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*  Basset Hound
ufaw.org.uk: Universities Federation for Animal Welfare. Retrieved 10 February 2015. "Breed Longevity Data". Users.pullman.com ... arthritis and lameness), and gastrointestinal (for example, gastric dilatation volvulus and colitis). Basset Hounds are also ... "Elbow Dysplasia (Ununited Anconeal Process)". Genetic Welfare Problems of Companion Animals. ... "the leading sculptor of animals in his day" exhibited bronze sculptures of Emperor Napoleon III's basset hounds at the Paris ...
*  Foot rot
This is very painful to the animal and can cause lameness. The animal may also have a raised body temperature. A crack can ... As the name suggests, it rots away the foot of the animal, more specifically the area between the two toes of the affected ... Usually, an injury to the skin between the hooves allows the bacteria to infect the animal. Another cause of foot rot may be ... A condition known as "super foot rot" is seen in some animals. Super foot rot infection occurs much faster and is usually much ...
*  Horse hoof
Since a single digit must bear the full proportion of the animal's weight that is borne by that limb, the hoof is of vital ... A major symptom is lameness. Bars are the inward folds of the wall, originating from the heels at an abrupt angle. The strong ...
*  Hindlimb
Though it is a posterior limb, it can cause lameness in some animals. The way of walking through hindlimbs are called ... A hindlimb is a posterior limb on an animal, especially the quadrupeds. When referring to quadrupeds, the term hind leg is ... It is located on the limb of an animal. Hindlimbs are present in a large number of quadrupeds. ...
*  Blackleg (disease)
The limb usually swells significantly, and the animal can develop lameness on the affected leg. Crepitation (the sensation of ... Once clinical signs develop, the animal may only live a short while, sometimes as few as 12 hours. Occasionally, cattle succumb ... Contaminated pasture is a predominant source of these organisms, which are also found naturally in the intestines of animals. ... When infection begins, the animal may develop a fever, and the affected limb can feel hot to the touch. ...
*  Perdigueiro Galego
... depending on the extent to which is reduced the essential ability of the animal (lameness in extremities, ablation or ... It is an animal of flexible movements with broad trot, rhythmic cadence, has not a long gallop, like its relative the English ... Animal docile, obedient and affectionate, has a temperament of great courage and bravery in hunting, thus showing no fear ... Originates the decrease more or less marked of some particular function of the animal, which can be full, partial or regional, ...
*  Animal bath
... s were thought to be effective for lameness. The young Kaiser Wilhelm II-whose left arm was palsied from birth-was ... An animal bath or balneum animale is a medical treatment in which the skin or carcass of a freshly slaughtered animal is ... Animal baths were used since antiquity as medical treatments. The skin or carcass of a freshly slaughtered animal is wrapped ... The treatment has been used since antiquity and was thought to be effective for lameness. The young Kaiser Wilhelm II had a ...
*  Horseshoe
This can cause serious problems for the animal, resulting in chronic lameness and damage to the hoof wall. Poor trimming will ... If the excess hoof is not trimmed, the bones will become misaligned, which would place stress on the legs of the animal. Shoes ... Quicking results in bleeding and pain and the horse may show signs of lameness or may become lame in following days. Whenever ... Shoeing, when performed correctly, causes no pain to the animal. Farriers trim the insensitive part of the hoof, which is the ...
*  Cattle judging
If the animal does not step on them correctly, lameness, even permanent lameness, may occur in the animal's life. Although in ... This is the foundation of the animal. In a judging ring, the animals will be walking. When the animal is walking freely, the ... On a beef animal, we want as much muscle as possible. However, we do want some fat on the animal- just not too much. We call ... This can cause permanent lameness and other conditions at some point in the animal's life. When looking at the legs in an ...
*  Bluetongue disease
Some animals also develop foot lesions, beginning with coronitis, with consequent lameness. In sheep, this can lead to knee- ... Torsion of the neck (opisthotonos or torticollis) is observed in severely affected animals. Not all animals develop signs, but ... Handbook of Animal Diseases in the Tropics, 1976. ISBN 0-901028-10-X Jensen, R. and Swift, B.L. Diseases of Sheep, Lea and ... For affected animals which do not die, recovery is very slow, lasting several months. The incubation period is 5-20 days, and ...
