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Millions of dogs and cats are adopted from animal shelters every year, however, little is known about why specific animals are adopted. This study examines the qualitative comments given by adopters of cats and dogs for selecting specific animals. Differences between the species and insights into human/animal interactions are discussed.

Publication Date

2015

City

National Harbor, MD

Keywords

Research Symposium

Disciplines

Psychology | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Social and Cultural Anthropology | Transpersonal Psychology

The Truth about Humans: The Decision to Adopt Dogs & Cats

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