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  1. Understanding the Experiences of Elderly Bereaved Men and the Bond with Their Pets

    Contributor(s):: Thompson, Monique C.

  2. Effect of COVID-19 on Pet Food Bank Servicing: Quantifying Numbers of Clients Serviced in the Vancouver Downtown Eastside, British Columbia, Canada

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    | Contributor(s):: Schor, M., Protopopova, A.

    Previous research has focused on the benefits and difficulties of pet ownership in people, who are experiencing homelessness. However, many pet services, such as pet food banks, serve a more varied population of people. Furthermore, the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has not been documented...

  3. Love, fear, and the human-animal bond: On adversity and multispecies relationships

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    | Contributor(s):: Applebaum, J. W., MacLean, E. L., McDonald, S. E.

    Love and strong social bonds are known buffers in the experience of adversity. Humans often form strong bonds with non-human animals. The human-animal bond refers to a mutually beneficial and dynamic relationship between humans and non-human animals. Previous research suggests that strong bonds...

  4. Climate change and companion animals: Identifying links and opportunities for mitigation and adaptation strategies

    | Contributor(s):: Protopopova, A., Ly, L. H., Eagan, B. H., Brown, K. M.

  5. A One Health Perspective on the Human-Companion Animal Relationship with Emphasis on Zoonotic Aspects

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    | Contributor(s):: Overgaauw, P. A. M., Vinke, C. M., Hagen, Maev, Lipman, L. J. A.

    Over time the human–animal bond has been changed. For instance, the role of pets has changed from work animals (protecting houses, catching mice) to animals with a social function, giving companionship. Pets can be important for the physical and mental health of their owners but may also...

  6. Companion Animals in Natural Disasters: A Scoping Review of Scholarly Sources

    | Contributor(s):: Travers, Cheryl, Degeling, Chris, Rock, Melanie

    During a disaster, people may make evacuation decisions based on their companion animal’s welfare, therefore exposing themselves, their companion animals, and emergency responders to increased risk for injury or death. The loss and suffering of companion animals in disasters causes deep distress,...

  7. Using Attachment Theory and Social Support Theory to Examine and Measure Pets as Sources of Social Support and Attachment Figures

    | Contributor(s):: Meehan, Michael, Massavelli, Bronwyn, Pachana, Nancy

    Companion animals are increasingly being recognized by society as beneficial to our health and considered by many owners as authentic and affectional family members. Human relationship theories help us to understand the emotional and supportive aspect of the human– companion animal bond. This...

  8. Owners' Attitudes, Knowledge, and Care Practices: Exploring the Implications for Domestic Cat Behavior and Welfare in the Home

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    | Contributor(s):: Grigg, E. K., Kogan, L. R.

    Available research on the link between domestic cats’ environment and welfare has primarily been conducted in animal shelters or research facilities; a better understanding of the welfare of cats living in homes is needed. This study measured the attitudes of current U.S.-based cat owners...

  9. Letter to the Editor Re: Kipperman, B.S. and German, A.J. Animals 2018, 8, 143

    | Contributor(s):: Watson, K. M.

  10. One Thousand Guinea Pigs

    | Contributor(s):: Martie Ilena Stothoff

    When I was at home earlier in the year, I explained to my parents that my photography project was about the relationship between humans and animals. My father then told me about how he had heard our friend, Gabi, a professor in agriculture at Smith College, on NPR talking about her newest...

  11. Men and their dogs: A new understanding of man's best friend

    | Contributor(s):: Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.

  12. Continuing bonds research with animal companions: Implications for men grieving the loss of a dog

    | Contributor(s):: Packman, Wendy, Bussolari, Cori, Katz, Rachel, Carmack, Betty J., Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.

  13. Exploring how the human-animal bond affects men in a relational way: Attachment, loss, and gender role conflict in middle-aged and young-men

    | Contributor(s):: Bartone, Anne, Blazina, Chris, Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.

  14. Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog–human and horse–human attachment bonds

    | Contributor(s):: Payne, Elyssa, DeAraugo, Jodi, Bennett, Pauleen, McGreevy, Paul

  15. Exploring the existence and potential underpinnings of dog-human and horse-human attachment bonds

    | Contributor(s):: Payne, E., DeAraugo, J., Bennett, P., McGreevy, P.

  16. Men and their dogs: a new understandings of man's best friend

    | Contributor(s):: Blazina, Christopher, Kogan, Lori R.

  17. Companion animals and autism: An exploration of their role in the family

    | Contributor(s):: Ulrey, Lindsay Hansen

  18. El vinculo humano-animal: Un acercamiento fenomenologico a la relacion entre las personas y sus animales de compania

    | Contributor(s):: Melendez Samo, Liza Michelle

  19. Somewhere Over the Rainbow Bridge: A heuristic exploration of the human-animal bond after the death of a companion cat or dog

    | Contributor(s):: Koempel, Stephanie

  20. When the Bond Breaks: Variables that Influence Grief Following Companion Animal Loss

    | Contributor(s):: Cowling, Dawn

    An online survey investigated variables that are related to grief, guilt and loneliness following companion animal loss. Variables of interest were: relationship, species, time since death, type of death, attachment, social support, and demographic variables. Female and male participants over...