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  1. Dairy goat welfare in semi-intensive production systems and drought conditions

    Contributor(s):: Larrondo, C., Leiva, J., de la Cruz-Cruz, L.

  2. Contemplating the Five Domains model of animal welfare assessment: UK horse owner perceptions of equine well-being

    Contributor(s):: Fletcher, K. A., Cameron, L. J., Freeman, M.

  3. Perceptions of animal welfare and exotic pet ownership in China

    Contributor(s):: Weldon, A. V., Campera, M., Zhang, X., Ni, Q., Zhu, W. W., Nijman, V., Nekaris, K. A. I.

  4. Your happiness or mine: Influence of affective states and level of contact on public perceptions of elephant tourism

    Contributor(s):: Weston, M. E., Mills, K. E., von Keyserlingk, M. A. G.

  5. Humans can identify cats' affective states from subtle facial expressions

    Contributor(s):: Dawson, L. C., Cheal, J., Niel, L., Mason, G.

  6. Empathy towards animals and belief in animal-human-continuity in Italian veterinary students

    Contributor(s):: Colombo, E. S., Pelosi, A., Prato-Previde, E.

  7. Farmer attitudes to injurious pecking in laying hens and to potential control strategies

    Contributor(s):: Palczynski, L. J., Buller, H., Lambton, S. L., Weeks, C. A.

  8. The relationship between working horse welfare state and their owners' empathy level and perception of equine pain

    Contributor(s):: Luna, D., Vasquez, R. A., Yanez, J. M., Tadich, T.

  9. Perceptions o f dog breeding practices, breeding dog welfare and companion dog acquisition in a self-selected sample of Australian adults

    Contributor(s):: Woodhead, J. K., Feng, L. C., Howell, T. J., Ruby, M. B., Bennett, P. C.

  10. Restricting the ability of sows to move: a source of concern for some Brazilians

    Contributor(s):: Yunes, M. C., von Keyserlingk, M. A. G., Hotzel, M. J.

  11. The Anchoring Model as a Tool to Improve Visitors’ Perceptions of Zoos

    Contributor(s):: Sampaio, Marilian Boachá, Schiel, Nicola, Souto, Antonio

  12. Text Mining Analysis to Evaluate Stakeholders' Perception Regarding Welfare of Equines, Small Ruminants, and Turkeys

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    | Contributor(s):: Emanuela Dalla Costa, Vito Tranquillo, Francesca Dai, Michela Minero, Monica Battini, Silvana Mattiello, Sara Barbieri, Valentina Ferrante, Lorenzo Ferrari, Adroaldo Zanella, Elisabetta Canali

    Welfare of animals significantly depends on how stakeholders perceive their needs and behave in a way to favor production systems that promote better welfare outcomes. This study aimed at investigating stakeholders’ perception of the welfare of equines, small ruminants, and turkeys using...

  13. Citizens' and Farmers' Framing of 'Positive Animal Welfare' and the Implications for Framing Positive Welfare in Communication

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    | Contributor(s):: Belinda Vigors

    Human perception can depend on how an individual frames information in thought and how information is framed in communication. For example, framing something positively, instead of negatively, can change an individual’s response. This is of relevance to ‘positive animal...

  14. Farmer Perceptions of Pig Aggression Compared to Animal-Based Measures of Fight Outcome

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    | Contributor(s):: Rachel S.E. Peden, Irene Camerlink, Laura A. Boyle, Faical Akaichi, Simon P. Turner

    Several animal welfare issues persist in practice despite extensive research which has been linked to the unwillingness of stakeholders to make changes. For example, most farmers do not perceive pig aggression to be a problem that requires action despite the fact that stress and injuries are...

  15. Perceptions of Social Responsibility of Prominent Animal Welfare Groups

    | Contributor(s):: Widmar, Nicole J. Olynk, Morgan, Carissa J., Croney, Candace C.

    Nonhuman animal welfare is an increasingly important component of consumer expectations of corporate social responsibility (CSR). The extent to which prominent animal welfare or protection organizations may influence people’s perceptions of food industry CSR may be related to an organization’s...

  16. Perception de la souffrance, empathie inter-espèces et régimes d'interactivité

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    | Contributor(s):: Veronique Servais

    La perception de la souffrance animale dépend de l’empathie et celle-ci fait l’objet d’un biais « intra-groupe » chez l’humain. On le retrouve dans le cas de l’empathie inter-espèces : la réponse varie en...

  17. Asian Livestock Industry Leaders' Perceptions of the Importance of, and Solutions for, Animal Welfare Issues

    | Contributor(s):: Sinclair, M., Phillips, C. J. C.

  18. Perceptions of Hunting and Hunters by U.S. Respondents

    | Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Byrd, John G. Lee, NIcole J. Olynk Widmar

    Public acceptance of hunting and hunting practices is an important human dimension of wildlife management in the United States. Researchers surveyed 825 U.S. residents in an online questionnaire about their views of hunting, hunters, and hunting practices. Eighty-seven percent of respondents from...

  19. Understanding Adolescents' Categorisation of Animal Species

    | Contributor(s):: Melanie Connor, Alistair B Lawrence

    Categorisations are a means of investigating cognitive maps. The present study, for the first time, investigates adolescents’ spontaneous categorisation of 34 animal species. Furthermore, explicit evaluations of 16 selected animals in terms of their perceived utility and likeability were...

  20. What's in a Name: Effect of Breed Perceptions & Labeling on Attractiveness, Adoptions & Length of Stay for Pit-Bull-Type Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Lisa Marie Gunter

    Previous research has indicated that certain breeds of dogs stay longer in shelters than others; however exactly how breed perception and identification influences potential adopters' decisions remains unclear. Current dog breed identification practices in animal shelters are often based upon...