Efforts to Ban the Routine Tail Docking of Pigs and to Give Pigs Enrichment Materials via EU Law: Where Do We Stand a Quarter of a Century on?
| Contributor(s):: Elena Nalon, Nancy De Briyne
In its role as guardian of the Treaties, the European Commission must ensure that Member States enforce EU law within their territories. If adequate enforcement is found to be wanting, the Commission also has the power to take infringement procedures as a corrective measure. The case of...
Human Animal Bond Association: The Bond Bulletin (Volume 43, Summer 2018)
HAB Certification, p3 Learning Center, p4 In the Trenches, p5 Anthrozoology and Veterinary Medicine, p6 Community Spotlight, p7
Medical Updates and Appointment Confirmations: Pet Owners' Perceptions of Current Practices and Preferences
| Contributor(s):: Lori Kogan, Regina Schoenfeld, Stacee Santi
Pet ownership is increasing, in large part due to the number of millennial pet owners. More pet owners as well as the advent of extensive veterinary care options have resulted in a substantial increase in veterinary care spending. Yet, regardless of client cohort or type of medical procedure...
Human-Animal Bond Association Newsletter, Volume 43 (Spring 2018)
Contents: Western Veterinary Conference Speakers, p2 Scholarship Winner, p3 Adele and Everything After, p3
A Systematic Review of the Literature Addressing Veterinary Care for Underserved Communities
| Contributor(s):: LaVallee, Elizabeth, Mueller, Megan Kiely, McCobb, Emily
Currently, there is a care gap in veterinary medicine affecting low-income and underserved communities, resulting in decreased nonhuman-animal health and welfare. The use of low-price and community veterinary clinics in underserved populations is a strategy to improve companion-animal health...
A Survey of Rabbit Handling Methods Within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland
| Contributor(s):: Oxley, James Andrew, Ellis, Clare Frances, McBride, E. Anne, McCormick, Wanda Denise
Rabbits are commonly kept in a variety of settings, including homes, laboratories, and veterinary clinics. Despite the popularity of keeping this prey species, little research has investigated current methods of handling. The aim of this study was to examine the experience of caregivers (owners...
Perceptions of Veterinarians in British Columbia of Cat Management Strategies to Reduce Cat Overpopulation and Impacts on Wildlife Populations
| Contributor(s):: Sherwood, Lauren J., Wilson, Amy G., South, Cluny S., Roche, Steven M., Luszcz, Tanya M. J.
Free-roaming cats present a multidisciplinary challenge for wildlife conservation and feline welfare. Veterinary professionals are critical stake-holders in the issue of free-roaming cats, making it imperative that their attitudes and perspectives are well understood. In this study, we conducted...
Attitudes toward Animals of Students at Three European Veterinary Medicine Schools in Italy and Spain
| Contributor(s):: Menor-Campos, David J., Diverio, Silvana, Sánchez-Muñoz, Carolina, López-Rodríguez, Rocío, Gazzano, Angelo, Palandri, Lorenzo, Mariti, Chiara
The European Veterinary Code of Conduct recognizes the crucial role of veterinarians in improving animal welfare and maintaining its standards. However, several studies have claimed that veterinary students’ attitudes toward animals may worsen as they progress through their academic training....
Mandated Reporting of Suspected Animal Harm by Australian Veterinarians: Community Attitudes
| Contributor(s):: Acutt, Donna, Signal, Tania, Taylor, Nik
Research demonstrates that animal abuse is linked with various forms of interpersonal violence and that veterinarians themselves are concerned about this link. However, Australian veterinarians are not currently mandated to report cases of suspected animal abuse (AA), a position outlined by the...
Investigating risk factors that predict a dog's fear during veterinary consultations
| Contributor(s):: Edwards, P. T., Hazel, S. J., Browne, M., Serpell, J. A., McArthur, M. L., Smith, B. P.
Review of principles governing dog health education in remote Aboriginal communities
| Contributor(s):: Willis, E. M., Ross, K. E.
The importance of learning theory and equitation science to the veterinarian
| Contributor(s):: Doherty, Orla, McGreevy, Paul D., Pearson, Gemma
The work of veterinarians when handling horses exposes them to high risk of injury. Among equine practitioners, the incidences of work-related injuries and work days lost due to injury are high. Equine veterinary practitioners’ knowledge of learning theory and equitation science is minimal....
Preventing zoonotic diseases in immunocompromised persons: the role of physicians and veterinarians.
| Contributor(s):: Sara Grant, Christopher W. Olsen
Tools for Managing Feline Problem Behaviours: Owner understanding and involvement
| Contributor(s):: Halls, V.
The bad news blues
| Contributor(s):: Milani, M.
2018Can Vet J594433-4340008-5286 (Print)0008-5286engDr. Milani is a behavior and bond practitioner, teacher, and author of several books on the interaction of animal behavior, health, and the human-animal relationship.text
Perception of animal sentience by Brazilian and French citizens: The case of sheep welfare and sentience
| Contributor(s):: Priscilla Regina Tamioso, Daniel Santiago Rucinque, Mara Miele, Alain Boissy, Carla Forte Maiolino Molento
The study compared the perception of ordinary citizens from Curitiba, Brazil (OB) and Clermont-Ferrand, France (OF), as well as OB, Brazilian veterinarians (VB), biologists (BB) and animal scientists (AB), concerning animal welfare and sentience. An online survey containing 18 open-ended,...
A first estimate of the structure and density of the populations of pet cats and dogs across Great Britain
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| Contributor(s):: James Aegerter, David Fouracre, Graham C. Smith
Policy development, implementation, and effective contingency response rely on a strong evidence base to ensure success and cost-effectiveness. Where this includes preventing the establishment or spread of zoonotic or veterinary diseases infecting companion cats and dogs, descriptions of the...
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