Characterization of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder’s Interactions with a Service Dog During Their First Encounter
Contributor(s):: Dollion, Nicolas, Herbin, Alexandre, Champagne, Noël, Plusquellec, Pierrich, Grandgeorge, Marine
Changes in the behaviour before normal calving to predict its onset in Mediterranean buffaloes heifers
Contributor(s):: Lanzoni, L., Chincarini, M., Giammarco, M., Fusaro, I., Iannotta, M., Podaliri, M., Contri, A., Gloria, A., Vignola, G.
The effects of owner and domestic cat (Felis catus) demographics on cat personality traits
Contributor(s):: Leech, Laura E., Preziosi, Richard, Stoycheva, Rosica, Pastorino, Giovanni Quintavalle
Personality has been researched in many companion animals and is described as differences in behavioural traits of individuals that often remain consistent over time. In domestic cats many factors have been discovered to influence personality, including breed, coat colour, gender, rearing...
Social hierarchy influences dairy cows' use of shade in a silvopastoral system under intensive rotational grazing
Contributor(s):: Deniz, Matheus, de Sousa, Karolini Tenffen, Moro, Matheus Fernando, Vale, Marcos Martinez do, Dittrich, João Ricardo, Machado Filho, Luiz Carlos Pinheiro, Hötzel, Maria José
The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between thermal comfort indicators and social hierarchy, and cows' location (shade or sun) and their diurnal behaviors in a silvopastoral system of a subtropical climate, covering the four seasons. We measured microclimatic variables (air...
The effect of tank cover on welfare of farmed Nile tilapia
Contributor(s):: Saraiva, João L., Nogueirinha, Margarida, Teodósio, Rita, Aragão, Cláudia, Engrola, Sofia, Arechavala-Lopez, Pablo
Welfare in aquaculture is a pressing topic. One of the main measures to improve the life of farmed fish is implementing environmental enrichment, which can include the addition of structural covers to rearing tanks. Here we test the effects of tank covers (fully covered, 50 % covered and...
Review: Management of livestock behavior to improve welfare and production
Contributor(s):: Orihuela, A.
Does environmental enrichment consisting of brushing prepartum zebu heifers improve first-lactation behavior?
Contributor(s):: da Silva, Pércia Monteiro Rocha Soares, Ferreira, Isabel Cristina, da Fonseca Neto, Álvaro Moraes, Malaquias, Juaci Vitória, de Pinho, Gabriel Alberto Santos, de Oliveira, Sara Adna Santos, Martins, Carlos Frederico
The role of ethology in round pen horse training—A review
Contributor(s):: Henshall, Cathrynne, McGreevy, Paul D.
Horse training systems apparently based on the ‘natural’ behaviour of horses have been widely adopted in the past four decades. Round pen training (RPT) is an integral feature of many ‘natural horsemanship’ (NH) systems. RPT involves the training of the horse at liberty within an enclosed space...
Automatic registration of grazing behaviour in dairy cows using 3D activity loggers
Contributor(s):: Nielsen, Per Peetz
Automated systems for monitoring behaviour of cows within dairy production are increasing and developments in technology provide new opportunities in this area. This study aimed to validate the use of a 3D activity logger (HOBO® Pendant G Data Logger), that registers the cow's head positions...
Creating Junior Ethologists
Contributor(s):: Farenga, Stephen J., Joyce, Beverly A., Ness, Daniel
Relação ser humano-animal frente a interações potencialmente aversivas na rotina de criação de vacas leiteiras
Contributor(s):: Carla Christina de Miranda Gomes
O bem-estar dos animais é afetado por muitos aspectos e está implicado em todas as etapas do ciclo de criação animal. A presença e o contato com o homem é um desses aspectos, sendo bastante relevante. O medo de pessoas pode aumentar a reatividade dos...
Animal welfare in reared rabbits: a review with emphasis on housing systems.
Contributor(s):: A. Trocino, G. Xiccato
Research on rabbit welfare has been fragmentary and to date has been performed by only a few European teams who have often neglected the productive and commercial aims of rabbit rearing. With European Project COST Action 848 (Multi-facetted research in rabbits: a model to develop healthy and safe...
Object manipulation and play behavior in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) under human care
Contributor(s):: Fabienne DelFour
Cetaceans are well-known to display various play activities: numerous scientific papers have documented this phenomenon in wild populations and for delphinids under human care. The present study describes analyses of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) interactions with man-made objects...
Tras el animal: dos persecuciones ontológicas
Contributor(s):: Diego Cagüeñas Rozo
Las historias de niños salvajes suelen ser vistas como poco más que ficciones. Este ensayo explora dos casos de niños supuestamente criados por animales desde el punto de vista de la etología, tal como la define Deleuze: ¿ciencia práctica de las maneras...
Jul 30 2016
53rd Annual Meeting Animal Behavior Society
The Animal Behavior Society was founded in 1964 to promote the study of animal behavior in the broadest sense, including studies using descriptive and experimental methods under natural and...
Jul 11 2016
UNVEILING A NEW PARADIGM: HAI in the mainstream- Our Mission is to share a new vision and status of HAI in society- Our Outcomes are measurable across quantitative, qualitative and mixed research...
Animal awareness: Current perceptions and historical perspective
Contributor(s):: Burghardt, G. M.
Nov 27 2015
3rd International Symposium of Veterinary Ethology
SEEVAD organizes its 2nd Scientific Symposium in Vetagro-sup, prestigious Veterinary School of Lyon, very involved in the field of behavior and international hub in veterinary exchanges. Big names...
The Ethology of the Bond
04 Oct 2015 |
Posted by Myrna Milani
In a a commentary I wrote for my website, I explored some basic concepts of ethology as they relate to human and animal behavior. Writing that got me thinking about the...
"Lettura Martinetti": Le fonti dell'etica animale: tra scienza e senso comune
Contributor(s):: Pollo, Simone