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2016 Articles on Companion Animals

Alberthsen, C., Rand, J., Morton, J., Bennett, P., Paterson, M., & Vankan, D. (2016). Numbers and Characteristics of Cats Admitted to Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) Shelters in Australia and Reasons for Surrender. Animals, 6(3), 23.

Baker, Z. G., Petit, W. E., & Brown, C. M. (2016). An Investigation of the Rusbult Investment Model of Commitment in Relationships with Pets. Anthrozoös, 29(2), 193-204.

Bao, K. J., & Schreer, G. (2016). Pets and Happiness: Examining the Association between Pet Ownership and Wellbeing. Anthrozoös, 29(2), 283-296.

Barnard, S., Pedernera, C., Candeloro, L., Ferri, N., Velarde, A., & Dalla Villa, P. (2016). Development of a new welfare assessment protocol for practical application in long-term dog shelters. The Veterinary record, 178(1), 18-18.

Barnard-Nguyen, S., Breit, M., Anderson, K. A., & Nielsen, J. (2016). Pet Loss and Grief: Identifying At-risk Pet Owners during the Euthanasia Process. Anthrozoös, 29(3), 421-430.

Bogucka, R. (2016). Uncle Sam Wants You!… To Evacuate With Your Pets. Journal of Agricultural & Food Information, 17(1), 79-83.

Borgi, M., & Cirulli, F. (2016). Pet Face: Mechanisms Underlying Human-Animal Relationships. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 298.

Branson, S., Boss, L., Cron, S., & Kang, D. H. (2016). Examining Differences between Homebound Older Adult Pet Owners and Non-pet Owners in Depression, Systemic Inflammation, and Executive Function. Anthrozoös, 29(2), 323-334.

Caines, M. (2016). Street Involved Youth and Companion Animals: A Phenomenological Study (Doctoral dissertation, Mount Saint Vincent University).

Calvo, P., Bowen, J., Bulbena, A., Tobeña, A., & Fatjó, J. (2016). Highly Educated Men Establish Strong Emotional Links with Their Dogs: A Study with Monash Dog Owner Relationship Scale (MDORS) in Committed Spanish Dog Owners. PLOS ONE, 11(12), e0168748.

Carter, S. B. (2016). Establishing a framework to understand the regulation and control of dogs in urban environments: a case study of Melbourne, Australia. SpringerPlus, 5(1), 1190.

Clarke, T., Mills, D., & Cooper, J. (2016). “Type” as central to perceptions of breed differences in behavior of domestic dog. SOCIETY & ANIMALS, 24(5),

Cloutier, A., & Peetz, J. (2016). Relationships’ Best Friend: Links between Pet Ownership, Empathy, and Romantic Relationship Outcomes. Anthrozoös, 29(3), 395-408.

Coleman, J. A., Green, B., Garthe, R. C., Worthington, E. L., Barker, S. B., & Ingram, K. M. (2016). The Coleman Dog Attitude Scale (C-DAS): Development, Refinement, Validation, and Reliability. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Croney, C. C. (2016). 0432 The human-animal bond: Science-based approaches to improving companion animal welfare and adoption outcomes. Journal of Animal Science, 94(supplement5), 208-209.

da Silva Garcia, F. A. B., & Martins, T. L. F. (2016). Does cat attachment have an effect on human health? A comparison between owners and volunteers. Pet Behaviour Science, (1), 1-12.

Darroch, J., & Adamson, C. (2016). Companion animals and disasters: The role of Human Services Organisations. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 28(4), 100-108.

Demirbas, Y. S., Ozturk, H., Emre, B., Kockaya, M., Ozvardar, T., & Scott, A. (2016). Adults’ Ability to Interpret Canine Body Language during a Dog–Child Interaction. Anthrozoös, 29(4), 581-596.

Diverio, S., Boccini, B., Menchetti, L., & Bennett, P. C. (2016). The Italian perception of the “ideal companion dog”. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research.

Eckerd, L. M., Barnett, J. E., & Jett-Dias, L. (2016). Grief Following Pet and Human Loss: Closeness is Key. Death studies, (just-accepted).

