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  1. [The influence of minority sociolinguistic context on home support for seniors in a rural devitalized area: the case of Acadieville New Brunswick]

    Contributor(s):: Simard, M., Dupuis-Blanchard, S., Villalon, L., Gould, O., Ethier, S., Gibbons, C.

  2. Loneliness Harms Your Health

    Contributor(s):: Eells, Gregory T.

  3. Couple involvement in serious leisure: examining participation in dog agility

    Contributor(s):: Hultsman, Wendy Z.

  4. Planned leisure behaviour and pet attachment

    Contributor(s):: Chen, Annie Huiling, Hung, Kuang-peng, Peng, Norman

  5. Conclusions

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This chapter brings together some of the main ideas raised in the book and suggests a future for research on dogs in the leisure experience. It returns to the recognition that all dogs and their leisure experiences are culturally constructed and prone to change across space and time which reflect...

  6. Leisured dogs and dogs as leisure objects

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This chapter discusses whether a dog can truly be leisured or whether it is actually only in the leisure environment at the behest of its owner (i.e. it is a leisure object). The leisured dog is defined as one who is in the leisure environment with its owner but within the context that it is...

  7. Providing for the leisured dog and dog as leisure object

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This chapter examines the ways in which the leisure experiences of dogs are provided for. It begins by discussing the physical and psychological benefits to humans and dogs of sharing time and lives, with a specific emphasis on leisure time. As part of this discussion, the problems that have been...

  8. The boarding kennel and dog day-care centre: dog holidays

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This chapter explores the history, scale and nature of boarding kennels and dog day-care centres. Associated with these businesses, the chapter also discusses the professional pet-sitting industry. This analysis is set within the recognition of the changing nature of human-dog relations and the...

  9. Working dogs

    Contributor(s):: Carr, N.

    This chapter looks at working dogs that exist within the leisure environment. One of the foci of this chapter is examining how the presence of working dogs in an environment has been utilized to construct idealized images of leisure and tourism landscapes. This discussion covers both contemporary...

  10. Mehr als alte Vögel und schräge Käuze. Die vier Körper des Papageien in der Stadt.

    Contributor(s):: Zahlmann, Stefan

  11. Animal-assisted activities: sample programs

    Contributor(s):: Richeson, Nancy E., McCullough, William T.

  12. One swine day

    Contributor(s):: Montgomery, Sy, Booth, Darren

  13. Selecting, buying, and training a dog in your later years

    Contributor(s):: Vollmer, P. J.

  14. The impact of dog walking on leisure-time physical activity: results from a population-based survey of Michigan adults

    Contributor(s):: Reeves, M. J., Rafferty, A. P., Miller, C. E., Lyon-Callo, S. K.

  15. Aspects of health, physical/leisure activities, work and socio-demographics associated with pet ownership in Sweden

    Contributor(s):: Müllersdorf, Maria, Granström, Fredrik, Sahlqvist, Lotta, Tillgren, Per

  16. Allocating time to people and pets: Correlates with income and well-being in a midwest community sample

    Contributor(s):: Staats, Sara, Horner, Karen

  17. Health, aquariums, and the non-institutionalized elderly

    Contributor(s):: Riddick, Carol C.

  18. Retirement, life satisfaction, and leisure services: the pet connection

    Contributor(s):: Norris, P. A., Shinew, K. J., Chick, G., Beck, A. M.

  19. Psychological and behavioral predictors of taking pet companions while traveling

    Contributor(s):: Hung, Kuang-peng, Chen, Annie Huiling, Peng, Norman