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  1. 'Bamboo spine' in a migration period horse from Hungary

    Contributor(s):: Bartosiewicz, Laszlo

  2. Jun 24 2017

    2017 American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (AAVA) Equine Regional Meeting

    An Acupuncture Practitioner's Approach to Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis of the "Non-Lame" HorsePresented by Chris Cahill, DVM, CVAEvery attendee will acupuncture a horse under...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/566

  3. A bond beyond friendship: dog, man, and comparative oncology

    Contributor(s):: Borgatti, A., Buracco, P.

    "Comparative oncology" refers to a discipline that integrates spontaneously-arising tumors in veterinary patients with studies of cancer biology, progression, and therapy. Unlike artificially-induced tumors in rodents whose "instantaneous" development does not reflect the pathogenesis of human...

  4. A case study: fecal corticosteroid and behavior as indicators of welfare during relocation of an Asian elephant

    Contributor(s):: Laws, N., Ganswindt, A., Heistermann, M., Harris, M., Harris, S., Sherwin, C.

    This study was a preliminary investigation of an enzyme immunoassay for measuring fecal glucocorticoid metabolites in a male Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) by investigating changes in behavior and cortisol metabolite excretion associated with a putative stressful event. The study collected...

  5. A comparison of a manual and an automated behavioural analysis method for assessing post-operative pain in mice

    Contributor(s):: Miller, A. L., Flecknell, P. A., Leach, M. C., Roughan, J. V.

    Current methods of identifying and analysing behavioural signs of pain in mice are highly time consuming and labour intensive. HomeCageScan (HCS) is an automated analysis system that may offer an alternative to manual scoring. Thirty-two male mice undergoing vasectomy were filmed before and at 1...

  6. A descriptive study of 215 dogs diagnosed with separation anxiety

    Contributor(s):: Storengen, L. M., Boge, S. C. K., Strom, S. J., Loberg, G., Lingaas, F.

    Clinical records of dogs visiting a behavioral clinic were used to study the behavior and background of dogs with separation anxiety (SA). 215 dogs (with SA) were included in the study, representing 22.6% of the patients seen during the 40 months the study covered ( n=952). Male dogs comprised...

  7. A non-invasive system for remotely monitoring heart rate in free-ranging ungulates

    Contributor(s):: Gedir, J. V.

    A new, external non-invasive telemetric heart rate (HR) monitoring system was evaluated on 8 wapiti (Cervus elaphus canadensis), yearlings in July and August 1996. The assembly consisted of a leather girth strap, onto which a HR transmitter and a customized carriage bolt electrode system were...

  8. A pilot study to assess whether high expansion CO2;-enriched foam is acceptable for on-farm emergency killing of poultry

    Contributor(s):: Gerritzen, M. A., Sparrey, J.

    This pilot experiment was conducted to ascertain whether CO2-enriched high expansion foam could be an acceptable and efficient alternative in emergency killing of poultry. This method could have wide-ranging applications but with particular emphasis on small (backyard) flocks, free-range sheds or...

  9. 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.

  10. An ethicist's commentary on the case of the dog with a persistent cough

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  11. An ethicist's commentary on the misdiagnosed radiograph of a racing thoroughbred

    Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  12. Analysis of child-dog play behavior in child psychiatry

    Contributor(s):: Prothmann, A., Albrecht, K., Dietrich, S., Hornfeck, U., Stieber, S., Ettrich, C.

    Children have a natural affinity for animals and most often communicate with them nonverbally; nonverbal communication is authentic and difficult to influence deliberately. This study examines whether characteristic interaction patterns exist during pet-facilitated therapy with dogs, and whether...

  13. Animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Cole, Kathie M.

  14. Animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Cole, Kathie M.

  15. Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) as a therapeutic resource

    Contributor(s):: Dornelas, K. C. A., Dornelas, O. A. A., Vieira, F. de T.

    The interaction between humans and animals is being examined by the scientific community because the evidence of improved quality of life, especially in cases of therapeutic asylum or sick people. The colleges are the privileged space for the AAT as a therapeutic resource to be analyzed. To learn...

  16. Animal-assisted therapy in the treatment of substance dependence

    Contributor(s):: Wesley, M. C., Minatrea, N. B., Watson, J. C.

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on the therapeutic alliance with an adult, residential, substance abuse population in group therapy. We used randomized samples and controlled conditions to establish the effects of chosen variables that...

  17. Animal-assisted therapy.

    Contributor(s):: Cole, Kathie M.

  18. Are cows more likely to lie down the longer they stand?

    Contributor(s):: Tolkamp, B. J., Haskell, M. J., Langford, F. M., Roberts, D. J., Morgan, C. A.

    Information on (changes in) standing and lying behaviour of cows can be used for oestrus detection, early diagnosis of disorders and to evaluate welfare consequences of changes in housing and management. Data sets on lying and standing behaviour were collected from cows with IceTagTM sensors...

  19. Associations between lesion-specific lameness and the milk yield of 1,635 dairy cows from seven herds in the Xth region of Chile and implications for management of lame dairy cows worldwide

    Contributor(s):: Green, L. E., Borkert, J., Monti, G., Tadich, N.

    Lameness is one of the greatest infringements of welfare in dairy cows. The objective of this study was to investigate associations between milk yield and foot lesions causing lameness in Chilean dairy cattle with the hypothesis that if we can demonstrate that lameness reduces yield, and so...

  20. Behavioural assessment of dental pain in captive Malayan sun bears ( Helarctos malayanus)

    Contributor(s):: Fleming, M., Burn, C. C.

    Captive bears are prone to developing dental pathology for reasons including longevity in captivity, inappropriate diet, trauma, and stereotypical bar biting. If not detected, this can cause pain and suffering, with negative welfare consequences. As animals cannot verbally express feelings,...