Non-invasive Assessment of Fecal Stress Biomarkers in Hunting Dogs During Exercise and at Rest
| Contributor(s):: Augusta Zannoni, Marco Pietra, Alba Gaspardo, Pier Attilio Accorsi, Monica Barone, Silvia Turroni, Luca Laghi, Chenglin Zhu, Patrizia Brigidi, Monica Forni
Intense exercise causes to organisms to have oxidative stress and inflammation at the gastrointestinal (GI) level. The reduction in intestinal blood flow and the exercise-linked thermal damage to the intestinal mucosa can cause intestinal barrier disruption, followed by an inflammatory...
Koulukoira luokkahuoneessa : toimintatutkimus koira-avusteisen pedagogiikan hyödyntämisestä 1. luokan opetuksessa
| Contributor(s):: Linda Vatanen, Milja Vesa
Tämä on laadullinen toimintatutkimus koira-avusteisen pedagogiikan vaikutuksista yleisopetuksen luokassa. Tutkimuksen yhtenä tavoitteena on lisätä tietoa koulukoirien ja koira-avusteisen pedagogiikan hyödyistä. Tutkimus toteutettiin pirkanmaalaisessa koulussa...
"Don't bring me a dog...I'll just keep it": understanding unplanned dog acquisitions amongst a sample of dog owners attending canine health and welfare community events in the United Kingdom
| Contributor(s):: Holland, K. E., Mead, R., Casey, R. A., Upjohn, M. M., Christley, R. M.
Understanding the factors that result in people becoming dog owners is key to developing messaging around responsible acquisition and providing appropriate support for prospective owners to ensure a strong dog-owner bond and optimise dog welfare. This qualitative study investigated factors that...
Educational Research Report: A 45-year Retrospective Content Analysis of JVME Articles
| Contributor(s):: Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. M., Alpi, K. M.
Hiker Narratives of Living among Bears on the Appalachian Trail
| Contributor(s):: Marx, K.
Overview of Centers and Institutes for Human-Animal Interaction in the United States
| Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Jessica Bibbo, Christy L. Hoffman, Megan K. Mueller, Zenithson Y. Ng, Virginia A. Buechner-Maxwell
Academic centers and institutes represent critical hubs for the advancement of areas of scholarly and societal interest. We conducted a survey of 16 academic centers and institutes for human-animal interaction (HAI) in the United States to systematically document the current state of academic...
Human-Animal Interaction Interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes: A Decade of Progress
| Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Alan M. Beck
The field of human-animal interaction (HAI) represents the interdisciplinary study of the effects and mechanisms of the interrelationships between humans and animals. These relationships date back centuries, yet have only recently been the focus of scholastic study. The academic focus of HAI...
Sleep Duration and Behaviours: A Descriptive Analysis of a Cohort of Dogs up to 12 Months of Age
| Contributor(s):: Kinsman, R., Owczarczak-Garstecka, S., Casey, R., Knowles, T., Tasker, S., Woodward, J., Da Costa, R., Murray, J.
Critical Review of Research Methods Used to Consider the Impact of Human-Animal Interaction on Older Adults' Health
| Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Gee, N. R.
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Animals in Research and Education: Ethical Issues
| Contributor(s):: Laura Jane Bishop, Anita Lonnes Nolen
Scientific inquiry is inexorably tied to animal experimentation in the popular imagination and human history. Many, if not most, of the spectacular innovations in the medical understanding and treatment of today’s human maladies have been based on research using animals. However, the use...
The ophthalmic health and refractive state of working dogs in South Brazil
| Contributor(s):: de Oliveira, J. K., Bortolini, M., Schaller, M., Schuchmann, R. K., Moore, B. A., Montiani-Ferreira, F.
Background: Working dogs, such as police dogs and guide dogs, have important roles in the contemporary society by performing specific and demanding jobs. Ocular health and the maintenance of good visual acuity are imperative to strong work performance and thus human safety. Aim: The aim of this...
Use of Primates in Research: What Do We Know About Captive Strepsirrhine Primates?
| Contributor(s):: Lázaro, Gloria Fernández, Zehr, Sarah, García, Enrique Alonso
The increasing debate and restrictions on primate research have prompted many surveys about their status. However, there is a lack of information regarding strepsirrhine primates in the literature. This study provides an overview of research on strepsirrhines in captivity by analyzing scientific...
Advances in Applied Zoo Animal Welfare Science
| Contributor(s):: Ward, Samantha J., Sherwen, Sally, Clark, Fay E.
Nonhuman animal welfare science is the scientific study of the welfare state of animals that attempts to make inferences about how animals feel from their behavior, endocrine function, and/or signs of physical health. These welfare measurements are applicable within zoos yet inherently more...
Biology, behavior, and environmental enrichment for the captive African clawed frog (Xenopus spp)
| Contributor(s):: Chum, Helen, Felt, Stephen, Garner, Joseph, Green, Sherril
Xenopus are a hardy, long-lived, aquatic amphibian species which readily adapt to a captive environment. This characteristic makes Xenopus ideal for the laboratory, where they are used extensively in basic and biomedical research. Though husbandry practices for Xenopus have not been standardized,...
Project Management Principles for Optimizing Publication Productivity of Mixed Methods Studies
| Contributor(s):: Baim-Lance, Abigail, Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J., Wisdom, Jennifer P.
Mixed methods research is increasingly valued, although little attention has been placed on how to execute such projects well to achieve optimal publication for impact. Multiple publications from a single study allow scholars to explicate findings that cannot be contained in a single article and...
Process Evaluation of Animal-Assisted Therapy: Feasibility and Relevance of a Dog-Assisted Therapy Program in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Wijker, C., Leontjevas, R., Spek, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J.
Critical Review of Research Methods Used to Consider the Impact of Human–Animal Interaction on Older Adults' Health
| Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Gee, Nancy R.
Participatory methodologies in research with children: creative and innovative approaches
| Contributor(s):: Pereira, V. R., Coimbra, V. C. C., Cardoso, C. S., Oliveira, N. A., Vieira, A. C. G., Nobre, M. O., Nino, M. E. L.