Edinboro, C. H., Watson, H. N., & Fairbrother, A. (2016). Association between a shelter-neuter-return program and cat health at a large municipal animal shelter. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 248(3), 298-308.

Enders-Slegers, M. J., Verheggen, T., & Eshuis, J. (2016). Awareness Can Change a Society: The Link Between Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence in the Netherlands. In Companion Animals in Everyday Life (pp. 251-265). Palgrave Macmillan US.

Fraser, H., & Taylor, N. (2016). Connecting with Others at the Margins: Researching Women, Companion Animals, Love, and Loss. In Neoliberalization, Universities and the Public Intellectual (pp. 43-59). Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Fraser, H., & Taylor, N. (2016). Researching Marginalized Issues, Policies, and Programs: Companion Animals, Same-sex Abuse, and Housing. In Neoliberalization, Universities and the Public Intellectual (pp. 61-83). Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Fritscher, S. J., & Ha, J. (2016). Declawing has no effect on biting behavior but does affect adoption outcomes for domestic cats in an animal shelter. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Garcia, A. C. (2016). The Place of the Dog in the Family. Society & Animals, 24(3)

Garcia, L. S. G., Zaine, I., & Domeniconi, C. (2016). Influence of dog presence on the tolerance and evaluation of aversive stimulation. Pet Behaviour Science, (2), 16-23.

Guenther, K. M. (2016). How volunteerism inhibits mobilization: a case study of shelter animal advocates. Social Movement Studies, 1-14.

Gunter, L. M., Barber, R. T., & Wynne, C. D. (2016). What’s in a Name? Effect of Breed Perceptions & Labeling on Attractiveness, Adoptions & Length of Stay for Pit-Bull-Type Dogs. PloS one, 11(3), e0146857.

Hall, C. M., Bryant, K. A., Fontaine, J. B., & Calver, M. C. (2016). Do collar-mounted predation deterrents restrict wandering in pet domestic cats?. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Hall, N. J., Liu, J., Kertes, D., & Wynne, C. D. (2016). Behavioral and Self-report Measures Influencing Children’s Reported Attachment to Their Dog. Anthrozoös, 29(1), 137-150.

Hall, S. S., Gee, N. R., & Mills, D. S. (2016). Children Reading to Dogs: A Systematic Review of the Literature. PLOS ONE, 11(2), e0149759.

Hall, S. S., Wright, H. F., & Mills, D. S. (2016). What Factors Are Associated with Positive Effects of Dog Ownership in Families with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder? The Development of the Lincoln Autism Pet Dog Impact Scale. PLOS ONE, 11(2), e0149736.

Hayama, S., Chang, L., Gumus, K., King, G. R., & Ernst, T. (2016). Neural correlates for perception of companion animal photographs. Neuropsychologia, 85, 278-286.

Heuberger, R. A., Garner, J. A., Corby, A., DeWitt, K., & Vander Sluis, R. (2016). Overweight and Obese Pet Owners: Respondent and Pet Characteristics in the Rural Midwestern United States. Anthrozoös, 29(2), 219-230.

Hill, S. E., & Murphy, N. C. (2016). Analysis of Dog Adoption Success and Failure Using Surveys With Vignettes. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-13.

Hoummady, S., Péron, F., Grandjean, D., Cléro, D., Bernard, B., Titeux, E., … & Gilbert, C. (2016). Relationships between personality of human–dog dyads and performances in working tasks. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Hutton, V. E. (2016). “What Am I Going to Do Without Him?”: Death Anxiety, Projection, and the Human–Animal Relationship. The Psychoanalytic Review, 103(5), 699-718.

Jaroš, F. (2016). Cats and Human Societies: a World of Interspecific Interaction and Interpretation. Biosemiotics, 1-20.

Kemp, H. R., Jacobs, N., & Stewart, S. (2016). The Lived Experience of Companion-animal Loss: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. Anthrozoös, 29(4), 533-557.

Kerns, K. A., Koehn, A. J., van Dulmen, M. H., Stuart-Parrigon, K. L., & Coifman, K. G. (2016). Preadolescents’ relationships with pet dogs: Relationship continuity and associations with adjustment. Applied Developmental Science, 1-14.

