Aug 09 2022
Dogs Have Issues Too: Helping Dogs Cope With Stress
Dogs’ Stay in a Pet Hotel – Salivary Cortisol Level and Adaptation to New Conditions
Contributor(s):: Wojtaś, Justyna, Garbiec, Aleksandra, Karpiński, Mirosław, Czyżowski, Piotr
Pilot Program for Veterans With PTSD to Train Service Dogs
Contributor(s):: Suran, M.
Aggressiveness, ADHD-like behaviour, and environment influence repetitive behaviour in dogs
Contributor(s):: Sulkama, S., Salonen, M., Mikkola, S., Hakanen, E., Puurunen, J., Araujo, C., Lohi, H.
Associations between osteoarthritis and duration and quality of night-time rest in dogs
Contributor(s):: Smith, Melissa, Mendl, Michael, Murrell, Joanna C.
Therapy Dogs Help Ease Pain, Anxiety in ED Patients
Contributor(s):: Rosenberg, K.
Development of the Pet Owner Connectedness Scale (POCS)
Contributor(s):: Oliva, Jessica Lee, Johnston, Kim Louise
Bringing human-animal interaction to sport: Potential impacts on athletic performance
Contributor(s):: Marvin, S., Sorenson, K., Stevens, J. R.
Companion Dog Routine Inventory: Scale Validation and the Effect of Routine on the Human–Dog Relationship
Contributor(s):: Luna-Cortés, Gonzalo
Intranasal oxytocin studies on dogs might not be double-blind
Contributor(s):: Kis, Anna, Bolló, Henrietta, Gergely, Anna, Topál, József
Effect of Tranquil and Active Video Representations of an Unfamiliar Dog on Subjective Mental States
Contributor(s):: Ein, Natalie, Reed, Maureen J., Vickers, Kristin
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
Investigation into owner-reported differences between dogs born in versus imported into Canada
| Contributor(s):: von Rentzell, K. A., van Haaften, K., Morris, A., Protopopova, A.
Over 1 million dogs are imported into the United States and roughly 340,000 dogs into the United Kingdom yearly. Although the official number of dogs arriving to Canada is currently unknown, local animal professionals estimate that thousands of dogs are imported into Canada each year. Dog...
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...
The Impact of Service Dogs on Military Veterans and (Ex) First Aid Responders With Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
| Contributor(s):: van Houtert, E. A. E., Rodenburg, T. B., Vermetten, E., Endenburg, N.
Due to its novelty and lack of empirical study it remains unclear if a service dog truly mitigates the burden of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. To cross sectionally investigate the effect of service dogs on veterans and first aid responders with PTSD, we studied subjective and...
Is Dog Owner Obesity a Risk Factor for Canine Obesity? A "One-Health" Study on Human-Animal Interaction in a Region with a High Prevalence of Obesity
| Contributor(s):: Suarez, L., Bautista-Castaño, I., Peña Romera, C., Montoya-Alonso, J. A., Corbera, J. A.
Obesity in humans is a growing global problem and is one of the greatest public health challenges we face today. Most researchers agree that, as in humans, the incidence in the companion animal population is also increasing. The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors contributing to...
Animal-Assisted Interventions With Dogs in Special Education-A Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Meixner, J., Kotrschal, K.
Dogs are becoming increasingly popular in pedagogical settings. Particularly children with special educational needs are believed to benefit from dog-assisted interventions. However, reliable evidence for supporting such claims is still scarce and reports on the effectiveness of this approach...
Can dogs reduce stress levels in school children? effects of dog-assisted interventions on salivary cortisol in children with and without special educational needs using randomized controlled trials
| Contributor(s):: Meints, K., Brelsford, V. L., Dimolareva, M., Maréchal, L., Pennington, K., Rowan, E., Gee, N. R.
Prolonged or excessive stress negatively affects learning, behavior and health across the lifespan. To alleviate adverse effects of stress in school children, stressors should be reduced, and support and effective interventions provided. Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) have shown beneficial...
Why Do People Want Dogs? A Mixed-Methods Study of Motivations for Dog Acquisition in the United Kingdom
| Contributor(s):: Holland, K. E., Mead, R., Casey, R. A., Upjohn, M. M., Christley, R. M.
With an estimated 12. 5 million dogs in the UK alone, many people acquire a dog at some point during their lives. However, there are gaps in understanding about why UK owners decide to get dogs. Using a mixed-methods convergent design, this study identified the reasoning behind dog acquisition...
Race, Zoonoses and Animal Assisted Interventions in Pediatric Cancer
| Contributor(s):: Cotoc, C., Notaro, S.
Emerging evidence accumulates regarding the benefits of animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) in facilitating pediatric cancer treatment and alleviating symptomatology through positive changes in the patients' emotional, mental, and even physical status. A major concern expressed by...