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Author Anderson, P. Elizabeth.

Title The powerful bond between people and pets : our boundless connections to companion animals / P. Elizabeth Anderson ; foreword by Gerald P. Koocher.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  636.0887 An24p 2008    ---  Available
Description xxvii, 248 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Practical and applied psychology, 1938-7725
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-237) and index.
Contents Introduction: A new era for companion animals -- Companion animals in America and around the globe -- Genesis and nature of the bond -- Why we choose certain animals as companions -- Roles that animals play in our lives and how we influence each other -- Embedded with humans--animals in the human world -- Pets as medicine -- Protecting our companion animals -- When love hurts -- Love gone bad.
Subject Pet owners -- Psychology.
Pets -- Psychological aspects.
Pets -- Social aspects.
Human-animal relationships.
ISBN 0275989054 (alk. paper)
9780275989057 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NZ1 11622573

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