The amicable rabbit – interactions between pet rabbits and their caregivers based on a questionnaire survey
Contributor(s):: Dobos, Petra, Kulik, Laura Nikolett, Pongrácz, Péter
Changing Perceptions and Uses of "Companion Animal" Public and Pseudo-Public Spaces in Cities during COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Beijing
Contributor(s):: Cai, H. X., Duan, W.
“Furry tales”: pet ownership’s influence on subjective well-being during Covid-19 times
Contributor(s):: Damberg, Svenja, Frömbling, Lena
Contemplating the Five Domains model of animal welfare assessment: UK horse owner perceptions of equine well-being
Contributor(s):: Fletcher, K. A., Cameron, L. J., Freeman, M.
Comparison of the socio-economic value and welfare of working donkeys in rural and urban Ethiopia
Contributor(s):: Geiger, M., Hockenhull, J., Buller, H., Kedir, M. J., Engida, G. T., Getachew, M., Burden, F. A., Whay, H. R.
Evaluating factors influencing dog post-adoptive return in a Canadian animal shelter
Contributor(s):: Friend, J. R., Bench, C. J.
Rehoming of pet rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Sweden: an investigation of national advertisement
Contributor(s):: Ulfsdotter, L., Lundberg, A., Andersson, M.
Public attitudes toward animals and the influential factors in contemporary China
Contributor(s):: Su, B., Martens, P.
Characteristics of ex-racing greyhounds in New Zealand and their impact on re-homing
Contributor(s):: Thomas, J. B., Adams, N. J., Farnworth, M. J.
Mortality resulting from undesirable behaviours in dogs aged under three years attending primary-care veterinary practices in England
Contributor(s):: Boyd, C., Jarvis, S., McGreevy, P. D., Heath, S., Church, D. B., Brodbelt, D. C., O'Neill, D. G.
My Cat and Me-A Study of Cat Owner Perceptions of Their Bond and Relationship
Contributor(s):: Ines, M., Ricci-Bonot, C., Mills, D. S.
Owners Frequently Report that They Reward Behaviors of Dogs by Petting and Praising, Especially When Dogs Respond Correctly to Commands and Play with Their Toys
Contributor(s):: Rossi, Alexandre P., Maia, Caroline M.
We characterized the reward patterns of dogs’ owners for the expression of desired behaviors of their pets through a questionnaire made available online on a social media page for 7 days (responses from over 66,676 owners). The questions were related to the type and frequency of rewards that pet...
Pros and cons of pet ownership in sustaining independence in community-dwelling older adults: a scoping review
Contributor(s):: Obradović, Nataša, Lagueux, Émilie, Michaud, Frédéric, Provencher, Véronique
Dogs (Canis familiaris) recognise our faces in photographs: implications for existing and future research
Contributor(s):: Eatherington, C. J., Mongillo, P., Looke, M., Marinelli, L.
Horse Husbandry and Preventive Health Practices in Australia: An Online Survey of Horse Guardians
Contributor(s):: Thompson, Kirrilly R., Clarkson, Larissa, Riley, Christopher B., Berg, Mariette van den
Little is known about the horse health management practices of Australian horse caregivers (owners). This article presents findings from a convenience sample of 505 horse owners who participated in an online survey. No large-scale welfare issues were identified, but there were some areas of...
Effect of Adopters' Lifestyles and Animal-Care Knowledge on Their Expectations Prior to Companion-Animal Guardianship
Contributor(s):: O'Connor, Rachel, Coe, Jason B., Niel, Lee, Jones-Bitton, Andria
Human expectations can greatly affect the human–companion animal relationship, sometimes putting nonhuman animals at risk for relinquishment. At 20 animal shelters in Southern Ontario, Canada, potential adopters (N = 234) completed a questionnaire regarding their lifestyle, companion animal-care...
Birds of a feather flock together? Perceived personality matching in owner–dog dyads
Contributor(s):: Turcsán, Borbála, Range, Friederike, Virányi, Zsófia, Miklósi, Ádám, Kubinyi, Enikő
Partner choice is strongly affected by similarity in physical and psychological characteristics. Although there is a popular belief that dogs share similar personality characteristics with their owners, no studies have yet addressed the topic. Here, we tested for associations between the dog and...
The socio-cognitive relationship between cats and humans – Companion cats (Felis catus) as their owners see them
Contributor(s):: Pongrácz, Péter, Szapu, Julianna Szulamit
Although domestic cats are among the most common companion animals, we still know very little about the details of the cat-human relationship. With a questionnaire, we asked 157 Hungarian cat owners about their pet’s behavior, cognitive abilities and social interactions. We analyzed the responses...
Consumer Attitude Toward the Environmental Sustainability of Grain-Free Pet Foods
| Contributor(s):: Danielle M. P. Conway, Korinn E. Saker
This study investigated consumer knowledge and attitude toward environmental sustainability, grain-free diets (GFDs), and the influence of on-site environmental sustainability education on pet owner diet choices. A two-part questionnaire was designed, bracketing an educational brochure on...
Sustained attention to the owner is enhanced in dogs trained for animal assisted interventions
| Contributor(s):: Mongillo, P., Pitteri, E., Marinelli, L.