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Dr Carri Westgarth BSc MPH PhD

Lecturer in Human-Animal Interaction Epidemiology and Population Health

    Publications

    2019

    Dog bite safety at work: An injury prevention perspective on reported occupational dog bites in the UK (Journal article)

    Owczarczak-Garstecka, S. C., Christley, R., Watkins, F., Yang, H., Bishop, B., & Westgarth, C. (2019). Dog bite safety at work: An injury prevention perspective on reported occupational dog bites in the UK. SAFETY SCIENCE, 118, 595-606. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2019.05.034

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2019.05.034

    Socio-demographic factors associated with pet ownership amongst adolescents from a UK birth cohort (Journal article)

    Purewal, R., Christley, R., Kordas, K., Joinson, C., Meints, K., Gee, N., & Westgarth, C. (2019). Socio-demographic factors associated with pet ownership amongst adolescents from a UK birth cohort. BMC VETERINARY RESEARCH, 15(1). doi:10.1186/s12917-019-2063-x

    DOI: 10.1186/s12917-019-2063-x

    The Responsible Dog Owner: The Construction of Responsibility (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Christley, R. M., Marvin, G., & Perkins, E. (2019). The Responsible Dog Owner: The Construction of Responsibility. ANTHROZOOS, 32(5), 631-646. doi:10.1080/08927936.2019.1645506

    DOI: 10.1080/08927936.2019.1645506

    Evidence of large genetic influences on dog ownership in the Swedish Twin Registry has implications for understanding domestication and health associations (Journal article)

    Fall, T., Kuja-Halkola, R., Dobney, K., Westgarth, C., & Magnusson, P. K. E. (2019). Evidence of large genetic influences on dog ownership in the Swedish Twin Registry has implications for understanding domestication and health associations. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-44083-9

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-44083-9

    Portion size and meal consumption in domesticated dogs: An experimental study (Journal article)

    Kersbergen, I., German, A. J., Westgarth, C., & Robinson, E. (2019). Portion size and meal consumption in domesticated dogs: An experimental study. PHYSIOLOGY & BEHAVIOR, 204, 174-179. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2019.02.034

    DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2019.02.034

    Dog owners are more likely to meet physical activity guidelines than people without a dog: An investigation of the association between dog ownership and physical activity levels in a UK community (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Christley, R. M., Jewell, C., German, A. J., Boddy, L. M., & Christian, H. E. (2019). Dog owners are more likely to meet physical activity guidelines than people without a dog: An investigation of the association between dog ownership and physical activity levels in a UK community. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-41254-6

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-41254-6

    Importing rescue dogs from abroad (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C. (2019). Importing rescue dogs from abroad. VETERINARY RECORD, 184(2). doi:10.1136/vr.l97

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.l97

    An open-label randomised clinical trial to compare the efficacy of dietary caloric restriction and physical activity for weight loss in overweight pet dogs (Journal article)

    Chapman, M., Woods, G. R. T., Ladha, C., Westgarth, C., & German, A. J. (2019). An open-label randomised clinical trial to compare the efficacy of dietary caloric restriction and physical activity for weight loss in overweight pet dogs. VETERINARY JOURNAL, 243, 65-73. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.11.013

    DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.11.013

    What is a dog bite? Perceptions of UK dog bite victims (Journal article)

    Oxley, J. A., Christley, R., & Westgarth, C. (2019). What is a dog bite? Perceptions of UK dog bite victims. JOURNAL OF VETERINARY BEHAVIOR-CLINICAL APPLICATIONS AND RESEARCH, 29, 40-44. doi:10.1016/j.jveb.2018.09.002

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jveb.2018.09.002

    2018

    Current thinking on dog behaviour (Chapter)

    Westgarth, C. (2018). Current thinking on dog behaviour. In R. Dean, M. Roberts, & J. Stavisky (Eds.), BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Shelter Medicine Principles of Health and Welfare in a Multi-animal Environment. BSAVA.

    Exploration of perceptions of dog bites among YouTube™ viewers and attributions of blame. (Journal article)

    Owczarczak-Garstecka, S., Watkins, F., Christley, R. M., Yang, H., & Westgarth, C. (2018). Exploration of perceptions of dog bites among YouTube™ viewers and attributions of blame.. Anthrozoos.

