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The genetic basis of aggressive behaviour has been examined extensively, including analysis of genes encoding neurotransmitters, signalling molecules and regulatory enzymes, as well as their synthesis and degradation. Dopamine beta-hydroxylase, an enzyme catalysing the conversion of dopamine into...

Author(s)
Polasik, D.; Konieczna, A.; Terman, A.; Dybus, A.
Publisher
University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brno, 2021, 90, 3, pp 295-299
Abstract

Background: There is a lack of information regarding magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of polyostotic vertebral lesions in dogs. The aim of this retrospective study was to identify and differentiate low-field MRI features of aggressive versus benign multifocal vertebral diseases in dogs....

Author(s)
Furtado, A. R. R.; Moris, L. M.; Esmieu, S.; Cherubini, G. B.; Mantis, P.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2021, 189, 5,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Euthanasia for pet behaviour problems.

This chapter presents examples that describe the decision making and welfare aspects of euthanizing dogs with aggression and other behaviour problems.

Author(s)
Garner, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245370)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Serotonin, also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT), has been firstly isolated and described by Maurice Rapport and colleagues, after decades of research on a vasoconstrictor substance suspected of being contained in platelets. After its discovery, several studies have been done to identify its...

Author(s)
Marini, M.; Monni, A.
Publisher
Edizioni ETS, Pisa, Italy
Citation
Dog Behavior, 2021, 7, 1, pp 11-18
Abstract

Oral melanoma (OM) is a highly aggressive tumor of the oral cavity in humans and dogs. Here we review the phenotypic similarities between the disease in these 2 species as the basis for the view that canine OM is a good model for the corresponding human disease. Utility of the "canine model" has...

Author(s)
Palma, S. di; McConnell, A.; Verganti, S.; Starkey, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2021, 58, 5, pp 881-889
Abstract

As a result of species protection in Poland, wolves now appear in places that are attractive for human recreation, increasing their exposure to dogs. This creates a risk of spontaneous direct interactions between these two canine species. Aggressive interactions between the gray wolf and the...

Author(s)
Haidt, A.; Gawryś, R.; Szewczyk, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2021, 11, 9,
Abstract

The red imported fire ant (RIFA, Solenopsis invicta) is an exotic aggressive pest that is notorious for its ability to seriously harm humans and animals, cause economic loss to agriculture, and damage ecosystems. This is the first study to validate the capability of filter paper adsorption as a...

Author(s)
Chi WeiLien; Chen ChingHui; Lin HuiMin; Lin ChungChi; Chen WangTing; Chen YiChen; Lien YiYang; Tsai YiLun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2021, 11, 8,
Abstract

Dog fighting, along with other nonhuman-animal-fighting activities, is a popular pastime in rural South Punjab, Pakistan. This article explicates dog fighting and discusses its symbolic significance to those who control the game, organize it, and participate in the performance. In discussing the...

Author(s)
Kavesh, M. A.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Society & Animals, 2021, 29, 3, pp 227-245
Abstract

Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a histologic benign but locally aggressive vascular tumor described in humans. The description of this disease in dogs is limited. A mixed-breed female dog was presented with a history of epistaxis and nasal discharge. Rhinoscopy and computed tomography revealed a...

Author(s)
Kluthcovsky, L. C.; Lima Queiroz, T. N. de; Somensi, M.; Castro, J. L. C.; Engracia Filho, J. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2021, 44,
Abstract

Background: B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (BCLL) in dogs generally is considered an indolent disease, but previous studies indicate a wide range in survival times. Objectives: We hypothesized that BCLL has a heterogeneous clinical course, similar to chronic lymphocytic leukemia in humans. We...

Author(s)
Rout, E. D.; Labadie, J. D.; Yoshimoto, J. A.; Avery, P. R.; Curran, K. M.; Avery, A. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2021, 35, 4, pp 1918-1928

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