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  1. Operationalizing ethics in food choice decisions

    Contributor(s):: Hepting, D. H., Jaffe, J., Maciag, T.

    There is a large gap between attitude and action when it comes to consumer purchases of ethical food. Amongst the various aspects of this gap, this paper focuses on the difficulty in knowing enough about the various dimensions of food production, distribution and consumption to make an ethical...

  2. Coercive control and abused women’s decisions about their pets when seeking shelter

    Contributor(s):: Hardesty, Jennifer L., Khaw, Lyndal, Ridgway, Marcella D., Weber, Cheryl, Miles, Teresa

  3. The significance of animal cruelty in child protection investigations

    Contributor(s):: Girardi, Alberta, Pozzulo, Joanna D.

  4. A conceptual approach for a quantitative economic analysis of farmers' decision-making regarding animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Gocsik, E., Saatkamp, H. W., Lauwere, C. C. de, Lansink, A. G. J. M. O.

    Decisions related to animal welfare (AW) standards depend on farmer's multiple goals and values and are constrained by a wide range of external and internal forces. The aim of this paper is twofold, i.e., (1) to develop a theoretical framework for farmers' AW decisions that incorporates farmers'...

  5. My owner, right or wrong: the effect of familiarity on the domestic dog's behavior in a food-choice task

    Contributor(s):: Cook, A., Arter, J., Jacobs, L. F.

    Dogs are strongly influenced by human behavior, and they readily form bonds with specific humans. Yet these lines of inquiry are not often combined. The goal of this study was to investigate whether such bonds would play a role in how dogs behave in response to human signals. Using various types...

  6. Waiting for more: the performance of domestic dogs ( Canis familiaris) on exchange tasks

    Contributor(s):: Leonardi, R. J., Vick, S. J., Dufour, V.

    Five domestic dogs ( Canis familiaris) were tested in a cooperative exchange task with an experimenter, as previously tested in non-human primates. In the first task, the dogs exchanged to maximise payoffs when presented with food items of differing quality. All consistently exchanged lower-value...

  7. Helping owners deal with euthanasia of their pets

  8. Choosing between the emotional dog and the rational pal: a moral dilemma with a tail

    Contributor(s):: Topolski, R., Weaver, J. N., Martin, Z., McCoy, J.

  9. Different problem-solving strategies in dogs diagnosed with anxiety-related disorders and control dogs in an unsolvable task paradigm

    Contributor(s):: Passalacqua, C., Marshall-Pescini, S., Merola, I., Palestrini, C., Previde, E. P.

  10. Establishing 'quality of life' parameters using behavioural guidelines for humane euthanasia of captive non-human primates

    Contributor(s):: Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J., Bernacky, B. J., Wilkerson, G. K.

  11. Flocking for food or flockmates?

    Contributor(s):: Asher, L., Collins, L. M., Pfeiffer, D. U., Nicol, C. J.

  12. Public attitudes toward the use of animals in research: effects of invasiveness, genetic modification and regulation

    Contributor(s):: Ormandy, E. H., Schuppli, C. A., Weary, D. M.

  13. Self-reported comprehension ratings of dog behavior by owners of adult dogs

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    Contributor(s):: Kerswell, K. J., Bennett, P., Butler, K. L., Hemsworth, P. H.

    Previous research has focused on dog owners' actual comprehension of dog behavior, while ignoring the importance of perceived comprehension. However, perceived comprehension is important to study as it is more important than actual comprehension in decision making. The current study examined the...

  14. Surgery or euthanasia - about dealing with stressed horse owners in a sensitive way - while considering animal welfare Operation oder Euthanasie - vorm sensiblen Umgang mit dem gestressten Tierbesitzer unter Tierschutzgesichtspunkten

    Contributor(s):: Schule, E.

  15. The truth about cats and dogs: Are there genetic influences on pet ownership

    Contributor(s):: Spotts, Erica L., Lichtenstein, Paul, Neiderhiser, Jenae M.

  16. Assumed communication

    Contributor(s):: Milani, M.

  17. The art of veterinary practice: decision-making and quality communication

    Contributor(s):: Milani, M.

  18. Prosecutorial decision making in the face of changing norms: An exploratory study of animal cruelty prosecution in New York

    Contributor(s):: Kordzek, Andrea L.

  19. So You Want a Pet... A Mini Unit on Making Responsible Decisions About Pet Ownership

    Contributor(s):: Holden, Lorraine P.

  20. Focus on caregiving: east and west of Eden

    Contributor(s):: Vickery, Kathleen