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  1. Affordability, Feasibility, and Accessibility: Companion Animal Guardians with (Dis)Abilities' Access to Veterinary Medical and Behavioral Services during COVID-19

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    | Contributor(s):: Wu, H., Bains, R. S., Morris, A., Morales, C.

    The research aims to explore COVID-19 health and safety protocol impacts on companion animal guardians living with (dis)abilities relating to veterinary medical and behavioral service access. The COVID-19 global public health crisis has impacted almost all international communities; however,...

  2. Advancing Human-Animal Interaction to Counter Social Isolation and Loneliness in the Time of COVID-19: A Model for an Interdisciplinary Public Health Consortium

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    | Contributor(s):: Hughes, A. M., Braun, L., Putnam, A., Martinez, D., Fine, A.

    The mental and physical human costs of social isolation and loneliness-and their possible amelioration through human-animal interaction (HAI)-have both received intense attention since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and its lockdowns, quarantines, and related mitigation measures. Concern...

  3. Companion Animal Type and Level of Engagement Matter: A Mixed-Methods Study Examining Links between Companion Animal Guardianship, Loneliness and Well-Being during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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    | Contributor(s):: Clements, H., Valentin, S., Jenkins, N., Rankin, J., Gee, N. R., Snellgrove, D., Sloman, K. A.

    To reduce the spread of COVID-19, countries worldwide placed limitations on social interaction, which is anticipated to have severe psychological consequences. Although findings are inconsistent, prior research has suggested that companion animals may positively influence human well-being and...

  4. Using Virtual Pet to Replace Pet Therapy Visits in Our Nursing Facility During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    | Contributor(s):: Jung, Changgi, Jung, C., Jongyotha, K., De, I., Brennan, M., Naumovski, J.

    2021J Am Med Dir Assoc223B181538-937510.1016/j.jamda.2021.01.088engtext

  5. The Perceived Impact of The First UK COVID-19 Lockdown on Companion Animal Welfare and Behaviour: A Mixed-Method Study of Associations with Owner Mental Health

    | Contributor(s):: Shoesmith, Emily, Santos de Assis, Luciana, Shahab, Lion, Ratschen, Elena, Toner, Paul, Kale, Dimitra, Reeve, Catherine, Mills, Daniel S.

  6. Changes in the health and behaviour of pet dogs during the COVID-19 pandemic as reported by the owners

    | Contributor(s):: Jezierski, Tadeusz, Camerlink, Irene, Peden, Rachel S. E., Chou, Jen-Yun, Marchewka, Joanna

  7. Online conferences as an opportunity to enhance inclusiveness in animal behaviour and welfare research: A case study of the ISAE 2020 virtual meeting

    | Contributor(s):: Chou, Jen-Yun, Camerlink, Irene

  8. Pets, touch, and COVID-19: health benefits from non-human touch through times of stress

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    | Contributor(s):: Janette Young, Rhianna Pritchard, Carmel Nottle, Helen Banwell

    During times of social isolation, such as the global COVID-19 pandemic, the social distancing mantras that have been integral to COVID-19 responses position close human-to-human contact, including physical touch, as life threatening. Touch is commonly an overlooked sense, yet studies have shown...

  9. How pets factor into healthcare decisions for COVID-19: A One Health perspective

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    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer W. Applebaum, Britni L. Adams, Michelle N. Eliasson, Barbara A. Zsembik, Shelby E. McDonald

    There is evidence that prioritizing pets' welfare can impact the health and well-being of their owners, especiallywhen pet owners have a strong bond with their pet. This carries public health implications, particularly in aglobal public health emergency such as COVID-19. The study objective...

  10. Why Do People Risk Their Own Health for Their Pets?

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    | Contributor(s):: Hal Herzog

    New study of pet owners who would refuse or delay COVID testing or treatment.

  11. Response of UK Horse, Pony and Donkey Owners to the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    | Contributor(s):: Hockenhull, J., Bell, C., White, J., Rogers, S.

  12. The Impact of Pets on Everyday Life for Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    | Contributor(s):: Applebaum, J. W., Ellison, C., Struckmeyer, L., Zsembik, B. A., McDonald, S. E.

  13. Companion animals likely do not spread COVID-19 but may get infected themselves

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    | Contributor(s):: Anna Csiszar, Ferenc Jakab, Teresa G. Valencak, Zsófia Lanszki, Gábor Endre Tóth, Gábor Kemenesi, Stefano Tarantini, Vince Fazekas-Pongor, Zoltan Ungvari

    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). From the epidemiological data, the picture emerges that the more severe etiopathologies among COVID-19 patients are found in elderly...

  14. A household case evidences shorter shedding of SARS-CoV-2 in naturally infected cats compared to their human owners

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    | Contributor(s):: Neira, V., Brito, B., Aguero, B., Berrios, F., Valdes, V., Gutierrez, A., Ariyama, N., Espinoza, P., Retamal, P., Holmes, E. C., Gonzalez-Reiche, A. S., Khan, Z., Guchte, A. van de, Jayeeta, Dutta, Miorin, L., Kehrer, T., Galarce, N., Almonacid, L. I., Levican, J., Bakel, H. van, Garcia-Sastre, A., Medina, R. A.

    Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been detected in domestic and wild cats. However, little is known about natural viral infections of domestic cats, although their importance for modelling disease spread, informing strategies for managing positive human-animal...

  15. Companion Animal Relationships and Adolescent Loneliness during COVID-19

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    | Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K., Richer, A. M., Callina, K. S., Charmaraman, L.

    The pandemic associated with the emergence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is an unprecedented historical event with the potential to significantly impact adolescent loneliness. This study aimed to explore the role of companion animals and attachment to pets in the context of the pandemic....

  16. The experience of teleworking with dogs and cats in the United States during COVID-19

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    | Contributor(s):: Hoffman, C. L.

    In Spring of 2020, the novel coronavirus (SAR-CoV-2) prompted an unprecedented number of individuals across the United States to begin working from home. Prior research has identified both positive and negative impacts of teleworking on employee well-being, and this study built on that research...

  17. Escaping the gilded cage: Could COVID-19 lead to improved equine welfare? A review of the literature

    | Contributor(s):: Hockenhull, Jo, Furtado, Tamzin

  18. The Initial Months of COVID-19: Dog Owners' Veterinary-Related Concerns

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    | Contributor(s):: Kogan, L. R., Erdman, P., Bussolari, C., Currin-McCulloch, J., Packman, W.

    Veterinarians, like many other professions, were significantly impacted by the onset of COVID-19 in the spring of 2020. Standard practices were disrupted, and veterinary hospitals had to quickly modify standard protocols to safely serve their clients and patients. The purpose of this study was...

  19. The Influence of Human-Animal Interactions on Mental and Physical Health during the First COVID-19 Lockdown Phase in the U.K.: A Qualitative Exploration

    | Contributor(s):: Shoesmith, Emily, Shahab, Lion, Kale, Dimitra, Mills, Daniel S., Reeve, Catherine, Toner, Paul, Santos de Assis, Luciana, Ratschen, Elena

  20. Do Animals Play a Role in the Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2)? A Commentary

    | Contributor(s):: Costagliola, A., Liguori, G., d'Angelo, D., Costa, C., Ciani, F., Giordano, A.