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...
Animals and Us
Contributor(s):: Harold Herzog
Animals and Us focuses on the psychology and ethics of our relationships with members of other species.
This page contains information on service and assistance animals used by people with disabilities.On March 15, 2011 the definition of a "service animal" under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) changed and now defines a "service animal" as a dog that has been individually trained to do...
Center for Animals and Public Policy [CAPP]
The Center for Animals and Public Policy (CAPP) advances research, policy analysis, education and service pertaining to the important roles animals play in society, and explores the ethical implications of the human-animal relationship.The Center offers the Masters of Science in Animals and...
Center for the human-animal bond (Purdue University)
The Center for Applied Ethology and Human-Animal Interaction was established in 1982 at Purdue University to study these relationships and to communicate its findings to scientists and the public. In 1997, the name was changed to Center for the Human-Animal Bond to reflect the relationship that...
Center for the Study of Animal Well-Being [CSAW]
The Center for the Study of Animal Well-Being (CSAW) at Washington State University is a cooperative effort between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Animal Sciences in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. The goals of CSAW are to generate and...
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).
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.
Equine Assisted Interventions Repository
Guide Dog Schools Resource List
With more than 50,000 members, the National Federation of the Blind is the largest and most influential membership organization of blind people in the United States. The NFB improves blind people's lives through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
| 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.
Moving With Pets
| 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...
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....
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...
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...
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...