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  1. Early Evaluation of Fearfulness in Future Guide Dogs for Blind People

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    | Contributor(s):: Menuge, F., Marcet-Rius, M., Jochem, M., François, O., Assali, C., Chabaud, C., Teruel, E., Guillemot, J., Pageat, P.

    Fear is the leading cause of guide dog failure. Detecting the nature and causes of these fears as early as possible is the first step in preventing their occurrence. The process of habituation is a fundamental part of fear prevention. In this study, 11 puppies, all five months of age, underwent...

  2. Concurrent and Predictive Criterion Validity of a Puppy Behaviour Questionnaire for Predicting Training Outcome in Juvenile Guide Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Hunt, R. L., England, G. C. W., Asher, L., Whiteside, H., Harvey, N. D.

  3. Federal, state, and institutional regulations regarding a nursing student with a service animal

    | Contributor(s):: Shilling, S. D., Lucas, L., Silbert-Flagg, J., Nolan, M. T.

  4. The non-visual image of the city: how blind and visually impaired white cane users conceptualize urban space

    | Contributor(s):: Šakaja, Laura

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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

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

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

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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.

  16. My compañero Otto

    | Contributor(s):: Herrera, Florencia

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

  17. ‘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

  18. 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.

  19. When You Meet a Dog Guide

    | Contributor(s):: Ulrey, Pauline

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

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