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  1. Moving With Pets

    Contributor(s): Dylan Kaarlsen

    When you go new places® every member of your family should be at ease. Cats, dogs and other animals are especially sensitive to moving. The secret to pet relocation is planning. Follow these pointers and ask your Atlas Agent if you have questions. This guide will help prepare you to move...

  2. Cost of Owning a Dog

    This resource guide walks through a detailed outline of the financial commitment necessary to plan for a beneficial outcome for both dog and the owner(s).

  3. Pet Ownership Calculator

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  4. U.S. Pet Ownership Statistics

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  5. Pets by the Numbers

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  6. The Benefits of Pets for Human Health

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    Websites | Contributor(s): Dana Casciotti, Diana Zuckerman

  7. My Dog So - To know is to take care of a pet

    Websites | Contributor(s): William Hill

    Useful articles about the proper nutrition of dogs, their training and care from dog lover and professional trainer.

  8. Medial Mutts

    Websites | 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.

  9. The Everything Dog Site

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    Thank you for visiting theeverythingdogsite.com! We love dogs and wanted to create an outlet for our passion, so we decided to create this website in 2015. Our vision for this website is quite straightforward:Promote responsible dog ownershipTo provide the best and most up to date...

  10. Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal

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    Websites | Contributor(s): David Menor

    Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a multidisciplinary journal, Pet Behaviour Science welcomes submissions from the arts and humanities, behavioural and...

  11. Al Brittain, The Dog Chief

    Websites | Contributor(s): Michael Fallon

    A blog on selection of service dog organizations and pitfalls in the service dog community by Mr. Al Brittain.  Al categories of service dogs are covered (medical alert, psychiatric, guide, etc).  As written on his blog home page:"I'm very involved in the assistance dog...

  12. Dreamcatcher Nature Assisted Therapy Ltd.

    Websites | Contributor(s): Eileen Bona

    This is a website that links to an organization that practices Animal Assisted Therapy, Equine Facilitated Counselling and offers Certification and Trainings in Animal Assisted Therapy and Wellness. This organization is located in Alberta Canada.

  13. Pets in Society Research Group/Forschungskreis Heirntiere in der Gesellschaft

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    The Forschungskreis pets in society was founded in 1988. We particularly focus on the social relationships between people and pets. The results are recorded in the form of brochures and sent on request to interested parties. The work of the research circle pets in society, chaired by Professor...

  14. One Health Sweden

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    One Health Sweden is a collaboration for researchers with interest in zoonotic infections and antibiotic resistance. One Health Sweden is an integration concept including several universities and governmental organizations that wish to contribute to a sustainable intellectual platform where...

  15. One Health

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    The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment.CDC uses a One Health approach by working with physicians, ecologists, and veterinarians to monitor and control public health threats. We do this by learning about how diseases...

  16. Introduction to Health and the Human-Animal Bond

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    The role of a pet has developed over the years from that of a simple outdoor guardian or mouse-catcher to one of a true companion and family member. Dogs, cats, and other pets have become an integral part of our everyday lives, and the relationship that exists between humans and animals has...

  17. The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients

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    There are approximately 5.3 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more with some other form of dementia. New advancements are being made every year in the medical field to treat these conditions medically, but there are also studies behind a new form of...

  18. Bibliography of HAI references

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    Here are references you may want to access through HABRI Central.

  19. North Star Therapy Animals

    Websites | Contributor(s): Alison Humphrey

    North Star Therapy Animals (NSTA) is a volunteer organization based in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. NSTA is comprised of registered therapy animal teams and individuals who are passionate about animal therapy and the benefits that animal therapy brings to our community....

  20. Healthy Pets Healthy People

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    Most households in the United States have at least one pet. Why do people have pets? There are many reasons. Pets can decrease your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels, and feelings of loneliness. Pets can increase your opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities and...