Assessment of severity and progression of canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome using the CAnine DEmentia Scale (CADES)
Contributor(s):: Madari, A., Farbakova, J., Katina, S., Smolek, T., Novak, P., Weissova, T., Novak, M., Zilka, N.
Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) represents a group of symptoms related to the aging of the canine brain. These changes ultimately lead to a decline of memory function and learning abilities, alteration of social interaction, impairment of normal housetraining, changes in sleep-wake cycle and...
Consistency in European seabass coping styles: a life-history approach
Contributor(s):: Ferrari, S., Millot, S., Leguay, D., Chatain, B., Begout, M. L.
Recent years have seen a growth of interest in the consistent differences in individual behaviour over time and contexts constituting the so-called "individual coping styles". An understanding of this inter-individual variation is essential to improve our knowledge of the adaptive value of...
Impact of individual training parameters and manner of taking breath odor samples on the reliability of canines as cancer screeners
Contributor(s):: Walczak, M., Jezierski, T., Gorecka-Bruzda, A., Sobczynska, M., Ensminger, J.
Operant conditioning parameters in cancer detection dogs.
Contributor(s):: Walczak, M., Jezierski, T., Gorecka-Bruzda, A., Adamkiewicz, E.
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By Marcy Wilhelm-South
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K-9 Care Unit
The K-9 Care Unit is a group of volunteer pet therapy teams who enjoy sharing their special dogs with others. The group was founded in 2003, inspired by a therapy dog named Rafter who was a cancer survivor, visiting a young Summerville boy with brain cancer.
The Development of a Screening Questionnaire for Childhood Cruelty to Animals
| Contributor(s):: Guymer, Elise C., Mellor, David, Luk, Ernest S. L., Pearse, Vicky, Luk, E. S.
Preliminary evaluation of a quality-of-life screening programme for pet dogs
| Contributor(s):: Mullan, S., Main, D.
The effect of moderate exercise on growth and aggression depending on social rank in groups of Arctic charr ( Salvelinus alpinus L.)
| Contributor(s):: Brannas, E.
Several studies have shown that prolonged moderate exercise improve conditions for the farming of salmonids, by reducing aggressive interactions and resulting in enhanced growth and reduced size variation. The present study focuses on the effect of forced moderate exercise on growth and...
The relationship between childhood cruelty to animals and psychological adjustment: a Malaysian study
| Contributor(s):: Mellor, D., Yeow, J., Norul Hidayah bt, Mamat, Noor Fizlee bt Mohd, Hapidzal
In Western research, cruelty to animals in childhood has been associated with comorbid conduct problems and with interpersonal violence in later life. However, there is little understanding of the aetiology of cruelty to animals, and what in the child's life may require attention if the chain...
Evaluation of the acute phase protein haptoglobin as an indicator of herd health in slaughter pigs
| Contributor(s):: Berg, A. van den, Danuser, J., Frey, J., Regula, G.
Health is an important aspect of animal welfare, which is difficult to assess at herd level. Clinical examination of individual animals is time-consuming, and most measures of clinical herd health depend significantly on the examiner. Acute phase proteins are produced during inflammatory...