Does a Good Relationship With the Dog Mean More Walks?

New research finds that taking your dog on a walk is better for your health—and the human-animal bond plays a role in dog walking behavior.

How Strong Is Children's Attachment to Their Pets?

The friendship and caring behaviors children show toward their pet are linked to attachment to the pet.

Pets of the Homeless: Attachment Figures and Social Support

Why do homeless people have pets? It turns out that homeless youth with pets are less depressed and lonely than those without, but pets bring disadvantages too.