Bonding, Human-Pet: The emotional attachment of individuals to PETS.Pets: Animals kept by humans for companionship and enjoyment, as opposed to DOMESTIC ANIMALS such as livestock or farm animals, which are kept for economic reasons.Ownership: The legal relation between an entity (individual, group, corporation, or-profit, secular, government) and an object. The object may be corporeal, such as equipment, or completely a creature of law, such as a patent; it may be movable, such as an animal, or immovable, such as a building.Dog Diseases: Diseases of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). This term does not include diseases of wild dogs, WOLVES; FOXES; and other Canidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.Positron-Emission Tomography: An imaging technique using compounds labelled with short-lived positron-emitting radionuclides (such as carbon-11, nitrogen-13, oxygen-15 and fluorine-18) to measure cell metabolism. It has been useful in study of soft tissues such as CANCER; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; and brain. SINGLE-PHOTON EMISSION-COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY is closely related to positron emission tomography, but uses isotopes with longer half-lives and resolution is lower.Dogs: The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)Veterinarians: Individuals with a degree in veterinary medicine that provides them with training and qualifications to treat diseases and injuries of animals.Fluorodeoxyglucose F18: The compound is given by intravenous injection to do POSITRON-EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY for the assessment of cerebral and myocardial glucose metabolism in various physiological or pathological states including stroke and myocardial ischemia. It is also employed for the detection of malignant tumors including those of the brain, liver, and thyroid gland. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1162)Radiopharmaceuticals: Compounds that are used in medicine as sources of radiation for radiotherapy and for diagnostic purposes. They have numerous uses in research and industry. (Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1161)Animals, Domestic: Animals which have become adapted through breeding in captivity to a life intimately associated with humans. They include animals domesticated by humans to live and breed in a tame condition on farms or ranches for economic reasons, including LIVESTOCK (specifically CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; etc.), POULTRY; and those raised or kept for pleasure and companionship, e.g., PETS; or specifically DOGS; CATS; etc.Tomography, Emission-Computed: Tomography using radioactive emissions from injected RADIONUCLIDES and computer ALGORITHMS to reconstruct an image.Euthanasia, Animal: The killing of animals for reasons of mercy, to control disease transmission or maintain the health of animal populations, or for experimental purposes (ANIMAL EXPERIMENTATION).Leasing, Property: Contractual arrangement between the lessor (owner) and the lessee in which the use of equipment or facilities is granted to the lessee for a period of time and at a specified rate.Fluorine Radioisotopes: Unstable isotopes of fluorine that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. F atoms with atomic weights 17, 18, and 20-22 are radioactive fluorine isotopes.Animal Husbandry: The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.RestaurantsVeterinary Medicine: The medical science concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in animals.Zoonoses: Diseases of non-human animals that may be transmitted to HUMANS or may be transmitted from humans to non-human animals.Small Business: For-profit enterprise with relatively few to moderate number of employees and low to moderate volume of sales.Bites and StingsAnimal Welfare: The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.Cat Diseases: Diseases of the domestic cat (Felis catus or F. domesticus). This term does not include diseases of the so-called big cats such as CHEETAHS; LIONS; tigers, cougars, panthers, leopards, and other Felidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.Sulfadimethoxine: A sulfanilamide that is used as an anti-infective agent.Multimodal Imaging: The use of combination of imaging techniques or platforms (e.g., MRI SCAN and PET SCAN) encompassing aspects of anatomical, functional, or molecular imaging methods.Territoriality: Behavior in defense of an area against another individual or individuals primarily of the same species.Horse Diseases: Diseases of domestic and wild horses of the species Equus caballus.Livestock: Domesticated farm animals raised for home use or profit but excluding POULTRY. Typically livestock includes CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; SWINE; GOATS; and others.Parasitic Diseases, Animal: Infections or infestations with parasitic organisms. The infestation may be experimental or veterinary.Tomography, X-Ray Computed: Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.Chad: A republic in central Africa, east of NIGER, west of SUDAN and south of LIBYA. Its capital is N'Djamena.Lameness, Animal: A departure from the normal gait in animals.Cats: The domestic cat, Felis catus, of the carnivore family FELIDAE, comprising over 30 different breeds. The domestic cat is descended primarily from the wild cat of Africa and extreme southwestern Asia. Though probably present in towns in Palestine as long ago as 7000 years, actual domestication occurred in Egypt about 4000 years ago. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 6th ed, p801)Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Housing: Living facilities for humans.Horses: Large, hoofed mammals of the family EQUIDAE. Horses are active day and night with most of the day spent seeking and consuming food. Feeding peaks occur in the early morning and late afternoon, and there are several daily periods of rest.Forestry: The science of developing, caring for, or cultivating forests.Subtraction Technique: Combination or superimposition of two images for demonstrating differences between them (e.g., radiograph with contrast vs. one without, radionuclide images using different radionuclides, radiograph vs. radionuclide image) and in the preparation of audiovisual materials (e.g., offsetting identical images, coloring of vessels in angiograms).Helminthiasis, Animal: Infestation of animals with parasitic worms of the helminth class. The infestation may be experimental or veterinary.Prince Edward Island: An island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence constituting a province of Canada in the eastern part of the country. It is very irregular in shape with many deep inlets. Its capital is Charlottetown. Discovered by the French in 1534 and originally named Ile Saint-Jean, it was renamed in 1799 in honor of Prince Edward, fourth son of George III and future father of Queen Victoria. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p981 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p433)Rabies: Acute VIRAL CNS INFECTION affecting mammals, including humans. It is caused by RABIES VIRUS and usually spread by contamination with virus-laden saliva of bites inflicted by rabid animals. Important animal vectors include the dog, cat, bat, fox, raccoon, skunk, and wolf.Maintenance: The upkeep of property or equipment.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Swimming PoolsBarbering: The occupation concerned with the cutting and dressing of the hair of customers and, of men, the shaving and trimming of the beard and mustache. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Rabies Vaccines: Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent and treat RABIES. The inactivated virus vaccine is used for preexposure immunization to persons at high risk of exposure, and in conjunction with rabies immunoglobulin, for postexposure prophylaxis.Equidae: A family of hoofed MAMMALS consisting of HORSES, donkeys, and zebras. Members of this family are strict herbivores and can be classified as either browsers or grazers depending on how they feed.Oxygen Radioisotopes: Unstable isotopes of oxygen that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. O atoms with atomic weights 13, 14, 15, 19, and 20 are radioactive oxygen isotopes.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Copper Radioisotopes: Unstable isotopes of copper that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. Cu atoms with atomic weights 58-62, 64, and 66-68 are radioactive copper isotopes.Radioactive Tracers: Radioactive substances added in minute amounts to the reacting elements or compounds in a chemical process and traced through the process by appropriate detection methods, e.g., Geiger counter. Compounds containing tracers are often said to be tagged or labeled. (Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed)Tick Infestations: Infestations with soft-bodied (Argasidae) or hard-bodied (Ixodidae) ticks.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Animals, Wild: Animals considered to be wild or feral or not adapted for domestic use. It does not include wild animals in zoos for which ANIMALS, ZOO is available.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Radiochemistry: The study of the chemical and physical phenomena of radioactive substances.Nose: A part of the upper respiratory tract. It contains the organ of SMELL. The term includes the external nose, the nasal cavity, and the PARANASAL SINUSES.Tobacco Smoke Pollution: Contamination of the air by tobacco smoke.Image Processing, Computer-Assisted: A technique of inputting two-dimensional images into a computer and then enhancing or analyzing the imagery into a form that is more useful to the human observer.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Nitrogen Radioisotopes: Unstable isotopes of nitrogen that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. N atoms with atomic weights 12, 13, 16, 17, and 18 are radioactive nitrogen isotopes.Tuberculosis, Bovine: An infection of cattle caused by MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS. It is transmissible to man and other animals.Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted: Methods developed to aid in the interpretation of ultrasound, radiographic images, etc., for diagnosis of disease.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Housing, AnimalDihydroxyphenylalanine: A beta-hydroxylated derivative of phenylalanine. The D-form of dihydroxyphenylalanine has less physiologic activity than the L-form and is commonly used experimentally to determine whether the pharmacological effects of LEVODOPA are stereospecific.Phantoms, Imaging: Devices or objects in various imaging techniques used to visualize or enhance visualization by simulating conditions encountered in the procedure. Phantoms are used very often in procedures employing or measuring x-irradiation or radioactive material to evaluate performance. Phantoms often have properties similar to human tissue. Water demonstrates absorbing properties similar to normal tissue, hence water-filled phantoms are used to map radiation levels. Phantoms are used also as teaching aids to simulate real conditions with x-ray or ultrasonic machines. (From Iturralde, Dictionary and Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Imaging, 1990)FloridaBrain: The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.Gallium Radioisotopes: Unstable isotopes of gallium that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. Ga atoms with atomic weights 63-68, 70 and 72-76 are radioactive gallium isotopes.Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.Whole-Body Counting: Measurement of radioactivity in the entire human body.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic: Infections of the INTESTINES with PARASITES, commonly involving PARASITIC WORMS. Infections with roundworms (NEMATODE INFECTIONS) and tapeworms (CESTODE INFECTIONS) are also known as HELMINTHIASIS.Tissue Distribution: Accumulation of a drug or chemical substance in various organs (including those not relevant to its pharmacologic or therapeutic action). This distribution depends on the blood flow or perfusion rate of the organ, the ability of the drug to penetrate organ membranes, tissue specificity, protein binding. The distribution is usually expressed as tissue to plasma ratios.Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.Seroepidemiologic Studies: EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES based on the detection through serological testing of characteristic change in the serum level of specific ANTIBODIES. Latent subclinical infections and carrier states can thus be detected in addition to clinically overt cases.Cities: A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan center.Safety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Image Enhancement: Improvement of the quality of a picture by various techniques, including computer processing, digital filtering, echocardiographic techniques, light and ultrastructural MICROSCOPY, fluorescence spectrometry and microscopy, scintigraphy, and in vitro image processing at the molecular level.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Behavior, Animal: The observable response an animal makes to any situation.Aggression: Behavior which may be manifested by destructive and attacking action which is verbal or physical, by covert attitudes of hostility or by obstructionism.Dideoxynucleosides: Nucleosides that have two hydroxy groups removed from the sugar moiety. The majority of these compounds have broad-spectrum antiretroviral activity due to their action as antimetabolites. The nucleosides are phosphorylated intracellularly to their 5'-triphosphates and act as chain-terminating inhibitors of viral reverse transcription.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Artifacts: Any visible result of a procedure which is caused by the procedure itself and not by the entity being analyzed. Common examples include histological structures introduced by tissue processing, radiographic images of structures that are not naturally present in living tissue, and products of chemical reactions that occur during analysis.Workplace: Place or physical location of work or employment.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Nuclear Medicine: A specialty field of radiology concerned with diagnostic, therapeutic, and investigative use of radioactive compounds in a pharmaceutical form.Deoxyglucose: 2-Deoxy-D-arabino-hexose. An antimetabolite of glucose with antiviral activity.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Breeding: The production of offspring by selective mating or HYBRIDIZATION, GENETIC in animals or plants.Raclopride: A substituted benzamide that has antipsychotic properties. It is a dopamine D2 receptor (see RECEPTORS, DOPAMINE D2) antagonist.Rubidium Radioisotopes: Unstable isotopes of rubidium that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. Rb atoms with atomic weights 79-84, and 86-95 are radioactive rubidium isotopes.Cattle Diseases: Diseases of domestic cattle of the genus Bos. It includes diseases of cows, yaks, and zebus.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.Zambia: A republic in southern Africa, south of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and TANZANIA, and north of ZIMBABWE. Its capital is Lusaka. It was formerly called Northern Rhodesia.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Cattle: Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.Conservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Goats: Any of numerous agile, hollow-horned RUMINANTS of the genus Capra, in the family Bovidae, closely related to the SHEEP.Great BritainResidence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon: A method of computed tomography that uses radionuclides which emit a single photon of a given energy. The camera is rotated 180 or 360 degrees around the patient to capture images at multiple positions along the arc. The computer is then used to reconstruct the transaxial, sagittal, and coronal images from the 3-dimensional distribution of radionuclides in the organ. The advantages of SPECT are that it can be used to observe biochemical and physiological processes as well as size and volume of the organ. The disadvantage is that, unlike positron-emission tomography where the positron-electron annihilation results in the emission of 2 photons at 180 degrees from each other, SPECT requires physical collimation to line up the photons, which results in the loss of many available photons and hence degrades the image.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Animal Feed: Foodstuff used especially for domestic and laboratory animals, or livestock.ThiosemicarbazonesIsotope Labeling: Techniques for labeling a substance with a stable or radioactive isotope. It is not used for articles involving labeled substances unless the methods of labeling are substantively discussed. Tracers that may be labeled include chemical substances, cells, or microorganisms.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Lutetium: Lutetium. An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Lu, atomic number 71, and atomic weight 175.Germanium: A rare metal element with a blue-gray appearance and atomic symbol Ge, atomic number 32, and atomic weight 72.63.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Swine Diseases: Diseases of domestic swine and of the wild boar of the genus Sus.Metabolic Clearance Rate: Volume of biological fluid completely cleared of drug metabolites as measured in unit time. Elimination occurs as a result of metabolic processes in the kidney, liver, saliva, sweat, intestine, heart, brain, or other site.Vocalization, Animal: Sounds used in animal communication.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Insecticides: Pesticides designed to control insects that are harmful to man. The insects may be directly harmful, as those acting as disease vectors, or indirectly harmful, as destroyers of crops, food products, or textile fabrics.Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring: A class of organic compounds containing a ring structure made up of more than one kind of atom, usually carbon plus another atom. The ring structure can be aromatic or nonaromatic.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Organometallic Compounds: A class of compounds of the type R-M, where a C atom is joined directly to any other element except H, C, N, O, F, Cl, Br, I, or At. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Fatal Outcome: Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.Gamma Cameras: Electronic instruments that produce photographs or cathode-ray tube images of the gamma-ray emissions from organs containing radionuclide tracers.Neoplasm Staging: Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the extent of the neoplasm in the patient.Staphylococcus: A genus of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic, coccoid bacteria. Its organisms occur singly, in pairs, and in tetrads and characteristically divide in more than one plane to form irregular clusters. Natural populations of Staphylococcus are found on the skin and mucous membranes of warm-blooded animals. Some species are opportunistic pathogens of humans and animals.Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.BrazilOccupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.JapanMisonidazole: A nitroimidazole that sensitizes normally radio-resistant hypoxic cells to radiation. It may also be directly cytotoxic to hypoxic cells and has been proposed as an antineoplastic.Radioisotopes: Isotopes that exhibit radioactivity and undergo radioactive decay. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed & McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Bromine Radioisotopes: Unstable isotopes of bromine that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. Br atoms with atomic weights 74-78, 80, and 82-90 are radioactive bromine isotopes.Feasibility Studies: Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Lung Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the LUNG.Cerebrovascular Circulation: The circulation of blood through the BLOOD VESSELS of the BRAIN.Molecular Imaging: The use of molecularly targeted imaging probes to localize and/or monitor biochemical and cellular processes via various imaging modalities that include RADIONUCLIDE IMAGING; ULTRASONOGRAPHY; MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING; FLUORESCENCE IMAGING; and MICROSCOPY.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Algorithms: A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.Imaging, Three-Dimensional: The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.Swine: Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).Diagnostic Imaging: Any visual display of structural or functional patterns of organs or tissues for diagnostic evaluation. It includes measuring physiologic and metabolic responses to physical and chemical stimuli, as well as ultramicroscopy.Iodine Radioisotopes: Unstable isotopes of iodine that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. I atoms with atomic weights 117-139, except I 127, are radioactive iodine isotopes.Salicylamides: Amides of salicylic acid.Respiratory-Gated Imaging Techniques: Timing the acquisition of imaging data to specific points in the breathing cycle to minimize image blurring and other motion artifacts. The images are used diagnostically and also interventionally to coordinate radiation treatment beam on/off cycles to protect healthy tissues when they move into the beam field during different times in the breathing cycle.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Lymphatic Metastasis: Transfer of a neoplasm from its primary site to lymph nodes or to distant parts of the body by way of the lymphatic system.Aniline CompoundsTomography Scanners, X-Ray Computed: X-ray image-detecting devices that make a focused image of body structures lying in a predetermined plane from which more complex images are computed.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Receptors, Dopamine D2: A subfamily of G-PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTORS that bind the neurotransmitter DOPAMINE and modulate its effects. D2-class receptor genes contain INTRONS, and the receptors inhibit ADENYLYL CYCLASES.Papio: A genus of the subfamily CERCOPITHECINAE, family CERCOPITHECIDAE, consisting of five named species: PAPIO URSINUS (chacma baboon), PAPIO CYNOCEPHALUS (yellow baboon), PAPIO PAPIO (western baboon), PAPIO ANUBIS (or olive baboon), and PAPIO HAMADRYAS (hamadryas baboon). Members of the Papio genus inhabit open woodland, savannahs, grassland, and rocky hill country. Some authors consider MANDRILLUS a subgenus of Papio.Contrast Media: Substances used to allow enhanced visualization of tissues.Flumazenil: A potent benzodiazepine receptor antagonist. Since it reverses the sedative and other actions of benzodiazepines, it has been suggested as an antidote to benzodiazepine overdoses.Tetrabenazine: A drug formerly used as an antipsychotic and treatment of various movement disorders. Tetrabenazine blocks neurotransmitter uptake into adrenergic storage vesicles and has been used as a high affinity label for the vesicle transport system.Heart: The hollow, muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Thoracic NeoplasmsPredictive Value of Tests: In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.Glucose: A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.Brain Neoplasms: Neoplasms of the intracranial components of the central nervous system, including the cerebral hemispheres, basal ganglia, hypothalamus, thalamus, brain stem, and cerebellum. Brain neoplasms are subdivided into primary (originating from brain tissue) and secondary (i.e., metastatic) forms. Primary neoplasms are subdivided into benign and malignant forms. In general, brain tumors may also be classified by age of onset, histologic type, or presenting location in the brain.Silicates: The generic term for salts derived from silica or the silicic acids. They contain silicon, oxygen, and one or more metals, and may contain hydrogen. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th Ed)False Positive Reactions: Positive test results in subjects who do not possess the attribute for which the test is conducted. The labeling of healthy persons as diseased when screening in the detection of disease. