An exploratory study of pet raising and health of the elderly people in Hong Kong
Contributor(s):: Cheung Ming, Alfred Chan, Kam Wing, Kevin Cheung, Lam Fat Lo
Pets such as dogs, cats and fish were popular in many other countries (Marx et al., 1988; Gammonley, 1991; Brodie & Biley, 1999; PIAS, 2002). In Hong Kong, pet owners increased to 0.26 million (Census and Statistics Department, 2006). Dating back to 1980s, a research study reported the...