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  1. Extending identity theory: parenting and identity formation in human-animal relationships

    Contributor(s):: Andrea Laurent-Simpson

    Both traditional and structural perspectives in symbolic interaction have conceptualized the formation of self as arising out of lingual interaction between human actors. This was based on Mead’s original premise that non-human actors were alingual, and thus incapable of intersubjectivity....

  2. Family fortunes

    Contributor(s):: Parish, C.

  3. Family Lives and Relational Living: Taking Account of Otherness

    Contributor(s):: Gabb, Jacqui

  4. Functional view on udder massage after milk let-down in pigs

    Contributor(s):: Spinka, M., Algers, B.

    It has been suggested that the function of final udder massage during nursing in pigs is to increase and/or regulate milk transfer. Using the analogy between udder massage and the begging behaviour of nestling birds, this suggestion is re-stated as 6 alternative hypotheses. Final massage may...

  5. Handling-induced tonic/clonic seizures in captive born bank voles ( Clethrionomys glareolus )

    Contributor(s):: Schonecker, B.

    Handling-induced seizures observed among 23 of 333 captive born bank voles was characterized by tonic/clonic convulsions, occasionally accompanied by an apparent loss of consciousness. Seizures were never observed among wild caught voles (N=71). Median age for first observation of seizures was...

  6. Hipporehabilitation at the Felin Experimental Farm of the Agricultural University in 2000-2006

    Contributor(s):: Pluta, M.

  7. Horses and autism

    Contributor(s):: Oswald, Donald

  8. Human-Animal Bond: Attachment vs. Objectification

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    | Contributor(s):: Walton, Magdalen J.

  9. Interparental Conflict and Youth Maladjustment: The Buffering Effects of Pets

    | Contributor(s):: Strand, Elizabeth B.

    Children who experience interparental conflict have more difficulty with internalizing and externalizing problems. Children's ability to manage their emotional and physiological arousal buffer them from the effects of interparental conflict. The child-pet bond is associated with emotional and...

  10. La delphinothérapie gratuite au service des enfants: Un projet qui prend forme

    | Contributor(s):: Gautier, V. R.

  11. Literature review and manual: Animal-assisted therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Mary Louise Cole

    In this paper research of animals in therapy is reviewed and then used to inform a manual on the topic. A history of the field, a discussion of terminology, and a summary of therapies utilizing animals prefaces the review. Key research in animal therapy is reviewed, followed by contemplation of...

  12. Litter competition during nursings and its effect on sow response on Day 2 postpartum

    | Contributor(s):: Bozděchová, Barbora, Illmann, Gudrun, Andersen, Inger Lise, Haman, Jiří, Ehrlenbruch, Rebecca

    The aim of the present study was to assess neonatal sibling competition during nursing on Day 2 postpartum (pp) as well as its effect on the sow's responses. A total of 41 healthy loose-housed sows and their piglets were directly observed and video recorded for 6h on Day 2 pp. Piglet behaviours...

  13. Living the dream of green acres

    | Contributor(s):: Richardson, G.

  14. Measuring the Effects of an Animal-Assisted Intervention for Pediatric Oncology Patients and Their Parents: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial [Formula: see text]

    | Contributor(s):: McCullough, A., Ruehrdanz, A., Jenkins, M. A., Gilmer, M. J., Olson, J., Pawar, A., Holley, L., Sierra-Rivera, S., Linder, D. E., Pichette, D., Grossman, N. J., Hellman, C., Guerin, N. A., O'Haire, M. E.

  15. Musings of Someone in the Disability Support Services Field for Almost 40 Years

    | Contributor(s):: Goodin, Sam

  16. Optimisation of breeding strategies to reduce the prevalence of inherited disease in pedigree dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Lewis, T. W., Woolliams, J. A., Blott, S. C.

    One option for improving the welfare of purebred dog breeds is to implement health breeding programmes, which allow selection to be directed against known diseases while controlling the rate of inbreeding to a minimal level in order to maintain the long-term health of the breed. The aim of this...

  17. Parent perceptions of the effectiveness of therapeutic horseback riding for children with varying disabilities

    | Contributor(s):: Scialli, Anita Lynn

  18. Parent perceptions of the quality of life of pet dogs living with neuro-typically developing and neuro-atypically developing children: An exploratory study

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    | Contributor(s):: Sophie S. Hall, Hannah F. Wright, Daniel S. Mills

    There is growing scientific and societal recognition of the role that pet dogs can play in healthy development of children; both those who are neuro-typically developing and those who live with a neuro-developmental disorder, such as autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. However,...

  19. Parent-reported environmental exposures and environmental control measures for children with asthma

    | Contributor(s):: Finkelstein, J. A., Fuhlbrigge, A., Lozano, P., Grant, E. N., Shulruff, R., Arduino, K. E., Weiss, K. B.

  20. Parenting as a function of the adult self: A psychoanalytic developmental perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Ornstein, Anna, Ornstein, Paul H.