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  1. 1993 Report of the AVMA: Panel on Euthanasia

    Government Documents | Contributor(s): Edwin Andrews, B. Taylor Bennet, J. Derrell Clark, Katherine A. Houpt, Peter J. Pascoe, Gordon W. Robinson, John R. Boyce

    In 1992, at the request of the AVMA Council on Research, the Executive Board of the AVMA convened a Panel on Euthanasia to review and make necessary revisions to the fourth Panel Report, published in 1986.1 Since 1986, the panel has become aware of a need for additional information on some...

  2. Let's "Paws" to Consider the Possibility: Using Support Dogs with Victims of Crime

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    Today, a service dog helping an individual with sight limitations is accepted and relatively common. There are other trained dogs including those who serve individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and those who serve individuals with mobility limitations. Provincial, territorial, and federal...

  3. VA provides service dog benefits to Veterans with mental health disorders (August 18, 2016)

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    VA announced that the "veterinary health benefit" program for service dogs (provides veterinary well-being and medical/surgical insurance plus some other reimbursements for travel and equipment) will be expanded to include veterans who have mobility impairments due...

  4. Animals on VA Property, Federal Register 2015, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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    This is the Final Rule (Regulation) governing the presence of service dogs on VA property. Although federal agencies are not subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is intended to be consistent with the ADA Regulations (administered by the Department of Justice).SUMMARY: The...

  5. Final Rule, "Service Dogs", Federal Register 2012, Description of Regulations Governing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Service Dog Benefit Program

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    This regulation includes an extensive preamble that summarizes and addresses comments received by VA on an earlier draft of the document, and discusses why psychiatric service dogs are not currently covered.SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends its regulations concerning...

  6. Zoonoses summary report UK 2014

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    This report provides summary data on zoonotic infections in animals and humans across the UK in 2014. Zoonoses are diseases which can be transmitted to humans from animals.

  7. Anthropomorphism to Zoonoses: Two Inevitable Consequences of Human-Animal Relationships

    Government Documents | Contributor(s): Byron Breedlove, Paul M. Arguin

    Many tales portray animals that mimic human behavior and characteristics by conversing, walking erectly, dressing in clothing, and inhabiting houses. Across myriad cultures and throughout history, stories and myths that feature anthropomorphism have helped us understand and relate to the natural...

  8. Stray and Owner-Relinquished Animals Statute

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    Mandates methods and practices for animal euthanasia in all public and private agencies sheltering stray or owner-relinquished animals. Requires mandatory holding periods and conditions that must be satisfied before any animal is killed. Mandates shelters to develop and follow care, cleaning, and...

  9. c 60 Veterinarians Act, 1989

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  10. c V.3 Veterinarians Act/Loi sur les veterinaires

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  11. c 22 Animals for Research Act

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  12. c 41 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997/Loi de 1997 sur la protection du poisson et de la faune

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  13. Zoonoses report UK 2013

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    This annual report on zoonoses in the United Kingdom (UK) includes a summary of reported cases of zoonotic infection in humans and animals during 2013.The data has been compiled from statutory notifiable or reportable disease reports, national scanning surveillance systems, control programmes,...

  14. Arizona Manual for Rabies Control and Bite Management

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    This manual is intended for use by veterinarians, animal control personnel, wildlife biologists, wildlife rehabilitators, and local health departments for rabies control purposes. These recommendations are based on the Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control; Human Rabies...

  15. Manual for Rabies Control and Bite Management

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  16. Issues in the Development of a Research and Education Framework for One Health

    Government Documents | Contributor(s): Lisa M. Gargano, Patrick F. Gallagher, Meredith Barrett, Kelly Howell, Cameron Wolfe, Christopher Woods, James M. Hughes

  17. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Hospice: The National Home and Hospice Care Survey: United States, 2007

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    Government Documents | Contributor(s): Anita Bercovitz, Manisha Sengupta, Adrienne Jones, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin

    Objective—This report presents national estimates on the provision and use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAT) in hospice. Comparisons of organizational characteristics of hospice care providers are presented by whether the provider offered CAT. Comparisons of...

  18. Summary of the Workshop on Harbor Porpoise Mortalities and Human Interactions

    Government Documents | Contributor(s): Nancy J. Haley, Andrew J. Read

    Sixty-four harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)strandings were reported from Maine to North Carolina between January and June, 1993 (Table I, Figure I). Fifty of these harbor porpoises stranded in the Mid-Atlantic region (New York - North Carolina) between 23 February and IS May 1993 (Figures...

  19. Animal Welfare Information Center Newsletter

    Government Documents | Contributor(s): Gail Laule, Jacob Casper, Sebastian Heath, Robert Linnabary, Andrej Romanovsky

    The Animal Welfare Information Center Newsletter for Oct-Dec 1993. Contains "The Use of Behavioral Management Techniques to Reduce or Eliminate Abnormal Behavior" by Gail Laule, "Preparing the Farm and Farm Animals for Disasters by Jacob Casper, Sebastian E. Heath, and Robert D. Linnabary, and...

  20. Tuberculosis in Animals: Mycobacterium bacilli that cause Devestating Zoonotic Diseases in many Animals

    Government Documents | Contributor(s): Jean Larson

    There are many losses in the livestock industry, zoo animals, wildlife, and of course humans as a result of the bacterial disease called tuberculosis (TB). As described in the Eighth Edition of The MERCK Veterinary Manual"Tuberculosis is an infectious, granulomatous disease caused by...