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.
Sunshine Ranch Therapeutic Riding
Sunshine Ranch Therapeutic Riding provides equestrian services to children and adults with special needs. Our staff of professional instructors, cheerful volunteers, and well-trained horses delivers life-enriching instruction and experiences. Our programs and services help our students build...
Hearts and Hooves Therapy
Heart and Hooves Therapy is a 501(c)3 non-profit public charity. We are here to enhance the lives of children and adults, any age and ability with a different kind of therapy! We use AAA (animal assisted activities) and AAT (animal assisted therapy) to offer on-site sessions and off-site...
Cell Dogs harnesses the power of the human-animal bond and transforms lives by setting a new course for shelter dogs and incarcerated individuals. By providing second chances, we make a lasting difference in our communities.
Samantha Rocha Dyer (SRD) Foundation Straightening Reins
Samantha Rocha Dyer (SRD) Foundation Straightening Reins is a 501(c)(3) public nonprofit established in 2011 specializing in equine-assisted and interactive therapies designed to improve adolescent and teen mental health and well-being. SRD provides behavioral, educational, and community...
Yes U Can Therapeutic Riding
Captive Audiences: Interactions Between Visitors and Bonobos at the San Diego Zoo
| Contributor(s):: Elena Miyoko Carver
Primate exhibits in American zoological parks, especially those featuring the great apes, are among the most compelling, complex, and popular exhibits for visitors, and are a primary way the American public becomes familiar with our closest living relatives. In this study, I approach the...