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Understanding dog-human companionship
Contributor(s):: Michael J. Dotson, Eva M. Hyatt
This article reports a survey of 749 dog owners. The survey focuses on owners' interactions with their dogs. This research identifies seven underlying dimensions that comprise the construct of dog companionship. The dimensions include symbiotic relationship, dog-oriented self concept,...
"Nudging them back to reality": toward a growing public acceptance of the role dogs fulfill in ameliorating contemporary veterans' PTSD symptoms
Contributor(s):: Taylor, M. F., Edwards, M. E., Pooley, J. A.
'Bling with bite' - the rise of status and weapon dogs
Contributor(s):: Harding, S.
A canine-centric critique of selected dog narratives.
Contributor(s):: Donelle Gadenne
In this thesis I perform a canine-centric reading, within the theoretical frame of Critical Animal Studies, of nine ‘dog narratives’ from the last three decades – that is, novels in which dogs and human-canine relationships are central to the story. While the novels differ from...
An analysis of psychological processes of companion dogs on humans
Contributor(s):: Ferreyra, Alejandro Jorge
An Exploration of Attitudes Toward Dogs among College Students in Bangalore, India
Contributor(s):: Volsche, S., Mohan, M., Gray, P. B., Rangaswamy, M.
Animal companions and military veterans: How dogs can help America's heroes
Contributor(s):: Carper, Teri L., Bartone, Anne S., Petty, Frederick C.
Contributor(s):: Carper, Teri L., Bartone, Anne S., Petty, Frederick C., Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
Animals and Attachment Theory
Contributor(s):: Rockett, B., Carr, S.
Animals as scientific objects
Approach behaviour of shelter dogs and its relationships with the attitudes of shelter staff to dogs
Contributor(s):: Arhant, C., Troxler, J.
The behaviour of animals towards humans is widely used to assess human-animal relationship and welfare in livestock. The aim of this study was to develop an approach test for dogs that is feasible in a surveillance setting, shows stability over a given time period and has good...
Assessing companion dog behavior in a social setting
Contributor(s):: Roth, Lina S. V., Jensen, Per
Attitudes of the public towards dogs and cats as companion animals
Contributor(s):: Selby, Lloyd A., Rhoades, John D.
Can dogs alleviate the desolation created by having fewer children? An empirical study in the Japanese context
Contributor(s):: Kawata, Y.
Over the last several decades, in Japan, the young population (YP; less than 14 years old) has decreased whereas the number of registered dogs (RDs) has increased as a result of various socioeconomic factors. The total sum of YP and RD has remained virtually constant since the early 1990s. In...
Canine and feline parasitic zoonoses in China
Contributor(s):: Chen, Jia, Xu, Min-Jun, Zhou, Dong-Hui, Song, Hui-Qun, Wang, Chun-Ren, Zhu, Xing-Quan
Carnivorous cats, vegetarian dogs, and the resolution of the vegetarian's dilemma
Contributor(s):: Rothgerber, H.
The present research sought to further clarify the vegetarian's dilemma, the conflict that pits feeding one's pet an animal-based diet that may be perceived as best promoting their well-being with concerns over animal welfare and environmental degradation threatened by such diets. It specifically...
Jan 17 2013
Companion Animal Euthanasia Techniques
Contributor(s):: Corr, S. A.
Companion animals in families and households : a survey of attitudes : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Masters in Psychology at Massey University
Contributor(s):: Rachel Claire Budge
During the last three decades, there has been growing interest in the relationship between humans and their animal companions. The majority of research has been undertaken in Great Britain and the United States. The present research adds to this body of information through a survey of companion...
Companion dog acquisition and mental well-being: a community-based three-arm controlled study
Contributor(s):: Powell, L., Edwards, K. M., McGreevy, P., Bauman, A., Podberscek, A., Neilly, B., Sherrington, C., Stamatakis, E.