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  1. A Systematic Literature Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Oncology (Part I): Methods and Results

    Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  2. The Experience of Animal Assisted Therapy on Patients in an Acute Care Setting

    Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  3. Canine-assisted occupational therapy for children on the autism spectrum: Parents' perspectives

    Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  4. Humanity's best friend: a dog-centric approach to addressing global challenges

    Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  5. Dreaming about dogs: an online survey

    Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  6. Dog tales: mindful Dog Interactions evoke similar experiences to Dog Assisted Mindfulness meditations

    Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  7. Coexistence of diversified dog socialities and territorialities in the city of Concepcion, Chile

    Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  8. The psychosocial influence of companion animals on positive and negative affect during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  9. "Don't bring me a dog...I'll just keep it": understanding unplanned dog acquisitions amongst a sample of dog owners attending canine health and welfare community events in the United Kingdom

    Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  10. Is there a profile of spontaneous seizure-alert pet dogs? A survey of French people with epilepsy

    Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

  11. Rethinking One Health, Part 2

    Soft Literature | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    In this second part, Dr. Smith continues to describe the concept he recognized as fundamental to the human-animal bond during trip he took with his dog Beau to Alaska in 2007. It would later be defined by Dr. Kate Hodgson, a veterinarian at the University of Toronto, using a new term, zooeyia.

  12. Scoping review of indicators and methods of measurement used to evaluate the impact of dog population management interventions

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Background: Dogs are ubiquitous in human society and attempts to manage their populations are common to most countries. Managing dog populations is achieved through a range of interventions to suit the dog population dynamics and dog ownership characteristics of the location, with a number...

  13. The Idaho K-9 Academy

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    The Idaho K-9 Academy is a dog training program that is a part of the Snake River Animal Shelter's mission to keep dogs out of the shelter and in their homes. The program aims to help families and their pets have a better understanding of one another! We offer obedience training--basic to...

  14. Dogs for Invisible Disabilities

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Dogs for Invisible Disabilities was founded to help people with invisible disabilities train their own dog as a Service Dog.

  15. Aspen Service Dogs

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Aspen Service Dogs provides canines that understand their tasks and duties as a Service Dog, and are eager, disciplined, and humble in service. They are invaluable, dedicated helpers. They are physically able, healthy, and have the correct temperament to be of service.

  16. The Experience of Social Workers Who Utilize Therapy Dogs in Practice

    Posters | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Animal assisted therapy, which incorporates animals into structured therapeutic interventions, and its use within social work has been shown to increase social interactions, communication, and the overall health and safety of clients (Nimer & Lundahl, 2007). However, there is a gap in the...

  17. Rescue 22 Foundation

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    The Rescue 22 Foundation provides the highest quality, task trained service dogs in order to address the mental and physical health of our nation’s combat veterans.

  18. Prediction of Mineral Composition in Commercial Extruded Dry Dog Food by Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    The pet food industry is interested in performing fast analyses to control the nutritional quality of their products. This study assessed the feasibility of near-infrared spectroscopy to predict mineral content in extruded dry dog food. Mineral content in commercial dry dog food samples...

  19. Animal and human emotion: Concepts and methodologies

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    The human-dog relationship is particularly interesting for the study of emotions. The underlying concepts need to be made explicit and methods need to be adapted to the characteristics of the species studied as well as the shortcomings of the human experimenter’s perception.

  20. Improving the Welfare of Companion Dogs - Is Owner Education the Solution?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diane Lefebvre, Claire Diederich, Madeleine Delcourt, Jean-Marie Giffroy

    Vets, animal welfare charities, and researchers have frequently cited educating owners as a necessity for improving the welfare of companion dogs. The assumption that improving an owner’s knowledge through an education intervention subsequently results in improvements in the welfare of...