    Online videos indicate human and dog behaviour preceding dog bites and the context in which bites occur (Journal article)

    Owczarczak-Garstecka, S. C., Watkins, F., Christley, R., & Westgarth, C. (2018). Online videos indicate human and dog behaviour preceding dog bites and the context in which bites occur. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-25671-7

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-25671-7

    How many people have been bitten by dogs? A cross-sectional survey of prevalence, incidence and factors associated with dog bites in a UK community (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Brooke, M., & Christley, R. M. (2018). How many people have been bitten by dogs? A cross-sectional survey of prevalence, incidence and factors associated with dog bites in a UK community. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 72(4), 331-336. doi:10.1136/jech-2017-209330

    DOI: 10.1136/jech-2017-209330

    Understanding the Relationship Between Dog Ownership and Children’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior (Chapter)

    Christian, H., Westgarth, C., & Della Vedova, D. (2018). Understanding the Relationship Between Dog Ownership and Children’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior. In Physical Activity and Health Promotion in the Early Years (pp. 113-130). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-76006-3_7

    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-76006-3_7

    2017

    Evaluation of an open source method for calculating physical activity in dogs from harness and collar based sensors (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., & Ladha, C. (2017). Evaluation of an open source method for calculating physical activity in dogs from harness and collar based sensors. BMC VETERINARY RESEARCH, 13. doi:10.1186/s12917-017-1228-8

    DOI: 10.1186/s12917-017-1228-8

    Contexts and consequences of dog bite incidents (Journal article)

    Oxley, J. A., Christley, R., & Westgarth, C. (2018). Contexts and consequences of dog bite incidents. JOURNAL OF VETERINARY BEHAVIOR-CLINICAL APPLICATIONS AND RESEARCH, 23, 33-39. doi:10.1016/j.jveb.2017.10.005

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jveb.2017.10.005

    Chapter 23: The impact of dog aggression on victims. (Chapter)

    Westgarth, C., & Watkins, F. (2017). Chapter 23: The impact of dog aggression on victims.. In D. Mills, & C. Westgarth (Eds.), Dog Bites: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (pp. 309-320). Sheffield: 5M Publishing.

    I Walk My Dog Because It Makes Me Happy: A Qualitative Study to Understand Why Dogs Motivate Walking and Improved Health (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Christley, R. M., Marvin, G., & Perkins, E. (2017). I Walk My Dog Because It Makes Me Happy: A Qualitative Study to Understand Why Dogs Motivate Walking and Improved Health. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 14(8). doi:10.3390/ijerph14080936

    DOI: 10.3390/ijerph14080936

    Chapter 10: Risk Factors for Dog Bites - An Epidemiological Perspective (Chapter)

    Westgarth, C., Christley., Morgan., & Newman. (2017). Chapter 10: Risk Factors for Dog Bites - An Epidemiological Perspective. In C. Westgarth, & D. Mills (Eds.), Dog Bites: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (pp. 133-158). Sheffield: 5M publishing.

    Chapter 4: Dog bites from a public health perspective. (Chapter)

    Watkins, F., & Westgarth, C. (2017). Chapter 4: Dog bites from a public health perspective.. In D. Mills, & C. Westgarth (Eds.), Dog Bites: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (pp. 46-53). Sheffield: 5M Publishing.

    A Birth Cohort Analysis to Study Dog Walking in Adolescence Shows No Relationship with Objectively Measured Physical Activity (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Ness, A. R., Mattocks, C., & Christley, R. M. (2017). A Birth Cohort Analysis to Study Dog Walking in Adolescence Shows No Relationship with Objectively Measured Physical Activity. FRONTIERS IN VETERINARY SCIENCE, 4. doi:10.3389/fvets.2017.00062

    DOI: 10.3389/fvets.2017.00062

    Companion Animals and Child/Adolescent Development: A Systematic Review of the Evidence (Journal article)

    Purewal, R., Christley, R., Kordas, K., Joinson, C., Meints, K., Gee, N., & Westgarth, C. (2017). Companion Animals and Child/Adolescent Development: A Systematic Review of the Evidence. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 14(3). doi:10.3390/ijerph14030234

    DOI: 10.3390/ijerph14030234

    Overweight dogs are more likely to display undesirable behaviours: results of a large online survey of dog owners in the UK. (Journal article)

