Research

The significance of dermatoglyphic characteristics in the determination of equine phenotypic susceptibility to abnormal repetitive behaviour in the thoroughbred (Equus caballus)

The current study investigated the relationship between dermatoglyphs and behaviours described as ARB, including those behaviours traditionally referred to as SBs. Behaviours were considered abnormal...

Companion animal veterinary practices in China and service quality

The provision of any service provides challenges to managers and those actually delivering the service (Palmer, 2008). Services exhibit the properties of intangibility (cannot be directly examined...

The effect of adding butorphanol tartrate to an acepromazine maleate premedicant on anaesthetic induction and recovery in dogs

The study was completed at one veterinary practice and involved 20 healthy bitches of a variety of breeds ranging from 6 months to 7 years of age. The weight range of the bitches was 5–38 kg. The...