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  1. Avaliacao comportamental de caes participantes de Atividade Assistida por Animais (AAA)

    Contributor(s):: Policarpo, F. da S., Anciute, A. N., Lima, C. S., Zambarda, T. T., Tillmann, M. T., Nobre, M. de O.

    The Animal Assisted Activity (AAA), which uses dogs, is spreading in various projects across the country, and among them stands out the Pet Therapy project, which is in existence since 2006 at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Federal University of Pelotas. It has the participation of...

  2. Adoption of shelter dogs in a Brazilian community: assessing the caretaker profile

    Contributor(s):: Soto, F. R., Ferreira, F., Pinheiro, S. R., Nogari, F., Risseto, M. R., de Souza, O., Amaku, M.

    A survey in Ibiuna, Sao Paulo, Brazil, of caregivers (owners) who adopted shelter dogs assessed length of ownership, proportion of male and female dogs adopted, and owners' characteristics. It addressed breeding, neutering, vaccination, and veterinary care. It used no testing to provide a good...

  3. Visitor influence on the behavior of captive greater rheas (Rhea americana, Rheidae Aves)

    Contributor(s):: Azevedo, C. S. de, Lima, M. F. F., Silva, V. C. A. da, Young, R. J., Rodrigues, M.

    Visitors can affect and reduce the welfare of nonhuman animals. The Belo Horizonte Zoo, Brazil, had a group of greater rheas intended for reintroduction to the wild. Because this group received public visitation, evaluating its effect on the birds' behavior and welfare was important. The study...

  4. Overview of the Brazilian citriculture certification

    Contributor(s):: Turra, C., Vian, C. E. de F., Nielsen, F. A. G., Santos, P. S., Penteado, L. F. de F.

    This study aims to characterize the different types of certification in the Brazilian citriculture as well as analyze the major changes in the market. The paper also has the objective to discuss how social and environmental factors influence the demand for food certifications and the...

  5. Management, health, and abnormal behaviors of horses: a survey in small equestrian centers in Brazil

    Contributor(s):: Leme, D. P., Parsekian, A. B. H., Kanaan, V., Hotzel, M. J.

    Care conditions of horses housed in small equestrian establishments and the occurrence of health and behavioral problems were assessed in 197 animals. Based on questionnaires and direct observations of the animals, it was noted that 8% of all animals were fed exclusively on pasture, whereas 92%...

  6. Terapia mediada por animais e saúde mental: um programa no Centro de Atenção Psicossocial da Infância e Adolescência em Porto Alegre - TAA Parte III

    Contributor(s):: C.B. Franco, A. Pizzinato, M.C. Moreira, M.L.S. Zavaschi, T. Santos, V.L.S. de Oliveira, F.L. Boschetti, L. De M. Menti

    Portuguese:O objetivo deste estudo foi examinar as repercussões de um programa de terapia mediada por animais junto a um grupo de pacientes do Centro de Atenção Psicossocial da Infância e Adolescência do Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre-RS. Teve como objeto de estu- do as repercussões...

  7. ENSINO DE BEM-ESTAR ANIMAL NOS CURSOS DE MEDICINA

    | Contributor(s):: C.F.M. Molento

    It is essential today that veterinarians and animal scientists learnanimal welfare basic concepts and their main applications. The objective of thisreview is to reflect on issues related to animal welfare teaching, with emphasisin the Brazilian context, discussing the challenges and...

  8. A review of hippotherapy horse diseases from 2006 to 2010 in Uruguaiana-RS

    | Contributor(s):: Silva, M. N. G. da, Duarte, C. A., Folchini, N. P., Mistieri, M. L. de A., Freitas, G. S. R. de, Sodre, L. A. D.

  9. Characterization of injuries caused by dogs and cats to humans in the municipality of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, between the years 2000 and 2009

    | Contributor(s):: Frias, D. F. R., Nunes, J. O. R., Carvalho, A. A. B.

  10. Cruelty towards domestic cats

    | Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Maioka, P. C.

  11. Demographic characterization of supervised dog and cat populations in Sao Paulo city, Brazil

    | Contributor(s):: Canatto, B. D., Silva, E. A., Bernardi, F., Mendes, M. C. N. C., Paranhos, N. T., Dias, R. A.

  12. Dermatitis prompted by a collar employed in radio-telemetry monitoring

    | Contributor(s):: Ferreira, G. A., Pinto, M. L., Nakano-Oliveira, E., Genaro, G.

  13. Early stage animal hoarders: are these owners of large numbers of adequately cared for cats?

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    | Contributor(s):: Daniela Cristina Ramos, N.O. Da Cruz, Sarah L.H. Ellis, J.A.E. Hernandez, Archivaldo Reche-Junior

    Animal hoarding is a spectrum-based condition in which hoarders are often reported to have had normal and appropriate pet-keeping habits in childhood and early adulthood. Historically, research has focused largely on well-established clinical animal hoarders with little work targeted towards...

  14. Non-accidental injuries found in necropsies of domestic cats: a review of 191 cases

    | Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Landi, M. F. de A., Marlet, E. F., Maiorka, P. C.

  15. Particularities of the human-animal interactions relevant to the welfare and productivity of dairy cows

    | Contributor(s):: Honorato, L. A., Hotzel, M. J., Gomes, C. C. de M., Silveira, I. D. B., Machado Filho, L. C. P.

  16. Particularities of the human-animal interactions relevant to the welfare and productivity of dairy cows. Particularidades relevantes da interacao humano-animal para o bem-estar e produtividade de vacas leiteiras.

    | Contributor(s):: Honorato, L. A., Hotzel, M. J., Gomes, C. C. de M., Silveira, I. D. B., Machado Filho, L. C. P.

  17. Responsible pet ownership and dog owners conduct in the county of Alegre-ES

    | Contributor(s):: Loss, L. D., Mussi, J. M. S., Mello, I. N. K. de, Leao, M. S., Franque, M. P.

  18. Retrospective analysis of animal abuse in the region of Curitiba, State of Parana, Southern Brazil, using animal welfare criteria. Analise retrospectiva de denuncias de maus-tratos contra animais na regiao de Curitiba, Estado do Parana, utilizando cr

    | Contributor(s):: Hammerschmidt, J., Molento, C. F. M.

  19. Study of aggression by dogs, according to the kind of interaction between dog and victim and motivating circumstances in the accidents, Municipality of Sao Paulo, 2008 to 2009Estudo das agressoes por caes, segundo tipo de interacao entre cao e vitima

    | Contributor(s):: Paranhos, N. T., Silva, E. A., Bernardi, F., Mendes, M. C. N. C., Junqueira, D. M. A. G., Souza, I. O. M., Albuquerque, J. O. M., Alves, J. C. M., Machado, M. N. P.

  20. The emergence of veterinary oaths: social, historical, and ethical considerations

    | Contributor(s):: Bones, V. C., Yeates, J. W.

    Veterinary oaths are public declarations sworn by veterinarians, usually when they enter the profession. As such, they may reflect professional and social concerns. Analysis of contemporary veterinary oaths may therefore reveal their ethical foundations. The objective of this article is to...