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  1. Alpha Bravo Canine

    | Organizations

    Alpha Bravo Canine’s mission is to provide trained service dogs to U.S military veterans suffering from  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other...

  2. International Society for Animal Assisted Therapy

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    The International Society for Animal Assisted Therapy, ISAAT, is a worldwide non-profit organization dedicated to quality assurance in the practice of animal assisted interventions. ISAAT...

  3. Vets Helping Heroes

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    Vets Helping Heroes is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization raising funds to sponsor the training of assistance dogs for disabled American veterans and active-duty military personnel.

  4. The Paul Oliver Foundation

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    Established in 2014, The Paul Oliver Foundation is a tax exempt non-profit aimed at providing service animals to veterans of combat with  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic...

  5. Paws Up, Inc.

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    Paws Up, Inc. is a Pet Partners® Community Partner providing Animal Assisted Therapy and Animal Assisted Activities to our community. We currently have approximately 50 teams of handlers and...

  6. Veterans K9 Solutions Inc.

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    Veterans K9 Solutions, Inc. is an organization bringing canine and veterans together with the simple goal; rehabilitate a canine to rehabilitate a veteran. Today, there are more and more veterans...

  7. Canines for Stars & Stripes

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    Canines For Stars & Stripes is dedicated to providing companion animals to veterans coping with PTSD, MST, TBI and other disabilities as a result of military service. We rescue dogs from...

  8. Paws with a cause story: Joe Dulin at TEDxGrandRapidsLibrary

    | Video | Contributor(s): Joe Dulin

    Director of Advancement for Paws With A Cause demonstrates with the aid of a client and his dog how Assistance Dogs help people with disabilities to become self-sufficient.

  9. My seizure dog: Evan Moss at TEDxSouthCapitolSt

    | Video | Contributor(s): Evan Moss

    Evan Moss is a 9-year-old boy with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and epilepsy. Evan is a precocious young boy who loves to make people laugh and enjoys writing. When the decision was made to...

  10. Katz and Dogs: Canine Sniff Inspections and the Fourth Amendment

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): H. Paul Honsinger

    The canine nose, used by school officials and law enforcement officers to detect the presence of contraband on persons or in closed containers such as suitcases, lockers, and cars is...

  11. Computational public safety- dogs, robots and disasters: Dr. Alexander Ferworn at TEDxRyersonU

    | Video | Contributor(s): Alexander Ferworn

    Dr. Alexander Ferworn, professor at the Department of Computer Science, has made a career at Ryerson by looking at challenges from perspectives very different from those of his colleagues. He...

  12. Reinforcement for Operational Mine Detection Rats

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Amanda Mahoney, Christophe Cox, Bart Weetjens, Tess Tewelde, Tekimiti Gilbert, Amy Durgin, Alan Poling

    When using animals for the detection of landmines, handlers face challenges of when to reinforce indication responses, as the actual location of landmines in the field is unknown....

  13. Research in Colombia on Explosives Detection by Rats

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Luisa Fernando Mendez Pardo, Andres M. Perez-Acosta

    The interdisciplinary research group INVESTUD is investigating the effectiveness of mine-detecting lab rats. In Africa, the APOPO program is well-known for using African giant pouched rats for...

  14. Two Strategies for Landmine Detection by Giant Pouched Rats

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alan Poling, Christophe Cox, Bart Weetjens, Negussie Beyene, Andrew Sully

    This article compares the performance of Giant African Pouched Rats under two different management systems, both appropriate for mine-detection operational use. Employing International Mine Action...

  15. Pet Smart

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Samuels, Christina A.

    2006 Education Week 25 26 25-27 0277-4232, 0277-4232 Editorial Projects in Education, Suite 100, 6935 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814-5233; English text

  16. Animals Serving the Handicapped

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Joyce M. Hagebock, George W. Beran

    Mankind for centuries has been hiding or ignoring the less than perfect examples of its own species. Society has recently recognized this problem by undertaking goals to mainstream into daily life...

  17. Borje At The Front Desk

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Syvala, Maria

    2012 Kirjastolehti 3 26 0023-1843, 0023-1843 Finnish Library Association, Helsinki, Finland Finnish text

  18. The Psychosocial Benefits Of Animal-Assisted Activities On The Quality Of Life For Long-Term Care Residents

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Jessica C. Miller Blakely

    Relationships and interactions between humans and animals have been observed for many years. Many of these observations have taken place in therapeutic settings and are referred to as...

  19. Burrowing Deeper: What Rabbit-Assisted Activities Mean to Older Adults

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Natalie Pitheckoff

    Using animal-assisted activities as a recreational program for older adults has long been practiced. Despite its utilization, there is limited research on this topic and no research has...

  20. The use of dogs in Minnesota schools: current use, support for, potential concerns and educator familiarity with potential benefits

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Holly Mclean Ryan, Denise Maricle (adviser)

    The purpose of this study was to determine the current use of dogs in Minnesota public schools, to determine the familiarity of various educators, in particular school counselors, with pet...