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  1. Veterinary students' preferences for responding to clients who are having a difficult time coping with the illness, treatment, or death of a companion animal

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dias, Carole Joy

  2. Self-schemas, goal orientations, sport confidence and mindfulness in amateur equestrians

    Theses | Contributor(s): Diaz, Teresa Renee

  3. The relationship among coping resources, wellness, and attachment to companion animals in older persons

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dice, Carol Elaine

  4. Animal assisted therapy for older adults with depression in long-term care: A grant writing project

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dickson, Angela C.

  5. The effects of the presence of a friendly dog on anxiety and rapport development

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dickstein, Sheryl L.

  6. An exploration of the use of social support by people who are grieving the death of a pet

    Theses | Contributor(s): DiMeglio, Holly S.

  7. Public opinion of the efficacy of prison-based animal programs

    Theses | Contributor(s): Divin, Sarah Elizabeth

  8. Creature comfort: The effect of an animal-assisted intervention on anxiety and self-disclosure among youth exposed to community violence

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dizon, Marivic Rosabelle

  9. Citizen canine: Humans and animals in Athens and America

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dolgert, Stefan Paul

    "Citizen Canine" explores the sacrificial underpinnings of politics via a critique of the boundary between human and animal in Homer, Aeschylus, and Plato. I argue that the concept "animal" serves a functional rather than descriptive role: it is born of a sacrificial...

  10. Behavioral assessment of aggression towards humans in the domestic dog

    Theses | Contributor(s): Donaldson, Tammy McCormick

  11. Therapeutic horseback riding: Novel interventions in the treatment of older adults with mild to moderate mobility disability

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dopking, E. E.

  12. Staff perceptions of the effects of pet visitation on nursing home residents

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dorsey, Sharlene A.

  13. Benefits to pets from the human-animal bond: A study of pet owner behaviors and their relation to attachment

    Theses | Contributor(s): Douglas, Deanna Kay

  14. Understanding the human-companion animal relationship: A study of middle-aged women and their companion animals

    Theses | Contributor(s): Downey, D'Ann

  15. The grieving process and the loss of a beloved pet: A study of clinical relevance

    Theses | Contributor(s): Drake-Hurst, Elaine

  16. An animal-assisted therapy program for children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders

    Theses | Contributor(s): Drawe, Heather L.

  17. The biobehavioral effects of stress related to fear and anxiety in domestic canines

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dreschel, Nancy A.

  18. Wagging Tails for Reading : a literacy program using therapy dogs to enhance reading for children

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dunham, Arin A.

  19. The effects of dog walking on well-being

    Theses | Contributor(s): Nikolina M. Duvall Antonacopoulos

    While studies have found that dog ownership is beneficial for people's health, few studies (Lacey, 2004; Serpell, 1991; Thorpe et ai, 2006b) have examined the effects of dog walking on people's well-being and these studies have not compared the health of dog owners who do and do not...

  20. Measuring stress, attachment behavior, and adoptability in domestic cats at a local humane society

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dybdall, Kathryn J.