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  1. Dog behaviour prediction testing

    Contributor(s):: Florian, M., Kottferova, J.

  2. Stress assessment of co-therapist dogs in animal assisted interventions: a review

    Contributor(s):: Ceglia, L.

    Animal assisted intervention (AAI), in their three forms (Animal-Assisted Activities, Animal-Assisted Education and Animal-Assisted Therapy), are activities aimed not only at supporting and integrating traditional therapies, but also at developing a strong link between animal and human beings in...

  3. Are multi-cat homes more stressful? A critical review of the evidence associated with cat group size and wellbeing

    Contributor(s):: Finka, L. R., Foreman-Worsley, R.

  4. Experiences of People with Multiple Sclerosis and their use of Assistance Dogs: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

    Contributor(s):: O'Connor, Gráinne Ann

  5. Animal Assisted Interventions in the Green Care Framework: A Literature Review

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Galardi, M., De Santis, M., Moruzzo, R., Mutinelli, F., Contalbrigo, L.

    Green Care (GC) and Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI) are recognised practices useful to enhance the wellbeing of people through interaction with nature and animals. This study aims at understanding the interconnections between GC and AAI by analysing deeply which interaction with animals is...

  6. Beyond puppy selection-considering the role of puppy raisers in bringing out the best in assistance dog puppies

    | Contributor(s):: Mai, D. L., Howell, T., Benton, P., Bennett, P. C.

  7. For an Emancipatory Animal Sociology

    | Contributor(s):: Taylor, Nik, Sutton, Zoei

  8. The impact of disability-assistance animals on the psychological health of workplaces: A systematic review

    | Contributor(s):: Hunter, Caitlin, Verreynne, Martie-Louise, Pachana, Nancy, Harpur, Paul

  9. The human-animal relationship: a new field of socio-educational action

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Senent-Sánchez, Joan-Maria

    This article analyses the educational approaches towards the animal-human relationship which have been developed during the last 20 years. The article establishes a chain of states in that relationship and presents the reasons why those states are consecutive or, occasionally,...

  10. Animal-assisted therapy as a proactive intervention for children : a literature review

    | Contributor(s):: Blumenstein, Keirsten Louise

  11. A standardized ethogram for the Felidae: a tool for behavioral researchers

    | Contributor(s):: Stanton, L. A., Sullivan, M. S., Fazio, J. M.

    Standardized ethograms offer many practical benefits to behavioral researchers, and several examples exist today for various species and taxa. Despite historic evidence that suggests the family Felidae share similar behavioral repertoires, no standardized ethogram providing comprehensive...

  12. The Role and Impact of Animals with Pediatric Patients

    | Contributor(s):: Goddard, A. T., Gilmer, M. J.

  13. Use of dogs in animal-assisted therapy : a literature review

    | Contributor(s):: Conley, Lauren

  14. The illegal parrot trade: a literature review

    | Contributor(s):: Pires, Stephen F.

  15. Physiological effects of human-animal positive interaction in dogs - review of the literature

    | Contributor(s):: Pop, D., Rusu, A. S., Pop-Vancia, V., Papuc, I., Constantinescu, R., Miresan, V.

    Positive human-animal interactions (HAI) are known to increase the quality of life in both humans and dogs. Although there are several reviews on the benefits of HAI in humans, there are no reviews on the effects of positive HAI in dogs. Therefore, the aim of this paper is to provide a review of...

  16. Examining the literature on the efficacy of equine assisted therapy for people with mental health and behavioural disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Cantin, Anna, Marshall-Lucette, Sylvie

  17. Prolonged pain research in mice: trends in reference to the 3Rs

    | Contributor(s):: Balcombe, J., Ferdowsian, H., Briese, L.

    This literature review documents trends in the use of mice in prolonged pain research, defined herein as research that subjects mice to a source of pain for at least 14 days. The total amount of prolonged pain research on mice has increased dramatically in the past decade for the 3 pain...

  18. Animal-assisted interventions in children's hospitals: a critical review of the literature

    | Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, A., McArthur, M., Winefield, H., Hanieh, E., Hazel, S.

    There is a perception in the scientific and general communities that hospitalized children benefit from visits by animals. Animal-assisted interventions (AAI), including animal-assisted therapy and animal-assisted activities, usually involving dogs, are thus employed in pediatric hospitals....

  19. Prioritisation of companion dog welfare issues using expert consensus

    | Contributor(s):: Buckland, E. L., Corr, S. A., Abeyesinghe, S. M., Wathes, C. M.

    Resources for tackling animal welfare issues are often limited. Obtaining a consensus of expert opinion on the most pressing issues to address is a valuable approach to try to ensure that resources are wisely spent. In this study, seven independent experts in a range of disciplines (including...

  20. Exposure to cats: update on risks for sensitization and allergic diseases

    | Contributor(s):: Dharmage, S. C., Lodge, C. L., Matheson, M. C., Campbell, B., Lowe, A. J.