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  1. Impact of the implementation of a therapy dog program on burn center patients and staff

  2. Impact of the implementation of a therapy dog program on burn center patients and staff

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

  3. Recognizing the role of animal-assisted therapies in addressing mental health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    2020Asian J Psychiatr531023901876-2018 (Print)1876-201810.1016/j.ajp.2020.102390engDepartment of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences(NIMHANS), Bengaluru-29, India. Electronic address: nsachin40@gmail.com.Department of Psychiatry, Jawahar Lal Nehru...

  4. Canine Assisted Occupational Therapy for Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Pilot Randomised Control Trial

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  5. Canine Assisted Occupational Therapy for Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Pilot Randomised Control Trial

  6. Continuous and Real-Time In Vivo Autobioluminescent Imaging in a Mouse Model

  7. Acquiring a Pet Dog: A Review of Factors Affecting the Decision-Making of Prospective Dog Owners

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

    Given the prevalence of pet dogs in households throughout the world, decisions regarding dog acquisition affect many people each year. Across the stages of dog acquisition there is potential for practices that may promote or compromise canine welfare. For instance, prospective owners may not...

  8. Acquiring a Pet Dog: A Review of Factors Affecting the Decision-Making of Prospective Dog Owners

    Journal Articles

    Given the prevalence of pet dogs in households throughout the world, decisions regarding dog acquisition affect many people each year. Across the stages of dog acquisition there is potential for practices that may promote or compromise canine welfare. For instance, prospective owners may not...

  9. Animals on Campus and in the Workplace

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    Animals on campus are becoming a hot button issue for students, faculty, and staff. Iowa State University staff members Brett Lohoefener (University Counsel), Ian Allen (Student Disability Resources), and Ruth Carlton-Appleton (University Human Resources) will present information on the...

  10. Quantifying Antimicrobial Use in Dutch Companion Animals

    Journal Articles

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an increasing threat, both in human and in veterinary medicine. To reduce the selection and spread of AMR, antimicrobial use (AMU) should be optimized, also in companion animals. To be able to optimize AMU, a feasible method to quantify AMU and information on...

  11. We Invited a Llama to our Library and Here's what Happened: Animal Assisted Activities at the Library

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  12. The Views of the UK Public Towards Routine Neutering of Dogs and Cats

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

    Despite being routinely recommended by veterinarians, neutering of dogs and cats has both positive and negative impacts on animal welfare and is ethically problematic. We examined attitudes of a sample of the UK public towards routine neutering of dogs and cats using a questionnaire....

  13. The Views of the UK Public Towards Routine Neutering of Dogs and Cats

    Journal Articles

    Despite being routinely recommended by veterinarians, neutering of dogs and cats has both positive and negative impacts on animal welfare and is ethically problematic. We examined attitudes of a sample of the UK public towards routine neutering of dogs and cats using a questionnaire....

  14. The Canine Frustration Questionnaire—Development of a New Psychometric Tool for Measuring Frustration in Domestic Dogs (Canis familiaris)

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

    Introduction: Psychometric tools have been developed for the assessment of behavioral and affective traits in non-human animals. Frustration can be defined as an emotional reaction experienced after a given expectation is violated. Frustration is a negative emotional state and whilst it...

  15. The Canine Frustration Questionnaire—Development of a New Psychometric Tool for Measuring Frustration in Domestic Dogs (Canis familiaris)

    Journal Articles

    Introduction: Psychometric tools have been developed for the assessment of behavioral and affective traits in non-human animals. Frustration can be defined as an emotional reaction experienced after a given expectation is violated. Frustration is a negative emotional state and whilst it...

  16. A Case of Letting the Cat out of The Bag—Why Trap-Neuter-Return Is Not an Ethical Solution for Stray Cat (Felis catus) Management

    Journal Articles

    Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) programs, in which stray cats are captured, neutered and returned to the environment are advocated as a humane, ethical alternative to euthanasia. We review the TNR literature in light of current debate over whether or not there should be further TNR trials in...

  17. K9 Partners for Patriots

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

    With the assistance of service dogs, we’re bringing a measure of peace and functionality to veterans who are facing a war all over again as they cope with anxieties born of service-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and/or military sexual trauma...

  18. A Study of Dog Bites and their Prevention

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

    Previous studies have suggested that children are more at risk of suffering from serious dog bite injuries than adults. In order to generate an overview of characteristics of dog bite victims in Europe, different organisations collecting data on injuries at a national level were contacted in a...

  19. Comfort Caring Canines Therapy Dogs, Inc.

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Comfort Caring Canines Therapy Dogs Inc. (“CCC”) is a dedicated group of volunteers who share the love of their certified canine companions with others in their community. CCC dogs come in all shapes and sizes, and visits range from a simple exchange of smiles and wagging tails to...

  20. Comfort Caring Canines Therapy Dogs, Inc.

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

    Comfort Caring Canines Therapy Dogs Inc. (“CCC”) is a dedicated group of volunteers who share the love of their certified canine companions with others in their community. CCC dogs come in all shapes and sizes, and visits range from a simple exchange of smiles and wagging tails to...