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Sep 08 2017
Professionalizing the Passion - Pet Partners Conference 2017
Aug 17 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits
Aug 09 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits Seminar
Exploring the Role of Farm Animals in Providing Care at Care Farms
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jan Hassink, Simone R De Bruin, Bente Berget, Marjolein Elings
We explore the role of farm animals in providing care to different types of participants at care farms (e.g., youngsters with behavioural problems, people with severe mental problems and people...
Terapia asistida con perros en niños con autismo revisión sistemática
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ana Milena Isaza Narváez, Doumer Adrian Muñoz Chilito
Introducción: El autismo es un trastorno temprano y masivo del desarrollo en el cual se afecta la interacción social, el desarrollo del lenguaje, se presentan rituales y...
Equinoterapia en niños con autismo
| Theses | Contributor(s): Dr. Carlos Francisco Martinez Alvernia
Introducción: Autismo es un trastorno del desarrollo caracterizado por compromiso en interacción social, habilidades de lenguaje, presentando rituales con estereotipias. Sin...
Let's "Paws" to Consider the Possibility: Using Support Dogs with Victims of Crime
| Government Documents
Today, a service dog helping an individual with sight limitations is accepted and relatively common. There are other trained dogs including those who serve individuals who are deaf or hard of...
Family Dog-Assisted Adapted Physical Activity: A Case Study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Amanda Tepfer, Samantha Ross, Megan MacDonald, Monique AR Udell, Craig Ruaux, Wendy Baltzer
Purpose: The aim of this case study was to examine the individual effects of an adapted physical activity, animal-assisted intervention (APA-AAI) with the family dog on motor skills, physical...
How Are Service Dogs for Adults with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Integrated with Rehabilitation in Denmark? A Case Study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Charlotte Glintborg, Tia GB Hansen
A severe mental illness like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is known to have psychosocial consequences that can lead to a decreased quality of life. Research in Animal-Assisted Therapy...
Green Care: A Review of the Benefits and Potential of Animal-Assisted Care Farming Globally and in Rural America
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brianna Artz, Doris Bitler Davis
The term Green Care includes therapeutic, social or educational interventions involving farming; farm animals; gardening or general contact with nature. Although Green Care can occur in any...
Validación del Cuestionario de Actitudes ante las Intervenciones Asistidas por Perros (CAINTAP) en Estudiantes Universitarios del Sur de España: Beneficios y Temores Percibidos
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Javier López-Cepero Borrego, María A. Perea-Mediavilla, Arcadio Tejada Roldán, José Luis Sarasola-Sánchez-Serrano
Introducción: Las intervenciones asistidas por animales (IAA) cuentan con amplia tradición en varios países occidentales, donde diversas revisiones y meta-análisis han...
The human-animal relationship: a new field of socio-educational action
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Senet-Sanchez, Joan-Maria
This article analyses the educational approaches towards the animal-human relationship which have been developed during the last 20 years. The article establishes a chain of states in that...
Long-term effects of robotic hippotherapy on dynamic postural stability in cerebral palsy
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Young Joo Cha, Megan Stanley, Tim Shurtleff, Joshua S. H. You
Dynamic postural instability is a common neuromuscular impairment in cerebral palsy (CP), which often includes balance dysfunction and an associated risk of serious falls. Robotic hippotherapy has...
Effects of the presence of a pet in the counselor's office on institutionalized and noninstitutionalized adolescents' perception of counselor credibility
| Theses | Contributor(s): Brenda Joy Wilbanks
Results of previous studies in the field of pet therapy have indicated that pets may alter people's perception of their environment and even change the way people are perceived by others. The...
The Greyhound Inmate Experience
The Greyhound Inmate Experience is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) Michigan organization. Our purpose is to socialize, train, and care for retired greyhounds in a prison environment and to educate the...
Why care about the mental health of therapy dogs | Everett Lowenstein | TEDxChallengeEarlyCollegeHS
| Videos | Contributor(s): Everett Lowenstein
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...
Scatter Joy Acres
Scatter Joy Acres Offers:
an opportunity for retreat and reflection for individuals, families and small groups.
a place for planning, building and teamwork. Our natural...
Northwest Battle Buddies
Empowering combat veterans with PTSD to regain their freedom and independence by partnering them with professionally trained and specifically matched service dogs at no charge — Serving our...
Healing Foundations Therapeutic Farm
Healing Foundations Therapeutic Farm is located just minutes from Grand Rapids. The property has a home on site that is used as an Outpatient office setting. Each level of the home...