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Consumer Attitude Toward the Environmental Sustainability of Grain-Free Pet Foods
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| Contributor(s):: Danielle M. P. Conway, Korinn E. Saker
This study investigated consumer knowledge and attitude toward environmental sustainability, grain-free diets (GFDs), and the influence of on-site environmental sustainability education on pet owner diet choices. A two-part questionnaire was designed, bracketing an educational brochure on...
Sustained attention to the owner is enhanced in dogs trained for animal assisted interventions
| Contributor(s):: Mongillo, P., Pitteri, E., Marinelli, L.
Dog Ecology and Rabies Knowledge of Owners and Non-Owners in Sanur, A Sub-District of the Indonesian Island Province of Bali
| Contributor(s):: Elly Hiby, Kadek Karang Agustina, Kate Nattras Atema, Gusti Ngurah Bagus, Janice Girardi, Mike Harfoot, Yacinta Haryono, Lex Hiby, Hendra Irawan, Levin Kalalo, Sang Gede Purnama, I. Made Subrata, Ida Bagus Ngurah Swacita, Ni Wayan Utami, Pande Putu Januraga, Dewa Nyoman Wirawan
That rabies can be managed humanely using vaccination is well accepted. However, making sure enough dogs in the population are vaccinated and therefore able to fight off the virus can be challenging. Getting owners to be more responsible for their dogs should help keep the proportion of...
Contribuição para o reconhecimento da dor oncológica em cães : possíveis indicadores de qualidade de vida e bem-estar
| Contributor(s):: Catarina Sofia Ferreira Duarte
A avaliação da dor nos animais de companhia é complexa e desafiante, existindo poucos estudos relativos à dor oncológica. O objectivo deste estudo consistiu pois na investigação de possíveis indicadores da qualidade de vida e bem-estar em...
The Perception of Men and Women and the Pets They Own: Female Necessarily Equal Feline?
| Contributor(s):: Santina D. Masters, Steve Colletes
While much research had investigated factors that influence the decisions io own pets, little is known about perceptions of people who own pets. In an examination of the perceptlons of people who own animals that do not fit the gender stereotype for pet ownership, 134 volunteers from a local...
A Comparison of the Perceived Well-Being of Pet Owners and Non-Pet Owners
| Contributor(s):: Vicki Lee Schofield
The presence of companion dogs have been found to benefit stress. This study was conducted to examine perceptions of benefits companion animals have on stress reduction. One hundred twenty-five adults completed surveys including measures of animal liking, bonding, and companionship. They also...
Attention of dogs and owners in urban contexts: Public perception and problematic behaviors
| Contributor(s):: Mongillo, Paolo, Adamelli, Serena, Pitteri, Elisa, Marinelli, Lieta
Owner and animal factors predict the incidence of, and owner reaction toward, problematic behaviors in companion dogs
| Contributor(s):: Pirrone, Federica, Pierantoni, Ludovica, Mazzola, Silvia Michela, Vigo, Daniele, Albertini, Mariangela
Implementation of Owner Distinction Function for Therapeutic Pet Robots
| Contributor(s):: Nambo, H., Kimura, H., Hirose, S.
Characteristics of shelter-relinquished animals and their owners compared with animals and their owners in U.S. pet-owning households
| Contributor(s):: New, J. C., Jr., Salman, M. D., King, M., Scarlett, J. M., Kass, P. H., Hutchison, J. M.
Investigators sponsored by the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy interviewed people who relinquished dogs and cats at 12 shelters in 4 regions of the USA. We collected similar data from a sample of US households with companion animals. Data collected included non-human animal...
The former 'goose hunting capital of the world': Southern Illinois Hunting Club owners' beliefs, attitudes, and responses associated with shifts in goose migration
| Contributor(s):: Lindsay, Travis G., Davenport, Mae A., Mangun, Jean C.
Waterfowl management is inherently complex, given shifting population dynamics and intensifying social and economic interests. This qualitative case analysis provides an exploratory examination of the human dimensions of waterfowl management, specifically the beliefs, attitudes, and business...
An Examination of the Possible Benefits for Well-Being Arising from the Social Interactions that Occur while Dog Walking
| Contributor(s):: Antonacopoulos, N. M. D., Pychyl, T. A.
Not only dogs resemble their owners, cars do, too
| Contributor(s):: Stieger, Stefan, Voracek, Martin
K9 Fit Club - Health and Wellness for both Dogs and People: An Interview With Tricia Montgomery
23 Aug 2013 |
Posted by Kristyna M Oates
Tricia Montgomery, Founder
Tricia Montgomery was the Public Education Director for the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association from 1993 to 1998, the Executive Director in July of 1998, and served a...
Condo pet policies and the Fair Housing Act: Dubois v. Association of Apartment Owners
| Contributor(s):: Roger Bernhardt
This article discusses a Ninth Circuit case where plaintiffs unsuccessfully claimed violation of the Fair Housing Act because the homeowners association had never refused to make the requested accommodation.
Belief in Animal Mind: Does Familiarity with Animals Influence Beliefs about Animal Emotions?
| Contributor(s):: Morris, P., Knight, S., Lesley, S.
Human-Sled Dog Relations: What Can We Learn from the Stories and Experiences of Mushers?
| Contributor(s):: Kuhl, G.
The Horse's Tale: Narratives of Caring for/about Horses
| Contributor(s):: Birke, L., Hockenhull, J., Creighton, E.
A tail of two personalities: How canine companions shape relationships and well-being
| Contributor(s):: Cavanaugh, Lisa A., Leonard, Hillary A., Scammon, Debra L.
Experimental evaluation of attachment behaviors in owned cats
| Contributor(s):: Edwards, Claudia, Heiblum, Moisés, Tejeda, Alberto, Galindo, Francisco