Knesl, O., Hart, B. L., Fine, A. H., & Cooper, L. (2016). Opportunities for incorporating the human-animal bond in companion animal practice. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 249(1), 42-44.

Kylkilahti, E., Syrjälä, H., Autio, J., Kuismin, A., & Autio, M. (2016). Understanding co‐consumption between consumers and their pets. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 40(1), 125-131.

Laderman-Jones, B. E., Hurley, K. F., & Kass, P. H. (2016). Survey of animal shelter managers regarding shelter veterinary medical services. The Veterinary Journal, 210, 68-76.

Leahy, A. M., Cummings, K. J., Rodriguez‐Rivera, L. D., Rankin, S. C., & Hamer, S. A. (2016). Evaluation of Faecal Salmonella Shedding Among Dogs at Seven Animal Shelters across Texas. Zoonoses and public health.

Lem, M., Coe, J. B., Haley, D. B., Stone, E., & O’Grady, W. (2016). The protective association between pet ownership and depression among street-involved youth: A cross-sectional study. Anthrozoös, 29(1), 123-136.

Lipari, D. (2016). Attitudes and Perceptions of Pet Owners’ Understanding of and Satisfaction with the Pet Memorialization Industry.

Listings, C. E., & Home, A. V. M. A. (2016). You have requested the following article: Correction: A systematic review of the effects of euthanasia and occupational stress in personnel working with animals in animal shelters, veterinary clinics, and biomedical research facilities. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 248(3), 281.

Loberg, J. M., & Lundmark, F. (2016). The effect of space on behaviour in large groups of domestic cats kept indoors. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

MacKay, J. R. D., Moore, J., & Huntingford, F. (2016). Characterising the data in online companion-dog obituaries to assess their usefulness as a source of information about human-animal bonds. Anthrozoos.

Madden Ellsworth, L., Tragesser, S., & Newberry, R. C. (2016). Interaction with Shelter Dogs Reduces Negative Affect of Adolescents in Substance Use Disorder Treatment. Anthrozoös, 29(2), 247-262.

Marsa-Sambola, F., Williams, J., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, A., Connor, M., Roberts, C., … & Currie, C. (2016). Sociodemographics of Pet Ownership among Adolescents in Great Britain: Findings from the HBSC Study in England, Scotland, and Wales. Anthrozoös, 29(4), 559-580.

Martens, P., Amiot, C., & Bastian, B. (2016). People and Companion Animals: It Takes Two to Tango. BioScience, biw051.

Martens, P., Enders-Slegers, M. J., & Walker, J. K. (2016). The emotional lives of companion animals: Attachment and subjective claims by owners of cats and dogs. Anthrozoös, 29(1), 73-88.

McCobb, E., & Dowling-Guyer, S. (2016). Welfare assessments for long-term housing in animal shelters. Veterinary Record, 178(1), 16-17.

Mills, B. (2016). ‘If this was a human…’Pets, vets and medicine. Critical Studies in Television: The International Journal of Television Studies, 1749602016642935.

Muldoon, J. C., Williams, J. M., & Lawrence, A. (2016). Exploring Children’s Perspectives on the Welfare Needs of Pet Animals. Anthrozoös, 29(3), 357-375.

Newberry, M. (2016). Pets in danger: exploring the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Aggression and Violent Behavior.

O’Connor, R., Coe, J. B., Niel, L., & Jones-Bitton, A. (2016). Effect of Adopters’ Lifestyles and Animal-Care Knowledge on Their Expectations Prior to Companion-Animal Guardianship. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-14.

Ogata, N. (2016). Review: Separation anxiety in dogs What progress has been made in our understanding of the most common behavioral problems in dogs?. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research.

Parfitt, C., & Alleyne, E. (2016). Taking It Out on the Dog. Society & Animals, 24(1), 1-16.

Parfitte, C. and E. Alleyne. (2016). Taking it out on the Dog. Society & Animals, 24(1), 1-16.

Patronek, G. J., & Bradley, J. (2016). No better than flipping a coin: Reconsidering canine behavior evaluations in animal shelters. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 15, 66-77.

Plant, M., van Schaik, P., Gullone, E., & Flynn, C. P. (2016). ‘It’sa dog’s life’: culture, empathy, gender and domestic violence predict animal abuse in adolescents–implications for societal health. Journal of interpersonal violence.

