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Companion animals have always been an integral part of society, but the contributions that they make to human wellbeing, in terms of physical,...

Date
June 2017
Authors
R. Wood
Abstract

A 5-year-old intact female Maltese dog was referred to us with a history of left side head tilt and ataxia. Based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and cerebrospinal fluid analysis results, the patient was tentatively diagnosed to meningoencephalitis of unknown etiology (MUE). Clinical signs were...

Authors
Jung DongIn; An SuJin; Hwang TaeSung; Lee HeeChun; Song JoongHyun; Cho KyuWoan
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2017, 34, 2, pp 152-155
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19 - 22 October 2017 - Denver, CO

Venue
Denver, CO
Country
USA
Contact
American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)
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390 Amwell Road, Suite 402, Hillsborough, NJ 08844, USA.
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+1 800 874 0498
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+1 908 292 1188
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Noroviruses (NoVs) are a leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) worldwide. The virus was reported from humans and later was identified in different symptomatic and/or asymptomatic animal species, such as bovine, ovine, swine, canine and feline. In animals NoV infection is...

Date
March 2017
Subjects
animal diseases; animal pathology; diagnosis; disease prevalence; disease transmission; domestic animals; drug therapy; epidemiology; gastroenteritis; human diseases; livestock; pathogenesis; pets; viral diseases; zoonoses
Authors
Alfieri, A. A.; Leme, R. A.; Alfieri, A. F.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Companion animal economics: the economic impact of companion animals in the UK. Research report.

The aim of this report is to raise awareness of the importance of research concerning the economic impact of companion animals on society. This report was inspired by the seminal Council for Science and Society (CSS) report Companion Animals in Society (1988), and updates and extends its evaluation...

Authors
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
AbstractFull Text

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers (NSDTRs) are a dog breed often affected by immune-mediated rheumatic disease (IMRD), a disorder characterised by chronic stiffness and joint pain. Most, but not all, dogs with IMRD, have antinuclear antibodies (ANA), which are also commonly present in the...

Authors
Bremer, H. D.; Hillström, A.; Kǻnǻhols, M.; Hagman, R.; Hansson-Hamlin, H.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 21, pp (17 April 2017)
AbstractFull Text

Background: Mammary gland tumors are the most common tumors in sexually intact female dogs; however, they are rare in male dogs. This study was conducted to investigate the relationship between sexual hormones and mammary gland tumors in a male dog. Case presentation: A 13-year-old, intact male...

Authors
Kwon SoonChan; Yoo DaeYoung; Ko MinHo; Lee KwonYoung; Kwak HoHyun; Park InChul; Hwang InKoo; Choi JungHoon; Chung JinYoung
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 20, pp (11 April 2017)
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Background: This study was performed in order to gather recent epidemiological data on feline endoparasites in Swedish cats. Faecal samples from 205 outdoor cats were collected by their owners and submitted to the National Veterinary Institute for analysis. The study population was comprised of...

Authors
Grandi, G.; Comin, A.; Ibrahim, O.; Schaper, R.; Forshell, U.; Lind, E. O.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 19, pp (23 March 2017)
AbstractFull Text

Background: American Cocker Spaniels are overrepresented among breeds that require surgery as a treatment of end-stage otitis externa. However, the prevalence of otitis externa (OE) in this breed remains unknown. We reviewed the year 2010 medical records of 55 private veterinary clinics in Finland...

Authors
Kaimio, M.; Saijonmaa-Koulumies, L.; Laitinen-Vapaavuori, O.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 14, pp (28 February 2017)
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Background: Migrating plant material is often suspected clinically to be the underlying cause of iliopsoas myositis in the dog, but cannot always be found pre- or intraoperatively. In most cases, recurrence of clinical signs is related to failure to remove the plant material. Preoperative...

Authors
Birettoni, F.; Caivano, D.; Rishniw, M.; Moretti, G.; Porciello, F.; Giorgi, M. E.; Crovace, A.; Bianchini, E.; Bufalari, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 12, pp (14 February 2017)

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