The HABRI Foundation is calling for research proposals to investigate the health outcomes of pet ownership and/or animal-assisted activity or therapy, both for the people and the animals involved. To learn more, visit https://habri.org/grants/funding-opportunities/ close

 
You are here: Home / Resources / All

Resources: All

Find a resource
  1. humananimalbond x
  2. dogs x
  1. MSAR Service Dogs

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  2. Our co-evolution with dogs | Karen Becker | TEDxMexicoCitySalon

    Videos | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Karen Shaw Becker is the most followed veterinarian in the world, and for good reason. Dr Becker believes in a deliberate, common sense approach to creating and maintaining vibrant health for companion animals and an unconventional, integrative approach to addressing disease and re-establishing...

  3. Tukikoira työvälineenä : ohjauskansio syrjäytymistä ennaltaehkäisevän ryhmätoiminnan tueksi

    Theses | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Toiminnallisen opinnäytetyömme tavoitteena oli suunnitella ja toteuttaa ohjauskansio Keski-Uudenmaan Mielenterveysseuran tukikoirakoille. Toiminnallisia menetelmiä sisältävää ohjauskansiota käytetään lasten syrjäytymistä...

  4. The Intersection of Aging and Pet Guardianship: Influences of Health and Social Support

    Journal Articles

    Studies of the human-animal bond show many positive health effects for pet guardians including a sense of companionship, reduced depression and loneliness, and higher activity levels, yet few studies have examined factors such as how the pet guardians’ health, age, and social networks...

  5. An Animal-Assisted Intervention Study in the Nursing Home: Lessons Learned

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    AAI studies in the nursing home pose a specific set of challenges. In this article the practical and ethical issues encountered during a Dutch psychogeriatric nursing home AAI study are addressed with the aim of sharing our experiences for future researchers as well as AAI practitioners in...

  6. Resiliency: Lessons I learned from my Dog | Darren Steeves | TEDxHalifax

    Videos | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Are dogs more resilient than humans? Lessons I have learned from my four legged friend. Production: Basil Audio-Visual Inc. Darren Steeves is passionate about improving the health of his community. He is a professional Exercise Physiologist and has worked in the health and performance field for...

  7. How we're using dogs to sniff out malaria | James Logan

    Videos | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    What if we could diagnose some of the world's deadliest diseases by the smells our bodies give off? In a fascinating talk and live demo, biologist James Logan introduces Freya, a malaria-sniffing dog, to show how we can harness the awesome powers of animal scent to detect chemical...

  8. Canines for Christ of Greater Cincinnati

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Canines For Christ is a faith based Pet Therapy group, showing Christian love through giving and acting. Our first priority is the people we help. Our primary focus is to get dogs and their handlers into the community visiting locations such as nursing homes, libraries, hospice, and many other...

  9. Hearts and Hooves Therapy

    Organizations

    Heart and Hooves Therapy is a 501(c)3 non-profit public charity. We are here to enhance the lives of children and adults, any age and ability with a different kind of therapy! We use AAA (animal assisted activities) and AAT (animal assisted therapy) to  offer on-site sessions and off-site...

  10. Salute of Service

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Salute of Service is a 501c3 nonprofit grassroots service dog training program which is currently raising funds to assist Maine veterans who need service dogs. As result of the successful Owner Trained Service Dog Program at the University of Maine at Machias, several veterans approached our...

  11. Motionera med hund - en hälsofrämjande aspekt : En kvantitativ undersökning med fokus på kvinnors fysiska, psykiska och sociala målsättningar

    Theses | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Endast 17,5% av Finlands befolkning 2015 uppnår rekommendationerna för daglig fysisk aktivitet. Detta examensarbete är en kvantitativ undersökning. Syftet med detta examensarbete är att undersöka om kvinnor har fysiska, psykiska och sociala...

  12. Ei haukku haavaa tee : koiran vaikutus lapsen toimintaan ja toiminnallisuuden kehitykseen

    Theses | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Eläinten vaikutuksesta ihmisen terveyteen ja hyvinvointiin on olemassa paljon tutkimuksia. Myös eläinavusteisesta terapiasta on tutkimuksia, mutta koira-avusteisen terapian tutkimustieto on vielä vähäistä. Toimintaterapiassa koiran avulla voidaan pyrkiä...

  13. Coexistence With Street Animals | Gira Shah | TEDxDAIICT

    Videos | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    "To be humane and compassionate is our moral responsibility and our constitutional duty". Gira Shah, founder of Jeevdaya Trust and an animal lover at heart who works relentlessly for animal welfare subtly elucidates how even little compassion from humans and small eco-friendly changes...

  14. The Problem with Treating a Dog Like a Pet | Kim Brophey | TEDxUNCAsheville

    Videos | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Applied Ethologist and Dog Behavior Specialist, Kim Brophey, analyzes the issues with the pet industry and outlines a new dog training program that values a relationship based on mutual understandings rather than one based on dominance and control. Kim Brophey, CDBC, is an applied ethologist...

  15. The Dog in Me | Erin Maxson | TEDxSouthMountainCommunityLibrary

    Videos | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    The story of how my life was changed by many dogs and what I learned from them.  This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

  16. Evaluating the Strange Situation Procedure (SSP) to Assess the Bond between Dogs and Humans

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    The Strange Situation Procedure (SSP) is increasingly being used to study attachment between dogs and humans. It has been developed from the Ainsworth Strange Situation Procedure, which is used extensively to investigate attachment between children and their parents. In this experiment, 12...

  17. Why care about the mental health of therapy dogs | Everett Lowenstein | TEDxChallengeEarlyCollegeHS

    Videos | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Everett loves dogs - particularly his own dog who also works as a therapy dog.  In their therapy work together, Everett became concerned about the emotional well-being of his dog due to the stress of it.  In this talk, Everett not only shares findings about the stress levels of dogs -...

  18. BluePath Service Dogs

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    BluePath provides autism service dogs, offering safety, companionship and opportunities for independence. 

  19. Brain regions involved in observing and trying to interpret dog behaviour

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Humans and dogs have interacted for millennia. As a result, humans (and especially dog owners) sometimes try to interpret dog behaviour. While there is extensive research on the brain regions that are involved in mentalizing about other peoples’ behaviour, surprisingly little is known of...

  20. Iltapäivän iloa! : Viriketuokio seniorikodin asukkaille

    Theses | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Tässä opinnäytetyössä kuvataan viriketoiminnan merkitystä pitkäaikaishoidossa oleville vanhuksille ja heidän hyvinvoinnilleen. Raportti kertoo projektista, jossa toteutettiin viriketuokio seniorikeskuksen asukkaille. Tuokion avulla pyrittiin ilahduttamaan...