Are local offices of emergency management prepared for people with disabilities? Results from the FEMA Region 9 Survey
Contributor(s):: Gershon, R. R., Muska, M. A., Zhi, Q., Kraus, L. E.
Patient Opinion of Visiting Therapy Dogs in a Hospital Emergency Department
| Contributor(s):: Reddekopp, J., Dell, C. A., Rohr, B., Fornssler, B., Gibson, M., Carey, B., Stempien, J.
To date there have been no studies examining whether patients want emergency department (ED) therapy dog programs. This patient-oriented study examined the opinions of patients about whether they would want to be visited by a therapy dog in the Royal University Hospital ED. Cross-sectional...
PET PODs: A Tool to Assist with Good Welfare Provisions during Emergent Conditions
| Contributor(s):: Federico, Jennifer L., Banks, Ron E.
The PETS Act amended the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure state and local emergency preparedness operational plans included provisions for individuals with household pets and service animals following a major disaster or emergency. While the national...
Excluded but not forgotten: Veterinary emergency care during emergencies and disasters
| Contributor(s):: Martin, N. D., Pascual, J. L., Hirsch, J., Holena, D. N., Kaplan, L. J.
A case study of the patient wait experience in an emergency department with therapy dogs
| Contributor(s):: Colleen A. Dell, James Stempien, Lindsey Broberg, Alicia Husband, Lacey Jurke, Betty Rohr, Jane Smith, Joseph Rubin, Susan Tupper, Donna Goodridge, Cathie Fornssler, Logan Fele-Slaferek
The quality of patient healthcare is a growing concern in Canada’s hospital emergency departments (ED) due to increasing wait times and associated adverse outcomes. A developing body of literature indicates that therapy dogs can positively impact the patient experience. In 2016, members...
Companion Animals in Natural Disasters: A Scoping Review of Scholarly Sources
| Contributor(s):: Travers, Cheryl, Degeling, Chris, Rock, Melanie
During a disaster, people may make evacuation decisions based on their companion animal’s welfare, therefore exposing themselves, their companion animals, and emergency responders to increased risk for injury or death. The loss and suffering of companion animals in disasters causes deep distress,...
Controlled clinical trial of canine therapy versus usual care to reduce patient anxiety in the emergency department
| Contributor(s):: Kline, J. A., Fisher, M. A., Pettit, K. L., Linville, C. T., Beck, A. M.
Incorporating Household Pets and Service Animals: Local Government Emergency Preparedness in New Mexico
| Contributor(s):: Jesse Austin Sievers
Public Law 109-308, the Pet Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act of 2006 (PETS Act), requires states and local governments seeking federal assistance to have emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals prior to a...
Agriculture Emergencies: A Primer for First Responders
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| Contributor(s):: Johnnie L. Gilpen Jr., Hélène Carabin, James L. Regens, Ray W. Burden Jr.
Animal Welfare and Natural Disasters - An Italian Experience
| Contributor(s):: Paolo Dalla Villa
Preparedness and disaster response training for veterinary students
| Contributor(s):: Dianne Dunning
Background: The nation's veterinary colleges lack curricula necessary to meet veterinary demands for animal public health and emergency preparedness. A One Health (OH) perspective, which is a collaborative effort of multiple disciplines to promote the optimal health of people, animals, and...
Pets in the context of disaster: challenges of (de)protectionAnimais de estimacao em contexto de desastres: desafios de (des)protecao
| Contributor(s):: Antonio, L. S., Valencio, N. F. L. da S.
Immeasurable social-environmental damage and losses occur in catastrophic disasters related to hydro meteorological events. Some of them have prominence to the authorities who work in the emergency context and others do not. In Brazil, in general, animals seriously affected in these disasters...
Medicina veterinária de desastres e catástrofes : contributo para a extensão do Plano Municipal de Emergência de Proteção Civil de Lisboa aos animais de companhia
| Contributor(s):: José Filipe Miranda Vieira
Os desastres têm capacidade de acometer ecossistemas completos provocando distúrbios na fauna e flora e atingem populações que, pela própria definição de desastre, não são capazes de dar uma resposta adequada. Quando estes ocorrem...
"Don't Just Do Something … Stand There!" Emergency Responders' Peri-Incident Perceptions of Animal Owners in Bushfire
| Contributor(s):: Rachel Anne Nosworthy Westcott, Kevin Ronan, Hilary Bambrick, Melanie Taylor
Narrowing the awareness–preparedness gap in bushfires (wildfires) means that new strategies and tactics will be needed to improve human safety and survival in this increasingly frequent and severe globally significant natural hazard. One way to do this is to explore the peri-event...
Indicators of success: measuring outcomes of evacuating pets in state and local emergency preparedness operational plans in area of economic and public health value
| Contributor(s):: Anda R. Arms
On October 6, 2006 President Bush signed the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act (PETS Act, Pub. Law No. 109-308). The Act ensures that state and local emergency preparedness operational plans address the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals following a major...
Mobile shelter for animals in case of emergency
| Contributor(s):: Luis Diego Valerio Bermudez
The Effectiveness of Emergency Preparedness Animal Issues Education: Perceived Advantages and Obstacles of Roles Played By Texas AgriLife Extension Service Agents
| Contributor(s):: Ricky G. Maxwell
As Extension begins to develop educational program delivery strategies for Emergency Preparedness and Management education, the major challenge will be to establish a culture among county agriculture and natural resources (ANR) Extension agents to integrate this educational programming into...
Aug 16 2016
Preparing for Disasters with Pets Lecture
Emergency preparedness and pet ownership: A secondary data analysis
| Contributor(s):: Gettis, Daphnee V. E.
No Pet Left Behind: Accommodating Pets in Emergency Planning
| Contributor(s):: Leonard, Hillary A., Scammon, Debra L.