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  1. Pet loss and grief: identifying at-risk pet owners during the euthanasia process

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Barnard-Nguyen, S., Breit, M., Anderson, K. A., Nielsen, J.

    Pet owners often experience complex and profound grief reactions when their animals are euthanized. Veterinary staff are increasingly being called upon to be aware of and to respond to the grief...

  2. Terapia asistida con animales en pacientes oncológicos: una revisión bibliográfica

    | Theses | Contributor(s): María Marco Oliver

    El cáncer causa desajustes psicológicos y emocionales debido a su naturaleza crónica. Los pacientes oncológicos tienen una alta prevalencia de padecer algún...

  3. Participation and control experienced during animal-assisted activities by children hospitalised with cancer

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Monique Vicky Simon

    Children diagnosed and treated for cancer experience a profound life-transformation as they are confronted with unprecedented physical, psychosocial and emotional challenges. Children’s...

  4. Factors Which Influence Owners When Deciding to Use Chemotherapy in Terminally Ill Pets

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jane Williams, Catherine Phillips, Hollie Marie Byrd

    Chemotherapy is a commonly integrated treatment option within human and animal oncology regimes. Limited research has investigated pet owners’ treatment decision-making in animals diagnosed...

  5. Being there : relationships between people with cancer and their pets : what helps and what hinders

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Patricia Nitkin

    This qualitative research examined the little studied area of human-pet relationships and their impact on persons with cancer. The goal of this study was to gather information from individuals...

  6. The Role of clinical studies for pets with naturally occurring tumors in translational cancer research: workshop summary

    | Books | Contributor(s): Nass, Sharyl J., Gorby, Heather

    2015 xx, 62 0309379903 9780309379908 National Academies Press / National Academy of Sciences Washington, DC 10.17226/21830 eng text

  7. Honoring the bond: when cancer threatens

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ogilvie, G. K.

    2015 Proceedings of the NAVC Conference, 17-21 January 2015, Orlando, Florida, USA. Volume 29, Small animal and exotics edition, Book 1 & Book 2 444-447 English CVS Angel Care Cancer...

  8. Symptom Reduction Identified After Offering Animal-Assisted Activity at a Cancer Infusion Center

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Marcus, Dawn A., Blazek-O'Neill, Betsy, Kopar, Jennifer L.

    2014 American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine 31 4 420-421 1049-9091 10.1177/1049909113492373 Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA...

  9. An Alternative Approach for Investigating the Carcinogenicity of Indoor Air Pollution: Pets as Sentinels of Environmental Cancer Risk

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): John A. Bukowski, Daniel Wartenberg

    Traditionally, the cancer risks associated with radon, environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), and similar indoor residential exposures have been evaluated through either laboratory experiments in...

  10. Assessment and treatment of nonpain conditions in life-limiting disease

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Villalobos, A. E.

    2011 Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice 41 3 551-563 0195-5616 Elsevier 10.1016/j.cvsm.2011.03.003 English Pawspice at VCA Coast Animal Hospital, Hermosa Beach, CA...

  11. Canine scent detection of human cancers: a review of methods and accuracy

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Moser, E., McCulloch, M.

    2010 Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research 5 3 145-152 1558-7878 Elsevier English New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida, text

  12. Impact of individual training parameters and manner of taking breath odor samples on the reliability of canines as cancer screeners

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Walczak, M., Jezierski, T., Gorecka-Bruzda, A., Sobczynska, M., Ensminger, J.

    2012 Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research 7 5 283-294 1558-7878 Elsevier 10.1016/j.jveb.2012.01.001 English Department of Animal Behaviour, Institute of...

  13. Operant conditioning parameters in cancer detection dogs.

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Walczak, M., Jezierski, T., Gorecka-Bruzda, A., Adamkiewicz, E.

    2011 Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research 6 1 73 1558-7878 Elsevier English Department of Animal Behaviour, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Polish...

  14. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to pet contact by immunocompromised children with cancer and immunocompetent children with diabetes

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stull, J. W., Brophy, J., Sargeant, J. M., Peregrine, A. S., Lawson, M. L., Ramphal, R., Samson, L., Bowes, J., Weese, J. S.

    Objective: To compare knowledge, attitudes, and risks related to pet contact in households with and without immunocompromised children. Study design: A questionnaire was distributed to parents of...

  15. Setting the One Health Agenda and the Human-Companion Animal Bond

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Takashima, G. K., Day, M. J.

    2014 Int J Environ Res Public Health 11 11 11110-11120 1660-4601 (Electronic)1660-4601 (Linking) 10.3390/ijerph111111110 Eng GKT Enterprise, PC. Lake Oswego, OR 97035, USA....

  16. Setting the One Health Agenda and the Human–Companion Animal Bond

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gregg K Takashima, Michael J. Day

    “One Health”, also called “One Medicine”, began as an initiative advocating greater integration of human and animal medicine, in the 1800s. This concept has recently come...

  17. Olfactory detection of prostate cancer by dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Girardet, C., Cornu, J. N., Cussenot, O.

    Abstract from the 2011 International Working Dog Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, October 2011: Volatiles organic compounds (VOCs) in urine have been proposed as cancer biomarkers. Our aim...

  18. [Drs. Dog and Cat - animals as good doctors]

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bublak, R.

    2012 MMW Fortschr Med 154 22 14-6 1438-3276 (Print)1438-3276 (Linking) ger text

  19. HABRI Central Case Studies: Animal Intervention: Decreasing Anxiety in Cancer Patients

    | Videos | Contributor(s): HABRI Central

    A university student talks about a tumor he had as a child and how a dog his family adopted during his treatment helped him through the recovery process.

  20. Understanding the Role of Therapy Dogs in Pediatric Oncology Settings

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Molly Jenkins, Amy McCullough, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Kevin Morris

    Focus groups and interviews were conducted at three U.S. children’s hospitals to gain the perspectives of staff, parents of pediatric oncology patients, adolescent cancer survivors, and therapy...