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Bacterial Typing Techniques: Procedures for identifying types and strains of bacteria. The most frequently employed typing systems are BACTERIOPHAGE TYPING and SEROTYPING as well as bacteriocin typing and biotyping.Ammonia: A colorless alkaline gas. It is formed in the body during decomposition of organic materials during a large number of metabolically important reactions. Note that the aqueous form of ammonia is referred to as AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE.Neoplasm Recurrence, Local: The local recurrence of a neoplasm following treatment. It arises from microscopic cells of the original neoplasm that have escaped therapeutic intervention and later become clinically visible at the original site.Prognosis: A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.Head and Neck Neoplasms: Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)Zirconium: Zirconium. A rather rare metallic element, atomic number 40, atomic weight 91.22, symbol Zr. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Neuroendocrine Tumors: Tumors whose cells possess secretory granules and originate from the neuroectoderm, i.e., the cells of the ectoblast or epiblast that program the neuroendocrine system. Common properties across most neuroendocrine tumors include ectopic hormone production (often via APUD CELLS), the presence of tumor-associated antigens, and isozyme composition.Choline: A basic constituent of lecithin that is found in many plants and animal organs. It is important as a precursor of acetylcholine, as a methyl donor in various metabolic processes, and in lipid metabolism.Coronary Circulation: The circulation of blood through the CORONARY VESSELS of the HEART.Solitary Pulmonary Nodule: A single lung lesion that is characterized by a small round mass of tissue, usually less than 1 cm in diameter, and can be detected by chest radiography. A solitary pulmonary nodule can be associated with neoplasm, tuberculosis, cyst, or other anomalies in the lung, the CHEST WALL, or the PLEURA.Radionuclide Generators: Separation systems containing a relatively long-lived parent radionuclide which produces a short-lived daughter in its decay scheme. The daughter can be periodically extracted (milked) by means of an appropriate eluting agent.Benperidol: A butyrophenone with general properties similar to those of HALOPERIDOL. It has been used in the treatment of aberrant sexual behavior. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p567)False Negative Reactions: Negative test results in subjects who possess the attribute for which the test is conducted. The labeling of diseased persons as healthy when screening in the detection of disease. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Chemistry Techniques, Synthetic: Methods used for the chemical synthesis of compounds. Included under this heading are laboratory methods used to synthesize a variety of chemicals and drugs.Biological Transport: The movement of materials (including biochemical substances and drugs) through a biological system at the cellular level. The transport can be across cell membranes and epithelial layers. It also can occur within intracellular compartments and extracellular compartments.Abdominal NeoplasmsPutamen: The largest and most lateral of the BASAL GANGLIA lying between the lateral medullary lamina of the GLOBUS PALLIDUS and the EXTERNAL CAPSULE. It is part of the neostriatum and forms part of the LENTIFORM NUCLEUS along with the GLOBUS PALLIDUS.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Bone Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer located in bone tissue or specific BONES.Methionine: A sulfur-containing essential L-amino acid that is important in many body functions.Tumor Burden: The total amount (cell number, weight, size or volume) of tumor cells or tissue in the body.Ephedrine: A phenethylamine found in EPHEDRA SINICA. PSEUDOEPHEDRINE is an isomer. It is an alpha- and beta-adrenergic agonist that may also enhance release of norepinephrine. It has been used for asthma, heart failure, rhinitis, and urinary incontinence, and for its central nervous system stimulatory effects in the treatment of narcolepsy and depression. It has become less extensively used with the advent of more selective agonists.Brain Mapping: Imaging techniques used to colocalize sites of brain functions or physiological activity with brain structures.Equipment Design: Methods of creating machines and devices.Equipment Failure Analysis: The evaluation of incidents involving the loss of function of a device. These evaluations are used for a variety of purposes such as to determine the failure rates, the causes of failures, costs of failures, and the reliability and maintainability of devices.NortropanesLymphoma: A general term for various neoplastic diseases of the lymphoid tissue.Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: The creation and display of functional images showing where the blood is flowing into the MYOCARDIUM by following over time the distribution of tracers injected into the blood stream.Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted: Computer-assisted mathematical calculations of beam angles, intensities of radiation, and duration of irradiation in radiotherapy.Alzheimer Disease: A degenerative disease of the BRAIN characterized by the insidious onset of DEMENTIA. Impairment of MEMORY, judgment, attention span, and problem solving skills are followed by severe APRAXIAS and a global loss of cognitive abilities. The condition primarily occurs after age 60, and is marked pathologically by severe cortical atrophy and the triad of SENILE PLAQUES; NEUROFIBRILLARY TANGLES; and NEUROPIL THREADS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1049-57)Corpus Striatum: Striped GRAY MATTER and WHITE MATTER consisting of the NEOSTRIATUM and paleostriatum (GLOBUS PALLIDUS). It is located in front of and lateral to the THALAMUS in each cerebral hemisphere. The gray substance is made up of the CAUDATE NUCLEUS and the lentiform nucleus (the latter consisting of the GLOBUS PALLIDUS and PUTAMEN). The WHITE MATTER is the INTERNAL CAPSULE.3-Iodobenzylguanidine: A guanidine analog with specific affinity for tissues of the sympathetic nervous system and related tumors. The radiolabeled forms are used as antineoplastic agents and radioactive imaging agents. (Merck Index, 12th ed) MIBG serves as a neuron-blocking agent which has a strong affinity for, and retention in, the adrenal medulla and also inhibits ADP-ribosyltransferase.
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As pets they require a long-term commitment from their owners. Their longevity is considered a positive trait as it reduces ... Two 1970s police dramas featured protagonists with pet cockatoos. In the 1973 film Serpico, Al Pacino's character had a pet ... Low, Rosemary (1999). The loving care of pet parrots. Saanichton, B.C.: Hancock House. ISBN 978-0-88839-439-2. .. ... A wing-clipped pet. salmon-crested cockatoos, also known as Moluccan cockatoos,[104] are the largest white-coloured cockatoo ...
... was a popular place for pug owners in New York City to socialize in the late 1990s through the mid-2000s. At times, ... "Pets: Every Dog Has Its Day". New York Magazine. Retrieved 2017-04-26. Smerd, Jeremy (2006-05-07). "When the Smoking Gun Looks ... Yazigi, Monique P. (1997-06-01). "While the Pugs Eat the Caviar, Owners Bond". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved ...
The company also offers an online Pet Hospice Journal which includes a quality of life scale, and a diary to help the pet owner ... Manning, Sue (Dec 11, 2013). "Hospice care offered to ill pets, grieving owners". Yahoo! News. Associated Press. Retrieved 29 ... pet owners may elect for at-home euthanasia services by Lap of Love veterinarians, and burial or cremation arranged through the ... Mary Gardner, a fellow UF grad, with the hope of developing a model for pet hospice and at-home animal euthanasia services that ...
Examples of the use of this term: "Pond Fluke Tabs-20ct". Pet Mountain. Retrieved 28 June 2008. "AP Pond Fluke - 20 pk". That ... ISBN 0-03-056747-5. Eldredge, Debra M. (2008). Cat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook. Howell Book House. p. 66. ... Fish Place - That Pet Place. Retrieved 28 June 2008. Earthlife BioLib ZipcodeZoo. ...
MacKenzie, Edie (2009). Goldendoodles: Complete Pet Owner's Manual. Barron's Educational Series, Inc. ISBN 0-7641-4290-9. "Dood ... Since 2005, Goldendoodles have been used as pets, guide dogs, therapy dogs, diabetic dogs, search dogs and rescue dogs, as they ... Goldendoodles have also become increasingly used as domestic pets due to their affection towards families, as well as their ...
Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manual. ISBN 9780764135927. Retrieved May 1, 2010. Shaw, Linda (2003). The Illustrated Standard ... Many owners are able to prevent lick fits by ensuring the dog never has an empty stomach by frequent, smaller meals and large ... The America's Pet Registry Inc. (APRI) does have a classified ad section for Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs. The American Canine ... Unless x-rays are taken many owners are not aware that they have a dysplastic dog. A goal for raising a Greater Swiss Mountain ...
Pets of famous people[edit]. United States Presidents and their families[edit]. See also: United States presidential pets ... Baggage, a cat famous for lending its name to the hit British TV show Baggage, hosted by his owner, Gok Wan.[19] He also has a ... Pets of famous gorillas[edit]. *All Ball (c. May 1984 - December 1984), the first cat of Koko the gorilla, so named by Koko ... Choupette, the pet and muse of designer Karl Lagerfeld. *Delilah, belonging to the Queen frontman Freddie Mercury; Mercury paid ...
"Pet Snake Eyed In Death Python Found With Body". NY Daily News. 10 October 1996. Retrieved 19 March 2016.. ... "Owner Killed by Snake had been Warned in '98". Retrieved 19 March 2016.. ... and pets may occur when a puma habituates to humans or is in a condition of severe starvation. Attacks are most frequent during ... "13-Foot-Long Pet Python Kills Its Caretaker". New York City: Retrieved 19 March 2016 ...
Fiji banded iguanas are a better iguanid option for less-experienced pet owners because they are smaller and less aggressive; ... A pet iguana habituates to humans to such a degree that humans no longer cause a "fight or flight" reaction. Iguanas achieve ... Healthy pet iguanas are very observant, confident, and curious. Iguanas can be "potty-trained" to go outside (when it is warm ... At about five to ten years, an iguana may exhibit bonding behavior similar to that of mammalian pets. Such an iguana may have a ...
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Rudi's Pet (chestnut gelding, 1994), won King George Stakes, Vodafone Dash[18] ... Owner. James Horgan. Trainer. Richard Hannon, Sr.. Record. 10:5-1-0. ...
... giving guinea pigs more exercise and avoiding expensive bunny boarding charges are reasons some owners take their pets away ... The owners who take their pets on holiday. Spending more quality time with horses, giving guinea pigs more exercise and ... As more people are taking their pets away with them on holiday, we talk to the owners about why they take their animals away ... She says she takes her pet along with her because she finds boarding expensive and is worried about leaving him alone. ...
It might be hard to accept that someones pet earns more money than you do -- but unless youre really rich, its true. From ... This article originally appeared on 20 Pets That Make Millions for Their Owners ... His fashionista owners have transformed the dog-in-human-clothes craze into mainstream success, to the tune of $15,000 a month ... More than just a pet, the giant grizzly earned $1 million for his role in his biggest movie, "The Edge," but Bart has been seen ...
CDC provides lightning information for pet owners including dont leave your pet outdoors and replace metal collars, leashes, ... To help protect your pet from lightning:. *Dont leave your pet outdoors.. Do NOT leave your pet outdoors or chained to a tree ... Pets in Public Evacuation Centers. *Pet Sheltersplus icon *Interim Guidelines for Animal Health and Control of Disease ... Doghouses are NOT safe shelters; bring your pet inside.. *Remove any metal collars, leashes, or harnesses and replace with ...
... but pet owners need to protect cats, dogs and other companion animals, the US Food and Drug Administration cautioned in a new ... Pets might not infect people with coronavirus, but pet owners need to protect cats, dogs and other companion animals, the US ... FDA cautions pet owners about infecting their pets in new video. From CNNs Maggie Fox ... Most of these pets became sick after contact with people with COVID-19," the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ...
