Personale Docente

Simona Rosaria Carla Normando

Ricercatore universitario confermato

VET/02

Indirizzo: VIALE DELL'UNIVERSITÀ, 16 - LEGNARO PD . . .

Telefono: 049641231

Fax: 0498272604

E-mail: simona.normando@unipd.it

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Curriculum Vitae: Simona Rosaria Carla Normando date of birth 10/02/1966

English certificates
1985 Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
2009 IELTS grade 8

Clinical Experience
1993 graduation in Veterinary Medicine and qualification to practice
1993-2000 collaboration with colleagues in their practices
1997-2000 own veterinary practice in Milan in association with two colleagues
2001-now pet behavioural problem counselling for Padua University
2007-2010 Director of the behavioural and relational problems veterinary practice of the Experimental Veterinary Sciences Department of the University of Padua
2010-now Head of the veterinary behavioural medicine Unit at the didactic veterinary hospital of the University of Padua

Post-graduate education
1994-95 post-graduate school in Zooprophylaxis by Fondazione Iniziative Zooprofilattiche e Zootecniche (Brescia, Italy) – with grant.
1995-97 post-graduate specialization school in Public Health at the University of Parma
1997-2000 post-graduate specialization school in Farm animals and companion animals applied ethology and welfare at the University of Milan – with grant.
2004 (2001-2004) PhD on ethology in Animal Medicine, at the Veterinary Medicine Faculty of the University of Padua.
2010-2012 Post-Graduate Diploma in Advanced Studies Companion Animal Behaviour Counselling, University of Southampton, School of Psychology

Academic positions held
2000-2001 position as Professor Ödberg Assistant, at the Department of Animal Nutrition, Genetics, Production and Ethology, faculty of Veterinary Medicine,University of Gent, Belgium
2002-2005 permanent position as “University Researcher” in Veterinary Physiology at the University of Padua
2005-now permanent position as “Confirmed University Researcher” in Veterinary Physiology at Padua University

Teaching
2000-now practical training, lectures and courses in Ethology and Physiology at Padua University (for undergraduate, Master’s and high education curricula), for the Public Veterinary service and in private settings
2004-2007 lectures in the second grade Master’s course in Bologna on Applied Ethology and Animal Welfare and attending to thesis defences.
2005 member of the Ph. D. Comittee of the Veterinary Faculty of Gent University for a candidate.
2006-2010 member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the postgraduate program 'Animal handlers in AAI programs' at the University College Ghent, and then member of the Teaching staff

Others
1995-1996 grant from the Ministry of Agriculture and Woodland Resources on Farm Animal Reproduction for working at the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell'Emilia in Milan.
1996 (June-July) working at the Animal Disease Research Institute (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada) Nepean, Ontario, Canada, collaborating on a research on bovine oocytes disinfection
1997-98 training at the Sanitary dog pound of the Public Veterinary Service in Milan
2007-now member of the ECVBM-CA (re-certified successfully in 2012)
2009-2012 member of the regional veterinary group on aggressive dogs and other emergencies related to pets (ST5).

