Orchardview Stables in Wexford, Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization that makes horsemanship activities accessible to everyone possible in a safe, fun environment. Riders with special needs are welcomed at our facility to ride or work with horses on many different levels through our adapted...
Angeles en Cuatro Patas (Angels on Four Legs)
We are a rehabilitation center and nonprofit dedicated to children and adolescents with special physical and mental needs.Angels on four legs began its activity over twenty-three years ago as an idea of social work aimed at children with mild and chronic disabilities. This institution devoted...
Driving Forward: The Power of the Horse in Douro Township 1850-1900
Contributor(s):: Patrick Leahy
Rural Ontario was highly dependent upon the horse in the second half of the nineteenth century. However, the horse’s role in rural life has not received the scholarly attention it fully deserves. Economic historians often present the horse as an archaic means of doing farm work or as the...
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Pet Behaviour Science, a new open access journal, is looking forward to receiving your submissions. Please, find out more at www.petbehaviourscience.org
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Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal
Contributor(s):: David Menor
Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a multidisciplinary journal, Pet Behaviour Science welcomes submissions from the arts and humanities, behavioural and...
Why Humans and Dogs Make Great Companions: Sophia Kwan at TEDxAsociacionEscuelasLincoln
Contributor(s):: Sophia Kwan
Sophia got a dog a year ago, and he changed her family's life in a very positive way. If you're thinking about getting a dog, you should. A dog is a man's best friend for a reason.Sophia was born in Santa Monica, California. She's lived in the United States for the majority of her...
The One Health Movement; Animals, Environment, and US: Ralph Richardson at TEDxICC
Contributor(s):: Ralph Richardson
This talk takes a holistic approach to health by tying humans to the environment and animalsDr. Ralph Richardson became dean and CEO of the K-State Olathe campus in August 2015 after serving for 17 years as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. He is a Diplomat of...
The best college major you've never heard of: Ann Perkins at TEDxBozeman
Contributor(s):: Anne Perkins
Do you consider your pet part of your family? Have you ever been struck wondering about the unique bond between humans and domesticated animals? The relationship between humans and animals goes back tens of thousands of years. But until about 40 years ago, most behavioral research focused on...
How to raise a wild pet: Waleed AlJawi at TEDxKids@Jeddah
Contributor(s):: Waleed AlJawi
Sharing his experience on failing and succeeding to raise reptiles and other rare pets Young reptiles raiser
Greening the lifecycle: Ecopsychology, aging and art therapy
Contributor(s):: Rugh, Madeline M., King, Straja Linder
The Use of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Social Services: A Literature Synthesis
Contributor(s):: Rebecca Sheluk
The field of Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI’s) is emerging and developing steadily, however the available literature which addresses this field is limited. This literature synthesis includes 27 articles from this limited pool and addresses what AAI programs exist, how they are being...
Abuse, Attachment and Animal Assisted Activities
Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Gallagher
In the effort to take responsibly and effect positive change in the lives of our children, we must begin by identifying and applying the most effective methods to help them overcome obstacles to mental and emotional well-being. In conjunction with a limited number of quantitative studies,...
Interspecific attachment: social bonds between humans and their 'best friends'
Contributor(s):: Morag G. Ryan
Attachment refers to an individual seeking and maintaining close proximity to another individual. Although, relatively few studies have examined attachment in an interspecific context the human-dog bond has recently gained a great deal of attention, as this relationship has been subjected to...
Discovering the Meaning of the Experience of Interacting with Horses
Contributor(s):: Suellen Joan Mills
The literature on the human-animal bond is vast and has focused mainly on the bond between humans and their pets or small companion animals. However, within the literature, few studies exist that explore the human-horse interaction. Furthermore, studies that specifically examine the human...
Silent supporters : understanding clients' lived experiences of animal-assisted therapy in counselling
Contributor(s):: Jessica Owen
The human-animal bond has long been a topic of interest for both researchers and clinicians. There are many studies that support the benefits of animals with regards to humans’ psychological and physical wellbeing, such as improved mental and physical health in pet owners and the use of...
Pets Helping People, Inc.
Pets Helping People is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization established in 1998 on the premise that dogs, through their unconditional love and acceptance and acute senses, when paired with a compassionate human can be a remarkable source of companionship, inspiration, motivation and...
An Environment for Empathy and Empowerment: An Interview with Carol Rathmann of Forget Me Not Farm
02 Aug 2016 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
Founder of Forget Me Not Farm Carol RathmannAfter spending over 20 years as a veterinary technician, Carol Rathmann began working with the Sonoma Humane Society and took an interest in the...
Jul 10 2016
Contributor(s):: Perrino-Walker, Céleste