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Evaluation of an equine-assisted therapy program for veterans who identify as 'wounded, injured or ill' and their partners
Contributor(s):: Romaniuk, M., Evans, J., Kidd, C.
Chimpanzees with positive welfare are happier, extraverted, and emotionally stable
Contributor(s):: Robinson, Lauren M., Altschul, Drew M., Wallace, Emma K., Úbeda, Yulán, Llorente, Miquel, Machanda, Zarin, Slocombe, Katie E., Leach, Matthew C., Waran, Natalie K., Weiss, Alexander
Facilities housing captive animals are full of staff who, every day, interact with the animals under their care. The expertise and familiarity of staff can be used to monitor animal welfare by means of questionnaires. It was the goal of our study to examine the association between chimpanzee (Pan...
Compatibility between Humans and Their Dogs: Benefits for Both
Contributor(s):: Gonzalez-Ramirez, M. T.
I Walk My Dog Because It Makes Me Happy: A Qualitative Study to Understand Why Dogs Motivate Walking and Improved Health
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| Contributor(s):: Carri Westgarth, Robert M. Christley, Garry Marvin, Elizabeth Perkins
Dog walking is a popular everyday physical activity. Dog owners are generally more active than non-owners, but some rarely walk with their dog. The strength of the dog–owner relationship is known to be correlated with dog walking, and this qualitative study investigates why. Twenty-six...
Want to Get Happier?
| Contributor(s):: Barrie, Leslie
A Difference that Makes a Difference: Welfare and the Equality of Consideration
| Contributor(s):: Weber, Elijah
Predictors of elderly happiness
| Contributor(s):: Kehn, Diane J.
Investigated the influence of living arrangements and other variables on the happiness and life satisfaction of noninstitutionalized elders. The dependent variable, level of happiness, was measured using the Life Satisfaction Index (LSI). Independent variables were living arrangements (with...
| Contributor(s):: Karlsberg, Elizabeth
Effects of companion animals on owner's subjective well-being and social networks in Japan (Japanese)
| Contributor(s):: Kaneko, Megumi
Pet ownership and health status of elderly in the community
| Contributor(s):: Crowley-Robinson, Patricia, Blackshaw, Judith K.
Examined the relationship between pet ownership and health status among older adults in Australia. A total of 50 adults aged 68-94 (mean age 78.6) attending a general medical practice in Brisbane, Australia, completed a questionnaire on pet-keeping practices, health and community resources, and...
Pet possession and well-being in elderly women
| Contributor(s):: Ory, Marcia G., Goldberg, Evelyn L.
Contrary to stereotypes, a nursing home resident radiates dignity and joy
| Contributor(s):: Ladwig, Susan, Fee, Elizabeth, Brown, Theodore M.
Effects of pet visitations on semiambulatory nursing home residents: problems in assessment
| Contributor(s):: Wallace, Julia E., Nadermann, Sara
Pets promote happiness, finds PFMA
Friends with benefits: on the positive consequences of pet ownership
| Contributor(s):: McConnell, A. R., Brown, C. M., Shoda, T. M., Stayton, L. E., Martin, C. E.
Please may I have a bike? Better yet, may I have a hug? An examination of children
| Contributor(s):: Chaplin, Lan Nguyen
Neuroevolutionary sources of laughter and social joy: Modeling primal human laughter in laboratory rats
| Contributor(s):: Panksepp, Jaak
Please may I have a bike? Better yet, may I have a hug? An examination of childrenâ