"Can Tigers Tame Your Stress?" | Kevin Rose | TEDxWilmington
| Contributor(s):: Kevin Rose
Kevin’s talk focuses on his efforts to help combat veterans turn down the stress after returning from war. Recalling his own intense anxiety from childhood, he shares his grandmother’s teachings of nature and using the five senses to feel calm. Through this connection to the natural...
1st Responder Canine (FRK9)
1St Responder Canine (FRK9) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides purpose bred Service Dogs to First Responders that have incurred life altering injuries to include: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injuries...
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, provides equine assisted therapy to physically and mentally challenged individuals. Our highly trained instructors are certified through PATH International (Professional Association of Therapeutic...
A preliminary study of group intervention along with basic canine training among traumatized teenagers: a 3-month longitudinal study
| Contributor(s):: Hamama, Liat, Hamama-Raz, Yaira, Dagan, Keren, Greenfeld, Hofit, Rubinstein, Chen, Ben-Ezra, Menachem
A Real Win-Win: Saving Dogs and Saving Veterans: An Interview with Susan Hinkle
12 Nov 2015 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
“I find it fascinating how a dog can change a person’s life,” said Susan Hinkle, Founder and Program Director of Missouri Patriot Paws.
Missouri Patriot Paws Founder and Program...
A supplementary intervention utilizing service dogs with veterans diagnosed with PTSD: A grant proposal
| Contributor(s):: Dillon, Jacqueline
The purpose of this project was to write a grant proposal seeking funds for aprogram that utilizes service dogs as a supplementary intervention for veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The literature review addressed the prevalence of PTSD in the United States and among...
A Systematic Review of Complimentary Therapies to Treat Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Aftermath of Domestic Abuse
| Contributor(s):: Jordan A. Meeks, Saida Byrami
Objectives: Explore the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on the health of female survivors. Identify complementary therapies that alleviate symptoms of psychological health impacts of IPV on women’s health.Method: An exhaustive search of published, peer reviewed...
A Systematic Review of the Effect of Assistance Dog Ownership on Practical Support, Health, and Wellbeing: Implications for Older Adults
| Contributor(s):: Salmon, A. J., Pachana, N. A.
Abuse, Attachment and Animal Assisted Activities
| Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Gallagher
In the effort to take responsibly and effect positive change in the lives of our children, we must begin by identifying and applying the most effective methods to help them overcome obstacles to mental and emotional well-being. In conjunction with a limited number of quantitative studies,...
Acceptability of an adjunct equine-assisted activities and therapies program for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder and/or traumatic brain injury
| Contributor(s):: Sylvia, L., West, E., Blackburn, A. M., Gupta, C., Bui, E., Mahoney, T., Duncan, G., Wright, E. C., Lejeune, S., Spencer, T. J.
Activist as Symptom: Healing Trauma within a Ruptured Collective
| Contributor(s):: Granovetter, Sara
Animal activists serve as symptom-bearers for trans-species collective trauma within Western-industrial society. Findings from literature on traumatology and nonhuman animal activism, contemporary discourse, and the voices of ten activists currently in the field suggest that many animal...
Alpha Bravo Canine
Alpha Bravo Canine’s mission is to provide trained service dogs to U.S military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other combat related disabilities.
America’s VetDogs® – The Veteran's K-9 Corps® is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded by the accredited Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and serves the needs of disabled veterans and active duty personnel. In 2003, the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind recognized the need for an...
An adjunctive human-animal interaction intervention for veterans with PTSD: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
| Contributor(s):: Grubaugh, A. L., Myers, U. S., Keller, S. M., Wangelin, B. C., Lozano, B. E., Tuerk, P. W.
An Examination of the Lived Experiences of United States Military Veterans who have been Diagnosed with Psychological Inflictions of War who have Utilized Equine Assisted Therapy
| Contributor(s):: Thomas Frederick Banner
As the result of multiple psychological conditions that are inflicted by war, the need for veterans’ well-being is ever evident. “PTSD changes the body’s response to stress, often making it difficult for PTSD victims to live their lives as they normally would” (Stokes,...
An explorative clinical pilot study into the effect of service dogs on chronic posttraumatic stress disorder
| Contributor(s):: Galsgaard, Astrid, Eskelund, Kasper
An exploratory case study of the impact of psychiatric service dogs on problematic substance use among PTSD-diagnosed veterans
| Contributor(s):: Husband, A., Ahmed, A., Dell, C. A.
Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and co-occurring problematic substance use is a health concern among Canadian military veterans. There are complex pathways to their problematic use of substances, including high-risk use of licit and illicit substances both pre and post PTSD...
An Observational Study of Service Dogs for Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Yarborough, B. J. H., Owen-Smith, A. A., Stumbo, S. P., Micah T. Yarborough, Nancy A. Perrin, Carla A. Green
Objectives: This study examined needs related to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), assistance by service dogs, and feasibility of data collection among veterans receiving service dogs. Methods: Questionnaires assessed PTSD-related needs and services performed or expected to be performed by...
and finally...Capable Canines
| Contributor(s):: Halley, Pam
Angels for Veterans: Angel Paws
This is our new and exciting program. Our rescue dogs are ready to help change the lives of veterans who are suffering from PTSD and Physical Disabilities. We need your generosity so that we can fulfill our goal of providing highly trained dogs to veterans who suffer from the effects of military...