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Oct 30, 2023Open    Access

Exploring the Recognition of Dogs as Sentient Beings: Understanding the Evolution of Dog Psychology

Jessica Torrance
Dogs have a profound history of companionship with humans, evolving from utilitarian tools to cherished sentient beings deserving empathy and consideration. This study explores the transformation of society's perception of dogs from historical, scientific, and philosophical viewpoints. Objectives: This study sought to achieve three main objectives: 1) explore historical and cultural perspectives on dog sentience, 2) analyse scientific evidence supporting the concept of dog sentience, and 3) inve...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Apr 12, 2023Open    Access

Exploration and Practice of Teaching Reform of Thematic “Veterinary Clinical Diagnosis” Oriented to Service Ability

Haigang Wu, Jinni Liu, Guangqiang Zhang, Xian Wu, Bingjie Ma, Jinzhe Li
To further enhance the role of teaching “Veterinary Clinical Diagnosis” course in the ability of animal medicine students to serve the development of regional livestock and poultry breeding industry, based on years of teaching, scientific research, and scientific and technological services related to veterinary clinical diagnosis, a thematic teaching mode of “Veterinary Clinical Diagnosis” oriented to serviceability was established. The teaching content is integrated into 4 topics, which teacher...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Aug 24, 2022Open    Access

Farmers’ Perceptions on Rabbit’s Diseases and Treatment Application Trial against Ectoparasites in Kalehe, Eastern DR Congo

Thierry H. Cishesa, Rosine Lufungulo, Crispin K. Ndagano, Dieudonné C. Rugendabanga, Noé S. Ishara, Victor N. Mituga, Justin N. Nyenyezi, Claudien I. Hamuli, Anicet B. Kavange, Patient M. Zamukulu
Rabbit production plays a key role in the meat production and householder revenue, but the pathological risks limit their production in the traditional systems. A study was carried out to assess the farmers’ perceptions on the pathological problems in the rabbit production and assess the rate of traditional veterinary solution application on the occurrence of rabbits’ lesions. Data were collected from 100 respondents through questionnaires administered to small-holder rabbits’ farmers selected i...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Jun 29, 2022Open    Access

Histopathological Changes in the Intestine of Infected Pigeons (Columba livia domestica) by Helminth Parasites from Al-Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Mashael A. Aldamigh, Amaal H. Hassan, Ahlam A. Alahmadi
It has been reported that parasite infection can significantly harm domestic pigeons. In this study, we wanted to assess the histopathological changes caused by helminth infection. A total of thirty-five domestic pigeons (C. l. domestica) purchased from Al-Qassim region in Saudi Arabia were included in this study. Among those, nine pigeons (25.71%) were infected with helminth parasites of a cestode (Raillietina species) and a nematode (Ascaridia columbae). It was observed th...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Jun 24, 2022Open    Access

Z-Xaloc: A Strategy to Train Communication Skills in Veterinary Studies

Carmelo Ortega, Leticia Alcalá, Mari Carmen Simón
Z-Xaloc is a proposal of practical activities designed to improve communication, a part of the non-technical skills necessary for professionalism, in veterinary students. It has been implemented into the official program for Zoonoses and Preventive Medicine subject along with the last course of the Veterinary degree at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). Z-Xaloc is focused on training communication and decision-making ability under the umbrella of preventive medicine contents and knowledge handl...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

May 20, 2022Open    Access

Toxic Plants for Horses in Brazil

Vinicius Seidel da Rocha, Paulo Cardoso Ernandes, Sara Palmejani, Arthur Zamprogno Benezoli, Joao Marcelo Lombard Souza, Márcia Alves de Medeiros Gorodicht, Luiz Alexandre Moscon, Diogo Almeida Rondon, Clairton Marcolongo Pereira
This review aims to update the toxic plants that affect horses in Brazil. Currently, it is known that there are at least 131 toxic plants in the country belonging to 79 genera. Pseudocalymma elegans, Baccharis coridifolia, Panicum maximum, Ricinus communis, Prosopis juliflora, Diospyros virginiana, Crotalaria retusa, Senecio brasiliensis, Trema micrantha, Ateleia glazioviana, Bambusa vulgaris, Coffea canephora, ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

May 28, 2021Open    Access

Canine Sporotricosis: Clinic, Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment

Vanderson Angelo Zager, Laís Araújo dos Santos, Ana Clara Santana Malegoni, Laíz Zaché Roque, Tayná Bolsam da Silva, Fabíola Bigati Risso, Jéssica Miranda Cota, Clairton Marcolongo Pereira
Sporotrichosis is an infectious disease caused by fungi belonging to the genus Sporotrix. In dogs the disease is uncommon, and the infection occurs through lesions caused by vegetation that is contaminated with fungi or when in contact with contaminated cats, by scratching, biting or exudates from the lesions. Thus, the objectives of the present study were to describe the epidemiological, clinical, laboratory and therapeutic aspects of canine sporotrichosis.
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021

Mar 22, 2021Open    Access

Tracheal Collapse in Dogs

Luiza Corteletti Torezani, Jeferson Goncalves Pereira Junior, Beatriz Barbosa Kaiser, Marilia Bolsoni Teixeira, Marcela Priscila Keller Santiago, Jéssica Miranda Cota, Clairton Marcolongo Pereira
Tracheal collapse is characterized as dorsoventral flattening of tracheal rings, resulting from progressive cartilage degeneration, which can affect the cervical and intrathoracic trachea, being more common in middle-aged and small breeds. The aim of the present study was to review the pathophysiological, clinical aspects, and diagnostic methods of tracheal collapse in dogs. Tracheal collapse occurs due to the progressive degeneration of the cartilage of the trachea, the extraluminal pressure ex...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021

Feb 09, 2021Open    Access

Bluetongue Virus Infection in Ruminants: A Review Paper

Mateus de Oliveira Vial, Brennda Vitorino Corrêa, Ana Clara Malegoni, Tayná Bolsam da Silva, Lara Cassaro, Luiz Alexandre Moscon, Diogo Almeida Rondon, Clairton Marcolongo Pereira
Bluetongue is an infectious, viral, non-contagious disease, caused by the virus of the genus Orbivirus and family Reoviridae, being transmitted by hematophagous vectors of the genus Culicoides to domestic and wild ruminants. The disease mainly affects sheep. The infection is related to the climatic conditions of high temperatures and high humidity, which favor the proliferation of vectors. The disease is characterized by systemic hemorrhagic viral fever, caused by vascular injury a...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021

Jan 26, 2021Open    Access

Phenotypic Characterization of Aeromonas hydrophila Isolates in Fresh Water Fishes in FCT Using MicrobactTM GNB 24E Identification Kit

S. Mailafia, B. Nabilah, H. O. K. Olabode
The study was carried out to determine the phenotypic characters of Aeromonas isolates from fresh water fishes sold in FCT using culture and isolation, and conventional biochemical identification method and confirmation with MicrobactTM GNB 24E identification system. Out of 400 samples collected from different fishes (257 from Tilapia zillii, 77 from Clarias gariepinus, 58 from Lates niloticus, and 8 from Alestes nurse) culture and biochemical charac...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021


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