*  Lameness (equine)
Lameness is an abnormal gait or stance of an animal that is the result of dysfunction of the locomotor system. In the horse, it ... Shifting lameness may suggest a bilateral injury or infectious cause of lameness. Duration and progression the lameness: Acute ... AAEP Lameness Grading Scale Grade 0: lameness is not perceptible under any circumstances Grade 1: lameness is difficult to ... Lameness itself is a clinical sign, and not a diagnosis. Pain is the most common cause of lameness in the horse. It is usually ...
*  Cow-hocked
Permanent lameness usually results in the animal going for meat, as the cow will be in far too much pain to move, the milk in a ... The animal will not do well in agricultural shows, will be in a lot of pain, and for both of these reasons, it is advised to ... An animal is cow-hocked when its back 'knee' is set inward, resulting in a splayed look in the back legs. This can result in ... However, most animals will not have too serious a condition, and will walk with a splayed-leg look. Another way of spotting cow ...
*  Post-legged
When an animal is post-legged, the animal will have a much higher risk of lameness, perhaps even permanent. This means the ... Four-legged animals must have some bend in the hocks, otherwise the hooves would wear unevenly, and this may result in lameness ... The animal will not stand squarely on the ground, and this also increases the possibility of injury to the animal. ... This may also result in the animal not being able to move to food, and could be life-threatening. Also, since the animal is in ...
*  Chelates in animal nutrition
... notably mastitis and lameness In recent decades, global food animal production has intensified and genetic potential for growth ... This means that lower concentrations can be used in animal feeds. In addition, animals fed chelated sources of essential trace ... Mineral chelates also offers health and welfare benefits in animal nutrition Since the 1950s, animal feeds have been ... The use of high Cu in swine and poultry rations has caused accidental Cu poisoning in more sensitive animals, such as sheep ...
*  Rabies in animals
Signs include aggression, incoordination, head-pressing, circling, lameness, muscle tremors, convulsions, colic and fever. ... Such countries may limit movement to animals from countries where rabies is considered to be under control in pet animals. ... quarantining the animals is not advised as there is no way of knowing how long it may take the animal to show symptoms. ... Animals come into settlements, reach for people, and behave as if tame.[citation needed] How long such "euphoria" lasts is not ...
*  Ticks of domestic animals
Hyalomma truncatum adults feed on the feet of sheep and goats, causing lameness. Wounds caused by dense clusters of adult ticks ... Infestations of ticks on certain individual animals of a herd of livestock animals can build up to very high levels. This ... and related treatments are used to reduce infestation of companion animals. Ticks are invertebrate animals in the phylum ... Ticks of domestic animals directly cause poor health and loss of production to their hosts by many parasitic mechanisms. Ticks ...
*  Osteochondritis dissecans
According to the Columbia Animal Hospital the frequency of affected animals is dogs, humans, pigs, horses, cattle, chickens, ... While cases of OCD of the stifle go undetected and heal spontaneously, others are exhibited in acute lameness. Surgery is ... Columbia Animal Hospital. n.d. Archived from the original on March 25, 2005. Retrieved 2008-09-13. Radiology MR and CT of OCD. ... OCD has also been studied in other animals-mainly dogs, especially the German Shepherd-where it is a common primary cause of ...
*  Dog health
Animal control agencies in the United States and the ASPCA advise that dogs not intended for further breeding should be spayed ... It can cause lameness and pain in the hind legs. Developmental orthopedic diseases include panosteitis and hypertrophic ... Some diseases and other health problems are common to both humans and dogs; others are unique to dogs and other animals. Dogs ... Small Animal Pract. 34 (5): 1235-44, viii. doi:10.1016/j.cvsm.2004.05.003. PMID 15325480. "Poisonous Plants". American Society ...
