Pilot study of the influence of equine assisted therapy on physiological and behavioral parameters related to welfare of horses and patients
| Contributor(s):: Dolores Ayala, M., Carrillo, A., Iniesta, P., Ferrer, P.
Different welfare indicators were studied in three patients with psychomotor alterations and in two horses throughout 9-10 equine assisted therapy sessions in each patient. In horses, heart and respiratory rates, blood pressure, temperature and behavioral signs were studied. In patients, heart...
A novel fish behavior: “Floating” of Paramisgurnus dabryanus loaches
| Contributor(s):: Zhang, Ning, Luo, Wei, Chen, Pengyu, Zhang, Shoudong, Zhang, Yibo, Chen, Defang, Huang, Xiaoli, Jiang, Jun, Wang, Yan, Yang, Shiyong, Yang, Song, Zhao, Liulan, Guo, Zhonggang, Huang, Jie, Long, Yuejin, Du, Zongjun
2022Applied Animal Behaviour Science2461055100168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105510text
The Sleep of Shelter Dogs Was Not Disrupted by Overnight Light Rather than Darkness in a Crossover Trial
| Contributor(s):: Katherine A. Houpt, Hollis N. Erb, Genaro A. Coria-Avila
Dogs in shelters may be unattended at night. The purpose of this study is to describe the night-time behavior of dogs in a shelter and to determine if artificial light affected their sleeping patterns. Ten dogs were video-recorded under both light and dark conditions and their behavior recorded...
Tracking positive and negative affect in PTSD inpatients during a service dog intervention
| Contributor(s):: Woodward, Steven H., Jamison, Andrea L., Gala, Sasha, Lawlor, Catherine, Villasenor, Diana, Tamayo, Gisselle, Puckett, Melissa
Dog behaviour classification with movement sensors placed on the harness and the collar
| Contributor(s):: Kumpulainen, Pekka, Cardó, Anna Valldeoriola, Somppi, Sanni, Törnqvist, Heini, Väätäjä, Heli, Majaranta, Päivi, Gizatdinova, Yulia, Hoog Antink, Christoph, Surakka, Veikko, Kujala, Miiamaaria V., Vainio, Outi, Vehkaoja, Antti
Dreaming about dogs: an online survey
| Contributor(s):: Schredl, M., Bailer, C., Weigel, M. S., Welt, M. S.
Exploring stable-based behaviour and behaviour switching for the detection of bilateral pain in equines
| Contributor(s):: Egan, Sonja, Kearney, Clodagh M., Brama, Pieter A. J., Parnell, Andrew C., McGrath, Denise
2021Applied Animal Behaviour Science2351052140168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105214text
The Role of Pets in Supporting Cognitive-Behavioral Chronic Pain Self-Management: Perspectives of Older Adults
| Contributor(s):: Janevic, Mary R., Shute, Varick, Connell, Cathleen M., Piette, John D., Goesling, Jenna, Fynke, Julie
Exploring the influence of service dogs on participation in daily occupations by veterans with PTSD: A pilot study
| Contributor(s):: McLaughlin, K., Hamilton, A. L.
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.
An Exploratory Study of Human–Dog Co-sleeping Using Actigraphy: Do Dogs Disrupt Their Owner’s Sleep?
| Contributor(s):: Smith, Bradley P., Browne, Matthew, Mack, Jessica, Kontou, Thomas G.
This exploratory study aimed to contribute to the limited research on human–animal co-sleeping by investigating the extent to which human sleep is disturbed by co-sleeping with a dog. Five female Australian dog owners and their dogs were fitted with activity monitors for seven nights. Raw...
An Examination of Adult Women’s Sleep Quality and Sleep Routines in Relation to Pet Ownership and Bedsharing
| Contributor(s):: Hoffman, Christy L., Stutz, Kaylee, Vasilopoulos, Terrie
People in many parts of the world commonly share their beds not only with human partners but also with dogs and cats. Self-report and actigraphy data have shown that sleeping with an adult human partner has both positive and negative impacts on human sleep, but there has been little exploration...
Agreement between different sleep states and behaviour indicators in dairy cows
| Contributor(s):: Ternman, Emma, Pastell, Matti, Agenäs, Sigrid, Strasser, Corina, Winckler, Christoph, Nielsen, Per Peetz, Hänninen, Laura
Conclusive data regarding behavioural indicators of different sleep states in adult dairy cows are lacking, i.e. agreement between behavioural indicators of sleep and corresponding electrophysiological measures. Behavioural estimates for quantifying total sleep time in calves have been developed,...
Sleep in dairy cows recorded with a non-invasive EEG technique
| Contributor(s):: Ternman, Emma, Hänninen, Laura, Pastell, Matti, Agenäs, Sigrid, Nielsen, Per Peetz
Sufficient sleep time is important for both an adequate metabolic system and the immune function. Sleep in animals is often estimated by behavioural observations, or recorded on restrained animals with invasive electroencephalogram (EEG) techniques, which might affect sleep patterns. Earlier...
City of Beasts: How Animals Shaped Georgian London. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2019. xviii + 310pp. 34 figures. Bibliography. £25.00 hbk. £30.00 ebk
| Contributor(s):: Taverner, Charlie
Farm animals populate the next two sections: the cows and pigs reared within the built-up area, and the cattle and sheep driven into the heart of the city to be slaughtered. A recurrent theme of the book is the way in which urban growth actually increased interactions between animals and humans...
Human-Animal Co-Sleeping: An Actigraphy-Based Assessment of Dogs' Impacts on Women's Nighttime Movements
| Contributor(s):: Hoffman, C. L., Browne, M., Smith, B. P.
Evaluation of Pain Mitigation Strategies in Goat Kids after Cautery Disbudding
| Contributor(s):: Ajuda, I., Battini, M., Mattiello, S., Arcuri, C., Stilwell, G.
Service animal as adjuvant treatment for restless leg syndrome
| Contributor(s):: Altschuler, E. L.
2017Med Hypotheses1091990306-987710.1016/j.mehy.2017.10.017engDepartment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) displaying self-injurious behavior show more sleep disruption than controls
| Contributor(s):: Stanwicks, Lauren L., Hamel, Amanda F., Novak, Melinda A.
Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is a pathology observed in both humans and animals. In humans, SIB has been linked to various mental health conditions that are also associated with significant sleep disruption. In rhesus macaques, SIB consists of self-directed biting which can range from mild skin...
Anxiety Symptoms and Sleep Disturbance in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: The Impact of Receiving and Training a Service Dog
| Contributor(s):: Scotland-Coogan, Diane
The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on our combat veterans and their families is extensive. Symptoms of anxiety and the effects of sleep disturbance have a negative impact on daily functioning (Wright et al., 2011). The presence of a dog has demonstrated a reduction in anxiety...