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An Examination of the Lived Experiences of United States Military Veterans who have been Diagnosed with Psychological Inflictions of War who have Utilized Equine Assisted Therapy
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Thomas Frederick Banner
As the result of multiple psychological conditions that are inflicted by war, the need for veterans’ well-being is ever evident. “PTSD changes the body’s response to stress,...
Human-animal interactions and safety during dairy cattle handling - comparing moving cows to milking and hoof trimming
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lindahl, C., Pinzke, S., Herlin, A., Keeling, L. J.
Cattle handling is a dangerous activity on dairy farms, and cows are a major cause of injuries to livestock handlers. Even if dairy cows are generally tranquil and docile, when situations occur...
Practices and perceptions of animal contact and associated health outcomes in pregnant women and new mothers
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Weng, HsinYi, Ankrom, K.
Companion animals play an important role in our society. However, pregnant women and new mothers might have specific concerns about animal-associated health outcomes because of their altered...
Thinking about cats or dogs provides relief from social rejection
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brown, C. M., Hengy, S. M., McConnell, A. R.
Past research shows that anthropomorphizing animals and non-human objects is correlated with unmet social needs (e.g., loneliness), and momentary feelings of social rejection can be soothed by...
| Theses | Contributor(s): Faw, Caitlin Henning
Effects of equine-facilitated psychotherapy on post-traumatic stress symptoms in youth
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mueller, Megan Kiely, McCullough, Leslie
Journal of Child and Family Studies
Mueller, Megan Kiely, Department of Clinical Sciences, Center for Animals and...
Animal assisted therapy and trauma survivors
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mims, Debra, Waddell, Rhondda
Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work
Taylor & Francis
Mims, Debra, Saint Leo University, 33701 State...
Feb 10 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: Incorporating Animals in Therapeutic Goals & Treatment
Animal assisted therapy: a look at the benefits of integrating therapy dogs into the treatment of adult women suffering from sexual assault related PTSD
| Theses | Contributor(s): Megan House
Based on the statistical evidence listed above, the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (2014) suggests sexual assault is becoming an epidemic in the United States. In regard to the statistical evidence,...
We create an opportunity to save shelter dogs, train them, and place them with deserving service members who have been diagnosed with post-combat stress and anxiety. There is no out of pocket cost...
Reins and Rainbows
Reins and Rainbows, INC. serves children, youth, adults, and families by providing emotional and behavioral support through experiential learning and cognitive behavioral therapy.
Relationship between behavioural tests and agonistic interactions at different age levels in pigs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Scheffler, K., Stamer, E., Traulsen, I., Krieter, J.
Fighting among pigs is a normal behavioural pattern to establish a stable rank order. Enhanced aggressive behaviour in pigs in groups lead to increasing stress and injuries especially in mixing...
Management and design of hospital pens relative to behavior of the compromised dairy cow: a questionnaire survey of Iowa dairy farms
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fogsgaard, K. K., Herskin, M. S., Gorden, P. J., Timms, L. L., Shearer, J. K., Millman, S. T.
Compromised dairy cows, such as those suffering from illness or injury, are likely to have different behavioral priorities and needs compared to healthy cows. Although hospital pens are typically...
Can automated measures of lying time help assess lameness and leg lesions on tie-stall dairy farms?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Charlton, G. L., Bouffard, V., Gibbons, J., Vasseur, E., Haley, D. B., Pellerin, D., Rushen, J., Passille, A. M. de
The time that dairy cows spend lying down is an important measure of their comfort and lameness and injuries to hocks and knees are associated with alterations in lying time. We examined whether...
Effects of feeding management and group composition on agonistic behaviour of group-housed horses
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Burla, J. B., Ostertag, A., Patt, A., Bachmann, I., Hillmann, E.
Under natural conditions, horses spend 12-18 h of a day with synchronous grazing, but for stabled horses, the amount of forage and thus duration of feed intake usually are restricted. In...
Equine-Facilitated Group Work for Women Survivors of Interpersonal Violence
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schroeder, Katy, Stroud, Daniel
Journal for Specialists in Group Work
Oregon State UniversityOregon State University–Cascades
Morbidity and mortality in reptiles presented to a wildlife care facility in Central Illinois
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rivas, Anne E., Allender, Matthew C., Mitchell, Mark, Whittington, Julia K.
Jack H. Berryman Institute