The use of in-depth interviews to understand the process of treating lame dairy cows from the farmers' perspective
Contributor(s):: Horseman, S. V., Roe, E. J., Huxley, J. N., Bell, N. J., Mason, C. S., Whay, H. R.
Interventions aimed at improving animal welfare on farms may be more successful if greater attention is paid to the points of view of farmers. For example, understanding how different dairy farmers detect lame cows, decide to treat them, get them to the point of treatment, and how practical...
A survey of veterinarians in the US: euthanasia and other end-of-life issues
Contributor(s):: Dickinson, G. E., Roof, P. D., Roof, K. W.
A stressful aspect of veterinary medicine is the euthanasia of animals, especially companion animals. The veterinarian must relate to both the suffering animal and the grieving client. An objective of this project was to assess veterinarians' need for training on how to help themselves and their...
Assessing the safety of collars used to attach predation deterrent devices and ID tags to pet cats
Contributor(s):: Calver, M. C., Adams, G., Clark, W., Pollock, K. H.
Attitudes of dairy farmers toward cow welfare in relation to housing, management and productivity
Contributor(s):: Kauppinen, T., Valros, A., Vesala, K. M.
Characterization of injuries caused by dogs and cats to humans in the municipality of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, between the years 2000 and 2009
Contributor(s):: Frias, D. F. R., Nunes, J. O. R., Carvalho, A. A. B.
Cruelty towards domestic cats
Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Maioka, P. C.
Dichotomy in the emotional approaches of caretakers of free-roaming cats in urban feeding groups: findings from in-depth interviews
Contributor(s):: Finkler, H., Terkel, J.
Although the occurrence of cat-caretaking of free-roaming cats is widespread, particularly so in countries with a climate suitable for cats to reproduce year-round, our knowledge of this relationship is still incomplete. People who engage in daily activities of feeding and caring for groups of...
Euthanasia in animal shelters: management's perspective on staff reactions and support programs
Contributor(s):: Anderson, K. A., Brandt, J. C., Lord, L. K., Miles, E. A.
From mules, horses and livestock to companion animals: a linguistic-etymological approach to veterinary history, mirroring animal and (mainly) human welfare
Contributor(s):: Devriese, L.
Helping clients cope with the death of a pet
Contributor(s):: Langwell, C.
Human-animal bonds between zoo professionals and the animals in their care
Contributor(s):: Hosey, G., Melfi, V.
Opening the door: non-veterinarians and the practice of complementary and alternative veterinary medicine
Contributor(s):: Schommer, M.
Growing interest in complementary and alternative veterinary medicine (CAVM) has sparked a debate among veterinarians, who claim such therapeutic modalities fall under the purview of veterinary medicine, and non-veterinarians, who argue that several modalities do not require the rigorous training...
Pet loss support in veterinary practice
Contributor(s):: Dando, J.
The loss of a pet can be a highly emotional, stressful and sometimes traumatic experience for any pet owner and veterinary professionals - whether a surgeon, nurse or receptionist - who are at the forefront of dealing with people on a regular basis as they go through some very difficult times....
Responsible pet ownership and dog owners conduct in the county of Alegre-ES
Contributor(s):: Loss, L. D., Mussi, J. M. S., Mello, I. N. K. de, Leao, M. S., Franque, M. P.
Supporting older people with pets in sheltered housing
Contributor(s):: Ormerod, E.
The effect of morphine on changes in behaviour and physiology in intraperitoneally vaccinated Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar)
Contributor(s):: Nordgreen, J., Bjorge, M. H., Janczak, A. M., Poppe, T., Koppang, E. O., Ranheim, B., Horsberg, T. E.
The emergence of veterinary oaths: social, historical, and ethical considerations
Contributor(s):: Bones, V. C., Yeates, J. W.
Veterinary oaths are public declarations sworn by veterinarians, usually when they enter the profession. As such, they may reflect professional and social concerns. Analysis of contemporary veterinary oaths may therefore reveal their ethical foundations. The objective of this article is to...
Use of and satisfaction of pet owners with a clinical behavior service in a companion animal specialty referral practice
Contributor(s):: Herron, M. E., Lord, L. K.
Vet's role in helping grieving owners
Contributor(s):: McParlin, P.
Veterinarians' role for pet owners facing pet loss
Contributor(s):: Fernandez-Mehler, P., Gloor, P., Sager, E., Lewis, F. I., Glaus, T. M.