Forming an end of life hospice/Pawspice service
Contributor(s):: Villalobos, A. E.
Practitioners who support the human-animal bond can organize a team to provide end of life hospice/'Pawspice' care services in their hospitals. Selected staff can acquire communication skills needed to deal with end of life care issues. Pawspice carers often express worry, disappointment, fear,...
Surgery or euthanasia - about dealing with stressed horse owners in a sensitive way - while considering animal welfare
Operation oder Euthanasie - vorm sensiblen Umgang mit dem gestressten Tierbesitzer unter Tierschutzgesichtspunkten
Contributor(s):: Schule, E.
The Development of a Screening Questionnaire for Childhood Cruelty to Animals
Contributor(s):: Guymer, Elise C., Mellor, David, Luk, Ernest S. L., Pearse, Vicky, Luk, E. S.
An ethicist's commentary on the case of conflict between husband and wife over treatment of a pet
Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
An ethicist's commentary on veterinarians treating unowned animals and euthanizing unwanted animals
Treat or euthanize: helping owners make critical decisions regarding pets with behavior problems
Contributor(s):: Haug, L. I.
This article describes the environmental and the animal's own factors that influence the development of behaviour problems and aggression and also considers the owners' perceptions, emotions and finances to help them decide on a treatment programme before considering euthanasia.
Behavioural testing of dogs in animal shelters to predict problem behaviour
Contributor(s):: Netto, W. J., Borg, J. A. M. van der, Planta, D. J. U.
Early detection of lameness in heifers with hairy heel warts using a pressure plate
Contributor(s):: Almeida, P. E., Mullineaux, D. R., Raphael, W., Wickens, C., Zanella, A. J.
Lameness is an indicator of pain and suffering, which has substantial animal welfare and economic impact on the dairy industry. Subjective locomotion scoring is unreliable for detecting mild cases of lameness in dairy herds. Undetected lameness can progress to a more serious and painful state...