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  1. Non-accidental injuries found in necropsies of domestic cats: a review of 191 cases

    Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Landi, M. F. de A., Marlet, E. F., Maiorka, P. C.

  2. Veterinary students' preferences for responding to clients who are having a difficult time coping with the illness, treatment, or death of a companion animal

    Contributor(s):: Dias, Carole Joy

  3. Blue Juice: Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine: Introduction

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    Contributor(s):: Patricia Morris

    This is the introduction to "Blue Juice: Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine."Offering a candid behind-the-scenes look at small-animal veterinary practices, "Blue Juice" explores the emotional and ethical conflicts involved in providing a "good death" for companion animals. Patricia Morris presents...

  4. Can the law help us to tackle genetic diseases that affect the welfare of dogs?

    Contributor(s):: Boissevain, I.

  5. Owning the problem: media portrayals of overweight dogs and the shared determinants of the health of human and companion animal populations

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    | Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Rock, M.

    Weight-related health problems have become a common topic in Western mass media. News-coverage has also extended to overweight pets, particularly since 2003 when the U.S. National Academy of Sciences announced that obesity was also afflicting co-habiting companion animals in record numbers. To...

  6. Does breeding a bulldog harm it? Breeding, ethics and harm to animals

    | Contributor(s):: Palmer, C.

  7. Lying patterns of high producing healthy dairy cows after calving in commercial herds as affected by age, environmental conditions and production

    | Contributor(s):: Steensels, M., Bahr, C., Berckmans, D., Halachmi, I., Antler, A., Maltz, E.

    An animal expresses its physiological and well-being status by its behaviour. Changes in behaviour can be associated with health, production or well-being problems and therefore with the profitability of the farm. The objectives of the present study were to analyse lying patterns of healthy...

  8. Guidelines for police officers when responding to emergency animal incidents

    | Contributor(s):: Hanyok, P. M.

  9. Parental perceptions and attitudes toward asthma and its treatment: A controlled study

    | Contributor(s):: Donnelly, J. E., Donnelly, W. J., Thong, Y. H.

  10. Review of 'Pets and Mental Health'

  11. Human directed aggression in Brazilian domestic cats: owner reported prevalence, contexts and risk factors

    | Contributor(s):: Ramos, D., Mills, D. S.

    Aggression by cats towards humans is a serious behavioural, welfare and public health problem, although owners may believe it is an inevitable part of cat ownership. There has been little scientific investigation of the risk factors associated with this problem. One hundred and seven owners in...

  12. Animal-assisted therapy: evaluation and implementation of a complementary therapy to improve the psychological and physiological health of critically ill patients

    | Contributor(s):: DeCourcey, M., Russell, A. C., Keister, K. J.

  13. Perch material and diameter affects particular perching behaviours in laying hens

    | Contributor(s):: Pickel, T., Scholz, B., Schrader, L.

    Resting on perches is an important behaviour for laying hens. However, perches in laying hen husbandry systems are associated with health problems which may result from inadequate perch designs. The aim of this study was to focus on particular behavioural patterns shown by laying hens on...

  14. Adjunctive therapies for the chronically critically ill

    | Contributor(s):: Lee, D., Higgins, P. A.

  15. Editorial: Human-Animal Interaction, Illness Prevention, and Wellness Promotion

    | Contributor(s):: Johnson, Rebecca A.

  16. On the Nature of Illness

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, Bernard E.

  17. The presence of mind: on reunifying the animal mind and body

    | Contributor(s):: McMillan, F. D., Rollin, B. E.

  18. The ethics in veterinary critical care medicine

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  19. Assessment of animal welfare in 80 dairy cow herds in cubicle housing # animal health and other animal-related parameters

    | Contributor(s):: Rouha-Mulleder, C., Palme, R., Waiblinger, S.

    Introduction: With growing concerns about farm animal welfare (e.g. by consumers; WILDNER, 1998), knowledge about the actual situation with regard to animal welfare on farms is important. Valid assessment of animal welfare requires the use of animal-based parameters, while environmental...

  20. Epidemiology of domestic cat behavioral and welfare issues: a survey of Brazilian referral animal hospitals in 2009

    | Contributor(s):: Souza-Dantas, L. M. de, Soares, G. M., D'Almeida, J. M., Paixao, R. L.

    Few feline behavioral categories, especially concerning their social behavior, have been studied so far. These include: the domestic cat social structure, relationships among individuals and communication among social groups. However, cats have become popular companion animals in many countries...