Grand Valley Equine Assisted Learning Center (GVEALC)
GVEALC's mission is to provide opportunities with horses to facilitate growth, learning and healing. Our population includes children, adults of all abilities, as well as veterans, law enforcement officers, victims and those in need of powerful healing. We operate the horse...
Fuzzy Therapy Miniature Horses, Inc.
Our mission is to bring smiles to everyone by sharing the love from our little horses with big hearts. Our little horses have been effective in helping people who are withdrawn to open up and become interactive. We provide education during our visits to share the knowledge we have about miniature...
Horses of Hope Oregon
The former Adaptive Riding Institute has been re-named Horses of Hope, to show the welcoming spirit that resonates within our stable, and our community of clients, volunteers, staff, board of directors, donors, and sponsors. We wish to give credit where it is due – to our incredible...
Kindly Canines was founded on the idea of helping those in need. Ever since our organization was established, we have endeavored to provide help where the need is greatest.Our team is made up entirely of volunteers. We advocate for those who need our help. Even a little help goes a long way.
Paws of Love Therapy Dogs
The program was established to provide comfort, company and assistance for those in healthcare and education facilities throughout the community. We believe that life is more precious when trust, unconditional love and respect exist as the primary bond between animals and people.Seeing your...
Feb 17 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits
Feb 16 2017
Feb 15 2017
When studying the human-animal relationship became legitimate
Contributor(s):: Stanley Coren
Stanley Coren describes the moment when his passion was taken seriously.
A interação do homem pantaneiro com seu cavalo
Contributor(s):: Raquel Soares Juliano, Sandra Aparecida Santos, Urbano Gomes Pinto de Abreu, Roberto Aguilar Machado Santos Silva, Marcos Tadeu Borges Daniel Araujo
The importance of the Pantaneiro horse for the man who lives in the field, creating and working the cattle, is evident and it is an interface of pantanal everyday life, still little studied, under the specific perspective of science. The text brings information from the literature and from...
Horse Husbandry in Colonial Virginia: An Analysis of Probate Inventories in Relation to Environmental and Social Changes
Contributor(s):: Kimberly Peck
Despite the vast amount of zooarchaeological research that has been done on livestock in Colonial Virginia, little is known about the role of the horse in society and the environment before the American Revolution. The image provided by the current literature on the subject is fairly general and...
An investigation of the sentiments of having a dog : inspirations for the design of a toy dog
Contributor(s):: Chui Wa Yeung
This research is aimed to develop a toy dog that provides the pleasure feelings as having a dog, the inspirations to the manufacturers for the design of toy dogs as per the findings of factors of sentiments of having dogs has been included in the investigation. The investigation was carried out...
The human-animal bond between domestically abused women and their companion animals do pets: affect a woman's decision making?
Contributor(s):: Debbie McBride
This research will investigate the dynamics of human-perpetrated violence towards women and their companion animals. A small body of research indicates that abusers often threaten, hurt, or kill family pets as a means of coercing and controlling their female partners and women often delay seeking...
A companion animal in a simulated work setting : the roles of task difficulty and pet ownership on stress reduction
Contributor(s):: Anna Hall Stewart
The benefits of human-animal interactions have been explored in the literature, documenting positive physiological and psychological outcomes for humans. This experiment sought to extend research in this area by studying three variables that have never been examined together...
The history and training of the therapy dog for school personnel
Contributor(s):: Carmen Wille, Sue Montgomery
Since the time dogs were first domesticated, they have played an important role in providing companionship and comfort. It was a natural extension of this human animal bond to use dogs to provide this same comfort to others as what is now know as dog-assisted therapy. This project reviews the...
Horses in early-modern drama
Contributor(s):: Gabriel Egan
Two hundred years before William Harrison Ainsworth invented Dick Turpin's miraculous horse-ride from London to York in his novel Rockwood, the King's men at the Globe playhouse dramatized a similar feat performed with supernatural assistance. Richard Brome and Thomas Heywood's The...
How to treat diseases- use animals: Aakash Lonkar at TEDxDBATU
Contributor(s):: Aakash Lonkar
From the beginning of human civilisation, we have used animals for various purposes, including, farming, travelling, etc. But animals can also be used, which we haven't thought off, for treating illnesses.A trained therapy dog, not only forms a good pet, but also an therapist, a good...
Animal-assisted interventions: an integral piece of the collaborative treatment plan
Contributor(s):: Maureen Renee Faiola
This qualitative study was designed using a combination of research methods to explore the benefits of using animal-assisted therapy with vulnerable populations. An analysis of the literature revealed that animal-assisted therapy is a long-standing method of treatment but there is limited...
Zooarchaeology and Historical Archaeology of Historic Shasta County Hospital 1855-1900: A Case Study
Contributor(s):: Rhea Maricar Sanchez
The use of faunal analysis from historic archaeological sites for determining status and economics has successfully contributed to a growing body of anthropological literature concerning socioeconomic factors in the 19th century. This study joins other historic studies in the...
Mutual rehabilitation: inmates and shelter dogs socializing each other: Jen Deane at TEDxFSCJ
Contributor(s):: Jen Deane
Jen Deane took a leap of faith in leaving the financial world to run a dog rescue. But she didn’t stop there. Recognizing that pit bulls and prisoners are often the first to be written off, Deane created a program enabling local inmates to train dogs and prepare them for adoption. In her...