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  1. Pawsitive Dog Prison Pup

    | Organizations

    Pawsitive Dog Prison Training Program is a cooperative effort between the Airway Heights Correctional Center, SpokAnimal, and Diamonds in the Ruff. Offender handlers train shelter dogs to make...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61622

  2. Offender outcomes of training dogs in prison : the Puppies for Parole program

    | Posters | Contributor(s): Dorothea V. Megarani, Rebecca A. Johnson, George Lombardi, Steven Osterlind, Hayley D. Yaglom, Nicole L. Haarman, Elliot Cade

    "Puppies for Parole" is a rehabilitation program based on human-animal interaction (HAI) in the prison. Puppies for Parole aims to reduce the number of homeless canines by producing...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61410

  3. Ghost herds : rescuing horses and horse people in Bluegrass Kentucky

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Tamar V.S. McKee

    This dissertation examines the cultural and historical dimensions of why certain communities in the United States are compelled to rescue animals from abuse, neglect, or death. In particular, it...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61317

  4. An Equine-Facilitated Prison-Based Program: Human-Horse Relations And Effects On Inmate Emotions And Behaviors

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Keren Bachi

    Policy makers and correctional authorities are seeking ways to enhance effectiveness of incarceration and reduce recidivism. Equine-facilitated prison-based vocational programs aim to rehabilitate...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61197

  5. Partnering Shelter Dogs with Prison Inmates: An Alternative Strategy to Reduce Recidivism and Teach Social Therapy

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Randi Michelle Zimmer

    This paper assesses the main factors contributing to a high rate of criminal recidivism in the United States. Based on the findings which support a theory of insufficient social therapy programs...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60566

  6. The Application and Effects of Service Dog Training by Inmates to Self-Perception and Self-Other Overlap as a Rehabilitative Approach to Incarceration

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Carmaleta Aufderheide

    Prison Animal Programs that bring inmates and dogs together consistently report improvements to inmates’ self-esteem, ability to empathize, and helping behaviors with no understanding of why...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60374

  7. Death Row Dogs, Hard Time Prisoners, and Creative Rehabilitation Strategies: Prisoner-Dog Training Programs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Paul J. Larkin Jr.

    More and more prisons have witnessed the success of Prisoner-Dog Training Programs (PDPs) in the last few years. PDPs entail a prisoner training an animal (usually a dog) to be a service animal...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60294

  8. The Efficacy of Dog Assisted Therapy in Detained Drug Users: A Pilot Study in an Italian Attenuated Custody Institute

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Laura Contalbrigo, Marta De Santis, Marica Toson, Maria Montanaro, Luca Farina, Aldo Costa, Felice Alfonso Nava

    Drug addiction is a major care and safety challenge in prison context. Nowadays, rehabilitation and specific therapeutic programs are suggested to improve health and well-being of inmates during...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60252

  9. The Greyhound Inmate Experience

    | Organizations

    The Greyhound Inmate Experience is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) Michigan organization. Our purpose is to socialize, train, and care for retired greyhounds in a prison environment and to educate the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59933

  10. Prison Animal Programs: A Brief Review of the Literature

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Rhiana Kohl

    Since the inception of canine training programs in correctional facilities during the 1980s, evidence of effectiveness has been unexplored, leaving the questions of correctional staff and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59796

  11. "Freedom from themselves" gendered mechanisms of control, power, and resistance in prison dog training programs

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Andrea Button

    During the past twenty-five years, the number of prison programs in which inmates train dogs has increased rapidly. A lack of systematic studies to address the effects of these programs on staff...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59753

  12. Helping war veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: Incarcerated individuals' role in therapeutic animal programs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Furst, Gennifer

    2016 Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services 54 5 49-60 0279-3695 SLACK US 10.3928/02793695-20160420-07 Furst, Gennifer, Sociology Department, William Paterson...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58110

  13. Mutual rehabilitation: inmates and shelter dogs socializing each other: Jen Deane at TEDxFSCJ

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Jen Deane

    Jen Deane took a leap of faith in leaving the financial world to run a dog rescue. But she didn’t stop there. Recognizing that pit bulls and prisoners are often the first to be written off,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58647

  14. A case study of incarcerated males participating in a canine training program

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Currie, Nikki S.

    AAI3341507 7805 9780549967026 English text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58247

  15. Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal

    | Websites | Contributor(s): David Menor

    Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58204

  16. A Beneficial Partnership for Everyone Involved: An Interview with Alyson Cox of NEADS

    02 Jun 2016 | Posted by Katie Carroll

    NEADS Manager of Communications Alyson CoxLike most service and therapy dog organizations, National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS) puts an emphasis on their dogs’ thorough...

    http://habricentral.org/members/2412/blog/2016/06/a-beneficial-partnership-for-everyone-involved-an-interview-with-alyson-cox

  17. Project POOCH

    | Organizations

    Project POOCH, Inc,® has successfully paired youths incarcerated at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, Oregon, with homeless shelter dogs since 1993. Youths (guided by...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/55595

  18. Therapiehunde Schweiz VTHS

    | Organizations

    The association ‘Therapiehunde Schweiz VTHS’ is an organisation for the promotion of animal-assisted therapy. The association was registered in 1994 as a non-profit, charitable...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/55547

  19. Canines (and Cats!) in Correctional Institutions: Legal and Ethical Issues Relating to Companion Animal Programs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rebecca J. Huss

    Approximately one in 107 adults in the United States is incarcerated in some type of correctional institution. Effective programs are necessary to address the issues of these inmates. A growing...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/55175

  20. Prisoners, pups, and PTSD: the grass roots response to veterans with PTSD

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Furst, Gennifer

    2015 Contemporary Justice Review 18 4 449 1028-2580 Taylor & Francis Ltd. Abingdon English text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/54919