The Role of Human–Animal Bonds for People Experiencing Crisis Situations
| Contributor(s):: Oosthuizen, Karl, Haase, Bianca, Ravulo, Jioji, Lomax, Sabrina, Ma, Gemma
Human–animal bonds, by providing social support, have been shown to improve the health and wellbeing of pet owners, especially those experiencing a crisis situation. The human–animal bond for people in crisis situations is complex and multifaceted, as it has shown to improve health,...
Dog owners' perspectives on canine heart disease in Klang Valley, Malaysia
| Contributor(s):: Norhidayah, Noordin, Kuan Hua, Khor, Kuan Siew, Khor, Lim, YiJun, Lee, YongChong
Canine heart disease often requires long-term treatment, which involves a continuous commitment from the dog owners. In addition to investigating their awareness and knowledge, the Theory of Planned Behavior was applied to also analyze attitude, subjective norm, and perceived behavioral control...
Critical problems for research in animal sheltering, a conceptual analysis
| Contributor(s):: Horecka, K., Neal, S.
Animal shelter research has seen significant increases in participation over the past several decades from academic organizations, private organizations, public entities, and even corporations that aims to improve shelter programs, processes, operations, and outcomes for the various...
Emergency fostering of dogs from animal shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic: shelter practices, foster caregiver engagement, and dog outcomes
| Contributor(s):: Gunter, L. M., Gilchrist, R. J., Blade, E. M., Reed, J. L., Isernia, L. T., Barber, R. T., Foster, A. M., Feuerbacher, E. N., Wynne, C. D. L.
Each year, millions of dogs enter thousands of animal shelters across the United States. Life in the shelter can be stressful, and one type of intervention that improves dogs' experience is human interaction, particularly stays in foster homes. Prior research has demonstrated that fostering...
Cat coat color, personality traits and the cat-owner relationship scale: a study with cat owners in Mexico
| Contributor(s):: Gonzalez-Ramirez, M. T., Landero-Hernandez, R.
Studies regarding the cat-owner bond are quite rare, and several aspects merit more research, including personality trait differences in cats related to coat color and the cat-owner relationship. The objectives of the study were to describe, from the perspective of their owners, the personality...
Reasons for guardian-relinquishment of dogs to shelters: animal and regional predictors in British Columbia, Canada
| Contributor(s):: Eagan, B. H., Gordon, E., Protopopova, A.
Dogs are relinquished to animal shelters for animal-related or guardian-related reasons. Understanding what drives relinquishment patterns is essential for informing intervention opportunities to keep animals with their guardians. Whereas, overall reasons for relinquishment in a given shelter...
Dogs working in schools-safety awareness and animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Bidoli, E. M. Y., Firnkes, A., Bartels, A., Erhard, M. H., Doring, D.
Gaining popularity, animal-assisted education is thought to enhance learning processes and children's development, inter alia. While previous research has focused on these potential positive effects for the pupils, animal welfare and human safety in the classroom are aspects that have hardly...
Peticide: An Analysis of Online News Media Articles of Human Suicide Involving Pet Animals
| Contributor(s):: Young, Janette, Oxley, James Andrew, Tamara Montrose, V., Herzog, Harold
Leveraging behavioural science to address pet obesity
| Contributor(s):: Webb, T.
What if a Bioterrorist Attack Occurs?-A Survey on Citizen Preparedness in Aveiro, Portugal
| Contributor(s):: Santos, Helena, Pinto, Maria de Lurdes, Cardoso, Luis, Rodrigues, Isilda, Coelho, Ana Claudia
Secure Attachment to Mother and Children’s Psychological Adjustment: The Mediating Role of Pet Attachment
| Contributor(s):: Ribera, Laura Badenes, Longobardi, Claudio, Prino, Laura Elvira, Fabris, Matteo Angelo
Woeful Walks? Dog Walking Not Associated with Mindfulness or Loneliness in Australians Living Alone During a COVID-19 Lockdown
| Contributor(s):: Qian Lau, Rachel Rou, Oliva, Jessica Lee
Susceptibility of domestic and companion animals to SARS-CoV-2: a comprehensive review
| Contributor(s):: Pourbagher-Shahri, Ali Mohammad, Mohammadi, Gholamreza, Ghazavi, Hamed, Forouzanfar, Fatemeh
Feline scratching in undesirable areasSkrabani kocek na nezadoucich mistech
| Contributor(s):: Kovaffkova, S.
Pandemic puppies and interaction
| Contributor(s):: Hedges, S.
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Handling of stray dogs in the Polish lands from the 19th to the 21st century with conside ration of irregularities in this area
| Contributor(s):: Hanusz, E., Skibniewska, E. M., Skibniewski, M.
Environmental and training factors affect canine detection probabilities for terrestrial newt surveys
| Contributor(s):: Grimm-Seyfarth, A.
Experiences of parents of autistic children who adopted a cat
| Contributor(s):: Carlisle, Gretchen K., Lamontagne, Angelique, Bibbo, Jessica, Johnson, Rebecca A., Lyons, Leslie A.
The relationship between attachment to pets and mental health: the shared link via attachment to humans
| Contributor(s):: Johanna Lass-Hennemann, Sarah K. Schäfer, M. Roxanne Sopp, Tanja Michael
Background Several studies have investigated the relationship between emotional attachment to pets and mental health with the majority of studies finding a negative relationship between emotional attachment to pets and mental health. Interestingly, attachment to pets differs from attachment to...
Body Size and Bite Force of Stray and Feral Cats—Are Bigger or Older Cats Taking the Largest or More Difficult-to-Handle Prey?
| Contributor(s):: Patricia A. Fleming, Heather M. Crawford, Clare H. Auckland, Michael C. Calver
As carnivorans rely heavily on their head and jaws for prey capture and handling, skull morphology and bite force can therefore reflect their ability to take larger or more difficult-to-handle prey. For 568 feral and stray cats (Felis catus), we recorded their demographics (sex and age), source...