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  1. Aggressive behavior of dogs kept as companion animals: classification and influence of sex, reproductive status and breed

    Data were obtained from a total of 245 cases of aggressive-behavior problems in dogs kept as companion animals. Aggression involved barking, growling and biting behavior. For each case, a home visit of one to several hours yielded a description of the sequences of aggressive behavior and the...

  2. Can we live without a dog? Consumption life cycles in dog-owner relationships

    This article uses an observational study of dog ownership to explicate understanding of consumer behavior in the marketing of pet and pet-related products. A close examination of the relationship between dog and dog owner reveals more than metaphorical parallels in consumer behavior. Dog...

  3. Owner-companion dog interactions: relationships between demographic variables, potentially problematic behaviours, training engagement and shared activities

    Journal Articles

    Many companion dogs occupy a privileged position in our society, living closely with human caretakers who go to great lengths to provide for their needs and desires. Others fare less well, being abandoned or killed, many because they are believed to exhibit behaviour problems. The aim in this...

  4. Owner-companion dog interactions: relationships between demographic variables, potentially problematic behaviours, training engagement and shared activities

    Journal Articles

    Many companion dogs occupy a privileged position in our society, living closely with human caretakers who go to great lengths to provide for their needs and desires. Others fare less well, being abandoned or killed, many because they are believed to exhibit behaviour problems. The aim in this...

  5. " A importância do vínculo para os donos de cães e gatos nas famílias portuguesas ".

    Theses

    Da interacção homem-animal resulta uma relação mútua originando benefícios na saúde física e mental de ambos. Este facto é cada vez mais reconhecido pelos donos de animais sendo uma das principais causas do aumento da...

  6. "Bark parks" - a study on interdog aggression in a limited-control environment

    Journal Articles

    As limited-control dog parks become more popular, concerns arise about whether these parks encourage interdog aggression. Systematic observations made at 1 park in Indianapolis, USA over 72 h (between 1600 and 1830 h, 3-5 times a week) across 8 months (between March and November 2001) found that...

  7. "Between Us, Animals". Emotional Ties Between Humans and Other Animals

    Journal Articles

  8. "Down, boy!"

    Journal Articles

  9. "Flexible Personhood": Loving Animals as Family Members in Israel

    Journal Articles

  10. "Go outside and play"

    Journal Articles

  11. "Good samaritans": a legislative solution for mandatory reporting of suspected animal abuse

    Journal Articles

  12. "Here come the puppies": the power of the human-animal bond

    Journal Articles

  13. "I'm just wild about Harry!" a psychoanalyst reflects on his relationship with his dog

    Journal Articles

  14. "It's not that they sting you. It's that they don't sting you." Beekeepers and the Narrative Construction of Human-honeybee Relationships

    Journal Articles

    There are seemingly endless accounts available of the bond that is often formed between humans and other mammals. Far less, however, has been written on interactions between humans and animals of more pronounced physiological difference to us, for example, insects. The purpose of this study was...

  15. "Loving-knowing" women and horses: Symbolic connections, real life conflicts and "natural horsemanship"

    Journal Articles

    Since the late nineteenth century, female authors have suggested that Western women and horses have an innate connection. Often, the connection is categorized in terms of female “empowerment” and “liberation,” with the rise of female equestrianism playing an important role...

  16. "My Baby is a Dog": Exploration of Pet Parent Identity

    Theses

    This quantitative research examined dog owners (n = 100) regarding their relationship with their pets. After beginning to treat her own dog as a child she questioned what happens when a human child enters a family and what impact that has on the pet owners' identity. The researcher...

  17. "My friend, Ginger" hit home on dog, doctor relationships

    Journal Articles

  18. "Old Wine in a New Bottle": new strategies for humane education

    Book Sections

  19. "Pet therapy" : a study and resource guide for the use of companion animals in selected therapies

    Books

  20. "Puppy mill" bill: intentions, good; implementation, another story

    Journal Articles