Paws2Care, Inc. is a 501(c)3 certified non-profit pet therapy organization dedicated to bringing comfort, care, and hope to children with special needs, kids battling cancer, and families facing challenging times. Golden Retriever Beamer is the inspiration behind "Pawsing to...
HABRI Central Case Studies: Animal Intervention: Decreasing Anxiety in Cancer Patients
| Contributor(s):: HABRI Central
A university student talks about a tumor he had as a child and how a dog his family adopted during his treatment helped him through the recovery process.
Canines and Childhood Cancer: The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Patients, Families and Therapy Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Molly Jenkins, Amy McCullough, Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, Kevin Morris
For many people, animals take center stage in their daily lives, offering companionship, comfort, joy and for some, even kinship. Increasingly, greater attention has been given to the roles that animals can play in supporting the health and emotional well-being of people in need, specifically...
Understanding the Role of Therapy Dogs in Pediatric Oncology Settings
Focus groups and interviews were conducted at three U.S. children’s hospitals to gain the perspectives of staff, parents of pediatric oncology patients, adolescent cancer survivors, and therapy dog handlers regarding the role of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) as an adjunctive intervention for...
Newsletter of The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 17
Contents: Message from the President, pg 1Sharing the Banfield Vision, pg 1The Veterinarian's Responsibility in Family Violence, pg 4Is There a HAB When There is an Emergency, pg 5Veterinary Students and the Human-Animal Bond, pg 6Pawsitively Fit for Life, pg 7Canine and Feline Geriatric...
Veterinarians' role for pet owners facing pet loss
| Contributor(s):: Fernandez-Mehler, P., Gloor, P., Sager, E., Lewis, F. I., Glaus, T. M.
Canines and Childhood Cancer: Pilot Study Report
Since December 2011, the Pfizer Foundationand Zoetis have sponsored AmericanHumane Association (AHA) in developingand executing an innovative research study –the Canines and Childhood Cancer (CCC)Study – to investigate the impact of animalassistedtherapy (AAT) on pediatric oncologypatients, their...
Canines and Childhood Cancer: Pilot Study Report Executive Summary
Since December 2011, Zoetis and the PfizerFoundation have sponsored American HumaneAssociation in developing and executing the Caninesand Childhood Cancer (CCC) Study to investigate theeffects of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on pediatric oncologypatients, their families, and the therapy dogs who...
Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center
Opened in 1970 as the first therapeutic riding center built especially for the purpose of serving those with special needs in the United States, the Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center strives to focus on what individuals can accomplish, not on what they cannot.Today, the Cheff Therapeutic Riding...
K-9 Care Unit
The K-9 Care Unit is a group of volunteer pet therapy teams who enjoy sharing their special dogs with others. The group was founded in 2003, inspired by a therapy dog named Rafter who was a cancer survivor, visiting a young Summerville boy with brain cancer.
Veterinary medical ethics. An ethicist's commentary on prolonging the life of cancer patient
| Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.
Animal-assisted therapy services for adult cancer patients: A grant proposal
| Contributor(s):: Moorhouse, Julia
Canine olfactory detection of cancer versus laboratory testing: myth or opportunity?
| Contributor(s):: Lippi, G., Cervellin, G.
Search and rescue: nutritional considerations for dogs with missions from drugs to disaster
| Contributor(s):: Newman, M.
Animal-assisted therapy services for adult cancer patients: a grant proposal
| Contributor(s):: Julia Moorhouse
The purpose of this project was to identify potential funding sources and complete a grant to provide pet therapy/animal-assisted therapy to cancer patients who are actively in treatment at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in Orange County, California, who are experiencing emotional...
A Lesson on Aging From Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Walker, Blair S.
Risk factors for clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease
| Contributor(s):: Baker, F. M., Jordan, Barry, Barclay, Laurie, Schoenberg, Bruce S.
Negative affective states and their effects on morbidity, mortality and longevity
| Contributor(s):: Walker, M. D., Duggan, G., Roulston, N., Slack, A. van, Mason, G.
Canine and feline geriatric oncology : honoring the human-animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Villalobos, Alice, Kaplan, Laurie