Companion animal welfare and possible implications on the human-pet relationship

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Marina Verga; Manuela Michelazzi;
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Journal: Italian Journal of Animal Science (issn: 1594-4077, eissn: 1828-051X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4081/ijas.2009.s1.231
  • Subject: Companion animals, Welfare’s assessment, Behavioural problems, Shelter. | Animal culture | SF1-1100

The role of pets (dogs and cats in particular) in human society has changed in recent years. Nowadays pets are an integral part of the human family and this aspect has many social and emotional implications. For their positive effects on human health, pets are also empl... View more
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