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A VetCompass study has revealed novel insights into the demographics, behaviours and disorders of Rottweilers in the UK. The VetCompass Programme...

Date
December 2017
Abstract

The chewing lice (Mallophaga) are common parasites of different animals. Most of them infest terrestrial and marine birds, including pigeons, doves, swans, cormorants and penguins. Mallophaga have not been found on marine mammals but only on terrestrial ones, including livestock and pets. Their...

Authors
Benelli, G.; Caselli, A.; Giuseppe, G. di; Canale, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Acta Tropica, 2018, 177, pp 211-219
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Much has been published regarding the animal welfare aspects of Halal slaughter, particularly when carried out without stunning. Although a significant number of animals are being stunned prior to Halal slaughter in the developed world, in fact, the majority of non-Muslims in these countries are...

Date
December 2017
Subjects
animal welfare; books; domestic animals; halal food; livestock; pets; religious beliefs; religious dietary laws; slaughter; stunning
Authors
Fuseini, A.; Knowles, T. G.; Hadley, P. J.; Wotton, S. B.
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to evaluate the chemical composition and antifungal activity of Green (bee Apis mellifera) and Jataí (bee Tetragonisca angustula) Brazilian propolis against Sporothrix brasiliensis obtained from clinical isolates of dogs, cats and humans. The products were prepared as...

Authors
Waller, S. B.; Peter, C. M.; Hoffmann, J. F.; Osório, L. da G.; Zani, J. L.; Mello, J. R. B. de; Faria, R. O. de; Fischer, G.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Pelotas
Publication
Science and Animal Health, 2017, 5, 2, pp 151-165
AbstractFull Text

The International Renal Interest Society (IRIS) has developed a classification for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in dogs. Patients with diseases that predispose to CKD, without clinical and laboratory abnormalities, are considered at stage 0. At stage 1, serum creatinine is below 1.4 mg/dL, polyuria...

Authors
Galvão, A. L. B.; Carvalho, M. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Pelotas
Publication
Science and Animal Health, 2017, 5, 2, pp 83-100
AbstractFull Text

Hypertrophic osteopathy (OH) is a generalized osteoproductive disorder of the periosteum that affects the long bones of the limbs, observed mainly in humans and canines. It occurs in response to a pathology in another region of the body. In dogs, OH is more commonly diagnosed as a response to an...

Authors
Cazzuli, G.; Dietrich, H.; Rodrigues, A.; Larrosa, S.; Sorriba, V.
Publisher
Sociedad de Medicina Veterinaria del Uruguay
Publication
Veterinaria (Montevideo), 2017, 54, 207, pp 18-23
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Case Description - A year-old female domestic short hair cat weighing 2.5 kg with one week history of protruding mass from the vulva was admitted. Clinical Findings - The prolapse was complete involving both horns protruding from the vulva and a soft bulging mass was palpable inside the prolapsed...

Authors
Jarolmasjed, S.
Publisher
Iranian Veterinary Surgery Association
Publication
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, 2017, 12, 1, pp 69-73
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Case Description - A six-month-old female Tibetan spaniel dog with repeated rectal prolapse and unsuccessful treatments was referred to the clinic of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Razi University (Kermanshah, Iran). Regarding the patient's history colopexy was done through celiotomy incision,...

Authors
Ghashghaii, A.; Javdani, M.; Mazdarani, P.
Publisher
Iranian Veterinary Surgery Association
Publication
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, 2017, 12, 1, pp 64-68

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