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2018 Articles on Companion Animals and Humans

Almeida, D. C., Torres, S. M., & Wuenschmann, A. (2018). Retrospective analysis of necropsy reports suggestive of abuse in dogs and cats. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 252(4), 433-439.

Barnhard, G. M. (2018). Breed-Specific Legislation: The Pitfalls of Pit Bull Prohibitions. Mid-Atlantic J. on L. & Pub. Pol’y, 4, 59.

Barrett, B. J., Fitzgerald, A., Peirone, A., Stevenson, R., & Cheung, C. H. (2018). Help-seeking among abused women with pets: Evidence from a Canadian sample. Violence and Victims, 33(4), 604-626.

Benjamin, A., & Slocombe, K. (2018). ‘Who’sa good boy?!’Dogs prefer naturalistic dog-directed speech. Animal cognition, 1-12.

Bergen-Cico, D., Smith, Y., Wolford, K., Gooley, C., Hannon, K., Woodruff, R., … & Gump, B. (2018). Dog ownership and training reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms and increases self-compassion among veterans: results of a longitudinal control study. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.


Berteselli, G. V., Arena, L., Dalla Villa, P., & De Massis, F. Animal welfare in Italian long-term shelters. Benchmark against an “ideal shelter”.

Binfet, J. T., & Struik, K. (2018). Dogs on Campus. Society & Animals.

Binfet, J. T., Silas, H. J., Longfellow, S. W., & Widmaier-Waurechen, K. (2018). When Veterinarians Support Canine Therapy: Bidirectional Benefits for Clinics and Therapy Programs. Veterinary sciences, 5(1), 2.

Bolman, B. (2018). How experiments age: Gerontology, beagles, and species projection at Davis. Social studies of science, 0306312718759822.

Borgi, M., Collacchi, B., Giuliani, A., & Cirulli, F. (2018). Dog Visiting Programs for Managing Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults: A Meta-analysis. The Gerontologist.

Bosha, J. A., Tion, M. T., & Agbo, J. O. (2018). A case of cruelty in dog and its management.

Bould, E., Bigby, C., Bennett, P. C., & Howell, T. J. (2018). ‘More people talk to you when you have a dog’–dogs as catalysts for social inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research.

Bould, E., Bigby, C., Bennett, P., & Howell, T. Dogs as catalysts for community participation of people with intellectual disability.

Bremhorst, A., Mongillo, P., Howell, T., & Marinelli, L. (2018). Spotlight on Assistance Dogs-Legislation, Welfare and Research. Animals: an open access journal from MDPI, 8(8).

Brookes, V. J., VanderWaal, K., & Ward, M. P. (2018). The social networks of free-roaming domestic dogs in island communities in the Torres Strait, Australia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Brooks, H. L., Rushton, K., Lovell, K., Bee, P., Walker, L., Grant, L., & Rogers, A. (2018). The power of support from companion animals for people living with mental health problems: a systematic review and narrative synthesis of the evidence. BMC psychiatry, 18(1), 31.

Brown, B. R. (2018). The Relationship between Pet-Owner Satisfaction and Loyalty: The Mediating Role of Communication (Doctoral dissertation, Wilmington University (Delaware)).

Brown, C., Wang, Y., & Carr, E. (2018). Undercover Dogs: Pet Dogs in the Sleep Environment of Patients with Chronic Pain. Social Sciences, 7(9), 157.

Brubaker, L., & Udell, M. A. (2018). The effects of past training, experience, and human behaviour on a dog’s persistence at an independent task. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Bruce, S. J. (2018). Behaviour characterisation of companion cats in Auckland, New Zealand via the use of camera and GPS technologies: predation, risk behaviours, activity levels and home range (Master’s thesis).

Bussolari, C., Habarth, J. M., Phillips, S., Katz, R., & Packman, W. (2018). Self-Compassion, Social Constraints, and Psychosocial Outcomes in a Pet Bereavement Sample. OMEGA-Journal of Death and Dying, 0030222818814050.

Byosiere, S. E., Espinosa, J., & Smith, B. P. (2018). The function of play bows in Canis lupus and its variants: a comparison of dingo (Canis lupus dingo), dog (Canis lupus familiaris) and wolf puppies (Canis lupus). Brill.

Cable, A., & Pulcini, B. (2018). Therapy Dog Handler Perspectives on Animal-assisted Therapy with Children (Doctoral dissertation, Utica College).

