Defining the Characteristics of Successful Biosecurity Scent Detection Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Moser, Ariella Y., Brown, Wendy Y., Bennett, Pauleen, Taylor, Peta S., Wilson, Bethany, McGreevy, Paul
To perform their role effectively, scent detection dogs require certain characteristics. Identifying these characteristics will inform the selection of prospective dogs and preferred approaches to their training. The current study drew upon the perspectives of industry stakeholders to identify...
Cat coat color, personality traits and the cat-owner relationship scale: a study with cat owners in Mexico
| Contributor(s):: Gonzalez-Ramirez, M. T., Landero-Hernandez, R.
Studies regarding the cat-owner bond are quite rare, and several aspects merit more research, including personality trait differences in cats related to coat color and the cat-owner relationship. The objectives of the study were to describe, from the perspective of their owners, the personality...
Dogs working in schools-safety awareness and animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Bidoli, E. M. Y., Firnkes, A., Bartels, A., Erhard, M. H., Doring, D.
Gaining popularity, animal-assisted education is thought to enhance learning processes and children's development, inter alia. While previous research has focused on these potential positive effects for the pupils, animal welfare and human safety in the classroom are aspects that have hardly...
Can animal personalities save human lives? Evidence for repeatable differences in activity and anxiety in African giant pouched rats (Cricetomys ansorgei)
| Contributor(s):: Vanden Broecke, Bram, Abraham, Laura, Webb, E. Kate, Schneider, Miriam, Fast, Cynthia D.
Comparing Owner-Rated Dog Temperament Measures and a Measure of Owner Personality: An Exploratory Study
| Contributor(s):: Plueckhahn, Tania C., Schneider, Luke A., Delfabbro, Paul H.
The mane factor: Compliance is associated with increased hair cortisol in the horse
| Contributor(s):: Jolivald, Aurélie, Ijichi, Carrie, Hall, Carol, Yarnell, Kelly
Personality and Compassion for Animals
| Contributor(s):: Hopwood, Christopher J., Stahlmann, Alexander G., Bleidorn, Wiebke
Personality Traits of Brazilian Pet Owners and Nonowners and Their Association with Attachment to Pets
| Contributor(s):: de Albuquerque, Nathália Saraiva, Costa, Dalton Breno, Rodrigues, Gabriel dos Reis, Sessegolo, Natália Silva, Machado, Jéssica Santos, Rossi, Tainá, Moret-Tatay, Carmen, Irigaray, Tatiana Quarti
The relationship between feline-ality™, the interpersonal circumplex, and cat characteristics
| Contributor(s):: Darling, Saethra, Ha, James C.
Behavioural indicators of range use in four broiler strains
| Contributor(s):: Bonnefous, Claire, Calandreau, Ludovic, Le Bihan-Duval, Elisabeth, Ferreira, Vitor Hugo Bessa, Barbin, Alexandre, Collin, Anne, Reverchon, Maxime, Germain, Karine, Ravon, Laure, Kruger, Nina, Mignon-Grasteau, Sandrine, Guesdon, Vanessa
What makes a good dog-owner team? – A systematic review about compatibility in personality and attachment
| Contributor(s):: Bender, Yana, Bräuer, Juliane, Schweinberger, Stefan R.
A possible basis for personality in dogs: Individual differences in affective predispositions
| Contributor(s):: Svartberg, Kenth
Looking beyond the Shoal: Fish Welfare as an Individual Attribute
| Contributor(s):: Torgerson-White, Lauri, Sánchez-Suárez, Walter
Welfare is an individual attribute. In general, providing captive nonhuman animals with conditions conducive to good welfare is an idea more easily applied when dealing with few individuals. However, this becomes much harder—if not impossible—under farming conditions that may imply high numbers...
Elevated Sensitivity to Tactile Stimuli in Stereotypic Horses
| Contributor(s):: Sabrina Briefer Freymond, Déborah Bardou, Sandrine Beuret, Iris Bachmann, Klaus Zuberbühler, Elodie F. Briefer
Although stereotypic behaviors are a common problem in captive animals, why certain individuals are more prone to develop them remains elusive. In horses, individuals show considerable differences in how they perceive and react to external events, suggesting that this may partially account for...
Female horses are more socially dependent than geldings kept in riding clubs
| Contributor(s):: Górecka-Bruzda, Aleksandra, Jastrzębska, Ewa, Drewka, Magdalena, Nadolna, Zuzanna, Becker, Katarzyna, Lansade, Lea
Estimating the repeatability of behavioral traits in Norduz sheep subjected to an arena test
| Contributor(s):: Çakmakçı, Cihan
Do Canine and Human Personality Assessments Predict Successful Adoptions?
| Contributor(s):: Walker, Sheryl L., Weng, Hsin-Yi, Ogata, Niwako, Anderson, Kathryn G.
Dog behaviour prediction testing
| Contributor(s):: Florian, M., Kottferova, J.
You get what you give: Pet relationships in a communal orientation framework
| Contributor(s):: Liu-Pham, Ryan, Patterson, Lauren, Keefer, Lucas A.
Does the sex of the search and rescue (SAR) dog handler affect the work of the rescue team?
| Contributor(s):: Wojtas, J., Zielinski, D., Karpinski, M.
The handler's sex, as well as his personality and individual predispositions, may affect his suitability for work in rescue services. In addition, handler's susceptibility to stress may affect the effects of search and rescue (SAR) dog's work. The aim of the study was to analyze the salivary...