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  1. Examining Obedience Training as a Physical Activity Intervention for Dog Owners: Findings from the Stealth Pet Obedience Training (SPOT) Pilot Study

    Contributor(s):: Potter, K., Masteller, B., Balzer, L. B.

  2. The Role of Pets in Supporting Cognitive-Behavioral Chronic Pain Self-Management: Perspectives of Older Adults

    Contributor(s):: Janevic, Mary R., Shute, Varick, Connell, Cathleen M., Piette, John D., Goesling, Jenna, Fynke, Julie

  3. The effectiveness of Dutch Cell Dogs in correctional facilities in the Netherlands: a study protocol of a quasi-experimental trial

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Gerdien Schenk, Hanne M. Duindam, Hanneke E. Creemers, Machteld Hoeve, Geert Jan J. M. Stams, Jessica J. Asscher

    Background Many former inmates recidivate, resulting in high costs for societies worldwide. Evidence based treatment practices may not work in prisons, due to detainees’ lacking motivation, impaired well-being, and an unsafe group environment. One attempt to improve social group climate...

  4. Dogs for Diabetes

    | Contributor(s):: Spero, D.

  5. Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Bushman, Barbara A.

  6. Pawsitive thinking

  7. Walking the dog: The effect of pet ownership on human health and health behaviors

    | Contributor(s):: Utz, Rebecca L.

  8. Doggone it! Pets are good for your heart

  9. Children, parents, and pets exercising together (CPET) randomised controlled trial: study rationale, design, and methods

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Yam, P. S., Morrison, R., Penpraze, V., Westgarth, C., Ward, D. S., Mutrie, N., Hutchison, P., Young, D., Reilly, J. J.

  10. Dog walking is associated with a favorable risk profile independent of moderate to high volume of physical activity

    | Contributor(s):: Lentino, C., Visek, A. J., McDonnell, K., DiPietro, L.

  11. Features of the neighborhood environment and walking by U.S. adults

    | Contributor(s):: Suminski, R. R., Poston, W. S., Petosa, R. L., Stevens, E., Katzenmoyer, L. M.

  12. Overweight in dogs, but not in cats, is related to overweight in their owners

    | Contributor(s):: Nijland, M. L., Stam, F., Seidell, J. C.

  13. Pilot study of a dog walking randomized intervention: effects of a focus on canine exercise

    | Contributor(s):: Rhodes, R. E., Murray, H., Temple, V. A., Tuokko, H., Higgins, J. W.

  14. Never get sick!

    | Contributor(s):: Kirchheimer, Sid, Giralt, Steve

  15. Playing with pets and longevity among older people

    | Contributor(s):: Tucker, Joan S., Friedman, Howard S., Tsai, Catherine M., Martin, Leslie R.

  16. Stimulating the Senses [pet therapy]

    | Contributor(s):: Devi, Gayatri, Mitchell, Deborah R.

  17. Back to the dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Tatschl, C., Finsterer, J., Stollberger, C.

  18. Dog ownership during pregnancy, maternal activity, and obesity: a cross-sectional study

    | Contributor(s):: Westgarth, C., Liu, J., Heron, J., Ness, A. R., Bundred, P., Gaskell, R. M., German, A. J., McCune, S., Dawson, S.

  19. Dog ownership, dog walking, and children's and parents' physical activity

    | Contributor(s):: Salmon, J., Timperio, A., Chu, B., Veitch, J.

  20. Is dog ownership or dog walking associated with weight status in children and their parents?

    | Contributor(s):: Timperio, A., Salmon, J., Chu, B., Andrianopoulos, N.