Evaluation of a novel canine activity monitor for at-home physical activity analysis
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,...
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.
An Exploration of the Health Benefits of Factors That Help Us to Thrive
Contributor(s):: Ironson, Gail H., Powell, Lynda H.
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...
Pet ownership and socio-emotion of school children
Contributor(s):: Zhou, Xia, Zheng, Ri-Chang, Fu, Na
Health correlates of compatibility and attachment in human-companion animal relationships
Contributor(s):: Budge, R. C., Spicer, J., Jones, B., George, R. S.
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.
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...
Understanding and responding to grief in companion animal practice
Contributor(s):: Williams, S., Mills, J. N.