Evaluation of Risk of Zoonotic Pathogen Transmission in a University-Based Animal Assisted Intervention (AAI) Program
| Contributor(s):: Boyle, S. F., Corrigan, V. K., Buechner-Maxwell, V., Pierce, B. J.
Northern Michigan Equine Therapy (NMET)
NMET is a 501c3 non-profit outpatient rehabilitation facility using equine assisted therapy and the natural movement and demeanor of a horse to help with physical, emotional, and mental challenges. With a horse’s guidance and support, our Hippotherapy, Horse Sense, At-Risk Youth,...
Great Oak Aiken Therapeutic Riding Center
Great Oak Aiken Therapeutic Riding Center (GOATRC) is located at Great Oak, a 20-acre farm five minutes from downtown Aiken, South Carolina. GOATRC is a reconfigured 501(3)(c) organization that was formerly known as STAR Riding. GOATRC is an affiliate of PATH International...
Out of the Doghouse, Into the Bed
| Contributor(s):: Jen A. Miller
Where is Home? The Unpredictability of Life as a Cypriot Stray Dog.
| Contributor(s):: C. Baker
Jaguar and puma captivity and trade among the Maya: Stable isotope data from Copan, Honduras
| Contributor(s):: Nawa Sugiyama, William L. Fash, Christine A.M. France
From Moctezuma’s zoo to animals kept in captivity at Teotihuacan, there is increasing evidence that Mesoamericans managed wild animals for a myriad of purposes. The present study situates ritualized animal management of highly symbolic fauna in the broader context of Classic Mesoamerica...
Dream Riders became operational in October 1998 in Lexington, SC. Dream Riders program through the direction of a dedicated board of directors has expanded to over 34 riders per week with special needs and yearly provides over 1,450 hours of riding. Dream Riders is an accredited riding...
Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding
At Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding, our mission is to provide therapeutic horseback riding and other services for children and adults that promote and enrich their physical, developmental, psychological, and social well-being to encourage them to reach beyond limits.
Ancient Bond Between Human and Animals Revealed in 14,000-Year-Old Diseased Dog Teeth
| Contributor(s):: Kristin Hugo
Pet Therapy and Reducing College Stress
| Contributor(s):: Margot L. Wiscovitch
Pet therapy is the interaction between an animal and person working to overcome physical as well as emotional issues. This type of therapy has been used in a variety of settings and populations including nursing homes and residents, hospitals and patients, residential treatment centers and...
Badger-human conflict: an overlooked historical context for bovine TB debates in the UK
| Contributor(s):: Angela Cassidy
In Britain, the question of whether to cull wild badgers (Meles meles) in order to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in domestic cattle herds has been the source of scientific, public and policy controversy for over 40 years and still shows no sign of resolution. This chapter...
Eläin lapsen vuorovaikutus-ja kommunikointitaitojen tukijana : Systemaattinen kirjallisuuskatsaus
| Contributor(s):: Katri Tarnanen, Tiina Varis
Eläinavusteisesta terapiasta löytyy nykyisin lukemattomasti kirjallisuutta, mistä voidaan päätellä ihmisten yhä lisääntyvää mielenkiintoa aihetta kohtaan. Eläinavusteista terapiaa sovelletaan erilaisilla tavoilla...
Domestic horses (Equus caballus) prefer to approach humans displaying a submissive body posture rather than a dominant body posture
| Contributor(s):: Amy Victoria Smith, Clara Wilson, Karen McComb, Leanne Proops
Signals of dominance and submissiveness are central to conspecific communication in many species. For domestic animals, sensitivities to these signals in humans may also be beneficial. We presented domestic horses with a free choice between two unfamiliar humans, one adopting a submissive and...
Therapeutic and Health Benefits of Horse-Human Interactions
| Contributor(s):: Chelsea Wiley
With completing this thesis, I hope to achieve an answer that could potentially help numerous people with their recovery from tragic events or progress in their life overall. Horseback riding has been suggested to help special needs children and adults connect better with people and help them...
"Koira tuo jotenkin niinkun läsnäolollaan rohkeutta siihen puhumiseen ja olemiseen" : Alakouluikäisten kokemuksia koira-avusteisuudesta koulukuraattorin kanssa työskentelyssä
| Contributor(s):: Tanja Pitkänen
Tämän opinnäytetyön tarkoituksena oli tutkia eläinavusteisuutta alakouluikäisten oppilaiden näkökulmasta koulukuraattorin kanssa työskentelyssä. Tutkimus toteutettiin haastattelemalla kuutta alakouluikäistä oppilasta, joiden kanssa...
Exploring the Experiences of Adults After Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP)
| Contributor(s):: Deby Torbett
The aim of this phenomenological qualitative study was to capture and understand the essence of the lived experiences of individuals after participating in equine facilitated psychotherapy (EFP). In that the experiences of participants after exposure to EFP have not previously been examined,...
Dog ownership supports the maintenance of physical activity during poor weather in older English adults: cross-sectional results from the EPIC Norfolk cohort
| Contributor(s):: Yu-Tzu Wu, Robert Luben, Andy Jones
Background Dog ownership has been suggested to encourage physical activity in older adults and may enhance resilience to poor environmental conditions. This study investigates the role of dog ownership and walking as a means of supporting the maintenance of physical activity in older adults...
Tomorrow's Equestrian Center (TEC)
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...
Cross Rails Ministries
Cross Rails Ministries, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) organization that strives to share the gospel of Jesus Christ through access to horses and participation in equine assisted activities and therapies.As such, we partner with our local area community organizations to provide horse based educational...
Vårdhundens påverkan på personen, aktiviteten och omgivningen inom ergoterapi : En kvalitativ studie
| Contributor(s):: Elin Andersson
Syftet med detta arbete är att beskriva hur ergoterapeuter (arbetsterapeuter) anser att arbetet med vårdhund påverkar klienten, aktiviteten, omgivningen och utförandet då ergoterapeuten använder hunden som redskap i klientarbetet. I detta arbete har...