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Cover for Social rabbits.

This chapter discusses the social behaviour of rabbits and presents some of the factors that can affect the behaviour of rabbits and methods to prepare and manage social (alone or grouped with othe animals) as well as sexual behavioural problems. A bried discussion on the natural behaviour and...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

Author(s)
Flecknell, P.
Publisher
North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), Gainesville, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the NAVC Conference, 17-21 January 2015, Orlando, Florida, USA. Volume 29, Small animal and exotics edition, Book 1 & Book 2, 2015, pp 1318-1319
Abstract

Life education using animals is a method that could solve social problems such as incessant bullying and student suicide in schools. We use school-owned animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, and chickens as "living teaching material" to educate children. Our group of veterinarians conducted various ...

Author(s)
Shibata, E.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Tottori, Japan
Citation
Journal of Animal Clinical Medicine, 2015, 24, 4, pp 158-164
Abstract

Guinea pig pups produce typical distress whistles when isolated. Whistles' frequency is decreased or abolished when they contact with the mother and, to a lesser degree, a sibling or even an unfamiliar female, is regained. Those non-aggressive companions were considered social support providers for ...

Author(s)
Tokumaru, R. S.; Ades, C.; Monticelli, P. F.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2015, 171, pp 197-203
Abstract

Current housing guidelines for laboratory rodents include recommendations for enrichment. Working with guinea pigs, we have developed an open-field enrichment paradigm that provides several aspects of this species' natural environment. These naturalistic aspects include access to increased space...

Author(s)
Brewer, J. S.; Bellinger, S. A.; Joshi, P.; Kleven, G. A.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2014, 53, 4, pp 344-355
Abstract

Author(s)
Bament, W.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
VN Times, 2012, 12, 9, pp 33-35
Abstract

The aim of our study was to investigate the effects of a small therapeutic animal (TA, guinea pig) on the social behavior of nine autistic children. The social contacts of the autistic children were evaluated by a descriptive method of direct observation that was performed without (in period one)...

Author(s)
Kršková, L.; Talarovičová, A.; Olexová, L.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Society & Animals, 2010, 18, 2, pp 139-151
Abstract

With the development of laboratory animal science, increasing attention has been given to the possible influence of housing and husbandry on the behaviour and welfare of laboratory animals as well as on the scientific integrity. With the present paper, we aim to contribute to this knowledge by...

Author(s)
Olsson, I. A. S.; Westlund, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2007, 103, 3/4, pp 229-254
Abstract

Author(s)
Thissen, S.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2005, 35, 38, pp 8, 10-11
Abstract

In several rodent species, an increase or recovery of sexual behaviour can be observed when sexually satiated males are placed in contact with a novel mate. In order to assess the influence of female novelty on the courtship behaviour of guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus), four adult males were observed ...

Author(s)
Cohn, D. W. H.; Tokumaru, R. S.; Ades, C.
Publisher
Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Cientifica, Ribeirâo Preto, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2004, 37, 6, pp 847-851

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