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  1. Medical costs and other aspects of dog bites in Baltimore

    Contributor(s):: Berzon, D. R., DeHoff, J. B.

  2. Preventive solutions needed on dangerous dogs

  3. Rabies-vaccination coverage and profiles of the owned-dog population in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

    Contributor(s):: Suzuki, K., Pereira, J. A., Frias, L. A., Lopez, R., Mutinelli, L. E., Pons, E. R.

  4. Views on laws governing dog ownership by breed

    Contributor(s):: Clifton, M.

  5. [Fighting dogs--dangerous dogs: legal situation in Bavaria]

    Contributor(s):: Breitsamer, F.

  6. A comparison of dog bite injuries in younger and older children treated in a pediatric emergency department

    Contributor(s):: Bernardo, L. M., Gardner, M. J., Rosenfield, R. L., Cohen, B., Pitetti, R.

    Objective: Dog bites account for a significant number of traumatic injuries in the paediatric population that often require medical treatment. Although agent, host, and environmental characteristics of dog bites have been well documented, no attempt has been made to compare these characteristics...

  7. Dogs in society can prevent society going to the dogs

    Contributor(s):: Mills, D. S., De Keuster, T.

  8. Political and practical problems with dangerous dogs

    Contributor(s):: Grant, D.

  9. Preventing behavior problems in puppies and kittens

    Contributor(s):: Seksel, K.

  10. Preventing dog bite injuries: the need for a collaborative approach

    Contributor(s):: Keuster, T. de, Overall, K. L.

    This article discusses an open-minded multidisciplinary approach for preventing primary and secondary dog bites. This approach is based on the recognition of the interaction between the dog, human and environment in which they interact. Focus is given on the analysis of problem or potential...

  11. The human-canine environment: a risk factor for non-play bites?

    Contributor(s):: Messam, L. L. M., Kass, P. H., Chomel, B. B., Hart, L. A.

    Few dog bite risk factor studies have been conducted. This veterinary clinic-based retrospective cohort study was aimed at identifying human-canine environmental risk factors for non-play bites in Kingston, Jamaica (660) and San Francisco (SF), USA (452). Data were analysed using modified Poisson...

  12. Vicious dogs part 2: criminal thinking, callousness, and personality styles of their owners

    Contributor(s):: Schenk, A. M., Ragatz, L. L., Fremouw, W. J.

  13. Behavioral assessment of child-directed canine aggression

    Contributor(s):: Reisner, I. R., Shofer, F. S., Nance, M. L.

  14. Behavioural characteristics associated with dog bites to children presenting to an urban trauma centre

    Contributor(s):: Reisner, I. R., Nance, M. L., Zeller, J. S., Houseknecht, E. M., Kassam-Adams, N., Wiebe, D. J.

    Children are the most frequent victims of dog bites presenting to hospital emergency departments (ED), but there are gaps in understanding of the circumstances of such bites. The objective of this study was to characterise the behavioural circumstances of dog bites by interviewing children

  15. Biting dogs in Rome (Italy)

    Contributor(s):: Maragliano, L., Ciccone, G., Fantini, C., Petrangeli, C., Saporito, G., Traglia, M. di, Natoli, E.

    We present data on dog biting events which occurred in Rome and were recorded by the Public Dog Shelter and Veterinary Hospital of Rome. In Italy the control of rabies is regulated by Presidential Decree. Recently, the endorsement of a National Law, aimed at the prevention of dog and cat...

  16. Cephalic index and perceived dog trainability

    Contributor(s):: Helton, W. S.

  17. Pet ownership in immunocompromised children--a review of the literature and survey of existing guidelines

    Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, S., Pizer, B.

  18. [Relationships between children and dogs, prevention of bites]

    Contributor(s):: Kern, L.

  19. Behavioural responses of cattle to shared foraging with wild herbivores in an East African rangeland

    Contributor(s):: Odadi, W. O., Okeyo-Owuor, J. B., Young, T. P.

    We assessed whether prior foraging by wild herbivores affected foraging behaviour of cattle in Laikipia rangeland, Kenya, during February 2001, August 2001 and February 2002. The study compared cattle bite rate, step rate and bites per step in plots exclusively accessible to cattle and those...

  20. Behavioural testing for aggression in the domestic dog

    Contributor(s):: Netto, W. J., Planta, D. J. U.

    The Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Conservation and Fisheries has funded a study to develop an an aggression test for dogs, in order to select aggressive dogs and prevent them from breeding. On the basis of 2 pilot studies, a test was developed with 43 sub-tests in which a variety of stimuli were...