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  1. Owner personality and the wellbeing of their cats share parallels with the parent-child relationship

    Contributor(s):: Finka, L. R., Ward, J., Farnworth, M. J., Mills, D. S.

  2. Overweight and obese pet owners: respondent and pet characteristics in the rural Midwestern United States

    | Contributor(s):: Heuberger, R. A., Garner, J. A., Corby, A., DeWitt, K., Sluis, R. vander

    The obesity epidemic has impacted both people and pets in the rural Midwestern United States (MWUS). Tailoring health advice to the socio-demographic characteristics and dietary patterns of owners and their pets can help promote adherence to health behavior changes for owners and foster health...

  3. Humanization of the companion animal - human relationship

    | Contributor(s):: Fox, R., Gee, N. R.

    This paper explores the changing nature of companion animal-human relationships in Britain over the past 30 years. This period has seen rapid change in attitudes and practices towards companion animals, with notable advances in medical treatment, nutrition, and understanding of non-human animal...

  4. Overweight and obese pet owners: respondent and pet characteristics in the rural Midwestern United States

    | Contributor(s):: Heuberger, R. A., Garner, J. A., Corby, A., DeWitt, K., Sluis, R. vander

    The obesity epidemic has impacted both people and pets in the rural Midwestern United States (MWUS). Tailoring health advice to the socio-demographic characteristics and dietary patterns of owners and their pets can help promote adherence to health behavior changes for owners and foster health...

  5. The Effects of Different Lifestyles of Dog Owners with on their Purchasing Behaviors of Pet Goods

    | Contributor(s):: Huang Yu Hui

    The main purpose of this study is to explore whether dog owners purchasing behaviors for pet goods would be affected due to their different lifestyles. First, the researcher conducts literature reviews, collecting relevant information to design questionnaires. Second, the researcher collects the...

  6. State of the art review: Promoting dog walking for healthy lifestyles

    | Contributor(s):: Hayley Christian, Adrian Bauman, Jacqueline Epping, Glenn N. Levine, Gavin McCormack, Ryan E. Rhodes, Elizabeth Richards, Melanie Rock, Carri Westgarth

    Regular physical activity is associated with numerous health benefits, including the prevention of many chronic diseases and conditions or a reduction in their adverse effects. Intervention studies suggest that promoting dog walking among dog owners who do not routinely walk their dogs may be an...

  7. Canine and feline obesity: a One Health perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Palmer, C., Corr, S., Astrup, A., Bjornvad, C. R.

  8. Dogs and reindeer: domestic animals in Siberia

    | Contributor(s):: Nakada, Atsushi

  9. The experience of owning a guide dog

    | Contributor(s):: Wiggett-Barnard, C., Steel, H.

    PURPOSE: This study explored the dynamics of guide dog ownership in a South African sample. Six participants (five male and one female) from diverse socio-economic backgrounds were interviewed in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The study was performed to provide a clearer understanding...

  10. Health in older cat and dog owners: the Nord-Trondelag Health Study (HUNT)-3 study

    | Contributor(s):: Enmarker, I., Hellzen, O., Ekker, K., Berg, A. G.

  11. Companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: Corr, S. A.

  12. Dog walking and physical activity in the United States

    | Contributor(s):: Ham, S. A., Epping, J.

  13. Elderly people in many respects benefit from interaction with dogs

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Scheibeck, R., Pallauf, M., Stellwag, C., Seeberger, S.

  14. Features of the neighborhood environment and walking by U.S. adults

    | Contributor(s):: Suminski, R. R., Poston, W. S., Petosa, R. L., Stevens, E., Katzenmoyer, L. M.

  15. Owning the problem: media portrayals of overweight dogs and the shared determinants of the health of human and companion animal populations

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Rock, M.

  16. The euthanasia problem: How practitioners can help

    | Contributor(s):: Lofflin, J.

  17. Perceptions and priorities of owners of dogs with heart disease regarding quality versus quantity of life for their pets

    | Contributor(s):: Oyama, M. A., Rush, J. E., O'Sullivan, M. L., Williams, R. M., Rozanski, E. A., Petrie, J. P., Sleeper, M. M., Brown, D. C.

  18. Personal, social and environmental determinants of educational inequalities in walking: a multilevel study

    | Contributor(s):: Ball, K., Timperio, A., Salmon, J., Giles-Corti, B., Roberts, R., Crawford, D.

  19. [Lowering blood pressure and blood lipids, more exercise, fewer drugs. Prescribe a dog!]