When Therapy Dogs Provide Virtual Comfort: Exploring University Students' Insights and Perspectives
| Contributor(s):: Christine Yvette Tardif-Williams, John-Tyler Binfet, Freya L. L. Green, Renata P. S. Roma, Akshat Singal, Camille X. Rousseau, Rebecca J. P. Godard
With the proliferation of canine-assisted interventions and the emphasis placed on the impact of these sessions in bolstering the well-being of visitors to sessions, especially university students, it can be easy to overlook just how participating in one of these sessions is experienced by...
Dog owners' perspectives on canine heart disease in Klang Valley, Malaysia
| Contributor(s):: Norhidayah, Noordin, Kuan Hua, Khor, Kuan Siew, Khor, Lim, YiJun, Lee, YongChong
Canine heart disease often requires long-term treatment, which involves a continuous commitment from the dog owners. In addition to investigating their awareness and knowledge, the Theory of Planned Behavior was applied to also analyze attitude, subjective norm, and perceived behavioral control...
Critical problems for research in animal sheltering, a conceptual analysis
| Contributor(s):: Horecka, K., Neal, S.
Animal shelter research has seen significant increases in participation over the past several decades from academic organizations, private organizations, public entities, and even corporations that aims to improve shelter programs, processes, operations, and outcomes for the various...
Emergency fostering of dogs from animal shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic: shelter practices, foster caregiver engagement, and dog outcomes
| Contributor(s):: Gunter, L. M., Gilchrist, R. J., Blade, E. M., Reed, J. L., Isernia, L. T., Barber, R. T., Foster, A. M., Feuerbacher, E. N., Wynne, C. D. L.
Each year, millions of dogs enter thousands of animal shelters across the United States. Life in the shelter can be stressful, and one type of intervention that improves dogs' experience is human interaction, particularly stays in foster homes. Prior research has demonstrated that fostering...
Cat coat color, personality traits and the cat-owner relationship scale: a study with cat owners in Mexico
| Contributor(s):: Gonzalez-Ramirez, M. T., Landero-Hernandez, R.
Studies regarding the cat-owner bond are quite rare, and several aspects merit more research, including personality trait differences in cats related to coat color and the cat-owner relationship. The objectives of the study were to describe, from the perspective of their owners, the personality...
Cross-species emotional political ecology in rural Pakistan
| Contributor(s):: Gomersall, K., Anam, Afzal, Sobia, Majeed, Humera, Iqbal, McGill, D.
This article engages cross-species intersectionality and emotional political ecology to evaluate a dairy extension service that ran in Punjab and Sindh, Pakistan, between 2012 and 2017. The project aimed to mitigate potential negative impacts of implementation, such as the exacerbation of...
Reasons for guardian-relinquishment of dogs to shelters: animal and regional predictors in British Columbia, Canada
| Contributor(s):: Eagan, B. H., Gordon, E., Protopopova, A.
Dogs are relinquished to animal shelters for animal-related or guardian-related reasons. Understanding what drives relinquishment patterns is essential for informing intervention opportunities to keep animals with their guardians. Whereas, overall reasons for relinquishment in a given shelter...
Dogs working in schools-safety awareness and animal welfare
| Contributor(s):: Bidoli, E. M. Y., Firnkes, A., Bartels, A., Erhard, M. H., Doring, D.
Gaining popularity, animal-assisted education is thought to enhance learning processes and children's development, inter alia. While previous research has focused on these potential positive effects for the pupils, animal welfare and human safety in the classroom are aspects that have hardly...
Leveraging behavioural science to address pet obesity
| Contributor(s):: Webb, T.
A simple collar can make all the difference: a practical solution to a potentially serious equine welfare problem
| Contributor(s):: Randle, H., Dennis, A.
Encountering pandas and their valleys in precarious times: a tourism assemblage perspective
| Contributor(s):: Ong, ChinEe, Xu, SiMin, Yang, XueKe
Letting the dogs out: the impact of team service dogs on brand image, perceived altruism, and behavioral intention
| Contributor(s):: Mastromartino, B., Wear, H., Naraine, M. L., Reifurth, K. R. N.
Feline scratching in undesirable areasSkrabani kocek na nezadoucich mistech
| Contributor(s):: Kovaffkova, S.
Pandemic puppies and interaction
| Contributor(s):: Hedges, S.
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Handling of stray dogs in the Polish lands from the 19th to the 21st century with conside ration of irregularities in this area
| Contributor(s):: Hanusz, E., Skibniewska, E. M., Skibniewski, M.
Environmental and training factors affect canine detection probabilities for terrestrial newt surveys
| Contributor(s):: Grimm-Seyfarth, A.
Captive Blue-and-yellow macaws (Ara ararauna) show facial indicators of positive affect when reunited with their caregiver
| Contributor(s):: Bertin, A., Mulot, B., Nowak, R., Blache, M. C., Love, S., Arnold, M., Pinateau, A., Arnould, C., Lansade, L.
Identifying with other animals and human well-being: extending perspectives on the social cure and human-animal relations
| Contributor(s):: Amiot, C. E., Caron, P. O., Bastian, B.
Spatio temporal patterns of human-elephant conflict and its economic costs in and around Chebra Churchura National Park, Southwestern Ethiopia
| Contributor(s):: Adane, Tsegaye, Afework, Bekele, Anagaw, Atikem
The relationship between attachment to pets and mental health: the shared link via attachment to humans
| Contributor(s):: Johanna Lass-Hennemann, Sarah K. Schäfer, M. Roxanne Sopp, Tanja Michael
Background Several studies have investigated the relationship between emotional attachment to pets and mental health with the majority of studies finding a negative relationship between emotional attachment to pets and mental health. Interestingly, attachment to pets differs from attachment to...