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OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of different types of classical music played during a veterinary visit on dog behavior and owner satisfaction. DESIGN: Prospective randomized controlled study. ANIMALS: 74 dogs examined at a veterinary teaching hospital. PROCEDURES Dogs examined for a wellness...

Author(s)
Engler, W. J.; Bain, M.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2017, 251, 2, pp 195-200
Abstract

Facial expressions are important for humans in communicating emotions to the conspecifics and enhancing interpersonal understanding. Many muscles producing facial expressions in humans are also found in domestic dogs, but little is known about how humans perceive dog facial expressions, and which...

Author(s)
Kujala, M. V.; Somppi, S.; Jokela, M.; Vainio, O.; Parkkonen, L.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 1, pp e0170730
Abstract

A diversity of indigenous and alien wildlife persists in suburbia, and provides residents with the opportunity to experience wildlife. Suburban gardens may serve as refugia and foraging grounds for many primate species allowing them to populate within a largely urbanized landscape. However, this...

Author(s)
Patterson, L.; Kalle, R.; Downs, C.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Urban Ecosystems, 2017, 20, 3, pp 617-628
Abstract

The canine transmissible venereal tumour (CTVT) is a transmissible cancer that is spread between dogs by the allogeneic transfer of living cancer cells. The infectious agents in CTVT are the living cancer cells themselves, which are transmitted between dogs during coitus. CTVT first arose several...

Author(s)
Castro, K. F.; Strakova, A.; Tinucci-Costa, M.; Murchison, E. P.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, 2017, 15, 2, pp 615-618
Abstract

Haemangiosarcoma (HSA) has an aggressive biological behaviour and carries a poor prognosis, with less than 10% of treated dogs surviving longer than 1 year. In this retrospective study a varied metronomic chemotherapy (MC) regimen preceded by adjuvant doxorubicin-based maximum-tolerated dose...

Author(s)
Finotello, R.; Henriques, J.; Sabattini, S.; Stefanello, D.; Felisberto, R.; Pizzoni, S.; Ferrari, R.; Marconato, L.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, 2017, 15, 2, pp 493-503
Abstract

The involvement of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is well established in human breast cancer, however, in canine mammary tumours (CMT), including inflammatory mammary carcinomas (IMC), still needs to be clarified. Enzyme immune assay techniques were used for EGFR determinations in tumour...

Author(s)
Queiroga, F. L.; Perez-Alenza, M. D.; González-Gil, A.; Silván, G.; Peña, L.; Illera, J. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, 2017, 15, 2, pp 383-390
Abstract

This review aimed to summarize the present knowledge about the effects of GnRH agonist slow-release implants (GnRH A-SRI) on fertility and behaviour in male and female dogs and cats with special focus on deslorelin. Following an initial stimulation of gonadotropin and testosterone secretion...

Author(s)
Goericke-Pesch, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2017, 52, s2, pp 336-347
Abstract

Risk factors for human-directed aggression were investigated using retrospective analysis of data from a referral-level clinical behaviour population in the UK. A sample of 200 cases involving human-directed canine aggression and 200 control cases involving no instance of human-directed aggression...

Author(s)
Lord, M.; Loftus, B. A.; Blackwell, E. J.; Casey, R. A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2017, 181, 2, pp 44
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Author(s)
Keuster, T. de
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2017, 181, 2, pp 42-43
Abstract

The hypothesis that free access to food might reduce food-related aggression in shelter dogs was tested. Dogs that exhibited food-related aggression in a standardized assessment (ASPCA SAFER®) were provided either unlimited access to food or two scheduled daily feedings for 3 days (Groups A and B)...

Author(s)
Lyle, J.; Kapla, S.; Silva, S. P. da; Maxwell, M. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2017, 191, pp 49-58

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