Reports | Contributor(s): Joan Shambrook Weer
The study of animal behavior has fascinated man ever since the time of Aesop. By long historical tradition, people have seen parodies of human behavior in the actions of animals. However, this subject did not receive any serious attention from scientists until the middle of the nineteenth...
Creating a template of nonverbal cues for immobile recipients to use in communicating with service dogs
Reports | Contributor(s): Marisa B. Laudau
For people with physical disabilities, it is often frustrating and embarrassing to have to constantly ask for assistance with everyday tasks. Service dogs not only provide constant companionship, but they also act as the arms and legs of their disabled owners. By performing tasks such as opening...
Human-canine relationships: Dog behavior and owner perceptions
Reports | Contributor(s): Briannan K. Byrd
Owning a dog has many physiological and psychological advantages; however, dog behavior can manifest itself in a variety of negative ways, including aggression. Research suggested that genetics and environment might play a role in aggression. It was demonstrated that owners can affect their...
A Member of the Family: A Practical Ideal Type for Including Companion Animals in Protective Orders
Reports | Contributor(s): Loi N Taylor
Research Purpose: The purpose of this research is threefold using the 13 states that passed legislation to include companion animals in protective orders between 2006 and 2009. The first purpose is to establish a practical ideal type for the automatic inclusion of companion animals in protective...
Canines and childhood cancer: Examining the effects of therapy dogs with childhood cancer patients and their families
Reports | Contributor(s): Molly Jenkins, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Amy McCullough, John D Fluke
This document is a comprehensive review of the literature on childhood cancer epidemiology; pediatric oncology treatment; physical and psychosocial well-being impacts of childhood cancer for children and their families; human-animal bond history and research; and the application of...
HABRI Central Management Advisory Board Meeting Minutes - March 20th, 2012
Reports | Contributor(s): Christopher C Charles
These minutes reflect the proceedings of the HABRI Central Management Advisory Board Meeting held on March 20th, 2012.20124Revision 0