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  1. Tomorrow's Equestrian Center (TEC)

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    Tomorrow's Equestrian Center is a non-profit, therapeutic riding program providing services to the North Central Florida area, including Marion County, Levy County, Citrus County, and Alachua County. The program will be offered at a nominal fee or free to those unable to...

  2. Whispering Meadows Ranch

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    Whispering Meadows Ranch is a 100% volunteer-based, 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of those with disabilities and special needs through recreational, educational, and equine-assisted programs. Whispering Meadows Ranch is located in Flagler Beach, Florida...

  3. Human dolphin interactions on the west coast of Florida : documentation from MML's Marine Mammal Response Program.

    | Contributor(s):: Margaret A. Morgan, Geoffrey W. Patton

    Use of Mote's role as a participant in the operation of the U.S. Marine Mammal Stranding Network to document human and marine mammal interactions.

  4. You Made My Day

    | Contributor(s):: CÁCeres, Frank

  5. Communing With Dolphins

    | Contributor(s):: Hutchins, Shelley D.

  6. The slaughterhouse, social disorganization, and violent crime in rural communities

    | Contributor(s):: Jacques, J. R.

    Scholars in nonhuman animal studies and criminology have argued that more attention should be paid to the violence sanctioned by society, that of animal slaughter for industrial food production. Slaughterhouses and the communities surrounding these facilities present ideal sites for investigating...

  7. The Trap-Neuter-Return Program as a Means for Collecting, Analyzing, and Comparing Data in Animal Care Facilities in Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi

    | Contributor(s):: Stephanie T. Doty

    The TNR program has been met with both scrutiny and approval as a result of conflicting data from studies that examine its usefulness as a means of controlling the free-roaming cat population explosion (Levy & Crawford, 2004). Though the differing opinions will be discussed, it is not the...

  8. A study of use patterns, user satisfaction and willingness to pay for off-leash dog parks: Post-occupancy evaluations of four dog parks in Texas and Florida

    | Contributor(s):: Lee, Hyung-Sook

    The growing importance of dogs in people’s lives and in high-density urban environments has increased demand for a place where people and their dogs can interact and exercise together. The recent increase in the number of dog parks across the country is evidence of these demands of dog...

  9. The effects of a therapeutic riding program at Oak Park School: A descriptive case study

    | Contributor(s):: Segal, Aina

  10. Emotional Support Animals, Service Animals, and Pets on Campus

    | Contributor(s):: Von Bergen, C. W.

    For decades, universities have been accommodating physically disabled students who require guide dogs and other types of service animals. Within the past several years, however, mentally disabled students have increasingly petitioned colleges with no-pet policies to permit them to bring their...

  11. Little Horses Assist UF Shands Clients

  12. Books, Children, Dogs, Artists: Library Programs for the Entire Family

    | Contributor(s):: Haver, Mary Katherine

  13. A Boy and His Fawn: Parallel Animals in A Trip to Florida for Health and Sport and The Yearling

    | Contributor(s):: Seidel, Kathryn

  14. Dog Days In Old Pensacola

    | Contributor(s):: Rucker, Brian R.

  15. Description and evaluation of a canine volunteer blood donor program

    | Contributor(s):: DeLuca, L. A., Glass, S. G., Johnson, R. E., Burger, M.

    Human volunteer blood donor programs are commonplace, but the concept of nonhuman animal blood banking is relatively new. Few studies exist regarding efficacy, donor screening, and safety for volunteer companion animals. This retrospective study evaluated a nonprofit, community-based canine...

  16. Employee reactions and adjustment to euthanasia-related work: identifying turning-point events through retrospective narratives

    | Contributor(s):: Reeve, C. L., Spitzmuller, C., Rogelberg, S. G., Walker, A., Schultz, L., Clark, O.

    This study used a retrospective narrative procedure to examine the critical events that influence reactions and adjustment to euthanasia-related work of 35 employees who have stayed in the animal care and welfare field for at least 2 years. Data were collected at the 2002 Animal Care Expo held in...

  17. Outcome of cats adopted from a biomedical research program

    | Contributor(s):: DiGangi, B. A., Crawford, P. C., Levy, J. K.

    Adoption of companion animals retired from biomedical research projects can provide an alternative, humane method for their disposition. For more than a decade, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has allowed investigators to arrange for the adoption of nonhuman animals used...

  18. The effects of implementing a feral cat spay/neuter program in a Florida county animal control service

    | Contributor(s):: Hughes, K. L., Slater, M. R., Haller, L.

    In 1995, a county animal control service implemented a feral cat sterilization programme with the goal of reducing the number of healthy cats euthanized, complaints, and the county's costs. The service collected data from a 6-year period both before and after the programme's implementation. The...

  19. Freedom Ride

    With a team of loyal horses, PATH International Certified Instructors, Therapist and Trained Volunteers, Freedom Ride provides therapeutic horseback riding to children and adults with many types of disabilities....cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, autism, developmental...

  20. Canines 4 Hope

    Canines 4 Hope, located in Palm City, Palm Beach County, South Florida is a certified Service Dog and Dog Obedience Training Academy specializing in personalized dog training for Service Dogs, Assistance Dogs, Therapy Dogs and Alert Dogs nationwide for over 20 years!