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The epidemiology of behavioural problems in dogs and cats: a survey of veterinary practitioners
Contributor(s):: Fatjo, J., Ruiz-de-la-Torre, J. L., Manteca, X.
The welfare of growing pigs in five different production systems in France and Spain: assessment of health
Contributor(s):: Temple, D., Courboulay, V., Velarde, A., Dalmau, A., Manteca, X.
Uptake and effectiveness of interventions to reduce claw lesions in 40 dairy herds in the UK
Contributor(s):: Barker, Z. E., Wright, J. L., Blowey, R. W., Amory, J. R., Green, L. E.
Welfare risk assessment: the benefits and common pitfalls
Contributor(s):: Collins, L. M.
Behavioral cardiology: recognizing and addressing the profound impact of psychosocial stress on cardiovascular health
Contributor(s):: Das, S., O'Keefe, J. H.
Beware of the dog? An observational study of dog-related musculoskeletal injury in the UK
Contributor(s):: Willmott, H., Greenheld, N., Goddard, R.
Combined exposure to dog and indoor pollution: incident asthma in a high-risk birth cohort
Contributor(s):: Carlsten, C., Brauer, M., Dimich-Ward, H., Dybuncio, A., Becker, A. B., Chan-Yeung, M.
Dog bites: how big a problem?
Contributor(s):: Sacks, J. J., Kresnow, M., Houston, B.
Four-year incidence of allergic sensitization among schoolchildren in a community where allergy to cat and dog dominates sensitization: report from the Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden Study Group
Contributor(s):: Ronmark, E., Perzanowski, M., Platts-Mills, T., Lundback, B.
Incidence of canine rabies in N'Djamena, Chad
Contributor(s):: Kayali, U., Mindekem, R., Yemadji, N., Oussiguere, A., Naissengar, S., Ndoutamia, A. G., Zinsstag, J.
Is the domestic dog (Canis familiaris) a reservoir host of American cutaneous leishmaniasis? A critical review of the current evidence
Contributor(s):: Reithinger, R., Davies, C. R.
Opposing effects of cat and dog ownership and allergic sensitization on eczema in an atopic birth cohort
Contributor(s):: Epstein, T. G., Bernstein, D. I., Levin, L., Khurana Hershey, G. K., Ryan, P. H., Reponen, T., Villareal, M., Lockey, J. E., Lemasters, G. K.
Parent-reported environmental exposures and environmental control measures for children with asthma
Contributor(s):: Finkelstein, J. A., Fuhlbrigge, A., Lozano, P., Grant, E. N., Shulruff, R., Arduino, K. E., Weiss, K. B.
The perils of pet ownership: a new fall-injury risk factor
Contributor(s):: Kurrle, S. E., Day, R., Cameron, I. D.
Conflict and reconciliation behavior trends of the bottlenose dolphin ( Tursiops truncatus )
Contributor(s):: Holobinko, A., Waring, G. H.
Wild bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations display societal structures characterized by numerous and frequent changes in group composition, complex social relationships, and high levels of cooperation, attributes also observed in human and nonhuman primate cultures. Maintaining...
Obtaining a pet: realistic expectations. (Practical applications and new perspectives in veterinary behavior.)
Contributor(s):: Marder, A., Duxbury, M. M.
Millions of dog-human relationships fail each year - some from simple and preventable mismatches. False or unrealistic expectations of a dog's behaviour are a common reason for failed human-animal bonds. Veterinarians can reduce the incidence of false expectations and thereby increase the...
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...
Strong effects of various incidence and observation angles on spectrometric assessment of plumage colouration in birds
Contributor(s):: Santos, S. I. C. O., De Neve, L., Lumeij, J. T., Förschler, M. I.
All a mother's fault? Transmission of stereotypy in striped mice Rhabdomys
Contributor(s):: Jones, M., Lierop, M. van, Pillay, N.
Environmentally induced stereotypy is the most common abnormal behaviour in captive animals. However, not all animals housed in identically impoverished environments develop stereotypy, possibly because of differences in genetic predisposition. To investigate the transmission of stereotypy in...
Can sow pre-lying communication or good piglet condition prevent piglets from getting crushed?
Contributor(s):: Melisova, M., Illmann, G., Andersen, I. L., Vasdal, G., Haman, J.
This study focused on the impact of sow-piglet communication during pre-lying behaviour and piglet condition on piglet location before the sow was lying down and on the incidence of piglet crushing. Eighteen loose-housed, Yorkshire x Norwegian Landrace sows and their litters were studied on Day 1...