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Okanagan dog visitation's impact on seniors' social support : comparing group and individual conditions
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Lindsay Burton
Introduction: Social support (SS) is an important determinant of senior health. Dogs are an underutilized modality for seniors’ SS promotion, and dog visitation programs are emerging to...
Sällskapsdjurens betydelse för de äldres välbefinnande
| Theses | Contributor(s): Emma Gäddnäs
Denna studie undersöker sällskapsdjurens betydelse för de äldres välbefinnande. Syftet med studien är att diskutera vad sällskapsdjur betyder för de...
The Experiences of the Central Texas Elderly and Animal-Assisted Interventions in Assisted-Living Facilities via Medicalization
| Theses | Contributor(s): Heather Nicole Yonce
Medicalization is defined as a “process in which personal and social problems and behaviors have come to be viewed as diseases or medical problems that the medical and allied health...
Visiting Pet Team of South Mississippi
| Organizations | Contributor(s): Mason N McLary
Our caring volunteers and their sweet dogs spread love and sunshine in hospitals, nursing centers, assistant living centers and libraries!
Heartland Mini Hoofs
Heartland Mini Hoofs is a special type of animal assisted program that serves the needs of many Central Illinois residents. We love to meet new friends at Nursing Homes, Assisted Living...
Angel Paws is another avenue that is provided to help victims through their trauma. By presenting the therapy dogs, the victims may feel loved and not judged from their experience. By providing a...
Canine Comfort Pet Therapy
| Organizations | Contributor(s): Melanie Sadek
The relationship between pets and people has immeasurable value on our emotional and physical health. Through Canine Comfort Pet Therapy, Valley Humane Society brings animals to places other pets...
Animals in Ohio long-term care facilities
| Reports | Contributor(s): Jason Stull, Tim Landers, Chelsea Fauver
There is strong evidence that animals provide many health benefits to residents living in a long-term care facility (Nursing Home). Although animals may provide benefits to this population, there...
Jesse's Fund for Therapy Dogs, Inc
Jesse’s Fund for Therapy Dogs, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3), was started in April 2015 to ensure therapy dogs are able to continue their service within the community. Therapy dogs currently...
Nepean Therapy Dogs, Inc.
We bring trained therapy dogs to local hospitals, nursing homes and schools. Our therapy dogs help reduce anxiety, depression, stress and lighten up the mood with palliative care families. All...
Alliance of Therapy Dogs
e are a volunteer organization of dedicated therapy dog handlers and their dogs on a mission of sharing smiles and joy. ATD’s goal is to provide registration, support, and insurance for...
Animals in recovery: how to develop an animal therapy program at a residential treatment facility for people with a mental health diagnosis
| Theses | Contributor(s): Sarah Ann Kintz
Animal therapy has many health benefits for people and can be incorporated into the mental health recovery process. People with a mental health diagnosis can suffer from many negative mental...
Caring Paws is a non-profit, tax exempt (501(c)(3), volunteer organization, who along with our registered Pet Partners animals (dogs, cats, pocket pets, etc.) serve the Greater Lafayette, Indiana...
CAREing Paws, Inc. is a local group of registered therapy teams in Georgia that conduct visits in places such as nursing homes, hospitals, libraries and schools. We are a network of compassionate...
Fuzzy Therapy Miniature Horses, Inc.
Our mission is to bring smiles to everyone by sharing the love from our little horses with big hearts. Our little horses have been effective in helping people who are withdrawn to open up and...
Kindly Canines was founded on the idea of helping those in need. Ever since our organization was established, we have endeavored to provide help where the need is greatest.
Our team is made up...
Paws of Love Therapy Dogs
The program was established to provide comfort, company and assistance for those in healthcare and education facilities throughout the community. We believe that life is more precious when...
Therapy Pets of the Red River Valley
Therapy Pets of the Red River Valley is a non-profit organization of dedicated volunteers and their pets who perform animal assisted activities with patients in nursing homes, hospitals, shelters,...
Predictors of participation in an animal-assisted activity program
| Theses | Contributor(s): Stacie Lynn Davison
The purpose of this study was to assess the significance of demographic variables, depression, and pet attitude as predictors of willingness to participate in animal-assisted activity (AAA)...
Exploring the Health Benefits of Companion Animals on Older Adults
| Theses | Contributor(s): Matt Long, Julie M. Fagan
Companion animals can do wonders for people, especially older adults. Living with a pet can reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation as well as lower blood pressure, heart rate and stress....