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  1. The Importance of Coral Reefs and How to Ensure Their Longevity, a One Health Approach

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    | Contributor(s):: Lexi Shusterove, Jared Romero

    Coral Reefs are large, diverse underwater ecosystems made from coral; the skeletons of colonial marine invertebrates. The reefs provide food, shelter, and areas for breeding for about 25% of the ocean's marine species. When it comes to the environment, reefs generate half of Earth's...

  2. Discrepancy Between In-clinic and Haemagglutination-Inhibition Tests in Detecting Maternally-Derived Antibodies Against Canine Parvovirus in Puppies

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    | Contributor(s):: Paola Dall’Ara, Stefania Lauzi, Joel Filipe, Roberta Caseri, Michela Beccaglia, Costantina Desario, Alessandra Cavalli, Giulio Guido Aiudi, Canio Buonavoglia, Nicola Decaro

    Canine parvovirus (CPV) is one of the most common causes of mortality in puppies worldwide. Protection against CPV infection is based on vaccination, but maternally-derived antibodies (MDA) can interfere with vaccination. The aim of this study was to evaluate the applicability of an in-clinic...

  3. Cannabidiol as a potential anti-epileptic dietary supplement in dogs with suspected epilepsy: three case reports

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    | Contributor(s):: Chie Mogi, Takaaki Fukuyama

    Epilepsy is the most common chronic neurological disorder in dogs and the almost lifelong administration of anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) is recognized as the most successful treatment in veterinary medicine. Current pharmacological therapies for epilepsy have shown undesirable side effects. The...

  4. People and Animals: The International Journal of Research and Practice (Volume 6, Issue 1)

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  5. What animals taught me about a fulfilling life | Ayesha Chundrigar | TEDxIslamabad

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    | Contributor(s):: Ayesha Chundrigar

    In this talk Ayesha shares her journey of caring for animals and what it aught her about a fulfilling life. With 17 internships under her belt ranging from theater to newspapers, news channels, digital media and creative writing, Ayesha is a licensed psychotherapist with the British Association...

  6. Review of Sister Species: Women, Animals, and Social Justice

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    | Contributor(s):: Marine Lercier

    What do we have in common with animals, and what do these women have in common? We are Sister Species, if not sisters at all. Lisa Kemmerer invites us to realize that we are more alike than different and to become aware of what our animal brothers and...

  7. Case Report: Subclinical Verminous Pneumonia and High Ambient Temperatures Had Severe Impact on the Anesthesia of Semi-domesticated Eurasian Tundra Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) With Medetomidine–Ketamine

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    | Contributor(s):: Morten Tryland, Terje D. Josefsen, Javier Sánchez Romano, Nina Marcin, Torill Mørk, Jon M. Arnemo

    Semidomesticated Eurasian tundra reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus, n = 21) were scheduled twice for chemical immobilization with medetomidine–ketamine as part of a scientific experiment in June 2014. During the first round of immobilizations, seven animals developed severe...

  8. Climate change and zoonoses: A review of the current status, knowledge gaps, and future trends

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    | Contributor(s):: Ruwini Rupasinghe, Bruno B. Chomel, Beatriz Martínez-López

    Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs), especially those with zoonotic potential, are a growing threat to global health, economy, and safety. The influence of global warming and geoclimatic variations on zoonotic disease epidemiology is evident by alterations in the host, vector, and pathogen...

  9. Veterinarians Experience Animal Welfare Control Work as Stressful

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    | Contributor(s):: Sofia Väärikkälä, Laura Hänninen, Mari Nevas

    The aim of the study was to evaluate the job satisfaction of official veterinarians working in the field of animal welfare control and identify both positive features and challenges of their work. An electronic questionnaire was designed to evaluate job satisfaction. The questionnaire was...

  10. Welfare Assessment of 30 Dairy Goat Farms in the Midwestern United States

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    | Contributor(s):: Melissa N. Hempstead, Taylor M. Lindquist, Jan K. Shearer, Leslie C. Shearer, Vanessa M. Cave, Paul J. Plummer

    Dairy goat animal welfare assessment protocols have been developed and conducted in Europe and the United Kingdom for dairy goats; however, there are no published reports of large-scale welfare assessment for dairy goats on farms in the Midwestern United States (US). Therefore, the objective...

  11. Applied cognition research to improve sheep welfare

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    | Contributor(s):: Kristina Horback

    If a change is going to occur in the care and management of domestic sheep, there needs to be a collaborative effort across many disciplines. This review by Marino & Merskin of the literature on cognitive processing in domestic sheep is limited by the inherent bias of the authors, including...

  12. Managing long-term wellness in captive sea turtles

    | Contributor(s):: Wood, L. D.

  13. Dog selection and responsible animal keeping during the COVID-19 pandemic: survey among future owners and animal welfare NGOsA kutyavalasztas szempontjai es a felelos allattartas a COVID-19- vilagjarvanv idejen: felmeres ieendo kutyatartok es ellatve

    | Contributor(s):: Szabina, T., Szilvia, V., Laszlo, O., Viktoria, S.

  14. Benchmarking to drive improvements in extensive beef cattle welfare: a perspective on developing an Australian producer-driven system

    | Contributor(s):: Salvin, H. E., Monk, J. E., Cafe, L. M., Lee, C.

  15. Horse welfare: A joint assessment of four categories of behavioural indicators using the AWIN protocol, scan sampling and surveys

    | Contributor(s):: Ruet, A., Arnould, C., Lemarchand, J., Parias, C., Mach, N., Moisan, M. P., Foury, A., Briant, C., Lansade, L.

  16. Animal welfare and its assossiations with farm size and stockmanship characteristics on European breeding-to-finishing pig farms

    | Contributor(s):: Ruckli, A. K., Dippel, S., Helmerichs, J., Hubbard, C., Munsterhjelm, C., Vermeer, H., Leeb, C.

  17. Using sensors to detect individual responses of lambs during transport and pre-slaughter handling and their relationship with meat quality

    | Contributor(s):: Ogun, S., Viola, I., Obertino, M., Manenti, I., Ala, U., Brugiapaglia, A., Battaglini, L., Perona, G., Baratta, M.

  18. The relationships between attitudes, personal characteristics and behaviour of stockpeople on dairy goat farms

    | Contributor(s):: Mersmann, D., Schmied-Wagner, C., Waiblinger, S.

  19. Vocal expression of emotions in farmed spotted paca (Cuniculus paca)

    | Contributor(s):: Lima, Allison F., Lima, Stella G. C., Nogueira-Filho, Sérgio L. G., Held, Suzanne, Paul, Elizabeth, Mendl, Michael, Nogueira, Selene S. C.

  20. Development of a welfare assessment protocol and assessment of dairy cattle welfare in Haryana and Punjab states of Northern India

    | Contributor(s):: Kamboj, M. L., Kumar, C., Mahla, V.