Pet Ownership in Aotearoa New Zealand: A National Survey of Cat and Dog Owner Practices
| Contributor(s):: Forrest, Rachel, Awawdeh, Leena, Pearson, Maria, Waran, Natalie
This study used an online survey distributed between January and March 2019 to adults residing in Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) to investigate cat and dog owner practices. Of the 2385 respondents, 885 (37%) owned both cat/s and dog/s, while 652 (28%) and 609 (26%) owned cat/s only or dog/s only,...
Small animal general practitioners discuss nutrition infrequently despite assertion of indication, citing barriers
| Contributor(s):: Alvarez, Elizabeth E., Schultz, Kelly K., Floerchinger, Amanda M., Hull, Jennifer L.
A cross-sectional study of knowledge on ownership, zoonoses and practices among pet owners in northern Portugal
| Contributor(s):: Vale, B. do, Lopes, A. P., Fontes, M. da C., Silvestre, M., Cardoso, L., Coelho, A. C.
Pet ownership is common in modern society. In Portugal, 38% and 31% of all households own at least one dog or cat, respectively. Few studies have ascertained the knowledge of pet owners on pet ownership and zoonoses, and none have been carried out in Portugal. The aim of the present study was...
Conceptualising dog owner motivations: The Pet Care Competency model and role of 'duty of care'
| Contributor(s):: Glanville, C. R., Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.
What it is to be a Dog: A Qualitative Method for the Study of Animals Other than Humans
| Contributor(s):: Kenneth J. Shapiro
"Anima-a-al!" apparently is the most vilifying invective that the playwright Arthur Miller can dredge up to signify the calumny, the otherness, the radical betrayal by his ItaloAmerican protagonist of his community (Miller, l960). Somehow, "vegetabl-l-le!" would not do. How...
Guard of animals in charge: population of visionGuarda responsavel de animais: visao da populacao
| Contributor(s):: Porto, W. J. N., Andrade, M. R., Mota, R. A.
A study was conducted to determine the knowledge level of responsible animal ownership in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil [date not given]. It was shown that only 24% of respondents knew what constituted responsible pet ownership and care. Some of those who gave examples of proper pet care such as...
Generalize or personalize--do dogs transfer an acquired rule to novel situations and persons?
| Contributor(s):: Hertel, A., Kaminski, J., Tomasello, M.
Humane education for students with visual impairments: Learning about working dogs
| Contributor(s):: Bruce, Susan M., Feinstein, Jennie Dapice, Kennedy, Meghan C., Liu, Ming
Horizons of sustainability in Greenland: Inuit landscapes of memory and vision
| Contributor(s):: Sejersen, Frank
An evaluation of a dog bite prevention intervention in the pediatric emergency department
| Contributor(s):: Dixon, C. A., Pomerantz, W. J., Hart, K. W., Lindsell, C. J., Mahabee-Gittens, E. M.
Once were wolves - coping with, or enhancing, human-animal relationships
| Contributor(s):: Fisher, M.
Repeatability of a telephone questionnaire on cat-ownership patterns and pet-owner demographics evaluation in a community in Texas, USA
| Contributor(s):: Ramon, M. E., Slater, M. R., Ward, M. P., Lopez, R. R.
A pilot study on assessment of dog owners' attitude towards their dogs
| Contributor(s):: Salgrl, Y., Emre, B., Besgul, K., Ozturk, H., Sagmanlgl, V.
It is known that having both theoretical and practical knowledge about main and further needs and training of dogs as well as communication with them have critical importance for dog owners in order to maintain a good dog-human relationship. In Turkey, dogs have taken the lead in pet population...
Knowledge, attitude, and problems of Aomori citizens in keeping and managing dogs as pets
| Contributor(s):: Irimajiri, M., Nakanishi, K., Watanabe, K., Matsuura, A., Yamazaki, A., Onishi, Y., Hodate, K.
A survey was conducted to learn how dog owners in Aomori prefecture are keeping and managing their pet dogs. A questionnaire containing 29 questions and was conducted at animal hospitals and other locations. Four hundred and seventy one people responded. Seventy percent of the respondents were...
Guidelines for testing expert knowledge of dog owners - theoretical and practical requirements
| Contributor(s):: Schmidt, W. D.
The expert group of the German Veterinary Chamber has established a frame-work of basic knowledge for education and examination of normal dog owners together with other groups. The most important topics of the theoretical part are: Ethology (social-behavior, communication dog-human and dog-dog,...
Pet ownership and knowledge of zoonotic diseases in De Kalb County, Georgia
| Contributor(s):: Fontaine, R. E., Schantz, P. M.
In a telephone survey in September 1986, 62% of interviewed households had pets (42% with dogs and 30% with cats). Respondents were poorly informed about the potential health hazards associated with animals. Only 63% of household heads believed that diseases of pets could be transmitted to humans...