Human and canid relationships: a comparative stable isotope analysis of domestic dog (^Canis familiaris^) and red fox (^Vulpes vulpes^) from Kodiak Island, Alaska
| Contributor(s):: C.A. West, Christine A.M. France
Research on the Purchase Intention of Pet Products - A Comparison Study between Malaysia and Taiwan
| Contributor(s):: Hsiao-Chun Wu, Zui- Chih Lee, Reei-Jing Hung, Yueh-Chin Chen, Ai-Ying Kwek
The pet industry market in the whole world is developing in these recent years. However, the phenomenon of declining birthrate has getting more serious as well as the stress at work causes human being to draw spiritual sustenance from keeping pets as companion. Especially for the metro area,...
D2DT creates an opportunity to save at risk, rescued, or donated dogs, train them, and place them with deserving service members who have been diagnosed with post combat stress and anxiety. The purpose is to provide the veteran, at no cost, a trained dog that they can gain a constant companion...
Can Dogs Help Solve Our Childhood Obesity Problem?
| Contributor(s):: Harold Herzog
New studies show how dogs impact the weight and activity levels of kids.
An overview of dog training and behaviour
| Contributor(s):: Todd, Z.
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Can I bring my pet? The space for companion animals in hospitality and tourism
| Contributor(s):: Tomassini, L.
A science-based policy for managing free-roaming cats
| Contributor(s):: Lepczyk, C. A., Duffy, D. C., Bird, D. M., Calver, M., Cherkassky, D., Cherkassky, L., Dickman, C. R., Hunter, D., Jessup, D., Longcore, T., Loss, S. R., Loyd, K. A. T., Marra, P. P., Marzluff, J. M., Noss, R. F., Simberloff, D., Sizemore, G. C., Temple, S. A., Heezik, Y. van
Predicting Support for Social Actions and Policies that Enable Pet Ownership Among People Living in Poverty
| Contributor(s):: Matheson, Kimberly, Pranschke, Maria
Understanding the Human–Reptile Bond: An Exploratory Mixed-Methods Study
| Contributor(s):: Azevedo, Alexandre, Guimarães, Leonor, Ferraz, Joel, Whiting, Martin, Magalhães-Sant’Ana, Manuel
Relationship between pet ownership and risk of high depressive symptoms in adolesence and young adulthood
| Contributor(s):: Żebrowska, M., Strohmaier, S., Westgarth, C., Huttenhower, C., Erber, A. C., Haghayegh, S., Eliassen, A. H., Huang, T., Laden, F., Hart, J. E., Rosner, B., Kawachi, I., Chavarro, J. E., Okereke, O. I., Schernhammer, E. S.
BACKGROUND: Only few longitudinal studies with high risk of bias have examined relationship between pets and adolescents' mental health. METHODS: Our prospective cohort study followed depression-free US adolescents aged 12-18, enrolled in the Growing Up Today Study from pet ownership...
Infection with SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 detected in a group of dogs and cats with suspected myocarditis
| Contributor(s):: Luca Ferasin, Matthieu Fritz, Heidi Ferasin, Pierre Becquart, Vincent Legros, Eric M. Leroy
Background Domestic pets can contract severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection; however, it is unknown whether the UK B.1.1.7 variant can more easily infect certain animal species or increase the possibility of human-to-animal transmission. Methods This is a...
Older Adult Men's Emotional Bonds with Their Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Ranell L. Mueller
Knowledge of the deeper meanings of attachment to companion animals is limited, particularly in terms of older adults. This study employed a modified grounded theory method, a phenomenological lens and a life course perspective to gather and analyze data garnered from individual interviews and...
Regulatory Compliance in Online Dog Advertisements in Australia
| Contributor(s):: Ana Goncalves Costa, Torben Nielsen, Eleonora Dal Grande, Jonathan Tuke, Susan Hazel
In Australia, each state and territory authority implements and enforces regulations regarding dog management—including the breeding and sale of dogs online—which is increasingly becoming the most popular method of obtaining pets. The aims for this study included: 1. Benchmarking...
An Evaluation of Trap-Neuter-Release Practices for Free-Roaming Cat Populations
| Contributor(s):: Brian Gaston
As of 2002, estimates of free-roaming domestic cat (Felis catus) populations exceeded 100 million individuals, throughout the United States. Many lost or abandoned cats will revert to living outdoors as free-roaming individuals. To try to control the abundance of free-roaming cats,...
Surveys of the Street and Private Dog Population: Jamnagar, Gujarat India
| Contributor(s):: Tamara Kartal, Amit Chaudhari
Humane Society International (HSI) conducted two dog population surveys in all 4 Zones of Jamnagar (human population of 609,613). One was a street dog survey and the other was a survey of the private (pet) dog population.
Discrepancy Between In-clinic and Haemagglutination-Inhibition Tests in Detecting Maternally-Derived Antibodies Against Canine Parvovirus in Puppies
| Contributor(s):: Paola Dall’Ara, Stefania Lauzi, Joel Filipe, Roberta Caseri, Michela Beccaglia, Costantina Desario, Alessandra Cavalli, Giulio Guido Aiudi, Canio Buonavoglia, Nicola Decaro
Canine parvovirus (CPV) is one of the most common causes of mortality in puppies worldwide. Protection against CPV infection is based on vaccination, but maternally-derived antibodies (MDA) can interfere with vaccination. The aim of this study was to evaluate the applicability of an in-clinic...
Cannabidiol as a potential anti-epileptic dietary supplement in dogs with suspected epilepsy: three case reports
| Contributor(s):: Chie Mogi, Takaaki Fukuyama
Epilepsy is the most common chronic neurological disorder in dogs and the almost lifelong administration of anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) is recognized as the most successful treatment in veterinary medicine. Current pharmacological therapies for epilepsy have shown undesirable side effects. The...
Assessing the Perceptions of the Use of a Courthouse Facility Dog Program with Child and Youth Witnesses
| Contributor(s):: Melissa Glazer
This study evaluates the use of a courthouse facility dog program as a testimonial aid for children and youth testifying in court to help reduce secondary trauma. Court officials’ perceptions of the use of a courthouse facility dog program were assessed through a structured interview and...
Surveys of the Street and Private Dog Population in Vadodara, India
| Contributor(s):: Tamara Kartal, Amit Chaudhari
This report presents the detailed results from two additional surveys which HSI conducted in July and August 2017. Street dog surveys were conducted across all twelve wards in Vadodara using the methodology already implemented in 2014 to reassess the composition and sterilization rate in the...
Familiarity and Use of Veterinary Services by US Resident Dog and Cat Owners
| Contributor(s):: Courtney Bir, Mario Ortez, Nicole J. Olynk Widmar, Christopher A. Wolf, Charlotte Hansen, Frederic B. Ouedraogo
Pet ownership, veterinary use, and beliefs regarding veterinary care were elicited through the use of a nationally representative survey of 997 U.S. residents. Fifty-one percent of respondents have or had a dog in the past five years and 37% have or had a cat in the past five years. Over ninety...