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  1. Utilitarianism for animals, Kantianism for people? Harming animals and humans for the greater good

  2. Animal-assisted interventions as an adjunct to therapy for youth: Clinician perspectives

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  3. Changes in behavioural synchrony during dog-assisted therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder and children with Down syndrome

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  4. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Occurrence of ESKAPE Bacteria Group in Dogs, and the Related Zoonotic Risk in Animal-Assisted Therapy, and in Animal-Assisted Activity in the Health Context

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  5. Effects of Dog-Based Animal-Assisted Interventions in Prison Population: A Systematic Review

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    Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  6. Short- and long-term effects of rearing dairy calves with contact to their mother on their reactions towards humans

  7. Dog-Directed Parenting Styles Mirror Dog Owners’ Orientations Toward Animals

    Parents raise children in consistent ways, and these parenting styles affect child wellbeing and societal adjustment. Recently, we identified such parenting styles in the owner–dog relationship. Dog owners of the authoritarian- correction orientated (AUC) type stand out for demandingness....

  8. Dog-directed parenting styles predict verbal and leash guidance in dog owners and owner-directed attention in dogs

    Dog-directed parenting is an aspect of the owner-dog relationship that describes the overarching emotional sphere in which the dog’s guidance and training take place. How dog-directed parenting styles express in specific owner-dog interactions is presently unknown. However, such knowledge can...

  9. Process to Incorporate a Therapy Service Dog in an Occupational Therapy Educational Program

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    The purpose of the scholarly project is to incorporate a therapy/service dog within the occupational therapy department at the University of North Dakota (UND). The therapy/service dog will be utilized as a support system for student’s and faculty’s health and well-being and as an...

  10. Implementing Animal Therapy into Current Medicinal Practices

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    Posters | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    • The purpose of this study was to explore an unconventional intervention of medicine; specifically the integration of animals into current healthcare practices. • The review of literature evaluated the implementation of animal therapy in medicine, both in the past and...

  11. La thérapie assistée par l'animal : une aide alternative pour les enfants souffrant d'un trouble déficitaire de l'attention avec hyperactivité?

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Ce mémoire a pour objectif d'évaluer les effets de l'interaction avec un chien sur les comportements d'enfants souffrant de trouble déficitaire de l'attention avec hyperactivité (TDAH). Pour ce faire, 6 enfants âgés de 7 à 10 ans...

  12. Canine Endogenous Oxytocin Responses to Dog-Walking and Affiliative Human–Dog Interactions

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    Several studies suggest human–dog interactions elicit a positive effect on canine oxytocin concentrations. However, empirical investigations are scant and the joint influence of human–dog interaction and physical activity remains unexplored. The aims of the current study were to (a)...

  13. The Ethics of Human–Animal Relationships and Public Discourse: A Case Study of Lions Bred for Their Bones

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    Conservation and natural resource management are increasingly attending the ethical elements of public decisions. Ethical considerations are challenging, in part, because they typically require accounting for the moral consideration of various human and nonhuman forms of life, whose interests...

  14. Engaging Adolescents: Animal Assisted Therapy for Adolescents with Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  15. New Beginnings Therapeutic Riding Foundation NFP

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    New Beginnings Therapeutic Riding Foundation NFP encompasses the pride, passion, and teachings of horsemanship of the late Charles and Christa Thompson of New Parkway Riding Stables, and their daughter, Martha Thompson-Hoyt.  We believe that the power of the horse will guide our...

  16. The Effects of Service Dogs in Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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    Posters | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Background: Of the 2 million veterans that have been deployed to combat zones, 13-20% of them most likely have developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Only half of the returning combat veterans seek care, and only about 40% experience significant improvement of their symptoms of PTSD....

  17. Los beneficios del gato en la depresión. Mito o realidad

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    En la siguiente revisión bibliográfica, se ha estudiado la literatura reciente en cuanto a los beneficios del gato en la salud de las personas. A pesar de la poca información que existe, se ha intentado recaudar el máximo de información posible sobre los...

  18. Spirited Breeze Care Farm, LLC

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    At Spirited Breeze Care Farm, we offer individual and family therapy.  Sessions are conducted outdoors and often include the animals or gardens on the farm. The opportunities to engage with nature in a unique and therapeutic way could include a hike in the woods with the horses or dogs;...

  19. An adjunctive human-animal interaction intervention for veterans with PTSD: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  20. Can ownership of an animal contribute to prevention of cardiovascular disorders?

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    2019Eur J Prev Cardiol26141562-15632047-487310.1177/2047487319844365eng1 Department of Animal Science and Ethology, CULS Prague, Czech Republic.2 Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University, Czech Republic.text