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  1. Bonding between pet and pet owner. Animal health: a breakpoint in economic development?

    Contributor(s):: HJ Teoh, SK Cheong, PC Suttiwan, V Borvonsin

     The interactions between 200 pet owners and their pets were observed in this study. In general, the study also found that the more social support the pet provided for their owner, the stronger the emotional bond between pet and owner. Pet owners were also asked to say how...

  2. Using Interactions Between Children and Companion Animals to Build Skills in Self-Regulation and Emotion Regulation

    Contributor(s):: Wanda Boyer

  3. The veterinarian's role in pet loss: grief education, support, and facilitation

    Contributor(s):: L.S. Lagoni, S. Hetts, S.J. Withrow

  4. Human-cat interactions: relationships with, and breed differences between, non-pedigree, Persian and Siamese cats [Pets, families and interactions]

    Contributor(s):: Dennis C. Turner

  5. The cat people revisited

    Contributor(s):: V. D. Volkan

  6. End of Life Considerations

    Contributor(s):: K Dobbs, V Adams

  7. "Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog" Revisited: Searching for Genes Relating to Personality in Dogs.

    Contributor(s):: Enikõ Kubinyi, Mária Sasvári-Székely, Adám Miklósi

  8. Canine development and socialization

  9. The Wolf and the Animal Lover

    Contributor(s):: Martin Drenthen

    For Aristotle a true friendship can only exist between free human beings, because true friendship is based on a shared understanding of the good. Yet today, some animal philosophers argue that friendships can exist between humans and animals, maybe not in Aristotle’s sense of the word but...

  10. Les interactions entre l'homme et les animaux familiers : quelques champs d'investigation et réflexions méthodologiques

    Contributor(s):: Véronique Servais

    L'article synthétise les principales études dans le domaine des interactions homme-animal. Il souligne les difficultés méthodologiques liées à la démonstration rigoureuse des effets thérapeutiques des animaux.

  11. The Ethics of Animal Training

    Contributor(s):: Anthony Milligan

    Animal training sits toward the uncomfortably overt end of human dominance. It can involve familiar kinds of harms, but, as commentators such as Vicki Hearne and Donna Haraway have pointed out, it can also enhance animal contentment, capabilities and autonomy. However, unlike socialization, it is...

  12. Colonial Animality: Canadian Colonialism and the Human-Animal Relationship

    Contributor(s):: Azeezah Kanji

    Located at the juncture of critical animal studies and decolonial theory, this analysis contemplates the connections and entanglements between settler colonialism and animality in Canadian constitutional discourse. How are coloniality and anthropocentricism — and the borders they draw...

  13. Man's Best Friend? Dogs and Pigs in Early Modern Germany

    Contributor(s):: Alison Stewart

    When Jacob Seisenegger and Titian painted individual portraits of Emperor Charles V around 1532, a dog replaced such traditional accouterments of imperial power as crown, scepter, and orb.3 Charles placed one hand on the dog’s collar, a gesture indicating his companion’s noble...

  14. Doug the Pug – A Working Dog's Tale by Cate Archer

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Cate Archer

    Press Release for Doug the Pug“Doug the Pug – A Working Dog’s Tale” is by Cate Archer – 5m Publishing.Doug the Pug is a wonderfully sweet natured little dog.  As a Therapy Dog, he enjoys each and every one of his working days generously sharing warmth and...

  15. Creature Contraband

    Contributor(s):: Kelsey Rindfleisch, Amber Klootwyk, Julie Doyle

    For some college students, one of the hardest parts of being away from home is being separated from their pets. Coming home after a long day of classes just isn’t the same without your best furry, scaly or feathered friend there to greet you at the door. According to the Department of...

  16. Color Images for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals

    Contributor(s):: Steven D. Sorden, Claire B. Andreasen, Molly D. Murphy

    The chapter contains annotated color images of diseases in or caused from companion animals.

  17. Auditory Communication in Domestic Dogs: Vocal Signalling in the Extended Social Environment of a Companion Animal [Social Behaviour]

    Contributor(s):: Taylor, Anna Magdalena, Ratcliffe, Victoria Frances, McComb, Karen, Reby, David, Kaminski, Juliane, Marshall-Pescini, Sarah

    Domestic dogs produce a range of vocalisations, including barks, growls, and whimpers, which are shared with other canid species. The source–filter model of vocal production can be used as a theoretical and applied framework to explain how and why the acoustic properties of some...

  18. Between bodies: an artist's account of the oral connection between human and dog

    Contributor(s):: Angela Bartram

    The research in the chapter ‘Between Bodies: an artist’s account of the oral connection between human and dog’ in the book Intimacy Across Visceral and Digital Performance (Palgrave McMillan: 2012) analyses the effect of working in close proximity with domestic dogs in the...

  19. Filling the Ark: Animal Welfare in Disasters: Introduction

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Leslie Irvine

    This is the introduction to "Filling the Ark: Animal Welfare in Disasters."When disasters strike, people are not the only victims. Hurricane Katrina raised public attention about how disasters affect dogs, cats, and other animals considered members of the human family. In this short but powerful...

  20. Blue Juice: Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine: Introduction

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Patricia Morris

    This is the introduction to "Blue Juice: Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine."Offering a candid behind-the-scenes look at small-animal veterinary practices, "Blue Juice" explores the emotional and ethical conflicts involved in providing a "good death" for companion animals. Patricia Morris presents...