Fatores relacionados a distúrbios de comportamento em gatos
Contributor(s):: Juliane Elisabeth Gress Paz
Os distúrbios de comportamento apresentam importância não só no bem estar animal e na qualidade da relação humana-animal como também na questão da saúde publica. Sabe-se que os problemas de comportamento são uma das principais...
Health problems and risk factors associated with long haul transport of horses in Australia
Contributor(s):: Padalino, B., Hall, E., Raidal, S., Celi, P., Knight, P., Jeffcott, L., Muscatello, G.
Equine transportation is associated with a variety of serious health disorders causing economic losses. However; statistics on horse transport are limited and epidemiological data on transport related diseases are available only for horses transported to abattoirs for slaughter. This study...
Pet ownership in nursing homesHaustierhaltung in Alten- und Pflegeheimen
Contributor(s):: Hirschmann, H.
The beneficial and negative effects of having pets in nursing homes are discussed, including improving the quality of life of residents, the risk of disease transmission and other issues.
Risk factors for the development of animal cruelty
Contributor(s):: Gullone, E.
Research shows that animal cruelty shares many of the aetiological pathways and risk factors that have been shown for other aggressive behaviors. The shared aetiology not only aids understanding of the co-occurrence that has been documented between animal cruelty and other aggressive and...
The veterinarian's role in preventing and controlling disease in exotic animals in assisted-care facilities
Contributor(s):: Hess, L.
Characteristics of 24 cases of animal hoarding in Spain
Contributor(s):: Calvo, P., Duarte, C., Bowen, J., Bulbena, A., Fatjo, J.
Animal hoarding is considered to be an under-reported problem, which affects the welfare of both people and animals. Few published studies on animal hoarding are available in the scientific literature, particularly outside North America. The present study was designed to obtain data on animal...
Welfare and environmental implications of farmed sea turtles
Contributor(s):: Arena, P. C., Warwick, C., Steedman, C.
Various captivity-related health problems have been described as arising in the farming of sea turtles at the Cayman Turtle Farm (CTF). Our study included a desktop review of turtle farming, direct onsite inspection at the CTF, assessment of visual materials and reports provided by investigators...
Assessing the prevalence and characteristics of hair-plucking behaviour in captive western lowland gorillas ( Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
Contributor(s):: Less, E. H., Kuhar, C. W., Lukas, K. E.
Behavioural testing to determine differences between coping styles in grey parrots ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus) with and without feather damaging behaviour
Contributor(s):: Zeeland, Y. R. A. van, Aa, M. M. J. A. van der, Vinke, C. M., Lumeij, J. T., Schoemaker, N. J.
Exposure to cats: update on risks for sensitization and allergic diseases
Contributor(s):: Dharmage, S. C., Lodge, C. L., Matheson, M. C., Campbell, B., Lowe, A. J.
Animal cruelty: making the links with human violence
Contributor(s):: Easton, Kenneth L.
Impact of rapid treatment of sheep lame with footrot on welfare and economics and farmer attitudes to lameness in sheep
Contributor(s):: Green, L. E., Kaler, J., Wassink, G. J., King, E. M., Thomas, R. G.
Measuring the success of a farm animal welfare education event
Contributor(s):: Jamieson, J., Reiss, M. J., Allen, D., Asher, L., Wathes, C. M., Abeyesinghe, S. M.
Human allergy to environmental pet danders: a public health perspective
Contributor(s):: Morris, Daniel O.
Origins of fear of dogs in adults and children: The role of conditioning processes and prior familiarity with dogs
Contributor(s):: Doogan, Sharon, Thomas, Glyn V.
Feather damaging behaviour in parrots: a review with consideration of comparative aspects
Contributor(s):: Zeeland, Y. R. A. van, Spruit, B. M., Rodenburg, T. B., Riedstra, B., Hierden, Y. M. van, Buitenhuis, B., Korte, S. M., Lumeij, J. T.
Feather damaging behaviour (also referred to as feather picking or feather plucking) is a behavioural disorder that is frequently encountered in captive parrots. This disorder has many characteristics that are similar to trichotillomania, an impulse control disorder in humans. Unfortunately, to...
Feather eating in layer pullets and its possible role in the aetiology of feather pecking damage
Contributor(s):: McKeegan, D. E. F., Savory, C. J.
Feather eating and its possible relationship with damaging pecking was examined in 144 pen-housed ISA Brown layer pullets. Collection and measurement of loose feathers in sample plots on 12 pen floors (feather were characterized as 'short' or 'long'), and examination of faecal droppings (eaten...
The art of private veterinary practice: seeing both sides of the problem
Contributor(s):: Milani, M.
When words fail
Group Report: Beyond Infant Attachment: The Origins of Bonding in Later Life
Contributor(s):: Pedersen, C. A., Ahnert, L., Anzenberger, G., Belsky, J., Draper, P., Fleming, A. S., Grossmann, K., Sachser, N., Sommer, S., Tietze, D. P., Young, L. J.