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  1. Dog selection and responsible animal keeping during the COVID-19 pandemic: survey among future owners and animal welfare NGOsA kutyavalasztas szempontjai es a felelos allattartas a COVID-19- vilagjarvanv idejen: felmeres ieendo kutyatartok es ellatve

    Contributor(s):: Szabina, T., Szilvia, V., Laszlo, O., Viktoria, S.

  2. Cat scratch disease at the human-animal interface. Case report in the City of San Luis, ArgentinaEnfermedad por aranazo de gato en la interfaz humano-animal. Reporte de caso en la Ciudad de San Luis, Argentina

    Contributor(s):: Santiago Lorenzatti, J., Nazarena de Salvo, M., Diaz Perez, P., Cicuttin, G. L., Samartino, L. E.

  3. How far should we go?

    Contributor(s):: Quain, A.

    2021CompanionJuly24-262041-2487EnglishSydney School of Veterinary Science, Australia.text

  4. Where is a dog? Ethical dillemas concerning creative groomingGdzie jest pies? Dylematy etyczne dotyczaace creative grooming

    Contributor(s):: Mamzer, H.

  5. Creating resilient and sociable domestic pets

    Contributor(s):: Hargrave, C.

    2021CompanionOctober18-232041-2487EnglishASAB, London, UK.text

  6. Small animal zoonoses on the rise or under the radar

    Contributor(s):: Wright, I.

  7. Ophthalmic disorders in a referral population of seven breeds of brachycephalic dogs: 970 cases (2008-2017)

    Contributor(s):: Palmer, S. V., Gomes, F. E., McArt, J. A. A.

  8. High-rise syndrome in cats and dogs

    Contributor(s):: Lefman, S., Prittie, J. E.

  9. Animal emotions in practice

    Contributor(s):: Lambert, H.

  10. Responsible ownership: what do pet owners need to know?

    Contributor(s):: Lacey, L.

  11. Cry wolf: a major misunderstanding about dog behaviour

    Contributor(s):: Durston, T.

  12. Misconceptions in anthropomorphizing the feeding of pet animalsEquivocos ao se antropomorfizar a alimentacao dos animais de companhia

    Contributor(s):: Ribeiro, R. R., Silva, M. D. da, Massari, C. H. de A. L.

    The present work aims to contribute to the issue of legal and ethical responsibility regarding adequate feeding for pets, through the analysis of the works of the philosophers Singer, Francione and Gilligan. A literature review was carried out based on the main philosophical works by authors who...

  13. Jog with your dog: dog owner exercise routines predict dog exercise routines and perception of ideal body weight

    Contributor(s):: Banton, S., Massow, M. von, Pezzali, J. G., Verbrugghe, A., Shoveller, A. K.

    Canine obesity is becoming an increasingly prevalent concern among companion animal veterinarians and professionals alike. A number of sociodemographic, dietary, and exercise related variables have been shown to be predictive of a dog's bodyweight, however, all previous surveys designed to...

  14. Commentary: Efficacy of Dog Training With and Without Remote Electronic Collars vs. a Focus on Positive Reinforcement

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    | Contributor(s):: Rebecca J. Sargisson, Ian G. McLean

  15. Catpanion: A UI/UX iOS-based App Design to support cat adoptions

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    | Contributor(s):: Chenchen Ji

    Homeless and abandoned cats are becoming an issue in urban areas around the world: a majority of them may carry illnesses that may lead to infectious diseases. Once back in the wild, cats may also harm the ecological equilibrium of urban areas as they are known to be hunters of birds and...

  16. Effects of dogs' visits to a public exhibition

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    | Contributor(s):: Vanda Marnoto, Gonçalo G. Pereira, Sara Fragoso, Ana Faria, Sandra Soares, Florbela Elias, Rita Santos, Márcia Silva, Sónia Saraiva, Ana Santos, Leonor Galhardo

      Outdoor activities with dogs are known to be physically and mentally beneficial to them and their owners, but less is known about their circulation in public spaces. This study aimed to understand the effects of dog-owner dyad’s visits to an interactive exhibition on the...

  17. Efficacy of Dog Training With and Without Remote Electronic Collars vs. a Focus on Positive Reinforcement

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    | Contributor(s):: Lucy China, Daniel S. Mills, Jonathan J. Cooper

    We assessed the efficacy of dog training with and without remote electronic collarscompared to training with positive reinforcement. A total of 63 dogs with knownoff-lead behavioral problems such as poor recall were allocated to one of three traininggroups (each n = 21), receiving up to...

  18. Estimation of Dog-bite Rates and Evaluation of Healthcare Seeking Behaviors following Dog Bite, Haiti

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    | Contributor(s):: Gabrielle Johnson, Gerardo Chowell

    Background: Haiti has been identified as one of only several countries in the Western Hemisphere in which canine rabies control efforts have succeeded in eliminating dog-mediated human rabies deaths. In 2016, a study was conducted to test several alternative vaccination methods that may...

  19. Effects of Multi-Day Music Enrichment on Salivary Cortisol and Cage Behavior in Shelter Dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Stacy D. Engerbretson

    Rehoming shelters provide their animals with environmental enrichment with the expectation that modifying the physical space will improve kennel-related stress and subsequently abate undesirable behaviors. Although enrichment has shown moderate success at improving in-kennel behavior, increased...

  20. Urban Animals: GIS Analysis of Stray Canines and Felines in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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    | Contributor(s):: Courtney Brock

    While human influence and progress has shaped the cityscape of Albuquerque, New Mexico, many stray animals also consider this city to be their home. Albuquerque’s Animal Welfare Department holds a human responsibility over these urban animals and their habitat displacement, requiring them...