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Evaluation of a novel canine activity monitor for at-home physical activity analysis
Contributor(s):: Jonathan M. Yashari, Colleen G. Duncan, Felix M. Duerr
Background: Accelerometers are motion-sensing devices that have been used to assess physical activity in dogs. However, the lack of a user-friendly, inexpensive accelerometer has hindered the widespread use of this objective outcome measure in veterinary research. Recently, a smartphone-based,...
Study of aggression by dogs, according to the kind of interaction between dog and victim and motivating circumstances in the accidents, Municipality of Sao Paulo, 2008 to 2009Estudo das agressoes por caes, segundo tipo de interacao entre cao e vitima
Contributor(s):: Paranhos, N. T., Silva, E. A., Bernardi, F., Mendes, M. C. N. C., Junqueira, D. M. A. G., Souza, I. O. M., Albuquerque, J. O. M., Alves, J. C. M., Machado, M. N. P.
Dog Parks: Benefits and Liabilities
Contributor(s):: Laurel Allen
Dog parks have emerged in the last decade or so as places for pet owners living in suburban and urban areas to exercise their dogs. Providing a safe environment for both dog and human is a tremendous challenge. If done correctly a dog park can be that place. In the 1950s and 1960s, some state and...
An examination of the relations between human attachment, pet attachment, depression, and anxiety
Contributor(s):: Quinn, Aaron Christopher
The roles of pets in families and their positive impact on mood have been reported by some studies (Becker, 1999; Garrity, Stallones, Marx, & Johnson, 1989). Additionally, some research has found that the more attached humans are to their pets, the more they feel emotionally supported...
Effects of brief exposure to a pet therapy dog on affective states of HIV-positive men
Contributor(s):: Pepper, Tory Deborah
Individual differences and pet ownership status: Distinguishing among different types of pet owners and non-owners
Contributor(s):: Merrill, Shannon M.
Loss of a companion animal: A study of grief and disenfranchisement of bereaved pet owners
Contributor(s):: Minor, Donna Marie
Marital functioning and dog ownership: An exploratory study
Contributor(s):: Smith, Amanda D.
Mixed vs pure breed dogs: Reported personality characteristics of owners, their dogs, and reasons for ownership
Contributor(s):: Quinn-Kerins, Catherine
Personality characteristics of dog owners with specific breed preferences
Contributor(s):: Notarangelo, Kathy Elizabeth
Relationships among affiliation with companion animals, attachment style, depression, loneliness, satisfaction with life, and self-esteem: Implications for human candidate selection for adjunctive use of companion animals
Contributor(s):: Taggart, Lee Ann Peabody
Retirement, life satisfaction, and pet ownership: Please don't take my sunshine away
Contributor(s):: Norris, Patricia Ann Castle
Risk factors and correlates of hurting animals by children
Contributor(s):: Kathleen Ann Rooney
This dissertation is a secondary analysis of a preexisting dataset, the Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN), Assessments 0-4 produced by the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN) located in the Family Development Center at Cornell University (2001). This...
The effect of pet ownership on physical well-being in older adults
Contributor(s):: Pohnert, Tami S.
The human-animal bond's role with the abused child
Contributor(s):: Nebbe, Linda Jean
The impact of childhood chronic illness and the role of companion animals
Contributor(s):: McClaskey, Barbara R.
The impact of pet ownership and attachment on the health and health care use of the elderly in Wellington County, Ontario
Contributor(s):: Raina, Parminder S.
The phenomenology of elderly pet ownership: Partners in survival
Contributor(s):: Schulman, Karen R.
The relationship between pet ownership, adult attachment, and well-being
Contributor(s):: Pelletier, Stephanie Rita
A comparison of personality variables of pet owners and non-pet owners
Contributor(s):: Chouinard, Betsy Ellen