Street Involved Youth and Companion Animals: A Phenomenological Study
Theses | Contributor(s): Melissa Caines
Of the approximate one hundred and fifty thousand youth in Canada who are homeless on any given night as many as 25 percent of them share their lives with companion animals (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2006) . For many of these young people their companion animal is their only source of...
"It's not that they sting you. It's that they don't sting you." Beekeepers and the Narrative Construction of Human-honeybee Relationships
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kate Marx
There are seemingly endless accounts available of the bond that is often formed between humans and other mammals. Far less, however, has been written on interactions between humans and animals of more pronounced physiological difference to us, for example, insects. The purpose of this study was...
The Human and Animal Bond in The Red Pony
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Chaker Mohamed Ben Ali
John Steinbeck perceives the natural world in The Red Pony as uncaring and unforgiving and predatory since it is full of predators which are in a constant conflict against one another. Such a conflict occurs either between animals and animals or between humans and animals or between humans and...
Therapeutic activities associating the animal, for a better quality of life in the hospital
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Didier Vernay
It is common to say or publish that the Animal-AAA Therapeutic Activities in the hospital are pioneers. This statement becomes false. In France, we now have a history, theoretical foundations, concepts, programs and current experiments that deny this position (ref. "The dog: a partner of...
The relationship between man and pet
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jean-Luc Vuillemenot
Part of the human movement since the dawn of time, the presence of the pet has undergone a recent evolution in its form and expression. From the utilitarian relationship and the exchange of services, the dog and the cat have entered fully into our society, especially in the West. In parallel...
Touching and Gesture Exchange as an Element of Emotional Bond Construction. Application of Visual Sociology in the Research on Interaction between Humans and Animals
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krzysztof Tomasz Konecki
The article analyse the problem of human - animals bond creation. The analysis of video - recordings was used to beserve the gesture exchange between animals and humans. The grounded theory was used to analyse visuality of the emotional bond creation.
"Between Us, Animals". Emotional Ties Between Humans and Other Animals
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Monika Bakke
Are Companion Animals the Secret to Good Health?
Posters | Contributor(s): Bradley Smith, Petra Bywood
People keep pets for companionship, recreation and protection rather than for the specific purpose of enhancing health. However, a considerable body of literature supports the idea that companion animals can improve overall quality of life, including physical, social and psychological health,...
Bakas Riding Center
Bakas Equestrian Center has been a highly successful program since 1987. It offers horseback riding to children and adults and specializes in those with disabilities. Operated by the Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Department, the program provides group riding lessons, trail...
An evaluation of pet owners' attachment style and the human-animal bond
Theses | Contributor(s): Pezzini, Elena
Men and their dogs: A new understanding of man's best friend
Books | Contributor(s): Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Continuing bonds research with animal companions: Implications for men grieving the loss of a dog
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Packman, Wendy, Bussolari, Cori, Katz, Rachel, Carmack, Betty J., Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Gender role conflict theory, research, and practice: Implications for understanding the human-animal bond
Book Sections | Contributor(s): O'Neil, James M., Denke, Robyn, Blazina, Chris, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Exploring how the human-animal bond affects men in a relational way: Attachment, loss, and gender role conflict in middle-aged and young-men
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Bartone, Anne, Blazina, Chris, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Veterinary social work: Practice within veterinary settings
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Holcombe, T. Melissa, Strand, Elizabeth B., Nugent, William R., Ng, Zenithson Y.
Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog–human and horse–human attachment bonds
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Payne, Elyssa, DeAraugo, Jodi, Bennett, Pauleen, McGreevy, Paul
Greening the lifecycle: Ecopsychology, aging and art therapy
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Rugh, Madeline M., King, Straja Linder, Kopytin, Alexander, Rugh, Madeline
Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog-human and horse-human attachment bonds
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Payne, E., DeAraugo, J., Bennett, P., McGreevy, P.
Caring Paws is a non-profit, tax exempt (501(c)(3), volunteer organization, who along with our registered Pet Partners animals (dogs, cats, pocket pets, etc.) serve the Greater Lafayette, Indiana area. We provide animal assisted interactions to a wide variety of groups.Some of the groups...
CAREing Paws, Inc. is a local group of registered therapy teams in Georgia that conduct visits in places such as nursing homes, hospitals, libraries and schools. We are a network of compassionate individuals who are willing to share our special animals in order to bring joy and happiness to others.