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  1. Service Dogs and How They Help Human Beings

    | Presentations | Contributor(s): Anna Ercoli Schnitzer

    Service animals are animals that are individually trained to perform tasks for people with disabilities such as guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling wheelchairs,...

  2. Southeastern Guide Dogs

    | Organizations

    Southeastern Guide Dogs transforms lives by creating and nurturing extraordinary partnerships between people and dogs. Employing the latest in canine development and behavior research, the...

  3. The Semiotic Grounds of Animal Assistance: Sign Use of Guide Dogs and Their Visually Impaired Handlers

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Riin Magnus

    Materiaalne linnakeskkond ja selles kehtivad käitumisreeglid sisaldavad kindlaid ootusi märgisüsteemide suhtes, mille abil keskkonda kasutada. Juhtkoera ja nägemispuudega...

  4. Guide dogs: medical tool on four pawsBlindenfuhrhunde: Medizinisches Hilfsmittel auf vier Pfoten

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hacker, S.

    This article discusses the training and suitability of guide dogs for blind people in Germany.

  5. Behavioural consequences of visual deprivation occurring at hatch or in the early life of chickens

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hocking, P. M., Haldane, K. A., Davidson, E. M., Sandoe, P., Kristensen, H. H.

    The development of behaviour in a line of chickens that are born sighted ( rdd) but turn blind after hatching was compared with a line that is blind at hatch ( beg) and with sighted White Leghorn...

  6. Learning to see with the heart: Patricia Tirrell at TEDxLizardCreek

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Patricia Tirrell

    It is special that two different species, humans and dogs, are able to live together in harmony. In order for the relationship between species to work there are rules that need to be followed...

  7. The effects of pet presence and counselor blindness on the efficacy of a counseling session

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Joellen Mcadams

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of pet presence and counselor blindness on the efficacy of a counseling session;Counselor effectiveness was assessed by using three Counselor...

  8. Positive experiences with dogs: An important addition to the curriculum for blind and visually impaired children

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Young, J. Lynne

    1997 RE:view 29 2 55-61 08991510 Kirkpatrick Jordon Foundation Washington English text

  9. How does a dog attack on a guide dog affect the wellbeing of a guide dog owner?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Marquès-Brocksopp, Lorna

    2015 British Journal of Visual Impairment 33 1 5-18 0264-61961744-5809 Sage Publications US 10.1177/0264619614553859 Marquès-Brocksopp, Lorna, Guide Dogs for the Blind Association,...

  10. Mobility of a guide dog team in Singapore: A case study

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bohan, Danial Bin, James, Chan Tuck Wah

    2015 British Journal of Visual Impairment 33 1 54-65 0264-61961744-5809 Sage Publications US 10.1177/0264619614561691 Bohan, Danial Bin, Department of Ophthalmology, National University...

  11. Companion animals for the blind

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Bassing, Jennifer, Arkow, Phil

    1984 171-187 0931735009 Latham Foundation Alameda, Calif. text

  12. Come, let me guide you : a life shared with a guide dog

    | Books | Contributor(s): Krieger, Susan

    2015 xii, 278 9781557537140 (hardback : alk. paper) 1557537143 (hardback : alk. paper) 9781612493893 (epdf) 9781612493909 (epub) Purdue University Press West Lafayette, Indiana English text

  13. Physical Impairments and Service Dogs

    There are several kinds of vision impairments. The World Health Organization defines four levels of visual function: normal vision, moderate visual impairment, severe visual impairment, and...

  14. Is it reasonable to forbid the use of guide dogs for the blind as predictors of epileptic seizures? A case report.

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): , Pallos, Andrea, Komondi, Piroska, Topál, József

    2009 Journal of Veterinary Behavior 4 2 85-85 Elsevier English Correspondence to Mezősi, Baráthegyi Guide Dog and Service Dog School Foundation, Hungarymezosi.tamas at...

  15. The economic costs and benefits of dog guides for the blind

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wirth, K. E., Rein, D. B.

    2008 Ophthalmic Epidemiology 15 2 92-8 1744-5086 (Electronic)0928-6586 (Linking) 10.1080/09286580801939353 eng Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA....

  16. The experience of owning a guide dog

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wiggett-Barnard, C., Steel, H.

    PURPOSE: This study explored the dynamics of guide dog ownership in a South African sample. Six participants (five male and one female) from diverse socio-economic backgrounds were interviewed in...

  17. Occu-Paws: Trusts and Bonds

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Jim Yablonski

    2011 0.00.0 en University of Wisconsin-Madison text

  18. Walking Alone: Aiding the War and Civilian Blind in the Inter-war Period

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Anderson, Julie, Pemberton, Neil

    2007 European Review of History 14 4 459-479 13507486 10.1080/13507480701752128 text

  19. The effect of breed on age-related changes in behavior and disease prevalence in cognitively normal older community dogs, Canis lupus familiaris

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Salvin, H. E., McGreevy, P. D., Sachdev, P. S., Valenzuela, M. J.

    Variation in breed longevity in the dog has led to the inference that large dogs age at a faster rate than small dogs, possibly because of an increased oxidative load. Potential differences in...

  20. Seeing Eye Dogs Australia

    | Organizations

    Seeing Eye Dogs Australia (SEDA) is a national organisation that established its first school for training dog guides in Victoria, on the 10th April 1960. SEDA merged with Vision Australia on...