    German, A. J., Blackwell, E., Evans, M., & Westgarth, C. (2017). Overweight dogs are more likely to display undesirable behaviours: results of a large online survey of dog owners in the UK.. Journal of nutritional science, 6, e14. doi:10.1017/jns.2017.5

    DOI: 10.1017/jns.2017.5

    Overweight dogs exercise less frequently and for shorter periods: results of a large online survey of dog owners from the UK. (Journal article)

    German, A. J., Blackwell, E., Evans, M., & Westgarth, C. (2017). Overweight dogs exercise less frequently and for shorter periods: results of a large online survey of dog owners from the UK.. Journal of nutritional science, 6, e11. doi:10.1017/jns.2017.6

    DOI: 10.1017/jns.2017.6

    Variation in activity levels amongst dogs of different breeds: results of a large online survey of dog owners from the UK. (Journal article)

    Pickup, E., German, A. J., Blackwell, E., Evans, M., & Westgarth, C. (2017). Variation in activity levels amongst dogs of different breeds: results of a large online survey of dog owners from the UK.. Journal of nutritional science, 6, e10. doi:10.1017/jns.2017.7

    DOI: 10.1017/jns.2017.7

    Dog bites: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (Book)

    Westgarth, C., & Mills, D. (Eds.) (n.d.). Dog bites: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. 5 M Publishing.

    2016

    Overweight dogs are more likely to display undesirable behaviours: results of a large online survey of dogs owners from the United Kingdom (Conference Paper)

    German, A. J., Blackwell, E., Evans, M., & Westgarth, C. (2016). Overweight dogs are more likely to display undesirable behaviours: results of a large online survey of dogs owners from the United Kingdom. In WALTHAM International Nutritional Sciences Conference. Chicago, USA.

    Overweight dogs exercise less frequently and for shorter periods: results of a large online survey of dog owners from the UK (Conference Paper)

    German, A. J., Blackwell, E., Evans, M., & Westgarth, C. (2016). Overweight dogs exercise less frequently and for shorter periods: results of a large online survey of dog owners from the UK. In WALTHAM International Nutritional Sciences Symposium. Chicago, USA.

    Variation in activity levels amongst dogs of different breeds: results of a large online survey of dog owners from the UK (Conference Paper)

    Pickup, E., German, A. J., Blackwell, E., Evans, M., & Westgarth, C. (2016). Variation in activity levels amongst dogs of different breeds: results of a large online survey of dog owners from the UK. In WALTHAM Nutritional Sciences Symposium. Chicago, USA.

    Understanding how dogs encourage and motivate walking: cross-sectional findings from RESIDE (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Knuiman, M., & Christian, H. E. (2016). Understanding how dogs encourage and motivate walking: cross-sectional findings from RESIDE. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 16. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3660-2

    DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3660-2

    The association between dog ownership or dog walking and fitness or weight status in childhood (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Boddy, L. M., Stratton, G., German, A. J., Gaskell, R. M., Coyne, K. P., . . . Dawson, S. (2017). The association between dog ownership or dog walking and fitness or weight status in childhood. PEDIATRIC OBESITY, 12(6), e51-e56. doi:10.1111/ijpo.12176

    DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12176

    Encouraging Dog Walking for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (Journal article)

    Christian, H., Bauman, A., Epping, J. N., Levine, G. N., McCormack, G., Rhodes, R. E., . . . Westgarth, C. (2018). Encouraging Dog Walking for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.. American journal of lifestyle medicine, 12(3), 233-243. doi:10.1177/1559827616643686

    DOI: 10.1177/1559827616643686

    Are cattle dangerous to walkers? A scoping review (Journal article)

    Fraser-Williams, A. P., McIntyre, K. M., & Westgarth, C. (2016). Are cattle dangerous to walkers? A scoping review. INJURY PREVENTION, 22(6), 437-441. doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041784

    DOI: 10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041784

    Why nobody will ever agree about dominance in dogs (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C. (2016). Why nobody will ever agree about dominance in dogs. JOURNAL OF VETERINARY BEHAVIOR-CLINICAL APPLICATIONS AND RESEARCH, 11, 99-101. doi:10.1016/j.jveb.2015.02.004

