• pathogens
  • Some of the pathogens can originate from the mouth of the 'biter', the substrate onto which the injured person or animal can fall or from the naturally occurring microorganisms that are present on the skin or hair of the animal. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevention
  • Results may inform and renew interest in targeted animal bite prevention efforts. (rti.org)
  • Rabies prevention in Oklahoma : guidelines for the management of animal bite incidents and possible rabies exposures in humans and animals. (ok.gov)
  • CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) "Human Rabies Prevention, United States, Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • In an effort to counter the fighting reputation of pit bull-type dogs, in 1996 the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals renamed pit bull terriers to "St. Francis Terriers", so that people might be more likely to adopt them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Violent interactions between humans and canines have been studied by the US government, notably the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as academic veterinary researchers. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a 2000 review by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which examines data from both media reports and from The Humane Society of the United States, pit bull-type dogs were identified in approximately one-third of dog bite-related fatalities in the United States between 1981 and 1992. (wikipedia.org)
  • Animal control services may be provided by the government or through a contract with a humane society or society for the prevention of cruelty to animals. (wikipedia.org)
  • cattle
  • As well as making life outdoors uncomfortable for humans, they can reduce growth rates in cattle and lower the milk output of cows if suitable shelters are not provided. (wikipedia.org)
  • In general, country-folk did not distinguish between the various biting insects that irritated their cattle and called them all "gad-flies", from the word "gad" meaning a spike. (wikipedia.org)
  • flora
  • 6 It also emphasises the importance of a basic knowledge of human and animal normal mouth flora to ensure appropriate empiric antibiotic therapy. (scielo.org.za)
  • It can also be from the feces of the animal, soil, or the natural flora of the skin of the victim. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Peptostreptococcus species are commensal organisms in humans, living predominantly in the mouth, skin, gastrointestinal, vagina and urinary tracts, and compose a portion of the bacterial gut flora. (wikipedia.org)
  • dogs
  • Most bites from pets are from dogs or cats. (ohiopediatrics.com)
  • In the US and Canada, bites from city dogs and cats are safe. (pediatricassociates.us)
  • Most mammalian bites are caused by dogs. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Humans are infected by the bite of infected animals, usually dogs. (medindia.net)
  • Dogs can learn, retain and replay actions taught by humans after a short delay reveals a new study. (medindia.net)
  • Domestic dogs are particularly keen on relying on human communication cues. (medindia.net)
  • Eight adult pet dogs were trained by their owners with the 'Do as I do' method and then made to wait for short intervals (5-30 seconds) before they were allowed to copy the observed human action, for example walk around a bucket or ring a bell. (medindia.net)
  • The researchers observed whether the dogs were able to imitate human actions after delays ranging from 40 seconds to 10 minutes, during which time the dogs were distracted by being encouraged to take part in other activities. (medindia.net)
  • The ability to encode and recall an action after a delay implies that the dogs have a mental representation of the human demonstration. (medindia.net)
  • Pets like cats and dogs suffer from diabetes, which is similar to that in humans. (medindia.net)
  • A recent research conducted by Gregory Berns, a professor of neuroeconomics at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, has revealed that dogs have emotions and feelings just like humans because they also use the same part of the brain that humans do to experience emotions. (medindia.net)
  • Berns had conducted several MRI scans on dogs which were trained to sit still during the process and he found that dogs use caudate nucleus part of the brain when responding to humans they are familiar with. (medindia.net)
  • According to him, dogs emote like a human child. (medindia.net)
  • The global health watchdog also said that an estimated 10 million are treated each year after being bitten by dogs. (medindia.net)
  • Said WHO chief spokesman H.K. Pandey: "Since over 90 percent of the rabies cases are due to dog bite, what India needs to do is to vaccinate dogs. (medindia.net)
  • Many of these breeds were originally developed as fighting dogs from cross breeding bull-baiting dogs (used to hold the faces and heads of larger animals such as bulls) and terriers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Animal control and vaccination programs have decreased the risk of rabies from dogs in a number of regions of the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • species
  • CONCLUSIONS AND CLINICAL RELEVANCE--Emergency department visit surveillance data were used to monitor species-specific bite incidence statewide and in various subpopulations. (rti.org)
  • Chrysops species are known as "deer-flies", perhaps because of their abundance on moorland where deer roam, and "buffalo-flies", "moose-flies" and "elephant-flies" emanate from other parts of the world where these animals are found. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to a large amount of new research done on the human microbe and more information on bacteria, many species of bacteria have been renamed and re-classified. (wikipedia.org)
  • debridement
  • All patients admitted to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital over a 27-month period with histories of bite wound and taken to theatre for debridement were included in this study. (scielo.org.za)
  • vaccination
  • These deaths can very well be prevented by educating the public and creating awareness about the importance of vaccinating pet and community animals and prompt vaccination of all persons bitten by animals , assuming the animal is infected (unless we know that the animal has been vaccinated against rabies). (medindia.net)
  • tetanus
  • Tetanus toxoid treatment is recommended in those whose vaccinations are not up to date and have a bite that punctures the skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • face
  • Do you have a bite on your face or head? (uwhealth.org)
  • The New York City Center for Animal Care and Control tried a similar approach in 2004, relabeling their pit bulls as "New Yorkies", but dropped the idea in the face of overwhelming public opposition. (wikipedia.org)
  • biter
  • The history of the circumstances surrounding the bite should include time of the bite, identification of the biter (breed if applicable), whether the attack was provoked or unprovoked (actual activity of the victim and biter at the time of the incident), and location/environment. (thecardiologyadvisor.com)
  • domestic
  • Bites caused by domestic pets are not fatal unless they become infected. (medindia.net)
  • https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/loudoun-program-underscores-the-link-between-domestic-violence-animal-abuse/2014/09/23/9c4f9512-432a-11e4-b47c-f5889e061e5f_story.htm Facts About Animal Abuse & Domestic Violence Archived 2012-11-20 at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • in the UK, Synulox can be used in domestic-food animals as long as a specified withdrawal period is observed. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • How did the patient develop disease from the bite? (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • This manual is a compilation of educational materials developed by the Communicable Disease Division of the Oklahoma State Department of Health to assist persons charged with the control of rabies in Oklahoma and health care professionals with human exposure assessment and prophylaxis . (ok.gov)
  • If the animal is caught alive or dead with its head preserved, the head can be analyzed to detect the disease. (wikipedia.org)