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Working the companion animal in the context of new interpersonal relationships

By Steven Remic

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Abstract

The National People and Pets Survey (Australian Companion Animal Council, 2010)
◦ 63.3% of Australian households owned a pet
◦ 92% of respondents felt "very close" to their pet
◦ 86% of respondents found comfort with their pet during times of stress,
◦ 62% of respondents felt their pet made for a friendlier environment and helped with conversation between humans

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Megan Kendall

Purdue University

Date 2012
Publisher Edith Cowan University
URL http://ro.ecu.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1010&context=spsyc_pres&sei-redir=1&referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Furl%3Fq%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fro.ecu.edu.au%252Fcgi%252Fviewcontent.cgi%253Farticle%253D1010%2526context%253Dspsyc_pres%26sa%3DD%26sntz%3D1%26usg%3DAFQjCNE1WDZSKvgeIxtzAKVvtPYRWNGopg#search=%22http%3A%2F%2Fro.ecu.edu.au%2Fcgi%2Fviewcontent.cgi%3Farticle%3D1010%26context%3Dspsyc_pres%22
Language English
Notes This presentation was found at Research Online repository for Edith Cowan University: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/
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  1. Activity
  2. Animal roles
  3. Animal welfare
  4. Attachment
  5. Companion
  6. Family
  7. Human-animal bond
  8. Interpersonal relations
  9. Mammals
  10. Pet ownership
  11. Pets and companion animals
  12. Research
  13. Social Environments