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We report the species detected in dogs and humans from outbreaks of visceral leishmaniasis in Colombia. In this study, 91 sera from patients (n=38) and dogs (n=53) diagnosed with visceral leishmaniasis using IFAT were analyzed to determine the causative species. DNA extraction, PCR amplification,...

Author(s)
Herrera, G.; Higuera, A.; Patiño, L. H.; Ayala, M. S.; Ramírez, J. D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2018, 64, pp 135-138
News Article

Degenerative mitral valve disease (DMVD) is a common form of cardiac disease in dogs, especially in small breed dogs such as the Cavalier King...

Date
November 2018
Event

26 - 30 June 2019 - Cavtat

Venue
Cavtat
Country
Croatia
Contact
International Cat Care
Contact Details
Place Farm, Tisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 6LW, UK.
Tel
+44 (0)1747 871 872
Fax
+44 (0)1747 871 873
CABI Book Info
Cover for Are we pushing animals to their biological limits? Welfare and ethical implications.

This book contains 15 chapters on biological limits of domestic animals. Topics discuses are: use new genetic technologies and animal breeding methods carefully to avoid problems (introduction); domestication to Dolly and beyond (a brief history of animal modification); good for whom (differences...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Whiting, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Behavioural changes can be caused by pathology within any body system, while cognitive changes stem from alterations within the brain. A variety of cognition tests have been used to assess cognitive abilities in canines, with most research focusing on ageing processes. Learning and memory can be...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
abnormal behaviour; aging; animal behaviour; brain; cognition; dog diseases; learning; memory; old age; reviews
Author(s)
Provoost, L. R.; Casal, M.; Siracusa, C.
AbstractFull Text

Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) rupture is one of the most common orthopedic conditions in dogs. The pathogenesis of CCL rupture is not fully described and remains to be elucidated fully. Several hypotheses have been proposed to explain the etiology of these changes. The objective of this study was...

Author(s)
Kyllar, M.; Čížek, P.
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2018, 19, 5, pp 699-707
AbstractFull Text

Arthroscopy has become an attractive modality in the diagnosis and treatment of joint diseases in toy breed dogs. However, the application of arthroscopy is limited by small joint space. Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy of a stifle lever for joint distraction during stifle arthroscopy in...

Author(s)
Park JiYong; Jeong BumSoo; Roh YoonSeok; Jeong SeongMok; Lee HaeBeom
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2018, 19, 5, pp 693-698
AbstractFull Text

Our aim was (1) to determine the within-day and between-day variability of several indices of systolic and diastolic right ventricular (RV) function by using conventional echocardiography and speckle-tracking echocardiography (STE) (Study 1), (2) to quantify these variables in a large healthy...

Author(s)
Chetboul, V.; Damoiseaux, C.; Lefebvre, H. P.; Concordet, D.; Desquilbet, L.; Gouni, V.; Poissonnier, C.; Pouchelon, J. L.; Tissier, R.
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2018, 19, 5, pp 683-692
AbstractFull Text

This study investigated the correlation between oxidative stress status and key canine sperm parameters and the effect of addition of a superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) combination in egg yolk tris-citrate glucose (EYT-G) extender on semen during 10 days...

Author(s)
Prete, C. del; Ciani, F.; Tafuri, S.; Pasolini, M. P.; Valle, G. della; Palumbo, V.; Abbondante, L.; Calamo, A.; Barbato, V.; Gualtieri, R.; Talevi, R.; Cocchia, N.
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2018, 19, 5, pp 667-675
AbstractFull Text

The aim of the present study was to investigate the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonography in the detection of mild pneumothorax using computed tomography (CT) in dogs. Nine adult healthy beagles were included in the study. A thoracic tube was inserted into pleural space at the left thoracic wall,...

Author(s)
Hwang TaeSung; Yoon YoungMin; Jung DongIn; Yeon SeongChan; Lee HeeChun
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science
Publication
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2018, 19, 5, pp 660-666

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