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  1. 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...

  2. 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,...

  3. "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.

  4. "Souldog": The Perceived Impact of Companion Animals on Older Lesbian Adults

    Contributor(s):: Putney, Jennifer Meredith

  5. 'Bling with bite' - the rise of status and weapon dogs

    Contributor(s):: Harding, S.

  6. Oct 07 2013

    2013 New Zealand Companion Animal Conference (NZCAC) Conference

    The Ministry for Primary Industries recently released a paper for public consultation entitled ‘Animal Welfare Matters’ designed to provide an overview of the future directions of animal welfare...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/190

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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."

  10. 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.

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. A Disenfranchised loss – companion animal death

    Contributor(s):: Dawson, Susan Elisa

  15. 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...

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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...

  19. A study of the contribution of variables related to companion animals on positivity

    Contributor(s):: Dieker Larson, Erica Dawn

  20. A survey of psychologists' attitudes, opinions, and clinical experiences with animal abuse

    Contributor(s):: Nelson, Pauline