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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Survey shows declining pet ownership among older people

  4. Ageless allies

    Contributor(s):: Wolfson, Elissa

  5. 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

  6. Effects of pet ownership on the health and well-being of older people

    Contributor(s):: Wells, Y., Rodi, H.

  7. 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...

  8. 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

  9. Pet ownership: a research note

    Contributor(s):: Lawton, M. Powell, Moss, Miriam, Moles, Elizabeth

  10. Pet possession and well-being in elderly women

    Contributor(s):: Ory, Marcia G., Goldberg, Evelyn L.

  11. Playing with pets and longevity among older people

    Contributor(s):: Tucker, Joan S., Friedman, Howard S., Tsai, Catherine M., Martin, Leslie R.

  12. Plush animals and the elderly

    Contributor(s):: Francis, Gloria, Munjas, Barbara

  13. Research considerations: stress and perceived health status in the rural elderly

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Julie E., Waldo, Mary, Johnson, Russell G.

  14. 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...

  15. 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.

  16. 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...

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.