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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. Can we live without a dog? Consumption life cycles in dog-owner relationships

    Contributor(s):: Tony Ellson

    This article uses an observational study of dog ownership to explicate understanding of consumer behavior in the marketing of pet and pet-related products. A close examination of the relationship between dog and dog owner reveals more than metaphorical parallels in consumer behavior. Dog...

  3. Cat culture, human culture: an ethnographic study of a cat shelter

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    Contributor(s):: J. M Alger, S. F Alger

    This study explores the value of traditional ethnographic methods in sociology for the study of human-animal and animal-animal interactions and culture. Itargues that some measure of human-animal intersubjectivity is possible and that the method of participant observation is best suited to...

  4. Ethnic variations in pet attachment among students at an American school of veterinary medicine

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    Contributor(s):: S. E. Brown

    This study explores ethnic variations in animal companion ("pet") attachment among 133 students enrolled in a school of veterinary medicine. The 57 White and 76 African American participants completed surveys that included background information, several questions about their animal companions,...

  5. Owner-companion dog interactions: relationships between demographic variables, potentially problematic behaviours, training engagement and shared activities

    | Contributor(s):: Pauleen Charmayne Bennett, Vanessa Ilse Rohlf

    Many companion dogs occupy a privileged position in our society, living closely with human caretakers who go to great lengths to provide for their needs and desires. Others fare less well, being abandoned or killed, many because they are believed to exhibit behaviour problems. The aim in this...

  6. Understanding dog-human companionship

    | Contributor(s):: Michael J. Dotson, Eva M. Hyatt

    This article reports a survey of 749 dog owners. The survey focuses on owners' interactions with their dogs. This research identifies seven underlying dimensions that comprise the construct of dog companionship. The dimensions include symbiotic relationship, dog-oriented self concept,...

  7. " A importância do vínculo para os donos de cães e gatos nas famílias portuguesas ".

    | Contributor(s):: Maria Isabel Lobão de Araújo Rego Miranda

    Da interacção homem-animal resulta uma relação mútua originando benefícios na saúde física e mental de ambos. Este facto é cada vez mais reconhecido pelos donos de animais sendo uma das principais causas do aumento da...

  8. "A little Chanticleer" (sex in psychoanalysis: contributions to psychoanalysis

    | Contributor(s):: Ferenczi, Sandor

  9. "A Super Wild Story": Shared Human-Pigeon Lives and the Questions They Beg

    | Contributor(s):: Rautio, Pauliina

  10. "An Experiment on a Gigantic Scale": Darwin and the domestication of pigeons

    | Contributor(s):: Feeley-Harnik, Gillian

  11. "Between Us, Animals". Emotional Ties Between Humans and Other Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Monika Bakke

  12. "Blood will tell": producing people and horses in Newmarket, England

    | Contributor(s):: Cassidy, Rebecca

  13. "Calm or Chaos" : assessing the human-animal bond and its relationship in our lives.

    | Contributor(s):: Joanna Keegan

    The aim of this study was to assess the human-animal bond and investigate the benefits animals have on our lives. The sample consisted of 135 pet owners, of which 45 were males and 90 were females. Quantitative analysis was used as the research method for this study. The findings indicated that...

  14. "Citizen Canine" author on AMA

    Forum › general-discussion › hcdiscussions

    Author of "Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs" David Grimm is doing an AMA on Reddit today. There have been some interesting questions, and responses, so far...

    https://habricentral.org/forum/general-discussion/hcdiscussions/486

  15. "Crocodiles are the Souls of the Community" An Analysis of Human-Animal Relations in Northwestern Benin and its Ontological Implications

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    | Contributor(s):: Sharon Merz

    In this thesis I explore human-animal relations amongst the Bebelibe of the Commune of Cobly, in the northwest of the Republic of Benin, West Africa, with a focus on how they relate to their tikedimɔmɔnte (true totem(s), literally “interdict(s)-true”). I start with an historical...

  16. "Cruelty": some thoughts concerning education

    | Contributor(s):: Locke, John

  17. "Doubt Not an Affectionate Host": Cowper's Hares and the Hospitality of Eighteenth-Century Pet Keeping

    | Contributor(s):: Parker, Erin

  18. "Enfermedad de indio": sobre el principio patogénico de la alteridad y los modos de transformación en una cosmología amazónica

    | Contributor(s):: Barcelos Neto, Aristóteles

  19. "Forntidens vildar": Perspektiv på relationen mellan djur och människor i grottan Stora Förvar

    | Contributor(s):: Tobias Lindström

    The cave Stora Förvar, excavated in the end of the 19th century, yielded a vast archaeological assemblage, providing great insight into the stone-age occupation of Stora Karlsö, an island a few kilometers off the west coast of Gotland. The bones of around ten humans dating to the...

  20. "Fowle fowles"? The sacred pelican and the profane cormorant in early modern culture

    | Contributor(s):: De Ornellas, Kevin