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Elizabethan collars (E-collars) are commonly used in various species to safeguard healing wounds. However, E-collars inadvertently restrict the expression of normal species-typical behaviors, including coprophagy, self-grooming, and social housing. To maintain social housing in accordance with...

Author(s)
Bartley, K. A.; Johnson, C. H.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2019, 58, 4, pp 510-516
Abstract

During the last few years there has been an increase in cases of extensive self-mutilation in a rabbit breeding colony of Checkered crosses. Digits and pads of the front feet were damaged. There have been no other behavioural abnormalities or signs of disease. Self-mutilation was seen both in...

Author(s)
Iglauer, F.; Beig, C.; Dimigen, J.; Gerold, S.; Gocht, A.; Seeburg, A.; Steier, S.; Willmann, F.
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 1995, 29, 4, pp 385-393
Abstract

Following hind leg intramuscular injections of ketamine, xylazine, and acepromazine, 4 of 6 rabbits exhibited self-mutilation of the digits. At PM examination, the affected sciatic nerve appeared enlarged. Lymphohistiocytic perineural inflammation and fibrosis were observed, together with nerve...

Author(s)
Vachon, P.
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 1999, 40, 8, pp 581-582
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Six rabbits, one chinchilla and one hamster were presented with a non weight-bearing lameness in one leg. Diagnostic work-up revealed severe unmanageable orthopaedic traumas, a bite wound and self mutilation. All animals underwent limb amputation of one leg. Short-term (immediate postoperation) and ...

Author(s)
Degasperi, B.; Mosing, M.; Künzel, F.
Publisher
BWK Public Relations - Brigitte Weber-Kraus, Wien, Austria
Citation
Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift, 2007, 94, 3/4, pp 93-98
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Author(s)
Davies, R. R.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
New Direction, 2003, 2, 1, pp 13
Abstract

In studies of 36 New Zealand white rabbits of both sexes, the animals were divided into 3 groups of 12 each. All rabbits underwent 2 cm long, full-thickness skin incision on both thighs. The left or right limb was randomly chosen as control. Control incisions were closed by simple interrupted 3-0...

Author(s)
Hampel, N. L.; Johnson, R. G.; Pijanowski, G. J.
Citation
Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, 1991, 13, 1, pp 80-83
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Author(s)
Beyers, T. M.; Richardson, J. A.; Prince, M. D.
Citation
Laboratory Animal Science, 1991, 41, 5, pp 519-520
Abstract

Properties of 3 strains newly isolated from the tonsils and nervous system of slaughtered pigs from dormant foci were compared to 2 fully virulent (reference) strains, isolated from the brain of a pig, and from the tonsils of a healthy sow. One reference and 2 new strains caused pruritus and self-...

Author(s)
Večerka, P.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences,
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 1987, 32, 1, pp 27-33
Abstract

A macroscopic tube flocculation test was developed using an antigen made by coating cholesterol with an alcoholic soluble antigen and lecithin. The serums from the animals that had been inoculated with the larval material were both titred to a dilution of positive at 1: 8. Subsequently, the serum...

Author(s)
Nelson, D. L.
Publisher
Kansas St. Univ., USA
Citation
The immune phenomena of Hypoderma species., 1963, pp 134 pp.
Abstract

Viable counts were made of the bacteria and yeasts in parts of the stomach and small intestine, and in the caecum, colon and faeces of 3 or more animals of each of 15 hpmothermic and 5 poikilothermic species fed on ordinary, unrestricted diets. The floras were qualitatively similar in the monkey,...

Author(s)
Smith, H. Williams.
Citation
Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology, 1965, 89, pp 95-122

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