Date of Award
Master of Social Work
School of Social Work
The present study assessed the relationship between mentally ill homeless and their companion pets and questioned if the pets acted as a barrier for them to receive shelter and other services. The study also sought to find if pets acted as a communication tool between this population and society. themselves because they are mentally vulnerable and victims of a mental disorder.
Garde, Maria Salomé, "Mentally ill homeless and companion pets" (2003). Theses Digitization Project. 2186.