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Polymorphisms of the oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) have been hypothesized to correlate with social behavior in humans and other mammals. We examined the relationships between owner-assessed personality and OXTR polymorphisms in cats, which have long history of domestication by humans. We analyzed...

Author(s)
Arahori, M.; Hori, Y.; Saito, A.; Chijiiwa, H.; Takagi, S.; Ito, Y.; Watanabe, A.; Inoue-Murayama, M.; Fujita, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2016, 11, pp 109-112
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Although many of us interact daily with animals, we have lit t le understanding of how this affects our interactions with people. This study assessed the physiological effects of human-animal interactions and tested if this affected interpersonal trust. Participants (N=141) were assigned to play...

Author(s)
Curry, B. A.; Donaldson, B.; Vercoe, M.; Filippo, M.; Zaka, P. J.
Publisher
Section on Human Animal Interaction, Washington, USA
Citation
Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 2015, 3, 2, pp 56-71
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Neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) are DNA complexes carrying nuclear and cytoplasmic proteins, such as elastase (ELA), cathepsin-G (CAT) and myeloperoxidase (MPO). Mare endometrosis is a chronic degenerative process characterized by excessive collagen in endometrium. While NETs fight bacteria...

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Rebordão, M. R.; Amaral, A.; Lukasik, K.; Szóstek-Mioduchowska, A.; Pinto-Bravo, P.; Galvão, A.; Skarzynski, D. J.; Ferreira-Dias, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 113, pp 8-18
Abstract

Ovarian originated oxytocin (OT) is involved in several reproductive process, amongst them its role in the regulation/modulation of the estrous cycle in several species has been demonstrated. Although the systemic role of endometrial originated prostaglandins (PGs), especially prostaglandin F...

Author(s)
Siemieniuch, M. J.; Mlynarczuk, J. J.; Skarzynski, D. J.; Okuda, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2011, 123, 1/2, pp 89-97
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Both prolonged and shortened pregnancies carry the risk of increased mortality of the offspring. The main causes of early delivery are genetic factors, bacterial and viral infections, corpus luteum insufficiency and pathologies of the placenta. Antepartum luteolysis is due to the activity of...

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Dobrzyński, A.; Max, A.; Jurka, P.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2016, 72, 8, pp 479-483
Abstract

The hormone oxytocin is released by the neuropituitary gland through stimulation of the neurons of the supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei of the hypothalamus. In order to determine the physiological concentrations of this hormone in domestic cats, blood samples were collected from 15 male...

Author(s)
Souza, J. O. T.; Andriolo, A.; Franci, C. R.; Genaro, G.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2012, 32, 11, pp 1196-1198
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Dystocia is the inability to expel the fetus through the birth canal during parturition. This is a report of a case of dystocia by primary uterine inertia associated with hypoglycemic shock in a five-year-old mongrel bitch. The animal was admitted to the veterinary hospital with abdominal...

Author(s)
Henrique, F. V.; Silva, A. O. da; Silva, A. V. A. da; Carneiro, R. dos S.; Araújo, N. L. de S.
Publisher
Universidade Paranaense, Umuarama, Brazil
Citation
Arquivos de Ciências Veterinárias e Zoologia da UNIPAR, 2015, 18, 3, pp 179-183
Abstract

The aim was to assess hormone receptor gene expression in the oviduct and uterus during canine pregnancy. Nineteen pregnant bitches divided into four groups were ovariohysterectomized (OVH) at either day 8, 12, 21 or 60 of pregnancy, and five non-pregnant females underwent OVH 12 days after the...

Author(s)
Derussi, A. A. P.; Souza, R. W. A. de; Volpato, R.; Guaitolini, C. R. F.; Ackermann, C. L.; Taffarel, M. O.; Cardoso, G. S.; Dal-Pai-Silva, M.; Lopes, M. D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2012, 47, s6, pp 197-199
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A review on the factors leading to caesarean section in dogs and cats was presented highlighting guidelines on performing surgical operation involving cases of difficult labour and parturition complications.

Author(s)
MartíAngulo, S.
Publisher
ASIS Biomedia s.l., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Argos - Informativo Veterinario, 2016, No.177, pp 86, 88, 90
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Oliveira, K. de S.
Publisher
World Small Animal Veterinary Association, Cartagena, Colombia
Citation
41st World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress, Cartagena, Colombia, 27-30 September 2016, 2016, pp 621-622

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