Horse-riding simulators in treatment of chronic low back pain: A meta-analysis
Contributor(s):: Ren, Changsong, Liu, Tianhui, Zhang, Jichen
Connecting farmer mental health with cow health and welfare on dairy farms using robotic milking systems
Contributor(s):: King, M. T. M., Matson, R. D., DeVries, T. J.
Impact of personal values and personality on motivational factors for farmers to work with farm animal welfare: a case of Swedish dairy farmers
Contributor(s):: Hansson, H., Lagerkvist, C. J., Vesala, K. M.
Pokušaj validacije adaptirane lexington skale privrženosti kućnim ljubimcima
| Contributor(s):: Jelena Levačić
Dosadašnja, uglavnom strana istraživanja, pokazala su kako ljudi sa svojim kućnim ljubimcima stvaraju čvrstu emocionalnu vezu iz koje, čini se, proizlaze brojne prednosti za čovjeka, kako na fizičkom tako i na psihološkom planu. U Hrvatskoj je privrženost kućnim ljubimcima...
Development and Application of the Owner-Bird Relationship Scale (OBRS) to Assess the Relation of Humans to Their Pet Birds
| Contributor(s):: Burmeister, A. K., Drasch, K., Rinder, M., Prechsl, S., Peschel, A., Korbel, R., Saam, N. J.
The Canine Frustration Questionnaire—Development of a New Psychometric Tool for Measuring Frustration in Domestic Dogs (Canis familiaris)
| Contributor(s):: Kevin J. McPeake, Lisa M. Collins, Helen Zulch, Daniel S. Mills
Introduction: Psychometric tools have been developed for the assessment of behavioral and affective traits in non-human animals. Frustration can be defined as an emotional reaction experienced after a given expectation is violated. Frustration is a negative emotional state and whilst it...
The Relationship Between Dog-Related Factors and Owners' Attitudes Toward Pets: An Exploratory Cross-Sectional Study in Korea
| Contributor(s):: Kim, W. H., Min, K. D., Cho, S. I., Cho, S.
Validation of the Human-Animal Interaction Scale (HAIS) in Czech Language
| Contributor(s):: Machová, K., Juríčková, V., Nekovářová, T., Svobodová, I.
Human–Animal interaction (HAI) refers to any contact between humans and animals. Despite the lack of standardized measures of evaluation, one possible tool is the Human Animal Interaction Scale (HAIS). This study aimed to evaluate it in Czech language and to verify its use in clinical...
US Residents’ Perceptions of Dog Welfare Needs and Canine Welfare Information Sources
| Contributor(s):: Bir, Courtney, Croney, Candace C., Widmar, Nicole J. Olynk
The extent to which welfare needs of breeding dogs are met in commercial dog-breeding kennels is a potential point of controversy. This analysis sought to understand US residents’ perceptions and priorities related to dog welfare : by investigating (a) perceptions of breeding-dog welfare needs...
Perceptions of Social Responsibility of Prominent Animal Welfare Groups
| Contributor(s):: Widmar, Nicole J. Olynk, Morgan, Carissa J., Croney, Candace C.
Nonhuman animal welfare is an increasingly important component of consumer expectations of corporate social responsibility (CSR). The extent to which prominent animal welfare or protection organizations may influence people’s perceptions of food industry CSR may be related to an organization’s...
Measuring the Strength of Human–Animal Bonds in Zoos
| Contributor(s):: Hosey, Geoff, Birke, Lynda, Shaw, Wendy S., Melfi, Vicky
Repeated interactions within individual human and animal dyads can lead to the establishment of human–animal relationships (HARs), which may vary in quality from good to bad, defined in terms of the positivity (e.g., friendly contact, play) or negativity (e.g., aggression) of the interactions on...
Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Cat Care and Needs Scale (CCANS)
| Contributor(s):: Delgado, Mikel M., Reevy, Gretchen M.
The objective of this study was to develop a brief scale, primarily intended for research applications, that measures how well people report meeting the welfare needs of their pet cats. The practice of keeping cats as a companion animal has increased, and despite their popularity, many cats...
Brief Measures of the Animal Attitude Scale
| Contributor(s):: Herzog, Harold, Grayson, Stephanie, McCord, David
There is increasing interest among social and behavioral scientists in brief measures of attitudes and personality traits. Based on factor analysis and using an existing data set (n = 400 adults), we constructed a 5- and a 10-item version of the widely used animal attitude Scale (AAS). Both...
Canine-Assisted Therapy in Hospitalized Patients Awaiting Heart Transplantation
| Contributor(s):: Snipelisky, D., Smidt, J., Gallup, S., Myrick, J., Bauer, B., Burton, M. C.
Development and psychometric testing of the Canine Owner-Reported Quality of Life questionnaire, an instrument designed to measure quality of life in dogs with cancer
| Contributor(s):: Giuffrida, M. A., Brown, D. C., Ellenberg, S. S., Farrar, J. T.
Inter- and intra-observer reliability of different methods for recording temperament in beef and dairy calves
| Contributor(s):: Vogt, Anina, Aditia, Edit Lesa, Schlechter, Imke, Schütze, Susanne, Geburt, Katrin, Gauly, Matthias, König von Borstel, Uta
Breeding of cattle with docile temperament can simplify routine practices and enhance welfare of cattle in common production systems. The aim of the study was to compare and validate some aspects of assessment methods for temperament traits in cattle for their potential use in breeding...
Pets enhance antidepressant pharmacotherapy effects in patients with treatment resistant major depressive disorder
| Contributor(s):: Mota Pereira, J., Fonte, D.
Hippotherapy for patients with multiple sclerosis: A multicenter randomized controlled trial (MS-HIPPO)
| Contributor(s):: Vermohlen, V., Schiller, P., Schickendantz, S., Drache, M., Hussack, S., Gerber-Grote, A., Pohlau, D.
[The effectiveness of therapeutic horseback-riding in the treatment of chronic schizophrenic patients. Experimental results and clinical experiences]
| Contributor(s):: Scheidhacker, M., Bender, W., Vaitl, P.
Pet Bonding and Pet Bereavement Among Adults
| Contributor(s):: Kelli Brosam
This study was designed to examine the relationship between the intensity of bonding and grief responses among adults following the death of their dogs or cats. Three hypotheses were considered: 1) The strength of the bond between an adult and a pet will predict the intensity of grief following...