Dog health, diseases and Zoonoses


A Pilot study on Prevention and Control of Rabies by Animal Birth Control (ABC) in Raipura, Narsingdi, Bangladesh

Author:  Government of the Poeple's Republic of Bangladesh and the Institute of Allergy and Clinical Immunology of Bangladesh
Source: Bangladesh Anti Rabies Alliance (BARA)
Document:   Rabies_ABC_Study_Bangladesh[1]

Current situation and control strategy of rabies in China

Author:  Presentation by Tu Changchun, Military Veterinary Institute of Military Medical Sciences, Diagnostic laboratories of Ministry of Agriculture on rabies and wildlife and zoonosis.
Source: FAO,…/Rabies_in_China.ppt
Document:  Rabies_in_China

How to eradicate canine rabies: a perspective of historical efforts

Author: Clifton M.
Source: Asian Biomedicine, 2011, Vol. 5, Issue 4, pp. 559-568
Document:  August_2011_Asian_Biomed_article

Current and future tools for global canine rabies elimination – Review

Author: Franka R., Smith T. G., Dyer J. L., et al.
Source: Antiviral Research, 2013, Vol.100, Issue 1, pp. 220-225.
Document: 2013 Current and future tools for global canine rabies elimination Franka et al

Rabies Vaccine Bank in Asia

Author: World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
Source: OIE website

Rabies: a looming threat to public health

Author:  Agruculture and Consumer Protection Deparment of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Source: FAO website

Kenyan authorities tackle increase in rabies

Author: Agruculture and Consumer Protection Deparment of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Source: FAO website

Rabies Control in Kisumu, Kenya

Author: Agruculture and Consumer Protection Deparment of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Source: FAO website

Potential economic benefits of eliminating canine rabies

Author: Shwiff S., Hampson K., Anderson A.
Source: Antiviral Research, 2013, Vol. 98, Issue 2, pp. 352–356
Document: shwiff131

Health Professionals Working Together to Control Rabies in Angola

Author: Agruculture and Consumer Protection Deparment of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Source: FAO website

FAO develops rabies education package

Author:  Agruculture and Consumer Protection Deparment of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Source: FAO website

Rabid surveillance and prevention, North Dakota, Recommendations for Veterinarians and Veterinarian Technicians

Author: Presentation by Carlson B. and Feist M.
Source: North Dakota Department of Health

Comparison of anamnestic responses to rabies vaccination in dogs and cats with current and out-of-date vaccination status.

Author: J Am Vet Med assoc
Source: PubMed

The One Health approach for the management of an imported case of rabies in mainland Spain in 2013

Author: AC Perez de Diego; M Vigo; J Monsalve; A Escudero
Source: Eurosurveillance

Cross-border transport of rescue dogs may spread rabies in Europe

Author: S.Klevar; HR Hogasen; RK Davidson; IS Hamnes; L Treiberg Berntsson; A.Lund
Source: Veterinaryrecord

Update on oral vaccination of foxes and racoon dogs against rabies

Author: EFSA panel on Animal Health and welfare
Source: EFSA Journal

Assessing the risk of rabies re-introduction into the United Kindom from Eastern European Countries

Author: ADC Berriman; AR Fooks; LA Kelly

One million dog vaccinations recorded on MHealth innovation used to direct teams in numerous rabies control campaignes

Author: RJ Mellanby; L Gamble et al.

New global strategic plan to eliminate dog-mediated rabies by 2030

Author: R Mingui; M Stone; MH Semedo; L Nel


CD40-Activated B Cell Cancer Vaccine Improves Second Clinical Remission and Survival in Privately Owned Dogs with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Author: Sorenmo K. U., Krick E., Coughlin C. M., et al.
Source: Plos One, 2011,Vol. 6, Issue 8, pp. e24167-e24175

Document:  journal.pone.0024167



How to use antibiotics responsibly: advice for companion animal owners”

Author: Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) in collaboration with the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) and the Bella Moss Foundation
Source: FVE website


Study on duration of immunity to canine vaccines

Author: Dr. Dobias P.


