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  1. BirchBark Foundation

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    BirchBark protects and honors the human-animal bond through financial assistance to vulnerable families faced with unaffordable medical expenses to save the life of a pet, and support for all families with our education and pet loss counseling programs.

  2. Zootherapy as a potential pathway for zoonotic spillover: a mixed-methods study of the use of animal products in medicinal and cultural practices in Nigeria

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    | Contributor(s):: Friant, S., Bonwitt, J., Ayambem, W. A., Ifebueme, N. M., Alobi, A. O., Otukpa, O. M., Bennett, A. J., Shea, C., Rothman, J. M., Goldberg, T. L., Jacka, J. K.

    BACKGROUND: Understanding how and why people interact with animals is important for the prevention and control of zoonoses. To date, studies have primarily focused on the most visible forms of human-animal contact (e.g., hunting and consumption), thereby blinding One Health researchers and...

  3. The Experiences of the Central Texas Elderly and Animal-Assisted Interventions in Assisted-Living Facilities via Medicalization

    | Contributor(s):: Heather Nicole Yonce

    Medicalization is defined as a “process in which personal and social problems and behaviors have come to be viewed as diseases or medical problems that the medical and allied health professionals have a mandate to ‘treat’” (Kaufman 1994, 45-46). Medicalization is enacted...

  4. Service dogs in the hospital: helpful or harmful? A case report and clinical recommendations

    | Contributor(s):: Pellegrino, L. D., Cerimele, J. M., Dubovsky, A. N.

  5. A bite out of the budget? : costs and characteristics of animal bites in Benton County, Oregon

    | Contributor(s):: Holly Sherburne

    In 1993 and 1994 total, there were 247 people reported to have been bitten by animals in Benton County, Oregon. Of the 243 biting animals, 70 percent were dogs, 25 percent cats, and 5 percent other animals such as ferrets, mice, rats, bats, and skunks. Fifty-four percent of all...

  6. What is the price of love? The ethics of ever-escalating medical care costs for companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: Amanda Morgan Payne

    Medical and surgical procedures that previously only existed in the realm of human medicine have been making the move into the world of veterinary medicine. While these advancements can provide lifesaving treatments for beloved companion animals, there exists a grey area in which the application...

  7. What (If Anything) Do We Owe to Wild Animals?

    | Contributor(s):: Palmer, Clare

  8. c 60 Veterinarians Act, 1989

  9. c V.3 Veterinarians Act/Loi sur les veterinaires

  10. Animal-assisted therapy in dementia care: a critical appraisal of evidence

    | Contributor(s):: Flynn, Rachel, Roach, Pamela

  11. Care robots for the supermarket shelf: a product gap in assistive technologies

    | Contributor(s):: Blackman, T. I. M.

  12. Lessons from treatment of pets will improve people's medical treatment

    | Contributor(s):: Torjesen, Ingrid

  13. "Walking the dog" to enhance postoperative recovery

    | Contributor(s):: Ward, Cynthia W.

  14. It's official: Pets do a heart good

  15. The Dogs and Cats of Belle Chasse: A Veterinary Perspective on Disaster Preparedness

    | Contributor(s):: Susan McGinley

    When the residents of Belle Chasse, Louisiana were evacuated for Hurricane Katrina in September 2005, they were not allowed to bring any animals with them to Red Cross shelters. Thousands of people from the small, rural agricultural community in Plaquemain Parish, about 14 miles south of New...

  16. Canine Terms Applied To Human Beings And Human Events: Part II

    | Contributor(s):: Haber, Tom Burns

  17. The economic costs and benefits of dog guides for the blind

    | Contributor(s):: Wirth, K. E., Rein, D. B.

  18. A survey of animal bites on humans in Bursa, Turkey

    | Contributor(s):: Yalcin, Ebru, Kentsu, Havva, Batmaz, Hasan

  19. MCPaws; regional animal shelter

    Located in McCall, Idaho, MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter has provided loving and compassionate care to abandoned, surrendered and lost dogs and cats of Valley County since 2002. We are proud to be a no-kill animal shelter that is able to provide comfortable and safe shelter, medical care and...

  20. An evaluation of a dog bite prevention intervention in the pediatric emergency department

    | Contributor(s):: Dixon, C. A., Pomerantz, W. J., Hart, K. W., Lindsell, C. J., Mahabee-Gittens, E. M.