Search Methods Used to Locate Missing Cats and Locations Where Missing Cats Are Found
Contributor(s): Liyan Huang, Marcia Coradini, Jacquie Rand, John Morton, Kat Albrecht, Brigid Wasson
A least 15% of cat owners lose their pet in a five-year period and some are never found. This paper reports on data gathered from an online questionnaire that asked questions regarding search methods used to locate missing cats and locations where missing cats were found. The most important...
Attitudes of Veterinary Teaching Staff and Exposure of Veterinary Students to Early-Age Desexing, with Review of Current Early-Age Desexing Literature
Contributor(s): Alannah Jupe, Jacquie Rand, John Morton, Sophie Fleming
Approximately 50% of cats admitted to Australian shelters are kittens, and 26% of dogs are puppies, and, particularly for cats, euthanasia rates are often high. Cats can be pregnant by 4 months of age, yet the traditional desexing age is 5–6 months, and studies in Australasia and Nth...
Contributor(s): Jennifer Cattet
Medical Mutts is a dog training organization specialized in the training Diabetes Alert Dogs, Seizure Dogs as well as Service Dogs for other medical, physical or psychiatric conditions. Medical Mutts is also involved in research in the field of medical detection.
Dogs Can Be Successfully Trained to Alert to Hypoglycemia Samples from Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
Contributor(s): Jennifer Cattet, Dana S. Hardin
Hypoglycemia (Hypo) is the most common side effect of insulin therapy in people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Over time, patients with T1D become unaware of signs and symptoms of Hypo. Hypo unawareness leads to morbidity and mortality. Diabetes alert dogs (DADs) represent a unique way to help...
An Experimental Course: Animal Handling, Safety, and Well-Being
Contributor(s): Brady M McNeil, Heather A Jennings, Christen G. Jackson, Anna K. Johnson, Jodi A. Sterle
Students in the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University are coming from increasingly diverse backgrounds, with little to no experience working with or handling various livestock species. In order to best accommodate these students, additional courses are being developed, one of...
Distance of Nursery Pig Snout and Tails from a Human Observer during an Approachability Test
Contributor(s): Shawna Weimar, Anna K Johnson, Kenneth J Stalder, Locke A Karriker, Thomas Fangman
The objective of this experiment was to determine the distance of nursery pigs snout and tails from a human observer when classified as touched, orientated to the human or s not-orientated during a human-animal interaction test using a digital image collection methodology. A complete randomized...
Gilt and Barrow Approachability Behavior to a Human Observer
Contributor(s): Shawna Weimar, Anna K. Johnson, Kenneth J. Stalder, Locke. A Karriker, Thomas Fangman
The objective of this experiment was to determine if nursery pig sex affected how many pigs touched and orientated to the human or were classified as not-orientated during a human-animal interaction test using a live human observation and a digital image collection methodology. A complete...
Hippotherapy as a modality in rehabilitation
Contributor(s): H. Rebecca Adams, Peggy Mohr (adviser)
Hippotherapy is fast becoming a treatment option for today's therapists. Recent efforts in rehabilitation have focused on emphasizing the "multidisciplinary team" approach, involving occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language pathologists as well as including...
We are a faith-based organization that provides equine-assisted activities along with farm animal encounters. Our friendly volunteers and generous supporters make these LIFE-CHANGING experiences possible!Bridging the path to WHOLENESS by providing a REFUGE for the hurting and unique...
Riding With Heart
Riding with HEART is a 501(C) 3 Non-Profit organization located in Pittstown, NJ on 29+ Green Acres Preserved Farmland. Riding with HEART (RWH) provides a multitude of equine assisted activities and therapies to adults and children that may have physical, cognitive, or emotional...
Seven Oaks Farm
"We fully believe that horses have the ability to connect with children and adults in a very special way." SEVEN OAKS FARM MINIATURE THERAPY HORSES IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WHOSE MISSION IS TO PROVIDE MOBILE THERAPEUTIC SERVICES TO CHILDREN AND ADULTS THROUGH EQUINE...
Stand With Me
Stand With Me is a 501(c)3 organization which has been created to serve veterens who have a service-related mental health disability.Stand With Me does a great deal more than just train dogs for disabled veterans.We provide a year-long training school for veteran/dog teams.The most...
Hub City Service Dogs
Hub City Service Dogs is a Nonprofit Organization that focuses on providing well-trained service dogs to people who have disabilities and special medical needs. Call us to learn more about how we can help you or your loved one.Since 2013, Hub City Service Dogs has been...
Pony Express Therapy Dogs
Dedicated to enhancing the life experiences of all through interaction/contact with therapy dogs.
Nor'Wester Therapy Dogs
Canine Assisted Learning Program uses registered therapy dogs to enhance the educational environment so that children are motivated to work on a wide range of academic skills. In addition, our therapy dog teams support specialized classrooms such as multiple disabilities, life skills,...
CHAIRE: Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research and Education
The CHAIRE initiative was inspired by the Department of Animal Sciences’ departmental academic review, which determined our job as a department is to obtain and communicate data-based answers to questions involving topics like efficiency and quality as well as the ethics,...
Tri-State K-9 Response Team
Tri-State Canine Response Team is a non-profit organization, serving NJ, PA, and DE, which is dedicated to providing certified and trained handler/dog teams for Animal Assisted Activities, Animal Assisted Therapy and Animal Assisted Crisis Response Teams to children, families, neighborhoods, and...
Search and Rescue Dogs of the United States
Search and Rescue Dogs of the United States (SARDUS) is non-profit national association supporting search and rescue dog teams and search managers.
Pet Therapy Helena
Contributor(s): Katie Osborn
A hand reaches out, a wagging tail approaches, and an elderly face breaks into a smile. It's a scene that's increasingly common in the Helena Valley, thanks to volunteers from the Helena Chapter of Intermountain Therapy Animals. Activity directors and health care professionals...
PALS: Pet Access League Society
Medical studies prove that pets improve the emotional and physical well being of humans. It's astonishing what contact with animals can do for a person's emotional and physical health. Simply watching a pet can actually lower stress levels and blood pressure. Such...