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  1. The pet-human bond: how pets benefit from people and how you can promote this relationship by incorporating behavior into general practice

    Contributor(s):: Sherman, B.

  2. When love bites: understanding complex human-animal bonds

    Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. K.

  3. Reaching down and finding humanity: military personnel's experiences of adopting dogs while on deployment

    Contributor(s):: Taylor, M. F., Pooley, J. A., Edwards, M.

    It is conservatively estimated that 12% of all American soldiers who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan fields of engagement have returned home with psychological problems. Research that investigates the psychological underpinnings of these problems is pertinent to meeting the mental health needs...

  4. Are emotionally attached companion animal caregivers conscientious and neurotic? factors that affect the human-companion animal relationship

    | Contributor(s):: Reevy, G. M., Delgado, M. M.

    Few studies have examined how personality traits may be related to the amounts and types of attachments humans have toward companion animals (pets). In this study, 1,098 companion animal guardians (owners) completed a survey that included the Big Five Inventory, the Lexington Attachment to Pets...

  5. Effects of a service dog on the families of individuals with spinal cord injuries

    | Contributor(s):: Enger, Kathleen

  6. An exploration of animal abuse in the context of family violence

    | Contributor(s):: Fitzgerald, Amy Jean

  7. A sociobiological analysis of human-canine attachment in an adult population

    | Contributor(s):: Magrini, Michelle Marie

  8. Pack of Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Taksel, Rebecca

  9. Should we let sleeping dogs lie... with us? Synthesizing the literature and setting the agenda for research on human-animal co-sleeping practices

    | Contributor(s):: Thompson, K., Smith, B.

  10. Are we ignoring neutral and negative human-animal relationships in zoos?

    | Contributor(s):: Hosey, G., Melfi, V.

    Human-animal interactions (HAI), which may lead to human-animal relationships (HAR), may be positive, neutral, or negative in nature. Zoo studies show that visitors may be stressful, may have no effect, or may be enriching. There is also evidence that good HARs set up between animals and their...

  11. Best practices for planning events encouraging human-animal interactions

    | Contributor(s):: Erdozain, G., Kukanich, K., Chapman, B., Powell, D.

    Educational events encouraging human-animal interaction include the risk of zoonotic disease transmission. It is estimated that 14% of all disease in the USA caused by Campylobacter spp., Cryptosporidium spp., Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157, non-O157 STECs, Listeria...

  12. Work or Play? An Exploration of the Relationships between People and their Service Dogs in Leisure Activities

    | Contributor(s):: Hicks, J. R., Weisman, C. J.

  13. Robots and Reality: A Reply to Robert Sparrow

    | Contributor(s):: Blackford, Russell

  14. Doing Right by our Animal Companions

    | Contributor(s):: Burgess-Jackson, Keith

  15. Creature comforts: An exploration of pet owners and their experiences of wellbeing gained through their relationships with their companion animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Jane Johnson, Valda Swinton (adviser)

    The aim of this phenomenological research was to gain greater understanding of people’s lived experience of their relationships with companion animals. Of particular interest were the everyday aspects of the relationship. Four participants were interviewed and Interpretive Phenomenological...

  16. The Grizzly gave them the song: James Teit and Franz Boas interpret Twin Ritual in Aboriginal British Columbia, 1897-1920

    | Contributor(s):: Wickwire, Wendy

  17. Duties to Companion Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Cooke, Steve

  18. Persistency of the piglet's reactivity to the handler following a previous positive or negative experience

    | Contributor(s):: Brajon, S., Laforest, J. P., Bergeron, R., Tallet, C., Hotzel, M. J., Devillers, N.

    A central question in the stockman-animal relationship is how animals perceive humans depending on previous interactions with them. This study aimed at measuring the influence of a previous experience with humans on subsequent reactivity to humans of weaned piglets. Treatments differing in type...

  19. A study on validity and reliability of on-farm tests to measure human-animal relationship in horses and donkeys

    | Contributor(s):: Costa, E. dalla, Dai, F., Murray, L. A. M., Guazzetti, S., Canali, E., Minero, M.

    The development and maintenance of a positive human-horse/donkey relationship is essential in order to decrease accidents and reduce negative states of equine welfare. In many animal species the reaction of animals to humans during specific behavioural tests is influenced by their past...

  20. Dogs can discriminate emotional expressions of human faces

    | Contributor(s):: Muller, C. A., Schmitt, K., Barber, A. L. A., Huber, L.

    The question of whether animals have emotions and respond to the emotional expressions of others has become a focus of research in the last decade. However, to date, no study has convincingly shown that animals discriminate between emotional expressions of heterospecifics, excluding the...