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  1. A Multi-Site Feasibility Assessment of Implementing a Best-Practices Meet-And-Greet Intervention in Animal Shelters in the United States

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    | Contributor(s):: Alexandra Protopopova, Kelsea M. Brown, Nathaniel J. Hall

    Animal shelters must incorporate empirically validated programs to increase life-saving measures; however, altering existing protocols is often a challenge. The current study assessed the feasibility of nine animal shelters within the United States to replicate a validated procedure for...

  2. Ha criterios para a inclusao de caes de intervencoes assistidas por animais em ambiente universitario?

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    | Contributor(s):: Mores, M. C. P., Cintra, A. C. R., Cavalcante, C. Z., Sotomaior, C. S., Michelotto, A. L. L.

    Estudantes universitários passam por diferentes experiências estressantes, interferindo na vida acadêmica ou mesmo impedindo sua continuidade. Programas de Intervenções Assistidas por Animais (IAA) são utilizados em escolas e universidades para minimizar o...

  3. Effects of the multimodal intervention program including animal-assisted therapy on depression and self-esteem among university students

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    | Contributor(s):: Kil, T.

    This study aimed to investigate the effects of the multimodal group intervention that combined animal-assisted therapy (AAT) and integrated play therapy (IPT) on depression and self-esteem in undergraduate university students. The subjects were 40 students attending animal-related and social...

  4. Benefits and challenges of animal-assisted therapy in older adults: a literature review

    | Contributor(s):: Veilleux, A.

  5. A Stakeholder-Engaged Approach to Development of an Animal-Assisted Intervention for Obesity Prevention Among Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Pet Dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Linder, D. E., Folta, S. C., Must, A., Mulé, C. M., Cash, S. B., Halbreich, E. D., Colón, C., Sullivan, S., Sanabria, E., Gibbs, D., Farrell, T.

    Stakeholder involvement in research has been demonstrated to increase the effectiveness, validity, and quality of a study. This paper describes the engagement of a stakeholder panel in the development and implementation of an animal-assisted intervention (AAI) assessment and program for...

  6. Equine-assisted psychotherapy with traumatized couples-Improvement of relationship quality and psychological symptoms

    | Contributor(s):: Willmund, G., Zimmermann, P., Alliger-Horn, C., Varn, A., Fischer, C., Parent, I., Sobottka, A., Bering, R., Rose, C., Ströhle, A., Köhler, K.

  7. Nature-based interventions for vulnerable youth: a scoping review

    | Contributor(s):: Overbey, T. A., Diekmann, F., Lekies, K. S.

  8. Investigating Human-Animal Interactions in Homes of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Mixed Methods Approach

    | Contributor(s):: Lisk, Caitlin R.

  9. Experiences of an Equine Facilitated Psychotherapeutic Intervention : an Ipa Study

    | Contributor(s):: Stracey, Catherine

  10. The experience of animal therapy in residential aged care in New Zealand: a narrative analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Wong, Gemma, Breheny, Mary

  11. The role of canines in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: A systematic review

    | Contributor(s):: Vitte, Pauline, Bragg, Kevin, Graham, David, Davidson, John, Bratten, Truls, Angus-Leppan, Gavin

  12. A thematic analysis of influences on parents' autism intervention decisions

    | Contributor(s):: Wilson, Meghan, Whelan, Thomas, Milne, Lisa, Hamilton, David, Jacobs, Diane, Pilkington, Pamela

  13. Animal health and welfare state and technical efficiency of dairy farms: possible synergies

    | Contributor(s):: Tremetsberger, L., Winckler, C., Kantelhardt, J.

  14. Dog tales: mindful Dog Interactions evoke similar experiences to Dog Assisted Mindfulness meditations

    | Contributor(s):: Oliva, J. L., Green, T. R.

  15. Change the Humans First: Principles for Improving the Management of Free-Roaming Cats

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    | Contributor(s):: Lynette J. McLeod, Donald W. Hine, Aaron B. Driver

    In Australia, free-roaming cats can be found in urban and rural areas across the country. They are inherently difficult to manage but it is frequently human behaviour that demands the most attention and is in most need of change. To the frustration of policy makers and practitioners, scientific...

  16. Short-Term Interventions That Accomplish Humane Education Goals: An International Review of the Research Literature

    | Contributor(s):: Virginio Aguirre, Agustín Orihuela

  17. Animal Hoarding: An In Depth Look at the Issues and Interventions

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    | Contributor(s):: Amanda Mooneyham

    Animal hoarding cases in regard to 501(c)3 nonprofit agencies have been on the rise in recent decades and current intervention strategies are struggling to address this complex social problem. Animal hoarding not only affects the animals being abused, but it has adverse effects on humans and...

  18. A new metric for quantifying the relative impact of risk factors on loss of working life illustrated in a population of working dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Caron-Lormier, G., Harvey, N. D., England, G. C. W., Asher, L.

    In a resource-limited world, organisations attempting to reduce the impact of health or behaviour issues need to choose carefully how to allocate resources for the highest overall impact. However, such choices may not always be obvious. Which has the biggest impact? A large change to a small...

  19. Environmental enrichment: an experiment in biosocial intervention

    | Contributor(s):: Chiapperino, Luca

  20. Animal assisted interventions on therapy farms for those with autism

    | Contributor(s):: Barnhart, Gwendolyn, Silverwood, Amber, Efird, Wendy, Wells, Katie