Patterns of Interactive and Motor Behavior: Animal-Assisted Intervention in Inclusive Education
Contributor(s):: Sole, Meritxell, Camerino, Oleguer, Rodrigo, Maylos, Jonsson, Gudberg, Prat, Queralt, Castaner, Marta
Improving Engagement in Behavioral and Mental Health Services Through Animal-Assisted Interventions: A Scoping Review
Contributor(s):: Flynn, Erin, Zoller, Alexandra G., Gandenberger, Jaci, Morris, Kevin N.
Evaluation of Community-Based Dog Welfare and Rabies Project in Sanur, a Sub-district of the Indonesian Island Province of Bali
| Contributor(s):: Ni Wayan Arya Utami, Kadek Karang Agustina, Kathryn Nattrass Atema, Gusti Ngurah Bagus, Janice Girardi, Mike Harfoot, Yacinta Haryono, Lex Hiby, Hendra Irawan, Pande Putu Januraga, Levin Kalalo, Sang Gede Purnama, I. Made Subrata, Ida Bagus Ngurah Swacita, I. Made Indrayadnya Swarayana, Dewa Nyoman Wirawan, Elly Hiby
The Indonesian island province of Bali experienced its first rabies incursion in 2008. Mass vaccination of the dog population has proven effective and rabies cases in dogs and people have decreased, however the virus is still circulating among the dog population. Vaccination coverage must be...
Overview of Centers and Institutes for Human-Animal Interaction in the United States
| Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Jessica Bibbo, Christy L. Hoffman, Megan K. Mueller, Zenithson Y. Ng, Virginia A. Buechner-Maxwell
Academic centers and institutes represent critical hubs for the advancement of areas of scholarly and societal interest. We conducted a survey of 16 academic centers and institutes for human-animal interaction (HAI) in the United States to systematically document the current state of academic...
Human-Animal Interaction Interdisciplinary Centers and Institutes: A Decade of Progress
| Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Alan M. Beck
The field of human-animal interaction (HAI) represents the interdisciplinary study of the effects and mechanisms of the interrelationships between humans and animals. These relationships date back centuries, yet have only recently been the focus of scholastic study. The academic focus of HAI...
Animal assisted therapy for elderly residents of a skilled nursing facility
| Contributor(s):: William Stuart Pope, Caralise Hunt, Kathy Ellison
There is a growing population of those with dementia and other cognitive impairments that affect the quality of life. This is attributed to advances in science, technology and medicine leading to reductions in maternal mortality, infectious and parasitic diseases, occupational safety...
Engagement in elderly persons with dementia attending animal-assisted group activity
| Contributor(s):: Olsen, C., Pedersen, I., Bergland, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Ihlebaek, C.
The need for meaningful activities that enhance engagement is very important among persons with dementia (PWDs), both for PWDs still living at home, as well as for PWDs admitted to a nursing home (NH). In this study, we systematically registered behaviours related to engagement in a group...
Taking Dogs Into the Office: A Novel Strategy for Promoting Work Engagement, Commitment and Quality of Life
| Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Mills, D. S.
Despite growing interest in “take your dog to work” days and the wellbeing benefits associated with interactions with a friendly dog (e.g., animal-assisted activities), there has been little quantification of the benefits of this. We analyzed responses to work-related (work...
Effect of an interactive therapeutic robotic animal on engagement, mood states, agitation and psychotropic drug use in people with dementia: a cluster-randomised controlled trial protocol
| Contributor(s):: Wendy Moyle, Elizabeth Beattie, Brian Draper, David Shum, Lukman Thalib, Cindy Jones, Siobhan O'Dwyer, Cindy Mervin
Introduction Apathy, agitated behaviours, loneliness and depression are common consequences of dementia. This trial aims to evaluate the effect of a robotic animal on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in people with dementia living in long-term aged care.Methods and...
Minding Animals - the Human Re-engagement with Animals
| Contributor(s):: Bennison, Rod, Williams, Linda, Siobhan O\'Sullivan
Neuroevolutionary sources of laughter and social joy: Modeling primal human laughter in laboratory rats
| Contributor(s):: Panksepp, Jaak
How dogs dream: Amazonian natures and the politics of transspecies engagement
| Contributor(s):: Kohn, Eduardo