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
Beyond Therapy Dogs: Coordinating Large-Scale Finals Week Activities
Contributor(s):: Flynn, Holly
Therapy dogs' presence steadily grows in libraries
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Contributor(s):: M. Schwartz
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...
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...
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...
The Animal-Assisted Therapy Program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital: A Journey Towards Evidence
Contributor(s):: Zeblisky, Kathy A., Jennings, Mary Lou
Consumer health information for pet owners
Contributor(s):: Murphy, Sarah Anne
Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of Our Connections with Animals [book review]
Contributor(s):: Muskiewicz, Marion S.
Usability Evaluation of a Research Repository and Collaboration Web Site
Contributor(s):: Zhang, Tao, Maron, Deborah J., Charles, Christopher C.
A Basket of Puppies ... Well, Almost [From the Editor]
Contributor(s):: Borman, Laurie D.
Studying for Exams Just Got More Relaxing -- Animal-Assisted Activities at the University of Connecticut Library
Contributor(s):: Reynolds, Jo Ann, Rabschutz, Laurel
Otterly Irresistible: iREAD® on the River
Contributor(s):: Otter, Pawly
Contributor(s):: Anger, William H., Akins, Sybil
Borje At The Front Desk
Contributor(s):: Syvala, Maria
Paws for a Study Break: Running an Animal Assisted Therapy Program at the Gerstein Science Information Centre
Contributor(s):: Bell, Allison
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...
The Countdown Is on to MLA '15!
Contributor(s):: Haver, Mary Katherine
Books, Children, Dogs, Artists: Library Programs for the Entire Family