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  1. Hund, Katze und Co—Tiere als Prävention und Therapie in der Humanmedizin

    Contributor(s):: A. Prothmann

  2. Pet Encounters—Tiergestützte Intervention für hilfebedürftige ältere Menschen

    Contributor(s):: A. Beckmann, S. Wesenberg

  3. Working with People at Risk: An Exploration of Human Services Practitioners' Use of Animal-Assisted Interventions

    Contributor(s):: N Evans, C Gray, J Christenhusz, M Perez-y-Perez

  4. General Practitioners' Attitudes Toward Complementary Therapies

    Contributor(s):: G Easthope, B Tranter, G Gill

    Attitudes toward complementary therapies were elicited from a postal survey of all identified general practitioners in the state of Tasmania, Australia. Regression analysis of the data indicated that demographic features associated with favourable attitudes were younger age and location in small...

  5. Animal-Assisted Interventions for psychiatric patients: Beliefs in treatment effects among practitioners

    Contributor(s):: Bente Berget, Sverre Grepperud

    IntroductionThe aim of the study was to investigate the degree of belief in therapeutic effects from Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI) for psychiatric patients among physicians and psychologists, and to identify variables explaining variations in such beliefs.Material and methodsA...

  6. The Role of Pets in the Lives of College Students: Implications for College Counselors

    | Contributor(s):: Aimee C. Adams, Bruce S. Sharkin, Jennifer J. Bottinelli

    The roles that pets play in the lives of college students have received little attention in the college counseling literature. This article will review four topics related to college students and pets that have implications for counselors: (a) the separation anxiety that students experience...

  7. Revisao sobre etica e bem-estar nas intervencoes assistidas por caes

    | Contributor(s):: P.D.E. Rosa, M. do R. G. Rainho, G. da G. Pereira

  8. Some recent work on the psychotherapeutic value of caged birds with older people

    | Contributor(s):: RA Mugford, JG M'Comisky

  9. How nature can be used to create a therapeutic outdoor environment

    | Contributor(s):: Carol Davis

  10. A Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Long-Term Care Facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Jenna Ebener, Hunhui Oh

    Past research fails to make connections comparing appropriate settings for the benefits of different species of therapy and resident animals in long-term care facilities specifically for the elderly. Two types of animal-assisted interactions (therapy and resident) and four animal species (birds,...

  11. Perceptions of a hospital-based animal assisted intervention program: An exploratory study

    | Contributor(s):: Kathleen Abrahamson, Yun Cai, Elizabeth Richards, Krista Cline, Marguerite E. O'Haire

  12. A companion dog increases prosocial behavior in work groups

    | Contributor(s):: Colarelli, S. M.

    Although organizations use a variety of interventions to improve group functioning, getting people to work effectively with each other remains challenging. Because the presence of a dog has been shown to have positive effects on mood and dyadic interaction, we expected that the presence of a...

  13. Behind the Scenes

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    | Contributor(s):: Frania Shelley-Grielen

    In the first of a four-part article, Frania Shelley-Grielen addresses the lack of regulation in the pet care and services industry, and wonders how standards can be improved for pets and their ownersAmericans love pets. We love them so much that most of us, or 68 percent of us, live with...

  14. SOUL Harbour Ranch

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      The SOUL Harbour Ranch Animal Therapy Program is Barrington's premier animal-assisted interventions program that requires testing and registration of our handlers and our miniature equine (horses and donkeys) with Pet Partners, the "gold...

  15. SquirrelWood Equine Sanctuary

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    Fostering the human-horse bond by PEOPLE HELPING HORSES - HORSES HELPING PEOPLE." SES strives to create an environment of healing and hope to both horses and humans struggling in the aftermath of trauma.    

  16. Experience Learning Support with Animals (ELSA)

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    As a 501 (c)3 nonprofit (ID# 80-0484066) we serve individuals with special needs through the benefits of human-animal bond and horse-assisted activities in the ranch setting. When you partner with ELSA, you help transform the lives of the most vulnerable among us. Since launching in...

  17. Midwest Therapeutic Riding Program

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    Our Mission: Improving the lives of children with special needs through equine facilitated activities: providing individualized care to maximize the child's potential.

  18. Miniature Donkeys for Wellbeing

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    We bring our gentle and friendly miniature donkeys to your community group, voluntary organisation, dementia group or special needs group. Basically, we visit anywhere where a mood boosting donkey visit would help people with their wellbeing. If you want our donkeys to come to a Wedding,...

  19. Equ-Librium

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    Founded in 2001 and located on an 18+ acre farm in Nazareth, PA, Equi-librium provides individuals with physical and developmental disabilities, as well as social/emotional needs, with accessible and affordable therapy by utilizing horses as therapy tools. Equine Assisted Activity & Therapy...

  20. The Dog Alliance

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    We are passionate about improving lives by harnessing the healing power of our relationship with dogs.  We are a 501 C (3),  donation supported non-profit that was formed in 2006.   We provide service dogs for veterans who are challenged by the visible and invisable wounds...