Canady, B., & Sansone, A. (2018). Health Care Decisions and Delay of Treatment in Companion Animal Owners. Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings, 1-8.

Carr, D. C., Taylor, M. G., Gee, N. R., & Sachs-Ericsson, N. J. (2018). Typologies of older adult companion animal owners and non-owners: moving beyond the dichotomy. Aging & mental health, 1-15.

Casey, J., Csiernik, R., Knezevic, D., & Ebear, J. (2018). The Impact of Animal-Assisted Intervention on Staff in a Seniors Residential Care Facility. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 16(5), 1238-1248.

Catala, A., Cousillas, H., Hausberger, M., & Grandgeorge, M. (2018). Dog alerting and/or responding to epileptic seizures: A scoping review. PloS one, 13(12), e0208280.

Chaniotakis, I., Evangelos, D., Georgios, M., Andreas, M., & Kostomitsopoulos, N. (2018). Improving Military Dogs’ Welfare: Is there a Place for Handlers’ Beliefs and Perceptions?. Society & Animals.

Chen, E. Y. (2018). To a future where everyone can walk a dog even if they don’t own one. Frontiers in Public Health, 6, 223.

Chen, Y., Tan, Y., Yan, S., & Li, L. (2018). Dog bite and injury awareness and prevention in migrant and left-behind children in China. Scientific reports, 8(1), 15959.

Cherkaev, X., & Tipikina, E. (2018). Interspecies Affection and Military Aims: Was There a Totalitarian Dog?. Environmental Humanities, 10(1), 20-39.

Christian, H., Westgarth, C., & Della Vedova, D. (2018). Understanding the Relationship Between Dog Ownership and Children’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior. In Physical Activity and Health Promotion in the Early Years (pp. 113-130). Springer, Cham.

Clark, B. (2018). Outcomes of Dog-Assisted Therapy for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Doctoral dissertation).

Coghlan, S., Waycott, J., Neves, B. B., & Vetere, F. (2018, December). Using robot pets instead of companion animals for older people: a case of ‘reinventing the wheel’?. In Proceedings of the 30th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (pp. 172-183). ACM.

Comartin, K. P. (2018). Is Man’s Best Friend a Best Practice in Public Education? Animal-Assisted Interventions in Classrooms and School-Based Therapeutic Settings (Doctoral dissertation, Alliant International University).

Coorey, L., & Coorey-Ewings, C. (2018). Animal Victims of Domestic and Family Violence: Raising Youth Awareness. Animal Studies Journal, 7(1), 1-40.

Corleto, D. (2018). Prison Rehabilitation: The Sociological, Physiological, and Psychological Effects of Animal-Assisted Interventions. Themis: Research Journal of Justice Studies and Forensic Science, 6(1), 8.

Corrieri, L., Adda, M., Miklósi, Á., & Kubinyi, E. (2018). Companion and free-ranging Bali dogs: Environmental links with personality traits in an endemic dog population of South East Asia. PLOS ONE, 13(6), e0197354.

Cortez-Aguirre, G. R., Jiménez-Coello, M., Gutiérrez-Blanco, E., & Ortega-Pacheco, A. (2018). Stray Dog Population in a City of Southern Mexico and Its Impact on the Contamination of Public Areas. Veterinary Medicine International, 2018.

Cox, E., Ruge, L., Mancini, C., & Luck, R. User Centered Design Approaches to Measuring Canine Behavior: Tail Wagging as a Measure of User Experience.

d’Ovidio, D., & Pirrone, F. (2018). A cross-sectional survey to evaluate the pet squirrel population and ownership profiles. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Davey, G., & Zhao, X. (2018). Free-roaming cat (Felis catus) management and welfare policies in two university campuses in Beirut, Lebanon: Strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-13.

Davidson, D., Hilvert, E., Misiunaite, I., Kerby, K., & Giordano, M. (2018). Recognition of facial emotions on human and canine faces in children with and without autism spectrum disorders. Motivation and Emotion, 1-12.

Davis, K. N., Hellyer, P. W., Carr, E. C., Wallace, J. E., & Kogan, L. R. (2019). Qualitative study of owner perceptions of chronic pain in their dogs. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 254(1), 88-92.


Dietz, L., Arnold, A. M. K., Goerlich-Jansson, V. C., & Vinke, C. M. (2018). The importance of early life experiences for the development of behavioural disorders in domestic dogs. Brill.

