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The human/companion animal bond: implications for veterinary education
Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M., Quackenbush, J.
Guide dogs and the profession
Contributor(s):: Turner, T.
Helping children cope with the loss of a pet
Contributor(s):: Catanzaro, T. E.
Human-pet relationships among veterinary clients
Contributor(s):: Harris, C. T.
In a study of the reported social roles of pets among veterinary clients in relation to sex, age, family patterns, and socioeconomic status, the following were the major findings: (1) married women with children are more likely than any other group to report that a pet is a personal companion,...
New horizons in animal-human health relationships
Contributor(s):: Lleberman, J., Helvig, R. J.
A discussion of the responsibilities of the veterinary surgeon with public health training, in food hygiene, diseases transmissible from animals to man, experimental medicine and surgery, and the production of vaccines and sera.R.M.
Pet owner attitudes to pets and people: a psychological study
Contributor(s):: Berryman, J. C., Howells, K., Lloyd-Evans, M.
Thirty pet owners at a university open day completed a questionnaire on the relationship with their pet. The pet relationship resembled that with one's own child more than any other human relationship. Pets were seen as dependent and needing care, but also as a source of fun and play. The...
Practical guide to veterinary hospital management. The human-companion animal bond
Contributor(s):: McCarthy, J. B.
The veterinarian as a counselor - handling pet owner grief
Contributor(s):: Olson, D., Greene, L.
Client relations: dealing with grief
Contributor(s):: Thomas, C.
The perception of veterinary students about the interaction between human and pets and the risk of zoonosis
Contributor(s):: Almeida, L. P. de, Almeida, M. L., Carrijo, K. de F., Pirtouscheg, A.
The interaction between humans and animals can benefit and harm. Among the benefits of living with a pet is to improve the quality of life by reducing stress, lowering tensions between family members and increasing compassion in society. On the other hand there is the possibility that some...
The role of the veterinarian in the development of the human-domestic animal relationship
Contributor(s):: Carri, E. delli
An historical perspective on human-animal interactions as a field of study
Contributor(s):: Odendaal, J. S. J.
Animal welfare and the human-animal bond: considerations for veterinary faculty, students, and practitioners
Contributor(s):: Wensley, S. P.
Consideration of the human-animal bond typically focuses on the benefits of companion animals to human health and well-being, but it is essential that in realizing these benefits the welfare needs of the animals, both physical and mental, are also met. Positive emotional relationships with...
Bond-centered veterinary practice: lessons for veterinary faculty and students
Contributor(s):: Ormerod, E. J.
We are currently experiencing a paradigm shift in attitudes to companion animals, in part due to our greater understanding of the health and social benefits associated with the human-animal bond (HAB). Recent demographic changes, including smaller family size, increased longevity, and a higher...
Care and treatment of service dogs [guide dogs] and their owners
Contributor(s):: Sandler, J. L.
How to teach pet loss to veterinary students
Contributor(s):: Cohen, S. P.
This paper covers the history of teaching pet loss, the skills new veterinarians should know, suggestions for who might teach those skills, and a sample curriculum. In the last 25 years, the veterinary profession has become more aware of the needs of clients who have lost pets and more skilled at...
Human companion animal relationships in the veterinary consulting room
Contributor(s):: Odendaal, J. S., Weyers, A.
Implications of the human/animal bond for human health and veterinary practice
Contributor(s):: Glickman, L. T.
Topics covered are: the role played by the veterinary surgeon in the prevention of zoonoses; the link between animal sentinels and the human population; and pet ownership and human physical and mental health.
Perceptions of fourth-year veterinary students about the human-animal bond in veterinary practice and in veterinary college curricula
Contributor(s):: Williams, S., Butler, C., Sontag, M. A.
Data were collected via a brief questionnaire mailed during the summer of 1996 and returned by 552 senior veterinary students representing 21 of 27 veterinary colleges in the United States. Senior veterinary students believed that the human-animal bond should be a concern of practicing...
Role of veterinarians in human animal relationships. Human animal bonds. Activities crossing national and educational frontiers
Contributor(s):: Shibanai, H.