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  1. Pet ownership and its influence on mental health in older adults

    Contributor(s): Genieve Zhe Hui Gan, Anne-Marie Hill, Polly Yeung, Sharon Keesing, Julie Anne Netto

  2. Neighborhood Engagement, Dogs, and Life Satisfaction in Older Adulthood

    Contributor(s): Angela L Curl, Jessica Bibbo, Rebecca A Johnson

  3. Associations of pet ownership with biomarkers of ageing: population based cohort study

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): G David Batty, Paola Zaninotto, Richard G Watt, Steven Bell

  4. Evaluating the utility of companion animal tick surveillance practices for monitoring spread and occurrence of human Lyme disease in West Virginia, 2014-2016

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brian Hendricks, Miguella Mark-Carew, Jamison Conley

    Domestic dogs and cats are potentially effective sentinel populations for monitoring occurrence and spread of Lyme disease. Few studies have evaluated the public health utility of sentinel programmes using geo-analytic approaches. Confirmed Lyme disease cases diagnosed by physicians and ticks...

  5. Comparative Personality Traits Assessment of Three Species of Communally Housed Captive Penguins

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Giovanni Quintavalle Pastorino, Richard Preziosi, Massimo Faustini, Giulio Curone, Mariangela Albertini, Dawn Nicoll, Lorna Moffat, Romain Pizzi, Silvia Mazzola

    Understanding animal personalities has notable implications in the ecology and evolution of animal behavior, but personality studies can also be useful in optimizing animal management, with the aim of improving health and well-being, and optimizing reproductive success, a fundamental factor in...

  6. Bonds between aggressive behavior in dogs and expression of emotions in humansZwiazek agresywnych zachowan u psow z ekspresja emocji u ludzi

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dudzinska, E., Listos, P., Dylewska, M., Gryzinska, M.

    2016Zycie Weterynaryjne919638-6390137-6810text

  7. Helping assistance dog owners

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fraser, M.

    2016Veterinary Times46391352-9374text

  8. Incidence and impact of dog attacks on guide dogs in the UK: an update

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Moxon, R., Whiteside, H., England, G. C. W.

    Data on dog attacks on Guide Dogs' stock were reviewed to investigate the characteristics of the attacks. An average of 11.2 attacks occurred each month. Nearly all of the attacks occurred in public areas, 68.4 per cent of victim dogs were qualified guide dogs and 55.5 per cent of victim...

  9. An evaluation of the experiences of guide dog owners visiting Scottish veterinary practices

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fraser, M., Girling, S. J.

    Guide dogs and their owners will visit a veterinary practice at least twice a year. The aim of this study was to evaluate what guide dog owners thought about these visits, in order to identify areas of good practice which could be incorporated into the undergraduate curriculum. Nine guide dog...

  10. Hybrid vigour in dogs?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nicholas, F. W., Arnott, E. R., McGreevy, P. D.

    Evidence from other species justifies the hypotheses that useful hybrid vigour occurs in dogs and that it can be exploited for improved health, welfare and fitness for purpose. Unfortunately, most of the relevant published canine studies do not provide estimates of actual hybrid vigour because of...

  11. Using the incidence and impact of health conditions in guide dogs to investigate healthy ageing in working dogs

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Caron-Lormier, G., England, G. C. W., Green, M. J., Asher, L.

    This study aimed to use retirement data from working guide dogs to investigate healthy ageing in dogs and the demographic factors that influence ageing. Using a dataset of 7686 dogs spanning 20 years, dogs withdrawn for health reasons before they reached retirement were identified. Cases of...

  12. Comparison of early measurements of the distraction index, Norberg angle on distracted view and the official radiographic evaluation of the hips of 215 dogs from two guide dog training schools

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Taroni, M., Genevois, J. P., Viguier, E., Pillard, P., Livet, V., Cachon, T., Carozzo, C.

    2018 Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 31 6 445-451 0932-0814 10.1055/s-0038-1668087 text

  13. Veterinary care and the occurrence of diseases in police service dogsVeterinarna starostlivost a vyskyt ochoreni u policajnych sluzobnych psov

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bystrianska, J., Korim, P., Smiga, L., Soltys, J., Papajova, I.

    2017Slovensky Veterinarsky Casopis422/3189-1931335-0099text

  14. Disease of service dogs with dirofilariasis on the territory of the Russian Federation

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nagorniy, S. A., Ermakova, L., Chernikova, M. P., Kiosova, Y. V.

    2019 Sbornik nauchnykh statei po materialam mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii, Teoriya i praktika bor'by s parazitarnymi boleznyami, Posvyashaetsya 90-letiyu so dnya rozhdeniya Andreya Stefanovicha Bessonova, Vypusk 20, Moscow, Russia, 15-17 May...

  15. Anthropozoonosis of dogs in penitentiary institutions

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Byakova, O. V., Pilip, L. V.

    2019 Sbornik nauchnykh statei po materialam mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii, Teoriya i praktika bor'by s parazitarnymi boleznyami, Posvyashaetsya 90-letiyu so dnya rozhdeniya Andreya Stefanovicha Bessonova, Vypusk 20, Moscow, Russia, 15-17 May...

  16. Do assistance dogs show work overload? Canine blood prolactin as a clinical parameter to detect chronic stress-related response

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mengoli, M., Mendonca, T., Oliva, J. L., Bienboire-Frosini, C., Chabaud, C., Codecasa, E., Jochem, M., Cozzi, A., Pageat, P.

    2017112-113978-1-78639-458-310.1079/9781786394583.0112text

  17. Investigation of risk factors for mortality in aged guide dogs: a retrospective cohort study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hoummady, S., Hua, J., Muller, C., Pouchelon, J. L., Blondot, M., Gilbert, C., Desquilbet, L.

    The overall median lifespan of domestic dogs has been estimated to 9–12 years, but little is known about risk factors for mortality in aged and a priori healthy dogs.The objective of this retrospective cohort study was to determine which characteristics are associated with mortality in...

  18. A new metric for quantifying the relative impact of risk factors on loss of working life illustrated in a population of working dogs

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Caron-Lormier, G., Harvey, N. D., England, G. C. W., Asher, L.

    In a resource-limited world, organisations attempting to reduce the impact of health or behaviour issues need to choose carefully how to allocate resources for the highest overall impact. However, such choices may not always be obvious. Which has the biggest impact? A large change to a small...

  19. State of peripheral blood in service dogs under effect of biologically active food supplement

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sycheva, L. V., Iunusova, O. Iu, Malchikov, R. V.

    2017Perm Agrarian Journal171114-1182307-2873text

  20. The influence of feeding system on the physiological state of dogs under the conditions of special town for service dogs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Plotnikov, D. V., Sitnikov, V. A.

    2017Perm Agrarian Journal204129-1342307-2873text