Selecting Dogs for Explosives Detection: Behavioral Characteristics
| Contributor(s):: Lucia Lazarowski, Lowell Paul Waggoner, Sarah Krichbaum, Melissa Singletary, Pamela Haney, Bart Rogers, Craig Angle
Detection dogs are widely considered the most effective and adaptive method for explosives detection. Increases in emerging sophisticated threats are accelerating the demand for highly capable explosives detection, causing a strain on available supplies of quality canines worldwide. These...
Dog owners' perspectives on canine heart disease in Klang Valley, Malaysia
| Contributor(s):: Norhidayah, Noordin, Kuan Hua, Khor, Kuan Siew, Khor, Lim, YiJun, Lee, YongChong
Canine heart disease often requires long-term treatment, which involves a continuous commitment from the dog owners. In addition to investigating their awareness and knowledge, the Theory of Planned Behavior was applied to also analyze attitude, subjective norm, and perceived behavioral control...
Leveraging behavioural science to address pet obesity
| Contributor(s):: Webb, T.
Patterns of Interactive and Motor Behavior: Animal-Assisted Intervention in Inclusive Education
| Contributor(s):: Sole, Meritxell, Camerino, Oleguer, Rodrigo, Maylos, Jonsson, Gudberg, Prat, Queralt, Castaner, Marta
Small animal general practitioners discuss nutrition infrequently despite assertion of indication, citing barriers
| Contributor(s):: Alvarez, Elizabeth E., Schultz, Kelly K., Floerchinger, Amanda M., Hull, Jennifer L.
An overview of dog training and behaviour
| Contributor(s):: Todd, Z.
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Where is a dog? Ethical dillemas concerning creative groomingGdzie jest pies? Dylematy etyczne dotyczaace creative grooming
| Contributor(s):: Mamzer, H.
Misconceptions in anthropomorphizing the feeding of pet animalsEquivocos ao se antropomorfizar a alimentacao dos animais de companhia
| Contributor(s):: Ribeiro, R. R., Silva, M. D. da, Massari, C. H. de A. L.
The present work aims to contribute to the issue of legal and ethical responsibility regarding adequate feeding for pets, through the analysis of the works of the philosophers Singer, Francione and Gilligan. A literature review was carried out based on the main philosophical works by authors who...
Supporting Young Readers: A Mixed-Methods Study of Their Literacy, Behaviour, and Perceptions When Reading Aloud to Dogs or Adults
| Contributor(s):: Syrnyk, C., McArthur, A., Zwack, A., Handelsman, A.
Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) have been found to benefit human emotional state and cognitive performance. Recent applications of AAI have extended to classrooms with a range of intentions including to improve literacy. This Canadian study sought to examine differences in reading performance...
Selection Factors Influencing Eventual Owner Satisfaction about Pet Dog Adoption
| Contributor(s):: Dinwoodie, Ian R., Zottola, Vivian, Kubitz, Karla, Dodman, Nicholas H.
Personal likes, experience, and deep-rooted interests to satisfy emotional needs such as companionship, affection, empathy, and security are some of the underlying human motivations for acquiring a pet companion. In this study, we asked how long the owner took to decide whether to adopt a dog,...
Welfare, well treatment and animal protection : concepts, definitions and practiceBien-entre, bientraitance et protection des animaux: concepts, definitions, applications
| Contributor(s):: Gilbert, C., Fabre-Deloye, A.
A Prospective Cohort Study Investigating the Behavioural Development of Bitches in a Guide Dog Training Programme Neutered Prepubertally or Post-Pubertally
| Contributor(s):: Moxon, R., Freeman, S., Payne, R., Corr, S., England, G. C. W.
There are few studies that investigate the effect of neutering bitches before or after puberty. The majority of current literature examining the impact of the timing of neutering on health and behaviour has used age rather than the onset of puberty as the key variable. The aim of this...
Perceptions of domestic dogs' (Canis familiaris) manifestations of joy, shame and stress based on photographs
| Contributor(s):: Kuzniewska, E., Strychalski, J.
Address the end of life of the animal in the presence of the children of the familyApproccio al fine vita dell'animale in presenza di bambini
| Contributor(s):: Caux, A., Dattee, V.
Dogs’ Stay in a Pet Hotel – Salivary Cortisol Level and Adaptation to New Conditions
| Contributor(s):: Wojtaś, Justyna, Garbiec, Aleksandra, Karpiński, Mirosław, Czyżowski, Piotr
Is there hope beyond fear? Effects of social rehabilitation on unsocialised stray dogs
| Contributor(s):: Casaca, Miriam, Morello, Gabriela M., Magalhães, Tatiana, Olsson, I. Anna S., Vieira de Castro, Ana Catarina
Breed group differences in the unsolvable problem task: Herding dogs prefer their owner, while solitary hunting dogs seek stranger proximity
| Contributor(s):: Van Poucke, Enya, Höglin, Amanda, Jensen, Per, Roth, Lina S. V.
The communicating skills of dogs are well documented and especially their contact-seeking behaviours towards humans. The aim of this study was to use the unsolvable problem paradigm to investigate differences between breed groups in their contact-seeking behaviours towards their owner and a...
Returning a Shelter Dog: The Role of Owner Expectations and Dog Behavior
| Contributor(s):: Powell, Lauren, Lee, Brittany, Reinhard, Chelsea L., Morris, Margaret, Satriale, Donya, Serpell, James, Watson, Brittany
Millions of animals are adopted from animal shelters in the United States each year, although some are returned post-adoption, which can decrease both the animals’ chances of future adoptions and the owners’ willingness to adopt again. In this study, we investigated the impact of...
Randomized, placebo-controlled prospective clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of the Assisi anti-anxiety device (calmer canine) for the treatment of canine separation anxiety
| Contributor(s):: Pankratz, K., Korman, J., Emke, C., Johnson, B., Griffith, E. H., Gruen, M. E.
Introduction: Separation anxiety (SA) is among the most common canine behavior disorders and affects quality-of-life for dogs and their owners. Dogs with SA show signs of anxiety during absence or perceived absence of their owners. While psychoactive medications are often helpful for...
Dog behaviours in veterinary consultations: part II. The relationship between the behaviours of dogs and their owners
| Contributor(s):: Helsly, M., Priymenko, N., Girault, C., Duranton, C., Gaunet, F.
Dogs synchronise their behaviour with those of their owners when confronted with an unfamiliar situation and interactions with their owners have been shown to decrease the dog's stress levels in some instances. However, whether owners may help manage dog anxiety during veterinary consultations...