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Friends with malefit. The effects of keeping dogs and cats, sustaining animal-related injuries and Toxoplasma infection on health and quality of life
Contributor(s):: Flegr, J., Preiss, M.
Rabbit relinquishment through online classified advertisements in the United Kingdom: when, why, and how many?
Contributor(s):: Neville, V., Hinde, K., Line, E., Todd, R., Saunders, R. A.
The moral standing of animals: Towards a psychology of speciesism
Contributor(s):: Caviola, Lucius, Everett, Jim A. C., Faber, Nadira S.
Zoonotic diagrams: mastering and unsettling human-animal relations
Contributor(s):: Lynteris, Christos
Effects of Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies on the Affective Network of Adolescents with Internet Gaming Disorder
Contributor(s):: Kang, K. D., Jung, T. W., Park, I. H., Han, D. H.
Companion Animal Owner Perceptions, Knowledge, and Beliefs Regarding Pain Management in End-of-Life Care
Contributor(s):: Heuberger, R., Petty, M., Huntingford, J.
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy: A study of U.S. practitioners trained by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association
Contributor(s):: Notgrass, Clayton Gregory
Cat Ownership Perception and Caretaking Explored in an Internet Survey of People Associated with Cats
Contributor(s):: Zito, S., Vankan, D., Bennett, P., Paterson, M., Phillips, C. J.
The current state of welfare, housing and husbandry of the English pet rabbit population
Contributor(s):: Rooney, N. J., Blackwell, E. J., Mullan, S. M., Saunders, R., Baker, P. E., Hill, J. M., Sealey, C. E., Turner, M. J., Held, S. D.
The anthrozoomorphic identity: furry fandom members' connections to nonhuman animals
Contributor(s):: Roberts, S. E., Plante, C. N., Gerbasi, K. C., Reysen, S.
We examined furry fandom members' anthrozoomorphic identity by investigating this subculture's relationship with nonhuman animals. Using exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses and two largescale Internet and convention-based studies of furries, we developed (study 1; n=4,338) and replicated...
Noise sensitivity in 17 dog breeds: prevalence, breed risk and correlation with fear in other situations
Contributor(s):: Storengen, L. M., Lingaas, F.
A web-based survey was conducted to estimate prevalence of noise sensitivity in 17 dog breeds in Norway ( n=5257). Major focus was on noise from fireworks, loud noises (bang/gunshots), thunderstorms and heavy traffic. The study also investigated risk factors as well as correlation with some other...
Empathy and the power of virtual communities: Hannah Stonehouse Hudson at TEDxGullLake
Contributor(s):: Hannah Stonehouse Hudson
Hannah, a photographer and writer based on the south shore of Lake Superior, knows what it means to go viral. She experienced how a single photo placed on Facebook could change her world overnight, waking up the next morning with media calls and inquiries from around the world. Hannah's...
An evaluation of the role the Internet site Petfinder plays in cat adoptions
Contributor(s):: Workman, M. K., Hoffman, C. L.
To better understand factors contributing to cat adoptions, this study was used to explore a possible association between an adoptable cat's popularity on Petfinder and the cat's length of availability for adoption at a managed-intake nonhuman animal shelter. This study was also used to examine...
Speed of dog adoption: impact of online photo traits
Contributor(s):: Lampe, R., Witte, T. H.
The Internet has radically changed how dogs are advertised for adoption in the United States. This study was used to investigate how different characteristics in dogs' photos presented online affected the speed of their adoptions, as a proof of concept to encourage more research in this field....
Consumer health information for pet owners
Contributor(s):: Murphy, Sarah Anne
Contributor(s):: Anger, William H., Akins, Sybil
The Internet and Pets: Jennifer Golbeck at TEDxGeorgetown
Dr. Jennifer Golbeck, Professor of Information Studies, U.M.D. | Jennifer Golbeck is an Assistant Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park and co-director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. She studies social networks, recommender systems,...
" I'm told I'm famous on the internet" - Henri the cat and the critical possibility of anthropomorphism
Contributor(s):: Myers, C. R.