Apr 25 2015
Phoenix Pet Expo
Apr 18 2015
International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants 2015 Animal Behavior Conference
4-H'ers and Guide Dogs: Preparing for Adulthood
Though hundreds of 4 -H'ers in other states have raised guide dog pups, Stacy Keesler and Kim Kallsen of Cottonwood are among the first 15 Arizona 4 -H'ers to try it. Youngsters in six Phoenix families recently said difficult goodbyes to dogs they had lived with since June 1980. Earlier...
Service Dog Project, Inc.
The Service Dog Project (SDP) provides a better quality of life for the mobility impaired. SDP has donated over 70 Great Danes as service dogs to individuals who have severe balance and mobility limitations. These dogs provide a valuable service and have enhanced the quality of life...
K9 Service Animals
Service animals can be certified to provide a wide range of services for their companions. Not all service animals are hearing or guide dogs. If your dog can come when signaled, then he may qualify as a service animal depending on your disabilities.We certify all animals that meet ADA...
European Society for Animal Assisted Therapy
In October 2004, was ESAAT Association for Research and Promotion of therapeutic, educational and salutogenic effect of the human / animal relationship, based in Vienna at the Veterinary University of Vienna founded.The main tasks of ESAAT are the research and promotion of animal assisted...
Sirius K9 Service Dogs & Training Center
Along with a variety of private training options for personal pets, we also provide service and support to our community through the training of service dogs. Our service dogs go to men and women, (military or civilian), who experience MST/PTSD, need balance and mobility mitigation, or need an...
Studies to assess the effect of pet training aids specifically remote static pulse systems on the welfare of domestic dogs
Contributor(s):: Jonathan Cooper, Hannah Wright, Daniel Mills, Rachel Casey, Emily Blackwell, Katja Van Driel, Jeff Lines
This project assessed the welfare of dogs trained with pet training aids, specifically remote static pulse collar systems (e-collars). Previous work has focused on a very limited number of devices in a very limited range of contexts and the evidence of the impact of such devices on dog's...
Beautiful Jim Key: The Lost History of a Horse and a Man Who Changed the World [book review]
Contributor(s):: Beisel, Perky
Response landscape graphs conceptualising the effects of arousal and affective state on training outcomes of operant conditioning in animal training.
Contributor(s):: Melissa J. Starling, Nicholas Branson, Denis Cody, Paul D. McGreevy
The files show a series of interactive three-dimensional conceptual graphs as exemplars to describing putative influences of both affective state and arousal on the likelihood of dogs and horses performing commonly desired behaviours. The files correspond to the figures in the manuscript that...
Inaugural Marine Prison Dog Program Assists Wounded Veterans
Contributor(s):: Hershman, Chad L.
Prison program involving animals
Contributor(s):: Bustad, Leo K.
Domestication: The Dawn of Parenting and the Enduring Human/Animal Link
Contributor(s):: Dervin, D. A. N.
Operant Psychology Makes a Splash-In Marine Mammal Training (1955-1965)
Contributor(s):: Gillaspy, James Arthur, Brinegar, Jennifer L., Bailey, Robert E.
Wild and Dangerous Performances: Animals, Emotions, Circus [Book Review]
Contributor(s):: Bollen, Jonathan
`Lion Griefs': the Wild Animal Act as Theatre
Contributor(s):: Stokes, John
Contributor(s):: Deets, Mary
Hand in Paw
Hand in Paw's mission is to improve the health and well-being of children and adults by serving those with physical, emotional, educational, or psychological needs through interactions with professionally-trained Animal-Assisted Therapy Teams. Make a donation today! Every little bit helps!Hand in...
Audrey Schwartz Rivers
Carrots and sticks : principles of animal training
| Contributor(s):: McGreevy, Paul, Boakes, Robert A.