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  1. Owning a pet: a comparison of Malaysian and Thai pet and non-pet owner's mental health

    Contributor(s):: Cheong, S. K., Teoh, H. J., Suttiwan, P. C., Borvonsin, V.

    The mental health status of 400 pet and non-pet owners in Malaysia and Thailand were compared. Whilst no significant differences were observed on global scores of self-esteem and self-efficacy, it was observed that trends indicated slightly better mental health amongst pet owners. In terms of...

  2. Summation: people, animals, and the environment

    Contributor(s):: Fogle, Bruce

  3. Surplus dogs and cats in Europe

    Contributor(s):: König, Josef

  4. The animal as alter ego: cruelty, altruism, and the work of art

    Contributor(s):: Burt, Marianna R.

  5. The farmer and the dog

    Contributor(s):: Baker, B.

  6. The horse as a companion animal. (UFAW Animal Welfare Series)

    Contributor(s):: Loving, N. S.

    This chapter focuses on the welfare issues associated with horses kept as companion animals. The use of the companion horse for athletic pursuits, breeding, overprotection of foals, incompatibility of the horse to the purchaser, sale and purchase of horses with behavioural problems, loss of...

  7. The human-companion animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Anderson, D. C.

    The author provides brief annotated references of basic resources on the "human-animal bond," the relationship between people and pets ("companion animals") throughout history. Types of human-animal relationships are very diverse, and the author offers examples of many, including animal-assisted...

  8. The pet paradox

    Contributor(s):: Allen, Robert D., Westbrook, William H.

  9. The present problems and how we should deal with them

    Contributor(s):: Houghton, Lord

  10. The role of pets in enhancing human well-being: effects for older people

    Contributor(s):: Hart, Lynette A.

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

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

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

    Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika

  13. The role of pets in therapeutic programmes

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

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

    Contributor(s):: Hill, Brian

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

    Contributor(s):: Erikson, Philippe

  16. The United Kingdom conference

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

  17. The values and uses of pets

    Contributor(s):: Fox, Michael W.

  18. 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.

  19. Why people own pets

    Contributor(s):: Feldmann, Bruce Max

  20. 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...