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Compatibility between Humans and Their Dogs: Benefits for Both
Contributor(s):: Gonzalez-Ramirez, M. T.
I Walk My Dog Because It Makes Me Happy: A Qualitative Study to Understand Why Dogs Motivate Walking and Improved Health
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| Contributor(s):: Carri Westgarth, Robert M. Christley, Garry Marvin, Elizabeth Perkins
Dog walking is a popular everyday physical activity. Dog owners are generally more active than non-owners, but some rarely walk with their dog. The strength of the dog–owner relationship is known to be correlated with dog walking, and this qualitative study investigates why. Twenty-six...
Domestic dogs' understanding of human emotional cues
| Contributor(s):: Min Hooi Yong
Past research has focused on the ability of domestic dogs to recognise human communicative cues such as human pointing, eye gaze, attachment behaviour, social learning, and responses to affective stimuli. However, there is still much to be learned about dogs’ ability to recognise human...
Hännänheilahduksia : koira-avusteisen työskentelyn pilottiprojekti Turun kaupungin ympärivuorokautisessa hoidossa olevien vanhusten parissa
| Contributor(s):: Johanna Lundén
Kehittämistyön tarkoituksena oli seurata ja dokumentoida Turun kaupungin vanhusten ympärivuorokautisen hoidon yksiköissä toteutettavaa koira-avusteisen työskentelyn pilottiprojektia helmikuusta syyskuuhun 2012. Projekti tukee Green care ideologian...
Want to Get Happier?
| Contributor(s):: Barrie, Leslie
Children and their social relationships with pet dogs: Examining links with human best friendship quality and loneliness
| Contributor(s):: Jocelyn Mabee
This study aimed to examine the quality of the childs relationship with the pet dog and whether it was associated with the quality of friendship with the childs human best friend or with the amount of loneliness the child felt. This study also examined whether the dogs temperament was associated...
| Contributor(s):: Karlsberg, Elizabeth
Friends with benefits: on the positive consequences of pet ownership
| Contributor(s):: McConnell, A. R., Brown, C. M., Shoda, T. M., Stayton, L. E., Martin, C. E.
A dog and a "happy person" visit nursing home residents
| Contributor(s):: Kaiser, L., Spence, L. J., McGavin, L., Struble, L., Keilman, L.
Prescribe a pet?
| Contributor(s):: Peota, C.
[The elderly and their pets. Supportive and problematic aspects and implications for care. A descriptive study]
| Contributor(s):: Graf, S.