These owners of special needs pet have lots of experience, wisdom and compassion to share, from hydrotherapy to acupuncture to ... Caring for a disabled pet can be challenging, but owners say rewards outweigh the work. Many use Facebook and blogs to spread ... For Osman, the work is more fulfilling than a veterinary clinic setting because she gets to help pet owners get acclimated to ... Inspired by his fearless approach to life, owner Susan Holler dedicated her life to helping pets through a company called BOGO ...
Pets can help people manage their long-term mental health conditions, according to new research from the U.K. The consistent ... Pets Can Help Owners With Mental Health Issues. By Janice Wood Associate News Editor ... "Pets were also considered particularly useful during times of crisis. In this way, pets provided a unique form of validation ... Home » News » Pets Can Help Owners With Mental Health Issues. .fn{margin:-2px 0 0 0;font-size:90%!important}.time-read{color:# ...
... if the owner has the time and ability and the pet doesnt require high-tech treatment. "You can get good results in a home ... To help dog owners recognize symptoms of lameness and educate them on how to seek appropriate treatment before the condition ... Kara Amstutz, owner of River Canine Rehabilitation in Springfield, Missouri, where Hartley was treated, and an instructor for ... "The expectations of clients are to have rehabilitation on their pets similar to what they might have for their own injury or ...
Holiday Pet Tips, Gifts for Pets and Pet Owners. This information is not meant to be a substitute for veterinary care. Always ... For the responsible pet owner, a veterinary home-care volume is a good bet. "While it might buy the owner some critical time in ... If your or a friends pet doesnt have positive identification, consider a tag or license, microchip or tattoo. Positive pet ... The Pet Health Topics Web site is a free service provided by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University ...
Angela Hatfield, a professional pet groomer and regular contributor to On the Cheap, sent several ideas for how to cut overall ... costs of keeping a pet by making sure they stay fit and... ... s no question that pets can put an extra stress on a family& ... Shop around for necessary pet care products. Contact pet food and supply companies via their Web sites for coupons or ... If your pet has healthy skin, but a dry coat, try adding a little safflower oil on your pets food daily instead of expensive ...
To prepare pets for an emergency requiring evacuation, experts recommend packing an emergency supplies kit and planning to ... Pet litter and litter box.. *A picture of you and your pet together. If you become separated, a picture of you and your pet ... Disaster preparedness tips for pet owners. Having a go kit prepared can help ensure pets stay safe. 07/18/2017 ... "In the case that pet and livestock owners get separated, this kit should include photos of pets and descriptions of where ...
To ensure the safety of raw food products, the researchers recommend that manufacturers - and pet owners who buy them - should: ... A number of dog owners believe that feeding their pets raw food is naturally more healthful. ... Why raw dog food could be harmful for pets and owners alike. ... Raw meat based foods are becoming more popular among dog owners ... However, could raw dog food actually be harmful for both dogs and their owners? ...
Dog injures pets; owners fearful. By Ellie Oleson CORRESPONDENT Wednesday. Nov 28, 2007 at 3:05 AM Nov 28, 2007 at 8:02 AM ... Herbert took her pet to the Cummings School.. Maggie had emergency surgery and more than 100 stitches. It was awful. She had a ... While the son of the owner of the Newfoundland left with that dog, Mrs. Herbert rushed Louie in his crate to the Foster ... On two separate occasions, the owner failed to restrain the dog. The quarantine has to be in a secure place, he said. ...
Do you think its OK to impose annual tax on pet owners? ... Some experts suggests imposing a tax on pet owners in order to ... Although some pet owners cannot take good care of their pets and remove their waste, but it is not fair to force all pet owners ... Should pet owners be taxed?. , Updated: 2015-01-16 08:14 ...
Forget flying: Pet owners embrace alternative… Share this:. *Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) ... For pet owners, flying with their four-legged family members is the opposite of a relaxing belly rub. According to the ... Mark Smith, a British cat owner who founded travel website the Man in Seat Sixty-One, created an informative page about pet ... Animal rights organizations and advocates are not against the idea of pets on planes, but they urge owners to consider all ...
Anyway, after watching the news last night, about the dog FOOD that was making our pets very sick , I went up stairs and looked ... PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW THAT HAS A PET..... Thanks everyone ... I never thought about looking at expiration dates on our pets food, since we had just bought them last week. We had been ... Another responsible pet owner. First of all you should have checked the dates before you bought the food. Target should have ...
... suggesting that the qualities that make for overbearing parents might actually work for pets, who tend to require lifelong ... A new study shows that the most affectionate pet owners also rate the highest in traits of neuroticism and conscientiousness, ... Pet owners were also rated according to the Lexington Attachment to Pets Scale, which measures affection for pets, and the Pet ... Home » News » Loving Pet Owners Score High in Neuroticism. Loving Pet Owners Score High in Neuroticism. By Traci Pedersen. ~ 2 ...
"In the process of grooming or styling Kapuwais pet, defendant negligently injured the pet and cut off the portion of the pets ... Pet Owners Alarmed,at Petco Clip Jobs February 15, 2012. Purna Nemani ... The second woman claims Petco cut off part of her pets tail.. Gladys Kapuwai says she took her dog, Dodo, to Petco in July ... Estelle Green says she took her pet, Hope, to Petco in 2011.. Green claims: "As a result of the negligence of Petco, Estelle ...
Information for Pet Owners for Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Infantis Infections Linked to Dry Dog Food ... Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Pet Crested Geckos, 2015plus icon *Advice to Pet Owners ... Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Pet Bearded Dragons, 2014plus icon *Advice to Pet Owners ... What pet food has been recalled?. Multiple brands of dry pet food produced by Diamond Pet Foods at a single manufacturing ...
... crucial to boosting the spirits and motivation levels of their owners during lockdown, a new study has found.  ... Pet owners have a lot to thank their animals for during lockdown. Owners said their dogs and cats provided them with ... Pets have been crucial to boosting the spirits and motivation levels of their owners during lockdown, a new study has found. ... Four in 10, of the 2,000 owners surveyed, said that having a pet with them during these challenging times has provided ...
Use the Figo app to stay updated on your dog or cat and get a 5% discount when purchasing through an agent with Auto-Owners. ... Pet insurance with Auto-Owners and Figo includes vet exams, surgeries, prescriptions, hospitalization, MRIs and more. ... Online pet profiles and next generation pet tags. *Reminders to keep your pet up-to-date on important medical needs, such as ... Pet business locator to find pet stores, vets, dog parks and other pet related establishments ...
Pet hearing loss is not only traumatic for a pet, but also a seemingly disaster for pet owners. The pet is no longer able to ... Because pets are family to many owners, the idea of leaving a pet at a vets office or performing a backyard memorial can be ... Most pet owners buy dog gates to confine their pets in a safe area or keep them from some rooms especially when people couldnt ... Is the Pet Insurance Industry Regulated?. 08th October 2012. When it comes to the safety of our pets, loving owners are ...
... September 18, 2020. September 18, 2020. AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE ... said the sample size was too small to draw broad conclusions and that pet owners should not be alarmed. ... cats, coronavirus, dogs, pets, Research. A staff member of FOUR PAWS International holds a dog at Chi Meakh village in Kampong ... "Pets can be a source of comfort for humans especially when unwell," she said, adding that it had not yet been demonstrated ...
Her dog and cat hospital, Willard Veterinary Clinic, offers nutrition counseling as part of the clinics pet wellness services. ... With pet obesity on the rise, Quincy veterinarian Dr. ... "Pet owners want the best for their pets, but many simply do not ... Connelly and the pet care team at Willard Veterinary Clinic are educating pet owners about the dangers of pet obesity and how ... Connelly, many pet owners mistakenly believe their pets are a healthy weight, when in reality, their pets are overweight or ...
... so we narrowed down the essential cleaning tools every pet owner needs to have on-hand at all times. ... Pet messes are just as endless as the love and affection they bring, ... is also great to keep on-hand for pet owners of all types. Dimmick says its an ideal choice for pets prone to shedding, and ... which makes cleaning up pet hair and dander a monumental chore. This Evercare Mega Extra Sticky Lint Roller is a pet owners ...
... pickup and delivery for want-to-be pet owners, helping re-home abandoned animals. Caroline Malone reports. ... Pet delivery in Brazil helps shelter animals find new owners. Posted A new initiative in Rio de Janeiro is providing online ... pickup and delivery for want-to-be pet owners, helping re-home abandoned animals. Caroline Malone reports. ...
