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Author(s)
Horwitz, D. F.
Publisher
Educational Concepts LLC, Tulsa, USA
Citation
NAVC Clinician's Brief, 2016, No.June, pp 81-83
Abstract

Evidence from the literature indicates that dogs' choices can be influenced by human-delivered social cues, such as pointing, and pointing combined with facial expression, intonation (i.e., rising and falling voice pitch), and/or words. The present study used an object choice task to investigate...

Author(s)
Colbert-White, E. N.; Tullis, A.; Andresen, D. R.; Parker, K. M.; Patterson, K. E.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Animal Cognition, 2018, 21, 2, pp 253-265
Abstract

Signals of dominance and submissiveness are central to conspecific communication in many species. For domestic animals, sensitivities to these signals in humans may also be beneficial. We presented domestic horses with a free choice between two unfamiliar humans, one adopting a submissive and the...

Author(s)
Smith, A. V.; Wilson, C.; McComb, K.; Proops, L.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Animal Cognition, 2018, 21, 2, pp 307-312
CABI Book Info
Cover for Practical feline behaviour: understanding cat behaviour and improving welfare.

This book contains all the relevant information that a veterinary nurse or technician needs to understand and handle the behaviour and welfare of house cats, and to offer safe and practical advice to clients. This approachable and down-to-earth text describes the internal and external influences on ...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to assess whether horses are aware of and affected by emotional states of their stable-mates. Four mare-foal pairs and one gelding were subjected to two types of treatment: (I) - a stress caused by separation of the foal and the dam, or (II) - observing the reactions to...

Author(s)
Żelazna, R.; Jezierski, T.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Jastrzebiec, Poland
Citation
Animal Science Papers and Reports, 2018, 36, 3, pp 333-338
Abstract

Dogs are thought to evaluate humans' emotional states, and attend more to crying people than to humming people. However, it is unclear whether dogs would go beyond focusing attention on humans in need by providing more substantive help to them. This study used a trapped-other paradigm, modified...

Author(s)
Sanford, E. M.; Burt, E. R.; Meyers-Manor, J. E.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Learning & Behavior, 2018, 46, 4, pp 374-386
Abstract

Companion dogs learn easily from humans, including human behavior, human communication, and some aspects of the human-made environment. They benefit from having the opportunity to learn from humans and are able to spontaneously synchronize their behavior with that of their caregiver. Here, we...

Author(s)
Huber, L.; Popovová, N.; Riener, S.; Salobir, K.; Cimarelli, G.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Learning & Behavior, 2018, 46, 4, pp 387-397
Abstract

Dogs live in the dynamic human social networks full of strangers, yet they form strong and selective bonds with familiar caretakers. Little is known about how a bond is initially formed between a dog and a complete stranger. The first-impression hypothesis suggests that interacting with strangers...

Author(s)
Tan JingZhi; Walker, K. K.; Hoff, K.; Hare, B.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Learning & Behavior, 2018, 46, 4, pp 414-429
Abstract

Social referencing is the process by which individuals utilize cues from emotional displays of a social partner to form their response to a new situation. Social referencing can provide advantages, especially to young, inexperienced individuals, by favouring an appropriate reaction to novel...

Author(s)
Fugazza, C.; Moesta, A.; Pogány, Á.; Miklósi, Á.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2018, 141, pp 67-75
Abstract

This study examines the activity budgets and social behaviours initiated and received by 69 focal dogs in an off-leash dog park for 400 s after entry, a time of high activity about which little is known. Using motivationally-neutral labels for social behaviour categories, we describe the frequency...

Author(s)
Howse, M. S.; Anderson, R. E.; Walsh, C. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2018, 157, pp 691-701

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