Milking it for all it’s worth: Unpalatable practices, dairy cows and veterinary work?
Contributor(s):: Clarke, Caroline, Knights, David
The Partnership That Might Save Your Pet's Life | Alane Kosanovich Cahalane | TEDxWanChai
| Contributor(s):: Alane Kosanovich Cahalane
As a veterinary surgeon, Dr. Alane Cahalane is used to being called a superhero. Her universe speaks of families who come together to save their pets, of veterinarians and nurses who passionately care for them, and of animals who battle the odds to survive. So why is the suicide rate among vets...
Performativity and a microbe: Exploring Mycobacterium bovis and the political ecologies of bovine tuberculosis
| Contributor(s):: Robinson, Philip A.
Veterinary trials and tribulations
Dell Kay Bertino
Human-cat relationship in an oceanic biosphere reserve: the case of La Palma Island, Canary archipelago
| Contributor(s):: Medina, F. M., Nogales, M., Farnworth, M. J., Bonnaud, E.
Removal of feral cats from island environments is a useful mechanism by which their ecological impact on endangered species can be reduced or ended. Nevertheless, because cats are anthropogenic in their origins, social perceptions of management practices play a large role in their implementation....
Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats
| Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
The Norwegian dairy goat industry has largely succeeded in controlling caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) and paratuberculosis through a voluntary disease eradication programme called Healthier Goats (HG). The aim of this study was to apply an on-farm welfare...
Jun 09 2017
International VetCo Workshop: Small Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgery
Feline aggression directed toward people: causes and treatment
| Contributor(s):: Horwitz, D. F.
Apr 29 2015
Humane Slaughter Association Welfare Officer Seminar
A woman veterinary student in the fifties: the view from the approaching millennium
| Contributor(s):: Lawrence, E. A.
Elizabeth A. Lawrence, a DVM graduate in the 1950s, reflects on the rapid changes in gender distribution within the veterinary profession since that time, noting the barriers she experienced and challenged, and those opportunties ahead as women reach "a point of critical mass" in the profession.
Stakeholder attitudes toward farm animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Heleski, C. R., Mertig, A. G., Zanella, A. J.
We developed a survey to measure attitudes toward farm animal welfare, then targeted two US groups considered highly influential in this area: veterinary college faculty members with large animal/food animal emphasis (VCF) and animal science faculty members (ANS). The survey was conducted via...
The changing roles of animals in western society: influences upon and from the veterinary profession
| Contributor(s):: Fogle, B.
The author discusses the role of animals and the influences of gender on evolving social attitutes toward them, noting that veterinarians, both men and women, "need to lead the discussion not just reacting to changes in public perception."
Emergency and disaster planning at Ohio animal shelters
| Contributor(s):: Decker, S. M., Lord, L. K., Walker, W. L., Wittum, T. E.
Results of a cross-sectional study to determine the level of emergency and disaster response planning at Ohio nonhuman animal shelters and the role Ohio agencies have in emergency and disaster response planning in their communities indicated a lack of preparedness coupled with underutilization of...
Impact of a bilingual mobile spay/neuter clinic in a U.S./Mexico border city
| Contributor(s):: Poss, J. E., Everett, M.
There are between 4 and 10 million dogs and cats killed annually in the United States. Although there are no accurate national estimates of the number of companion animals who are sterilized surgically. Approximately 26,000 companion animals are euthanized annually in El Paso County, Texas,...
Portrayals of canine obesity in English-language newspapers and in leading veterinary journals, 2000-2009: implications for animal welfare organizations and veterinarians as public educators
| Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Rock, M., Teows, L.
In industrialized societies, more than 1 in 3 dogs and people currently qualify as overweight or obese. Experts in public health expect both these figures to rise. Although clinical treatment remains important, so are public perceptions and social norms. This article presents a thematic analysis...
Sterilization of companion animals: exploring the attitudes and behaviors of Latino students in South Texas
| Contributor(s):: Faver, C. A.
A sample of 131 Latino students attending a university in south Texas near the United States-Mexico border completed a self-administered questionnaire regarding their companion animals (pets). Compared with dog caregivers (owners) (n=106), cat caregivers (n=25) were significantly more likely to...
Picturing the Pain of Animal Others: Rationalising Form, Function and Suffering in Veterinary Orthopaedics
| Contributor(s):: Degeling, Chris
The Emergence of "Implant-pets" and "Bone-sheep": Animals as New Biomedical Objects in Orthopaedic Surgery
| Contributor(s):: Schlünder, Martina, Schlich, Thomas