The consideration of animals within australian social work curriculum
| Contributor(s):: Duvnjak, Angella, Dent, Ashleigh
ABSTRACT There is growing impetus for social work to move beyond a human-centric social justice orientation to include the consideration of animals. Social work programs in Australia are currently not required to include content related to animals within the curricula and little is known about...
Review of literature on interventions aimed at resolving problems caused by predatory behaviour in dogs (Canis familiaris)
| Contributor(s):: McLennan, Tracey
Effects over time of different types of sounds on gestating sows’ behavior
| Contributor(s):: Gaillard, Charlotte, Deroiné, Clémentine, Misrach, Malinka, Durand, Maëva
CATastrophic myths part 1: Common misconceptions about the social behavior of domestic cats and implications for their health, welfare, and management
| Contributor(s):: Croney, C., Udell, M., Delgado, M., Ekenstedt, K., Shoveller, A. K.
Is UK Puppy Purchasing Suffering a Long COVID Effect? Ongoing Negative Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic upon Puppy Purchase Motivations and Behaviours in 2021
| Contributor(s):: Packer, R. M. A., Brand, C. L., Belshaw, Z., Pegram, C. L., Dale, F., Stevens, K. B., O'Neill, D. G.
The COVID-19 pandemic led to a surge in acquisitions of puppies in the UK, dubbed the "Pandemic Puppy" phenomenon. In addition to an increased demand for puppies, widespread changes to both why and how puppies were purchased during this period compared to pre-pandemic 2019 purchases...
Salivary Cortisol in Guide Dogs
| Contributor(s):: De la Fuente-Moreno, E., Paredes-Ramos, P., Carrasco-García, A., Hernandez-Cruz, B., Alvarado, M., Edwards, C.
Guide dogs work for extended periods and are exposed to multiple environmental stimuli that could lead to higher stress compared with companion dogs. Cortisol is the main hormone associated with stress in most mammals. This study included seven guide dogs and seven same-breed dogs that were...
The Integrated Effect of Environmental Conditions and Human Presence on the Behaviour of a Pair of Zoo-Housed Asian Small-Clawed Otters
| Contributor(s):: Bandoli, F., Mace, J., Knight, A.
Zoos and aquaria have the ethical responsibility to provide animals under their care with conditions that promote good welfare. This study evaluated the combined influence of human presence and environmental factors on the behaviour of zoo-housed Asian small-clawed otters (Aonyx cinereus). Data...
Associations of range use with individual behaviour, clinical welfare indicators, fear response and gastrointestinal characteristics of two laying hen hybrids
| Contributor(s):: Wurtz, Kaitlin E., Tahamtani, Fernanda M., Foldager, Leslie, Thodberg, Karen, Riber, Anja B.
Progressive weaning alters behaviour and biomarkers of stress in weaned lambs subjected to social isolation
| Contributor(s):: Freitas-de-Melo, Aline, Sánchez-Dávila, Fernando, Ungerfeld, Rodolfo
Measuring the human–animal relationship in cows by avoidance distance at pasture
| Contributor(s):: Aubé, L., Mollaret, E., Mialon, M. M., Mounier, L., Veissier, I., de Boyer des Roches, A.
Welfare and performance of finishing pigs on commercial farms: Associations with group size, floor space per pig and feed type
| Contributor(s):: Andersen, Inger Lise, Ocepek, Marko, Thingnes, Signe Lovise, Newberry, Ruth C.
Welfare implications on management strategies for rearing dairy calves: A systematic review. Part 2 - Social management
| Contributor(s):: Carulla, P., Villagrá, A., Estellés, F., Blanco-Penedo, I.
INTRODUCTION: Raising a healthy calf up to puberty is essential for optimal farm performance. It is therefore, it is necessary to promote animal welfare from the three spheres during this short period. Social management has been postulated as essential in lowering stress and consequently...
The Power of Discourse: Associations between Trainers' Speech and the Responses of Socialized Wolves and Dogs to Training
| Contributor(s):: Fonseca, M. G. B., Hilário, H. O., Kotrschal, K., Range, F., Virányi, Z., Duarte, M. H. L., Pereira, L. C. G., Vasconcellos, A. D. S.
In a previous study, we found that Positive Reinforcement Training reduced cortisol of wolves and dogs; however, this effect varied across trainer-animal dyads. Here we investigate whether and how the trainers' use of speech may contribute to this effect. Dogs' great interest in...
A preliminary investigation of the feeding behaviour of dairy goat kids reared away from their dams on a computerised ad libitum milk feeding system
| Contributor(s):: Vickery, H. M., Meagher, R. K., Stergiadis, S., Neal, R. A.
Better welfare for broiler chickens given more types of environmental enrichments and more space to enjoy them
| Contributor(s):: Vas, Judit, BenSassi, Neila, Vasdal, Guro, Newberry, Ruth C.
Behavioural reactions of rabbits during AAI sessions
| Contributor(s):: Součková, Michaela, Přibylová, Lucie, Jurčová, Lenka, Chaloupková, Helena
Effects of different LED lighting conditions on young horses during trailer loading and stationary confinement
| Contributor(s):: Neveux, Claire, Ferard, Marion, Melac, Emmanuel, Pousset, Nicolas
Exploring synchrony of lying on commercial dairy farms in relation to management
| Contributor(s):: Kok, Akke, van Knegsel, Ariette, Bokkers, Eddie A. M., Kemp, Bas, Thorup, Vivi
Species specific differences in short-term behavioral reaction of voles to cage elements removal
| Contributor(s):: Kapusta, J., Siewierska, D., Kruczek, M., Pochron, E., Olejniczak, P.
Influence of social enrichment on transport stress in fish: a behavioural approach
| Contributor(s):: Jones, M., Alexander, M. E., Lightbody, S., Snellgrove, D., Smith, P., Bramhall, S., Henriquez, F. L., McLellan, I., Sloman, K. A.