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Infectious Disease Prevalence and Factors Associated with Upper Respiratory Infection in Cats Following Relocation
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| Contributor(s):: Mehnaz Aziz, Stephanie Janeczko, Maya Gupta
Relocation of cats and kittens is a relatively new practice in animal welfare. It is one of the many tools used by animal welfare agencies to decrease shelter euthanasia rates across the country. However, there are few and sometimes conflicting guidelines for either minimum standards or best...
Communicating with Pet Owners About Obesity: Roles of the Veterinary Health Care Team
| Contributor(s):: Churchill, J., Ward, E.
Flat Feline Faces: Is Brachycephaly Associated with Respiratory Abnormalities in the Domestic Cat (Felis catus)?
| Contributor(s):: Farnworth, M. J., Chen, R., Packer, R. M., Caney, S. M., Gunn-Moore, D. A.
Disease Risk Assessments Involving Companion Animals: an Overview for 15 Selected Pathogens Taking a European Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Rijks, J. M., Cito, F., Cunningham, A. A., Rantsios, A. T., Giovannini, A.
Owners report cats on diets actually display more affection
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...
Leptospira spp. in Domestic Cats from Different Environments: Prevalence of Antibodies and Risk Factors Associated with the Seropositivity
| Contributor(s):: Lucia Azocar-aedo, Gustavo Monti, Ronald Jara
Leptospirosis is an emerging zoonotic disease of worldwide distribution. A cross-sectional study was conducted in urban and rural environments in southern Chile (1) to detect domestic cats with serologic evidence of exposure to Leptospira spp.; (2) to determine the prevalence of anti-Leptospira...
Canine and feline obesity: a One Health perspective
| Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Palmer, C., Corr, S., Astrup, A., Bjornvad, C. R.
| 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...
Canine and feline parasitic zoonoses in China
| Contributor(s):: Chen, Jia, Xu, Min-Jun, Zhou, Dong-Hui, Song, Hui-Qun, Wang, Chun-Ren, Zhu, Xing-Quan
Comment on zoonoses in the bedroom
| Contributor(s):: Montgomery, S. P., Xiao, L., Cama, V.
Detection of zoonotic intestinal parasites in public parks of Spain. Potential epidemiological role of microsporidia
| Contributor(s):: Dado, D., Izquierdo, F., Vera, O., Montoya, A., Mateo, M., Fenoy, S., Galvan, A. L., Garcia, S., Garcia, A., Aranguez, E., Lopez, L., del Aguila, C., Miro, G.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolated from pets living in households with MRSA-infected children
| Contributor(s):: Bender, J. B., Waters, K. C., Nerby, J., Olsen, K. E., Jawahir, S.
Microsporidia in household dogs and cats in Iran: a zoonotic concern
| Contributor(s):: Jamshidi, Sh., Tabrizi, A. Shojaee, Bahrami, M., Momtaz, H.
Transmission and epidemiology of zoonotic protozoal diseases of companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Esch, K. J., Petersen, C. A.
Zoonoses in the bedroom
| Contributor(s):: Chomel, B. B., Sun, B.
Implementation of a feral cat management program on a university campus
| Contributor(s):: Hughes, K. L., Slater, M. R.
In August 1998, Texas A&M University implemented on campus a trap-test-vaccinate-alter-return-monitor (TTVARM) program to manage the feral cat population. TTVARM is an internationally recognized term for trapping and neutering programs aimed at management of feral cat populations. In this article...
Client education benefits all: patient, client and practice
| Contributor(s):: Aitken, E.
The education of clients by the veterinary nurse is an important role, which helps to improve animal welfare. From the very simple waiting room displays to the more time-consuming clinics and client evenings, there are methods to suit various situations with associated benefits for the patient,...
Living with Cat and Dog Increases Vaginal Colonization with E. coli in pregnant Women
| Contributor(s):: J. Stockholm, S. Schojørring, L. Pedersen, A.L. Bischoff, N. Følsgaard, C.G. Carson, B. Chawes, K. Bønnelykke, A. Mølgaard, K.A. Krogfelt, H. Bisgaard
BackgroundFurred pets in the household are known reservoirs for pathogenic bacteria, but it is not known if transmission of bacteria between pet and owner leads to significantly increased rate of infections. We studied whether cats and dogs living in the household of pregnant women affect the...
Prevalence and risk factors of feline leukaemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus in peninsular Malaysia
| Contributor(s):: F. Bande, S. Arshad, L. Hassan, Z. Zakaria, N. Sapian, N. Rahman, A. Alazway
BackgroundFeline leukaemia virus (FeLV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) are major causes of morbidity and mortality in domestic and wild felids. Despite the clinical importance of feline retroviruses and the growing interest in cats as pets, information about FeLV and FIV in Malaysia is...