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Animal-assisted interventions: an integral piece of the collaborative treatment plan
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Maureen Renee Faiola
This qualitative study was designed using a combination of research methods to explore the benefits of using animal-assisted therapy with vulnerable populations. An analysis of the literature...
The importance of our nation's military working dogs: Lisa Phillips at TEDxSanAntonio
| Videos | Contributor(s): Lisa Phillips
In this talk, Lisa educates us about the importance of our nation’s military working dogs (MWDs), and how we can honor them and support them while on active duty and in retirement.
Sniffing Out Cancer: Pina De Rosa & Adriana LaCorte at TEDxWilmington
| Videos | Contributor(s): Pina De Rosa, Adriana LaCorte
Pina De Rosa and Adriana LaCorte describe, with great passion and intensity, their ongoing project -- making a documentary about the ability of dogs to identify, through scent, cancer BEFORE even...
Integrating animals in the classroom: The attitudes and experiences of Australian school teachers toward animal-assisted interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bradley P. Smith, Ashley A. Dale
The introduction of animals into school classrooms has been posited as a beneficial intervention for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Whilst evidence that animal-assisted...
Evaluation of animal welfare in dogs working with animal assisted interventions for elderly people with dementia
| Theses | Contributor(s): Borghild Njaerheim Barstad
Animal assisted interventions (AAI) have a beneficial effect on human health, but little research is done on the impact this kind of work has on the animals involved. The aim of this study is to...
Stirrups & Smiles
Stirrups & Smiles is an equine-assisted therapy center in Searcy, Arkansas. The organization focuses on helping children overcome developmental and physical delays through a bond with...
Adolescents' health promotion by Equine Assisted Activities
| Theses | Contributor(s): Hanna Hyvonen
The aim of this thesis was adolescents’ health promotion by supporting their empowerment. The fundamental aspect in health promotion is that it aims to empower people. Equine Assisted...
Equine Assisted Activities in Finland : The current situation from the point of view of the people working in the field
| Theses | Contributor(s): Miia Hirvonen
The topic of this Bachelor’s Thesis is Equine Assisted Activities in Finland – The current situation from the point of view of the people working in the field. The author’s...
Riding on Angels' Wings
ROAW is a member center of Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Intl. (PATH Intl.) PATH Intl. is the premier professional organization which provides standards for safe and ethical...
Florida Service Dogs
Florida Service Dogs, Inc. was founded in February 1999. We are a small IRS 501c3 approved Florida non-profit corporation.
We rely solely on our qualified volunteers and your donations. We...
Effectiveness of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
| Theses | Contributor(s): Maria Beatriz Craven
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) is a non-traditional form of psychotherapy that addresses treatment goals with the use of horses. This small pilot study consisting of 5 veterans examines the...
Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas
Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas is the dba service program of Kerrville Elks Charities, Inc. a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that trains and donates service dogs to Disabled American...
Orchardview Stables in Wexford, Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization that makes horsemanship activities accessible to everyone possible in a safe, fun environment. Riders with special needs...
Because We Can - Because We Care
The horse industry uses fear and pain as a motivator when training the horse, hence the term, “Breaking the Horse”. BWC2 subscribes to a different philosophy with our TCR (Trust,...
Angeles en Cuatro Patas (Angels on Four Legs)
We are a rehabilitation center and nonprofit dedicated to children and adolescents with special physical and mental needs.
Angels on four legs began its activity over twenty-three years ago as an...
Animal Assisted Counseling of Colorado
Animal Assisted Counseling of Colorado (AACC) provides counseling services to individuals across the lifespan, ranging from children to adults, couples/partners, and families. We also partner with...
Equine assisted psychotherapy, also referred to as EAP, incorporates horses experientially for emotional growth and learning. Gaited Journeys offers a team of three, a horse specialist to assure...
Companions for Courage
As a part of the community outreach program of South Lake Animal League, Companions for Courage is 501(3)c non-profit group made up of volunteer teams comprising of a handler and a special Therapy...
The best college major you've never heard of: Ann Perkins at TEDxBozeman
| Videos | Contributor(s): Anne Perkins
Do you consider your pet part of your family? Have you ever been struck wondering about the unique bond between humans and domesticated animals? The relationship between humans and animals goes...
Animal-assisted activities: Results from a survey of top-ranked pediatric oncology hospitals
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Chubak, Jessica, Hawkes, Rene
Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing
Chubak, Jessica, Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue,...