Welfare Impacts of Spay/Neuter-Focused Outreach on Companion Animals in New York City Public Housing
Contributor(s):: Dolan, Emily D., Weiss, Emily, Slater, Margaret R.
Spay/neuter (S/N) programs aim to reduce shelter intake and euthanasia. However, there is little published evidence of a causal effect between S/N programs and shelter intake or euthanasia. To uncover any ancillary effects of S/N, this study examined the impact of S/N door-to-door outreach on...
Beyond Therapy Dogs: Coordinating Large-Scale Finals Week Activities
Contributor(s):: Flynn, Holly
Therapy Dogs on Campus: A Counseling Outreach Activity for College Students Preparing for Final Exams
Contributor(s):: Barker, Sandra B., Barker, Randolph T., Schubert, Christine M.
Infectious disease research and one health education programs
Contributor(s):: Beth A. Montelone
One Health refers to the interconnected nature of the health and well-being of people, animals and the environments that they share. Central to this idea, is the realization that adverse health-effects in one area are linked to adverse effects in other area. Therefore, sustainable human health is...
Take a Paws: Fostering Student Wellness with a Therapy Dog Program at Your University Library
Contributor(s):: Lannon, Amber, Pamela Harrison
Therapy dogs are trained and socialized to provide comfort to individuals who are ill or experiencing stress. The following article explores therapy dog outreach programs in academic libraries by describing a successful venture at McGill University Library. Background, planning advice, assessment...
Therapy Dogs on Campus: Recommendations for Counseling Center Outreach
Contributor(s):: Daltry, Rachel M.
Human-Animal Interaction Research Initiative (HAIRI)
HAIRI uses an interdisciplinary approach to understand and promote the health and well-being of both human and non-human animals in symbiotic relationships through research, education, and outreach. We envision HAIRI as a leading authority in human-animal interactions, advancing mutualistic...
Homelessness and companion animals: More than just a pet?
Contributor(s):: Slatter, Jessica, Lloyd, Chris, King, Robert
Purpose: Research identifies the value of animal companionship for people of various ages and with physical and mental health diagnoses. However, there is limited research into the value of animal companionship for the homeless population.Method: This exploratory study aimed to investigate the...
The Foundation for Service Dog Support, Inc.
The FSDS is an Arizona-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and currently operates three programs:•Youth-based service dog training program- this unique educational initiative allows local teens to earn high school credit for participation. Students acquire service dog training skills by...
| Contributor(s):: Hess, Elizabeth
The relationship between bonding with nonhuman animals and students' attitudes toward science
| Contributor(s):: Sorge, C.