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  1. Fake Service Dogs: Leading by Example

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    | Contributor(s):: Joshua Ferguson

    This qualitative research examines public awareness pertaining to the protocols surrounding service dogs and their handlers, known collectively as the service team. The use of service dogs has been on the increase as more people discover the benefits provided by service dogs. The increase in...

  2. Benefits and challenges of mobility and medical alert service dogs for caregivers of service dog recipients

    | Contributor(s):: Nieforth, L. O., Rodriguez, K. E., O'Haire, M. E.

  3. Current Rules and Regulations for Dogs Working in Assistance, Service, and Support Roles

    | Contributor(s):: McMichael, M. A., Smith-Blackmore, M.

  4. Assistance, Service, Emotional Support, and Therapy Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: McMichael, M. A., Singletary, M.

  5. The End of the Partnership With a Guide Dog: Emotional Responses, Effects on Quality of Life and Relationships With Subsequent Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Lloyd, J., Budge, C., La Grow, S., Stafford, K.

  6. Low Risk of Transmission of Pathogenic Bacteria between Children and the Assistance Dog during Animal Assisted Therapy if Strict Rules are Followed

    | Contributor(s):: Edner, A., Lindström-Nilsson, M., Melhus, Å

  7. Enhancing the Selection and Performance of Working Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Bray, E. E., Otto, C. M., Udell, M. A. R., Hall, N. J., Johnston, A. M., MacLean, E. L.

  8. Eläinavusteinen sanataide : ammattilaisten käsityksiä koira-avusteisen sanataidetyöskentelyn merkityksestä kehitysvammaisten nuorten sosiaalisessa hyvinvoinnissa

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    | Contributor(s):: Nora Laine

    Pro gradu -tutkielmassa selvitetään eläinavusteisen sanataiteen merkitystä kehitysvammaisten nuorten sosiaalisessa hyvinvoinnissa. Tutkimusaineisto koostuu kolmen ammattilaisen haastattelusta ja Kerrotaan Koiralle -työpajan toiminnan havainnoinneistani. Tutkimuksen...

  9. Paws with a Purpose

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    Founded in 2003, Paws with Purpose (PwP) is a 501(c) non-profit organization that provides highly skilled Assistance Dogs as partners to children and adults with physical disabilities or other special needs. These dogs provide comfort and companionship; help to break down social barriers, and...

  10. Canine Guardians

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    Canine Guardians is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, fully volunteer, donation-based organization in the beautiful Napa Valley. We raise and train and provide service dogs to assist and enrich the daily lives of wounded American veterans and veterans with PTSD , children and adults with physical...

  11. Is cognition the secret to working dog success?

    | Contributor(s):: Hare, B., Ferrans, M.

  12. The Importance of Establishing Assistance Animal Policies in your Library

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    | Contributor(s):: Maureen Rust, Mary Wise

    Many library employees do not understand fully the laws and rules regarding service animals and the rights of persons with disabilities who work with service animals. Employees do not necessarily know the differences between service animals, therapy animals, and emotional support animals. It is...

  13. A Pilot Study on the Contamination of Assistance Dogs' Paws and Their Users' Shoe Soles in Relation to Admittance to Hospitals and (In)Visible Disability

    | Contributor(s):: Vos, S. J., Wijnker, J. J., Overgaauw, P. A. M.

  14. Concurrent and Predictive Criterion Validity of a Puppy Behaviour Questionnaire for Predicting Training Outcome in Juvenile Guide Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Hunt, R. L., England, G. C. W., Asher, L., Whiteside, H., Harvey, N. D.

  15. "Thriving Through Relationships" as a useful adjunct to existing theoretical frameworks used in human-companion dog interaction literature

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    | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Gravrok, Dan Bendrups, Tiffani Howell, Pauleen C. Bennett

    The relationship formed between a human and a dog can be transformative. Human-Animal Interaction (HAI) research aims to understand why these relationships are so important. Within this field, human-dog relationships have been explained through various theoretical constructs, of which the...

  16. Dog cognitive development: a longitudinal study across the first 2 years of life

    | Contributor(s):: Bray, E. E., Gruen, M. E., Gnanadesikan, G. E., Horschler, D. J., Levy, K. M., Kennedy, B. S., Hare, B. A., MacLean, E. L.

  17. The impact of service dogs on children, youth and their families: A systematic review

    | Contributor(s):: Lindsay, S., Thiyagarajah, K.

  18. To live with a wagging tailed assistant – service and hearing dog ownership from the perspective of swedish owners

    | Contributor(s):: Lundqvist, Martina, Levin, Lars‐Åke, Alwin, Jenny, Nedlund, Ann‐Charlotte

  19. HANDI'CHIENS

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    HANDI'CHIENS educates and gives free assistance dogs to people with disabilities.

  20. Empathy in dogs: With a little help from a friend – a mixed blessing

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    | Contributor(s):: Sabrina Karl, Ludwig Huber

    Kujala (2017) presents an extensive overview of existing research on canine emotions in comparison to those of other non-human animals and humans. This commentary provides some additional research results on the intensively debated field of empathy in dogs. We focus on recent advances in...