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What are the goals of this subject?Scholars who research "Pets" look at A pet or companion animal is an animal kept primarily for a person's company, entertainment.
Some questions in "Pets" involve Effects on pets' health, Effects of pets on their caregiver's health, Pets in long-term care institutions.
Why study "Pets"? Two of the most popular pets are dogs and cats. The technical term for a cat lover is an ailurophile, and for a dog lover, a cynophile. Other animals commonly kept include rabbits; ferrets; pigs; rodents, such as gerbils, hamsters, chinchillas, rats, and guinea pigs; avian pets.
Professionals of "Pets" include Suzanne Morrow (Francis) ... Debbye Turner. ... Danielle Spencer.
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