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

    Contributor(s):: Galonski, Lauren

  2. An interview with Melissa Winkle about assistance dogs

    Contributor(s):: Shaughnessy, M. F.

  3. Animals may act as social buffers: Skin conductance arousal in children with autism spectrum disorder in a social context

    Contributor(s):: O'Haire, Marguerite E., McKenzie, Samantha J., Beck, Alan M., Slaughter, Virginia

  4. As Time Goes By: Children's Early Understanding of Growth in Animals

    Contributor(s):: Rosengren, Karl S., Gelman, Susan A., Kalish, Charles W., McCormick, Michael

  5. Caring Animal Partners

    Caring Animal Partners' mission is to enhance the pleasure and well being of our elder groups, assist in the development of skills for living in our younger groups and to provide pet assisted therapy to those with special needs.

  6. Child Development and the Human-Companion Animal Bond

    | Contributor(s):: Melson, Gail F.

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

    | Contributor(s):: Brown, Julye Myner

  8. Children and the human-animal bond: minimizing pet loss during disasters

    | Contributor(s):: Travis, Holly J., Jalongo, Mary Renck

  9. 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...

  10. Children, their pet dogs, and affect attunement

    | Contributor(s):: Finck, Kim S.

  11. Companion Animal Bonding, Children's Home Environments, and Young Children's Social Development

    | Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky, Charles Hendrix

  12. 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...

  13. Conceptual and Linguistic Biases in Children's Word Learning

    | Contributor(s):: Diesendruck, Gil, Gelman, Susan A.

  14. Development Benefits of Pets for Young Children. Final Report for the Delta Society.

    | Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky

  15. Educational Possibilities of Keeping Goats in Elementary Schools in Japan

    | Contributor(s):: Naoko Koda, Shiho Kutsumi, Toshiya Hirose, Gen Watanabe

    Many Japanese elementary schools keep small animals for educational purposes, and the effects and challenges have been investigated. Although goats are medium-sized animals that are familiar to Japanese, few practical studies have been conducted on keeping goats in schools. This study...

  16. Evaluating and Approaching a Strange Animal: Children's Trust in Informant Testimony

    | Contributor(s):: Boseovski, Janet J., Thurman, Sabrina L.

  17. 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...

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

    | Contributor(s):: Kirkwood, Donna H.

  19. Healing Words, Healing Hearts: Using Children's Literature to Cope with the Loss of a Pet

    | Contributor(s):: Mercurio, Mia Lynn, McNamee, Abigail

  20. Hippotherapy aids children with sensory and motor issues

    | Contributor(s):: De Gutis, D. L.