Science Section, Main Editors: Brinda Jegatheesan
Practice Section, Main Editor: Jo-Ann Fowler

People and Animals: The International Journal of Research and Practice (PAIJ) is the official, peer-reviewed, open-access publication of the International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO, www.iahaio.org). PAIJ publishes articles related to research and practice in the fields of animal-assisted interventions (AAI) and human-animal interactions (HAI) where the well-being of humans and animals are concerned.

Current Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1 (2019)

Science Articles


Psychosocial Impact of Pet Keeping on Schoolchildren in China
Yanxia Song, Toshiya Hirose, and Naoko Koda

Practice Articles


Paws for Thought: The Importance of Dogs in a Seniors Social Intervention
Elisa Maria Concetta Papotto and Jessica Lee Oliva Dr


An Animal-Assisted Intervention Study in the Nursing Home: Lessons Learned
Lonneke G. J. A. Schuurmans, Inge Noback, Jos M. G. A. Schols, and Marie-Jose Enders-Slegers