Les activités à orientation thérapeutique associant l'animal, pour une meilleure qualité de vie à l'hôpital
| Contributor(s):: Didier Vernay
Il est usuel de dire ou de publier que les Activités Associant l'Animal - AAA - à but thérapeutique à l'hôpital sont pionnières. Cette affirmation devient fausse. En effet, nous disposons aujourd'hui en France d'une histoire, de bases...
A Randomized Cross-Over Trial Comparing the Effect of Intramuscular Versus Intranasal Naloxone Reversal of Intravenous Fentanyl on Odor Detection in Working Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Jennifer L. Essler, Paige G. Smith, Danielle Berger, Elizabeth Gregorio, M. Ross Pennington, Amanda McGuire, Kenneth G. Furton, Cynthia M. Otto
Fentanyl is a potent opioid used clinically as a pain medication and anesthetic but has recently seen a sharp rise as an illicit street drug. The potency of fentanyl means mucous membrane exposure to a small amount of the drug can expose first responders, including working canines, to...
Keeping that Doggie in the (Car) Window Safe: Recommendations for Driving with Canine Companions
| Contributor(s):: Phyllis Coleman
Part I of this article uses the empirical research of experts (animal behaviorists, ethologists, and cynologists) to explain reasons canine companions and their humans love riding together. It also highlights the potential risks when dogs distract drivers. Acknowledging that only a few studies...
The effect of the presence and familiarity of a dog on people's performance of a stressful task
| Contributor(s):: Lyn Brown
The purpose of the current study was to test whether the familiarity of a dog affects a person’s stress and task performance on a stressful task. Pets can improve people’s health mentally, physically, and socially. Dogs can lower people’s stress. This stress-reduction effect...
A Retrospective Analysis of Complaints to RSPCA Queensland, Australia, about Dog Welfare
| Contributor(s):: Hao Yu Shih, Mandy B. A. Paterson, Clive J. C. Phillips
Animal neglect and cruelty are important welfare and social issues. We conducted an epidemiological study of dog welfare complaints and identified risk factors. The retrospective study included 107,597 dog welfare complaints received by RSPCA Queensland from July 2008 to June 2018. The risk...
The relationship between functional breed selection and attachment pattern in family dogs (canis familiaris)
| Contributor(s):: Lenkei, Rita, Carreiro, Cecília, Gácsi, Márta, Pongrácz, Péter
2021Applied Animal Behaviour Science2351052310168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105231text
Investigating the Impact of Brief Outings on the Welfare of Dogs Living in US Shelters
| Contributor(s):: Gunter, L. M., Gilchrist, R. J., Blade, E. M., Barber, R. T., Feuerbacher, E. N., Platzer, J. M., Wynne, C. D. L.
Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks: Using the Academic Classroom to Improve the Adoption Outcomes of 10 Shelter Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Flaisher-Grinberg, Shlomit
Homeless People and Their Dogs: Exploring the Nature and Impact of the Human–Companion Animal Bond
| Contributor(s):: Scanlon, Louise, Hobson-West, Pru, Cobb, Kate, McBride, Anne, Stavisky, Jenny
The Relationship Between Living with Dogs and Social and Emotional Development in Childhood
| Contributor(s):: Dueñas, Jorge-Manuel, Gonzàlez, Laia, Forcada, Raquel, Duran-Bonavila, Silvia, Ferre-Rey, Gisela
A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study Examining Effects of Animal Assisted Therapy in Children Undergoing Sealant Placement
| Contributor(s):: Charowski, M., Wells, M. H., Dormois, L., Fernandez, J. A., Scarbecz, M., Maclin, M.
Scavengers of the In-between: Feminist Ruminations on Dogs, Love, and Pragmatism
| Contributor(s):: Catherine Bailey
Western philosophy’s frequent conflation and denigration of animals, human others, embodiment and emotions has been powerfully documented over the past many decades. I explore the impact of this fear and loathing of the body, a somatophobia that infects much of the Western...
U.S. Kennels Incorporated
U.S. Kennels Incorporated is a 501(c3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to provide service dogs for disabled Veterans at no cost. All of the veterans we help suffer from a variety of service-related disabilities. Our program delivers support to our veterans while saving the lives of...
| Contributor(s):: Taylor Davis, Madelyn Day, Kendall DuLaney, Jordanne Howard, Cierra Monroe, Jordan Tapp
PAWS-abilities is our non-profit business idea. Our goal for PAWS-abilities is to provide a safe environment for local stray dogs and rehabilitate them to become service or therapy dogs in the future. The trainers will be local inmates who have passed a strict screening process to ensure the...
We Say "Tomato," They Say "Woof": The Argument for Abandoning "Provocation" in Dog Bite Statutes
When a dog bites, state statutes impose liability on his owner for the resulting injuries and/or label the nonhuman animal "dangerous."
How Service Dogs Enhance Veterans' Occupational Performance in the Home: A Qualitative Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Terry K. Crowe, Mylinh T. Nguyen, Brenda G. Tryon, Stephanie Barger, Victoria Sanchez
Background: This qualitative study explored the lives of veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI) and how the partnerships with their service dogs supported improved occupational performance in their...
The Translation and Validation of the Dutch Monash Dog–Owner Relationship Scale (MDORS)
| Contributor(s):: Emmy A.E. van Houtert, Nienke Endenburg, Joris J. Wijnker, T. Bas Rodenburg, Hein A. van Lith, Eric Vermetten
The Monash Dog–Owner Relationship Scale (MDORS) is a questionnaire that is used to evaluate the perceived relationship between humans and their dog. This questionnaire was originally only formulated and validated in English, which limits its use among non-English speaking individuals....
The Initial Months of COVID-19: Dog Owners' Veterinary-Related Concerns
| Contributor(s):: Kogan, L. R., Erdman, P., Bussolari, C., Currin-McCulloch, J., Packman, W.
Veterinarians, like many other professions, were significantly impacted by the onset of COVID-19 in the spring of 2020. Standard practices were disrupted, and veterinary hospitals had to quickly modify standard protocols to safely serve their clients and patients. The purpose of this study was...
The effects of facility dogs on burnout, job-related well-being, and mental health in pediatric hospital professionals
| Contributor(s):: Jensen, C. L., Bibbo, J., Rodriguez, K. E., O'Haire, M. E.
Understanding Fear and Stranger-Directed Aggression in Companion Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Hannah Flint
Stranger-directed aggression is both a public safety and animal welfare concern. The objectives of this thesis were to identify risk factors for stranger-directed aggression in dogs, to assess the effect of targeted owner training on the accuracy of ratings of fear in dogs, and to identify...