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2016 Study of Current Conditions of Kentucky County Animal Shelters and Degree of Compliance with Kentucky Animal Shelter Laws
| Contributor(s):: Cynthia L. Gaskill, Rachel Cullman-Clark, Liane Lachiewicz, Matt Lamarre, Brad Rohleder, Kristin Sadler, Rachel Sparling, Craig N. Carter
Kentucky’s county animal shelter conditions have not been studied for over 20 years. Major goals of this study were to assess current conditions in Kentucky’s county shelters and determine the degree of compliance with Kentucky shelter laws. Additional information was gathered to...
Well-being and Human-Animal Interactions in Schools: The Case of "Dog Daycare Co-Op"
| Contributor(s):: Laura Elizabeth Pinto, Donna Foulkes
This paper draws on Martha Nussbaum’s account of the nature of human well-being to explore the role of animals in formal education settings. Nussbaum equates well-being with human flourishing, and argues that people live well when engaged in essential functions that are particular...
Modeling a Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) Population and Evaluating Possible Conservation Methods, Including the Use of Eco-tourism and Education
| Contributor(s):: Dana Hackel
Attitude change regarding animal abuse in adults the effect of education and visual aids
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| Contributor(s):: Ashley Carter
Additionally, images of animals alone immediately increased attitudes regarding treatment of animals. This difference does not appear to increase further over time. Images of animals alone appear to aid in immediately altering individuals' sense of continuity with animals. The attitude that...
Therapy Dogs in Academic Libraries: A Way to Foster Student Engagement and Mitigate Self-Reported Stress during Finals
| Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, McDevitt, Theresa
The Reasonable Accommodation Requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
| Contributor(s):: Wenkart, Ronald D.
Musings of Someone in the Disability Support Services Field for Almost 40 Years
| Contributor(s):: Goodin, Sam
Guard Dogs or Guide Dogs? Adequacy vs. Quality in the Accreditation of Teacher Education
| Contributor(s):: Dill, William R.
Begun in 1993, Equi-Ed was a part of the Special Education Department of Santa Rosa City Schools. Equi-Ed maintains an affiliation with the Adapted Physical Education and Equine Science departments of Santa Rosa Junior College and offers horsemanship instruction, competition opportunities, and...
Sustained attention to the owner is enhanced in dogs trained for animal assisted interventions
| Contributor(s):: Mongillo, P., Pitteri, E., Marinelli, L.
[1st experiences with therapeutic horseback riding in a psychiatric hospital]
| Contributor(s):: Moll, J.
[Assistance Dogs for epileptics]
| Contributor(s):: Vuillemenot, J. L.
Animal assisted intervention (AAI) for children in either research, practice or policy from a One Health perspective. Editorial
| Contributor(s):: Pirrone, F.
2017Ann Ist Super Sanita534273-2740021-257110.4415/ann_17_04_01engDipartimento di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy.text
Companion Animal Bonding, Children's Home Environments, and Young Children's Social Development
| Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky, Charles Hendrix
Direct Experience With Nature and the Development of Biological Knowledge
| Contributor(s):: Sarah E. Longbottom, Virginia Slaughter
Research Findings: An emerging consensus is that casual, direct contact with nature influences the development of children’s biological knowledge. Here we review the existing literature on this topic, focusing on the effects of (a) rural versus urban rearing environments and (b) pet...
The veterinarian's role in pet loss: grief education, support, and facilitation
| Contributor(s):: L.S. Lagoni, S. Hetts, S.J. Withrow
Garden-Based Learning: An Experience With "At Risk" Secondary Education Students
| Contributor(s):: José-Reyes Ruiz Gallardo, Alonso Verde, Arturo Valdés
The reengagement of disenchanted secondary students is one of the priorities of the educational system. Over a six-year period (2003–2004 to 2008–2009), 63 disruptive and low-performance secondary school students were integrated into a two-year garden-based learning program, which...
Study of the levels of human-human and human-animal empathy in veterinary medical students from Chile
| Contributor(s):: Calderon-Amor, J., Luna-Fernandez, D.
Social relationships are based on our ability to put ourselves in the place of others, and from there to react appropriately and logically. This empathic ability can be extended to other species, based on the human ability to develop techniques to understand and communicate with animals. In...
The Foundation for Interdisciplinary Research and Education Promoting Animal Welfare is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization dedicated to scientific research and public education of animal welfare issues.The Foundation for Interdisciplinary Research and Education [FIREPAW, Inc.] is...
Tri-State K-9 Response Team
Tri-State Canine Response Team is a non-profit organization, serving NJ, PA, and DE, which is dedicated to providing certified and trained handler/dog teams for Animal Assisted Activities, Animal Assisted Therapy and Animal Assisted Crisis Response Teams to children, families, neighborhoods, and...