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  1. The ophthalmic health and refractive state of working dogs in South Brazil

    Contributor(s):: de Oliveira, J. K., Bortolini, M., Schaller, M., Schuchmann, R. K., Moore, B. A., Montiani-Ferreira, F.

    Background: Working dogs, such as police dogs and guide dogs, have important roles in the contemporary society by performing specific and demanding jobs. Ocular health and the maintenance of good visual acuity are imperative to strong work performance and thus human safety. Aim: The aim of this...

  2. The Impact of Owning a Guide Dog on Owners’ Quality of Life: A Longitudinal Study

    Contributor(s):: McIver, Sara, Hall, Sophie, Mills, Daniel S.

    Individuals with visual impairments often report low quality of life (QOL), increased depression, and reduced functionality. Trained assistance dogs have been shown to help improve QOL and daily functioning of individuals affected by chronic conditions, but these studies have been largely...

  3. Exploring Social (Non-working) Behavior in Guide Dogs from the Perspective of Guide Dog Owners

    Contributor(s):: York, Sarah, Whiteside, Helen

    The guide dog partnership begins at the point of matching, when careful assessment of a trained guide dog and an understanding of the functional needs and expectations of the prospective owner are considered alongside each other. Guide Dogs UK invest much time and resources to the process of...

  4. Physical Activity and Welfare of Guide Dogs and Walking Activity of Their Partners

    Contributor(s):: Yamamoto, Mariko, Yamamoto, Marissa M., Hart, Lynette A.

    Appropriate physical activity is beneficial for physical and psychosocial wellbeing, and it is recommended for people to have 30 minutes of activity on most days of the week, to yield 150 minutes per week. Getting sufficient physical activity particularly challenges people with visual...

  5. Beyond the ‘All Seeing Eye’: Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers’ Contestation of Care and Control in Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Mark, Lee, Maggy, McCahill, Michael, Ma, Rosalyn Mesina

  6. Training the guide dog: An untapped opportunity for the behavior analyst

    Contributor(s):: Funk, Janie A., Williams, W. Larry

  7. Tukikoira työvälineenä : ohjauskansio syrjäytymistä ennaltaehkäisevän ryhmätoiminnan tueksi

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    | Contributor(s):: Meri Apiala, Hanna Hermunen, Tiina Kohonen

    Toiminnallisen opinnäytetyömme tavoitteena oli suunnitella ja toteuttaa ohjauskansio Keski-Uudenmaan Mielenterveysseuran tukikoirakoille. Toiminnallisia menetelmiä sisältävää ohjauskansiota käytetään lasten syrjäytymistä...

  8. The role of trust in binding the perspectives of guide dogs and their visually impaired handlers

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    | Contributor(s):: Riin Magnus

    Building on anthropological discussions of perspectivism and (zoo)semiotic accounts of sign use by humans and other animals, the article explores the cooperation of a guide dog and its visually impaired handler as contingent on the mutual adjustment of two individual perspectives. A perspective...

  9. Thyroid and Lipid Status in Guide Dogs During Training: Effects of Dietary Protein and Fat Content

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    | Contributor(s):: Chiofalo, B., Fazio, E., Cucinotta, S., Cravana, C.

  10. You can't see, when I do: A study on social attention in guide dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Alterisio, Alessandra, Scandurra, Anna, Eatherington, Carla Jade, Marinelli, Lieta, D'Aniello, Biagio, Mongillo, Paolo

  11. Perceptions on Health Benefits of Guide Dog Ownership in an Austrian Population of Blind People with and without a Guide Dog

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    | Contributor(s):: Glenk, L. M., Pribylova, L., Stetina, B. U., Demirel, S., Weissenbacher, K.

  12. My compañero Otto

    | Contributor(s):: Herrera, Florencia

    2019Families, Relationships and Societies82341-3442046-7435Policy PressBristolhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204674319X15583478001543Englishtext

  13. ‘who will clean up the mess?’: Reflections on media coverage of a human–guide dog pair in southeast asia

    | Contributor(s):: Shek-Noble, Liz, Jones, Chelsea Temple

  14. The Use of Service Dogs for People With Physical Disabilities in Japan in Accordance With the Act on Assistance Dogs for Physically Disabled Persons

    | Contributor(s):: Takayanagi, T., Yamamoto, M.

  15. When You Meet a Dog Guide

    | Contributor(s):: Ulrey, Pauline

  16. Visually Impaired People in Iran: Cultural and Environmental Effects on Orientation and Mobility Services

    | Contributor(s):: Taheri-Araghi, M.

  17. The Role of a Mobility Instructor in a Dog Guide School

    | Contributor(s):: Orcutt, Stephen G.

  18. Evaluation of Potential Dog Guide Users: The Role of the Orientation and Mobility Instructor

    | Contributor(s):: Milligan, Kristen

  19. Some Thoughts about Acquiring and Learning to Use a Dog Guide

    | Contributor(s):: Lambert, Robert M.

  20. Complementary Travel Aids for Blind Persons: The Sonicguide Used with a Dog Guide

    | Contributor(s):: Jocobson, William