Organizations | Contributor(s): Megan Kendall
A READing Paws Team is comprised of a registered Therapy Animal and owner/handler. You'll find these Teams in your local school, tucked in a corner, READing with a student. The animals love to listen and look at the pictures. They encourage the students to practice their READing skills and enjoy...
Factors associated with success in guide dog training
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Megan Kendall, Lara S. Batt, Marjolyn S. Batt, John A. Baguley, Paul D. McGreevy
Tests of motor laterality and behavioral reactivity, as well as salivary cortisol concentrations, were examined in this pilot study to identify dogs best suited to guide dog work. Over a 14-month period, lateralization tests were conducted and cortisol concentrations were determined on 3...
Exploring adolescent loneliness and companion animal attachment
Theses | Contributor(s): Megan Kendall, Keri Black, Marie Lobo (adviser)
This study explored the relationship between companion animal attachment and adolescent loneliness. Self report measures of loneliness (Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale), companion animal attachment (Companion Animal Bonding Scale), and social support (Social Support Questionnaire Revised Short...