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

    Journal Articles

    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...

  2. Interspecific behavioural synchronization: dogs exhibit locomotor synchrony with humans

    Journal Articles

  3. Do Animals Perceive Human Developmental Disabilities? Guinea Pigs' Behaviour with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Children with Typical Development. A Pilot Study

    Journal Articles

  4. Psychiatric Assistance Dog Use for People Living With Mental Health Disorders

    Journal Articles

  5. Cocreating guide dog partnerships: dog training and interdependence in 1930s America

    Journal Articles

  6. [Effects of an animal-assisted intervention on psychiatric in-patient addiction treatment - a pilot study]

    Journal Articles

  7. When pigs fly: emotional support animals, service dogs and the politics of legitimacy across species boundaries

    Journal Articles

  8. Ancient Bond Between Human and Animals Revealed in 14,000-Year-Old Diseased Dog Teeth

    Magazine Articles

  9. The Emergence of Animal Management in the Southern Levant

    Journal Articles

    Our compilation of zooarchaeological data from a series of important archaeological sites spanning the Epipaleolithic through Pre-Pottery Neolithic B periods in the Mediterranean Hills of the southern Levant contributes to major debates about the beginnings of ungulate management in Southwest...

  10. How Educators Use Dogs to Support Children's Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Development

    Theses

    Children's undeveloped social, emotional, and behavioral skills have long been a concern in early childhood classrooms. Numerous studies have illuminated how therapy dogs in pedagogical settings support children's holistic development, yet there is scant data on the integration of...

  11. The relationships between older, physically impaired men and their pets

    Theses

    The present study examined older male adults' lived experiences with pet ownership. There is robust literature on older adults and the human-animal bond, but presently there are no qualitative phenomenological studies that focus solely on older physically impaired males who live alone and...

  12. Solidarity with Animals: Assessing a Relevant Dimension of Social Identification with Animals

    Journal Articles

    Interactions with animals are pervasive in human life, a fact that is reflected in the burgeoning field of human-animal relations research. The goal of the current research was to examine the psychology of our social connection with other animals, by specifically developing a measure of...

  13. Training Dogs to Feel Good: Embodying Well-being in Multispecies Relations

    Journal Articles

  14. An Exploratory Study of Veterinary Professionals' Self-Reported Support of Bereaved Clients Before, During, and After Companion Animal Euthanasia in Southwestern Ontario, Canada

    Journal Articles

  15. Understanding feline emotions: ... and their role in problem behaviours

    Journal Articles

  16. Don't Be Distracted by the Peacock Trying to Board an Airplane: Why Emotional Support Animals Are Service Animals and Should Be Regulated in the Same Manner

    Journal Articles

    2018Albany Law Rev821237-660002-4678 (Print)0002-4678engNova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law.text

  17. Behavioral synchronization and affiliation: Dogs exhibit human-like skills

    Journal Articles

  18. The Way Humans Behave Modulates the Emotional State of Piglets

    Journal Articles

    The emotional state can influence decision-making under ambiguity. Cognitive bias tests (CBT) proved to be a promising indicator of the affective valence of animals in a context of farm animal welfare. Although it is well-known that humans can influence the intensity of fear and reactions of...

  19. Oxytocin and Cortisol Levels in Dog Owners and Their Dogs Are Associated with Behavioral Patterns: An Exploratory Study

    Journal Articles

    We have previously shown that dog–owner interaction results in increasing oxytocin levels in owners and dogs, decreasing cortisol levels in owners but increasing cortisol levels in dogs. The present study aimed to further investigate whether oxytocin and cortisol levels in the previously...

  20. Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Genetic Diversity of Bartonella henselae Infections in Pet Cats in Four Regions of the United States

    Journal Articles

    Blood was collected from a convenience sample of 271 pet cats aged 3 months to 2 years (mean age, 8 months, median and mode, 6 months) between May 1997 and September 1998 in four areas of the United States (southern California, Florida, metropolitan Chicago, and metropolitan Washington, D.C.)....