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It is essential to understand the normal processes that underlie stress responses in pets, in order to understand why in certain circumstances they can develop behaviours related to anxiety, fear and phobias and the most effective methods to modify such behaviours. From a preventive point of view,...

Author(s)
Palestrini, C.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2018, 35, 1, pp 5-14
Abstract

This article forms part of a series that considers the behavioural and emotional needs of the domestic feline - from kitten to geriatric cat - and how the veterinary practice team can support the cat's owners in maintaining its emotional welfare. The articles are based on a series delivered on...

Author(s)
Hargrave, C.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2018, 9, 9, pp 480-487
Abstract

Nobody would dispute that cats and dogs are the two most popular species of companion animals for humans. It is no wonder that dogs are often considered to be the best friends and adopted family members of human beings: They developed the high social ability to communicate with humans during the...

Author(s)
Saito, A.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 2018, 68, 1, pp 77-88
Abstract

The domestic dog is a social species predisposed to living and working with humans. Social behaviour establishes and maintains relationships and includes bonding, care-seeking/-giving, group behaviour and conflict resolution, facilitated through communication. Historically it was thought dogs...

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Veterinary Nursing Journal, 2017, 32, 9, pp 260-264
Abstract

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

South Africa has seen a recent increase in the number of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) maintained in reserves and parks and managed in free contact, where they may spend a significant amount of time in close proximity to humans. This study investigates how individual elephants choose to...

Author(s)
Rossman, Z. T.; Padfield, C.; Young, D.; Hart, L. A.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2017, 4, April, pp 60
Abstract

The monoamine neurotransmitter serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine [5-HT]) is involved in neuronal excitability, regulates mood and cognition, and is implicated in the regulation of a wide range of social behavior. Understanding its role in social behavior would be useful in understanding and improving...

Author(s)
Alberghina, D.; Rizzo, M.; Piccione, G.; Giannetto, C.; Panzera, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2017, 18, pp 96-101
Abstract

Life experiences and living conditions can influence the problem-solving strategies and the communicative abilities of dogs with humans. The goals of this study were to determine any behavioural differences between Labrador Retrievers living in a kennel and those living in a house as pets and to...

Author(s)
D'Aniello, B.; Scandurra, A.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Animal Cognition, 2016, 19, 3, pp 565-570
Abstract

The purpose of the present research was to determine what type of relationship exists between owner to dog attachment and the degree of aversion used in training pet dogs. We hypothesized that attachment to one's dog would be negatively associated with the degree of aversion used in dog training....

Author(s)
Volsche, S.; Gray, P.
Publisher
Section on Human Animal Interaction, Washington, USA
Citation
Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 2016, 4, 2, pp 1-16
Abstract

Horses (Equus caballus) have a rich history in their relationship with humans. Across different cultures and eras they have been utilized for work, show, cultural rituals, consumption, therapy, and companionship and continue to serve in many of these roles today. As one of the most commonly trained ...

Author(s)
Brubaker, L.; Udell, M. A. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2016, 126, pp 121-131

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