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Fur animals kept indoors, due to partial limitation of their natural behavior, are more likely to develop behavioral disorders. This is due to negative emotions associated with inability to satisfy certain needs or achieve a particular purpose, which leads to frustration or deprivation in animals....

Author(s)
Święcicka, N.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2018, 74, 7, pp 421-425
Abstract

The problem of cats' adaptation to a new breeding environment is a major challenge for behaviorists and breeders. It is believed that adaptation of a 3-month-old kitten to a new environment should last no longer than one week. Very often cat's adaptation takes much longer and is more difficult. The ...

Author(s)
Penar, W.; Klocek, C.
Publisher
Instytut Zootechniki, Kraków, Poland
Citation
Wiadomości Zootechniczne, 2017, 55, 2, pp 139-144
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L-glutamate is one of major excitatory transmitters (along with aspartic, kainate acids and glycine) in the central nervous system and/or the peripheral nervous system. It mediates interaction through the stimulation of various ionotropic receptors families (ligand gated cation channels) and...

Author(s)
Kania, B. F.; Wrońska, D.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2016, 72, 12, pp 740-744
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This article aims at the presentation of a destructive behavior displayed by some dogs left alone or separated from their owners. Separation anxiety, typically demonstrated by vocalization, urination and defecation when the animal is kept isolated, remains one of the most common behavioral...

Author(s)
Osija, A.; Fiszdon, K.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2015, 90, 12, pp 793-796
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The paper presents issues related to the creation and establishment of hierarchical systems in a herd of cattle, as well as the importance of these issues for cattle breeders and producers. It also discusses the concepts of a flight zone and individual comfort zone, whose violation makes it...

Author(s)
Abramowicz, P.; Brzozowski, P.; Gołębiewski, M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2014, 70, 2, pp 90-93
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The aim of this study is behavioral research of a group of ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) kept in zoological garden, with social behavior and domination aspect. The group of lemurs counted eight individual. The behavioral observations were continuous in nature and consisted in making a time...

Author(s)
Budny, A.; Kupczyński, R.; Korczyński, M.
Publisher
Wydawnictwo Universytetu Przyrodniczego we Wrocławiu, Wrocław, Poland
Citation
Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Przyrodniczego we Wrocławiu - Biologia i Hodowla Zwierząt, 2013, 69, 597, pp 9-19
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Man's connection with the dog has lasted thousands of years. Over that period, humans have influenced the physical characteristics and behavior of Canis familiaris through the process of artificial selection. The role of the domestic dog, however, has been changing along with human civilization,...

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Karpiński, M.; Mazurkiewicz, T.; Drozd, L.; Goleman, M.; Czyżowski, P.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2013, 69, 7, pp 411-414
Abstract

This article aims at the reviewing the current knowledge on the obesity in humans and also in the companion, pet animals. Obesity is defined as a significant increase of the body weight; usually 15-20% above ideal value, what means the weight that maximized life expectancy. Obesity affects 22-41%...

Author(s)
Kania, B. F.; Wrońska, D.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2015, 90, 8, pp 501-504
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The aim of the study was the analysis of the relationship between test results for puppies and adult dogs in mothers and their progeny. In total, 161 German Shepherd puppies, registered in the Polish Kennel Club, aged from 6 weeks to 9 weeks, were examined. 103 of them were examined again at the...

Author(s)
Goleman, M.
Publisher
Polskiego Towarzystwa Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2010, 66, 12, pp 843-846
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The aim of this article is to present an overview on the behaviour of wild animals under stressful conditions. The influence of environmental factors like weather, predation and social life on the stress reaction and behaviour of wild animals was given emphasis. The role of stress in evolution of...

Author(s)
Kaleta, T.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2009, 84, 1, pp 21-26

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