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Maternal cannibalism is a condition whereby a dam consumes her own offspring after killing them. Although biological factors such as low levels of serum oxytocin and lipid levels have been shown to link to failure in maternal behaviors in different animals, underlying mechanisms responsible for...

Author(s)
Kockaya, M.; Ercan, N.; Demİrbas, Y. S.; Pereira, G. da G.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2018, 27, pp 23-26
Abstract

Previous research showed that behavior problems are a major reason for relinquishing adopted dogs to animal shelters, and it is possible that undesirable behaviors also affect the success of adoptions of retired racing greyhounds. The present study aimed to measure behaviors of ex-racing greyhounds ...

Author(s)
Howell, T. J.; Mongillo, P.; Giacomini, G.; Marinelli, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2018, 27, pp 15-22
Abstract

Background: The incidence of canine rabies cases in El Salvador has decreased in the last decade since the establishment of intense control programs, such as massive vaccination campaigns implemented by the Ministry of Health. Socioeconomic crises in recent years have limited the access to certain...

Author(s)
Arias-Orozco, P.; Bástida-González, F.; Cruz, L.; Villatoro, J.; Espinoza, E.; Zárate-Segura, P. B.; Recuenco, S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 8, pp e0201305
Abstract

In this paper, we review the scientific reports of sex-related differences in dogs as compared to the outcomes described for wild animals. Our aim was to explore whether the differences in male and female dogs were affected by the domestication process, in which artificial selection is the main...

Author(s)
Scandurra, A.; Alterisio, A.; Cosmo, A. di; D'Aniello, B.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2018, 8, 9, pp 151
Abstract

Author(s)
Shepherd, K.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2018, 183, 13, pp 418-419
Abstract

Dog adoption success is influenced by many factors. Current research specifically underlines the importance of good behaviour. In order to collect information on the behaviour of adopted dogs, a questionnaire was handed out to people adopting a dog from one of the Czech shelters. According to the...

Author(s)
Vitulová, S.; Voslářová, E.; Večerek, V.; Bedáňová, I.
Publisher
University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brno, 2018, 87, 2, pp 155-163
Abstract

Background: Working dogs are selected based on predictions from tests that they will be able to perform specific tasks in often challenging environments. However, withdrawal from service in working dogs is still a big problem, bringing into question the reliability of the selection tests used to...

Author(s)
Brady, K.; Cracknell, N.; Zulch, H.; Mills, D. S.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, May, pp 103
Abstract

Hemangiosarcoma (HSA) is a highly malignant tumour with aggressive biological behaviour. HSAs are more common in dogs than other domestic animals. The median survival time of dogs with HSA remains short, even with chemotherapy and surgery. Therefore, there is a critical need to improve the adjuvant ...

Author(s)
Carlson, A.; Alderete, K. S.; Grant, M. K. O.; Seelig, D. M.; Sharkey, L. C.; Zordoky, B. N. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, 2018, 16, 2, pp 253-261
Abstract

Mental and physical benefits of dogs have been reported for adults and children with special needs, but less is known about benefits of cats for children. A cat that can be held by a child could provide important therapeutic companionship for children with severe or less severe autism spectrum...

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.; Thigpen, A. P.; Willits, N. H.; Lyons, L. A.; Hertz-Picciotto, I.; Hart, B. L.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, March, pp 39
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Background: Cannabis from hemp (Cannabis sativa and C. indica) is one of the most common illegal drugs used by drug abusers. Indian cannabis contains around 70 alkaloids, and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-9-THC) is the most psychoactive substance. Animal intoxications occur rarely and are...

Author(s)
Janeczek, A.; Zawadzki, M.; Szpot, P.; Niedzwiedz, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2018, 60, 44, pp (11 July 2018)

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