Who Is the Good Boy/Girl? Perspectives of French Handlers in AAI on the Selection of Their Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Alice Mignot, Gérard Leboucher, Véronique J. Servais, Karelle de Luca
Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) are well implemented in various health care settings; however, there is little data on the characteristics of the mediation dogs and their selection, which can influence the well-being of both the dogs and the beneficiaries. This study aims to gain a better...
Emergency Animal Boarding: A Social Return on Investment
| Contributor(s):: Ma, G. C., Ravulo, J., McGeown, U.
Companion animals play a central role in many families and are especially valued by those who are socially isolated. Crisis situations such as acute hospitalizations, homelessness, and natural disasters can make it difficult to preserve the human-animal bond and can result in animals being...
Investigating Dog Welfare When Interacting with Autistic Children within Canine-Assisted Occupational Therapy Sessions: A Single Case Study
| Contributor(s):: Hill, J., Driscoll, C., Cawdell-Smith, J., Anderson, S., Ziviani, J.
Human-animal bond is defined as the mutually beneficial relationship between humans and animals. Recent years have seen increasing research regarding the benefits of interaction with animals for autistic children. However, there continue to be limited studies exploring the impact of this...
The Integrated Effect of Environmental Conditions and Human Presence on the Behaviour of a Pair of Zoo-Housed Asian Small-Clawed Otters
| Contributor(s):: Bandoli, F., Mace, J., Knight, A.
Zoos and aquaria have the ethical responsibility to provide animals under their care with conditions that promote good welfare. This study evaluated the combined influence of human presence and environmental factors on the behaviour of zoo-housed Asian small-clawed otters (Aonyx cinereus). Data...
Epidemiology of dog bites to people in Uruguay (2010-2020)
| Contributor(s):: Román, J., Willat, G., Piaggio, J., Correa, M. T., Damián, J. P.
BackgroundDog bites to people are a serious public health problem. Limited information exists at the country level in Latin America. The COVID-19 pandemic changed people's lifestyles and their relationship with pets, and this could potentially affect the incidence of dog bites...
Caring animals and the ways we wrong them
| Contributor(s):: Benz-Schwarzburg, J., Wrage, B.
Many nonhuman animals have the emotional capacities to form caring relationships that matter to them, and for their immediate welfare. Drawing from care ethics, we argue that these relationships also matter as objectively valuable states of affairs. They are part of what is good in this world....
Weighted pain-related behaviors in pigs undergoing castration based on multilevel logistic regression algorithm
| Contributor(s):: Trindade, Pedro Henrique Esteves, de Araújo, Ana Lucélia, Luna, Stelio Pacca Loureira
Welfare of dairy cows in mixed feeding systems under two different conditions of confinement: Behavioral, biochemical and physiological indicators
| Contributor(s):: Pons, M. V., Adrien, M. L., Mattiauda, D. A., Breijo, M. A., Meikle, A., Chilibroste, P., Damián, J. P.
Lying posture as a behavioural indicator of heat stress in dairy cows
| Contributor(s):: Ninomiya, Shigeru, Goto, Yuko, Huricha,, Onishi, Hiroki, Kurachi, Misa, Ito, Ayaka
Training for a cognitive judgement bias task does not affect fear or telomere shortening in laying hens
| Contributor(s):: Neuhauser, Johanna, Hintze, Sara, Rault, Jean-Loup, Smith, Steve, Sirovnik, Janja
Behavior reference intervals and activity budgets of bottlenose dolphins in accredited zoos and aquariums
| Contributor(s):: Lauderdale, Lisa K., Mellen, Jill D., Walsh, Michael T., Granger, Douglas A., Miller, Lance J.
Increasing foraging times with appetitive and consummatory foraging enrichment in grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus)
| Contributor(s):: Beekmans, M. H. C., Vinke, C. M., Maijer, A., de Haan, I., Schoemaker, N. J., Rodenburg, T. B., Kooistra, H. S., van Zeeland, Y. R. A.
Reducing barking in a Brazilian animal shelter: A practical intervention
| Contributor(s):: Baldan, Ana Lucia, Ferreira, Bruna Lima, Warisaia, Vinicius, Feuerbacher, Erica Nan, Monticelli, Patrícia Ferreira, Gunter, Lisa Marie
Understanding the Role of Therapy Dogs in Human Health Promotion
| Contributor(s):: McDowall, S., Hazel, S. J., Cobb, M., Hamilton-Bruce, A.
Dogs may provide humans with a range of physical, mental and social benefits. Whilst there is growing scientific evidence of benefits to humans, there has been less focus on the impact to canine health, welfare and ethical considerations for the dogs. The importance of animal welfare is...
Human-Animal Interaction in Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI)s: Zoonosis Risks, Benefits, and Future Directions-A One Health Approach
| Contributor(s):: Liguori, G., Costagliola, A., Lombardi, R., Paciello, O., Giordano, A.
Animal-assisted interventions (AAI)s represent the expression of integrated medicine, according to the One Health approach. Actually, animal-assisted therapies and animal-assisted activities are implemented in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, etc. The efficacy of AAIs is based on...
$250 000 in emotional distress damages for the loss of a pet? What's this bond coming to?
| Contributor(s):: Wilson, J. F.
Economical care for rabid dog bite | Dr. Omesh Kumar Bharti | TEDxKIITUniversity
| Contributor(s):: Omesh Kumar Bharti
A field epidemiologist by profession and a leader in medical research. With his life-changing work on economical care for rabid dog bite, he has turned the table for thousands of people. Recognized by the WHO and felicitated by the Government of India with the Padma Shri in 2019, he is...
The creative magic of black dogs | Emma O'Brien | TEDxPretoria
| Contributor(s):: Emma O'Brien
Creativity What it is, how do you nurture it and why it's important. Find out how Emma discovered the power of authenticity with her black dog photography series, and how having the courage to share one's creativity with the world opens up opportunities and brings about positive change....
Situating the study of jealousy in the context of social relationships.
| Contributor(s):: Christine E. Webb, Frans B. M. de Waal
Whereas the feelings of other beings are private and may always remain so, emotions are simultaneously manifested in behavior, physiology, and other observables. Nonetheless, uncertainty about whether emotions can be studied adequately across species has promoted skepticism about their very...
Conflict Behavior in Show Jumping Horses: A Field Study
| Contributor(s):: Ewa Jastrzębska, Anna Wolska, Michela Minero, Magdalena Ogłuszka, Bernadette Earley, Janusz Wejer, Aleksandra Górecka-Bruzda
The study objective was to determine if there was a relationship between behavioral and physiological stress measures in sport horses and their performance. Nineteen horses competed in show jumping events (6 housed at the center and 13 transported), while 5 horses at home training served as...