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Animal cafés, a type of business where customers pay by the hour to spend time relaxing with nonhuman animals and other animal lovers, became popular in Japan during the late 2000s as part of the iyashi, or healing, boom. Young Japanese customers in need of positive affective experiences to address ...

Robinson, A. S.
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Society & Animals, 2022, 30, 3, pp 340-356
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This paper focuses on Hotels for dogs and cats in São Paulo city. Characteristics and tendencies are analyzed aiming to contribute to applied studies on the subject. It begins by bringing general data on pet market in the world and on hotels for pets in Brazil. Pets hosting is assessed through...

Afonso, T.; Berdasco, L.; Medeiros, T.; Rejowski, M.
Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Turisme (ANPTUR), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo, 2008, 2, 4, pp 102-123

By animal-based tourism, a host of activities offering passive viewing or active interaction with wild, semi-wild or captive animals is included. The multibillion dollar industry is on the rise globally today, offering modes of engagement with animals that trade on increasingly embodied close...

Essen, E. von; Lindsjö, J.; Berg, C.
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Animals, 2020, 10, 10,
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This book chapter discusses the creation of Cat and Dog International (CANDi), a non-profit global organization with a mission to save the lives of stray animals at tourist destinations. CANDi is a 100% volunteer-driven non-profit organization and all its programmes, including the Cat Cafe and the...

Galati, D.
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
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