Evidence of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Neurological Diseases in Adults: A Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Rodríguez-Martínez, M. D. C., De la Plana Maestre, A., Armenta-Peinado, J. A., Barbancho, MÁ, García-Casares, N.
BACKGROUND: In recent years, the possibility of intervening humans with animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been growing due to numerous physical, psychological, and social benefits provided to humanity, enabling them to maintain or improve their quality of life. There exist different animals...
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...
Human allergy to cats: a review of the impact on cat ownership and relinquishment
| Contributor(s):: Sparkes, A. H.
Practical relevance: Cats have become increasingly common as companion animals, and in many countries their popularity now exceeds that of dogs. At the same time, human allergies (including allergy to cats) have been increasing and it has been estimated that globally up to 10-20% of human...
COVID 19 - induced stress in dogs owned by elderly people
| Contributor(s):: Malancus, R. N.
Societal interest in puppies and the COVID-19 pandemic
| Contributor(s):: Siettou, C.
Interdisciplinary research to advance animal welfare science: an introduction
| Contributor(s):: Camerlink, I.
Good Days and Bad Days: Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life in People With Epilepsy
| Contributor(s):: Wester, V., de Groot, S., Versteegh, M., Kanters, T., Wagner, L., Ardesch, J., Brouwer, W., van Exel, J.
Assessing the Adoption of Recommended Standards, Novel Approaches, and Best Practices for Animal Health Surveillance by Decision Makers in Europe
| Contributor(s):: Barbara Häsler, Maria Garza, Betty Bisdorff, Anaïs Léger, Saraya Tavornpanich, Marisa Peyre, Ann Lindberg, Gerdien van Schaik, Lis Alban, Katharina D. C. Stärk
Animal health surveillance is an important tool for disease mitigation and helps to promote animal health and welfare, protect human health, support efficient animal production, and enable trade. This study aimed to assess adoption of recommended standards and best practice for surveillance...
Leptospira Seropositivity in Humans, Livestock and Wild Animals in a Semi-Arid Area of Tanzania
| Contributor(s):: Mgode, Georgies F., Mhamphi, Ginethon G., Massawe, Apia W., Machang'u, Robert S.
Behavior, feed intake and health status in Holstein, Gyr and Girolando-F1 cows during the transition period: Behavior and health of dairy cows in the transition period
| Contributor(s):: Stivanin, Sheila Cristina Bosco, Vizzotto, Elissa Forgiarini, Matiello, João Pedro, Machado, Fernanda Samarini, Campos, Mariana Magalhães, Tomich, Thierry Ribeiro, Pereira, Luiz Gustavo Ribeiro, Fischer, Vivian
This trial aimed to evaluate the ingestive behavior, feed intake (DMI) and its relationship with health in Holstein, Gyr and Girolando-F1 (½ Holstein ½ Gyr) cows during the transition period. For that purpose, 34 cows were distributed in three groups according to their breed...
The Use of a Species-Specific Health and Welfare Assessment Tool for the Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus dofleini
| Contributor(s):: Holst, Meghan M., Miller-Morgan, Tim
Evaluation of consistency over time of the use of the Animal Welfare Indicators protocol for horses
| Contributor(s):: Czycholl, I., Buttner, K., Klingbeil, P., Krieter, J.
Animal welfare as preventative medicine
| Contributor(s):: Dawkins, M. S.
Scratch the surface: Histopathology of foot-pad dermatitis in turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo)
| Contributor(s):: Stracke, J., Klotz, D., Wohlsein, P., Dohring, S., Volkmann, N., Kemper, N., Spindler, B.
Farm membership of voluntary welfare schemes results in better compliance with animal welfare legislation in Great Britain
| Contributor(s):: Clark, C. C. A., Crump, R., KilBride, A. L., Green, L. E.
Global cities, glocal fauna: animals and the urban British Atlantic, 1660–1800
| Contributor(s):: Wells, Andrew
Toxoplasma gondii in domiciled dogs and cats in urban areas of Brazil: risk factors and spatial distribution
| Contributor(s):: Arruda, I. F., Millar, P. R., Barbosa, A. da S., Abboud, L. C. de S., Reis, I. C. dos, Moreira, A. S. da C., Guimaraes, M. P. de P., Amendoeira, M. R. R.
Campylobacter and Salmonella in scavenging indigenous chickens in rural central Tanzania: prevalence, antimicrobial resistance, and genomic features
| Contributor(s):: Rukambile, E., Sintchenko, V., Muscatello, G., Wang, QinNing, Kiiru, J., Maulaga, W., Magidanga, B., Banda, G., Kock, R., Alders, R.
Introduction: Salmonella and Campylobacter spp. are commonly reported bacterial foodborne pathogens causing morbidity and mortality worldwide. In rural areas, where there is a high occurrence rate of human–animal interactions and poor hygiene practices, shedding animals...
Adenoviral Gene Transfer of Gremlin Modulates Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-A-Induced Angiogenesis in Porcine Myocardium
| Contributor(s):: Pajula, J. J., Halonen, P. J., Hätinen, O. P., Ylä-Herttuala, S., Nurro, J.
Animal Health Management Practices Among Smallholder Livestock Producers in Australia and Their Contribution to the Surveillance System
| Contributor(s):: Marta Hernández-Jover, Lynne Hayes, Robert Woodgate, Luzia Rast, Jenny-Ann L. M. L. Toribio
The risks posed for disease introduction and spread are believed to be higher for smallholder livestock producers than commercial producers. Possible reasons for this is the notion that smallholders do not implement appropriate animal health management practices and are not part of traditional...