1993 Report of the AVMA: Panel on Euthanasia
| 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...
Zoonoses summary report UK 2014
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.
Anthropomorphism to Zoonoses: Two Inevitable Consequences of Human-Animal Relationships
| 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...
Stray and Owner-Relinquished Animals Statute
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...
c 60 Veterinarians Act, 1989
c V.3 Veterinarians Act/Loi sur les veterinaires
c 22 Animals for Research Act
c 41 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997/Loi de 1997 sur la protection du poisson et de la faune
Arizona Manual for Rabies Control and Bite Management
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...
Manual for Rabies Control and Bite Management
Issues in the Development of a Research and Education Framework for One Health
| Contributor(s):: Lisa M. Gargano, Patrick F. Gallagher, Meredith Barrett, Kelly Howell, Cameron Wolfe, Christopher Woods, James M. Hughes
Summary of the Workshop on Harbor Porpoise Mortalities and Human Interactions
| 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...
Animal Welfare Information Center Newsletter
| 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...
Tuberculosis in Animals: Mycobacterium bacilli that cause Devestating Zoonotic Diseases in many Animals
| 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...
Enriching the Environment of the Laboratory Cat
| Contributor(s):: Sandra McCune
Cats are intelligent, highly specialized carnivores. Like many predators, their senses are highly developed (reviewed by Bradshaw 1992). The cat's ability to hear, see and smell outside our own range give it a very different perception of its environment to ours. For example, it has a second...
Adoption of Research Animals
| Contributor(s):: Larry Carbone
Estimates of actual numbers of research animals used in the country vary, but one thing is obvious to most of us working in research facilities: the vast majority of these animals are euthanized when their usefulness has ended. Euthanasia is intrinsic to some projects. For example, many projects,...
Information Resources on the Care and Welfare of Dairy Cattle
| Contributor(s):: Cynthia P. Smith
This document contains two introductory articles written by experts in the farm animal welfare field from North America and Europe respectively. Each article ends with a list of references cited by the author. The second section of this publication consists of an extensive bibliography...
No Dogs Allowed? Federal Policies on Access for Service Animals
| Contributor(s):: Kelly Henderson
For ages, humans have explored the potential healing benefit of animal companions for people who are ill or who have disabilities. The use of animals to assist their ailing human counterparts dates to the early Greeks who gave horseback rides to raise the spirits of people who were incurably ill,...
Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Release of Marine Mammals: An Analysis of Current Views and Practices
| Contributor(s):: D. J. St. Aubin, J. R. Geraci, V. J. Lounsbury
Stranded marine mammals have long attracted public attention. Those that wash up dead are, for all their value to science, seldom seen by the public as more than curiosities. Animals that are sick, injured, orphaned or abandoned ignite a different response. Generally, public sentiment supports...
A Reference Source for the Recognition & Alleviation of Pain & Distress in Animals
| Contributor(s):: Richard L. Crawford
The Animal Welfare Information Center was established under the 1985 amendments to the Animal Welfare Act (Sect. 13(e)) and is required to provide specific information to the research community. One of these requirements deals with providing information which would minimize pain and distress to...