Contributor(s):: Deedee O’Brien
Employing horses in a working farm environment, Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm provides beneficial therapy for people with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. It uses the horse’s unique ability to enhance a person’s movements and touch a...
Participation and control experienced during animal-assisted activities by children hospitalised with cancer
Contributor(s):: Monique Vicky Simon
Children diagnosed and treated for cancer experience a profound life-transformation as they are confronted with unprecedented physical, psychosocial and emotional challenges. Children’s experience of diagnosis and treatment is often accompanied by a lack of participation and reduced...
Factors Which Influence Owners When Deciding to Use Chemotherapy in Terminally Ill Pets
Contributor(s):: Jane Williams, Catherine Phillips, Hollie Marie Byrd
Chemotherapy is a commonly integrated treatment option within human and animal oncology regimes. Limited research has investigated pet owners’ treatment decision-making in animals diagnosed with malignant neoplasia. Dog and cat owners were asked to complete an online questionnaire to...
Silvopastoral systems for sustainable animal production and the role of animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Broom, D.
Sniffing Out Cancer: Pina De Rosa & Adriana LaCorte at TEDxWilmington
Contributor(s):: Pina De Rosa, Adriana LaCorte
Pina De Rosa and Adriana LaCorte describe, with great passion and intensity, their ongoing project -- making a documentary about the ability of dogs to identify, through scent, cancer BEFORE even the most modern technology. Their talk describes the beginning of the process, and features clips...
Nov 09 2016
Preventing Obesity in People and Pets: A One Health Approach
Being there : relationships between people with cancer and their pets : what helps and what hinders
Contributor(s):: Patricia Nitkin
This qualitative research examined the little studied area of human-pet relationships and their impact on persons with cancer. The goal of this study was to gather information from individuals with cancer who had a pet during their illness and explore the helpful and unhelpful aspects of that...
Hope comes covered in fur: Donna Waugh at TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas
Contributor(s):: Donna Waugh
The 2013 "Hero Dog of the Year" John D. and his human, Donna, team up to advance the use of canines in human cancer detection, offering hope that comes covered in fur.Donna Waugh is President of the American Scent Dog Association. The K9 handler and scent dog trainer 2006 began using...
Therapeutic Animal Camp for Children Affected by Cancer
Contributor(s):: Katie Fleck
This research project looks at the therapeutic benefits of an animal camp for children touched by cancer. Animal assisted therapy techniques were used for children to connect with animals during a week long summer camp. The benefits of working with animals are discussed, as well as research on...
Heal : the vital role of dogs in the search for cancer cures
Contributor(s):: Weintraub, Arlene
The Role of clinical studies for pets with naturally occurring tumors in translational cancer research: workshop summary
Contributor(s):: Nass, Sharyl J., Gorby, Heather
Honoring the bond: when cancer threatens
Contributor(s):: Ogilvie, G. K.
Animal-Assisted Therapy and Counseling Support for Women With Breast Cancer: An Exploration of Patient's Perceptions
Contributor(s):: White, J. H., Quinn, M., Garland, S., Dirkse, D., Wiebe, P., Hermann, M., Carlson, L. E.
Centering on Wellness
Contributor(s):: Becze, Elisa
Play the "Pets" Card
Symptom Reduction Identified After Offering Animal-Assisted Activity at a Cancer Infusion Center
Contributor(s):: Marcus, Dawn A., Blazek-O'Neill, Betsy, Kopar, Jennifer L.
Detection goes to the dog
Team Up With Fido To Help Patients
Contributor(s):: Streit, Meghan
The Golden Retriever Lifetime Study: establishing an observational cohort study with translational relevance for human health
Contributor(s):: Guy, M. K., Page, R. L., Jensen, W. A., Olson, P. N., Haworth, J. D., Searfoss, E. E., Brown, D. E.
Another sniffer dog for the clinic?
Contributor(s):: Church, J., Williams, H.