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  1. The effect of cage size on play and aggression between dogs in purpose-bred beagles

    Contributor(s):: Bebak, J., Beck, A. M.

  2. Course. Human and non-human animals interaction: contextual, normative and applicative aspects. Istituto Superiore di Sanita. December 18-19, 2006

    Contributor(s):: Vitale, A., Laviola, G., Manciocco, A., Adriani, W.

    The Course has been addressed to medical doctors, veterinarians and animal care personnel. The broad aims of the meeting have been to investigate and discuss the different kinds of human-animal relationship and to provide knowledge and an updating of the rules on the protection of animals. These...

  3. Human-animal interactions - an outline of studies conducted at the IGHZ [Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Polish Academy of Sciences]

    Contributor(s):: Jezierski, T.

  4. Zootherapy: a practice essential

    Contributor(s):: Peixoto, G. C. X., Bezerra Junior, R. Q., Ge, D. R. F., Oliveira, A. R. M. de, Fonseca, Z. A. A. de S.

    In the different periods of human history is possible to notice the linking and interaction of the human beings of different ages with the most diverse sorts of animals, be them production animals, wild animals, the ones kept in zoos, laboratory animals for research or simply being part of our...

  5. Animal welfare in programs of zootherapy or therapy attended by animals

    Contributor(s):: Silva, M. R. da, Martins, M. de F., Gouvea, A. H., Pinheiro, J. de V., Santos, T. R. dos, Lee, J. Y., Lins, L. B., Greghi, G. F.

    Zootherapy or Therapy Attended by Animals are denominations for different types of assistances human beings, where the animals are used as co-therapeutic in the learning of children and adolescents with or without cognitive deficits, aged institutionalized or not, chemical dependents, alcoholics...

  6. Frequency of feeding enrichment and response of laboratory nonhuman primates to unfamiliar people

    Contributor(s):: Baker, K. C., Springer, D. A.

    Although environmental enhancement plans for nonhuman primates vary between facilities, feeding enrichment represents a component of most programs. As part of a facility's feeding enrichment program, offering hand-fed food items by trained staff provides an opportunity for positive human...

  7. Innovations in research animal care

    Contributor(s):: Benn, D. M.

  8. Special Issue: One health: the intersection of humans, animals, and the environment. (Special Issue: One health: the intersection of humans, animals, and the environment.)

    Contributor(s):: Monath, T. P., Kahn, L. H., Kaplan, B.

    This special issue contains articles on the use of animal-assisted therapy for humans, zoonoses and disease control in domestic, laboratory and wild animals.

  9. We should allow dissection of animals

    Contributor(s):: Kline, A. D.

  10. Philosophical background of attitudes toward and treatment of invertebrates

    Contributor(s):: Mather, J. A.

    People who interact with or make decisions about invertebrate animals have an attitude toward them, although they may not have consciously worked it out. Three philosophical approaches underlie this attitude. The first is the contractarian, which basically contends that animals are only automata...

  11. We should not allow dissection of animals

    Contributor(s):: Sapontzis, S. F.

  12. Death is a welfare issue

    Contributor(s):: Yeates, J. W.

    It is commonly asserted that "death is not a welfare issue" and this has been reflected in welfare legislation and policy in many countries. However, this creates a conflict for many who consider animal welfare to be an appropriate basis for decision-making in animal ethics but also consider that...

  13. Papers presented at the winter meeting of the Society for Veterinary Ethology, London, Great Britain, 7th December 1979

    Adams, C.E.; Stephens, D.B. Observations of the effects of simulated transport stress on pregnancy, parturition and respiration in the rabbit : 390-391. Faure, J.M. Selection for open-field behaviour in the chicken: the relationship between open-field and social behaviour : 385. Webster, A.J.F.;...

  14. Papers presented at the summer meeting of the Society for Veterinary Ethology, Cambridge, Great Britain, June 30th-July 2nd, 1976. Abstracts. Social and reproductive behaviour in domestic animals

    Hughes, B. O. Some implications of dominance hierarchies in intensive husbandry systems : 199. Parrott, R. F. Hormonal control of sexual behaviour in the male rat and its implications for other species : 198. Perry, G. C. Social factors in intensive poultry husbandry : 202-203. Signoret, J. P....

  15. Abstracts of papers presented at the Summer Meeting of the American Society of Veterinary Ethology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, July 13th, 1977

    Seager, S.W.J.; Platz, C.C. Semen collection in the inexperienced male dog : 94.

  16. A behavioural comparison of gnotobiotic with normal neonate pigs, indicating stress in the former

    Contributor(s):: Noyes, L.

    Four features in the early environment and experience of gnotobiotic piglets which could be regarded as stressors were handling, temperature change, delay in initial feeding, and absence of maternal bonding and reassurance. Such factors are quite sufficient to account for behavioural differences...

  17. Laboratory mice persist in gaining access to resources: a method of assessing the importance of environmental features

    Contributor(s):: Sherwin, C. M.

  18. Mirrors as potential environmental enrichment for individually housed laboratory mice

    Contributor(s):: Sherwin, C. M.

    Mirrors have been suggested as a potential environmental enrichment for animals that are individually housed. The present study examined the influence of a mirror on the behaviour of individually housed laboratory mice. Sixteen mice were placed into apparatus comprised of two preference cages...

  19. An ethological approach to housing requirements of golden hamsters, Mongolian gerbils and fat sand rats in the laboratory - a review

    Contributor(s):: Sorensen, D. B., Krohn, T., Hansen, H. N., Ottesen, J. L., Hansen, A. K.

    When housing hamsters and gerbils little has been done to identify the preferences of these species. The solitary nature of fat sand rats and hamsters is often discordant with housing practices in animal laboratories. This article provides a comparison of the behaviour of wild-living animals with...

  20. Effect of cage size on the ontogeny of stereotyped behaviour in gerbils

    Contributor(s):: Wiedenmayer, C.