Editorial: Assistance Dogs for People With Disabilities
Contributor(s):: Patterson-Kane, E., Yamamoto, M., Hart, L. A.
2020Front Vet Sci7872297-1769 (Print)2297-176910.3389/fvets.2020.00087engIndependent Researcher, Rolling Meadows, IL, United States.Department of Animal Sciences, Teikyo University of Science, Yamanashi, Japan.Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary...
Enhancing Success of Veterinary Visits for Clients With Disabilities and an Assistance Dog or Companion Animal: A Review
| Contributor(s):: Grigg, E. K., Hart, L. A.
Fearful Fido: Investigating dog experience in the veterinary context in an effort to reduce distress
| Contributor(s):: Edwards, Petra T., Smith, Bradley P., McArthur, Michelle L., Hazel, Susan J.
For many dogs, receiving veterinary care can be a stressful, fearful or traumatic experience. However, understanding and improving the veterinary experience for dogs is challenging due to the dynamic nature of the veterinary visit, the number of stakeholders involved (veterinarian, guardian and...
Opinions from the Front Lines of Cat Colony Management Conflict
| Contributor(s):: M. Nils Peterson, Brett Hartis, Shari Rodriguez, Matthew Green, Christopher A. Lepczyk
Outdoor cats represent a global threat to terrestrial vertebrate conservation, but management has been rife with conflict due to differences in views of the problem and appropriate responses to it. To evaluate these differences we conducted a survey of opinions about outdoor cats and their...
Goals of Care: Development and Use of the Serious Veterinary Illness Conversation Guide
| Contributor(s):: Goldberg, K. J.
Practice makes perfect? Skillful performances in veterinary work
| Contributor(s):: Clarke, Caroline A., Knights, David
Development and evaluation of a canine and feline welfare assessment tool for use in companion animal veterinary clinics
| Contributor(s):: Lauren Carly Dawson
This thesis was conducted to investigate canine and feline welfare in relation to veterinary care through the development and evaluation of a welfare assessment tool for veterinary clinics. Through a multi-stage survey, 78 animal welfare researchers, veterinarians with an expertise in animal...
Preparedness and disaster response training for veterinary students
| Contributor(s):: Dianne Dunning
Background: The nation's veterinary colleges lack curricula necessary to meet veterinary demands for animal public health and emergency preparedness. A One Health (OH) perspective, which is a collaborative effort of multiple disciplines to promote the optimal health of people, animals, and...
Factors Which Influence Owners When Deciding to Use Chemotherapy in Terminally Ill Pets
| Contributor(s):: Jane Williams, Catherine Phillips, Hollie Marie Byrd
Chemotherapy is a commonly integrated treatment option within human and animal oncology regimes. Limited research has investigated pet owners’ treatment decision-making in animals diagnosed with malignant neoplasia. Dog and cat owners were asked to complete an online questionnaire to...
First reported case of fatal tuberculosis in a wild African elephant with past human-wildlife contact
| Contributor(s):: Vincent Obanda, J. Poghon, M. Yongo, I. Mulei, M. Ngotho, K. Waititu, J. Makumi, F. Gakuya, P. Omondi, R.C. Soriguer, S. Alasaad
Tuberculosis is emerging/re-emerging in captive elephant populations, where it causes morbidity and deaths, although no case of TB in wild African elephants has been reported. In this paper we report the first case of fatal TB in an African elephant in the wild. The infection with Mycobacterium...
Teaching rabbit care, empathy, and responsibility
| Contributor(s):: Meryl B. Dickman
Acclimating and housetraining a new rabbit should be approached in an organized and efficient manner. Due to the lack of instructional guides for rabbit housetraining currently available, new rabbit owners do not have adequate housetraining resources. Lack of proper housetraining instruction,...
Identification of tasks performed by animal care technicians and veterinary assistants in Manitoba
| Contributor(s):: Loretta A. Williams
Because of the increasing use of animals as subjects in biomedical and veterinary research, there is an expanding need for technicians who are trained in the skills and techniques required to support and complement the work of the animal research investigator, the Veterinarian, and individuals in...
What is the price of love? The ethics of ever-escalating medical care costs for companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Amanda Morgan Payne
Medical and surgical procedures that previously only existed in the realm of human medicine have been making the move into the world of veterinary medicine. While these advancements can provide lifesaving treatments for beloved companion animals, there exists a grey area in which the application...
PAWS/LA is dedicated to preserving the human-animal bond. To that end, we assist low-income seniors and people disabled with life threatening illnesses care for their companion animals by providing veterinary care, pet food and supplies, temporary foster homes, and volunteer services — all...
Frieda's Foundation is dedicated to keeping pets at home, with the family that loves them, by providing pet food and supplies to those that need them, as well as financial for veterinary care.
Mar 11 2016
The Human-Animal Bond-Exploring New Dimensions in Training
Mar 06 2016
Purdue Veterinary Medicine Small Animal Veterinary Technician Specialty Symposium
Veterinary Medicine: External Pressures on an Insular Profession and How Those Pressures Threaten to Change Current Malpractice Jurisprudence
| Contributor(s):: Gerald L. Eichinger
Veterinary medicine has suddenly found itself the subject of national attention, but not for the reasons it would like. While veterinary medicine stands at the zenith of its ability to provide medical and surgical care for over 143 million dogs and cats nationwide, allegations...
Jan 10 2016
6th Small Animal SPECT Imaging Workshop: SPECT, PET and Related Modalities