Mutual rescue : how adopting a homeless animal can save you, too / Carol Novello with Ginny Graves.

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    • Publication Information:
      First hardcover edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: "Mutual Rescue profiles the transformational impact that shelter pets have on humans, exploring the emotional, physical, and spiritual gifts that rescued animals provide. It explores through anecdote, observation, and scientific research, the complexity and depth of the role that pets play in our lives. Every story in the book brings an unrecognized benefit of adopting homeless animals to the forefront of the rescue conversation."-- Amazon.com
    • Content Notes:
      Introduction -- Heart. Finding courage: pets as secure bases and safe havens -- Building trust: animals and the biochemistry of bonding -- Coping with grief: fur as a source of comfort and solace -- Flourishing after sorrow: four-legged support for post-traumatic growth -- Body. Vitalizing physical health: the effect of wags and whiskers on physiology -- Embracing joy: Animals' playful companionship transforms loneliness -- Overcoming illness or injury: the role of pets in persevering through physical challenges -- Recovering from addiction: the stabilizing power of furry acceptance -- Mind. Cultivating grit: pets as source of strength and resilience -- Supporting mental and emotional well-being: paws anchor us in the present -- Fostering children's development: animals' impact on autism, reading skills, and cognitive growth -- Connection. Enriching relationships: pets bind us together -- Beyond cats and dogs: appreciating the natural world and all the creatures in it -- Discovering purpose: what animals can teach us about meaning, love, and faith.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-262).
    • ISBN:
      9781538713532
      1538713535
    • Accession Number:
      2018044758
    • Accession Number:
      on1043585760
      1043585760
    • Accession Number:
      fay.646283
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      NOVELLO, C. Mutual rescue : how adopting a homeless animal can save you, too. [s.l.] : Grand Central Publishing, 2019. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 14 out. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Novello C. Mutual Rescue : How Adopting a Homeless Animal Can Save You, Too. Grand Central Publishing; 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646283. Accessed October 14, 2019.
    • APA:
      Novello, C. (2019). Mutual rescue : how adopting a homeless animal can save you, too. Grand Central Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646283
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Novello, Carol. 2019. Mutual Rescue : How Adopting a Homeless Animal Can Save You, Too. Grand Central Publishing. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646283.
    • Harvard:
      Novello, C. (2019) Mutual rescue : how adopting a homeless animal can save you, too. Grand Central Publishing. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646283 (Accessed: 14 October 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Novello, C 2019, Mutual rescue : how adopting a homeless animal can save you, too, Grand Central Publishing, viewed 14 October 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Novello, Carol. Mutual Rescue : How Adopting a Homeless Animal Can Save You, Too. Grand Central Publishing, 2019. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646283.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Novello, Carol. Mutual Rescue : How Adopting a Homeless Animal Can Save You, Too. Grand Central Publishing, 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646283.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Novello C. Mutual rescue : how adopting a homeless animal can save you, too [Internet]. Grand Central Publishing; 2019 [cited 2019 Oct 14]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.646283