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  1. ‘I heard a dog cry’: More-than-human interrelatedness, ethnicity and zootherapy in South Korean civil society discourse about dog meat consumption

    Contributor(s):: Dugnoille, Julien

  2. Do all dogs go to heaven? Investigating the association between demographic characteristics and beliefs about animal afterlife

    Contributor(s):: Royal, K. D., Kedrowicz, A. A., Snyder, A. M.

    The purpose of this research was to explore American's beliefs about animal afterlife based on key demographic factors such as sex, race/ethnicity, age, geographic region, religion/faith, and pet ownership. We attained a large and diverse sample of respondents (n=800) using Amazon's Mechanical...

  3. Animal Companionship and Ethnic Diversity

    Contributor(s):: Ankita Sejra, Hita Bavishi, Rishabh Shah, Samira Behrooz, Julie M. Fagan

    The study of human-animal interactions and relationships is an extremely interesting topic. For a long time these relationships have been greatly prized among people such that they have accepted the animals as a part of their lives. In the United States, certain groups of people have accepted...

  4. Equine Assisted Psychotherapy: A study of U.S. practitioners trained by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association

    Contributor(s):: Notgrass, Clayton Gregory

  5. Applying One Health to the study of animal-assisted interventions

    Contributor(s):: Chalmers, D., Dell, C. A.

    The use of animal-assisted interventions in therapeutic programs is a growing phenomenon. Animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) involve a variety of species (dogs, cats, horses, domesticated birds, etc.) in primary health care. Despite their increasing application in a wide range of therapeutic...

  6. Thinking with horses: troubles with subjects, objects, and diverse entities in Eastern Mongolia

    Contributor(s):: Irvine, R.

  7. Hunting restraint by Creoles at the Community Baboon Sanctuary, Belize: a preliminary survey

    Contributor(s):: Jones, C. B., Young, J.

    This study surveyed 33 male hunters between the ages of 17 and 54 years at the Community Baboon Sanctuary (CBS), Belize, to evaluate attitudes and behaviours in relation to hunting black howler monkeys (Alouatta pigra). The study defined hunting restraint as a learned predisposition not to hunt 1...

  8. The effect of animal-assisted therapy on pain medication use after joint replacement

    Contributor(s):: Havey, J., Vlasses, F. R., Vlasses, P. H., Ludwig-Beymer, P., Hackbarth, D.

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been used in a variety of healthcare settings and studies to evaluate the potential patient benefits are warranted. This retrospective study measured the impact of AAT on the use of oral pain medications by adults after total joint replacement surgery. One group...

  9. Pet ownership, dog types and attachment to pets in 9-10 year old children in Liverpool, UK

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    | Contributor(s):: Westgarth, C., Boddy, L. M., Stratton, G., German, A. J., Gaskell, R. M., Coyne, K. P., Bundred, P., McCune, S., Dawson, S.

  10. State legislators' roll-call votes on farm animal protection bills: the agricultural connection

    | Contributor(s):: Tauber, S.

  11. The positional quality of life and death: a theory of human-animal relations in animism

    | Contributor(s):: Praet, I.

  12. "They're There for You": Men's Relationships With Companion Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Holley, Lynn C., Kodiene, Sulamita

  13. Ethnic variations in pet attachment among students at an American school of veterinary medicine

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    | Contributor(s):: S. E. Brown

    This study explores ethnic variations in animal companion ("pet") attachment among 133 students enrolled in a school of veterinary medicine. The 57 White and 76 African American participants completed surveys that included background information, several questions about their animal companions,...

  14. Animal practices, ethnicity, and community: The Turkish pigeon handlers of Berlin

    | Contributor(s):: Jerolmack, Colin

  15. Older Latinos, pets, and health

    | Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L.

  16. The Animal-Human Bond and Ethnic Diversity

    | Contributor(s):: Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Holley, Lynn C., Wolf, Shapard

  17. Attitudes and actions of pet caregivers in new providence, the Bahamas, in the context of those of their American counterparts

    | Contributor(s):: Fielding, W. J.

    This paper reports the attitudes and actions of 614 Bahamian pet caregivers towards their pets, irrespective of the type of pet kept. The results are discussed in the context of an American study by Pamela Carlisle-Frank and Joshua Frank, published in 2006, which posed similar questions. While...