Immunocontrols in dogs

Author: Fayrer-Hosken R.A., Dookwah H.D., Brandon C.I.
Source: Animal Reproduction Science, 2000, Issue 60–61, pp. 365–373.

Document: Immunocontrol_Brandon

Age and Long-term Protective Immunity in Dogs and Cats

Author: Schultz R. D., Thiel B., Mukhtar E., et al.
Source: Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2010, Vol. 142, Supp. 1, pp. 102-108

Document: age-and-long-term-protective-immunity_schultz


A web resource on DNA tests for canine and feline hereditary diseases.

Author: Slutsky J., Raj K., Yuhnke S., et al.
Source: The Veterinary Journal,2013, Vol.197, Issue 2, pp.182-187.
Document: Giger_paper (1)

Preliminary studies of individual genetic identification of domestic dogs (Canis familiaris)

Author: Oliveira A.C., Balsa F., Brito P., et al.
Source: International Congress Series,2006, Vol. 1288, pp. 858 – 860
Document: 979ca259ac7bddc47ee3fa931964bdd579262955.05013889_218726496955



Data collection to characterise the impact of canine leishmaniosis and modelling of the role of animals in spreading Leishmania infantum within the European Union

Author: Mattin M., Brodbelt D., Wylie C., et al.
Source: External Scientific Report-European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), 2013.

Document: 466e

Control of visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil: recommendations from Brasileish

Author: Ribeiro V. M., da Silva S. M., Menz I., et al.
Source: Parasites & Vectors, 2013, Vol.6, Issue 1, p. 8

Document: artigos44103112122013

Leishmaniasis: an overlooked public health concern

Author: Assimina Z., Charilaos K., Fotoula B.
Source:  Health Science Journal, 2008, Vol. 2, Issue 4, pp. 196-205.

Document: 3Leishmaniasis196-205

Integrated Mapping of Establishment Risk for Emerging Vector-Borne Infections: A Case Study of Canine Leishmaniasis in Southwest France

Author: Hartemink N., Vanwambeke S. O., Heesterbeek H., et al.
Source:  PLOS One, 2011, Vol. 6, Issue 8, pp. e20817-e20829


Surveillance of leishmaniases in France, 1999 to 2012



Scientific opinion on canine leishmaniosis

Author: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Source: EFSA



2013 AAHA dental care guidelines for dogs and cats

Author: Holmstrom S. E., Bellows J., Juriga S., et al.
Source:  Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2013, Vol. 49, pp. 75-82.

Document: Dental_Guidelines


ESCCAP Guidelines (regarding parasites and worms)

Author: European Scientific Counsel Companion Animals Parasites (ESCCAP)
Source:  ESCCAP


One health: the importance of companion animal vector-borne diseases. Review.

Author: Day M. J.
Source: Parasites and Vectors, 2011, Vol.4, p. 49.

Scientific Opinion on an assessment of the risk of tick introduction into UK, Republic of Ireland, and Malta as a consequence of abandoning National rules

Author:  Scientific Opinion of the Panel AHAW, European Food Security Agency (EFSA)
Source: The EFSA Journal, 2007, Vol. 469, pp. 1-102.
Document: 469

Canadian Guidelines for the Treatment of Parasites in Dogs and Cats

Author: Beck K., Conboy G., Gilleard J., et al.
Source:  Canadian Parasitology Expert Pannel, 2009.
Document: CPEP guidelines ENGLISH

Veterinary and public health aspects of Toxocara spp

Author: Overgaauw P. A. M., van Knapen F.
Source:  Veterinary parasitology, 2013, Vol. 193, Issue 4, pp. 398–403.
Document: Art. Vet Parasitol 2013

Current Canine Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis,and Management of Heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) Infection in Dogs (revised July 2014)

Author: Nelson C. T., McCall J. W., Carithers D. (Editor).
Source:  American Heartworm Society; 2014
Document: 2014-AHS-Canine-Guidelines



Demography of domestic dogs in rural and urban areas of the Coquimbo region of Chile and implications for disease transmission

