Grow Old Along with Me: The Meaning of Dogs in Seniors' Lives
Contributor(s):: Ardra Linette Cole
AbstractThis is a phenomenological study intended to more fully understand the meaning and significance older adults attach to their relationship with their dogs. What do those relationships look like? How do they help to define seniors’ lives? What is it about those relationships that...
Overweight and obese pet owners: respondent and pet characteristics in the rural Midwestern United States
| Contributor(s):: Heuberger, R. A., Garner, J. A., Corby, A., DeWitt, K., Sluis, R. vander
The obesity epidemic has impacted both people and pets in the rural Midwestern United States (MWUS). Tailoring health advice to the socio-demographic characteristics and dietary patterns of owners and their pets can help promote adherence to health behavior changes for owners and foster health...
Positive Effects of a Short-Term Dog-Assisted Intervention for Soldiers With Post-traumatic Stress Disorder-A Pilot Study
| Contributor(s):: Beetz, A., Schofmann, I., Girgensohn, R., Braas, R., Ernst, C.
Introduction of facility therapy dogs to 911 communication centers: A proposal
| Contributor(s):: Cole, Garry, Dvoskina, Mariya
Interspecific behavioural synchronization: dogs exhibit locomotor synchrony with humans
| Contributor(s):: Duranton, C., Bedossa, T., Gaunet, F.
It's raining cats, dogs and diapers! The intersections of rising pet ownership and LGBTQ+ coupledom
| Contributor(s):: Gabb, Jacqui
Comparing interspecific socio-communicative skills of socialized juvenile dogs and miniature pigs
| Contributor(s):: Gerencser, L., Perez Fraga, P., Lovas, M., Ujvary, D., Andics, A.
Exploring the Handler-Dog Connection within a University-Based Animal-Assisted Activity
| Contributor(s):: Kuzara, S., Pendry, P., Gee, N. R.
Animal assisted therapy: systematic review of literature
| Contributor(s):: Mandra, P. P., Moretti, Tcdf, Avezum, L. A., Kuroishi, R. C. S.
Cocreating guide dog partnerships: dog training and interdependence in 1930s America
| Contributor(s):: Pemberton, N.
Can pets help make aging better? What do we know and believe?
| Contributor(s):: Resnick, B.
2019Geriatr Nurs402121-1220197-457210.1016/j.gerinurse.2019.03.001engSchool of Nursing, University of Maryland, 655 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA. Electronic address: email@example.com
The effectiveness of Dutch Cell Dogs in correctional facilities in the Netherlands: a study protocol of a quasi-experimental trial
| Contributor(s):: Schenk, G., Duindam, H. M., Creemers, H. E., Hoeve, M., Stams, Gjjm, Asscher, J. J.
[Effects of an animal-assisted intervention on psychiatric in-patient addiction treatment - a pilot study]
| Contributor(s):: Uhlmann, C., Nauss, C., Worbs, A., Pfund, U., Schmid, P.
An Exploration of Attitudes Toward Dogs among College Students in Bangalore, India
| Contributor(s):: Volsche, S., Mohan, M., Gray, P. B., Rangaswamy, M.
When pigs fly: emotional support animals, service dogs and the politics of legitimacy across species boundaries
| Contributor(s):: Wlodarczyk, J.
Dog ownership supports the maintenance of physical activity during poor weather in older English adults: cross-sectional results from the EPIC Norfolk cohort
| Contributor(s):: Yu-Tzu Wu, Robert Luben, Andy Jones
Background Dog ownership has been suggested to encourage physical activity in older adults and may enhance resilience to poor environmental conditions. This study investigates the role of dog ownership and walking as a means of supporting the maintenance of physical activity in older adults...
Characteristics of owned dogs in rabies endemic KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa
| Contributor(s):: Melinda Hergert, Kevin Le Roux, Louis H. Nel
Background: Canine rabies has been enzootic in the dog population of the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa since the mid-1970s and has been associated with high rates of human exposures and frequent transmissions to other domestic animal species. Several decades of control efforts,...
Prevalence of Disorders Recorded in Dogs Attending Primary-Care Veterinary Practices in England
| Contributor(s):: Dan G. O'Neill, David B. Church, Paul D. McGreevy, Peter C. Thomson, Dave C. Brodbelt
Purebred dog health is thought to be compromised by an increasing occurence of inherited diseases but inadequate prevalence data on common disorders have hampered efforts to prioritise health reforms. Analysis of primary veterinary practice clinical data has been proposed for reliable...
Solidarity with Animals: Assessing a Relevant Dimension of Social Identification with Animals
| Contributor(s):: Catherine E. Amiot, Brock Bastian
Interactions with animals are pervasive in human life, a fact that is reflected in the burgeoning field of human-animal relations research. The goal of the current research was to examine the psychology of our social connection with other animals, by specifically developing a measure of...
Context and Individual Characteristics Modulate the Association between Oxytocin Receptor Gene Polymorphism and Social Behavior in Border Collies
| Contributor(s):: Borbála Turcsán, Friederike Range, Zsolt Rónai, Dóra Koller, Zsófia Virányi
Recent studies suggest that the relationship between endogenous oxytocin and social affiliative behavior can be critically moderated by contextual and individual factors in humans. While oxytocin has been shown to influence human-directed affiliative behaviors in dogs, no study investigated yet...