Feral cats and the people who care for them
Contributor(s):: Loretta Sue Humphrey
Sociologists have described the characteristics of individuals who become involved in social movements, their motivations for becoming involved, and the methods used to recruit participants. One group that has been underrepresented in the existing literature is feral cat caretakers. The purpose...
Relationships between pet ownership, physical activity, and human health in elderly persons
Contributor(s):: Thorpe, Roland James, Jr.
Individual differences and pet ownership status: distinguishing among different types of pet owners and non-owners
Contributor(s):: Shannon M. Merrill
Research examining potential differences between pet owners and non-owners is prevalent in the scientific literature, but findings have often been inconsistent. Although some researchers have incorporated animal preference into their investigations of pet ownership, such research is scarce and...