Zoonotic Disease Risks for Immunocompromised and Other High-risk Clients and Staff: Promoting Safe Pet Ownership and Contact
Contributor(s):: Stull, J. W., Stevenson, K. B.
Zoonotic disease risks for immunocompromised and other high-risk clients and staff: promoting safe pet ownership and contact
Pets can be a source of disease (zoonoses) for humans. The disease risks associated with pet contact are highest among young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and immunocompromised hosts. These individuals and household members display limited knowledge of pet-associated disease, rarely...
Zoonotic poxviruses associated with companion animals
Contributor(s):: Tack, D. M., Reynolds, M. G.
Understanding the zoonotic risk posed by poxviruses in companion animals is important for protecting both human and animal health. The outbreak of monkeypox in the United States, as well as current reports of cowpox in Europe, point to the fact that companion animals are increasingly serving as...
['One health' also for pets]
Contributor(s):: Leneman, M.
[Animal protection without limits? Human-animal relations in between anthropomorphism and objectification]
Contributor(s):: Grimm, H., Hartnack, S.
[Current value of the dog]
Contributor(s):: Boissevain, I.
[Dealing with grief] Der Umgang mit Trauer
Contributor(s):: Moller, H.
[Drs. Dog and Cat - animals as good doctors]
Contributor(s):: Bublak, R.
[I] A factor analysis of fearfulness in potential guide dogs
Contributor(s):: Goddard, M. E., Beilharz, R. G.
In the training of guide dogs for the blind it has been shown that failure is not due to inability to learn but because competing responses interfere with the dog's performance. The most common reason for failure is fearfulness. A series of tests was carried out on about 100 puppies from 12 weeks...
[My pet, a safeguard for my health]
Contributor(s):: Kulbertus, H.
[Pet cats, medicine and art]
Contributor(s):: Cabello, C. F.
[The influence of minority sociolinguistic context on home support for seniors in a rural devitalized area: the case of Acadieville New Brunswick]
Contributor(s):: Simard, M., Dupuis-Blanchard, S., Villalon, L., Gould, O., Ethier, S., Gibbons, C.
[The Oopoeh Foundation pairs owners and the elderly. Cosy and healthy: a 55+ babysitter for companion animals]
Contributor(s):: Brouwer, S.
[The relationship between man and dog: new hypotheses] La relation homme-chien: nouvelles hypotheses
Contributor(s):: Titeux, E., Peron, F., Gilbert, C.
"No service-dogs allowed": how administrators, educators, and campus staff can best comply with service-dog access laws
Contributor(s):: Randy Brown
In November 2011, an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran attending classes at an Iowa community college was refused access to a theater performance on campus because the instructor of the cass was concerned the veteran's service dog would disrupt the open-to-the-public event. The student-veteran was...
Перспективи повернення збору з власників собак до підсистеми місцевого оподаткування України
Contributor(s):: Віталій Валерійович Письменний, Vitaliy Pysmennyi
Вивчено досвід оподаткування власників собак у Німеччині, де функціонує ефективна система володіння й утримання тварин. Виявлено недоліки механізму справляння збору з власників собак в нашій державі та вироблено практичні рекомендації щодо його вдосконалення. Обґрунтовано, що разом зі збільшенням...
‘A dog who I know quite well': everyday relationships between children and animals.
Contributor(s):: Tipper, Becky
‘Beware, I am big and non-dangerous!’ – Playfully growling dogs are perceived larger than their actual size by their canine audience
Contributor(s):: Bálint, Anna, Faragó, Tamás, Dóka, Antal, Miklósi, Ádám, Pongrácz, Péter
Nonhuman animals often use specific signals to initiate playful interactions. There is evidence also for different forms of play-maintenance. Playful encounters include out-of-context and exaggerated behavioural sequences. Scientists have already collected knowledge about virtual size...
‘I'd rather wear out than rust out’: autobiologies of ageing equestriennes
Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah