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Licensing poultry CO<sub>2</sub> gas-stunning systems with regard to animal welfare: investigations under practical conditions
Contributor(s):: Holleben, K. von, Wenzlawowicz, M. von, Eser, E.
Childhood cat allergen exposure in three European countries: The AIRALLERG study
Contributor(s):: Giovannangelo, M., Gehring, U., Nordling, E., Oldenwening, M., de Wind, S., Bellander, T., Almqvist, C., Heinrich, J., Hoek, G., Brunekreef, B.
Exposure to pets and the risk of allergic symptoms during the first 2 years of life
Contributor(s):: Pohlabeln, H., Jacobs, S., Bohmann, J.
[Fighting dogs--dangerous dogs: legal situation in Bavaria]
Contributor(s):: Breitsamer, F.
[Quality of life and life expectancy of dogs undergoing chemotherapy for malignant lymphoma. An owner survey]
Contributor(s):: Bergmann, M., Sauter-Louis, C., Hirschberger, J.
Savages and beasts : the birth of the modern zoo
Contributor(s):: Rothfels, Nigel
A comparison of attitudes towards animals between the German- and French-speaking part of Switzerland
Contributor(s):: Fehlbaum, B., Waiblinger, E., Turner, D. C.
Breeding Racism: The Imperial Battlefields of the "German" Shepherd Dog
Contributor(s):: Skabelund, A.
Constitutional Inclusion of Animal Rights in Germany and Switzerland: How Did Animal Protection Become an Issue of National Importance?
Contributor(s):: Evans, E.
Contact to cat or dog, allergies and parental education
Contributor(s):: Apfelbacher, C. J., Ollert, M., Ring, J., Behrendt, H., Kramer, U.
Whether or not associations between animal contact and allergy/atopy are homogeneous across social strata has not yet been investigated. The aim of this study was to estimate the association between animal contact (cat, dog) and allergy/atopy in 6-yr-old school beginners, stratified by parental...
Use of a tri-axial accelerometer for automated recording and classification of goats' grazing behaviour
Contributor(s):: Moreau, M., Siebert, S., Buerkert, A., Schlecht, E.
The suitability of an inexpensive tri-axial accelerometer for the automated recording of goats' activities at pasture was tested on a slightly undulating pasture in Central Germany (52 h of registry) and on a rugged mountainous pasture in northern Oman (70 h of registry). The logger was either...
Editorial: concepts of animal welfare. (Special issue: Concepts of animal welfare)
Contributor(s):: Hagen, K., Bos, R. van den, Buning, T. de C.
Four of the papers in this issue of Acta Biotheoretica came from the symposium held in Bad Neuenahr, Germany last 8-9 October 2009. The theme was "Concepts of animal welfare-interdisciplinary perspectives". The topics of the papers are: a history of animal welfare science; health and welfare in...
Effect modification by familial predisposition when analyzing the influence of breastfeeding and pet keeping on the development of allergic diseases in children
Contributor(s):: Pohlabeln, H.
Introduction: In epidemiological studies an effect modification occurs if a statistical association between an exposure and an outcome differs depending on the levels of a third variable, which is not a deficiency of the study. However, if an effect modification is not accounted for in the...
[Guide dogs--a partnership between man and beast. A German tragedy, that needs friends of animals and human beings]
Contributor(s):: Ruggeberg, A.
[The importance of the guide dog--does the guide dog still have a place in the next century?]
Contributor(s):: Riederle, G.
History of guide dog use by veterans
Contributor(s):: Ostermeier, M.
The first guide dog school was established in Germany during World War I to care for German soldiers blinded in that war. Other schools in Germany followed. Observation by an American at one of the schools led to the creation of the first guide dog school in the United States in 1929, "The Seeing...
Stereotypies and compulsive behaviours - causes and possibilities of prevention
Contributor(s):: Kuhne, F.
Despite the fact that livestock animals like companion pets have adapted through domestication to a life with human beings, they have the same demands on their environment as their feral conspecifics. Therefore, animal husbandry means keeping animals under conditions which are appropriate to the...
Companion animals and the elderly: a state-of-the-art summary
Contributor(s):: Wilson, C. C., Netting, F. E.
[The role of pets in the development of children]
Guidelines for testing expert knowledge of dog owners - theoretical and practical requirements
Contributor(s):: Schmidt, W. D.
The expert group of the German Veterinary Chamber has established a frame-work of basic knowledge for education and examination of normal dog owners together with other groups. The most important topics of the theoretical part are: Ethology (social-behavior, communication dog-human and dog-dog,...