A benefit-cost analysis decision framework for mitigation of disease transmission at the wildlife–livestock interface
| Contributor(s):: Stephanie A Shwiff, Steven J Sweeney, Julie L Elser, Ryan S Miller, Matthew L Farnsworth, Pauline Nol, Steven S Shwiff, Aaron M Anderson
The economics of managing disease transmission at the wildlife–livestock interface have received heightened attention as agricultural and natural resource agencies struggle to tackle growing risks to animal health. In the fiscal landscape of increased scrutiny and shrinking budgets,...
"We Always Hurt the Things We Love"—Unnoticed Abuse of Companion Animals
| Contributor(s):: Bernard E. Rollin
Despite the fact that companion animals enjoy the status of “members of the family” in contemporary society, there are numerous diseases affecting the longevity of these animals and their quality of life. Some of the most pervasive and damaging problems accrue to pedigreed animals...
Endoparasite infection hotspots in Estonian urban areas
| Contributor(s):: Tull, A., Moks, E., Laurimaa, L., Keis, M., Suld, K.
Review of principles governing dog health education in remote Aboriginal communities
| Contributor(s):: Willis, E. M., Ross, K. E.
Survey of human-horse relationships and veterinary care for geriatric horses
| Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K., Sween, C., Frank, N., Paradis, M. R.
Recent animal disease outbreaks and their impact on human populations
| Contributor(s):: Jeff B Bender, William Hueston, Michael Osterholm
There are very positive and strong connections between animals and humans, but also reasons for concern because about 61% of all human pathogens are zoonotic. The increase in new diseases, is due to increases in world trade, animal translocation, ecological disruptions, climate change,...
IMPACT OF LIVESTOCK ANIMAL DISEASE OUTBREAKS ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE: A STUDY FOCUSING ON THE CURRENT FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE AND MAD COW DISEASE CRISES
| Contributor(s):: Carolyn A Schwarz
Ten years elapsed from the time the first case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly referred to as "mad cow disease,"' was discovered in Great Britain, until researchers confirmed that BSE was responsible for many human deaths
Local knowledge held by farmers in Eastern Tyrol (Austria) about the use of plants to maintain and improve animal health and welfare
| Contributor(s):: Vogl, C. R., Vogl-Lukasser, B., Walkenhorst, M.
Background: The sustainable management of animal health and welfare is of increasing importance to consumers and a key topic in the organic farming movement. Few systematic studies have been undertaken investigating farmers' local knowledge related to this issue. Ethnoveterinary medicine (EVM) is...
Current opinion on maximizing veterinary profession growth and contributions
| Contributor(s):: Nimmanapalli, R., Donapaty, S. R.
Veterinary profession sphere overlaps three major biology arenas namely agriculture, basic sciences, and human medicine. Thus, so far the investments in veterinary field are not proportional to the scope of their responsibilities. Rededication and rejuvenation can help veterinary profession to...
Paleopathology: health and welfare of animals in the pastPaleopathologie: gezondheid en welzijn van dieren in het verleden
| Contributor(s):: Groot, M.
This paper presents a short introduction to the field of palaeopathology, which can be studied from either a historical veterinary perspective or a zooarchaeological perspective. Zooarchaeologists are concerned with studying past human behaviour through animal remains found in archaeological...
Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats
| Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
A "One Health" Approach to Address Emerging Zoonoses: The HALI Project in Tanzania
| Contributor(s):: Jonna A. K. Mazet, Deana L. Clifford, Peter B. Coppolillo, Anil B. Deolalikar, Jon D. Erickson, Rudovick R. Kazwala
Every day thousands of children and adults die from underdiagnosed diseases that have arisen at the human–animal–environment interface, especially diarrheal and respiratory diseases in developing countries. Explosive human population growth and environmental changes have resulted...
Aug 21 2017
3rd International Conference on Influenza and Zoonotic Diseases
Jun 12 2017
North American Comparative Immunology Workshop
May 24 2017
The Zoo and Wildlife Health Conference 2017
May 18 2017
2017 North Carolina Workshop in Laboratory Animal Medicine
May 07 2017
8th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses
Disease Discovery in Animals & Global Health: Mark Ackermann at TEDxGooseLake
| Contributor(s):: Mark Ackermann
Dr. Ackermann's talk looks at the historical impact of veterinary medicine on global health. He talks about his own research, which focuses on the link between RSV and lambs, and tells audience members about a drug that will help shorten the common cold. In his faculty position, Mark is...
A systematic review of zoonoses transmission and livestock/wildlife interactions: Preliminary findings
| Contributor(s):: Delia Grace, R. Kock, J. Rushton, F. Mutua, J.J. McDermott, D.U. Pfeiffer, B. Jones
Zoonotic importance of dermatophytosis in dogs and cats
| Contributor(s):: Cindy Paola Cruz Alcala
Dermatophytoses are infections caused by dermatophyte fungi of the genus Microsporum, Epidermophyton and Trichophyton, which affect the keratinized tissues of the skin, hair and nails. Dermatophytosis in canines and felines are frequent pathologies that constitute an important mycosis in these...