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.
The Everything Dog Site
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...
Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal
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...
Al Brittain, The Dog Chief
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...
Dreamcatcher Nature Assisted Therapy Ltd.
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.
Pets in Society Research Group/Forschungskreis Heirntiere in der Gesellschaft
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...
One Health Sweden
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...
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...
Introduction to Health and the Human-Animal Bond
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...
The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients
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...
Bibliography of HAI references
Here are references you may want to access through HABRI Central.
North Star Therapy Animals
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....
Healthy Pets Healthy People
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...
Animals and Us
Contributor(s): Harold Herzog
Animals and Us focuses on the psychology and ethics of our relationships with members of other species.
K9 Service Animals
Service animals can be certified to provide a wide range of services for their companions. Not all service animals are hearing or guide dogs. If your dog can come when signaled, then he may qualify as a service animal depending on your disabilities.We certify all animals that meet ADA...
The Malaysian Animal-Assisted Therapy for the Disabled and Elderly Association (Petpositive) is the first – and only – nationally registered non-profit Society in the country which uses animals to empower the lives of disabled and elderly persons. We work with all pets. We reach out...
PAWSitive InterAction Inc., a non-profit alliance of premier local organizations, is bound together by a common commitment to promote and celebrate the positive impact of the human-animal bond. The group's mission is to collectively connect the community with resources, expertise and...
K-9's & Friends
K-9's & Friends teams are local owners who love sharing their dogs with those in need of canine therapy in the community. They love to visit and share stories and information about the dogs. They are available to do both casual meet and greet visits, as well as informational...
Psych Central: The Truth About Animal-Assisted Therapy
Contributor(s): Brandi-Ann Uyemura
Psych Central features some information about the psychological benefits associated with animal-assisted therapy. Animals have proven to be quite helpful as an adjunct to a therapeutic process. Animal-assisted therapy helps individuals develop motor skills, communication skills, and...
Human Animal Science
Human Animal Science is a regular podcast hosted by Tim Adams and Mia Cobb that takes a scientific view of the world of humans and animals. This website contains the current and archived podcasts in this series, which include discussion of relevant topics and interviews with people working in...