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The Effects of Tactile and Indirect Contact with Dogs in a College Population
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Kalina Welch
To assess how physiological stress response is affected by human-canine interactions, one hundred-thirty (n=130) Carroll College students in Helena, Montana participated in trials designed to...
Effect of Dog Ownership on Mental Health Disorders and Quality of Life in Veterans
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kristoffer Rehder
Approximately 1 in 5 returning service members from Iraq and Afghanistan report symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Tanielian & Jaycox, 2008), and 22 percent of veterans...
Canine-Assisted Therapies Among U.S. Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Integrative Review of The Literature
| Theses | Contributor(s): Olivia A. Kondos
A sizeable number of U.S. veterans of all ages experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which can impact their quality of life; physically, mentally and socially. Consequences of PTSD are...
Depression, loneliness, and pet attachment in homebound older adult cat and dog owners
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sandy M. Branson, Lisa Boss, Stanley Cron, Dennis C. Turner
Background: Companion animals may reduce depression and loneliness in socially isolated homebound older adults. However, whether owning a cat or dog is more beneficial in this population remains...
Pawsitive Dog Prison Pup
Pawsitive Dog Prison Training Program is a cooperative effort between the Airway Heights Correctional Center, SpokAnimal, and Diamonds in the Ruff. Offender handlers train shelter dogs to make...
Marley's Miracle Mutts
Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue is a registered 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization (30-0636031) that is concentrated on saving the lives of Kern County's incarcerated canines. Kern County's...
4 Paws 4 Patriots
A non-profit organization established to provide service dogs and training to disabled veterans at no cost to the veteran. By partnering with animal shelters, rescues, volunteers and contract...
Therapy Dogs, Singapore
A non-profit voluntary welfare group committed to reaching out to society’s disadvantaged through pet-assisted therapy.
During regular sessions with beneficiaries, members and...
White Blood Cell Counts, Parasite Prevalence, and Plasma Cortisol Levels of Dogs in a County Animal Shelter: Changes over Days and Impact of a Program of Repeated Human Interaction
| Theses | Contributor(s): Emily S. Dudley
Animal shelter housing is highly stressful for a dog, compromising welfare and leading to undesirable behaviors and unknown health consequences. We documented the changes in circulating numbers of...
Here's Why Your Dog Might Not Be As Cute As You Think
| Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog
I always thought our yellow lab Tsali was the cutest dog in our neighborhood. But a study by Pauleen Bennett's Australian Anthrozoology Research Group at La Trobe University has given me...
Washington 4-H dog obedience project (phase 1)
| Pamphlets | Contributor(s): James E. Havens, Lynn Lucas Jones
A well-trained, obedient dog is a source of pride and satisfaction. A good dog is more likely to find acceptance by neighbors in the community. A disobedient, uncontrolled dog can be a worry and a...
Training your dog for family living
This project is designed to teach you to train your dog for family living. A dog that has many bad habits, such as getting on furniture, jumping on people, growling, biting, and roaming throughout...
The care of dogs and puppies
The companionship between man and dog has been strong for many years with proof given in the Bible, Matthew 15:27 " ... but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from the master's...
Feature Story: Therapy dogs bring relief for stressed-out students
| Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Costa Maragos
Dogs can bring great comfort to people dealing with stress. Now research shows there are many therapeutic benefits to bringing therapy dogs to university campuses to help stressed-out students,...
Life after academia -- helping homeless dogs | LC Ricke | TEDxLeeCollegeHuntsville
For most professors, getting denied tenure is the end of their career. For LC Ricke, it was only the beginning. In this intriguing talk, LC argues that people with graduate degrees have a...
The journey of saving strays | Kiran Maheen | TEDxFASTLahore
Kiran Maheen talks about her journey and efforts to look after the largely ignored stray animals. Ms. Kiran is the founder of Todd’s Welfare Society (TWS), an animal rescue and...
Interação humano-cão: o social constituído pela relação interespécie
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ceres Berger Faraco
A presente tese consiste de estudos na área da Psicologia, abordando o sistema social na lnteração Humano-Cão. Defende-se que ha uma sociedade particular...
Avaluació de l'efectivitat de la introducció de la teràpia assistida amb gossos al tractament de fisioteràpia per a pacients amb paràlisi cerebral espàstica
| Theses | Contributor(s): Susanna Peiris Bevers
L’objectiu d’aquest estudi és avaluar els efectes de la introducció de la teràpia assistida amb gossos en el tractament de nens amb paràlisi cerebral...
Domestic dogs' understanding of human emotional cues
| Theses | Contributor(s): Min Hooi Yong
Past research has focused on the ability of domestic dogs to recognise human communicative cues such as human pointing, eye gaze, attachment behaviour, social learning, and responses to affective...
Minor Immediate Effects of a Dog on Children's Reading Performance and Physiology
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lisa Schretzmayer, Kurt Kotrschal, Andrea Beetz
Literacy is a key factor in occupational success and social integration. However, an increasing number of children lack appropriate reading skills. There is growing evidence that dogs have...