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  1. Social Enterprise as a Model to Improve Live Release and Euthanasia Rates in Animal Shelters

    Contributor(s):: Thomsen, J., Thomsen, B., Copeland, K., Coose, S., Blackwell, S., Dante, V.

  2. Exploring Dog-Assisted Interventions in Higher Education: Students' Attitudes and Perceived Effects on Well-Being

    Contributor(s):: Rothkopf, C., Schworm, S.

  3. Evaluating the Potential Benefit of a Combined Weight Loss Program in Dogs and Their Owners

    Contributor(s):: Niese, J. R., Mepham, T., Nielen, M., Monninkhof, E. M., Kroese, F. M., de Ridder, D. T. D., Corbee, R. J.

  4. A Commentary on the Contemporary Issues Confronting Animal Assisted and Equine Assisted Interactions

    Contributor(s):: Fine, A. H., Andersen, S. J.

  5. Altered Food Habits? Understanding the Feeding Preference of Free-Ranging Gray Langurs Within an Urban Settlement

    Contributor(s):: Dasgupta, D., Banerjee, A., Karar, R., Banerjee, D., Mitra, S., Sardar, P., Karmakar, S., Bhattacharya, A., Ghosh, S., Bhattacharjee, P., Paul, M.

  6. Enhancing the Selection and Performance of Working Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Bray, E. E., Otto, C. M., Udell, M. A. R., Hall, N. J., Johnston, A. M., MacLean, E. L.

  7. Canine-Assisted Interventions in Hospitals: Best Practices for Maximizing Human and Canine Safety

    Contributor(s):: Barker, S. B., Gee, N. R.

  8. The Impact of Pets on Everyday Life for Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Contributor(s):: Applebaum, J. W., Ellison, C., Struckmeyer, L., Zsembik, B. A., McDonald, S. E.

  9. Dogs Supporting Human Health and Well-Being: A Biopsychosocial Approach

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    | Contributor(s):: Gee, N. R., Rodriguez, K. E., Fine, A. H., Trammell, J. P.

    Humans have long realized that dogs can be helpful, in a number of ways, to achieving important goals. This is evident from our earliest interactions involving the shared goal of avoiding predators and acquiring food, to our more recent inclusion of dogs in a variety of contexts including...

  10. The Initial Months of COVID-19: Dog Owners' Veterinary-Related Concerns

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    | Contributor(s):: Kogan, L. R., Erdman, P., Bussolari, C., Currin-McCulloch, J., Packman, W.

    Veterinarians, like many other professions, were significantly impacted by the onset of COVID-19 in the spring of 2020. Standard practices were disrupted, and veterinary hospitals had to quickly modify standard protocols to safely serve their clients and patients. The purpose of this study was...

  11. Variability in Human-Animal Interaction Research

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    | Contributor(s):: Rodriguez, K. E., Herzog, H., Gee, N. R.

    The field of Human-Animal Interaction (HAI) is plagued with mixed results. Some findings appear to indicate that interacting with a companion animal is beneficial for some aspect of human health and well-being, while other research outcomes are inconclusive or even indicate the opposite. The...

  12. Editorial: Perceptions of Human-Animal Relationships and Their Impacts on Animal Ethics, Law and Research

    | Contributor(s):: Pelé, M., Georges, J. Y., Matsuzawa, T., Sueur, C.

    2020Front Psychol116312381664-1078 (Print)1664-107810.3389/fpsyg.2020.631238engAnthropo-Lab, ETHICS EA7446, Lille Catholic University, Lille, France.Université de Strasbourg, CNRS, IPHC UMR 7178, Strasbourg, France.Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto, Japan.Centre...

  13. Development and Application of the Owner-Bird Relationship Scale (OBRS) to Assess the Relation of Humans to Their Pet Birds

    | Contributor(s):: Burmeister, A. K., Drasch, K., Rinder, M., Prechsl, S., Peschel, A., Korbel, R., Saam, N. J.

  14. "Recovering With Nature": A Review of Ecotherapy and Implications for the COVID-19 Pandemic

    | Contributor(s):: Chaudhury, P., Banerjee, D.

  15. Risks associated with animal-assisted intervention programs: A literature review

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    | Contributor(s):: Dalton, K. R., Waite, K. B., Ruble, K., Carroll, K. C., DeLone, A., Frankenfield, P., Serpell, J. A., Thorpe, R. J., Jr., Morris, D. O., Agnew, J., Rubenstein, R. C., Davis, M. F.

    The benefits of animal-assisted interventions (AAI), to utilize companion animals as an adjunctive treatment modality, is well-established and a burgeoning research field. However, few studies have evaluated the potential hazards of these programs, such as the potential for therapy animals to...

  16. Cyprus versus UK: Cultural Differences of Attitudes toward Animals Based on Personality and Sensational Interests

    | Contributor(s):: Zalaf, Alexia, Egan, Vincent

    The aim of the present study was to see if positive attitudes toward animals can be predicted by the personality traits of agreeableness and conscientiousness, and whether higher levels of militaristic interests may lead to less positive attitudes. Militarism was expected to be predicted by lower...

  17. Jainism and Human–Animal Relationship

    | Contributor(s):: Nachiketa Bandyopadhyay

    While discussing the role of animal in society, tradition, religion and culture mostly observed that human interest are protected, at the same time people who have different ways of thinking and ideas in favor of animals having caring attitudes towards animal welfare are seen. History of...

  18. Peter Singer's Hegelianism: the Social Context of Equality

    | Contributor(s):: Rose, David

  19. Viewing animal bodies: truths, practical aesthetics and ethical considerability in UK livestock breeding

    | Contributor(s):: Holloway, Lewis, Morris, Carol

  20. Reflections on animals, property, and the law, and Rain without Thunder

    | Contributor(s):: Francione, Gary L.