Jun 23 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits
Jun 22 2017
International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) Conference 2017
Jun 21 2017
The Human Animal Bond and Companion Animals: Implications for Animal Welfare, Society, and Veterinarians
May 12 2017
May 11 2017
May 10 2017
Therapy Dogs as a Preventive Measure for Rabies Exposure and Mental Health Issues in Deployed Troops
Contributor(s):: Jacob Monroe Davenport
I have been fortunate to gain an invaluable experience while completing my Masters of Public Health at the Fort Riley Military base. Under the direction of Dr. Paul Benne and many of his support staff I have learned many aspects and functionality of the day-to-day operations of a public health...
The benefits of pet companionship in emerging adults
Contributor(s):: Leighann DeMarco
The present study examines the benefits associated with pet companionship in emerging adults. Past research suggests that pet companionship can have many positive impacts on individuals’ lives; however, little research has explored pet companionship during the transitional developmental...
Strong souls, gentle spirits
Contributor(s):: Patricia Iris Maureen Caffin
The documentary Strong Souls, Gentle Spirits is a film that combines the aspects of truthful documentary filmmaking but also incorporates filmmaking techniques and the filmmaker's involvement common to traditional narrative films. The main theme of the documentary centers on overcoming...
The "Right to Autonomous Agency" and the "Right to Exit/ Sever Relationships": Theorizing our Obligations to Companion Animals in a Post-Animal Rights World
Contributor(s):: Shitangshu Roy
This thesis expands on the model presented in Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka’s Zoopolis for how companion animals might be treated as co-citizens in a post-Animal Rights world. I will attempt to clarify the distinct political obligations owed to companion animals throughout their lifetimes...
Apr 28 2017
Human-Animal Interaction Conference 2017
Representations and bond between children and their pets
Contributor(s):: Juan Carlos Rate Marcos
The purpose of the present investigation was to describe and understand from psychoanalysis the representations that two children and a girl, 6, 8 and 9 years respectively, have of their pets to, from the understanding of the same, to describe the existing bond. To achieve these objectives a...
What is your pet telling you?: Leslie Stewart at TEDxIdahoFalls
Contributor(s):: Leslie Stewart
The human-animal bond has proven biological, psychological, and social effects – some that people recognize and some that people don’t. Knowing more about what your pet sees and feels within you can help you heal and be more healthy. It’s time to find out what your pet is...
Street Involved Youth and Companion Animals: A Phenomenological Study
Contributor(s):: Melissa Caines
Of the approximate one hundred and fifty thousand youth in Canada who are homeless on any given night as many as 25 percent of them share their lives with companion animals (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2006) . For many of these young people their companion animal is their only source of...
Apr 19 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: Integrate Animals to Enhance Treatment in Clinical Practice
Apr 18 2017
Apr 17 2017