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  1. Animal-assisted therapy for elementary students with emotional or behavioral disorders

    Contributor(s): Lieber, Jennifer Sue

  2. Rover's role after a loss by death: How people use dogs to help them cope

    Contributor(s): Linn-Gust, Michelle

  3. Wildlife after death: Zoomorphology and modernism

    Contributor(s): Lippit, Akira Mizuta

  4. Cardiovascular response to verbalization in type A and type B individuals in the presence of a pet dog (heart rate, stress, blood pressure, social support, human-animal bond)

    Contributor(s): Locker, Barbra Zuck

  5. Epidemiological study of Ohio animal shelters and lost and found pet population issues

    Contributor(s): Lord, Linda K.

  6. The relationship between childhood dog ownership and the development of empathy and responsibility

    Contributor(s): Loveman, Carol Ann

  7. Therapeutic Riding: Effects on Emotional Well-Being in Adults

    Contributor(s): Lucas, Jamie

  8. Therapeutic riding and art therapy: working with children with special needs

    Contributor(s): Ludwick, Julie M.

  9. The challenges and discoveries in using equine assisted psychotherapy approaches by counseling practitioners in the southwest

    Contributor(s): Lujan, Katrina Maureen

  10. Manniskan i centrum: En studie av antropocentrisk vardegemenskap

    Contributor(s): Lundmark, Fredrik

  11. Equine assisted therapy and exercise with eating disorders: A retrospective chart review and mixed method analysis

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Lutter, Carolyn Boyd

  12. The lived experience of dying at home for elderly male hospice clients

    Theses | Contributor(s): Lynd, Mary Hysell

  13. A Transformational Bond

    Theses | Contributor(s): Nettie Locke Rogers, Professor Peter Pinnell (adviser)

    I create two- and three-dimensional narrative works that are inspired by memories, objects and animals that have a significant impact on my life. The work draws from a darkness that at times surrounded my childhood. Through drawing and sculpture I create an invented world that allows me to...

  14. Care and Companionism: Animal Ethics at the End of Life

    Theses | Contributor(s): Casie Jean Dunleavy, Deborah Slicer (adviser)

    In this philosophical project, I discuss the different kinds of companion animal and human relations, or in other words, and provide an argument that specifies our ethical obligations to the animals we live with—-our ‘pets.’ In the first chapter, I suggest that there are three types of...

  15. The Effect of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Children with Disabilities

    Theses | Contributor(s): Alison E. Ries, Catherine Marrs Fuchsel (adviser)

    This research project is a qualitative study that explores the effect of Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) on children with disabilities from the perspective of Animal-Assisted Therapists. One of the goals of this research project was to provide support for this holistic inclusion of AAT in...

  16. Human-Animal Relationships in Traditional Healing Methods: A Cross-Cultural Analysis

    Theses | Contributor(s): Ashley M. Long, Dr. Jeffrey Kaufmann (adviser)

    Limpiezas are a form of ritual used around the world for healing and diagnosis illness. In a lot of cases, rituals such as these are used with other objects such as bones, flowers, eggs, or animals. Within the Santeria and Andean cultures, limpiezas are performed using animals; it is the goal of...

  17. Human–Dolphin Encounter Spaces: A Qualitative Investigation of the Geographies and Ethics of Swim-With-The-Dolphins Programs

    Theses | Contributor(s): Kristin L. Stewart, J. Anthony Stallins (adviser)

    Throughout history and all over the world, dolphins have been welcomed across the human-animal boundary as an ethical subject fit for human companionship. The dolphin’s charismatic status has led to a burgeoning swim-with-dolphins industry that offers eager customers opportunities for close,...

  18. Therapeutic Riding and Its Effect on Self-Esteem

    Theses | Contributor(s): Jill C. Hardy, Susan M. Schultz (adviser)

    This paper documents the history of equine assisted therapy, therapeutic riding programs and the value of utilizing the equine as part of an alternative program for children and adults with disabilities. The researcher performed a qualitative study by working with two equine centers certified for...

  19. The Effects of a Therapy Animal on College Student Stress and Arousal

    Theses | Contributor(s): Michelle Bjick, Katharine Hill (adviser)

    Colleges are facing increasing levels of distressed students and need a wide variety of tools to assist them. One such modality is animal-assisted interaction; an integrative practice with minimal side effects. This study attempted to demonstrate that spending time with animals will decrease a...

  20. Companion Animal Loss in a Clinical Veterinary Practice Medical Setting

    Theses | Contributor(s): Robin A. Lambert, Andrea Nesmith (adviser)

    Full article available for download on September 23rd, 2014. The majority of American households own a pet; however, despite the widespread popularity of companion animal ownership, modern society does not regard companion animal loss as “socially significant” loss, making this a form of...