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Cover for The role of companion animals in supporting human patients with non-communicable diseases.

The epidemiology, prevalence, risk factors and the role of companion animals in helping people with cardiovascular diseases, obesity and depression are presented.

Author(s)
Turner, D. C.; Hediger, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Benefits of human-animal interactions for mental health and well-being.

This impact of animals on human health and well-being are described. This chapter begins by providing a short overview of the general known positive effects on human mental health and wellbeing from the contact with pets that are kept at home as companion animals, describes case examples of a...

Author(s)
Hediger, K.; Beetz, A. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Top 100 questions and answers about fleas and pets.

This book includes 4 chapters presenting a full coverage of the most important facts that people need to know about fleas of pets, particularly dogs and cats, in an easy question and answer format. It provides an easy introduction to the world of fleas and describes the changes in animal and human...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book
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Cover for Basics of fleas.

This chapter includes questions and answers related to the nature, morphology, existence, life cycle, survival, reproduction, infestation, location/geographical distribution, spread and seasonality of dog and cat fleas.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fleas and pets.

This chapter includes questions and answers on the causes and signs of flea infestation of dogs and cats, whether fleas can kill, effect of grooming, why fleas bite, how to spot a flea, how to determine if a dog or cat has fleas, the difference of fleas with lice and ticks, how to take fleas off a...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fleas and people.

This chapter includes questions and answers on whether humans can get fleas when sharing a bed with pets, human host preference of fleas, whether fleas can kill humans, look of cat and dog flea bites on humans, allergic reaction to flea bites, cat scratch disease transmission among cats and between ...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sorting out flea problems.

This chapter includes questions and answers on control and prevention of dog and cat fleas (insecticides, insect growth regulators, washing of beddings and vacuuming, fumigation, flea collars), which products should be used, use of isoxazolines to treat cats or dogs for fleas, safety in cats of...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition of the Rabbit.

This third edition contains 18 chapters which discussed topics on the digestive physiology, feed formulation and product quality, as well as feeding strategies, feed processing, feed management around weaning and the relationship between nutrition and intestinal health of rabbits. Brand new to this ...

Author(s)
de Blas, C.; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Introduction to animal and veterinary anatomy and physiology.

This 286-paged-book provides a comprehensive description of the anatomy and physiology of dogs and cats. The book builds on these foundations with detailed descriptions of exotic small species including birds, and domestic farm animals, including cows, sheep and pigs, as well as the horse. It...

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book
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Cover for Small exotic mammals.

This chapter discussed the physiology and anatomy of small exotic mammals that is not a dog or cat. This group includes the small animals that are among the most popular children's pets: rats, mice, gerbils, hamsters, guineapigs, chinchillas, rabbits and chipmunks.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
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