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  1. A Case Study: Observations of Behaviors & Vocalizations in a Captive Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) During Quarantine

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    | Contributor(s):: Alexandra Dilley

    Bozie, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), was relocated from the Baton Rouge Zoo to Smithsonian’s National Zoo. During a requisite 29-day quarantine period, I recorded Bozie’s stress-related behaviors and the vocalizations she produced when she was alone and with her keepers in...

  2. Computational Analysis of Movement Patterns of Dogs with ADHD-Like Behavior

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    | Contributor(s):: Stephane Bleuer-Elsner, Anna Zamansky, Asaf Fux, Dmitry Kaplun, Sergey Romanov, Aleksandr Sinitca, Sylvia Masson, Dirk van der Linden

    Computational approaches were called for to address the challenges of more objective behavior assessment which would be less reliant on owner reports. This study aims to use computational analysis for investigating a hypothesis that dogs with ADHD-like (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)...

  3. Early Recognition of Behaviour Problems in Shelter Dogs by Monitoring them in their Kennels after Admission to a Shelter

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    | Contributor(s):: Liam Clay, Mandy Paterson, Pauleen Bennett, Gaille Perry, Clive Phillips

    Canine behaviour assessments are commonly used in shelters to identify behaviour problems in dogs prior to adoption. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether kennel monitoring of dogs could identify early signs of behaviour problems, thereby facilitating early intervention and better...

  4. Anthropomorphism and Its Adverse Effects on the Distress and Welfare of Companion Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Mota-Rojas, D., Mariti, C., Zdeinert, A., Riggio, G., Mora-Medina, P., Del Mar Reyes, A., Gazzano, A., Domínguez-Oliva, A., Lezama-García, K., José-Pérez, N., Hernández-Ávalos, I.

    Anthropomorphic practices are increasing worldwide. Anthropomorphism is defined as the tendency to attribute human forms, behaviors, and emotions to non-human animals or objects. Anthropomorphism is particularly relevant for companion animals. Some anthropomorphic practices can be beneficial to...

  5. A novel fish behavior: “Floating” of Paramisgurnus dabryanus loaches

    | Contributor(s):: Zhang, Ning, Luo, Wei, Chen, Pengyu, Zhang, Shoudong, Zhang, Yibo, Chen, Defang, Huang, Xiaoli, Jiang, Jun, Wang, Yan, Yang, Shiyong, Yang, Song, Zhao, Liulan, Guo, Zhonggang, Huang, Jie, Long, Yuejin, Du, Zongjun

    2022Applied Animal Behaviour Science2461055100168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105510text

  6. An attempt to use sound-imprinting to attract broilers onto elevated platforms for night-time roosting

    | Contributor(s):: Sirovnik, Janja, Euteneuer, Pascal, von Borstel, Uta König

  7. Societal interest in puppies and the COVID-19 pandemic

    | Contributor(s):: Siettou, C.

  8. Hucul horses’ learning abilities in different learning tests and ue the association with behaviour, food motivation and fearfulness

    | Contributor(s):: Olczak, Katarzyna, Klocek, Czesław, Christensen, Janne Winther

  9. Thinking outside the lab: Can studies of pet rats inform pet and laboratory rat welfare?

    | Contributor(s):: Neville, Vikki, Mounty, Jessica, Benato, Livia, Hunter, Kristina, Mendl, Michael, Paul, Elizabeth S.

    2022Applied Animal Behaviour Science2461055070168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105507text

  10. Effects of restraint on heifers during gentle human-animal interactions

    | Contributor(s):: Lange, Annika, Waiblinger, Susanne, van Hasselt, Regien, Mundry, Roger, Futschik, Andreas, Lürzel, Stephanie

  11. Comparative study on stress-induced hyperthermia, level of fear and behaviour of two genetically selected strains of domestic chicks to playback calls

    | Contributor(s):: Iyasere, Oluwaseun S., Oyeniran, Victor J., Durosaro, Samuel O., Fafiolu, Adeboye O., Ojelade, Oluwaseun C., Ajayi, Oreoluwa D.

  12. Smart carnivores think twice: Red fox delays scavenging on conspecific carcasses to reduce parasite risk

    | Contributor(s):: Gonzálvez, Moisés, Martínez-Carrasco, Carlos, Sánchez-Zapata, José A., Moleón, Marcos

  13. Pets in society

    | Contributor(s):: Dean, R. W.

  14. Donkey behaviour and cognition: A literature review

    | Contributor(s):: De Santis, Marta, Seganfreddo, Samanta, Galardi, Morgana, Mutinelli, Franco, Normando, Simona, Contalbrigo, Laura

  15. No evident effect of domestication on the anti-predator behaviour of European abalone (Haliotis tuberculata): Implications for stock enhancement programs

    | Contributor(s):: Chauvaud, Pierre, Day, Rob, Roussel, Sabine

  16. An examination of nest-building behaviour using five different nesting materials in C57BL/6J and BALB/c mice

    | Contributor(s):: Obermueller, B., Castellani, C., Till, H., Reininger-Gutmann, B., Singer, G.

  17. How Are Humans Animals? The Human as a Subject of Behavioral Ecology Textbooks

    | Contributor(s):: Hildyard, Daisy

  18. Potential Risk Factors for Aggression and Playfulness in Cats: Examination of a Pooling Fallacy Using Fe-BARQ as an Example

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    | Contributor(s):: Noema Gajdoš Kmecová, Barbara Petková, Jana Kottferová, Rachel Sarah Wannell, Daniel Simon Mills

    Using a popular method of behaviour evaluation which rates the intensity of behaviour in different contexts, we demonstrate how pooling item scores relating to a given construct can reveal different potential risk factors for the dependent variable depending on how the total score is...

  19. Characteristics and Adoption Success of Shelter Dogs Assessed as Resource Guarders

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    | Contributor(s):: Betty McGuire

    Some domestic dogs aggressively guard resources. Canine resource guarding impacts public health through dog bites and a ects dog welfare through adoption and euthanasia policies at animal shelters. However, little is known about the demographic characteristics and adoption success of dogs...

  20. An Analysis of the Impact of the Presence of a Therapy Dog on Student Behavior in a Special Education Middle School Classroom

    | Contributor(s):: Schimming, Dena