A Scoping Review of Campus-Based Animal-Assisted Interactions Programs for College Student Mental Health
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tanya K. Bailey
Background: People have long found support by interacting with animals, which has developed into a health care modality called animal-assisted interactions (AAI). In the past 10 years, AAI has increased as a way to support college students’ mental health; however, there is no...
Regulatory Compliance in Online Dog Advertisements in Australia
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ana Goncalves Costa, Torben Nielsen, Eleonora Dal Grande, Jonathan Tuke, Susan Hazel
In Australia, each state and territory authority implements and enforces regulations regarding dog management—including the breeding and sale of dogs online—which is increasingly becoming the most popular method of obtaining pets. The aims for this study included: 1. Benchmarking...
Koira mukaan töihin? : Hoitotyön menetelmien kehittäminen koira-avusteisesti organisaatiotasolla
Theses | Contributor(s): Kristiina Palmumaa
Green Care-menetelmiä ja eläinavusteisuutta voidaan hyödyntää terveyden edistämisessä ja hoito-, kasvatus- ja kuntoutustyössä. Menetelmien käyttö edellyttää ammatillisuutta, kouluttautumista ja suunnitelmallisuutta, ja...
An Evaluation of Trap-Neuter-Release Practices for Free-Roaming Cat Populations
Theses | Contributor(s): Brian Gaston
As of 2002, estimates of free-roaming domestic cat (Felis catus) populations exceeded 100 million individuals, throughout the United States. Many lost or abandoned cats will revert to living outdoors as free-roaming individuals. To try to control the abundance of free-roaming cats,...
The Effects of Hippotherapy on Standing Balance in Patients with Incomplete Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries: A Pilot Study
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bo-Ra Choi, Ju-Hyun Kim, Jeong-Uk Lee, Junghwan Kim
The present study was designed to evaluate the effects of hippotherapy on standing balance in patients with incomplete cervical spinal cord injuries. Ten patients (8 men and 2 women) who were diagnosed with cervical levels of injury between 3 and 6, and D according to the ASIA Impairment Scale....
Surveys of the Street and Private Dog Population: Jamnagar, Gujarat India
Reports | Contributor(s): Tamara Kartal, Amit Chaudhari
Humane Society International (HSI) conducted two dog population surveys in all 4 Zones of Jamnagar (human population of 609,613). One was a street dog survey and the other was a survey of the private (pet) dog population.
Why Do People Think Animals Make Good Therapists?
Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Harold Herzog
New study helps explain why the "animal-assisted therapy" meme has gone viral.
Discrepancy Between In-clinic and Haemagglutination-Inhibition Tests in Detecting Maternally-Derived Antibodies Against Canine Parvovirus in Puppies
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Paola Dall’Ara, Stefania Lauzi, Joel Filipe, Roberta Caseri, Michela Beccaglia, Costantina Desario, Alessandra Cavalli, Giulio Guido Aiudi, Canio Buonavoglia, Nicola Decaro
Canine parvovirus (CPV) is one of the most common causes of mortality in puppies worldwide. Protection against CPV infection is based on vaccination, but maternally-derived antibodies (MDA) can interfere with vaccination. The aim of this study was to evaluate the applicability of an in-clinic...
Cannabidiol as a potential anti-epileptic dietary supplement in dogs with suspected epilepsy: three case reports
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Chie Mogi, Takaaki Fukuyama
Epilepsy is the most common chronic neurological disorder in dogs and the almost lifelong administration of anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) is recognized as the most successful treatment in veterinary medicine. Current pharmacological therapies for epilepsy have shown undesirable side effects. The...
Assessing the Perceptions of the Use of a Courthouse Facility Dog Program with Child and Youth Witnesses
Theses | Contributor(s): Melissa Glazer
This study evaluates the use of a courthouse facility dog program as a testimonial aid for children and youth testifying in court to help reduce secondary trauma. Court officials’ perceptions of the use of a courthouse facility dog program were assessed through a structured interview and...
The Impact of Animal Assisted Therapy in Elementary Schools
Theses | Contributor(s): Nathan Tuma
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is a therapy technique that has been new to research in the last 10 years. Studies have shown the positive impact that AAT has on anxiety within adults, however little research has been conducted on the impact of AAT on school aged children. By researching AAT, the...
The Integration of Choice Theory and Equine-Assisted Therapy within Adolescent Addiction Treatment
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): William Leigh Atherton
Adolescent substance use and misuse continues to rise in the United States of America. Psychological, behavioral, and physical health comorbid with substance use concerns is rising commensurate with illicit drug use. Traditional or standard treatment approaches have varying levels of efficacy,...
Hounds Helping Heroes Heal
Any U.S. Military Veteran that has Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD ) and/or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is eligible and encouraged to apply for an ESA/Service Dog through H4 – Hounds Helping Heroes Heal. Once the application and screening process is completed, the appropriate dog will...
EmpoweRanch provides educational and therapeutic outdoor recreation to improve quality of life for underserved communities in the Phoenix-metro area.
Crosswinds Stables is involved with Healing Winds, A Therapeutic Riding Center. We Have been involved in this program since 1989. Therapeutic riding is a combination of riding lessons, relaxation and play time. Therapeutic riding is now being recognized in the medical community, due to the...
Surveys of the Street and Private Dog Population in Vadodara, India
Reports | Contributor(s): Tamara Kartal, Amit Chaudhari
This report presents the detailed results from two additional surveys which HSI conducted in July and August 2017. Street dog surveys were conducted across all twelve wards in Vadodara using the methodology already implemented in 2014 to reassess the composition and sterilization rate in the...
Is Therapy Going to the Dogs? Evaluating Animal Assisted Therapy for Early Identified At-Risk Children
Theses | Contributor(s): Leah Faith Brookner
This study explores the historical context of human-animal relationships and examines the important ways that humans benefit from various types of interactions with domesticated animals. Therapeutic approaches that incorporate animals have been shown to have multiple benefits, including...
Familiarity and Use of Veterinary Services by US Resident Dog and Cat Owners
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Courtney Bir, Mario Ortez, Nicole J. Olynk Widmar, Christopher A. Wolf, Charlotte Hansen, Frederic B. Ouedraogo
Pet ownership, veterinary use, and beliefs regarding veterinary care were elicited through the use of a nationally representative survey of 997 U.S. residents. Fifty-one percent of respondents have or had a dog in the past five years and 37% have or had a cat in the past five years. Over ninety...
João e César
Newspaper Articles | Contributor(s): Erasmo de Oliveira
Quero apresentar um estudo de caso que vai encher seus olhos de lágrimas e mostrar aos meios científicos que realmente os animais são anjos e que eles têm uma história de vida, uma missão a cumprir junto com o humano que eles vieram encontrar na Terra.
Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Erasmo de Oliveira
This is where my work completely diverges from what is called Stone Age activism or animal cause. Read and understand: