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  1. Owner personality and the wellbeing of their cats share parallels with the parent-child relationship

    Contributor(s):: Finka, L. R., Ward, J., Farnworth, M. J., Mills, D. S.

  2. Vegetarian, vegan, activist, radical: Using latent profile analysis to examine different forms of support for animal welfare: GPIR GPIR

    Contributor(s):: Thomas, Emma F., Bury, Simon M., Louis, Winnifred R., Amiot, Catherine E., Molenberghs, Pascal, Crane, Monique F., Decety, Jean

  3. Overweight and obese pet owners: respondent and pet characteristics in the rural Midwestern United States

    | Contributor(s):: Heuberger, R. A., Garner, J. A., Corby, A., DeWitt, K., Sluis, R. vander

    The obesity epidemic has impacted both people and pets in the rural Midwestern United States (MWUS). Tailoring health advice to the socio-demographic characteristics and dietary patterns of owners and their pets can help promote adherence to health behavior changes for owners and foster health...

  4. Legitimizing leisure experiences as emotional work: A post‐humanist approach to gendered equine encounters

    | Contributor(s):: Finkel, Rebecca, Danby, Paula

  5. Humanization of the companion animal - human relationship

    | Contributor(s):: Fox, R., Gee, N. R.

    This paper explores the changing nature of companion animal-human relationships in Britain over the past 30 years. This period has seen rapid change in attitudes and practices towards companion animals, with notable advances in medical treatment, nutrition, and understanding of non-human animal...

  6. Flat Feline Faces: Is Brachycephaly Associated with Respiratory Abnormalities in the Domestic Cat (Felis catus)?

    | Contributor(s):: Farnworth, M. J., Chen, R., Packer, R. M., Caney, S. M., Gunn-Moore, D. A.

  7. Overweight and obese pet owners: respondent and pet characteristics in the rural Midwestern United States

    | Contributor(s):: Heuberger, R. A., Garner, J. A., Corby, A., DeWitt, K., Sluis, R. vander

    The obesity epidemic has impacted both people and pets in the rural Midwestern United States (MWUS). Tailoring health advice to the socio-demographic characteristics and dietary patterns of owners and their pets can help promote adherence to health behavior changes for owners and foster health...

  8. The Effects of Different Lifestyles of Dog Owners with on their Purchasing Behaviors of Pet Goods

    | Contributor(s):: Huang Yu Hui

    The main purpose of this study is to explore whether dog owners purchasing behaviors for pet goods would be affected due to their different lifestyles. First, the researcher conducts literature reviews, collecting relevant information to design questionnaires. Second, the researcher collects the...

  9. State of the art review: Promoting dog walking for healthy lifestyles

    | Contributor(s):: Hayley Christian, Adrian Bauman, Jacqueline Epping, Glenn N. Levine, Gavin McCormack, Ryan E. Rhodes, Elizabeth Richards, Melanie Rock, Carri Westgarth

    Regular physical activity is associated with numerous health benefits, including the prevention of many chronic diseases and conditions or a reduction in their adverse effects. Intervention studies suggest that promoting dog walking among dog owners who do not routinely walk their dogs may be an...

  10. Effect of adopters' lifestyles and animal-care knowledge on their expectations prior to companion-animal guardianship

    | Contributor(s):: O'Connor, R., Coe, J. B., Niel, L., Jones-Bitton, A.

    Human expectations can greatly affect the human-companion animal relationship, sometimes putting nonhuman animals at risk for relinquishment. At 20 animal shelters in Southern Ontario, Canada, potential adopters ( N=234) completed a questionnaire regarding their lifestyle, companion animal-care...

  11. Reasoning claims for more sustainable food consumption: a capabilities perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Voget-Kleschin, L.

    This paper examines how employing the capabilities approach in conceptualizing sustainable development allows reasoning and specifying claims for more sustainable lifestyles. In doing so, it focuses on the example of food consumption because it constitutes an '(un)sustainability hotspot' as well...

  12. Canine and feline obesity: a One Health perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Palmer, C., Corr, S., Astrup, A., Bjornvad, C. R.

  13. Integrative Treatment of Pediatric Obesity: Psychological and Spiritual Considerations

    | Contributor(s):: Boisvert, Jennifer A., Harrell, W. Andrew

  14. The Best Health Decision I Ever Made

  15. Form of Life in Wittgenstein's Later Work

    | Contributor(s):: Garver, Newton

  16. Dogs and reindeer: domestic animals in Siberia

    | Contributor(s):: Nakada, Atsushi

  17. Traditional Saami knowedge of predators and Swedish environmental policy

    | Contributor(s):: Torp, Eivind

  18. The experience of owning a guide dog

    | Contributor(s):: Wiggett-Barnard, C., Steel, H.

    PURPOSE: This study explored the dynamics of guide dog ownership in a South African sample. Six participants (five male and one female) from diverse socio-economic backgrounds were interviewed in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The study was performed to provide a clearer understanding...

  19. Health-related quality of life and pet ownership among online university workers

    | Contributor(s):: Maynard, Pamela L.

  20. Daily rhythm of total activity pattern in domestic cats ( Felis silvestris catus) maintained in two different housing conditions

    | Contributor(s):: Piccione, G., Marafioti, S., Giannetto, C., Panzera, M., Fazio, F.

    Housing conditions and human presence have been shown to have an influence on daily amount of activity in herbivores. Only few studies on the behavior of cats and interactions between cat and human were conducted, and these few works are referred to cats housed in laboratories. At the same way,...