Improving the Emotional Distress and the Experience of Hospitalization in Children and Adolescent Patients Through Animal Assisted Interventions: A Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Correale, C., Borgi, M., Collacchi, B., Falamesca, C., Gentile, S., Vigevano, F., Cappelletti, S., Cirulli, F.
Introduction: Animal Assisted Interventions (AAIs) are increasingly common in pediatric care settings as a means to promote the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of hospitalized children and adolescents.Objectives: The aim of this work was to review published studies...
Outcomes of a controlled trial with visiting therapy dog teams on pain in adults in an emergency department
| Contributor(s):: Carey, B., Dell, C. A., Stempien, J., Tupper, S., Rohr, B., Carr, E., Cruz, M., Acoose, S., Butt, P., Broberg, L., Collard, L., Fele-Slaferek, L., Fornssler, C., Goodridge, D., Gunderson, J., McKenzie, H., Rubin, J., Shand, J., Smith, J., Trask, J., Ukrainetz, K., Meier, S.
ContextPain is a primary reason individuals attend an Emergency Department (ED), and its management is a concern.ObjectivesChange in symptoms and physiologic variables at 3 time points pre-post a ten-minute St. John Ambulance therapy dog team visit compared to no visit in ED patients who...
Lack of Effects of the Presence of a Dog on Pain Perception in Healthy Participants-A Randomized Controlled Trial
| Contributor(s):: Wagner, C., Gaab, J., Locher, C., Hediger, K.
Animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) have been shown to be effective in the treatment of pain. Studies suggest that relationships with animals can have comparable qualities to relationships with humans and that this enables animals to provide social support. Further, the presence of an animal...
Improving the Recognition of Equine Affective States
| Contributor(s):: Catherine Bell, Suzanne Rogers, Julie Taylor, Debbie Busby
A key welfare problem for horses is that people commonly fail to recognise, and consequently neglect to resolve, equine behavioural signs of distress, worsening the welfare of the horse and potentially putting the safety of the handler at risk as a result. Members of equestrian Facebook groups...
Current Advances in Assessment of Dog's Emotions, Facial Expressions, and Their Use for Clinical Recognition of Pain
| Contributor(s):: Mota-Rojas, D., Marcet-Rius, M., Ogi, A., Hernández-Ávalos, I., Mariti, C., Martínez-Burnes, J., Mora-Medina, P., Casas, A., Domínguez, A., Reyes, B., Gazzano, A.
Animals' facial expressions are involuntary responses that serve to communicate the emotions that individuals feel. Due to their close co-existence with humans, broad attention has been given to identifying these expressions in certain species, especially dogs. This review aims to analyze...
Use of animal-assisted interventions in relieving pain in healthcare settings: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Stensland, M. L., McGeary, D. D.
Interdisciplinary research to advance animal welfare science: an introduction
| Contributor(s):: Camerlink, I.
The effects of interacting with fish in aquariums on human health and well-being: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Heather Clements, Stephanie Valentin, Nicholas Jenkins, Jean Rankin, Julien S. Baker, Nancy Gee, Donna Snellgrove, Katherine Sloman
Can eye surface temperature be used to indicate a stress response in harbour seals (Phoca vitulina)?
| Contributor(s):: MacRae, A. M., McGreevy, P., Daros, R. R., Fraser, D.
Could low atmospheric pressure stunning (LAPS) be suitable for pig slaughter? A review of available information
| Contributor(s):: Bouwsema, J. A., Lines, J. A.
Farm manager involvement in an equine on-farm welfare assessment: opportunities for education and improvement
| Contributor(s):: DuBois, C., DeVries, T. J., Haley, D. B., Lawlis, P., Merkies, K.
Post-natal development of EEG responses to noxious stimulation in pigs (Sus scrofa) aged 1-15 days
| Contributor(s):: Kells, N. J., Beausoleil, N. J., Satherland, M. A., Johnson, C. B.
Evaluation of euthanasia of sheep with intravenous saturated salt solutions to enable the collection of whole, intact brains
| Contributor(s):: Stanger, K. J., Kells, N. J., Fisher, A. D., Jubb, T., Rault, J. L., Johnson, C.
Measuring piglet castration pain using linear and non-linear measures of heart rate variability
| Contributor(s):: Byrd, C. J., Radcliffe, J. S., Craig, B. A., Eicher, S. D., Lay, D. C.
Goat kids are not small calves: Species comparisons in relation to disbudding
| Contributor(s):: Hempstead, M. N., Waas, J. R., Stewart, M., Sutherland, M. A.
A comparison of behavioural methodologies utilised to quantify deviations in piglet behaviour associated with castration
| Contributor(s):: Park, R. M., Cramer, M. C., Wagner, B. K., Turner, P., Moraes, L. E., Viscardi, A. V., Coetzee, J. F., Pairis-Garcia, M. D.
Empathy towards animals and belief in animal-human-continuity in Italian veterinary students
| Contributor(s):: Colombo, E. S., Pelosi, A., Prato-Previde, E.
Lambs show changes in ear posture when experiencing pain
| Contributor(s):: Guesgen, M. J., Beausoleil, N. J., Minot, E. O., Stewart, M., Stafford, K. J., Morel, P. C. H.
Effects of carprofen, meloxicam and butorphanol on broiler chickens' performance in mobility tests
| Contributor(s):: Hothersall, B., Caplen, G., Parker, R. M. A., Nicol, C. J., Waterman-Pearson, A. E., Weeks, C. A., Murrell, J. C.
A survey of sow management at farrowing in the UK
| Contributor(s):: Ison, S. H., Jarvis, S., Rutherford, K. M. D.