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The human-animal bond: implications for practice
Social Work (1987)
  • F E Netting
  • C C Wilson
  • John C. New, Jr., University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Abstract

Provides an overview of the rapidly expanding area of human-animal bonding. The historical background of human-animal bonding, the current multidisciplinary interest in companion animals, and theoretical perspectives are reviewed. The article examines programmatic and legislative developments in which social workers have participated and presents implications for practice, along with relevant examples.

Publication Date
1987
Citation Information
F E Netting, C C Wilson and John C. New. "The human-animal bond: implications for practice" Social Work Vol. 32 Iss. 1 (1987)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john_new1/32/