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  1. Color Images for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals

    Contributor(s):: Steven D. Sorden, Claire B. Andreasen, Molly D. Murphy

    The chapter contains annotated color images of diseases in or caused from companion animals.

  2. The responsibilities of pet ownership

    Contributor(s):: August, Kristina D., Davis, Radford G.

  3. Less common house pets

    Contributor(s):: Chomel, B. B., Schlossberg, D.

    This chapter focuses on the major health threats associated with exposure of humans to less common house pets. The viral, bacterial, parasitic and mycotic zoonoses transmitted by pet rabbits, rodents, reptiles, amphibians, ornamental aquarium fish, ferrets, bats and nonhuman primates are...

  4. 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...

  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. How animals respond to change

    Contributor(s):: Mills, D., Dube, M. B., Zulch, H.

    Sections on underpinning principles relating to stress in companion animals, the effects of presistent stress, or "Why Stress can be so Stressful", other considerations for assessing welfare, and stress auditing.

  7. Public health and animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Molento, C. F. M., Appleby, M. C., Weary, D. M., Sandoe, P.

    What are the links among the concepts of global public health, human health and animal welfare? The objective of this chapter is to discuss the relationship between public health and animal welfare issues, from the historical perspective of rabies control to the more recent challenges brought by...

  8. Feminist aspects of animal abuse

    Contributor(s):: Tiplady, C.

  9. The human-dog relationship: a tale of two species

    Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M.

  10. Benefits of the human-dog relationship

    Contributor(s):: Turner, D. C., Waiblinger, E., Meslin, F. X.

  11. The introduction and emergence of wildlife diseases in North America

    Contributor(s):: Robert G. McLean

    Following a period of success in controlling infectious diseases with new vaccines, global vaccination programs (smallpox and polio), antibiotics, and advanced treatments, especially in the United States during the 1960s to the early 1980s, an era of invading, emerging, and reemerging diseases...

  12. Pet Therapy

    Contributor(s):: Brazin, Lillian R.

  13. Pet Therapy

    Contributor(s):: Brazin, Lillian R.

  14. Can marijuana use lead to marijuana dependence?

    Contributor(s):: Budney, Alan J., Wiley, Jenny

  15. Nondrug incentives to treat drug abuse: laboratory and clinical developments

    Contributor(s):: Carroll, Marilyn E., Bickel, Warren K., Higgins, Stephen T.

  16. Birds, brains, and visual behavior: the comparative psychology of perception

    Contributor(s):: Cook, Robert G., Holtzinger, Jennifer

  17. Nicotine self-administration in animals and humans

    Contributor(s):: Corrigall, William A.

  18. Eating, emotion, and the organization of behavior

    Contributor(s):: Dess, Nancy K.

  19. Drug enhancement of memory in aged rodents

    Contributor(s):: Gold, Paul E.

  20. Complementary examination of medications for drug abuse: preclinical, human laboratory, and clinical research

    Contributor(s):: Grabowski, John