"Early" cat ownership and the risk of sensitization and allergic rhinitis in Ligurian children with respiratory symptoms
Contributor(s):: Fasce, L., Tosca, M. A., Silvestri, M., Olcese, R., Pistorio, A., Rossi, G. A.
A Comparison of Zoo Animal Behavior in the Presence of Familiar and Unfamiliar People
| Contributor(s):: Martin, Rosemary Anne, Melfi, Vicky
As recorded in domestic nonhuman animals, regular interactions between animals in zoos and keepers and the resulting relationship formed (human–animal relationship [HAR]) are likely to influence the animals' behaviors with associated welfare consequences. HAR formation requires that zoo...
A day care program and evaluation of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) for the elderly with senile dementia
| Contributor(s):: Kanamori, M., Suzuki, M., Yamamoto, K., Kanda, M., Matsui, Y., Kojima, E., Fukawa, H., Sugita, T., Oshiro, H.
A look at the ecotherapy research evidence
| Contributor(s):: Chalquist, Craig
A note on changes in ingestive behaviour of sheep following shearing
| Contributor(s):: Arnold, G. W.
The grazing behaviour and herbage intake of sheep grazing at 4 stocking rates were recorded before and after shearing in winter. Following shearing, grazing time was reduced but intake of OM/h increased at all stocking rates even though the amount of feed available was very low at the highest...
A note on the relationship between time spent in turnout and behaviour during turnout in horses ( Equus caballus )
| Contributor(s):: Chaya, L., Cowan, E., McGuire, B.
We examined if time spent in turnout influenced behaviour during turnout for horses maintained in stalls and given either 2 h/week (n=7) or 12 h/week (n=7) of turnout. Horses turned out for 2 h/week were more likely than those turned out for 12 h/week to trot, canter, and buck. Frequency of...
A study of owner observed behavioural and lifestyle changes in cats with musculoskeletal disease before and after analgesic therapy
| Contributor(s):: Bennett, D., Morton, C.
Agent-based modelling in applied ethology: An exploratory case study of behavioural dynamics in tail biting in pigs
| Contributor(s):: Boumans, Iris J. M. M., Hofstede, Gert Jan, Bolhuis, J. Elizabeth, de Boer, Imke J. M., Bokkers, Eddie A. M.
Understanding behavioural dynamics in pigs is important to assess pig welfare in current intensive pig production systems. Agent-based modelling (ABM) is an approach to gain insight into behavioural dynamics in pigs, but its use in applied ethology and animal welfare science has been limited so...
Agility and search and rescue training differently affects pet dogs' behaviour in socio-cognitive tasks
| Contributor(s):: Marshall-Pescini, S., Passalacqua, C., Barnard, S., Valsecchi, P., Prato-Previde, E.
An ethicist's commentary on animal welfare versus food safety in collecting antler velvet
| Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
An ethicist's commentary on over-vaccination
An ethicist's commentary on the case of a client ignoring organic standards
An ethicist's commentary on the case of the academic veterinarian who returns to private practice
Annual veterinary productivity in companion animal practice in the different provinces
| Contributor(s):: Darren Osborne
Which province has the highest level of veterinary productivity in companion animal practice? Appointment books, client records, and staff schedules were explored to find out which province is the busiest.The contest was restricted to companion animal practices, because it was felt unfair to...
Backyard poultry raising in Bangladesh: a valued resource for the villagers and a setting for zoonotic transmission of avian influenza. A qualitative study
| Contributor(s):: Sultana, R., Nahar, N., Rimi, N. A., Azad, S., Islam, M. S., Gurley, E. S., Luby, S. P.
Barking and mobbing
| Contributor(s):: Lord, K., Feinstein, M., Coppinger, R.
Behavior associated with parturition in the domestic goat
| Contributor(s):: Lickliter, R. E.
The behaviour of does during labour, birth and the post-partum period and the behaviour of kids during and after birth are described in goats under confined but undisturbed conditions. Most females (76
Behavioural time-budgets and beak related behaviour in floor-housed turkeys
| Contributor(s):: Hughes, B. O., Grigor, P. N.
The behavioural time budget of 140 turkey poults housed on litter in groups of 10-11 in small pens was recorded by individual scan sampling from 1-day-old to 12-weeks-old. Over this period some behaviour (sitting/sleeping) remained relatively constant, some (feeding) declined and remained low,...
Can therapy dogs improve pain and satisfaction after total joint arthroplasty? A randomized controlled trial
| Contributor(s):: Harper, C. M., Dong, Y., Thornhill, T. S., Wright, J., Ready, J., Brick, G. W., Dyer, G.
Cancer odor in the blood of ovarian cancer patients: a retrospective study of detection by dogs during treatment, 3 and 6 months afterward
| Contributor(s):: Horvath, G., Andersson, H., Nemes, S.