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An fMRI Study of Attachment to Companion Animals and Pet Ownership
Contributor(s):: Ernst, Thomas, Psychology,, Watanabe, Sara
The Eldercare Factory
Contributor(s):: Sharkey, N., Sharkey, A.
Development and Human-Animal Interaction Commentary on Mueller
Contributor(s):: Hurley, K. B.
Work or Play? An Exploration of the Relationships between People and their Service Dogs in Leisure Activities
Contributor(s):: Hicks, J. R., Weisman, C. J.
Evidence of horsemanship and dogmanship and their application in veterinary contexts
Contributor(s):: Payne, E., Boot, M., Starling, M., Henshall, C., McLean, A., Bennett, P., McGreevy, P.
Does Pet-Keeping Modify the Association of Delivery Mode with Offspring Body Size?
Contributor(s):: Cassidy-Bushrow, Andrea, Wegienka, Ganesa, Havstad, Suzanne, Levin, Albert, Lynch, Susan, Ownby, Dennis, Rundle, Andrew, Woodcroft, Kimberley, Zoratti, Edward, Johnson, Christine
The Companion Species Manifesto: Dogs, People, and Significant Otherness
Contributor(s):: Haraway, Donna, Cassidy, Rebecca
Troubling Companions: Companion Species and the Politics of Inter-relations
Contributor(s):: Jordan, Tim
This article examines Donna Haraway's concept of companion species by asking the question: Are technologies a species or not? This question is analysed through a comparison between the companion species of Haraway's in her agility dog and the technology of the surfboard and its rider. It...
Wellness management and environmental enrichment of exotic pets
Contributor(s):: Rupley, A. E.
On the Fringe: The Positions of Dogs in Finnish Dog Training Culture
Contributor(s):: Koski, L., Backlund, P.
Goodbye, old friend: Prevention of the unnecessary surrendering of companion animals among the elderly
Contributor(s):: Karen Davis
AbstractBackground: Every day families are surrendering pets to animal shelters as their elderly owners transition to new living arrangements or begin to have difficulty keeping up with the animal’s care. Yet, for many seniors, their pets are their closest family members, the givers of...
Pasteurella species peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis: household pets as a risk factor
Contributor(s):: Poliquin, P. G., Lagace-Wiens, P., Verrelli, M., Allen, D. W., Embil, J. M.
BACKGROUND: Pasteurella species are Gram-negative coccobacilli that are a part of the normal oropharyngeal flora of numerous domestic animals. They have been recognized as a rare but significant cause of peritonitis in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD). A consensus about management...
Healthy Pets Healthy People
Most households in the United States have at least one pet. Why do people have pets? There are many reasons. Pets can decrease your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels, and feelings of loneliness. Pets can increase your opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities and...
A case for a naturalistic perspective: response to Paxton
Contributor(s):: Lawrence, E. A.
The author "suggest[s] that one of the most appropriate existing explanations of the human–animal bond is the idea of biophilia — the presence of an innate tendency of human beings to relate to and affiliate with other forms of life."
The hunter-gatherer prehistory of human-animal interactions
Contributor(s):: Mithen, S.
In this paper, the author "will examine some of the key moments in the evolution of human relationships with animals, tracking the emergence of these new relationships and the impact they havehad on our bodies, our minds and our culture," particularly the more recent hunting-gatherers of...
The CALLISTO Project: A Summary
Contributor(s):: Day, M. J.
On interviewing people with pets: reflections from qualitative research on people with long-term conditions
Contributor(s):: Ryan, S., Ziebland, S.
With man's best friend
Contributor(s):: Collins, J. M., Lorber, B., Schlossberg, D.
This chapter focuses on human diseases associated with exposure to dogs. The epidemiology of local infections following dog bites, as well as the initial bite management, antibiotic prophylaxis, antibiotic treatment of infection, and prevention of dog bites are discussed. The life-threatening...
The Meaning Of American Pet Cemetery Gravestones
Contributor(s):: Brandes, Stanley
Dear Rin Tin Tin: An Analysis of William Safire's Dog-Naming Survey from 1985