Author: Acosta-Jamett G., Cleaveland S., Cunningham A. A., deC. Bronsvoort B. M.
Source:  Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2010, Vol. 94, Issue 3-4, pp. 272–281.
Document: Demography of domestic dogs in rural and urban areas of Coquimbo region of Chile and implications for disease transmission

Avian-origin H3N2 canine influenza virus circulating in farmed dogs in Guangdong, China

Author: Shuo Su, Hua-Tao Li, Fu-Rong Zhao, et al.
Source:  Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2013, Vol. 14, pp. 444–449.
Document: P020130418344972968075

Companion Animals as Sentinels for Public Health

Author: Schmidt P. L.
Source: Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, 2009, Vol. 39, Issue 2, pp. 241–250.
Document: companion_animals

Prevention is Better than Cure – the EU Strategy for Animal health

Author: EU Commission, 2007.

Questions and Answers about Ebola and Pets

Author: Center for disease control and prevention, 2014

Pets and Human Health in Germany and Australia: National Longitudinal Results

Author: Headey B., Grabka M. M.
Source: Social Indicators Research January, 2007, Vol. 80, Issue 2, pp. 297-311.

Companion animals and human health: an overview

Author: Edney A. T. B., Robinson I.
Source: Waltham Focus, 1998, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 12-15.
Document:  Companion Animals and Human Health An Overview

CALLISTO: Healthy and safe human-animal relationships in Europe

Author: Callisto.
Source: Callisto.
Document:  Callisto Project Brochure


White-Coat Effect on Systemic Blood Pressure in Retired Racing Greyhounds

Author: Marino C.L., Cober R.E., Iazbik M.C., and Couto C.G.
Source: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2011, Vol. 25, Issue 4, pp. 861–865

Document: 0c960521260de0a91d00000

Canine Trauma: Literature Review and Evidence Based Medicine

Author: Hall K.
Source: American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 2011,

Document: 167

AAHA / AAFP 2013 Fluid Therapy Guidelines for dogs and cats

Author: Davis H., Jensen T., Johnson A.
Source:  American Animal Hospital Association, 2013

Document: Fluid_Therapy_Guidelines

The Rational Use of Screening Tests in Senior Wellness Programs

Author: Kiss C. M., Pierce B. J.
Source:  Diagnostics, NAVC Clinician’s Brief, 2010, pp. 13-16.

Document: Diagnostics_Geriatrics

AAHA Canine Life Stage Guidelines

Author: Joe Bartges, Beth Boynton, Amy Hoyumpa Vogt, et al.
Source: Journal American Animal Hospital Association, 2012, Vol. 48, Issue 1, pp. 1-11.

Document: Canine_Life_Stage_Guidelines_

Canine parvovirus in Australia: The role of socio-economic factors in disease clusters

Author: Brady S., Norris J. M., Kelman M. and Ward M. P.
Source:  The Veterinary Journal, 2012, Vol. 193, Issue 2, pp. 522–528 

Document: Canine parvovirus in Australia_ the role of socio-economic factors in disease clusters

Detection and quantification of leptospires in urine of dogs: a maintenance host for the zoonotic disease leptospirosis

Author: Nally J.
Source:  European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious , 2010, Vol. 29, Issue 10, pp. 1305-9.


Respiratory Tract Illnesses During the First Year of Life: Effect of Dog and Cat Contact

Author: Bergroth E., Remes S., Pekkanen  J., et al.
Source: Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics; published online July 2012;

Document: Pediatrics-2012-Bergroth-peds.2011-2825

The European Union Summary Report on Trends and Sources of Zoonoses, Zoonotic Agents and Food-borne Outbreaks in 2011

Author: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
Source:  EFSA Journal 2013, Vol. 11, Issue 4, pp. 3129-3379.

Document: zoonoses-food-outbreaks-report-2011-ecdc-efsa

Pain Management Guidelines

Author: AAFP / AAHA
Source:  Sage Journals

Document: Pain Management Guidelines 2015