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  1. Importance of Vaccinating for Canine Parvovirus: Best Practices for Prevention

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    | Contributor(s):: Ariel Gorham

    This University Honors Thesis combines my cutting edge research on canine parvovirus and how to refine professional practice for optimal prevention. Canine parvovirus is a highly transmissible virus that infects the gastrointestinal tract of dogs and spreads through secretions of infected...

  2. Studies on existing health care management practices adopted by farmers in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh

    | Contributor(s):: Vandana, Bhagat, Shraddha, Nety, Upasana, Verma, Kiran, Kashyap, Seema, Kriplani, Swarnalata, Bara

    The present study was undertaken purposively to ascertain the health care and scientific dairy husbandry practices adopted by the dairy owners in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh. A total of 150 respondents were randomly selected from 10 villages of block and district Surajpur and interviewed...

  3. Description and Determinants of At-Risk Interactions for Human Health Between Children and Dogs in an Inuit Village

    | Contributor(s):: Gouin, Géraldine- G., Aenishaenslin, Cécile, Lévesque, Francis, Simon, Audrey, Ravel, André

  4. Integrating lay knowledge and practice into snakebite prevention and care in central Africa, a hotspot for envenomation

    | Contributor(s):: Duda, Romain, Monteiro, Wuelton M., Giles-Vernick, Tamara

  5. Tree cover and injurious feather-pecking in commercial flocks of free-range laying hens: a follow up

    | Contributor(s):: Bright, A., Gill, R., Willings, T. H.

  6. Animal welfare initiatives improve feather cover of cage-free laying hens in the UK

    | Contributor(s):: Mullan, S., Szmaragd, C., Cooper, M. D., Wrathall, J. H. M., Jamieson, J., Bond, A., Atkinson, C., Main, D. C. J.

  7. Farmer attitudes to injurious pecking in laying hens and to potential control strategies

    | Contributor(s):: Palczynski, L. J., Buller, H., Lambton, S. L., Weeks, C. A.

  8. Human Behaviour Change Interventions in Animal Care and Interactive Settings: A Review and Framework for Design and Evaluation

    | Contributor(s):: Glanville, C., Abraham, C., Coleman, G.

  9. Using research on self-regulation to understand and tackle the challenges that owners face helping their (overweight) dogs lose weight

    | Contributor(s):: Webb, T. L., Krasuska, M., Toth, Z., du Plessis, H. R., Colliard, L.

  10. An ounce of prevention: Quantifying the effects of non-lethal tools on wolf behavior

    | Contributor(s):: Much, Rebecca M., Breck, Stewart W., Lance, Nathan J., Callahan, Peggy

    Human-carnivore conflict is presently on the rise as human populations continue to grow and carnivore conservation efforts gain precedence. The behaviors exhibited by carnivores that cause conflict are often learned; therefore, reducing learning potential though the use of non-lethal tools is...

  11. Could Animal-Assisted Therapy Help to Reduce Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry?

    | Contributor(s):: Widmayer, S., Borgwardt, S., Lang, U. E., Huber, C. G.

  12. Zoonotic diagrams: mastering and unsettling human-animal relations

    | Contributor(s):: Lynteris, Christos

  13. Current opinion on maximizing veterinary profession growth and contributions

    | Contributor(s):: Nimmanapalli, R., Donapaty, S. R.

    Veterinary profession sphere overlaps three major biology arenas namely agriculture, basic sciences, and human medicine. Thus, so far the investments in veterinary field are not proportional to the scope of their responsibilities. Rededication and rejuvenation can help veterinary profession to...

  14. Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats

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    | Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.

    The Norwegian dairy goat industry has largely succeeded in controlling caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) and paratuberculosis through a voluntary disease eradication programme called Healthier Goats (HG). The aim of this study was to apply an on-farm welfare...

  15. L'Assetjament escolar a través de les teràpies assistides amb animals

    | Contributor(s):: Andrea Girabal i Escámez

    Aquest treball de recerca pretén investigar la principal problemàtica que trobem actualment a les aules i centres educatius, l’assetjament escolar. L’objectiu és conèixer com les Teràpies Assistides amb Animals, poden contribuir en aquest...

  16. Técnicas reconstrutivas em cirurgia oncológica de canídeos e felídeos

    | Contributor(s):: Alexandre Margarido Pargana

    Actualmente, a doença oncológica é uma das principais causas de morte em canídeos e felídeos. A cirurgia é o método mais antigo e, ainda hoje, de maior sucesso no tratamento de neoplasias, podendo também ser usada como método...

  17. Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats

    | Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.

    The Norwegian dairy goat industry has largely succeeded in controlling caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) and paratuberculosis through a voluntary disease eradication programme called Healthier Goats (HG). The aim of this study was to apply an on-farm welfare...

  18. Combat operational stress control in Iraq and Afghanistan: army occupational therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Smith-Forbes, Enrique, Najera, Cecilia, Hawkins, Donald

    One of the primary roles for U.S. Army Occupational Therapists (OTs) during combat operations is the Behavioral Health (BH) mission. Army OTs have been involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) providing BH treatment to service members, serving in Brigade...

  19. Rabies control initiative in Tamil Nadu, India: a test case for the 'One Health' approach

    | Contributor(s):: Syed Shahid Abbas, Vidya Venkataramanan, Garima Pathak, Manish Kakkar

    Although India accounts for nearly 50%5C% of the global rabies mortality, there is no organised national rabies control programme. Rabies control is generally confined to small urban pockets, with minimal intersectoral co-ordination. Tamil Nadu is the first state in India to implement a...

  20. Re-Homing Exotic Species - A Pilot Program to Prevent Release of Exotic Aquatic Pet Species

    | Contributor(s):: Andrew M. Lazur, Ruth Hanessian

    An educational poster program designed to inform pet owners of the dangers of releasing exotic species and provide a re-homing mechanism was evaluated as a means to reduce unwanted environmental releases. The poster provided a URL to the program partners' Web site, which listed participating...