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Background: Tri-axial accelerometers are frequently deployed on terrestrial quadrupedal mammals using collars, because they are easy to fit and are thought to have minimal impact on the subject. Collar-attached devices are not fixed to the body and can move independently of the body. This may...

Author(s)
Dickinson, E. R.; Stephens, P. A.; Marks, N. J.; Wilson, R. P.; Scantlebury, D. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Animal Biotelemetry, 2020, 8, 9, pp (18 March 2020)
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In order to study the protein composition and food quality characteristics of different parts of the yak rumen structure. In this study, the rumen of yak was taken as the research object. According to the difference of tissue structure and muscle thickness, the rumen was finely divided by cluster...

Author(s)
Zhang Chen; Wang Yan; Zhang Li; Ma JiBing; Cui WenBin; Yu QunLi; Liu XiaoBo; Wang HuiHui
Publisher
Food and Fermentation Technology, Sichuan, China
Citation
Food and Fermentation Technology, 2018, 54, 3, pp 117-123
Abstract

Training with electronic collars/e-collars (e-stim, shock) is controversial, and regulations concerning electric collars vary from absence to bans across European countries. The main goal of this study was to characterize the everyday use of e-collars by dog owners, in France where there are...

Author(s)
Masson, S.; Nigron, I.; Gaultier, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2018, 26, pp 48-60
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Elizabethan collars are used in companion animals primarily to prevent self-trauma and associated negative welfare states in animals. However, they have been anecdotally associated with negative impacts on animal health and welfare including distress, abraded/ulcerated skin and misadventure. This...

Author(s)
Shenoda, Y.; Ward, M. P.; McKeegan, D.; Fawcett, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 2,
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The aim of this study was to assess the pressure and force applied to the canine neck at walk when using collars of different material. Three different collars of equal size but different construction were used. A double-layer polyester and nylon weave (DN), a single layer nylon weave (SN), and a...

Author(s)
Hunter, A.; Blake, S.; Godoy, R. F. de
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Animal Science, 2019, 8, pp 100082
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This article presents the position statement of the European Society of Clinical Veterinary Ethology (ESVCE) on the use of E-collars, also known as "shock collars" used in dog training. Highlights focused on the pros (admissible arguments on the use of e-collars) versus the cons (risk of using e-...

Publisher
Edizioni ETS, Pisa, Italy
Citation
Dog Behavior, 2018, 4, 2, pp 36 (En), 37-40 (It)
Abstract

Various types of restraint collars have been used for research animals, and the Elizabethan collar (E-collar) is the most commonly used. However, animals can be choked by the E-collar or they tend to remove it; furthermore, repeated rubbing and scratching of the collar may chafe the neck. We...

Author(s)
Jang Yura; Park YeEun; Yun CheolWon; Kim DaeHyun; Chung HesSon
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2016, 50, 4, pp 296-304
Abstract

Objective: To assess the effectiveness of community-wide deployment of insecticide-impregnated collars for dogs - the reservoir of Leishmania infantum - to reduce infantile clinical visceral leishmaniasis (VL). Methods: A pair matched-cluster randomised controlled trial involving 40 collared and 40 ...

Author(s)
Courtenay, O.; Bazmani, A.; Parvizi, P.; Ready, P. D.; Cameron, M. M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2019, 13, 3, pp e0007193
Abstract

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

Background: Accelerometer-based activity monitoring is a promising new tool in veterinary medicine used to objectively assess activity levels in dogs. To date, it is unknown how device orientation, attachment method, and attachment of a leash to the collar holding an accelerometer affect canine...

Author(s)
Martin, K. W.; Olsen, A. M.; Duncan, C. G.; Duerr, F. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 48, pp (10 February 2017)

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