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Grief following pet and human loss: Closeness is key
Contributor(s):: Eckerd, Lizabeth M., Barnett, James E., Jett-Dias, Latishia
A New Antibiotic
Contributor(s):: Reishtein, Judith L.
Evolution. Dogs hijack the human bonding pathway
Contributor(s):: MacLean, E. L., Hare, B.
Agility Activities for Children in a Municipality in Norway
Contributor(s):: Krøger, Elsebeth, Slettebø, Åshild, Fossum, Mariann
Animal Love Helps Women Cope with HIV/AIDS
Disability and Assistance Dog Implicit Association Test: A Novel IAT
Contributor(s):: Coleman, Jennifer A., Ingram, Kathleen M., Bays, Annalucia, Joy-Gaba, Jennifer A., Boone, Edward L.
Living with companion animals after stroke: experiences of older people in community and primary care nursing
Contributor(s):: Johansson, Maria, Ahlström, Gerd, Jönsson, Ann-Cathrin
Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study
Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine
Throught your eyes
What people gain from dog ownership [Japanese]
Contributor(s):: Kobayashi, Maasa
Dogs' social referencing towards owners and strangers.
Contributor(s):: Merola, Isabella, Prato-Previde, Emanuela, Marshall-Pescini, Sarah
Factors related to type of companion pet owned by older women
Contributor(s):: Gulick, E. E., Krause-Parello, C. A.
Health perceptions and levels of attachment: owners and pets exercising together
Contributor(s):: Stephens, M. B., Wilson, C. C., Goodie, J. L., Netting, F. E., Olsen, C. H., Byers, C. G.
Adoption of shelter dogs in a Brazilian community: assessing the caretaker profile
Contributor(s):: Soto, F. R., Ferreira, F., Pinheiro, S. R., Nogari, F., Risseto, M. R., de Souza, O., Amaku, M.
A survey in Ibiuna, Sao Paulo, Brazil, of caregivers (owners) who adopted shelter dogs assessed length of ownership, proportion of male and female dogs adopted, and owners' characteristics. It addressed breeding, neutering, vaccination, and veterinary care. It used no testing to provide a good...
Catching the spirit: a study of Bureau of Land Management wild horse adopters in New England
Contributor(s):: Koncel, M. A., Rutberg, A. T.
Between 1971 and 2009, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) adopted out nearly 225,000 horses and burros in the wild (wild horses and burro) who were removed from public lands (BLM, 2009). The inability of the BLM to adopt out wild horses as quickly as they are removed and recurring reports...
Characteristics of relinquishing and adoptive owners of horses associated with U.S. nonprofit equine rescue organizations
Contributor(s):: Holcomb, K. E., Stull, C. L., Kass, P. H.
Nonprofit equine rescue organizations in the United States provide care for relinquished horses and may offer adoption programs. With an estimated 100,000 "unwanted" horses per year and few municipal shelters providing wholesale euthanasia, there is a need to minimize the number of unwanted...
Psychosocial well-being and community participation of service dog partners
Contributor(s):: Collins, D. M., Fitzgerald, S. G., Sachs-Ericsson, N., Scherer, M., Cooper, R. A., Boninger, M. L.
PURPOSE: This cross-sectional study examined whether partnering with service dogs influenced psychosocial well-being and community participation of adult individuals using wheelchairs or scooters. METHOD: One hundred and fifty-two people were recruited and group-matched, resulting in 76...
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...
The role of pet dogs in casual conversations of elderly adults
Contributor(s):: Rogers, J., Hart, L. A., Boltz, R. P.
Casual conversations were recorded as elderly persons routinely walked their dogs through a familiar mobile home park in the United States. Control observations included walks without dogs by owners and non-owners of dogs. All owners talked to and about their dogs. Transcribed conversations...
Effects of partnerships between people with mobility challenges and service dogs
Contributor(s):: Crowe, T. K., Perea-Burns, S., Sedillo, J. S., Hendrix, I. C., Winkle, M., Deitz, J.