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  1. Dermatite atópica canina : impacto na qualidade de vida do doente e seus donos

    Contributor(s):: Catarina Isabel Ramalho de Oliveira Ruivo

    A dermatite atópica canina (DAC) é uma doença cutânea pruriginosa, crónica, recorrente e multifactorial, sendo muito semelhante à doença no Homem, não só quanto à existência de uma hiperreactividade imunológica, mas...

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

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

  3. Using the incidence and impact of health conditions in guide dogs to investigate healthy ageing in working dogs

    Contributor(s):: Caron-Lormier, G., England, G. C. W., Green, M. J., Asher, L.

    This study aimed to use retirement data from working guide dogs to investigate healthy ageing in dogs and the demographic factors that influence ageing. Using a dataset of 7686 dogs spanning 20 years, dogs withdrawn for health reasons before they reached retirement were identified. Cases of...

  4. Effects of carprofen, meloxicam and butorphanol on broiler chickens' performance in mobility tests

    Contributor(s):: Hothersall, B., Caplen, G., Parker, R., Nicol, C. J., Waterman-Pearson, A. E., Weeks, C. A., Murrell, J. C.

    Lame broiler chickens perform poorly in standardised mobility tests and have nociceptive thresholds that differ from those of non-lame birds, even when confounding factors such as differences in bodyweight are accounted for. This study investigated whether these altered responses could be due to...

  5. On-farm evaluation of the Salmon Welfare Index Model (SWIM 1.0): theoretical and practical considerations

    Contributor(s):: Folkedal, O., Pettersen, J. M., Bracke, M., Stien, L. H., Nilsson, J., Martins, C., Breck, O., Midtlyng, P. J., Kristiansen, T.

    The present study investigated the operational feasibility of the recently developed Salmon Welfare Index Model (SWIM 1.0) designed for Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar L) in production cages. Ten salmon farms containing spring smolts were visited twice, first between May and June the first year in...

  6. Cool down hot sports

    Contributor(s):: Hofve, Jean

  7. Foreign animals, Hawaiian practices : zooarchaeology in the Leprosarium at Kalawao, Moloka'i, Hawaii

    Contributor(s):: Flexner, James L.

  8. Environmental complexity and use of space in slow growing free range chickens

    Contributor(s):: Rodriguez-Aurrekoetxea, A., Leone, E. H., Estevez, I.

    Production environments for meat poultry are generally bi-dimensional open areas where birds tend to cluster along the walls. We investigated the impact of increasing environmental complexity (EC) on slow-growing free-range chickens raised under commercial conditions. The study was conducted in...

  9. With man's best friend

    Contributor(s):: Collins, J. M., Lorber, B., Schlossberg, D.

    This chapter focuses on human diseases associated with exposure to dogs. The epidemiology of local infections following dog bites, as well as the initial bite management, antibiotic prophylaxis, antibiotic treatment of infection, and prevention of dog bites are discussed. The life-threatening...

  10. Febrile illnesses acquired from animals

    Contributor(s):: Arguello, Sara L., Steele, Russell W.

  11. Prevalence of and risk factors for isolation of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus spp. from dogs with pyoderma in northern California, USA

    Contributor(s):: Eckholm, Nicole G., Outerbridge, Catherine A., White, Stephen D. Sykes, Jane E.

  12. Too often, too busy, too hard: matching regimen with reality - how antibiotic choices affect treatment outcomes and the human-animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Goodman, L.

  13. Lameness is consistently better at predicting broiler chicken performance in mobility tests than other broiler characteristics

    Contributor(s):: Caplen, G., Hothersall, B., Nicol, C. J., Parker, R. M. A., Waterman-Pearson, A. E., Weeks, C. A., Murrell, J. C.

    To determine whether lame broilers are in pain it is necessary to compare measures of lameness and mobility before and after analgesic treatment. Such measures should not be unduly affected by other bird characteristics. This study assessed the performance of lame (gait score, GS 3-4) and...

  14. The effect of fine granular sand on pododermatitis in captive greater flamingos ( Phoenicopterus roseus)

    Contributor(s):: Wyss, F., Wenker, C., Hoby, S., Houwald, F. von, Schumacher, V., Doherr, M. G., Robert, N.

    Pododermatitis is a worldwide health and animal welfare problem in captive flamingos (Phoenicopteridae). Since sub-optimal substrate or flooring has been described as a factor in the development of pododermatitis in poultry and raptors, it is also suspected to play a role in flamingo foot health....

  15. Too often, too busy, too hard: matching regimen with reality - how antibiotic choices affect treatment outcomes and the human-animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Goodman, L.

  16. Dermatitis prompted by a collar employed in radio-telemetry monitoring

    Contributor(s):: Ferreira, G. A., Pinto, M. L., Nakano-Oliveira, E., Genaro, G.

  17. In search of the behavioural correlates of optical flow patterns in the automated assessment of broiler chicken welfare

    Contributor(s):: Dawkins, M. S., Cain, R., Merelie, K., Roberts, S. J.

  18. Observing lame sheep: evaluating test agreement between group-level and individual animal methods of assessment

    Contributor(s):: Phythian, C. J., Cripps, P. C., Grove-White, D., Jones, P. H., Michalopoulou, E., Duncan, J. S.

  19. Parental education and children's respiratory and allergic symptoms in the Pollution and the Young (PATY) study

    Contributor(s):: Gehring, U., Pattenden, S., Slachtova, H., Antova, T., Braun-Fahrländer, C., Fabianova, E., Fletcher, T., Galassi, C., Hoek, G., Kuzmin, S. V., Luttmann-Gibson, H., Moshammer, H., Rudnai, P., Zlotkowska, R., Heinrich, J.

  20. Foot disorders in dairy cattle: impact on cow and dairy farmer

    Contributor(s):: Bruijnis, M. R. N., Beerda, B., Hogeveen, H., Stassen, E. N.