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Feline Obesity in Veterinary Medicine: Insights from a Thematic Analysis of Communication in Practice
Contributor(s):: Alexandra M. Phillips, Jason B. Coe, Melanie J. Rock, Cindy L. Adams
Feline obesity has become a common disease and important animal welfare issue. Little is known about how, or how often, veterinarians and feline-owning clients are addressing obesity during clinical appointments. The purpose of this qualitative study was to characterize verbal and non-verbal...
Anyone's best friend: A qualitative exploration of the positive influences of animal assisted therapy on mental health and well-being
Contributor(s):: Stephanie Wood
Animal assisted therapy is becoming a widely used alternative psychotherapy. Research has shown animals to have positive influences on the physical, emotional, social and psychological aspects of the human psyche. This study explored the positive influences animal assisted therapies had on mental...
Cultural Representations Of Problem Animals In National Geographic
Contributor(s):: Kalof, Linda, Amthor, Ramona Fruja
Cultural representations of problem animals in National Geographic
Owner response to companion animal death: development of a theory and practical implications
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| Contributor(s):: Cindy L. Adams, Brenda N. Bonnett, Alan H. Meek
This study used an inductive research method known as grounded theory to develop a theory to describe owner response to the death of a pet. Participants were identified from 8 veterinary clinics in Wellington Country, Ontario. Eighty percent (8 of 10) of the practices approached agreed to...