Animal Welfare Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Stockpersons in Kenya
Contributor(s):: Wambui, Joseph, Lamuka, Peter, Karuri, Edward, Matofari, Joseph
The stockpersons handling the transportation of animals between farms and slaughterhouses are rarely assessed for their animal welfare knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP). Thus, this investigation presents a unique opportunity to study these interactions. Herein, a cross-sectional survey...
Negotiated Bonds: The Practice of Childfree Pet Parenting
Contributor(s):: Volsche, Shelly
The American Pet Products Association reports a decade-long increase of pet spending, estimated to reach over $69 billion in 2017. In some cases, these owners apply traditional parenting practices while nurturing their pets. Relatedly, a growing number of pet owners identify themselves as “pet...
A qualitative study of zoonotic risk factors among rural communities in southern China
Contributor(s):: Li, H. Y., Zhu, G. J., Zhang, Y. Z., Zhang, L. B., Hagan, E. A., Martinez, S., Chmura, A. A., Francisco, L., Tai, H., Miller, M., Daszak, P.
Review of principles governing dog health education in remote Aboriginal communities
Contributor(s):: Willis, E. M., Ross, K. E.
Early diagnosis and intervention for autism spectrum disorder in Africa: insights from a case study
Contributor(s):: Wannenburg, N., van Niekerk, R.
Attitudes to and beliefs about animal assisted therapy for children with disabilities
Contributor(s):: Yap, E.
Empathy towards animals and belief in animal-human-continuity in Italian veterinary students
Contributor(s):: Colombo, E. S., Pelosi, A., Prato-Previde, E.
Empathy towards animals and beliefs in animal-human continuity appear to play an important role in shaping the human-animal relationship and in determining the way animals are treated and cared for. Veterinary medicine plays a central role in animal welfare and has been recognised as a highly...
Assisted therapy with dogs in cancer services
Companion Animal Owner Perceptions, Knowledge, and Beliefs Regarding Pain Management in End-of-Life Care
Contributor(s):: Heuberger, R., Petty, M., Huntingford, J.
Sep 30 2016
California Veterinary Medical Association Annual Fall Seminar
Animal visitation in acute care medical facilities
Contributor(s):: Cimolai, N.
Lifetime care for pets - planning for the possibility that pets outlive their pet owners
Contributor(s):: Shever, A.
Nurturing your pet with nature - Part 1: Natural lighting, natural patterns, and colors
Contributor(s):: Rauh, R. M.
The pet-human bond: how pets benefit from people and how you can promote this relationship by incorporating behavior into general practice
Contributor(s):: Sherman, B.
The study of veterinary history during the last decadesDe beoefening van veterinaire geschiedenis in de afgelopen decennia
Contributor(s):: Koolmees, P.
Traditionally, this field was mainly studied by veterinarians writing stories about veterinarians for a veterinary public. As a young branch of science history, veterinary history has been attracting more attention from scholars in other disciplines during the last decades. This is also due to...
The changing roles of animals in western society: influences upon and from the veterinary profession
Contributor(s):: Fogle, B.
The author discusses the role of animals and the influences of gender on evolving social attitutes toward them, noting that veterinarians, both men and women, "need to lead the discussion not just reacting to changes in public perception."
Pet owners' perception and satisfaction of surgery services and outcomes at the Ashanti Regional Veterinary Clinic, Kumasi, Ghana
Contributor(s):: Eyarefe, O., Emikpe, B., Dei, D.
Aim: To study pet owners' perception of surgery services and client satisfaction in Ghana in order to improve the quality of surgery services. Method: Self-administered questionnaires were administered to owners of pets that were presented for surgery at the Ashanti Region Veterinary Clinic...
Assessment and treatment of nonpain conditions in life-limiting disease
Contributor(s):: Villalobos, A. E.
In the shadow of a rainbow: the history of animal hospice
Contributor(s):: Marocchino, K. D.
Quality-of-life assessment techniques for veterinarians