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"Enfermedad de indio": sobre el principio patogénico de la alteridad y los modos de transformación en una cosmología amazónica
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Contributor(s):: Barcelos Neto, Aristóteles
"What Pushed Me over the Edge Was a Deer Hunter": Being Vegan in North America
Contributor(s):: Hirschler, C. A.
Oct 22 2015
119th United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) and 58th American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics (AAVLD) Annual Meeting
May 07 2017
8th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses
A case series of biting dogs: characteristics of the dogs, their behaviour, and their victims
Contributor(s):: Guy, N. C., Luescher, U. A., Dohoo, S. E., Spangler, E., Miller, J. B., Dohoo, I. R., Bate, L. A.
The characteristics of 227 biting dogs, their homes, and their victims were gathered in a detailed telephone survey of general veterinary clientele in the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island in 1996. All of the dogs had bitten either someone living in the...
A comparison between leg problems in Danish and Swedish broiler production
Contributor(s):: Sanotra, G. S., Berg, C., Lund, J. D.
In Denmark and Sweden, surveys were undertaken to estimate the prevalence of leg problems in conventional broiler production. The Danish survey included 28 Ross 208 flocks, and the Swedish survey included 15 Ross 208 and 16 Cobb flocks. Leg problems included reduced walking ability (gait),...
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...
A comparison of maltreated children and non-maltreated children on their experiences with animals - a Japanese study
Contributor(s):: Yamazaki, S.
Recently, studies in the United States, Canada, and Europe have shown that child abuse and animal abuse can coexist in the same household. The implications of these studies are that attention to animal abuse might lead to early detection of, and intervention in, child abuse. Although a promising...
A friendly dog as potential moderator of cardiovascular response to speech in older hypertensives
Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Cook, L. K., Tsai, C. C., Picot, S. J.
As the population ages and obesity increases, the number of older adult hypertensives is rising dramatically. Uncontrolled hypertension (HTN) increases, and reducing blood pressure (BP), lowers cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and renal morbidity and mortality. Cardiovascular reactivity, defined...
A Frightful - but Not Necessarily Fatal - Madness: Rabies in Eighteenth Century England and English North America
Contributor(s):: Blaisdell, John Douglas
A network model of H5N1 avian influenza transmission dynamics in domestic cats
Contributor(s):: Ayyalasomayajula, S., DeLaurentis, D. A., Moore, G. E., Glickman, L. T.
Naturally occurring cases of influenza in cats owing to the H5N1 strain have been reported in several countries. A cat reservoir of H5N1 in the United States could provide an environment for zoonotic disease spread to humans. This scenario was the impetus to develop a model to study potential...
A note on behaviour of poultry exposed to increasing carbon dioxide concentrations
Contributor(s):: Gerritzen, M., Lambooij, B., Reimert, H., Stegeman, A., Spruijt, B.
Killing poultry by means of whole house gassing with carbon dioxide (CO2) is an important tool in disease control. The behaviour of ducks, broilers, laying hens and turkeys was observed to assess differences in susceptibility between species and to assess animal welfare implications following...
A pilot study to evaluate an elementary school-based dog bite prevention program
Contributor(s):: Spiegel, I. B.
The primary objective of this program evaluation was to determine if a school-based education program is an effective means of informing elementary school-aged children enrolled in second through fourth grades about dog bite safety - the awareness of proper behavior when in the company of dogs...
A quantitative release assessment for the noncommercial movement of companion animals: Risk of rabies reintroduction to the United Kingdom
Contributor(s):: Goddard, A. D., Donaldson, N. M., Horton, D. L., Kosmider, R., Kelly, L. A., Sayers, A. R., Breed, A. C., Freuling, C. M., Müller, T., Shaw, S. E., Hallgren, G., Fooks, A. R., Snary, E. L.
A questionnaire survey of ovine dystocia management in the United Kingdom
Contributor(s):: Scott, P. R.
This study was conducted to collect information on the shepherd's approaches to dystocia management throughout the lambing period and the extent of veterinary involvement in dystocia cases on sheep farms in UK. A questionnaire survey of farm experience, undertaken during lambing time in the year...
A review of cat behavior in relation to disease risk and management options
Contributor(s):: Lepczyk, C. A., Lohr, C. A., Duffy, D. C.
Domestic cats ( Felis catus) are a common household pet and also a notorious invasive species around the world. Because cat numbers have been increasing in many locations it is critical to work on management solutions that help to reduce threats posed by cats. With regard to cat behavior, one of...
A Review of Common Diseases in Captive Reptiles
Contributor(s):: Michael Lindeen, John Haupert
Reptiles, as both pets and as laboratory animals, are becoming more popular. The small "dime store" turtle or red eared turtle has been popular for a long time, but making their way into homes are such reptiles as boa constrictors, garter snakes, black snakes, box turtles, caiman,...
A review of hippotherapy horse diseases from 2006 to 2010 in Uruguaiana-RS
Contributor(s):: Silva, M. N. G. da, Duarte, C. A., Folchini, N. P., Mistieri, M. L. de A., Freitas, G. S. R. de, Sodre, L. A. D.
A scientist's perspective on the ethics of using animals in behavioral research
Contributor(s):: Morrison, Adrian R.
A survey of elephant husbandry and foot health in North American zoos. (Special Issue: The care and welfare of elephants in AZA institutions.)
Contributor(s):: Lewis, K. D., Shepherdson, D. J., Owens, T. M., Keele, M.
The foot health of elephants in human care is a longstanding concern. In 2001, the AZA Standards for Elephant Management and Care were published recommending husbandry to improve foot health. This article reports the results of a 2006 survey: basic statistics describing facility, husbandry, and...