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  1. Cat Quarantine: When a Pet Is Part of an Overseas Move

    | Contributor(s):: Bruno, Debra

  2. Investigation of an Imported Case of Rabies in a Juvenile Dog with Atypical Presentation

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    | Contributor(s):: Nicholas Johnson, Alex Nunez, Denise A. Marston, Graeme Harkess, Katja Voller, Trudy Goddard, Daniel Hicks, Lorraine M. Mcelhinney, Anthony R. Fooks

    Movement of dogs between rabies-endemic and rabies-free countries carries the inherent risk of introducing the disease. In April of 2008, a juvenile dog was imported to the UK from Sri Lanka. It died shortly after transfer to a quarantine facility in the south-east of England following a short...

  3. Swedish cat shelters: a descriptive survey of husbandry practices, routines and management

    | Contributor(s):: Hirsch, E. N., Andersson, M., Loberg, J.

    Animal shelters rescue and care for society's unwanted companion animals. Nonetheless, several studies have shown that ending up in a shelter can be stressful, and that shelter husbandry can amplify and spread certain diseases. The aim of the present study was to investigate and describe...

  4. Will a hiding box provide stress reduction for shelter cats?

    | Contributor(s):: Vinke, C. M., Godijn, L. M., Leij, W. J. R. van der

    Domestic cats ( Felis sylvestris catus) can experience serious stress in shelters. Stressful experiences can have a major impact on the cats' welfare and may cause higher incidences of infectious diseases in the shelters due to raised cortisol levels causing immunodeficiency. Though several...

  5. Behavioral responses of silverback gorillas ( Gorilla gorilla gorilla ) to videos

    | Contributor(s):: Maloney, M. A., Leighty, K. A., Kuhar, C. W., Bettinger, T. L.

    This study examined the impact of video presentations on the behavior of 4 silverback, western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). On each of 5 occasions, gorillas viewed 6 types of videos (blue screen, humans, an all-male or mixed-sex group engaged in low activity, and an all-male or...

  6. Mad Dogs and Englishmen

    | Contributor(s):: Pemberton, Neil, Worboys, Michael

  7. Veterinary Manufacturers & Distributors Association

    The VMDA provides real representation to government and other bodies, and works from a position of strength and experience built up over 3 decades as the primary voice of the Australian animal health industry.The VMDA has:Ensured that individual businesses are heard and understood by colleagues...

  8. Exploring opportunities to do things differently

    | Contributor(s):: Gibbens, N.

  9. No dogs allowed: Hawaii's quarantine law violates the rights of people with disabilities

    | Contributor(s):: Sande Buhai Pond

    Stephanie is a visually-impaired Hawaii resident who has used a guide dog (seeing-eye dog) for several years. Her accounting firm temporarily transferred Stephanie, a CPA with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, to New York to assist a client in a multi-million dollar transaction, placing her...

  10. Brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone area: disease management at the wildlife-livestock interface

    | Contributor(s):: Schumaker, B. A., Peck, D. E., Kauffman, M. E.

  11. From forest to living room

    | Contributor(s):: Nilsson, G.

  12. Perspectives on pet bird welfare from the pet industry

    | Contributor(s):: Meyers, N. M.

  13. The economics of welfare in companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: Bennett, R. M.

  14. Ask Kim

    | Contributor(s):: Kilmer, K.

  15. What are the differences in management and disease between pet and commercial goats?

    | Contributor(s):: Roe, V.

    This study was conducted to determine the differences in management and environment and the common disease problems between pet and commercial goats. Goat owners (n=38) were given questionnaires covering the type of enterprise, management and disease. The owners were categorized using both the...