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Expectations for dog ownership: Perceived physical, mental and psychosocial health consequences among prospective adopters
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| Contributor(s):: Lauren Powell, Debbie Chia, Paul McGreevy, Anthony L Podberscek, Kate M. Edwards, Brendon Neilly, Adam J Gustaella, Vanessa Lee, Emmanuel Stamatakis
Dog ownership is popular worldwide, with most human-dog dyads forming successful attachment bonds. However, millions of dogs are surrendered to animal shelters annually, possibly due to mismatches between owner expectations and the realities of dog ownership. The aim of the current study was to...
Did Harvey Learn from Katrina? Initial Observations of the Response to Companion Animals during Hurricane Harvey
| Contributor(s):: Steve Glassey
The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 became the genesis of animal emergency management and created significant reforms in the US particularly the passage of the Pets Emergency and Transportation Standards Act in 2006 that required state and local emergency management arrangements to be...
"Pets Negotiable": How Do the Perspectives of Landlords and Property Managers Compare with Those of Younger Tenants with Dogs?
| Contributor(s):: Taryn M. Graham, Katrina J. Milaney, Cindy L. Adams, Melanie J Rock
In rental housing policy, pets are rarely considered as valued household members. Instead, landlords and property managers are often permitted to ban pets outright, or to advertise them as merely negotiable in their listings for rental housing. In fact, previous research has shown that moving...
My Dog Always Eats First: Homeless People and Their Animals. Leslie Irvine. Reviewed by Tiffany A. Parsons
| Contributor(s):: Tiffany Parsons
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Human Animal Interaction:Optimizing HAI Costs & Benefits: Study of Expert Opinion in Japan & Rest of World
| Contributor(s):: TR Zengage
Encouraging pet-friendly housing while protecting landlords from liability
| Contributor(s):: Laurel Palluzi
Social-emotional adjustment and pet ownership among adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
| Contributor(s):: Amanda Ward, Nicole Arola, Amy Bohnert, Rebecca Lieb
Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often experience poor social-emotional adjustment and interactions with peers, but taking care of a family pet may serve as a buffer. This study utilized 81 parent-adolescent dyads to examine how dimensions of pet ownership (responsibility,...
Dog Ownership, Attachment and Overall Wellbeing among Young Adults
| Contributor(s):: Kasiani Michalopoulos
Contributory Role of Pet Attitude, Attachment Styles, Social Support and Loneliness in Well Being of Young Adults
| Contributor(s):: Tapasri Das, Anindita Chaudhuri
A Longitudinal Study of the Relation between Acquiring a Dog and Loneliness
| Contributor(s):: Nikolina M. Duvall Antonacopoulos
Development Benefits of Pets for Young Children. Final Report for the Delta Society.
| Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky
Companion Animal Bonding, Children's Home Environments, and Young Children's Social Development
| Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky, Charles Hendrix
Pet loss and continuing bonds: An examination of grief reactions in adults and children
| Contributor(s):: Maxwell D. Rappoport
Exploring bereaved older adult pet owner's relationship and grief experiences following the death of a companion animal
| Contributor(s):: Sabine B. J. Volkmann
Complicated grief therapy in pet loss: A clinical case study
| Contributor(s):: Valerie Russell
Fare thee well: how to help owners (and yourself) deal with the death of a beloved pet
| Contributor(s):: Al Bentz, C. Bach
Posttraumatic Growth Following the Loss of a Pet: A Cross-Cultural Comparison
| Contributor(s):: Cori Bussolari, Janice Habarth, Satoko Kimpara, Rachel Katz, France Carlos, Amy Chow, Hisao Osada, Yukiko Osada, Betty J. Carmack, Nigel P. Field, Wendy Packman