Reliability of internet information on bite behavior of domestic dogs
| Contributor(s):: Ito, K., Shiga, Y., Tanaka, M., Matsuura, A., Irimajiri, M.
Many dog owners who are dealing with behavioral problems in their dog look for solutions on the internet. However, the quality of the information available online has not yet been assessed. Therefore, in this study, we comprehensively collected information available online on behavior...
Overimitation in dogs: is there a link to the quality of the relationship with the caregiver?
| Contributor(s):: Huber, L., Kubala, D., Cimarelli, G.
Overimitation, the copying of causally irrelevant or non-functional actions, is well-known from humans but completely absent in other primates. Recent studies from our lab have provided evidence for overimitation in canines. Previously, we found that half of tested pet dogs copied their human...
Impact of Changes in Time Left Alone on Separation-Related Behaviour in UK Pet Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Harvey, Naomi D., Christley, Robert M., Giragosian, Kassandra, Mead, Rebecca, Murray, Jane K., Samet, Lauren, Upjohn, Melissa M., Casey, Rachel A.
Separation-related behaviours (SRBs), including but not limited to vocalisation, pacing, destruction and toileting, occur in the absence of human company. As well as being problematic for the dogs’ owners, such behaviours indicate that the dogs’ emotional state is compromised. As part...
Dogs at school: a quantitative analysis of parental perceptions of canine-assisted activities in schools mediated by child anxiety score and use case
| Contributor(s):: Fynn, W. I., Runacres, J.
Canine-assisted activities in schools can benefit students' educational, emotional, and social needs. Furthermore, they could be an effective form of non-clinical mental health treatment for children and adolescents. In the United Kingdom, school dogs are growing in popularity, however,...
Designing Man's New Best Friend: Enhancing Human-Robot Dog Interaction through Dog-Like Framing and Appearance
| Contributor(s):: de Visser, E. J., Topoglu, Y., Joshi, S., Krueger, F., Phillips, E., Gratch, J., Tossell, C. C., Ayaz, H.
To understand how to improve interactions with dog-like robots, we evaluated the importance of "dog-like" framing and physical appearance on interaction, hypothesizing multiple interactive benefits of each. We assessed whether framing Aibo as a puppy (i.e., in need of development)...
Development of Desirable Behaviors in Dog-Assisted Interventions
| Contributor(s):: Acebes, F., Pellitero, J. L., Muñiz-Diez, C., Loy, I.
Dog-assisted interventions (DAI) are those that include specially trained dogs in human health services. Often, the training methods employed to train animals for DAI are transmitted between trainers, so the latest scientific research on dog learning and cognition is not always taken into...
The effects of Animal Assisted Therapy on autonomic and endocrine activity in adults with autism spectrum disorder: A randomized controlled trial
| Contributor(s):: Wijker, C., Kupper, N., Leontjevas, R., Spek, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J.
Chinese Companion Animal Caretakers’ Attachment Influences their Attribution of Emotions to their Animals
| Contributor(s):: Su, Bingtao, Martens, Pim
Exploring Animal-Assisted Therapy for Creating Rich Communicative Environments and Targeting Communication Goals in Subacute Rehabilitation
| Contributor(s):: Sherrill, M., Hengst, J. A.
Occurrence of suspected zoophilia in veterinary clinical care in Marilia/SP in 2018-2019: veiled and neglected animal abuseOcorrencia de suspeitas de zoofilia no atendimento clinico medico-veterinario em Marilia/SP no periodo de 2018-2019: maus-trato
| Contributor(s):: Polegato, E. P. dos S., Teixeira, I. B., Angeli, M. V., Paie, J. P.
Institutional persistence despite cultural change: a historical case study of the re-categorization of dogs in Germany
| Contributor(s):: Pfau-Effinger, B., Sebastian, M.
Dogs, kids, and cancer: how dogs are helping
| Contributor(s):: Palmer, W. J.
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Responsible ownership of companion animals under the One Health approach. Compilation studyTenencia responsable de animales de compania bajo el enfoque Una Salud. Estudio recopilativo
| Contributor(s):: Hugues, B., Ledon, L., Mendoza, M., Torres, M., Berovides, V.
Encounters with the Most Animal Other: Rabies, Biopolitics, and Disease Prevention in Bali
| Contributor(s):: Drake, Phillip
Intestinal parasites and risk factors in dogs and cats from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
| Contributor(s):: Arruda, I. F., Ramos, R. C. F., Barbosa, A. D. S., Abboud, L. C. S., Dos Reis, I. C., Millar, P. R., Amendoeira, M. R. R.
"Expectations versus experiences of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) service dogs: An inductive conventional content analysis": Correction to Nieforth et al. (2022)
Quality of Life Measurement in Dogs and Cats: A Scoping Review of Generic Tools
| Contributor(s):: Fulmer, Annabelle E., Laven, Linda J., Hill, Kate E.
Quality of life (QoL) assessment in companion animals is an essential aspect of veterinary medicine that helps guide treatment decisions and ensures optimal animal welfare. Veterinarians and pet owners can use disease-specific or generic QoL assessment tools to evaluate an individual...
Potential Owner-Related Risk Factors That May Contribute to Obesity in Companion Dogs in Aotearoa New Zealand
| Contributor(s):: Forrest, Rachel, Awawdeh, Leena, Esam, Fiona, Pearson, Maria, Waran, Natalie
Approximately a third of all Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) households include a dog, with 28% of these dogs being overweight or obese, conditions that are associated with many serious health issues. Therefore, healthy weight interventions that focus on the owner’s role are of great importance...
Wanna See My Dog Pic? A Comparative Observational Study of the Presentation of Animals on Online Dating Profiles in Vienna and Tokyo
| Contributor(s):: Dürnberger, Christian, Springer, Svenja
Online dating applications offer new ways for people to search for social contacts. While previous studies have indicated that the inclusion of animals in profiles can increase users’ dating success rates, the question of how many users display animals, and what kinds of animals are shown...
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