Measuring Equine-Assisted Therapy: Validation and Confirmatory Factor Analysis of an ICF-Based Standardized Assessment-Tool
| Contributor(s):: Stolz, I., Anneken, V., Froböse, I.
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) of the World Health Organization (WHO) was established as an international framework for monitoring rehabilitation outcomes and the impacts of health interventions since, as the term “functioning” implies,...
Sosiaalipedagoginen hevostoiminta toimintakyvyn tukena
| Contributor(s):: Susanna Haapiainen
Tutkimuksen tavoitteena oli selvittää, kuinka vaikuttavaa sosiaalipedagoginen hevostoiminta on siihen osallistuneiden toimintakyvyn kannalta. Tämä vaikuttavuus toimintakykyyn selvitettiin asiakkaiden omasta näkökulmasta katsoen. Tutkimuksessa käytettiin kahta...
Evaluation of pharmacokinetics and efficacy of ivermectin following oral administration in dogs against experimental infection of Ctenocephalides felis felis and Rhipicephalus sanguineus
| Contributor(s):: Magalhaes, V. S., Cid, Y. P., Ferreira, T. P., Medeiros, D. M. V., Batista, L. C. de S. O., Correia, T. R., Albert, A. L. M., Scott, F. B.
With the increasing number of pets in home the human-animal relationship is increasingly close and care about control disease growing. Ivermectin (IVM) is frequently used because its proven safety. IVM is recommended for the treatment of demodectic scabies and prevention of heartworm in dogs, but...
Justice for all? Children's moral reasoning about the welfare and rights of endangered species
| Contributor(s):: Ruckert, J. H.
This study reports children’s developing moral concerns for endangered animals. Three questions were addressed: 1) Do children conceive of not harming an endangered animal as a moral obligation? 2) Do children use biocentric (nature-centered) moral reasoning? and 3) Does a developmental...
Integrated animal-assisted and plant-assisted ecotherapy for preschool children with speech disturbances: A program for the Arctic
| Contributor(s):: Kalashnikova, Irina V., Gontar, Oksana B., Zhirov, Vladimir K., Kalashnikov, Andrey O.
Jul 11 2016
UNVEILING A NEW PARADIGM: HAI in the mainstream- Our Mission is to share a new vision and status of HAI in society- Our Outcomes are measurable across quantitative, qualitative and mixed research...
Quantification of activity in domestic cats ( Felis catus) by accelerometry
| Contributor(s):: Andrews, C. J., Potter, M. A., Thomas, D. G.
Accelerometers (Actical 'Mini Mitter' (MMA)) have been used to assess the activity of domestic cats ( Felis catus), and have been validated against measures of observed activity in this species; however, previous validation trials have had very small sample sizes and have not considered...
Empirical methods in animal ethics
| Contributor(s):: Persson, K., Shaw, D.
In this article the predominant, purely theoretical perspectives on animal ethics are questioned and two important sources for empirical data in the context of animal ethics are discussed: (mostly qualitative) methods of the social and (mainly quantitative) methods of the natural sciences....
His bark is worse than his bite: perceptions and rationalization of canine aggressive behavior
| Contributor(s):: Rachel Orritt, Harriet Gross, Todd Hogue
Qualitative methods are increasingly used to investigate the complexities of the dog-human relationship. In order to inform a larger study of human dog interaction, a focus group study was carried out to address the question 'How is aggressive behavior in dogs perceived and rationalized by...
The power of automated behavioural homecage technologies in characterizing disease progression in laboratory mice: a review
| Contributor(s):: Richardson, C. A.
Behavioural changes that occur as animals become sick have been characterized in a number of species and include the less frequent occurrence of 'luxury behaviours' such as playing, grooming and socialization. 'Sickness behaviours' or behavioural changes following exposure to infectious agents,...
Investigating some of the factors that influence "consumer" choice when adopting a shelter dog in the United Kingdom
| Contributor(s):: Siettou, C., Fraser, I. M., Fraser, R. W.
This study examined which characteristics of dogs available at a large rehoming organization in the United Kingdom influenced prospective adopters' choices. The revealed preference data used to model "consumer" choice were from the Dogs Trust rehoming web pages. The analysis of the probability of...
A quantitative exploration into the effects of the human and animal connection
| Contributor(s):: Murrow, Brenda Lynn
Determining the Differences in Hurricane Perception and Evacuation Behavior in the Elderly of South Carolina
| Contributor(s):: Bowser, Gregg
"What do animals mean to you?": naming and relating to nonhuman animals
| Contributor(s):: Sealey, A., Charles, N.
The Effects of a Dog Reading Visitation Program on Academic Engagement Behavior in Three Elementary Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities: A Single Case Design
| Contributor(s):: Bassette, Laura, Taber-Doughty, Teresa
Pain perception at slaughter
| Contributor(s):: Johnson, C. B., Gibson, T. J., Stafford, K. J., Mellor, D. J.
Public attitude formation regarding animal research
| Contributor(s):: Lund, T. B., Lassen, J., Sandoe, P.
A number of attitudinal studies have examined support for the use of animals in research. However, on the whole they have come to rather different conclusions. In our research, which is based on focus group discussions held in Denmark, we attempted to explain this variation by examining the way...
Elements of societal perception of farm animal welfare: A quantitative study in The Netherlands
| Contributor(s):: Boogaard, B. K., Oosting, S. J., Bock, B. B.
A quantitative safety assessment model for transgenic protein products produced in agricultural crops
| Contributor(s):: Howard, J. A., Donnelly, K. C.
Transgenic plants are now being used to develop pharmaceutical and industrial products in addition to their use in crop improvement. Using confinement requirements, these transgenic plants are grown and processed under conditions that prevent intermixing with commodity crops. Regulatory agencies...
Can Dogs Prime Autistic Children for Therapy? Evidence from a Single Case Study
| Contributor(s):: Silva, Karine, Correia, Rita, Lima, Mariely, Magalhães, Ana, de Sousa, Liliana