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  1. Animal Disaster Training: Assessing Disaster Preparedness and Perceptions of Responders

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    | Contributor(s):: Carla L. Huston

    Extension has an important role in addressing animal issues in communities. An evaluation of animal disaster preparedness and perceptions of participants in a large-animal emergency training course was conducted through precourse and postcourse surveys, and survey data from first responders...

  2. Hope and Healing at Hillenglade

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    Hope and Healing at Hillenglade is an Equine-Assisted Program that offers time away in the Country for our Active Armed Forces, Veterans, First Responders and their Families to enjoy the Therapeutic Wonder of Horses. 

  3. 1st Responder Canine (FRK9)

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    1St Responder Canine (FRK9) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides purpose bred Service Dogs to First Responders that have incurred life altering injuries to include: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injuries...

  4. 'Introduction of facility therapy dogs to 911 communication centers: A proposal': Correction to Cole et al (2020)

  5. Valor Equine Therapy Service, Inc. (V.E.T.S.)

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    V.E.T.S. is a Montana-based not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing therapeutic services for Military veterans, police, firefighters and first responders suffering from PTSD and/or TBI.  The program is administered by professional equestrian instructors in a quiet, peaceful and...

  6. Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center (BITS ETC)

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    Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit  association located in central New Hampshire.  BITS ETC is dedicated to  providing quality time with a horse for people from 2 to 92.  ​Certified instructors and therapists provide safe and effective...

  7. Introduction of facility therapy dogs to 911 communication centers: A proposal

    | Contributor(s):: Cole, Garry, Dvoskina, Mariya

  8. Agriculture Emergencies: A Primer for First Responders

    | Contributor(s):: Johnnie L. Gilpen Jr., Hélène Carabin, James L. Regens, Ray W. Burden Jr.

  9. K9's Helping Heroes

    | Contributor(s):: Jackie Spence

     Jackie Spence is an Assistant Fire Chief and Paramedic at the Osceola County Fire Department in Florida. She has been in the fire service for  over 30 years, and has risen through the ranks.  She comes from a firefighting background, and understands the needs of...

  10. Because We Can - Because We Care

    The horse industry uses fear and pain as a motivator when training the horse, hence the term, “Breaking the Horse”. BWC2 subscribes to a different philosophy with our TCR (Trust, Confidence and Respect) Horsemanship. We communicate on a level that the horse understands by using...

  11. Paws Fur Thought

    Paws Fur Thought is a volunteer driven initiative that Advocates and Fundraises to pair PTSD Service Dogs with Veterans and First Responders in need. Perhaps one of the most common questions we get asked at Paws is "Can you train my pet dog to become my service dog?" We understand the...

  12. Pits for Patriots

    Pits for Patriots is a Chicagoland-based registered 501(c) 3 charity recognized by the federal government as a not-for-profit charity.  Founded in May of 2011, Pits for Patriots trains qualified, rescued pit bulls from various Chicago area dog rescues and shelters, to work as service,...