Dixon, H. (2018). Late 1st-Millennium bce Levantine Dog Burials as an Extension of Human Mortuary Behavior.

Dodman, N. H., Brown, D. C., & Serpell, J. A. (2018). Associations between owner personality and psychological status and the prevalence of canine behavior problems. PloS one, 13(2), e0192846.

Dowling-Guyer, S. Showcasing Adoptable Pets Through Photos and Videos: Increasing Visibility, Interest, Traffic and Maybe Adoptions Too.

Dravsnik, J., Signal, T., & Canoy, D. (2018). Canine co‐therapy: The potential of dogs to improve the acceptability of trauma‐focused therapies for children. Australian Journal of Psychology.

Dugnoille, J. (2018). To eat or not to eat companion dogs: Symbolic value of dog meat and human-dog companionship in contemporary South Korea.

Duranton, C., & Horowitz, A. (2018). Let me sniff! Nosework induces positive judgment bias in pet dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Edwards, M. E., Gringart, E., & Drake, D. (2018). “Getting Rid of the Dog”: Adult Recall of a Childhood Experience. Society & Animals, Vol. 26 No. 4.

Ein, N., Li, L., & Vickers, K. (2018). The effect of pet therapy on the physiological and subjective stress response: A meta‐analysis. Stress and Health.

Endenburg, N., Soontararak, S., Charoensuk, C., & van Lith, H. A. (2018). Quality of life and owner attitude to dog overweight and obesity in Thailand and the Netherlands. BMC veterinary research, 14(1), 221.

Evans, R., Lyons, M., Brewer, G., & Tucci, S. (2019). The purrfect match: The influence of personality on owner satisfaction with their domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus). Personality and Individual Differences, 138, 252-256.

Eyarefe, O. D., & Adetunji, A. G. (2018). Dog breeds acquisition and owners awareness of associated surgical conditions in Nigeria. Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 10(7), 173-179.

Farnworth, M. J., Packer, R., Sordo, L., Chen, R., Caney, S., & Gunn-Moore, D. A. (2018). In the Eye of the Beholder: Owner Preferences for Variations in Cats’ Appearances with Specific Focus on Skull Morphology. Animals, 8(2), 30.

Faulkes, Z. (2018). Prohibiting pet crayfish does not consistently reduce their availability online. Nauplius, 26.

Flint, H. E., Coe, J. B., Pearl, D. L., Serpell, J. A., & Niel, L. (2018). Effect of training for dog fear identification on dog owner ratings of fear in familiar and unfamiliar dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Flockhart, D. T., & Coe, J. B. (2018). Multistate matrix population model to assess the contributions and impacts on population abundance of domestic cats in urban areas including owned cats, unowned cats, and cats in shelters. PloS one, 13(2), e0192139.

Giuffrida, M. A., Brown, D. C., Ellenberg, S. S., & Farrar, J. T. (2018). Development and psychometric testing of the Canine Owner-Reported Quality of Life questionnaire, an instrument designed to measure quality of life in dogs with cancer. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 252(9), 1073-1083.

Glassey, S. (2018). Did Harvey learn from Katrina? Initial observations of the response to companion animals during Hurricane Harvey. Animals, 8(4), 47.

Glazer, M. (2018). Assessing the Perceptions of the Use of a Courthouse Facility Dog Program with Child and Youth Witnesses.

González-Ramírez, M. T., Vanegas, M., & Landero, R. (2018). Differences in stress and happiness between owners who perceive their dogs as well behaved or poorly behaved when they are left alone. Journal of Veterinary Behavior.

Goodwin, K., Rand, J., Morton, J., Uthappa, V., & Walduck, R. (2018). Email Reminders Increase the Frequency That Pet Owners Update Their Microchip Information. Animals, 8(2), 20.

GRAHAM, L. B. (2018). Equine Camp for Military Children and Their Families. Military and Government Counseling, 2165, 100.

Graham, T. M., & Rock, M. J. (2018). The Spillover Effect of a Flood on Pets and Their People: Implications for Rental Housing. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-11.

Graham, T. M., Milaney, K. J., Adams, C. L., & Rock, M. J. (2018). “Pets Negotiable”: How Do the Perspectives of Landlords and Property Managers Compare with Those of Younger Tenants with Dogs?. Animals, 8(3), 32.

Grant, R. A., & Warrior, J. R. (2018). Clicker Training Increases exploratory behaviour and time spent at the front of the enclosure in shelter cats; implications for welfare and adoption rates. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Gray, A., Barrett, B. J., Fitzgerald, A., & Peirone, A. (2018). Fleeing with Fido: an Analysis of What Canadian Domestic Violence Shelters Are Communicating Via their Websites about Leaving an Abusive Relationship when Pets Are Involved. Journal of Family Violence, 1-12.

Grimm, H., Bergadano, A., Musk, G. C., Otto, K., Taylor, P. M., & Duncan, J. C. (2018). Drawing the line in clinical treatment of companion animals: recommendations from an ethics working party. Veterinary Record, vetrec-2017.

Grooms, W., & Biddle, D. J. (2018). Dogs and Crime. Society & Animals, 26(1), 34-53.

Grugan, S. T. (2018). Capturing Cruelty: A Content Analysis of Companion Animal Cruelty in the News Media. society & animals, 1(aop), 1-17.

Guinness, S., Van Dongen, W. F., Guay, P. J., Robinson, R. W., & Weston, M. A. (2019). Evaluating How the Group Size of Domestic, Invasive Dogs Affect Coastal Wildlife Responses: The Case of Flight-Initiation Distance (FID) of Birds on Southern Australian Beaches. In Impacts of Invasive Species on Coastal Environments (pp. 413-424). Springer, Cham.

Gundersen, E. D., & Johannessen, B. (2018). What motivates arrangements of dog visits in nursing homes? Experiences by dog handlers and nurses. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice.

Gunter, L. (2018). Understanding the Impacts of Breed Identity, Post-Adoption and Fostering Interventions, & Behavioral Welfare of Shelter Dogs (Doctoral dissertation, Arizona State University).

Gunter, L. M., Barber, R. T., & Wynne, C. D. (2018). A canine identity crisis: Genetic breed heritage testing of shelter dogs. PloS one, 13(8), e0202633.

Gunther, I., Raz, T., & Klement, E. (2018). Association of neutering with health and welfare of urban free-roaming cat population in Israel, during 2012-2014. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Gupta, O. T., Wiebe, D. J., Pyatak, E. A., & Beck, A. M. (2018). Improving medication adherence in the pediatric population using integrated care of companion animals. Patient Education and Counseling.

Hageman, T. O. N., Langenderfer-Magruder, L., Greene, T., Williams, J. H., St. Mary, J., McDonald, S. E., & Ascione, F. R. (2018). Intimate Partner Violence Survivors and Pets: Exploring Practitioners’ Experiences in Addressing Client Needs. Families in Society, 1044389418767836.

Hall, D. (2018). Nursing Campus Therapy Dog: A Pilot Study. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 13(4), 202-206.

Handlin, L., Nilsson, A., Lidfors, L., Petersson, M., & Uvnäs-Moberg, K. (2018). The Effects of a Therapy Dog on the Blood Pressure and Heart Rate of Older Residents in a Nursing Home. Anthrozoös, 31(5), 567-576.

Hart, L. A., Thigpen, A. P., Willits, N. H., Lyons, L. A., Hertz-Picciotto, I., & Hart, B. L. (2018). Affectionate Interactions of Cats to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 5, 39.

Harter, J. P. (2019). Your Best Friend: Dogs Attachment and Relationship Satisfaction (Doctoral dissertation, Alliant International University).

Hartwig, E. K., & Smelser, Q. K. (2018). Practitioner Perspectives on Animal-Assisted Counseling. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 40(1), 43-57.

Harwood, C., Kaczmarek, E., & Drake, D. (2018). Parental Perceptions of the Nature of the Relationship Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Share with Their Canine Companion. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 1-12.

Hawes, S., Kerrigan, J., & Morris, K. (2018). Factors Informing Outcomes for Older Cats and Dogs in Animal Shelters. Animals, 8(3), 36.

Hawkins, R. D. (2018). Psychological factors underpinning child-animal relationships and preventing animal cruelty.

Hebert, M. A. (2018). Experiencing The Human-Companion Animal Bond: Are Pets Considered Family? (Doctoral dissertation, California State University, Fresno).

Heðinsdóttir, K., Kondrup, S., Röcklinsberg, H., & Gjerris, M. (2018). Can Friends be Copied? Ethical Aspects of Cloning Dogs as Companion Animals. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 1-13.

Henley, E. (2018). A bird’s eye view of breakdown in parrot–caregiver relations. Companion Animal, 23(2), 104-108.

Herzog, H. (2018). Do Children With Cats Have More Mental Health Problems?.

