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  1. Effects of removal on a lightly exploited coyote population in eastern Nevada

    Contributor(s):: Jackson, Patrick J.

  2. Refinement of biomarker pentosidine methodology for use on aging birds

    Contributor(s):: Cooey, C. K., Fallo, J. A., Avery, M. L., Anderson, J. T., Falkenstei, E. A., Klandorf, H.

  3. [The Oopoeh Foundation pairs owners and the elderly. Cosy and healthy: a 55+ babysitter for companion animals]

    Contributor(s):: Brouwer, S.

  4. Using the incidence and impact of health conditions in guide dogs to investigate healthy ageing in working dogs

    Contributor(s):: Caron-Lormier, G., England, G. C. W., Green, M. J., Asher, L.

    This study aimed to use retirement data from working guide dogs to investigate healthy ageing in dogs and the demographic factors that influence ageing. Using a dataset of 7686 dogs spanning 20 years, dogs withdrawn for health reasons before they reached retirement were identified. Cases of...

  5. Assessment of severity and progression of canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome using the CAnine DEmentia Scale (CADES)

    Contributor(s):: Madari, A., Farbakova, J., Katina, S., Smolek, T., Novak, P., Weissova, T., Novak, M., Zilka, N.

    Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) represents a group of symptoms related to the aging of the canine brain. These changes ultimately lead to a decline of memory function and learning abilities, alteration of social interaction, impairment of normal housetraining, changes in sleep-wake cycle and...

  6. 'I'd rather wear out than rust out': autobiologies of ageing equestriennes

    Contributor(s):: Davis, Dona L., Maurstad, Anita, Dean, Sarah

  7. Re-evaluating the Role of Companion Animals in the Era of the Aging Boomer

    Contributor(s):: Rebecca J. Huss

    The Census Bureau reports that the number of Americans sixty-five years and older is expected to double to 88.5 million by 2050, and will represent 19% of the population by 2030.  Not only is the percentage of the population over sixty-five years of age growing, but the...

  8. Fostering the human-animal bond for older adults: Challenges and opportunities

    Contributor(s):: Anderson, Keith A., Lord, Linda K., Hill, Lawrence N., McCune, Sandra

    Older adults are at high risk for physical illness and emotional disorders, particularly those of lower socioeconomic status. Pet ownership has the potential to reduce the impact of these problems by providing companionship, reducing social isolation, and enhancing physical activity and...

  9. Human-animal interaction in the aging boom

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Rebecca, Bibbo, Jessica, Fine, Aubrey H.

  10. Neighbourhoods, dogs and walking: An exploration of factors relevant to healthy aging in place

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    | Contributor(s):: Toohey, Ann Madeline

  11. Los beneficios de la terapia asistida por animales como alternativa terapeutica para los profesionales de la salud al ofrecer servicios a envejecientes de 45 anos en adelante con diagnostico de discapacidad intelectual

    | Contributor(s):: Lugo Rios, Eric R.

  12. The Elderly and Their Pets

  13. Understanding the Human-Animal Bond: Implications for Practice with Community-Living Older Adults

    | Contributor(s):: Callahan, Ann M., Brotherton, Regina, Vakalahi, Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue, Simpson, Gaynell M., Giunta, Nancy

  14. The role of pet ownership in the lives of older people: a review

  15. Animal Care and the Elderly

    | Contributor(s):: Bennett, Amy E.

  16. Pets and the Aging: Science Supports the Human-Animal Bond

    In April 2003, PAWSitive InterAction held its second annual educational summit — “Think PAWSitive! 2003: Pets and The Aging” — in Atlanta, Georgia, to explore current scientific thinking about the important role pets play in the lives of people as they grow older. With 76...

  17. Assessment and treatment of nonpain conditions in life-limiting disease

    | Contributor(s):: Villalobos, A. E.

  18. Companion animals for elderly women: The importance of attachment

    | Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, Anna, Winefield, Helen Russell, Beckwith, Melinda

    Much research exploring the relationship between companion animals and physical and psychological health is quantitative and inconclusive, and inconsistent findings have been reported. In this study, we conducted interviews with 11 elderly women and considered the themes that emerged from the...

  19. The Evaluation of an Animal Assisted Therapy Intervention for Elders with Dementia in Long-Term Care

    | Contributor(s):: Sellers, Debra M.

    This study examined the effects of animal assisted therapy (AAT) on the social and agitated behaviors of elders with dementia residing in long-term care. A purposefully selected sample of four elders from one skilled nursing facility in a rural community participated in the study. Utilizing an...

  20. Transitioning registered handler-animal therapy from the institution to the community

    | Contributor(s):: Green, Analeah