Perceptions of Responsible Cat Ownership Behaviors among a Convenience Sample of Australians
| Contributor(s):: Alicia Elliott, Tiffani J. Howell, Emily M. McLeod, Pauleen C. Bennett
Responsible cat ownership is important for keeping pet cats and wildlife safe. Much research investigating levels of compliance with and attitudes towards responsible cat ownership practices has focused on cat owners. Non-owner attitudes are relevant because their opinions may encourage...
Examining Obedience Training as a Physical Activity Intervention for Dog Owners: Findings from the Stealth Pet Obedience Training (SPOT) Pilot Study
| Contributor(s):: Potter, K., Masteller, B., Balzer, L. B.
Miller-Rada Commitment to Pets Scale
From :Staats, S.; Miller, D.; Carnot, M. J.; Rada, K.; Turnes, J. (1996). The Miller-Rada commitment to pets scale. Anthrozoös, 9(2/3), 88-93.Used in :
Exploring Humanimal Interactions and the 'Hands-on' Practices of Care at the Veterinary Clinic
| Contributor(s):: Astrid Huopalainen, Suvi Satama
How is care towards nonhuman animals expressed and articulated at the small animal veterinary clinic? The everyday work of veterinary surgeons (vets) remains under-researched by organizational scholars (Clarke and Knights, 2018). This paper takes the complexity of human-animal...
Pet ownership, attitudes, and experiences across income levels
| Contributor(s):: B. Lian, M. Mathis
Associations Between Pet Ownership and Attitudes Toward Pets With Youth Socioemotional Outcomes
| Contributor(s):: Kristen C. Jacobson, Laura Chang
Evidence regarding the effects of pet ownership and related variables on youth socioemotional development is mixed. Inconsistencies across studies may be due to a variety of factors, including the use of different outcomes measured across studies, small potential effect sizes, and use of...
More Than "Just" Walking: An Observational Study of Dog-Related Physical Activities
| Contributor(s):: Benedikt Hielscher, Udo Ganslosser, Ingo Froboese
Dog ownership has been shown to correlate with physical activity (PA). However, knowledge about the intensities of dog-related PA (drPA) is still lacking. To investigate the duration and intensity of drPA in consideration of PA guidelines, an observational study of dog owners (DO) was...
Beyond Recovery: Understanding the Postbereavement Growth From Companion Animal Loss
| Contributor(s):: Paul W.C. Wong, Kenny C.T. Lau, Lucia L. Liu, Gloria S.N. Yuen, Poon Wing-Lok
Pet Humanisation and Related Grief: Development and Validation of a Structured Questionnaire Instrument to Evaluate Grief in People Who Have Lost a Companion Dog
| Contributor(s):: Stefania Uccheddu, Loriana de Cataldo, Mariangela Albertini, Stanley Coren, Goncalo Da Graça Pereira, Anouck Haverbeke, Daniel Simon Mills, Ludovica Pierantoni, Stefanie Riemer, Lucia Ronconi, Ines Testoni, Federica Pirrone
Pet loss and continuing bonds in children and adolescents
| Contributor(s):: Michael Schmidt, Paige E. Naylor, Diana Cohen, Rowena Gomez, James A. Moses Jr, Max Rappoport, Wendy Packman
There is little research available regarding the impact of pet loss on children. In the current mixed-methods study, we explored the different ways that children use continuing bonds (CB) to cope following the death of a pet. We studied 32 children (5–18 years) and their parents....
Emotion Work of Coping with the Death of a Companion Animal
| Contributor(s):: Karyn McKinney
Bond‐Centered Animal Hospice and Palliative Care
| Contributor(s):: Laurel Lagoni, Amir Shanan
| Contributor(s):: Yuya Kimura
Grief for pets – Part 2: Avoiding compassion fatigue
| Contributor(s):: Caroline Hewson
Dealing with clients' distress, especially at euthanasia, is one of the main stressors for veterinary nurses, and it can result in compassion fatigue. There seems to have been little acknowledgement of this in the workplace or the literature, and we lack research on prevalence, risk factors...
Investigating the Emotion Regulation Strategies Implemented by Adults Grieving the Death of a Pet in Australia and the UK
| Contributor(s):: Chloe Green, Maria Kangas, Ian Fairholm
Pet-related grief has been for the most part been overlooked in psychological research. The aim of this study was twofold. First, to investigate whether the ambiguous loss of one’s pet was associated with heightened grief compared to certain pet death; and second, to examine whether...
Veterinary hospice and palliative care: a comprehensive review of the literature
| Contributor(s):: Katherine J. Goldberg
Chapter 23 - Following the Loss of a Companion Animal: Aftercare and Pet Loss Support
| Contributor(s):: Katherine Goldberg, Sandra Brackenridge
| Contributor(s):: Coleen Ellis, Amir Shanan (editor), Jessica Pierce (editor), Tamara Shearer (editor)
The mental health effects of pet death during childhood: is it better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all?
| Contributor(s):: Katherine M. Crawford, Yiwen Zhu, Kathryn A. Davis, Samantha Ernst, Kristina Jacobsson, Kristen Nishimi, Andrew D.A.C. Smith, Erin C. Dunn
Pet ownership is common. Growing evidence suggests children form deep emotional attachments to their pets. Yet, little is known about children’s emotional reactions to a pet’s death. The goal of this study was to describe the relationship between experiences of pet death and risk of...
The Effects of Pet Ownership on the Health and Well-being of Older Adults (HABRI Central Bibliography)
| Contributor(s):: Jane Kinkus Yatcilla (compiler)