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  1. Nine lives and reflections

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    Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira, Erasmo DeOLIVEIRA

    The secret of having nine lives as a cat and some reflections about animals' angelicity (some ideas made by an Elder mad researcher. Or not...)

  2. Longitudinal associations between allostatic load, pet ownership, and socioeconomic position among US adults aged 50+

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    | Contributor(s):: Applebaum, Jennifer W., McDonald, Shelby E., Zsembik, Barbara A.

    It is hypothesized that pets provide benefits to human health by buffering the deleterious effects of stress, but varying exposure to chronic stress via social position is rarely considered in these conceptual and empirical models. Allostatic load is an index of biological and physical measures...

  3. "Warming the house": Children and animals "doing family"

    | Contributor(s):: Policarpo, Veronica, de Almeida, Ana Nunes, Tereno, Henrique

  4. All Creatures Great and Small: A Review and Typology of Employee-Animal Interactions

    | Contributor(s):: Quan, Shawn Xiaoshi, Lam, Carisa, Schabram, Kira, Yam, Kai Chi

  5. Review of literature on interventions aimed at resolving problems caused by predatory behaviour in dogs (Canis familiaris)

    | Contributor(s):: McLennan, Tracey

  6. Re-evaluating the benefits and challenges of communal pet dog ownership at an adult residential psychiatric facility

    | Contributor(s):: Maroney, Pam, Kougioumtzis, Marianthi

  7. Paws for Purple Hearts

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    Paws for Purple Hearts is the first organization of its kind to offer Canine Assisted Warrior Therapy® (formerly referred to as Canine Assisted Therapeutic Intervention). We began in 2006 as a research program at the prestigious Bergin College of Canine Studies together with the Menlo Park...

  8. Dog Guardians' Subjective Well-Being During Times of Stress and Crisis: A Diary Study of Affect During COVID-19

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    | Contributor(s):: Lori S. Hoy, Brigitte Stangl, Nigel Morgan

    The impacts of companion animals on human well-being have been receiving increased media and research attention, especially in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, there have been calls for research to consider the major components of subjective well-being separately and for research...

  9. Pet ownership during the first 5 years after breast cancer diagnosis in the NEON-BC cohort

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    | Contributor(s):: Lopes-Conceição, L., Peleteiro, B., Araújo, N., Dias, T., Fontes, F., Pereira, S., Lunet, N.

    BackgroundAlthough human–animal interactions (HAI) have been associated with health benefits, they have not been extensively studied among cancer patients nor which factors may influence HAI during cancer survivorship. Therefore, this study aims to describe pet ownership in a breast cancer...

  10. What Makes Dog Owners Unique? Part 2

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    | Contributor(s):: Emily Flavin, Hayden Furcolo, Emily Proctor, Elena Stratis

    The New Zealand Department of Conservation seeks to lessen the threat of domestic dogs to endangered coastal wildlife through awareness and intervention. Through behavioral observation, surveys, a Pet Expo, and a social media campaign, we hoped to offer the Department of Conservation new and...

  11. Social Contact in Shelter Dogs: Literature Review and Recommendations

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    | Contributor(s):: Christina Walthers, Lauren Faulkner, Allison Martin

    Given the large number of dogs housed in animal shelters each year, it is important to consider how the shelter environment impacts a dog’s welfare. Providing shelter-housed dogs social contact with conspecifics can increase the welfare of the dogs and benefit the shelter by increasing...

  12. The creative magic of black dogs | Emma O'Brien | TEDxPretoria

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    | Contributor(s):: Emma O'Brien

    Creativity What it is, how do you nurture it and why it's important. Find out how Emma discovered the power of authenticity with her black dog photography series, and how having the courage to share one's creativity with the world opens up opportunities and brings about positive change....

  13. Us and the rez dogs | Max Kakekagumick | TEDxKitchenerED

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    | Contributor(s):: Max Kakekagumick

    Growing up on a northern Ontario reserve, Max Kakekagumick and other youth struggled with the same issue - trying to get to school safely without being attacked by wild dogs, also known as “rez dogs”. As a high school student, he and some of his peers came up with a potential...

  14. Warm Air Leads to Hazardous Ground Temperatures When Walking Dogs in Built and Natural Environments

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    | Contributor(s):: Paul Hudak

      Two case studies in Texas, one in a built environment and another in a natural setting, illustrate potential ground heat hazards when walking dogs on warm days. In the first case, temperatures of four different ground surfaces—concrete, grass, chip seal, and tar—were...

  15. Dog Owners' Perspectives on Canine Dental Health—A Questionnaire Study in Sweden

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    | Contributor(s):: Karolina Brunius Enlund, Carl Brunius, Jeanette Hanson, Ragnvi Hagman, Odd Viking Höglund, Pia Gustås, Ann Pettersson

    Periodontal disease is one of the most common diseases affecting dogs, with a reported prevalence of at least 80% in dogs over 3 years of age. However, there is a lack of studies regarding dog owners’ assessment of their dog’s dental health, and whether they perceive clinical signs...

  16. Do Purebreds (But Not Mutts) Reduce Dog Owner Death Rates?

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    | Contributor(s):: Harold Herzog

    A major Swedish study of dog ownership and human mortality rates found that owners of a purebred, but not a mixed-breed dog, had lower mortality rates than non-owners.

  17. Psycho-Social Effects of Pet Dog Ownership on Mentally Challenged Children

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    | Contributor(s):: Sandeep Aggarwal, Roopashi Aggarwal, Manmeet Kaur Sodhi, Shallu Aggarwal

    Aim: Mental retardation is a social stigma and children affected by this condition always require love and compassion. Pets have a positive role in human life to relieve stress and anxiety. Pets are therefore considered to be a very important aspect of psychological therapy. Those children who...

  18. Family Bonds with Pets and Mental Health during COVID-19 in Australia: A Complex Picture

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    | Contributor(s):: Bennetts, S. K., Howell, T., Crawford, S., Burgemeister, F., Burke, K., Nicholson, J. M.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the health-promoting features of human-animal relationships, particularly for families with children. Despite this, the World Health Organization's (1986) Ottawa Charter remains human-centric. Given the reciprocal health impacts of human-animal...

  19. Hundassisterade aktiviteter för lindrande av ensamhetskänslor : Utveckling av en handlingsmodell för lindrande av ensamhet bland hemmaboende äldre med hjälp av den sociala tjänstehunden

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    | Contributor(s):: Nanette Westergård-Sjölund

    Nya och innovativa metoder krävs för att effektivt kunna behandla det problem som ensamhet bland hemmaboende äldre utgör. Den demografiska utvecklingen visar att åldersgruppen äldre blir allt större i vårt land, samtidigt som den äldre...

  20. Comparative Study of Free-Roaming Domestic Dog Management and Roaming Behavior Across Four Countries: Chad, Guatemala, Indonesia, and Uganda

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    | Contributor(s):: Charlotte Warembourg, Ewaldus Wera, Terence Odoch, Petrus Malo Bulu, Monica Berger-González, Danilo Alvarez, Mahamat Fayiz Abakar, Filipe Maximiano Sousa, Laura Cunha Silva, Grace Alobo, Valentin Dingamnayal Bal, Alexis Leonel López Hernandez, Enos Madaye, Maria Satri Meo, Abakar Naminou, Pablo Roquel, Sonja Hartnack, Salome Dürr

    Dogs play a major role in public health because of potential transmission of zoonotic diseases, such as rabies. Dog roaming behavior has been studied worldwide, including countries in Asia, Latin America, and Oceania, while studies on dog roaming behavior are lacking in Africa. Many of those...