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  1. Assessment of olfactory acuity in service dogs of the German shepherd breed

    Contributor(s): Malchicov, R. V.

    2019Perm Agrarian Journal284106-1122307-2873text

  2. Efficiency of using dry food "Royal Canin" of different composition by service dogs

    Contributor(s): Gilev, K. V., Sitnikov, V. A.

    2019Perm Agrarian Journal25187-932307-2873text

  3. The influence of selenium on the physiological condition of service dogs

    Contributor(s): Bulycheva, T. N., Sitnikov, V. A.

    2017Perm Agrarian Journal182131-1362307-2873text

  4. Strategies to perform magnetic resonance imaging in infants and young children without sedation

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Harrington, S. G., Jaimes, C., Weagle, K. M., Greer, M. C., Gee, M. S.

    Given the increasing use of MRI in the pediatric population, the need for sedation in MRI performed in young children is a topic of growing importance. Although sedation is generally tolerated well by children, the financial and operational impacts of anesthesia on MRI workflow, as well as...

  5. Equine-Assisted Therapy for Veterans with PTSD: Manual Development and Preliminary Findings

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Arnon, S., Fisher, P. W., Pickover, A., Lowell, A., Turner, J. B., Hilburn, A., Jacob-McVey, J., Malajian, B. E., Farber, D. G., Hamilton, J. F., Hamilton, A., Markowitz, J. C., Neria, Y.

    INTRODUCTION: Equine-assisted therapy (EAT) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has attracted great interest despite lacking empirical support, a manual, and a standardized protocol. Our team of experts in EAT and PTSD developed an eight-session group EAT treatment protocol for PTSD...

  6. Dirofiliariasis of service dogs in Ararat region of the Republic of Armenia

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kryazhev, A. L., Slobodyanik, R. V.

    2019Mezhdunarodnyy vestnik veterinarii316-212072-2419text

  7. Serological monitoring of Dirofilaria spp. infection of service dogs in the Perm Region

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sogrina, A. V., Napisanova, L. A., Berezhko, V. K., Khaydarov, K. A.

    2017Materialy dokladov mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii, Teoriya i praktika bor'by s parazitarnymi boleznyami, Vypusk 18, Moscow, Russia, 16-17 May 2017461-463text

  8. Cardiac Dirofilaria spp. infection in dogs in the Kirov Region

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Byakova, O. V., Ermolina, S. A., Maslenikova, O. V., Pilip, L. V.

    2017Materialy dokladov mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii, Teoriya i praktika bor'by s parazitarnymi boleznyami, Vypusk 18, Moscow, Russia, 16-17 May 201781-84text

  9. Supporting activity for service dogs to assist disabled people by Japan Small Animal Veterinary Association

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ohara, K., Tochino, Y., Inaniwa, M., Murai, A., Yamamoto, S.

    2017Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Japan706438-4390447-0192text

  10. Professional veterinary programs' perceptions and experiences pertaining to emotional support animals and service animals, and recommendations for policy development

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. M., Kogan, L. R.

    Given the unique nature of programs in professional veterinary medicine (PVM), the increasing numbers of students requesting accommodations for emotional support animals (ESAs) in higher education settings is of growing interest to student affairs and administrative staff in PVM settings. Since...

  11. Phenotypic determination of noise reactivity in 3 breeds of working dogs: a cautionary tale of age, breed, behavioral assessment, and genetics

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Overall, K. L., Dunham, A. E., Juarbe-Diaz, S. V.

    Noise reactivity is a common problem for dogs and may progress to true phobia. Survey studies report that some type of noise reaction occurs in up to half of all pet dogs throughout their lifetimes, indicating that noise reactivity and/or phobia is a welfare issue. Familial aggregations of...

  12. Test-retest reliability and predictive validity of a juvenile guide dog behavior test

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Harvey, N. D., Craigon, P. J., Sommerville, R., McMillan, C., Green, M., England, G. C. W., Asher, L.

    The ability to measure stable and consistent behavioral traits in dogs would facilitate selection and assessment of working dogs, such as guide dogs. Ideally, these measures should predict suitability for the working role from a young age. This study assessed test-retest reliability of a juvenile...

  13. Adapting the traditional guide dog model to enable vision-impaired adolescents to thrive

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gravrok, J., Howell, T., Bendrups, D., Bennett, P.

    People with vision impairments face physical, psychological, and social challenges, potentially preventing them from thriving–defined as growing and flourishing especially in the face of adversity. Guide dogs relieve some of these challenges for vision-impaired adults. However, due to...

  14. An exploratory case study of the impact of psychiatric service dogs on problematic substance use among PTSD-diagnosed veterans

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Husband, A., Ahmed, A., Dell, C. A.

    Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and co-occurring problematic substance use is a health concern among Canadian military veterans. There are complex pathways to their problematic use of substances, including high-risk use of licit and illicit substances both pre and post PTSD...

  15. Methodology for experimental and observational animal studies in cow-calf contact systems

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Oliveira, D. de, Barth, K., Haskell, M. J., Hillmann, E., Jensen, M. B., Johnsen, J. F., Mejdell, C., Waiblinger, S., Ferneborg, S.

    In this Research Reflection we describe a common standpoint on suitable methodology for controlled and observational studies in cow-calf contact systems in dairy production. Different methods to assess behaviour, health and production in cow-calf contact systems are outlined. Knowledge and...

  16. The human-animal relationship in dairy animals

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Napolitano, F., Bragaglio, A., Sabia, E., Serrapica, F., Braghieri, A., Rosa, G. de

    The present study aims to identify margins for the improvement of dairy animal welfare and production based on the quality of the human-animal relationship (HAR). The main tool proposed to improve the quality of HAR in dairy animals is training of stock-people by targeting their attitude and...

  17. Methodology for studying human attitudes and behaviour to cow-calf contact systems

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ferneborg, S., Napolitano, F., Vaarst, M., Mejdell, C. M., Waiblinger, S., Oliveira, D. de

    This position paper describes a common stand on methodology of human attitudes and behaviour that is suitable to use in studies regarding cow-calf contact (CCC) in dairy production, in order to create a common knowledge base and foundation for future recommendations of CCC systems. We describe...

  18. Posthuman Affirmative Business Ethics: Reimagining Human-Animal Relations Through Speculative Fiction

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sayers, J., Martin, L., Bell, E.

    Posthuman affirmative ethics relies upon a fluid, nomadic conception of the ethical subject who develops affective, material and immaterial connections to multiple others. Our purpose in this paper is to consider what posthuman affirmative business ethics would look like, and to reflect on the...

  19. A systematic literature review of animal-assisted interventions in oncology (part II): theoretical mechanisms and frameworks

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Holder, T. R. N., Gruen, M. E., Roberts, D. L., Somers, T., Bozkurt, A.

    Animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) can improve patients' quality of life as complementary medical treatments. Part I of this 2-paper systematic review focused on the methods and results of cancer-related AAIs; Part II discusses the theories of the field's investigators. Researchers...

  20. Effects of a Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program on Social Interaction and Communication in Children with Autism

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zhao, M., Chen, S., You, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y.

    Various therapeutic interventions have been studied and found to be effective in reducing the stereotypical behaviors of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). There has been increasing interest in using animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) as an alternative approach to therapeutic...