Exploring the influence of pet assisted activities on aggressive behaviour amongs grade R learners
| Contributor(s):: Jani Coetzee
As a grade R teacher in South Africa, the researcher was disturbed by the extent of aggressive behaviour amongst children (aged 4 years to 6 years). Other teachers involved with the same class were of the opinion that the aggressive behaviour had a detrimental effect on their instructional time...
Pilot testing a manualized equine-facilitated cognitive processing therapy (EF-CPT) intervention for PTSD in veterans
| Contributor(s):: Wharton, T., Whitworth, J., Macauley, E., Malone, M.
Animal-assisted therapy in a Canadian psychiatric prison
| Contributor(s):: Dell, C., Chalmers, D., Stobbe, M., Rohr, B., Husband, A.
Effects of visual obstruction, prey resources, and satiety on bird use of simulated airport grasslands
| Contributor(s):: Blackwell, Bradley F., Seamans, Thomas W., Linnell, Kimberly, Kutschbach-Brohl, Lisa, DeVault, Travis L.
Grasslands represent 39%–50% of U.S. airport properties, and a recent management framework recommended exploiting both antipredator behaviours and food resources in airport grasslands to curb use by birds considered hazardous to aviation safety. We evaluated framework predictions empirically by...
Transformative Relationships: Humans and Animals
| Contributor(s):: Clarke, P. N.
Helping Pet Owners Change Pet Behaviors: An Overview of the Science
| Contributor(s):: Strickler, B. G.
Separation, Confinement, or Noises: What Is Scaring That Dog?
| Contributor(s):: Ballantyne, K. C.
The Value Chain Approach in One Health: Conceptual Framing and Focus on Present Applications and Challenges
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| Contributor(s):: Nicolas Antoine-Moussiaux, Marisa Peyre, Pascal Bonnet, Charles Bebay, Mohammed Bengoumi, Astrid Tripodi
The value chain (VC) is a major operational concept for socioeconomic analysis at meso level. Widely mobilized in development practice, it is still undergoing conceptual and practical refining, e.g., to take account of environmental and social sustainability. Briefly, VC refers to a system of...
Animal Welfare: A Contemporary Understanding Demands a Contemporary Approach to Behavior and Training
| Contributor(s):: E. Anne McBride, David J. Montgomery
Contemporary understanding of One Welfare highlights the intrinsic link between animal and human welfare and ethics, regarding physical and psychological well-being as equally important. These principles apply to all animals we keep, regardless of why we keep them. One factor influencing...
Efficacy of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Lowering Anxiety Symptoms of Adolescents in Schools
| Contributor(s):: Courtney Zents
Adolescence is marked by a period of stress with a portion of these individuals experiencing problems with anxiety. There are physical and psychological benefits of using animal-assisted therapy (AAT) for decreasing anxiety, however, the research on this is limited. The current study expands on...
Necessary components of a treatment protocol for childhood posttraumatic stress disorder using animal-assisted therapy as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral therapy [dissertation]
| Contributor(s):: Beale, Leanne
Landscape barkitecture : guidelines for behaviorally, mentally and physically responsive dog parks
| Contributor(s):: Carla I. Corbin
In response to the growing dilemma surrounding urban companion animal management, municipalities are beginning to designate specific locations to offer dogs an opportunity to play, socialize, and exercise off-leash. Current dog park establishment practices utilized by municipalities typically...
Reins and Rainbows
Reins and Rainbows, INC. serves children, youth, adults, and families by providing emotional and behavioral support through experiential learning and cognitive behavioral therapy.Assisted by equine partners who provide stability and unconditional regard, a safe and supportive environment is...
Dogs in the Hall: A Case Study of Affective Skill Development in an Urban Veterinary Program
| Contributor(s):: Martin, Michael, Tummons, John, Ball, Anna, Bird, William
The purpose of this bounded single case study was to explore how an urban high school veterinary program impacted students' affective skill development. The program was unique because students were required to participate in internships with local animal care businesses and care for animals...
Effects of a Program of Adapted Therapeutic Horse-Riding in a Group of Autism Spectrum Disorder Children
| Contributor(s):: García-Gómez, Andrés, Risco, Manuel López, Rubio, Jesús Carlos, Guerrero, Eloisa, García-Peña, Inés Magdalena
Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children...
A Novel Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Improves Glycemic Control: Preliminary Results From a Pilot Randomized Control Trial
| Contributor(s):: Maranda, Louise, Lau, May, Stewart, Sunita M., Gupta, Olga T.
Material culture, behavior, and identity: the human body as experiential nexus
| Contributor(s):: Piprani, John
Doing, being and becoming : the sociality of children with autism in activities with therapy dogs and other people
| Contributor(s):: Solomon, Olga
Nonhuman Animal Cruelty, Bullying, and Behavioral Difficulties among Women
| Contributor(s):: Sanders, C. E., Henry, B. C.
Bullies, Victims, and Animal Abusers: Do They Exhibit Similar Behavioral Difficulties?
| Contributor(s):: Sanders, C. E., Henry, B. C., Giuliani, C. N., Dimmer, L. N.
Two hundred forty-four male undergraduate students enrolled in an introductory psychology class completed surveys assessing animal abuse tendencies, bullying behaviors, and victimization by bullying during their K-12 school experience. Participants also completed the Strengths and Difficulties...