Distribution, complications, and outcome of footpad injuries in pet and military working dogs
Contributor(s):: Hansen, L. A., Hazenfield, K. M., Olea-Popelka, F., Smeak, D. D.
This study reports the findings of 120 traumatic pad injuries in pet and military dogs. Most dogs (68%) presented with a laceration to a thoracic limb footpad, and one-third of dogs were middle-aged castrated males. Metacarpal pads were most commonly injured. Short-term complications were noted...
Clinical endocrinology of companion animals- a review
Contributor(s):: Wendy Parker
The purpose of this book, as stated by the authors, is to provide a text for both students and practitioners that discusses the current knowledge of endocrine diseases of companion animals. One might wonder about the use of the word "companion" rather than "small" animals as is usually the case,...
Complications during shechita and halal slaughter without stunning in cattle
Contributor(s):: Gregory, N. G., Wenzlawowicz, M. von, Holleben, K. von, Fielding, H. R., Gibson, T. J., Mirabito, L., Kolesar, R.
Ear-tag chewing, ear rubbing and ear traumas in a small group of gilts after having electronic ear tags attached
Contributor(s):: Sherwin, C. M.
To facilitate field trials of a prototype computerised sow feeder, electronic and conventional ear tags were attached to a group of 7 gilts. Observations were made on ear-tag chewing, ear rubbing and traumas to ears during the following 16 days. The electronic ear tags were chewed significantly...
Compromised health and welfare of bears farmed for bile in China
Contributor(s):: Loeffler, I. K., Robinson, J., Cochrane, G.
The practice of farming bears for bile extraction is legal in China and involves an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 animals, primarily Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus). This study outlines the compromises to health and welfare suffered by bears on bile farms and is based on the results of visits...