Protopopova, A. (2016). Effects of sheltering on physiology, immune function, behavior, and the welfare of dogs. Physiology & behavior, 159, 95-103.

Protopopova, A., & Wynne, C. D. (2016). Judging a Dog by Its Cover: Morphology but Not Training Influences Visitor Behavior toward Kenneled Dogs at Animal Shelters. Anthrozoös, 29(3), 469-487.

Protopopova, A., Brandifino, M., & Wynne, C. D. (2016). Preference assessments and structured potential adopter-dog interactions increase adoptions. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Quinn, E. J. (2016). No Country for Queer Dogs. SOCIETY & ANIMALS, 24(5),

Reese, L. A., Skidmore, M., Dyar, W., & Rosebrook, E. (2017). No Dog Left Behind: A Hedonic Pricing Model for Animal Shelters. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 20(1), 52-64.

Rinzin, K., Tenzin, T., & Robertson, I. (2016). Size and demography pattern of the domestic dog population in Bhutan: Implications for dog population management and disease control. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Robinson, L. M., Skiver Thompson, R., & Ha, J. C. (2016). Puppy Temperament Assessments Predict Breed and American Kennel Club Group but Not Adult Temperament. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 19(2), 101-114.

Rogers, C. (2016). The critical need for animal disaster response plans. Journal of business continuity & emergency planning, 9(3), 262-271.

Roth, L. S., Faresjö, Å., Theodorsson, E., & Jensen, P. (2016). Hair cortisol varies with season and lifestyle and relates to human interactions in German shepherd dogs. Scientific Reports, 6, 19631.

Royal, K. D., Kedrowicz, A. A., & Snyder, A. M. (2016). Do All Dogs Go to Heaven? Investigating the Association between Demographic Characteristics and Beliefs about Animal Afterlife. Anthrozoös, 29(3), 409-420.

Sandøe, P., Corr, S., Palmer, C., & Damerow, G. (2016). Companion Animal Ethics (UFAW Animal Welfare Series). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 248(6), 637-644.

Schabram, K., & Maitlis, S. (2016). Negotiating the Challenges of a Calling: Emotion and Enacted Sensemaking in Animal Shelter Work. Academy of Management Journal, amj-2013.

Scotney, R. L., McLaughlin, D., & Keates, H. L. (2016). A systematic review of the effects of euthanasia and occupational stress in personnel working with animals in animal shelters, veterinary clinics, and biomedical research facilities (vol 247, pg 1121, 2015). JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 248(3), 281-281.

Shen, J., Rouse, J., Godbole, M., Wells, H. L., Boppana, S., & Schwebel, D. C. (2016). Systematic Review: Interventions to Educate Children About Dog Safety and Prevent Pediatric Dog-Bite Injuries: A Meta-Analytic Review. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, jsv164.

Shuttlewood, C. Z., Greenwell, P. J., & Montrose, V. T. (2016). Pet Ownership, Attitude Toward Pets, and Support for Wildlife Management Strategies. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 21(2), 180-188.

Signal, T., Taylor, N., Prentice, K., McDade, M., & Burke, K. J. (2016). Going to the dogs: A quasi-experimental assessment of animal assisted therapy for children who have experienced abuse. Applied Developmental Science, 1-13.

Simmons, K. E., & Hoffman, C. L. (2016). Dogs on the Move: Factors Impacting Animal Shelter and Rescue Organizations’ Decisions to Accept Dogs from Distant Locations. Animals, 6(2), 11.

Sinski, J. B., & Gagné, P. (2016). Give me shelter: the state of animal sheltering in Kentucky’s county shelter system. Contemporary Justice Review, 19(2), 250-266.

Sinski, J., Carini, R. M., & Weber, J. D. (2016). Putting (Big) Black Dog Syndrome to the Test: Evidence from a Large Metropolitan Shelter. Anthrozoös, 29(4), 639-652.

Smith, B. P., & Dale, A. A. (2016). Integrating animals in the classroom: The attitudes and experiences of Australian school teachers toward animal-assisted interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Pet Behaviour Science, (1), 13-22.

