioral study was the first to quantify impacts of guest feeding...
Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats
| Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
The Norwegian dairy goat industry has largely succeeded in controlling caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) and paratuberculosis through a voluntary disease eradication programme called Healthier Goats (HG). The aim of this study was to apply an on-farm welfare...
Canine emotions as seen through human social cognition.
| Contributor(s):: Miiamaaria V. Kujala
It is not possible to demonstrate that dogs (Canis familiaris) feel emotions, but the same is true for all other species, including our own. The issue must therefore be approached indirectly, using premises similar to those used with humans. Recent methodological advances in canine research...
Effects of horse-riding exercise on balance, gait, and activities of daily living in stroke patients
| Contributor(s):: Yong-Nam, Kim, Dong-Kyu, Lee
Effects of horseback riding exercise therapy on hormone levels in elderly persons
| Contributor(s):: Sung-Hyoun, Cho, Jin-Woo, Kim, Seon-Rye, Kim, Byung-Jun, Cho
Evaluating the impact of a humane education summer-camp program on school-aged children's relationships with companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Tardif-Williams, C. Y., Bosacki, S. L.
This study evaluated the impact of children's participation in a five-day humane education summer-camp program on the quality of their relationships with and treatment of companion animals. We measured changes from pre- to post-program in 77 children (50 girls, 27 boys) aged 6-12 years. The...
Comparing Suffering Across Species
| Contributor(s):: Nolt, John
Animal awareness: Current perceptions and historical perspective
| Contributor(s):: Burghardt, G. M.
The Trap-Neuter-Return Program as a Means for Collecting, Analyzing, and Comparing Data in Animal Care Facilities in Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi
| Contributor(s):: Stephanie T. Doty
The TNR program has been met with both scrutiny and approval as a result of conflicting data from studies that examine its usefulness as a means of controlling the free-roaming cat population explosion (Levy & Crawford, 2004). Though the differing opinions will be discussed, it is not the...
Dogs in the Hall: A Case Study of Affective Skill Development in an Urban Veterinary Program
| Contributor(s):: Martin, Michael, Tummons, John, Ball, Anna, Bird, William
The purpose of this bounded single case study was to explore how an urban high school veterinary program impacted students' affective skill development. The program was unique because students were required to participate in internships with local animal care businesses and care for animals...
Experience and Distribution of Attention: Pet Exposure and Infants' Scanning of Animal Images
| Contributor(s):: Hurley, Karinna B., Oakes, Lisa M.
Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2
| Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Animal-Assisted Therapy: Stress Management for Adults
| Contributor(s):: González-Ramírez, Mónica Teresa, Ortiz-Jiménez, Xóchitl Angélica, Landero-Hernández, René
Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions for Children Exposed to Nonrelational Traumatic Events
| Contributor(s):: Forman-Hoffman, Valerie L., Zolotor, Adam J., McKeeman, Joni L., Blanco, Roberto, Knauer, Stefanie R., Lloyd, Stacey W., Goldman Fraser, Jenifer, Viswanathan, Meera
Occurrence of extended spectrum β–lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae among pet dogs and cats: An emerging public health threat outside health care facilities
| Contributor(s):: Abdel-Moein, Khaled A., Samir, Ahmed
Using Animal-Assisted Therapy to Facilitate Social Communication: A Pilot Study
| Contributor(s):: Boyer, Valerie E., Mundschenk, Nancy A.