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Author(s)
Speksnijder, D. C.; Wagenaar, J. A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Animal Frontiers, 2018, 8, 2, pp 4-9
Abstract

In this article the author discussed the three important steps in taking care of kittens specially on their first visit in a cat-only veterinary clinic. The three steps includes: first-introducing the concept or idea of preventive medicine, second-territorial and behavioral aspects, and...

Author(s)
Berg, C.
Publisher
Royal Canin Ltd (UK and Ireland), Castle Cary, UK
Citation
Veterinary Focus, 2019, 29, 1, pp 28-31
Abstract

Central administration of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), a 41-amino acid peptide, is associated with anorexigenic effects across various species, with particularly potent reductions in food intake in rodents and chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus), a species for which the most is known. The...

Author(s)
Wang JinXin; DePena, M.; Taylor, G.; Gilbert, E. R.; Cline, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2019, 276, pp 22-29
Abstract

Aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is the major mycotoxin that contaminates aquafeeds and regarded as a causative agent in illnesses and the mortality of aquacultural species. However, the effects of AFB1 on developing fish and associated toxic mechanism are still unknown. This study examines the behavioral...

Author(s)
Wu TingShuan; Cheng YaChih; Chen PeiJen; Huang YingTzu; Yu FengYih; Liu BiingHui
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Chemosphere, 2019, 217, pp 905-913
Abstract

Ticks are obligatorily hematophagous but spend the majority of their lives off host in an unfed state where they must resist starvation between bouts of blood feeding. Survival during these extended off-host periods is critical to the success of these arthropods as vectors of disease; however,...

Author(s)
Rosendale, A. J.; Dunlevy, M. E.; McCue, M. D.; Benoit, J. B.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Molecular Ecology, 2019, 28, 1, pp 49-65
Abstract

β2-Adrenergic compounds such as ractopamine and salbutamol can cause smooth muscle relaxation and are used for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treatment. However, β2-adrenergic compounds may also cause some adverse cardiovascular effects or behavioral changes in humans; therefore,...

Author(s)
Shen PoTsun; Wu YouYing; Chang YuTzu; Cheng ChiehWen; Huang MeiFang; Chen ZiYu; Shiue YowLing; Liang ShihShin
Publisher
International Association for Food Protection, Des Moines, USA
Citation
Journal of Food Protection, 2019, 82, 4, pp 696-702
Abstract

The UK Government and other animal welfare agencies have recognised that many future behavioural problems in companion dogs are caused by poor breeding practices and environments, which do not prepare the dogs for a future life as pets in a home. The registered veterinary nurse (RVN) is ideally...

Author(s)
Henley, E.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2019, 10, 1, pp 12-18
Abstract

The overpopulation of free-roaming domestic cats (Felis catus) is fuelled by uncontrolled breeding of both owned and unowned populations and has been identified as a particular problem in socio-economically deprived areas. Consequently, for sustainable change, it is recommended that...

Author(s)
McDonald, J. L.; Clements, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 4, pp 175
CAB ReviewFull Text

The assessment and promotion of positive affective states as opposed to consideration of negative states alone has now become an accepted component of animal welfare thinking. However, methods for assessment of positive affective state are comparatively underdeveloped compared with their negative...

Author(s)
Whittaker, A. L.; Marsh, L. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 010, pp 1-13
Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate the effect of a buccal meloxicam formulation on the behavioural response to ring castration of calves. Sixty, 3-month-old, Angus calves (40 males, 20 females) were allocated to one of three treatments (n=20 calves/treatment): (1) rubber ring castration (RING), (2)...

Author(s)
Sutherland, M. A.; Bright, A. L.; Schütz, K. E.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2019, 59, 3, pp 564-569

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