TDJC: Therapy Dogs of Johnson County
Therapy Dogs of Johnson County, or TDJC provide Delta Society (now called Pet Partners) services in the communities of Iowa City, Coralville, Hills, West Branch, North Liberty and the surrounding Iowa City area. We are an 501(c)(3) nonprofit association We are a volunteer therapy dog group...
Equestrian rehabilitation. "The benefits of approach with the horse in schools and in therapeutic"
| Contributor(s):: Perrotta, F.
Experimental trial demonstrates positive effects of equine facilitated learning on child social competence
| Contributor(s):: Pendry, P., Roeter, S.
R.E.A.D. Dogs Minnesota
The Reading Education Assistance Dogs® program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. R.E.A.D. dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their handler as a team, going to schools, libraries,...
Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs
Roxy Reading is a donation dependent organization whose certified pet therapy teams promote literacy in schools and offer comfort to area youth navigating the court system.
Animal Attractions: Great Reasons to Get a Pet, Plus How to Pick the Right One for Your Family
| Contributor(s):: Renkl, Margaret
Significance of Family Risk Factors in Development of Childhood Animal Cruelty in Adolescent Boys with Conduct Problems
| Contributor(s):: Duncan, Alexander, Thomas, Jay C., Miller, Catherine
Pet loss and the human/companion animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Ross, Cheri Barton, Rush, Shirley
A study of animal assisted therapy/activities : the effects of therapy canines on the literacy skills of students
| Contributor(s):: Heffer, Jennifer T.
En-gendering anthropocentrism: Lessons from children's realistic animal stories
| Contributor(s):: Johnson, Kathleen R.
Equine-assisted therapy for primary school children with physical disabilities : a psychosocial view
| Contributor(s):: Helfer, Avril
The psychological relevance of "just animals": An inquiry into their influence on psychosocial development across the lifespan
| Contributor(s):: Ford, Ingrid
Can we have one? : a parent's guide to raising kids with cats and dogs
| Contributor(s):: Buzhardt, Lynn F., Steib, Sue D.
Animal-assisted intervention for autism spectrum disorder: a systematic literature review
| Contributor(s):: O'Haire, M. E.
Paws to Read @ Your Library
| Contributor(s):: Barrett, Lillian
| Contributor(s):: Solomon, Jean W., O'Brien, Jane Clifford
The loss and death of a pet
| Contributor(s):: McMahon, Sharon M.
Welcome! Thank you for your interest in therapy dogs. Is your dog social? At least a year old? A people lover? Well-mannered? Comfortable around other dogs? Then becoming a Therapy Dog team with Welcome Waggers may be just right for you!Welcome Waggers is a local volunteer therapy dog group...
Children reading storybooks to dogs-what could be cuter? But every day we're learning there's more than just cuteness when this happens. The smiles on a child's face, the wagging tail of the dog, the excitement of doing something different (even forbidden in some public places) proves there's...
The Effects of Animals on Children's Development of Perspective-Taking Abilities
| Contributor(s):: Mika Maruyama, Dalton Miller-Jones (adviser)
Although attention to the effects of child-animal interactions on children's development has increased in the last three decades, developmental psychology has not attended to the importance of the effects of animals on children's development. There is a need to consider the possible impacts of...