Understanding the Bond Between Humans and Pets

Scientific American Explores Big Ideas

Tens of millions of households in the United States have pets. They are often considered integral parts of families and close companions. There is a long history of domesticating animals, and this volume in part considers the intertwined evolution of animals and domestic animals to examine how these relationships have developed. It discusses the characteristics and behaviors of cats, dogs, and other animals that allows humans to create such a strong bond with them. It also looks at recent research on the advantages pets have on physical and mental health.

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Reading Level: 9-10

Interest Level: 9-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-7253-4958-2
Author : Scientific American Editors
Copyright : 2024
Language : English
Pages : 160
Trim : 6" x 9"
Dewey : 591.5--dc23
Detailed Table of Contents • Further Information Section • Glossary • Index