An example of application of research in ethology from the horse's temperament tests and record of learning and behavior (LAC)
Contributor(s):: Lansade, L., Dubois, C., Gillot, A., Delfosse, A., Bon, M. le, Roche, H., Yvon, J. M., Foisnel, S., Rizo, S., Menard, C., Baumgartner, M., Vidament, M.
The horse's behaviour strongly influences its suitability for riding activity. As professionals and amatory riders were interested by tests aimed at measuring the horse temperament, several scientific studies were conducted. From these studies, two sets of standardised tests were created: - the...
Animal-assisted intervention: a key response to our human health care crisis
Contributor(s):: Norvell, L. J.
Bereavement, pet loss and deceased body presentation: pet euthanasia and helping owners deal with grief
Contributor(s):: Brown, C.
This article describes the role of the veterinarian in helping pet owners make decisions on euthanasia and on coping with the loss of their pets.
Bird whisperer 101
Contributor(s):: Speer, B.
Human-directed feline aggression
Contributor(s):: Curtis, T. M.
Improving client - veterinarian communications: understanding what pets are trying to say
Contributor(s):: Tetrick, M. A.
Influence of approach on behavioral responses of young horses
Contributor(s):: Sankey, C., Henry, S., Clouard, C., Richard-Yris, M. A., Hausberger, M.
Nowadays, there are very few elements on the general way to approach animals for occasional interventions. In this study, we investigated the behavioural responses of young horses to an approaching human. This study was conducted on 39 one and two year-old horses. Horses were kept in same age...
Life skills for puppies: practical tips for new owners
Contributor(s):: Zulch, H. E.
Making the visit to the veterinarian a positive experience for all
Managing separation anxiety: an evidence-based approach
Contributor(s):: Neilson, J. C.
Pet selection counseling: finding a friend for life
Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. K.
Understanding feline behavior and how that helps your team treat cats
Contributor(s):: Rodan, I.
Unlocking the secrets of the feline psyche to relate better to cats and their owners
Behaviour of cats
Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, J.
The origin, history and effects of domestication, behaviour and relationship with humans of cats are described.
Early experience and behavioural development in foals. (EAAP Publication No.122)
Contributor(s):: Hausberger, M., Henry, S., Richard-Yris, M. A.
The effect of breeding and farm management practices, handling and other environmental factors on the behavioural development of foals are discussed.
Human-animal interaction - the place of the companion animal in society
Contributor(s):: Godfrey, A.
The horse as a companion animal. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)
Contributor(s):: Loving, N. S.
This chapter focuses on the welfare issues associated with horses kept as companion animals. The use of the companion horse for athletic pursuits, breeding, overprotection of foals, incompatibility of the horse to the purchaser, sale and purchase of horses with behavioural problems, loss of...
The human-companion animal bond
Contributor(s):: Anderson, D. C.
The author provides brief annotated references of basic resources on the "human-animal bond," the relationship between people and pets ("companion animals") throughout history. Types of human-animal relationships are very diverse, and the author offers examples of many, including animal-assisted...