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  1. The effectiveness of Dutch Cell Dogs in correctional facilities in the Netherlands: a study protocol of a quasi-experimental trial

    Contributor(s):: Schenk, G., Duindam, H. M., Creemers, H. E., Hoeve, M., Stams, Gjjm, Asscher, J. J.

  2. Do Lambs Perceive Regular Human Stroking as Pleasant? Behavior and Heart Rate Variability Analyses

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    | Contributor(s):: Marjorie Coulon, Raymond Nowak, Julie Peyrat, Herve Chandeze, Alain Boissy, Xavier Boivin

    Stroking by humans is beneficial to the human-animal relationship and improves welfare in many species that express intraspecific allogrooming, but very few studies have looked at species like sheep that do not express such contact except around parturition. This study investigated the way...

  3. Man's Best Friend: Examining Social Functions of Dogs' in the Lives of Humans

    | Contributor(s):: Emily J. Sterling

  4. Examining demographic and situational factors on animal cruelty motivations

    | Contributor(s):: Hensley, C., Tallichet, S. E., Dutkiewicz, E. L.

  5. Factors related to type of companion pet owned by older women

    | Contributor(s):: Gulick, E. E., Krause-Parello, C. A.

  6. The Bee Kind Garden: a qualitative description of work with maltreated children

    | Contributor(s):: Worsham, N. L., Goodvin, R.

  7. When and how well can human-socialized capuchins match actions demonstrated by a familiar human?

    | Contributor(s):: Fragaszy, D. M., Deputte, B., Cooper, E. J., Colbert-White, E. N., Hemery, C.

  8. Close human presence reduces avoidance behaviour in commercial caged laying hens to an approaching human

    | Contributor(s):: Edwards, L. E., Coleman, G. J., Hemsworth, P. H.

    The quality of human contact that hens are exposed to will determine the degree of fear of humans that they experience. This has consequences for the welfare of commercial laying hens, as hens that are afraid of humans will be regularly exposed to a fear-provoking stressor. Hens can be habituated...

  9. Pet's presence and owner's blood pressures during the daily lives of pet owners with pre- to mild hypertension

    | Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Son, H. S., Chapa, D., McCune, S.

  10. Public attitudes towards grief in animals

    | Contributor(s):: McGrath, N., Walker, J., Nilsson, D., Phillips, C.

    Animals under human management are often separated from conspecifics, which may lead to behaviour indicative of separation distress or grief. For the purposes of this paper, grief is considered as a biological response to separation, indicated by a bi-phasic ‘protest-despair’...

  11. Aggression against cats, dogs and people

    | Contributor(s):: Felthous, A. R.

  12. Unleashing their potential: a critical realist scoping review of the influence of dogs on physical activity for dog-owners and non-owners

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    | Contributor(s):: Toohey, A. M., Rock, M. J.

  13. Walking the dog: exploration of the contact networks between dogs in a community

    | Contributor(s):: Westgarth, C., Gaskell, R. M., Pinchbeck, G. L., Bradshaw, J. W., Dawson, S., Christley, R. M.

  14. Individual, social and environmental correlates of physical activity among women living in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighbourhoods

    | Contributor(s):: Cleland, V., Ball, K., Hume, C., Timperio, A., King, A. C., Crawford, D.

  15. Personal, social and environmental correlates of resilience to physical inactivity among women from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

    | Contributor(s):: Cleland, V. J., Ball, K., Salmon, J., Timperio, A. F., Crawford, D. A.

  16. The influence of the built environment, social environment and health behaviors on body mass index. results from RESIDE

    | Contributor(s):: Christian, H., Giles-Corti, B., Knuiman, M., Timperio, A., Foster, S.

  17. Barking in family dogs: an ethological approach

    | Contributor(s):: Pongracz, P., Molnar, C., Miklosi, A.

  18. Dog ownership, health and physical activity: a critical review of the literature

    | Contributor(s):: Cutt, H., Giles-Corti, B., Knuiman, M., Burke, V.

  19. Effects of early experience on social behaviour

    | Contributor(s):: Melzack, Ronald, Thompson, William R.

  20. How does dominance rank status affect individual and social learning performance in the dog (Canis familiaris)?

    | Contributor(s):: Pongracz, P., Vida, V., Banhegyi, P., Miklosi, A.