Pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus) categorize pictures of human heads
Contributor(s):: Wondrak, Marianne, Conzelmann, Elin, Veit, Ariane, Huber, Ludwig
Scientists as well as farmers are increasingly interested in the mental capacities of pigs. Recent research has revealed surprising cognitive abilities, such as episodic memory, intentional deception and even theory of mind. Still, our knowledge about perceptuo-cognitive abilities, especially in...
The effects of positive human contact by tactile stimulation on dairy cows with different personalities
Contributor(s):: Shahin, Munira
The understanding of the ways in which cows with different personalities perceive human contact is essential for improving the quality of the human-animal relationship and therefore the welfare of dairy cows. The general objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of tactile stimulation...
Using qualitative behaviour assessment (QBA) to explore the emotional state of horses and its association with human-animal relationship
Contributor(s):: Minero, Michela, Dalla Costa, Emanuela, Dai, Francesca, Canali, Elisabetta, Barbieri, Sara, Zanella, Adroaldo, Pascuzzo, Riccardo, Wemelsfelder, Françoise
This study aimed to apply qualitative behaviour assessment (QBA) to horses fanned in single boxes, in order to investigate their emotional state and explore its association with indicators of human-animal relationship. A fixed list of 13 QBA descriptive terms was determined. Three assessors...
Behavioural assessment of the habituation of feral rangeland goats to an intensive farming system
Contributor(s):: Miller, David W., Fleming, Patricia A., Barnes, Anne L., Wickham, Sarah L., Collins, Teresa, Stockman, Catherine A.
There is increasing interest in methods for the habituation of feral rangeland goats to intensive fanning conditions. We tested whether there were production performance and behavioural differences between groups of rangeland goats in an intensive farming system that were either exposed to a high...
What stockperson behavior during weighing reveals about the relationship between humans and suckling beef cattle: A preliminary study
Contributor(s):: Destrez, Alexandra, Haslin, Emmanuelle, Boivin, Xavier
The human-animal relationship is a key component of human and farm-animal welfare. Farm surveys, particularly for pig, dairy cattle and veal calf production, which include regular human contact, showed that animals may face aversive handling during daily work routines, which can significantly...
Factors of potential influence on different behavioural tests in fattening pigs
Contributor(s):: Mieloch, F. J., Nietfeld, S., Straßburg, C., Krieter, J., Grosse Beilage, E., Czycholl, I.
Evaluating changes in salivary oxytocin and cortisol following positive reinforcement training in two adult male western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
Contributor(s):: Leeds, A., Good, J., Schook, M. W., Dennis, P. M., Stoinski, T. S., Willis, M. A., Lukas, K. E.
Paws for Thought: The Importance of Dogs in a Seniors Social Intervention
| Contributor(s):: Elisa Maria Concetta Papotto, Jessica Lee Oliva Dr
As Australia faces an aging population with an unprecedented life expectancy, it is the community’s obligation to ensure seniors are offered resources to support their well-being. Studies investigating loneliness in aged-care facilities attest to the therapeutic properties of dogs for...
Where is the real trap? Domination and mutualism in Teetl’it Gwich’in sensibilities about trapping
| Contributor(s):: Wishart, Robert P.
Vegetarian, vegan, activist, radical: Using latent profile analysis to examine different forms of support for animal welfare: GPIR GPIR
| Contributor(s):: Thomas, Emma F., Bury, Simon M., Louis, Winnifred R., Amiot, Catherine E., Molenberghs, Pascal, Crane, Monique F., Decety, Jean
Transformative Relationships: Humans and Animals
| Contributor(s):: Clarke, P. N.
Speciesism, generalized prejudice, and perceptions of prejudiced others: GPIR GPIR
| Contributor(s):: Everett, Jim A. C., Caviola, Lucius, Savulescu, Julian, Faber, Nadira S.
Rethinking human-animal relations: The critical role of social psychology: GPIR GPIR
| Contributor(s):: Dhont, Kristof, Hodson, Gordon, Loughnan, Steve, Amiot, Catherine E.
Do dogs exhibit jealous behaviors when their owner attends to their companion dog?
| Contributor(s):: Prato-Previde, E., Nicotra, V., Fusar Poli, S., Pelosi, A., Valsecchi, P.
The anthropology of traps: Concrete technologies and theoretical interfaces
| Contributor(s):: Corsín Jiménez, Alberto, Nahum-Claudel, Chloe
Social identification with animals: Unpacking our psychological connection with other animals
| Contributor(s):: Amiot, Catherine E., Sukhanova, Ksenia, Bastian, Brock
Aging animal bodies: horse retirement yards as relational spaces of liminality, dwelling and negotiation
| Contributor(s):: Franklin, Alex, Schuurman, Nora
It's raining cats, dogs and diapers! The intersections of rising pet ownership and LGBTQ+ coupledom
| Contributor(s):: Gabb, Jacqui
What's in it for the animals? Symbiotically considering 'therapeutic' human-animal relations within spaces and practices of care farming
| Contributor(s):: Gorman, R.
Psychiatric Assistance Dog Use for People Living With Mental Health Disorders
| Contributor(s):: Lloyd, J., Johnston, L., Lewis, J.
A psychiatric assistance dog (PAD) is a service dog that is trained to assist its handler (owner) who has been diagnosed with a mental health condition such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder. Literature searches reveal that little...