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  1. The Effect of Play with Canines on Psychological and Physical Stress Measures in College Students

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    | Contributor(s):: Cheryl Delgado, Margaret Toukonen, Corinne Wheeler

    Introduction and Background: Stress can be impede learning and be a major cause of student attrition or failure to advance in studies at a timely pace. This is an increasing concern in academia. Some universities are working to create supportive student communities and a more home-like...

  2. m-Equine : IS support for the horse industry

    | Contributor(s):: Sonja Leskinen

    The horse industry is in many ways still operating the same way as it did in the beginning of the 20th century. At the same time the role of the horse has changed dramatically, from a beast of burden to a top athlete, a production animal or a beloved pet. A racehorse or an equestrian sport horse...

  3. Grief for animal companions and an approach to supporting their bereaved owners

    | Contributor(s):: Hewson, Caroline

  4. Owning a Pet Can Improve a Patient's Mood, Outlook

  5. An Examination of the Possible Benefits for Well-Being Arising from the Social Interactions that Occur while Dog Walking

    | Contributor(s):: Antonacopoulos, N. M. D., Pychyl, T. A.

  6. Helping Paws of Northwest Arkansas

    Helping Paws of Northwest Arkansas is a group of volunteers, who, together with their therapy animals, strive to make a difference in the lives of individuals through the human-animal bond. Their purpose is to support volunteer therapy teams who provide comfort and companionship by providing...

  7. Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs

    Roxy Reading is a donation dependent organization whose certified pet therapy teams promote literacy in schools and offer comfort to area youth navigating the court system.

  8. Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services (KPETS)

    KPETS – Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services provides a network of dependable registered pet therapy teams whose passion is Touching Lives & Warming Hearts by providing comfort, encouragement and rehabilitation through human/animal interaction.

  9. The Possible Role of Companion-Animal Anthropomorphism and Social Support in the Physical and Psychological Health of Dog Guardians

    | Contributor(s):: Antonacopoulos, N. M. D., Pychyl, T. A.

  10. The gift of thunder

    | Contributor(s):: Simurro, Cie

  11. The Human-Animal Bond and Loss: Providing Support for Grieving Clients

    | Contributor(s):: Toray, Tamina

  12. How to deal with clients when their pets die

    | Contributor(s):: Malmierca, E.

    Veterinarians need to show understanding and provide more personal treatment during visits where clients' pets are put down. Reasons for putting down animals include loss of quality of life due to old age, terminal illnesses, or non-treatable behavioural problems. Vets can and should assess,...