Attitudes to and beliefs about animal assisted therapy for children with disabilities
Contributor(s):: Yap, E.
Empathy towards animals and belief in animal-human-continuity in Italian veterinary students
Contributor(s):: Colombo, E. S., Pelosi, A., Prato-Previde, E.
Empathy towards animals and beliefs in animal-human continuity appear to play an important role in shaping the human-animal relationship and in determining the way animals are treated and cared for. Veterinary medicine plays a central role in animal welfare and has been recognised as a highly...
Assisted therapy with dogs in cancer services
Companion Animal Owner Perceptions, Knowledge, and Beliefs Regarding Pain Management in End-of-Life Care
Contributor(s):: Heuberger, R., Petty, M., Huntingford, J.
Sep 30 2016
California Veterinary Medical Association Annual Fall Seminar
Animal visitation in acute care medical facilities
Contributor(s):: Cimolai, N.
Lifetime care for pets - planning for the possibility that pets outlive their pet owners
Contributor(s):: Shever, A.
Nurturing your pet with nature - Part 1: Natural lighting, natural patterns, and colors
Contributor(s):: Rauh, R. M.
The pet-human bond: how pets benefit from people and how you can promote this relationship by incorporating behavior into general practice
Contributor(s):: Sherman, B.
The study of veterinary history during the last decadesDe beoefening van veterinaire geschiedenis in de afgelopen decennia
Contributor(s):: Koolmees, P.
Traditionally, this field was mainly studied by veterinarians writing stories about veterinarians for a veterinary public. As a young branch of science history, veterinary history has been attracting more attention from scholars in other disciplines during the last decades. This is also due to...
The changing roles of animals in western society: influences upon and from the veterinary profession
Contributor(s):: Fogle, B.
The author discusses the role of animals and the influences of gender on evolving social attitutes toward them, noting that veterinarians, both men and women, "need to lead the discussion not just reacting to changes in public perception."
Pet owners' perception and satisfaction of surgery services and outcomes at the Ashanti Regional Veterinary Clinic, Kumasi, Ghana
Contributor(s):: Eyarefe, O., Emikpe, B., Dei, D.
Aim: To study pet owners' perception of surgery services and client satisfaction in Ghana in order to improve the quality of surgery services. Method: Self-administered questionnaires were administered to owners of pets that were presented for surgery at the Ashanti Region Veterinary Clinic...
Assessment and treatment of nonpain conditions in life-limiting disease
Contributor(s):: Villalobos, A. E.
In the shadow of a rainbow: the history of animal hospice
Contributor(s):: Marocchino, K. D.
Quality-of-life assessment techniques for veterinarians
A case study employing operant conditioning to reduce stress of capture for red-bellied tamarins ( Saguinus labiatus )
Contributor(s):: Owen, Y., Amory, J. R.
Traditional techniques used to capture New World monkeys, such as net capture, can induce high levels of acute stress detrimental to welfare. Alternatively, training nonhuman animals via operant conditioning to voluntarily participate in husbandry and/or veterinary practices is accepted as a...
Behavioral management at the Phoenix Zoo: new strategies and perspectives
Contributor(s):: Tresz, H.
It all started with a seemingly simple decision to re-evaluate and document the Phoenix Zoo's behavioral management protocol. The purpose of this project was to present proactive standards for the care and psychological well-being of our living collection, while meeting or exceeding the...
Emergency and disaster planning at Ohio animal shelters
Contributor(s):: Decker, S. M., Lord, L. K., Walker, W. L., Wittum, T. E.
Results of a cross-sectional study to determine the level of emergency and disaster response planning at Ohio nonhuman animal shelters and the role Ohio agencies have in emergency and disaster response planning in their communities indicated a lack of preparedness coupled with underutilization of...
Impact of a bilingual mobile spay/neuter clinic in a U.S./Mexico border city
Contributor(s):: Poss, J. E., Everett, M.
There are between 4 and 10 million dogs and cats killed annually in the United States. Although there are no accurate national estimates of the number of companion animals who are sterilized surgically. Approximately 26,000 companion animals are euthanized annually in El Paso County, Texas,...
Research and teaching of dairy cattle well being: finding synergy between ethology and epidemiology
Contributor(s):: Duffield, T. F., Leslie, K. E., Lissemore, K. D., Millman, S. T.
Epidemiology is a tool used to identify and quantify risk factors that contribute to the state of health or disease. In addition, the maintenance of health and recognition of nonhuman animal welfare are both key principles of health management. Animal welfare and ethology provide important...