Creating resilient and sociable domestic pets
Contributor(s):: Hargrave, C.
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Moral decision-making in pettism: The influence of animal type, pet ownership status, and social distance
Contributor(s):: Xu, K. P., Ou, Q. Q., Luo, D. L., Shi, X. T., Li, K., Xue, H., Huang, Y. H., Turel, O., Zhang, S. Y., He, Q. H.
Small animal zoonoses on the rise or under the radar
Contributor(s):: Wright, I.
Ophthalmic disorders in a referral population of seven breeds of brachycephalic dogs: 970 cases (2008-2017)
Contributor(s):: Palmer, S. V., Gomes, F. E., McArt, J. A. A.
High-rise syndrome in cats and dogs
Contributor(s):: Lefman, S., Prittie, J. E.
Animal emotions in practice
Contributor(s):: Lambert, H.
Responsible ownership: what do pet owners need to know?
Contributor(s):: Lacey, L.
Cry wolf: a major misunderstanding about dog behaviour
Contributor(s):: Durston, T.
Misconceptions in anthropomorphizing the feeding of pet animalsEquivocos ao se antropomorfizar a alimentacao dos animais de companhia
Contributor(s):: Ribeiro, R. R., Silva, M. D. da, Massari, C. H. de A. L.
The present work aims to contribute to the issue of legal and ethical responsibility regarding adequate feeding for pets, through the analysis of the works of the philosophers Singer, Francione and Gilligan. A literature review was carried out based on the main philosophical works by authors who...
The Furr-Recovery Method: Interacting with Furry Co-Workers during Work Time Is a Micro-Break That Recovers Workers' Regulatory Resources and Contributes to Their Performance
Contributor(s):: Junça-Silva, A.
Drawing on the conservation of resources theory and the recovery step model our research expands on a cognitive (regulatory resources) mechanism that links human-animal interactions and employee performance. This study aimed to explore whether daily human-animal interactions during worktime would...
The Significance of Pets for Vulnerable Older Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Explorative Qualitative Study
Contributor(s):: Reniers, Peter W. A., Leontjevas, Ruslan, Declercq, Ine J. N., Enders-Slegers, Marie-José, Gerritsen, Debby L., Hediger, Karin
Older adults receiving long-term care at home (LTCH-clients) were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and its countermeasures. Previous research suggests that pets can mitigate some of the pandemic’s impacts for older adults but results are contradictory. Our aim was to investigate experiences of...
Association between Socio-Demographic Factors and Owners’ Beliefs and Attitudes to Pet Cats Fundamental Dietary and Physical Exercise Needs, in City of Belfast
Contributor(s):: Naughton, Violetta, Grzelak, Teresa, Mulhern, Maria S., Moffett, Charlotte R., Naughton, Patrick J.
A cross-sectional survey questionnaire was developed in-house to investigate pet cat owners’ beliefs and attitudes related to the fundamental care of their pet cats. The questionnaire consisted of questions which were grouped into the following sections: (i) owners’ socio-demographics; (ii)...
Pet ownership, feelings of loneliness, and mood in people affected by the first COVID-19 lockdown
Contributor(s):: Martos Martinez-Caja, A., De Herdt, V., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Moons, C. P. H.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused dramatic changes to our lifestyle, particularly affecting our ability to interact "in person" with our social network. These changes have had a detrimental effect on the mental welfare of the global population. The international questionnaire "Pets...
Jog with your dog: dog owner exercise routines predict dog exercise routines and perception of ideal body weight
Contributor(s):: Banton, S., Massow, M. von, Pezzali, J. G., Verbrugghe, A., Shoveller, A. K.
Canine obesity is becoming an increasingly prevalent concern among companion animal veterinarians and professionals alike. A number of sociodemographic, dietary, and exercise related variables have been shown to be predictive of a dog's bodyweight, however, all previous surveys designed to...
Young people empathising with other animals: reflections on an Australian RSPCA Humane Education Program
| Contributor(s):: Heather Fraser, Nik Taylor, Tania Signal
INTRODUCTION: Empathy is associated with engagement, compassion, social support and emotional sensitivity, and it is a hallmark of good social work practice. Empathy rightfully receives much attention in social work practice, however, interspecies empathy has yet to be included. This...
Commentary: Efficacy of Dog Training With and Without Remote Electronic Collars vs. a Focus on Positive Reinforcement
| Contributor(s):: Rebecca J. Sargisson, Ian G. McLean
Catpanion: A UI/UX iOS-based App Design to support cat adoptions
| Contributor(s):: Chenchen Ji
Homeless and abandoned cats are becoming an issue in urban areas around the world: a majority of them may carry illnesses that may lead to infectious diseases. Once back in the wild, cats may also harm the ecological equilibrium of urban areas as they are known to be hunters of birds and...
Effects of dogs' visits to a public exhibition
| Contributor(s):: Vanda Marnoto, Gonçalo G. Pereira, Sara Fragoso, Ana Faria, Sandra Soares, Florbela Elias, Rita Santos, Márcia Silva, Sónia Saraiva, Ana Santos, Leonor Galhardo
Outdoor activities with dogs are known to be physically and mentally beneficial to them and their owners, but less is known about their circulation in public spaces. This study aimed to understand the effects of dog-owner dyad’s visits to an interactive exhibition on the...
Efficacy of Dog Training With and Without Remote Electronic Collars vs. a Focus on Positive Reinforcement
| Contributor(s):: Lucy China, Daniel S. Mills, Jonathan J. Cooper
We assessed the efficacy of dog training with and without remote electronic collarscompared to training with positive reinforcement. A total of 63 dogs with knownoff-lead behavioral problems such as poor recall were allocated to one of three traininggroups (each n = 21), receiving up to...
Estimation of Dog-bite Rates and Evaluation of Healthcare Seeking Behaviors following Dog Bite, Haiti
| Contributor(s):: Gabrielle Johnson, Gerardo Chowell
Background: Haiti has been identified as one of only several countries in the Western Hemisphere in which canine rabies control efforts have succeeded in eliminating dog-mediated human rabies deaths. In 2016, a study was conducted to test several alternative vaccination methods that may...