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Psychological and Behavioral Predictors of Taking Pet Companions When Traveling

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Abstract:

Although the importance of animal companions for their owners has been investigated (Aylesworth, Chapman, & Dobscha, 1999), and it has been established that pets are becoming increasingly important and that owners are spending more and more on them (Ridgway, Kukar-Kinney, Monroe, & Chamberlin, 2008), the question remains of whether it is more likely that animal companions change their owner's lifestyle or vice versa. Using the theory of planned behavior (TPB; Ajzen, 1991); characteristics of self-monitoring, and scales assessing the owner-pet relationship, in this investigation we shed new light on how and why owners decide whether or not to take their pets with them when traveling for leisure purposes.

Keywords: ANIMAL COMPANIONSHIP; LEISURE TRAVEL; SELF-MONITORING; THEORY OF PLANNED BEHAVIOR

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2224/sbp.2011.39.6.721

Publication date: October 1, 2011

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