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  1. "Who's been a good dog?" - Owner perceptions and motivations for treat giving

    Contributor(s):: White, G. A., Ward, L., Pink, C., Craigon, J., Millar, K. M.

    Complex relationships commonly exist between owners and their companion animals, particularly around feeding behaviour with an owner's affection or love for their animal most pronounced through the provision of food. It is notable that the pet food market is experiencing strong year-on-year...

  2. UN PARADIGMA HOLÍSTICO Y TRANSDISCIPLINARIO PARA EL ESTUDIO DE LAS ZOONOSIS: MEDICINA DE LA CONSERVACIÓN

    Contributor(s):: José Andrés Rojas Chaves

    El sesenta por ciento de las enfermedades emergentes que afectan al ser humano son zoonosis; la mayoría (cerca del 75%) tienen su origen en la fauna silvestre. Muchas de estas patologías son comunes a los animales domésticos de carácter productivo, debido a las...

  3. Therapy Dogs as a Preventive Measure for Rabies Exposure and Mental Health Issues in Deployed Troops

    Contributor(s):: Jacob Monroe Davenport

    I have been fortunate to gain an invaluable experience while completing my Masters of Public Health at the Fort Riley Military base. Under the direction of Dr. Paul Benne and many of his support staff I have learned many aspects and functionality of the day-to-day operations of a public health...

  4. Investigating preventive-medicine consultations in first-opinion small-animal practice in the United Kingdom using direct observation

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    Contributor(s):: N.J. Robinson, M.L. Brennan, M. Cobb, R.S. Dean

    Preventive-medicine consultations account for a large proportion of the veterinary caseload and previous research has suggested these consultations are fundamentally different from those in which the animal is presented for a specific health problem. There has been recent controversy around some...

  5. Participatory methods for the assessment of the ownership status of free-roaming dogs in Bali, Indonesia, for disease control and animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Morters, M. K., Bharadwaj, S., Whay, H. R., Cleaveland, S., Damriyasa, I. M., Wood, J. L. N.

    The existence of unowned, free-roaming dogs capable of maintaining adequate body condition without direct human oversight has serious implications for disease control and animal welfare, including reducing effective vaccination coverage against rabies through limiting access for vaccination, and...

  6. The human-animal interface of domestic livestock management and production and its relationship to brucellosis in the country of Georgia 2010: a rapid assessment analysis

    Contributor(s):: Havas, K. A., Ramishvili, M., Navdarashvili, A., Imnadze, P., Salman, M.

  7. The 'pet effect'--health related aspects of companion animal ownership

    Contributor(s):: Smith, B.

  8. Heart quiz that could save your life

    Contributor(s):: Browder, Sue Ellin

  9. Never get sick!

    Contributor(s):: Kirchheimer, Sid, Giralt, Steve

  10. Stimulating the Senses [pet therapy]

    Contributor(s):: Devi, Gayatri, Mitchell, Deborah R.

  11. From "one medicine" to "one health" and systemic approaches to health and well-being

    Contributor(s):: Zinsstag, J., Schelling, E., Waltner-Toews, D., Tanner, M.

    Faced with complex patterns of global change, the inextricable interconnection of humans, pet animals, livestock and wildlife and their social and ecological environment is evident and requires integrated approaches to human and animal health and their respective social and environmental...

  12. Human-Animal Interaction and Wellness

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Rebecca A. ed

  13. Pet Therapy Program. Proposal for the US Department of Health and Human Services. 1996 Secretary's Award

    Contributor(s):: Teeter, L. M.