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Who Let the Therapy Dogs Out? The Impacts of Therapy Dog Assisted Activites on Undergraduate Students' Perceived Stress Levels
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Ashley Ann Asel
This study had two major purposes. The first was to determine if therapy dogs played a significant role in helping students reduce the amount of stress they were experiencing while they were...
The Effects of Canine Therapy on Academics, Behavior, and Motivation of Students
| Theses | Contributor(s): Maria Rector
The purpose of this study was to determine whether canine therapy provided by the B.A.R.K.S. program was effective in increasing reading achievement, impacting the motivation of students while...
The Effects of Animal Assisted Therapy on Mood and Anxiety in College Students
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ashley Chermak
During this study, I tested the effects of an Animal Assisted Therapy video on participants’ mood quality and anxiety level. I hypothesized that participants who watched an AAT video would...
Sep 14 2017
31st Veterinary Dental Forum
The Effect of Animals in the Classroom on Emotionally Disturbed Students
| Theses | Contributor(s): Alissa Donnell
Students with emotional disturbances are often the first to drop out of school. Having an effective technique to prevent the high drop out rate in any school will be beneficial to educators and...
Apr 23 2017
AVMA's Annual Legislative Fly-In
One Health Knowledge Assessment, Curriculum Development, and Evaluation for Middle School Students
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kimathi Choma
The One Health concept is of critical importance to public health. The One Health concept promotes awareness and understanding of the interconnections among human, animal and environmental health....
The Challenges of Using Horses for Practical Teaching Purposes in Veterinary Programmes
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gabriella Gronqvist, Chris Rogers, Erica Gee, Charlotte Bolwell, Stuart Gordon
Students enrolled in veterinary degrees often come from an urban background with little previous experience in handling horses and other large animals. Many veterinary degree programmes place...
Feasibility of a volunteer dog-walking program for high school students and shelter dogs in Chico, California
| Theses | Contributor(s): Danielle Allred
Dog-walking is gaining recognition as a way of combating sedentary lifestyles. Dog owners who walk their dogs are more likely to meet physical activity standards recommended by the Center for...
Mar 26 2017
Purdue Veterinary Technician Symposium
The Coleman Dog Attitude Scale (C-DAS): development, refinement, validation, and reliability
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Coleman, J. A., Green, B., Garthe, R. C., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Barker, S. B., Ingram, K. M.
Human-animal interactions have been studied for many years. As the human-animal interaction field continues to grow, the need for measures that adequately assess fundamental human-animal domains...
Social dominance and legitimizing myths about animal use
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jackson, L. M., Gibbings, A.
The present study tested the hypothesis that the relation between social dominance orientation and the endorsement of legitimizing myths about the human use of nonhuman animals is moderated by the...
Animal humanness, animal use, and intention to become ethical vegetarian or ethical vegan
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diaz, E. M.
The present study used relational and predictive approaches to build on past literature examining humanlike animal attributes. From the relational approach, it examined how five humanlike...
Hounds and homesickness: the effects of an animal-assisted therapeutic intervention for first-year university students
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Binfet, J. T., Passmore, H. A.
Transitioning from high school to university can prove to be a for midable challenge for many first-year students, with many experiencing home sickness. Given that students who experience...
A randomized cross-over exploratory study of the effect of visiting therapy dogs on college student stress before final exams
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Barker, S. B., Barker, R. T., McCain, N. L., Schubert, C. M.
This exploratory study investigated the effect of visiting therapy dogs on college-student perceived and physiological stress the week prior to final exams. Students (n=78) were randomly assigned...
Rural and urban students' perceptions of and attitudes toward brown bears in Turkey
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ambarli, H.
Many studies have examined adults' perceptions of and attitudes toward large carnivores to assess human-wildlife conflict and inform conservation strategies, but there have been few studies...
Empathy towards animals and belief in animal-human-continuity in Italian veterinary students
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Colombo, E. S., Pelosi, A., Prato-Previde, E.
Empathy towards animals and beliefs in animal-human continuity appear to play an important role in shaping the human-animal relationship and in determining the way animals are treated and cared...
Pet ownership and children's self-esteem in the context of war
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kerestes, Gordana, Arambasic, Lidija, Kuterovac-Jagodic, Gordana, Vizek-Vidovic, Vlasta
Characteristics of transition planning and services for students with high-incidence disabilities
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Trainor, Audrey A., Morningstar, Mary E., Murray, Angela
Learning Disability Quarterly
Trainor, Audrey A., Department of Teaching and Learning, Steinhardt School of...
The Effect of Watching a Large or Small Pseudo Shelter Dog Sit on Command on College Students' Self-rated Willingness to Adopt
| Theses | Contributor(s): Vanessa Hajek
AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF Vanessa M. Hajek for the Master of Science in Psychology presented Title: The Effect of Watching a Large or Small Pseudo Shelter Dog Sit on Command on College...