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  1. Using a dog demography field study to inform the development of an agent-based computer simulation. Evaluating owned dog population control interventions in a small, semi-urban community in Mexico

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Luz Maria Kisiel

    This thesis evaluates the potential effects of different dog population control interventions in a small, semi-urban community in Mexico. First, a cross-sectional study was conducted to...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61203

  2. Comfort of Animals: Effects of An Animal's Presence on Stress

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Melanie R. Gillan

    2011 The College of Wooster Wooster, Ohio40.8050565-81.93514299999998 Psychology http://openworks.wooster.edu/independentstudy/5491/ en text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61201

  3. Development and evaluation of a canine and feline welfare assessment tool for use in companion animal veterinary clinics

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Lauren Carly Dawson

    This thesis was conducted to investigate canine and feline welfare in relation to veterinary care through the development and evaluation of a welfare assessment tool for veterinary clinics....

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61195

  4. The Effect of Dog Interaction through Therapy Trained Animals or Harrisonburg-Rockingham SPCA Volunteering on High Achieving First Year College Student Adjustment Period

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Kamille L. Aiello

    Transitioning to college is a big change. A change that can be life altering for some students, especially when they realize that transitioning to college also means leaving their beloved...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61193

  5. Sosiaalipedagoginen hevostoiminta : opas sosiaalipedagogisesta hevostoiminnasta

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Pia Leppälahti, Nina Nicol, Heidi Rietz-Korpela, Heidi Svanström

    Sosiaalipedagoginen hevostoiminta on laaja-alaisesti kuntouttavaa ja kokonaisvaltaisesti henkistä hyvinvointia lisäävää toimintaa. Toiminnan perusteeksi tehdään...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61191

  6. Cognition and the Development of Social Cognition in the Domestic Dog (Canis Lupus Familiaris)

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Camille Ward

    We examined cognition and the development of social cognition in domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) with three studies. Study one focused on numerical competence in dogs and studies two and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61189

  7. Liminal spaces : therapeutic encounters between horses and adolecents

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Stephanie Terre Blanche

    In this study, the intersections between Equine Assisted Psychotherapeutic interventions and adolescence are explored. Equine Assisted therapeutic work has recently gained much popularity in the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61187

  8. Mitä on alpakkaterapia : toimintaterapeutin näkökulma

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Tiia Hagman

    Opinnäytetyön aiheena on selventää tapaustutkimuksen avulla, mitä alpakkaterapia käytännössä on. Valmis työ luovutetaan alpakoita kasvattavan...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61185

  9. Beliefs About Animal Assisted Interventions Among Medical Social Workers

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Gyda D. Boyd

    Animal‑Assisted Intervention (AAI) is used to significantly reduce pain, lower blood pressure, decrease anxiety, and help ease depression in people with a range of health problems; however, it is...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61183

  10. Husbandry practices and mitigation of human-carnivore conflicts : a case of the Maasai Steppe, Tanzania.

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ifura Godfrey Ukio

    Biodiversity losses are often influenced by humans due to increased demand over natural resources and retaliatory killing of wildlife as a result of human–wildlife conflicts. Large...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61181

  11. Eläimet työhyvinvoinnin tukena : palvelumalli eläinavusteiseen työskentelyyn

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Pauliina Mielonen

    Tämä opinnäytetyö toteutui työelämälähtöisenä tutkimuksellisena kehittämishankkeena, jonka tavoitteena oli tuottaa Finla Työterveys...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61177

  12. Biophilia: the Therapeutic Value of Animals in the Treatment of Depression

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Christian Antonioli

    Background: To date there has been limited evidence on the efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). This thesis comprises two studies: A randomized, single blind, controlled trial...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61171

  13. Hännänheilahduksia : koira-avusteisen työskentelyn pilottiprojekti Turun kaupungin ympärivuorokautisessa hoidossa olevien vanhusten parissa

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Johanna Lundén

    Kehittämistyön tarkoituksena oli seurata ja dokumentoida Turun kaupungin vanhusten ympärivuorokautisen hoidon yksiköissä toteutettavaa koira-avusteisen työskentelyn...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61169

  14. The Healing Properties of Nature and Animals

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Ravmeet Ruby Bains

    The following piece is intended to enlighten readers on alternative healing modalities as a substitute for traditional therapeutic interventions. The study reviews wide-ranging literature on...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61167

  15. Wildlife viewing and ecotourism : ethical, scientific, and value-based considerations

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Anton D. Pitts

    Management of wildlife viewing tourism, possibly as a legacy of management of hunting and trapping activities, tends to see its ultimate goal largely in terms of the sustainable human use of...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61165

  16. Helado para perros. Postre para mascotas : desarrollado bajo los parámetros actuales de nutrición y palatabilidad canina

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Gabriel Oswaldo Alonso Cuéllar, Jorge Eliecer Rodríguez Ordoñez

    La relación entre perros y humanos ha evolucionado ampliamente, esto ha generado un fenó-meno de antropomorfización que hace que asumamos actitudes frente a los animales como...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61163

  17. Preparedness and disaster response training for veterinary students

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Dianne Dunning

    Background: The nation's veterinary colleges lack curricula necessary to meet veterinary demands for animal public health and emergency preparedness. A One Health (OH) perspective, which is a...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61159

  18. Eficácia da intervenção assistida por animais na autopercepção de saúde, autoestima, sintomas depressivos e qualidade de vida relacionada à saúde em idosos residentes em instituição de longa permanência

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Renata Coelho Freire Batista Queiroz

    O envelhecimento populacional e as mudanças na dinâmica familiar estão levando um número maior de pessoas a residirem em Instituições de Longa...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61157

  19. Investigation of the Effects of Service Dogs on Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Amanda Marie Reinsfelder

    With modern medicine and advances in technology, people are living longer and expecting a higher quality of life. Individuals may not be receiving the ideal assistive devices because they are not...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61155

  20. Communicating with pet owners about obesity: roles of the veterinary health care team

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Churchill, J., Ward, E.

    Obesity continues to be the most prevalent nutritional problem of dogs and cats as well as one of the most frustrating conditions to treat successfully. Educating and assigning roles to all...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59451