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  1. Why isn't the weight coming off? Creative strategies for weight loss

    | Contributor(s):: Linder, D. E.

  2. Animal cognition in a more than human world

    | Contributor(s):: Flynn, P.

    2020 419-422 9781946483201 North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) Orlando, English Human-Animal Bond Association Clearwater, Florida, USA. text

  3. New trends in the human animal bond: it's not just about oxytocin anymore

    | Contributor(s):: Flynn, P.

    2020 423-425 9781946483201 North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) Orlando, English Human-Animal Bond Association Clearwater, Florida, USA. text

  4. I'm 85 years old... maybe a Border Collie isn't right for me?

    | Contributor(s):: Dale, S., Brophey, K.

    2020 414-418 9781946483201 North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) Orlando, English Steve Dale's Pet World Chicago, Illinois, USA. text

  5. "Toddlers & tiaras": pets and kids can live together-safely!

    | Contributor(s):: Curtis, T. M.

    2020 116-116 9781946483201 North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) Orlando, English College of Veterinary Medicine University of Florida, USA.curtist@ufl.edu text

  6. Who are you, really? Unlocking the key to what makes that dog tick

    | Contributor(s):: Brophey, K., Dale, S.

    2020 410-413 9781946483201 North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) Orlando, English The Dog Door Behavior Center Asheville, North Carolina, USA. text

  7. An introduction to navigating owner-directed feline aggression

    | Contributor(s):: Dimenna, G.

  8. Campylobacter and Salmonella in scavenging indigenous chickens in rural central Tanzania: prevalence, antimicrobial resistance, and genomic features

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    | Contributor(s):: Rukambile, E., Sintchenko, V., Muscatello, G., Wang, QinNing, Kiiru, J., Maulaga, W., Magidanga, B., Banda, G., Kock, R., Alders, R.

    Introduction: Salmonella and Campylobacter spp. are commonly reported bacterial foodborne pathogens causing morbidity and mortality worldwide. In rural areas, where there is a high occurrence rate of human–animal interactions and poor hygiene practices, shedding animals...

  9. A conceptual model of the human-animal relationships dynamics during newborn handling on cow-calf operation farms

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    | Contributor(s):: Costa, F. de O., Valente, T. S., Toledo, L. M. de, Ambrosio, L. A., Campo, M. del, Costa, M. J. R. P. da

  10. Working with laboratory rodents in Spain: a survey on welfare and wellbeing

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    | Contributor(s):: Goni-Balentziaga, O., Ortega-Saez, I., Vila, S., Azkona, G.

    BackgroundReplacement, reduction and refinement, the 3R principles, provide a framework to minimize the use and suffering of animals in science. In this context, we aimed to determine the actual perception that individuals working with laboratory rodents in biomedical research have on animal...

  11. Beyond puppy selection-considering the role of puppy raisers in bringing out the best in assistance dog puppies

    | Contributor(s):: Mai, D. L., Howell, T., Benton, P., Bennett, P. C.

    Problem behaviors are the most common reason to reject young dogs from entering advanced training and obtaining certification for work as an assistance dog. Therefore, working toward preventing undesirable behaviors should be prioritized to reduce failure rates. The development of problem...

  12. Human ability to interpret alpaca body language

    | Contributor(s):: Kapustka, J., Budzynska, M.

    In recent years, the interest in the rearing and use of alpacas (Vicugna pacos) has been increasing. However, the number of scientific articles on the behavioral traits of this animal species is still limited. The aim of the study was to determine the human ability to read the body language of...

  13. Human-dog bond in the contemporary mayab: social perceptions and benefits associated with the hunter-Milpa dog in maya peasant-hunter life strategies in Yucatan, Mexico

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    | Contributor(s):: Plata, E., Montiel, S.

    Human-dog interaction has been examined in various sociocultural contexts, but such relationships have not been well explored for contemporary subsistence practices in Neotropical areas. In this study, we document human-dog bonds in terms of their relevance for Maya peasant-hunters' life...

  14. Yawn-like behavior in captive common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

    | Contributor(s):: Enokizu, A., Morisaka, T., Murakami, K., Sakurai, N., Ueda, N., Yoshioka, M.

    Yawning is an involuntary action that begins with a slow opening of the mouth with inhalation, followed by a maximum gaping phase, and ends with a short exhalation and the closing of the mouth. A wide variety of vertebrate species, including humans, yawn. Here, we report underwater...

  15. Humanity's best friend: a dog-centric approach to addressing global challenges

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    | Contributor(s):: Sykes, A., Beirne, P., Horowitz, A., Jones, I., Kalof, L., Karlsson, E., King, T., Litwak, H., McDonald, R. A., Murphy, L. J., Pemberton, N., Promislow, D., Rowan, A., Stahl, P., Tehrani, J., Tourigny, E., Wynne, C. D. L., Strauss, E., Larson, G.

    No other animal has a closer mutualistic relationship with humans than the dog (Canis familiaris). Domesticated from the Eurasian grey wolf (Canis lupus), dogs have evolved alongside humans over millennia in a relationship that has transformed dogs and the environments in which humans and dogs...

  16. Dreaming about dogs: an online survey

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    | Contributor(s):: Schredl, M., Bailer, C., Weigel, M. S., Welt, M. S.

    Dogs have been close human companions for millennia and one would expect—according to the continuity hypothesis of dreaming—that dogs are also quite common in dreams. Previous studies showed that the percentages of dreams that include dogs range from about 1.5% to 5%, but studies...

  17. Dog tales: mindful Dog Interactions evoke similar experiences to Dog Assisted Mindfulness meditations

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    | Contributor(s):: Oliva, J. L., Green, T. R.

    Stay-at-home regulations in response to COVID-19 have put humans at increased risk of loneliness. Some studies support dog ownership as a protection against loneliness, while other studies have suggested the lockdowns can be used to reflect upon the similar restrictions owners impose on their...

  18. Coexistence of diversified dog socialities and territorialities in the city of Concepcion, Chile

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    | Contributor(s):: Miternique, H. C., Gaunet, F.

    There has been scant research on the presence of stray dogs in cities. Studying their very considerable presence in Concepción (Chile) provided a unique opportunity to learn more about the different patterns of sociality and territoriality exhibited by the dog species. Via a set of case...

  19. 'All ears': a questionnaire of 1516 owner perceptions of the mental abilities of pet rabbits, subsequent resource provision, and the effect on welfare

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    | Contributor(s):: McMahon, S. A., Wigham, E.

    Pet rabbit welfare is a hidden crisis: Inappropriately housed, fed, and not routinely provided healthcare—rabbits can often suffer painful conditions and shortened lifespans. This study provides novel understanding of owners’ perceptions of rabbits’ mental capabilities; how this...

  20. Assessment of meat-type sheep welfare using animal-based measures

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    | Contributor(s):: M'Hamdi, N., Darej, C., Attia, K., Guesmi, H., Znaidi, I. E. A., Bouraoui, R., M'Hamdi, H., Marzouki, L., Ayadi, M.

    This study aimed to assess the welfare of Tunisian sheep in extensive sheep production systems using animal-based measures of ewe welfare. This study encompasses the first national survey of sheep welfare in which animal-based outcomes were tested. Animal-based welfare measures were derived from...