  • After graduating from college, Fogg found work as social media director for Scout's Fund, a nonprofit organization that underwrites the cost of small animal physical rehab for assistance dogs, pets from low-income households, shelter animals, and working dogs. (
  • What investigators found was 13 percent of vets were aware of an owner who had faked an illness or injured their animal for drugs and 44 percent knew a pet owner or employee who struggled with opioid addiction. (
  • At first vets could only track their patients, but a recent law change allowed them to also check the prescription records of animal owners. (
  • The BVA's intervention comes alongside the results of a new survey of the profession which found 98 per cent of vets have been challenged by owners about the need for vaccination. (
  • I just want to make sure that other dog owners are aware of the situation now because, up until now, even quite a few vets didn't know much about it. (
  • They might bring love and happiness into our homes, but our beloved family pets cost us more than just the price of feeding and vets bills. (
  • 5. Pets and Vets. (
  • Donna Tomlinson, senior product manager at Bayer says its awareness campaign is encouraging owners to speak to vets and ensure pets are protected against the parasite. (
  • Also, every Thursday, 30 to 40 cat owners drop off their animals at the Salvation Army parking lot at 2912 Northwest Ave . WeSNIP workers put the cats into a truck and take them to The NOAH Center (Northwest Organization for Animal Help) in Stanwood, where vets, including WeSNIP founder Dr. Karen Mueller, perform the procedures. (
  • Remember, biscuits and treats are usually much higher in calories than regular pet food, so having him skip dinner may be a prudent choice if he has been snacking all day. (
  • In the September 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, discover how innovation drives pet food brands and what the market looks like for toppers, along with other topics. (
  • At the same time that Hatfield, a Windsor resident, sent in her 'Penny Pinching Pet Tips,' The Humane Society of the United States sent a press release cautioning that 'forfeiting a pet can add up to a double dose of bad news, both for pets and families. (
  • Pet news, photos and more delivered to your inbox. (
  • For the study, the researchers recruited 1,000 male and female pet owners of all ages through the Craigslist classified advertising website, their personal Facebook pages and pet-related pages on the Reddit news and social networking site. (
  • The plaintiffs' attorney, Michael Jay Green, told Courthouse News in an interview that his clients noticed their pets' injuries immediately but Petco "refused to do anything for them. (
  • A spokesperson for Nestle Purina told ABC News that the safety of pets is the company's utmost priority and that production of the treats in China is held to the highest quality and safety standards. (
  • News outlets report 21-year-old Isabelle Mason and 19-year-old and Jaimee Pack on Saturday tried to smuggle out the animals from Pet Paradise without paying. (
  • After rushing his pet to the vet, the dog's owner told the New York Daily News that Jack is now back to normal and recovering after undergoing an operation to have the coins removed. (
  • 1 The news outlet also spoke with the owners of a company that makes cannabis tinctures for treating pet anxiety, loss of appetite, pain and inflammation, as well as diseases like cancer and glaucoma and kidney and liver problems. (
  • Despite the identified benefits of pet ownership, pets were neither considered nor incorporated into the individual care plans for any of the people in our study. (
  • Taking more creative approaches to care planning, such as incorporating discussions about pets, may be one way of helping to better involve participants because of the value, meaning and engagement that individuals have with their companion animals, the researchers concluded. (
  • This year Americans are expected to spend almost $19 billion on veterinary care, including rehab, up from about $15 billion five years ago, according to the American Pet Products Association in Stamford, Connecticut. (
  • For the responsible pet owner, a veterinary home-care volume is a good bet. (
  • Shop around for necessary pet care products. (
  • Although some pet owners cannot take good care of their pets and remove their waste, but it is not fair to force all pet owners to pay for some owners who don't obey the rules. (
  • We will investigate further whether greater affection for and greater anxious attachment to one's pet, and neuroticism, are associated with better care and understanding of the pet's needs," Reevy said. (
  • Dr. Connelly and the pet care team at Willard Veterinary Clinic are educating pet owners about the dangers of pet obesity and how to identify if a pet is overweight. (
  • When pets are overweight, pet owners end up spending thousands on extra medical care and weight-related problems including surgeries. (
  • Good resource tools for the home on pet care. (
  • If a dog is showing signs of heat stroke, pet owners should immediately move the dog to an air-conditioned area and seek veterinary care. (
  • consumers are lavishing more preventive care on their pets from the start. (
  • Sales of remedies for joint care, behavior control and dental health have led category growth, according to Amy Malpocker, product manager of ENB Science, which manufactures True-Dose pet healthcare products. (
  • Malpocker said that the aging pet population is driving sales of joint care products, while behavior OTCs are fueled by pet owners giving their pets OTCs to calm them during storms and to treat separation anxiety. (
  • For the complete Pet Care Buy-In Report, including extensive charts, data and more analysis, click here . (
  • Pet rescue owner accused of animal cruelty after horrific video surfaces Phoenix police arrested Rebekah Fox-Laverty on suspicion of animal cruelty for failing to provide medical care to a dog at her Mavyn Animal Rescue. (
  • New research suggests that when people care for ill pets, they have more depression, anxiety and caregiving distress: symptoms that are similar to how people report feeling when caring for sick relatives, the study authors say. (
  • Pet owners were asked to fill out an online survey about how taking care of a pet affects them. (
  • Owners of sick animals reported a significantly higher caregiver burden-a condition people encounter when they're providing informal care for a sick family member-than those with healthy pets. (
  • With today being the first day of summer and temperatures reaching over 90 degrees, pet owners should take special care in ensuring their pet's safety. (
  • It is imperative that pet owners take precautions and special care of their pets in the next few days," said Dr. Steven Fox, President and Chief Executive Officer, Central Veterinary Associates. (
  • The campaign's goal is to raise awareness, educate pet owners about acute and chronic pain symptoms, encourage recognition of animal pain and take action by seeking veterinary care. (
  • Of the more than 150 pets handed over on "Exotic Pet Amnesty Day" by people who could no longer care for the beasts, all but six found new homes. (
  • While many pets seem forever young, they do age, their health eventually declines, and we are faced with even more responsibilities as we take care of the additional duties and demands that come with caring for an elderly or sick animal. (
  • Additionally, the knowledge pets are animals as opposed to humans can bring about confusion regarding what that means in terms of our devotion to giving them the best possible care while doing what is in everyone's best interests. (
  • I share this in hopes other pet owners who relate can recognize that the strong emotions they feel regarding their pet's care, health, and life are valid. (
  • It's really encouraging to see dog owners wanting to care for their pets properly, by taking them out on a regular basis and understanding that pets need a vehicle that has room to move. (
  • For more best-care tips for pets, visit and . (
  • Ask just about any devoted dog or cat owner where they'd draw the line when it comes to what they would spend on their pet's care, and they'll likely tell you they would do everything within their means for their beloved companion. (
  • Well, I have a solution to prevent pets from being neglected and placed into shelters by owners who didn't know any better or didn't care to do their research. (
  • Be prepared to spend some money on your pet for routine care, and big bucks for other issues that might come up. (
  • For over three decades, APPA has been collecting and publishing the pet industry's most comprehensive consumer research study about pet ownership, pet care practices and pet product purchasing. (
  • also contains information on pet care for first-time pet owners and publishes a newsletter. (
  • Pets can be a source of comfort for humans especially when unwell," she said, adding that it had not yet been demonstrated whether pets could be a source of human infection. (
  • The bacterial infection is rare and can be deadly, though it is treatable in both humans and pets if caught early. (
  • This form of speech is known to share some similarities with the way in which humans talk to their pet dogs, known as dog-directed speech. (
  • The participants stated that one reason for this was that their pet helped by distracting them from symptoms and upsetting experiences, such as hearing voices or suicidal thoughts. (
  • Sick-pet owners also reported higher stress, anxiety, symptoms of clinical depression and a lower quality of life than owners of healthy pets, and all of these measures were closely linked to the caregiving burden. (
  • Depressive symptoms were even worse for people who belonged to pet disease social media groups, which the researchers say could indicate the members were seeking support for their distress. (
  • Pets can suffer from a decreased appetite, decreased activity, vomiting and diarrhea among other symptoms within hours of eating treats sold as jerky tenders or strips made of chicken, duck, sweet potatoes or dried fruit. (
  • What pets are most at risk for bubonic plague and what are the symptoms? (
  • Because these symptoms "can be vague" and can be associated with other ailments, Levitzke said it is important to take your pet to the vet immediately to get checked out if it displaying any signs. (
  • D aniella Dos Santos, BVA Junior Vice President, said not only does veterinary medicine risk a crisis similar in scale to bogus MMR scare, but increasing numbers of dog owners believe in a link between animal vaccines and canine autism, a condition which has never been proved to exist . (
  • Here's one warning from the FDA that many pet owners are not aware of concerning a popular canine treat. (
  • As a precaution, Miami-Dade Animal Services (Animal Services) reminds pet owners to ensure their companion animals are up-to-date on their rabies vaccines, in response to a confirmed case of canine rabies in Palm Beach County. (
  • This information can impact wellness counseling for overweight pet owners and canine companions. (
  • While the son of the owner of the Newfoundland left with that dog, Mrs. Herbert rushed Louie in his crate to the Foster Hospital for Small Animals at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in Grafton. (
  • In general, air travel is safe for your pets, but it's better to travel by train or car," said Amy Nichols, vice president of companion animals at the Humane Society of the United States. (
  • If you are an animal lover and you have either a single pet or a number of animals that you love and look after then from time to time you will obviously require the services of a qualified vet in order to ensure that they stay fit and healthy. (
  • A new initiative in Rio de Janeiro is providing online screening, pickup and delivery for want-to-be pet owners, helping re-home abandoned animals. (
  • Once you do, the pet food bank gives you enough food to feed all your animals. (
  • CCHS is an open admission shelter that accepts all companion animals from owners who feel that this their best option. (
  • While the biggest challenge that eco-friendly pet owners face is the balance between the needs of our animals and the needs of the environment, keeping our pets healthy and happy should always come first. (
  • You never know what kind of mischief your pet might get into, and making sure that there aren't any resulting baby animals ending up in a shelter or using up environmental resources is important. (
  • Pet owners who abuse or fake illnesses in their animals to get their hands on prescription narcotics present a growing problem in the fight against opioid abuse. (
  • Pick up a recipe book just for companion animals at the book store, or just type "homemade pet treat recipes" into your favorite web search engine for lots of interesting choices. (
