Canine Complements to Psychological First Aid
Contributor(s):: Yvonne Eaton-Stull, Craig Sewall
Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a well-established, evidence-informed behavioral health intervention designed for use by mental health and other disaster-relief responders to help support survivors following a disaster. Establishing connections, supporting adaptive coping, enhancing emotional...
Awareness of rabies and response to dog bites in a Bangladesh community
| Contributor(s):: Sumon Ghosh, Sukanta Chowdhury, Najmul Haider, Rajub K. Bhowmik, Md. S. Rana, Aung S. Prue Marma, Muhammad B. Hossain, Nitish C. Debnath, Be-Nazir Ahmed
Community awareness regarding rabies and treatment seeking behaviours are critical both for the prevention and control of the disease in human and animals. We conducted a study to explore people’s awareness about rabies, their attitudes towards dogs and practices associated with treating...
Nov 12 2016
Pet Safety & First Aid Class
Paws for thought
| Contributor(s):: Newnham, David
K9 First Responders
Specialized K9 teams responding to critical incidents assisting in trauma management. Teams are utilized by medical professionals as one aspect of Psychological First Aid. K9FR also coordinates Therapy Dog groups and volunteer dog teams at critical events. Our goal is to simplify the process of...
Field treatment of search dogs: lessons learned from the World Trade Center disaster
| Contributor(s):: Otto, C. M., Franz, M. A., Kellogg, B., Lewis, R., Murphy, L., Lauber, G.
Pet ownership in immunocompromised children--a review of the literature and survey of existing guidelines
| Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, S., Pizer, B.
Rescuing Rover: A First Aid and Disaster Guide for Dog Owners
| Contributor(s):: Sebastian E. Heath
Whether you're hiking with your canine friend in a remote area or work with a dog on a search-and-rescue team or police force, you need to be prepared for emergencies when veterinary service is not available. Rescuing Rover: A First Aid and Disaster Guide for Dog Owners provides dog owners,...