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  1. Examining How Dog 'Acquisition' Affects Physical Activity and Psychosocial Well-Being: Findings from the BuddyStudy Pilot Trial

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    | Contributor(s):: Potter, K., Teng, J. E., Masteller, B., Rajala, C., Balzer, L. B.

  2. Psychosocial and Environmental Factors Associated with Dog

    | Contributor(s):: Anne-Elizabeth Straub, Megan H. McDonough, Nancy E. Edwards, RM Lyle, Philip J. Troped

    Dog walking is associated with higher levels of physical activity (PA). However, not all dog owners walk their dog(s) at a level sufficient for health benefits. Therefore, identifying correlates of dog walking may help to inform the design of more effective interventions to promote this specific...

  3. Companion animals in Thailand: human factors that predict sterilization of cats and dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Toukhsati, S. R., Phillips, C. J. C., Podberscek, A. L., Coleman, G. J.

    The prevalence of companion animal caregiving was estimated, and demographic and psychosocial factors that predict sterilization behaviors in caregivers in Thailand were identified. Thai nationals ( n=494) were recruited by random for the Culture and Human-Animal Interactions (CHAI) telephone...

  4. Turning point of transformation: consumer communities, identity projects and becoming a serious dog hobbyist

    | Contributor(s):: Syrjala, H.

    The present paper aims to delineate the turning point of the transformation that takes place when a casual enthusiast becomes a serious hobbyist within the subculture of dog agility devotees. Thereby, this paper participates in prior discussions in consumer research that have deliberated on...

  5. Recruiting psychosocial health effects of animals for families and communities: Transition to practice

    | Contributor(s):: Hart, Lynette A., Yamamoto, Mariko, Fine, Aubrey H.

  6. Psychosocial well-being and community participation of service dog partners

    | Contributor(s):: Collins, Diane M., Fitzgerald, Shirley G., Sachs-Ericsson, Natalie, Scherer, Marcia, Cooper, Rory A., Boninger, Michael L.

  7. Factors associated with the stages of change for dog walking among Japanese dog owners

    | Contributor(s):: Oka, Koichiro, Shibata, Ai

  8. Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline

  9. Pets, pet ownership and animal control: social and psychological attitudes, 1975

    | Contributor(s):: Wilbur, R. H.

  10. Animal-Assisted Therapy Ameliorates Anhedonia in Schizophrenia Patients

    | Contributor(s):: Nathans-Barel, Inbar, Feldman, Pablo, Berger, Barry, Modai, Ilan, Silver, Henry

  11. There's a dog in the playroom!

    | Contributor(s):: Orvaschel, Helen, Sheridan, Kara

  12. Animals helping humans heal

    | Contributor(s):: Baldwin, Kathleen M.

  13. Why do some owners allow their dogs to foul the pavement? The social psychology of a minor rule infraction

    | Contributor(s):: Webley, Paul, Siviter, Claire

  14. Dogs who give more than service

    | Contributor(s):: Ramos, A.

  15. Animal instincts

    | Contributor(s):: Huff, Charlotte

  16. Finding hope. Pet project: with pet therapy, "dog days" take on new meaning

    | Contributor(s):: Weber, P. J.

  17. Pet ownership, social support, and one-year survival after acute myocardial infarction in the Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST)

    | Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Thomas, Sue A.