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8763559 Wireless monitoring of laboratory animals  
Systems and methods for monitoring laboratory animals includes a tag comprising an inductive element and a capacitive element attached to a portion of a laboratory animal. The position of the...
8746178 Automated systems for feeding animals and collecting animal excrement  
An automated feeding station feeds an animal in a feeding event. An automated collection system, such as a urine collection system, fecal collection system, or combination urine/fecal collection...
8733290 System for providing an interface for interacting with a laboratory animal  
A system for providing an interface for interacting with a laboratory animal and the method of using the system are disclosed.
8726842 Animal memory training system with closed rotary maze  
An animal memory training system with a closed rotary maze comprises a maze device and a stimulating device. A rotary wheel (6) driven by a motor (4) is provided on the bottom of the case (1) of...
8683957 Movement analysis device for rodents  
A movement analysis device for rodents capable of variably adjusting a space where a rodent is placed in order to stimulate the behavior of the rodent so that motor functions of the rodent can be...
8544418 Intelligent doghouse  
An intelligent doghouse full-automatic processor includes a cage bracket module, and an automatic excrement treating device, a feeding module, a water feeding module, a snack feeding module, a...
8534225 Pet feeding system  
A pet feeding systems for slowing the eating process of a pet, e.g., a dog, and simultaneously entertain the pet. The pet feeding system includes a floor, retaining walls, and obstacles which form...
8522723 Small animal exercise devices  
An animal exercise wheel is illuminated by LEDs connected to a battery via a reed switch. A magnet actuates the reed switch when an animal begins to rotate the wheel. The LEDs flash with the...
8491491 Respiration measurements and dosimetry control in inhalation testing systems  
Inhalation measurement systems and methods enable, during inhalant exposure, substantially real-time respiratory measurements of a test subject using techniques that obtain measurements of...
8485133 Mobile platform arrangement  
A mobile platform arrangement includes a first (mobile) platform and a second (support) platform. Both are flat-bottomed members, wherein the support platform is preferably, but not exclusively,...
8483446 Method and system for estimating antler, horn, and pronghorn size of an animal  
The present invention is directed to a method and system utilizing novel computer software for determining the antler, horn, and pronghorn size of an animal by calculating, measuring, analyzing,...
8468975 Wireless monitoring of laboratory animals  
Systems and methods for monitoring laboratory animals includes a tag comprising an inductive element and a capacitive element attached to a portion of a laboratory animal. The position of the...
8327804 Measurement object holder, living body holder, and optical measurement instrument  
A measurement object holder that holds a measurement object in an optical measurement instrument, wherein the optical measurement instrument takes, as the measurement object, a living body in which...
8191511 Small animal exercise devices  
An animal exercise wheel is illuminated by LEDs connected to a battery via a reed switch. A magnet actuates the reed switch when an animal begins to rotate the wheel. The LEDs flash with the...
8166923 Animal instrumentation  
An approach to monitoring, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment or conditioning of animals such as horses does not require use of restrictive equipment such as treadmills or force plates and that can...
8036429 System and method for measuring animals  
A system and method for measuring an animal includes a light source and an optical source. The light source, which is preferably an array of monochromatic light emitting diodes, at least partially...
7921810 Method and apparatus utilizing animals for detecting target substances  
A method and apparatus for detecting a target substance in a monitored environment involves, in a training phase, training at least one animal capable of detecting the target substance to execute a...
7905201 Automated systems for feeding animals and collecting animal excrement  
An automated feeding station feeds an animal in a feeding event. An automated collection system, such as a urine collection system, fecal collection system, or combination urine/fecal collection...
7717066 Device for use in detecting dangerous materials or illegal substances in shipping containers  
A portable device for use in detecting dangerous materials and illegal substances in shipping containers with the aid of a trained dog. The device is used by a dog handler and constructed to be...
7643655 System and method for animal seizure detection and classification using video analysis  
A system and method for analyzing video images including images of an animal to detect and classify seizure behavior of the animal. Seizure-salient features are detected from identified postures...
7389744 Method and apparatus for tracking a laboratory animal location and movement  
A system for tracking the laboratory animal position and movement in a walled enclosure or cage for observation and evaluation is disclosed. The system consists of a plate placed on the bottom of...
7299767 Housing for small pet animals  
A housing for small pet animals includes a pedestal portion 1, a fixing side plate 3 uprightly attached to the pedestal portion 1, an activity wheel 5 with one side opened toward the fixing side...
7237504 Detection of odors using insects  
Apparatus for detecting a specific target odour comprises: a detector unit adapted to have removably associated therewith a holding unit for housing at least one insect in a predetermined position;...
7209588 Unified system and method for animal behavior characterization in home cages using video analysis  
In general, the present invention is directed to systems and methods for finding the position and shape of an animal using video. The invention includes a system with a video camera coupled to a...
7121229 Method and system for evaluating interest of a tested animal  
In a method and system for evaluating interest of a tested animal, first and second dispensers for dispensing respectively a vital first liquid and a second liquid are provided in a closed space...
