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Canine Comfort Pet Therapy
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| Organizations | Contributor(s): Melanie Sadek
The relationship between pets and people has immeasurable value on our emotional and physical health. Through Canine Comfort Pet Therapy, Valley Humane Society brings animals to places other pets...
Bringing about change for animals | Susan Mercer, Hitoshi Tojo | TEDxTokushimaU
| Videos | Contributor(s): Susan Mercer, Hitoshi Tojo
At TEDxTokushimaU, Susan and Hitoshi will share with us their ideas on creating a society where we can live well together with animals.
Becoming No Kill has become an expressed goal for Japan...
Save a Dog's Life | Karyn Garvin | TEDxTucson
| Videos | Contributor(s): Karyn Garvin
Karyn Garvin’s talk, “Saving a Dogs’ Life” will appeal to dog enthusiasts from all walks of life. She brings a unique clarity to the distinction between Separation Anxiety...
A Wild Look at Dentistry | Charles Dyer | TEDxTAMU
| Videos | Contributor(s): Charles Dyer
Animals need dentists too. However, animal dentistry poses a whole new set of challenges. Whether its lions or tigers, Charles Dyer wants to open a window into his exotic practice.
Factors that Influence Intake to One Municipal Animal Control Facility in Florida: A Qualitative Study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Terry Spencer, Linda Behar-Horenstein, Joe Aufmuth, Nancy Hardt, Jennifer W Applebaum, Amber Emanuel, Natalie Isaza
This qualitative study identified a study area by visualizing one year of animal intake from a municipal animal shelter on geographic information systems (GIS) maps to select an area of high...
ExNOTic: Should We Be Keeping Exotic Pets?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rachel A Grant, V Tamara Montrose, Alison P Wills
There has been a recent trend towards keeping non-traditional companion animals, also known as exotic pets. These pets include parrots, reptiles, amphibians and rabbits, as well as small species...
Equine Welfare during Exercise: An Evaluation of Breathing, Breathlessness and Bridles
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): David J Mellor, Ngaio J Beausoleil
Horses engaged in strenuous exercise display physiological responses that approach the upper functional limits of key organ systems, in particular their cardiorespiratory systems. Maximum athletic...
A National Census of Birth Weight in Purebred Dogs in Italy
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Debora Groppetti, Alessandro Pecile, Clara Palestrini, Stefano P Marelli, Patrizia Boracchi
Despite increasing professionalism in dog breeding, the physiological range of birth weight in this species remains unclear. Low birth weight can predispose to neonatal mortality and growth...
Hunters' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice towards Wildlife Disease in Ohio
| Presentations | Contributor(s): Pallavi Oruganti
Ethnographic research is critical to understanding the human dimensions of wildlife diseases and management, as it allows us to understand the potential social contributors of disease...
The Everything Dog Site
Thank you for visiting theeverythingdogsite.com! We love dogs and wanted to create an outlet for our passion, so we decided to create this website in 2015. Our vision for this website is...
Intake Procedures in Colorado Animal Shelters
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Anna Fagre, Francisco Olea-Popelka, Rebeca Ruch-Gallie
The purpose of this study was to describe intake procedures in Colorado animal shelters, compare infectious disease screening protocols in shelters taking in animals from out-of-state to shelters...
Exploration Feeding and Higher Space Allocation Improve Welfare of Growing-Finishing Pigs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Herman M Vermeer, Nienke CPMM Dirx-Kuijken, Marc BM Bracke
Lack of environmental enrichment and high stocking densities in growing-finishing pigs can lead to adverse social behaviors directed to pen mates, resulting in skin lesions, lameness, and tail...
Pregnant Sheep in a Farm Environment Did Not Develop Anaemia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gabrielle C. Musk, Amanda James, Matthew W. Kemp, Sara Ritchie, Andrew Ritchie, Michael Laurence
The aim of this study was to document the haematological profile of pregnant ewes throughout gestation. Sheep were divided into three groups (n = 8 per group): non-pregnant, singleton, or twin...
A Decade of Progress toward Ending the Intensive Confinement of Farm Animals in the United States
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sara Shields, Paul Shapiro, Andrew Rowan
In this paper, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) farm animal protection work over the preceding decade is described from the perspective of the organization. Prior to 2002, there were...
Environmental Enrichment in Kennelled Pit Bull Terriers (Canis lupus familiaris)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jenna Kiddie, Anna Bodymore, Alex Dittrich
Although social enrichment can be considered beneficial in helping dogs cope with the kennel environment, when taking individual needs into account, it places a large demand on the carers and may...
Stakeholder Perceptions of Welfare Issues and Indicators for Extensively Managed Sheep in Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Amanda K Doughty, Grahame J Coleman, Geoff N Hinch, Rebecca E Doyle
An online survey was designed to form the basis of a framework for the welfare assessment of extensively managed sheep in Australia. The survey focused on welfare compromise and useful welfare...
Does a 4–6 Week Shoeing Interval Promote Optimal Foot Balance in the Working Equine?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kirsty Lesniak, Jane Williams, Kerry Kuznik, Peter Douglas
Variation in equine hoof conformation between farriery interventions lacks research, despite associations with distal limb injuries. This study aimed to determine linear and angular hoof...
Building the road to a regional zoonoses strategy: A survey of zoonoses programmes in the Americas
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Melody J Maxwell, Mary H Freire de Carvalho, Armando E Hoet, Marco AN Vigilato, Julio C Pompei, Ottorino Cosivi, Victor J Del Rio Vilas, Patrick Butaye (editor)
In recent years, global public health security has been threatened by zoonotic disease emergence as exemplified by outbreaks of H5N1 and H1N1 influenza, SARS, and most recently Ebola and Zika....
Odering the Feral Cat: Stakeholder Perspectives on Cat Overpopulation
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kyle Hutson
This paper discusses the historical and cultural ways in which people attempt to order the domestic cat both spatially and conceptually, with special attention to how this ordering influences...
Veterinarian communication and its impact on dog and cat owners' satisfaction with care, trust, compliance and the veterinary care a pet receives
| Theses | Contributor(s): Roy Spigelman
This explorative study aims to investigate how veterinarian communication and veterinarian-owner relations influence dog and cat owner satisfaction, trust, compliance and the amount of veterinary...