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  1. Invisible Paw Prints

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Invisible Paw Prints, Inc., is an organization led by compassionate volunteers who use their canine companions to provide heartwarming visits in support of local community organizations.  

  2. Psychologists' Use of Dogs in Psychotherapy: A Therapeutic Exploration

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    The current fund of literature documents the many benefits of using dogs as adjunct healing agents for both physical and psychological ailments. Despite the ever-growing body of research about dogs as adjunct interventions, there is a meager amount of information available about...

  3. Paws for Thought: A Controlled Study Investigating the Benefits of Interacting with a House-Trained Dog on University Students Mood and Anxiety

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    University students have been found to have higher rates of psychological distress than that of the general population, which reportedly rises significantly upon starting university and does not return to pre-university levels throughout their time in university. It is therefore highly...

  4. The Effect of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Nursing Student Anxiety

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    College students have high levels of stress, anxiety, and loneliness (Stewart , Dispenza, Parker, Chang, & Cunnien, 2014). College campus counselors strive to combat this stress and meet student needs through creative solutions (Stewart et al., 2014). Nursing student stress has a major...

  5. Improving Engagement in Behavioral and Mental Health Services Through Animal-Assisted Interventions: A Scoping Review

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  6. Pilot Study: Occupational Therapy in an Equine Environment for Youth With Autism

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  7. Using Virtual Pet to Replace Pet Therapy Visits in Our Nursing Facility During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    2021J Am Med Dir Assoc223B181538-937510.1016/j.jamda.2021.01.088engtext

  8. Tracking positive and negative affect in PTSD inpatients during a service dog intervention

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  9. The role of cortisol in the association of canine-companionship with blood pressure, glucose, and lipids: a systematic review

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  10. Hippotherapy: a systematic mapping review of peer-reviewed research, 1980 to 2018

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  11. Lying behaviour of housed and outdoor-managed pregnant sheep

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  12. Chopped and dispersed food enhances foraging and reduces stress-related behaviours in captive white-naped mangabeys (Cercocebus lunulatus)

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  13. Effects of group size on the behaviour, heart rate, immunity, and growth of Holstein dairy calves

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  14. Evidence for animal personalities in two Brazilian tortoises (Chelonoidis denticulatus and Chelonoidis carbonarius) and insights for their conservation

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  15. Rooting for feed: Mixing corn pellets into rooting material tends to increase the presence of grower and finisher pigs in the rooting area but not its cleanliness

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  16. Impact of social mixing on beef and dairy cattle—A scoping review

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  17. Social dominance in beef cattle — A scoping review

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  18. Tail-biting behaviour pre-weaning: Association between other pig-directed and general behaviour in piglets

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  19. A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, assessing the effect of a nutraceutical tablet in the management of stress in pet dogs

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  20. Providing environmental enrichments affects activity and performance, but not leg health in fast- and slower-growing broiler chickens

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