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  1. Pets and the development of allergic sensitization

    Contributor(s):: Simpson, A., Custovic, A.

    Sensitization to pets remains a risk factor for asthma and rhinitis, and can occur in people who have never lived with a pet. Several reports have indicated that living with a pet reduces the risk for becoming sensitized to that pet. Having a pet in the home gives exposure to more than just...

  2. Practice tips

    Contributor(s):: Keeler, K.

  3. Responsible ownership of dogs in Buenos Aires district (Teresina, PI)

    Contributor(s):: Silva, F. A. N., Carvalho, R. L., Klein, R. P., Quessada, A. M.

    This work aimed to analyse the relationship of dog owners with their animals to determine responsible ownership in Buenos Aires district, Teresina (PI), Argentina. 77 interviews were conducted. It was noted that in this district, most people never took the dog to the veterinarian (75.3

  4. Risk factors of relinquishment regarding canine behavior problems in South Korea

    Contributor(s):: Kim, Y. M., Abd El-Aty, A. M., Hwang, S. H., Lee, J. H., Lee, S. M.

  5. Social acknowledegments for children with disabilities: effects of service dogs

    Contributor(s):: Mader, B., Hart, L. A., Bergin, B.

  6. Socialization classes for puppies and kittens

    Contributor(s):: Crowell-Davis, S. L.

  7. Studies on the phenogenetics of behaviour in dogs

    Contributor(s):: Krusinskii, L. V.

    THE 3 characters studied are (a) "passive defence reaction, " or shyness, T, as shown by tendency to run away at the approach of a stranger, hiding in a corner, dilation of pupils, muscular tetanus; (b) "active defence reaction " or aggressiveness, A [N.B. author uses no symbol] shown by attempt...

  8. The consideration of the eligibility of guide dogs for the blind at an early stage of their candidacy, aiming at the development and proliferation of guide dogs in Japan

    Contributor(s):: Mizukoshi, M.

    This paper describes the current state of guide dog training in Japan. The aspects include aptitude testing and behaviour assessment of the dogs. A judging standard adjustable to the development of new testing procedures and the current state of the facilities should be initiated to improve the...

  9. The effects of pet therapy on the social behavior of institutionalized Alzheimer's clients

    Contributor(s):: Kongable, L. G., Buckwalter, K. C., Stolley, J. M.

  10. The gift of presence: the story of Abby

    Contributor(s):: Clark, T.

  11. The third age

    Contributor(s):: Hurst, C.

  12. The veterinarian and the human animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Cooper, A. G.

  13. Zoonotic disease concerns in animal-assisted therapy and animal visitation programs

    Contributor(s):: Waltner-Toews, D.

    In a survey of 150 systematically selected US animal care agencies and 74 Canadian humane societies to determine the prevalence of animal assisted therapy (AAT) programmes (concerns about, and experience with zoonotic diseases; and precautions taken to prevent zoonotic disease transmission) 69 US...

  14. [Animals: their medical and social role]

    Contributor(s):: Gagnon, A. C.

  15. [Characterization of the vegetative-nervous response of dogs and the vegetative-nervous interaction between dogs and dog trainers by noninvasive measurement of skin potentials]

    Contributor(s):: Balzer, H. U., Pietzko, A., Bigalke, K. D.

  16. [Dogs and people]

    Contributor(s):: Muller, G. E.

  17. [Recent data on the interaction between a child and its family pet]

    Contributor(s):: Montagner, H., Millot, J. L., Filiatre, J. C., Eckerlin, A., Gagnon, A. C.

  18. [Remarks on the domestic dog as an object of instruction for the education of the developing child]

    Contributor(s):: Meyer, W., Pakur, M.

  19. A patient's best friend

    Contributor(s):: Haggard, A.

  20. Animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Stanley-Hermanns, M., Miller, J.