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Cover for The mental health and well-being benefits of social contact and social support in animals.

This chapter addresses the positive effects of social affiliation that extend beyond these fitness benefits. Current evidence convincingly demonstrates that social mammals (including humans, as well as some nonmammalian species) share a distinct attribute, referred to as social support, whereby...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fostering mental and behavioral wellness during upbringing and throughout life.

In this chapter, a review of what is known about how mental health may be influenced-for the better and for the worse-and how that research can be used to create programs that can improve and perhaps even optimize mental health of animals was discussed. The authors also took a developmental...

Author(s)
Estep, D. Q.; Hetts, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of pigs.

This chapter discusses the origin; social behaviour; perception and communication; cognition, emotions and personalities; foraging and feeding behaviour; coping with the environment; mating behaviour; periparturient behaviour; behaviour during lactation; and behavioural development in piglets and...

Author(s)
Špinka, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The attachment bond to people in domestic dogs: does it exist already in puppies?

Author(s)
Mariti, C.; Lenzini, L.; Carlone, B.; Zilocchi, M.; Caverni, B.; Gazzano, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Living with and loving a pet with behaviour problems: the impact on caregivers.

Author(s)
Buller, K.; Ballantyne, K. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Association between puppy classes and adult behaviour of the dog.

Author(s)
González-Martínez, Á.; Martínez, M. F.; Suárez, M.; Santamarina, G.; Rosado, B.; Luño, I.; García-Belenguer, S.; Palacio, J.; Villegas, A.; Cruz, L. F. de la; Casalta, F. J. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
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Cover for The role of human-animal interactions in education.

This chapter discusses the general positive effects to human health of human-animal interactions, as well as details specific positive effects of animal contact on children and their education. Possible psycho-physiological mechanisms that may account for these observed effects are also explored.

Author(s)
Hediger, K.; Beetz, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methods for changing behaviour.

In this chapter guidelines on the different methods of addressing behavioral change in pet dogs are discussed highlighting the important role of the animal hospital personnel in giving guidance to the customers (pet owners).

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Running puppy socialization classes.

Guidelines with regards to putting up a puppy socialization classes are presented highlighting its key aims, costs and advantages.

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter

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