The human-animal relationship in dairy animals
| Contributor(s):: Napolitano, F., Bragaglio, A., Sabia, E., Serrapica, F., Braghieri, A., Rosa, G. de
The present study aims to identify margins for the improvement of dairy animal welfare and production based on the quality of the human-animal relationship (HAR). The main tool proposed to improve the quality of HAR in dairy animals is training of stock-people by targeting their attitude and...
Methodology for studying human attitudes and behaviour to cow-calf contact systems
| Contributor(s):: Ferneborg, S., Napolitano, F., Vaarst, M., Mejdell, C. M., Waiblinger, S., Oliveira, D. de
This position paper describes a common stand on methodology of human attitudes and behaviour that is suitable to use in studies regarding cow-calf contact (CCC) in dairy production, in order to create a common knowledge base and foundation for future recommendations of CCC systems. We describe...
Koi (Cyprinus rubrofuscus) Seek Out Tactile Interaction with Humans: General Patterns and Individual Differences
| Contributor(s):: Fife-Cook, I., Franks, B.
The study of human-animal interactions has provided insights into the welfare of many species. To date, however, research has largely focused on human relationships with captive mammals, with relatively little exploration of interactions between humans and other vertebrates, despite non-mammals...
Male mice and cows perceive human emotional chemosignals: a preliminary study
| Contributor(s):: Destrez, A., Costes-Thiré, M., Viart, A. S., Prost, F., Patris, B., Schaal, B.
Scavengers of the In-between: Feminist Ruminations on Dogs, Love, and Pragmatism
| Contributor(s):: Catherine Bailey
Western philosophy’s frequent conflation and denigration of animals, human others, embodiment and emotions has been powerfully documented over the past many decades. I explore the impact of this fear and loathing of the body, a somatophobia that infects much of the Western...
The Translation and Validation of the Dutch Monash Dog–Owner Relationship Scale (MDORS)
| Contributor(s):: Emmy A.E. van Houtert, Nienke Endenburg, Joris J. Wijnker, T. Bas Rodenburg, Hein A. van Lith, Eric Vermetten
The Monash Dog–Owner Relationship Scale (MDORS) is a questionnaire that is used to evaluate the perceived relationship between humans and their dog. This questionnaire was originally only formulated and validated in English, which limits its use among non-English speaking individuals....
The Influence of Human-Animal Interactions on Mental and Physical Health during the First COVID-19 Lockdown Phase in the U.K.: A Qualitative Exploration
| Contributor(s):: Shoesmith, Emily, Shahab, Lion, Kale, Dimitra, Mills, Daniel S., Reeve, Catherine, Toner, Paul, Santos de Assis, Luciana, Ratschen, Elena
Relations of Power and Nonhuman Agency: Critical Theory, Clever Hans, and Other Stories of Horses and Humans
| Contributor(s):: Wadham, Helen
Human-Animal Studies: Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, Troubling the Future
| Contributor(s):: Shapiro, K.
Village Dogs in Coastal Mexico The Street as a Place to Belong
| Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Izaguirre, E., Hebinck, P., Eilers, K.
Dogs on Campus Holistic Assessment of Therapy Dogs and Handlers for Research and Community Initiatives
| Contributor(s):: Binfet, J. T., Struik, K.
Inside the Interaction: Contact With Familiar Humans Modulates Heart Rate Variability in Horses
| Contributor(s):: Scopa, C., Greco, A., Contalbrigo, L., Fratini, E., Lanatà, A., Scilingo, E. P., Baragli, P.
Development and Application of the Owner-Bird Relationship Scale (OBRS) to Assess the Relation of Humans to Their Pet Birds
| Contributor(s):: Burmeister, A. K., Drasch, K., Rinder, M., Prechsl, S., Peschel, A., Korbel, R., Saam, N. J.
Human Behaviour Change Interventions in Animal Care and Interactive Settings: A Review and Framework for Design and Evaluation
| Contributor(s):: Glanville, C., Abraham, C., Coleman, G.
Personality Traits and Owner-Dog Attachment in a Canadian Sample
| Contributor(s):: Morag G. Ryan, Anne E. Storey, Rita E. Anderson, Carolyn J. Walsh
Much of the literature on owner-dog attachment and the influence of personality on the owner-dog relationship has originated in Europe, with few studies in North America. To address this imbalance, 29 owner-dog dyads from a Canadian population were tested in the Strange Situation Test (SST) and...
The Psychological Processes Involved in the Development of a High-Quality Relation with one's Dog
| Contributor(s):: Lonneke Vinka, Arie Dijkstra
Background. Several studies have found an effect of pet ownership on human health and well-being. We propose that these benefits can only occur when the pet owner perceives the dog in a certain way: As having a human-like psychological functioning and experience of the world (anthropomorphism),...
Utilitarianism for animals, Kantianism for people? Harming animals and humans for the greater good
| Contributor(s):: Caviola, Lucius, Kahane, Guy, Everett, Jim A. C., Teperman, Elliot, Savulescu, Julian, Faber, Nadira S.
Short- and long-term effects of rearing dairy calves with contact to their mother on their reactions towards humans
| Contributor(s):: Waiblinger, S., Wagner, K., Hillmann, E., Barth, K.
Dog-Directed Parenting Styles Mirror Dog Owners’ Orientations Toward Animals
| Contributor(s):: Herwijnen, Ineke R. van, Borg, Joanne A. M. van der, Naguib, Marc, Beerda, Bonne
Parents raise children in consistent ways, and these parenting styles affect child wellbeing and societal adjustment. Recently, we identified such parenting styles in the owner–dog relationship. Dog owners of the authoritarian- correction orientated (AUC) type stand out for demandingness....
Dog-directed parenting styles predict verbal and leash guidance in dog owners and owner-directed attention in dogs
| Contributor(s):: van Herwijnen, Ineke R., van der Borg, Joanne A. M., Naguib, Marc, Beerda, Bonne
Dog-directed parenting is an aspect of the owner-dog relationship that describes the overarching emotional sphere in which the dog’s guidance and training take place. How dog-directed parenting styles express in specific owner-dog interactions is presently unknown. However, such knowledge can...