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  1. Bonding between pet and pet owner. Animal health: a breakpoint in economic development?

    Contributor(s): HJ Teoh, SK Cheong, PC Suttiwan, V Borvonsin

     The interactions between 200 pet owners and their pets were observed in this study. In general, the study also found that the more social support the pet provided for their owner, the stronger the emotional bond between pet and owner. Pet owners were also asked to say how...

  2. Using Interactions Between Children and Companion Animals to Build Skills in Self-Regulation and Emotion Regulation

    Contributor(s): Wanda Boyer

  3. The veterinarian's role in pet loss: grief education, support, and facilitation

    Contributor(s): L.S. Lagoni, S. Hetts, S.J. Withrow

  4. Human-cat interactions: relationships with, and breed differences between, non-pedigree, Persian and Siamese cats [Pets, families and interactions]

    Contributor(s): Dennis C. Turner

  5. The cat people revisited

    Contributor(s): V. D. Volkan

  6. End of Life Considerations

    Contributor(s): K Dobbs, V Adams

  7. "Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog" Revisited: Searching for Genes Relating to Personality in Dogs.

    Contributor(s): Enikõ Kubinyi, Mária Sasvári-Székely, Adám Miklósi

  8. Canine development and socialization

  9. Search and Rescue Dogs

    Contributor(s): J. J. Ensminger

  10. Crisis and disaster response counseling with therapy animals

    Contributor(s): C. K. Chandler

  11. Pet ownership and health

    Contributor(s): Judith M. Siegel

  12. Some recent work on the psychotherapeutic value of caged birds with older people

    Contributor(s): RA Mugford, JG M'Comisky

  13. Human/Farm Animal Relationships

    Contributor(s): Jack L. Albright

    There are various combinations of human beings and farm animals. This paper attempts to evaluate those few studies of humans handling farm animals within a prescribed environment. Personality traits of dairy farmers and livestock people as determined by the Eysenck Personality Inventory (Eysenck...

  14. The Wolf and the Animal Lover

    Contributor(s): Martin Drenthen

    For Aristotle a true friendship can only exist between free human beings, because true friendship is based on a shared understanding of the good. Yet today, some animal philosophers argue that friendships can exist between humans and animals, maybe not in Aristotle’s sense of the word but...

  15. The role of zoos and aquariums in education for a sustainable future

    Contributor(s): Jan Packer, Roy Ballantyne

    This chapter explores visitors' environmental learning in zoos and aquariums, inclusive of narrative accounts that demonstrate the impact of such experiences in the lives of visitors regarding the process and outcomes. 

  16. Deer and identity in medieval Ireland

    Contributor(s): Fiona Beglane

    The concept that identity is inextricably linked with places, landscapes and objects has become familiar in archaeology (Thomas 1998, 80, 90; Bradley 2000, 155-61; O'Keeffe 2001). It is only recently however that this idea has been extended to animals and their interaction with human society...

  17. Les interactions entre l'homme et les animaux familiers : quelques champs d'investigation et réflexions méthodologiques

    Contributor(s): Véronique Servais

    L'article synthétise les principales études dans le domaine des interactions homme-animal. Il souligne les difficultés méthodologiques liées à la démonstration rigoureuse des effets thérapeutiques des animaux.

  18. The Ethics of Animal Training

    Contributor(s): Anthony Milligan

    Animal training sits toward the uncomfortably overt end of human dominance. It can involve familiar kinds of harms, but, as commentators such as Vicki Hearne and Donna Haraway have pointed out, it can also enhance animal contentment, capabilities and autonomy. However, unlike socialization, it...

  19. Colonial Animality: Canadian Colonialism and the Human-Animal Relationship

    Contributor(s): Azeezah Kanji

    Located at the juncture of critical animal studies and decolonial theory, this analysis contemplates the connections and entanglements between settler colonialism and animality in Canadian constitutional discourse. How are coloniality and anthropocentricism — and the borders they draw...

  20. Comment diviniser son dauphin. Modèles de relation, régimes d'interactivité et savoirs anthropo-zoologiques.

    Contributor(s): Véronique Servais

    L'article propose de distinguer trois régimes d'interactivité selon le type d'engagement affectif de l'être humain dans sa relation avec un animal : savant, ordinaire et non-ordinaire. Les modalités de la communication inter-espèces qui...