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  1. Anam Cara

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    Anam Cara serves the greater Michiana area by delivering holistic healing and learning opportunities facilitated by highly professional and passionate individuals and horses. Anam Cara's purpose is to educate, enhance, and encourage the mental, physical, and spiritual health of clients and...

  2. Sunrise Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.

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    Sunrise is a member of PATH Intl. and uses only certified teachers. We are located in Floyd County, Indiana. We serve students from age 3-70 with disabilities including but not limited to Autism, ADD/ADHD,Down Syndrome,CP,MD, Emotional Disorders,OCD.

  3. People & Animal Learning Services, Inc. (PALS)

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    PALS is a nonprofit therapeutic riding center located in Bloomington, IN. We provide therapeutic horseback riding & unmounted equine activities to people with disabilities, veterans, senior citizens, and at-risk youth. The therapeutic power of the horse can offer many physical, emotional...

  4. Practices and Perceptions of Animal Contact and Associated Health Outcomes in Pregnant Women and New Mothers

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    | Contributor(s):: Hsin-Yi Weng, Kimberly Ankrom

    Companion animals play an important role in our society. However, pregnant women and new mothers might have specific concerns about animal-associated health outcomes because of their altered immune function and posture as well as their newborn babies. The study was conducted to collect baseline...

  5. Reflections about raising a leader dog for the blind vs. fostering Muncie Animal Rescue Fund dogs : an honors thesis

    | Contributor(s):: Joan A. Studnicky

    Dogs are used for so many purposes in today's world. They are used to hunt, search for and rescue endangered individuals, keep our country safe by sniffing out bombs and drugs, entertain us in dog shows, lead the blind, or simply provide companionship.Dogs are of particular interest to me. I...

  6. Understanding Veterinarians as Educators: An Exploratory Study

    | Contributor(s):: Dolby, Nadine, Litster, Annette

  7. EquiVenture Therapeutic Riding Inc.

    EquiVenture Therapeutic Riding Inc. (EVTR) is a non-profit organization that offers therapeutic horseback riding to disabled individuals in the Kokomo, Indiana region.

  8. Reducing the potential for human-snake encounters in a recreational park

    | Contributor(s):: Carter, Evin T., Attum, Omar, Eads, Bryan C., Hoffman, Andrew S., Kingsbury, Bruce A.

  9. Keys to managing a successful archery deer hunt in an urban community: a case study

    | Contributor(s):: Stewart, Chad M., Keller, Bruce, Williamson, Chad R.

  10. The public health function of livestock: Perspective on land and health from farmers in Indiana

    | Contributor(s):: DeBruicker Valliant, Julia

  11. The Effects of a Dog Reading Visitation Program on Academic Engagement Behavior in Three Elementary Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities: A Single Case Design

    | Contributor(s):: Bassette, Laura, Taber-Doughty, Teresa

  12. How German is taught in the grades in Gary, Indiana

  13. Invasive species in Indiana - updates and opportunities

    | Contributor(s):: Ellen Jacquart

    Topics:- Invasive species overview- Indiana Invasive Species Council update- Best Management Practices project- Cooperative Weed Management Areas

  14. Cat killings reemphasize owner responsibility

  15. Pet populations in the catchment area of the Purdue Comparative Oncology Program

    | Contributor(s):: Lengerich, E. J., Teclaw, R. F., Mendlein, J. M., Mariolis, P., Garbe, P. L.

  16. Companion animals in Indiana elementary schools

    | Contributor(s):: Rud, A. G., Jr., Beck, A. M.

    This descriptive study examined data on the presence of pets in elementary classrooms in a sample of rural, suburban and urban elementary school classrooms in Indiana, USA, and suggested a rich area for researchers interested in human-animal interactions in school settings. A convenience sample...

  17. Dynamics of dog and cat populations in a community

    | Contributor(s):: Patronek, G. J., Beck, A. M., Glickman, L. T.

    Information gathered by telephone survey from 1272 households in St Joseph County, Indiana that owned a dog or cat between Dec 1, 1993 and Nov 30, 1994 was compared with data on 9571 dogs and cats received by the Humane Society of St Joseph County during the same period. 843 of 1335 (63.1

  18. The educational benefits of a ten-week home-based wild bird feeding program for children

    | Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M., Melson, G. F., Costa, P. L. da, Liu, T.

    This study evaluated a ten-week educational home-based program for feeding wild birds, intended to increase elementary school age children's knowledge about birds, especially those wild birds commonly encountered at outdoor home feeders. We measured changes from pre- to post-program in 65 seven-...

  19. Development of a national companion animal syndromic surveillance system for bioterrorism

    | Contributor(s):: Moore, G. E., Ward, M. P., Dhariwal, J., Wu, C. C., Glickman, N. W., Lewis, H. B., Glickman, L. T.

    A companion animal syndromic surveillance system has been established at Purdue University to augment national U.S. efforts in bioterrorism detection. This system analyses electronic data from a veterinary practice with 360 hospitals in 42 states. Using syndromic definitions for clinical disease...

  20. Purdue University-Banfield National Companion Animal Surveillance Program for emerging and zoonotic diseases

    | Contributor(s):: Glickman, L. T., Moore, G. E., Glickman, N. W., Caldanaro, R. J., Aucoin, D., Lewis, H. B.

    A National Companion Animal Surveillance Program (NCASP) was established at Purdue University to monitor clinical syndromes and diseases using the electronic medical records of >80 000 companion animals visiting >500 Banfield hospitals weekly in 44 states. With funding from the Centers for...