Animal emotions in practice
Contributor(s):: Lambert, H.
Responsible ownership: what do pet owners need to know?
Contributor(s):: Lacey, L.
The detection of three new Haemaphysalis ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in Singapore and their potential threat for public health, companion animals, and wildlife
Contributor(s):: Kwak, M. L., Ng, A.
Puppy pedicures: Exploring the experiences of Australian dogs to nail trims
Contributor(s):: Edwards, Petra T., Smith, Bradley P., McArthur, Michelle L., Hazel, Susan J.
Cry wolf: a major misunderstanding about dog behaviour
Contributor(s):: Durston, T.
How low can they go: A comparison between dog (Canis familiaris) and environmental DNA detection of invasive koi carp (Cyprinus rubrofuscus)
Contributor(s):: Collins, Melissa A., Browne, Clare M., Edwards, Timothy L., Ling, Nicholas, Tempero, Grant W., Gleeson, Dianne M., Crockett, Kymberly, Quaife, Jesse
Associations between Neighborhood Disadvantage and Dog Walking among Participants in the Dog Aging Project
Contributor(s):: Collins, D., Lee, H., Dunbar, M. D., Crowder, K.
A Retrospective Study of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria Associated with Feline and Canine Urinary Tract Infection in Hong Kong SAR, China-A Case Study on Implication of First-Line Antibiotics Use
Contributor(s):: Chan, O. S. K., Baranger-Ete, M., Lam, W. W. T., Wu, P., Yeung, M., Lee, E., Bond, H., Swan, O., Tun, H. M.
Changing Perceptions and Uses of "Companion Animal" Public and Pseudo-Public Spaces in Cities during COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Beijing
Contributor(s):: Cai, H. X., Duan, W.
Misconceptions in anthropomorphizing the feeding of pet animalsEquivocos ao se antropomorfizar a alimentacao dos animais de companhia
Contributor(s):: Ribeiro, R. R., Silva, M. D. da, Massari, C. H. de A. L.
The present work aims to contribute to the issue of legal and ethical responsibility regarding adequate feeding for pets, through the analysis of the works of the philosophers Singer, Francione and Gilligan. A literature review was carried out based on the main philosophical works by authors who...
Supporting Young Readers: A Mixed-Methods Study of Their Literacy, Behaviour, and Perceptions When Reading Aloud to Dogs or Adults
Contributor(s):: Syrnyk, C., McArthur, A., Zwack, A., Handelsman, A.
Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) have been found to benefit human emotional state and cognitive performance. Recent applications of AAI have extended to classrooms with a range of intentions including to improve literacy. This Canadian study sought to examine differences in reading performance...
Reading the mind in the eyes in PTSD: Limited Moderation by the presence of a service dog
Contributor(s):: Woodward, S. H., Jamison, A. L., Khan, C., Gala, S., Bhowmick, C., Villasenor, D., Tamayo, G., Puckett, M., Parker, K. J.
Persons with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) frequently experience relationship failures in family and occupational domains resulting in loss of social supports. Prior research has implicated impairments in social cognition. The Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test (RMET) measures a key...
Adoption Can Be a Risky Business: Risk Factors Predictive of Dogs Adopted from RSPCA Queensland Being Returned
Contributor(s):: Thumpkin, Eileen, Paterson, Mandy B. A., Morton, John M., Pachana, Nancy A.
Not all dog adoptions are successful. This two-year retrospective study used survival (i.e., time-to-event) analyses to investigate readmissions for dogs adopted from RSPCA Queensland shelters between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2020. A better understanding of temporal patterns and risk...
Real-Time Scene Monitoring for Deaf-Blind People
Contributor(s):: Kassem, K., Caramazza, P., Mitchell, K. J., Miller, M., Emadi, A., Faccio, D.
It is estimated that at least 15 million people worldwide live with severe deaf-blindness, with many more experiencing varying degrees of deaf-blindness. The existing options of assistance are mostly limited to walking canes, guide dogs and human care. We propose a wearable device which harnesses...
Jog with your dog: dog owner exercise routines predict dog exercise routines and perception of ideal body weight
Contributor(s):: Banton, S., Massow, M. von, Pezzali, J. G., Verbrugghe, A., Shoveller, A. K.
Canine obesity is becoming an increasingly prevalent concern among companion animal veterinarians and professionals alike. A number of sociodemographic, dietary, and exercise related variables have been shown to be predictive of a dog's bodyweight, however, all previous surveys designed to...
Commentary: Efficacy of Dog Training With and Without Remote Electronic Collars vs. a Focus on Positive Reinforcement
| Contributor(s):: Rebecca J. Sargisson, Ian G. McLean
Effects of dogs' visits to a public exhibition
| Contributor(s):: Vanda Marnoto, Gonçalo G. Pereira, Sara Fragoso, Ana Faria, Sandra Soares, Florbela Elias, Rita Santos, Márcia Silva, Sónia Saraiva, Ana Santos, Leonor Galhardo
Outdoor activities with dogs are known to be physically and mentally beneficial to them and their owners, but less is known about their circulation in public spaces. This study aimed to understand the effects of dog-owner dyad’s visits to an interactive exhibition on the...
Efficacy of Dog Training With and Without Remote Electronic Collars vs. a Focus on Positive Reinforcement
| Contributor(s):: Lucy China, Daniel S. Mills, Jonathan J. Cooper
We assessed the efficacy of dog training with and without remote electronic collarscompared to training with positive reinforcement. A total of 63 dogs with knownoff-lead behavioral problems such as poor recall were allocated to one of three traininggroups (each n = 21), receiving up to...
Estimation of Dog-bite Rates and Evaluation of Healthcare Seeking Behaviors following Dog Bite, Haiti
| Contributor(s):: Gabrielle Johnson, Gerardo Chowell
Background: Haiti has been identified as one of only several countries in the Western Hemisphere in which canine rabies control efforts have succeeded in eliminating dog-mediated human rabies deaths. In 2016, a study was conducted to test several alternative vaccination methods that may...
Effects of Multi-Day Music Enrichment on Salivary Cortisol and Cage Behavior in Shelter Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Stacy D. Engerbretson
Rehoming shelters provide their animals with environmental enrichment with the expectation that modifying the physical space will improve kennel-related stress and subsequently abate undesirable behaviors. Although enrichment has shown moderate success at improving in-kennel behavior, increased...