Behaviour problems in pets
Contributor(s):: Richmond, R.
Effects of therapeutic horse riding on gait cycle parameters and some aspects of behavior of children with autism
Contributor(s):: Steiner, H., Kertesz, Z.
Rehabilitation and socialization of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) used for entertainment and as pets: An 8-year study at Fundació Mona
Contributor(s):: Llorente, Miquel, Riba, David, Ballesta, Sandra, Feliu, Olga, Rostán, Carles
Why do dogs bite?
Contributor(s):: Campbell, W. E.
Overview and critique of stages and periods in canine development
Contributor(s):: Fox, M. W.
The Effect of the presence of a pet animal on the socialization behavior of withdrawn hospitalized persons with a psychiatric diagnosis
Contributor(s):: Barbara P. Olchowy
In recent years increased attention has been given to the special benefits that animals provide to the medically ill, the emotionally disturbed, the elderly, the physically impaired and the normal healthy person. The effect of the presence of animal companionship has been associated with...
K-9 Care Crew: Kids + Dogs + Seniors = Love: Kim Wood at TEDxMuskegon
Contributor(s):: Kim Wood
The K-9 Care Crew is a group of high school student volunteers from Western Michigan Christian High School. Our students train and work with dogs that are temperament tested and chosen as especially suited for pet therapy. The dogs we work with come in all shapes, sizes, breeds and ages. Many of...
Complementary psychosocial interventions in child and adolescent psychiatry: Pet assisted therapy
Contributor(s):: Chandramouleeswaran, Susmita, Russell, Paul Swamidhas
The treatment of animals within families of young children: Antecedents of compassion and cruelty
Contributor(s):: Stanek, Marjorie L., Renck Jalongo, Mary
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Benefits and Implications for Professionals in the Field of Rehabilitation
Contributor(s):: Amanda M. Mangalavite, Thomas D. Upton (adviser)
The use of animals for therapeutic purposes has been done for centuries. It wasn’t until the 20th century when people began to realize the potential the human-animal interaction had on our overall health. Professionals and organizations began to implement animal-assisted therapy (AAT)...
Pets, child development, and mental illness
Contributor(s):: Levinson, B. M.
[The psychiatric aspects of animal assisted therapy]
Contributor(s):: Banszky, N., Kardos, E., Rozsa, L., Gerevich, J.
Using Animal-Assisted Therapy to Facilitate Social Communication: A Pilot Study
Contributor(s):: Boyer, Valerie E., Mundschenk, Nancy A.
In the shadow of man: an exploration of pan-human perspectives in a Catalonian chimpanzee sanctuary
Contributor(s):: Alcayna-Stevens, Lys
Pijariurniq: Inuit performances and rituals of the first time
Contributor(s):: Saladin d'Anglure, Bernard
Healthy Pets Healthy People
Most households in the United States have at least one pet. Why do people have pets? There are many reasons. Pets can decrease your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels, and feelings of loneliness. Pets can increase your opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities and...
Effects of a Pet Visitation Program on the Psychological Satisfaction, Social Interaction and Self Esteem of Institutionalized Elderly Women
Contributor(s):: Melva Juanita Bost
A descriptive study was conducted to determine if a pet visitation program was an effective intervention in promoting psychological satisfaction and improvingsocial interaction and self-esteem of elderly women living in a nursing home. Six subjects, aged 60 to 94 years, participated in this...
Dogs and Other Metaphors: Reflections on the Influence of Mark Ylvisaker
Contributor(s):: McDonald, Skye
The Human-Environment Dialog in Award-winning Children's Picture Books
Contributor(s):: Williams, J. Allen, Podeschi, Christopher, Palmer, Nathan, Schwadel, Philip, Meyler, Deanna
The importance of dogs having contact with children during the canine socialization period.
Contributor(s):: Arai, Sato, Ohta, Mitsuaki