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Evaluating animal-assisted therapy in group treatment for child sexual abuse
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Contributor(s):: Dietz, Tracy J., Davis, Diana, Pennings, Jacquelyn
Assessing the preparedness of the veterinary profession to communicate with limited English proficient Spanish-speaking pet owners
Contributor(s):: Landau, Ruth Ellen
A Qualitative Investigation of the Urban African-American and Latino Adolescent Experience with Wildlife
Contributor(s):: van Velsor, Stanley W., Nilon, Charles H.
Few studies have investigated the wildlife-related experience of urban African-American and Latino adolescents. Using a grounded theory research approach, we identified four general conditions (i.e., demographic characteristics, socialization, place of residence, wildlife encounters) that were...
Attitudes toward companion animals among Hispanic residents of a Texas border community
Contributor(s):: Poss, J. E., Bader, J. O.
The researchers surveyed 206 residents of a Hispanic community on the Texas-Mexico border about their behaviors and attitudes toward companion animals. Selected members of the community administered a telephone survey to a systematic random sample of 206 individuals. The majority of participants...
Ocelot awareness among Latinos on the Texas and Tamaulipas border
Contributor(s):: Peterson, M. Nils, Sternberg, Mitch, Lopez, Angelica, Liu, Jianguo
Knowledge about wildlife represents a critical component of conservation. Although several variables (e.g., gender, education, length of residency) predict components of wildlife knowledge, previous research on the topic has rarely included multivariate analysis and has not focused on Latinos,...
Results of a free spay/neuter program in a Hispanic Colonia on the Texas-Mexico border
The purpose of this study, conducted in a small, impoverished Hispanic community on the Texas-Mexico border, was to evaluate the level of participation in a bilingual spay/neuter program offered free of charge to residents with companion animals. Prior to the sterilization project, approximately...
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Older Latinos, pets, and health
Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L.
Comparison of strength of the human-animal bond between Hispanic and non-Hispanic owners of pet dogs and cats
Contributor(s):: Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Kogan, L. R., Wright, M. L.
Objective - To assess differences in strength of the human-animal bond between Hispanic and non-Hispanic owners and determine whether these variations were associated with differences in medical care for pets. Design - Survey. Sample Population - 419 pet owners presenting a dog or cat for...
Owner demographics and medical care for pets
Contributor(s):: Smith, C.