"Enfermedad de indio": sobre el principio patogénico de la alteridad y los modos de transformación en una cosmología amazónica
Contributor(s):: Barcelos Neto, Aristóteles
"What Pushed Me over the Edge Was a Deer Hunter": Being Vegan in North America
Contributor(s):: Hirschler, C. A.
Oct 22 2015
119th United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) and 58th American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics (AAVLD) Annual Meeting
May 07 2017
8th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses
A case series of biting dogs: characteristics of the dogs, their behaviour, and their victims
| Contributor(s):: Guy, N. C., Luescher, U. A., Dohoo, S. E., Spangler, E., Miller, J. B., Dohoo, I. R., Bate, L. A.
The characteristics of 227 biting dogs, their homes, and their victims were gathered in a detailed telephone survey of general veterinary clientele in the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island in 1996. All of the dogs had bitten either someone living in the...
A comparison between leg problems in Danish and Swedish broiler production
| Contributor(s):: Sanotra, G. S., Berg, C., Lund, J. D.
In Denmark and Sweden, surveys were undertaken to estimate the prevalence of leg problems in conventional broiler production. The Danish survey included 28 Ross 208 flocks, and the Swedish survey included 15 Ross 208 and 16 Cobb flocks. Leg problems included reduced walking ability (gait), tibial...
A comparison of dog bite injuries in younger and older children treated in a pediatric emergency department
| Contributor(s):: Bernardo, L. M., Gardner, M. J., Rosenfield, R. L., Cohen, B., Pitetti, R.
Objective: Dog bites account for a significant number of traumatic injuries in the paediatric population that often require medical treatment. Although agent, host, and environmental characteristics of dog bites have been well documented, no attempt has been made to compare these characteristics...
A comparison of maltreated children and non-maltreated children on their experiences with animals - a Japanese study
| Contributor(s):: Yamazaki, S.
Recently, studies in the United States, Canada, and Europe have shown that child abuse and animal abuse can coexist in the same household. The implications of these studies are that attention to animal abuse might lead to early detection of, and intervention in, child abuse. Although a promising...
A cross-sectional study of knowledge on ownership, zoonoses and practices among pet owners in northern Portugal
| Contributor(s):: Vale, B. do, Lopes, A. P., Fontes, M. da C., Silvestre, M., Cardoso, L., Coelho, A. C.
Pet ownership is common in modern society. In Portugal, 38% and 31% of all households own at least one dog or cat, respectively. Few studies have ascertained the knowledge of pet owners on pet ownership and zoonoses, and none have been carried out in Portugal. The aim of the present study was...
A first estimate of the structure and density of the populations of pet cats and dogs across Great Britain
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| Contributor(s):: James Aegerter, David Fouracre, Graham C. Smith
Policy development, implementation, and effective contingency response rely on a strong evidence base to ensure success and cost-effectiveness. Where this includes preventing the establishment or spread of zoonotic or veterinary diseases infecting companion cats and dogs, descriptions of the...
A friendly dog as potential moderator of cardiovascular response to speech in older hypertensives
| Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Cook, L. K., Tsai, C. C., Picot, S. J.
As the population ages and obesity increases, the number of older adult hypertensives is rising dramatically. Uncontrolled hypertension (HTN) increases, and reducing blood pressure (BP), lowers cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and renal morbidity and mortality. Cardiovascular reactivity, defined...
A Frightful - but Not Necessarily Fatal - Madness: Rabies in Eighteenth Century England and English North America
| Contributor(s):: Blaisdell, John Douglas
A network model of H5N1 avian influenza transmission dynamics in domestic cats
| Contributor(s):: Ayyalasomayajula, S., DeLaurentis, D. A., Moore, G. E., Glickman, L. T.
Naturally occurring cases of influenza in cats owing to the H5N1 strain have been reported in several countries. A cat reservoir of H5N1 in the United States could provide an environment for zoonotic disease spread to humans. This scenario was the impetus to develop a model to study potential...
A note on behaviour of poultry exposed to increasing carbon dioxide concentrations
| Contributor(s):: Gerritzen, M., Lambooij, B., Reimert, H., Stegeman, A., Spruijt, B.
Killing poultry by means of whole house gassing with carbon dioxide (CO2) is an important tool in disease control. The behaviour of ducks, broilers, laying hens and turkeys was observed to assess differences in susceptibility between species and to assess animal welfare implications following...
A pilot study to evaluate an elementary school-based dog bite prevention program
| Contributor(s):: Spiegel, I. B.
The primary objective of this program evaluation was to determine if a school-based education program is an effective means of informing elementary school-aged children enrolled in second through fourth grades about dog bite safety - the awareness of proper behavior when in the company of dogs to...
A qualitative study of zoonotic risk factors among rural communities in southern China
| Contributor(s):: Li, H. Y., Zhu, G. J., Zhang, Y. Z., Zhang, L. B., Hagan, E. A., Martinez, S., Chmura, A. A., Francisco, L., Tai, H., Miller, M., Daszak, P.
A quantitative release assessment for the noncommercial movement of companion animals: Risk of rabies reintroduction to the United Kingdom
| Contributor(s):: Goddard, A. D., Donaldson, N. M., Horton, D. L., Kosmider, R., Kelly, L. A., Sayers, A. R., Breed, A. C., Freuling, C. M., Müller, T., Shaw, S. E., Hallgren, G., Fooks, A. R., Snary, E. L.
A questionnaire survey of ovine dystocia management in the United Kingdom
| Contributor(s):: Scott, P. R.
This study was conducted to collect information on the shepherd's approaches to dystocia management throughout the lambing period and the extent of veterinary involvement in dystocia cases on sheep farms in UK. A questionnaire survey of farm experience, undertaken during lambing time in the year...
A review of cat behavior in relation to disease risk and management options
| Contributor(s):: Lepczyk, C. A., Lohr, C. A., Duffy, D. C.
Domestic cats ( Felis catus) are a common household pet and also a notorious invasive species around the world. Because cat numbers have been increasing in many locations it is critical to work on management solutions that help to reduce threats posed by cats. With regard to cat behavior, one of...
A Review of Common Diseases in Captive Reptiles
| Contributor(s):: Michael Lindeen, John Haupert
Reptiles, as both pets and as laboratory animals, are becoming more popular. The small "dime store" turtle or red eared turtle has been popular for a long time, but making their way into homes are such reptiles as boa constrictors, garter snakes, black snakes, box turtles, caiman,...