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Pawsitive Dog Prison Pup
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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...
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...
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...
Ei haukku haavaa tee : esite koira-avusteisesta kasvatus- ja kuntoutustyöstä
| Theses | Contributor(s): Inka Kansi, Anni Kauppinen
Koirien merkitystä ihmisten hyvinvoinnin kannalta on viime vuosina käsitelty tutkimuksissa ja mediassa laajasti. Opinnäytetyön tavoitteena oli tuottaa sosiaali-, terveys- ja...
KUMPPANINA LEMMIKKI : Opas lemmikkieläimen hankkimisen ja omistamisen tueksi
| Theses | Contributor(s): Anniina Niska, Merja Salovaara
Toimintaterapia on kuntoutusta, jossa kuntoutuja ja toimintaterapeutti työskentelevät yhteistyössä kuntoutujan toimintamahdollisuuksien lisäämiseksi. Toiminnan...
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...
Terapia assistida por animais : revisão sistemática da literatura e análise exploratória da prática psicomotora.
| Theses | Contributor(s): Gladys Malafaia Nogueira
ARTIGO 1: Terapia Assistida por Animais: Revisão Sistemática da Literatura - Este artigo apresenta como objetivo a concretização de uma revisão...
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...
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...
Success, Wisdom and Dogs | Rakesh Shukla | TEDxICTMumbai
| Videos | Contributor(s): Rakesh Shukla
Rakesh Shukla, a technocrat, pursued his love for his four legged friends by venturing into unchartered territories. He founded the “The Voice of Stray Dogs” (VOSD), a non-profit for...
Alliance of Therapy Dogs
e are a volunteer organization of dedicated therapy dog handlers and their dogs on a mission of sharing smiles and joy. ATD’s goal is to provide registration, support, and insurance for...
The Rescue and Rehabilitation of Koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) in Southeast Queensland
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Emily Burton, Andrew Tribe
Koala populations in southeast Queensland are under threat from many factors, particularly habitat loss, dog attack, vehicle trauma and disease. Animals not killed from these impacts are often...
Effectiveness of a standardized equine-assisted therapy program for children with autism spectrum disorder
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Borgi, Marta, Loliva, Dafne, Cerino, Stefania, Chiarotti, Flavia, Venerosi, Aldina, Bramini, Maria, Nonnis, Enrico, Marcelli, Marco, Vinti, Claudia, Santis, Chiara, Bisacco, Francesca, Fagerlie, Monica, Frascarelli, Massimo, Cirulli, Francesca
J Autism Dev Disord
Borgi, Marta, Section of Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Cell Biology and...
Integrated animal-assisted and plant-assisted ecotherapy for preschool children with speech disturbances: A program for the Arctic
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kalashnikova, Irina V., Gontar, Oksana B., Zhirov, Vladimir K., Kalashnikov, Andrey O.
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Kalashnikova, Irina V., PABGI, KSC, RAS, 18a Fersman Street, Murmansk Region, Apatity, Russia, RU...
Effectiveness of a Standardized Equine-Assisted Therapy Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Borgi, M., Loliva, D., Cerino, S., Chiarotti, F., Venerosi, A., Bramini, M., Nonnis, E., Marcelli, M., Vinti, C., De Santis, C., Bisacco, F., Fagerlie, M., Frascarelli, M., Cirulli, F.
J Autism Dev Disord
Section of Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanita,...
Volunteer tourism : saving the African penguin one volunteer at a time. The case of a seabird rehabilitation centre in the Western Cape, South Africa
| Theses | Contributor(s): Carole Olivier
Volunteer tourism, as a form of leisure and/or recreation, is one of the fastest growing forms of tourism globally. It has also become a critical human resource for many organisations in the...
Benefits of pet therapy introduced to cardiac rehabilitation patients
| Theses | Contributor(s): Angela Joy Felker
This study was designed to measure the beneficial effects of a pet therapy program on a population of older adult cardiac rehabilitation patients. It was hypothesized that participants who...
Jan 21 2017
Wildlife Rehabilitators of North Carolina 15th Annual Symposium
Therapy Dogs Assisting Those With Autism
| Theses | Contributor(s): Yung Yung Chan, Courtney Zinna, Dana DeLuca, Ali Locke, Julie M. Fagan
The use of animals in assisting people with special needs is gaining acceptance. However, the assessment and success of animal-assisted therapy programs has primarily been based on anecdotal...