Publications & Presentations

Peer Reviewed Publications

Bruskotter, J.T., Vucetich, J.A., Dietsch, A., Slagle, K.M., Brooks, J.S. 2019. "Conservationists' moral obligations toward wildlife: Values and identity promote conservation conflict." Biological Conservation (240). https://doi-org.proxy.lib.ohio-state.edu/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.108296

Lee, K., Dabelko-Schoeny, H., Jedlicka, H., Burns, T. 2019. "Older Adults' Perceived Benefits of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy: Implications for Social Work." Research on Social Work Practice 30(4). https://doi-org.proxy.lib.ohio-state.edu/10.1177%2F1049731519890399

Nickles, K., Relling, A.E., Moraes, L.E., Parker, A.J. 2020. "The Effect of a Social Facilitator Cow on the Distance Walked and Time Spent Walking by Abruptly Weaned Beef Calves." Animal Production Science.

Wagner, B.K., Relling, A.E., Kieffer, J.D., Moraes, L.E., Parker A.J. 2019. "Short Communication: Pharmacokinetics of Oxytocin Administered Intra-Nasally to Beef Cattle." Domestic Animal Endocrinology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.domaniend.2019.106387

Wagner, B.K., Relling, A.E., Kieffer, J.D., Parker, A.J. 2019. "Intranasal Oxytocin Treatment Does Not Attenuate the Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Beef Heifers Subjected to Isolation Stress or Restraint and Isolation Stress." Domestic Animal Endocrinology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.domaniend.2019.07.007

Extension and Media Articles

Nickles, K.R., and Parker, A.J. 2019. "Weaner Cattle Need their Own Trainer." Ohio State Univeristy Beef Extension Newsletter. Reproduced in Feedlot Magazine USA https://www.feedlotmagazine.com/news/cow_calf_corner/weaner-cattle-need-their-own-trainer/article_d318aa50-3c36-5a47-b29c-0fe6df121641.html

Conference Presentations

National

Nickles, K., Relling, A., Fluharty, F., and Parker, T.

“Seeing the Whole Picture: Using GPS Technology to Determine Distance and Time Calves Devote to Walking Post-Weaning when Placed with a Social Facilitator.” (2019). Midwest Animal Science Convention.

Fischer, B., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

“Connections of the Zoo Staff-Animal Bond and Ambassador Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Welfare.” (2019). Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference.

Winans, M., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

"Overview of a Long-term Welfare Assessment of California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus) at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium." (2019). Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference.

Nickles, K., Relling, A., Fluharty, F., and Parker, T.

“Calves Walk Less When Placed with a Social Facilitator Cow at Weaning.” (2019). Northern Beef Research Update Conference.

Fischer, B., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

“Development of an Evidence-Based Welfare Approach for Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) in Human Care.” (2020). OSU College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences’ Annual Conference.

Winans, M., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

"Establishment of Baseline Levels for California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus) Welfare." (2020). OSU College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences' Annual Conference.

Fischer, B., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

“Development of an Evidence-Based Welfare Approach for Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) in Human Care.” (2020). OSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Research Day.

Winans, M., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

"Hair Cortisol and Behavior: A Novel Approach to Measuring California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) Welfare" (2020). OSU College of Veterinary Medicine's Research Day.

Nickles, K., Relling, A., Fluharty, F., and Parker, T.

“Intranasal Oxytocin Improves Plasma Non-Esterified Fatty Acids but Not Distance Walked or Cortisol Concentrations at Weaning.” (2020). Midwest Animal Science Meeting.

Bradshaw, Y., Neville, P., and George, K.A.

“UNLABEL ME: Effects of Breed Labeling on Perception and Adoptability of Shelter Dogs.” (2020). CHAIRE Research Symposium.

Cahal, G., McKenzie, S., and Gehrt, S.

“Coyote (Canis latrans) Response to Novel Objects in Urban and Rural Ecosystems.” (2020). CHAIRE Research Symposium.

England, Z., Tonra, C., Moeller, S., and George, K.A.

“Personality and Zoo Animal Welfare: Decreased Costs and Increased Rewards.” (2020). CHAIRE Research Symposium.

Fischer, B., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

“Longitudinal Welfare Approach for Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) in Human Care.” (2020). CHAIRE Research Symposium.

Lorig, N., Whittington, S., George, K.A., and Cole, K.

“Development of a Statewide Educational Program to Help Ohio 4-H Youth Provide Quality Care of Horses.” (2020). CHAIRE Research Symposium.

Nickles, K., Relling, A., Fluharty, F., and Parker, T.

“Abruptly Weaned Calves Walk Shorter Distances when Placed with a Social Facilitator.” (2020). CHAIRE Research Symposium.

Werner, J., Ottobre, J., George, K.A., and Cole, K.

“Effect of Housing Systems on Long-term Cortisol Production in Horses.” (2020). CHAIRE Research Symposium.

Winans, M., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

"Measuring the Effect of Facility Relocation on a Population of California Sea Lions’ Welfare." (2020). CHAIRE Research Symposium.

England, Z., Tonra, C., Moeller, S., and George, K.A.

“Personality and Zoo Animal Welfare: Decreased Costs and Increased Rewards.” (2020). Animal Behavior Society Annual Conference.

Fischer, B., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

“Importance of Behavioral Research for Improving Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Welfare.” (2020) Animal Behavior Society Conference.

Winans, M., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

“Behavioral Response of California Sea Lions (Zalophus californiaus) to Facility Relocation.” (2020). Animal Behavior Society Conference.

Nickles, K., Relling, A., Garcia-Guerra, A., Fluharty, F., Katchova, A., and Parker, T.

“Cows Housed in Muddy Environmental Conditions During Late Gestation Have Lesser Body Weight and Body Condition Score Compared with Cows Housed on Wood Chips.” (2020). American Society of Animal Science Meeting and Trade Show.

England, Z., Tonra, C., Moeller, S., and George, K.A.

"Assessing the Impact of Opening a New Exhibit on the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s Animal Programs Black Footed Penguins (Spheniscus demersus)." (2020). Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference.

Fischer, B., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

“Evidence-Based Welfare Approach of Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.” (2020) Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference.

Winans, M., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

"A Novel Approach to Assessing California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) Welfare." (2020). Association of Zoos and Aquariums Annual Conference.

Cahal, G., McKenzie, S., and Gehrt, S.

“Coyote Response to Novel Objects in Urban and Rural Ecosystems.” (2020). The Wildlife Society Conference.

International

Nickles, K., Relling, A., Fluharty, F., and Parker, T.

“A Social Facilitator Can Reduce Calf Walking Behavior at Weaning.” (2019). American Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

Bradshaw, Y. and George, K.A.

“Faculty Perceptions of Emotional Support Animal Presence in the Classroom.” (2019). International Society for Anthrozoology Conference.

Lorig, N. and Cole, K.

“Undergraduate Student Perception of Animals Commonly Used in Animal-Assisted Therapy.” (2019). International Society for Anthrozoology Conference.

Winans, M., Flint, M., Cole, K., and George, K.A.

"Establishment of Baseline Levels for California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus) Welfare." (2020). European Association of Zoos and Aquaria Annual Conference.