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  1. Evaluation of 9,10 anthraquinone application to pre-seed set sunflowers for repelling blackbirds

    Contributor(s):: Niner, Megan D., Linz, George M., Clark, Mark E.

  2. An evaluation of two traps and sets for trapping the plains pocket gopher

    Contributor(s):: Vantassel, Stephen M., Tyre, Andrew J., Hygnstrom, Scott E.

  3. Survival analysis and computer simulations of lethal and contraceptive management strategies for urban deer

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

  4. Relationships between dog ownership and physical activity in postmenopausal women

    Contributor(s):: Garcia, D. O., Wertheim, B. C., Manson, J. E., Chlebowski, R. T., Volpe, S. L., Howard, B. V., Stefanick, M. L., Thomson, C. A.

  5. On-farm evaluation of the Salmon Welfare Index Model (SWIM 1.0): theoretical and practical considerations

    Contributor(s):: Folkedal, O., Pettersen, J. M., Bracke, M., Stien, L. H., Nilsson, J., Martins, C., Breck, O., Midtlyng, P. J., Kristiansen, T.

    The present study investigated the operational feasibility of the recently developed Salmon Welfare Index Model (SWIM 1.0) designed for Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar L) in production cages. Ten salmon farms containing spring smolts were visited twice, first between May and June the first year in...

  6. A glimpse at the future of animal-assisted interventions: Selected commentaries

    Contributor(s):: Turner, Dennis C., Rowan, Andrew N., Herzog, Harold, McCune, Sandra, Kruger, Katherine A., Griffin, James A., Esposito, Layla, Freund, Lisa S., Bures, Regina, Hurley, Karyl J., Gee, Nancy R., Fine, Aubrey H.

  7. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the proportion of dogs surrendered for dog-related and owner-related reasons

    Contributor(s):: Lambert, K., Coe, J., Niel, L., Dewey, C., Sargeant, J. M.

  8. A Novel Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Improves Glycemic Control: Preliminary Results From a Pilot Randomized Control Trial

    Contributor(s):: Maranda, Louise, Lau, May, Stewart, Sunita M., Gupta, Olga T.

  9. Agility Activities for Children in a Municipality in Norway

    Contributor(s):: Krøger, Elsebeth, Slettebø, Åshild, Fossum, Mariann

  10. Can You Help When It Hurts? Dogs as Potential Pain Relief Stimuli for Children with Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Lima, Mariely, Silva, Karine, Amaral, Isabel, Magalhães, Ana, Sousa, Liliana

  11. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Animal-Assisted Therapy: Stress Management for Adults

    Contributor(s):: González-Ramírez, Mónica Teresa, Ortiz-Jiménez, Xóchitl Angélica, Landero-Hernández, René

  12. Disability and Assistance Dog Implicit Association Test: A Novel IAT

    Contributor(s):: Coleman, Jennifer A., Ingram, Kathleen M., Bays, Annalucia, Joy-Gaba, Jennifer A., Boone, Edward L.

  13. Evaluating a website to teach children safety with dogs

    Contributor(s):: Schwebel, David C., McClure, Leslie A., Severson, Joan

  14. Pet therapy program for antepartum high-risk pregnancies: a pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Lynch, C. E., Magann, E. F., Barringer, S. N., Ounpraseuth, S. T., Eastham, D. G., Lewis, S. D., Stowe, Z. N.

  15. Calf mortality in semi-domestic reindeer ( Rangifer tarandus) in a Scottish herd: the impact of maternal age and individual differences between cow

    Contributor(s):: Jorgensen, M. W., Jarvis, S., Brewer, M. J., Goddard, P. J.

    High calf mortality rate is a significant problem facing semi-domestic reindeer ( Rangifer tarandus) production around the world. Mortality rates, commonly due to predation, can range from 5 to 70%, which constitutes a great welfare concern. This study examined the influence of quantifiable...

  16. Comparison of SAFER behavior assessment results in shelter dogs at intake and after a 3-day acclimation period

    Contributor(s):: Bennett, S. L., Weng, H. Y., Walker, S. L., Placer, M., Litster, A.

    In this study, it was hypothesized that different results would be obtained by canine behavior assessments performed within 24 hr of shelter intake (Day 0) and after a 3-day acclimation period (Day 3). Safety Assessment for Evaluating Rehoming assessments were performed on 33 dogs at 2 municipal...

  17. Effect of different management techniques to enhance colostrum intake on piglets' growth and mortality

    Contributor(s):: Muns, R., Manteca, X., Gasa, J.

    An experiment was conducted to study the effect four different management techniques to enhance colostrum intake had on piglet and litter performance. Treatments were performed on piglets born weighing 1.30 kg or less (SP) within 6 h of birth: control group (CON); split-nursing of the litter for...

  18. Factors influencing stereotypic behaviours of animals rescued from Asian animal markets: a slow loris case study

    Contributor(s):: Moore, R. S., Cabana, F., Nekaris, K. A. I.

    Illegal wildlife trade has devastating effects on wild populations in Southeast Asia, made evident from the rising numbers of threatened species found in rescue centres. The prevalence of slow lorises ( Nycticebus spp.) in trade allows for the first time, a study of the response of wild-caught...

  19. Identifying environmental and management factors that may be associated with the quality of life of kennelled dogs ( Canis familiaris)

    Contributor(s):: Kiddie, J., Collins, L.

    This paper describes the use of a validated quality of life assessment tool (described elsewhere) to identify environmental and management factors that may affect quality of life in dogs kennelled in rehoming centres. Dogs were allocated to one of the four treatment groups, all of which had a...

  20. Persistence during tasks with horses in relation to social support, general self-efficacy and self-esteem in adolescents

    Contributor(s):: Hauge, H., Kvalem, I. L., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Berget, B., Braastad, B. O.

    In young people, interactions with horses may contribute to the development of social skills and self-efficacy. Our aim was to identify relationships between psychological variables and young people's experience of activities with horses. Participants in this study were 13-15-year-old adolescents...