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Articoli su Riviste Internazionali (con referee):
1. Bielanski A., Normando S., Lutze-Wallace C., Sapp T., Gardioli P. and Luini M. (1998). TREATMENT OF OOCYTES AND IN VITRO FERTILIZED EMBRYOS WITH MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES AND GUINEA PIG COMPLEMENT FOR NEUTRALIZATION OF CONTAMINATING BOVINE HERPESVIRUS-1. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 33, 89-92.
2. Normando S., Canali E., Ferrante V., Verga M. (2002). BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS IN ITALIAN SADDLE HORSES. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 22 (3), 117-120.
3. Normando S., Perini I., Gottardo F. (2006). THE IMPORTANCE OF THE TRAINER’S GAZE IN HORSE TRAINING. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 5 (3): 256-259.
4. Normando S., Stefanini C., Meers L., Adamelli S., Coultis D., Bono G., (2006). SOME FACTORS INFLUENCING ADOPTION OF SHELTERED DOGS. Anthrozöos 19 (3): 211-224.
5. Normando S., Trevisan C., Bonetti O., Bono G., (2007). A NOTE ON HEART RATE RESPONSE TO MASSAGE IN STEREOTYPING AND NON STEREOTYPING HORSES. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 6 (1): 101-104.
6. Marinelli L., Adamelli S., Normando S., Bono G. (2007). QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE PET DOG: INFLUENCE OF OWNER AND DOG’S CHARACTERISTICS. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 108: 143-156.
7. Normando S., Corain L., Salvadoretti M., Meers L., Valsecchi P. (2009). EFFECTS OF AN ENHANCED HUMAN INTERACTION PROGRAM ON SHELTER DOGS’ BEHAVIOUR ANALYSED USING A NOVEL NONPARAMETRIC TEST. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 116: 211-219. DOI: 10.1016/j.applanim.2008.10.005
8. Valsecchi P., Barnard S., Stefanini C., Normando S. (2011) TEMPERAMENT TEST FOR RE-HOMED DOGS VALIDATED THROUGH DIRECT BEHAVIORAL OBSERVATION IN SHELTER AND HOME ENVIRONMENT. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research 6: 161-177. DOI: 10.1016/j.jveb.2011.01.002
9. Normando S., Meers L., Samuels W.E., Faustini M., Ödberg F.O. (2011) VARIABLES AFFECTING THE PREVALENCE OF BEHAVIOURAL PROBLEMS IN HORSES. CAN RIDING STYLE AND OTHER MANAGEMENT FACTORS BE SIGNIFICANT? Applied Animal Behaviour Science 133: 186-198. DOI: 10.1016/j.applanim.2011.06.012
10. Gottardo F., Nalon E., Contiero B., Normando S., Dalvit P., Cozzi G. (2011) THE DEHORNING OF DAIRY CALVES: PRACTICES AND OPINIONS OF 639 FARMERS. Journal of Dairy Science, 94 (11): 5724-5734. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2011-4443.
11. Normando S., Gelli D. (2011) BEHAVIORAL COMPLAINTS AND OWNERS’ SATISFACTION IN RABBITS, MUSTELIDS AND RODENTS KEPT AS PETS. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 6: 337-342. DOI: 10.1016/j.jveb.2011.01.005.
12. Normando S., Mantovani R., Marinelli L., Gabai G. (2013). EFFECTS OF A DELAY IN FEED DELIVERY ON THE BEHAVIOUR, MILK YIELD AND HEMATOLOGICAL PARAMETERS OF DAIRY COWS. Italian Journal of Animal Science, 12: e24. DOI:10.4081/ijas.2013.e24
13. Falomo M. E., Normando S., Zanibellato E., Romagnoli S. (2013? In press). SEXUAL BEHAVIOR AND SERUM TESTOSTERONE CONCENTRATION IN STALLIONS TREATED WITH SLOW-RELEASE IMPLANTS OF DESLORELIN ACETATE. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research. In press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jveb.2013.02.001
14. Rosa Salva O., Normando S., Mollo A., Regolin L. (2013? In press). NOVELTY PREFERENCE IN FACE PERCEPTION BY WEEK-OLD LAMBS (OVIS ARIES). Interaction Studies. In press.

Parti di libri in Inglese
1. W.E. Samuels, L. Meers, D. Coultis, S. Normando (2010). Bloodsports and animals. Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of Our Connections with Animals (2 volumes)
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- comportamento e benessere degli animali in situazione di confinamento cronico (canili sanitari, rifugi per animali, parchi faunistici, allevamenti, etc.)
- arricchimento ambientale
- valutazione del temperamento, strategie per incrementare il successo delle adozioni di animali dai rifugi, matching animale - proprietario
- fattori che influenzano la risposta nei test comportamentali
- metodi quantitativi e qualitativi di valutazione del temperamento e dello stato emotivo degli animali
- problemi comportamentali negli animali di interesse veterinario

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