Older Adult Men's Emotional Bonds with Their Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Ranell L. Mueller
Knowledge of the deeper meanings of attachment to companion animals is limited, particularly in terms of older adults. This study employed a modified grounded theory method, a phenomenological lens and a life course perspective to gather and analyze data garnered from individual interviews and...
Designing Man's New Best Friend: Enhancing Human-Robot Dog Interaction through Dog-Like Framing and Appearance
| Contributor(s):: de Visser, E. J., Topoglu, Y., Joshi, S., Krueger, F., Phillips, E., Gratch, J., Tossell, C. C., Ayaz, H.
To understand how to improve interactions with dog-like robots, we evaluated the importance of "dog-like" framing and physical appearance on interaction, hypothesizing multiple interactive benefits of each. We assessed whether framing Aibo as a puppy (i.e., in need of development)...
Parallels in the interactive effect of highly sensitive personality and social factors on behaviour problems in dogs and humans
| Contributor(s):: Bräm Dubé, M., Asher, L., Würbel, H., Riemer, S., Melotti, L.
The ability to recognize dog emotions depends on the cultural milieu in which we grow up
| Contributor(s):: Amici, F., Waterman, J., Kellermann, C. M., Karimullah, K., Bräuer, J.
Inter-specific emotion recognition is especially adaptive when species spend a long time in close association, like dogs and humans. Here, we comprehensively studied the human ability to recognize facial expressions associated with dog emotions (hereafter, emotions). Participants were presented...
Wolves and dogs recruit human partners in the cooperative string-pulling task
| Contributor(s):: Range, F., Kassis, A., Taborsky, M., Boada, M., Marshall-Pescini, S.
Assessment of emotional predisposition in dogs using PANAS (Positive and Negative Activation Scale) and associated relationships in a sample of dogs from Brazil
| Contributor(s):: Savalli, C., Albuquerque, N., Vasconcellos, A. S., Ramos, D., de Mello, F. T., Mills, D. S.
Slower, shorter, sadder: a qualitative study exploring how dog walks change when the canine participant develops osteoarthritis
| Contributor(s):: Belshaw, Z., Dean, R., Asher, L.
Canine-Assisted Interviews Bolster Informativeness for Negative Autobiographical Memories
| Contributor(s):: Capparelli, A. L., Miller, Q. C., Wright, D. B., London, K.
2020Psychol Rep1231159-1780033-294110.1177/0033294119851803engDepartment of Psychology, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA.Adler Graduate School of Education, Redwood City, CA, USA.text
Dogs and Their Owners Have Frequent and Intensive Contact
| Contributor(s):: Joosten, P., Van Cleven, A., Sarrazin, S., Paepe, D., De Sutter, A., Dewulf, J.
Contact and interactions between owners and their pets may have beneficial physical and social effects on people, but may also facilitate the transmission of zoonotic agents and resistant bacteria. To estimate the risk of these contacts, more information regarding the frequency and intensity of...
Prevalence, comorbidity, and breed differences in canine anxiety in 13,700 Finnish pet dogs
| Contributor(s):: Salonen, M., Sulkama, S., Mikkola, S., Puurunen, J., Hakanen, E., Tiira, K., Araujo, C., Lohi, H.
Association between Pet Ownership and Obesity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
| Contributor(s):: Miyake, K., Kito, K., Kotemori, A., Sasaki, K., Yamamoto, J., Otagiri, Y., Nagasawa, M., Kuze-Arata, S., Mogi, K., Kikusui, T., Ishihara, J.
Obesity is a major risk factor for lifestyle-related diseases, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and hypertension. Several studies have investigated the association between pet ownership and obesity, but the findings have been inconsistent. This systematic literature review and...
Pet Attachment and Wellbeing of Older-Aged Recreational Horseback Riders
| Contributor(s):: Schwarzmueller-Erber, G., Maier, M., Kundi, M.
Pets Are Associated with Fewer Peer Problems and Emotional Symptoms, and Better Prosocial Behavior: Findings from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
| Contributor(s):: Christian, H., Mitrou, F., Cunneen, R., Zubrick, S. R.
Come for the looks, stay for the personality? A mixed methods investigation of reacquisition and owner recommendation of Bulldogs, French Bulldogs and Pugs
| Contributor(s):: Packer, R. M. A., O'Neill, D. G., Fletcher, F., Farnworth, M. J.
Self-reports of Dutch dog owners on received professional advice, their opinions on castration and behavioural reasons for castrating male dogs
| Contributor(s):: Roulaux, P. E. M., van Herwijnen, I. R., Beerda, B.
Teenage dogs? Evidence for adolescent-phase conflict behaviour and an association between attachment to humans and pubertal timing in the domestic dog
| Contributor(s):: Asher, L., England, G. C. W., Sommerville, R., Harvey, N. D.
The relationship between parent and child changes around adolescence, with children believed to have: (i) an earlier puberty if they have less secure attachments to their carer; (ii) a phase of increased conflict behaviour toward their carer; and (iii) heightened conflict behaviour when carer...
Long-term stress levels are synchronized in dogs and their owners
| Contributor(s):: Sundman, A. S., Van Poucke, E., Svensson Holm, A. C., Faresjö, Å, Theodorsson, E., Jensen, P., Roth, L. S. V.
Do dogs eavesdrop on human interactions in a helping situation?
| Contributor(s):: Jim, H. L., Marshall-Pescini, S., Range, F.
When walking in an outside area, shelter dogs (Canis familiaris) synchronize activity with their caregivers but do not remain as close to them as do pet dogs
| Contributor(s):: Duranton, C., Bedossa, T., Gaunet, F.
A Survey of Dog Owners' Attitudes toward Treats
| Contributor(s):: Morelli, G., Marchesini, G., Contiero, B., Fusi, E., Diez, M., Ricci, R.