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  1. Therapy Dogs in Academic Libraries: A Way to Foster Student Engagement and Mitigate Self-Reported Stress during Finals

    Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, McDevitt, Theresa

  2. Study of the levels of human-human and human-animal empathy in veterinary medical students from Chile

    Contributor(s):: Calderon-Amor, J., Luna-Fernandez, D.

    Social relationships are based on our ability to put ourselves in the place of others, and from there to react appropriately and logically. This empathic ability can be extended to other species, based on the human ability to develop techniques to understand and communicate with animals. In...

  3. Hounds and homesickness: the effects of an animal-assisted therapeutic intervention for first-year university students

    Contributor(s):: Binfet, J. T., Passmore, H. A.

    Transitioning from high school to university can prove to be a for midable challenge for many first-year students, with many experiencing home sickness. Given that students who experience homesickness are more likely than their non-homesick cohorts to drop out of university, universities have a...

  4. Empathy towards animals and belief in animal-human-continuity in Italian veterinary students

    Contributor(s):: Colombo, E. S., Pelosi, A., Prato-Previde, E.

    Empathy towards animals and beliefs in animal-human continuity appear to play an important role in shaping the human-animal relationship and in determining the way animals are treated and cared for. Veterinary medicine plays a central role in animal welfare and has been recognised as a highly...

  5. The Role of Veterinary Education in Safety Policies for Animal-Assisted Therapy and Activities in Hospitals and Nursing Homes

    Contributor(s):: Linder, D. E., Mueller, M. K., Gibbs, D. M., Siebens, H. C., Freeman, L. M.

  6. Sep 14 2017

    31st Veterinary Dental Forum

    The Veterinary Dental Forum was founded in 1987 for the purpose of advancing the knowledge, education, awareness and skills involved in veterinary dentistry among veterinarians, veterinary...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/571

  7. The Effect of Animals in the Classroom on Emotionally Disturbed Students

    Contributor(s):: Alissa Donnell

    Students with emotional disturbances are often the first to drop out of school. Having an effective technique to prevent the high drop out rate in any school will be beneficial to educators and administration. The following research study answers the question "How do emotionally disturbed...

  8. Mar 26 2017

    Purdue Veterinary Technician Symposium

    Purdue Veterinary Medicine hosts an annual Veterinary Technician Symposium to provide an opportunity for veterinary assistants, veterinary technology students, and veterinary technicians to obtain...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/497

  9. Incorporating veterinary science CDE standards into current companion animal science course

    Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Ammon

    To allow students to reach the full potential of the three-ring agriculture education model, students must excel in all three categories: FFA (formally Future Farmers of America), Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) and the classroom/laboratory. SAE experience begins at the local level....

  10. Oct 24 2016

    Iowa State University Vet Med Expo and Open House

    Animal demonstrations, presentations, displays and activities are planned for the College of Veterinary Medicine's open house and expo. Activities include tours, photo props and face painting....

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/475

  11. The Biobuddies Project: Enhancing Agricultural Awareness in Canadian Elementary Schools

    Contributor(s):: Alison Brock

    This thesis explores the current agricultural perceptions in the grade two students of Guelph Ontario. This research explored current stigma as well as the misconceptions that are often associated with farming in today’s urban populations.  Primary data was collected from students...

  12. Attitudes of veterinary students in Croatia toward farm animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Ostovic, M., Mesic, Z., Mikus, T., Matkovic, K., Pavicic, Z.

    This survey was undertaken to assess the attitudes of Croatian veterinary students regarding farm animal welfare issues. The study included students of all undergraduate years at the only Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Croatia. First-year students were surveyed twice, ie before and after...

  13. The Rights of Students in Courses Using Animals

    Contributor(s):: Davis, Karen

  14. Undergraduate biology students' interpretations of the term "animal"

    Contributor(s):: Bierema, A. M. K., Schwartz, R. S.

    Multiple definitions of the term "animal" exist. Definitions include the scientific definition of kingdom Animalia, the human-centered definition that excludes humans, and other definitions, such as only vertebrates or even only mammals. Due to their education background and interests,...

  15. Agriculture and food 2050: visions to promote transformation driven by science and society

    Contributor(s):: Gebhard, E., Hagemann, N., Hensler, L., Schweizer, S., Wember, C.

    Today's food production and consumption go hand in hand with immense damages to humans and nature. Change is needed, but where to start and which direction to go? This article tries to give an interdisciplinary answer by taking recourse to a vision, that is, an ideal image of the future which is...

  16. An investigation of a brief life satisfaction scale with elementary school children

    Contributor(s):: Seligson, Julie Lauren

  17. Dog Fights

    Contributor(s):: Taylor, Kelley R.

  18. Pet Smart

    Contributor(s):: Samuels, Christina A.

  19. Examining the Meaning of Training Animals: A Photovoice Study With At-Risk Youth

    Contributor(s):: Williams, Rachel L., Metz, Alexia E.

  20. Human-insect relationships: an ANTless story? children's, adolescents', and young adults' ways of characterizing social insects

    Contributor(s):: Sammet, R., Andres, H., Dreesmann, D.

    Ants may serve as powerful model organisms for uncovering principles of insect biology and social behavior. The aim of this study was to provide a quantitative analysis of secondary-school students' perceptions and knowledge of ants. It was part of a longitudinal project based on the concept of...