The Argus Institute is a specialized service offering client support within the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Founded in 1984, our unique program is one of the longest standing, most comprehensive programs of its kind. Our clinical counselors offer support to people who are facing difficult...
"Loyals" and "optimizers": shedding light on the decision for or against organic agriculture among Swiss farmers
Contributor(s):: Mann, S., Gairing, M.
A study of how experts and non-experts make decisions on releasing genetically modified plants
Contributor(s):: Brana, G. M. R., Miranda-Vilela, A. L., Grisolia, C. K.
An investigation into the use of road drainage structures by wildlife in Maryland, USA
Contributor(s):: Sparks, J. L., Jr., Gates, J. E.
Economics and animal welfare in small animal veterinary practice: the case of genetic welfare problems
Contributor(s):: Yeates, J.
Efficacy, effort, and cost comparisons of trapping and acetaminophen-baiting for control of brown treesnakes on Guam
Contributor(s):: Clark, L., Savarie, P. J., Shivik, J. A., Breck, S. W., Dorr, B. S.
Ethical frameworks and farmer participation in controversial farming practices
Contributor(s):: Cardoso, S. P., James, H. S., Jr.
Foot disorders in dairy cattle: impact on cow and dairy farmer
Contributor(s):: Bruijnis, M. R. N., Beerda, B., Hogeveen, H., Stassen, E. N.
Laboratory macaques: when to wean? (Special Issue: The welfare of laboratory primates.)
Contributor(s):: Prescott, M. J., Nixon, M. E., Farningham, D. A. H., Naiken, S., Griffiths, M. A.
Facilitating euthanasia decisions
Contributor(s):: Butler, C., Lagoni, L.
Helping pet owners with the euthanasia decision
Contributor(s):: Guntzelman, J., Riegger, M. H.
Validation of a structured questionnaire as an instrument to measure chronic pain in dogs on the basis of effects on health-related quality of life
Contributor(s):: Wiseman-Orr, M. L., Scott, E. M., Reid, J., Nolan, A. M.
A veterinarian's role in helping pet owners with decision making. (Special Issue: Palliative medicine and hospice care.)
Contributor(s):: Shanan, A.
End-of-life care frequently requires owners and veterinarians to make decisions of monumental consequences while feeling they sorely lack essential information. This feeling can be distressing to owners and veterinarians and lead to strains in their relationship. This article illustrates an...
Communicating with special populations: children and older adults. (Effective Communication in Veterinary Practice.)
Contributor(s):: Brandt, J. C., Grabill, C. M.
This article highlights the importance of human-animal bond for children and older adults, addresses issues of pet loss and provides suggestions for meeting the communication needs of both populations. This article is divided into 2 sections. The first section focuses on the developmental...
End-of-life communication in veterinary medicine: delivering bad news and euthanasia decision making
Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. R., Lagoni, L.
Veterinary opinions on refusing euthanasia: justifications and philosophical frameworks
Contributor(s):: Yeates, J. W., Main, D. C.
Diabetes in people, cats, and dogs: biomedicine and manifold ontologies
Contributor(s):: Rock, M., Babinec, P.
Euthanasia & thanatology in small animals
Contributor(s):: Heiblum Frid, M., Tejeda Perea, A.
The price of peace in the household: A commentary on 'The price of unconditional love: Consumer decisions concerning high-dollar veterinary care.'
Contributor(s):: Gilly, Mary C.
The price of unconditional love: Consumer decision making for high-dollar veterinary care
Contributor(s):: Brockman, Beverly K., Taylor, Valerie A., Brockman, Christopher M.