Editorial: Working Dogs: Form and Function
Contributor(s):: Otto, C. M., Cobb, M. L., Wilsson, E.
201963512297-1769 (Print)2297-176910.3389/fvets.2019.00351engDepartment of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States.Penn Vet Working Dog Center, Philadelphia, PA, United States.Working Dog Alliance, Melbourne, VIC,...
Anxiety Symptoms and Sleep Disturbance in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: The Impact of Receiving and Training a Service Dog
| Contributor(s):: Scotland-Coogan, Diane
The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on our combat veterans and their families is extensive. Symptoms of anxiety and the effects of sleep disturbance have a negative impact on daily functioning (Wright et al., 2011). The presence of a dog has demonstrated a reduction in anxiety...
KOIRA-AVUSTEISUUS ARTIKKELEIDEN NÄKÖKULMASTA : Kuinka koira-avusteisuudesta kirjoitetaan sosiaali- ja terveysalan ammattilehdissä
| Contributor(s):: Jenni Kääpä
Tämän opinnäytetyön aiheena on koira-avusteisuus sosiaali- ja terveysalan mahdollisuutena. Näkökulma aiheeseen on, kuinka koira-avusteisuudesta kirjoitetaan erilaisissa asiantuntija-artikkeleissa. Teoriaosuudessa tutkitaan käsitteitä koira-avusteisuus ja...
Pain, fatigue, function and participation among long-term manual wheelchair users partnered with a mobility service dog
| Contributor(s):: Vincent, C., Gagnon, D. H., Dumont, F.
Geographic Availability of Assistance Dogs: Dogs Placed in 2013-2014 by ADI- or IGDF-Accredited or Candidate Facilities in the United States and Canada, and Non-accredited U.S. Facilities
| Contributor(s):: Walther, S., Yamamoto, M., Thigpen, A. P., Willits, N. H., Hart, L. A.
Assistance dogs' roles have diversified to support people with various disabilities, especially in the U.S. Data presented here are from the U.S. and Canada non-profit facilities (including both accredited and candidate members that fulfilled partial requirements: all here termed...
The impact of disability-assistance animals on the psychological health of workplaces: A systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Hunter, Caitlin, Verreynne, Martie-Louise, Pachana, Nancy, Harpur, Paul
Psychiatric Assistance Dog Use for People Living With Mental Health Disorders
| Contributor(s):: Lloyd, J., Johnston, L., Lewis, J.
A psychiatric assistance dog (PAD) is a service dog that is trained to assist its handler (owner) who has been diagnosed with a mental health condition such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder. Literature searches reveal that little...
Exposing the mechanisms underlying successful animal-assisted interventions for people with dementia: A realistic evaluation of the Dementia Dog Project
| Contributor(s):: Ritchie, L., Quinn, S., Tolson, D., Jenkins, N., Sharp, B.
2019Dementia (London)14713012198645051471-301210.1177/1471301219864505engSchool of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of Scotland, South Lanarkshire, UK.School of Media, Culture and Society, University of the West of Scotland, South Lanarkshire, UK.Alzheimer...
The Use of Service Dogs for People With Physical Disabilities in Japan in Accordance With the Act on Assistance Dogs for Physically Disabled Persons
| Contributor(s):: Takayanagi, T., Yamamoto, M.
Facilitators and barriers to the use of service dogs: an exploratory study using the Theoretical Domains Framework
| Contributor(s):: Lamontagne, M. E., Djossa Adoun, M., Blanchette, A. K., Champagne, C., Johnson, M. P., Vincent, C., Routhier, F.
Effective Multidisciplinary Search Strategies for Assistance Animals: A Librarian's Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Fausak, E. D.
The effects of service dogs on psychosocial health and wellbeing for individuals with physical disabilities or chronic conditions
| Contributor(s):: Rodriguez, K. E., Bibbo, J., O'Haire, M. E.
Attachment Style Is Related to Quality of Life for Assistance Dog Owners
| Contributor(s):: White, N., Mills, D., Hall, S.
Attachment styles have been shown to affect quality of life. Growing interest in the value of companion animals highlights that owning a dog can also affect quality of life, yet little research has explored the role of the attachment bond in affecting the relationship between dog ownership and...
Enhanced Selection of Assistance and Explosive Detection Dogs Using Cognitive Measures
| Contributor(s):: MacLean, E. L., Hare, B.
Working dogs play a variety of important roles, ranging from assisting individuals with disabilities, to explosive and medical detection work. Despite widespread demand, only a subset of dogs bred and trained for these roles ultimately succeed, creating a need for objective measures that can...
Assistance Dogs: Historic Patterns and Roles of Dogs Placed by ADI or IGDF Accredited Facilities and by Non-Accredited U.S. Facilities
| Contributor(s):: Sandra Walther, Mariko Yamamoto, Abigail Paige Thigpen, Anaissa Garcia, Neil H. Willits, Lynette A. Hart
Dogs’ roles to support people with disabilities are increasing. Existing U.S. laws and regulations pertaining to the use of dogs for people with disabilities are only minimally enforced. Pushback legislation against some aspects of uses of assistance dogs currently is being passed or...
Quality of Life of Service Dog Partners
| Contributor(s):: Robert Wesley Milan
Medical advances are constantly increasing survival rates of individuals experiencing traumatic accidents and infants born with disabilities. Medical advances have also significantly increased the life expectancy of individuals living with disabilities as well as the general population. Along...
Public Perceptions of Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, and Therapy Dogs
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| Contributor(s):: Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher, Peter Hellyer, Louana Cheung, Lori Kogan
As service dogs, emotional support dogs, and therapy dogs have become more prevalent in the USA, so too has the controversy surrounding their legitimacy. Yet, there is a lack of objective data regarding the public’s understanding of the role played by each of these types of animals, as...
"Freedom from themselves" gendered mechanisms of control, power, and resistance in prison dog training programs
| Contributor(s):: Andrea Button
During the past twenty-five years, the number of prison programs in which inmates train dogs has increased rapidly. A lack of systematic studies to address the effects of these programs on staff and inmates has led to limited, anecdotal accounts of the impact of these programs on correctional...