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  1. Do Canine and Human Personality Assessments Predict Successful Adoptions?

    Contributor(s):: Walker, Sheryl L., Weng, Hsin-Yi, Ogata, Niwako, Anderson, Kathryn G.

  2. Engaging Disenfranchised Youth through an Equine Assisted Activities Program: Understanding Psychosocial Benefits of Horse-Human Interactions

    Contributor(s):: Norwood, Michael Francis, Lakhani, Ali, Kendall, Elizabeth, Fullagar, Simone, Maujean, Annick

  3. Child-Dog Attachment, Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology: The Mediating Role of Positive and Negative Behaviours

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    | Contributor(s):: Hawkins, R. D., Robinson, C., Brodie, Z. P.

    Emerging evidence suggests that pet dogs can offer features of a secure attachment which has been associated with healthy psychological development across the lifespan. Limited research has investigated the underpinning mechanisms that may contribute to the benefits and risks of child–dog...

  4. The Difference is in the Details: Attachment and Cross-Species Parenting in the United States and India

    | Contributor(s):: Volsche, Shelly, Mukherjee, Rijita, Rangaswamy, Madhavi

    The purpose of the current research was to explore changes in Indian attitudes and practices with pet dogs and cats and compare them with responses from the United States. Pet parenting, defined as the investment of money, emotion, and time in companion animals, is a form of alloparental care...

  5. Psychometric Evaluation of the Comfort from Companion Animals Scale in a Sexual and Gender Minority Sample

    | Contributor(s):: Tomlinson, Camie A., Pittman, Sarah K., Murphy, Jennifer L., Matijczak, Angela, McDonald, Shelby E.

  6. The influence of welfare and bonds with animals on the job satisfaction of felid keepers in North America

    | Contributor(s):: DeSmet, A., Ogle, B.

  7. Anthropomorphism and Its Adverse Effects on the Distress and Welfare of Companion Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: Mota-Rojas, D., Mariti, C., Zdeinert, A., Riggio, G., Mora-Medina, P., Del Mar Reyes, A., Gazzano, A., Domínguez-Oliva, A., Lezama-García, K., José-Pérez, N., Hernández-Ávalos, I.

    Anthropomorphic practices are increasing worldwide. Anthropomorphism is defined as the tendency to attribute human forms, behaviors, and emotions to non-human animals or objects. Anthropomorphism is particularly relevant for companion animals. Some anthropomorphic practices can be beneficial to...

  8. The Veteran-Canine Bond: Implications and Experiences with Using Animals to Alleviate Psychological Distress

    | Contributor(s):: Chace, Tara

  9. Neural Responses of Pet Dogs Witnessing Their Caregiver's Positive Interactions with a Conspecific: An fMRI Study

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    | Contributor(s):: Karl, S., Sladky, R., Lamm, C., Huber, L.

    We have limited knowledge on how dogs perceive humans and their actions. Various researchers investigated how they process human facial expressions, but their brain responses to complex social scenarios remain unclear. While undergoing fMRI, we exposed pet dogs to videos showing positive social...

  10. From Pets to Pests: Testing the Scope of the “Pets as Ambassadors” Hypothesis

    | Contributor(s):: Possidónio, Catarina, Piazza, Jared, Graça, João, Prada, Marília

  11. Hirschi’s social bond theory: How human-animal interactions explain the effectiveness of carceral dog training programs

    | Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer, Houser, Kimberly

  12. Owner-Reported Attachment and Behavior Characteristics of New Guinea Singing Dogs Living as Companion Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Sumridge, Molly H., Suchak, Malini, Hoffman, Christy L.

  13. Intraspecific and Interspecific Attachment Between Cohabitant Dogs and Human Caregivers

    | Contributor(s):: Sipple, N., Thielke, L., Smith, A., Vitale, K. R., Udell, M. A. R.

  14. My Cat and Me-A Study of Cat Owner Perceptions of Their Bond and Relationship

    | Contributor(s):: Ines, M., Ricci-Bonot, C., Mills, D. S.

  15. Pet dogs and child physical activity: the role of child–dog attachment

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    | Contributor(s):: Anne M. Gadomski, Melissa B. Scribani, Nicole Krupa, Paul Jenkins

    Background Dog ownership has been associated with increased physical activity in children which in turn may mitigate childhood obesity. Objective To measure the association between child-dog attachment and child physical activity and screen time. Methods Cross-sectional study including...

  16. Grau de apego dos proprietários com os animais de companhia segundo a Escala Lexington Attachment to Pets

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    | Contributor(s):: Maria de Fátima Martins, Paula Adriane Piccolo Pieruzzi, João Paulo Fernandes Santos, Márcio Antonio Brunetto, Viviane Murer Fruchi, Mônica Baptista Ciari, Márcio José da Rocha Luppi, Letícia Maria de Zoppa

    A  avaliação  do  grau  de  apego  de  proprietários  com  os  seus  cães  e  gatos  é  um  importante  recurso  para  o  estudo  da influência dos...

  17. Exploring the Role of Playfulness with Canine Companions in Coping with Stress: How Men Are Impacted by Human–Animal Interaction Through Calling on a Memory of Play

    | Contributor(s):: Mary Harlinger, Chris Blazina

  18. Why Can't I Resist Those "Puppy Dog" (or "Kitty Cat") Eyes? A Study of Owner Attachment and Factors Associated with Pet Obesity

    | Contributor(s):: Coy, A. E., Green, J. D., Behler, A. M. C.

  19. Preliminary Findings of a Ten-Item Scale to Assess the Commitment of Low-Income Owners to Their Companion Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Rauktis, Mary E., Hoy-Gerlach, Janet, Sewall, Craig J. R., Lee, Hyunji, Bickel, Laura

  20. "Dog Moms" Use Authoritative Parenting Styles

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    | Contributor(s):: Shelley Volsche, Peter Gray

    Findings in human-animal interaction often includes the benefits of the relationship; however, pet relinquishment persists as a core issue within the field. Considering mismatches could be an explanation about relinquishment, this study was performed with the aim to design and to evaluate...