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jveb.2015.02.004

    2015

    A qualitative investigation of the perceptions of female dog-bite victims and implications for the prevention of dog bites (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., & Watkins, F. (2015). A qualitative investigation of the perceptions of female dog-bite victims and implications for the prevention of dog bites. JOURNAL OF VETERINARY BEHAVIOR-CLINICAL APPLICATIONS AND RESEARCH, 10(6), 479-488. doi:10.1016/j.jveb.2015.07.035

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jveb.2015.07.035

    Associations of Pet Ownership with Wheezing and Lung Function in Childhood: Findings from a UK Birth Cohort (Journal article)

    Collin, S. M., Granell, R., Westgarth, C., Murray, J., Paul, E. S., Sterne, J. A. C., & Henderson, A. J. (2015). Associations of Pet Ownership with Wheezing and Lung Function in Childhood: Findings from a UK Birth Cohort. PLOS ONE, 10(6). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127756

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127756

    Factors associated with daily walking of dogs (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Christian, H. E., & Christley, R. M. (2015). Factors associated with daily walking of dogs. BMC VETERINARY RESEARCH, 11. doi:10.1186/s12917-015-0434-5

    DOI: 10.1186/s12917-015-0434-5

    2014

    How might we increase physical activity through dog walking?: A comprehensive review of dog walking correlates (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Christley, R. M., & Christian, H. E. (2014). How might we increase physical activity through dog walking?: A comprehensive review of dog walking correlates. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, 11. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-11-83

    DOI: 10.1186/1479-5868-11-83

    Is That Dog a Pit Bull? A Cross-Country Comparison of Perceptions of Shelter Workers Regarding Breed Identification (Journal article)

    Hoffman, C. L., Harrison, N., Wolff, L., & Westgarth, C. (2014). Is That Dog a Pit Bull? A Cross-Country Comparison of Perceptions of Shelter Workers Regarding Breed Identification. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ANIMAL WELFARE SCIENCE, 17(4), 322-339. doi:10.1080/10888705.2014.895904

    DOI: 10.1080/10888705.2014.895904

    Pet ownership is associated with increased risk of non-atopic asthma and reduced risk of atopy in childhood: findings from a UK birth cohort (Journal article)

    Collin, S. M., Granell, R., Westgarth, C., Murray, J., Paul, E., Sterne, J. A. C., & Henderson, A. J. (2015). Pet ownership is associated with increased risk of non-atopic asthma and reduced risk of atopy in childhood: findings from a UK birth cohort. CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ALLERGY, 45(1), 200-210. doi:10.1111/cea.12380

    DOI: 10.1111/cea.12380

    2013

    Pet ownership, dog types and attachment to pets in 9-10 year old children in Liverpool, UK (Conference Paper)

    Westgarth, C., Boddy, L. M., Stratton, G., German, A. J., Gaskell, R. M., Coyne, K. P., . . . Dawson, S. (2013). Pet ownership, dog types and attachment to pets in 9-10 year old children in Liverpool, UK. In BMC VETERINARY RESEARCH Vol. 9. doi:10.1186/1746-6148-9-102

    DOI: 10.1186/1746-6148-9-102

    A cross-sectional study of frequency and factors associated with dog walking in 9-10 year old children in Liverpool, UK (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Boddy, L. M., Stratton, G., German, A. J., Gaskell, R. M., Coyne, K. P., . . . Dawson, S. (2013). A cross-sectional study of frequency and factors associated with dog walking in 9-10 year old children in Liverpool, UK. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 13. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-822

    DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-822

    A cross-sectional study of frequency and factors associated with dog walking in 9-10 year old children in Liverpool, UK (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Boddy, L. M., Stratton, G., German, A. J., Gaskell, R. M., Coyne, K. P., . . . Dawson, S. (2013). A cross-sectional study of frequency and factors associated with dog walking in 9-10 year old children in Liverpool, UK. BMC Public Health, 13(822). doi:10.1186/10.1186/1471-2458-13-822

    DOI: 10.1186/10.1186/1471-2458-13-822

    Children, parents and pets exercising together (CPET): exploratory randomised controlled trial. (Journal article)

