Dr. Keerthana Kalva
Editorial: Concepts and Experiences in Framing, Integration and Evaluation of One Health and EcoHealth
| Contributor(s):: Simon R. Rüegg, Sandra C. Buttigieg, Flavie L. Goutard, Aurélie Binot, Serge Morand, Séverine Thys, Hans Keune
Therapy Dog Ownership as Serious Leisure for Members of a Therapy Dog Volunteer Group
| Contributor(s):: Jonathan R. Hicks, Mary Kramer
Therapy dogs are used in a variety of settings, including prisons, hospitals, and schools, for the purposes of providing emotional and psychological support to humans. They are trained to be well behaved and to be perceived as supportive of humans. This study sought to explore the benefits to...
Acceptability of AAI from the Perspective of Elderly Clients, Family Members, and Staff-A Pilot Study
| Contributor(s):: Machová, K., Procházková, R., Konigová, P., Svobodová, I., Přibylová, L., Vadroňová, M.
An Examination of the Possible Physical Activity and Short-Term Health Benefits Associated With Dog Walking
| Contributor(s):: Nikolina M. Duvall Antonacopoulos, Timothy A. Pychyl
The purpose of this study was to examine whether dog walking is beneficial for dog owners' health by providing sufficient physical activity for health benefits and improving their psychological health immediately after dog walking.† The sample was comprised of 61 dog walkers who wore...
Slower, shorter, sadder: a qualitative study exploring how dog walks change when the canine participant develops osteoarthritis
| Contributor(s):: Belshaw, Z., Dean, R., Asher, L.
Operationalizing "One Health": a policy perspective— taking stock and shaping an implementation roadmap : meeting overview, May 4–6, 2010 Stone Mountain, Georgia
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at the request of and in close collaboration with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), hosted a meeting entitled...
Implementing Animal Therapy into Current Medicinal Practices
| Contributor(s):: Jenna Schiefelbein
• The purpose of this study was to explore an unconventional intervention of medicine; specifically the integration of animals into current healthcare practices. • The review of literature evaluated the implementation of animal therapy in medicine, both in the past and...
Workshop summary : One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization for Multi-Sectoral Engagement in Tanania : Dar es Salaam, Tanzania March 23–24, 2017
The purpose of this two-day workshop was to identify zoonotic diseases of greatest national concern for Tanzania using a One Health approach, with input from representatives of human health, livestock, agriculture, wildlife, environment, research, and higher education sectors. In preparation...
"Hooters for Neuters": Sexist or Transgressive Animal Advocacy Campaign?
| Contributor(s):: Urbanik, Julie
Consequences and Management of Canine Brachycephaly in Veterinary Practice: Perspectives from Australian Veterinarians and Veterinary Specialists
| Contributor(s):: Anne Fawcett, Vanessa Barrs, Magdoline Awad, Georgina Child, Laurencie Brunel, Erin Mooney, Fernando Martinez-Taboada, Beth McDonald, Paul McGreevy
This article, written by veterinarians whose caseloads include brachycephalic dogs, argues that there is now widespread evidence documenting a link between extreme brachycephalic phenotypes and chronic disease, which compromises canine welfare. This paper is divided into nine sections exploring...
Healthy Animals, Healthy Humans
| Contributor(s):: Sarah Caldwell Hancock
Zoonotic disease research targets maladies that infect both animals and people.
New Zealand Pet Owners’ Demographic Characteristics, Personality, and Health and Wellbeing: More Than Just a Fluff Piece
| Contributor(s):: Fraser, Gloria, Huang, Yanshu, Robinson, Kealagh, Wilson, Marc S., Bulbulia, Joseph, Sibley, Chris G.
Although the relationship between pet ownership and health and wellbeing has received considerable attention in popular media, research on the topic shows inconsistent findings. We addressed the methodological weaknesses of previous studies by using data from a national probability survey (the...
Deadly cures: how venomous animals could save your life | Glenn King | TEDxUQ
| Contributor(s):: Glenn King
Creepy crawlies are much more than the stuff of nightmares. Animal venoms have numerous properties that could serve as exceptional therapeutics for life-threatening medical conditions. Professor Glenn King, a pioneer in development of new applications for animal venom, believes the next...
Animals and RESPECT FOR DIFFERENCES
| Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira
Animals and RESPECT FOR DIFFERENCESEthnic, gender, regional prejudice. The Human Being is a master at creating obstacles and seeing something wrong in everything that disagrees with his personal opinion or with his own appearance, origin and creed.Human society needs to create...
Animals and SEX EDUCATION
Animals and SEX EDUCATIONYou really want to have grandchildren and play grandpa, don't you? But not at thirty-five. What human didactics can help you, your family and the whole society?Sex. Everyone does it, everyone talks about it. It serves as a sales pitch for any type of product....
Yellow September and suicide prevention
Yellow September and suicide preventionWhat is the meaning of life?The Human Being creates difficulties to sell facilities afterwards. Each month has a color and a politically correct campaign, which everyone follows and disseminates, but falls into the void as soon as the calendar...
Relationship of human and animal tuberculosis in the interface areas of the National parks of the Kafue Basin in Zambia
| Contributor(s):: Musso Munyeme
Tuberculosis is a disease of worldwide public health and economic importance. In Zambia the disease has been consistently reported in the Kafue Basin without a clear understanding of transmission dynamics in the livestock-wildlife interface. The main objective of this study was to determine the...
One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization Workshop
| Contributor(s):: National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.).
Road Transport of Farm Animals: Mortality, Morbidity, Species and Country of Origin at a Southern Italian Control Post
| Contributor(s):: Barbara Padalino, Daniele Tullio, Saverio Cannone, Giancarlo Bozzo
Statistics on animal transport and its implications for health and welfare are limited. This study documented the animals transiting through a control post and their welfare outcomes measured by mortality rate and the prevalence of animals considered unfit for further transport (i.e.,...