Dogs, kids, and cancer: how dogs are helping
Contributor(s):: Palmer, W. J.
2022Veterinary Practice News34238-381528-6398EnglishHolly Springs, N.C., USA.text
Survival of femur fractures in wild stoats (Mustela erminea)
Contributor(s):: King, C. M.
Injury History in the Collegiate Equestrian Athlete: Part II: Head, Upper and Lower Extremities
| Contributor(s):: Michael L. Pilato, Timothy Henry, Drussila Malavase
Purpose: Equestrian sports are known to have a high risk and rate of injury. While there is injury data available on acute injuries in the equestrian population, it is of a general nature. Within that data appears to be a lack of information on the collegiate equestrian athlete. Thus, the...
The ophthalmic health and refractive state of working dogs in South Brazil
| Contributor(s):: Oliveira, J. K. de, Bortolini, M., Schaller, M., Schuchmann, R. K., Moore, B. A., Montiani-Ferreira, F.
An overview of animal cruelty with co-occurring domestic incidents
| Contributor(s):: Reisman, R.
2020335-3409781946483201North American Veterinary Community (NAVC)Orlando,EnglishAmerican Society of Cruelty to Animals New York, New York, USA.text
Why isn't the weight coming off? Creative strategies for weight loss
| Contributor(s):: Linder, D. E.
Dog-assisted therapy in the dental clinic. Part B. Hazards and assessment of potential risks to the health and safety of the dental therapy dog
| Contributor(s):: Gussgard, A. M., Weese, J. S., Hensten, A., Jokstad, A.
BackgroundA dental therapy dog may help anxious patients in the dental clinic overcome their fear and facilitate the completion of necessary dental care. Dental clinic activities are associated with hazards that may pose potential risks to the health and safety of the dental therapy...
Veterinary trials and tribulations
Dell Kay Bertino
Injuries caused by pets in Asian urban households: a cross-sectional telephone survey
| Contributor(s):: Emily Y Y Chan, Yang Gao, Liping Li, Po Yi Lee
Objectives Little is known about pet-related injuries in Asian populations. This study primarily aimed to investigate the incidence rate of pet-related household injuries in Hong Kong, an urban Chinese setting.Setting Cantonese-speaking non-institutionalised population of all ages in...
Changes in the Welfare of an Injured Working Farm Dog Assessed Using the Five Domains Model
| Contributor(s):: Katherine E. Littlewood, David J. Mellor
The present structured, systematic and comprehensive welfare evaluation of an injured working farm dog using the Five Domains Model is of interest in its own right. It is also an example for others wanting to apply the Model to welfare evaluations in different species and contexts. Six stages of...
Relationship Between Scarring and Dog Aggression in Pit Bull-Type Dogs Involved in Organized Dogfighting
| Contributor(s):: Katherine A. Miller, Rachel Touroo, C. Victor Spain, Kelly Jones, Pamela Reid, Randall Lockwood
When pit bull-type dogs are seized in an investigation of organized dogfighting, heavily scarred dogs are often assumed to be highly dog aggressive due to a history of fighting. These dogs may be deemed dangerous and euthanized based on scarring alone. We analyzed our existing data on dogs seized...
Using the Horse Grimace Scale (HGS) to Assess Pain Associated with Acute Laminitis in Horses (Equus caballus)
| Contributor(s):: Emanuela Dalla Costa, Diana Stucke, Francesca Dai, Michela Minero, Matthew C. Leach, Dirk Lebelt
Acute laminitis is a common equine disease characterized by intense foot pain, both acutely and chronically. The Obel grading system is the most widely accepted method for describing the severity of laminitis by equine practitioners, however this method requires movement (walk and trot) of the...
Horse Injury during Non-Commercial Transport: Findings from Researcher-Assisted Intercept Surveys at Southeastern Australian Equestrian Events
| Contributor(s):: Christopher B. Riley, Belinda R. Noble, Janis Bridges, Susan J. Hazel, Kirrilly Thompson
Equine transportation research has largely focused on the commercial land movement of horses. Data on the incidence and factors associated with horse injuries during non-commercial transportation (privately owned horse trucks and trailers) is scant. This study surveyed 223 drivers transporting...
Thinking about cats or dogs provides relief from social rejection
| Contributor(s):: Brown, C. M., Hengy, S. M., McConnell, A. R.
Past research shows that anthropomorphizing animals and non-human objects is correlated with unmet social needs (e.g., loneliness), and momentary feelings of social rejection can be soothed by thinking about a pet or by having a dog nearby. The current work tested whether thinking of names for...
Pets and happiness: examining the association between pet ownership and wellbeing
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| Contributor(s):: Bao, K. J., Schreer, G.
Are pets associated with happiness in their owners? Some research has demonstrated positive connections between pets and the physical health of their owners, and more recently, research has shown the beneficial effects of pets on the negative aspects of mental health as well. However, much less...
Comparison of locomotion scoring for dairy cows by experienced and inexperienced raters using live or video observation methods
| Contributor(s):: Schlageter-Tello, A., Bokkers, E. A. M., Koerkamp, P. W. G. G., Hertem, T. van, Viazzi, S., Romanini, C. E. B., Halachmi, I., Bahr, C., Berckmans, D., Lokhorst, K.
Lameness is considered a major problem in dairy production. Lameness is commonly detected with locomotion scores assigned to cows under farm conditions, but raters are often trained and assessed for reliability and agreement by using video recordings. The aim of this study was to evaluate intra-...
What is a canine athlete?
| Contributor(s):: Zink, M. C., Dyke, J. B. van
Canine sports medicine and rehabilitation is the newest specialty in veterinary medicine. It encompasses and integrates a variety of fields, including orthopedics, exercise physiology, neurology, cardiology, pulmonology, nutrition, and others. Rehabilitation, which includes conditioning...
Assessment and treatment of nonpain conditions in life-limiting disease
| Contributor(s):: Villalobos, A. E.
Canine scent detection of human cancers: a review of methods and accuracy
| Contributor(s):: Moser, E., McCulloch, M.