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  1. Red White Blue Dog Training After Government Service (R.W.B. Dog T.A.G.S.)

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    We strive to have a positive impact on our U.S. Combat Veterans as well as save the lives of homeless animals.  By bringing them together we help them forge their bond and give them hope.  In pairing rescued dogs with Veterans we create teams that...

  2. Urban Underdogs

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    Urban Underdogs is a non-profit organization created to help animals in underserved communities in the Las Vegas Valley. We’re an ALL-VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION incorporated in the state of Nevada providing food for companion animals, animal welfare education, and negotiating basic...

  3. Center for Adaptive Riding

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  4. Spirit Therapies

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    Founded in 1999, Spirit Therapies is the only licensed and certified EAGALA and PATH facility in Las Vegas, NV. We offer multiple programs that are available to assist those facing physical disabilities and mental health related issues and illnesses. SPIRIT THERAPIES is a non-profit...

  5. Sierra Therapeutic Equestrian Program

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    The Sierra Therapeutic Equestrian Program, Inc. (STEP, Inc.) is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting individuals in our local community who are dealing with physical, mental, emotional or educational special needs. By providing therapeutic riding services to those with both special...

  6. Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy (N.E.A.T.)

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    Under the supervision of marriage and family therapist,  N.E.A.T. offers social, emotional, behavioral and mental health interventions for children as young as four, teens, adults, and seniors, as well as work with small groups, couples, siblings, and families. Clients come to us from a...

  7. Kids & Horses

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    Kids & Horses is a non-profit organization that serves children and adults with disabilities in Northern Nevada through the use of horses. Kids & Horses offers a variety of services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy,  and adaptive riding...

  8. Distance-dependent effectiveness of diversionary bear bait sites

    | Contributor(s):: Stringham, Stephen F., Bryant, Ann

  9. Effects of removal on a lightly exploited coyote population in eastern Nevada

    | Contributor(s):: Jackson, Patrick J.

  10. Inter-seasonal movements in tri-state greater sage-grouse: implications for state-centric conservation plans

    | Contributor(s):: Reinhart, Jan S., Messmer, Terry A., Black, Todd

  11. Paradise Ranch

    Paradise Ranch is a unique facility that offers you and your family Horse Assisted Therapy (HAT) sessions; providing essential therapeutic benefit to all ages.  The environment provided to you by this facility focuses on comfort and an enjoyable experience for all involved.  All members...

  12. Beyond the "Bear" Necessities: A Mixed Methods Analysis of the Conflicts Arising in Human-Black Bear Encounters

    | Contributor(s):: Kathryn Mazaika

    Human–black bear conflicts have been increasing over the last 25 years in the western United States. Conflicts arising in human–bear encounters involve both those between people and bears, and between people about bears and how to address them. Research focusing on the interactions...

  13. Animal Law in Nevada: All Bark and No Bite

    | Contributor(s):: Kathleen Wilde

  14. From Pottage To Portage: A Perspective On Aboriginal Horse Use In The Northern Great Basin Prior To 1850

    | Contributor(s):: Layton, Thomas N.

  15. How Reno Went To The Dogs: The Police Dog In Reno From Riot Control To Drug Detection

    | Contributor(s):: Chapman, Samuel G.

  16. Locating The Grave Of John Snyder

    | Contributor(s):: Grebenkemper, John, Johnson, Kristin, Morris, Adela

  17. Wild Horses And Other Phantoms

    | Contributor(s):: Pellegrini, Steven W.

  18. Raising canine: cross-species parallels in parental investment

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    | Contributor(s):: Eric T. Steiner, N. Clayton Silver, Pam Hall, Chantal Downing, Dominic Hurton, Peter B. Gray

    Parental investment tends to vary as a function of parental status, i.e., biological/adoptive parents tend to invest more in their children than stepparents. Given the similarities in some of the ways humans interact with children versus pet dogs, the current study investigated whether dog...

  19. What Happens in Vegas

    | Contributor(s):: Allensworth, Alder

  20. Refuge-seeking and pest avoidance by feral horses in desert and island environments

    | Contributor(s):: Keiper, R. R., Berger, J.

    Patterns of resource exploitation were examined among 2 populations of feral horses in the USA, to investigate whether harassment by insects results in the use of 'refuge' sites to minimise pest pressures. In the first study site, Assateague, a barrier island off the Atlantic coast of Maryland...