New careers for the golden years
Contributor(s):: Larson, Polly
A survey of the attitudes of stakeholders in the zoo industry towards the husbandry requirements of captive Great Apes
Contributor(s):: Fernie, A. C., Tribe, A., Murray, P. J., Lisle, A., Phillips, C. J. C.
Auditing animal welfare and making practical improvements in beef-, pork- and sheep-slaughter plants
Contributor(s):: Grandin, T.
Economics and animal welfare in small animal veterinary practice: the case of genetic welfare problems
Contributor(s):: Yeates, J.
Identifying reasons for stun failures in slaughterhouses for cattle and pigs: a field study
Contributor(s):: Wenzlawowicz, M. von, Holleben, K. von, Eser, E.
Inconvenient desires: should we routinely neuter companion animals?
Contributor(s):: Palmer, C., Corr, S., Sandoe, P.
Plasma cortisol and noradrenalin concentrations in pigs: automated sampling of freely moving pigs housed in the PigTurnReg. versus manually sampled and restrained pigs
Contributor(s):: Marchant-Forde, J. N., Matthews, D. L., Poletto, R., McCain, R. R., Mann, D. D., DeGraw, R. T., Hampsch, J. M., Peters, S., Knipp, G. T., Kissinger, C. B.
Rubber shots not as effective as selective culling in deterring gulls from landfill sites
Contributor(s):: Thieriot, E., Molina, P., Giroux, J. F.
The welfare of low-volume farm animals during transport and at slaughter: a review of current knowledge and recommendations for future research
Contributor(s):: Bornett-Gauci, H. L. I., Martin, J. E., Arney, D. R.
Adult Protective Services and Animal Welfare: Should Animal Abuse and Neglect Be Assessed During Adult Protective Services Screening?
Contributor(s):: Peak, Terry, Ascione, Frank, Doney, Jylisa
Pet ownership in rural Northern California (El Dorado County)
Contributor(s):: Franti, C. E., Kraus, J. F., Borhani, N. O., Johnson, S. L., Tucker, S. D.
A veterinarian's role in helping pet owners with decision making. (Special Issue: Palliative medicine and hospice care.)
Contributor(s):: Shanan, A.
End-of-life care frequently requires owners and veterinarians to make decisions of monumental consequences while feeling they sorely lack essential information. This feeling can be distressing to owners and veterinarians and lead to strains in their relationship. This article illustrates an...
Anthroposophical aspects of veterinary medicine in cats and dogs - Part II
Contributor(s):: Loeffler, T., Lorenz, S., Spranger, J.
Several aspects of anthroposophical veterinary medicine have already been tackled in past issues of ZGTM. From the point of view of the relationship between the different kingdoms of nature, species specific preparations and therapies are developed. The methods employed in anthroposophical...
Communicating with special populations: children and older adults. (Effective Communication in Veterinary Practice.)
Contributor(s):: Brandt, J. C., Grabill, C. M.
This article highlights the importance of human-animal bond for children and older adults, addresses issues of pet loss and provides suggestions for meeting the communication needs of both populations. This article is divided into 2 sections. The first section focuses on the developmental...
Cruel Intimacies and Risky Relationships: Accounting for Suffering in Industrial Livestock Production
Contributor(s):: Purcell, N.
From "one medicine" to "one health" and systemic approaches to health and well-being
Contributor(s):: Zinsstag, J., Schelling, E., Waltner-Toews, D., Tanner, M.
Faced with complex patterns of global change, the inextricable interconnection of humans, pet animals, livestock and wildlife and their social and ecological environment is evident and requires integrated approaches to human and animal health and their respective social and environmental...
Preventing dog bite injuries: the need for a collaborative approach
Contributor(s):: Keuster, T. de, Overall, K. L.
This article discusses an open-minded multidisciplinary approach for preventing primary and secondary dog bites. This approach is based on the recognition of the interaction between the dog, human and environment in which they interact. Focus is given on the analysis of problem or potential...
The human-companion animal bond: how humans benefit. (Special Issue: Veterinary public health.)
Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Son, H. S.
The human-animal bond is extremely important to most clients of small animal veterinary practices. Pet ownership, or just being in the presence of a companion animal, is associated with health benefits, including improvements in mental, social, and physiologic health status. This article provides...
Understanding feline behavior and application for appropriate handling and management. (Special Issue: Emerging issues in feline medicine.)
Contributor(s):: Rodan, I.
Feline handling in the veterinary hospital is important to protect both people and cats. Restraint has been used to enable us to perform our duties as veterinarians. With increased knowledge of feline behavior and how cats react to fear, newer information provides us with safer handling...
[Dogs in the workplace]
Contributor(s):: Keller, S.