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Automatically measured variables related to tenderness of hoof placement and weight distribution are valuable indicators for lameness in dairy cows
Contributor(s):: Van De Gucht, Tim, Saeys, Wouter, Van Weyenberg, Stephanie, Lauwers, Ludwig, Mertens, Koen, Vandaele, Leen, Vangeyte, Jürgen, Van Nuffel, Annelies
As lameness detection in dairy cattle using visual locomotion scoring is cumbersome and subjective, research efforts are dedicated to develop automatic lameness detection systems. ‘Tender hoof placement’ and the distribution of the body weight over the four legs are possible lameness indicators,...
Housing for People with an Acquired Brain or Spinal Injury: Mapping the Australian Funding Landscape
Contributor(s):: Wright, C. J., Colley, J., Knudsen, K., Kendall, E.
Habitus and responsible dog-ownership: reconsidering the health promotion implications of 'dog-shaped' holes in people's lives
Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Rock, M., Rogers, W., Riley, T.
Responsible dog ownership has been identified as a point of intervention to promote physical activity, based upon an expectation of dog walking in public space. Nevertheless, quantitative research has found variability among owners in their dog walking. In this study, we explore the implications...
Owning a Pet Can Improve a Patient's Mood, Outlook
Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2
Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian
Grief for animal companions and an approach to supporting their bereaved owners
Contributor(s):: Hewson, Caroline
Contributor(s):: Karasik, Rona J., Berry, Judy
Grief and bereavement issues and the loss of a companion animal: People living with a companion animal, owners of livestock, and animal support workers
Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, Anna
Companion animals play various roles in people’s lives and these roles can impact on loss, grief, bereavement and mourning when the animal has been lost, whether that is through death, when missing, or when relinquished. This paper considers not only companion animal owners, but also those who...
An Examination of the Possible Benefits for Well-Being Arising from the Social Interactions that Occur while Dog Walking
Contributor(s):: Antonacopoulos, N. M. D., Pychyl, T. A.
The Possible Role of Companion-Animal Anthropomorphism and Social Support in the Physical and Psychological Health of Dog Guardians
Support network of adolescents with chronic disease: Adolescents' perspective
Contributor(s):: Kyngäs, Helvi
Therapeutic help from man's best friend
Contributor(s):: Lisa Bryden
It's tempting to say that organizers are hoping to orchestrate a nationwide, exuberant woof. Or at least give a voice to a growing health care sector known as animal-assisted support services.
The Human-Animal Bond and Loss: Providing Support for Grieving Clients
Contributor(s):: Toray, Tamina
How to deal with clients when their pets die
Contributor(s):: Malmierca, E.
Veterinarians need to show understanding and provide more personal treatment during visits where clients' pets are put down. Reasons for putting down animals include loss of quality of life due to old age, terminal illnesses, or non-treatable behavioural problems. Vets can and should assess,...