[Drs. Dog and Cat - animals as good doctors]
Contributor(s):: Bublak, R.
Veterinarians' role for pet owners facing pet loss
Contributor(s):: Fernandez-Mehler, P., Gloor, P., Sager, E., Lewis, F. I., Glaus, T. M.
Veterinary medical ethics. An ethicist's commentary on prolonging the life of cancer patient
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
Canine olfactory detection of cancer versus laboratory testing: myth or opportunity?
Contributor(s):: Lippi, G., Cervellin, G.
A Lesson on Aging From Dogs
Contributor(s):: Walker, Blair S.
Risk factors for clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease
Contributor(s):: Baker, F. M., Jordan, Barry, Barclay, Laurie, Schoenberg, Bruce S.
Negative affective states and their effects on morbidity, mortality and longevity
Contributor(s):: Walker, M. D., Duggan, G., Roulston, N., Slack, A. van, Mason, G.
Animal-assisted activity among patients with cancer: effects on mood, fatigue, self-perceived health, and sense of coherence
Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L., Haubner, J. S., Sevedge, K.
Pets' role in saving lives
The use of canines in the detection of human cancers
Contributor(s):: Gordon, R. T., Schatz, C. B., Myers, L. J., Kosty, M., Gonczy, C., Kroener, J., Tran, M., Kurtzhals, P., Heath, S., Koziol, J. A., Arthur, N., Gabriel, M., Hemping, J., Hemping, G., Nesbitt, S., Tucker-Clark, L., Zaayer, J.
Paws and relax: one hospice's pet therapy journey
Contributor(s):: Browder, L. M.
Domestic dogs and human health: an overview
Contributor(s):: Wells, D. L.
Pet ownership and childhood acute leukemia (USA and Canada)
Contributor(s):: Swensen, A. R., Ross, J. A., Shu, X. O., Reaman, G. H., Steinbuch, M., Robison, L. L.
Objectives: For more than three decades there has been speculation regarding a possible role of zoonotic diseases in the development of human leukaemia. This study investigated the potential relationship between exposure to pets and the development of childhood leukaemia. Methods: Data from 2359...
Healing with horses: fostering recovery from cancer with horses as therapists
Contributor(s):: Haylock, P. J., Cantril, C. A.
Hope in parents of adolescents with cancer--Factors endangering and engendering parental hope
Contributor(s):: Kylmä, Jari, Juvakka, Taru
One woman and her dog
Contributor(s):: Moore, K.
Claw removal and feeding ability in the edible crab, Cancer pagurus : implications for fishery practice
Contributor(s):: Patterson, L., Dick, J. T. A., Elwood, R. W.
Feeding ability and motivation were assessed in the edible crab, Cancer pagurus, to investigate how the fishery practice of de-clawing may affect live crabs returned to the sea. Crabs were either induced to autotomise one claw, or were only handled, before they were offered food. Initially,...
The effects of surgical and chemical castration on intermale aggression, sexual behaviour and play behaviour in the male ferret ( Mustela putorius furo )
Contributor(s):: Vinke, C. M., Deijk, R. van, Houx, B. B., Schoemaker, N. J.
The ferret (Mustela putorius furo) has become an increasingly popular pet animal, yet little is known about their behaviour and welfare. Inter- and intra-specific aggression and the intense musky scent are the two main reasons why male ferrets are normally surgically castrated. However, it is...
The human-animal bond: health implications across the lifespan
Contributor(s):: Horowitz, S.
This article examines the growing body of research that provides support for the many anecdotally reported health benefits resulting from the human-animal bond, including the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, cancer and chronic pain; benefits for paediatric and elderly patients...