Animal-companion depictions in women's magazine advertising
Contributor(s):: Patricia F. Kennedy, Mary G. McGarvey
Via a content analysis of 1398 advertisements that include both people and pets and that appeared in women's magazines over a period of four decades, this study examines the changing roles played by companion animals and the changes in themes used in these advertisements. Considering both the...
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.
"Souldog": The Perceived Impact of Companion Animals on Older Lesbian Adults
Contributor(s):: Putney, Jennifer Meredith
'Bling with bite' - the rise of status and weapon dogs
Contributor(s):: Harding, S.
Oct 07 2013
2013 New Zealand Companion Animal Conference (NZCAC) Conference
4-H Women and Their Horses: An Extraordinary Relationship with an Extraordinary Animal
Contributor(s):: Janet Kiser Lambarth
There is minimal research on the large animal-human companionship bond. The purposes of the phenomenological study reported here were to identify the meaning of the relationship between women and their horses and the impact on their adult lives of the human-horse bond. Analysis is based on...
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...
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."
A case for companion animal behavior
Contributor(s):: Donal McKeown, Andreas Luescher
Applied animal behavior is a rapidly growing discipline in the field of clinical veterinary medicine. It is critical that practising veterinarians have a working knowledge of companion animal behavior.
A Collaborative Model for Managing Animal Hoarding Cases
Contributor(s):: Strong, Sandra, Federico, Jennifer, Banks, Ron, Williams, Cathy
Companion-animal hoarding is a significant problem in the United States and internationally. Hoarding situations can incubate for years before a case is reported to law enforcement or animal control agencies. According to a survey by Gary Patronek, animal control agencies have estimated there are...
A Companion Dog Increases Prosocial Behavior in Work Groups
Contributor(s):: Colarelli, Stephen M., McDonald, Amanda M., Christensen, Matthew S., Honts, Christopher
Although organizations use a variety of interventions to improve group functioning, getting people to work effectively with each other remains challenging. Because the presence of a dog has been shown to have positive effects on mood and dyadic interaction, we expected that the presence of a...
A Critical Needs Assessment for Research in Companion Animals and Livestock Following the Pandemic of COVID-19 in Humans
Contributor(s):: McNamara, T., Richt, J. A., Glickman, L.
Problem: The emergence of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in Wuhan, China, in November 2019 and a growing body of information compel inquiry regarding the transmissibility of infection between humans and certain animal species. Although there are a number of issues to be considered, the following...
A Disenfranchised loss – companion animal death
Contributor(s):: Dawson, Susan Elisa
A Member of the Family: A Practical Ideal Type for Including Companion Animals in Protective Orders
Contributor(s):: Loi N Taylor
Research Purpose: The purpose of this research is threefold using the 13 states that passed legislation to include companion animals in protective orders between 2006 and 2009. The first purpose is to establish a practical ideal type for the automatic inclusion of companion animals in protective...
A new understanding of man's best friend: A proposed contextual model for the exploration of human-animal interaction among insecurely attached males
Contributor(s):: Blazina, Chris, O'Neil, James M., Denke, Robyn, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.
A quantitative release assessment for the noncommercial movement of companion animals: Risk of rabies reintroduction to the United Kingdom
Contributor(s):: Goddard, A. D., Donaldson, N. M., Horton, D. L., Kosmider, R., Kelly, L. A., Sayers, A. R., Breed, A. C., Freuling, C. M., Müller, T., Shaw, S. E., Hallgren, G., Fooks, A. R., Snary, E. L.
A Scoping Review of the Health and Social Benefits of Dog Ownership for People Who Have Chronic Pain
Contributor(s):: Carr, Eloise C. J., Norris, Jill M., Hayden, K. Alix, Pater, Rianne, Wallace, Jean E.
Chronic pain is a significant cause of morbidity and disability globally. One potential strategy for the self-management of chronic pain is interacting with companion animals; more specifically, dogs. While studies of dog ownership suggest social, psychological, and health benefits to humans, the...
A study of the contribution of variables related to companion animals on positivity
Contributor(s):: Dieker Larson, Erica Dawn
A survey of psychologists' attitudes, opinions, and clinical experiences with animal abuse
Contributor(s):: Nelson, Pauline