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  1. Understanding dog-human companionship

    Contributor(s):: Michael J. Dotson, Eva M. Hyatt

    This article reports a survey of 749 dog owners. The survey focuses on owners' interactions with their dogs. This research identifies seven underlying dimensions that comprise the construct of dog companionship. The dimensions include symbiotic relationship, dog-oriented self concept,...

  2. "Nudging them back to reality": toward a growing public acceptance of the role dogs fulfill in ameliorating contemporary veterans' PTSD symptoms

    Contributor(s):: Taylor, M. F., Edwards, M. E., Pooley, J. A.

  3. 'Bling with bite' - the rise of status and weapon dogs

    Contributor(s):: Harding, S.

  4. A canine-centric critique of selected dog narratives.

    Contributor(s):: Donelle Gadenne

    In this thesis I perform a canine-centric reading, within the theoretical frame of Critical Animal Studies, of nine ‘dog narratives’ from the last three decades – that is, novels in which dogs and human-canine relationships are central to the story. While the novels differ from...

  5. An analysis of psychological processes of companion dogs on humans

    Contributor(s):: Ferreyra, Alejandro Jorge

  6. An Exploration of Attitudes Toward Dogs among College Students in Bangalore, India

    Contributor(s):: Volsche, S., Mohan, M., Gray, P. B., Rangaswamy, M.

  7. Animal companions and military veterans: How dogs can help America's heroes

    Contributor(s):: Carper, Teri L., Bartone, Anne S., Petty, Frederick C.

  8. Animal companions and military veterans: How dogs can help America's heroes

    Contributor(s):: Carper, Teri L., Bartone, Anne S., Petty, Frederick C., Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.

  9. Animals and Attachment Theory

    Contributor(s):: Rockett, B., Carr, S.

  10. Animals as scientific objects

  11. Approach behaviour of shelter dogs and its relationships with the attitudes of shelter staff to dogs

    Contributor(s):: Arhant, C., Troxler, J.

    The behaviour of animals towards humans is widely used to assess human-animal relationship and welfare in livestock. The aim of this study was to develop an approach test for dogs that is feasible in a surveillance setting, shows stability over a given time period and has good...

  12. Assessing companion dog behavior in a social setting

    Contributor(s):: Roth, Lina S. V., Jensen, Per

  13. Attitudes of the public towards dogs and cats as companion animals

    Contributor(s):: Selby, Lloyd A., Rhoades, John D.

  14. Can dogs alleviate the desolation created by having fewer children? An empirical study in the Japanese context

    Contributor(s):: Kawata, Y.

    Over the last several decades, in Japan, the young population (YP; less than 14 years old) has decreased whereas the number of registered dogs (RDs) has increased as a result of various socioeconomic factors. The total sum of YP and RD has remained virtually constant since the early 1990s. In...

  15. Canine and feline parasitic zoonoses in China

    Contributor(s):: Chen, Jia, Xu, Min-Jun, Zhou, Dong-Hui, Song, Hui-Qun, Wang, Chun-Ren, Zhu, Xing-Quan

  16. Carnivorous cats, vegetarian dogs, and the resolution of the vegetarian's dilemma

    Contributor(s):: Rothgerber, H.

    The present research sought to further clarify the vegetarian's dilemma, the conflict that pits feeding one's pet an animal-based diet that may be perceived as best promoting their well-being with concerns over animal welfare and environmental degradation threatened by such diets. It specifically...

  17. Jan 17 2013

    Companion Animal Euthanasia Techniques

    This webinar will describe the most common techniques practitioners will consider using, especially when families and loved ones are present. Dr. Cooney will focus most of the time on dog and cat...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/122

  18. Companion animals

    Contributor(s):: Corr, S. A.

  19. Companion animals in families and households : a survey of attitudes : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Masters in Psychology at Massey University

    Contributor(s):: Rachel Claire Budge

    During the last three decades, there has been growing interest in the relationship between humans and their animal companions. The majority of research has been undertaken in Great Britain and the United States. The present research adds to this body of information through a survey of companion...

  20. Companion Dogs: Helping Families of Children With and Without Autism

    Contributor(s):: Coltea, Cosmin

    To date, research investigating the effects of companion dogs in families with children is scarce (Walsh, 2009), and it is even more scarce for families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The present study investigated the effects of companion dogs in families with and without...