Perceptions of companion dog benefits on well-being of US military veterans with HIV/AIDS
Contributor(s):: Kruger, K. S., Stern, S. L., Anstead, G., Finley, E. P.
Objectives: Patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) frequently experience psychosocial complications in addition to physical illness. Conflicting data on the value of companion dog ownership in minimizing psychosocial distress suggest the need...
H7N9 ia a virus worth worrying about
| Contributor(s):: P. Horby, A.J. Tatem, Z. Huang, M. Gilbert, T.P. Robinson, G.R.W. Wint, F.G. Hayden, N. van Vinh Chau, N. Shindo, G. Carson, Z. Gao, Y. Hongjie, S.I. Hay, J. Farrar
Once again an animal influenza A virus has crossed the species barrier to cause an appreciable number of human cases. Now, two months after the first known human infections with the H7N9 virus, the question is: which of the paths set by previous emerging influenza viruses will it follow? One...
Characterization of injuries caused by dogs and cats to humans in the municipality of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, between the years 2000 and 2009
| Contributor(s):: Frias, D. F. R., Nunes, J. O. R., Carvalho, A. A. B.
Communicable diseases and the human-animal relationship - Mini Review
| Contributor(s):: Webber, R.
Exploring opportunities to do things differently
| Contributor(s):: Gibbens, N.
Human-animal relationships in the Norwegian dairy goat industry: assessment of pain and provision of veterinary treatment (Part II)
| Contributor(s):: Muri, K., Valle, P. S.
Infectious diseases associated with relation between humans and wildlife - consideration on wild bird mortality and bird-feeding
| Contributor(s):: Fukui, D.
Pet travel changes - good for owners... but what about pets?
| Contributor(s):: Cooper, E.
Veterinarians' role for pet owners facing pet loss
| Contributor(s):: Fernandez-Mehler, P., Gloor, P., Sager, E., Lewis, F. I., Glaus, T. M.
Monkeypox outbreak among pet owners
| Contributor(s):: Maskalyk, James
Public health confronts the chicken, the hamster, and the goat
| Contributor(s):: W. John Pape
John Pape is an Epidemiologist with the Communicable Disease Epidemiology Program, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. This slide-show presents facts and images relating to Zoonoses: diseases of animals transmissible to humans under natural conditions. The characteristics of...
Keep the family dog
| Contributor(s):: Pattillo, R. E.
Negative affective states and their effects on morbidity, mortality and longevity
| Contributor(s):: Walker, M. D., Duggan, G., Roulston, N., Slack, A. van, Mason, G.
Perceptions of village dogs by villagers and tourists in the coastal region of rural Oaxaca, Mexico
| Contributor(s):: Ruiz-Izaguirre, E., Eilers, C. H. A. M.
The objective of this study was to gain an understanding of the village dog-keeping system, and of perceptions of dog-related problems by villagers and tourists, in the coastal region of Oaxaca, Mexico. We conducted a survey of the inhabitants of three villages (Mazunte, Puerto Angel, and...
Role of bird movements in the epidemiology of West Nile and avian influenza virus
| Contributor(s):: Muzaffar, S. B., Hill, N. J., Takekawa, J. Y., Perry, W. M., Smith, L. M., Boyce, W. M.
Serologic evidence of Brucella and pseudorabies in Mississippi feral swine
| Contributor(s):: Jack, S. W., Cumbee, J. C., Jr., Godwin, K. C.
Antimicrobial resistance, virulence profiles, and phylogenetic groups of fecal Escherichia coli isolates: a comparative analysis between dogs and their owners in Japan
| Contributor(s):: Harada, K., Okada, E., Shimizu, T., Kataoka, Y., Sawada, T., Takahashi, T.
Cats--source of protection or infection? A case-control study of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
| Contributor(s):: Xu, Z. Y., Tang, Y. W., Kan, L. Y., Tsai, T. F.
Dog ownership among multiple sclerosis patients and their level of measles antibodies. A case-control study
| Contributor(s):: Mititelu, G., Cernescu, C., Bourceanu, I.
Biting dogs in Rome (Italy)
| Contributor(s):: Maragliano, L., Ciccone, G., Fantini, C., Petrangeli, C., Saporito, G., Traglia, M. di, Natoli, E.
We present data on dog biting events which occurred in Rome and were recorded by the Public Dog Shelter and Veterinary Hospital of Rome. In Italy the control of rabies is regulated by Presidential Decree. Recently, the endorsement of a National Law, aimed at the prevention of dog and cat...