The Translation and Validation of the Dutch Monash Dog–Owner Relationship Scale (MDORS)
| Contributor(s):: Emmy A.E. van Houtert, Nienke Endenburg, Joris J. Wijnker, T. Bas Rodenburg, Hein A. van Lith, Eric Vermetten
The Monash Dog–Owner Relationship Scale (MDORS) is a questionnaire that is used to evaluate the perceived relationship between humans and their dog. This questionnaire was originally only formulated and validated in English, which limits its use among non-English speaking individuals....
Psychometric properties of the Lexington Attachment to Pets Scale: Mexican version (LAPS-M)
| Contributor(s):: Ramírez, Mónica Teresa González, Berumen, Lucía del Carmen Quezada, Hernández, René Landero
Welcoming Children, Pets and Guests: Towards Functional Equivalence in the Languages of 'Agriturismo' and 'Farmhouse Holidays'
| Contributor(s):: Bonelli, Elena Tognini, Manca, Elena
For Science, Love and Money: The Social Worlds of Poultry and Rabbit Breeding in Britain, 1900-1940
| Contributor(s):: Marie, Jenny
Students' attitudes to animal welfare and rights in Europe and Asia
| Contributor(s):: Phillips, C. J. C., Izmirli, S., Aldavood, S. J., Alonso, M., Choe, B. I., Hanlon, A., Handziska, A., Illmann, G., Keeling, L., Kennedy, M., Lee, G. H., Lund, V., Mejdell, C., Pelagic, V. R., Rehn, T.
A summative evaluation of a dolphin assisted therapy program for children with special needs
| Contributor(s):: Rachel M. Dilts
This dissertation reviews the literature on the specialty area of dolphin assisted therapy (DAT), a subfield of animal assisted therapy (AAT). To date the literature on the effectiveness of DAT has been mixed although a majority of it is positive. The study was conducted with 40 parents whose...
Factors associated with aggressive responses in pet dogs
| Contributor(s):: Hsu, YuYing, Sun, LiChing
This study used The Canine Behavioral Assessment and Research Questionnaire (C-BARQ) and regression models to explore the relative importance of dog and owner characteristics, living environment and owner-dog interaction to household dogs' aggressiveness towards strangers, owners and other dogs....
Factors affecting response of dogs to obedience instruction: a field and experimental study
| Contributor(s):: Braem, M. D., Mills, D. S.
Communication is an essential component of the translation of learning theory into the practical control of the behaviour of dogs. A handler sends a signal (e.g. a command), to which their dog responds. This response is dependent on the dog's perception of the signal rather than the intention of...