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Citation | Book Section
Beck, A. M., (2000), "Foreword", You have a visitor : observations on pet visitation and therapy, pg: 9-11
Social behaviors increase in children with autism in the presence of animals compared to toys
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05 Mar 2013 | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Marguerite E. O'Haire, Samantha J. McKenzie, Alan M. Beck, Virginia Slaughter
Background Previous research has demonstrated the capacity of animal presence to stimulate social interaction among humans. The purpose of this study was to examine the interactions of children …
Dogs as an intervention for behavioral symptoms of older adults with dementia: a systematic review
19 Feb 2013 | Theses | Contributor(s): Katie E. McLellan, Kirsten Wilbur (adviser)
The purpose of this systematic review was to determine if dogs are an effective occupational therapy intervention for reducing agitation and increasing social participation among older adults with …
Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction (ReCHAI)
06 Feb 2013 | Programs
People and animals have lived close to one another for centuries. The human animal bond is the strong connection that they feel toward one another. The MU College of Veterinary Medicine is proud of …
23 Jan 2013 | Websites
This page contains information on service and assistance animals used by people with disabilities. On March 15, 2011 the definition of a "service animal" under the Americans with Disabilities Act …
Assistance Animals / Animal Welfare Information Center
23 Jan 2013 | Websites | Contributor(s): Kristina Adams, Stacy Rice
This information resource was created in response to many of the questions the Animal Welfare Information Center receives about the laws relating to assistance animals. This document serves as a …
Institute for Applied Ethology and Animal Psychology (IET)
The Institute for applied Ethology and Animal Psychology, I.E.T. in the German language, is a private, scientific institute that was founded in 1991 by the internationally known behavioural …
Pet Partners (Delta Society)
22 Jan 2013 | Websites
Pet Partners, formerly Delta Society, is an international 501(c)(3)non-profit organization that helps people live healthier and happier lives by incorporating therapy, service and companion animals …
The effect of a therapy dog on the effectiveness of a child life intervention with adolescents experiencing grief and loss
15 Jan 2013 | Theses | Contributor(s): Jenna Teso, Craig LeCroy (adviser)
The experience of grief and loss is a process that can be extremely distressing to anyone, regardless of age. This may be especially true for youth. This study was designed and conducted to determine …
Canine Companions for Independence
14 Jan 2013 | Websites
Founded in 1975, Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing …
Therapy Animals of Utah
Therapy Animals of Utah (TAU), Utah’s only Pet Partners® (formerly Delta Society) affiliate is dedicated to bringing love, comfort, hope and healing to those in need through the human-animal bond.
The Eden Alternative
The Eden Alternative is a small not-for-profit organization making a big difference in the world. Based on the core belief that aging should be a continued stage of development and growth, rather …
Hearing Dog Program (San Francisco SPCA)
The San Francisco SPCA Hearing Dog Program supports over 100 active hearing dog graduate teams throughout the Bay Area, Southern California, Nevada, and Hawaii. The Society provides veterinary …
The People-Pet Partnership Program
The Pet-People Partnership (PPP), a public service program in the Center for the Study of Animal Well-Being (CSAW) in the College of Veterinary Medicine, was created to more fully understand the …
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians
Our Mission is to advance the role of the veterinary medical community in nurturing positive human-animal interactions in society.
International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO)
IAHAIO, the International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations, was founded in 1990 to gather together national associations and related organizations interested in advancing the …
While science has already established that our relationships with animals and nature are good for us, there is much more we need to know. Before the Harmony Institute, the ability to conduct …
National Service Animal Resource Center (Delta Society)
Review of 'Pets and the Elderly: The Therapeutic Bond'
Citation | Journal Article
Morycz, Richard, (1985), "Review of 'Pets and the Elderly: The Therapeutic Bond'", PsycCRITIQUES, 30, 11. pg: 917-918 10.1037/023368
Sit, stay, and heal
Merskin, Debra, (2011), "Sit, stay, and heal", PsycCRITIQUES, 56, 31. 10.1037/a0024219