Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2
Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian
A Novel Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Improves Glycemic Control: Preliminary Results From a Pilot Randomized Control Trial
Contributor(s):: Maranda, Louise, Lau, May, Stewart, Sunita M., Gupta, Olga T.
Evaluating a website to teach children safety with dogs
Contributor(s):: Schwebel, David C., McClure, Leslie A., Severson, Joan
Canine scent detection of human cancers: a review of methods and accuracy
Contributor(s):: Moser, E., McCulloch, M.
Psychometric properties of the Lexington Attachment to Pets Scale: Mexican version (LAPS-M)
Contributor(s):: Gonzalez Ramirez, M. T., Quezada Berumen, L. del C., Landero Hernandez, R.
The Lexington Attachment to Pets Scale (LAPS) is perhaps the most widely used instrument to assess human emotional attachments to pets and is suitable for both dog and cat owners. However, this instrument has not been translated into Spanish. Thus, the present study aimed to assess the...
Development of a novel paradigm for the measurement of olfactory discrimination in dogs ( Canis familiaris): a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Salvin, H. E., McGrath, C., McGreevy, P. D., Valenzuela, M. J.
Olfactory dysfunction in older human beings has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline, yet age-related changes in olfactory behavior have received little attention in the dog model of human aging. We developed an odor habituation and fine odor discrimination...
Statistical power, effect size and animal welfare: recommendations for good practice
Contributor(s):: Hawkins, D., Gallacher, E., Gammell, M.
The effects of the presence of a companion animal on physiological arousal and behavioral distress in children during a physical examination
Contributor(s):: Nagengast, S. L., Baun, M. M., Megel, M., Leibowitz, J. M.
A non-intrusive method of assessing plumage condition in commercial flocks of laying hens
Contributor(s):: Bright, A., Jones, T. A., Dawkins, M. S.
The harmonisation of longitudinal data: a case study using data from cohort studies in The Netherlands and the United Kingdom
Contributor(s):: Bath, Peter A., Deeg, Dorly, Poppelaars, J. A. N.
Conflict and reconciliation behavior trends of the bottlenose dolphin ( Tursiops truncatus )
Contributor(s):: Holobinko, A., Waring, G. H.
Wild bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations display societal structures characterized by numerous and frequent changes in group composition, complex social relationships, and high levels of cooperation, attributes also observed in human and nonhuman primate cultures. Maintaining...
Animal-Assisted Therapy with Farm Animals for Persons with Psychiatric Disorders: Effects on Anxiety and Depression, a Randomized Controlled Trial
Contributor(s):: Berget, Bente, Ekeberg, Øivind, Pedersen, Ingeborg, Braastad, Bjarne O.
Human -- canine interaction: exploring stress indicator response patterns of salivary cortisol and immunoglobulin A
Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Tychowski, Joanna, Gonzalez, Andres, Boyd, Zakiya
Evaluation of a companion animal program on a continuing care psychiatric unit
Contributor(s):: Cassidy, K., Webb, L., McKeown, D., Stiles, T.
Fish aquarium animal assisted therapy and its influence on clients with multiple sclerosis
Contributor(s):: Jacobson, G., Sato, A., Gilmore, B.
Effects of animal-assisted therapy on agitated behaviors and social interactions of older adults with dementia: an evidence-based therapeutic recreation intervention
Contributor(s):: Richeson, N. E.
The effects of small dogs on vital signs in elderly women: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Luptak, J. E., Nuzzo, N. A.
Discrimination between conspecific odour samples in the horse ( Equus caballus )
Contributor(s):: Hothersall, B., Harris, P., Sortoft, L., Nicol, C. J.
Behavioural observations suggest that smell is important in social discriminations between horses but balanced studies of this capacity are lacking. We used a habituation-discrimination procedure to investigate the ability of horses to distinguish between pairs of odour samples from different...
The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) in Australia and New Zealand: a survey of owners' experiences with their greyhounds one month after adoption
Contributor(s):: Elliott, R., Toribio, J. A. L. M. L., Wigney, D.
Research on canine rehoming to date has focused on shelter dogs and currently no published studies evaluate greyhound rehoming schemes. This prospective study examined the success of greyhound adoption attained by the Greyhound Adoption Program or Greyhounds As Pets (GAP) in Australia and New...
Influence of indoor-cat group size and dominance rank on urinary cortisol levels
Contributor(s):: Lichtsteiner, M., Turner, D. C.
Domestic cats (Felis silvestris catus) are often housed indoors both singly and in groups. However, there is a lack of studies dealing with cat-cat relationships, group composition and effects of environmental parameters on the well-being of privately-owned cats. One way to index the effects of...