Animal Animals And The Powerful Connection With Humans Essay

1513 Words Oct 14th, 2014 7 Pages
No true significance was found among the variables in the Beatson, Loughnan, and Halloran (2009) results. Those participants with high creatureliness and MS did record high self-esteem, which in turn predicted less negative attitudes toward their pet companions. Special treatment of their animals was less accepted after the MS and human creatureliness. A human is likely to have a more positive attitude toward a pet and the special treatment of that pet if that human being sees their ‘species’ as unique and ever-changing.
Companion animals and the powerful connection with humans are a cultural norm. The animal-human bond can be both negative and positive. Pets are described as a cat or dog that contributes to the positive health effects of a human. Curtiss, Holley, and Wolf (2006) studied the difference in diverse cultures and the treatment of and relationships with companion animals. A randomized number generator contacted individuals from a 584 area code and asked demographic questions, as well as questions about the ownership, care, and relationships and beliefs of a companion animal(s). Questions were answered in a yes/no format.
According to the Curtiss, Holley, and Wolf (2006) results, the majority of the participants were classified as white, female, and having a pet at the time of the survey. American Indians were the race more likely to have an animal. White people were second to that. The ownership and care of the animal resulted in the high percentage answers of…

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