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A "Pawsitive" Influence of Animals in Long-Term Care Facilities: Animal-Assisted Therapy at St. Peter Regional Treatment Center
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| Posters | Contributor(s): Hannah L. Winkler
The St. Peter Regional Treatment Center (SPRTC) provides secure, residential, multi-disciplinary treatment services, including psychosocial rehabilitation and skill enhancement, to individuals...
Natural Connections: A Recommendation to Implement an Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Program within the Shakopee MdewakantonSioux Community
| Posters | Contributor(s): Heidi Simon
Currently the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community does not have an Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) program. The purpose of this project was to research AAT programs that exist in First Nation...
Human–Animal Interaction and Older Adults: An Overview
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nancy R. Gee, Megan K. Mueller, Angela L. Curl
Both pet ownership and animal-assisted therapy are becoming increasingly popular in the United States, and the science of human–animal interaction (HAI) seeks to explore how these...
Island Dolphin Care
Provides unique, therapeutic, motivational and educational dolphin assisted therapy programs for children and adults with special needs and their families (and/or caregivers) through the use...
4 Paws 4 Patriots
A non-profit organization established to provide service dogs and training to disabled veterans at no cost to the veteran. By partnering with animal shelters, rescues, volunteers and contract...
Therapy Dogs, Singapore
A non-profit voluntary welfare group committed to reaching out to society’s disadvantaged through pet-assisted therapy.
During regular sessions with beneficiaries, members and...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, Volume 39 (2017)
I Had to Euthanize a Dog, p 2
Student's Corner, p 4
Vet Tech Point of View, p 6
Feature Story: Therapy dogs bring relief for stressed-out students
| Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Costa Maragos
Dogs can bring great comfort to people dealing with stress. Now research shows there are many therapeutic benefits to bringing therapy dogs to university campuses to help stressed-out students,...
Pet therapy in work and school | Lorinda Schrammel | TEDxOStateU
Lorinda Schrammel is the training and development manager at Oklahoma State University. She is also the owner of Evie, a 2-year-old black and tan shepherd who works with OSU's pet therapy...
Avaluació de l'efectivitat de la introducció de la teràpia assistida amb gossos al tractament de fisioteràpia per a pacients amb paràlisi cerebral espàstica
| Theses | Contributor(s): Susanna Peiris Bevers
L’objectiu d’aquest estudi és avaluar els efectes de la introducció de la teràpia assistida amb gossos en el tractament de nens amb paràlisi cerebral...
Tangible space: centre for animal assisted therapy.
| Theses | Contributor(s): Andri Verwey
In the Centre for Animal Assisted Therapy, animals act as a therapeutic intervention to improve the well-being of therapy patients. The main medical success of this mode of therapy lies within the...
Nov 02 2017
Aspects and Answers: Best Practices in Partnering with Dogs for Children on the Autism Spectrum
Public Perceptions of Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, and Therapy Dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher, Peter Hellyer, Louana Cheung, Lori Kogan
As service dogs, emotional support dogs, and therapy dogs have become more prevalent in the USA, so too has the controversy surrounding their legitimacy. Yet, there is a lack of objective data...
Institut Français de Zoothérapie
| Programs | Contributor(s): François Beiger
Développer des formations professionnelles et Universitaires aux pratiques de la médiation animale en Europe, en Tunisie et au Canada. Théorie,...
The Effect of Play with Canines on Psychological and Physical Stress Measures in College Students
| Presentations | Contributor(s): Cheryl Delgado, Margaret Toukonen, Corinne Wheeler
Introduction and Background: Stress can be impede learning and be a major cause of student attrition or failure to advance in studies at a timely pace. This is an increasing concern in academia....
Les interactions entre l'homme et les animaux familiers : quelques champs d'investigation et réflexions méthodologiques
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Véronique Servais
L'article synthétise les principales études dans le domaine des interactions homme-animal. Il souligne les difficultés méthodologiques liées à la...
Healing dolphins? Cognitive and perceptual criticisms in Dolphin-Assisted Therapy
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Cinzia Chiandetti
Since the '70s new therapeutic practices have been developed, involving the interaction between humans and dolphins - Tursiops truncatus in particular. Such practices are known as...
A field study with primary school children on perception of social presence and interactive behavior with a pet robot
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Marcel Heerink, Marta Díaz, Jordi Albo-Canals, Cecilio Angulo, Alex Barco, Judit Casacuberta, Carles Garriga
This paper presents a study on measuring (1) how children experience a pet robot, (2) how they play with it and (3) how children’s perceptions on and interaction with pet robots are...
Therapy cat in the library media center
| Theses | Contributor(s): Anna L. Talbot
This research project is a review of literature about utilizing a therapy animal, specifically a therapy cat, within a school library. Since the options of hypoallergenic cats are now available,...
Affecting affect effectively : investigating a haptic-affect platform for guiding physiological responses
| Theses | Contributor(s): Joseph P. Hall
This thesis describes the development of a platform for touch-guided anxiety management via engagement with a robot pet. An existing physiological sensor suite and “Haptic Creature”...