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  1. Influence of Paddock Size on Social Relationships in Domestic Horses

    Contributor(s):: Majecka, Katarzyna, Klawe, Aneta

    The aim of this study was to explore whether the size of paddocks affected social interactions within a group of horses. Furthermore, the effects of the gender composition in groups on social behavior were investigated. The research was done in a horse-riding center. A total of 78 horses and...

  2. Identifying potential risk situations for humans when removing horses from groups

    Contributor(s):: Hartmann, Elke, Søndergaard, Eva, Keeling, Linda J.

    Removing a horse from its social group may be considered risky, both for the handler and the horse, because other horses can interfere in the catching process. The main aim of this study was to identify where and when these risk situations occur while removing a horse from its group. A potential...

  3. Are personality traits consistent in fish?—The influence of social context

    Contributor(s):: Castanheira, Maria Filipa, Cerqueira, Marco, Millot, Sandie, Gonçalves, Rui A., Oliveira, Catarina C. V., Conceição, Luís E. C., Martins, Catarina I. M.

    Individual differences in behavioural and physiological responses to challenges are progressively accepted as adaptive variation and reveal a strong degree of evolutionary conservation throughout the vertebrate taxa. Previous studies in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) suggested that individual...

  4. Adult-adult social play in captive chimpanzees: Is it indicative of positive animal welfare?

    Contributor(s):: Yamanashi, Yumi, Nogami, Etsuko, Teramoto, Migaku, Morimura, Naruki, Hirata, Satoshi

    Play is sometimes considered as an indicator of positive animal welfare. However, it is not yet sufficiently understood whether or not social play among adults can be considered as such an indicator because it is rare in adult animals. This study investigates the factors that influence social...

  5. Female social behaviour during three male introductions in captive groups of rhesus macaques

    Contributor(s):: Rox, Astrid, de Vries, Han, Louwerse, Annet L., Sterck, Elisabeth H. M.

    Introductions of new males into captive primate groups are often necessary to prevent inbreeding, but also bear high social risks. To minimize these risks, it is crucial to understand the social behaviour accompanying male introductions. While the behaviour of new males is generally understood,...

  6. Rethinking human-animal relations: The critical role of social psychology: GPIR GPIR

    Contributor(s):: Dhont, Kristof, Hodson, Gordon, Loughnan, Steve, Amiot, Catherine E.

  7. Equine-Facilitated Group Work for Women Survivors of Interpersonal Violence

    Contributor(s):: Schroeder, Katy, Stroud, Daniel

  8. Katy Schroeder

    Ph.D. Candidate in Counseling, Oregon State UniversityAdjunct Instructor, Counselor Education, Prescott CollegeLPC Intern (Oregon)PATH, International Equine Specialist in Mental Health in Learning...

  9. Warmth and competence in animals

    Contributor(s):: Sevillano, Verónica, Fiske, Susan T.

  10. A service dog in group

    Contributor(s):: Rothberg, Brian, Collins, Emily

  11. Chasseurs aux mains nues et efficience des pouvoirs infrasensibles dans l'art cynégétique: l'exemple d'une confrérie de chasse du kwala Bationo de Koukoulkouala (Burkina Faso)

    Contributor(s):: Bamony, Pierre

  12. Is consensus-seeking unique to humans? A selective review of animal group decision-making and its implications for (human) social psychology

    Contributor(s):: Kameda, Tatsuya, Wisdom, Thomas, Toyokawa, Wataru, Inukai, Keigo

  13. Canine-assisted therapy for children with ADHD: preliminary findings from the positive assertive cooperative kids study

    Contributor(s):: Schuck, S. E., Emmerson, N. A., Fine, A. H., Lakes, K. D.

  14. Elements of group psychotherapy found in individual animal-assisted psychotherapy [Theory]

    Contributor(s):: Ish-Lev, H., Amit, R., Parish-Plass, N.

  15. “It takes me a little longer to get angry now”: Homeless children traumatised by family violence reflect on an animal therapy group

    Contributor(s):: Mudaly, Neerosh, Graham, Amanda, Lewis, Nerys

  16. "Cats Here, Cats There, Cats and Kittens Everywhere": An Urban Extermination of Cats in Nineteenth-Century Cincinnati

    Contributor(s):: Warner, Mark S., Genheimer, Robert A.

  17. Walking the Noble (Savage) Path: The Didactics of Indigenous Knowledge (Re)Presentation in the Toronto Zoo's Canadian Domain

    Contributor(s):: Lorenz, Danielle

  18. Social relations in a mixed group of mules, ponies and donkeys reflect differences in equid type

    Contributor(s):: Proops, Leanne, Burden, Faith, Osthaus, Britta

  19. Equine psychotherapy: worth more than just a horse laugh

    Contributor(s):: Tyler, Judith J.

  20. Farm animal-assisted intervention for people with clinical depression: a randomized controlled trial

    Contributor(s):: Pedersen, I., Martinsen, E. W., Berget, B., Braastad, B. O.