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

Support

Support Options

Report a problem

About you
About the problem
 
You are here: Home / Resources / All

Resources: All

Find a resource
  1. mammals x
  1. The effect of a pet's presence upon anxiety during a simulated clinical interview

    Full-text: Available

    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Recognizing the importance of evolutionary parallels between humans and other animals, researchers make use of animals to better the understanding of people in various fields of study, such as history, ecology, medicine, psychology, and sociology (Levinson, 1978). Boris Levinson (1962) was an...

  2. Understanding the Value of Dog Facilitated Psychotherapy, What Theory Emerges?

    Full-text: Available

    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Animal Assisted Therapy is a field that is growing substantially with animals purported to be a panacea from everything from autism to prisoner reform. In many countries they are incorporated into psychotherapy process. The researcher wanted to explore if this is a valid form of practice, the...

  3. Determinants of the Level of Care Provided for Various Types and Sizes of Dogs in New Providence, The Bahamas

    Full-text: Available

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    This paper reports the level of care offered 424 dogs, classified as small dogs, large dogs, pit bulls and potcakes (the colloquial name for the local mongrel) in New Providence, The Bahamas. Levels of care that meet the legal minimum –food water and shelter– as well as care...

  4. Sosiaalipedagoginen hevostoiminta toimintakyvyn tukena

    Full-text: Available

    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Tutkimuksen tavoitteena oli selvittää, kuinka vaikuttavaa sosiaalipedagoginen hevostoiminta on siihen osallistuneiden toimintakyvyn kannalta. Tämä vaikuttavuus toimintakykyyn selvitettiin asiakkaiden omasta näkökulmasta katsoen. Tutkimuksessa käytettiin kahta...

  5. Pets, Purity and Pollution: Why Conventional Models of Disease Transmission Do Not Work for Pet Rat Owners

    Full-text: Available

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    In the United Kingdom, following the emergence of Seoul hantavirus in pet rat owners in 2012, public health authorities tried to communicate the risk of this zoonotic disease, but had limited success. To explore this lack of engagement with health advice, we conducted in-depth, semi-structured...

  6. I Walk My Dog Because It Makes Me Happy: A Qualitative Study to Understand Why Dogs Motivate Walking and Improved Health

    Full-text: Available

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Dog walking is a popular everyday physical activity. Dog owners are generally more active than non-owners, but some rarely walk with their dog. The strength of the dog–owner relationship is known to be correlated with dog walking, and this qualitative study investigates why. Twenty-six...

  7. Influence of low stress handling during clinical visit on physiological and behavioural indicators in adult dogs: a preliminary study

    Full-text: Available

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Low stress handling techniques or “Fear Free principles” in veterinary clinics are becoming an important research area aimed at improving small animal welfare, considering that the majority of dogs who undergo clinical examinations exhibit fear or anxiety signs. Objective of this...

  8. An unexpected acoustic indicator of positive emotions in horses

    Full-text: Available

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Indicators of positive emotions are still scarce and many proposed behavioural markers have proven ambiguous. Studies established a link between acoustic signals and emitter’s internal state, but few related to positive emotions and still fewer considered non-vocal sounds. One of them,...

  9. LaDawn Quarter Horse Therapeutic Riding Center

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    LaDawn Therapeutic Riding Center offers Maine Therapeutic Riding to help people with disabilities by fostering horse and human interaction.

  10. New Heights Therapeutic Riding Center

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    New Heights Therapy Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1998. New Heights is a premier therapeutic equestrian center dedicated to positively impacting lives through the healing power of the horse. We help people who have physical, cognitive, and emotional difficulties reach...

  11. Horse Assisted Therapy Services of North Louisiana, Inc.

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Horse Assisted Therapy Services of North Louisiana, Inc., or HATS for short, provides therapeutic horsemanship instruction to people who are “differently-abled.” We are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization incorporated in 2009, and we are located in Calhoun, LA. HATS is a proud...

  12. Hope Equestrian Center

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    HOPE Equestrian Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing therapeutic horseback riding to individuals with physical, emotional and learning disabilities. HOPE began in the Rogue Valley in 1988 and has been in operation since 1994. Each year HOPE provides services to individuals...

  13. Healing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

  14. Crossing Bridges Therapeutic Riding Center

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Crossing Bridges is a therapeutic riding center serving students ages 3+ in the Rogue Valley. We serve special needs students as well as able-bodied individuals. Approximately 90 students come to Crossing Bridges each week for lessons. Our goal is to encourage positive behaviors and...

  15. Bright Horizons Therapeutic Riding Center

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Bright Horizons Therapeutic Riding Center exists to improve the physical and emotional wellbeing of individuals and their families through therapeutic equestrian activities built on professionalism and trust with a focus on community education, communication and teamwork.  Founded in...

  16. Bradley's Equine Assisted Therapeutic Riding Center (B.E.A.T. Riding Center)

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    B.E.A.T. Riding Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to provide physically, mentally and emotionally challenged individuals an opportunity for emotional and physical growth through horsemanship. BEAT’s home is at Horsin-A-Round Stables 20 miles west of Portland...

  17. Practice Patterns of Equine Assisted Psychotherapists

    Full-text: Available

    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Modeled after Doherty & Simmons’ (1996) study on the practice patterns of marriage and family therapists, this project explored similar questions about equine assisted/facilitated psychotherapists who are members of two main certification organizations, EAGALA and PATH Intl. An...

  18. Moving With Pets

    Full-text: Available

    Websites | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    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...

  19. Colby's Army

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Our Mission To help people with life challenges through outreach and interactions with animals and nature.  This includes giving backpacks stocked with toiletries and street supplies to men and women who are homeless, and referring them to services that will help them become housed. We...

  20. SunCatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    SunCatcher Therapeutic Riding Academy, Inc. is a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) charitable status that provides equine-assisted activities and therapy programs for children, teens, and adults with special needs.