May 12 2016
2016 North Carolina- Workshop in Laboratory Animal Medicine
Domestic rabbits: diseases and parasites
Contributor(s):: Nephi M. Patton, K.W. Hagen, J.R. Gorham, Ronald E. Flatt
Designed to help ranchers recognize common rabbit diseases. Diseases are classified according to major cause-bacterial, viral, nutritional, hereditary, fungal, and miscellaneous (including poisoning, tumors, and vices). For each disease, the symptoms and treatment are described. Provides advice...
Our pets: rethinking the way we say goodbye: Jackie Campbell at TEDxSouthBank
Contributor(s):: Jackie Campbell
Dr Jackie Campbell is a palliative care veterinarian, providing support and pain relief for our fluffy and furry family members in times of need. In this talk, Jackie shares how she works to help families better navigate the challenges of end of life decision making for our pets. Dr Jackie...
Dose of reality : what can we learn from educational and veterinary pet owners to guide more effective environmental stewardship of pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs)?
Contributor(s):: Jennifer Lam
Improper disposal of unused human and pet pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) are an emerging public and watershed health threat around the world. Although some waste stream reduction programs such as PPCPs "take-back" exist, there is limited research in current programs...
A Comprehensive Guide to Effective Communication between Veterinarian and Client: From a Terminal Diagnosis to an End-of-life Discussion
Contributor(s):: Victoria Thomas
During the end of a pet’s life its owner is often in emotional turmoil over how to feel and what to do. A veterinarian can alleviate some of this grief by effectively communicating during a terminal diagnosis and end-of-life discussion. Effective communication includes acknowledging the...
One Health: The complex issue of dog bites
Contributor(s):: Bailey, D., Leicester, L.
Apr 19 2016
The Healing Power of Pets: Fact, Fiction or Somewhere In Between?
Apr 14 2016
Search and Rescue Dogs: Veterinarians, the Rise of the Working Dog and the Human-Animal Bond
Veterinarians' Perceptions of and Experiences with Dog Walking
Contributor(s):: Kathleen Burns
This study used interviews guided by a behaviour change theory, Integrated Model of Behavioral Prediction, to understand veterinarians’ perceptions of and experiences with dog-walking counselling. Seventeen practicing veterinarians providing care to dogs in Ontario were...
Apr 02 2016
Zoobiquity 6 Conference
What You Can and Can't Learn From a Pet Food Label
Contributor(s):: Angela Witzel
Helping Client Manage the Aggressive Dog
Contributor(s):: Julia Albright
Rabies, Dog Bites Prevalence, and Legislation
Contributor(s):: Zenny Ng
Rabies Vaccination Protocols and Pitfalls
Effect of a Core Conditioning Program on Lumbar Paraspinal Area, Asymmetry and Pain Score in Military Working Dogs with Lumbosacral Pain
Contributor(s):: Andrea Leigh Henderson
Introduction: Lumbosacral pain and stenosis are common causes of retirement from duty for Military Working Dogs (MWDs). Working dogs that receive surgical management for this condition often have a poor prognosis for return to duty after recovery. Humans with chronic low back pain demonstrate...
What drives cat-owner behaviour? First steps towards limiting domestic-cat impacts on native wildlife
Contributor(s):: MacDonald, E., Milfont, T., Gavin, M.
Context. Cats can have substantial negative impacts on native wildlife. To harness the collective conservation impact of owners keeping cats inside, advocacy campaigns need to be based on empirical evidence regarding potential drivers to change cat-owner behaviour. Aims. We assessed the degree to...
Animal welfare aspects in cat ownershipTierschutzrelevante Aspekte bei der Katzenhaltung
Contributor(s):: Hoefer, M.
A review on the policies, welfare issues, and law on cat ownership in Germany was presented.
Helping assistance dog owners
Contributor(s):: Fraser, M.
Moral stress the top trigger in veterinarians' compassion fatigue: veterinary social worker suggests redefining veterinarians' ethical responsibility
Contributor(s):: Kahler, S. C.