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The impact of dog walking on leisure-time physical activity: results from a population-based survey of Michigan adults
Contributor(s):: Reeves, M. J., Rafferty, A. P., Miller, C. E., Lyon-Callo, S. K.
The influence of the built environment, social environment and health behaviors on body mass index. results from RESIDE
Contributor(s):: Christian, H., Giles-Corti, B., Knuiman, M., Timperio, A., Foster, S.
Toxocara infection and diminished lung function in a nationally representative sample from the United States population
Contributor(s):: Walsh, M. G.
Animals in young adult fiction
Contributor(s):: Hogan, Walter
Effects of hippotherapy on people with cerebral palsy from the users' perspective: a qualitative study
Contributor(s):: Debuse, D., Gibb, C., Chandler, C.
Characteristics of adult dog owners in New Zealand
Contributor(s):: Flint, E. L., Minot, E. O., Perry, P. E., Stafford, K. J.
Friends with benefits: on the positive consequences of pet ownership
Contributor(s):: McConnell, A. R., Brown, C. M., Shoda, T. M., Stayton, L. E., Martin, C. E.
Pet dogs as attachment figures for adult owners
Contributor(s):: Kurdek, L. A.
Veterinarian-client-patient communication during wellness appointments versus appointments related to a health problem in companion animal practice
Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. R., Adams, C. L., Bonnett, B. N., Larson, S., Roter, D. L.
Vicious dogs part 2: criminal thinking, callousness, and personality styles of their owners
Contributor(s):: Schenk, A. M., Ragatz, L. L., Fremouw, W. J.
Associations between pet ownership and self-reported health status in people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome
Contributor(s):: Wells, D. L.
Cats and dogs and the risk of atopy in childhood and adulthood
Contributor(s):: Mandhane, P. J., Sears, M. R., Poulton, R., Greene, J. M., Lou, W. Y. W., Taylor, D. R., Hancox, R. J.
Background: Exposure to cats and dogs during childhood has been linked to a lower risk of developing allergies. It remains unclear whether this is due to selective avoidance of pets by families with a history of allergies. The effects of pet ownership in adulthood are unknown. Objectives: We...
Dog's gaze at its owner increases owner's urinary oxytocin during social interaction
Contributor(s):: Nagasawa, M., Kikusui, T., Onaka, T., Ohta, M.
Creating a therapeutic and healing environment with a pet therapy program
Contributor(s):: Coakley, A. B., Mahoney, E. K.
Snuggles, my cotherapist, and other animal tales in life and therapy
Contributor(s):: Imber-Black, E.
Another breed of "service" animals: STARS study findings about pet ownership and recovery from serious mental illness
Contributor(s):: Wisdom, J. P., Saedi, G. A., Green, C. A.
How accurately do young adults recall childhood pets? A validation study
Contributor(s):: Nicholas, C., Wegienka, G., Havstad, S., Ownby, D., Johnson, C. C., Zoratti, E.
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuries in Horseback Riding: A 35-Year Review
Contributor(s):: Lin, Cindy Y., Wright, Jerry, Bushnik, Tamara, Shem, Kazuko
Non conventional psychiatric rehabilitation in schizophrenia using therapeutic riding: the FISE multicentre Pindar project
Contributor(s):: Cerino, S., Cirulli, F., Chiarotti, F., Seripa, S.
Factors associated with dog ownership and contact with dogs in a UK community
| Contributor(s):: Carri Westgarth, Gina L Pinchbeck, John WS Bradshaw, Susan Dawson, Rosalind M Gaskell, Robert M Christley
Background: Dogs are popular pets in many countries. Identifying differences between those who own dogs or have contact with dogs, and those who do not, is useful to those interested in the human-animal bond, human health and for provision of veterinary services. This census-based,...