A Reference Source for the Recognition & Alleviation of Pain & Distress in Animals
Contributor(s):: Richard L. Crawford
The Animal Welfare Information Center was established under the 1985 amendments to the Animal Welfare Act (Sect. 13(e)) and is required to provide specific information to the research community. One of these requirements deals with providing information which would minimize pain and distress to...
Apr 15 2013
Pain Management for the Life-limited Pet - Palliative Care Principles & Practices
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.
Complementary medicine in cancer care: adding a therapy dog to the team
Contributor(s):: Marcus, D. A.
Contributor(s):: Holland, Cindy, Albrecht, Sally
Psychosocial and psychophysiological effects of human-animal interactions: The possible role of oxytocin
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| Contributor(s):: Andrea Beetz, Kerstin Uvnäs-Moberg, Henri Julius, Kurt Kotrschal
During the last decade it has become more widely accepted that pet ownership and animal assistance in therapy and education may have a multitude of positive effects on humans. Here, we review the evidence from 69 original studies on human-animal interactions (HAI) which met our inclusion...
Jul 20 2012
Third International Symposium on Veterinary Hospice Care
Assessing pain in animals - putting research into practice
| Contributor(s):: Flecknell, P. A., Roughan, J. V.
Our ability to assess pain in animals in clinical situations is slowly developing, but remains very limited. In order to develop appropriate pain scoring schemes, numerous practical problems need to be overcome. In addition, we need to appraise realistically our current poor state of knowledge....
Genetically modified animals in research: an analysis of applications submitted to ethics committees on animal experimentation in Sweden
| Contributor(s):: Nordgren, A., Rocklinsberg, H.
The use of genetically modified (GM) animals in biomedical research has increased during recent years and its ethical aspects have been subject to ongoing academic discussion. In order to reinforce this discussion, we analysed applications submitted to animal ethics committees in Sweden during...