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  1. Validation of accelerometers to automatically record postures and number of steps in growing lambs

    Contributor(s):: Högberg, Niclas, Höglund, Johan, Carlsson, Annelie, Saint-Jeveint, Marie, Lidfors, Lena

    We validated the accuracy of two commercially available activity loggers for cattle in determining lying and standing durations, number of lying bouts and number of steps in growing lambs. Ten growing lambs divided into two weight classes were fitted with an IceTag on the right hind leg and an...

  2. Development and validation of a quality of life assessment tool for use in kennelled dogs (Canis familiaris)

    Contributor(s):: Kiddie, Jenna L., Collins, Lisa M.

    There is currently no objective and validated quality of life assessment tool available to assess the quality of life of domestic dogs in kennels. This study aimed to develop a validated scoring system to assess the quality of life of dogs kennelled in rehoming centres. Objective animal-based...

  3. Salivary oxytocin in pigs, cattle, and goats during positive human-animal interactions

    Contributor(s):: Lurzel, S., Buckendorf, L., Waiblinger, S., Rault, J. L.

  4. Faecal cortisol metabolites as an indicator of adrenocortical activity in farmed silver foxes (Vulpes vulpes)

    Contributor(s):: Hovland, Anne Lene, Rød, Anne Marit S., Eriksen, Marit Skog, Palme, Rupert, Nordgreen, Janicke, Mason, Georgia J.

    Measuring glucocorticoid metabolites in faeces has proven a useful, non-invasive method to monitor adrenocortical activity in several farm and wild species. Unlike plasma cortisol, whose sampling requires restraint and blood draws, faecal cortisol metabolites (FCM) may be particularly suitable...

  5. The moral standing of animals: Towards a psychology of speciesism

    Contributor(s):: Caviola, Lucius, Everett, Jim A. C., Faber, Nadira S.

  6. Non-pharmacological approaches to alleviate distress in dementia care

    Contributor(s):: Mitchell, Gary, Agnelli, Joanne

  7. Animal Assisted Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review

    Contributor(s):: Davis, Tonya N., Scalzo, Rachel, Butler, Erin, Stauffer, Megan, Farah, Yara N., Perez, Scott, Mainor, Kristen, Clark, Cathryn, Miller, Stacy, Kobylecky, Alicia, Coviello, Laura

  8. Aggression and Hunting Attitudes

    Contributor(s):: Wilson, M. S., Peden, E.

  9. Dog at My Feet: A Moment of Identity Construction within Dissertation Acknowledgements

    Contributor(s):: Billany, R.

    Human-animal studies (HAS) is a legitimate and multidisciplinary academic endeavor. In the last three decades, there has been a proliferation of articles revealing multiple ways of knowing about the human-animal relationship. This paper, informed by social psychological theories, turns the mirror...

  10. Development and validation of a Dog Personality Questionnaire

    Contributor(s):: Jones, Amanda Claire

  11. Nonpharmacological management of agitated behaviours associated with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Forbes, Dorothy A., Peacock, Shelley, Morgan, Debra

  12. Attitudes toward Animals: The Effect of Priming Thoughts of Human-Animal Similarities and Mortality Salience on the Evaluation of Companion Animals

    Contributor(s):: Beatson, R., Loughnan, S., Halloran, M.