About the Authors

Sarah Zito

s.zito@uq.edu.au

Affiliation Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, Gatton, QLD, Australia

Dianne Vankan

Affiliation School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, Gatton, QLD, Australia

Pauleen Bennett

Contributed equally to this work with: Pauleen Bennett, Mandy Paterson, Clive J. C. Phillips

Affiliation School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Mandy Paterson

Contributed equally to this work with: Pauleen Bennett, Mandy Paterson, Clive J. C. Phillips

Affiliation RSPCA Queensland, Wacol, QLD, Australia

Clive J. C. Phillips

Contributed equally to this work with: Pauleen Bennett, Mandy Paterson, Clive J. C. Phillips

Affiliation Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, Gatton, QLD, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SZ DV PB MP CP. Performed the experiments: SZ. Analyzed the data: SZ DV PB MP CP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SZ DV PB MP CP. Wrote the paper: SZ DV PB MP CP.