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Effect of Dog Ownership on Mental Health Disorders and Quality of Life in Veterans
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Kristoffer Rehder
Approximately 1 in 5 returning service members from Iraq and Afghanistan report symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Tanielian & Jaycox, 2008), and 22 percent of veterans...
Depression, loneliness, and pet attachment in homebound older adult cat and dog owners
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sandy M. Branson, Lisa Boss, Stanley Cron, Dennis C. Turner
Background: Companion animals may reduce depression and loneliness in socially isolated homebound older adults. However, whether owning a cat or dog is more beneficial in this population remains...
Human–Animal Interaction and Older Adults: An Overview
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nancy R. Gee, Megan K. Mueller, Angela L. Curl
Both pet ownership and animal-assisted therapy are becoming increasingly popular in the United States, and the science of human–animal interaction (HAI) seeks to explore how these...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, Volume 39 (2017)
I Had to Euthanize a Dog, p 2
Student's Corner, p 4
Vet Tech Point of View, p 6
Here's Why Your Dog Might Not Be As Cute As You Think
| Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog
I always thought our yellow lab Tsali was the cutest dog in our neighborhood. But a study by Pauleen Bennett's Australian Anthrozoology Research Group at La Trobe University has given me...
Say "Neigh" to Abuse: On the Treatment of Horses and Mules in the Civil War
| Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Anika N. Jensen
The stuffed head of Old Baldy, General George Meade’s favorite horse, can be found mounted on the wall of the Grand Army of the Republic Museum in Philadelphia. General Robert E. Lee’s...
| Reports | Contributor(s): Maya Kadota, Tadamichi Morisaka, Kazunobu Furuta, Naoki Kamezaki, Dai Oya
動物は，人の生活のいたるところに存在して いる。歴史的にもその関係は非常に深く，紀元 前一万年前の旧石器時代に描かれたというスペ イン，アルタミラ洞窟の野牛，馬，トナカイな どの壁画などからうかがい知れる。人にとって 動物は食べ物としての存在や生活を脅かす存在 であったが，歴史が進むにつれ，より多くの関 わりをもつようになる。信仰としての対象，愛 玩としての対象，家畜としての対象，生活を補...
Washington 4-H dog obedience project (phase 1)
| Pamphlets | Contributor(s): James E. Havens, Lynn Lucas Jones
A well-trained, obedient dog is a source of pride and satisfaction. A good dog is more likely to find acceptance by neighbors in the community. A disobedient, uncontrolled dog can be a worry and a...
Training your dog for family living
This project is designed to teach you to train your dog for family living. A dog that has many bad habits, such as getting on furniture, jumping on people, growling, biting, and roaming throughout...
The care of dogs and puppies
The companionship between man and dog has been strong for many years with proof given in the Bible, Matthew 15:27 " ... but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from the master's...
Feature Story: Therapy dogs bring relief for stressed-out students
| Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Costa Maragos
Dogs can bring great comfort to people dealing with stress. Now research shows there are many therapeutic benefits to bringing therapy dogs to university campuses to help stressed-out students,...
Life after academia -- helping homeless dogs | LC Ricke | TEDxLeeCollegeHuntsville
For most professors, getting denied tenure is the end of their career. For LC Ricke, it was only the beginning. In this intriguing talk, LC argues that people with graduate degrees have a...
Pet therapy in work and school | Lorinda Schrammel | TEDxOStateU
Lorinda Schrammel is the training and development manager at Oklahoma State University. She is also the owner of Evie, a 2-year-old black and tan shepherd who works with OSU's pet therapy...
The journey of saving strays | Kiran Maheen | TEDxFASTLahore
Kiran Maheen talks about her journey and efforts to look after the largely ignored stray animals. Ms. Kiran is the founder of Todd’s Welfare Society (TWS), an animal rescue and...
Interação humano-cão: o social constituído pela relação interespécie
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ceres Berger Faraco
A presente tese consiste de estudos na área da Psicologia, abordando o sistema social na lnteração Humano-Cão. Defende-se que ha uma sociedade particular...
Avaluació de l'efectivitat de la introducció de la teràpia assistida amb gossos al tractament de fisioteràpia per a pacients amb paràlisi cerebral espàstica
| Theses | Contributor(s): Susanna Peiris Bevers
L’objectiu d’aquest estudi és avaluar els efectes de la introducció de la teràpia assistida amb gossos en el tractament de nens amb paràlisi cerebral...
The pet in contemporary art
| Theses | Contributor(s): Elmarie Pretorius
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the figure of the pet in contemporary art. I will argue that the pet offers rich potential for creative exploration that challenges the conventional...
| Theses | Contributor(s): Renn Hartmann
The extent of animal abuse, neglect and abandonment places increased pressure on animal welfare organisations to protect the welfare of animals. Such organisations operate under restricting...
Domestic dogs' understanding of human emotional cues
| Theses | Contributor(s): Min Hooi Yong
Past research has focused on the ability of domestic dogs to recognise human communicative cues such as human pointing, eye gaze, attachment behaviour, social learning, and responses to affective...
The Animals in Our Stories: Reading Human-Animal History, Kinship, and Inheritance in Asian Diasporic Literature
| Theses | Contributor(s): Nandini Thiyagarajan
This dissertation approaches literary animals in Asian diasporic novels through the concept of drawing close. I am interested in how literary animals can communicate an endeavour to draw animals...