    Morrison, R., Reilly, J. J., Penpraze, V., Westgarth, C., Ward, D. S., Mutrie, N., . . . Yam, P. S. (2013). Children, parents and pets exercising together (CPET): exploratory randomised controlled trial.. BMC public health, 13, 1096. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1096

    DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1096

    Dog ownership and physical activity: a review of the evidence. (Journal article)

    Christian, H. E., Westgarth, C., Bauman, A., Richards, E. A., Rhodes, R. E., Evenson, K. R., . . . Thorpe, R. J. (2013). Dog ownership and physical activity: a review of the evidence.. Journal of physical activity & health, 10(5), 750-759. doi:10.1123/jpah.10.5.750

    DOI: 10.1123/jpah.10.5.750

    Pet ownership, dog types and attachment to pets in 9--10 year old children in Liverpool, UK (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Boddy, L. M., Stratton, G., German, A. J., Gaskell, R. M., Coyne, K. P., . . . Dawson, S. (2013). Pet ownership, dog types and attachment to pets in 9--10 year old children in Liverpool, UK. BMC Veterinary Research, 9(1), 102. Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/1746-6148/9/102

    2012

    Association between prospective owner viewing of the parents of a puppy and later referral for behavioural problems. (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Reevell, K., & Barclay, R. (2012). Association between prospective owner viewing of the parents of a puppy and later referral for behavioural problems.. The Veterinary record, 170(20), 517. doi:10.1136/vr.100138

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.100138

    Association between prospective owner viewing of the parents of a puppy and later referral for behavioural problems (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Reevell, K., & Barclay, R. (2012). Association between prospective owner viewing of the parents of a puppy and later referral for behavioural problems. Veterinary Record, 170(19). Retrieved from http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/early/2012/05/04/vr.100138.short

    Children, parents, and pets exercising together (CPET) randomised controlled trial: study rationale, design, and methods. (Journal article)

    Yam, P. S., Morrison, R., Penpraze, V., Westgarth, C., Ward, D. S., Mutrie, N., . . . Reilly, J. J. (2012). Children, parents, and pets exercising together (CPET) randomised controlled trial: study rationale, design, and methods.. BMC public health, 12, 208. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-208

    DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-208

    Dog Ownership during Pregnancy, Maternal Activity, and Obesity: A Cross-Sectional Study (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Liu, J., Heron, J., Ness, A. R., Bundred, P., Gaskell, R. M., . . . Dawson, S. (2012). Dog Ownership during Pregnancy, Maternal Activity, and Obesity: A Cross-Sectional Study. PLOS ONE, 7(2). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031315

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031315

    Is Childhood Obesity Influenced by Dog Ownership? No Cross-Sectional or Longitudinal Evidence (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Heron, J., Ness, A. R., Bundred, P., Gaskell, R. M., Coyne, K., . . . Dawson, S. (2012). Is Childhood Obesity Influenced by Dog Ownership? No Cross-Sectional or Longitudinal Evidence. OBESITY FACTS, 5(6), 833-844. doi:10.1159/000345963

    DOI: 10.1159/000345963

    Why do dog bite victims think they were bitten?: Qualitative investigation of the beliefs and experiences of victims regarding dog bite events (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Westgarth, C. (2012). Why do dog bite victims think they were bitten?: Qualitative investigation of the beliefs and experiences of victims regarding dog bite events. (Master's Thesis, University of Liverpool).

    2011

    Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study (Journal article)

    Wedley, A. L., Maddox, T. W., Westgarth, C., Coyne, K. P., Pinchbeck, G. L., Williams, N. J., & Dawson, S. (2011). Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study. VETERINARY RECORD, 168(13). doi:10.1136/vr.d1540

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.d1540

    Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study (Journal article)

    Wedley, A. L., Maddox, T. W., Westgarth, C., Coyne, K. P., Pinchbeck, G. L., Williams, N. J., & Dawson, S. (2011). Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study. Veterinary Record, 168(13), 354. doi:10.1136/vr.d1540

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.d1540

    2010

    Factors associated with cat ownership in a community in the UK. (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Pinchbeck, G. L., Bradshaw, J. W. S., Dawson, S., Gaskell, R. M., & Christley, R. M. (2010). Factors associated with cat ownership in a community in the UK.. The Veterinary record, 166(12), 354-357. doi:10.1136/vr.c1606

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.c1606

    Systematic review of human-directed dog aggression (Journal article)

