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  1. Mrs. K's Farm

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    Ms. K's Farm is a 501(c)3 charity dedicated to bringing therapeutic relief and life long learning through the connection of animals and nature. 

  2. Green Care LuontoHoiva -laatumerkin hakuprosessin kuvaus Vaalijalan eläinavusteiselle toiminnalle

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    | Contributor(s):: Tanja Auvinen, Enni Leväinen, Marko Tolska

    Kehittämistyön tarkoituksena oli kuvata Green Care LuontoHoiva -laatumerkin hakuprosessi Vaalijalan eläinavusteiselle toiminnalle. Eläinavusteinen toiminta edistää hyvinvointia ja perustuu ihmisen ja eläimen väliseen vuorovaikutukseen. Vaalijala on...

  3. Horse Use and Care in Therapeutic Horseback Riding Programs

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    | Contributor(s):: Emily Watson

    The Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.) is an organization that offers therapeutic horseback riding (THR) and other equine-assisted activities and therapies in the United States. Research on how horses are used and cared for in PATH Intl.-affiliated...

  4. Remotely and collaboratively evaluating a campus-based therapy dog program during the COVID-19 pandemic

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    | Contributor(s):: Fletcher-Hildebrand, S., Williamson, L., Lawson, K., Dell, C.

    The COVID-19 pandemic adversely affected the wellbeing of university students and adults in general, emphasizing the need for mental health programming that was compliant with physical distancing mandates. The present evaluation investigated mental health and social connection within the...

  5. Effects of Equine Interaction on Mutual Autonomic Nervous System Responses and Interoception in a Learning Program for Older Adults

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    | Contributor(s):: Ann L. Baldwin, Lisa Walters, Barbara K. Rector, Ann C. Alden

    Equine-assisted learning (EAL) may improve the health of older adults, but scientific data are sparse. This study investigated whether people aged 55 and older show increased heart rate variability (HRV) during EAL and awareness of bodily sensations that are overall pleasant. Subjects (n =...

  6. Hundassisterade aktiviteter för lindrande av ensamhetskänslor : Utveckling av en handlingsmodell för lindrande av ensamhet bland hemmaboende äldre med hjälp av den sociala tjänstehunden

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    | Contributor(s):: Nanette Westergård-Sjölund

    Nya och innovativa metoder krävs för att effektivt kunna behandla det problem som ensamhet bland hemmaboende äldre utgör. Den demografiska utvecklingen visar att åldersgruppen äldre blir allt större i vårt land, samtidigt som den äldre...

  7. Intervenciones asistidas con perros en alumnado con Trastorno del Espectro Autista. Una revisión de la literatura

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    | Contributor(s):: María Poveda Gómez, Diana Marín Suelves, Sandra Navarro Sánchez

    El presente trabajo constituye una revisión bibliográfica sobre la intervención asistida con perros en niños con trastorno del espectro autista en edad escolar. Los objetivos de la investigación son conocer las metas que persiguen las intervenciones asistidas...

  8. Healing Pause

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    Our mission is to provide trained and sponsored on-staff facility/therapy dogs to organizations serving communities in need.   An on-staff dog allows for deeper encounters between staff and residents, patients, and the public. These therapeutic interactions create lasting ripple effects...

  9. When Therapy Dogs Provide Virtual Comfort: Exploring University Students' Insights and Perspectives

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    | Contributor(s):: Christine Yvette Tardif-Williams, John-Tyler Binfet, Freya L. L. Green, Renata P. S. Roma, Akshat Singal, Camille X. Rousseau, Rebecca J. P. Godard

    With the proliferation of canine-assisted interventions and the emphasis placed on the impact of these sessions in bolstering the well-being of visitors to sessions, especially university students, it can be easy to overlook just how participating in one of these sessions is experienced by...

  10. Equine Assisted Activities to help Minors With Autism Spectrum Disorder. A Literature Review

    | Contributor(s):: Axpe, Inge, Ramos-Diaz, Estibaliz, Fernandez-Lasarte, Oihane, Rodriguez-Fernandez, Arantzazu

  11. Application of attachement theory to equine-facilitated therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Aviva Vincent, Kathleen J. Farkas

    Over the past two decades there has been a growing body of evidence, clinical and anecdotal, that equine-facilitated therapy (EFT) is a powerful tool for social workers and mental health clinicians. Recent research studies have begun to identify, name, and explain the mechanisms of EFT as a...

  12. Beneficios de la intervención asistida con animales en el aula

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    | Contributor(s):: Gloria Álvarez Cejudo

    Se da una visión global sobre la Intervención Asistida con Animales desde diferentes ámbitos de actuación, en concreto, en el campo de la Educación, que es donde los profesionales de la Pedagogía pueden participar. Para ello, se realiza una...

  13. Animal-assisted interventions in mainstream schools: What works?

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    | Contributor(s):: Victoria Lisa Brelsford

    The inclusion of animals within the educational environment has increased in popularity in recent years, with many positive aspects being credited to the practice (Gee, Fine, McCardle, 2017; Fine, 2015). Whilst the value of animal-assisted interventions (AAI) has been reported for both...

  14. H.O.P.E.-full Pastures

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    H.O.P.E.-full Pastures is an Ohio (501c3) non-profit corporation established and founded in 2020.  Located in Hamilton, OH, just under 6 acres, the Carrero's had prayed for such a property for about 10 years before purchasing the farm in 2014. At H.O.P.E.-full Pastures, we strive to...

  15. From In-Person to Virtual: A Case Study of an Animal-Assisted Visiting Program in a Pediatric Setting

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    | Contributor(s):: Whitney Romine

    This article focuses on the practical aspects of converting a successful in-person AAA program to a virtual program in a health care setting including human, canine, and physical resources; animal welfare considerations; training, infection control, and safety guidelines; and visit delivery...

  16. Animal-Assisted with Nursing Home Residents

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    | Contributor(s):: kierstyn stevens

    This study was conducted to evaluate the use of animal-assisted therapy in nursing home residents, particularly a Nursing and Rehabilitation center in Paducah, KY. Residents of long term care facilities, like a nursing home, face many challenges due to physical and mental changes. Factors...

  17. Soul to Soles Connection

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    Soul to Soles Connection, a 501 (c) 3 organization, is dedicated to the mental health of America’s active military, Veterans and their families/caregivers. Participants, suffering from trauma, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) or Military Sexual Trauma (MST), are offered the time to...

  18. Perceptions of Students, Faculty, and Staff Concerning Visitation Dogs on College Campuses

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    | Contributor(s):: Brieanna Hughes

  19. Canine-assisted therapy: The impact of service dog partnership on symptoms of PTSD in veterans

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    | Contributor(s):: Katherine Ankenbauer

    This literature review will seek to review and analyze the efficacy of Canine-Assisted Therapy as a complementary method for combat veterans suffering symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress .Disorder (PTSD), with a particular focus on those who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation...

  20. Why Do People Think Animals Make Good Therapists?

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    | Contributor(s):: Harold Herzog

    New study helps explain why the "animal-assisted therapy" meme has gone viral.