Behavioural response of pure Ankole and crossbred (Ankole * Holstein) cows to seasonal pasture variations in south-western Uganda
Contributor(s):: Idibu, J., Kabi, F., Mpairwe, D.
This study evaluated the effects of season and pasture species on variations in sward composition, pasture quantity (plant-height and biomass) and quality [crude protein (CP), neutral detergent fibre (NDF) and in vitro organic matter digestibility (IVOMD)]. Behavioural responses of a group of 10...
Genetic Canine Agression
Contributor(s):: Isabella O\'Toole
Canine aggression can pose a serious concern for public and animal welfare. Most of what we know about aggression comes from bite statistics, expert opinions and breed-specific aggressiveness. These sources can often be misleading due to biases toward large or powerful breeds. In this review, I...
Leptospirosis and an Animal Bite
Contributor(s):: Brenden Bedard, Byron Kennedy, Anita C. Weimer, Richard Magnussen, Anthony Petruso
In October 2013, leptospirosis was identified in a 20-year-old male. The male was bitten on his hand by either his canine or a skunk while breaking up a fight between the two animals. Eight days after the bite, the male developed fever, headache, drowsiness, neck pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea,...
Contributor(s):: Bridger, Chet
Why do dogs bite?
Contributor(s):: Campbell, W. E.
Human-canine interactions: A risk factor for dog bites?
Contributor(s):: Messam, Locksley Landsdowne McVicker
When love bites: understanding complex human-animal bonds
Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. K.
Describing the Relationship between Cat Bites and Human Depression Using Data from an Electronic Health Record
| Contributor(s):: Hanauer, David A., Ramakrishnan, Naren, Seyfried, Lisa S.
Resisting Putting the Cat in the Bag: The Case Against Extending Minnesota's Dog Attack Strict Liability Statute to Cats
| Contributor(s):: Julianna Passe
In the late summer of 2013, Gary Nelson, a television news reporter in Florida, was unexpectedly sidelined from his job after venturing into his driveway. Mr. Nelson sustained an injury that required multiple hospital visits, surgeries, and hours of physical therapy. The...
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...
Man Bites Dog with Ohio's Vicious Dog Statute
| Contributor(s):: Diana K. Hale
This article discusses Ohio’s vicious dog statute, ORC 955.11, signed into law in July 1987. Section II provides background information on pit bulls and their general reputation in society. Section III explains how dogs and dog ownership were regulated under the old law, and then Section IV...
Evaluating a website to teach children safety with dogs
| Contributor(s):: Schwebel, David C., McClure, Leslie A., Severson, Joan
Effect of forage presentation on feed intake behaviour in stabled horses
| Contributor(s):: Ellis, A. D., Fell, M., Luck, K., Gill, L., Owen, H., Briars, H., Barfoot, C., Harris, P.
In some stabled horses, the lack of foraging opportunity leads to a reduction in chewing time with consequent negative impacts on the digestive system and potentially development of stereotypies. This study aimed to compare the effect of four types of haynets on feed intake behaviour in stabled...
Manual for Rabies Control and Bite Management
The effects of dog ownership on judgments of dog bite likelihood
| Contributor(s):: Moss, S. P., Wright, J. C.
Of the estimated one million reported dog bites that occur annually in the United States, approximately 80% are by the victim's own dog or a neighbor's dog, while only 10% to 20% are by strays. The purpose of the present research was to determine if dog ownership, peoples' attribution of dog...
The epidemiology of dog bite injuries in Switzerland - characteristics of victims, biting dogs and circumstances
| Contributor(s):: Horisberger, U., Stark, K. D. C., Rufenacht, J., Pillonel, C., Steiger, A.
Dogs are a potential source of several health hazards for humans. Public attention has recently focussed on dog bites, and different prevention strategies have been suggested. As few data on dog bite epidemiology are available, a prospective study was conducted in family practices (FP) and...
Applying One Health to behaviour
| Contributor(s):: Bower, C.
| Contributor(s):: Goldstein, E. J. C., Greene, C. E., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on diseases transmitted from cats to humans. The diseases transmitted by inhalation (bordetellosis, plague and Q fever), vectors (ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, flea-borne spotted fever, murine typhus and leishmaniasis), faecal-oral...
With man's best friend
| Contributor(s):: Collins, J. M., Lorber, B., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on human diseases associated with exposure to dogs. The epidemiology of local infections following dog bites, as well as the initial bite management, antibiotic prophylaxis, antibiotic treatment of infection, and prevention of dog bites are discussed. The life-threatening...
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...