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  1. The role of pets in enhancing human well-being: effects on child development

    Contributor(s):: Endenburg, Nienke, Baarda, Ben

  2. The role of pets in enhancing human well-being: physiological effects

    Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika

  3. The role of pets in therapeutic programmes

    Contributor(s):: Burch, Mary R., Bustad, Leo K., Duncan, Susan L., Fredrickson, Maureen, Tebay, Jean

  4. The role of the dog school in adjusting owners and dogs to society

    Contributor(s):: Hill, Brian

  5. The social significance of pet-keeping among Amazonian Indians

    Contributor(s):: Erikson, Philippe

  6. The United Kingdom conference

    Contributor(s):: Committee, The National Dog Rescue Coordinating

  7. The values and uses of pets

    Contributor(s):: Fox, Michael W.

  8. Welfare issues with the carriage horse. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)

    Contributor(s):: Baldwin, J.

    This chapter gives a brief overview of the urban carriage horse industry in the larger US cities. Common health problems in carriage horses and health regulations are described. Moreover, some relevant welfare issues are outlined.

  9. Why people own pets

    Contributor(s):: Feldmann, Bruce Max

  10. Property, people, or pets?

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    | Contributor(s):: Fiery Cushman, Marc D. Hauser, Matt Kamen, Alan M. Beck (editor)

    A child can't be owned, but parents are legally responsible for their child's care. A painting and a dog can be owned; both fall under the jurisdiction of the law and in particular, property rights. But why should a dog, man's best friend, an animal with a mind and emotions, fall under the same...

  11. Ted Rheingold

    Online community and publishing expert. Founder Dogster.com and Catster.com. San Francisco resident. Father, husband.

    https://habricentral.org/members/1233

  12. Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound: How you and your dog can lose weight, stay fit, and have fun together

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    | Contributor(s):: Phil Zeltzman, Rebecca A Johnson, Alan M. Beck

    A dog is an ideal workout partner: always supportive, happy to go for a walk, and never judgmental. When people and dogs exercise together, fitness and health happen on both ends of the leash. As the obesity epidemic spreads, 70 percent of Americans and 50 percent of dogs are overweight or obese,...

  13. Unleashed Fury: The political struggle for dog-friendly parks

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    | Contributor(s):: Julie Walsh, Alan M. Beck

    The question of whether dogs should be allowed off the leash in public places has become a major political issue in cities and suburbs across the United States. In the last two decades, "leash-law disputes" have burst upon the political scene and have been debated with an intensity usually...

  14. Playing with my dog Katie: An ethnomethodological study of dog-human interaction

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    | Contributor(s):: David A. Goode

    The relationship between dogs and humans has been represented and contemplated since the beginning of human culture. Lasting expressions of this interest can be found in art, philosophy, literature, and science. With the rise of biological and social sciences in the nineteenth century,...