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  1. The Health Implications of Employment in Non-Profit Animal Care In Eastern North Carolina: A Phenomenological Exploration

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    | Contributor(s):: Sierra Nicole Fountain

    Given a dearth of literature regarding animal care workers in non-profit settings, all of whom potentially face health-related risks, a need existed to explore these individuals' collective lived experiences and perceptions. The purpose of this study was to describe non-profit animal care...

  2. Influence of low stress handling during clinical visit on physiological and behavioural indicators in adult dogs: a preliminary study

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    | Contributor(s):: Bruno Scalia, Daniela Alberghina, Michele Panzera

    Low stress handling techniques or “Fear Free principles” in veterinary clinics are becoming an important research area aimed at improving small animal welfare, considering that the majority of dogs who undergo clinical examinations exhibit fear or anxiety signs. Objective of this...

  3. The influence of human behaviors in the increased prevalence of overweight dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Nora J. Nealon, Julie M. Fagan

    An increasing number of dogs are falling into the overweight and obese categories, paralleling the rise in obesity over the past few decades in people. This suggests that dogs, which interact closely with people, have been influenced by our sedentary lifestyles, over-sized portions and diets high...

  4. Sep 29 2016

    Southwest Veterinary Symposium-Fort Worth 2016

    The Southwest Veterinary Symposium is a partnership combining the efforts of the Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas VMAs to provide exceptional continuing education for veterinary...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/420

  5. Cat Quarantine: When a Pet Is Part of an Overseas Move

    | Contributor(s):: Bruno, Debra

  6. Working out back: the veterinary technician and "dirty work"

    | Contributor(s):: Sanders, Damien

  7. 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.

  8. Interspecies encounters: An ethnography of a veterinary hospital

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    | Contributor(s):: Atwood-Harvey, Dana Renee

    There were three broad reasons for this research. The larger goal was to continue to advance the incorporation of 'other' animals and the rest of nature in general in sociological theory and research. The second was to suggest to those who have incorporated 'other' animals into...

  9. Veterinary Vision, Spring 2012

    | Contributor(s):: Claire Eldridge (editor)

    Veterinary Vision is a publication of The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. This yearly magazine explores the research, teaching, and outreach services of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

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

    | Contributor(s):: Ross Maciejewski, Nita Glickman, George Moore, Cheng Zheng, Benjamin Tyner, William Cleveland, David Ebert, Larry Glickman

    Objectives: This study utilized the electronic medical records of six veterinary hospitals (operated by Banfield, The Pet Hospital®) 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...

  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. 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...

  15. 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,...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...