Melissa Bain

Title(s)Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine
SchoolUniversity of California, Davis
Address2105 Tupper Hall
CA 95616
Phone530-752-6226
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    1. Animal Behavior of the Month. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 May 05; 1-3. Kim SA, Bain MJ. PMID: 35522583.
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    2. Correction to: Domestic cats (Felis catus) prefer freely available food over food that requires effort. Anim Cogn. 2022 Apr; 25(2):493. Delgado MM, Han BSG, Bain MJ. PMID: 34406543.
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    3. Effects of trazodone on behavioral and physiological signs of stress in dogs during veterinary visits: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled crossover clinical trial. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 Mar 24; 1-8. Kim SA, Borchardt MR, Lee K, Stelow EA, Bain MJ. PMID: 35333743.
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    4. Domestic cats (Felis catus) prefer freely available food over food that requires effort. Anim Cogn. 2022 Feb; 25(1):95-102. Delgado MM, Han BSG, Bain MJ. PMID: 34309759; PMCID: PMC8904335.
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    5. Early maternal separation is not associated with changes in telomere length in domestic kittens (Felis catus). PeerJ. 2021; 9:e11394. Delgado M, Buffington CAT, Bain M, Smith DL, Vernau K. PMID: 34141465; PMCID: PMC8176934.
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    6. The effect of premature maternal separation on distress vocalizations and activity in kittens (Felis catus) during a brief nest separation. Appl Anim Behav Sci. 2020 Nov; 232. Lowell KJ, Delgado MM, Mederos SL, Bain MJ. PMID: 33100447; PMCID: PMC7577203.
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    7. Surgical and Behavioral Relationships With Welfare. Front Vet Sci. 2020; 7:519. Bain M. PMID: 32923471; PMCID: PMC7456887.
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    8. Stress and Feline Health. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2020 Jul; 50(4):653-662. Buffington CAT, Bain M. PMID: 32354488; PMCID: PMC8801065.
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    9. A survey of feeding practices and use of food puzzles in owners of domestic cats. J Feline Med Surg. 2020 02; 22(2):193-198. Delgado M, Bain MJ, Buffington CT. PMID: 30912700.
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    10. Overview of Animal Training: A Welfare Perspective ?. . 2019 Jan 1; 203-213. Bain BM. .
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    11. The paradox of canine conspecific coprophagy. Vet Med Sci. 2018 05; 4(2):106-114. Hart BL, Hart LA, Thigpen AP, Tran A, Bain MJ. PMID: 29851313; PMCID: PMC5980124.
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    12. Effects of a single preappointment dose of gabapentin on signs of stress in cats during transportation and veterinary examination. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Nov 15; 251(10):1175-1181. van Haaften KA, Forsythe LRE, Stelow EA, Bain MJ. PMID: 29099247.
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    13. Effect of a synthetic feline facial pheromone product on stress scores and incidence of upper respiratory tract infection in shelter cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Aug 15; 251(4):413-420. Chadwin RM, Bain MJ, Kass PH. PMID: 28763279.
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    14. Effect of different types of classical music played at a veterinary hospital on dog behavior and owner satisfaction. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Jul 15; 251(2):195-200. Engler WJ, Bain M. PMID: 28671495.
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    15. Chapter 89 Update on Feline Housesoiling and Urine Marking. . 2016 Jan 1; 890-899. Bain BM. .
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    16. The Relationship Between Coat Color and Aggressive Behaviors in the Domestic Cat. J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2016; 19(1):1-15. Stelow EA, Bain MJ, Kass PH. PMID: 26467020.
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    17. Animal Behavior Case of the Month. Vitreous degeneration. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2015 Aug 15; 247(4):352-5. Bain MJ, Good KL. PMID: 26225605.
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    18. Owner observations regarding cat scratching behavior: an internet-based survey. J Feline Med Surg. 2016 10; 18(10):791-7. Wilson C, Bain M, DePorter T, Beck A, Grassi V, Landsberg G. PMID: 26179574.
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    19. Feline aggression toward family members: a guide for practitioners. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2014 May; 44(3):581-97. Bain M, Stelow E. PMID: 24766701.
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    20. Evaluation of the addition of in-cage hiding structures and toys and timing of administration of behavioral assessments with newly relinquished shelter cats. Journal of Veterinary Behavior. 2013 Nov 1; 8(6):450-457. Moore MA, Bain BM. .
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    21. Behavioral and physiological responses of weaned foals treated with equine appeasing pheromone: A double-blinded, placebo-controlled, randomized trial. Journal of Veterinary Behavior. 2013 Jul 1; 8(4):265-277. Berger BJ, Spier SS, Davies DR, Gardner GI, Leutenegger LC, Bain BM. .
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    22. Animal behavior case of the month. Noise phobia, cognitive dysfunction, separation anxiety, attention-seeking behavior, and medical causes. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 May 01; 242(9):1227-9. Stepita ME, Bain MJ. PMID: 23600778.
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    23. Frequency of CPV infection in vaccinated puppies that attended puppy socialization classes. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2013 Mar-Apr; 49(2):95-100. Stepita ME, Bain MJ, Kass PH. PMID: 23325595.
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    24. Owner attachment and problem behaviors related to relinquishment and training techniques of dogs. J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2013; 16(2):168-83. Kwan JY, Bain MJ. PMID: 23544756.
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    25. Animal behavior case of the month. Motivation for the tail-chasing behavior was considered to most likely be multifactorial. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2012 Mar 15; 240(6):673-5. Bain MJ, Fan CM. PMID: 22380802.
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    26. Retrospective evaluation of crib-biting and windsucking behaviours and owner-perceived behavioural traits as risk factors for colic in horses. Equine Vet J. 2010 Nov; 42(8):686-92. Malamed R, Berger J, Bain MJ, Kass P, Spier SJ. PMID: 21039797.
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    27. Evaluation of owner attachment to dogs on the basis of whether owners are legally considered guardians of their pets. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009 Apr 01; 234(7):896-900. Helms TD, Bain MJ. PMID: 19335239.
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    28. Animal behavior case of the month. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008 Jan 01; 232(1):38-40. Marks SL, Bain MJ, White M. PMID: 18167106.
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    29. Human-directed aggression in miniature pet pigs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2007 Feb 01; 230(3):385-9. Tynes VV, Hart BL, Bain MJ. PMID: 17269872.
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    30. Evaluation of the role of lower urinary tract disease in cats with urine-marking behavior. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2003 Aug 15; 223(4):457-61. Tynes VV, Hart BL, Pryor PA, Bain MJ, Messam LL. PMID: 12930082.
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    31. Evaluation of urine marking by cats as a model for understanding veterinary diagnostic and treatment approaches and client attitudes. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2002 Nov 01; 221(9):1282-6. Bergman L, Hart BL, Bain M, Cliff K. PMID: 12418693.
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    32. Agrees with treatment for urine spraying, marking. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2002 Jan 15; 220(2):167-8; author reply 168. Romatowski J. PMID: 12126121.
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    33. Causes of urine marking in cats and effects of environmental management on frequency of marking. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2001 Dec 15; 219(12):1709-13. Pryor PA, Hart BL, Bain MJ, Cliff KD. PMID: 11767919.
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    34. Effects of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor on urine spraying behavior in cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2001 Dec 01; 219(11):1557-61. Pryor PA, Hart BL, Cliff KD, Bain MJ. PMID: 11759993.
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    35. Predicting behavioral changes associated with age-related cognitive impairment in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2001 Jun 01; 218(11):1792-5. Bain MJ, Hart BL, Cliff KD, Ruehl WW. PMID: 11394832.
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