Pet ownership among persons with AIDS in three Florida counties
Contributor(s): Conti, L., Lieb, S., Liberti, T., Wiley-Bayless, M., Hepburn, K., Diaz, T.
Exotic animal companions and the personality of their owners
Contributor(s): Hergovich, A., Mauerer, I., Riemer, V.
The present study explored sex-specific differences in the Big Five factors of personality between different pet ownership groups, in order to understand individual differences in the choice of companion animals. A total of 250 pet owners completed a German version of the NEO-Five Factor...
Multiple ownership of animals in New York City
Contributor(s): Worth, D., Beck, A. M.
Insights on death & dying. Childhood grief: death of an iguana
Contributor(s): Ufema, J.
Animal assisted therapy. Using exotic animals in therapy
Contributor(s): Winkle, M. Y., Van Dame, V. R., Levenson, J.
Living with animals: snakes and humans
Contributor(s): Marcum, Heidi
Pet ownership in immunocompromised children--a review of the literature and survey of existing guidelines
Contributor(s): Hemsworth, S., Pizer, B.
Cross-Cultural Comparison of Student Attitudes toward Snakes
Contributor(s): Prokop, P., Ozel, M., Usak, M.
Snakes: Interactions with Children with Disabilities and the Elderly—Some Psychological Considerations
Contributor(s): Shalev, Abraham, Ben-Mordehai, Dror
Over the last three years we have successfully introduced snakes into group activities of children with disabilities, adolescents with behavior problems, and the elderly in nursing homes. This study presents data on the interaction of these groups with four placid and non-poisonous species of...
Young children's interest in live animals
Contributor(s): Lobue, V., Bloom Pickard, M., Sherman, K., Axford, C., DeLoache, J. S.
Positive behavioral impact of reptile-assisted support on the internalizing and externalizing behaviors of female children with emotional disturbance
Contributor(s): Murry, F. R., Allen, M. T.
One Scaly Godsend
Contributor(s): Keefer, Chana
Young's Funny Farm
Young's Funny Farm, located in PA, utilizes a variety of rescued animals for therapy work.
Welfare of non-traditional pets
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schuppli, C. A., Fraser, D., Bacon, H. J.
The keeping of non-traditional or 'exotic' pets has been growing in popularity worldwide. In addition to the typical welfare challenges of keeping more traditional pet species like dogs and cats, ensuring the welfare of non-traditional pets is complicated by factors such as lack of knowledge,...