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  1. Personality and Cognitive Profiles of Animal-Assisted Intervention Dogs and Pet Dogs in an Unsolvable Task

    Contributor(s):: Piotti, Patrizia, Albertini, Mariangela, Trabucco, Lidia Pia, Ripari, Lucia, Karagiannis, Christos, Bandi, Claudio, Pirrone, Federica

  2. Do you see the same cat that I see? Relationships between Qualitative Behaviour Assessment and indicators traditionally used to assess temperament in domestic cats

    Contributor(s):: Travnik, I. C., Sant'Anna, A. C.

  3. The utility of voluntary weighing in captive group-living rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

    Contributor(s):: Zijlmans, D. G. M., Vernes, M. K., Sterck, E. H. M., Langermans, J. A. M.

  4. Negative attitudes of Danish dairy farmers to their livestock correlates negatively with animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Andreasen, S. N., Sandoe, P., Waiblinger, S., Forkman, B.

  5. Incorporating stakeholder perspectives into the assessment and provision of captive elephant welfare

    Contributor(s):: Chadwick, C. L., Williams, E., Asher, L., Yon, L.

  6. Impact of personal values and personality on motivational factors for farmers to work with farm animal welfare: a case of Swedish dairy farmers

    Contributor(s):: Hansson, H., Lagerkvist, C. J., Vesala, K. M.

  7. Is there a profile of spontaneous seizure-alert pet dogs? A survey of French people with epilepsy

    Contributor(s):: Catala, A., Latour, P., Cousillas, H., Hausberger, M., Grandgeorge, M.

  8. Owner and Cat-Related Risk Factors for Feline Overweight or Obesity

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    | 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...

  9. The hierarchical structure of dog personality in a new behavioural assessment: A validation approach

    | Contributor(s):: Svartberg, Kenth

  10. Use of questionnaire-based data to assess dog personality

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    | Contributor(s):: Pamela Wiener, Marie J. Haskell

    The study of dog personality is of general academic interest and also has applications for the management of both working dogs and pets. However, acquiring direct behavioral assessments of large numbers of animals is both time consuming and logistically difficult. An alternative approach that...

  11. A Dog's Got Personality: A Cross-Species Comparative Approach to Personality Judgments in Dogs and Humans

    | Contributor(s):: S.D. Gosling, V.S.Y. Kwan, O.P. John

  12. The capacity for the human-companion animal bond: Dissociation, history of trauma, personality characteristics, and attachment styles

    | Contributor(s):: Olivia Wu

  13. Coping Styles in the Domestic Cat (Felis silvestris catus) and Implications for Cat Welfare

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    | Contributor(s):: Judith Stella, Candace Croney

    Identifying coping styles in cats may lead to improved health and welfare. The aims of this study were to (1) identify individual differences in response to acute confinement, and (2) to assess the predictability of guardian-rated personality traits on behavior. Adult cats (n = 55) were...

  14. Comparative Personality Traits Assessment of Three Species of Communally Housed Captive Penguins

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    | Contributor(s):: Giovanni Quintavalle Pastorino, Richard Preziosi, Massimo Faustini, Giulio Curone, Mariangela Albertini, Dawn Nicoll, Lorna Moffat, Romain Pizzi, Silvia Mazzola

    Understanding animal personalities has notable implications in the ecology and evolution of animal behavior, but personality studies can also be useful in optimizing animal management, with the aim of improving health and well-being, and optimizing reproductive success, a fundamental factor in...

  15. Koi (Cyprinus rubrofuscus) Seek Out Tactile Interaction with Humans: General Patterns and Individual Differences

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    | Contributor(s):: Fife-Cook, I., Franks, B.

    The study of human-animal interactions has provided insights into the welfare of many species. To date, however, research has largely focused on human relationships with captive mammals, with relatively little exploration of interactions between humans and other vertebrates, despite non-mammals...

  16. Personality of killer whales (Orcinus orca) is related to welfare and subjective well-being

    | Contributor(s):: Úbeda, Yulán, Ortín, Sara, Robeck, Todd R., Llorente, Miquel, Almunia, Javier

  17. The influence of sex, rearing history, and personality on abnormal behaviour in zoo-housed bonobos (Pan paniscus)

    | Contributor(s):: Laméris, Daan W., Staes, Nicky, Salas, Marina, Matthyssen, Steffi, Verspeek, Jonas, Stevens, Jeroen M. G.

  18. How Ethical Ideologies Relate to Public Attitudes Toward Nonhuman Animals: The Japanese Case

    | Contributor(s):: Su, B. T., Koda, N., Martens, P.

  19. Psychodynamic Based Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy in Adults with Intertwined Personality Problems and Traumatization: A Systematic Review

    | Contributor(s):: Kovács, G., van Dijke, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J.

  20. Concurrent and Predictive Criterion Validity of a Puppy Behaviour Questionnaire for Predicting Training Outcome in Juvenile Guide Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Hunt, R. L., England, G. C. W., Asher, L., Whiteside, H., Harvey, N. D.