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  1. Febrile illnesses acquired from animals

    Contributor(s):: Arguello, Sara L., Steele, Russell W.

  2. Feline Responses to Hypoglycemia in People with Type 1 Diabetes

    Contributor(s):: Wells, Deborah L., Lawson, Shaun W., Siriwardena, A. Niroshan

  3. Prevalence and antimicrogram of Staphylococcus intermedius group isolates from veterinary staff, companion animals, and the environment in veterinary hospitals in Korea

    Contributor(s):: Youn, JungHo, Yoon, JangWon, Koo, HyeCheong, Lim, SukKyung, Park, YongHo

  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 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...

  6. The effect of animal-assisted therapy on pain medication use after joint replacement

    Contributor(s):: Havey, J., Vlasses, F. R., Vlasses, P. H., Ludwig-Beymer, P., Hackbarth, D.

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been used in a variety of healthcare settings and studies to evaluate the potential patient benefits are warranted. This retrospective study measured the impact of AAT on the use of oral pain medications by adults after total joint replacement surgery. One group...

  7. Homelessness and companion animals: More than just a pet?

    Contributor(s):: Slatter, Jessica, Lloyd, Chris, King, Robert

    Purpose: Research identifies the value of animal companionship for people of various ages and with physical and mental health diagnoses. However, there is limited research into the value of animal companionship for the homeless population.Method: This exploratory study aimed to investigate the...

  8. 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,...

  9. Can animal-based welfare assessment be simplified? A comparison of the Welfare Quality protocol for dairy cattle and the simpler and less time-consuming protocol developed by the Danish Cattle Federation

    Contributor(s):: Andreasen, S. N., Sandoe, P., Forkman, B.

    Welfare assessment protocols using primarily animal-based measures are believed to give valid information about the welfare of animals. However, they tend to be time consuming and therefore costly, thus in practice there is often considerable reluctance to use them. In the present study, the...

  10. Common and emerging infectious diseases in the animal shelter

    Contributor(s):: Pesavento, P. A., Murphy, B. G.

    The beneficial role that animal shelters play is unquestionable. An estimated 3 to 4 million animals are cared for or placed in homes each year, and most shelters promote public health and support responsible pet ownership. It is, nonetheless, inevitable that shelters are prime examples of...

  11. Dynamics of the access of captive domestic cats to a feed environmental enrichment item

    Contributor(s):: Damasceno, J., Genaro, G.

    Providing feed enrichment to captive felids that are obligate carnivores is crucial for eliciting natural hunting behaviours. However, studies of the efficacy of enrichment techniques usually analyse the whole group, overlooking the different behaviours of individual animals towards the enriched...

  12. Video analysis of dogs suffering from anxiety when left home alone and treated with clomipramine

    Contributor(s):: Cannas, S., Frank, D., Minero, M., Aspesi, A., Benedetti, R., Palestrini, C.

    This study sought to film dogs with separation anxiety when left home alone while undergoing treatment with clomipramine and to compile objective information on behaviors exhibited. Twenty-three dogs ranging in age from 5 months to 9 years (mean, 32 years) were included. The dogs were filmed when...

  13. Center of Excellence in Livestock Diseases and Human Health Annual Report

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    Contributor(s):: College of Veterinary Medicine: University of Tennessee Knoxville

    The center was created in 1984 to promote interdisciplinary activities designed to improve the quality of human life through better animal health; expand livestock disease research capabilities in the College of Veterinary Medicine (UTCVM) and the Institute of Agriculture; identify and...

  14. 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.

  15. Behavioural responses of Argentine coastal dusky dolphins Lagenorhynchus obscurus to a biopsy pole system

    Contributor(s):: Loizaga de Castro, R., Hoelzel, A. R., Crespo, E. A.

  16. Canine separation anxiety

    Contributor(s):: Reisner, I.

  17. Cruelty towards domestic cats

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

  18. Different problem-solving strategies in dogs diagnosed with anxiety-related disorders and control dogs in an unsolvable task paradigm

    Contributor(s):: Passalacqua, C., Marshall-Pescini, S., Merola, I., Palestrini, C., Previde, E. P.

  19. Exploring opportunities to do things differently

    Contributor(s):: Gibbens, N.

  20. Sickness behaviours in ducks include anorexia but not lethargy

    Contributor(s):: Marais, M., Maloney, S. K., Gray, D. A.