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Oct 16 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: Integrate Animals to Enhance Treatment in Clinical Practice
A bio-behavioral study of chronic idiopathic colitis in the rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta). (Special Issue: The welfare of laboratory primates.)
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Contributor(s):: Howell, S., White, D., Ingram, S., Jackson, R., Larin, J., Morales, P., Garcia, A. P., Hicks, C., Hopper, K., Wagner, J.
A case study: fecal corticosteroid and behavior as indicators of welfare during relocation of an Asian elephant
Contributor(s):: Laws, N., Ganswindt, A., Heistermann, M., Harris, M., Harris, S., Sherwin, C.
This study was a preliminary investigation of an enzyme immunoassay for measuring fecal glucocorticoid metabolites in a male Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) by investigating changes in behavior and cortisol metabolite excretion associated with a putative stressful event. The study collected...
A descriptive study of 215 dogs diagnosed with separation anxiety
Contributor(s):: Storengen, L. M., Boge, S. C. K., Strom, S. J., Loberg, G., Lingaas, F.
Clinical records of dogs visiting a behavioral clinic were used to study the behavior and background of dogs with separation anxiety (SA). 215 dogs (with SA) were included in the study, representing 22.6% of the patients seen during the 40 months the study covered ( n=952). Male dogs comprised...
A dog and a "happy person" visit nursing home residents
Contributor(s):: Kaiser, L., Spence, L. J., McGavin, L., Struble, L., Keilman, L.
A glimpse at the future of animal-assisted interventions: Selected commentaries
Contributor(s):: Turner, Dennis C., Rowan, Andrew N., Herzog, Harold, McCune, Sandra, Kruger, Katherine A., Griffin, James A., Esposito, Layla, Freund, Lisa S., Bures, Regina, Hurley, Karyl J., Gee, Nancy R., Fine, Aubrey H.
A New Generation of Antibodies
Contributor(s):: Coy, Mark, Neilands, J. B.
Antibodies, proteins produced in animals that bind with high specificity and affinity to a seemingly limitless variety of biomolecules, have an essential role in clinical medicine and basic biological research. Methods to produce antibody fragments on the surface of bacterial viruses were...
A Novel Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Improves Glycemic Control: Preliminary Results From a Pilot Randomized Control Trial
Contributor(s):: Maranda, Louise, Lau, May, Stewart, Sunita M., Gupta, Olga T.
A systematic review of the effects of psychotherapy involving equines
Contributor(s):: Alison Selby
This systematic review examines the empirical literature in an emerging body of evidence for the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions involving equines across populations. Fourteen full reports in English were extracted from 103 studies accessed through sixteen electronic databases and a...
A therapeutic recreation intervention using animal-assisted therapy: effects on the subjective well-being of older adults
Contributor(s):: Richeson, N. E., McCullough, W. T.
An ethicist's commentary on technicians performing management procedures on farm without on-site supervision
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
An ethicist's commentary on the case of the academic veterinarian who returns to private practice
An ethicist's commentary on the veterinarian's failure to prescribe as much as his or her colleagues
An ethicist's commentary on training foreign graduates with humane society animals
An ethicist's commentary on using wood chippers to kill chickens
An ethicist's commentary on veterinary "nurse practitioners"
An ethicist's commentary on when a veterinarian can render medical assistance to people
An ethicist's commentary on whether a veterinarian should inform a client that a previous practitioner had left a sponge in a dog
An ethicist's commentary: Should veterinarians report cruelty to non-veterinarians charged with investigating cruelty?
An Interactive Teddy Bear Clinic Tour: Teaching Veterinary Students How to Interact with Young Children
Contributor(s):: Dalley, J. S., Creary, P. R., Durzi, T., McMurtry, C. M.