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"Gift giving" by wild bottle-nose dolphins (Tursiops sp.) to humans at a wild dolphin provisioning program, Tangalooma, Australia
Contributor(s):: Holmes, B. J., Neil, D. T.
Animal welfare: a complex international public policy issue: economic, policy, societal, cultural and other drivers and constraints. a 20-year international perspective
Contributor(s):: Bayvel, A. C. D., Diesch, T. J., Cross, N.
Beliefs underlying dog owners' health care behaviors: results from a large, self-selected, internet sample
Contributor(s):: Rohlf, V. I., Bennett, P. C., Toukhsati, S., Coleman, G.
Challenges to implementing animal welfare standards in New Zealand
Contributor(s):: O'Connor, C. E., Bayvel, A. C. D.
Effectiveness of the bird repellents anthraquinone and D-pulegone on an endemic New Zealand parrot, the kea (Nestor notabilis)
Contributor(s):: Orr-Walker, T., Adams, N. J., Roberts, L. G., Kemp, J. R., Spurr, E. B.
Euthanasia in aged horses: relationship between the owner's personality and their opinions on, and experience of, euthanasia of horses
Contributor(s):: McGowan, T. W., Phillips, C. J. C., Hodgson, D. R., Perkins, N., McGowan, C. M.
Evaluation of Zoletil and other injectable anaesthetics for field sedation of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula)
Contributor(s):: Morgan, D. R., Scobie, S., Arthur, D. G.
Incidence of dog bites and public attitudes towards dog care and management in Samoa
Contributor(s):: Farnworth, M. J., Blaszak, K. A., Hiby, E. F., Waran, N. K.
Minimising number killed in long-term vertebrate pest management programmes, and associated economic incentives
Contributor(s):: Warburton, B., Tompkins, D. M., Choquenot, D., Cowan, P.
Nursing females are more prone to heat stress: demography matters when managing flying-foxes for climate change
Contributor(s):: Snoyman, S., Munich, J., Brown, C.
Owning the problem: media portrayals of overweight dogs and the shared determinants of the health of human and companion animal populations
Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Rock, M.
Selection for temperament in sheep: domain-general and context-specific traits
Contributor(s):: Beausoleil, N. J., Blache, D., Stafford, K. J., Mellor, D. J., Noble, A. D. L.
Space allowance and the behaviour of captive southern hairy-nosed wombats (Lasiorhinus latifrons)
Contributor(s):: Descovich, K. A., Lisle, A. T., Johnston, S., Phillips, C. J. C.
The behaviour of beef cattle at pasture
Contributor(s):: Kilgour, R. J., Uetake, K., Ishiwata, T., Melville, G. J.
Wandering cats: attitudes and behaviors towards cat containment in Australia
Contributor(s):: Toukhsati, S. R., Young, E., Bennett, P. C., Coleman, G. J.
What do current and potential Australian dog owners believe about shelter practices and shelter dogs?
Contributor(s):: Mornement, K., Coleman, G., Toukhsati, S., Bennett, P.
The pet connection: pets as a conduit for social capital?
Contributor(s):: Wood, L., Giles-Corti, B., Bulsara, M.
There is growing interest across a range of disciplines in the relationship between pets and health, with a range of therapeutic, physiological, psychological and psychosocial benefits now documented. While much of the literature has focused on the individual benefits of pet ownership, this study...
When wildlife tourism goes wrong: a case study of stakeholder and management issues regarding Dingoes on Fraser Island, Australia
Contributor(s):: Burns, G. L., Howard, P.
Images on brochures, web pages and postcards lead to an expectation by tourists and visitors that interaction with Dingoes (Canis lupus Dingo) will be part of their Fraser Island experience in Australia. However, as the number of tourists to the island increase, so do the reports of Dingo...
Behavioral and physiological predictors of guide dog success
Contributor(s):: Tomkins, L. M., Thomson, P. C., McGreevy, P. D.
A range of mobility aids are available to assist people living with vision impairment, and of these, guide dog ownership offers them several unique benefits. However, training a dog to be a successful guide dog comes at a high cost (approximately AU$30,000). Therefore, the aim of this study was...
Owner observations can provide data for constructive behavior analysis in normal pet cats in Australia
Contributor(s):: Kendall, K., Ley, J.
Feline social behavior is complex, and how it affects on the expression of problem behaviors such as aggression and house soiling is incompletely understood. This study examined whether observations by owners of normal cats were accurate enough to identify individual and social factors affecting...