An overview of dog training and behaviour
Contributor(s):: Todd, Z.
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Development of a tool to evaluate human-animal relationships to train current and future pig farmersDeveloppement d'un outil d'evaluation de la relation homme-animal pour la formation des eleveurs et futurs eleveurs de porcs
Contributor(s):: Tallet, C., Barbier, P., Bellec, T., Boivin, X., Delion, M., Depoudent, C., Kling-Eveillard, F., Paboeuf, P., Pol, F., Ramonet, Y., Conchard, R. V. de, Villain, N., Courboulay, V.
A science-based policy for managing free-roaming cats
Contributor(s):: Lepczyk, C. A., Duffy, D. C., Bird, D. M., Calver, M., Cherkassky, D., Cherkassky, L., Dickman, C. R., Hunter, D., Jessup, D., Longcore, T., Loss, S. R., Loyd, K. A. T., Marra, P. P., Marzluff, J. M., Noss, R. F., Simberloff, D., Sizemore, G. C., Temple, S. A., Heezik, Y. van
Reported Behavioural Differences between Geldings and Mares Challenge Sex-Driven Stereotypes in Ridden Equine Behaviour
| Contributor(s):: Anna Aune, Kate Fenner, Bethany Wilson, Elissa Cameron, Andrew McLean, Paul McGreevy
Horse trainers and riders may have preconceived ideas of horse temperament based solely on the sex of the horse. A study (n = 1233) of horse enthusiasts (75% of whom had more than 8 years of riding experience) revealed that riders prefer geldings over mares and stallions. While these data may...
Soul to Soles Connection
Soul to Soles Connection, a 501 (c) 3 organization, is dedicated to the mental health of America’s active military, Veterans and their families/caregivers. Participants, suffering from trauma, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) or Military Sexual Trauma (MST), are offered the time to...
Hope Meadows Foundation is a non-profit organization that serves the community to provide equine therapy and advocate for better mental health. We believe in a holistic approach combining horses, life skills and the natural environment to aid in the healing process. Hope Meadows is dedicated...
Did Predator Control Go to the Dogs? A 40-year Retrospective
| Contributor(s):: John M. Tomeček
In 1980, Green and Woodruff published an article entitled, “Is Predator Control Going to the Dogs?” At that time, the use of Livestock Guardian Dogs (hereafter LGDs) was a relatively new wildlife damage management tool in North America. Although this tool passed the test of time in...
Horses in Therapy: The Practice of Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy
| Contributor(s):: Mandi J. Turner
Horses are being used in psychotherapy at increasing rates despite a lack of evidence establishing efficacy of the practice (Anestis, Anestis, Zawilinski, Hopkins, & Lilienfeld, 2013; Selby & Smith-Osborne, 2013). Without common and consistent practices based on a working theory of how...
Infection with SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 detected in a group of dogs and cats with suspected myocarditis
| Contributor(s):: Luca Ferasin, Matthieu Fritz, Heidi Ferasin, Pierre Becquart, Vincent Legros, Eric M. Leroy
Background Domestic pets can contract severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection; however, it is unknown whether the UK B.1.1.7 variant can more easily infect certain animal species or increase the possibility of human-to-animal transmission. Methods This is a...
Older Adult Men's Emotional Bonds with Their Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Ranell L. Mueller
Knowledge of the deeper meanings of attachment to companion animals is limited, particularly in terms of older adults. This study employed a modified grounded theory method, a phenomenological lens and a life course perspective to gather and analyze data garnered from individual interviews and...
Perceptions of Students, Faculty, and Staff Concerning Visitation Dogs on College Campuses
| Contributor(s):: Brieanna Hughes
A Review of the Types of Training Aids Used for Canine Detection Training
| Contributor(s):: Alison Simon, Lucia Lazarowski, Melissa Singletary, Jason Barrow, Kelly Van Arsdale, Thomas Angle, Paul Waggoner, Kathleen Giles
The canine detection community is a diverse one, ranging from scientific fields such as behavior, genetics, veterinary medicine, chemistry, and biology to applications in law enforcement, military, medicine, and agricultural/environmental detection. This diversity has allowed for a flourishing...
Canine-assisted therapy: The impact of service dog partnership on symptoms of PTSD in veterans
| Contributor(s):: Katherine Ankenbauer
This literature review will seek to review and analyze the efficacy of Canine-Assisted Therapy as a complementary method for combat veterans suffering symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress .Disorder (PTSD), with a particular focus on those who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation...
Human density is associated with the increased prevalence of a generalist zoonotic parasite in mammalian wildlife
| Contributor(s):: Amy G. Wilson, Scott Wilson, Niloofar Alavi, David R. Lapen
Macroecological approaches can provide valuable insight into the epidemiology of globally distributed, multi-host pathogens. Toxoplasma gondii is a zoonotic protozoan that infects any warm-blooded animal, including humans, in almost every ecosystem worldwide. There is substantial...
Regulatory Compliance in Online Dog Advertisements in Australia
| Contributor(s):: Ana Goncalves Costa, Torben Nielsen, Eleonora Dal Grande, Jonathan Tuke, Susan Hazel
In Australia, each state and territory authority implements and enforces regulations regarding dog management—including the breeding and sale of dogs online—which is increasingly becoming the most popular method of obtaining pets. The aims for this study included: 1. Benchmarking...
Koira mukaan töihin? : Hoitotyön menetelmien kehittäminen koira-avusteisesti organisaatiotasolla
| Contributor(s):: Kristiina Palmumaa
Green Care-menetelmiä ja eläinavusteisuutta voidaan hyödyntää terveyden edistämisessä ja hoito-, kasvatus- ja kuntoutustyössä. Menetelmien käyttö edellyttää ammatillisuutta, kouluttautumista ja suunnitelmallisuutta, ja...
An Evaluation of Trap-Neuter-Release Practices for Free-Roaming Cat Populations
| Contributor(s):: Brian Gaston
As of 2002, estimates of free-roaming domestic cat (Felis catus) populations exceeded 100 million individuals, throughout the United States. Many lost or abandoned cats will revert to living outdoors as free-roaming individuals. To try to control the abundance of free-roaming cats,...
The Effects of Hippotherapy on Standing Balance in Patients with Incomplete Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries: A Pilot Study
| Contributor(s):: Bo-Ra Choi, Ju-Hyun Kim, Jeong-Uk Lee, Junghwan Kim
The present study was designed to evaluate the effects of hippotherapy on standing balance in patients with incomplete cervical spinal cord injuries. Ten patients (8 men and 2 women) who were diagnosed with cervical levels of injury between 3 and 6, and D according to the ASIA Impairment Scale....
Discrepancy Between In-clinic and Haemagglutination-Inhibition Tests in Detecting Maternally-Derived Antibodies Against Canine Parvovirus in Puppies
| Contributor(s):: Paola Dall’Ara, Stefania Lauzi, Joel Filipe, Roberta Caseri, Michela Beccaglia, Costantina Desario, Alessandra Cavalli, Giulio Guido Aiudi, Canio Buonavoglia, Nicola Decaro
Canine parvovirus (CPV) is one of the most common causes of mortality in puppies worldwide. Protection against CPV infection is based on vaccination, but maternally-derived antibodies (MDA) can interfere with vaccination. The aim of this study was to evaluate the applicability of an in-clinic...
Editorial: Canine Olfactory Detection
| Contributor(s):: Claire Guest, Cynthia M. Otto