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  1. Using research on self-regulation to understand and tackle the challenges that owners face helping their (overweight) dogs lose weight

    Contributor(s):: Webb, T. L., Krasuska, M., Toth, Z., du Plessis, H. R., Colliard, L.

  2. Equine-assisted therapy intervention studies targeting physical symptoms in adults: A systematic review

    Contributor(s):: White-Lewis, S., Russell, C., Johnson, R., Cheng, A. L., McClain, N.

    2017Appl Nurs Res389-210897-189710.1016/j.apnr.2017.08.002engUniversity of Missouri - Kansas City, Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences, Kansas City, MO, USA. Electronic address: swhitelewis@saintlukescollege.edu.School of Nursing, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas...

  3. Factors associated with daily walking of dogs

    Contributor(s):: Westgarth, C., Christian, H. E., Christley, R. M.

  4. Animal-Assisted Therapy as a Trauma Intervention

    Contributor(s):: Erin E. McLaughlin

    Trauma has a significant impact not just on the individuals who have experienced it, but on families, communities, and society as a whole. While significant improvements to treatment modalities have been made, there continues to be a need for further research and exploration to establish a range...

  5. Grumpy Cat On Hump Day: Animals' Effects On Mind, Body, And Spirit- And What We Ought To Do About It

    Contributor(s):: Shannon Doherty

    "How ought we to live?" It is the Jesuit question, the question that guides our classes and our lives, the question we must answer to fulfill our call to become "men and women in service of others." Throughout our Jesuit education, we often hear the question "How ought we...

  6. Animal companions and one-year survival of patients after discharge from a coronary care unit

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    | Contributor(s):: Erika Friedmann, Aaron Honori Katcher, James Lynch, Sue Ann Thomas

    This study looked at the effects of social isolation and social support on the survival of patients whowere hospitalized in a CCU with a diagnosis of MI or angina pectoris (AP). Social factors have been reportedto account for some of the variation in the incidence of MI and AP (25,28), but...

  7. An assessment of the pressure distribution exerted by a rider on the back of a horse during hippotherapy

    | Contributor(s):: Janura, M., Peham, C., Dvorakova, T., Elfmark, M.

  8. Overweight in dogs, but not in cats, is related to overweight in their owners

    | Contributor(s):: Nijland, M. L., Stam, F., Seidell, J. C.

  9. The epidemiology of dog walking: an unmet need for human and canine health

    | Contributor(s):: Bauman, A. E., Russell, S. J., Furber, S. E., Dobson, A. J.

  10. In a warm puppy, a new lease on life

    | Contributor(s):: Silden, Isobel

  11. Playing with pets and longevity among older people

    | Contributor(s):: Tucker, Joan S., Friedman, Howard S., Tsai, Catherine M., Martin, Leslie R.

  12. A cross sectional study of the prevalence and risk factors for owner misperception of canine body shape in first opinion practice in Glasgow

    | Contributor(s):: Courcier, E. A., Mellor, D. J., Thomson, R. M., Yam, P. S.

  13. Dog obesity: veterinary practices' and owners' opinions on cause and management

    | Contributor(s):: Bland, I. M., Guthrie-Jones, A., Taylor, R. D., Hill, J.

  14. Prevalence and risk factors for feline obesity in a first opinion practice in Glasgow, Scotland

    | Contributor(s):: Courcier, E. A., O'Higgins, R., Mellor, D. J., Yam, P. S.

  15. Effects of exercise and human contact on animal welfare in a dog shelter

    | Contributor(s):: Menor-Campos, D. J., Molleda-Carbonell, J. M., Lopez-Rodriguez, R.

  16. Reducing stress in dogs in shelters

    | Contributor(s):: Diesel, G.

  17. Characteristics of ageing pets and their owners: dogs v. cats

    | Contributor(s):: Heuberger, R., Wakshlag, J.

  18. The revolution in horsemanship

    | Contributor(s):: Miller, R. M.

  19. [Characterization of the vegetative-nervous response of dogs and the vegetative-nervous interaction between dogs and dog trainers by noninvasive measurement of skin potentials]

    | Contributor(s):: Balzer, H. U., Pietzko, A., Bigalke, K. D.