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  1. Pet Ownership, Child Anxiety, Child Physical Activity and Mother's Perception of Children's Health Status

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    | Contributor(s):: Noel David Castro, Eric W. Lindsey

    This study examined possible connections between pet ownership and children’s health status, as mediated by children’s anxiety and physical activity. A total of 134 mothers with a preschool age child participated in the study. Mothers completed a demographic survey, responded to...

  2. A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of the Child-Dog Relationship in Healthy Weight and Overweight/Obese Children

    | Contributor(s):: Deborah Linder

  3. Dog attachment and perceived social support in overweight/obese and healthy weight children

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    | Contributor(s):: Deborah E. Linder, Jennifer M. Sacheck, Farzad Noubary, Miriam E. Nelson, Lisa M. Freeman

    The development of effective and sustainable interventions to treat childhood obesity remains both a priority and a challenge. Previous studies support that dogs provide social support in overweight adults in obesity interventions, but the child-dog relationship is not as well understood. The...

  4. Your child's first pet: Some advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics

    | Contributor(s):: Knopf, Alison

  5. Hope Reins of Raleigh

    Hope Reins of Raleigh provides comfort to hurting children and their families by providing one-on-one sessions between caring leaders and extraordinary ‘equine counselors,’ many of whom are rescued horses and faced abuse and neglect themselves. Our services are free of charge and made...

  6. Mary E Rauktis

    https://habricentral.org/members/2827

  7. Animals in educational settings: Research and practice

    | Contributor(s):: Gee, Nancy R., Fine, Aubrey H., Schuck, Sabrina

  8. Needs Assessment for Animal-Assisted Interventions: Factors Influencing Implementation of Dogs as Judiciary Aids in Criminal Justice Processes in CPS Cases

    | Contributor(s):: MacNamara, Maureen

    The study presents findings from a needs assessment exploring the critical features or core elements that bear on professionals regarding the inclusion of dogs as judiciary aides in the investigation and prosecution of child maltreatment cases. Specifically, the objectives of the current needs...

  9. Therapeutic horsemanship and children adopted from foster care: A case study analysis using mixed methods

    | Contributor(s):: Cody, Patricia Anne

  10. Pet Smart

    | Contributor(s):: Samuels, Christina A.

  11. Does Pet-Keeping Modify the Association of Delivery Mode with Offspring Body Size?

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    | Contributor(s):: Cassidy-Bushrow, Andrea, Wegienka, Ganesa, Havstad, Suzanne, Levin, Albert, Lynch, Susan, Ownby, Dennis, Rundle, Andrew, Woodcroft, Kimberley, Zoratti, Edward, Johnson, Christine

    Caesarean-section (CS) delivery increases risk of childhood obesity, and is associated with a distinct early-life gut microbiome, which may contribute to obesity. Household pets may alter human gut microbiome composition. We examined if pet-keeping modified the association of CS with obesity at...

  12. Style over substance: what can parenting styles tell us about ownership styles and obesity in companion animals?

    | Contributor(s):: German, A. J.

  13. The Bee Kind Garden: a qualitative description of work with maltreated children

    | Contributor(s):: Worsham, N. L., Goodvin, R.

  14. Long-term outcome of equestrian injuries in children

    | Contributor(s):: Dekker, R., Ck,, Kootstra, J., Groothoff, J. W., Eisma, W. H., ten Duis, H. J.

    PURPOSE: To investigate the possible development of long-term disabilities arising from paediatric equestrian injuries. METHOD: All patients, aged 17 years or younger, treated in a hospital setting because of an equestrian injury during a five-year period received a questionnaire. A reference...

  15. Oct 27 2014

    Courthouse Dogs Conference

    Speakers include:James Ha, PhD, Animal BehavioristBrenda Kocher, volunteer guardian ad litumMarina Hall Phillips, Expert Dog BreederDavid Crenshaw, PhD, Clinical PsychologistFor more information...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/232

  16. Exotic pets: Health and safety issues for children and parents

    | Contributor(s):: Smith, Kristine M., Smith, Katherine F., D’Auria, Jennifer P.

  17. Expanding the ecological lens in child welfare practice to include other animals

    | Contributor(s):: Risley-Curtiss, Christina

  18. A Victim's Advocate supports therapy dogs in the courtroom

    | Contributor(s):: S. Parmalee

    A letter from Susan Parmalee, Victim Advocate, Office of the State Attorney, Second Judicial Circuit, Tallahassee, FL to lawmakers regarding the benefits of using of therapy dogs in courtrooms.

  19. Pferdecoaching zur therapeutischen Unterst├╝tzung traumatisierter und psychisch beeintr├Ąchtigter junger Menschen [Equine-facilitated Coaching of Traumatised Adolescents]

    | Contributor(s):: Lepthien, Maren, Friedrich, Sybille, Feistritzer, Martina

  20. Jessica Thomas

    https://habricentral.org/members/2098