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  1. Societal interest in puppies and the COVID-19 pandemic

    Contributor(s):: Siettou, C.

  2. Exploring pet owners' experiences and self-reported satisfaction and grief following companion animal euthanasia

    Contributor(s):: Matte, A. R., Khosa, D. K., Coe, J. B., Meehan, M., Niel, L.

  3. Considering animals in rehabilitation psychology

    Contributor(s):: Hansen, Tia G. B., Glintborg, Chalotte

  4. The disruptive 'other'? Exploring human-animal relations in tourism through videography

    Contributor(s):: Haanpaa, M., Salmela, T., Garcia-Rosell, J. C., Aijala, M.

  5. Pets in society

    Contributor(s):: Dean, R. W.

  6. 'stray appetites': a socio-ecological analysis of free-ranging dogs living alongside human communities in Bangalore, India

    Contributor(s):: Bhalla, S. J., Kemmers, R., Vasques, A., Vanak, A. T.

  7. Confronting the environmental paradox of pet ownership

  8. Ponies Proliferate Positive Affect: The Effectiveness of Equine Therapy on Positive Affect in Adolescents with Serious Emotional Disturbances

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    | Contributor(s):: Hannah Roberts, Nikki Honzel

    Adolescents with serious emotional disturbances (SED) are a particularly difficult population to treat due to high comorbidity rates of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, and behavioral conduct disorders. The current study compared the effectiveness of equine-facilitated psychotherapy...

  9. Pets: Their Effects On The Elderly

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    | Contributor(s):: Marjorie Flynn

    Pets have always had a capacity for putting human beings in touch with life. Watching a puppy or a kitten at play stirs a joy somewhere deep within us bringing with it a smile or a chuckle. Pets remind us of spring, of youth, of all there is to see on this earth that is new and alive. Pets keep...

  10. Dogs and blood pressure in non-dog owners

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    | Contributor(s):: Natasha Adamson

    Several studies have shown that the presence of a dog can reduce blood pressure during a stressful situation. A study done in 2001 demonstrated that for blood pressure to be reduced during a stressor the subjects must be dog owners. The purpose of this experiment was to determine if four, one...

  11. The Role of Nature in Coping with Psycho-Physiological Stress: A Literature Review on Restorativeness

    | Contributor(s):: Rita Berto

  12. Toward Human-Carnivore Coexistence: Understanding Tolerance for Tigers in Bangladesh

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    | Contributor(s):: Chloe Inskip, Neil Carter, Shawn Riley, Thomas Roberts, Douglas MacMillan

    Fostering local community tolerance for endangered carnivores, such as tigers (Panthera tigris), is a core component of many conservation strategies. Identification of antecedents of tolerance will facilitate the development of effective tolerance-building conservation action and secure...

  13. Human Preferences for Conformation Attributes and Head-And-Neck Positions in Horses

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    | Contributor(s):: Georgina L. Caspar, Navneet K. Dhand, Paul D. McGreevy

    Human preferences for certain morphological attributes among domestic animals may be entirely individual or, more generally, may reflect evolutionary pressures that favor certain conformation. Artificial selection for attributes, such as short heads and crested necks of horses, may have...

  14. The Effects of Bonding with a Canine on Bereavement Following the Loss of a Family Member

    | Contributor(s):: Turab, Mahwish A.

  15. Emotional Support Dogs’ Effects on Anxiety, Depression, and Somatization in Elementary Students

    | Contributor(s):: Spring, Truman

  16. Animal-Assisted Therapy: A Qualitative Study

    | Contributor(s):: Schmell, Sophie S.

  17. Investigating the Effects of Emotional Support Animals on Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Phenomenological Approach

    | Contributor(s):: Saunders, Alexa

  18. Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy for Children with Special Needs

    | Contributor(s):: Montalbano, Ana Leasa

  19. Investigating Human-Animal Interactions in Homes of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Mixed Methods Approach

    | Contributor(s):: Lisk, Caitlin R.

  20. Pets in the Pandemic: How Pets Can Improve Mental Health During Covid-19

    | Contributor(s):: Lang, Katherine Blair