The Importance of Establishing Assistance Animal Policies in your Library
| Contributor(s):: Maureen Rust, Mary Wise
Many library employees do not understand fully the laws and rules regarding service animals and the rights of persons with disabilities who work with service animals. Employees do not necessarily know the differences between service animals, therapy animals, and emotional support animals. It is...
Animals on Campus and in the Workplace
| Contributor(s):: Ian Allen, Ruth Carlton-Appleton, Brett Lohoefener
Animals on campus are becoming a hot button issue for students, faculty, and staff. Iowa State University staff members Brett Lohoefener (University Counsel), Ian Allen (Student Disability Resources), and Ruth Carlton-Appleton (University Human Resources) will present information on the...
Homelessness and Animal Companionship in Bloomington, Indiana
| Contributor(s):: Christine H. Kim
This study is the first to examine Bloomington, IN's subpopulation of people experiencing homelessness with animals. To understand this subpopulation's basic demographics, social service needs, and existing resources, eight families were recruited for the study from a service fair...
Laws and Ethics Related to Emotional Support Animals
| Contributor(s):: Carroll, J. D., Mohlenhoff, B. S., Kersten, C. M., McNiel, D. E., Binder, R. L.
Campuses Debate Rising Demands for 'Comfort Animals'
| Contributor(s):: Jan Hoffman
Cyrus street dog providing emotional support in UK schools
07 May 2020 |
Posted by Adam Dunn
August 2018 at Gatwick airport was the beginning of a very special journey for our first rescue dog from Cyprus. This image is the moment that we first met Angus at the airport on that very special...
Editorial: Assistance Dogs for People With Disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Patterson-Kane, E., Yamamoto, M., Hart, L. A.
2020Front Vet Sci7872297-1769 (Print)2297-176910.3389/fvets.2020.00087engIndependent Researcher, Rolling Meadows, IL, United States.Department of Animal Sciences, Teikyo University of Science, Yamanashi, Japan.Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary...
Emotional support animal assessments: Toward a standard and comprehensive model for mental health professionals
| Contributor(s):: Younggren, Jeffrey N., Boness, Cassandra L., Bryant, Leisl M., Koocher, Gerald P.
The role of therapy and service animals in the lives of persons with disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Fine, A. H.
The Role of Pets in the Lives of College Students: Implications for College Counselors
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| Contributor(s):: Aimee C. Adams, Bruce S. Sharkin, Jennifer J. Bottinelli
The roles that pets play in the lives of college students have received little attention in the college counseling literature. This article will review four topics related to college students and pets that have implications for counselors: (a) the separation anxiety that students experience...
Supporting Real Assistance Animals: Veterinarians can help clients with assistance animals and discourage fraud
| Contributor(s):: Katie Burns
Supporting real assistance animals
| Contributor(s):: Aubrey Fine
The certification of emotional support animals: Differences between clinical and forensic mental health practitioners.
| Contributor(s):: Cassandra L. Boness, Jeffrey N. Younggren, Bruce I. Frumkin
Experiences with a prescribed emotional support animal: A qualitative inquiry
| Contributor(s):: Kristy R. Becraft
Service and Emotional Support Animals on Campus: The Relevance and Controversy
| Contributor(s):: Melinda Phillips
Emotional support animals on commercial flights: a risk to allergic patients
| Contributor(s):: Brian C. Baumann, Kelly M MacArthur, John C. Baumann
Professional Veterinary Programs' Perceptions and Experiences Pertaining to Emotional Support Animals and Service Animals, and Recommendations for Policy Development
| Contributor(s):: Regina M. Schoenfeld-Tacher, Lori R. Kogan
They Say Emotional Support Dog, We Say Service Dog: Why the Americans with Disabilities Act Should Recognize Emotional Support Dogs as Service Animals
| Contributor(s):: Chelsea Hernandez-Silk
This article explores the laws surrounding emotional support animals. Specifically, the author analyzes the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Air Carrier Access Act. This article proposes that emotional support animals should be recognized under federal legislation...
K9s From Carrie
Minnesota-based K9s From Carrie is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the United States to shine light on mental health awareness through education and the pairing of individuals with dogs to help manage mental illness and reduce suicide. We believe people of all ages and backgrounds suffering...
Public Perceptions of Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, and Therapy Dogs
| Contributor(s):: Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher, Peter Hellyer, Louana Cheung, Lori Kogan
As service dogs, emotional support dogs, and therapy dogs have become more prevalent in the USA, so too has the controversy surrounding their legitimacy. Yet, there is a lack of objective data regarding the public’s understanding of the role played by each of these types of animals, as...