*  Dislocation of hip in animals
Hip dislocation in cattle P. Greenough, F. Weaver & A. Weaver; Lameness in cattle, Wright Scientica, Bristol, 1981, ISBN 0-7216 ... Affected animals, at least not too heavy ones, can live with the disease for a long time because of the formation of a sort of ... Dislocation of hip (coxofemoral luxation) may occur in domestic animals. It is a not rare condition, usually unilateral, in: ...
*  Dairy farming
Lameness is commonly considered one of the most significant animal welfare issues for dairy cattle, and is best defined as any ... Animal Welfare Vol. 5. Berlin: Springer Verlag. pp. 21-35. Fraser, A.F. and D.M/ Broom. 1990. Farm Animal Welfare and Behaviour ... The higher the energy levels (fat and protein), the less starter feed (feed which is given to young animals) the animal will ... While parlor operations allowed a farmer to milk many more animals much more quickly, it also increased the number of animals ...
*  Elbow dysplasia
The surgery is classified as of 2010 as a "salvage" operation - that is, a last resort for an otherwise viable animal. Success ... The dogs are exercised regularly and given pain medication, and between the ages of 12 to 18 months the lameness will often ... While cases of OCD of the stifle go undetected and heal spontaneously, others are exhibited in acute lameness. Surgery is ... Textbook of small animal orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Lippincott. ISBN 0-397-52098-0. Shiel WC Jr. "Definition of ...
*  Equine lymphangitis
The degree of lameness is variable, but may be sufficient to give the impression of a fracture. The horse may or may not be ... OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals 2004 Chapter 2.5.13, [1] . RR Pascoe, DC Knottenbelt, ... The initial pain and lameness usually respond rapidly to treatment, but the swelling may persist for many weeks. In addition, ... Treatment in these cases is unrewarding, and euthanasia may be indicated if the condition causes unmanageable lameness. ...
*  Pain in animals
... the consumption of the analgesic carprofen in lame chickens was positively correlated to the severity of lameness, and ... Animals portal Animal ethics Animal cognition Animal welfare Animal welfare science Bridge locus Animal consciousness Cruelty ... to animals Emotion in animals List of mutilatory procedures on animals Psychology of eating meat Moral status of animals in the ... In the UK, animal research likely to cause "pain, suffering, distress or lasting harm" is regulated by the Animals (Scientific ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Alternative Medicine: Chiropractic
... in animals. It is intended for educative, service-oriented, non-commercial sites (although commercial sites with valuable ... Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation is a non-surgical approach to spinal disease and lameness in all animals using a very safe ... McTimoney Animal Therapist Emily J Lawson is a fully qualified McTimoney therapist for animals. She explains this non-invasive ... London Animal Chiropractic A small animal chiropractor based in Central London, United Kingdom, providing safe, effective and ...
*  Bog spavin
Animal Diseases in Archaeology. London: Academic Press. King, Christine, and Mansmann, Richard. 1997. Equine Lameness. Equine ... Usually lameness will occur if the workload of the horse is increased. Bog spavin should not be treated lightly, and it is best ... Bog spavin is a swelling of the tibiotarsal joint of the horse's hock which, in itself, does not cause lameness. The joint ... For this reason it is considered to be of no interest to those studying animal paleopathology (Baker and Brothwell, 1980). A ...
*  Orf (disease)
Occasionally the infection can be extensive and persistent if the animal does not produce an immune response. A live virus ... Another severe case was reported pharyngitis, genital lesions and infection of the hooves which led to lameness and, in some ... It is advisable for those handling infected animals to wear disposable gloves to prevent cross-infection and self-infection. A ... it is important to observe good personal hygiene and to wear gloves when treating infected animals. The papule may persist for ...
*  Dairy cattle
These animals may be sold due to reproductive problems or common diseases of milk cows such as mastitis and lameness. Market ... Animal welfare refers to both the physical and mental state of an animal, and how it is coping with its situation. An animal is ... If said animal is slaughtered then it is no longer "good animal welfare". Proper animal handling, or stockmanship, is crucial ... Animal rights groups such as Mercy for Animals also raise welfare concerns by citing undercover footage showing abusive ...