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Moving With Pets
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Contributor(s):: Dylan Kaarlsen
When you go new places® every member of your family should be at ease. Cats, dogs and other animals are especially sensitive to moving. The secret to pet relocation is planning. Follow these pointers and ask your Atlas Agent if you have questions. This guide will help prepare you to move...
Cost of Owning a Dog
This resource guide walks through a detailed outline of the financial commitment necessary to plan for a beneficial outcome for both dog and the owner(s).
Pets by the Numbers
| Contributor(s):: Jennifer Cattet
Medical Mutts is a dog training organization specialized in the training Diabetes Alert Dogs, Seizure Dogs as well as Service Dogs for other medical, physical or psychiatric conditions. Medical Mutts is also involved in research in the field of medical detection.
The Everything Dog Site
Thank you for visiting theeverythingdogsite.com! We love dogs and wanted to create an outlet for our passion, so we decided to create this website in 2015. Our vision for this website is quite straightforward:Promote responsible dog ownershipTo provide the best and most up to date...
Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal
| Contributor(s):: David Menor
Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a multidisciplinary journal, Pet Behaviour Science welcomes submissions from the arts and humanities, behavioural and...
Al Brittain, The Dog Chief
| Contributor(s):: Michael Fallon
A blog on selection of service dog organizations and pitfalls in the service dog community by Mr. Al Brittain. Al categories of service dogs are covered (medical alert, psychiatric, guide, etc). As written on his blog home page:"I'm very involved in the assistance dog...
Dreamcatcher Nature Assisted Therapy Ltd.
| Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona
This is a website that links to an organization that practices Animal Assisted Therapy, Equine Facilitated Counselling and offers Certification and Trainings in Animal Assisted Therapy and Wellness. This organization is located in Alberta Canada.
The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients
There are approximately 5.3 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more with some other form of dementia. New advancements are being made every year in the medical field to treat these conditions medically, but there are also studies behind a new form of...
North Star Therapy Animals
| Contributor(s):: Alison Humphrey
North Star Therapy Animals (NSTA) is a volunteer organization based in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. NSTA is comprised of registered therapy animal teams and individuals who are passionate about animal therapy and the benefits that animal therapy brings to our community....
Healthy Pets Healthy People
Most households in the United States have at least one pet. Why do people have pets? There are many reasons. Pets can decrease your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels, and feelings of loneliness. Pets can increase your opportunities for exercise and outdoor activities and...
Animals and Us
| Contributor(s):: Harold Herzog
Animals and Us focuses on the psychology and ethics of our relationships with members of other species.
K9 Service Animals
Service animals can be certified to provide a wide range of services for their companions. Not all service animals are hearing or guide dogs. If your dog can come when signaled, then he may qualify as a service animal depending on your disabilities.We certify all animals that meet ADA...
The Malaysian Animal-Assisted Therapy for the Disabled and Elderly Association (Petpositive) is the first – and only – nationally registered non-profit Society in the country which uses animals to empower the lives of disabled and elderly persons. We work with all pets. We reach out...
PAWSitive InterAction Inc., a non-profit alliance of premier local organizations, is bound together by a common commitment to promote and celebrate the positive impact of the human-animal bond. The group's mission is to collectively connect the community with resources, expertise and...
K-9's & Friends
K-9's & Friends teams are local owners who love sharing their dogs with those in need of canine therapy in the community. They love to visit and share stories and information about the dogs. They are available to do both casual meet and greet visits, as well as informational...
Psych Central: The Truth About Animal-Assisted Therapy
| Contributor(s):: Brandi-Ann Uyemura
Psych Central features some information about the psychological benefits associated with animal-assisted therapy. Animals have proven to be quite helpful as an adjunct to a therapeutic process. Animal-assisted therapy helps individuals develop motor skills, communication skills, and...
I-CAT: International Cat-Assisted Therapy
We are a volunteer organization of cat owners/handlers/guardians who believe in the value of animal-assisted activities and who provide therapy to people in need. I-CAT seeks to be an educational resource on therapy cats, providing support and information to cat therapy teams, facilities...
Risks and Benefits to Spaying and Neutering Your Dog
| Contributor(s):: Denise Flaim
Risks and Benefits to Spaying and Neutering Your DogThe growing debate over when – or even if – it is always best to spay or neuter.Resource from Whole Dog Journal:“Pediatric” spay surgery helps shelters adopt puppies quickly. But some experts worry that early spay surgery can cause health...