Dialogic dogs and phatic felines: speaking to and through our pets
Contributor(s):: Nicole M. Dufour
While many pet owners acknowledge that they speak to their pet, Pet Communication has remained mostly overlooked by researchers. Through discourse analysis, this thesis is an attempt to analyze Pet Communication, which deals with human speech to a pet, about a pet, or through a pet. I analyze...
'Doing good by proxy': human-animal kinship and the 'donation' of canine blood
| Contributor(s):: Ashall, V., Hobson-West, P.
This article demonstrates the relevance of animals to medical sociology by arguing that pet owners’ accounts of veterinary decision‐making can highlight key sociological themes which are important to both human and animal health. Based on semi‐structured interviews, the article argues...
Understanding our kinship with animals: Input for health care professionals interested in the human-animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Fine, Aubrey H., Beck, Alan M.
Bitch, Bitch, Bitch: Personal Criticism, Feminist Theory, and Dog-writing
| Contributor(s):: McHugh, Susan
"This Dog Means Life": Making Interspecies Relations at an Assistance Dog Agency
| Contributor(s):: Edminster, Avigdor
Another Perspective on Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Baenninger, Ronald