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Assistance Animals in Foster Care
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| Contributor(s):: Matthew W. Dietz
| Contributor(s):: Renn Hartmann
The extent of animal abuse, neglect and abandonment places increased pressure on animal welfare organisations to protect the welfare of animals. Such organisations operate under restricting circumstances, doing what they can with what they have and under heavy reliance on support from the public....
Protecting Cats and Dogs in Order to Protect Humans: Making the Case for a Felony Companion Animal Statute in Mississippi
| Contributor(s):: Deborah Challener
During the 2010 session of the Mississippi legislature, Senator Billy Hewes (R-Gulfport) introduced Senate Bill No. 2623 which, inter alia, made it a felony to "with malice torture, mutilate, maim, burn, starve, disfigure or kill any domesticated dog or cat." The penalty for a...
A Quantitative Study of Animal-Assisted Interventions with Youth Who Have Experienced Maltreatment
| Contributor(s):: Meghan Elizabeth Anderson
Youth who have experienced maltreatment (abuse, neglect, exposure to violence) typically exhibit worse life outcomes (lower graduation rates, higher incident of substance use, unplanned pregnancies, etc.). Effective therapeutic interventions are important to combat these negative effects. Animal...
Equine-assisted psychotherapy: a mental health promotion/intervention modality for children who have experienced intra-family violence
| Contributor(s):: Schultz, Pamela N., Remick-Barlow, Ann, Robbins, Leslie
Reins and Rainbows
Reins and Rainbows, INC. serves children, youth, adults, and families by providing emotional and behavioral support through experiential learning and cognitive behavioral therapy.Assisted by equine partners who provide stability and unconditional regard, a safe and supportive environment is...
Animal Cruelty and Elder Abuse
| Contributor(s):: Edward F. Ansello
Do people who mistreat animals also mistreat humans? Over the course of time, does someone who mistreats small creatures “graduate” to abusing humans, especially vulnerable older adults?We’ve heard, of course, about the extreme, sociopathic murderers who escalated from...
Social Responses to Animal Maltreatment Offenders: Neglect
| Contributor(s):: Ayers, Catherine R., Dozier, Mary E., Bratiotis, Christiana, Levitt, Lacey, Patronek, Gary, Grisso, Thomas
The Control of Neglected Zoonotic Diseases in Nigeria through Animal Intervention
| Contributor(s):: D.O. Ehizibolo, P.O.Ehizibolo, E.E.Ehizibolo, M.Y. Sugun, S.E. Idachaba
Zoonoses are a major cause of morbidity and mortality across the world and particularly in Nigeria; however, they are often neglected by primary healthcare managers and policy makers. The neglected zoonotic diseases endemic in Nigeria include Anthrax, brucellosis, Bovine Tuberculosis, Rabies,...
Making the connection - elder abuse and animal cruelty
| Contributor(s):: Podnieks, E.
Can Attitudes About Animal Neglect Be Differentiated From Attitudes About Animal Abuse?
| Contributor(s):: Henry, B. C.
Furry friends, neglect, and social support: an examination of pet attachment and its predictors
| Contributor(s):: Cory Hutchinson, Lindsey Ward, Kelsy Newton
The purpose of this study was to research the relationship of stuffed animal and pet attachment to neglect and social support. A positive correlation has been found between pet attachment and dissociation (Brown & Katcher, 2001). While many studies have looked at predictors of pet attachment,...
Apr 12 2012
The Psychological Aspects of Maltreated Animals