Companion-Animal Relinquishment: Exploration of the Views Expressed by Primary Stakeholders within Published Reviews and Commentaries
Contributor(s):: Lambert, Kim, Coe, Jason, Nie, Lee, Dewey, Cate, Sargeant, Jan M.
Preliminary Findings of a Ten-Item Scale to Assess the Commitment of Low-Income Owners to Their Companion Animals
Contributor(s):: Rauktis, Mary E., Hoy-Gerlach, Janet, Sewall, Craig J. R., Lee, Hyunji, Bickel, Laura
The Influence of Human-Animal Interactions on Mental and Physical Health during the First COVID-19 Lockdown Phase in the U.K.: A Qualitative Exploration
Contributor(s):: Shoesmith, Emily, Shahab, Lion, Kale, Dimitra, Mills, Daniel S., Reeve, Catherine, Toner, Paul, Santos de Assis, Luciana, Ratschen, Elena
Canine Rescue as a Social Movement: The Politics of Love
Contributor(s):: Peterson, A. L.
Compassion Fatigue and Resiliency Factors in Animal Shelter Workers
Contributor(s):: Levitt, A. L., Gezinski, L. R.
Socio-Economic Factors in Companion Animal Relinquishment on the Sunshine Coast, Australia
Contributor(s):: Carter, J., Taylor, C. S.
Human Helping of Animals: What Motivates It?
Contributor(s):: Lauren E. Highfill, Mark H. Davis
While considerable research has been carried out to understand helping offered to other humans, relatively little research has focused specifically on the motivations underlying helping for animals. It is possible that the social psychological helping literature may help shed light on the...
Homelessness and Animal Companionship in Bloomington, Indiana
Contributor(s):: Christine H. Kim
This study is the first to examine Bloomington, IN's subpopulation of people experiencing homelessness with animals. To understand this subpopulation's basic demographics, social service needs, and existing resources, eight families were recruited for the study from a service fair...
Dogs and Their Owners Have Frequent and Intensive Contact
Contributor(s):: Joosten, P., Van Cleven, A., Sarrazin, S., Paepe, D., De Sutter, A., Dewulf, J.
When the Bond Breaks: Variables Associated with Grief Following Companion Animal Loss
Contributor(s):: Cowling, Dawn M., Isenstein, Sari G. E., Schneider, Margaret S.
This research used an online quantitative survey to investigate variables related to grief following pet loss. These included type of relationship, animal species, amount of time since death, cause of death, attachment, and social support. We also examined emotions hypothesized to be associated...
Association between Pet Ownership and Obesity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Contributor(s):: Miyake, K., Kito, K., Kotemori, A., Sasaki, K., Yamamoto, J., Otagiri, Y., Nagasawa, M., Kuze-Arata, S., Mogi, K., Kikusui, T., Ishihara, J.
Patient Opinion of Visiting Therapy Dogs in a Hospital Emergency Department
Contributor(s):: Reddekopp, J., Dell, C. A., Rohr, B., Fornssler, B., Gibson, M., Carey, B., Stempien, J.
The Concerns, Difficulties, and Stressors of Caring for Pets during COVID-19: Results from a Large Survey of U.S. Pet Owners
Contributor(s):: Applebaum, J. W., Tomlinson, C. A., Matijczak, A., McDonald, S. E., Zsembik, B. A.
The Pet-Effect in Daily Life: An Experience Sampling Study on Emotional Wellbeing in Pet Owners
Contributor(s):: Janssens, Mayke, Eshuis, Jannes, Peeters, Sanne, Lataster, Johan, Reijnders, Jennifer, Enders-Slegers, Marie-Jose, Jacobs, Nele
The relationship between companion animal ownership and wellbeing has received an increasing amount of scientific attention over the last few decades. Although the general assumption is that individuals benefit from the presence of companion animals (termed the “pet-effect”), recent evidence...
Pet Attachment in the Context of Family Conflict
Contributor(s):: Applebaum, Jennifer W., Zsembik, Barbara A.
Previous research shows that companion animals can have a positive effect on their owner’s health and may also serve as a buffer to stress. Despite this, few studies have investigated the role of the pet in adverse or tumultuous family circumstances. In this study, we explored whether reported...
Sleep Duration and Behaviours: A Descriptive Analysis of a Cohort of Dogs up to 12 Months of Age
Contributor(s):: Kinsman, R., Owczarczak-Garstecka, S., Casey, R., Knowles, T., Tasker, S., Woodward, J., Da Costa, R., Murray, J.
A One Health Perspective on the Human-Companion Animal Relationship with Emphasis on Zoonotic Aspects
Contributor(s):: Overgaauw, P. A. M., Vinke, C. M., Hagen, Maev, Lipman, L. J. A.
Exploring pet owners' experiences and self-reported satisfaction and grief following companion animal euthanasia
Contributor(s):: Matte, A. R., Khosa, D. K., Coe, J. B., Meehan, M., Niel, L.
Adult separation anxiety disorder: The human-animal bond
Contributor(s):: Dowsett, Elisha, Delfabbro, Paul, Chur-Hansen, Anna
The Spillover Effect of a Flood on Pets and Their People: Implications for Rental Housing
Contributor(s):: Graham, Taryn M., Rock, Melanie J.
When disasters strike, companion animals (pets) matter. Emergency planning for them is a key aspect of disaster preparedness, especially considering that people may delay evacuation out of concern for their pets. Temporary boarding options for pets are important; however, caregivers (owners) must...