Hill, E. (2018). The archaeology of human–dog relations in Northwest Alaska. In Dogs in the North (pp. 99-116). Routledge.

Hill, J., Ziviani, J., Driscoll, C., & Cawdell-Smith, J. (2018). Can Canine-Assisted Interventions Affect the Social Behaviours of Children on the Autism Spectrum? A Systematic Review. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-13.

Hoffman, C. L., Stutz, K., & Vasilopoulos, T. (2018). An Examination of Adult Women’s Sleep Quality and Sleep Routines in Relation to Pet Ownership and Bedsharing. Anthrozoös, 31(6), 711-725.

Hoffmann, R., Lagerkvist, C. J., Gustavsson, M. H., & Holst, B. S. (2018). An empirical examination of the conceptualization of companion animals. BMC psychology, 6(1), 15.

House, L. A., Neal, C., & Backels, K. (2018). A Doggone Way to Reduce Stress: An Animal Assisted Intervention with College Students. College Student Journal, 52(2), 199-204.

Howell, P., & Kean, H. (2018). The dogs that didn’t bark in the Blitz: transpecies and transpersonal emotional geographies on the British home front. Journal of Historical Geography, 61, 44-52.

Howell, T. J., Mongillo, P., Giacomini, G., & Marinelli, L. (2018). A survey of undesirable behaviors expressed by ex-racing greyhounds adopted in Italy. Journal of Veterinary Behavior.

Howse, M. S., Anderson, R. E., & Walsh, C. J. (2018). Social behaviour of domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) in a public off-leash dog park. Behavioural processes.

Humby, L., & Barclay, E. (2018). Pawsitive Solutions: An Overview of Prison Dog Programs in Australia. The Prison Journal, 0032885518793951.

Hunter, C., Verreynne, M. L., Pachana, N., & Harpur, P. (2018). The impact of disability-assistance animals on the psychological health of workplaces: A systematic review. Human Resource Management Review.

Hwang, J., Gottdenker, N. L., Oh, D. H., Ho-Woo, N., Lee, H., & Myung-Sun, C. (2018). Disentangling the link between supplemental feeding, population density, and the prevalence of pathogens in urban stray cats. PeerJ.

Iliopoulou, M. A., Carleton, C. L., & Reese, L. A. (2018). Beloved Companion or Problem Animal: The Shifting Meaning of Pit Bull. society & animals, 1(aop), 1-20.

Isenstein, S. (2018). Man’s Best Friend is a Therapist’s Best Friend: How the Presence of a Dog Influences Therapists and Others’ Perceptions of Them (Doctoral dissertation).

Jamieson, L., Baxter, G., & Murray, P. (2018). You Are Not My Handler! Impact of Changing Handlers on Dogs’ Behaviours and Detection Performance. Animals, 8(10), 176.

Janke, N., Berke, O., Klement, E., Flockhart, D. T., Coe, J., & Bateman, S. (2018). Effect of Capacity for Care on cat admission trends at the Guelph Humane Society, 2011–2015. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-12.

Jaroš, F. (2018). Cat Cultures and Threefold Modelling of Human-Animal Interactions: on the Example of Estonian Cat Shelters. Biosemiotics, 1-22.

Johnson, S. A. (2018). Animal cruelty, pet abuse & violence: the missed dangerous connection. Forensic Res Criminol Int J, 6(6), 403-415.

Johnson, T. C. (2018). Survivors’ Experiences of Pet Abuse Within the Cycle of Domestic Violence.

Jones, M. G., Rice, S. M., & Cotton, S. M. (2018). Who let the dogs out? Therapy dogs in clinical practice. Australasian Psychiatry, 1039856217749056.

Kalkoske, S. T. (2018). The Academic and Social-emotional Effects of Classroom Service Dogs/Specialized Therapy Dogs with Handlers on Student Learning and Behavior in K-12 Special Education Students in Emotional/Behavioral Disordered Placements as Perceived by their Teachers (Doctoral dissertation, Brandman University).

Kay, A., Coe, J. B., Young, I., & Pearl, D. (2018). Factors Influencing Time to Adoption for Dogs in a Provincial Shelter System in Canada. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-14.

Kisiel, L. M., Jones-Bitton, A., Sargeant, J. M., Coe, J. B., Flockhart, D. T., Vargas, E. J. C., & Greer, A. L. (2018). Modeling the effect of surgical sterilization on owned dog population size in Villa de Tezontepec, Hidalgo, Mexico, using an individual-based computer simulation model. PloS one, 13(6), e0198209.