    Newman, J., Westgarth, C., Pinchbeck, G., Dawson, S., Morgan, K., & Christley, R. (2010). Systematic review of human-directed dog aggression. VETERINARY RECORD, 166(13), 407. doi:10.1136/vr.c1665

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.c1665

    Dog behaviour on walks and the effect of use of the leash (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Christley, R. M., Pinchbeck, G. L., Gaskell, R. M., Dawson, S., & Bradshaw, J. W. S. (2010). Dog behaviour on walks and the effect of use of the leash. APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR SCIENCE, 125(1-2), 38-46. doi:10.1016/j.applanim.2010.03.007

    DOI: 10.1016/j.applanim.2010.03.007

    Family Pet Ownership during Childhood: Findings from a UK Birth Cohort and Implications for Public Health Research (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Heron, J., Ness, A. R., Bundred, P., Gaskell, R. M., Coyne, K. P., . . . Dawson, S. (2010). Family Pet Ownership during Childhood: Findings from a UK Birth Cohort and Implications for Public Health Research. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 7(10), 3704-3729. doi:10.3390/ijerph7103704

    DOI: 10.3390/ijerph7103704

    Who owns cats? Factors associated with cat ownership in a semi-rural UK community (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Pinchbeck, G. L., Bradshaw, J. W. S., Dawson, S., Gaskell, R. M., & Christley, R. M. (2010). Who owns cats? Factors associated with cat ownership in a semi-rural UK community. Veterinary Record, 166, 354-357.

    2009

    Risk factors for the carriage of Campylobacter upsaliensis by dogs in a community in Cheshire (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Porter, C. J., Nicolson, L., Birtles, R. J., Williams, N. J., Hart, C. A., . . . Dawson, S. (2009). Risk factors for the carriage of Campylobacter upsaliensis by dogs in a community in Cheshire. VETERINARY RECORD, 165(18), 526-530. doi:10.1136/vr.165.18.526

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.165.18.526

    Pedigree dog breeding in the UK: a major welfare concern? (Report)

    Rooney, N., Sargan, D., Pead, M., Westgarth, C., Creighton, E., & Branson, N. (2009). Pedigree dog breeding in the UK: a major welfare concern?. .: RSPCA.

    Risk factors for the carriage of Campylobacter upsaliensis by dogs in a community in Cheshire (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Porter, C. J., Nicolson, L., Birtles, R. J., Williams, N. J., Hart, C. A., . . . Dawson, S. (2009). Risk factors for the carriage of Campylobacter upsaliensis by dogs in a community in Cheshire. Veterinary Record, 165, 526-530.

    Walking the dog: exploration of the contact networks between dogs in a community (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Gaskell, R. M., Pinchbeck, G. L., Bradshaw, J. W. S., Dawson, S., & Christley, R. M. (2009). Walking the dog: exploration of the contact networks between dogs in a community. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 137(8), 1169-1178. doi:10.1017/S0950268808001544

    DOI: 10.1017/S0950268808001544

    2008

    Dog-human and dog-dog interactions of 260 dog-owning households in a community in Cheshire (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Pinchbeck, G. L., Bradshaw, J. W. S., Dawson, S., Gaskell, R. M., & Christley, R. M. (2008). Dog-human and dog-dog interactions of 260 dog-owning households in a community in Cheshire. VETERINARY RECORD, 162(14), 436-442. doi:10.1136/vr.162.14.436

    DOI: 10.1136/vr.162.14.436

    Dog-human and dog-dog interactions of 260 dog-owning households in a community in Cheshire (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Pinchbeck, G. L., Bradshaw, J. W. S., Dawson, S., Gaskell, R. M., & Christley, R. M. (2008). Dog-human and dog-dog interactions of 260 dog-owning households in a community in Cheshire. Veterinary Record, 162, 436-442.

    2007

    Dog-human and dog-dog interactions in a UK pet-dog community (Journal article)

    Westgarth, C., Pinchbeck, G. L., Bradshaw, J. W. S., Dawson, S., Gaskell, R., & Christley, R. M. (2007). Dog-human and dog-dog interactions in a UK pet-dog community. Veterinary Record.

    Factors associated with dog ownership and contact with dogs in a UK community (Journal article)

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