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Canine connections : fieldwork with a dog as research assistant
| Contributor(s):: Karen Lane
My research seeks out muted narratives that struggle to be heard in the contested city of Belfast. My dog is one of my ethnographic methods: dog-walking is rarely a direct journey from A to B and she can ‘authenticate’ my lingering presence in unfamiliar places; she is a gateway to...
Governing Pet Love: 'Crazy Cat Ladies,' Cultural Discourse, and the Spatial Logics of Inter-Species Intimacies
| Contributor(s):: William L. McKeithen
Pet animals in the United States have been increasingly incorporated into relationships and spaces of intimacy. As a result, an intense set of discourses has emerged to delineate and govern what modes of interspecies intimacy are `normal' or `inappropriate.' The widely known stereotype of...
Carrots and sticks: a discourse on interspecies partnership and culture in dog sport
| Contributor(s):: Candice Reynolds
Dogs are not only good to think but good to live and become with. In this study I explored the overarching concerns of interspecific relations among “schutzhund people”: an emerging multispecies sub-culture in South Africa pertaining to a German dog sport called schutzhund. Four...
The problem of unwanted pets: A case study in how institutions 'think' about clients' needs
| Contributor(s):: Irvine, Leslie
Its a Dog's Life: Contemplating the Human-Animal Relationship through Dog Adoption Narratives
| Contributor(s):: Nicole Silvestrini
Dog adoption is a popular way for people to find pets in the United States. With dog adoption comes dog adoption narratives, ideologically about the dog, told by humans for humans. Dog adoption narratives, a genre of personal experience narrative, enact a series of formalized conventions that...
An evaluation of pet owners' attachment style and the human-animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Pezzini, Elena
The social neuroscience of human-animal interaction
| Contributor(s):: Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Human-animal interaction and the development of executive functions
| Contributor(s):: Ling, Daphne S., Kelly, Melissa, Diamond, Adele, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Genetic components of companion animal behavior
| Contributor(s):: Jones, Paul, McCune, Sandra, Freund, Lisa S., Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
| Contributor(s):: Gee, Nancy R., Esposito, Layla, McCune, Sandra, Freund, Lisa S., McCardle, Peggy
The social regulation of neural threat responding
| Contributor(s):: Brown, Casey, Coan, James A., Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Affiliation in human-animal interaction
| Contributor(s):: Beetz, Andrea, Bales, Karen, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
| Contributor(s):: Beetz, Andrea, Bales, Karen
Interspecific attachment: social bonds between humans and their 'best friends'
| Contributor(s):: Morag G. Ryan
Attachment refers to an individual seeking and maintaining close proximity to another individual. Although, relatively few studies have examined attachment in an interspecific context the human-dog bond has recently gained a great deal of attention, as this relationship has been subjected to...
Review of Attachment to pets: An integrative view of human-animal relationships with implications for therapeutic practice
| Contributor(s):: Hart, Lynette
Acceptance and rejection of pets and parasocial others cause corresponding changes in the self's perceived relational value
| Contributor(s):: Brown, Christina M., Shilling, Aaron A., Young, Steven G., Berrong, Laura E.
Fostering the human-animal bond for older adults: Challenges and opportunities
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| Contributor(s):: Anderson, Keith A., Lord, Linda K., Hill, Lawrence N., McCune, Sandra
Older adults are at high risk for physical illness and emotional disorders, particularly those of lower socioeconomic status. Pet ownership has the potential to reduce the impact of these problems by providing companionship, reducing social isolation, and enhancing physical activity and...
Understanding the role of human-animal interaction in the family context
| Contributor(s):: Mueller, Megan K., Fine, Aubrey H., O'Haire, Marguerite E.
Human-animal interaction in the aging boom
| Contributor(s):: Johnson, Rebecca, Bibbo, Jessica, Fine, Aubrey H.
Assessing companion dog behavior in a social setting
| Contributor(s):: Roth, Lina S. V., Jensen, Per