The Demography and Practice of Australians Caring for Native Wildlife and the Psychological, Physical and Financial Effects of Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release of Wildlife on the Welfare of Carers
| Contributor(s):: Bruce Englefield, Steve Candy, Melissa Starling, Paul McGreevy
The rescue, rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned Australian wildlife is managed by over 20,000 carers, mostly voluntarily. These volunteers experience mental, physical and financial challenges that have not been researched adequately. This study collated the responses (n =...
Can Shelter Pets Heal a Community? | Stacy Mendell Matt Angleman | TEDxGrandJunction
| Contributor(s):: Stacy Mendell, Matt Angleman
They look at how to harness the power of the human-animal bond to create healthier and more compassionate communities. Their presentation includes therapy dogs Chazz and Ness. Stacy is a licensed clinical social worker who uses four-legged co-therapists in her mental health work on the Western...
People. Animals. Love. (PAL)
PAL's mission is to use the human-animal bond to comfort the lonely, ease the pain of the sick and enrich the world of children.
An Exploratory Study of Veterinary Professionals' Self-Reported Support of Bereaved Clients Before, During, and After Companion Animal Euthanasia in Southwestern Ontario, Canada
| Contributor(s):: Matte, A. R., Khosa, D. K., Meehan, M. P., Coe, J. B., Niel, L.
The Effects of Bonding with a Canine on Bereavement Following the Loss of a Family Member
| Contributor(s):: Turab, Mahwish A.
Understanding the Experiences of Elderly Bereaved Men and the Bond with Their Pets
| Contributor(s):: Thompson, Monique C.
A network perspective on animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Rowland, T., Pike, T. W., Burman, O. H. P.
Transforming Trauma: Resilience and Healing Through Our Connections With Animals
| Contributor(s):: Philip Tedeschi, Molly Anne Jenkins
Have you ever looked deep into the eyes of an animal and felt entirely known? Often, the connections we share with non-human animals represent our safest and most reliable relationships, offering unique and profound opportunities for healing in periods of hardship. This book focuses on research...
Hootie's Horse Haven
Hooties Horse Haven is a ranch dedicated to helping people fulfill their dreams and reach their goals.
The End of the Partnership With a Guide Dog: Emotional Responses, Effects on Quality of Life and Relationships With Subsequent Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Lloyd, J., Budge, C., La Grow, S., Stafford, K.
Owner grieving following companion animal death
| Contributor(s):: Cindy L. Adams
Beyond Recovery: Understanding the Postbereavement Growth From Companion Animal Loss
| Contributor(s):: Paul W.C. Wong, Kenny C.T. Lau, Lucia L. Liu, Gloria S.N. Yuen, Poon Wing-Lok
Pet Humanisation and Related Grief: Development and Validation of a Structured Questionnaire Instrument to Evaluate Grief in People Who Have Lost a Companion Dog
| Contributor(s):: Stefania Uccheddu, Loriana de Cataldo, Mariangela Albertini, Stanley Coren, Goncalo Da Graça Pereira, Anouck Haverbeke, Daniel Simon Mills, Ludovica Pierantoni, Stefanie Riemer, Lucia Ronconi, Ines Testoni, Federica Pirrone
People often develop strong emotional connections with their dogs and consider them to be members of the family. The purpose of this study was to develop a novel validated tool, the Mourning Dog Questionnaire, to recognise and evaluate the mourning process in people who have lost a dog. The...
Pet loss and continuing bonds in children and adolescents
| Contributor(s):: Michael Schmidt, Paige E. Naylor, Diana Cohen, Rowena Gomez, James A. Moses Jr, Max Rappoport, Wendy Packman
There is little research available regarding the impact of pet loss on children. In the current mixed-methods study, we explored the different ways that children use continuing bonds (CB) to cope following the death of a pet. We studied 32 children (5–18 years) and their parents....
Emotion Work of Coping with the Death of a Companion Animal
| Contributor(s):: Karyn McKinney
Bond‐Centered Animal Hospice and Palliative Care
| Contributor(s):: Laurel Lagoni, Amir Shanan
| Contributor(s):: Yuya Kimura
Grief for pets – Part 2: Avoiding compassion fatigue
| Contributor(s):: Caroline Hewson
Dealing with clients' distress, especially at euthanasia, is one of the main stressors for veterinary nurses, and it can result in compassion fatigue. There seems to have been little acknowledgement of this in the workplace or the literature, and we lack research on prevalence, risk factors...
Investigating the Emotion Regulation Strategies Implemented by Adults Grieving the Death of a Pet in Australia and the UK
| Contributor(s):: Chloe Green, Maria Kangas, Ian Fairholm
Pet-related grief has been for the most part been overlooked in psychological research. The aim of this study was twofold. First, to investigate whether the ambiguous loss of one’s pet was associated with heightened grief compared to certain pet death; and second, to examine whether...
Chapter 23 - Following the Loss of a Companion Animal: Aftercare and Pet Loss Support
| Contributor(s):: Katherine Goldberg, Sandra Brackenridge