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  1. Coping Styles in the Domestic Cat (Felis silvestris catus) and Implications for Cat Welfare

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Judith Stella, Candace Croney

    Identifying coping styles in cats may lead to improved health and welfare. The aims of this study were to (1) identify individual differences in response to acute confinement, and (2) to assess the predictability of guardian-rated personality traits on behavior. Adult cats (n = 55) were...

  2. Experiencing Pet Loss as a Child: A Parental Perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Sarah Jayne Parkin

    Due to the positive contributions many companion animals make to the lives of others, it is common for individuals to build strong emotional attachments to their pets. Individuals who have strong relationships with their pets are likely to experience an equally strong grief reaction following...

  3. A Powerful Approach or the Power of Horses: Is Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy an Effective Technique or the Natural Effect of Horses?

    | Contributor(s):: Jessica S. Iwachiw

    The lives of humans and animals have been intertwined through time immemorial, and in many instances the relationship between humans and animals has been thought to be good for human well-being. As such, it is not surprising that treatments for a wide range of ailments, from physical to...

  4. Grieving the loss of a pet

    | Contributor(s):: Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF)

    Bereavement information leaflet on coping with the death of a pet. Leaflet 15 of 15

  5. Animal Love Helps Women Cope with HIV/AIDS

  6. Grief for animal companions and an approach to supporting their bereaved owners

    | Contributor(s):: Hewson, Caroline

  7. Interparental Conflict and Youth Maladjustment: The Buffering Effects of Pets

    | Contributor(s):: Strand, Elizabeth B.

    Children who experience interparental conflict have more difficulty with internalizing and externalizing problems. Children's ability to manage their emotional and physiological arousal buffer them from the effects of interparental conflict. The child-pet bond is associated with emotional and...

  8. Saying goodbye: pet loss and its implications

    | Contributor(s):: Duffey, Thelma

    Pets can be loyal, loving, and entertaining members of a family. Their deaths are generally experienced as painful losses by the people who love them, even though the grief experience is often culturally disenfranchised. In this manuscript, the authors discuss the role that pets can play in a...

  9. Goodbye, Brecken: A story about the death of a pet

    | Contributor(s):: Lupton, David

  10. Review of Pet loss and human emotion: A guide to recovery (2nd ed.)

    | Contributor(s):: Gilbert, Richard B.

  11. Domestic violence and the abuse of pets: researching the link and its implications in Ireland

    | Contributor(s):: Allen, Mary, Gallagher, Barbara, Jones, Boyd

  12. Pets and Loneliness

    | Contributor(s):: Woodward, John C., Queen, Janel

  13. Couples' Perception of Stressfulness of Death of the Family Pet

    | Contributor(s):: Gage, M. Geraldine, Holcomb, Ralph

  14. Pet Rest Memorial: Is Eternity Running Out of Time?

    | Contributor(s):: Spiegelman, Vivian, Kastenbaum, Robert

  15. When a Pet Dies: Books Can Help Children Learn To Grieve

    | Contributor(s):: Davis, Jorja

  16. Companion animals and elderly people: a challenge for evaluators of social support

    | Contributor(s):: Robb, Susanne S., Stegman, Charles E.

  17. Can pets help the bereaved?

    | Contributor(s):: Lund, Dale A., Johnson, Robert, Baraki, Hassan N., Dimond, Margaret F.

  18. The effect of a therapy dog on the effectiveness of a child life intervention with adolescents experiencing grief and loss

    | Contributor(s):: Jenna Teso, Craig LeCroy (adviser)

    The experience of grief and loss is a process that can be extremely distressing to anyone, regardless of age. This may be especially true for youth. This study was designed and conducted to determine the effects of a therapy dog as a therapeutic adjunct in Child Life interventions with...

  19. Conservation of resources and coping self-efficacy predicting distress following a natural disaster: A causal model analysis where the environment meets the mind

    | Contributor(s):: Benight, Charles C., Ironson, Gail, Klebe, Kelli, Carver, Charles S., Wynings, Christina, Burnett, Kent, Greenwood, Debra, Baum, Andrew, Schneiderman, Neil

  20. Grieving for pets... "Coping with grief," September 2004

    | Contributor(s):: Marsh, D.