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  1. Garrano Horses Perceive Letters of the Alphabet on a Touchscreen System: A Pilot Study

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    | Contributor(s):: Schubert, Clara-Lynn, Ryckewaert, Barbara, Pereira, Carlos, Matsuzawa, Tetsuro

    This study aimed to use a computer-controlled touchscreen system to examine visual discrimination in Garrano horses (Equus caballus), an endangered breed of pony belonging to the Iberian horse family. This pilot study focused on the perceptual similarity among letters of the alphabet. We tested...

  2. Critical problems for research in animal sheltering, a conceptual analysis

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    | Contributor(s):: Horecka, K., Neal, S.

    Animal shelter research has seen significant increases in participation over the past several decades from academic organizations, private organizations, public entities, and even corporations that aims to improve shelter programs, processes, operations, and outcomes for the various...

  3. Emergency fostering of dogs from animal shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic: shelter practices, foster caregiver engagement, and dog outcomes

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    | Contributor(s):: Gunter, L. M., Gilchrist, R. J., Blade, E. M., Reed, J. L., Isernia, L. T., Barber, R. T., Foster, A. M., Feuerbacher, E. N., Wynne, C. D. L.

    Each year, millions of dogs enter thousands of animal shelters across the United States. Life in the shelter can be stressful, and one type of intervention that improves dogs' experience is human interaction, particularly stays in foster homes. Prior research has demonstrated that fostering...

  4. Reasons for guardian-relinquishment of dogs to shelters: animal and regional predictors in British Columbia, Canada

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    | Contributor(s):: Eagan, B. H., Gordon, E., Protopopova, A.

    Dogs are relinquished to animal shelters for animal-related or guardian-related reasons. Understanding what drives relinquishment patterns is essential for informing intervention opportunities to keep animals with their guardians. Whereas, overall reasons for relinquishment in a given shelter...

  5. Life, Death, and Humanity in Veterinary Medicine: Is it Time to Embrace the Humanities in Veterinary Education?

    | Contributor(s):: Brosnahan, Margaret M.

    Medical humanities is a multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary field of study that has experienced explosive growth in the United States since the 1960s. Two key components of medical humanities include first, the use of literature, poetry, and visual arts in the education of medical students,...

  6. Dogs working in schools-safety awareness and animal welfare

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    | Contributor(s):: Bidoli, E. M. Y., Firnkes, A., Bartels, A., Erhard, M. H., Doring, D.

    Gaining popularity, animal-assisted education is thought to enhance learning processes and children's development, inter alia. While previous research has focused on these potential positive effects for the pupils, animal welfare and human safety in the classroom are aspects that have hardly...

  7. The long and short of showers: Effects of shower duration on behaviour, thermal comfort and soiling of organic growing-finishing pigs with access to outdoor runs

    | Contributor(s):: Wimmler, Cäcilia, Leeb, Christine, Winckler, Christoph, Knoll, Maximilian, Holinger, Mirjam

  8. Lying behaviour of lactating dairy cows in a cow-calf contact freestall system

    | Contributor(s):: Wegner, Claire S., Ternman, Emma

  9. Pet owners' and companion animal veterinarians' perceptions of weight-related veterinarian-client communication

    | Contributor(s):: Sutherland, Katja A., Coe, Jason B., Janke, Natasha, O'Sullivan, Terri L., Parr, Jacqueline M.

  10. A simple collar can make all the difference: a practical solution to a potentially serious equine welfare problem

    | Contributor(s):: Randle, H., Dennis, A.

  11. The beneficial effects of providing prepartum sows with nesting materials on farrowing traits, piglet performance and maternal behavior: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Monteiro, Matheus S., Muro, Bruno B. D., Carnevale, Rafaella F., Poor, André P., Araújo, Kawany M., Viana, Carlos H. C., Almond, Glen W., Moreno, Andrea M., Garbossa, Cesar A. P., Leal, Diego F.

  12. Problems concerning the ethical justification of the equestrian use of the horse

    | Contributor(s):: Meyer, Heinz

  13. Bit use and its relevance for rider safety, rider satisfaction and horse welfare in equestrian sport

    | Contributor(s):: Luke, Karen L., McAdie, Tina, Warren-Smith, Amanda K., Smith, Bradley P.

  14. Validation of the Brazilian Portuguese version of the cat-owner relationship scale (CORS-BR)

    | Contributor(s):: Luchesi, Suzana Helena, Machado, Daiana Souza, Trindade, Pedro Henrique Esteves, Otta, Emma

  15. Welfare and quality of life assessments for shelter cats: A scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Lamon, Tennille K., Slater, Margaret R., Moberly, Heather K., Budke, Christine M.

  16. Feline scratching in undesirable areasSkrabani kocek na nezadoucich mistech

    | Contributor(s):: Kovaffkova, S.

  17. Entertaining Commodities or Living Beings? Public Perception of Animal Welfare at Local Festivals in South Korea

    | Contributor(s):: Joo, Seola, Bae, Jaeye, Jung, Yechan, Chun, Myung-Sun, Park, Hyomin

  18. Effect of good handling on stress indicators and behaviour in beef cattle

    | Contributor(s):: Jardim, Carla Comerlato, Barbosa Silveira, Isabella Dias, Restle, Joao, Mendonca, Fabio Souza, Bethancourt-Garcia, Javier Alexander, de Oliveira, Roberson Macedo, de Moraes, Renata Espindola, Reis, Nathalia Pasi, Vaz, Ricardo Zambarda

  19. Feeding behaviour and activity of beef calves during the first week at the feedlot: Impact of calf source and commingling ratios

    | Contributor(s):: Hodder, Abigail, Pajor, Ed, van der Meer, Frank, Louden, Julia, Thompson, Sean, Orsel, Karin

  20. Pandemic puppies and interaction

    | Contributor(s):: Hedges, S.

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