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Alternatives to Animal use in Veterinary Medicine Teaching Laboratories: Dogs and Cats. Weng, H.Y.
Online: http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/Animal_Alternatives/cat_dog_protocol.htm
Description: Site containing sample literature search strategies to common research protocols using dogs. Links provided to launch searches in a variety scientific literature databases. Searches include handling, teaching, surgery, and anesthesia.

Az ELTE Biológiai Intézet Etológia Tanszék és az MTA Összehasonlító Etológiai Kutatócsoport referált közleményei. Department of Ethology. Eötvös University and Comparative Ethology Research Group.
Online: http://etologia.aitia.ai/main.php?folderID=945
Description: Bibliography containing citations regarding human-dog relationships and dog ethology. Many citations are in English.

Canine Sports Productions. Zink, C.
Online: http://www.caninesports.com/index.html
Description: Articles on the diet and conditioning of the canine athlete written by veterinarian and canine sports medicine consultant, Chris Zink.

Comfortable Quarters for Laboratory Dogs. Hubrecht, R.C.
Online: http://labanimals.awionline.org/pubs/cq/dogs.htm
Description: General review of laboratory housing needs for dogs used in research. Design of enclosures, space allowances, and socialization requirements are listed.

Dog Learning Laboratory Kit. Ohio State University Curriculum Materials Service.
Online: http://osu-cms.org/productdetails.cfm?PC=566
Description: Ordering information on a dog teaching kit prepared for vocational education teachers. Kit contains educator resource materials, laminated posters of canine breeds, animal confirmation, behavioral postures, record keeping and more.

Dog Star Daily.
Online: http://www.dogstardaily.com/
Description: A free online, multi-media magazine for dog people, comprising articles, audio lectures, hundreds of behavior and training videos, a comprehensive puppy raising guide, plus more.

Housing and Husbandry: Dogs. National Centre for the Replacement Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research UK.
Online: http://www.nc3rs.org.uk/category.asp?catID=51
Description: Information portal for information regarding the housing, husbandry and care of dogs used in research settings.

Information Resources on Spaying and Neutering Cats, Dogs and Related Wildlife. Adams, K.M.
Online: http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/pubs/SpayNeuter/spayneuter.htm
Description: Bibliography containing citations regarding issues and techniques for spaying and neutering of dogs, cats and related wildlife.

International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS). International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS).
Online: http://www.ivis.org/
Description: International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS) is a not-for-profit organization established to provide information to veterinarians, veterinary students and animal health professionals worldwide using Internet technology. The IVIS website provides free access to original, up-to-date publications organized in electronic books each edited by highly qualified editors, proceedings of veterinary meetings, short courses, continuing education (lecture notes, manuals, auto tutorials and interactive websites), an international calendar of veterinary events and more.

A Reference Source for Analgesia and Analgesics in Animals. Crawford, R.L.
Online: http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/pubs/awic200002.htm
Description: Bibliographic resource containing published reference sources on analgesia and the use of analgesics in animals. Section included on dogs and cats.

Reference Source for the Recognition and Alleviation of Pain and Distress in Animals. Crawford, R.L.
Online: http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/pubs/awic200003.htm
Description: Bibliographic resource containing citations regarding pain recognition, alleviation, and control in laboratory animals. A section on dogs and cats is included.

Research Animals: Dogs. Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC).
Online: http://awic.nal.usda.gov/
Description: Use the search box and enter "dog" to retrieve various pages and documents relating to the care and welfare of laboratory and companion dogs.

Syn Alia Training Systems. Cover, K.
Online: http://www.synalia.com/
Description: Site describes humane training technique used for teaching animals a wide variety of concepts and behaviors. Training system can be used to assist animals in acclimating to common veterinary and laboratory procedures.

Tail Docking: Dogs. New Zealand Veterinary Association.
Online: http://www.nzva.org.nz/files/sharedimages/9c_-_Tail_Docking_-_16Nov05.pdf (PDF|33.5KB)
Description: Welfare and ethical issues regarding tail docking of dogs in New Zealand.

ThePetCenter.com. Dunn, T.J.
Online: http://www.thepetcenter.com/
Description: Award winning Web site created by veterinarians that contains extensive files on dog and cat health care information presented in non-medical terms. Disease, surgery, nutrition, and many other topics are covered.

Working with the Laboratory Dog: Training for the Enhancement of Animal Welfare in Research . Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS).
Online: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/TrainingVideos.htm#dog
Description: An online training video resource available for individuals that work with laboratory dogs in research settings.

 

 

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