Therapy Dogs of Santa Barbara
The mission of Therapy Dogs of Santa Barbara is to empower people to live more fulfilling lives through the human-animal bond.
Animal Assisted Happiness
Our mission is to enrich the lives of youth with needs through barnyard animal interactions at our Smile Farm and mobile visits, creating moments of joy and happiness throughout our AAH community. We provide barnyard buddies so children and their family members can 'experience the...
We are an innovative 501(c)3 non-profit organization in San Diego county which helps puppies achieve their full potential, thereby enriching the lives of those they assist. The mission of Puppy Prodigies is to provide unique initiatives that utilize service, therapy and emotional support...
Ethnographic Observations on the Role of Domestic Dogs in the Lowland Tropics of Belize with Emphasis on Crop Protection and Subsistence Hunting
| Contributor(s):: Pacheco-Cobos, Luis, Winterhalder, Bruce
Food habits of coyotes, gray foxes, and bobcats in a coastal southern California urban landscape
| Contributor(s):: Rachel N. Larson, Dana J. Morin, Izabela A. Wierzbowska, Kevin R. Crooks
Many carnivores are sensitive to habitat fragmentation, and the capacity to shift diets may improve their ability to persist in urban areas. We collected and identified contents of a total of 119 scats from coyotes (Canis latrans), 58 scats from gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), and...
Pawsitive Teams was founded in 1997 with a desire to be a volunteer-inspired and volunteer-run organization designed to promote the use of well-trained dogs to improve the lives of San Diegans. Our volunteer service dog trainers spend two years with their canine charges prior to placement with...
RedRover helps animals rescued from disasters or neglect, domestic violence survivors seeking safety with their pets, and animals with life-threatening illnesses. We use innovative solutions to prevent cruelty.
Coyote Attacks on Humans, 1970-2015: Implications for Reducing the Risks
| Contributor(s):: Marcy Wilhelm-South, Rex O. Baker, Robert M. Timm
Beginning with the emerging pattern of urban and suburban coyotes (Canis latrans) attacking humans in southern California in the late 1970s, we analyzed information from reported attacks to better understand the factors contributing to changes in coyote behavior. We subsequently used updated...
Tackett Service Dogs
Blue Star Ranch
Blue Star Ranch is an equine-assisted safety-net provider for mental health services with internationally recognized certification. The horses help veterans overcome known barriers to engaging and staying in treatment. They can help families in post deployment transition build resilience. The...
Protein expression and genetic variability of canine Can f 1 in golden and Labrador retriever service dogs
| Contributor(s):: Breitenbuecher, C., Belanger, J. M., Levy, K., Mundell, P., Fates, V., Gershony, L., Famula, T. R., Oberbauer, A. M.
Background: Valued for trainability in diverse tasks, dogs are the primary service animal used to assist individuals with disabilities. Despite their utility, many people in need of service dogs are sensitive to the primary dog allergen, Can f 1, encoded by the Lipocalin 1 gene (LCN1). Several...
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...
Ride to Walk
Ride to Walk was founded in 1985 and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible. Ride to Walk’s mission is to enhance the lives of individuals with neurological disabilities by providing innovative therapeutic horseback riding activities that are...
Paws for Life K9 Rescue
Paws For Life K9 Rescue pulls its dogs from local shelters. Often, we choose dogs in need of socialization and training which we place with our incarcerated trainers throughout California State Prisons. We do this because they can dedicate all of their time to their rehabilitation. After...
Hounds and Heroes
Hounds and Heroes is a national nonprofit dedicated to lifting the spirit and morale of active, wounded, and veteran military troops; and to increase community awareness, education, and involvement about cruelty to animals and care for animals through rescue, foster, and adoption.
Patriots and Paws
The Patriots and Paws mission is to provide Veterans/Active Military/Reservists and their families throughout Southern California basic home furnishings for newly acquired residences. Additionally, at Patriots and Paws for those Veteran/Military service folks that are interested, they can...
Sanctuary Animal Assisted Therapy
The Sanctuary was founded in 2018 by me, Alona Yorkshire, because of my conviction that animals can heal those who need it most. I have been informally rescuing animals my whole life, while having a "real job" and becoming a foster parent. I am a Behavior Analyst and primarily work...
Little Angels Service Dogs
Little Angels Service Dogs is a charitable nonprofit 501c3 corporation that reaches across all of the United States partnering service dogs with the disabled. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality dogs to assist in the daily lives of our recipients.
Therapeutic Riding Center of Huntington Beach (TRCHB)
Therapeutic Riding and Off Track Rehabilitation (TROTR)
TROTR is a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization that specializes in adaptive riding, as well as taking former racehorses and helping them find new, loving forever homes. We also participate in school and community outreach programs.