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  1. Factors and Convergent Validity of the Pet Attachment and Life Impact Scale (PALS)

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    | Contributor(s):: Lisa DeMarni Cromer, M. Rose Barlow

    Human-animal interaction (HAI) provides benefits for humans. Emotional attachment to pets is a possible mechanism for benefits but there is no standard operationalization for "attachment to pets." The study presented here (N = 651) uses a pet attachment measure based on qualitative...

  2. Cremation services upon the death of a companion animal: views of service providers and service users

    | Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, A.

  3. Preferences for infant facial features in pet dogs and cats

    | Contributor(s):: Archer, J., Monton, S.

    A set of infant features (large forehead, large and low-lying eyes, and bulging cheeks), were described in classical ethology as social releasers, simple stimuli that evoke a stereotyped response, in this case nurturing. We assessed the attractiveness of such features in the faces of dogs or cats...

  4. Assessment of dog-human attachment using Ainsworth's Strange Situation test

    | Contributor(s):: Seman, M., Kottferova, J., Jakuba, T., Haladova, E., Fejsakova, M., Matos, R.

    A human psychological test of Ainsworth's Strange Situation (ASS) was used to investigate the state of emotional attachment in dog-human relationship. Ten adult dog-owner pairs were observed in an unfamiliar test room, introduced to a human stranger and subjected to 8 short episodes. The dogs...

  5. Early stage animal hoarders: are these owners of large numbers of adequately cared for cats?

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    | Contributor(s):: Daniela Cristina Ramos, N.O. Da Cruz, Sarah L.H. Ellis, J.A.E. Hernandez, Archivaldo Reche-Junior

    Animal hoarding is a spectrum-based condition in which hoarders are often reported to have had normal and appropriate pet-keeping habits in childhood and early adulthood. Historically, research has focused largely on well-established clinical animal hoarders with little work targeted towards...

  6. Measuring stress, attachment behavior, and adoptability in domestic cats at a local humane society

    | Contributor(s):: Dybdall, Kathryn J.

  7. Attachment, emotion regulation, and social support: Adjustment to the death of a companion animal

    | Contributor(s):: King, Loren C.

  8. Relationship between attachment to owners and separation anxiety in pet dogs ( Canis lupus familiaris )

    | Contributor(s):: Valli Parthasarathy, Sharon L. Crowell-Davis

    Dogs’ dysfunctional attachment relationships with their owners are assumed to be the underlying cause of separation anxiety. Thirty-two dogs with and 43 dogs without owner-reported separation anxiety (SA) participated in a formal attachment test (AT). After the AT, the dogs were videotaped for 30...

  9. Translating Research Findings on Early Experience to Prevention: Animal and Human Evidence on Early Attachment Relationships

    | Contributor(s):: O

  10. Humans and Pets and Attachment

    | Contributor(s):: Rynearson, E. K.

  11. The Companion Animal Bonding Scale: internal reliability and construct validity

    | Contributor(s):: Hendrix, Charles, Mosier, Jacob E., Poresky, Robert H., Samuelson, Marvin L.

  12. Pets, attachment, and well-being across the life cycle

    | Contributor(s):: Sable, Pat

  13. Animal-assisted therapy and loneliness in nursing homes: use of robotic versus living dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Banks, Marian R., Willoughby, Lisa M., Banks, William A.

  14. Exploring adolescent loneliness and companion animal attachment

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    | Contributor(s):: Keri Black, Marie Lobo (adviser)

    This study explored the relationship between companion animal attachment and adolescent loneliness. Self report measures of loneliness (Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale), companion animal attachment (Companion Animal Bonding Scale), and social support (Social Support Questionnaire Revised Short...

  15. A time to mourn

    | Contributor(s):: Isler, W.

  16. The training of cynomolgus monkeys and how the human/animal relationship improves with environmental and mental enrichment

    | Contributor(s):: Heath, M.

  17. Encouraging kindness in kids

    | Contributor(s):: Soltow, W.

  18. The euthanasia decision

    | Contributor(s):: Mitchener, K. L.

  19. Abused children and their pets

    | Contributor(s):: Robin, Michael, Ten Bensel, R. W., Quigley, J., Anderson, R. K.

  20. An epidemiological investigation of pet ownership and bonding in south central Ontario, Canada

    | Contributor(s):: Leslie, B. E., Meek, A. H., Kawash, G. F.