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
The Philosophy of Pets in Prisons: An Interview with Emily Humbert
15 Oct 2014 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
When thinking of the settings where the human-animal bond is present, people usually think of schools, long-term care facilities, hospitals, libraries, and even the typical American family’s...
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.
Pets and people
| Contributor(s):: McBain, W. N., Johnson, R. C.
Review of 'Pets and the Elderly: The Therapeutic Bond'
| Contributor(s):: Morycz, Richard
Efficiency of working dogs undergoing a new human familiarization and training program
| Contributor(s):: Haverbeke, Anouck, Messaoudi, Frédéric, Depiereux, Eric, Stevens, Miguel, Giffroy, Jean-Marie, Diederich, Claire
A case study of incarcerated males participating in a canine training program
| Contributor(s):: Nikki S. Currie, Fred O. Bradley (adviser)
The number of animal training programs in correctional facilities has increased in the past 25 years. Anecdotal accounts have informally assessed the efficacy of prison training programs; however, only limited systemic studies have been conducted (Britton & Button, 2005; Furst, 2006). Preliminary...