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  1. [Pet cats, medicine and art]

    Contributor(s):: Cabello, C. F.

  2. Dog handlers' experiences of therapy dogs' impact on life near death for persons with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Swall, A., Craftman, A., Grundberg, A., Wiklund, E., Valiaho, N., Hagelin, C. L.

  3. [Therapeutic horseback riding as a special form of physical therapy provided by the health insurance in the GDR]

    Contributor(s):: Riede, D.

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  4. Robots sociales y animales en la terapia de personas con demencia avanzada

    Contributor(s):: Meritxell Valentí Soler

    Las personas con demencia pueden padecer trastornos de comportamiento que disminuyen su calidad de vida y aumentan el coste de su cuidado y el desgaste de su cuidador. La terapia con animales desde hace años se conoce como beneficiosa para reducir dichos síntomas. Los robots...

  5. Specialists' viewpoints on the human-animal bond in practice: a panel discussion

    Contributor(s):: Ogilvie, G. K.

  6. Helping assistance dog owners

    Contributor(s):: Fraser, M.

  7. A cross-sectional study of horse-related injuries in veterinary and animal science students at an Australian university

    Contributor(s):: Riley, C. B., Liddiard, J. R., Thompson, K.

    Specific estimates of the risk of horse-related injury (HRI) to university students enrolled in veterinary and animal sciences have not been reported. This study aimed to determine the risk of student HRI during their university education, the nature and management of such injuries. A...

  8. Comparison of stress exhibited by cats examined in a clinic versus a home setting

    Contributor(s):: Nibblett, B. M., Ketzis, J. K., Grigg, E. K.

    Serum cortisol levels, physiological parameters and behavior were used to assess stress experienced by cats examined using equivalent low stress handling techniques in two different environments: their home and an idealized veterinary clinic setting. Healthy cats ( n=18) were examined in a...

  9. Bioethics; Its Scope and Purpose

    Contributor(s):: Fox, Michael W.

  10. Ethical Considerations in the Use of Transgenic Animals

    Contributor(s):: Giraud, Raymond

  11. Association between dog guardianship and HIV clinical outcomes

    Contributor(s):: Saberi, P., Neilands, T. B., Johnson, M. O.

  12. Nurturing your pet with nature - Part 2: Sensory and discovery experiences

    Contributor(s):: Rauh, R. M.

  13. Behavioural evaluation of analgesic efficacy for pain mitigation in lame sows

    Contributor(s):: Pairis-Garcia, M. D., Johnson, A. K., Stalder, K. J., Abell, C. A., Karriker, L. A., Coetzee, J. F., Millman, S. T.

    Lameness in breeding swine has a large negative economic impact and is a welfare concern. Pain-related behaviour, such as postural changes, may be used to evaluate the presence and severity of pain in animals. The objective of this work was to determine the effects of flunixin meglumine (FM) and...

  14. Association between dog guardianship and HIV clinical outcomes

    Contributor(s):: Saberi, P., Neilands, T. B., Johnson, M. O.

  15. China's bear farming and long-term solutions

    Contributor(s):: Li, P. J.

    Commentary on China's bear farming to obtain bear bile for traditional Chinese medicine and possible long-term solutions.

  16. Hydration state of goats transported by road for 12 hours during the hot-dry conditions and the modulating role of ascorbic acid

    Contributor(s):: Minka, S. N., Ayo, J. O.

    This study investigated the effects of 12 hr of road transportation during the hot-dry conditions and the modulating role of ascorbic acid (AA) on the hydration state of goats. Twenty goats who served as treatment goats received oral administration of 100 mg/kg body weight of AA, whereas another...

  17. The use of dogs in medical and veterinary training: understanding and approaching student uneasiness

    Contributor(s):: Arluke, A.

    Although the educational use of dogs, both live and cadaverous, has declined in recent years in medical and veterinary schools, the practice still continues. The use of live dogs in U.S. medical education has dropped sharply during the last two decades. At present, the majority of such schools...

  18. Grief for pets - Part 1: Overview and some false assumptions

    Contributor(s):: Hewson, C.

    Dealing with clients' distress, especially at euthanasia, is a significant stressor for many veterinary nurses. However, few have had formal training in how pet loss affects clients, and how best to communicate with grieving clients. Moreover, many veterinary practices do not take a comprehensive...

  19. Measuring the efficacy of flunixin meglumine and meloxicam for lame sows using nociceptive threshold tests

    Contributor(s):: Pairis-Garcia, M. D., Johnson, A. K., Stalder, K. J., Karriker, L. A., Coetzee, J. F., Millman, S. T.

    Lameness in breeding swine can cause severe pain leading to on-farm welfare issues and significant economic impacts. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs including meloxicam and flunixin meglumine are commonly used in veterinary medicine for their analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties....

  20. Prioritisation of companion dog welfare issues using expert consensus

    Contributor(s):: Buckland, E. L., Corr, S. A., Abeyesinghe, S. M., Wathes, C. M.

    Resources for tackling animal welfare issues are often limited. Obtaining a consensus of expert opinion on the most pressing issues to address is a valuable approach to try to ensure that resources are wisely spent. In this study, seven independent experts in a range of disciplines (including...