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  1. Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding (CTR)

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    Established in 2003, CTR’s mission is to “encourage healing and celebrate life with individuals and groups whose minds, bodies and spirits will benefit from the transformative connection between people and horses.” CTR’s certified staff and trained volunteers are...

  2. Practitioners in the news

    | Contributor(s):: Waite, Andrew

  3. Evaluation of a Pet-Assisted Living Intervention for Improving Functional Status in Assisted Living Residents With Mild to Moderate Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study

    | Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Galik, Elizabeth, Thomas, Sue A., Hall, P. Sue, Chung, Seon Yoon, McCune, Sandra

  4. Pets, Status, and Slavery in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake

    | Contributor(s):: Meacham, Sarah Hand

  5. Absence of effects from immunocontraception on seasonal birth patterns and foal survival among barrier island wild horses

    | Contributor(s):: Kirkpatrick, J. F., Turner, A.

    Despite a large body of safety data, concern exists that porcine zonae pellucidae (PZP) immunocontraception - used to manage wild horse populations - may cause out-of-season births with resulting foal mortality. Our study at Assateague, Maryland indicated the effects of immunocontraception on...

  6. Noncompliance with Public Health Service (PHS) policy on humane care and use of laboratory animals: an exploratory analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Gomez, L. M., Conlee, K. M., Stephens, M. L.

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a major biomedical research-funding body in the United States. Approximately 40% of NIH-funded research involves experimentation on nonhuman animals (Monastersky, 200811. Monastersky, R. 2008, April 18. Protesters fail to slow animal research. The...

  7. The Second World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences

    | Contributor(s):: Elzanowski, Andrzej

    Highlights on the First Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in Life Sciences initiated through the cooperation of the U.S. and Europe in Baltimore, Maryland. Duration of the convention; Program of activities; Lists of countries participated in the conference.

  8. Impact of hunting pressure on adult male white-tailed deer behavior

    | Contributor(s):: Gabriel Ryan Karns

    The impact of hunting pressure on white-tailed deer behavior has been broadly studied, but specific examination of the interaction between adult males and hunters has not been conducted using global positioning system (GPS) technology. During 2006-2007 at Chesapeake Farms, a privately owned...

  9. Progressive Strides Speech Therapy

    We are a private practice offering speech and language therapy. We offer hippotherapy and equine assisted therapy at three locations.

  10. An investigation into the use of road drainage structures by wildlife in Maryland, USA

    | Contributor(s):: Sparks, J. L., Jr., Gates, J. E.

  11. Guidelines for police officers when responding to emergency animal incidents

    | Contributor(s):: Hanyok, P. M.

  12. Human demographics, animal demographics, human-animal interaction and the animal control program of Baltimore City

    | Contributor(s):: Ross, L. H.

  13. Medical costs and other aspects of dog bites in Baltimore

    | Contributor(s):: Berzon, D. R., DeHoff, J. B.

  14. Serving the service dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Korn, J.

  15. Appropriate care for deafferented primates

    | Contributor(s):: Rowan, A. N.

  16. Refuge-seeking and pest avoidance by feral horses in desert and island environments

    | Contributor(s):: Keiper, R. R., Berger, J.

    Patterns of resource exploitation were examined among 2 populations of feral horses in the USA, to investigate whether harassment by insects results in the use of 'refuge' sites to minimise pest pressures. In the first study site, Assateague, a barrier island off the Atlantic coast of Maryland...

  17. A pilot study to evaluate an elementary school-based dog bite prevention program

    | Contributor(s):: Spiegel, I. B.

    The primary objective of this program evaluation was to determine if a school-based education program is an effective means of informing elementary school-aged children enrolled in second through fourth grades about dog bite safety - the awareness of proper behavior when in the company of dogs to...

  18. Urban cats: their demography, population density, and owner characteristics in Baltimore, Maryland

    | Contributor(s):: Childs, J. E.

    A door-to-door questionnaire survey of 430 households in two areas of Baltimore showed significant differences in cat ownership that were attributable to racial composition. Overall, 29.9% of white households owned a mean of 1.9 cats per cat-owning household, compared to 6.8% of black households...