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  1. To pet or to enrich? Increasing dogs' welfare in veterinary clinics/shelters: a pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Lopes, J. V. S. R., Daud, N. M., Young, R. J., Azevedo, C. S. de

  2. Cats vs. Dogs: The Efficacy of Feliway FriendsTM and AdaptilTM Products in Multispecies Homes

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    | Contributor(s):: Miriam Rebecca Prior, Daniel Simon Mills

    Seven percent of UK households are estimated to own both a cat and a dog, despite a popular view that the two do not live well together. This is the first study to evaluate the effects of pheromone products Feliway FriendsTM and AdaptilTM on cat-dog interactions, in homes where owners perceived...

  3. Dogs and wolves differ in their response allocation to their owner/caregiver or food in a concurrent choice procedure

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    | Contributor(s):: Isernia, L., Wynne, C. D. L., House, L., Feuerbacher, E. N.

     Dogs and wolves both show attachment-like behaviors to their owners/caregivers, including exploring more in the presence of the owner/caregiver, and greeting the owner/caregiver more effusively after an absence. Concurrent choice studies can elucidate dogs’ and wolves’...

  4. Animal-Assisted Therapy May Help Patients with Brain Injury

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    | Contributor(s):: Christopher Bergland

  5. Selection for reduced fear of humans changes intra-specific social behavior in red junglefowl - implications for chicken domestication

    | Contributor(s):: Gjoen, J., Jensen, P.

  6. Are multi-cat homes more stressful? A critical review of the evidence associated with cat group size and wellbeing

    | Contributor(s):: Finka, L. R., Foreman-Worsley, R.

  7. Neutering Effects on Social Behaviour of Urban Unowned Free-Roaming Domestic Cats

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    | Contributor(s):: Simona Cafazzo, Roberto Bonanni, Eugenia Natoli

    The “trap, spay/neuter, and release” programs to manage unowned free-roaming cat populations are diffused worldwide and they are largely advised even in countries where the suppression of unowned cats is enforced by law. Despite the massive neutering campaigns in the world, there is...

  8. The mechanics of social interactions between cats and their owners

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    | Contributor(s):: Turner, D. C.

    This is a mini review that summarizes what is known from quantitative observational studies of social interactions between domestic cats and humans in both laboratory colonies and the home setting. Only results from data that have been statistically analyzed are included; hypotheses still to be...

  9. Lying in spatial proximity and active social behaviours capture different information when analysed at group level in indoor-housed pigs

    | Contributor(s):: Camerlink, Irene, Scheck, Katharina, Cadman, Tasha, Rault, Jean-Loup

  10. Is individual temperament related to behaviors in a social context for a Neotropical parakeet species?

    | Contributor(s):: Ramos, Gabriela de Araújo Porto, de Azevedo, Cristiano Schetini, Lovestain, Dhiordan Deon Costa, Jardim, Talys Henrique Assumpção, Sant’Anna, Aline Cristina

  11. The effects of social and non-social distracting stimuli on dogs with different levels of social competence – Empirical evidence for a canine model of autism

    | Contributor(s):: Galambos, Ágoston, Petró, Eszter, Nagy, Bernadett, Turcsán, Borbála, Topál, József

  12. Modulating captive mammalian social behavior: A scoping review on olfactory treatments

    | Contributor(s):: Barabas, Amanda J., Dijak, Stephanie R., Yatcilla, Jane F., Walker, Danielle N., Gaskill, Brianna N.

  13. The effects of alpha male removal on the social behavior of a group of olive baboons (Papio anubis)

    | Contributor(s):: Orient, Ester, Guillén-Salazar, Federico

  14. Social hierarchy influences dairy cows’ use of shade in a silvopastoral system under intensive rotational grazing

    | Contributor(s):: Deniz, Matheus, de Sousa, Karolini Tenffen, Moro, Matheus Fernando, Vale, Marcos Martinez do, Dittrich, João Ricardo, Machado Filho, Luiz Carlos Pinheiro, Hötzel, Maria José

  15. Social Interactions in Zoo-Housed Elephants: Factors Affecting Social Relationships

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    | Contributor(s):: Ellen Williams, Anne Carter, Carol Hall, Samantha Bremner-Harrison

    Elephants have complex social systems that are predominantly driven by ecological factors in situ. Within zoos, elephants are held in relatively static social groups and the factors observed driving social relationships in the wild are largely absent. Little research has investigated the effect...

  16. Tank cleaning temporarily increases stress and decreases affiliative behavior in zebrafish

    | Contributor(s):: Powell, Christine, von Keyserlingk, Marina A. G., Franks, Becca

  17. Enriched laboratory housing increases sensitivity to social stress in female California mice (Peromyscus californicus)

    | Contributor(s):: Minie, Vanessa A., Petric, Radmila, Ramos-Maciel, Stephanie, Wright, Emily C., Trainor, Brian C., Duque-Wilckens, Natalia

  18. The effects of feeding space on the behavioural responses of cattle during rest periods offered as part of long-distance transportation

    | Contributor(s):: Ross, M., Widowski, T. M., Haley, D. B.

  19. Beyond puppy selection-considering the role of puppy raisers in bringing out the best in assistance dog puppies

    | Contributor(s):: Mai, D. L., Howell, T., Benton, P., Bennett, P. C.

  20. Coexistence of diversified dog socialities and territorialities in the city of Concepcion, Chile

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    | 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...