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  1. Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP)

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    The Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that helps each individual realize their highest potential by providing equine-assisted activities to people with disabilities, youth-at-risk, recovering military personnel, and others in need in an inclusive,...

  2. Human-animal interaction in the Antarctic: an animal behaviour approach to human disturbance of penguin colonies

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Amanda Nimon-Peters

    Human disturbance of Antarctic penguins is an important aspect of Antarctic conservation. It is a phenomenon which has raised concern for several decades, and has prompted the creation of guidelines for human behaviour which aim to minimise disturbance to these and other Antarctic animals....

  3. Quality of life and adolescents' communication with their significant others (mother, father, and best friend) : the mediating effect of attachment to pets

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ferran Marsa-Sambola, Joanne Williams, Janine Muldoon, Alistair Lawrence, Melanie Connor, Candace Currie

    The relationship between adolescents? communication with their significant others (mother, father, and best friend) and quality of life (KIDSCREEN) was investigated in 2262 Scottish adolescent pet owners. The variable attachment to pets was also tested and assessed as a mediator of this...

  4. Elephant in the room: animal assisted interventions

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ratschen, E., Sheldon, T. A.

    2019Bmj367l62600959-813810.1136/bmj.l6260engDepartment of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK.text

  5. Animal-assisted therapy for patients in a minimally conscious state: A randomized two treatment multi-period crossover trial

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hediger, K., Petignat, M., Marti, R., Hund-Georgiadis, M.

  6. Friends with malefit. The effects of keeping dogs and cats, sustaining animal-related injuries and Toxoplasma infection on health and quality of life

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Flegr, J., Preiss, M.

  7. Rejections in an non-purpose bred assistance dog population: Reasons, consequences and methods for screening

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bogaerts, E., Moons, C. P. H., Van Nieuwerburgh, F., Peelman, L., Saunders, J. H., Broeckx, B. J. G.

  8. It's all about the sex, or is it? Humans, horses and temperament

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fenner, K., Caspar, G., Hyde, M., Henshall, C., Dhand, N., Probyn-Rapsey, F., Dashper, K., McLean, A., McGreevy, P.

  9. A modest protective association between pet ownership and cardiovascular diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yeh, T. L., Lei, W. T., Liu, S. J., Chien, K. L.

  10. Investigating risk factors that predict a dog's fear during veterinary consultations

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Edwards, P. T., Hazel, S. J., Browne, M., Serpell, J. A., McArthur, M. L., Smith, B. P.

  11. Depression and anxiety in pet owners after a diagnosis of cancer in their pets: a cross-sectional study in Japan

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nakano, Y., Matsushima, M., Nakamori, A., Hiroma, J., Matsuo, E., Wakabayashi, H., Yoshida, S., Ichikawa, H., Kaneko, M., Mutai, R., Sugiyama, Y., Yoshida, E., Kobayashi, T.

  12. Endoparasite infection hotspots in Estonian urban areas

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tull, A., Moks, E., Laurimaa, L., Keis, M., Suld, K.

  13. Current approaches to modeling the virtual reality in rodents for the assessment of brain plasticity and behavior

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lopatina, O. L., Morgun, A. V., Gorina, Y. V., Salmin, V. V., Salmina, A. B.

  14. Dogs in public spaces of Buenos Aires, Argentina: Exploring patterns of the abundance of dogs, the canine faecal contamination, the behaviour of people with dogs, and its relationships with demographic/economic variables

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rubel, D., Carbajo, A.

  15. Salivary oxytocin in pigs, cattle, and goats during positive human-animal interactions

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lurzel, S., Buckendorf, L., Waiblinger, S., Rault, J. L.

  16. Comparative efficacy of non-pharmacological interventions on agitation in people with dementia: A systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leng, M., Zhao, Y., Wang, Z.

  17. The influence of a therapy dog on a pediatric therapy organization: A mini ethnography

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Burr, M., Wittman, P.

    2020Complement Ther Clin Pract381010831744-388110.1016/j.ctcp.2019.101083engUniversity of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences, USA. Electronic address: of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences, USA.text

  18. Metagenomic analysis of dental calculus in ancient Egyptian baboons

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ottoni, C., Guellil, M., Ozga, A. T., Stone, A. C., Kersten, O., Bramanti, B., Porcier, S., Van Neer, W.

  19. Human-Animal Interaction Research: Progress and Possibilities

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Griffin, J. A., Hurley, K., McCune, S.

    2019Front Psychol1028031664-1078 (Print)1664-107810.3389/fpsyg.2019.02803engThe National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, United States.Mars Incorporated, Global Scientific Affairs, McLean, VA,...

  20. Does having a pet influence the physical activity of their young female owners?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Machova, K., Dadova, K., Chaloupkova, H., Svobodova, I.