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  1. Bergeyella zoohelcum isolated from oral cavities of therapy dogs

    Contributor(s):: Muramatsu, Y., Haraya, N., Horie, K., Uchida, L., Kooriyama, T., Suzuki, A., Horiuchi, M.

  2. The benefits of an animal-assisted intervention service to patients and staff at a children's hospital

    Contributor(s):: Uglow, L. S.

  3. Evaluation of Risk of Zoonotic Pathogen Transmission in a University-Based Animal Assisted Intervention (AAI) Program

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Boyle, S. F., Corrigan, V. K., Buechner-Maxwell, V., Pierce, B. J.

  4. Introduction of facility therapy dogs to 911 communication centers: A proposal

    | Contributor(s):: Cole, Garry, Dvoskina, Mariya

  5. Comparison of contingent and noncontingent access to therapy dogs during academic tasks in children with autism spectrum disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Protopopova, A., Matter, A. L., Harris, B. N., Wiskow, K. M., Donaldson, J. M.

  6. Effective Multidisciplinary Search Strategies for Assistance Animals: A Librarian's Perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Fausak, E. D.

  7. The role of therapy and service animals in the lives of persons with disabilities

    | Contributor(s):: Fine, A. H.

  8. Supporting real assistance animals

    | Contributor(s):: Aubrey Fine

  9. Assistance Animals in Foster Care

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    | Contributor(s):: Matthew W. Dietz

  10. A Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Long-Term Care Facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Jenna Ebener, Hunhui Oh

    Past research fails to make connections comparing appropriate settings for the benefits of different species of therapy and resident animals in long-term care facilities specifically for the elderly. Two types of animal-assisted interactions (therapy and resident) and four animal species (birds,...

  11. The Buffer Effect of Therapy Dog Exposure on Stress Reactivity in Undergraduate Students

    | Contributor(s):: Fiocco, A. J.

  12. Job-Related Stress in Forensic Interviewers of Children with Use of Therapy Dogs Compared with Facility Dogs or No Dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Diane Walsh, Mariko Yamamoto, Neil H Willits, Lynnette A Hart

    Sexually abused children providing essential testimony regarding crimes in forensic interviews now sometimes are provided facility dogs or therapy dogs for comfort. Facility dogs are extensively trained to work with forensic interviewers; when using therapy dogs in interviews, volunteers are...

  13. Animal-assisted intervention in the ICU: a tool for humanization

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    | Contributor(s):: Megan M. Hosey, Janice Jaskluski, Stephen T. Wegener, Linda L. Chlan, Dale M. Needham

    The combination of an aging population and advances in critical care medicine is resulting in a growing number of survivors of critical illness [1]. Survivors’ descriptions of their stay in an intensive care unit (ICU) are frequently filled with traumatic events, and include experiences...

  14. Public Perceptions of Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, and Therapy Dogs

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    | 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 regarding the public’s understanding of the role played by each of these types of animals, as...

  15. Therapeutic activities associating the animal, for a better quality of life in the hospital

    | Contributor(s):: Didier Vernay

    It is common to say or publish that the Animal-AAA Therapeutic Activities in the hospital are pioneers. This statement becomes false. In France, we now have a history, theoretical foundations, concepts, programs and current experiments that deny this position (ref. "The dog: a partner of...

  16. ‘Bringing respite in the burden of illness’—Dog handlers’ experience of visiting older persons with dementia together with a therapy dog

    | Contributor(s):: Swall, Anna, Ebbeskog, Britt, Hagelin, Carina Lundh, Fagerberg, Ingegerd

  17. ‘Bringing respite in the burden of illness’—Dog handlers’ experience of visiting older persons with dementia together with a therapy dog

    | Contributor(s):: Swall, Anna, Ebbeskog, Britt, Hagelin, Carina Lundh, Fagerberg, Ingegerd

  18. Human Animal Relationship: A Source of Wellbeing and a Therapeutic Catalytic Tool

    | Contributor(s):: Ursula Aragunde Kohl

    The aim of this study was to better understand the general beliefs and attitudes toward companion animals in Puerto Rico. This relationship becoming a possible source of wellbeing and a therapeutic catalytic tool in our participant life’s. Data was collected using an auto- administered...

  19. The Use of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Social Services: A Literature Synthesis

    | Contributor(s):: Rebecca Sheluk

    The field of Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI’s) is emerging and developing steadily, however the available literature which addresses this field is limited. This literature synthesis includes 27 articles from this limited pool and addresses what AAI programs exist, how they are being...

  20. Forensic Interviews for Child Sexual Abuse Allegations: An Investigation into the Effects of Animal-Assisted Intervention on Stress Biomarkers

    | Contributor(s):: Krause-Parello, C. A., Gulick, E. E.