  • A Kentucky pet store owner says two women stole a pair of guinea pigs, lobbing one of the animals at him during their escape. (
  • Further, animals with pneumonic plague - when the plague moves to the lungs - can infect their owner if the owner inhales aerosolized droplets from the animal's cough, Levitzke said. (
  • Points to those pet owners with intelligent animals! (
  • Keep pets under direct supervision at all times to ensure they do not come in contact with any wild animals. (
  • MIAMI (AP) - With alternately tearful goodbyes and barely contained impatience, more than 100 South Floridians surrendered their exotic animals Saturday at a zoo event designed to give owners an alternative to simply turning them loose. (
  • Dog owners would still be able to leave their dogs restrained, but the animals would be required to have access to shelter, water and have room to move. (
  • Every summer an estimated 100,000 domestic animals are abandoned in France by owners who say they are unable to take them along or find someone to look after them," the report said. (
  • Pets provide great companionship and, for many people, animals are loyal, loving members of the family. (
  • For some people, pets are "just animals. (
  • Incidents like this should serve as reminders to all pet owners that animals don't always think before they eat, which is why it's important to keep dangerous items out of their reach. (
  • Animal Hospitals and Pet ERs become inundated with animals rushed to those facilities during the holiday season for mishaps that could have been prevented. (
  • LOS ANGELES (AP) - Just over half of American pet owners will buy gifts for their pets this holiday season, and they'll spend an average of $46 on their animals, with toys and treats topping the list, according to a new poll . (
  • If you have Darwin's Natural Pet Products Natural Selections Chicken Recipe with Organic Vegetables for Dogs (5309(11)181019 and 5375(11)181106) or Darwin's Natural Pet Products Natural Selections Turkey Recipe with Organic Vegetables for Dogs (5339(11)181026), stop feeding it to your pets and throw it away in a secure container where other animals, including wildlife, cannot access it. (
  • For pets and livestock, routine rabies vaccination of animals offers protection. (
  • Don't feed wild animals or allow your pets around them. (
  • The biggest problem with some pets, are not the animals themselves, but the owners. (
  • Keeping animals as pets is not a common phenomenon with us Africans consequently it would be quite for us to have these pets muzzled or with leads,because we fear it might harm somebody and put us into unnecessary problems. (
  • Because dogs are descended from den-dwelling animals, a crate or pet carrier makes a natural shelter. (
  • Initially, was a program designed to end the overpopulation of companion animals in shelters in Los Angeles, California. (
  • A number of jerky pet treat products were removed from the market in January after a New York state lab reported finding evidence of up to six drugs in certain jerky pet treats made in China, the FDA said. (
  • Concerns about jerky pet treats skyrocketed in 2013, and by the end of 2015 the agency received reports that more than 1,000 dogs had died and over 6,000 fell sick after eating the treats. (
  • Multiple brands of dry pet food produced by Diamond Pet Foods at a single manufacturing facility in Gaston, South Carolina have been linked with human illnesses. (
  • You can report illnesses associated with pet food in two ways: (1) call the FDA Consumer Complaint Coordinator External in your state, or (2) report electronically through the Safety Reporting Portal External . (
  • Pets Best Insurance knows this from the multitude of insurance claims filed for pets suffering from heat-related illnesses. (
  • At the time, the FDA linked the illnesses to treats imported from China…"Pet owners should be aware, however, that manufacturers are not required to list the country of origin for each ingredient used in their products. (
  • And the six-foot rule applies to leashed pets, as well as to other people. (
  • Most of these pets became sick after contact with people with COVID-19," the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says on its website. (
  • The position allows her to promote options that keep people and special needs pets together longer. (
  • There are not enough people taking their pet to a neurologist, and there isn't enough research on treatment," Fogg says. (
  • That's scary for pets and people. (
  • The people we spoke to through the course of this study felt their pet played a range of positive roles, such as helping them to manage stigma associated with their mental health by providing acceptance without judgment," said Dr. Helen Brooks from the University of Manchester. (
  • Pets played an important role in the social networks of people managing a long-term mental health problem, as 60 percent placed their pet in the central most important circle and 20 percent placed their pet in the second circle. (
  • The fact that higher levels of neuroticism are associated with affection and anxious attachment suggests that people who score higher on that dimension may have high levels of affection and dependence on their pets, which may be a good thing for pets," said co-author Mikel Delgado, a doctoral student in psychology at University of California, Berkeley. (
  • Most pet owners buy dog gates to confine their pets in a safe area or keep them from some rooms especially when people couldn't watch their pets. (
  • Deciding to acquire a pet cremation service is an important decision for many people. (
  • Pets are good companions and many people love them to the extent of occasionally riding with them. (
  • In the latest preliminary research, which has not been peer reviewed, veterinary science experts in Canada tested the pets of a group of people with a confirmed Covid-19 diagnosis. (
  • Some locales have food banks -- just like those for people in need -- that provide free food for pets. (
  • More research is needed to explore how different groups of people interact with their pets. (
  • Fleas are prevalent everywhere and as people who own pets know, they're quite a pest. (
  • I always tell people if one pet in your house has fleas, they all have fleas. (
  • Socialize your pet through exposure to lots of different people, experiences and sounds before he or she turns 4 months old. (
  • No matter what new technology develops, one thing still rings true: people love their pets. (
  • In fact, people love everyone else's pets, too! (
  • people are obsessed with their pets. (
  • People love watching videos and viewing pictures of other people's pets just as much as they love sharing videos and pictures of their own. (
  • Prevent bats from entering living quarters or occupied spaces in homes, churches, schools, and other similar areas, where they might come in contact with people and pets. (
  • Along with individual contact, there is a support group for people whose pets are ill or who have died. (
  • The dangers to pets increase with the percentage of essential oil, and many people have 100-percent essential oil products. (
  • People have no idea what they're getting into," said Lyon, who works at a pet store on weekends. (
  • Most people love puzzles -- and so does your pet! (
  • BUT, while perhaps that may sometimes happen, most people buy a pet with good intentions or a lot of passion, and would buy them the proper cages and equipment, if they were properly educated about the animal. (
  • But it seems to be the norm for people to get a pet without doing any research first, or only relying on store employees/their friends for information. (
  • But as people start going back to work, some owners are worried about the effect it will have on their dogs. (
  • Pets sometimes attack people and injure or kill them. (
  • I agree with are always pet.Though it may be educated by people,it still just an animal.Maybe you love dog or cat,but you should keep it not to attact other people. (
  • I think that people must not take fighting dogs as pets. (
  • This winning combination of information gives you an inside track on the very people who determine where your business is heading: America's Pet Owners! (
  • A well-behaved dog is less likely to upset people and other pets in public places, will be more welcome at gatherings, and will enjoy a better relationship with everyone he meets. (
  • The web site allows people to sign up to receive an email when a pet that satisfies their criteria appears in a local shelter. (
  • Rabies vaccines are available for $15 from the Miami-Dade Animal Services Pet Adoption and Protection Center wellness clinic located at 3599 NW 79 Avenue, Doral 33122. (
  • All pets adopted from Animal Services receive rabies vaccines included as part of the adoption fees. (
  • Seamus had already had a rough start to his life when Teresa adopted him from the Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center in California. (
  • In fact, 42.5 percent of respondents said they would not go on a vacation if they could not bring their pet with, and three in four respondents said they celebrate their pet's birth day or day of adoption. (
  • Lynne Tingle, who operates a pet adoption center and animal sanctuary, uses edible cannabis products and ointments on senior dogs for both health and behavioral problems. (
  • Receive useful adoption info and helpful tips and tricks for training your new adopted pet. (
  • is a North America's largest non-profit pet-adoption web service that advocates pet adoption, gathering information from over 12,000 pet shelters in the U.S. and Canada, and presenting adoptable pet data in a searchable data base to facilitate pet adoption. (
  • In addition, promotes pet adoption through conventional and social media presence, public service announcements, and interactions with local governments. (
  • In January 2009, launched a national ADOPT campaign accompanied by a poster created by Shepard Fairey using a photo by Clay Myers to raise awareness about adoption at the time President Obama was looking for a dog for his family. (
  • In June 2010, paid tribute to Rue McClanahan, who was known as an actress and a supporter of pet adoption. (
  • In 2011, White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle and his wife Jamie partnered with to create a public service billboard campaign to promote pet adoption. (
  • Morieka Johnson is a former writer who covered pet products, health, and training. (
  • The researchers suggest that pets should be considered a main source of support in the management of long-term mental health problems. (
  • Participants were asked to rate the importance of members of their personal network including friends, family, health professionals, pets, hobbies, places, activities, and objects, by placing them in a diagram of three concentric circles. (
  • The society reports that sharing affection with a dog or cat has proven to decrease stress, anxiety and feelings of loneliness which in turn results in improved health - lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels - for pet owners and fewer doctor visits. (
  • Andrew R. Pelletier, director of public health, said that the law requires a 10-day quarantine when a dog bites a pet. (
  • If you believe you or someone you know became ill from contact with a contaminated food, including dry pet food, please contact your county or city health department. (
  • We know there's evidence that owning a pet is good for mental health and tackling stress - and this is clearly really important at such a challenging time. (
  • If you're already whipping up the best baking soda cleaning solutions at home, you'll be pleased to know Christine Dimmick , public health advocate for health and wellness and owner of an eco-friendly cleaning company, shares that simple-yet-effective baking soda is one of the best cleaning products to keep on hand when you've got pets at home. (
  • It gave good advice on medical treatment as well as maintaining good overall health for your pet naturally. (
  • Foxtails can also become lodged deeper into the oral cavity, chest cavity, or abdomen causing life-threatening pet health problems. (
  • Untreated, these migrations can result in serious pet health problems and even death. (
  • The key to preventing pet health problems caused by Foxtails is to brush and inspect your pet often (especially after outside playtimes) and only allow your pet in well-manicured areas where Foxtails don't grow. (
  • Likely, if this came up, we'd ask DPD to take the entire case and charge under the state animal cruelty law since the owner would be 'knowingly' inflicting pain on the animal for their own ends which meets the state definition," said Ann Cecchine-Williams, deputy director for Denver's Department of Public Health and Environment. (
