• One health: a guiding imperative 

    Johnson, Rebecca A. (Rebecca Ann) (2010-03)
    Given the large proportion of households that include pets, this is perhaps a most important time to consider human-companion animal interaction as a vehicle to facilitate One Health (human-animal health). The potential ...
  • Shelter Dog Behavior Improvement: Dog Walking as Enrichment 

    Johnson, Rebecca A. (Rebecca Ann); McKenney, Charlotte; McCune, Sandra (2010-03)
    Background: Several million dogs are euthanized in animal shelters annually after multiple relinquishment reasons (Scarlett, 2002; Salman, 1998; New, 2000 & Kass, 2001). Gains in pet adoptions are happening via shelter ...
  • Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound, & Stay Fit for Seniors 

    Johnson, Rebecca A. (Rebecca Ann); McKenney, Charlotte; McCune, Sandra (2010-04)
    Background: Obesity rates in older adults are linked with the national problem of limited physical activity (PA), resulting in chronic illness. Obesity-related illness and functional loss require innovative interventions. ...