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  1. Human-animal interactions

    Contributor(s):: Waran, N. K.

  2. Human-animal relationship and welfare of the domiciled dog

    Contributor(s):: Ferreira, S. A., Sampaio, I. B. M.

    The aim of this study was to verify the eventual association between man-dog relationship and the animal welfare. Relationships among raising conditions of 60 dogs, owner's progressiveness and attitude and animal welfare were studied through multiple correspondence analysis. The investigation...

  3. Human-animal relationships in our societies at the end of the 20th century

    Contributor(s):: Catsaras, M. V.

  4. Integrating practical, regulatory and ethical strategies for enhancing farm animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Mellor, D. J., Stafford, K. J.

    The study was conducted to provide an integrated view of relationships between assessment of animal welfare, societal expectations regarding animal welfare standards, the need for regulation, and two ethical strategies for promoting animal welfare, emphasizing farm animals. Ideas in relevant...

  5. Pets and the development of allergic sensitization

    Contributor(s):: Simpson, A., Custovic, A.

    Sensitization to pets remains a risk factor for asthma and rhinitis, and can occur in people who have never lived with a pet. Several reports have indicated that living with a pet reduces the risk for becoming sensitized to that pet. Having a pet in the home gives exposure to more than just...

  6. Responses to a human of dairy cows when they are tethered in stanchion

    Contributor(s):: Shuji, Y.

    A response to the person tethering milking cattle was shown in stanchion. A response toward the person is the very important nature which each individual shows. 15 milking cattle from the Niigata university farm were investigated. When a person stood up in the front, the response which cattle...

  7. Responsible ownership of dogs in Buenos Aires district (Teresina, PI)

    Contributor(s):: Silva, F. A. N., Carvalho, R. L., Klein, R. P., Quessada, A. M.

    This work aimed to analyse the relationship of dog owners with their animals to determine responsible ownership in Buenos Aires district, Teresina (PI), Argentina. 77 interviews were conducted. It was noted that in this district, most people never took the dog to the veterinarian (75.3

  8. Saying goodbye. Helping clients face the loss of a pet

    Contributor(s):: Alstine, C. van

  9. Special Issue: human--companion animal bond

    This special issue contains 6 papers. Animal facilitated therapy, overview and future direction (McCulloch, M.J.); The practicing veterinarian--contributions to comparative medicine (McCulloch, W.F. and McCulloch, M.J.); Saying goodbye (Van Alstine, C.); Euthanasia and the management of the...

  10. Studies on human-animal interaction: how do humans and animals perceive each other?

    Contributor(s):: Koba, Y.

  11. Studies on the phenogenetics of behaviour in dogs

    Contributor(s):: Krusinskii, L. V.

    THE 3 characters studied are (a) "passive defence reaction, " or shyness, T, as shown by tendency to run away at the approach of a stranger, hiding in a corner, dilation of pupils, muscular tetanus; (b) "active defence reaction " or aggressiveness, A [N.B. author uses no symbol] shown by attempt...

  12. The consideration of the eligibility of guide dogs for the blind at an early stage of their candidacy, aiming at the development and proliferation of guide dogs in Japan

    Contributor(s):: Mizukoshi, M.

    This paper describes the current state of guide dog training in Japan. The aspects include aptitude testing and behaviour assessment of the dogs. A judging standard adjustable to the development of new testing procedures and the current state of the facilities should be initiated to improve the...

  13. The human factor - the benefits of humane and skilled stockmanship

    Contributor(s):: Seabrook, M.

    This paper concludes that the behaviour of the stockperson can be a potential stressor with consequences for productivity and welfare. By adopting the correct empathic behaviour the stockperson can have a crucial role in creating an environment for improved animal welfare. Training programmes can...

  14. The human/animal bond: old concept with new meaning for veterinary medicine's contribution to animals and society

    Contributor(s):: McCulloch, W. F.

  15. The influence of companion animals on the psychological health of older adults

    Contributor(s):: May, C.

    Companion animals are thought to have an influence on the psychological health of older adults. It has been suggested that interacting with companion animals affects psychological functioning by reducing depression, anxiety, loneliness and stress, and improving social competence, social interest,...

  16. The interactions between humans and animals: the contribution of ethnozoology

    Contributor(s):: Santos-Fita, D., Costa Neto, E. M.

    This review discusses the variety of interactions established between human cultures and animals is approached through the perspective of ethnozoology. As a branch of ethnobiology, ethnozoology investigates the knowledge, uses, and significance of animals in human societies. The following...

  17. The moral standing of non-human primates: why they merit special consideration

    Contributor(s):: Sauer, U. G.

    Scientific experiments with non-human primates are viewed very controversially. Those who use non-human primates for scientific purposes contend that the results will be of great benefit to humans. They say that the distress to the animals is minimal and that, therefore, their experiments are...

  18. The veterinarian and the human animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Cooper, A. G.

  19. Voluntary behaviour and passive response toward a human of the milking cows

    Contributor(s):: Shuji, Y.

    The behaviour of 16 milking cows of Niigata university Muramatsu Station towards a human voluntarily was examined the human sat on the pasture and when the human stood up. Furthermore, relation between the voluntary behaviour and the passivity behaviour of each individual were examined. As a...

  20. Zoonotic disease concerns in animal-assisted therapy and animal visitation programs

    Contributor(s):: Waltner-Toews, D.

    In a survey of 150 systematically selected US animal care agencies and 74 Canadian humane societies to determine the prevalence of animal assisted therapy (AAT) programmes (concerns about, and experience with zoonotic diseases; and precautions taken to prevent zoonotic disease transmission) 69 US...