  • While that close bond makes pets a boon to human happiness-and even, in many cases, to mental health -it can also come with a downside. (
  • You'll want to be sure that you have covered all the bases when it comes to the health and well being of your new pet. (
  • When you pick up your new pet, obtain copies of their pet health record from the previous owners. (
  • The hot weather and dehydration can have serious effects on your pet's health so it is essential to provide your pet with fresh water at all times and maintain a comfortable environment further. (
  • Owners are taking more interest in their own health and how they live their own lives and the perceived benefits or detriments of the food they eat and the medication they take," she said. (
  • Author and pet-health columnist Kim Campbell Thornton cited examples of weird traits that a new pet owner might not anticipate: "Border collies and other herding breeds need a job to do or they'll start herding your family, staring at all of you and nipping your heels to make everyone stay together. (
  • Smart collar technology like PetPace gives pet owners and veterinary professionals a better tool to understand pet health. (
  • Recorded data is displayed in an easy-to-understand graphic interface, which allows pet owners to monitor specific aspects of a pet's health over time. (
  • This allows the owner or the vet to take preemptive action to protect the pet's health. (
  • For more information about PetPace real-time pet health monitoring, visit . (
  • Sure, we could list study after study showing the health perks of having a pet in your life (improved blood pressure and better stress management are just two benefits). (
  • But pet owners should be aware that essential oils can pose a health risk for their animal companions. (
  • Because while it's the physician's role to be cautious of pets, it's veterinary medicine's job to preserve the human-animal bond -- not to mention our patients' health. (
  • Dr. Kelley, who's practiced emergency veterinary medicine for the last 15 years, says it is not rare for puppies to come home sick from any pet store or shelter with or without a health certificate. (
  • The FDA is issuing this alert because these three lots of Darwin's Natural Pet Products raw dog food represent a serious threat to human and animal health and are adulterated under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act because they contain Salmonella . (
  • We describe health perceptions and levels of companion animal attachment in a cohort of dog owners. (
  • Heavier owners also reported lower perceived health and less social support. (
  • Increasing body mass index is associated with higher pet attachment, lower perceived health, and less social support. (
  • Currently, is sponsored by Nestlé Purina and Bayer Animal Health. (
  • About five years ago, college student Crystal Fogg fell in love with a feral rescue kitten named Moki that resembled her childhood pet. (
  • Speaking about the importance of pets during lockdown, Battersea ambassador, David Gandy, explained how his rescue dogs have been a lifeline for him. (
  • The owner of a Phoenix pet-rescue operation has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty, officials said. (
  • Rebekah Fox-Laverty, owner of Mavyn Animal Rescue, was arrested following a gruesome video posted on social media earlier this month, Phoenix police confirmed. (
  • A Sunshine Coast woman was bitten and "handcuffed" by her pet python at 3am, prompting an unusual over-the-phone rescue bid by a local snake catcher and her housemate. (
  • We hope this research will be useful for pet owners interacting with their dogs, and also for veterinary professionals and rescue workers. (
  • In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, participated in the pet rescue effort by helping reunite pets with their owners and helping the pets that could not be reunited find either foster or new homes. (
  • Microchip implant (animal) American Humane Association Rescue group for pets HelpmefindMYPET "Microchips. (
  • If your or a friend's pet doesn't have positive identification, consider a tag or license, microchip or tattoo. (
  • You must also microchip your pet, in case Bandit decides to run off with the Romanian circus. (
  • Since the early 1990s, the underskin I.D. tag or microchip implant has been promoted as a solution for pet recovery that does not require a collar. (
  • These kittens are born white and they are popular among many pet owners and lovers. (
  • However, it occurred to me that I'd never really come across information regarding the anxiety that can come with owning a pet, though it's likely something many pet owners and animal lovers experience at some point. (
  • New research of dog-lovers around the country commissioned by has shown that we're paying a high price for being a nation of dog lovers, with doggy days out costing dog owners over £18 million in fuel bills. (
  • With 1 in 2 households owning a pet and 22% of households now owning a dog, it's clear we're still a nation of animal lovers. (
  • And - most importantly - we are pet lovers. (
  • Wet fur and muddy paws the perennial source of frustration for dog lovers can actually be harmful to pets with doctors pointing out that they are the main cause of infections and diseases in the canines. (
  • There are endless ways to get you and your dog to interact with other pet lovers. (
  • While eligible participant number was limited by relatively low human transmission rates in the study area, these preliminary results suggest that a substantial proportion of pets in households of persons with Covid-19 end up developing antibodies," said study co-author Dorothee Bienzle, Professor of Veterinary Pathology at the University of Guelph in Ontario. (
  • Pet owners spoil their pets in a variety of ways, treating them as a human member of the family, according to a survey of pet-owning households by Pet360 . (
  • The spokesdog for Virgin America airlines got his own Facebook page back in 2010 (his owner worked for Facebook). (
  • Many use Facebook and blogs to spread the word and offer encouragement to others who face the difficult task of helping pets adjust to life with chronic or debilitating physical issues. (
  • Pets aren't creating Facebook and Twitter profiles on their own, though. (
  • In May the same year, it launched a social media campaign, "Social Petworking", introducing the capability to share a photo of an adoptable pet on a Facebook page or to attach it to an e-mail. (
  • It might be hard to accept that someone's pet earns more money than you do -- but unless you're really rich, it's true. (
  • But freeze drying someone's pet is not a short process. (
  • The Thaxtons, who say their dog Penny recovered after they stopped feeding her the treats, are now part of an angry population of pet owners who say the FDA hasn't done enough to protect their four-legged family members in the years it has known about the problem. (
  • Stop by a pet food store and purchase some new dog biscuits or cat treats and then reduce the amount of his regular meal to accommodate the treats he will be getting throughout the day. (
  • The survey also found that owners spoil their pets with treats, as three in four surveyed said they have shared a popsicle or ice cream cone with their pet. (
  • If an infected pet develops a wound with pus and the bodily secretion gets into an open wound on the owner's body, the human can contract bubonic plague, Levitzke said. (
  • Two thirds of owners confessed they had been forced to make an insurance claim after their animal chewed or slobbered on a device, while more than 20 per cent had broken their owner's gadget by knocking it into the toilet or spilling drinks on them. (
  • But one pet dog from New York has taken things a step further by literally eating his owner's loose change, swallowing a total of 111 pennies in a single sitting. (
  • A pet owner's primary goal should be to prevent disease, not only treat it. (
  • While prior research has focused on people's attachment to their pets, this is the first U.S. study to incorporate the principles of human attachment theory - which analyzes the bond between parents and children or between romantic partners - with pet owners' personality types, including whether they identify as a "dog person" or "cat person. (
  • Even when you're very cautious, you can still have fleas biting your pets and all it takes is one flea bite for them to contract it," he warned. (
  • Luna has now returned home and is recovering but animal experts say Lower Mainland coyotes are active these days and pet owners need to be cautious. (
  • Contact pet food and supply companies via their Web sites for coupons or promotional deals. (
  • Raw meat based foods are becoming more popular among dog owners, based on the belief that a raw food diet may be more natural and healthful for some dog breeds. (
  • However, could raw dog food actually be harmful for both dogs and their owners? (
  • A number of dog owners believe that feeding their pets raw food is naturally more healthful. (
  • A recent study in the BMJ journal Vet Record , however, warns that commercially available raw meat based food is potentially dangerous for both dogs and their owners. (
  • pet owners Beware of Iams Dog Food? (
  • I never thought about looking at expiration dates on our pets food, since we had just bought them last week. (
  • What pet food has been recalled? (
  • Diamond Pet Foods has expanded its recall of some brands of dry dog and cat food manufactured in this facility. (
  • Do not share food with your pets. (
  • Whether you lost your job or you can't work due to injury, you may find that you can't buy pet food or pay for veterinary bills. (
  • Although each pet food bank has its own rules, you usually need to provide proof of your low-income status. (
  • You can find a pet food bank in most states, including California, Oregon, Virginia and New Jersey. (
  • For a list of pet food banks across the country, visit the Save Our Pets Food Bank website (see Resources. (
  • ST. LOUIS - Nestle Purina PetCare Company is touting its newest pet food brand, Be Happy, as a brand that "celebrate[s] our pets as our happiness heroes. (
  • If buying sustainable pet food doesn't appeal to you, make your own! (
  • Related: Can vegan pet food be good for the planet and your pet? (
  • If you do choose to buy prepared or canned food for your pet, buy in bulk and make sure the packaging is recyclable. (
  • Pet owners are often reminded not to feed bones to dogs-especially during the holiday season when the scent of food is heavy in the air and your pooch is giving you that begging look in its eyes in the kitchen. (
  • The financial responsibilities that come with looking after an animal are well documented, with pet food , medication and accessories often taking up a large chunk of our cash. (
  • Sixty-eight percent of pets getting gifts can look forward to a toy, 45 percent to food or another treat, 8 percent new bedding, 6 percent clothing, 3 percent a leash, collar or harness and 3 percent new grooming products, the poll showed. (
  • Owners should change drinking water at least thrice a day and food once served should not be kept for long time in a bowl, he added. (
  • When choosing pet food, look for meat as one of the first few ingredients, and avoid by-products, artificial flavors, colors and preservatives whenever possible. (
  • One of the best ways to feed and treat pets is with a food puzzle. (
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cautioning pet owners not to feed their pets three lots of Darwin's Natural Pet Products raw dog food after samples from these lots tested positive for Salmonella . (
  • If you have these lots of Darwin's Natural Pet Food, throw them away. (
  • Consumers who have had this product in their homes should clean refrigerators/freezers where the product was stored and clean and disinfect all bowls, utensils, food prep surfaces, pet bedding, toys, floors, and any other surfaces that the food or pet may have had contact with. (
  • Avoid leaving pet food outside as that may attract a wild animal. (
  • Look for signs of heat stroke in your pet - Because of their fur, pets are more susceptible to heat stroke. (
  • Signs of heat stroke in pets include a body temperature between 104 and 110 degrees, excessive panting, tongue and gums that are sticky and a dark or bright red color, staggering, stupor or seizures. (
  • In the spirit of the season, make certain your pets are well winterized, says Dr. Schneider. (
  • Downed power lines, debris, and flooding can make the area in and around your home dangerous for pets. (
  • A new study shows that the most affectionate pet owners also rate the highest in traits of neuroticism and conscientiousness, suggesting that the qualities that make for overbearing parents might actually work for pets, who tend to require lifelong parenting . (
