Zen and the Art of Training Your Dog
| Contributor(s):: Kenny Lamberti
Ditch the rulebook and follow your instincts when teaching your dog
Ancient Bond Between Human and Animals Revealed in 14,000-Year-Old Diseased Dog Teeth
| Contributor(s):: Kristin Hugo
Behind the Scenes
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| Contributor(s):: Frania Shelley-Grielen
In the first of a four-part article, Frania Shelley-Grielen addresses the lack of regulation in the pet care and services industry, and wonders how standards can be improved for pets and their ownersAmericans love pets. We love them so much that most of us, or 68 percent of us, live with...
Dogs Can Be Successfully Trained to Alert to Hypoglycemia Samples from Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
| Contributor(s):: Jennifer Cattet, Dana S. Hardin
Hypoglycemia (Hypo) is the most common side effect of insulin therapy in people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Over time, patients with T1D become unaware of signs and symptoms of Hypo. Hypo unawareness leads to morbidity and mortality. Diabetes alert dogs (DADs) represent a unique way to help...
Hond & liefde: De unieke band tussen baasje en beest
| Contributor(s):: Roos Vonk
Mens en hond zijn al zo lang samen dat ze elkaar veel beter aanvoelen dan anderesoorten. Hoogleraar psychologie Roos Vonk, die zelf de bank deelt met tweeviervoeters, over onze unieke ‘co-evolutie’.
The War Brain
| Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona
This article discusses the impact of exposure to war zones on the human brain and compares it to the survival instincts of horses which are "prey animals" who depend on their primal instincts for survival. The article attempts to relabel the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress...
The Dog Will See You Now
| Contributor(s):: Alexandra Sifferlin
Ensuring Healthy Guide Dogs for The Seeing Eye
| Contributor(s):: Nancy West
Going to the Dogs: Can a canine help your child learn to read?
| Contributor(s):: Gail F. Melson
There is evidence that the presence of a friendly dog, not necessarily your own pet, or even a dog you’ve met before, can lower blood pressure and reduce stress when reading. This relaxation effect has been found for adult and child readers. Moreover, studies has shown that children with...
Canines in the Courtroom
| Contributor(s):: Debra S. Hart-Cohen
This article discusses the growing interest in using therapy dogs in courtrooms.
People with MS are Going to the Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Anne-Elizabeth Straub
Article on Assistance Dogs written for the National MS Society's monthly magazine,then titled INSIDE MS. (The same publication is now called MOMENTUM.The article appeared in April/ May edition, 2005.
Dogfighting, Animal Abuse and Desensitization to Violence
| Contributor(s):: Maria-Andromachi Iliopoulou, Maria A. Iliopoulou
This article describes the consequences of Dogfighting and Animal abuse for young people, communities, the dogs and our society in general.
Dalluge leaves retirement to help solve growing pet overpopulation crisis
| Contributor(s):: Amelia Benner
In January, Dalluge became the first executive director of the Cincinnati-based United Coalition for Animals (UCAN), which encourages spay/neutering for dogs and cats in order to decrease pet overpopulation that results in 33,000 animals being euthanized, on average, in the Cincinnati area each...
Who let the dog in? How to incorporate a dog into a self-contained classroom
| Contributor(s):: Katherine L. Anderson
Described in this article are outcomes, procedures, and suggestions for incorporating a dog into a classroom for students with emotional or behavioral disorders. First, the outcomes for the inclusion of a dog are presented and are reported from an empirical study conducted by the author. Next,...