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...
Turbidity derived from palm oil mill effluent alters feeding ability of male siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens, Regan 1910)
| Contributor(s):: Zulfahmi, Ilham, Batubara, Agung Setia, Perdana, Adli Waliul, Andalia, Ade Putri, Nuzulli, Dian, Hidayat, Muslich, Nur, Firman M., Sumon, Kizar Ahmed, Rahman, Mohammad Mahmudur
Analysis of social interactions in group-housed animals using dyadic linear models
| Contributor(s):: Han, Junjie, Siegford, Janice, de los Campos, Gustavo, Tempelman, Robert J., Gondro, Cedric, Steibel, Juan P.
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.
Mismothering and remedying the mother-young relationship in stabled dromedary camels
| Contributor(s):: Hammadi, Imen, Chniter, Mohamed, Brahmi, Marwa, Atigui, Moufida, Bouzaida, Mohamed Dhia, Seddik, Mouldi-Mabrouk, Nowak, Raymond, María, Gustavo Adolfo, Hammadi, Mohamed
Mortality resulting from undesirable behaviours in dogs aged under three years attending primary-care veterinary practices in England
| Contributor(s):: Boyd, C., Jarvis, S., McGreevy, P. D., Heath, S., Church, D. B., Brodbelt, D. C., O'Neill, D. G.
An overview of animal cruelty with co-occurring domestic incidents
| Contributor(s):: Reisman, R.
2020 335-340 9781946483201 North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) Orlando, English American Society of Cruelty to Animals New York, New York, USA. text
A conceptual model of the human-animal relationships dynamics during newborn handling on cow-calf operation farms
| Contributor(s):: Costa, F. de O., Valente, T. S., Toledo, L. M. de, Ambrosio, L. A., Campo, M. del, Costa, M. J. R. P. da
Coexistence of diversified dog socialities and territorialities in the city of Concepcion, Chile
| Contributor(s):: Miternique, H. C., Gaunet, F.
There has been scant research on the presence of stray dogs in cities. Studying their very considerable presence in Concepción (Chile) provided a unique opportunity to learn more about the different patterns of sociality and territoriality exhibited by the dog species. Via a set of case...
Incidence and impact of dog attacks on guide dogs in the UK: an update
| Contributor(s):: Moxon, R., Whiteside, H., England, G. C. W.
Data on dog attacks on Guide Dogs’ stock were reviewed to investigate the characteristics of the attacks. An average of 11.2 attacks occurred each month. Nearly all of the attacks occurred in public areas, 68.4 per cent of victim dogs were qualified guide dogs and 55.5 per cent of victim...
Risk factors for aggression in adult cats that were fostered through a shelter program as kittens
| Contributor(s):: O'Hanley, K. A., Pearl, D. L., Niel, L.
Aggressive behaviour in cats is a threat to human and animal safety and can also impact cat welfare if breakdown of the human-animal bond leads to neglect, relinquishment or euthanasia. The influence of both early and adult management factors on aggressive behaviour in cats was examined by...
Characterization of swine behavior and production using measurements collected via indoor positioning system
| Contributor(s):: Perisho, Shaun, Hajnal, Alen
Indication that the presence of older conspecifics reduces agonistic behaviour in piglets at weaning
| Contributor(s):: Morrone, Beatrice, Bernardino, Thiago, Tatemoto, Patricia, Rodrigues, Frederico Augusto Mazzocca Lopes, de Moraes, José Evandro, da Cruz, Thiago Dorsa Almeida, Zanella, Adroaldo José
Effect of water temperature on aggressiveness and physiological parameters of juvenile matrinxã, Brycon amazonicus (Spix and Agassiz, 1829)
| Contributor(s):: Ferreira, Juliana do N., de Barros, Igor B. A., Carvalho, Thaís B.
The matrinxã (Brycon amazonicus) is one of the species with the greatest rates of commercialization in the Amazon region, however, it has a high frequency of aggressiveness and cannibalism, and these traits are considered a major obstacle to the aquaculture sector. Environmental factors (e.g.,...
Behavioral and Perceptual Differences between Sexes in Dogs: An Overview
| Contributor(s):: Anna Scandurra, Alessandra Alterisio, Anna Di Cosmo, Biagio D’Aniello
In this paper, we review the scientific reports of sex-related differences in dogs as compared to the outcomes described for wild animals. Our aim was to explore whether the differences in male and female dogs were affected by the domestication process, in which artificial selection is the main...
Immunocastration with Improvac™ reduces aggressive and sexual behaviours in male pigs
| Contributor(s):: Brewster, Veronica, Nevel, Amanda
Surgical castration of male pigs is a common practice to reduce the risk of boar taint, an accumulation of pheromones in the muscles of pigs giving an undesirable odour to the pork of entire boars. Castration is not widely practiced in the UK for welfare reasons and indeed, assurance schemes...
Aggressiveness and locomotion activity related to hatching time in Matrinxã, Brycon amazonicus (Spix and Agassiz, 1829)
| Contributor(s):: de Souza, Ellen Cristina M., da Silva, Jaquelinne P., Villacorta-Correa, Marle Angélica, Carvalho, Thaís B.
Since agonistic interaction has been a major obstacle for fish hatchery and represents great economic losses for fish farmers, aggressiveness during the different post-hatching stages of the matrinxã, Brycon amazonicus, is analyzed and compared. Each group of three larvae was observed at six...
High rates of aggression do not predict rates of trauma in captive groups of macaques
| Contributor(s):: Beisner, Brianne A., Wooddell, Lauren J., Hannibal, Darcy L., Nathman, Amy, McCowan, Brenda
Socially inflicted traumas are a major concern for the management of captive groups of rhesus macaques. Rhesus macaques are the most commonly used nonhuman primate in biomedical research, and social housing is optimal for promoting psychological well-being. However, trauma is frequent due to a...
Effects of size distribution on social interactions and growth of juvenile black rockfish (Sebastes schlegelii)
| Contributor(s):: Guo, Haoyu, Zhang, Xiumei, Johnsson, Jörgen I.
Growth heterogeneity in rearing groups may complicate feeding operations and inducing cannibalism in cultured fish. To reduce these problems size grading has become a common rearing practice. To better understand the relationship between size grading and growth variation in cultured juvenile...
Effect of environmental enrichment and composition of the social group on the behavior, welfare, and relative brain weight of growing rabbits
| Contributor(s):: Bozicovich, Thais F. M., Moura, Ana Silvia A. M. T., Fernandes, Simone, Oliveira, Aline A., Siqueira, Edson R. Siqueira
The objective of the study was to investigate if environmental enrichment and the composition of the social group would affect the behavior and relative brain weight of growing rabbits. Rabbits (72 males and 72 females) were assigned to cages with or without enrichment and one of three social...