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Pets and People : The Psychology of Pet Ownership - Barrie Gunter

Pets and People

The Psychology of Pet Ownership

Paperback Published: 2nd June 1999
ISBN: 9781861561169
Number Of Pages: 170

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In an examination of the relationship between pets and people, Barrie Gunter illustrates the many psychological benefits that animal companionship can bestow upon us; providing security for the anxious, companionship for the lonely and status symbols for the image conscious.

This book examines the phenomenon of pet ownership and the importance placed upon this strange relationship by people in modern society.

Why Do People Own Pets?

Are Pet Owners Different?

Why Are We So Attached To Our Pets?

Who Is In Control?

Are Pets Good For Our Physical Well-Being?

Are Pets Good For Our Mental Well-Being?

Are Pets Good For Children?

How Can Pets Keep Us Young?

How To Cope With The Loss Of A Pet?

Do Pets Make Us More Sociable?

ISBN: 9781861561169
ISBN-10: 1861561164
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 170
Published: 2nd June 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 15.39  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1

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