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  1. The Benefits of Pets for Human Health

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Dana Casciotti, Diana Zuckerman

  2. Encouraging pet-friendly housing while protecting landlords from liability

    | Contributor(s):: Laurel Palluzi

  3. Development Benefits of Pets for Young Children. Final Report for the Delta Society.

    | Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky

  4. Percepción de los Beneficios de la Tenencia de Animales de Compañía para las Personas de la Mediana Edad con Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: B. Hughes H., A. M. Alvarez A, L. Castelo E., L. Ledon L., M. Mendoza T., E. Dominguez A.

  5. A Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Long-Term Care Facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Jenna Ebener, Hunhui Oh

    Past research fails to make connections comparing appropriate settings for the benefits of different species of therapy and resident animals in long-term care facilities specifically for the elderly. Two types of animal-assisted interactions (therapy and resident) and four animal species (birds,...

  6. The effect of therapy dogs on children in a learning environment

    | Contributor(s):: Kimberly Ann Sheckler, Roberta DiHoff (adviser)

    Having a dog in school can seem exciting for many students, but can these furry companions actually help students attain higher levels of academic success? The benefits of therapy dogs in an educational setting can be seen in many research studies. Dogs in the classroom can be used to calm...

  7. Pets Are Good For Us—But Not In The Ways We Think They Are

    | Contributor(s):: Simon Worrall

    An animal expert debunks myths about our furry companions.    

  8. An Examination of the Cost-Benefit Ratio of Raising Guide Dog Puppies

    | Contributor(s):: Whitney Vail, Genevieve L. Y. Arnaut PhD PsyD (adviser), Michel Hersen PhD ABPP (adviser)

    This survey study examined the ratio of costs versus benefits for raising guide dog puppies, as well as whether participating in this volunteer program may be considered an altruistic act. One hundred and forty-nine male and female Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. puppy raisers (ages 12 to 69)...

  9. The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intentions: Why Harm–Benefit Analysis and Its Emphasis on Practical Benefit Jeopardizes the Credibility of Research

    | Contributor(s):: Herwig Grimm, Matthias Eggel, Anna Deplazes-Zemp, Nikola Biller-Andorno

    It is our concern that European Union Directive 2010/63/EU with its current project evaluation of animal research in the form of a harm–benefit analysis may lead to an erosion of the credibility of research. The HBA assesses whether the inflicted harm on animals is outweighed by potential...

  10. Los beneficios de la Terapia con animales y naturaleza sobre las personas con diversidad funcional

    | Contributor(s):: Serena Dubreu

    El objetivo del proceso de investigación de mi Trabajo de Fin de Grado recae en los beneficios que tienen la naturaleza y los animales sobre las personas con diversidad funcional y más precisamente sobre las personas con trastorno mental. Lo que me motivó en esta...

  11. Animals in Ohio long-term care facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Jason Stull, Tim Landers, Chelsea Fauver

    There is strong evidence that animals provide many health benefits to residents living in a long-term care facility (Nursing Home). Although animals may provide benefits to this population, there are also health risks associated with animal interactions. This brochure provides long-term care...

  12. Apr 19 2016

    The Healing Power of Pets: Fact, Fiction or Somewhere In Between?

    As part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series, the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine will hold two seminars to discuss pets and animal-related issues.Hal Herzog will present “The...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/455

  13. Experiencia del Programa CanVivir: Un estudio desde la voz de las jovenes participantes pertenecientes al Centro de Detencion y Tratamiento Social de Ponce

    | Contributor(s):: Lasanta Bondy, Adriana

  14. Investigating the therapeutic benefits of companion animals: problems and challenges.

    | Contributor(s):: Franklin, Adrian, Emmison, Michael, Haraway, Donna, Travers, Max

  15. Animal-assisted therapy with farm animals for persons with psychiatric disorders.

    | Contributor(s):: B. Berget, B.O. Braastad

    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) with farm animals for humans with psychiatric disorders may reduce depression and state anxiety, and increase self-efficacy, in many participants. Social support by the farmer appears to be important. Positive effects are best documented for persons with affective...

  16. Animal-Assisted Therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Kayla Blasz

    Animals are an important influence on the well-being andhealth of humans. Exposure to animals in a therapeutic settinghas, historically, had physical, physiological, andpsychological benefits to humans’ health. Animal-assistedtherapy (AAT) is a proposed effective therapy method for avariety of...

  17. Truth about cats and dogs: weighing the pros and cons of pet therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Vickery, Kathleen

  18. More than a furry companion: The ripple effect of companion animals on neighborhood interactions and sense of community

    | Contributor(s):: Wood, L. J., Giles-Corti, B., Bulsara, M. K., Bosch, D. A.

  19. Some of our best therapists are dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Mallon, Gerald P.

  20. Problems related to the use of animals for therapeutic and care purposes. The document of the National Committee for Bioethics

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    | Contributor(s):: Deborah Maron, Pasqualino Santori

    The Italian Ministry of Health, in 2002, instructed the National Committee for Bioethics to carefully review and ultimately provide evidence for future legislative bills in various aspects. One such matter was that of the subject of “Pet Therapy”, generically viewed as a...