7086350 Animal cage behavior system  
A behavioral monitoring system useful for the analysis of complex behaviors in a number of animal species. The monitoring systems of this invention allow continuous monitoring of feeding, drinking...
6998980 Microfield interface device for monitoring animal cage environments  
An automatic animal cage monitoring system includes at least one sensor disposed proximate to a cage for detecting conditions within the cage. The sensor data is transmitted by a wireless...
6955139 Tail suspension test apparatus  
The tail suspension test apparatus for detecting a struggling state of an animal by suspending a tail of the animal includes an optical mouse, an opaque piece located within a sensing range of the...
6919202 Utilization of invertebrate learning for flexible and sensitive monitoring and identification of chemicals  
A Chemical Detector, a training method and a method for detecting a chemical or chemicals has been developed that uses invertebrate organisms trained to respond to targeted chemical odors.
6910445 System and method for containment and testing of extremely toxic substances  
A containment and test system for extremely toxic substances includes a fume hood, a containment compartment such as glove bag or box, positioned within the fume hood, a source of a non-reactive...
6899542 Method and system for measuring memory and learning capabilities  
A method of measuring memory and learning capabilities of a small animal provided with measuring successively a position of the small animal in an observation field with an infrared ray detector,...
6880487 Robotic device for locomotor training  
A robotic system and method for locomotion assessment and training of a mammal, exemplified by a rodent. A neurologically impaired animal is suspended over a moving surface in a harness, and the...
6837184 Programmable electronic maze for use in the assessment of animal behavior  
A system and method for studying a test subject includes monitoring the test subject as it traverses through a programmable maze. The test subject may be under the influence of experimental drugs...
6825768 Adaptive pet containment system and method  
The present invention provides an automatic correction system and technique for a pet containment system in which the correction levels of the electrical stimulus and/or audio or visual warning are...
6805074 System and method of customizing an animal feed based on heat increment  
A system for and method of determining a formulation for an animal feed having a customized heat increment value. The system can include an animal profile, an animal nutrient requirement profile,...
6799535 Method and system for measuring mobility of a tested animal  
In a method and system for measuring mobility of a tested animal, a lower float portion of a float member floats on a liquid body disposed in a container. An upper detected portion of the float...
6776158 System for anesthetizing laboratory animals  
A method and apparatus for anesthetizing one or more laboratory animals is provided. An anesthetic component is introduced into a pressurized gas stream for delivery to laboratory animals. In one...
6725805 Pet shelter/incubator  
A pet shelter/incubator includes a hollow housing having an interior sufficiently large to comfortably receive at least one dog, a floor, a roof and at least one side wall extending between the...
6715444 Method and device for measuring frequency of specific behavior of animal  
A method of measuring the number of times of a specific behavior of an animal in a breeding cage comprising a step in which a common pattern of the specific behavior is determined by receiving a...
6708646 Cooling pad for pets  
A cooling pad for pets and particularly a novel cooling pad aims at overcoming the disadvantage of poor heat dissipation occurred to conventional cooling pads that are in close contact with the...
6644244 Apparatus and methods for testing pain sensitivity  
The subject invention concerns an apparatus for testing pain sensitivity in an animal. The apparatus can be used to evaluate pain sensitivity in response to a disease state, drug, surgical...
6532901 Animal monitoring system  
An animal monitoring system comprises a plurality of sensors positioned in a containment area and emitting infrared light across the containment area. A plurality of infrared light-detecting...
6516749 Apparatus for the delivery to an animal of a beneficial agent  
An apparatus for the automatic delivery to an animal of a beneficial agent such as analgesia by infusion with the pain of the animal being taken into account when determining the rate of dispensing...
6449896 Crop weighing  
A method of determining the weight of animals and the development of plants in a controlled environment. The method includes measuring the increase in CO2 production over a test period. CO2...
6418876 Method and an apparatus for monitoring an animal  
An apparatus and a method are provided for monitoring an animal and having a controller. According to a first aspect of the apparatus and method, the controller has a sensor adapted to sense a...
6339999 Detection of on-heat cows  
A method of detecting a first cow when mounted by a second cow. One or more beams of light are directed wholly or substantially horizontally at one or more detectors, and at a level above the first...
6318295 Multi-level kennel enclosure with forced ventilation  
A multi-level kennel enclosure includes a structure formed by left and right side walls, top and bottom walls and back and front walls defining an interior. A shelf is mounted in the interior so as...
6279511 Powered multichannel infusion and monitoring system  
A method and system for infusing and monitoring a tethered laboratory animal includes a platform suitable for carrying the laboratory animal. A tether assembly includes a flexible conduit for...
6273026 Automated system and method for measuring and evaluating an animal's response during a behavioral test  
A method and system for automatically measuring an animal's response to his environment in a behavioral test that is indicative of the animal's mental or emotion state. For the behavioral test...
6232880 Animal control system using global positioning and instrumental animal conditioning  
A device worn externally (or parts of which may be inserted in the ear canal) by an animal which uses a programmable repertoire of bilaterally applied aversive stimuli for the autonomous control of...
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