  • A few extra pounds may not be a lot on a human, but those extra pounds can make the difference between a healthy and unhealthy weight for pets," said Dr. Connelly. (
  • If you are buying a pet from a breeder, you should also make sure that the pet is checked out within the guidelines of your breeder contract. (
  • Even young and healthy pets should be watched closely to make sure they don't get heat stroke. (
  • For more information or to make an appointment, call 1 (888) 4CVA-PET (428-2738) or visit (
  • Having to make accommodations for a pet during a difficult time can make the whole experience that much more stressful. (
  • Make sure your pet gets enough exercise, especially if it's really important for that breed. (
  • It may, for example, strike you as cruel or unreasonable to make your pet wear a cone to prevent licking open a wound or incision. (
  • If your pet absolutely loathes the cone, try a soft one made of fabric or a clear, see-through plastic one that won't make them feel so disoriented. (
  • With our pets, we're faced with the potential we may have to make decisions and take it upon ourselves to assist in ending their lives. (
  • Have you been forced to make an insurance claim because of damage your pet has caused in the home? (
  • Until September last year, CBD shops were able to supply pet owners with products to make their pets lives easier. (
  • In fact, almost a third (27%) of dog owners surveyed said they are planning to make round trips of up to 101 miles, with 26% to travel more than 201 miles. (
  • Owner Direct's friendly and responsive customer service and detailed website can make finding that perfect pet friendly rental a breeze. (
  • For the person who has everything, yet owns a pet, there are plenty of good options out there for you. (
  • Summer is not a good idea for any pet," said Susan H. Smith, president of, a comprehensive guide for domestic and international pet travel. (
  • Avoid strenuous exercise when it's really hot outside - The hottest part of the day is between noon and 4 p.m., so that would not be a good time to take your pet for a walk. (
  • Pepper would be a good pet for a family with pre-teenage children or older. (
  • If you are serious about a commitment to a pet and think Pepper might be a good match for your family, please go to our Web site and complete an application. (
  • Owners who don't look after their dangerous dogs good enough must be punished (a jail is crying about them. (
  • Plus, his good manners will reflect positively on you, his responsible owner. (
  • and 90 percent of respondents said they would spend US$100 on a cat or dog bed, while a small percentage even said they would spend US$1,000 on a diamond-studded pet collar. (
  • The amount of money that the adorable cat Lil Bub has earned for owner Mike Bridavsky has not been disclosed, but it's enough that Bridavsky quit his day job years ago and has donated $200,000 to animal charities. (
  • United also plans to introduce colorful baggage tags for in-cabin pet carriers, to signal loudly that a live animal is inside. (
  • Animal rights organizations and advocates are not against the idea of pets on planes, but they urge owners to consider all forms of travel before booking a flight. (
  • We would hate to see a similar trend against vaccination of pets, based on no scientific evidence, take root in animal healthcare. (
  • If your pet is bitten by a wild animal, immediately seek veterinary assistance. (
  • The Eugene Police Department said the Galago, more commonly known as a bushbaby, was reported stolen from the Zany Zoo Pet Store in Eugene during reported burglaries March 1 and 6, but the prostitute found in possession of the primate at a hotel March 17 said the animal was given to her by the store's owner. (
  • The bushbaby, named Gooey, was taken to a nearby sanctuary while the Zany Zoo Pet Store applies for a new exotic animal license. (
  • All pet owners love their animal companions, but not everyone loves the pets that ate something they shouldn't have. (
  • Anna Yanushkevich, right, a veterinary technician at Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital in Menlo Park, gives Ridley, a greyhound, the dog flu vaccine earlier this week while Ridley's owner Andrea Mocabee comforts the dog. (
  • Veterinary technician Anna Yanushkevich, right, and Tonia Duran, a veterinary technician in training, pet Coco, a golden-doodle, after Coco received the dog flu vaccine at Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital in Menlo Park earlier on Jan. 30. (
  • It was in south San Jose one week and the next week it was on our doorstep," said Dr. Janet Lowery, co-owner of Mid-Peninsula Animal Hospital in Menlo Park. (
  • He said: "When you have seen an animal nearly die in front of you with the owner in the room, you never want to see that again. (
  • Petition · PetSmart: Prevent animal cruelty by requiring pet questionnaires to be filled out by owners! (
  • Prevent animal cruelty/homelessness by requiring customers to pass pet questionnaires! (
  • This will ensure that the customer has done their research, are on their way to a better relationship with their pet since they did said research, ensures that the animal has proper facilities before it goes, and ensures that you get sales of that equipment. (
  • Animal owners concerned about rabies exposure need to primarily look for any dramatic behavioral changes. (
  • is registered in Redondo Beach, California, as Humane America Animal Foundation. (
  • The video pushes the "aww" button with images of adorable furry kittens, ferrets, puppies and loving owners. (
  • Well, you don't need a robot-but it'll definitely enhance the quality of your day if you're prone to leaving Fido, Mrs. Meowy-Cute, or any other furry pet at home alone for more than an hour or two at a time. (
  • The UK Telegraph reported that more than half of pet owners post about their furry friends on social media, and that 1 in 10 of all pets in the UK have their own page. (
  • Maybe you don't have to go as far as creating an app for hamsters - it can be as simple as pet-related promotional products or a social networking contest for fans to submit photos of their furry friends with your product! (
  • Household pets are susceptible to the plague, which is primarily transmitted through bites from infected fleas, according to Dr. Brett Levitzke, chief medical officer at Brooklyn's Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group. (
  • Lower humidity is problematic because it dries the mucus in the nasal membranes, making pets more susceptible to viruses. (
  • Shampoo pets once a month (for finicky felines, a trip to the groomer might be in order). (
  • Independent experts commenting on the research, which will be presented at the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Conference on Coronavirus Disease later this month, said the sample size was too small to draw broad conclusions and that pet owners should not be alarmed. (
  • In the Serino household, everyone wakes at 5 a.m., and the busy mom sends healthy pets outside first. (
  • But she already had two healthy Lhasa Apsos, and her homeowners' association set a two-pet limit. (
  • Angela Hatfield, a professional pet groomer and regular contributor to On the Cheap, sent several ideas for how to cut overall costs of keeping a pet by making sure they stay fit and healthy. (
  • Dr. Connelly is raising awareness about the importance of dietary management for helping pets maintain a healthy weight. (
  • Consider bits of fresh fruit and raw vegetables as a healthy treat option for dogs--there aren't any added preservative chemicals, artificial flavors or coloring and your pet benefits from the extra vitamins and minerals. (
  • With so many dog owners travelling hundreds of miles with their dogs they must ensure that their dog is looked after, and ensure they are healthy and clearly collared and tagged before they go on their road trips. (
  • For our 34 years in business in Largo, Healthy pets have always been, and continue to be to this day, our number one priority. (
  • And keeping pets healthy is key to extending the warmth and love for years. (
  • Maintaining order is essential, says pet owner Kimberly Serino of Long Island, N.Y., whose four-legged family includes one diabetic dog and two partially paralyzed pooches. (
  • In this way, pets provided a unique form of validation through unconditional support, which they were often not receiving from other family or social relationships. (
  • The family rescued Maggie and the owners of the Newfoundland took their dog home. (
  • For pet owners, flying with their four-legged family members is the opposite of a relaxing belly rub. (
  • Let's be honest, we know that pets are considered part of the family too. (
  • Because pets are family to many owners, the idea of leaving a pet at a vet's office or performing a backyard memorial can be too emotional. (
  • It's why we urge pet owners to exercise caution when spending time outdoors with their four-legged family members this summer. (
  • More than 90% of pet owners think of their dog or cat as a member of their family, according to a 2015 Harris Poll . (
  • While obviously there are some dogs that are more fearsome than others, even the more 'tough' breeds, such as Staffordshire Bull Terriers, can prove to be great family pets - it is about training. (
  • Now that you have decided to add a new pet to your family, there are a few things you will need to do. (
  • So a flea bites an infected rodent or squirrel or chipmunk and then bites the family cat and/or dog and then transmits the bacteria into the pet … Fleas are just innocent carriers, they don't have it naturally," Levitzke told The Post. (
  • Whether it is a large dog, a fat cat or even a chatty bird, the family pet can stay with their owners for eternity. (
  • When a family pet passes away it can be a difficult time. (
  • For others, pets are truly members of the family and losing a pet can be incredibly challenging and affecting. (
  • Nearly all (99.4 percent) of pet owners surveyed said they consider their pet to be a part of the family. (
  • More than 99 percent of those surveyed also said their pet shares the bed at night with a human family member. (
  • More and more pets are being treated as family members and being included in holiday traditions, including having a gift waiting for them under the tree," he said. (
  • George Smith, 43, a father of three in Adams County, Colo., says pets are "part of the family, just like our kids. (
  • He is limited registered because his color is a off for the standard, which is not a issue because he is a family pet, not a show dog or a stud. (
  • Martha Stewart features search engine on her blog. (
  • A wide variety of pet recovery services exist, such as online services to search for lost pets. (
  • As an aid to the pet finder in this situation, chip registry meta-search engines have been established. (
  • The great downfall with the meta search engines is that most pounds don't have the manpower to search the registry sites for owner information once they access the chip number. (
  • There are plenty of companies passionate about eco-friendly pet toys, like West Paw , which uses durable, non-toxic, recyclable plastic, and Harry Barker , which uses earth-friendly fabric like hemp and certified recycled materials. (
  • Avoid onions, garlic, wild mushrooms and rhubarb, all of which can be extremely toxic to your pet. (
  • Thompson says pet owners also need to ensure their human medications are kept out of reach of pets to prevent them from digesting potentially toxic drugs. (
  • Any essential oils can be toxic to pets, the danger depends on the concentration, amount and route of exposure, Wismer said. (
  • Not to be confused with marijuana, which contains the psychoactive chemical THC that can be toxic to pets, cannabis typically contains beneficial cannabidiol (CBD) but little or no THC. (
  • The researchers recommend that further studies explore potential ways to reduce the caregiver burden in pet owners-including some that work in human relationships, such as problem-solving training and taking breaks from caregiving. (
  • When it comes to the safety of our pets, loving owners are prepared to do just about anything to protect them. (
  • Protect your favorite fabrics with Scotchgard Fabric & Upholstery Protector, which is conveniently available along with all the leashes, chew toys, and other pet gear you're already buying from Chewy. (
  • Protect your loved ones with Pet Insurance! (
  • But it appears that most of it will be geared towards determining the direction of transmission and to figuring out what it is we need to do to protect our pets from the wrath of our own cooties … and not the other way around. (
  • Purchasing a pet insurance policy that includes third party cover will protect owners should the incident result in any property damage or personal injury, and it will also cover any legal costs that may arise from the incident. (