Owner and Cat-Related Risk Factors for Feline Overweight or Obesity
| Contributor(s):: Meredith Wall, Nick John Cave, Emilie Vallee
Feline obesity is a highly prevalent disease that poses an urgent and serious challenge. Attempted treatment by weight reduction is often unsuccessful; a new preventative approach that focuses on the role of the owner may be helpful. This study used data collected from an international survey...
Salivary oxytocin in pigs, cattle, and goats during positive human-animal interactions
| Contributor(s):: Lürzel, S., Bückendorf, L., Waiblinger, S., Rault, J. L.
Sizing up physical activity: The relationships between dog characteristics, dog owners' motivations, and dog walking
| Contributor(s):: Clarise Lim, Ryan E. Rhodes
ObjectiveRegular dog walking is likely a symbiotic relationship between the needs of the dog and its owner. This relationship has seen limited attention. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between dog characteristics, dog owners' perceptions of responsibility and...
A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of the Child-Dog Relationship in Healthy Weight and Overweight/Obese Children
| Contributor(s):: Deborah Linder
The Relationship Between Animal Bonding and Empathy in Preadolescent Children
| Contributor(s):: Eileen Marzullo
The Pet Attitude Scale
| Contributor(s):: D.I. Templer, H. Arikawa
Quality of Human-Animal Interaction: A Quantitative Analysis of Attitudes towards Animals and Cognitive Dissonance
| Contributor(s):: Constance A. Leahy
Owner grieving following companion animal death
| Contributor(s):: Cindy L. Adams
Attachment to Companion Animals: Mitigating Social Isolation and Loneliness for Older Adults
| Contributor(s):: Jane B. Wuellner
The capacity for the human-companion animal bond: Dissociation, history of trauma, personality characteristics, and attachment styles
| Contributor(s):: Olivia Wu
Introversion and Attachment to Companion Animals
| Contributor(s):: Amanda Willis
Prison Animal Training Programs: Attachment Theory as an Explanation for Changes in Inmate Behavior
| Contributor(s):: Sue D. Weaver
Exploring the Role of Playfulness with Canine Animal Companions in Coping with Stress
| Contributor(s):: Mary Harlinger
Evaluation of reliability of the Center for the Study of Animal Wellness Pet Bonding Scale (CSAWPBS) & the Dog Walk Program
| Contributor(s):: Barbie Fulton
The impact of COVID on cat guardians: veterinary issues
| Contributor(s):: Kogan, L. R., Erdman, P., Currin-McCulloch, J., Bussolari, C., Packman, W.
The onset of COVID has impacted the field of veterinary medicine and the lives of cat guardians in numerous ways, yet the subject remains largely unexplored. The purpose of this study was to better understand cat guardians' fears and concerns pertaining to veterinary care and obtainment of...
"Don't bring me a dog...I'll just keep it": understanding unplanned dog acquisitions amongst a sample of dog owners attending canine health and welfare community events in the United Kingdom
| Contributor(s):: Holland, K. E., Mead, R., Casey, R. A., Upjohn, M. M., Christley, R. M.
Understanding the factors that result in people becoming dog owners is key to developing messaging around responsible acquisition and providing appropriate support for prospective owners to ensure a strong dog-owner bond and optimise dog welfare. This qualitative study investigated factors that...
Artistic freedom or animal cruelty? Contemporary visual art practice that involves live and deceased animals
| Contributor(s):: Coleman, E., Scollen, R., Batorowicz, B., Akenson, D.
This paper examines a selection of 21st-century international examples of exhibited visual artworks involving live or deceased animals. It seeks to reveal the risks and benefits of unique encounters with animals through art and to consider the ethical implications of artwork deploying animals....
Bringing human-animal interaction to sport: Potential impacts on athletic performance
| Contributor(s):: Marvin, S., Sorenson, K., Stevens, J. R.
Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks: Using the Academic Classroom to Improve the Adoption Outcomes of 10 Shelter Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Flaisher-Grinberg, Shlomit
Are friends electric? The benefits and risks of human-robot relationships
| Contributor(s):: Prescott, Tony J., Robillard, Julie M.