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  1. Incidence of Health and Behavior Problems in Service Dog Candidates Neutered at Various Ages

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    | Contributor(s):: Marta Zlotnick, Virginia Corrigan, Erin Griffin, Megan Alayon, Laura Hungerford

    Saint Francis Service Dogs (SFSD) trains dogs to aid people with multiple sclerosis, brain injury, and many other conditions. Organizations like SFSD must carefully consider when to neuter dogs to give them the best chance at successfully completing lengthy and expensive training. The objective...

  2. The Sleep of Shelter Dogs Was Not Disrupted by Overnight Light Rather than Darkness in a Crossover Trial

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    | Contributor(s):: Katherine A. Houpt, Hollis N. Erb, Genaro A. Coria-Avila

    Dogs in shelters may be unattended at night. The purpose of this study is to describe the night-time behavior of dogs in a shelter and to determine if artificial light affected their sleeping patterns. Ten dogs were video-recorded under both light and dark conditions and their behavior recorded...

  3. Advancing Genetic Selection and Behavioral Genomics of Working Dogs Through Collaborative Science

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    | Contributor(s):: Chen, F. L., Zimmermann, M., Hekman, J. P., Lord, K. A., Logan, B., Russenberger, J., Leighton, E. A., Karlsson, E. K.

    The ancient partnership between people and dogs is struggling to meet modern day needs, with demand exceeding our capacity to safely breed high-performing and healthy dogs. New statistical genetic approaches and genomic technology have the potential to revolutionize dog breeding, by...

  4. Lying behaviour of housed and outdoor-managed pregnant sheep

    | Contributor(s):: Williams, Manod, Davis, Chelsea N., Jones, Dewi Llyr, Davies, Emma S., Vasina, Penelope, Cutress, David, Rose, Michael T., Jones, Rhys Aled, Williams, Hefin Wyn

  5. Chopped and dispersed food enhances foraging and reduces stress-related behaviours in captive white-naped mangabeys (Cercocebus lunulatus)

    | Contributor(s):: Waasdorp, Sophie, Tuffnell, Joe A., Sonsbeek, Linda Bruins-van, Schilp, Chrispijn M., van Zeeland, Yvonne R. A., Sterck, Elisabeth H. M.

  6. Effects of group size on the behaviour, heart rate, immunity, and growth of Holstein dairy calves

    | Contributor(s):: Lv, Jing, Zhao, Xun-Wu, Su, Hang, Wang, Zhi-Peng, Wang, Chao, Li, Jian-Hong, Li, Xiang, Zhang, Run-Xiang, Bao, Jun

  7. Evidence for animal personalities in two Brazilian tortoises (Chelonoidis denticulatus and Chelonoidis carbonarius) and insights for their conservation

    | Contributor(s):: Le Balle, Robin, Cote, Julien, Fernandez, Fernando Antonio Santos

  8. Rooting for feed: Mixing corn pellets into rooting material tends to increase the presence of grower and finisher pigs in the rooting area but not its cleanliness

    | Contributor(s):: Knoll, Maximilian, Bokkers, Eddie A. M., Leeb, Christine, Wimmler, Cäcilia, Andersen, Heidi Mai-Lis, Thomsen, Rikke, Früh, Barbara, Holinger, Mirjam

  9. Impact of social mixing on beef and dairy cattle—A scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Hubbard, Amanda J., Foster, Margaret J., Daigle, Courtney L.

  10. Social dominance in beef cattle — A scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Hubbard, Amanda J., Foster, Margaret J., Daigle, Courtney L.

  11. Tail-biting behaviour pre-weaning: Association between other pig-directed and general behaviour in piglets

    | Contributor(s):: Hakansson, F., Bolhuis, J. E.

  12. A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, assessing the effect of a nutraceutical tablet in the management of stress in pet dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Eaton, Rachel, Emmas, Sally-Ann, Whelan, Fiona, Groom, Andrew

  13. Providing environmental enrichments affects activity and performance, but not leg health in fast- and slower-growing broiler chickens

    | Contributor(s):: de Jong, Ingrid C., Blaauw, Xana E., van der Eijk, Jerine A. J., Souza da Silva, Carol, van Krimpen, Marinus M., Molenaar, Roos, van den Brand, Henry

  14. A preliminary study of the physiological and behavioral response of beef cattle to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)

    | Contributor(s):: Abdulai, Gabriel, Sama, Michael, Jackson, Joshua

  15. The effect of hutch compass direction on primary heat stress responses in dairy calves in a continental region

    | Contributor(s):: Bakony, M., Kiss, G., Kovacs, L., Jurkovich, V.

  16. Donkey welfare assessment in north-east Portugal

    | Contributor(s):: Cruz, Z., Novoa, M., Leiva, B., Andrade, D., Quaresma, M.

  17. Development of an evidence-based welfare approach for cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) under human care

    | Contributor(s):: Fischer, B., Flint, M., Cole, K., George, K. A.

  18. Contemplating the Five Domains model of animal welfare assessment: UK horse owner perceptions of equine well-being

    | Contributor(s):: Fletcher, K. A., Cameron, L. J., Freeman, M.

  19. Thermal delousing in anaesthetised small Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) post-smolts: A case study showing the viability of anaesthesia prior to delousing for improved welfare during treatment for salmon lice

    | Contributor(s):: Folkedal, O., Utskot, S. O., Nilsson, J.

  20. Comparison of the socio-economic value and welfare of working donkeys in rural and urban Ethiopia

    | Contributor(s):: Geiger, M., Hockenhull, J., Buller, H., Kedir, M. J., Engida, G. T., Getachew, M., Burden, F. A., Whay, H. R.