Dr Nicola J Rooney

B.Sc.(Leic.), Ph.D.(Soton.)

  • BS40 5DU

  • BS40 5DU

    United Kingdom

20012020

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Research Output

2020

A lesson in standardisation -subtle aspects of the processing of samples can greatly affect dogs' learning: subtle aspects of the processing of samples can greatly affect dogs' learning

Guest, C., Harris, R., Anjum, I., Concha, A. & Rooney, N. J., 8 Jul 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Analgesia in pet rabbits: A survey study on how pain is assessed and ameliorated by veterinary surgeons

Benato, L., Murrell, J. C., Blackwell, E. J., Saunders, R. & Rooney, N., 17 Apr 2020, In : Veterinary Record. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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25 Downloads (Pure)

Current welfare state of pet guinea pigs in the UK

Harrup, A. J. & Rooney, N. J., 13 Feb 2020, In : Veterinary Record. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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65 Downloads (Pure)

Diabetes Alert Dogs: objective behaviours shown during periods of owner glucose fluctuation and stability

Wilson, C. H., Kane, S., Morant, S. V., Guest, C. M. & Rooney, N. J., 6 Feb 2020, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 223, 10 p., 104915.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Pain and analgesia in pet rabbits: a survey of the veterinary nurse’s attitude

Benato, L., Murrell, J. C., Blackwell, E-J., Saunders, R. A. & Rooney, N. J., 25 Aug 2020, In : Journal of Small Animal Practice. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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Search dog handlers show positive bias when scoring their own dog's performance

Clark, C. C., Sibbald, N. & Rooney, N. J., 29 Jul 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2019

An Owner-Independent Investigation of Diabetes Alert Dog Performance

Wilson, C., Morant, S., Kane, S., Pesterfield, C., Guest, C. & Rooney, N. J., 27 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 6, 11 p., 91.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
184 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the welfare of kennelled dogs—A review of animal-based measures

Polgar, Z., Blackwell, E. & Rooney, N., 1 Apr 2019, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 213, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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7 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

Chapter 4 : Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris)

Rooney, N. & Stafford, K., 2019, Companion Animal Care and Welfare: The UFAW Companion Animal Handbook. Yeates, J. (ed.). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Equine response behaviour to game encounters during horseback safari rides

Hodgson, E., Rooney, N. J. & Hockenhull, J., 2019, Proceedings of the 15th International Society for Equitation Science Conference, 19th-21st August, Guelph, Canada. Canada, p. 38

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Global ivory market prices since the 1989 CITES ban

Sosnowski, M., Knowles, T., Takahashi, T. & Rooney, N., 1 Sep 2019, In : Biological Conservation. 237, p. 392-399 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Greyhounds under general veterinary care in the UK during 2016: Demography and common disorders

O'Neill, D., Rooney, N., Brock, C., Church, D., Brodbelt, D. C. & Pegram, C., 4 Jun 2019, In : Canine Genetics and Epidemiology . 6, 4, 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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228 Downloads (Pure)

How effective are trained dogs at alerting their owners to changes in blood glycaemic levels? Variations in performance of glycaemia alert dogs

Rooney, N., Guest, C., Swanson, L. & Morant, S., 15 Jan 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 1, 16 p., e0210092.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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6 Citations (Scopus)
180 Downloads (Pure)

Improving the welfare of companion dogs—Is owner education the solution?

Philpotts, I., Dillon, J. & Rooney, N., 6 Sep 2019, In : Animals. 9, 9, 22 p., 662.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
156 Downloads (Pure)

Pain and analgesia in pet rabbits within the veterinary environment: a review

Benato, L., Rooney, N. J. & Murrell, J. C., 1 Mar 2019, In : Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 46, 2, p. 151-162 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)
249 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Scoping review of indicators and methods of measurement used to evaluate the impact of dog population management interventions

Rooney, N., 30 May 2017, In : BMC Veterinary Research. 13, 20 p., 143.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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9 Citations (Scopus)
254 Downloads (Pure)
2016

A medical detection role for dogs

Rooney, N., 7 Dec 2016, In : International Animal Health Journal. 3, 4, 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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661 Downloads (Pure)

Deleterious effects of pedigree dog breeding on behaviour

Rooney, N., 1 Dec 2016, p. 24. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Minimising fear and anxiety in working dogs: a review

Rooney, N., Clark, C. & Casey, R., Dec 2016, In : Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research. 16, p. 53-64 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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21 Citations (Scopus)
943 Downloads (Pure)

Social and Communication Behaviour

Bradshaw, J. & Rooney, N., Dec 2016, The Domestic Dog: its evolution, behavior and interactions with people. . Serpell, J. (ed.). 2nd ed. Cambridge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

2015

Why do adult dogs 'play'?

