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Socio-demographic factors associated with pet ownership amongst adolescents from a UK birth cohort
Contributor(s):: Purewal, R., Christley, R., Kordas, K., Joinson, C., Meints, K., Gee, N., Westgarth, C.
Factors Influencing Motor Outcome of Hippotherapy in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Contributor(s):: Seung Mi, Y., Ji Young, L., Hye Yeon, S., Yun Sik, S., Jeong Yi, K.
The Effect of a Pet Therapy and Comparison Intervention on Anxiety in Hospitalized Children
Contributor(s):: Hinic, K., Kowalski, M. O., Holtzman, K., Mobus, K.
[... and Riding as Well? Case Report about the Treatment of an Infant with Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome]
Contributor(s):: Steppacher, I., Kissler, J.
Acceptability and Demand of Therapy Dog Support Among Oral Health Care Providers and Caregivers of Pediatric Patients
Contributor(s):: Vincent, A., Easton, S., Sterman, J., Farkas, K., Heima, M.
Parental Perceptions of the Nature of the Relationship Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Share with Their Canine Companion
Contributor(s):: Harwood, C., Kaczmarek, E., Drake, D.
Parent Perceptions of Psychosocial Outcomes of Equine-Assisted Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Contributor(s):: Tan, V. X., Simmonds, J. G.
Influence of age and experience rider on differentiate the behaviour of recreational horses being prepared for use
Contributor(s):: Jastrzebska, E., Wilk, I.
Hippotherapy in Rehabilitation Care for Children With Neurological Impairments and Developmental Delays: A Case Series
Contributor(s):: Kraft, K. A., Weisberg, J., Finch, M. D., Nickel, A., Griffin, K. H., Barnes, T. L.
Early diagnosis and intervention for autism spectrum disorder in Africa: insights from a case study
Contributor(s):: Wannenburg, N., van Niekerk, R.
Stepping Stones Farms
Stepping Stone Farms is a non-profit horse rescue and therapeutic facility in Franksville that serves the needs of people in the South East Wisconsin area. In our Equine Assisted Coaching programs, people experience physical and emotional healing through riding and interacting with the horses,...
Turning the Page for Spot: Exploring the Potential of Therapy Dogs to Support Reading Motivation and Positive Reading Behaviours Among Young Children
| Contributor(s):: Camille Xinmei Rousseau
Animal-assisted literacy programs are growing in popularity as research continues to reveal their benefits for promoting children’s reading skills and positive reading behaviours. Struggling readers may benefit the most from canine-assisted literacy programs as these programs may increase...
Talking about animals : studies of young children visiting zoos, a museum and a farm.
| Contributor(s):: Susan Dale Tunnicliffe
Conversations of children, between the ages of three and twelve years, and their accompanying adults were recorded at animal exhibits during visits, organised either by the school or family, to a variety of zoos in England and the USA, and to the Natural History Museum, London. The animal...
'I want to bring him from the aeroplane to here': The meaning of animals to children of refugee or migrant backgrounds resettled in Australia
| Contributor(s):: Damien W. Riggs, Clemence Due, Nik Taylor
Separation from animals with whom children have caring relationships can lead to considerable loss and grief, perhaps especially in the case of migration. This article reports on a thematic analysis of interviews undertaken with children of migrant or refugee backgrounds who had resettled in...
Eagle's Nest Ranch
Eagle’s Nest Ranch is a 501c3 non-profit located in Elizabeth, Colorado, whose purpose is to bring hope, trust and growth into the lives of those who come to the Ranch. We serve adults and children who have experienced or who are experiencing the invisible wounds of life. Our desire...
Teaching Children and Parents to Understand Dog Signaling
| Contributor(s):: Kerstin Meints, Victoria Brelsford, Tiny De Keuster
Safe human-dog relationships require understanding of dogs' signaling. As children are at particularly high risk of dog bites, we investigated longitudinally how children from 3 to 5 years and parents perceive and interpret dogs' distress signaling gestures. All participants were then...
Lemmikkieläimet lapsen kehityksen tukena
| Contributor(s):: Minna Hautala
Opinnäytetyöni tarkoituksena oli saada tietoa siitä, miten lemmikkieläimet voivat olla tukena lapsen kehityksessä. Tutkimuksen päätavoitteena oli saada tietoa leikki-ikäisten lasten vanhemmilta lemmikkieläinten vaikutuksesta lapsen kehitykseen...
Bearfoot Ranch is a 501(c)(3) non-profit equestrian center dedicated to providing therapeutic riding lessons and other riding activities in a safe, effective and compassionate environment. The center furthers our students’ knowledge of horses; offers lessons to children and individuals...
Therapeutic Equestrian Center
TEC is a nonprofit 501(c)3 service organization that provides year-round, horse-related activities, and therapeutic riding to people young and old living with special needs, including veterans and active military members. Our programs are designed to help children to seniors find hope,...
Childhood Attachment to Pets: Associations between Pet Attachment, Attitudes to Animals, Compassion, and Humane Behaviour
| Contributor(s):: Roxanne D Hawkins, Joanne M Williams, Scottish SPCA
Attachment to pets has an important role in children’s social, emotional, and cognitive development, mental health, well-being, and quality of life. This study examined associations between childhood attachment to pets and caring and friendship behaviour, compassion, and attitudes towards...