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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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

  4. An Exploration of Clinicians' Use of Canine-Assisted Therapy with Child and Adolescent Clients

    Contributor(s):: Galonski, Lauren

  5. 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...

  6. Parental perceptions of dog ownership in the development of communicative competence in children with chronic, physical disability

    Contributor(s):: Wood, Jean Kathleen-Locke

  7. Pet-facilitated therapy: An initial exploration of the thinking and theory behind an innovative intervention for children in psychotherapy

    Contributor(s):: Reimer, Dina Fentin

  8. The relationship between pet bonding, self-esteem, and empathy in preadolescents

    Contributor(s):: Bierer, Robert Elias

  9. Therapeutic vaulting: what are the effects of therapeutic vaulting on upper limb coordination of children with developmental disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Breese-Wilkins, Laura

  10. Childhood attachment to a companion animal and social development of incarcerated male juvenile delinquents

    Contributor(s):: Brown, Julye Myner

  11. The effects of dolphin interactions with children diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

    Contributor(s):: Faye, Elissa

  12. Children, their pet dogs, and affect attunement

    Contributor(s):: Finck, Kim S.

  13. Will the use of therapy dogs provide greater motivation for multiply disabled children

    Contributor(s):: Haight, Derek G.

  14. Four- and five-year-old children's perceptions of family

    Contributor(s):: Kirkwood, Donna H.

  15. 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

  16. 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...