Bonding with and caring for pets: companion animals and child development
Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, Chenfeld, Mimi Brodsky, Robbins, Marsha R.
Companion animals and technology: using the internet, software, and electronic toys
Contributor(s):: Haugland, Susan W., Ruiz, Elma A., Gong, Yi
Companion animals at home: what children learn from families
Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, Stanek, Marjorie L., Fennimore, Beatrice S.
Companion animals in books: themes in children's literature
Contributor(s):: Renck, Melissa Ann, Jalongo, Mary Renck, Brewster, Jeffrey C.
Companion animals in the lives of boys and girls: gendered attitudes, practices, and preferences
Contributor(s):: Creany, Anne Drolett
Global companion animals: bonding with and caring for animals across cultures and countries
Contributor(s):: Pattnaik, Jyotsna
Portraying pets: the significance of children's writings and drawings about companion animals
Contributor(s):: Crawford, Patricia A., Mutuku, Moses
Stars in a child's universe
Contributor(s):: Rosen, Michael J.
The special significance of companion animals in children's lives
Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, Robbins, Marsha R., Paterno, Reade
Books + media
Contributor(s):: Thom, M., Honeybloom, S., Korrow, C., Hummingbird, S.
Children and their pets: exploring the relationships between pet ownership, pet attitudes, attachment to pets and empathy
Contributor(s):: Williams, J. M., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, A.
Horses as therapists in use at the Children's Clinic in Heilbronn [German]
Contributor(s):: Simon, C., Stegmeier, B.
A canine audience: The effect of animal-assisted therapy on reading progress among students identified with learning disabilities
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| Contributor(s):: Julie Omodlo Griess
This study explored the use of animal-assisted therapy with students identified with a learning disability and limited reading success. Initially, reading progress was defined as the participants' comprehension rate obtained from an oral Informal Reading Inventory (IRI) passage. The nature...
Effects of animal-assisted therapy on behavior and reading in the classroom
| Contributor(s):: Ashley Elizabeth Booten
Research has shown that the presence of a therapy dog in the classroom should elicit a calming effect, reduce stress, and promote positive interactions among peers and adults. The purpose of this study is to examine the effect a therapy dog has on behavior and reading in the classroom....
Kids and critters in class together
| Contributor(s):: Rud, Anthony G., Jr., Beck, Alan M.
The educational benefits of a ten-week home-based wild bird feeding program for children
| Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M., Melson, G. F., Costa, P. L. da, Liu, T.
This study evaluated a ten-week educational home-based program for feeding wild birds, intended to increase elementary school age children's knowledge about birds, especially those wild birds commonly encountered at outdoor home feeders. We measured changes from pre- to post-program in 65 seven-...
Prospective trial of equine-assisted activities in autism spectrum disorder
| Contributor(s):: Kern, J. K., Fletcher, C. L., Garver, C. R., Mehta, J. A., Grannemann, B. D., Knox, K. R., Richardson, T. A., Trivedi, M. H.
Megan Kiely Mueller
Death of a grandparent or a parent
| Contributor(s):: Carey, Lois
Relationship between attachment to pets and psychosocial development in children
| Contributor(s):: Zhou, Xia, Zheng, Ri-Chang, Fu, Na