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Dog attachment and perceived social support in overweight/obese and healthy weight children
| 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...
Your child's first pet: Some advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics
| Contributor(s):: Knopf, Alison
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...
Mary E Rauktis
Animals in educational settings: Research and practice
| Contributor(s):: Gee, Nancy R., Fine, Aubrey H., Schuck, Sabrina
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...
Therapeutic horsemanship and children adopted from foster care: A case study analysis using mixed methods
| Contributor(s):: Cody, Patricia Anne
| Contributor(s):: Samuels, Christina A.
Does Pet-Keeping Modify the Association of Delivery Mode with Offspring Body Size?
| Contributor(s):: Cassidy-Bushrow, Andrea, Wegienka, Ganesa, Havstad, Suzanne, Levin, Albert, Lynch, Susan, Ownby, Dennis, Rundle, Andrew, Woodcroft, Kimberley, Zoratti, Edward, Johnson, Christine
Style over substance: what can parenting styles tell us about ownership styles and obesity in companion animals?
| Contributor(s):: German, A. J.
The Bee Kind Garden: a qualitative description of work with maltreated children
| Contributor(s):: Worsham, N. L., Goodvin, R.
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...
Oct 27 2014
Courthouse Dogs Conference
Exotic pets: Health and safety issues for children and parents
| Contributor(s):: Smith, Kristine M., Smith, Katherine F., D’Auria, Jennifer P.
Expanding the ecological lens in child welfare practice to include other animals
| Contributor(s):: Risley-Curtiss, Christina
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.
Pferdecoaching zur therapeutischen Unterstützung traumatisierter und psychisch beeinträchtigter junger Menschen [Equine-facilitated Coaching of Traumatised Adolescents]
| Contributor(s):: Lepthien, Maren, Friedrich, Sybille, Feistritzer, Martina
Reunification of Child and Animal Welfare Agencies: Cross-Reporting of Abuse in Wellington County, Ontario
| Contributor(s):: Zilney, Lisa Anne, Zilney, Mary
Is animal cruelty a "red flag" for family violence?: investigating co-occurring violence toward children, partners, and pets
| Contributor(s):: Sarah DeGrue, David K. DiLillo
Cross-reporting legislation, which permits child and animal welfare investigators to refer families with substantiated child maltreatment or animal cruelty for investigation by parallel agencies, has recently been adopted in several U.S. jurisdictions. The current study sheds light on the...