The HABRI Foundation is calling for research proposals to investigate the health outcomes of pet ownership and/or animal-assisted activity or therapy, both for the people and the animals involved. To learn more, visit https://habri.org/grants/funding-opportunities/ close

 
You are here: Home / Resources / All

Resources: All

Find a resource
  1. dogs x
  2. animalassistedtherapies x
  1. Do dogs eavesdrop on human interactions in a helping situation?

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

  2. The Concerns, Difficulties, and Stressors of Caring for Pets during COVID-19: Results from a Large Survey of U.S. Pet Owners

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

  3. O animal de companhia e a proteção animal urbana : pensando relações interespecíficas a partir da etnografia em Porto Alegre/RS

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

    Inserido no âmbito da Antrozoologia, este trabalho intenciona pensar a relação humano-animal, tendo por enfoque a relação construída entre ativistas e simpatizantes da proteção animal urbana e os animais de companhia aos quais este...

  4. Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Dementia Patients Experiencing Agitation

    Full-text: Available

    Presentations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Background: Several studies suggest that nonpharmacological interventions are preferred for first-line therapy when managing symptoms such as agitation associated with dementia. Patients experiencing dementia most likely develop behavioral symptoms throughout the course of their illnesses....

  5. Consequences and Management of Canine Brachycephaly in Veterinary Practice: Perspectives from Australian Veterinarians and Veterinary Specialists

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

    This article, written by veterinarians whose caseloads include brachycephalic dogs, argues that there is now widespread evidence documenting a link between extreme brachycephalic phenotypes and chronic disease, which compromises canine welfare. This paper is divided into nine sections exploring...

  6. Dog Therapy Day at NWCCC

    Full-text: Available

    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) provides great beneficial opportunities for individuals within the prison population. Many research studies display the effectiveness of AAT programs in prison settings through their results. The results showed improved moods, decreased stress levels, and increased...

  7. Compassionate Conservation: Exploring the Lives of African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus) in Botswana

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

    This paper argues for a more compassionate conservation by positioning animals as subjects in research and scholarship. Compassionate conservation is a multidisciplinary field of study that broadly attends to the ethical dimensions of conservation by merging conservation biology and animal...

  8. Prison Programs to Reduce Recidivism: What is the Ideal Structure of an Inmate Reentry Program?

    Full-text: Available

    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    In the United States' correctional system, inmate programs within prisons often do not reduce recidivism. Recent surveys have shown that across the country many prisons have a form of a Prison Based Animal Program (PAP). This study examines the effect that Prison based Animal Programs have...

  9. Auditory–Visual Matching of Conspecifics and Non-Conspecifics by Dogs and Human Infants

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

    We tested whether dogs and 14–16-month-old infants are able to integrate intersensory information when presented with conspecific and heterospecific faces and vocalisations. The looking behaviour of dogs and infants was recorded with a non-invasive eye-tracking technique while they were...

  10. K-9 Catch-22: The Impossible Dilemma of Using Police Dogs in Apprehension of Suspects

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

    In the past several years, the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has seen two canine police dogs (K-9s) killed in the line of duty, Rocco in January 2014, and Aren in January of 2016.  Both were killed by stab wounds while attempting to apprehend suspects. The man who killed Rocco received...

  11. People & Animals

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    People & Animals UK is a Community Interest Company (No. 09738365) providing animal and land-based therapeutic interventions, activities, education and skills development opportunities for children, young people and adults to support and enhance the physical, emotional and social well-being...

  12. Workhorse: The Horsemanship of Business | Alexandra Moran | TEDxValparaisoUniversity

    Full-text: Available

    Videos | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    "Workhorse: The Horsemanship of Business" explores the power of equine assisted learning, or EAL. EAL is a method to weave the world of horses and their herds into the corporate and personal landscape, and to explore traits, techniques, and skills that humans and horses share. Through...

  13. The Other End of the Leash: An Experimental Test to Analyze How Owners Interact with Their Pet Dogs

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

    It has been suggested that the way in which owners interact with their dogs can largely vary and influence the dog-owner bond, but very few objective studies, so far, have addressed how the owner interacts with the dog. The goal of the present study was to record dog owners' interaction...

  14. Pet Partners of North Florida

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Pet Partner's mission is to improve human health and well-being through the human-animal bond. Pet Partners of North Florida is a Community Partner, an all volunteer non-profit charitable organization. We are a diverse group from all walks of life, where our teams are approved to include 9...

  15. Equine-assisted activities and therapies for children with autism spectrum disorders

    Full-text: Available

    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Objective: The purpose of this dissertation is to systematically map, and then advance, the state of scientific and theoretical development of equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAATs) for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Method: This dissertation is composed of two...

  16. Healing By Horseback

    Full-text: Available

    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    'Healing By Horseback' provides speech, physical and occupational therapy services to individuals with disabilities in Northwest Arkansas.

  17. Who's a Good Handler? Important Skills and Personality Profiles of Wildlife Detection Dog Handlers

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

    Wildlife detection dog teams are employed internationally for environmental surveys, and their success often depends on the dog handler. Minimal research is available on the skills that dog handlers believe are important, and no research has been published on the personality profiles of...

  18. Share Reading Dogs Program

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

    Share Reading Dogs Program aims to motivate and encourage students with difficulty reading. Share (Special Human-Animal Relationships in Education) involves a dog and its handler working with students in need of extra help with their reading class.

  19. Strategies to Decrease Depression from Social Isolation Among the Elderly Population

    Full-text: Available

    Posters | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Strategies to Decrease Depression from Social Isolation Among the Elderly Population Erin Gallagher and Megan Russ Faculty Sponsor: Christina Lattner, DNP, APRN, AGNP-C, ANP-BC Background: The lack of social interaction among the elderly population has been directly linked with higher...

  20. Special Education in Juvenile Residential Facilities: Can Animals Help?

    Full-text: Available

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Children with emotional/behavioral disorders (EBD) are arguably one of the highest at-risk groups for dropping out before graduating high school. They are the group of students with disabilities who are most likely to be educated in residential facilities. Residential facilities such as Green...