The human-animal relationship: a new field of socio-educational action
Contributor(s):: Senent-Sánchez, Joan-Maria
This article analyses the educational approaches towards the animal-human relationship which have been developed during the last 20 years. The article establishes a chain of states in that relationship and presents the reasons why those states are consecutive or, occasionally, simultaneous. Next,...
Animal-assisted therapy as a proactive intervention for children : a literature review
Contributor(s):: Blumenstein, Keirsten Louise
A standardized ethogram for the Felidae: a tool for behavioral researchers
Contributor(s):: Stanton, L. A., Sullivan, M. S., Fazio, J. M.
Standardized ethograms offer many practical benefits to behavioral researchers, and several examples exist today for various species and taxa. Despite historic evidence that suggests the family Felidae share similar behavioral repertoires, no standardized ethogram providing comprehensive...
The Role and Impact of Animals with Pediatric Patients
Contributor(s):: Goddard, A. T., Gilmer, M. J.
Use of dogs in animal-assisted therapy : a literature review
Contributor(s):: Conley, Lauren
Human-spider entanglements: understanding and managing the good, the bad, and the venomous
Contributor(s):: Lemelin, R. H., Yen, A.
Considering the fear that spiders can generate in humans, examining human-spider interactions in urban settings may at first glance appear odd. However, human-spider interactions, which occur quite frequently in urban settings, do not necessarily have to be negative; they can, in some cases,...
The illegal parrot trade: a literature review
Contributor(s):: Pires, Stephen F.
Physiological effects of human-animal positive interaction in dogs - review of the literature
Contributor(s):: Pop, D., Rusu, A. S., Pop-Vancia, V., Papuc, I., Constantinescu, R., Miresan, V.
Positive human-animal interactions (HAI) are known to increase the quality of life in both humans and dogs. Although there are several reviews on the benefits of HAI in humans, there are no reviews on the effects of positive HAI in dogs. Therefore, the aim of this paper is to provide a review of...
Examining the literature on the efficacy of equine assisted therapy for people with mental health and behavioural disorders
Contributor(s):: Cantin, Anna, Marshall-Lucette, Sylvie
Prolonged pain research in mice: trends in reference to the 3Rs
Contributor(s):: Balcombe, J., Ferdowsian, H., Briese, L.
This literature review documents trends in the use of mice in prolonged pain research, defined herein as research that subjects mice to a source of pain for at least 14 days. The total amount of prolonged pain research on mice has increased dramatically in the past decade for the 3 pain...
Animal-assisted interventions in children's hospitals: a critical review of the literature
Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, A., McArthur, M., Winefield, H., Hanieh, E., Hazel, S.
There is a perception in the scientific and general communities that hospitalized children benefit from visits by animals. Animal-assisted interventions (AAI), including animal-assisted therapy and animal-assisted activities, usually involving dogs, are thus employed in pediatric hospitals....
Prioritisation of companion dog welfare issues using expert consensus
Contributor(s):: Buckland, E. L., Corr, S. A., Abeyesinghe, S. M., Wathes, C. M.
Resources for tackling animal welfare issues are often limited. Obtaining a consensus of expert opinion on the most pressing issues to address is a valuable approach to try to ensure that resources are wisely spent. In this study, seven independent experts in a range of disciplines (including...
Exposure to cats: update on risks for sensitization and allergic diseases
Contributor(s):: Dharmage, S. C., Lodge, C. L., Matheson, M. C., Campbell, B., Lowe, A. J.
The emergence of emotional lateralization: evidence in non-human vertebrates and implications for farm animals
Contributor(s):: Leliveld, L. M. C., Langbein, J., Puppe, B.
Contributor(s):: Tiplady, C., Walsh, D., Baulch, M.
Animal Facilitated Counseling in the Elementary School: A Literature Review and Practical Considerations
Contributor(s):: Trivedi, Lucinda, Perl, James
Bereavement in late adolescence: interventions on college campuses
Contributor(s):: Floerchinger, Debra S.
Distress among hospitalized pediatric cancer patients modified by pet-therapy intervention to improve quality of life
Contributor(s):: Urbanski, B. L., Lazenby, M.
Animal-assisted therapy for dementia: a review of the literature
Contributor(s):: Filan, Susan L., Llewellyn-Jones, Robert H.
Impact of companion animals in later life and considerations for practice
Contributor(s):: Boldt, Margaret A., Dellmann-Jenkins, Mary