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The Miller-Rada Commitment to Pets Scale

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Abstract:

Commitment to pets is introduced and defined. Commitment to pets overlaps the construct of attachment to pets but adds to our developing understanding of the human-animal bond. Commitment is operationalized as a resolve to keep a pet in spite of challenges that require expenditures of personal resources. The Miller-Rada Commitment to Pets Scale measures commitment, has high internal consistency, demonstrates construct validity, and correlates with attachment (r=.44). The Miller-Rada Commitment to Pets Scale requires further research and may have potential for educating prospective pet owners as well as further elucidating the pet/human relationship.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2752/089279396787001509

Publication date: June 1, 1996

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