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  1. Hazards of Getting Sick from Contact with Farm Animals at Fairs and Petting Zoos

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Aurora A. Saulo

    Animals exhibited at fairs, farm centers, and in petting zoos are very popular and educational, and they bring much joy to people, especially children, but in addition to warm memories of holding...

  2. Household pets as monitors of lead exposure to humans

    | Reports | Contributor(s): William B. Buck, Louise Marie Cote, Philippe Berny

    A study was conducted to determine the health effects of lead-contaminated soils in dogs, cats and children residing near a secondary lead smelter. The sample sizes were 84 dogs and 26 cats in 80...

  3. Striped Skunk- Pet or Threat

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Phil Mccune

    Among the various species the veterinarian may be called upon to render his services to is the striped skunk (Mephitis mephitits). These small (3 1/2 - 10 lbs.), short-eared, long-tailed...

  4. A survey of public attitudes towards barking dogs in New Zealand

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Flint, E. L., Minot, E. O., Perry, P. E., Stafford, K. J.

    AIMS: To investigate public attitudes towards barking dogs in New Zealand in order to quantify the extent to which people perceive barking dogs to be a problem, to compare tolerance of barking...

  5. Canine scent detection of human cancers: a review of methods and accuracy

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Moser, E., McCulloch, M.

    2010 Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research 5 3 145-152 1558-7878 Elsevier English New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida, text

  6. Schoolchildren and one of the most unpopular animals: are they ready to protect snakes?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ballouard, J. M., Ajtic, R., Balint, H., Brito, J. C., Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J., Desmonts, D., ElMouden, E., Erdogan, M., Feriche, M., Pleguezuelos, J. M., Prokop, P., Sanchez, A., Santos, X., Slimani, T., Tomovic, L., Usak, M., Zuffi, M., Bonnet, X.

    2013 Anthrozoos 26 1 93-109 0892-7936 10.2752/175303713x13534238631560 English Centre d'Etude Biologique de Chize - Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, Villiers en Bois,...

  7. Preventing Potential Health Hazards Incidental to the use of Pets in Therapy

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schantz, Peter M.

    1990 Anthrozoos 4 1 14-23 0892-7936 text

  8. Companion animals as sentinels for community exposure to industrial chemicals: the Fairburn, GA, propyl mercaptan case study

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ross Maciejewski, Nita Glickman, George Moore, Cheng Zheng, Benjamin Tyner, William Cleveland, David Ebert, Larry Glickman

    Objectives: This study utilized the electronic medical records of six veterinary hospitals (operated by Banfield, The Pet Hospital®) in the vicinity of Fairburn, Georgia, to assess the health of...

  9. Assessment of GM crops in commercial agriculture

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Clark, E. A., Lehman, H.

    The calibre of the recent discourse regarding genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has suffered from a lack of consensus on terminology, from the scarcity of evidence upon which to assess risk to...

  10. Linkages between animal and human health sentinel data

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Matthew Scotch, Lynda Odofin, Peter Rabinowitz

    Introduction: In order to identify priorities for building integrated surveillance systems that effectively model and predict human risk of zoonotic diseases, there is a need for...

  11. Welfare assessment in pet rabbits

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schepers, F., Koene, P., Beerda, B.

    One million pet rabbits are kept in The Netherlands, but there are no data available on their behaviour and welfare. This study seeks to assess the welfare of pet rabbits in Dutch households and...