Aetna CEO Rallies Behind Evidence-Based Alternative Treatments
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Mark Bertolini, CEO of insurance giant Aetna, recently appeared on MSNBC to discuss the company’s strategy for addressing rising insurance premiums. While much of the discussion focused on...
Veterinary Vision, Fall 2008
Contributor(s):: Claire Eldridge (editor)
Veterinary Vision is a publication of The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. This yearly magazine explores the research, teaching, and outreach services of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
VolunteerVet, Summer 2007
That's what Dr. Bob DeNovo, head of the Small Animal Clinical Sciences Department, says when sounds of heavy machinery interrupt meetings at the college. A generous donation from anonymous donors and the sale of bonds provided the approximately $9 million needed for the 32,000 square - foot...
Construct validity of animal-assisted therapy and activities: how important is the animal in AAT?
| Contributor(s):: Marino, L.
Evaluation of Zoletil and other injectable anaesthetics for field sedation of brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula)
| Contributor(s):: Morgan, D. R., Scobie, S., Arthur, D. G.
Snakes as a source of health: the use of their body in Graeco-Roman medical practices
| Contributor(s):: Gaillard-Seux, Patricia
The effects of individual housing on mice and rats: a review
| Contributor(s):: Krohn, T. C., Sorensen, D. B., Ottesen, J. L., Hansen, A. K.
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.
Animals as biotechnology: ethics, sustainability and critical animal studies
| Contributor(s):: Twine, Richard
Pet-oriented child psychotherapy
| Contributor(s):: Levinson, Boris, Mallon, Gerald
Science and ethics
| Contributor(s):: Rollin, Bernard E.
Integrative approaches for cardiovascular disease
| Contributor(s):: Guarneri, M., Mercado, N., Suhar, C.
Medicinal animals for the treatment of asthma in Brazil
| Contributor(s):: Alves, R. R., Rosa, I. L.
Canine fears and phobias; a regime for treatment without recourse to drugs
| Contributor(s):: Rogerson, J.
From a study of 247 (102 male dogs and 145 bitches) case histories presenting varying degrees of fear and phobia, both generalised and specific, it has been possible to define standard patterns of behaviour. This was done on the basis of severity of the fear, the type of fear response displayed...
Continuous presence of rams hastens the onset of estrus in ewes synchronized during the breeding season
| Contributor(s):: Romano, J. E., Christians, C. J., Crabo, B. G.
90 pluriparous ewes (30 Whiteface Western, 30 Suffolk and 30 Hampshire Down) from the St. Paul Sheep Teaching and Research Unit of the University of Minnesota (USA) were divided by breed and oestrous was synchronized with intravaginal sponges. These sponges were impregnated with...
Does in proestrus-estrus hasten estrus onset in does estrous synchronized during breeding season
| Contributor(s):: Romano, J. E.
During the breeding season, 68 Nubian goats were synchronized for oestrus with intravaginal sponges impregnated with fluorgestone acetate (FGA, Chronogest, 30 mg; n=36) or medroxyprogesterone acetate (MAP, Sincrocel, 60 mg; n=32). The experiment was performed in two replicates. In each replicate,...
Fear assessment in pigs exposed to a novel object test
| Contributor(s):: Dalmau, A., Fabrega, E., Velarde, A.
The experiment aimed to study approach and locomotive behaviour as indicators of fear in a novel object test carried out in pigs. Thirty post-weaning (30 kg) and 30 finishing (90 kg) pigs were exposed to visual, auditory and olfactory novel stimuli during 2 different experiments. The facilities...
Human-animal medicine: clinical approaches to zoonoses, toxicants and other shared health risks [book review]
| Contributor(s):: Corrie Brown
Hooray, finally a book emerges about the human–animal interface that addresses both perspectives equitably and seamlessly. Peter Rabinowitz, a physician, and Lisa Conti, a veterinarian, effectively present material that is thorough, balanced, and of great relevance for practitioners of all...
Implications of ethics to medicine- veterinary and human: ethical implications in issues and decisions in companion animal medicine
| Contributor(s):: Hopkins, A. F.