Human caregivers are integrated social partners for captive chimpanzees
Contributor(s):: Funkhouser, J. A., Mayhew, J. A., Mulcahy, J. B., Sheeran, L. K.
Thriving through relationships: assistance dogs' and companion dogs' perceived ability to contribute to thriving in individuals with and without a disability
Contributor(s):: Gravrok, J., Howell, T., Bendrups, D., Bennett, P.
Collagen and carbonate isotope data of fauna from pre-Columbian Panama
Contributor(s):: Sugiyama, N., France, C. A. M., Cooke, R. G., Martínez-Polanco, M. F.
Human–Ape Interactions in a Zoo Setting: Gorillas and Orangutans Modify Their Behavior Depending upon Human Familiarity
Contributor(s):: Pedersen, Janni, Sorensen, Kathryn, Lupo, Brian, Marx, Laura
Understanding how human presence influences animal behavior, specifically the behavior of nonhuman primates, has important implications for methodology in cognitive and behavioral studies, for our understanding of human–animal relationships and for animal welfare in captive settings. Conducted in...
Human–Dolphin Interactions: Relationships, Connections, and the Reinforcement of an Ongoing Nature Relationship
Contributor(s):: Yerbury, Rachel M., Boyd, William E.
Although interactions between humans and wild animals have been explored in the literature, the mechanism for how such experiences influence wellbeing is an area needing further examination. This research used Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis to explore the narratives of wellbeing from...
Successful Aging, Social Support, and Ownership of a Companion Animal
Contributor(s):: Pruchno, Rachel, Heid, Allison R., Wilson-Genderson, Maureen
Studies consistently find that higher levels of social support improve the psychological and physiological health of older people, but findings from empirical research are mixed regarding the presence of a “pet effect”— the idea that living with an animal can improve human health, psychological...
Self-disclosure with Dogs: Dog Owners’ and Non-dog Owners’ Willingness to Disclose Emotional Topics
Contributor(s):: Evans-Wilday, Aislinn S., Hall, Sophie S., Hogue, Todd E., Mills, Daniel S.
Many owners talk to their pets about a wide range of issues, but there is very little research that has considered the content of this, or its impact on owner wellbeing. Verbal disclosure brings a range of potential health benefits, yet a number of factors may prevent individuals from confiding...
Evaluating a supported nature play programme, parents’ perspectives
Contributor(s):: Ward, Tanya, Goldingay, Sophie, Parson, Judi
Social bonds in a flock bird: Species differences and seasonality in social structure in captive flamingo flocks over a 12-month period
Contributor(s):: Rose, Paul E., Croft, Darren P.
Social network analysis (SNA) is a popular tool for investigating key components of sociality in free-living populations, and is growing in its application to captive animal systems. For social species held in captivity, welfare may be improved if protocols for care take key aspects of sociality...
Dominance relationships between collared peccaries Pecari tajacu (Cetartiodactyla: Tayassuidae) in intensive breeding system
Contributor(s):: da Silva, Suleima do Socorro Bastos, Guimarães, Diva Anelie, Biondo, Cibele, Ohashi, Otávio Mitio, de Albuquerque, Natália Inagaki, Vecchia, Ana Carolina Dalla, Miyaki, Cristina Yumi, Le Pendu, Yvonnick
The collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) is a species with great potential for breeding in captivity since it adapts well to a variety of foods, has a high breeding capacity and there is an existing market for its meat and leather, which is of excellent quality. However, it is necessary to understand...
Domestic violence and companion animals in the context of LGBT people's relationships
| Contributor(s):: Nik Taylor, Heather Fraser, Damien W Riggs
The link between domestic violence and animal abuse has now been well established, indicating that where there is one form of abuse, there is often the other. Research on this link, however, has almost exclusively focused on heterosexual cisgender people’s relationships. Lacking, then, is...
Archaeology and Human-Animal Relations: Is Anthropocentrism an Issue?
| Contributor(s):: Boyd, Brian
Seeing a Brain Through an Other: The Informant’s Share in the Diagnosis of Dementia
| Contributor(s):: Tessier, Laurence Anne
Practices and Perceptions of Animal Contact and Associated Health Outcomes in Pregnant Women and New Mothers
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| Contributor(s):: Hsin-Yi Weng, Kimberly Ankrom
Companion animals play an important role in our society. However, pregnant women and new mothers might have specific concerns about animal-associated health outcomes because of their altered immune function and posture as well as their newborn babies. The study was conducted to collect baseline...
Dog as a typical predator which communicates with manPies jako typowy drapieznik komunikujacy sie z czlowiekiem
| Contributor(s):: Kamieniak, J., Mazurkiewicz, T., Tietze, M.
This article aims at the presentation of a complex process of making ties between the dog and the man, that started from the domestication of a dog and was followed by the thousands years of co-evolution. Here, we were discussing the process of forming relationships between the dog and the man up...
Effects of guest feeding programs on captive giraffe behavior
| Contributor(s):: Orban, D. A., Siegford, J. M., Snider, R. J.
Zoological institutions develop human-animal interaction opportunities for visitors to advance missions of conservation, education, and recreation; however, the animal welfare implications largely have yet to be evaluated. This behavioral study was the first to quantify impacts of guest feeding...
Communicating with pet owners about obesity: roles of the veterinary health care team
| Contributor(s):: Churchill, J., Ward, E.
Obesity continues to be the most prevalent nutritional problem of dogs and cats as well as one of the most frustrating conditions to treat successfully. Educating and assigning roles to all members of the health care team will improve staff engagement and the consistency and effectiveness of...
Anesthesia in some categories of patients and clinical conditionsAnestesia in alcune categorie di pazienti e condizioni cliniche
| Contributor(s):: Grazioli, O.
The author analyses anesthesia in the most frequent and risky clinical conditions, for which greater knowledge and attention in anesthetic management are required. In the final part, euthanasia is taken into account, because of its strategic importance, with emotional and psychological aspects...
Post-communist canine: a feminist approach to women and dogs in canine performance sports in Poland
| Contributor(s):: Wlodarczyk, J.
The article attempts to present the complexity of relationships between women, capitalism, democracy, and competitive dog training in post-communist Poland. The article documents the correlation between increased involvement of women in competitive canine sports in Poland after 1989, changes in...
Walking the thylacine: records of indigenous companion animals in Australian narrative and photographic history
| Contributor(s):: Philip, J., Garden, D.
This report examines the history and significance of indigenous companion animals within traditional Aboriginal society and in early Euro-Australian settlements. Working from historical photographic and anthropological records, the project constructs a visual and written record of these...