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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. Flat Feline Faces: Is Brachycephaly Associated with Respiratory Abnormalities in the Domestic Cat (Felis catus)?

    | Contributor(s):: Farnworth, M. J., Chen, R., Packer, R. M., Caney, S. M., Gunn-Moore, D. A.

  5. 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...

  6. Canine and feline obesity: a One Health perspective

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

  7. 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...

  8. 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.

  9. Dog walking and physical activity in the United States

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

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

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

  11. 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.

  12. Is Helicobacter pylori transmitted from cats to humans?

    | Contributor(s):: Webb, P. M., Knight, T., Elder, J. B., Newell, D. G., Forman, D.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Uncertainties of nutrigenomics and their ethical meaning

    | Contributor(s):: Korthals, M., Komduur, R.

    Again and again utopian hopes are connected with the life sciences (no hunger, health for everyone; life without diseases, longevity), but simultaneously serious research shows uncertain, incoherent, and ambivalent results. It is unrealistic to expect that these uncertainties will disappear. We...