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  1. 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...

  2. University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine Wildlife Clinic

    Contributor(s):: Maci Oelschlager

    This semester, I was given the opportunity to be an undergraduate volunteer at the University of Illinois, School of Veterinary Medicine’s Wildlife Medical Clinic. I learned a lot by volunteering at the Wildlife clinic as well as gained a lot of hands on experience. Volunteering...

  3. Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission from human to canine

    Contributor(s):: P.C. Erwin, B.A. Bemis, D. Mawby, S.B. McCombs, L.L. Sheeler, I.M. Himelright, S.K. Halford, L. Diem, B. Metchock, T.F. Jones, M.G. Schilling, B.V. Thomsen

    A 71-year-old woman from Tennessee, USA with a 3-week history of a productive, nonbloody cough was evaluated. Chest radiograph showed infiltrates and atelectasis in the upper lobe of the right lung. A tuberculosis (TB) skin test resulted in a 14-mm area of induration. Sputum stained positive for...

  4. Evaluation of routinely collected veterinary and human health data for surveillance of human tick-borne diseases in North Carolina

    Contributor(s):: Rhea, S. K., Glickman, S. W., Waller, A., Ising, A., Maillard, J. M., Lund, E. M., Glickman, L. T.

  5. Mar 18 2013

    Build your Palliative Care and Animal Hospice Team

    In this webinar, we will explore similarities and differences between human and animal hospice. This background will enable you to determine if application of the human hospice model to your work...

  6. International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS)

    International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS) is a not-for-profit organization established to provide information to veterinarians, veterinary students, technicians and animal health professionals worldwide using Internet technology. The IVIS website provides free access to original,...

  7. Current use of and attitudes towards identification in cats and dogs in veterinary clinics in Oklahoma City, USA

    | Contributor(s):: Slater, M. R., Weiss, E., Lord, L. K.

  8. The welfare of an unwanted guest in an urban environment: the case of the white-eared opossum (Didelphis albiventris)

    | Contributor(s):: Souza, C. S. A., Teixeira, C. P., Young, R. J.

  9. Validity of model devices used to assess canine temperament in behavioral tests

    | Contributor(s):: Barnard, S., Siracusa, C., Reisner, I., Valsecchi, P., Serpell, J. A.

  10. Animal bites

    | Contributor(s):: Patronek, Gary J., Slavinski, Sally A.

  11. Guidelines for police officers when responding to emergency animal incidents

    | Contributor(s):: Hanyok, P. M.

  12. Speaking to and for Animals in a Veterinary Clinic: A Practice for Managing Interpersonal Interaction

    | Contributor(s):: Roberts, Felicia

  13. Understanding feline behavior and application for appropriate handling and management. (Special Issue: Emerging issues in feline medicine.)

    | Contributor(s):: Rodan, I.

    Feline handling in the veterinary hospital is important to protect both people and cats. Restraint has been used to enable us to perform our duties as veterinarians. With increased knowledge of feline behavior and how cats react to fear, newer information provides us with safer handling...

  14. Encounters with "death work" in veterinary medicine : an ethnographic exploration of the medical practice of euthanasia

    | Contributor(s):: Patricia Morris

    This dissertation details the work of veterinarians in the context of euthanasia situations. Data consists of interviews with over 40 veterinarians and fieldnotes from 18 months of observation in veterinary hospitals. Participants include skilled, experienced veterinary specialists as well as...

  15. Companion animals as sentinels for community exposure to industrial chemicals: the Fairburn, GA, propyl mercaptan case study

    | Contributor(s):: Maciejewski, R., Glickman, N., Moore, G., Zheng, Cheng, Tyner, B., Cleveland, W., Ebert, D., Glickman, L.

    Objectives. This study utilized the electronic medical records of six veterinary hospitals (operated by Banfield, The Pet HospitalReg.) in the vicinity of Fairburn, Georgia, to assess the health of dogs and cats following the unintentional release of propyl mercaptan from a waste-processing...

  16. Prevalence of intestinal nematode parasitism among pet dogs in the United States (2003-2006)

    | Contributor(s):: Mohamed, A. S., Moore, G. E., Glickman, L. T.

    Objective - To estimate prevalence of intestinal nematode parasitism among pet dogs in the United States and characterize risk factors for infection. Design - Retrospective period prevalence survey. Animals - 1,213,061 dogs examined at 547 private veterinary hospitals in 44 states from January 1,...

  17. Are women's dogs less stressed and healthier than men's dogs? An investigation in the waiting room of a veterinary hospital

    | Contributor(s):: Boere, V., Scalon, M. C., Wiedemann, G. G. S.

    Dogs are able of discriminate several human behaviors, behaving of corresponding way. Some studies showed that the dogs possess propensities to be more sociable and less stressed when manipulated by women regarding the dogs manipulated by men. We investigated in this study if the dogs accompanied...

  18. Comparison of strength of the human-animal bond between Hispanic and non-Hispanic owners of pet dogs and cats

    | Contributor(s):: Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Kogan, L. R., Wright, M. L.

    Objective - To assess differences in strength of the human-animal bond between Hispanic and non-Hispanic owners and determine whether these variations were associated with differences in medical care for pets. Design - Survey. Sample Population - 419 pet owners presenting a dog or cat for...

  19. Epidemiology of domestic cat behavioral and welfare issues: a survey of Brazilian referral animal hospitals in 2009

    | Contributor(s):: Souza-Dantas, L. M. de, Soares, G. M., D'Almeida, J. M., Paixao, R. L.

    Few feline behavioral categories, especially concerning their social behavior, have been studied so far. These include: the domestic cat social structure, relationships among individuals and communication among social groups. However, cats have become popular companion animals in many countries...