Bradshaw, J. W. S., Pullen, A. J. & Rooney, N. J., Jan 2015, In : Behavioural Processes. 110, p. 82-7 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

23 Citations (Scopus)
2014

The current state of welfare, housing and husbandry of the English pet rabbit population

Rooney, N. J., Blackwell, E. J., Mullan, S. M., Saunders, R., Baker, P. E., Hill, J. M., Sealey, C. E., Turner, M. J. & Held, S. D. E., 22 Dec 2014, In : BMC Research Notes. 7, 13 p., 942.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Investigation into the Value of Trained Glycaemia Alert Dogs to Clients with Type I Diabetes

Rooney, N. J., Morant, S. & Guest, C., 7 Aug 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 10.1371/journal.pone.0069921

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

46 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Training methods and owner-dog interactions: Links with dog behaviour and learning ability

Rooney, N. J. & Cowan, S. J., Jul 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 132, 3-4, p. 169-177

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

81 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Welfare concerns associated with pedigree dog breeding in the UK

Rooney, N. J. & Sargan, D., May 2010, In : Animal Welfare. 19, S, p. 133-140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)
2009

A Practitioner's guide to working dog welfare

Rooney, NJ., Gaines, SA. & Hiby, E., May 2009, In : Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research. 4(3), p. 127 - 134 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

73 Citations (Scopus)

Pedigree Dog Breeding in the UK: A major welfare concern?

Rooney, NJ., Sargan, DR., Calder, CR. & Evans, M., 2009

Research output: Other contribution

Response to a standardised psychogenic stressor as an indicator of welfare status

Rooney, NJ., Gaines, SA., Denham, HDC. & Bradshaw, JWS., Mar 2009, In : Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research. 4(2), p. 77 - 78 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Response to a standardised psychogenic stressor as an indicator of welfare status

Rooney, NJ., Gaines, SA., Denham, HDC. & Bradshaw, JWS., 2009, 6th International Working Dog Conference, Ieper, Belgium 12-15 May.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

The welfare of pedigree dogs: Cause for concern

Rooney, NJ., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research. 4(5), p. 180 - 186 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

15 Citations (Scopus)

The welfare of working dogs

Rooney, NJ., Gaines, SA., Hiby, E. & Bradshaw, JWS., 2009, 6th International Working Dog Conference, Ieper, Belgium, 12-15 May.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Welfare concerns associated with pedigree dog breeding in the UK

Rooney, NJ. & Sargan, DR., 2009, UFAW International Symposium, 22-23 June, University of Bristol, UK.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2008

Book review Adam Miklosi, Dog Behaviour, Evolution and Cognition

Rooney, NJ., Aug 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 76(2), p. 515 - 516 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Practitioner's guide to working dog welfare

Rooney, NJ., Gaines, SA. & Hiby, E., Jul 2008, In : Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research. 3(4), p. 180 - 180 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

The effect of feeding enrichment upon reported working ability and behavior of kenneled working dogs

Gaines, SA., Rooney, NJ. & Bradshaw, JWS., Nov 2008, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 53(6), p. 1400 - 1404 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Behavioural and glucocorticoid responses of dogs (Canis familiaris) to kennelling: Investigating mitigation of stress by prior habituation

Rooney, NJ., Gaines, SA. & Bradshaw, JWS., Dec 2007, In : Physiology and Behavior. 92 (5), p. 847 - 854 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

121 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of a method for assessing the ability of trainee specialist search dogs

Rooney, NJ., Gaines, SA., Bradshaw, JWS. & Penman, S., 2007, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 103, p. 90 - 104 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

39 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Behavioural and physiological responses of dogs entering re-homing kennels

Hiby, E., Rooney, NJ. & Bradshaw, JWS., 2006, In : Physiology and Behavior. 89, p. 385 - 391 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

95 Citations (Scopus)

Social cognition in the domestic dog: behaviour of spectators towards participants in interspecific games

Rooney, NJ. & Bradshaw, JWS., Aug 2006, In : Animal Behaviour. 72 (2), p. 343 - 352 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

36 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Attributes of specialist search dogs - a questionnaire survey of UK dog handlers

Rooney, NJ., Bradshaw, JWS. & Almey, H., Mar 2004, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 49 (2), p. 296 - 302 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

38 Citations (Scopus)

Breed and sex differences in the behavioural attributes of specialist search dogs - a questionnaire survey of trainers and handlers

Rooney, NJ. & Bradshaw, JWS., 2004, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 86, p. 123 - 135 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

53 Citations (Scopus)

Dog training methods: their use, effectiveness and interaction with behaviour and welfare

Hiby, EF., Rooney, NJ. & Bradshaw, JWS., 2004, In : Animal Welfare. 13, p. 63 - 69 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

164 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Links between play and dominance and attachment dimensions of dog-human relationships

Rooney, NJ. & Bradshaw, JWS., Apr 2003, In : Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science. 6, p. 67 - 94 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

22 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of games on the dog-owner relationship

Rooney, NJ. & Bradshaw, JWS., 2003, British Society of Animal Science. p. 15 - 15 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2002

An experimental study of the effects of play upon the dog-human relationship

Rooney, NJ. & Bradshaw, JWS., 2002, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 75, p. 161 - 176 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Do dogs respond to play signals given by humans?

Rooney, NJ., Bradshaw, JWS. & Robinson, IH., Apr 2001, In : Animal Behaviour. 61 (4), p. 715 - 722 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

68 Citations (Scopus)