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  1. The Animals in Our Stories: Reading Human-Animal History, Kinship, and Inheritance in Asian Diasporic Literature

    Contributor(s):: Nandini Thiyagarajan

    This dissertation approaches literary animals in Asian diasporic novels through the concept of drawing close. I am interested in how literary animals can communicate an endeavour to draw animals close, and how literary representations of this closeness imagine normative human-animal...

  2. What Factors Are Associated with Positive Effects of Dog Ownership in Families with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder? The Development of the Lincoln Autism Pet Dog Impact Scale

    Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Wright, H. F., Mills, D. S.

  3. An Interactive Teddy Bear Clinic Tour: Teaching Veterinary Students How to Interact with Young Children

    Contributor(s):: Dalley, J. S., Creary, P. R., Durzi, T., McMurtry, C. M.

  4. A Cross-Sectional Survey to Estimate the Cat Population and Ownership Profiles in a Semirural Area of Central Italy

    Contributor(s):: Carvelli, A., Iacoponi, F., Scaramozzino, P.

  5. An evaluation of the relationship between self-esteem and pet bonding in children

    Contributor(s):: Pamela L. Evans-Smith

    Obesity has been linked to many physical as well as psychological problems. Many children who are obese suffer from low self-esteem. No studies have been published documenting the effect of owning a dog on the self-esteem of children who are obese. This study used a non-experimental,...

  6. The Connection between Animal Abuse and Family Violence: A Selected Annotated Bibliography

    Contributor(s):: Sharon L. Nelson

    This selected annotated bibliography assembles legal and social literature that examines the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. Drawing from an ever-growing body of written works dedicated to the issue, the bibliography presents the works that are most informative and useful to the...

  7. Equine-assisted psychotherapy: a mental health promotion/intervention modality for children who have experienced intra-family violence

    Contributor(s):: Schultz, Pamela N., Remick-Barlow, Ann, Robbins, Leslie

  8. Critical elements in a residential treatment program curriculum for adolescents experiencing trauma symptoms and/or posttraumatic stress disorder [thesis]

    Contributor(s):: Gestrin, Deidre N.

  9. Animal-assisted psychotherapy and equine-facilitated psychotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Brooks, Susan M.

  10. Additional evidence is needed to recommend acquiring a dog to families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A response to Crossman and Kazdin

    Contributor(s):: Wright, Hannah F., Hall, Sophie, Mills, Daniel S.

  11. Healing partners: The integration of a therapy animal in feminist family therapy

    Contributor(s):: Rogers, Teresa

    This qualitative Delphi study explored the impact that a therapy animal may have when integrated into a therapy setting with couples and families. Specifically, this study's goal was to understand how the inclusion of a therapy animal impacts the feminist family therapist's ability to develop a...

  12. What Factors Are Associated with Positive Effects of Dog Ownership in Families with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder? The Development of the Lincoln Autism Pet Dog Impact Scale

    Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Wright, H. F., Mills, D. S.

  13. Human-Animal Bonds I: The Relational Significance of Companion Animals

    Contributor(s):: Walsh, Froma

  14. Functions of pets for young children

    Contributor(s):: Dorothy C. Payne Mock

    The role or function that dogs and cats fulfill as pets in families with preschool-age children was examined in terms of pet prevalence, their relationship to animal fears, and their association with imaginary companions. The sample consisted of 37 children, three years nine months to five years...

  15. Human-Animal Bonds I: The Relational Significance of Companion Animals

    Contributor(s):: Walsh, Froma

  16. The value of using metaphorical mirrors with alcoholics and addicts in treatment with a mutigenerational viewpoint

    Contributor(s):: Matkovich, Sue

  17. A welfare assessment scoring system for working equids - a method for identifying at risk populations and for monitoring progress of welfare enhancement strategies (trialed in Egypt)

    Contributor(s):: Ali, A. B. A., El-Sayed, M. A., Matoock, M. Y., Fouad, M. A., Heleski, C. R.

    There are an estimated 112 million horses, donkeys and mules (i.e., working equids) in developing regions of the world. Though their roles are often fundamental to the well-being of the families they work for, their welfare is often severely compromised due to the limited resources and/or...

  18. Reply to Comstock

    Contributor(s):: George, Kathryn P.

  19. Defending a Way of Life

    Contributor(s):: George, Kathryn P.

  20. Response: The Rights of Animals and Family Farmers

    Contributor(s):: Comstock, Gary