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Clinical Presentation, Causes, Treatment, and Outcome of Lip Avulsion Injuries in Dogs and Cats: 24 Cases (2001–2017)
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| Contributor(s):: Kelly M. Saverino, Alexander M. Reiter
Lip avulsions are a common result of orofacial trauma in dogs and cats. Vehicular trauma and bite wounds are common causes. Surgical therapy is highly successful with early decontamination and tension-free closure. This retrospective case series assessed the signalment, causes, lesion location,...
Behavioural analysis of a nociceptive event in fish: comparisons between three species demonstrate specific responses
| Contributor(s):: Reilly, S. C., Quinn, J. P., Cossins, A. R., Sneddon, L. U.
Nociception is the sensory mechanism by which potentially harmful stimuli are detected in animals and humans. The behavioural responses to noxious stimulation have been studied in two fish species thus far. However, since species-specific differences are seen in mammals, more species need to be...
Canine mental genetics
| Contributor(s):: Whitney, L. F.
Certain behaviour patterns of the wolf are briefly examined and are likened to similar modified patterns in the domestic dog, thus implying acceptance of the theory that the dog's ancestor was the wolf. The author's earlier findings on characteristics peculiar to different breeds of sporting dog...
The use of blended positive and negative reinforcement in shaping the halt response of horses ( Equus caballus )
| Contributor(s):: Warren-Smith, A. K., McGreevy, P. D.
Twenty horses were paired for age, sex and breed and placed into one of two groups. The horses in Group A (control) were reinforced using only negative reinforcement (NR) while those in group B (treatment) were reinforced with both positive reinforcement (PR) and NR concurrently. All horses were...