Behavioral interactions and glucocorticoid production of Somali wild ass (Equus africanus somaliensis) mothers and foals
Contributor(s):: Kozlowski, Corinne P., Baskir, Eli, Clawitter, Helen L., Franklin, Ashley D., Thier, Tim, Fischer, Martha, Powell, David M., Asa, Cheryl S.
Federal, state, and institutional regulations regarding a nursing student with a service animal
Contributor(s):: Shilling, S. D., Lucas, L., Silbert-Flagg, J., Nolan, M. T.
[Loneliness in nursing homes-Experience and measures for amelioration : A literature review]
Contributor(s):: Plattner, L., Brandstötter, C., Paal, P.
The effect of animal-assisted therapy on nursing student anxiety: A randomized control study
Contributor(s):: Anderson, D., Brown, S.
Pup rearing: The role of mothers and allomothers in free-ranging domestic dogs
Contributor(s):: Pal, S. K., Roy, S., Ghosh, B.
What factors influence perceptions about animal-assisted therapy?
Contributor(s):: Yordy, Morgan, Tuttle, Malti, Meyer, Jill M., Kartovicky, Leah
Preparing for a student with a service animal
Contributor(s):: Silbert-Flagg, J., Shilling, S. D., Lucas, L., Nolan, M. T., Lin, L., Bellefeuille, P., Foley, M., Mallareddy, D., Baker, D., D'Aoust, R.
Are Nurses Joining the Ride? Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies Review
| Contributor(s):: Khalid Bandar Almasloukh, Pamela Stewart Fahs
Background: Equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) is a rapidly growing practice that is described as therapeutic and entertaining. Complementary therapies such as EAAT are gaining acceptance as the health care needs of the population are changing. Method: This systematic review draws...
Revisión de la literatura sobre los beneficios e inconvenientes de la terapia con animales en personas mayores
| Contributor(s):: Laura Guillén Javaloyes
Introducción: desde hace décadas, los animales han sido objeto de estudio multidisciplinar para los humanos por los efectos positivos que generan a las personas. El aumento de la esperanza de vida y de los cuidados necesarios en la última etapa del ciclo vital, nos hizo...
Providing elevated ‘getaway bunks’ to nursing mink dams improves their health and welfare
| Contributor(s):: Dawson, Lauren, Buob, Misha, Haley, Derek, Miller, Steve, Stryker, Judy, Quinton, Margaret, Mason, Georgia
Farmed mink infants (Neovison vison) remain with their mothers beyond natural weaning age. This benefits their welfare, but can stress their mothers and contribute to illness (e.g. ‘nursing sickness’). European studies have explored augmenting cages with structures allowing mothers to get away...
Nursing behaviour in lactating sows kept in isolation, in acoustic and visual contact
| Contributor(s):: Šilerová, Jitka, Špinka, Marek, Neuhauserová, Kristýna
Synchronization of nursings occurs between domestic lactating sows housed in one room. This study tested experimentally whether acoustic contact without any possibility to see other sows is sufficient for a high level of nursing synchronization. Secondly, the study investigated whether the...
Nest-building in sows: Effects of farrowing housing on hormonal modulation of maternal characteristics
| Contributor(s):: Yun, Jinhyeon, Swan, Kirsi-Marja, Vienola, Kirsi, Farmer, Chantal, Oliviero, Claudio, Peltoniemi, Olli, Valros, Anna
Prepartum nesting opportunities may improve maternal characteristics and welfare of sows during parturition and lactation. We investigated the effects of provision of space and nesting material prior to parturition on circulating oxytocin concentrations, maternal characteristics and their...
The effects of the light regimen imposed during lactation on the performance and behaviour of sows and their litters
| Contributor(s):: Simitzis, Panagiotis E., Veis, Dimitrios, Demiris, Nikos, Charismiadou, Maria A., Ayoutanti, Anna, Deligeorgis, Stelios G.
The objective of the present study was to highlight the possible effects of an extended photoperiod throughout lactation on the performance and behaviour of sows and their piglets. Sows were randomly assigned to two light regimens: (1) standard (n=12) consisting of 8h of light (0700–1500) daily...
The early behaviour of cow and calf in an individual calving pen
| Contributor(s):: Jensen, Margit Bak
The aim was to investigate the early behaviour in dairy cows and their calves. Thirty-eight multiparous Danish Holstein Frisian cows and their calves were housed in individual calving pens during the first twelve days post-partum and their behaviour was observed during 24h on days 3, 7 and 11....
Animal-Facilitated Therapy Program: Outcomes from Caring Canines, a Program for Patients and Staff on an Inpatient Surgical Oncology Unit
| Contributor(s):: Ginex, P., Montefusco, M., Zecco, G., Trocchia Mattessich, N., Burns, J., Hedal-Siegel, J., Kopelman, J., Tan, K. S.
[Animal-assisted interventions in acute inpatient geriatrics]
| Contributor(s):: Dreseler, J., Kugler, C.
Influence of morning maternal care on the behavioural responses of 8-week-old Beagle puppies to new environmental and social stimuli
| Contributor(s):: Guardini, Giovanna, Mariti, Chiara, Bowen, Jon, Fatjó, Jaume, Ruzzante, Silvia, Martorell, Adrià, Sighieri, Claudio, Gazzano, Angelo
In mammals, maternal care represents a major constituent of the early-life environment and its influence on individual development has been documented in rodents, non-human primates, humans and recently in adult dogs. The quality and quantity of mother-offspring interactions exerts a multilevel...
Eläimet apuna mielenterveyden hoitotyössä, sairaanhoitajan näkökulma
| Contributor(s):: Merja Reponen, Elisa Lammila
Opinnäytetyön tavoitteena oli haastattelujen kautta saadun tiedon avulla kehittää hoitotyötä eläinavusteisen toiminnan kautta mielenterveyden hoitotyössä. Opin-näytetyön tarkoituksena on sairaanhoitajille tehtävien teemahaastattelujen...
Human-Animal Connections and Nursing Science: What Is the Relationship?
| Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, C. A.
Effectiveness of a Dog-Assisted Therapy Program to Enhance Quality of Life in Institutionalized Dementia Patients
| Contributor(s):: Briones, M. A., Pardo-Garcia, I., Escribano-Sotos, F.