Horse SenseAbility's mission is to help underserved and at-risk youth and young adults develop life skills by working with horses in a peaceful, rural setting.
Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center
Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. is a non-profit organization that utilizes equine-related activities for the therapy of individuals with physical, developmental, and emotional differences. Uniquely, the horses are our treatment partners. We offer both Hippotherapy and...
Flying High Farm
The Bridge Center
The Bridge Center specializes in affordable, year-round therapeutic recreation and equine-assisted therapy programs for individuals with disabilities. All programs are instructed by skilled staff and are designed to meet the social, emotional, and physical goals of participants. Through...
Lovelane is a therapeutic horseback riding program that has a dramatic impact on the physical and cognitive development of children with special needs. Since 1988, Lovelane has been committed to providing an individualized program for children with special needs that integrates the pure...
Wild Hearts Horses for Heroes
Wild Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Program is a non-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization, founded in 2009. Our mission is to transform the lives of our participants, their families, and all who work with us through the healing power of horsemanship.
Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC)
The Therapeutic Equestrian Center (TEC) is dedicated to providing physical, learning, and recreational opportunities through horseback riding lessons. These lessons are individually designed to enhance the physical, emotional, and social well-being of children and adults with a variety of...
Cultivate Care Farms
The Mission of Cultivate Care Farms, Inc. is to operate, maintain, and expand Care Farming for humans and animals to heal and grow therapeutically through mental health, wellness, and community outreach programming.
Windrush Farm Therapeutic Equitation, Inc.
Windrush Farm provides therapeutic horseback riding for children, teenagers and adults with special needs. Founded in 1964, Windrush Farm is one of the oldest therapeutic riding centers in the United States. Windrush offers riding classes and equine-assisted activities. These activities...
Attitudes Toward and Perceptions of Deer Management in Suburban Boston
| Contributor(s):: Michael Devito
Communities in the United States have experienced a large and growing white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) population. Residents in these communities may enjoy encounters with white-tailed deer, but they also perceive problems with deer such as car collisions, garden damage, and Lyme...
Assessing gull abundance and food availability in urban parking lots
| Contributor(s):: Clark, Daniel E., Whitney, Jillian J., MacKenzie, Kenneth G., Koenen, Kiana K. G., DeStefano, Stephen
Toward an understanding of beaver management as human and beaver densities increase
| Contributor(s):: Siemer, William F., Jonker, Sandra A., Decker, Daniel J., Organ, John F.
Trends in Human-Wildlife Interactions as Related to Land Use and Human Density in Massachusetts
| Contributor(s):: Michael A. Huguenin Jr.
We conducted a study of human-wildlife interactions in Massachusetts, USA between April 2010 and May 2012. Our objectives were to (1) compile and summarize public-generated reports on human-wildlife interactions across Massachusetts; (2) evaluate reports based on species, public concerns, and...
Signs Observed Among Animal Species Infected with Raccoon Rabies Variant Virus, Massachusetts, USA, 1992–2010
| Contributor(s):: Xingtai Wang, Barbara G. Werner, Sandra Smole, Vasil Pani, Linda L. Han
We analyzed signs occurring among domestic and wild terrestrial animal species infected with raccoon rabies variant virus (RRV) in Massachusetts, 1992–2010. The clinical sign of aggression was significantly associated with rabid stray cats (odds ratio, OR = 2.3) and RRV affected major wild...
Deriving a biocentric history: evidence from the journal of Henry David Thoreau
| Contributor(s):: McGregor, Robert Kuhn
Legislating Fear and the Public Health in Gilded Age Massachusetts
| Contributor(s):: Teigen, Philip M.
Gelded Age Boston
| Contributor(s):: McShane, Clay
Animal Abuse in Massachusetts: A Summary of Case Reports at the MSPCA and Attitudes of Massachusetts Veterinarians
| Contributor(s):: Donley, Lori, Patronek, Gary J., Luke, Carter
Presents a summary of case reports regarding animal abuse in Massachusetts. Number of animal abuse complaints gathered from the Massachusetts Society for the prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Role of veterinarians in animal abuse prevention; Frequency and types of animal maltreatment; Limitations...
The effects of husbandry training on stereotypic pacing in captive African wild dogs ( Lycaon pictus )
| Contributor(s):: Shyne, A., Block, M.
To examine the effects of operant conditioning on stereotypic pacing in 3 female African wild dogs located at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, this study made recordings of pacing behavior immediately following individual sessions of husbandry training and 2 no-training conditions. The study...
Quantifying the shelter rabbit population: an analysis of Massachusetts and Rhode Island animal shelters
| Contributor(s):: Cook, A. J., McCobb, E.
Scholarly work on the nonhuman animal shelter population has widely focused on cats and dogs. As a result, little is known about the population dynamics of domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in shelters. The records from 4 companion animal shelters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island were...