Knierim, J. (2018). Combatting the Illegal Pet Trade: Using Molecular Techniques to Determine the Provenience of Illegal Ring-Tailed Lemur (Lemur catta) Pets.

Knox, S. (2018). Revenant pets and the paranormal everyday. The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife.

Kotrschal, K. (2018). How Wolves Turned into Dogs and How Dogs Are Valuable in Meeting Human Social Needs. People and Animals: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 1(1), 6.

Koutsopoulos, T., & Koutsopoulos, K. C. Dogs in Learning: An Implementation of Human-Canine Synergy in Education.

Krause-Parello, C. A. (2018). Human-Animal Connections and Nursing Science: What Is the Relationship?. Nursing science quarterly, 31(3), 239-242.

Kreplins, T. L., Gaynor, A., Kennedy, M. S., Baudains, C. M., Adams, P., Bateman, P. W., & Fleming, P. A. What to call a dog? A review of the common names for Australian free-ranging dogs. Pacific Conservation Biology.

Kujala, M. V. (2018). Canine emotions: Guidelines for research. Animal Sentience, 2(14), 18.


LaFollette, M. R., O’Haire, M. E., Cloutier, S., & Gaskill, B. N. (2018). A Happier Rat Pack: The Impacts of Tickling Pet Store Rats on Human-Animal Interactions and Rat Welfare. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Laing, M. (2018). Research in progress: Encountering interspecies homelessness: Developing an evidence base of social work with women at risk of, or experiencing homelessness with a companion animal. Parity, 31(1), 61.

Landeros, D., & Volsche, S. (2018). Investigation of Mexican-American Attitudes Towards Pet Dogs.

Langdon, A. (2018). Fit for a Dog? Food Sharing and the Medieval Human/Animal Divide. society & animals, 1(aop), 1-17.

Lawrence, W. R., & Dong, G. H. When Policies Are Not Enough To Protect Us From Air Pollution, Pet Companions Might Be The Next Best Solution.

Leary, A. (2018). Fetch! An Interactive Exhibition Exploring the Unique Relationship Between Humans and Dogs (Doctoral dissertation, The George Washington University).

Lefebvre, S. L., & Ellis, R. V. (2018). Reigning Cats and Dogs: Perks and Perils of Our Courtship with Companion Animals. Beyond One Health: From Recognition to Results.

Leggieri, L. R., Marozzi, A., Panebianco, A., Gregorio, P., & Carmanchahi, P. (2018). Effects of Short-Distance Recreational Mushing on Oxytocin, Gastrin, and Creatinine Kinase in Sled Dogs. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 1-9.

Leng, M., Liu, P., Zhang, P., Hu, M., Zhou, H., Li, G., … & Chen, L. (2018). Pet Robot Intervention for people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Psychiatry Research.

Leow, C. (2018). It’s Not Just A Dog: The Role of Companion Animals in the Family’s Emotional System.

Levitt, A. L., & Gezinski, L. B. (2018). Compassion Fatigue and Resiliency Factors in Animal Shelter Workers. Society & Animals, 1(aop), 1-18.

Lewis, T. W., Wiles, B. M., Llewellyn-Zaidi, A. M., Evans, K. M., & O’Neill, D. G. (2018). Longevity and mortality in Kennel Club registered dog breeds in the UK in 2014. Canine Genetics and Epidemiology, 5(1), 10.

Luna-Cortés, G. (2018). The Influence of Materialism and Self-Congruity on the Relationship of Human With Their Companion Dogs. Social Marketing Quarterly, 1524500418801002.

Lund, K., & Williams, B. A Puppy’s Touch: Destressing with Dogs in a University Environment.

Malia, L. M., Bohrmann, M. A., & Poirier, C. R. (2018). The Effects of Age and Sex on Saving Pets Over Humans. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 23(4).

Marasligil, M. F. (2018). PAWMOJI: Emotionally Expressive Avatar for the Quantified Pet Users.

Martinez, E., Silva, I. O., Cesario, C. S., Ferraz, F., Dias, J. V., Machado, T. M. M., & Boere, V. S. (2018). Community perception and attitudes about the behavior of stray dogs in a college campus. Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 1(1), 10-16.

Matters, W. I. A. Why the Caged Bird Does Not Sing Captivity and Complex PTSD in parrots and people.

