Evaluating a supported nature play programme, parents’ perspectives
Contributor(s):: Ward, Tanya, Goldingay, Sophie, Parson, Judi
Cats and owners interact more with each other after a longer duration of separation
| Contributor(s):: Matilda Eriksson, Linda J. Keeling, Therese Rehn
Little is known about the cat’s (Felis silvestris catus) need for human contact, although it is generally believed that cats are more independent pets than e.g. dogs. In this study, we investigated the effect of time left alone at home on cat behaviour (e.g. social and distress-related)...
Veterans transitioning from isolation to integration: a look at veteran/service dog partnerships
| Contributor(s):: Crowe, T. K., Sanchez, V., Howard, A., Western, B., Barger, S.
Highly Educated Men Establish Strong Emotional Links with Their Dogs: A Study with Monash Dog Owner Relationship Scale (MDORS) in Committed Spanish Dog Owners
| Contributor(s):: Calvo, P., Jonathan Bowen, Antoni Bulbena, Adolf Tobeña, Jaume Fatjó
The characteristics of the human-animal bond may be influenced by both owner-related and dog-related factors. A study was designed to explore the existence of different dog ownership patterns and their related factors. We created an on line questionnaire that included demographic questions about...
Animal therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder.
| Contributor(s):: Gabriel, Katie R.
Are owners' reports of their dogs' 'guilty look' influenced by the dogs' action and evidence of the misdeed?
| Contributor(s):: Ostojic, L., Tkalcic, M., Clayton, N. S.
The Pet Factor - Companion Animals as a Conduit for Getting to Know People, Friendship Formation and Social Support
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| Contributor(s):: Lisa Wood, Karen Martin, Hayley Christian, Andrea Nathan, Claire Lauritsen, Steve Houghton, Ichiro Kawachi, Sandra McCune
Background While companion animals have been previously identified as a direct source of companionship and support to their owners, their role as a catalyst for friendship formation or social support networks among humans has received little attention. This study investigated the indirect...
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.
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of partnerships between people with disabilities and service dogs on functional performance and social interaction. METHOD. A single-subject, alternating treatment design was used. The participants were 3 women with mobility...
Do more sociable dogs gaze longer to the human face than less sociable ones?
| Contributor(s):: Jakovcevic, Adriana, Mustaca, Alba, Bentosela, Mariana
Cardiovascular reactivity and the presence of pets, friends, and spouses: The truth about cats and dogs
| Contributor(s):: Allen, Karen, Blascovich, Jim, Mendes, Wendy B.
Effect of a pet dog on hypertensive process and self-disclosure during marital dialogue
| Contributor(s):: Holt, M. L.
Unleashing their potential: a critical realist scoping review of the influence of dogs on physical activity for dog-owners and non-owners
| Contributor(s):: Toohey, A. M., Rock, M. J.
Veterinarian-client-patient relationships at low-cost clinics
| Contributor(s):: Simon, A.
Loving Faeden: Psychoanalytic reflections on the relationship between a therapist and her dog
| Contributor(s):: Ghetie, Dora
People and their pets: A relational perspective on interpersonal complementarity and attachment in companion animal owners
| Contributor(s):: Woodward, L. E., Bauer, A. L.
The human-canine bond: New learnings and a changing rationality from a psychoanalytic perspective
| Contributor(s):: Gavriele-Gold, Joel
Dog's gaze at its owner increases owner's urinary oxytocin during social interaction
| Contributor(s):: Nagasawa, M., Kikusui, T., Onaka, T., Ohta, M.
Animal-assisted therapy with children suffering from insecure attachment due to abuse and neglect: a method to lower the risk of intergenerational transmission of abuse?
| Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N.
Animal-assisted activity: experiences of institutionalized Japanese older adults
| Contributor(s):: Kawamura, N., Niiyama, M., Niiyama, H.