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  1. Aging and Veterinary Care of Cats, Dogs, and Horses through the Records of Three University Veterinary Hospitals

    Contributor(s):: Bruno Cozzi, Cristina Ballarin, Roberto Mantovani, Ada Rota

    The present article examines over 63,000 medical records belonging to the Veterinary Hospitals of the Universities of Bologna, Torino, and Padova, all in Northern Italy, and relative to dogs (approximately 50,000), cats (approximately 12,000), and companion horses (slightly less than 1,000). The...

  2. Without stress at the veterinarian: make the visit in the veterinary practice cat-friendlyOhne Stress sum Tierarzt: Den Besuch in der Tierarztpraxis katzenfreundlich gestalten

    Contributor(s):: Melchers, V.

    This article describes how to reduce stress in cats presented at animal hospitals for routine and medical procedures.

  3. Mar 30 2017

    American Animal Hospital Association 2017 Conference

    Join us for our Music City encore! AAHA Nashville 2017 will have you singing a new tune with a CE experience that will be music to your ears. Offering a rousing showcase of veterinary education,...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/501

  4. Mar 31 2016

    American Animal Hospital Association 2016 Conference

    Your next veterinary conference destination is Austin, Texas. Join us March 31–April 3 to experience something new and unique at AAHA Austin 2016. This annual veterinary conference offers the...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/443

  5. Animal-assisted therapy: New disinfectant list of DVG for "Established veterinary practice and animal shelters "Tiergestutzte Therapien: Neue Desinfektionsmittelliste der DVG fur die Bereiche "Niedergelassene Veterinarpraxis und Tierheime"

    Contributor(s):: Rheinbaben, F. von, Werner, S.

    This article presents a list of some of the veterinary disinfectants/drugs recommended by the German Veterinary Society for private animal hospitals and animal shelters highlighting the indications, efficacy, metabolism, dosage effects, and pharmokinetics of each product.

  6. The use of refuges by communally housed cats

    Contributor(s):: Oliveira, A. S. de, Tercariol, C. A. S., Genaro, G.

    The increase of domestic animals kept in shelters highlights the need to ensure animal welfare. Environmental enrichment can improve animal welfare in many ways, such as encouraging captive animals to use all the space available to them. The effects of physical environmental enrichment on the...

  7. Comparison of stress exhibited by cats examined in a clinic versus a home setting

    Contributor(s):: Nibblett, B. M., Ketzis, J. K., Grigg, E. K.

    Serum cortisol levels, physiological parameters and behavior were used to assess stress experienced by cats examined using equivalent low stress handling techniques in two different environments: their home and an idealized veterinary clinic setting. Healthy cats ( n=18) were examined in a...

  8. A survey of animal welfare experts and practicing veterinarians to identify and explore key factors thought to influence canine and feline welfare in relation to veterinary care

    Contributor(s):: Dawson, L. C., Dewey, C. E., Stone, E. A., Guerin, M. T., Niel, L.

    Veterinary care is important for maintaining companion animal health; however, it also has the potential to impact other aspects of patient welfare. To investigate factors related to veterinary care that are likely to influence canine and feline welfare, animal welfare researchers, veterinarians...

  9. Japanese Animal Hospital Association (JAHA)

    The Japanese Animal Hospital Association (JAHA) is a public interest incorporated association authorized by the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan.To achieve the goal of creating a society, where human animal interactions enhance the health and welfare of humans, JAHA promotes various public...

  10. Nurturing your pet with nature - Part 1: Natural lighting, natural patterns, and colors

    Contributor(s):: Rauh, R. M.

  11. Nurturing your pet with nature - Part 2: Sensory and discovery experiences

    Contributor(s):: Rauh, R. M.

  12. The pet-human bond: how pets benefit from people and how you can promote this relationship by incorporating behavior into general practice

    Contributor(s):: Sherman, B.

  13. Zoonotic disease risks for immunocompromised and other high-risk clients and staff: promoting safe pet ownership and contact

    Contributor(s):: Stull, J. W., Stevenson, K. B.

    Pets can be a source of disease (zoonoses) for humans. The disease risks associated with pet contact are highest among young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and immunocompromised hosts. These individuals and household members display limited knowledge of pet-associated disease, rarely...

  14. Zoonotic disease risks for immunocompromised and other high-risk clients and staff: promoting safe pet ownership and contact

    Contributor(s):: Stull, J. W., Stevenson, K. B.

    Pets can be a source of disease (zoonoses) for humans. The disease risks associated with pet contact are highest among young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and immunocompromised hosts. These individuals and household members display limited knowledge of pet-associated disease, rarely...

  15. A survey of public attitudes towards barking dogs in New Zealand

    Contributor(s):: Flint, E. L., Minot, E. O., Perry, P. E., Stafford, K. J.

    AIMS: To investigate public attitudes towards barking dogs in New Zealand in order to quantify the extent to which people perceive barking dogs to be a problem, to compare tolerance of barking with that of other common suburban noises, to assess the level of public understanding about the...

  16. The human-companion animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Heinke, Marsha L., McCarthy, John B.

  17. Prevalence and antimicrogram of Staphylococcus intermedius group isolates from veterinary staff, companion animals, and the environment in veterinary hospitals in Korea

    Contributor(s):: Youn, JungHo, Yoon, JangWon, Koo, HyeCheong, Lim, SukKyung, Park, YongHo

  18. Providing an information prescription in veterinary medical clinics: a pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Kogan, L. R., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Gould, L., Viera, A. R., Hellyer, P. W.

  19. Social dimensions of the human-avian bond: parrots and their persons

    Contributor(s):: Anderson, P. K.

    Though birds are among the most popular companion animals in the United States, little scholarly research has focused on the human- companion parrot relationship. This study uses an ethnographic approach and qualitative analysis to examine the parrot-pet owner relationship. Two and one half weeks...

  20. Assigning degrees of ease or difficulty for pet animal maintenance: the EMODE system concept

    Contributor(s):: Warwick, C., Steedman, C., Jessop, M., Toland, E., Lindley, S.

    Pet animal management is subject to varied husbandry practices and the resulting consequences often impact negatively on animal welfare. The perceptions held by someone who proposes to keep an animal regarding the ease or difficulty with which its biological needs can be provided for in captivity...