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  1. How therapy dogs can be an intervention tool for struggling readers | Karen Burns | TEDxSaltLakeCity

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    Videos | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Learning to read is arguably one of the most important skills taught in school, and it is no surprise how challenging it can be. Karen Burns knows how the reading skills gap can affect someone for their entire life. In this poignant, and sometimes funny, talk, Karen tells us how man's best...

  2. Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA)

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    MTRA's mission is to offer the miraculous benefits of therapeutic horseback riding to persons of all ages and capabilities that are physically, mentally or emotionally challenged. Serving the heart of Florida since 1985, Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA) is a PATH Premier...

  3. Die effek van 'n troeteldier-ondersteunde leesprogram op die leesvaardighede van graad 3-kinders in 'n Wes-Kaapse laerskool

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Leesprobleme is ʼn wêreldwye probleem, selfs in eerstewêreldlande soos Amerika. In Suid-Afrika is die geletterdheidsyfers selfs baie swakker. Die resultate van die PIRLS-studie dui daarop dat 80% van Suid-Afrikaanse kinders se leesvaardighede nie ten volle ontwikkel is wanneer hulle...

  4. Inspire Equine Therapy Program

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Inspire Equine Therapy Program's mission is to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and disabled  veterans through therapeutic riding and other equine related programs.

  5. Eagle's Nest Ranch

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Eagle’s Nest Ranch is a 501c3 non-profit located in Elizabeth, Colorado, whose purpose is to bring hope, trust and growth into the lives of those who come to the Ranch. We serve adults and children who have experienced or who are experiencing the invisible wounds of life. Our desire...

  6. The Secret Life of Dogs | Julia Espinosa | TEDxUofT

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    Julia Espinosa challenges the anthropocentric view of how nonhuman animals sense and perceive the world, using domestic dogs as an example. Humans often view dogs as little humans. Yet, they are vastly different in some sensory abilities, such as sight and smell. By critically examining our...

  7. Agape Acres

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    We are a 501(c)3 non profit organization. Our heart is to serve our community by providing EAAT and EAL (Equine Assisted Activities and Therapy and Equine Assisted Learning) to children with special needs, children with disabilities and children in foster care. We are a Therapeutic Riding...

  8. Teaching Children and Parents to Understand Dog Signaling

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Safe human-dog relationships require understanding of dogs' signaling. As children are at particularly high risk of dog bites, we investigated longitudinally how children from 3 to 5 years and parents perceive and interpret dogs' distress signaling gestures. All participants were then...

  9. Freedom Ride Farms

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Freedom Ride Farms mission is to provide a therapeutic and relaxing environment for emotional and physically challenged individuals, utilizing rescue farm animals for riding and companionship; and to provide a sanctuary for older horses and farm animals needing a home, fostering that...

  10. Corrigendum: Clinical Presentation, Causes, Treatment, and Outcome of Lip Avulsion Injuries in Dogs and Cats: 24 Cases (2001–2017)

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    A corrigendum on Clinical Presentation, Causes, Treatment, and Outcome of Lip Avulsion Injuries in Dogs and Cats: 24 Cases (2001–2017) by Saverino, K. M., and Reiter, A. M. (2018). Front. Vet. Sci. 5:144. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2018.00144

  11. "When He's Up There He's Just Happy and Content": Parents' Perceptions of Therapeutic Horseback Riding

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    The present research set out to explore parents‟ perceptions of therapeutic horseback riding as an activity for their children with multiple disabilities. It was designed to explore their vicarious experiences of the activity as well as their perceptions of their children‟s experiences of the...

  12. "When He's Up There He's Just Happy and Content": Parents' Perceptions of Therapeutic Horseback Riding

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    The present research set out to explore parents‟ perceptions of therapeutic horseback riding as an activity for their children with multiple disabilities. It was designed to explore their vicarious experiences of the activity as well as their perceptions of their children‟s experiences of the...

  13. Pressure Mat Analysis of Walk and Trot Gait Characteristics in 66 Normal Small, Medium, Large, and Giant Breed Dogs

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Objectives: To document temporospatial variables and gait symmetry measured by the GAITRite® system for normal, healthy dogs at the walk and trot with the leash side recorded. Study Design: Observational, prospective, cohort study. Sample Population: 66 healthy dogs of various common breeds...

  14. Dogs For Better Lives

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Award-winning Dogs for Better Lives is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in Central Point, Oregon. Formerly known as Dogs for the Deaf, we have been providing Assistance Dogs to people across the United States since 1977. Dogs for Better Lives’ mission is to professionally train...

  15. Lemmikkieläimet lapsen kehityksen tukena

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    Theses | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Opinnäytetyöni tarkoituksena oli saada tietoa siitä, miten lemmikkieläimet voivat olla tukena lapsen kehityksessä. Tutkimuksen päätavoitteena oli saada tietoa leikki-ikäisten lasten vanhemmilta lemmikkieläinten vaikutuksesta lapsen kehitykseen...

  16. Freedom Hooves Therapeutic Riding Center

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Freedom Hooves Therapeutic Riding Center has been providing services since 1999 and is devoted to serving children and adults with disabilities through equine-assisted therapies. FHTRC is a proud member of PATH International, the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship. This means...

  17. What I Learned About Respect from Horses | Connie Crawford | TEDxBrownU

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    Connie Crawford is a lifelong horsewoman​. She practices Tom Dorrance’s approach to working with horses. Connie teaches and directs theatre at Brown University. She studied acting with Uta Hagen, Bobby Lewis and has performed in theaters across America. Connie connects across species. She...

  18. Thunder Rode Therapeutic Riding

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Thunder Rode provides confidence building and rehabilitative training to individuals of all ages with special needs, within aspects of the equine industry. This program will have no boundaries regarding developmental growth, program growth and learning potential for individuals, enhancing their...

  19. Therapeutic Horsemanship of Hawaii - Kona

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Therapeutic Horsemanship of Hawaii – Kona (THH-Kona) is a PATH International Premier Accredited Center located on Hawaii Island in West Hawaii.  PATH International (Professional Association of Therapeutic  Horsemanship International) sets high standards for safety,...

  20. Bearfoot Ranch

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): R.Lee Zasloff

    Bearfoot Ranch is a 501(c)(3) non-profit equestrian center dedicated to providing therapeutic riding lessons and other riding activities in a safe, effective and compassionate environment. The center furthers our students’ knowledge of horses; offers lessons to children and individuals...