Throwing the Baby Out With the Bath Water: Could Widespread Neutering of Companion Dogs Cause Problems at a Population Level?
Contributor(s):: Dawson, J. K., Howell, T. J., Ruby, M. B., Bennett, P. C.
Comparing interspecific socio-communicative skills of socialized juvenile dogs and miniature pigs
Contributor(s):: Gerencser, L., Perez Fraga, P., Lovas, M., Ujvary, D., Andics, A.
An Exploration of Attitudes Toward Dogs among College Students in Bangalore, India
Contributor(s):: Volsche, S., Mohan, M., Gray, P. B., Rangaswamy, M.
Review: Donna J Haraway, Manifestly Haraway: The Cyborg Manifesto, The Companion Species Manifesto, Companions in Conversation (with Cary Wolfe)
Contributor(s):: Latimer, Joanna
Facing disasters together: how keeping animals safe benefits humans before, during and after natural disasters
Contributor(s):: Thompson, K.
Human-animal interaction as a social determinant of health: descriptive findings from the health and retirement study
Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K., Gee, N. R., Bures, R. M.
Companion animals and human health: benefits, challenges, and the road ahead for human-animal interaction
Contributor(s):: Friedman, E., Krause-Parello, C. A.
Letter to the Editor Re: Kipperman, B.S. and German, A.J. Animals 2018, 8, 143
Contributor(s):: Watson, K. M.
Dog Theft: A Case for Tougher Sentencing Legislation
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| Contributor(s):: Lauren K. Harris
The Sentencing Council (England and Wales) currently considers dogs to be “property”. This means that if someone steals a dog, they may be punished in the same way as someone who steals a non-living object, like a mobile phone or a piece of furniture. This review argues that losing...
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...
Human-animal interactions of community dogs in Campo Largo, Brazil: a descriptive study
| Contributor(s):: Kwok, Y. K. E., Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von, Sprea, G., Molento, C. F. M.
Free-roaming, ownerless dogs comprise a considerable portion of Brazil's dog population. To address societal concerns for animal welfare, the Brazilian town of Campo Largo established the "community dog program," where free-roaming dogs are cared for by self-appointed community members, known as...
Behavioral ecology of captive species: using bibliographic information to assess pet suitability of mammal species
| Contributor(s):: Koene, P., Mol, R. M. de, Ipema, B.
Which mammal species are suitable to be kept as pet? For answering this question many factors have to be considered. Animals have many adaptations to their natural environment in which they have evolved that may cause adaptation problems and/or risks in captivity. Problems may be visible in...
The Coleman Dog Attitude Scale (C-DAS): development, refinement, validation, and reliability
| Contributor(s):: Coleman, J. A., Green, B., Garthe, R. C., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Barker, S. B., Ingram, K. M.
Human-animal interactions have been studied for many years. As the human-animal interaction field continues to grow, the need for measures that adequately assess fundamental human-animal domains (e.g., relationships, interactions, attachments, bonds) also increases. Specifically, attitudes toward...
Goats Display Audience-Dependent Human-Directed Gazing Behaviour in a Problem-7 Solving Task
| Contributor(s):: Christian Nawroth, Jemma M. Brett, Alan G. McElligott
Domestication is an important factor driving changes in animal cognition and behaviour. In particular, the capacity of dogs to communicate in a referential and intentional way with humans is considered a key outcome of how domestication as a companion animal shaped the canid brain. However, the...
Owners' Perceptions of Their Animal's Behavioural Response to the Loss of an Animal Companion
| Contributor(s):: Jessica K. Walker, Natalie K. Waran, Clive J.C. Phillips
The loss of a companion animal is recognised as being associated with experiences of grief by the owner, but it is unclear how other animals in the household may be affected by such a loss. Our aim was to investigate companion animals’ behavioural responses to the loss of a companion...
Interaction with shelter dogs reduces negative affect of adolescents in substance use disorder treatment
| Contributor(s):: Ellsworth, L. M., Tragesser, S., Newberry, R. C.
We investigated the effectiveness of a human-animal interaction program, involving dogs from an animal shelter, in improving affect of adolescent males in inpatient treatment for substance use disorder (SUD). We hypothesized that adolescents would experience improvements in affect and attitudes...
Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog–human and horse–human attachment bonds
| Contributor(s):: Payne, Elyssa, DeAraugo, Jodi, Bennett, Pauleen, McGreevy, Paul
Examining emotional support animals and role conflicts in professional psychology
| Contributor(s):: Younggren, Jeffrey N., Boisvert, Jennifer A., Boness, Cassandra L.
The human–canine bond: A sacred relationship
| Contributor(s):: Maharaj, N., Kazanjian, A., Haney, C. J.
Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog-human and horse-human attachment bonds
| Contributor(s):: Payne, E., DeAraugo, J., Bennett, P., McGreevy, P.