The relationship between responsiveness of first-lactation heifers to humans and the behavioral response to milking and milk production measures
Contributor(s):: Sutherland, M. A., Dowling, S. K.
The human-animal relationship can influence how an animal responds to situations involving humans and affect animal well-being and production. The objectives of this research were to (1) determine if there is a relationship between the behavioral reactivity of New Zealand dairy heifers toward...
The relationship between types of human-animal interaction and attitudes about animals: an exploratory study
Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K.
Existing theory and research suggests that understanding the nuances of particular instantiations of human-animal relationships is important in promoting positive, mutually beneficial relationships between people and animals. One such aspect of human-animal interaction (HAI) involves species of...
Use of visual and permanent identification for pets by veterinary clinics
Contributor(s):: Dingman, P. A., Levy, J. K., Rockey, L. E., Crandall, M. M.
It is estimated that more than 5 million stray dogs and cats enter animal shelters in the USA each year, but less than half are ever reunited with their owners. Lost pets with identification microchips are up to 21 times more likely to be reunited than those without. Finders of lost pets are more...
Using qualitative behaviour assessment to explore the link between stockperson behaviour and dairy calf behaviour
Contributor(s):: Ellingsen, K., Coleman, G. J., Lund, V., Mejdell, C. M.
Dairy farming usually implies close and frequent contact between the stockperson and the animals. A good human-animal relationship (HAR) is therefore essential for good animal welfare. To fully understand the quality of the HAR both the stockperson behaviour and the animals' reaction to the...
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Motives and Rewards
Contributor(s):: Kailee Victoria Collins
Animal-assisted therapy is a complimentary therapy utilized in health care to provide goal-directed therapy using dogs. The purpose of this study was to understand what motivates individuals to being animal-assisted volunteering and rewards that encourage and sustain animal-assisted volunteering....
An epidemiologic study of the human bite
Contributor(s):: John S Marr, Alan M. Beck, Joseph A. Lugo Jr.
HUMAN BITES ARE A SERIOUS MEDICAL and surgical problem. A wide range of secondary consequenceshave been documented in the medical literature, including deformity, amputation, infection, transmissionof disease agents, and psychosexual aberrations. Recognition of the human bite as part of the...
'Bling with bite' - the rise of status and weapon dogs
Contributor(s):: Harding, S.
Assessment of dog-human attachment using Ainsworth's Strange Situation test
Contributor(s):: Seman, M., Kottferova, J., Jakuba, T., Haladova, E., Fejsakova, M., Matos, R.
A human psychological test of Ainsworth's Strange Situation (ASS) was used to investigate the state of emotional attachment in dog-human relationship. Ten adult dog-owner pairs were observed in an unfamiliar test room, introduced to a human stranger and subjected to 8 short episodes. The dogs...
Attitudes of dairy farmers toward cow welfare in relation to housing, management and productivity
Contributor(s):: Kauppinen, T., Valros, A., Vesala, K. M.
Attitudes toward animals among German children and adolescents
Contributor(s):: Binngiesser, J., Wilhelm, C., Randler, C.
Companion animals in obituaries: an exploratory study
Contributor(s):: Wilson, C. C., Netting, F. E., Turner, D. C., Olsen, C. H.
Development and testing of an on-farm welfare assessment protocol for dairy goats
Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Stubsjoen, S. M., Valle, P. S.
Do dog behavioral characteristics predict the quality of the relationship between dogs and their owners?
Contributor(s):: Hoffman, C. L., Chen, P., Serpell, J. A., Jacobson, K. C.
Early stage animal hoarders: are these owners of large numbers of adequately cared for cats?
Contributor(s):: Ramos, D., Cruz, N. O. da, Ellis, S. L. H., Hernandez, J. A. E., Reche Junior, A.
Effects of human-dog familiarity on dogs' behavioural responses to petting
Contributor(s):: Kuhne, F., Hossler, J. C., Struwe, R.
Effects of neonatal castration on social behaviour, human-animal relationship and feeding activity in finishing pigs reared in a conventional or an enriched housing
Contributor(s):: Tallet, C., Brillouet, A., Meunier-Salaun, M. C., Paulmier, V., Guerin, C., Prunier, A.
Evaluation of on-farm veal calves' responses to unfamiliar humans and potential influencing factors
Contributor(s):: Leruste, H., Bokkers, E. A. M., Heutinck, L. F. M., Wolthuis-Fillerup, M., Werf, J. T. N. van der, Brscic, M., Cozzi, G., Engel, B., Reenen, C. G. van, Lensink, B. J.
Genetic and environmental influences on individual differences in frequency of play with pets among middle-aged men: a behavioral genetic analysis
Contributor(s):: Jacobson, K. C., Hoffman, C. L., Vasilopoulos, T., Kremen, W. S., Panizzon, M. S., Grant, M. D., Lyons, M. J., Xian, H., Franz, C. E.
Human-animal bonds between zoo professionals and the animals in their care
Contributor(s):: Hosey, G., Melfi, V.
Human-animal relationships at sheep and cattle abattoirs
Contributor(s):: Coleman, G. J., Rice, M., Hemsworth, P. H.