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  1. Playful pooches: Using canine interactions to enhance therapeutic outcomes for children and adolescents

    Contributor(s):: VanFieet, Risë

  2. Animal companions and military veterans: How dogs can help America's heroes

    Contributor(s):: Carper, Teri L., Bartone, Anne S., Petty, Frederick C.

  3. Partners : everyday working dogs being heroes every day

    Contributor(s):: Walton, Nan

  4. Unconditional honor : wounded warriors and their dogs

    Contributor(s):: Scott, Cathy

  5. Teaming with your therapy dog

    Contributor(s):: Howie, Ann R.

  6. Therapy dogs : compassionate modalities

    Contributor(s):: Butler, Kris

  7. Pet facilitated therapy groups with kids

    Contributor(s):: Eaton, Yvonne M., Fauble, Mandy A.

  8. Booboos, Band-aids and Bentley : the true story of a hospital therapy dog

    Contributor(s):: Myers, Janet Marshall Jamie

  9. Working as a therapy dog: observations and tips from an experienced therapy dog

    Contributor(s):: Stanart, Lorna, Stanart, Breeze

  10. The power of wagging tails : a doctor's guide to dog therapy and healing

    Contributor(s):: Marcus, Dawn A.

  11. Therapy dogs in cancer care : a valuable complementary treatment

    Contributor(s):: Marcus, Dawn A.

  12. Service and therapy dogs in American society : science, law and the evolution of canine caregivers

    Contributor(s):: Ensminger, John J.

  13. On dogs and dying : inspirational stories from hospice hounds

    Contributor(s):: Rivera, Michelle A.

  14. The power of wagging tails : a doctor's guide to dog therapy and healing

    Contributor(s):: Marcus, Dawn A.

  15. Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound: How you and your dog can lose weight, stay fit, and have fun together

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Phil Zeltzman, Rebecca A Johnson, Alan M. Beck

    A dog is an ideal workout partner: always supportive, happy to go for a walk, and never judgmental. When people and dogs exercise together, fitness and health happen on both ends of the leash. As the obesity epidemic spreads, 70 percent of Americans and 50 percent of dogs are overweight or...

  16. Traveling Blind: Adventures in Vision with a Guide Dog by My Side

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Susan Krieger, Alan M. Beck

    Traveling Blind is a romance, a travel adventure, an emotional quest, and a deeply reflective description of coming to terms with lack of sight. It reveals the invisible work of navigating with a guide dog while learning to perceive the world in new ways. Although an intensely personal account,...

  17. The Health Benefits of Dog Walking for People and Pets: Evidence and case studies

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Rebecca A Johnson (editor), Alan M. Beck (editor), Sandra McCune (editor)

    Obesity is at epidemic levels worldwide. In the U.S. alone, it is estimated that by 2018 the cost of treating weight-related illnesses will double to almost $350 billion a year. A 2010 report by the U.S. Surgeon General estimates that two-thirds of American adults and almost one in three...

  18. On Dogs and Dying: Inspirational Stories from Hospice Hounds

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Michael A. Rivera

    Dogs know when we are feeling down. They love it when we are happy and seeking friendship and fun, and they understand when we are feeling sad and desperate. This book presents a series of real-life tales of the positive effects dogs have had on people at the end of their lives, chronicling the...

  19. Independent Vision: Dorothy Harrison Eustis and the story of The Seeing Eye

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Miriam Ascarelli

    Mention the words "Seeing Eye," and most people will associate them with guide dogs for the blind and partially-sighted. Mention the name "Dorothy Harrison Eustis," and most people will not recognize it, even though she is the woman responsible for founding The Seeing Eye,...