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  1. Effects of Short-Term Human-Horse Interactions on Human Heart Rate Variability: A Multiple Single Case Study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Saan Ecker, Amy Lykins

  2. Dog Ownership and Survival After a Major Cardiovascular Event: A Register-Based Prospective Study

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mwenya Mubanga, Liisa Byberg, Agneta Egenvall, Erik Ingelsson, Tove Fall

  3. The Human–Animal Relationship as the Focus of Animal-Assisted Interventions: A One Health Approach

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lucia Francesca Menna, Antonio Santaniello, Margherita Todisco, Alessia Amato, Luca Borrelli, Cristiano Scandurra, Alessandro Fioretti

  4. Dog Ownership and Survival: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Caroline K. Kramer, Sadia Mehmood, Renée S. Suen

  5. Grow Old Along with Me: The Meaning of Dogs in Seniors' Lives

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ardra Linette Cole

    AbstractThis is a phenomenological study intended to more fully understand the meaning and significance older adults attach to their relationship with their dogs. What do those relationships look like? How do they help to define seniors’ lives? What is it about those relationships that...

  6. Overweight and obese pet owners: respondent and pet characteristics in the rural Midwestern United States

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Heuberger, R. A., Garner, J. A., Corby, A., DeWitt, K., Sluis, R. vander

    The obesity epidemic has impacted both people and pets in the rural Midwestern United States (MWUS). Tailoring health advice to the socio-demographic characteristics and dietary patterns of owners and their pets can help promote adherence to health behavior changes for owners and foster health...

  7. Cat ownership and the Risk of Fatal Cardiovascular Diseases. Results from the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Study Mortality Follow-up Study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Qureshi, A. I., Memon, M. Z., Vazquez, G., Suri, M. F.

    Background: The presence of pets has been associated with reduction of stress and blood pressure and therefore may reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Methods: Relative risks (RR) of all deaths, death due to myocardial infarction (MI), cardiovascular diseases (MI or stroke), and...

  8. Tiergestützte Therapie.

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Janina Schreiber, Jens Kuhn

  9. Environmental and Animal Defense: PROD

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Almiron, Núria, Faria, Catia

  10. You can't see, when I do: A study on social attention in guide dogs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alterisio, Alessandra, Scandurra, Anna, Eatherington, Carla Jade, Marinelli, Lieta, D'Aniello, Biagio, Mongillo, Paolo

  11. Social identification with animals: Unpacking our psychological connection with other animals

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Amiot, Catherine E., Sukhanova, Ksenia, Bastian, Brock

  12. Positive Effects of a Short-Term Dog-Assisted Intervention for Soldiers With Post-traumatic Stress Disorder-A Pilot Study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Beetz, A., Schofmann, I., Girgensohn, R., Braas, R., Ernst, C.

  13. Shaping healthy habits in children with neurodevelopmental and mental health disorders: parent perceptions of barriers, facilitators and promising strategies

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bowling, A., Blaine, R. E., Kaur, R., Davison, K. K.

  14. Evaluation of Risk of Zoonotic Pathogen Transmission in a University-Based Animal Assisted Intervention (AAI) Program

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Boyle, S. F., Corrigan, V. K., Buechner-Maxwell, V., Pierce, B. J.

  15. Effectiveness of a Dog-Assisted Therapy Program to Enhance Quality of Life in Institutionalized Dementia Patients

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Briones, M. A., Pardo-Garcia, I., Escribano-Sotos, F.

  16. The moral standing of animals: Towards a psychology of speciesism

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Caviola, Lucius, Everett, Jim A. C., Faber, Nadira S.

  17. The effects of interacting with fish in aquariums on human health and well-being: A systematic review

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Clements, H., Valentin, S., Jenkins, N., Rankin, J., Baker, J. S., Gee, N., Snellgrove, D., Sloman, K.

  18. Introduction of facility therapy dogs to 911 communication centers: A proposal

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cole, Garry, Dvoskina, Mariya

  19. Dog-Assisted Therapy and Dental Anxiety: A Pilot Study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cruz-Fierro, N., Vanegas-Farfano, M., Gonzalez-Ramirez, M. T.

  20. Throwing the Baby Out With the Bath Water: Could Widespread Neutering of Companion Dogs Cause Problems at a Population Level?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dawson, J. K., Howell, T. J., Ruby, M. B., Bennett, P. C.