The Five Domains model and promoting positive welfare in pigs
Contributor(s):: Kells, N. J.
Beneficios da pet terapia: a interacao entre os animais e as criancas
| Contributor(s):: Rodrigues, N. J. L., Manzini, S., Oliveira, N. N., Madureira, S. J. L., Langoni, H., Torres, S. J. L. R.
A domesticação dos animais tem registros de longa data. Atualmente sabe-se por meio de dados de pesquisas, testes e empirismo que a interação com um animal traz grandes benefícios ao bem-estar humano. Considerando-se os cães, mundialmente é...
Rabbit meat: valuable nutrition or too-cute-to-eat?
| Contributor(s):: Leroy, F., Petracci, M.
Rabbit meat is a component of traditional diets, often incorporated into iconic dishes of regional cuisine. Its consumption can be traced back to the ancient civilisations of the Mediterranean and beyond, well into the Palaeolithic era. Even though it has been representing considerable...
Editorial: Our Canine Connection: The History, Benefits and Future of Human-Dog Interactions
| Contributor(s):: Strauss, E. G., McCune, S., MacLean, E., Fine, A.
2021 Front Vet Sci 8 784491 2297-1769 (Print)2297-1769 10.3389/fvets.2021.784491 eng The Center for Urban Resilience, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, United States.School of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, United Kingdom.Animal Matters...
'stray appetites': a socio-ecological analysis of free-ranging dogs living alongside human communities in Bangalore, India
| Contributor(s):: Bhalla, S. J., Kemmers, R., Vasques, A., Vanak, A. T.
The effect of videotapes of animals on cardiovascular responses to stress
| Contributor(s):: Deborah L. Wells
Nutritional Intake Monitoring for Nursing Home Residents: A Comparison of Staff Documentation, Direct Observation, and Photography Methods
| Contributor(s):: Sandra F. Simmons, David Reuben
The effects of interacting with fish in aquariums on human health and well-being: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Heather Clements, Stephanie Valentin, Nicholas Jenkins, Jean Rankin, Julien S. Baker, Nancy Gee, Donna Snellgrove, Katherine Sloman
Improving leg health in broiler chickens: a systematic review of the effect of environmental enrichment
| Contributor(s):: Pedersen, I. J., Forkman, B.
Impact of maternal stress and nutrition on behavioural and physiological outcomes in young lambs
| Contributor(s):: Rooke, J. A., Arnott, G., Dwyer, C. M., Rutherford, K. M. D.
'All ears': a questionnaire of 1516 owner perceptions of the mental abilities of pet rabbits, subsequent resource provision, and the effect on welfare
| Contributor(s):: McMahon, S. A., Wigham, E.
Prediction of Mineral Composition in Commercial Extruded Dry Dog Food by Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy
| Contributor(s):: Arianna Goi, Carmen L. Manuelian, Sarah Currò, Massimo De Marchi
The pet food industry is interested in performing fast analyses to control the nutritional quality of their products. This study assessed the feasibility of near-infrared spectroscopy to predict mineral content in extruded dry dog food. Mineral content in commercial dry dog food samples...
Owner and Cat-Related Risk Factors for Feline Overweight or Obesity
| Contributor(s):: Meredith Wall, Nick John Cave, Emilie Vallee
Feline obesity is a highly prevalent disease that poses an urgent and serious challenge. Attempted treatment by weight reduction is often unsuccessful; a new preventative approach that focuses on the role of the owner may be helpful. This study used data collected from an international survey...
Effects of Grazing in a Sown Pasture with Forestland on the Health of Japanese Black Cows as Evaluated by Multiple Indicators
| Contributor(s):: Nakajima, Noriaki, Doi, Kazuya, Tamiya, Sae, Yayota, Masato
Effect of large litter size and within-litter differences in piglet weight on the use of milk replacer in litters from hyper-prolific sows under two housing conditions
| Contributor(s):: Kobek-Kjeldager, Cecilie, Moustsen, Vivi A., Theil, Peter K., Pedersen, Lene J.
Due to genetic selection for large litters in pig production, piglets are often supernumerary to the teats on the sow. Providing milk replacer as a second feed source is increasingly being used to rear large litters. This results in increased competition at the udder when all piglets remain at...
Effect of litter size, milk replacer and housing on behaviour and welfare related to sibling competition in litters from hyper-prolific sows
Litter sizes where piglets are supernumerary to teats leads to the practice of fostering to nurse sows or to artificial rearing systems, which is associated with compromised welfare. An alternative strategy is to leave the supernumerary piglets with their own dam and provide milk replacer in the...
Maternal nutrition and antioxidant supplementation: Effects on mother–young behaviors in a Patagonian sheep extensive grazing system
| Contributor(s):: Sales, Francisco, Parraguez, Victor H., Freitas-de-Melo, Aline, Ungerfeld, Rodolfo
Undernourishment is a frequent condition in sheep pregnancies under extensive systems, since most of the pregnancies occur when the prairie has the lowest forage allowance. Underfed sheep pregnancies are associated with maternal-fetal oxidative stress, low birth weight and deteriorated ewe–lamb...
A Survey of Dog Owners' Attitudes toward Treats
| Contributor(s):: Morelli, G., Marchesini, G., Contiero, B., Fusi, E., Diez, M., Ricci, R.
The Pet Food Recall Puzzle: Who, What, Why, and How Much
| Contributor(s):: Roxanne Greitz Miller
Last spring, North America was gripped in the largest pet food recall in history. News outlets reported tens of thousands of dogs and cats becoming ill, and many dying, as a result of ingesting contaminated pet food. Several pet owners have filed lawsuits against the manufacturers and...
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