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  1. A Boy and His Fawn: Parallel Animals in A Trip to Florida for Health and Sport and The Yearling

    Contributor(s):: Seidel, Kathryn

  2. A model program for assisting pet owners infected with human immunodeficiency virus

    Contributor(s):: Scheck, J., Lewis, L. A., Lane, T. J.

  3. A study of use patterns, user satisfaction and willingness to pay for off-leash dog parks: Post-occupancy evaluations of four dog parks in Texas and Florida

    Contributor(s):: Lee, Hyung-Sook

    The growing importance of dogs in people’s lives and in high-density urban environments has increased demand for a place where people and their dogs can interact and exercise together. The recent increase in the number of dog parks across the country is evidence of these demands of dog...

  4. Adaptive management of nonnative species: moving beyond the "either-or" through experimental pluralism

    Contributor(s):: Evans, J. M., Wilkie, A. C., Burkhardt, J.

    This paper outlines a pragmatic, adaptive management-based approach toward the control of invasive non-native species (INS) through a case study of Kings Bay/Crystal River, a large artesian springs ecosystem that is one of Florida's most important habitats for endangered West Indian manatees...

  5. An examination of police canine use of force in the state of Florida

    Contributor(s):: Mesloh, Charles Terrance

  6. Beneath the straw: in defense of participatory adaptive management

    Contributor(s):: Evans, J. M., Wilkie, A. C., Burkhardt, J.

    Our recent paper (Evans et al., Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics (JAEE) (2008) 21(6), 512-539) advocating adaptive management of invasive nonnative (aquatic plant) species (INS) in Kings Bay, Florida received detailed responses from both Daniel Simberloff (JAEE (2009) 22(1),...

  7. Bit By Bit Therapy

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    Bit-By-Bit is both an American Hippotherapy Association Registered Facility and a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International) Accredited Therapeutic Riding Center specializing in speech, occupational and physical therapies. Bit by Bit is made up of a team of 15-20...

  8. Books, Children, Dogs, Artists: Library Programs for the Entire Family

    | Contributor(s):: Haver, Mary Katherine

  9. Canine-Assisted Therapy in Hospitalized Patients Awaiting Heart Transplantation

    | Contributor(s):: Snipelisky, D., Smidt, J., Gallup, S., Myrick, J., Bauer, B., Burton, M. C.

  10. Canines 4 Hope

    Canines 4 Hope, located in Palm City, Palm Beach County, South Florida is a certified Service Dog and Dog Obedience Training Academy specializing in personalized dog training for Service Dogs, Assistance Dogs, Therapy Dogs and Alert Dogs nationwide for over 20 years!

  11. Characteristics of free-roaming cats and their caretakers

    | Contributor(s):: Centonze, L. A., Levy, J. K.

    Objectives: To describe the characteristics of unowned, free-roaming cats and their caretakers who participated in a trap-neuter-return (TNR) programme and to determine the effect of the programme on free-roaming cat colonies. Design: Prospective study. Sample Population: 101 caretakers of 920...

  12. Children--One Book, One Community: The Fast and the Furriest

  13. Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) responses to caregiver use of chimpanzee behaviors

    | Contributor(s):: Jensvold, M. L. A.

    The relationships between captive primates and their caregivers are critical ones and can affect animal welfare. Friendly relationships can improve quality of life; adversely, agonistic relationships can decrease quality of life. Caregivers in and of themselves should not be stressful to their...

  14. Communing With Dolphins

    | Contributor(s):: Hutchins, Shelley D.

  15. Decrease in Population and Increase in Welfare of Community Cats in a Twenty-Three Year Trap-Neuter-Return Program in Key Largo, FL: The ORCAT Program

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    | Contributor(s):: Rachael E. Kreisler, Heather N. Cornell, Julie K. Levy

    The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of a long-term (23-year) trapneuter-return program on the population size of community cats in the Ocean Reef Community and to describe the demographic composition and outcome of enrolled cats. A retrospective study was performed using both...

  16. Description and evaluation of a canine volunteer blood donor program

    | Contributor(s):: DeLuca, L. A., Glass, S. G., Johnson, R. E., Burger, M.

    Human volunteer blood donor programs are commonplace, but the concept of nonhuman animal blood banking is relatively new. Few studies exist regarding efficacy, donor screening, and safety for volunteer companion animals. This retrospective study evaluated a nonprofit, community-based canine...

  17. Dog Days In Old Pensacola

    | Contributor(s):: Rucker, Brian R.

  18. Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans

    D4DV is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to the rehabilitation of rescued and shelter dogs and giving them a purpose as service dogs or emotional support dogs for disabled veterans. We are located in south Florida and proudly serve our veterans throughout the state.

  19. Dogs on a Plane!

    | Contributor(s):: Wehrenberg, J. O. N.

  20. Emotional Support Animals, Service Animals, and Pets on Campus

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    | Contributor(s):: Von Bergen, C. W.

    For decades, universities have been accommodating physically disabled students who require guide dogs and other types of service animals. Within the past several years, however, mentally disabled students have increasingly petitioned colleges with no-pet policies to permit them to bring their...