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  1. Evaluation of a novel canine activity monitor for at-home physical activity analysis

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    Contributor(s):: Jonathan M. Yashari, Colleen G. Duncan, Felix M. Duerr

    Background: Accelerometers are motion-sensing devices that have been used to assess physical activity in dogs. However, the lack of a user-friendly, inexpensive accelerometer has hindered the widespread use of this objective outcome measure in veterinary research. Recently, a smartphone-based,...

  2. Study of aggression by dogs, according to the kind of interaction between dog and victim and motivating circumstances in the accidents, Municipality of Sao Paulo, 2008 to 2009Estudo das agressoes por caes, segundo tipo de interacao entre cao e vitima

    Contributor(s):: Paranhos, N. T., Silva, E. A., Bernardi, F., Mendes, M. C. N. C., Junqueira, D. M. A. G., Souza, I. O. M., Albuquerque, J. O. M., Alves, J. C. M., Machado, M. N. P.

  3. An Exploration of the Health Benefits of Factors That Help Us to Thrive

    Contributor(s):: Ironson, Gail H., Powell, Lynda H.

  4. Owner attitudes and dog behaviour problems

    Contributor(s):: O'Farrell, V.

    In the treatment of dog behaviour problems, assessment of the owner's attitude is usually an essential part of the diagnostic process. Questionnaire studies of groups of owners reveal wide variation in both degree and kind of owner attachment. Individual-centred methods such as the Kelly...

  5. Pet ownership and socio-emotion of school children

    Contributor(s):: Zhou, Xia, Zheng, Ri-Chang, Fu, Na

  6. Health correlates of compatibility and attachment in human-companion animal relationships

    Contributor(s):: Budge, R. C., Spicer, J., Jones, B., George, R. S.

  7. Dealing with grief

    Contributor(s):: Moller, H.

    The emotions that pet owners experience during euthanasia and death of their pets and the role of veterinarians in communicating with the owners are discussed.

  8. Loss of pets II

    Contributor(s):: Satori, A.

    One of the most significant difference between human and veterinary medicine is the chance for euthanasia. Euthanasia provides a painless termination of the animals' life, however, it increases the responsibility enormously. Many of our colleagues do not perform euthanasia or do it under very...

  9. Understanding and responding to grief in companion animal practice

    Contributor(s):: Williams, S., Mills, J. N.