Dog Ownership and Training Reduces Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms and Increases Self-Compassion Among Veterans: Results of a Longitudinal Control Study
Contributor(s):: Bergen-Cico, D., Smith, Y., Wolford, K., Gooley, C., Hannon, K., Woodruff, R., Spicer, M., Gump, B.
Objectives: The aims of this study were to measure the potential impact of a therapeutic dog ownership and training program for Veterans with symptoms of post-traumatic stress. Design: The study used a quasi-experimental design with two cohorts of Veterans-a dog owner-trainer intervention and a...
The Responsible Dog Owner: The Construction of Responsibility
Contributor(s):: Westgarth, Carri, Christley, Robert M., Marvin, Garry, Perkins, Elizabeth
Policy and campaigning messages related to dog ownership and welfare center on the concept of responsible ownership. However, the perspectives and experiences of pet owners and how they perceive and perform their responsibilities has not been studied in depth. This qualitative study used...
A modest protective association between pet ownership and cardiovascular diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Contributor(s):: Yeh, T. L., Lei, W. T., Liu, S. J., Chien, K. L.
Depression and anxiety in pet owners after a diagnosis of cancer in their pets: a cross-sectional study in Japan
Contributor(s):: Nakano, Y., Matsushima, M., Nakamori, A., Hiroma, J., Matsuo, E., Wakabayashi, H., Yoshida, S., Ichikawa, H., Kaneko, M., Mutai, R., Sugiyama, Y., Yoshida, E., Kobayashi, T.
Does having a pet influence the physical activity of their young female owners?
Contributor(s):: Machova, K., Dadova, K., Chaloupkova, H., Svobodova, I.
Companion dog acquisition and mental well-being: a community-based three-arm controlled study
Contributor(s):: Powell, L., Edwards, K. M., McGreevy, P., Bauman, A., Podberscek, A., Neilly, B., Sherrington, C., Stamatakis, E.
Socio-demographic factors associated with pet ownership amongst adolescents from a UK birth cohort
Contributor(s):: Purewal, R., Christley, R., Kordas, K., Joinson, C., Meints, K., Gee, N., Westgarth, C.
The "pet effect" in cancer patients: Risks and benefits of human-pet interaction
Contributor(s):: Chan, M. M., Tapia Rico, G.
Companion Animal Ownership and Human Well-Being in a Metropolis-The Case of Hong Kong
Contributor(s):: Wong, P. W. C., Yu, R. W. M., Ngai, J. T. K.
And in the Middle of My Chaos There Was You?-Dog Companionship and Its Impact on the Assessment of Stressful Situations
Contributor(s):: Krouzecky, C., Emmett, L., Klaps, A., Aden, J., Bunina, A., Stetina, B. U.
Dog ownership satisfaction determinants in the owner-dog relationship and the dog's behaviour
Contributor(s):: Herwijnen, I. R. V., van der Borg, J. A. M., Naguib, M., Beerda, B.
Using research on self-regulation to understand and tackle the challenges that owners face helping their (overweight) dogs lose weight
Contributor(s):: Webb, T. L., Krasuska, M., Toth, Z., du Plessis, H. R., Colliard, L.
Owner personality and the wellbeing of their cats share parallels with the parent-child relationship
Contributor(s):: Finka, L. R., Ward, J., Farnworth, M. J., Mills, D. S.
Critical Review of Research Methods Used to Consider the Impact of Human–Animal Interaction on Older Adults' Health
Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Gee, Nancy R.
It's raining cats, dogs and diapers! The intersections of rising pet ownership and LGBTQ+ coupledom
Contributor(s):: Gabb, Jacqui
Survey of human-horse relationships and veterinary care for geriatric horses
Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K., Sween, C., Frank, N., Paradis, M. R.
Attachment Style Is Related to Quality of Life for Assistance Dog Owners
| Contributor(s):: White, N., Mills, D., Hall, S.
Attachment styles have been shown to affect quality of life. Growing interest in the value of companion animals highlights that owning a dog can also affect quality of life, yet little research has explored the role of the attachment bond in affecting the relationship between dog ownership and...
A survey of the impact of owning a service dog on quality of life for individuals with physical and hearing disability: a pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Turner, A., MacMichael, J., Mills, D. S.
Helping Pet Owners Change Pet Behaviors: An Overview of the Science
| Contributor(s):: Strickler, B. G.
Human-animal interaction as a social determinant of health: descriptive findings from the health and retirement study
| Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K., Gee, N. R., Bures, R. M.