Mayorga‐Gallo, S. (2018). Whose Best Friend? Dogs and Racial Boundary Maintenance in a Multiracial Neighborhood. In Sociological Forum.

Mazzucchelli, F. (2018). The Birth of a Pet? The Rabbit. In Semiotics of Animals in Culture (pp. 103-118). Springer, Cham.

McCarthy, M., Bigelow, J., & Taylor, M. (2018). Emergency preparedness and planning for animals: A case study in the Blue Mountains, NSW. Australian Journal of Emergency Management, The, 33(4), 50.

McGowan, R. T., Bolte, C., Barnett, H. R., Perez-Camargo, G., & Martin, F. (2018). Can you spare 15 minutes? The measurable positive impact of a 15-minute petting session on shelter dog well-being. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

McGreevy, P. D., Wilson, B., Starling, M. J., & Serpell, J. A. (2018). Behavioural risks in male dogs with minimal lifetime exposure to gonadal hormones may complicate population-control benefits of desexing. PloS one, 13(5), e0196284.

McKinney, K. (2018). Emotion Work of Coping with the Death of a Companion Animal. society & animals, 1(aop), 1-17.

Meijer, E. (2018). The Good Life, the Good Death: Companion Animals and Euthanasia. Animal Studies Journal, 7(1), 205-225.

Messam, L. L., Kass, P. H., Chomel, B. B., & Hart, L. A. (2018). Factors associated with bites to a child from a dog living in the same home: A bi-national comparison. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 5, 66.

Milroy, K. E., Whiting, M., & Abeyesinghe, S. (2018). Reporting of suspected dog fighting to the police, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and equivalents by veterinary professionals in the UK. Veterinary Record, vetrec-2017.

Mitchell, R. W., Reed, E., & Alexander, L. (2018). Functions of pointing by humans, and dogs’ responses, during dog-human play between familiar and unfamiliar players. Animal Behavior and Cognition, 5(2), 181-200.

Mitsui, S., Kubo, T., & Yoshida, M. (2018). Analyzing the change in long-term information provision on cat management around a world natural heritage site. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 64(1), 9.

Bir, C., Olynk Widmar, N., & Croney, C. (2018). Exploring Social Desirability Bias in Perceptions of Dog Adoption: All’s Well that Ends Well? Or Does the Method of Adoption Matter?. Animals, 8(9), 154.

Monsalve, S., Hammerschmidt, J., Izar, M. L., Marconcin, S., Rizzato, F., Polo, G., & Garcia, R. (2018). Associated factors of companion animal neglect in the family environment in Pinhais, Brazil. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

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Novak, J. M., & Day, A. (2018). Families, Companion Nonhuman Animals, and the CSZ Disaster. Natural Disasters and Risk Communication: Implications of the Cascadia Subduction Zone Megaquake, 199.

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Peterson, A. L. (2018). Canine Rescue as a Social Movement: The Politics of Love. Society & Animals, Vol. 26 No. 4.

Phillips, S. C., Hedge, Z., & Peralta, J. M. (2018). The role of private practitioners in reducing numbers of homeless dogs and cats and shelter euthanasia rates. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 253(4), 404-408.

Policay, R., & Falconier, M. Therapy Dogs in Couple and Family Therapy: A Therapist’s Perspective. Contemporary Family Therapy, 1-13.

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Ren, Y. Assessing Pet Rabbit Welfare Based on General Discussion on Human-Animal Relationship.

Rodrigo-Claverol, M., Malla-Clua, B., Rodrigo-Claverol, E., Jové-Naval, J., Bergadà-Bell-lloc, J., & Marsal-Mora, J. R. (2018). Animal-assisted Therapy for the Emotional Well-being of Children with Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders.

Rodrigueza, K. E., Bryceb, C. I., Grangerc, D. A., & Haire, M. E. The effect of a service dog on salivary cortisol awakening response in a ff military population with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Roetman, P., Tindle, H., & Litchfield, C. (2018). Management of Pet Cats: The Impact of the Cat Tracker Citizen Science Project in South Australia. Animals, 8(11), 190.

Rollin, B. (2018). “We Always Hurt the Things We Love”—Unnoticed Abuse of Companion Animals. Animals, 8(9), 157.

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Simpson, A. C. (2018). Parental Perceptions of Child’s Experiences Participating in a Family Dog-Assisted Physical Activity Program for their Children with Developmental Disabilities.

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