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Domestic rabbits: diseases and parasites
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| Reports | Contributor(s): Nephi M. Patton, K.W. Hagen, J.R. Gorham, Ronald E. Flatt
Designed to help ranchers recognize common rabbit diseases. Diseases are classified according to major cause-bacterial, viral, nutritional, hereditary, fungal, and miscellaneous (including...
Emerging and re-emerging zoonoses of dogs and cats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Chomel, B. B.
Since the middle of the 20th century, pets are more frequently considered as "family members" within households. However, cats and dogs still can be a source of human infection by various zoonotic...
Best practices for planning events encouraging human-animal interactions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Erdozain, G., Kukanich, K., Chapman, B., Powell, D.
Educational events encouraging human-animal interaction include the risk of zoonotic disease transmission. It is estimated that 14% of all disease in the USA caused by Campylobacter spp.,...
Enteric pathogens of dogs and cats with public health implications
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kantere, M., Athanasiou, L. V., Chatzopoulos, D. C., Spyrou, V., Valiakos, G., Kontos, V., Billinis, C.
Dogs and cats play an important role in modern society, enhancing the psychological and physiological well-being of many people. However, there are well-documented health risks associated with...
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Goldstein, E. J. C., Greene, C. E., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on diseases transmitted from cats to humans. The diseases transmitted by inhalation (bordetellosis, plague and Q fever), vectors (ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, cat scratch...
Less common house pets
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Chomel, B. B., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on the major health threats associated with exposure of humans to less common house pets. The viral, bacterial, parasitic and mycotic zoonoses transmitted by pet rabbits,...
With man's best friend
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Collins, J. M., Lorber, B., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on human diseases associated with exposure to dogs. The epidemiology of local infections following dog bites, as well as the initial bite management, antibiotic prophylaxis,...
Environmental contamination by dog’s faeces: a public health problem?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cinquepalmi, Vittoria, Monno, Rosa, Fumarola, Luciana, Ventrella, Gianpiero, Calia, Carla, Greco, Maria Fiorella, De Vito, Danila, Soleo, Leonardo
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Information need of owners regarding dog's healthcare, zoonotic diseases and marketing
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Basarajappa, A. D., Rupasi, Tiwari, Rakesh, Roy, Davinder, Singh, Matt, V. T., Devan, Arora
The present study was purposively conducted at Clinical Complex, VeterinaryCollege, Hebbal, Bangalore; Referral Polyclinic, IVRI, Izatnagar; Veterinary polyclinic, GBPUAT, Pantnagar and Veterinary...
Foraging Eurasian badgers Meles meles and the presence of cattle in pastures. Do badgers avoid cattle?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mullen, E. M., MacWhite, T., Maher, P. K., Kelly, D. J., Marples, N. M., Good, M.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science
National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2, Irish...
Veterinarians' role for pet owners facing pet loss
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fernandez-Mehler, P., Gloor, P., Sager, E., Lewis, F. I., Glaus, T. M.
Small Animal Clinic Dr. Klaus, Liestal 4410, Switzerland.
The welfare of ferrets (Mustela putorius furo T): a review on the housing and management of pet ferrets
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vinke, C. M., Schoemaker, N. J.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science
Department of Animals in Science & Society, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,...
Investigations on genetic disease resistance in swine - a contribution to the reduction of pain, suffering and damage in farm animals. (Special Issue: Animal suffering and welfare.)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Reiner, G.
This review deals with genetic disease resistance in pigs as a prospective opportunity to reduce pain, suffering and damage in swine production. Even under favourable terms of housing and...
All creatures great and minute: a public policy primer for companion animal zoonoses
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Reaser, J. K., Clark, E. E., Jr., Meyers, N. M.
Approximately 63% of US households have at least one pet, a large percentage of which are considered family members. Pet owners can derive substantial physical and psychological benefits from...
Compendium of measures to prevent disease associated with animals in public settings, 2007: National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians, Inc. (NASPHV)
| Journal Articles
Certain venues encourage or permit the public to contact animals, resulting in millions of human-animal interactions each year. These settings include county or state fairs, petting zoos, animal...
Compendium of measures to prevent disease associated with animals in public settings, 2009 National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians, Inc. (NASPHV)
Certain venues encourage or permit the public to be in contact with animals, resulting in millions of human-animal interactions each year. These settings include county or state fairs, petting...
Avian companions and the human-animal bond
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Harris, J. M.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Colorado animal-based plague surveillance systems: relationships between targeted animal species and prediction efficacy of areas at risk for humans
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lowell, J. L., Eisen, R. J., Schotthoefer, A. M., Liang, X. C., Montenieri, J. A., Tanda, D., Pape, J., Schriefer, M. E., Antolin, M. F., Gage, K. L.
Human plague risks (Yersinia pestis infection) are greatest when epizootics cause high mortality among this bacterium's natural rodent hosts. Therefore, health departments in plague-endemic areas...
What are the differences in management and disease between pet and commercial goats?
| Journal Articles | 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...
Management and mastitis
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Francis, P. G.
This is the abstr. of a paper presented at the Winter Meeting of the Society for Veterinary Ethology, which was held in London, UK on 3 Dec. 1980. Various measures were investigated to reduce the...