Psychological and Physical Benefits of Interactions with Horses
| Contributor(s):: Jillian Hatcher, Clay Cavinder, Courtney P. Heaton, Lesli Figueiredo, Alex Holtcamp, Thu Dinh
Although much research exists concerning how horses can benefit people with specific debilitating impairments, relatively few studies have pursued what benefit horses offer people in the way of stress relief and improved quality of life. Study participants interacted with horses by grooming...
The Benefits of Pets for Human Health
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| Contributor(s):: Dana Casciotti, Diana Zuckerman
Encouraging pet-friendly housing while protecting landlords from liability
| Contributor(s):: Laurel Palluzi
Development Benefits of Pets for Young Children. Final Report for the Delta Society.
| Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky
Percepción de los Beneficios de la Tenencia de Animales de Compañía para las Personas de la Mediana Edad con Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2
| Contributor(s):: B. Hughes H., A. M. Alvarez A, L. Castelo E., L. Ledon L., M. Mendoza T., E. Dominguez A.
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,...
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...
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.
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)...
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...
Comunicação na prática clínica veterinária de animais de companhia
| Contributor(s):: Mara Cristina Varela da Silva Duarte
A comunicação é imprescindível na prática clínica veterinária e é uma das capacidades mais utilizadas no dia-a-dia de um veterinário. A importância de uma boa comunicação veterinário – dono surge pelo...
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...
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...
Apr 19 2016
The Healing Power of Pets: Fact, Fiction or Somewhere In Between?
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
Investigating the therapeutic benefits of companion animals: problems and challenges.
| Contributor(s):: Franklin, Adrian, Emmison, Michael, Haraway, Donna, Travers, Max
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...
| 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...
Truth about cats and dogs: weighing the pros and cons of pet therapy
| Contributor(s):: Vickery, Kathleen
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.