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The available information on capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) meat, an important resource for the subsistence of many traditional communities in several South American countries, is reviewed. Some features of the species, such as an herbivorous diet, high prolificacy, rapid growth rate,...

Author(s)
Nogueira Filho, S. L. G.; Nogueira, S. S. da C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Meat Science, 2018, 145, pp 329-333
AbstractFull Text

The black striped capuchin monkey of the species Sapajus libidinosus are known as the most robust and intelligent monkeys of the New World, and of the neotropical species, it is the one that presents greater geographical distribution. Due to this and also because of the easy handling and the ease...

Author(s)
Salles, A. Y. F. de la; Carreiro, A. da N.; Medeiros, G. X.; Muniz, J. A. P. C.; Menezes, D. J. A. de
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 1, pp 1-13
Abstract

In Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA), the animals act as a link to stimulate the sociability of man. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of assisted-activities, through measuring the physiological parameters of 15 co-therapists dogs used in the AAA sessions, along with the APAE of...

Author(s)
Ferreira, H. M.; Miguel, J. S. de C.; Poiatti, M. L.
Publisher
Universidade do Oeste Paulista (UNOESTE), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Colloquium Agrariae, 2017, 13, Especial, pp 229-235
Abstract

Visitors, especially in large noisy crowds, have the potential to influence the life of animals in zoological institutions, the so-called visitor effect. This study aimed to evaluate the effect visitors had on four Yellow-breasted capuchins Sapajus xanthosternos at Belo Horizonte Zoo (BH Zoo),...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, N. S. S. O.; Azevedo, C. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Zoo Yearbook, 2017, 51, 1, pp 215-224
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The canine cognitive disorders (DCC) is a neurobehavioral syndrome that affects elderly animals, characterized by deficiencies in learning, memory and space perception, as well as changes in social interactions and sleep pattern. In spite of its common occurrence, it is not diagnosed and treated,...

Author(s)
Marcolino, G.; Escodro, P. B.; Souza, F. W. de; Notomi, M. K.
Publisher
CRMV-PE, Zumbi, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Veterinária nos Trópicos, 2016, 19, 2, pp 11-18
Abstract

Animal assisted education (AAE) is a methodology applied to a pedagogical planning that search the integral development of the subject. This can be considered a teaching method as it emerges as an instrument that mediates the subjects' relations with the world, making possible the construction of...

Author(s)
Nobre, M. de O.; Krug, F. D. M.; Capella, S. de O.; Canielles, C.; Pereira, C. S.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2017, 18, 2, pp 021710
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The present thesis was based on a theoretical study and aimed to elucidate in the specialized literature; a brief historical of Animal Assisted Therapy, as well as its benefits. It was found that many countries recognize as a scientific therapeutic method, including the agency that regulates...

Author(s)
Nogueira, M. T. D.; Nobre, M. O.
Publisher
PubVet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2015, 9, 9, pp 414-417
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A survey was conducted to determine the social interaction of cats with dogs and other species in Brazil [date not given]. It was shown that 23 cats (11.5%) did not live with other animals while 177 cats (88.5%) lived with other animals. Of the total who lived with other animals, 35.5% lived only...

Author(s)
Pinheiro, A. G.; Alves, N. D.; Costa, V. K. N. da; Silva, F. B. da; Marques, K. C.; Silva, T. C. C.
Publisher
CRMV-PE, Zumbi, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Veterinária nos Trópicos, 2015, 18, 2, pp 185-188
Abstract

In New World primates, mixed-species troops have been reported. Here, we analysed the performance of affiliative and agonistic behaviours of Callithrix jacchus and Callithrix penicillata living in mixed groups. For this purpose, we recorded the interaction of the individuals from two groups located ...

Author(s)
Valença-Silva, G.; Maciel, F. G.; Zaganini, R. L.; Lucindo, A. S.; Caramaschi, S.; Paula, H. M. G. de
Publisher
Instituto Internacional de Ecologia, São Carlos, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Biology, 2014, 74, 3, pp 607-611
Abstract

The evaluation of the degree of attachment of owners to pets is an important resource to study the influence of the pets to different physical and psychosocial factors to humans. The current study applied the LAPS (Lexington Attachment to Pets Scales) test to evaluate attachment degree of owners to ...

Author(s)
Martins, M. de F.; Pieruzzi, P. A. P.; Santos, J. P. F.; Brunetto, M. A.; Fruchi, V. M.; Ciari, M. B.; Luppi, M. J. da R.; Zoppa, L. M. de
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2013, 50, 5, pp 364-369

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