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  1. Loneliness and The Aging Homosexual: Is Pet Therapy An Answer?

    Contributor(s):: Kehoe, Monika

  2. Los beneficios de la terapia asistida por animales como alternativa terapeutica para los profesionales de la salud al ofrecer servicios a envejecientes de 45 anos en adelante con diagnostico de discapacidad intelectual

    Contributor(s):: Lugo Rios, Eric R.

  3. Managing Aged Animals in Zoos to Promote Positive Welfare: A Review and Future Directions

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    | Contributor(s):: Bethany L. Krebs, Debra Marrin, Amy Phelps, Lana Krol, Jason V. Watters

    Many animals experience physical and behavioral changes as they age. Age-related changes in physical or mental ability can limit the opportunities for animals to experience positive well-being. As animals in zoos are living longer than ever, understanding common physical, cognitive, and...

  4. Measuring the Benefits: Companion Animals and the Health of Older Persons

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    This review synthesises a wide body of literature concerning research into companion animals and the health of older persons. It is informed by a widely-held conviction among investigators that this research field has important implications for the future of societies and individuals. The human...

  5. Natural activity: An explorative study of the interplay between cage-birds and older people in a Swedish hospital setting

    | Contributor(s):: Falk, Hanna, Wijk, Helle

  6. Neighbourhoods, dogs and walking: An exploration of factors relevant to healthy aging in place

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    | Contributor(s):: Toohey, Ann Madeline

  7. Newsletter of The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 18

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    Contents:A Prescription for Healthy Aging, pg 1The Human-Animal Bond at Work, pg 1Message from the Dean, pg 3Clinical Skills Course Maintains the Bond, pg 6Veterinary Public Health and Human Animal Bond, pg 8Serving to Learn, Learning to Serve, pg 9Josh Project, pg 10Going South, pg...

  8. Nutrition for working and service dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Wakshlag, J., Shmalberg, J.

    Conformation, genetics, and behavioral drive are the major determinants of success in canine athletes, although controllable variables, such as training and nutrition, play an important role. The scope and breadth of canine athletic events has expanded dramatically in the past 30 years, but with...

  9. Object losses and resolutions of women in middle adulthood

    | Contributor(s):: Hashimoto, M.

  10. Older Latinos, pets, and health

    | Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L.

  11. Older people: The effect of activities on their social interactions

    | Contributor(s):: Riggs, Anne, Mott, Sarah

  12. Owners 'worryingly unprepared' for health problems in older pets

  13. Owners' perceptions of quality of life in geriatric horses: a cross-sectional study

    | Contributor(s):: Ireland, J. L., Clegg, P. D., McGowan, C. M., Duncan, J. S., McCall, S., Platt, L., Pinchbeck, G. L.

    Quality of life (QoL) is increasingly recognised as a more important measure of treatment success than prolongation of life. Assessment of QoL may aid decision-making for treatment or euthanasia. This study aimed to evaluate owners' perceptions of factors affecting their horse's QoL and those...

  14. Pawsitive thinking

  15. Perceptions and attitudes of school-age children toward older persons and aging

    | Contributor(s):: Anasuri, Sadguna

  16. Pet care. Geriatric dogs: aging is not an illness; it is a stage of life

    | Contributor(s):: Mindell, E.

  17. Pet ownership, other domestic relationships, and satisfaction with life among seniors: results from a Canadian National Survey

    | Contributor(s):: Himsworth, C. G., Rock, M.

  18. Pet therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Saxon, Sue V., Etten, Mary Jean

  19. Pet therapy and institutionalized elderly: a study on 144 cognitively unimpaired subjects

    | Contributor(s):: Colombo, G., Buono, M. D., Smania, K., Raviola, R., De Leo, D.

  20. Pet therapy: Enhancing social and cardiovascular wellness in community dwelling older adults

    | Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, Cheryl A., Kolassa, John