Pet husbandry and infection control practices related to zoonotic disease risks in Ontario, Canada
Contributor(s):: Stull, J. W., Peregrine, A. S., Sargeant, J. M., Weese, J. S.
Dog walking is associated with a favorable risk profile independent of moderate to high volume of physical activity
Contributor(s):: Lentino, C., Visek, A. J., McDonnell, K., DiPietro, L.
Survey shows declining pet ownership among older people
Contributor(s):: Wolfson, Elissa
Eden Alternative: findings after 1 year of implementation
Contributor(s):: Coleman, Mary Thoesen, Looney, Stephen, O'Brien, James, Ziegler, Craig, Pastorino, Cynthia A., Turner, Carolyn
Effects of pet ownership on the health and well-being of older people
Contributor(s):: Wells, Y., Rodi, H.
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 ownership is not associated with future health: a nine year prospective study in older Australians
Contributor(s):: Simons, Leon A., Simons, Judith, McCallum, John, Friedlander, Yechiel
Pet ownership: a research note
Contributor(s):: Lawton, M. Powell, Moss, Miriam, Moles, Elizabeth
Pet possession and well-being in elderly women
Contributor(s):: Ory, Marcia G., Goldberg, Evelyn L.
Playing with pets and longevity among older people
Contributor(s):: Tucker, Joan S., Friedman, Howard S., Tsai, Catherine M., Martin, Leslie R.
Plush animals and the elderly
Contributor(s):: Francis, Gloria, Munjas, Barbara
Research considerations: stress and perceived health status in the rural elderly
Contributor(s):: Johnson, Julie E., Waldo, Mary, Johnson, Russell G.
The Management of Loneliness in Aged Care Residents: An Important Therapeutic Target for Gerontological Nursing
| Contributor(s):: Brownie, Sonya, Horstmanshof, Louise
Social engagement and meaningful relationships are critical determinants of the quality of life of older people. Human beings have an intrinsic need for social connections and an engagement with the social environment. Deficits in the quality of these social relationships lead to feelings of...
Effects of bereavement/loss and pre-event status on subsequent physical health in older adults
| Contributor(s):: Murrell, Stanley A., Himmelfarb, Samuel, Phifer, James F.
Beneficial effects of pet ownership on some aspects of human health and behaviour
| Contributor(s):: Serpell, J.
A 10-month prospective study was carried out which examined changes in behaviour and health status in 71 adult subjects following the acquisition of a new pet (either dogs or cats). A group of 26 subjects without pets served as a comparison over the same period. Both pet-owning groups reported a...
Physical activity, weight status, and neighborhood characteristics of dog walkers
| Contributor(s):: Coleman, K. J., Rosenberg, D. E., Conway, T. L., Sallis, J. F., Saelens, B. E., Frank, L. D., Cain, K.
Quality of life of dogs with skin diseases and their owners. Part 1: development and validation of a questionnaire
| Contributor(s):: Noli, C., Minafo, G., Galzerano, M.
Sociodemographic determinants of pedometer-determined physical activity among Japanese adults
| Contributor(s):: Inoue, S., Ohya, Y., Odagiri, Y., Takamiya, T., Suijo, K., Kamada, M., Okada, S., Tudor-Locke, C., Shimomitsu, T.
Animal-assisted activity among patients with cancer: effects on mood, fatigue, self-perceived health, and sense of coherence
| Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L., Haubner, J. S., Sevedge, K.