A Data-Driven Simulation of the Trophallactic Network and Intranidal Food Flow Dissemination in Ants
Contributor(s):: Bles, Olivier, Deneubourg, Jean-Louis, Sueur, Cédric, Nicolis, Stamatios C.
Food sharing can occur in both social and non-social species, but it is crucial in eusocial species, in which only some group members collect food. This food collection and the intranidal (i.e., inside the nest) food distribution through trophallactic (i.e., mouth-to-mouth) exchanges are...
Human-cat emotional closeness and unacceptable behavior in cats: a Brazilian perspective
Contributor(s):: Franck, K. R., Paz, J. E. G., Costa, E. de F., Costa, F. V. A. da
The mechanics of social interactions between cats and their owners
| Contributor(s):: Turner, D. C.
This is a mini review that summarizes what is known from quantitative observational studies of social interactions between domestic cats and humans in both laboratory colonies and the home setting. Only results from data that have been statistically analyzed are included; hypotheses still to be...
Risk factors for aggression in adult cats that were fostered through a shelter program as kittens
| Contributor(s):: O'Hanley, K. A., Pearl, D. L., Niel, L.
Aggressive behaviour in cats is a threat to human and animal safety and can also impact cat welfare if breakdown of the human-animal bond leads to neglect, relinquishment or euthanasia. The influence of both early and adult management factors on aggressive behaviour in cats was examined by...
Attitudes Toward Spay/Neuter in the US Population: Urban/Rural, Cat/Dog, and Demographic Differences
| Contributor(s):: Glasser, Carol L.
Temperament in Domestic Cats: A Review of Proximate Mechanisms, Methods of Assessment, Its Effects on Human-Cat Relationships, and One Welfare
| Contributor(s):: Travnik, I. C., Machado, D. S., Gonçalves, L. D. S., Ceballos, M. C., Sant'Anna, A. C.
Animal geographies I: Globalizing and decolonizing
| Contributor(s):: Hovorka, Alice J.
The care of dogs and puppies
The companionship between man and dog has been strong for many years with proof given in the Bible, Matthew 15:27 " ... but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from the master's table." Egyptians undoubtedly loved their dogs as pictures of hunting scenes with dogs...
Articulating Animals: Animals and Implicit Inferences in Brandom's Work
| Contributor(s):: Musser, Joel D.
Japan Whaling Association v. American Cetacean Society: The Great Whales Become Casualties of the Trade Wars
| Contributor(s):: Virginia A. Curry
The United States, encouraged by environmental and animal protection organizations, has been the major proponent of effective measures to conserve whales. Japan, on the other hand, has been the most outspoken defender of whaling. A major confrontation between the two...
Does the purpose for using a service dog make a difference in the perceptions of what it takes to create successful outcomes in the workplace?
| Contributor(s):: Glenn, Margaret, Thorne, Kendra
Generation Rex: 3 Reasons Young Women Might Be Choosing Dogs Over Babies
| Contributor(s):: James, Sabrina
Horses in the new world: cultural histories
| Contributor(s):: Picon, Francois-Rene
Family Lives and Relational Living: Taking Account of Otherness
| Contributor(s):: Gabb, Jacqui
Studies on socialization characteristics using two temperament tests in German Dogue, Doberman and Riesenschnautzer puppies
| Contributor(s):: Uzunova, K. I., Stoycheva, I., Miteva, T., Binev, R., Ivanov, A., Rousenov, A., Penev, T.
The object of study was the influence of the nervous system type (temperament) of dogs from the German Dogue, Doberman, and Riesenschnautzer breeds on the extent of their socialization (adaptation to the environment). Two tests were used to examine the animals' behavior: the mirror test and the...
It's Complicated: Meet Dr. Hal Herzog
14 Oct 2013 |
Posted by Megan Kendall
What is your relationship with animals?
It is a harder question to answer than you might originally think. Whatever your answer may be, it is most likely to be both justified yet contradictory in...
An attachment perspective on human-pet relationships: Conceptualization and assessment of pet attachment orientations
| Contributor(s):: Zilcha-Mano, Sigal, Mikulincer, Mario, Shaver, Phillip R.
In a series of studies we used attachment theory as a framework to examine human–pet relationships. We proposed that, as in interpersonal relationships, people differ in their degree of anxious or avoidant attachment to their pets, and that these individual differences influence...
"Re-humanization": The role of human-animal similarity in predicting prejudice towards immigrants and non-human animals
| Contributor(s):: Kimberly Costello
Research implies that there may be an association between attitudes toward marginalized human outgroups and non-human animals. Very few studies, however, have specifically tested this relation empirically. The general purpose of the present research was to determine if such a relation exists and...
Sexual responses of pullets to selection for mating behavior in male chickens
| Contributor(s):: Siegel, P. B., Cook, W. T.
Bidirectional selection for number of completed matings in cockerels resulted in lines differing in male sexual behaviour. No correlated responses, however, were observed in the sexual behaviour of S12, S13 and S14 generation pullets. The sexual behaviour of females was measured as courtings...