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A fundamental tenet of the Danish Prison System is the principle of normalization, meaning that prisons are organized in such a way that the conditions within the walls more or less resemble the conditions outside them. When prison conditions differ as little as possible from normal daily life on...

Author(s)
Minke, L. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anthrozoös, 2017, 30, 3, pp 387-395
Abstract

Animal personality has been studied extensively in recent years, yet multidimensionality in tendencies of risk-related behavior, and the role of such consistency from a mating tactics perspective, is yet to be investigated. We used a semi-domesticated herd of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) to examine ...

Author(s)
Strong, J. S.; Weladji, R. B.; Holand, Ø.; Røed, K. H.; Nieminen, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Ethology, 2017, 123, 6/7, pp 484-492
Abstract

The domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus) originates from the solitary living African wildcat (Felis silvestris lybica). However, through domestication, the domestic cat has become more social towards conspecifics and group housing of cats is common, for example in cat shelters in some countries....

Author(s)
Loberg, J. M.; Lundmark, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2016, 182, pp 23-29
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Einarsson, S.; Magnusson, U.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 46, Supplement, pp 29-32
Abstract

Tail biting is detrimental to animal welfare and has negative consequences for producer economy. Poor health is one of the risk factors for tail biting. The first aim of this study was therefore to test for links between health status and behavior related to tail biting at the individual level. The ...

Author(s)
Munsterhjelm, C.; Nordgreen, J.; Aae, F.; Heinonen, M.; Olstad, K.; Aasmundstad, T.; Janczak, A. M.; Valros, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Physiology & Behavior, 2017, 179, pp 298-307
Abstract

Companion dogs are increasingly trained for sports using varying pedagogical ideas considering the human-dog interaction. We focused on the human-dog interaction by examining the characteristics constructed for dogs within the training methods, and on the definitions of ideal dogs as described by...

Author(s)
Koski, L.; Bäcklund, P.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Society & Animals, 2015, 23, 1, pp 24-44
Abstract

Owing to their naturally aggressive behaviour, male mice are often housed individually in toxicity studies. However, several publications advocate group-housing of mice to enable normal social behaviour and interactions between the animals. This refinement project aimed at facilitate group-housing...

Author(s)
Annas, A.; Bengtsson, C.; Törnqvist, E.
Publisher
Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2013, 47, 2, pp 127-129
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Author(s)
Zoric, M.; Redefalk, J.; Johansson, S. E.; Wallgren, P.
Publisher
Pig Veterinary Society, Thirsk, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 5th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management and the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Pig Veterinary Society of Great Britain, Edinburgh, UK, 22nd - 24th May 2013, 2013, pp 175
Abstract

A permanent herd of Icelandic horses with four stallions and their harems was studied for a total of 316 hours in a large pasture (215 ha) in May 2007 in Iceland. Interactions between stallions of different harems and other aspects of the horses' behaviour were studied. One stallion and nine horses ...

Author(s)
Sigurjonsdottir, H.; Thorhallsdottir, A. G.; Hafthorsdottir, H. M.; Granquist, S. M.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
International Journal of Zoology, 2012, 2012, pp Article ID 162982
Abstract

In this project, we test the hypothesis whether mink populations with a higher social tolerance have been developed in practice and thus are better adapted to housing in stacked cages. The hypothesis has been tested by comparing the level of bite damages and bite marks in mink kept in pairs and in...

Author(s)
Hansen, S. W.; Møller, S. H.
Publisher
International Fur Animal Scientific Association, Tjele, Denmark
Citation
Scientifur, 2012, 36, 3/4, pp 350-359

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