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  1. Therapy Dogs in Academic Libraries: A Way to Foster Student Engagement and Mitigate Self-Reported Stress during Finals

    Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, McDevitt, Theresa

  2. Beyond Therapy Dogs: Coordinating Large-Scale Finals Week Activities

    Contributor(s):: Flynn, Holly

  3. Therapy dogs' presence steadily grows in libraries

    Contributor(s):: M. Schwartz

  4. Human-animal interactions of community dogs in Campo Largo, Brazil: a descriptive study

    Contributor(s):: Kwok, Y. K. E., Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von, Sprea, G., Molento, C. F. M.

    Free-roaming, ownerless dogs comprise a considerable portion of Brazil's dog population. To address societal concerns for animal welfare, the Brazilian town of Campo Largo established the "community dog program," where free-roaming dogs are cared for by self-appointed community members, known as...

  5. Behavioral ecology of captive species: using bibliographic information to assess pet suitability of mammal species

    Contributor(s):: Koene, P., Mol, R. M. de, Ipema, B.

    Which mammal species are suitable to be kept as pet? For answering this question many factors have to be considered. Animals have many adaptations to their natural environment in which they have evolved that may cause adaptation problems and/or risks in captivity. Problems may be visible in...

  6. Animal-Assisted Interventions as a Learning Aid – A Literature Review

    Contributor(s):: Robyn Lawes

    Animal-assisted interventions (AAI) on learning and mental health is an evolving matter within psychology. In past history, such mediations have been held to ridicule by scholars who deemed animals to be insignificant within the field. Today, the American Humane Association postulates that the...

  7. The Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital: A Journey Towards Evidence

    Contributor(s):: Zeblisky, Kathy A., Jennings, Mary Lou

  8. Consumer health information for pet owners

    Contributor(s):: Murphy, Sarah Anne

  9. Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of Our Connections with Animals [book review]

    Contributor(s):: Muskiewicz, Marion S.

  10. Usability Evaluation of a Research Repository and Collaboration Web Site

    Full-text: Available

    Contributor(s):: Zhang, Tao, Maron, Deborah J., Charles, Christopher C.

  11. A Basket of Puppies ... Well, Almost [From the Editor]

    Contributor(s):: Borman, Laurie D.

  12. Studying for Exams Just Got More Relaxing -- Animal-Assisted Activities at the University of Connecticut Library

    Contributor(s):: Reynolds, Jo Ann, Rabschutz, Laurel

  13. Otterly Irresistible: iREAD® on the River

    Contributor(s):: Otter, Pawly

  14. Pet Therapy

    Contributor(s):: Anger, William H., Akins, Sybil

  15. Borje At The Front Desk

    Contributor(s):: Syvala, Maria

  16. Paws for a Study Break: Running an Animal Assisted Therapy Program at the Gerstein Science Information Centre

    Contributor(s):: Bell, Allison

  17. Take a Paws: Fostering Student Wellness with a Therapy Dog Program at Your University Library

    Contributor(s):: Lannon, Amber, Pamela Harrison

    Therapy dogs are trained and socialized to provide comfort to individuals who are ill or experiencing stress. The following article explores therapy dog outreach programs in academic libraries by describing a successful venture at McGill University Library. Background, planning advice, assessment...

  18. Pet Therapy

    Contributor(s):: Anger, William H., Akins, Sybil

  19. The Countdown Is on to MLA '15!

    Contributor(s):: Haver, Mary Katherine

  20. Books, Children, Dogs, Artists: Library Programs for the Entire Family

    Contributor(s):: Haver, Mary Katherine