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  1. Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks: Using the Academic Classroom to Improve the Adoption Outcomes of 10 Shelter Dogs

    Contributor(s):: Flaisher-Grinberg, Shlomit

  2. Prevalence of Coursework in Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies at Universities and Colleges in the United States: A Scoping Review

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    | 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...

  3. Overview of Centers and Institutes for Human-Animal Interaction in the United States

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    | 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...

  4. Human-Animal Interaction Interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes: A Decade of Progress

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    | 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...

  5. Randomized Trial Examining Effects of Animal Assisted Intervention and Stress Related Symptoms on College Students' Learning and Study Skills

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    | Contributor(s):: Pendry, P., Carr, A. M., Gee, N. R., Vandagriff, J. L.

    Animal Visitation Programs (AVPs) targeting college students’ stress and academic success have increased, despite limited research on academic outcomes. This randomized controlled trial (N = 349) examined the effects of incorporating levels of Human–animal Interaction (HAI) (0%, 50%...

  6. 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,...

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  8. 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...

  9. METHODS FOR MULTISPECIES ANTHROPOLOGY: Thinking with Salmon Otoliths and Scales

    | Contributor(s):: Swanson, Heather Anne

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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....

  13. Oct 22 2016

    2016 International Conference on Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (ICASVM)

    2016 International Conference on Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine (ICASVM2016) is an optimal platform for academic communications, exchange of ideas and inspirations between specialists and...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/476

  14. 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...

  15. On the Respectful Use of Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Garthoff, J. O. N.

  16. The conversation

    | Contributor(s):: Hershey, Darcy, Crawford, Abby, Bass, Cindy

  17. 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

  18. Is There Still Hope for a Scholastic Ontology of Biological Species?

    | Contributor(s):: Dumsday, Travis

  19. Bitch, Bitch, Bitch: Personal Criticism, Feminist Theory, and Dog-writing

    | Contributor(s):: McHugh, Susan

  20. Twelve Uneasy Pieces on Research and Therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Richardson, Laurel