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  1. Behaviour of free-range laying hens in distinct outdoor environments

    Contributor(s):: Larsen, H., Cronin, G., Smith, C. L., Hemsworth, P., Rault, J. L.

  2. Small Flocks Show Higher Levels of Welfare in Mexican Semi-Intensive Sheep Farming Systems

    Contributor(s):: Mondragón-Ancelmo, Jaime, Hernández, Patricia García, Rubio, Rolando Rojo, Vara, Ignacio Arturo Domínguez, Gigena, Marcia del Campo, Napolitano, Fabio

    In order to assess the level of sheep welfare in small traditional farms as compared with farms of increased size we evaluated several animal-based parameters and applied a modified Animal Needs Index (ANI) protocol in farms located in the North-East of the country. We selected ten sheep farms: 5...

  3. Pros and cons of pet ownership in sustaining independence in community-dwelling older adults: a scoping review

    Contributor(s):: Obradović, Nataša, Lagueux, Émilie, Michaud, Frédéric, Provencher, Véronique

  4. Coping in groups of domestic horses – Review from a social and neurobiological perspective

    Contributor(s):: VanDierendonck, Machteld C., Spruijt, Berry M.

    Many sport horses live solitary, with no physical contact to other horses allowed for years, for many different reasons including limiting risk of injuries caused by other horses. Other horses are (semi-) permanently housed in large groups, because their owners perceive this is “natural” and thus...

  5. Assessment of colony nests for laying hens in conjunction with the authorization procedure

    Contributor(s):: Buchwalder, Theres, Fröhlich, Ernst Karl

    Pretesting farm animal housing systems that are intended for mass production is a practical way to increase and ensure product quality of livestock systems. The Swiss authorization procedure requires new systems and equipment for farm animals to show improvement with regard to animal welfare. For...

  6. How psychology can contribute to human-animal welfare? | Hanna Mamzer | TEDxFulbrightWarsaw

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    | Contributor(s):: Hanna Mamzer

    Do we understand animals? Do we really know what they need? Or maybe we just give them what WE THINK they need? By getting the knowledge from the combination of psychology and cultural differences we can look at animals as someone coming from other culture. Understanding that animals have their...

  7. Will Animal Assisted Therapy Result in Shorter Length of Stay for Hospitalized Patients and Improve Basic Needs Status and Physical Outcomes Such as Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, and Pain?

    | Contributor(s):: Mary Lynn Zaremba

    Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has been thought to have a therapeutic effect upon humans, especially those individuals who are confined due to age or illness. Human-animal contact encourages socialization for the lonely; it promotes movement in the relatively immobile, and may serve as a memory...

  8. Beyond Rigidity? Essentialist Predication and the Rigidity of General Terms

    | Contributor(s):: Gomez-Torrente, Mario

  9. McKenna Farms Therapy Services, Inc.

    McKenna Farms Therapy Services is a non-profit organization that provides therapy services to individuals with special needs in Northwest Georgia. McKenna Farms is a 501C3 organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the children and families that we serve as well as being a...

  10. Disability Assistance Dogs

    Disability Assistance Dogs trains service dogs of various types for disabled people and teaches disabled people how to work with service dogs. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and others through the use of trained assistance dogs.

  11. Raising a Compassionate Child

    | Contributor(s):: Adams, Jane Meredith

  12. "I'm Not an Activist!": Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare in the Purebred Dog Rescue Movement

    | Contributor(s):: Greenebaum, J.

  13. Issues in defining and assessing features of attachment figures: Reply to Kobak (2009)

    | Contributor(s):: Kurdek, Lawrence A.

  14. The three wishes of latency age children

    | Contributor(s):: Ables, Billie

  15. I know you are not looking at me: Capuchin monkeys' (Cebus apella) sensitivity to human attentional states

    | Contributor(s):: Hattori, Yuko, Kuroshima, Hika, Fujita, Kazuo