Date of Award

Summer 8-1-2016

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Martin Chodorow

Second Advisor

Dr. Stephen Zawistowski

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Mark Hauber


This study explored the relationship between pet owners’ attitude toward animals and perception of their pet’s behavior. Pet owners completed an online questionnaire regarding their pro-animal welfare attitude and pet’s behavior. The results indicate that gender and previous pet ownership are related to a person’s attitude toward animals.

Appendix A.pdf (60 kB)
Appendix A

Appendix.B .pdf (59 kB)
Appendix B

Appendices C and D.pdf (2484 kB)
Appendices C & D



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