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| Organizations | Contributor(s): Sherry Steine Ross
For those applying for a Facility Dog or Companion Dog – please email us to request an application and it will be emailed to you.
For those applying for a PTSD or...
Southeastern Guide Dogs
Southeastern Guide Dogs transforms lives by creating and nurturing extraordinary partnerships between people and dogs. Employing the latest in canine development and behavior research, the...
Let's "Paws" to Consider the Possibility: Using Support Dogs with Victims of Crime
| Government Documents
Today, a service dog helping an individual with sight limitations is accepted and relatively common. There are other trained dogs including those who serve individuals who are deaf or hard of...
How Are Service Dogs for Adults with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Integrated with Rehabilitation in Denmark? A Case Study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Charlotte Glintborg, Tia GB Hansen
A severe mental illness like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is known to have psychosocial consequences that can lead to a decreased quality of life. Research in Animal-Assisted Therapy...
The Semiotic Grounds of Animal Assistance: Sign Use of Guide Dogs and Their Visually Impaired Handlers
| Theses | Contributor(s): Riin Magnus
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The Greyhound Inmate Experience
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...
Why care about the mental health of therapy dogs | Everett Lowenstein | TEDxChallengeEarlyCollegeHS
| Videos | Contributor(s): Everett Lowenstein
Everett loves dogs - particularly his own dog who also works as a therapy dog. In their therapy work together, Everett became concerned about the emotional well-being of his dog due to the stress...
Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence
To advance its mission, ADAI has launched several innovative programs, including Prisoners Uniting Pups and People (PUPP Program). Inmates at the Toledo Correctional Institution gain a new skill...
The diary of a guide dog: Ioanna Maria Gertsou at TEDxLesvos
| Videos | Contributor(s): Ioanna Maria Gertsou
Maine is John's dog who has a loss of vision. In the voice of John, Maine spoke of her special skills, based on her love for her "boss", all the unexpected encounters on Greek roads,...
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...
The Exceptional Sidekick
Founded in 2016, the mission of Exceptional Sidekick Service Dogs in Newtown, CT is to transform lives by identifying, raising, and training exceptional Psychiatric Service Dogs to match -- at no...
Service Dog Academy
The Service Dog Academy, located in Waterloo, Illinois a bedroom community just outside of St. Louis Missouri , trains your puppy and adult dog using a combination of online SKYPE sessions and...
Examining emotional support animals and role conflicts in professional psychology
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Younggren, Jeffrey N., Boisvert, Jennifer A., Boness, Cassandra L.
Professional Psychology: Research and Practice
American Psychological Association
Younggren, Jeffrey N., 1011 Lake Point Lane,...
Operation at Ease Inc.
Our director Joni Bonilla created OAE after a call with a friend Freddy whose dog had suddenly died. Now back home after twenty years of Army infantry service, many overseas tours and a diagnosis...
Warriors' Best Friend
Since the attacks of September 11th 2001, 2.5 million troops have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. For the many men and women returning from multiple tours and long-sustained conflicts, Post...
Arctic Paws for Service
Arctic Paws For Service is an organization of dedicated Alaskans, whose primary activity is to provide trained service dogs to Alaskans with disabilities to promote independent living....
Understanding why guide dogs fail to meet their predicted qualification outcomes
| Theses | Contributor(s): Daisy Jones
Guide dogs provide life changing mobility support and companionship for thousands of blind and partially sighted people. A proportion of dogs undertaking training to be guides will not enter work...
Test-retest reliability and predictive validity of a juvenile guide dog behavior test
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Naomi D. Harvey, Peter J. Craigon, Rebecca Sommerville, Caroline McMillan, Martin J. Green, Gary C.W. England, Lucy Asher
The ability to measure stable and consistent behavioral traits in dogs would facilitate selection and assessment of working dogs, such as guide dogs. Ideally, these measures should predict...
A New Metric for Quantifying the Relative Impact of Risk Factors on Loss of Working Life Illustrated in a Population of Working Dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Geoffrey Caron-Lormier, Naomi D. Harvey, Gary C. W. England, Lucy Asher
In a resource-limited world, organisations attempting to reduce the impact of health or behaviour issues need to choose carefully how to allocate resources for the highest overall impact. However,...
Healing Paws for Warriors
Healing Paws for Warriors is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing post 9/11 combat veterans wounded from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain...