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  1. You can't see, when I do: A study on social attention in guide dogs

    Contributor(s):: Alterisio, Alessandra, Scandurra, Anna, Eatherington, Carla Jade, Marinelli, Lieta, D'Aniello, Biagio, Mongillo, Paolo

  2. Performativity and a microbe: Exploring Mycobacterium bovis and the political ecologies of bovine tuberculosis

    Contributor(s):: Robinson, Philip A.

  3. Matt Levy

    http://habricentral.org/members/4793

  4. Secret Psychological Revelations of Dolphins in Captivity

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    | Contributor(s):: Haylee Elizabeth Hilton

    As with most things, the early years of Sea Animal training consisted of trials and errors, experimentations and false starts.  Again, as with most things, those early efforts were analyzed and the successful efforts were kept and incorporated into the regular training routines....

  5. Independent Study 490A: Positive Reinforcement Training Piglets to Stand in a Container and Follow a Human

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    | Contributor(s):: Adrianne R. Kaiser, Anna K. Johnson, Jason W. Ross, Joshua T. Selsby, Kenneth J. Stalder

    The Department of Animal Science within the biomedical research area is using the pig as a model for Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the leading, fatal, X-linked disease, affecting 1:3,500 male births worldwide. Two tests require the pigs afflicted with...

  6. Dog Training Intervention Shows Social-Cognitive Change in the Journals of Incarcerated Youth

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    | Contributor(s):: Syzmanski, T., Casey, R. J., Johnson, A., Cano, A.

    There is limited research assessing the effectiveness of Animal-Assisted Therapy in at-risk adolescent populations. In a recent study, 138 adjudicated adolescents participated in a randomized controlled trial of an animal-assisted intervention, in which participants either trained shelter dogs...

  7. Paws and Think, Inc.

    Paws and Think, Inc. was founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) organization to bring the benefits off the human-animal bond to both people and dogs.  Our Mission is Improving lives through the power of the human-dog connection.  We do this through our Youth-Canine programs, helping at-risk or...

  8. Some Thoughts about Acquiring and Learning to Use a Dog Guide

    | Contributor(s):: Lambert, Robert M.

  9. Support for Children with a Visual Impairment in Northern Ireland: The Role of the Rehabilitation Worker

    | Contributor(s):: Gray, Colette

  10. Stakeholder Perceptions of the Need for Research on Elements of Service Dog Partnerships in the Workplace

    | Contributor(s):: Glenn, Margaret K.

  11. A Comparison of the Guide Dog Movements of England and the United States

    | Contributor(s):: Eames, E., Eames, T.

  12. Social Learning in Horses—Fact or Fiction?

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    | Contributor(s):: Maria V. Rørvang, Janne W. Christensen, Jan Ladewig, Andrew McLean

    Prima facie, the acquisition of novel behaviors in animals through observation of conspecifics seems straightforward. There are, however, various mechanisms through which the behavior of animals can be altered from observing others. These mechanisms range from simple hard-wired contagious...

  13. Sustained attention to the owner is enhanced in dogs trained for animal assisted interventions

    | Contributor(s):: Mongillo, P., Pitteri, E., Marinelli, L.

  14. Helping Pet Owners Change Pet Behaviors: An Overview of the Science

    | Contributor(s):: Strickler, B. G.

  15. Behavior Differences Between Search-and-Rescue and Pet Dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Hare, Kathleen M. Kelsey, James A. Serpell, Cynthia M. Otto

    Behavioral traits such as trainability, fearlessness, and energy are required for dogs to succeed as search-and-rescue (SAR) dogs. Certification by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) ensures that dogs and handlers have extensive training and have demonstrated specific skills in the...

  16. Qualified "in shelter" dogs' evaluation and training to promote successful dog-human relationships

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    | Contributor(s):: Marilena Sticco, Roberto Trentini, Pia Lucidi

    The phenomenon of dogs’ relinquishment in Italy has become a social evil, although many laws exist to regulate animal protection and lately, the act of abandonment has become criminalised (law n.189/2004, enforced by law n.201/2010). Adop tion fro m shelters seems t o be the only way to...

  17. Search and Rescue Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: J. J. Ensminger

  18. Give Us Paws

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    Give Us Paws is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation based in Houston, Texas. We provide subsidized and free, in-home training of eligible candidates' dogs as service animals. We focus on veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury...

  19. A Different Approach to Horse Handling, Based on the Jeffery Method

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    | Contributor(s):: Judith K Blackshaw, Des Kirk, Sharon E Cregier

    A method of horse training is discussed which is based on an old technique known in Australia as the "Jeffery method." It makes use of several behavioral principles, including understanding of horse behavior, reinforcement for desired behavior, and use of flight distance principles.

  20. Frania Shelley-Grielen

    http://habricentral.org/members/4099