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  1. Jessica Watson

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  2. Spirit Horse Ranch

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  3. Catherine Alice

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  4. Nor'Wester Therapy Dogs

    Canine Assisted Learning Program uses registered therapy dogs to enhance the educational environment so that children are motivated to work on a wide range of academic skills. In addition, our therapy dog teams support specialized classrooms such as multiple disabilities, life skills,...

  5. Caring K9s Maui

    Caring K9s Therapy Dogs, Maui exists to improve the quality of life for people on Maui through therapy dog visits (both comfort visits and specific animal-assisted therapy), Reading Education Assistance Dogs® programs for children and animal care education.The founder of Caring K9s...

  6. Minor Immediate Effects of a Dog on Children's Reading Performance and Physiology

    | Contributor(s):: Lisa Schretzmayer, Kurt Kotrschal, Andrea Beetz

    Literacy is a key factor in occupational success and social integration. However, an increasing number of children lack appropriate reading skills. There is growing evidence that dogs have positive effects on reading performance. We investigated the short-term effects of dogs on reading...

  7. Lasten Lemmikistä koko perheen Lemmikiksi : Mitä aikuiset ajattelevat Lemmikki-lehdestä ja millaista sisältöä he lehteen haluavat?

    | Contributor(s):: Marianne Simola

    Lemmikkieläinbuumi kasvaa: suomalaistalouksista jo 41 prosentilla on kissa tai koira, ja lemmikkiin kuluu rahaa yli 70 kertaa niin paljon kuin muutama vuosikymmen sitten. Niinpä Lemmikki-lehden toimitus haluaa laajentaa lehden kohderyhmää siten, että lasten lisäksi...

  8. When reading gets Ruff : understanding the literacy experiences of children engaged in a canine-assisted reading program.

    | Contributor(s):: Emily Callahan Perkins

    The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate how the interactions that take place between therapy dogs and children during literacy activities change children's attitudes towards reading in one urban charter school. The research drew on both the sociocultural approach to literacy...

  9. Children Reading to Dogs: A Systematic Review of the Literature

    | Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Gee, N. R., Mills, D. S.

  10. See Spot Read: How the Presence of a Therapy Dog Influences the Reading Skills of Children in the First-Grade

    | Contributor(s):: Chelsea Addison

    The purpose of this study was to examine if the presence of a therapy dog influences the reading skills of first-grade students. Specifically, the researcher assessed the participants’ reading rate, accuracy, fluency, and comprehension across two conditions (reading with a dog present...

  11. "Nu kommer hunden!": Aktionsforskning om barn som läser för hundar med syfte att utveckla lässtunderna på svenska bibliotek

    | Contributor(s):: Elina Garp

    This master´s thesis in Library and Information Science examines the experiences of children who read to a dog. The purpose of this thesis is to examine the interactions between the librarian, the readingdog-handler, the child-ren and the dogs and what the benefits from the interactions...

  12. Children reading to dogs: A systematic review of the literature

    | Contributor(s):: Hall, Sophie Susannah, Gee, Nancy R., Mills, Daniel Simon

  13. The influence of therapy dogs on reading fluency and reading motivation

    | Contributor(s):: Conte, Jessica Kerrigan

    This dissertation outlines the need for more to be done to help general education students succeed in reading within the public school system. It presents current data surrounding public education and potential sources to improve reading among young students. It explores the research surrounding...

  14. Animal-assisted therapy - magic or medicine?

    | Contributor(s):: Odendaal, J. S.

  15. Physiological responses of college students to a pet

    | Contributor(s):: Wilson, C. C.

  16. A Basket of Puppies ... Well, Almost [From the Editor]

    | Contributor(s):: Borman, Laurie D.

  17. Borje At The Front Desk

    | Contributor(s):: Syvala, Maria

  18. Otterly Irresistible: iREAD® on the River

    | Contributor(s):: Otter, Pawly

  19. PAWSitive Reading- Dogs, Books and Kids: Linda Klein at TEDxAnchorage

    Kids learn to read by doing it. Learn how a partnership between Midnight Sun Service Dogs and Anchorage Public Library provides a positive reading experience that isespecially beneficial for struggling, emerging, and reluctant readers. PAWSitive Reading provides a childfriendly atmosphere that...

  20. PulseBeats