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Ce que les noms des chiens des sans-abris révèlent de leurs maîtres

Christophe BLANCHARD

fr Anthropozoologica 50 (2) - Pages 99-107

Published on 31 December 2015

Homeless people with dogs: what can be learned from the animals' names?

In recent years, a frustrating new trend has been observed by those working with homeless people in developed cities: the emergence of a growing group of wandering dog-owners whose lives are highly impacted by their bond to the animal. In this study, we take a close look at the dogs’ names to shed light on their owners’ life stories.

Keywords :

Vagrancy, social exclusion, urban life, dogs, poverty

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