Grow Old Along with Me: The Meaning of Dogs in Seniors' Lives
Contributor(s):: Ardra Linette Cole
AbstractThis is a phenomenological study intended to more fully understand the meaning and significance older adults attach to their relationship with their dogs. What do those relationships look like? How do they help to define seniors’ lives? What is it about those relationships that...
Paws and Think, Inc.
Paws and Think, Inc. was founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) organization to bring the benefits off the human-animal bond to both people and dogs. Our Mission is Improving lives through the power of the human-dog connection. We do this through our Youth-Canine programs, helping at-risk or...
Pet Encounters—Tiergestützte Intervention für hilfebedürftige ältere Menschen
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Contributor(s):: A. Beckmann, S. Wesenberg
Animal-assisted therapy—Novi trend u liječenju osoba s psihičkim i intelektualnim smetnjama
Contributor(s):: N. Prosinečki
Risk Factors of Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Logistic Regression Tree Analysis
Contributor(s):: T Yamashita, D Noe, A Bailer
How nature can be used to create a therapeutic outdoor environment
Contributor(s):: Carol Davis
A Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Long-Term Care Facilities
Contributor(s):: Jenna Ebener, Hunhui Oh
Past research fails to make connections comparing appropriate settings for the benefits of different species of therapy and resident animals in long-term care facilities specifically for the elderly. Two types of animal-assisted interactions (therapy and resident) and four animal species (birds,...
Miniature Donkeys for Wellbeing
We bring our gentle and friendly miniature donkeys to your community group, voluntary organisation, dementia group or special needs group. Basically, we visit anywhere where a mood boosting donkey visit would help people with their wellbeing. If you want our donkeys to come to a Wedding,...
To develop, promote and offer pet therapy programs and services that use dogs to help improve the health and quality of life of people of all ages and conditions.
Inland Empire Therapy Dogs
Inland Empire Therapy Dogs, Inc. is devoted to bringing the benefits of interacting with well-trained, friendly dogs to people in healthcare, education and community settings in the Inland Empire. Our services are covered by liability insurance and are always provided free of charge.
Furry Angels of Freehold
The "FURRY ANGELS" is a local chapter of BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL THERAPY DOGS that visit facilities in Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex and Burlington County. We provide "Read to a Dog" programs at schools and libraries, and we provide comfort to patients in hospitals,...
Mobile Minis is a 501c3, non-profit outreach serving the under-served in our community with our loving rescued and donated miniature horses! We visit assisted living facilities, hospices, schools, homes, memory care centers, churches, hospitals and more. ...
Pleasure of Your Company Therapy Dogs
As a not-for-profit organization based in the Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, Pleasure of Your Company Therapy Dogs (POYC) is dedicated to visiting members of our society who are unable to own dogs themselves, and bring them the joys of high quality therapy dogs. Our volunteers visit...
Triple B Foundation for Pet Therapy
Triple B Foundation for Pet Therapy's mission is to enhance the well-being of those in need through the human-animal bond. The organization takes miniature horses and a seven year old french bulldog into hospice centers, assisted living facilities, hospitals, and more!
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...
Visiting Hooves wasfounded in 2015.Victoria L. Smithis Founder and President Each miniature horse or bunny has2 million dollar liability insurance and a health certificate from a veterinarian. Each miniature horse in the program has been...
Furry Friends Therapy Dogs
Furry Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. was founded by a group of like-minded persons who were involved in visits to several local care giving facilities. This venture, in time, evolved into an organization which, in addition to visiting various facilities, recruits and evaluates other...
Dog B.O.N.E.S Therapy Dogs of Massachusetts
Dog B.O.N.E.S.sm is an acronym for Dogs Building Opportunities for Nurturing and Emotional Support. Established in June 2002, our primary purpose is to provide well trained, affectionate, obedient, registered and insured therapy dog teams for visitation to nursing...
Implementation of an Animal Assisted Activity Program into a Rural Long-Term Care Facility to Increase the Perceived Quality of Life of Residents
| Contributor(s):: Vonnie Pattison, Patricia Cullen (adviser)
Older people who have moved from familiar home surroundings to institutionalized facilities could find that the institutions will put restrictions on their personal belongings, possessions, loved ones, and pets. Loneliness and depression are common in long-term care facilities (Banks &...
Community Canines for Companionship & Care
We have always been nuts about dogs. We carry pictures of our dogs in our wallets, right alongside the photos of our children. We always have stories about the latest things they've done that are just so adorable. We met through our mutual love of dogs and decided to establish a...