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  1. Animal-Assisted Therapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Lessons from "Case Reports" in Media Stories

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    | Contributor(s):: Altschuler, E. L.

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can follow war trauma, sexual abuse, other traumas, and even be experienced by commanders for the PTSD of their subordinates. Medications and counseling are sometimes not effective, so new treatments are needed. Some years ago, I suggested that...

  2. Evaluation of pharmacokinetics and efficacy of ivermectin following oral administration in dogs against experimental infection of Ctenocephalides felis felis and Rhipicephalus sanguineus

    | Contributor(s):: Magalhaes, V. S., Cid, Y. P., Ferreira, T. P., Medeiros, D. M. V., Batista, L. C. de S. O., Correia, T. R., Albert, A. L. M., Scott, F. B.

    With the increasing number of pets in home the human-animal relationship is increasingly close and care about control disease growing. Ivermectin (IVM) is frequently used because its proven safety. IVM is recommended for the treatment of demodectic scabies and prevention of heartworm in dogs, but...

  3. Anesthesia in some categories of patients and clinical conditionsAnestesia in alcune categorie di pazienti e condizioni cliniche

    | Contributor(s):: Grazioli, O.

    The author analyses anesthesia in the most frequent and risky clinical conditions, for which greater knowledge and attention in anesthetic management are required. In the final part, euthanasia is taken into account, because of its strategic importance, with emotional and psychological aspects...

  4. Assessment of acute pain in cats: signs, tools and limitations

    | Contributor(s):: White, K. L.

    Recent advances in pain assessment in companion animals represent a tenacious, painstaking and time-consuming dedication to improving animal welfare. Attitudes and knowledge about pain assessment, particularly in cats, have changed dramatically in the past few decades, representing a very obvious...

  5. A dermatologist's viewpoint on the significance of the human-animal bond in practice

    | Contributor(s):: Liska, D. A.

  6. Feline aggression directed toward people: causes and treatment

    | Contributor(s):: Horwitz, D. F.

  7. Canine and feline behavior for veterinary technicians and nurses

    | Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. K., Martin, D.

  8. On the health care of working oxen in Slovene from the 18th century to the end of the 20th century

    | Contributor(s):: Smerdel, Inja

  9. Training large macaws for artificial insemination procedures

    | Contributor(s):: Leblanc, F., Pothet, G., Jalme, M. S., Dorval, M., Bovet, D.

    For some endangered parrot species, captive breeding may be the only insurance for their survival. However, many individuals in captivity do not reproduce. Artificial insemination (AI) may help overcome reproductive failures or geographic distance. For semen collection in birds, massage is the...

  10. Pain detection and amelioration in animals on the farm: issues and options

    | Contributor(s):: Anil, L., Anil, S. S., Deen, J.

    Pain in nonhuman animals is a difficult concept to identify and measure. This article briefly describes the consequences of pain in animals on the farm and explains the reasons for the minimal use of analgesics in farmed animals. Pain can have implications for both animal welfare and economics....

  11. Simple cannulation procedure for serial blood sampling through cutaneous ulnar vein in chickens

    | Contributor(s):: Bayer, D. M., Mohan, K., Jayakumar, K., Manafi, M., Pavithra, B. H.

    The objective of the study was to collect repeated, low-stress blood samples from the ulnar vein of chickens required for pharmacokinetic studies or hormonal assays. The study used 5 apparently healthy, unsexed, commercial broiler chickens about 6 weeks old and weighing 1.7-1.9 kg for serial...

  12. Alternative therapies for a new era of health care

    | Contributor(s):: Kaldy, J.

  13. Links among human health, animal health, and ecosystem health

    | Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, P., Conti, L.

  14. Pet owning, and diabetes coping: a pilot study

    | Contributor(s):: Zugravu, C. A., Tarcea, M., Patrascu, D.

  15. Separation anxiety in dogs: general features and treatmentAnsia da separazione nel cane: aspetti generali etrattamento

    | Contributor(s):: Talamonti, Z., Civardi, P., Cannas, S., Palestrini, C.

  16. Stress and behavioural issues in pets

    | Contributor(s):: Barklett-Judge, M.

  17. Snakes as a source of health: the use of their body in Graeco-Roman medical practices

    | Contributor(s):: Gaillard-Seux, Patricia

  18. Impact of rapid treatment of sheep lame with footrot on welfare and economics and farmer attitudes to lameness in sheep

    | Contributor(s):: Green, L. E., Kaler, J., Wassink, G. J., King, E. M., Thomas, R. G.

  19. Pain perception at slaughter

    | Contributor(s):: Johnson, C. B., Gibson, T. J., Stafford, K. J., Mellor, D. J.

  20. Captive bears in human-animal welfare conflict: a case study of bile extraction on Asia's bear farms

    | Contributor(s):: Kikuchi, R.