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  1. Equine Assisted Activities or Therapy: Towards a Future Curriculum

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Anita Shkedi

    Equine Assisted Activities and Therapy (EAA/T) is a non-invasive treatment modality recommended by the medical and educational community for a subset of challenged children and adults. As its...

  2. Efeitos secundários da quimioterapia antineoplásica e seu impacto na qualidade de vida em cães e gatos com doença oncológica

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Pedro de Sousa Dâmaso da Silveira

    Em Medicina Veterinária, a crescente prevalência de doenças neoplásicas vem provocar um aumento exponencial da realização de quimioterapia...

  3. The psychological Impact of Companion Animals for Older Adults who Reside Alone

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Tess Reed

    Companion animals have been identified as improving the physical and emotional health of some older adults (Collis & McNicholas, 1998). This qualitative study explored the psychological impact...

  4. The Dolphin-Human connection: Embassy or Zoo-without-walls?

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Clark Scott Taylor

    Dolphins and humans are interacting more now than at any time in history. The challenges that arise in attempting to provide for, preserve, and protect the simple experience of an interaction with...

  5. Pet facilitated therapy and the therapeutic relationship: participant perspectives

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Laurie Heather Baird

    This qualitative study examines Pet Facilitated Therapy (PFT) from the perspective of the participant/client in an initial counselling session. The use of the human-animal bond to facilitate...

  6. L'Assetjament escolar a través de les teràpies assistides amb animals

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Andrea Girabal i Escámez

    Aquest treball de recerca pretén investigar la principal problemàtica que trobem actualment a les aules i centres educatius, l’assetjament escolar. L’objectiu és...

  7. Assessing dogs using a temperament test - will training affect the outcome? : a test-retest trial as a forensic tool

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Sophie Luisa Fechner

    Temperament Tests can be a forensic tool as they are often used to clarify legal cases in which dogs were allegedly involved in circumstances of aggression towards humans or other dogs. The test...

  8. Técnicas reconstrutivas em cirurgia oncológica de canídeos e felídeos

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Alexandre Margarido Pargana

    Actualmente, a doença oncológica é uma das principais causas de morte em canídeos e felídeos. A cirurgia é o método mais antigo e, ainda hoje, de...

  9. The psychotherapeutic worth of horse whispering for the aggressive child

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Karin Bronkhorst

    This dissertation employs a case study research design and reviews literature from the field of animal assisted therapy (AAT) with an emphasis on equine facilitated psychotherapy (EFP), as a...

  10. Distúrbios comportamentais relacionados com o medo em cães

    | Theses | Contributor(s): João Ricardo Ferreira Teotónio

    Os distúrbios comportamentais relacionados com o medo são comuns, induzem sofrimento nos animais e prejudicam os laços afectivos com os seus donos. O presente estudo procurou,...

  11. Examining the relationship between puppy raisers and guide dogs in training

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Jamie Lynne Fratkin

    Dogs play a unique role in the lives of humans. Many people form positive relationships with dogs but some do not. In working dogs, the relationship that dogs form with humans is particularly...

  12. The development of an on-site spay/neuter facility at a county animal shelter to reduce pet overpopulation as a means of rabies prevention

    | Theses | Contributor(s): G. Robert Weedon

    The goal of this paper is to address the issue of pet overpopulation as a means of preventing rabies in a community, and to describe the process of developing an onsite spay/neuter facility at a...

  13. Humanos e não-humanos: o aprendizado de novas sensibilidades e responsabilidades em nossas relações de estimação

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Luciana de Sant'Anna Dall'Agnol

    A educação e a cultura são processos inerentes e transformadores um ao outro, fazendo com que as mudanças em nossa sociedade exijam uma contínua...

  14. Gastrointestinal parasite risk in dog parks in the Lisbon area

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ana Maria Nogueira Ferreira

    Dog parks may pose a risk for the transmission of parasitic zoonotic agents via the faeces and soil contact. This is the first study to investigate gastrointestinal infections in park-attending...

  15. Terapia asistida con animales y cuidados de enfermería : una revisión de la literatura más reciente

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Alma Salazar Calleja

    Introducción. La terapia asistida con animales en el ámbito sanitario se remonta al siglo XI. Con el paso del tiempo y la aparición de nueva evidencia científica que...

  16. Efficacy of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Lowering Anxiety Symptoms of Adolescents in Schools

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Courtney Zents

    Adolescence is marked by a period of stress with a portion of these individuals experiencing problems with anxiety. There are physical and psychological benefits of using animal-assisted therapy...

  17. The Effects of the Presence of An Animal on Anxiety and Communication

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Benjamin T. Nielsen

    2009 The College of Wooster Wooster, Ohio40.8050565-81.93514299999998 Arts Psychology en text

  18. Impacto do maneio clínico da Diabetes mellitus canina e felina na qualidade de vida do cuidador e do paciente

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Juliana Rodrigues Carreira

    A Diabetes mellitus é uma afeção crónica caracterizada por hiperglicémia persistente, cujos mecanismos fisiopatológicos, ainda não totalmente...

  19. Comportamento do cão no acto de consulta médico-veterinária profilática

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Inês Machado Guimarães

    O comportamento de medo é habitualmente demonstrado pelos cães durante a consulta médico-veterinária. Uma tentativa de defesa, por parte do cão, pode tornar uma...

  20. Dog parks and their users: A study of four dog parks in the greater Oklahoma City metropolitan area

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Lacy Jo Burgess-Cady

    Humans have had a unique relationship with dogs for thousands of years. In the last three decades, this relationship has shifted and dogs have begun to be more widely recognized as family members...