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  1. Mitä on alpakkaterapia : toimintaterapeutin näkökulma

    Contributor(s):: Tiia Hagman

    Opinnäytetyön aiheena on selventää tapaustutkimuksen avulla, mitä alpakkaterapia käytännössä on. Valmis työ luovutetaan alpakoita kasvattavan Lumotarhan käyttöön. Tutkimus suoritettiin haastattelemalla toimintaterapeutti Joyce...

  2. ELÄINAVUSTEINEN TERAPIA : Esite laaman ja alpakan avulla toteutettavasta terapiasta

    Contributor(s):: Anna Högfors

    Opinnäytetyöni on kaksiosainen: Työ sisältää toiminnallisen osuuden, joka on esitteen muodossa julkaistava tuote, sekä opinnäytetyöraportin esitteen valmistamisprosessista. Eläinavusteinen työskentelymetodi kiinnostaa terapeuttista...

  3. Carneros de la tierra, guanacos y vicuñas. La importancia del ganado. Una visión desde las crónicas

    Contributor(s):: Mamani Siñani, Roger Leonardo

  4. Domestication animale en Amérique du sud: le point des connaissances

    Contributor(s):: Lavallée, Danièle

  5. More than Just Dogs and Horses, Unique Animals Have a Place in the Animal Therapy World: An Interview with Lori Gregory

    05 Jun 2015 | Posted by Katie Carroll

    When most people think of a therapy animal, the first thing that comes to mind is a furry dog with gentle brown eyes, resting his head on the knee of a young children’s hospital patient....

  6. Stable Isotope Ecology and Human-Animal Interactions in Northern Peru

    Contributor(s):: Paul Szpak

    This dissertation addresses several issues related to isotopic ecology in northern Peru. The first portion of the dissertation focuses on baseline carbon and nitrogen isotopic variability in plants for comparison with paleodietary data. The second portion applies these data to assess animal...

  7. Caring Hearts Pet Therapy

    Our "Caring Hearts" Pet Therapy program is an all volunteer, non-profit organization which involves the positive interaction of our registered therapy pets with adults & children with guidance from our experienced volunteer pet handlers. Our name truly reflects what our visits are...

  8. Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas

    Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpacas is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, which offer llama therapy teams that have successfully completed the Animal-Assisted Therapy Certification process offered through the award-winning DoveLewis Animal-Emergency Hospital in Portland, OR.  We currently...

  9. Stone Cottage Ranch and Rescue

    Stone Cottage Ranch and Rescue empowers people of all abilities to experience a sense of purpose and self-worth by teaching them to participate in the day-to-day activities of a working farm.  We will maintain a fully handicap and wheelchair accessible barn and farm.  The ranch will...

  10. Measuring faecal glucocorticoid metabolites as a non-invasive tool for monitoring adrenocortical activity in South American camelids

    Contributor(s):: Arias, N., Requena, M., Palme, R.

  11. Romancing alpacas: A commentary

    Contributor(s):: O'Shaughnessy, Nicholas

  12. Romancing the alpaca: Passionate consumption, collection, and companionship

    Contributor(s):: McMullen, Cathi

  13. Effects of social isolation and restraint on heart rate and behaviour of alpacas

    Contributor(s):: Pollard, J. C., Littlejohn, R. P.

    Heart rate and behaviour of 16 yearling male alpacas were measured during spatial and visual isolation from other alpacas and when a pair of familiar alpacas was present. In experiment 1, alpacas were free to move in a 2.4 msuperscript 2 wire pen, while in experiment 2, alpacas were held under...

  14. Grazing behaviour of llamas, alpacas and sheep in the Andes of Peru

    Contributor(s):: Pfister, J. A., San Martin, F., Rosales, L., Sisson, D. V., Flores, E., Bryant, F. C.

    Llamas, alpacas and sheep graze jointly in many herds in the Andes. As foraging behaviour may be an important aspect of resource partitioning among camelids and sheep, activity budgets and feeding patterns during one wet and one dry season were quantified. Llamas generally spent more time at each...