Color Images for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals
Contributor(s):: Steven D. Sorden, Claire B. Andreasen, Molly D. Murphy
The chapter contains annotated color images of diseases in or caused from companion animals.
The responsibilities of pet ownership
Contributor(s):: August, Kristina D., Davis, Radford G.
Less common house pets
Contributor(s):: Chomel, B. B., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on the major health threats associated with exposure of humans to less common house pets. The viral, bacterial, parasitic and mycotic zoonoses transmitted by pet rabbits, rodents, reptiles, amphibians, ornamental aquarium fish, ferrets, bats and nonhuman primates are...
With man's best friend
Contributor(s):: Collins, J. M., Lorber, B., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on human diseases associated with exposure to dogs. The epidemiology of local infections following dog bites, as well as the initial bite management, antibiotic prophylaxis, antibiotic treatment of infection, and prevention of dog bites are discussed. The life-threatening...
Contributor(s):: Goldstein, E. J. C., Greene, C. E., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on diseases transmitted from cats to humans. The diseases transmitted by inhalation (bordetellosis, plague and Q fever), vectors (ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, flea-borne spotted fever, murine typhus and leishmaniasis), faecal-oral...
How animals respond to change
Contributor(s):: Mills, D., Dube, M. B., Zulch, H.
Sections on underpinning principles relating to stress in companion animals, the effects of presistent stress, or "Why Stress can be so Stressful", other considerations for assessing welfare, and stress auditing.
Public health and animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Molento, C. F. M., Appleby, M. C., Weary, D. M., Sandoe, P.
What are the links among the concepts of global public health, human health and animal welfare? The objective of this chapter is to discuss the relationship between public health and animal welfare issues, from the historical perspective of rabies control to the more recent challenges brought by...
Feminist aspects of animal abuse
Contributor(s):: Tiplady, C.
The human-dog relationship: a tale of two species
Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M.
Benefits of the human-dog relationship
Contributor(s):: Turner, D. C., Waiblinger, E., Meslin, F. X.
The introduction and emergence of wildlife diseases in North America
Contributor(s):: Robert G. McLean
Following a period of success in controlling infectious diseases with new vaccines, global vaccination programs (smallpox and polio), antibiotics, and advanced treatments, especially in the United States during the 1960s to the early 1980s, an era of invading, emerging, and reemerging diseases...
Contributor(s):: Brazin, Lillian R.
Can marijuana use lead to marijuana dependence?
Contributor(s):: Budney, Alan J., Wiley, Jenny
Nondrug incentives to treat drug abuse: laboratory and clinical developments
Contributor(s):: Carroll, Marilyn E., Bickel, Warren K., Higgins, Stephen T.
Birds, brains, and visual behavior: the comparative psychology of perception
Contributor(s):: Cook, Robert G., Holtzinger, Jennifer
Nicotine self-administration in animals and humans
Contributor(s):: Corrigall, William A.
Eating, emotion, and the organization of behavior
Contributor(s):: Dess, Nancy K.
Drug enhancement of memory in aged rodents
Contributor(s):: Gold, Paul E.
Complementary examination of medications for drug abuse: preclinical, human laboratory, and clinical research
Contributor(s):: Grabowski, John