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Aggressiveness is reported to be the most important public health issue related to both owned and free-roaming dogs. Common approaches to assess canine aggressiveness are temperament tests. The main aim of this study was to evaluate whether one such test, the Socially Acceptable Behaviour (SAB)...

Author(s)
Villa, P. dalla; Barnard, S.; Nardo, A. di; Iannetti, L.; Vulpiani, M. P.; Trentini, R.; Serpell, J. A.; Siracusa, C.
Publisher
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale', Teramo, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria Italiana, 2017, 53, 1, pp 61-70
Abstract

A review of 7 published studies and 1 anecdotal report involving dogs born in high-volume commercial breeding establishments and sold to the consumer directly via the Internet or indirectly through retail pet stores revealed an increased incidence of behavioral and emotional problems that cause...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2017, 19, pp 14-26
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Owner-directed aggression is reported as the most frequent of the aggression cases observed. Some factors underlying aggressive behavior are, adopting before the end of socialization period, genetic and hereditary parameters, inbreeding, environment, excessive punishment, sex, age, size, somatic...

Author(s)
Dalgin, D.; Meral, Y.; Çenesİz, M.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
Citation
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2017, 23, 4, pp 629-634
Abstract

Soft tissue sarcoma constitutes a heterogeneous group of mesenchymal tumours. Although they are common in the dog, many uncertainties surround the best options for clinical management. Despite recent improvements in outcome, approximately one in five patients may still die as a result of their...

Author(s)
Bray, J. P.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2017, 58, 2, pp 63-72
Abstract

School dogs are supposed to support pupil's social and emotional development, to increase their communication skills and their physical and mental health. In this study 54 dogs were tested with a specific behaviour test in order to assess their suitability as school assistance dogs. The safety of...

Author(s)
Meyer, M.; Rötterink, M.; Hackbarth, H.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2017, 98, 5, pp 424...441
Abstract

Behavioral medicine and neuroscience are about pattern recognition. This brief introduction to thinking in a neurobehavioral mechanistic manner is intended to introduce clinicians to how to recognize and use relevant patterns for the benefit of the patients. We are learning more about genetic and...

Author(s)
Overall, K. L.
Publisher
Eastern States Veterinary Association, Inc (NAVC), Glen Mills, USA
Citation
Today's Veterinary Practice, 2017, 7, 3, pp 96-104
Abstract

Canine hemangiosarcoma (HSA) is a neoplasm of vascular endothelial origin that has an aggressive biological behaviour, with less than 10% of dogs alive at 12-months postdiagnosis. Treatment of choice consists of surgery followed by adjuvant doxorubicin-based chemotherapy. We prospectively compared...

Author(s)
Finotello, R.; Stefanello, D.; Zini, E.; Marconato, L.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, 2017, 15, 1, pp 25-35
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Aggression is the canine behaviour most likely to lead to relinquishment or euthanasia. Understanding how dogs socially interact and manage conflict is therefore of particular importance to veterinary professionals. Traditional approaches to the prevention and management of canine aggression...

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2017, 8, 3, pp 132-138
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Author(s)
Sechi, S.; Fiore, F.; Cocco, R.; Cerbo, A. di; Canello, S.; Guidetti, G.; Chiavolelli, F.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2017, 180, 19, pp 476
Abstract

The monoamine neurotransmitter serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine [5-HT]) is involved in neuronal excitability, regulates mood and cognition, and is implicated in the regulation of a wide range of social behavior. Understanding its role in social behavior would be useful in understanding and improving...

Author(s)
Alberghina, D.; Rizzo, M.; Piccione, G.; Giannetto, C.; Panzera, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2017, 18, pp 96-101

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