Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks: Using the Academic Classroom to Improve the Adoption Outcomes of 10 Shelter Dogs
Contributor(s):: Flaisher-Grinberg, Shlomit
Prevalence of Coursework in Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies at Universities and Colleges in the United States: A Scoping Review
Contributor(s):: Nina Ekholm Fry, Emily Meszaros & Katie O'Neill
An increasing number of universities and colleges in the United States are offering coursework related to equine-assisted activities or therapies. We conducted a scoping review to determine the prevalence of such coursework at higher education institutions with information on geographic location,...
Overview of Centers and Institutes for Human-Animal Interaction in the United States
Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Jessica Bibbo, Christy L. Hoffman, Megan K. Mueller, Zenithson Y. Ng, Virginia A. Buechner-Maxwell
Academic centers and institutes represent critical hubs for the advancement of areas of scholarly and societal interest. We conducted a survey of 16 academic centers and institutes for human-animal interaction (HAI) in the United States to systematically document the current state of academic...
Human-Animal Interaction Interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes: A Decade of Progress
Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Alan M. Beck
The field of human-animal interaction (HAI) represents the interdisciplinary study of the effects and mechanisms of the interrelationships between humans and animals. These relationships date back centuries, yet have only recently been the focus of scholastic study. The academic focus of HAI...
Randomized Trial Examining Effects of Animal Assisted Intervention and Stress Related Symptoms on College Students' Learning and Study Skills
Contributor(s):: Pendry, P., Carr, A. M., Gee, N. R., Vandagriff, J. L.
The Effect of Therapy Dogs on Exam Stress and Memory
Contributor(s):: Trammell, Janet P.
Therapy dogs have been shown in many different situations to reduce stress and improve outcomes, but their effects on academic performance are unknown. I hypothesized that interaction with therapy dogs prior to exams would reduce stress in students and improve exam scores. In study 1,...
The Effect of Pet Ownership on ESL Students' U.S. Academic Success
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| Contributor(s):: Emily Benjumea
This study examines the academic success of English as a second language (ESL) students based on ownership of and/or relationship with a pet, due to pets’ ability to benefit and support their owners. A survey was compiled for middle school, ESL students in the Fayetteville, Arkansas...
METHODS FOR MULTISPECIES ANTHROPOLOGY: Thinking with Salmon Otoliths and Scales
| Contributor(s):: Swanson, Heather Anne
The Effects of Canine Therapy on Academics, Behavior, and Motivation of Students
| Contributor(s):: Maria Rector
The purpose of this study was to determine whether canine therapy provided by the B.A.R.K.S. program was effective in increasing reading achievement, impacting the motivation of students while participating in therapy, and decreasing off-task behaviors in the classroom. This study focused on...
Equine education programs and related studies as found in colleges and universities in the United States
| Contributor(s):: Carol Louise Wright Parmenter
This study was undertaken to determine the nature and scope of equine education programs being offered in the colleges and universities throughout the country and the attitudes of specialists toward these programs. The schools participating in this study were selected after an extensive review of...
Incorporating veterinary science CDE standards into current companion animal science course
| Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Ammon
To allow students to reach the full potential of the three-ring agriculture education model, students must excel in all three categories: FFA (formally Future Farmers of America), Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) and the classroom/laboratory. SAE experience begins at the local level....
Oct 22 2016
2016 International Conference on Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (ICASVM)
Educational Value of Human-Animal Interactions
| Contributor(s):: Sara Adamczak
Human-animal interactions are inherently multi-disciplinary. However, the influence of human-animal interactions on academic achievement has yet to be evaluated in the literature. Although it has been suggested that animals influence the development of human intelligence (Shepard, 1978), this...
On the Respectful Use of Animals
| Contributor(s):: Garthoff, J. O. N.
| Contributor(s):: Hershey, Darcy, Crawford, Abby, Bass, Cindy
Association between pet-keeping and asthma in school children
| Contributor(s):: Medjo, Biljana, Atanaskovic-Markovic, Marina, Nikolic, Dimitrije, Spasojevic-Dimitrijeva, Brankica, Ivanovski, Petar, Djukic, Slobodanka
Is There Still Hope for a Scholastic Ontology of Biological Species?
| Contributor(s):: Dumsday, Travis
Bitch, Bitch, Bitch: Personal Criticism, Feminist Theory, and Dog-writing
| Contributor(s):: McHugh, Susan
Twelve Uneasy Pieces on Research and Therapy
| Contributor(s):: Richardson, Laurel