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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. "Animals are friends, not food": Anthropomorphism leads to less favorable attitudes toward meat consumption by inducing feelings of anticipatory guilt

    Contributor(s):: Wang, F., Basso, F.

  3. "Early" cat ownership and the risk of sensitization and allergic rhinitis in Ligurian children with respiratory symptoms

    Contributor(s):: Fasce, L., Tosca, M. A., Silvestri, M., Olcese, R., Pistorio, A., Rossi, G. A.

  4. "Here come the puppies": the power of the human-animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Francis, G. M.

  5. "Like owner, like dog": correlation between the owner's attachment profile and the owner-dog bond

    Contributor(s):: Siniscalchi, M., Stipo, C., Quaranta, A.

  6. "She's a dog at the end of the day": guide dog owners' perspectives on the behaviour of their guide dog

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    | Contributor(s):: Craigon, P. J., Hobson-West, P., England, G. C. W., Whelan, C.

    A guide dog is a domestic dog (Canis familiaris) that is specifically educated to provide mobility support to a blind or visually impaired owner. Current dog suitability assessments focus on behavioural traits, including: trainability, reactivity or attention to environmental stimuli, low...

  7. "The connection just happens": Therapists' perspectives of canine-assisted occupational therapy for children on the autism spectrum

    | Contributor(s):: Hill, J. R., Ziviani, J., Driscoll, C.

  8. "There Is a Cat on Our Ward": Inpatient and Staff Member Attitudes toward and Experiences with Cats in a Psychiatric Ward

    | Contributor(s):: Wagner, C., Lang, U. E., Hediger, K.

  9. "Who's been a good dog?" - Owner perceptions and motivations for treat giving

    | Contributor(s):: White, G. A., Ward, L., Pink, C., Craigon, J., Millar, K. M.

  10. 'He's my mate you see': a critical discourse analysis of the therapeutic role of companion animals in the social networks of people with a diagnosis of severe mental illness

    | Contributor(s):: Brooks, H., Rushton, K., Lovell, K., McNaughton, R., Rogers, A.

  11. 'I'd rather wear out than rust out': autobiologies of ageing equestriennes

    | Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah

  12. 'It was not just a walking experience': reflections on the role of care in dog-walking

    | Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Rock, M.

  13. 17q12-21 and asthma: interactions with early-life environmental exposures

    | Contributor(s):: Blekic, M., Kljaic Bukvic, B., Aberle, N., Marinho, S., Hankinson, J., Custovic, A., Simpson, A.

  14. 2008 SNRS abstracts

  15. A behavioral analysis of dog bites to children

    | Contributor(s):: Mathews, J. R., Lattal, K. A.

  16. A case of primary progressive aphasia associated with depression

    | Contributor(s):: Mahgoub, N., Avari, J.

  17. A child's miracle

    | Contributor(s):: Franks, M. L.

  18. A comparison of body size, coat condition and endoparasite diversity of wild Barbary macaques exposed to different levels of tourism

    | Contributor(s):: Borg, C., Majolo, B., Qarro, M., Semple, S.

    Primate tourism is a rapidly growing industry with the potential to provide considerable conservation benefits. However, assessing the impact of tourists on the animals involved is vital to ensure that the conservation value of primate tourism is maximized. In this study, we compared body size,...

  19. A comparison of empathy for humans and empathy for animals

    | Contributor(s):: Angantyr, M., Eklund, J., Hansen, E. M.

    Although there is a substantial body of research on inter-human empathy and inter-animal empathy, there is a dearth of research comparing humans' empathic reactions to humans and animals. To address this issue, three experiments were conducted in which participants read a scenario about a human...

  20. A Comparison of Zoo Animal Behavior in the Presence of Familiar and Unfamiliar People

    | Contributor(s):: Martin, Rosemary Anne, Melfi, Vicky

    As recorded in domestic nonhuman animals, regular interactions between animals in zoos and keepers and the resulting relationship formed (human–animal relationship [HAR]) are likely to influence the animals' behaviors with associated welfare consequences. HAR formation requires that zoo...