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Therapy Dogs in Academic Libraries: A Way to Foster Student Engagement and Mitigate Self-Reported Stress during Finals
Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, McDevitt, Theresa
Methodology for estimating deer browsing impact
Contributor(s):: Pierson, Timothy G., deCalesta, David S.
Therapy Dogs on Campus: Recommendations for Counseling Center Outreach
Contributor(s):: Daltry, Rachel M.
Sallie Ann Jarrett
Contributor(s):: Kramer, Vierma 'Bobbi
`Ask the beasts, and they shall teach thee': The human lessons of Charles Willson Peale's natural
Contributor(s):: Brigham, David R.
Old Baldy: A Horse's Tale
Contributor(s):: Difebo, Dane
Contributor(s):: Studebaker, Dan, Jr.
Effects of Inedible, Manipulable Objects on Captive Bears
Contributor(s):: Altman, Joanne D.
Examines the effect of inedible, manipulable objects on appetitive behavior of captive bears in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Behavioral patterns of bears; Reaction of a bear sloth to the presence of female spectacled bear; Comparison of the reaction of polar, sloth and spectacled bears to plastic...
Housing Density and Growth in Juvenile Red-Eared Turtles
Contributor(s):: McRobert, Scott P.
Analyzes the growth of juvenile turtles under laboratory conditions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Effects of housing condition and diet on turtle growth; Factors affecting the chances of survival of turtles; Development of a protocol for the successful maintenance of turtles in captivity.
Impact of animal-assisted therapy for outpatients with fibromyalgia
Contributor(s):: Marcus, D. A., Bernstein, C. D., Constantin, J. M., Kunkel, F. A., Breuer, P., Hanlon, R. B.
Philadelphia nature study
Contributor(s):: Fox, Hannah A.
Pet therapy for the homebound elderly
Contributor(s):: Harris, Marilyn, Gelline, Mindy
Challenge of research
Contributor(s):: Robb, Suzanne S.
What is there to do? A potpourri of programs for residents
Contributor(s):: Lewis, Kenneth
Validity of model devices used to assess canine temperament in behavioral tests
Contributor(s):: Barnard, S., Siracusa, C., Reisner, I., Valsecchi, P., Serpell, J. A.
A comparison of dog bite injuries in younger and older children treated in a pediatric emergency department
Contributor(s):: Bernardo, L. M., Gardner, M. J., Rosenfield, R. L., Cohen, B., Pitetti, R.
Objective: Dog bites account for a significant number of traumatic injuries in the paediatric population that often require medical treatment. Although agent, host, and environmental characteristics of dog bites have been well documented, no attempt has been made to compare these characteristics...
Behavioral assessment of child-directed canine aggression
Contributor(s):: Reisner, I. R., Shofer, F. S., Nance, M. L.
Behavioural characteristics associated with dog bites to children presenting to an urban trauma centre
Contributor(s):: Reisner, I. R., Nance, M. L., Zeller, J. S., Houseknecht, E. M., Kassam-Adams, N., Wiebe, D. J.
Children are the most frequent victims of dog bites presenting to hospital emergency departments (ED), but there are gaps in understanding of the circumstances of such bites. The objective of this study was to characterise the behavioural circumstances of dog bites by interviewing children
Equid play ethogram
Contributor(s):: McDonnell, S. M., Poulin, A.
An ethogram of play behaviour among equids was developed. Several key English-language studies on equids were reviewed to derive a preliminary inventory of specific behaviours to be included in the ethogram. Our primary observations were based on a herd of semi-feral Shetland-type ponies kept at...
Unreported dog bites in children
Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M., Jones, B. A.
In 1981, more than 3,200 Pennsylvania children, ages 4 to 18 years, were surveyed about their dog bite histories and attitudes toward animals. Dog bites were much more common than previously reported: 45 percent of children had been bitten during their lifetimes, and 15.5 percent had been bitten...