Environmentalities of coexistence with wolves in the Cantabrian Mountains of Spain
Contributor(s):: Marino, A., Blanco, J. C., Cortes-Vazquez, J. A., Lopez-Bao, J. V., Bosch, A. P., Durant, S. M.
Coexistence between humans and large carnivores is mediated by diverse values and interactions. We focus on four sites in the Cantabrian Mountains of Spain with a history of continuous wolf presence to examine how perceptions of coexistence vary across contexts. We conducted semi-structured and...
Local attitudes toward Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) conservation in the Russian Far East
Contributor(s):: Mukhacheva, A. S., Bragina, E. V., Miquelle, D. G., Kretser, H. E., Derugina, V. V.
Public support is a necessary component of large carnivore conservation. We analysed public opinion on Amur tigers, Panthera tigris altaica, in Russia's Far East, the northernmost stronghold of the world's rarest big cat. We surveyed 1035 people in 5 settlements at increasing distances to tiger...
Jog with your dog: dog owner exercise routines predict dog exercise routines and perception of ideal body weight
Contributor(s):: Banton, S., Massow, M. von, Pezzali, J. G., Verbrugghe, A., Shoveller, A. K.
Canine obesity is becoming an increasingly prevalent concern among companion animal veterinarians and professionals alike. A number of sociodemographic, dietary, and exercise related variables have been shown to be predictive of a dog's bodyweight, however, all previous surveys designed to...
The Benefits of Human-Animal Interaction on College Campuses
| Contributor(s):: Robert Michael Perry
The benefits of human-animal interactions has aroused the interests of many stakeholders in comparative psychology. Research has shown that humans are the principal beneficiaries. The main benefits include improved health; increased learning; improved moods; and reduction of stress....
Assistance dogs for military veterans with PTSD: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-synthesis
| Contributor(s):: Leighton, S. C., Nieforth, L. O., O'Haire, M. E.
Psychiatric assistance dogs for military veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) currently make up over 19% of assistance dog partnerships globally. We conducted a systematic review of the literature relating to these partnerships, with specific aims to (1) summarize their...
Evaluation of relationships between dogs and owners: the Turkish translation, reliability and validity study of cat/dog owner relationship scale (C/DORS)
| Contributor(s):: Kaya, U., Ozen, D., Yazlik, M. O., Kosem, S., Gurcan, I. S.
Pet owners' feedback on psychological support service in an Italian veterinary hospital
| Contributor(s):: Campigli, M., Strizzolo, G., Furlanello, T., Uccheddu, S.
Impact of wildlife on food crops and approaches to reducing human wildlife conflict in the protected landscapes of Eastern Nepal
| Contributor(s):: Dahal, N. K., Harada, K., Adhikari, S., Sapkota, R. P., Kandel, S.
Dog and cat as a mirror of the human soul? Qualitative evaluation of a pre-post interventionHund und Katze als Spiegel der menschlichen Seele? - Eine Prei-Post-Lnterventionsstudie mit qualitativer Evaluation
| Contributor(s):: Hopf, J., Edelhauser, F., Neumann, M.
Traveling with a guide dog: confidence, constraints and affective qualities of the human-guide dog relationship
| Contributor(s):: Rickly, J. M., Halpern, N., Hansen, M., Welsman, J.
The relaxing massage technique as a new tool to improve the human/animal relationship and the animal welfare parametersTecnica de massagem relaxante como ferramenta para melhorar a relacao humano-animal e os parametros de bem-estar animal
| Contributor(s):: Leite, L. O., Nunes-Pinheiro, D. C. S., Hotzel, M. J.
Exploring the use of complementary and alternative approaches to health care on UK dairy farms
| Contributor(s):: Crouch, K., Cabral, C., Cramer, H., Rees, G., Sharp, D., Barrett, D. C.
The Effect of Boat Type on Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops trucatus) Behavior in the Mississippi Sound
| Contributor(s):: Maria Zapetis
Increases in oceanic shipping are a global phenomenon, and a leading cause of concern for marine animal welfare. While it may be difficult to assess the effect of boat traffic on all species in all contexts, it is vital to report anthropogenic impacts where longitudinal data is available, and...
Characterizing veteran and PTSD service dog teams: Exploring potential mechanisms of symptom change and canine predictors of efficacy
| Contributor(s):: Jensen, C. L., Rodriguez, K. E., MacLean, E. L., Abdul Wahab, A. H., Sabbaghi, A., O'Haire, M. E.
Psychiatric service dogs are an emerging complementary intervention for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Initial evidence suggests that partnership with a service dog may be related to less PTSD symptom severity. However, it remains unclear how or why this might occur. To address this gap,...
Horse racing as an ancient Greek and Roman leisure pastime
| Contributor(s):: Perold, I., Young, M.
To pet or to enrich? Increasing dogs' welfare in veterinary clinics/shelters: a pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Lopes, J. V. S. R., Daud, N. M., Young, R. J., Azevedo, C. S. de
Perceptions of domestic dogs' (Canis familiaris) manifestations of joy, shame and stress based on photographs
| Contributor(s):: Kuzniewska, E., Strychalski, J.
Human-cat emotional closeness and unacceptable behavior in cats: a Brazilian perspective
| Contributor(s):: Franck, K. R., Paz, J. E. G., Costa, E. de F., Costa, F. V. A. da
Address the end of life of the animal in the presence of the children of the familyApproccio al fine vita dell'animale in presenza di bambini
| Contributor(s):: Caux, A., Dattee, V.
Bringing human-animal interaction to sport: Potential impacts on athletic performance
| Contributor(s):: Marvin, S., Sorenson, K., Stevens, J. R.