Human-Dog Interactions & Municipal Policy
| Contributor(s):: Andrew Rowan
In 2009, a nationwide survey in Bosnia asking people about the threats in their local communities found that some communities were concerned about roaming dogs (rather than mine fields, crime or some other social ill). More specifically, the complaints mentioned dog attacks on people and...
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Immediate- and Modified-Release Mycophenolic Acid Preparations in Healthy Beagle Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Michael Klotsman, Sebastien Coquery, Gayatri Sathyan, Vatsala Naageshwaran, Paddy Shivanand, Amanda J. Fairchild4, Amanda J. Fairchild, Oliver A. Garden, Wayne H. Anderson
Background: Mycophenolic acid (MPA) is a broad-acting immunomodulating agent that may be therapeutically beneficial for the treatment of immune-mediated diseases in canine patients. Objectives: To determine the suppressive effects of MPA on T-cell proliferation, and to assess the...
The Effects of Pet Dog-Assisted Activities on Self-Esteem, Depression and Cognitive Function among Elderly People
| Contributor(s):: Esther Shin, Sung-Kook Lee
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of pet dog-assisted activities on self-esteem, depression and cognitive function of elderly people Method: The experimental group(pet dog-assisted group) consisted of 22 people over 65 years old out of about 90 elderly people...
Effectiveness of Canine Hip Dysplasia and Elbow Dysplasia Improvement Programs in Six UK Pedigree Breeds
| Contributor(s):: H. K. James, F. McDonnell, Thomas W. Lewis
Hip and elbow dysplasia are common disorders in larger dog breeds and crosses, and a known contributory factor to osteoarthritis, lameness and reduced mobility. Screening schemes evaluating the severity of hip and elbow dysplasia in the UK are administered by the British Veterinary Association...
Intake Vaccinations Reduced Signs of Canine Respiratory Disease During an Outbreak at an Animal Shelter
| Contributor(s):: Allison Andrukonis, Kelsea M. Brown, Nathaniel J. Hall, Alexandra Protopopova
Animal shelters provide an ideal environment for the spread of disease. Dogs are often housed in close quarters with others of unknown vaccine histories, and experience high levels of sustained stress. As a result, Canine Infection Respiratory Disease (CIRD) is often prevalent and difficult to...
Moment to Paws
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Cats vs. Dogs: The Efficacy of Feliway FriendsTM and AdaptilTM Products in Multispecies Homes
| Contributor(s):: Miriam Rebecca Prior, Daniel Simon Mills
Seven percent of UK households are estimated to own both a cat and a dog, despite a popular view that the two do not live well together. This is the first study to evaluate the effects of pheromone products Feliway FriendsTM and AdaptilTM on cat-dog interactions, in homes where owners perceived...
Aug 09 2022
Dogs Have Issues Too: Helping Dogs Cope With Stress
Dogs’ Stay in a Pet Hotel – Salivary Cortisol Level and Adaptation to New Conditions
| Contributor(s):: Wojtaś, Justyna, Garbiec, Aleksandra, Karpiński, Mirosław, Czyżowski, Piotr
Pilot Program for Veterans With PTSD to Train Service Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Suran, M.
Aggressiveness, ADHD-like behaviour, and environment influence repetitive behaviour in dogs
| Contributor(s):: Sulkama, S., Salonen, M., Mikkola, S., Hakanen, E., Puurunen, J., Araujo, C., Lohi, H.
Associations between osteoarthritis and duration and quality of night-time rest in dogs
| Contributor(s):: Smith, Melissa, Mendl, Michael, Murrell, Joanna C.
Therapy Dogs Help Ease Pain, Anxiety in ED Patients
| Contributor(s):: Rosenberg, K.
Development of the Pet Owner Connectedness Scale (POCS)
| Contributor(s):: Oliva, Jessica Lee, Johnston, Kim Louise
Bringing human-animal interaction to sport: Potential impacts on athletic performance
| Contributor(s):: Marvin, S., Sorenson, K., Stevens, J. R.
Companion Dog Routine Inventory: Scale Validation and the Effect of Routine on the Human–Dog Relationship
| Contributor(s):: Luna-Cortés, Gonzalo
Intranasal oxytocin studies on dogs might not be double-blind
| Contributor(s):: Kis, Anna, Bolló, Henrietta, Gergely, Anna, Topál, József
Effect of Tranquil and Active Video Representations of an Unfamiliar Dog on Subjective Mental States
| Contributor(s):: Ein, Natalie, Reed, Maureen J., Vickers, Kristin
Is there hope beyond fear? Effects of social rehabilitation on unsocialised stray dogs
| Contributor(s):: Casaca, Miriam, Morello, Gabriela M., Magalhães, Tatiana, Olsson, I. Anna S., Vieira de Castro, Ana Catarina
Investigation into owner-reported differences between dogs born in versus imported into Canada
| Contributor(s):: von Rentzell, K. A., van Haaften, K., Morris, A., Protopopova, A.
Over 1 million dogs are imported into the United States and roughly 340,000 dogs into the United Kingdom yearly. Although the official number of dogs arriving to Canada is currently unknown, local animal professionals estimate that thousands of dogs are imported into Canada each year. Dog...