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Alpha Bravo Canine
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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...
International Society for Animal Assisted Therapy
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.
Vets Helping Heroes
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.
The Paul Oliver Foundation
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...
Paws Up, Inc.
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...
Veterans K9 Solutions Inc.
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...
Canines for Stars & Stripes
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Samuels, Christina A.
Editorial Projects in Education, Suite 100, 6935 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814-5233;
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...
Borje At The Front Desk
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Syvala, Maria
Finnish Library Association, Helsinki, Finland
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...
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...
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...