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Call for papers - Advances in canine health research

Guest Editors:
Selwyn Arlington Headley
: Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil
Jelena Prpić: Croatian Veterinary Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Submission Status: Open   |   Submission Deadline: 31 May 2024


BMC Veterinary Research is calling for submissions to our Collection on Advances in canine health research.

Research is a critical component of advancing our understanding of canine health, and technological advancements in recent years have led to significant progress in this field. As such, we are pleased to announce a special journal collection focused on the latest advances in canine research.

Meet the Guest Editors

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Selwyn Arlington Headley: Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil

Dr.  Selwyn Arlington Headley is a Professor of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology at the Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Southern Brazil. His research interests include the diagnosis, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of canine infectious diseases, with special interest in canine distemper, canine neorickettiosis, and canine parvoviral enteritis.  


Jelena Prpić: Croatian Veterinary Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Jelena Prpić, BSc. and PhD in Biology, is a virologist at the Virology department of Croatian Veterinary Institute, Zagreb, Croatia. Her main research activity is related to animal viral diseases such as ASF, CSF, BVDV, PRV and to viral diseases of relevance for human and animal health, in particular HEV, its diagnosis and epidemiology.  




 

About the collection

BMC Veterinary Research is calling for submissions to our Collection on Advances in canine health research.

Research is a critical component of advancing our understanding of canine health, and technological advancements in recent years have led to significant progress in this field. As such, we are pleased to announce a special journal collection focused on the latest advances in canine research.

This special journal collection aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the latest updates and advances in canine research. We hope the collection will serve as a valuable resource for veterinarians and animal scientists interested in advancing our understanding of canine health, improving the care and management of dogs, and promoting the overall well-being of these important animals.

We welcome contributions from a broad range of relevant topics, including but not limited to:

  • Canine genetics, inherited diseases diagnosis and management
  • Optimal nutrition and feeding practices for disease prevention and management
  • Environmental and behavioral factors affecting canine health and welfare
  • Diagnosis and treatment of canine diseases, including infectious, degenerative, immunological and cancer
  • Advancements in surgical techniques and technology for canine health conditions
  • Personalized medicine and precision health using biomarkers and genomic data for canine disease management
  • Telemedicine and digital health for remote consultations and monitoring of canine health
  • One Health approach to canine health and zoonotic diseases with dogs as sentinels
  • Dog-human relationships, including benefits, service dog training, and therapy dog programs
  • Comparative studies of canine and human health, shared disease pathways, and canine models in human health research

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  1. Prostatic carcinoma (PCA) is a rare but severe condition in dogs that is similar to the androgen-independent form of PCA in men. In contrast to humans, PCA is difficult to diagnose in dogs as reliable biomarke...

    Authors: Jana Weinekötter, Corinne Gurtner, Martina Protschka, Wolf von Bomhard, Denny Böttcher, Gottfried Alber, Ingmar Kiefer, Joerg M. Steiner, Johannes Seeger and Romy M. Heilmann
    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2023 19:234

Submission Guidelines

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This Collection welcomes submission of original Research Articles. Should you wish to submit a different article type, please read our submission guidelines to confirm that type is accepted by the journal. Articles for this Collection should be submitted via our submission system, Snapp. During the submission process you will be asked whether you are submitting to a Collection, please select "Advances in canine health research" from the dropdown menu.

Articles will undergo the journal’s standard peer-review process and are subject to all of the journal’s standard policies. Articles will be added to the Collection as they are published.

The Guest Editors have no competing interests with the submissions which they handle through the peer review process. The peer review of any submissions for which the Guest Editors have competing interests is handled by another Editorial Board Member who has no competing interests.