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  1. Manual for Rabies Control and Bite Management

    Contributor(s):: Marcy Wilhelm-South

  2. The effects of dog ownership on judgments of dog bite likelihood

    Contributor(s):: Moss, S. P., Wright, J. C.

    Of the estimated one million reported dog bites that occur annually in the United States, approximately 80% are by the victim's own dog or a neighbor's dog, while only 10% to 20% are by strays. The purpose of the present research was to determine if dog ownership, peoples' attribution of dog...

  3. The epidemiology of dog bite injuries in Switzerland - characteristics of victims, biting dogs and circumstances

    Contributor(s):: Horisberger, U., Stark, K. D. C., Rufenacht, J., Pillonel, C., Steiger, A.

    Dogs are a potential source of several health hazards for humans. Public attention has recently focussed on dog bites, and different prevention strategies have been suggested. As few data on dog bite epidemiology are available, a prospective study was conducted in family practices (FP) and...

  4. Applying One Health to behaviour

    Contributor(s):: Bower, C.

  5. Around cats

    Contributor(s):: Goldstein, E. J. C., Greene, C. E., Schlossberg, D.

    This chapter focuses on diseases transmitted from cats to humans. The diseases transmitted by inhalation (bordetellosis, plague and Q fever), vectors (ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, flea-borne spotted fever, murine typhus and leishmaniasis), faecal-oral...

  6. With man's best friend

    Contributor(s):: Collins, J. M., Lorber, B., Schlossberg, D.

    This chapter focuses on human diseases associated with exposure to dogs. The epidemiology of local infections following dog bites, as well as the initial bite management, antibiotic prophylaxis, antibiotic treatment of infection, and prevention of dog bites are discussed. The life-threatening...

  7. A survey of public attitudes towards barking dogs in New Zealand

    Contributor(s):: Flint, E. L., Minot, E. O., Perry, P. E., Stafford, K. J.

    AIMS: To investigate public attitudes towards barking dogs in New Zealand in order to quantify the extent to which people perceive barking dogs to be a problem, to compare tolerance of barking with that of other common suburban noises, to assess the level of public understanding about the...

  8. Bite-related and septic syndromes caused by cats and dogs

    Contributor(s):: Oehler, R. L., Velez, A. P., Mizrachi, M., Lamarche, J., Gompf, S.

  9. Dog bite risk: an assessment of child temperament and child-dog interactions

    Contributor(s):: Davis, A. L., Schwebel, D. C., Morrongiello, B. A., Stewart, J., Bell, M.

  10. Febrile illnesses acquired from animals

    Contributor(s):: Arguello, Sara L., Steele, Russell W.

  11. Non-fatal dog bite injuries in the U.S.A., 2005-2009

    Contributor(s):: Quirk, J. T.

  12. Using emergency department data to conduct dog and animal bite surveillance in New York City, 2003-2006

    Contributor(s):: Bregman, B., Slavinski, S.

  13. PET AWARENESS WITH STUDENTS (P.A.W.S.): THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGE APPROPRIATE MATERIALS FOR TEACHING PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION TO CHILDREN

    Contributor(s):: Joel Dillard Ray

  14. Bite marks in mink-induced experimentally and as reflection of aggressive encounters between mink

    Contributor(s):: Hansen, S. W., Moller, S. H., Damgaard, B. M.

    For many years, bite marks have been used as an indicator for aggression in mink production systems. However, the validity of bite marks as indicator of aggression has recently been questioned. We therefore tested the following hypotheses: (1) experimentally applied pressure to, or penetration...

  15. Dog ownership has unknown risks but known health benefits: we need evidence based policy

    Contributor(s):: Orritt, R.

  16. A survey of animal bites on humans in Bursa, Turkey

    Contributor(s):: Yalcin, Ebru, Kentsu, Havva, Batmaz, Hasan

  17. Examining parents’ behaviors and supervision of their children in the presence of an unfamiliar dog: Does The BlueDog intervention improve parent practices?

    Contributor(s):: Morrongiello, Barbara A., Schwebel, David C., Stewart, Julia, Bell, Melissa, Davis, Aaron L., Corbett, Michael R.

  18. Behavioural mechanisms of intake rate by heifers grazing swards of contrasting structures

    Contributor(s):: Mezzalira, J. C., Carvalho, P. C. de F., Fonseca, L., Bremm, C., Cangiano, C., Gonda, H. L., Laca, E. A.

    The relationship between herbage intake by herbivores and herbage available depends on the interaction between sward structure and animal behaviour. This relationship is a crucial component determining the stability, function and productivity of grazing systems. The present study aims at...

  19. Size does matter: the effect of enclosure size on aggression and affiliation between female New Zealand White rabbits during mixing

    Contributor(s):: Valuska, A. J., Mench, J. A.

    Social enrichment is increasingly employed to improve the welfare of laboratory animals, including rabbits. However, the high levels of injurious aggression that can occur when unfamiliar adult rabbits are introduced to one another are a barrier to implementing social housing. One factor that...

  20. Dogs 'n' Kids - The Safety Centre, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

    The Dogs and Kids Program is a web based resource originally developed by The Royal Children's Hospital Safety Centre, Melbourne.  The Program promotes dog bite prevention and socially responsible dog ownership.  A one page promotional flyer with key messages is also available as a...