Stella, J. L., & Croney, C. C. (2016). Environmental Aspects of Domestic Cat Care and Management: Implications for Cat Welfare. The Scientific World Journal, 2016.

Stelow, E. A., Bain, M. J., & Kass, P. H. (2016). The relationship between coat color and aggressive behaviors in the domestic cat. Journal of applied animal welfare science, 19(1), 1-15.

Stoddart, M. C., Swiss, L., Power, N., & Felt, L. F. (2016). Taking Care of Companion Animals. SOCIETY & ANIMALS, 24(5),

Sugita, H., & Irimajiri, M. (2016). A Survey of Veterinarians’ Attitudes toward Euthanasia of Companion Animals in Japan. Anthrozoös, 29(2), 297-310.

Taylor, N., Fraser, H., & Riggs, D. W. Domestic violence and companion animals in the context of LGBT people’s relationships.

Trigg, J., Smith, B., Bennett, P., & Thompson, K. (2016). Developing a Scale to Understand Willingness to Sacrifice Personal Safety for Companion Animals: The Pet-Owner Risk Propensity Scale (PORPS). International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.

Trigg, J., Thompson, K., Smith, B., and Bennett, P. (2016) An Animal Just Like Me: The Importance of Preserving the Identities of Companion-Animal Owners in Disaster Contexts. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10: 26–40.

Uetake, K., Yang, C. H., Endo, A., & Tanaka, T. (2016). effects of sheltering on Behavior and Fecal corticosterone level of elderly Dogs. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 3.

Van der Merwe, K., More, T. P., & Kotzé, T. (2016). Companion Animal Attachment and Guardian Behaviors. SOCIETY & ANIMALS, 24(5),

Vitztum, C., & Urbanik, J. (2016). Assessing the Dog: A Theoretical Analysis of the Companion Animal’s Actions in Human-Animal Interactions. Society & Animals, 24(2), 172-185.

Vonk, J., Patton, C., & Galvan, M. (2016). Not So Cold-blooded: Narcissistic and Borderline Personality Traits Predict Attachment to Traditional and Non-traditional Pets. Anthrozoös, 29(4), 627-637.

Walker, J. K., Waran, N. K., & Phillips, C. J. (2016). Owners’ Perceptions of Their Animal’s Behavioural Response to the Loss of an Animal Companion. Animals, 6(11), 68.

Welch, T., Coe, J. B., Niel, L., & McCobb, E. (2016). A survey exploring factors associated with 2,890 companion-rabbit owners’ knowledge of rabbit care and the neuter status of their companion rabbit. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Wera, E., Mourits, M. C., & Hogeveen, H. (2016). Intention of dog owners to participate in rabies control measures in Flores Island, Indonesia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Wierzbowska, I. A., Hędrzak, M., Popczyk, B., Okarma, H., & Crooks, K. R. (2016). Predation of wildlife by free-ranging domestic dogs in Polish hunting grounds and potential competition with the grey wolf. Biological Conservation, 201, 1-9.

Wilson, D. A. (2016). At Home and Astray: The Domestic Dog in Victorian Britain. Anthrozoös, 29(1), 171-172.

Wlodarczyk, J. (2016). Post-Communist Canine: A Feminist Approach to Women and Dogs in Canine Performance Sports in Poland. society & animals, 24(2), 129-152.

Yang, C. L., Lee, C. M., & Tsao, L. I. (2016). Life Experiences of Caring for Pets Among Taiwanese Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Pets as an Integral Part of the Family and Beyond. Journal of Gerontological Nursing.

Zinner, S. (2016). The ritualised memorialisation of companion animals around the world. Bereavement Care, 35(3), 117-121.

Zito, S., Morton, J., Paterson, M., Vankan, D., Bennett, P. C., Rand, J., & Phillips, C. J. (2016). Cross-Sectional Study of Characteristics of Owners and Nonowners Surrendering Cats to Four Australian Animal Shelters. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-18.

Zito, S., Morton, J., Vankan, D., Paterson, M., Bennett, P. C., Rand, J., & Phillips, C. J. (2016). Reasons People Surrender Unowned and Owned Cats to Australian Animal Shelters and Barriers to Assuming Ownership of Unowned Cats. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 19(3), 303-319.

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