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  1. The introductory study concerning human-animal relations in Warsaw Zoological Garden - the case of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)

    Contributor(s):: Kaleta, T., Tumialis, D., Malodobra, M.

    The behaviour of chimpanzees and zoo visitors directed at each other were observed in Warsaw Zoo, Poland, during September 1999-April 2000 and July-September 2003. The aggressive displays and non-aggressive begging were the main types of behaviour performed by apes. When imitating humans,...


    Contributor(s):: Arbuckle, Benjamin S., Makarewicz, Cheryl A., Atici, A. Levent

  3. Canine corrections - the human animal bond behind bars

    Contributor(s):: Cooper, A. G.

  4. Characterization of human-dog social interaction using owner report

    Contributor(s):: Lit, L., Schweitzer, J. B., Oberbauer, A. M.

  5. Does exposure to dogs and cats in the first year of life influence the development of allergic sensitization?

    Contributor(s):: Ownby, D. R., Johnson, C. C.

    Purpose of review: The goal of the review is to place studies published after 1 June 2002, concerning the relationship between early life exposure to cats and dogs and the later development of allergy, within the context of the effects of other environmental exposures on allergic disease. Recent...

  6. Dogs catch human yawns

    Contributor(s):: Joly-Mascheroni, R. M., Senju, A., Shepherd, A. J.

    This study is the first to demonstrate that human yawns are possibly contagious to domestic dogs (Canis familiaris). Twenty-nine dogs observed a human yawning or making control mouth movements. Twenty-one dogs yawned when they observed a human yawning, but control mouth movements did not elicit...

  7. Effect of temperament and behavioural reactions to the presence of a human during the pre-mating period on reproductive performance in farmed mink ( Mustela vison )

    Contributor(s):: Korhonen, H. T., Jauhiainen, L., Rekila, T.

    The present study sought to evaluate the relationship between temperament, pre-mating behaviour and reproductive performance in farmed female mink (Mustela vison). Temperament was measured by using a stick test and behavioural reactions to the presence of a human during pre-mating period by a...

  8. Ethics and animal welfare in wild primates

    Contributor(s):: Oliveira, M. A. B. de

    The concept of 'ethics' is usually applied, among primates, to humans only. This article argues that it should also be applied to non-human primates. Brazil is the 'guardian' of the most rich and diverse - and threatened - fauna of non-human primates in the world. Of 103 recognized species, 26...

  9. Euthanasia and the management of the client's grief

    Contributor(s):: Katcher, A. H., Rosenberg, M. A.

  10. Exploratory behaviour in domestic cats ( Felis silvestris catus Linnaeus, 1758): a review

    Contributor(s):: Machado, J. C., Genaro, G.

    It is possible to understand exploratory behaviour as an activity sponsored by a new stimulus, which consists in acts and postures that enable to collect information about an object or an unfamiliar environment. The exploration has strong implications for the survival of the individual and of its...

  11. Human and animal inter-relationships. Review series: 5. Normal behaviour patterns of cats: I

    Contributor(s):: Blackshaw, J. K.

  12. Human and animal inter-relationships. Review Series: 6. Behavioural problems of cats: II

    Contributor(s):: Blackshaw, J. K.

  13. Human factors affecting the behaviour and productivity of commercial broiler chickens

    Contributor(s):: Cransberg, P. H., Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.

    The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between stockperson attitude and behaviour, bird behaviour and productivity in the chicken meat industry. The study was carried out during April to September on 24 commercial farms in Southern Victoria, Australia. Each farm had a capacity...

  14. Human-animal inter-relationships. Review series 8: veterinarian-client relationships

    Contributor(s):: Blackshaw, J. K.

  15. Human-animal interaction

    Contributor(s):: Faraco, C. B.

    In this presentation, some aspects of the human-animal relationship and its articulation with Veterinary have been discussed. It is an attempt to encourage the dialogue between this science and the new area known as Anthrozoology, since they are intrinsically connected by common themes and...

  16. Human-animal interactions

    Contributor(s):: Waran, N. K.

  17. Human-animal relationships in our societies at the end of the 20th century

    Contributor(s):: Catsaras, M. V.

  18. Integrating practical, regulatory and ethical strategies for enhancing farm animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Mellor, D. J., Stafford, K. J.

    The study was conducted to provide an integrated view of relationships between assessment of animal welfare, societal expectations regarding animal welfare standards, the need for regulation, and two ethical strategies for promoting animal welfare, emphasizing farm animals. Ideas in relevant...

  19. Pets and the development of allergic sensitization

    Contributor(s):: Simpson, A., Custovic, A.

    Sensitization to pets remains a risk factor for asthma and rhinitis, and can occur in people who have never lived with a pet. Several reports have indicated that living with a pet reduces the risk for becoming sensitized to that pet. Having a pet in the home gives exposure to more than just...

  20. Saying goodbye. Helping clients face the loss of a pet

    Contributor(s):: Alstine, C. van