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  1. Bonding with Horses

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Amitabh Divakar

    A meditation technique is used that is based on visualising the Shape of OM. With this meditation I am able to raise my Theta waves. When TBR ( Theta Beta ratio) crosses 5, the horses bond. In...

  2. Dogs Helping Humans Heal: Moschell Coffey at TEDxUMassAmherst

    | Videos | Contributor(s): Moschell Coffey

     Moschell Coffey speaks about the relationship between dogs and humans and the ways that dogs and humans can improve each other's health and well-being. She discusses therapy animals, the...

  3. The Effect of Human-Animal Interaction on Human Cardiovascular Health

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Felicia Trembath, Emily Patterson-Kane

    More than 2,150 Americans die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) daily, an average of 1 death every 40 seconds (Go et al., 2014). In any given year, approximately 620,000 Americans suffer their...

  4. Laura McCarty

  5. Animal-Assisted Activities Boost Older Adults' Esteem

    | Journal Articles

    2014 Journal of Gerontological Nursing 40 6 8-8 00989134 text

  6. Therapeutic Horse

    | Organizations

    We are a small non-profit 501c3 organization in Central Maine run solely on volunteers, donations and small fundraising events. We work with local farms committed to excellence in horse care,...

  7. Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati

    | Organizations

    Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati is an all-volunteer group of over 200 volunteer Therapy Teams that provide Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) to clients...

  8. HorseBuds Therapeutic Riding Center

    | Organizations

    HorseBuds TRC is a unique center that offers a safe, family-friendly farm environment for therapeutic riding.

  9. BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center

    | Organizations

    Bringing hope, joy and unlimited possibilities through the healing power of the horse. BraveHearts is a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.).Premier...

  10. Animal-Assisted Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder

    | Reports | Contributor(s): Marguerite E. O'Haire, Noémie A. Guérin, Alison C. Kirkham, Courtney L. Daigle

    Approximately 1 in 68 children in the United States has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD; Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 2014). There is no cure for ASD;...

  11. Relational provisions from pets in the context of the family : implications for perceived social support and human health

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Sheila Ann Bonas

    This thesis examines how the psychology of human relationships can be applied to the phenomenon of pet ownership. Current views on the origins of pet ownership and reasons for its popularity, and...

  12. New York Therapy Animals

    | Organizations

    An affiliate member of Intermountain Therapy Animals.

  13. Pets On Wheels Of Delmarva, Inc.

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    Pets On Wheels of Delmarva was founded in 1993 by a group of dedicated individuals and has grown to encompass the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. We are a group of volunteer...

  14. H.E.A.R.T. (Human-Animal Educational And Relational Therapy)

    | Organizations

    “H.E.A.R.T. Pet Programs, Inc. was formed to address the growing local requests for human/animal therapy programs having therapeutic, educational or recreational goals.” Our...

  15. Fairfax Pets On Wheels, Inc.

    | Organizations

    Fairfax Pets On Wheels brings together loving companion pets and Fairfax County residents of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. FPOW is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization sponsored...

  16. Teton County PAL (People Animals Love)

    | Organizations

    Teton County PAL is a nonprofit organization connecting the National Pet Partners Program (formerly Delta Society) to local animal-human teams to provide comfort and support in our community....

  17. Can Praxis

    | Organizations

    Can Praxis uses horses to help soldiers recover from it and regain their family relationships. Can Praxis is a collaboration between Steve Critchley and Jim Marland. Critchley is a 28 year...

  18. Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause

    | Organizations

    A resource for psychological and emotional support, healing and learning through interactions with pets. Serving the lower Hudson Valley: Rockland, Westchester, Orange Putnam, Ulster, Dutchess, as...

  19. 動物介在活動と療法に関する教育研究プログラム(平成18年度教育学習方法改善支援経費報告)

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mitsuaki Ohta

    平成14年より行われている動物介在活動・療法(AAT/AAA)教育プログラムは,AAT/AAAに関わる人材を育てるために行動学者,人と動物の関係学の研究者,動物福祉の研究者,獣医師,心理学者,精神科医,心理療法士らにより実施され,2年間で修了する継続的な教育カリキュラムである。Dennis C. Turner博士(institute for applied Ethology and...

  20. Furry Therapists: the advantages and disadvantages of implementing animal therapy

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Erin E. Schultz

    The human-animal bond is a unique interaction. For many years, prisons, nursing homes, schools and other institutions have involved animals for therapy purposes. Being in the presence of animals,...