Experiencing Pet Loss as a Child: A Parental Perspective
Contributor(s):: Sarah Jayne Parkin
Due to the positive contributions many companion animals make to the lives of others, it is common for individuals to build strong emotional attachments to their pets. Individuals who have strong relationships with their pets are likely to experience an equally strong grief reaction following...
Children's Perceptions of Friendliness Based on Physical Appearance in Humans and Canines
Contributor(s):: Elizabeth B. Seagroves
Physical appearance serves as a window to one's character. More specifically, faces give us clues to an individual's emotional state, personality, and behavior. The present study aims to draw parallels between what existing literature reveals about the physical characteristics humans use...
Where the wild things are: The benefit of an integrated zoo-based program for the social development of young children
Contributor(s):: Frankie, Sara Morse
An Exploration of Clinicians' Use of Canine-Assisted Therapy with Child and Adolescent Clients
Contributor(s):: Galonski, Lauren
Companion Dogs: Helping Families of Children With and Without Autism
Contributor(s):: Coltea, Cosmin
To date, research investigating the effects of companion dogs in families with children is scarce (Walsh, 2009), and it is even more scarce for families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The present study investigated the effects of companion dogs in families with and without...
Parental perceptions of dog ownership in the development of communicative competence in children with chronic, physical disability
Contributor(s):: Wood, Jean Kathleen-Locke
Pet-facilitated therapy: An initial exploration of the thinking and theory behind an innovative intervention for children in psychotherapy
Contributor(s):: Reimer, Dina Fentin
The relationship between pet bonding, self-esteem, and empathy in preadolescents
Contributor(s):: Bierer, Robert Elias
Therapeutic vaulting: what are the effects of therapeutic vaulting on upper limb coordination of children with developmental disabilities
Contributor(s):: Breese-Wilkins, Laura
Childhood attachment to a companion animal and social development of incarcerated male juvenile delinquents
Contributor(s):: Brown, Julye Myner
The effects of dolphin interactions with children diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Contributor(s):: Faye, Elissa
Children, their pet dogs, and affect attunement
Contributor(s):: Finck, Kim S.
Will the use of therapy dogs provide greater motivation for multiply disabled children
Contributor(s):: Haight, Derek G.
Four- and five-year-old children's perceptions of family
Contributor(s):: Kirkwood, Donna H.
The effects of animal assisted interventions on children with autism during the movement assessment battery for children-2 (MABC-2)
Contributor(s):: Dannielle L. Miccinello
The effects of the presence of a dog on the social interactions of children with developmental disabilities
Contributor(s):: Stephanie Walters
The effects of the presence of a dog on the social interactions between children with developmental disabilities and their teacher were analyzed in this study. We examined whether the presentation of a dog would improve the social interactions of three children with developmental disabilities. A...