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  1. The 3Rs of the animal experimentation in the mirror of the 21th century's scientific achievementsAz allatkiserletek 3R-je a XXI. szazadi tudomanyos eredmenyek tukreben

    Contributor(s):: Fekete, S. G.

  2. Dogs can discriminate between human baseline and psychological stress condition odours

    Contributor(s):: Wilson, C., Campbell, K., Petzel, Z., Reeve, C.

  3. Methodological Considerations in Canine Olfactory Detection Research

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    | Contributor(s):: Lucia Lazarowski, Sarah Krichbaum, Lauryn E. DeGreeff, Alison Simon, Melissa Singletary, Craig Angle, L. Paul Waggoner

    Dogs are increasingly used in a wide range of detection tasks including explosives, narcotics, medical, and wildlife detection. Research on detection dog performance is important to understand olfactory capabilities, behavioral characteristics, improve training, expand deployment practices, and...

  4. Effects of a Dog-Assisted Social- and Emotional-Competence Training for Prisoners: A Controlled Study

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    | Contributor(s):: Hediger, K., Marti, R., Urfer, V., Schenk, A., Gutwein, V., Dörr, C.

    BACKGROUND: Previous research has called for improving psychological interventions and developing new treatments for prisoners. Animal-assisted prison-based programmes have increasingly been used as an approach, but there is a lack of studies investigating the effectiveness of such programmes....

  5. Defining Terms Used for Animals Working in Support Roles for People with Support Needs

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    | Contributor(s):: Howell, T. J., Nieforth, L., Thomas-Pino, C., Samet, L., Agbonika, S., Cuevas-Pavincich, F., Fry, N. E., Hill, K., Jegatheesan, B., Kakinuma, M., MacNamara, M., Mattila-Rautiainen, S., Perry, A., Tardif-Williams, C. Y., Walsh, E. A., Winkle, M., Yamamoto, M., Yerbury, R., Rawat, V., Alm, K., Avci, A., Bailey, T., Baker, H., Benton, P., Binney, C., Boyle, S., Brandes, H., Carr, A. M., Coombe, W., Coulter, K., Darby, A., Davies, L., Delisle, E., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Fournier, A., Fox, M., Gee, N., Graham, T. M., Hamilton-Bruce, A., Hansen, T. G. B., Hart, L., Heirs, M., Hooper, J., Howe, R., Johnson, E., Jones, M., Karagiannis, C., Kieson, E., Kim, S. A., Kivlen, C., Lanning, B., Lewis, H., Linder, D., Mai, D. L., Mariti, C., Mead, R., Ferreira, G. M., Ngai, D., O'Keeffe, S., O'Connor, G., Olsen, C., Ormerod, E., Power, E. R., Pritchard, P. A., Rodriguez, K., Rook, D., Ruby, M. B., Schofield, L., Signal, T., Steel, J., Stone, W., Symonds, M., Rooy, D. V., Warda, T., Wilson, M., Young, J., Bennett, P.

    The nomenclature used to describe animals working in roles supporting people can be confusing. The same term may be used to describe different roles, or two terms may mean the same thing. This confusion is evident among researchers, practitioners, and end users. Because certain animal roles are...

  6. A Section on Service Animals in the Microbiology Teaching Laboratory Has Been Included in the 2019 Update to the Guidelines for Biosafety in Teaching Laboratories

    | Contributor(s):: Meyer, E., Rengarajan, K., Meechan, P., Fowler, P.

  7. Intranasal oxytocin studies on dogs might not be double-blind

    | Contributor(s):: Kis, Anna, Bolló, Henrietta, Gergely, Anna, Topál, József

  8. An Ethics Toolkit to Support Animal-Centered Research and Design

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    | Contributor(s):: Ruge, L., Mancini, C.

    Designers and researchers who work with animals need to employ an array of ethical competencies to guarantee the welfare of animals taking part in animal-centered research. The emerging field of Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI), which deals with the design of animal-centered interactive...

  9. From Regulating Emotions to Less Lonely Screen Time: Parents' Qualitative Perspectives of the Benefits and Challenges of Adolescent Pet Companionship

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    | Contributor(s):: Charmaraman, L., Cobas, S., Weed, J., Gu, Q., Kiel, E., Chin, H., Gramajo, A., Mueller, M. K.

    Adolescence is a prime developmental period to explore human-pet relationships, particularly given that teens are often relying less on their families, and more on other attachment figures such as peers and pets. However, most research on pet companionship is conducted with adults and young...

  10. Measuring Equine-Assisted Therapy: Validation and Confirmatory Factor Analysis of an ICF-Based Standardized Assessment-Tool

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    | 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,...

  11. Ethical Considerations in Oncology and Palliative Care Research During COVID-19

    | Contributor(s):: Akard, T. F., Gilmer, M. J., Hendricks-Ferguson, V. L.

  12. The Who, Where, and What of Publications in the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science from 2009 to 2019: A Bibliometric Analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Rousseau, C. X., Binfet, J. T.

  13. How Can Systematic Reviews Teach Us More about the Implementation of the 3Rs and Animal Welfare?

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    | Contributor(s):: Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga, Judith van Luijk

    This paper describes the introduction of the systematic review methodology in animal-based research and the added value of this methodology in relation to the 3Rs and beyond. The 3Rs refer to Replacement, Reduction, and Refinement of animal studies. A systematic review (SR) is defined as a...

  14. Principal Component Analysis as a novel method for the assessment of the enclosure use patterns of captive Livingstone's fruit bats (Pteropus livingstonii)

    | Contributor(s):: Edwards, Morgan J., Hosie, Charlotte A., Smith, Tessa E., Wormell, Dominic, Price, Eluned, Stanley, Christina R.

    The Spread of Participation Index (SPI) is a standard tool for assessing the suitability of enclosure design by measuring how captive animals access space. This metric, however, lacks the precision to quantify individual-level space utilization or to determine how the distribution of resources...

  15. Equine-assisted psychotherapy with traumatized couples-Improvement of relationship quality and psychological symptoms

    | Contributor(s):: Willmund, G., Zimmermann, P., Alliger-Horn, C., Varn, A., Fischer, C., Parent, I., Sobottka, A., Bering, R., Rose, C., Ströhle, A., Köhler, K.

  16. The Effects of Bonding with a Canine on Bereavement Following the Loss of a Family Member

    | Contributor(s):: Turab, Mahwish A.

  17. Investigating Human-Animal Interactions in Homes of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Mixed Methods Approach

    | Contributor(s):: Lisk, Caitlin R.

  18. Prophecies of Palestine: Geology and Intimate Knowledge of the Subterranean

    | Contributor(s):: Assali, Hadeel

  19. Improving Daily Functioning of Gang Affiliated Juvenile Offenders through Animal-Assisted Therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Pataky, Ashley L.

  20. Controlling the Uncontrollable: a Grounded Discursive Study of the Human-Animal Relationship “Captured” in the Rogue Elephant

    | Contributor(s):: Granden, Michelle