"Freedom from themselves" gendered mechanisms of control, power, and resistance in prison dog training programs
Contributor(s):: Andrea Button
During the past twenty-five years, the number of prison programs in which inmates train dogs has increased rapidly. A lack of systematic studies to address the effects of these programs on staff and inmates has led to limited, anecdotal accounts of the impact of these programs on correctional...
A Basket of Puppies ... Well, Almost [From the Editor]
Contributor(s):: Borman, Laurie D.
A Beneficial Partnership for Everyone Involved: An Interview with Alyson Cox of NEADS
02 Jun 2016 |
Posted by Katie Carroll
NEADS Manager of Communications Alyson CoxLike most service and therapy dog organizations, National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS) puts an emphasis on their dogs’ thorough...
A History of Prison Inmate-Animal Interaction Programs
Contributor(s):: Strimple, Earl O.
An animal-assisted therapy intervention with female inmates
Contributor(s):: Jasperson, R. A.
An Equine-Facilitated Prison-Based Program: Human-Horse Relations And Effects On Inmate Emotions And Behaviors
Contributor(s):: Keren Bachi
Policy makers and correctional authorities are seeking ways to enhance effectiveness of incarceration and reduce recidivism. Equine-facilitated prison-based vocational programs aim to rehabilitate inmates. Informed by the theories of attachment and desistance, this study evaluates the emotional...
Animal abuse as an early predictor of violent crime later in life: A comparison of male and female inmates
Contributor(s):: Connelly, Heather Joy
Animal-assisted therapy with female inmates with mental illness: a case example from a pilot program
| Contributor(s):: Jasperson, Rachael A.
Female offenders' mental health needs have consistently been shown to exceed those of male offenders. Incarcerated women report higher rates of violent victimization, major depression, posttraumatic stress diorder, mood disorders, substance use disorders, and personality disorders. For...
Canine Community Corps
The Canine Community Corps promotes rescue, dignity, and service among military veterans, prison inmates and shelter dogs. Through our efforts, these three populations create a compassionate community in which everyone both serves and is served. The Canine Community Corps is a registered...
Canines (and Cats!) in Correctional Institutions: Legal and Ethical Issues Relating to Companion Animal Programs
| Contributor(s):: Rebecca J. Huss
Approximately one in 107 adults in the United States is incarcerated in some type of correctional institution. Effective programs are necessary to address the issues of these inmates. A growing number of correctional facilities allow for companion animals to be integrated into their programs in a...
Cell Dogs harnesses the power of the human-animal bond and transforms lives by setting a new course for shelter dogs and incarcerated individuals. By providing second chances, we make a lasting difference in our communities.
Death Row Dogs, Hard Time Prisoners, and Creative Rehabilitation Strategies: Prisoner-Dog Training Programs
| Contributor(s):: Paul J. Larkin Jr.
More and more prisons have witnessed the success of Prisoner-Dog Training Programs (PDPs) in the last few years. PDPs entail a prisoner training an animal (usually a dog) to be a service animal for the disabled or a well-behaved household pet. PDPs at state and federal prisons have turned out to...
Dog welfare for the conveyance of pro-social skills to prison populations
| Contributor(s):: Linaza, Iñaki, Muro, Cristina
Dogs 4 Disabled Veterans
D4DV is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to the rehabilitation of rescued and shelter dogs and giving them a purpose as service dogs or emotional support dogs for disabled veterans. We are located in south Florida and proudly serve our veterans throughout the state.
Don't Throw Us Away
Don’t Throw Us Away is a mutually beneficial program. In this partnership, homeless dogs gain the love, training and rehabilitation that will make them adoptable and inmates become empathetic and gain a sense of responsibility and purpose, allowing them to re-enter society as...
Examining demographic and situational factors on animal cruelty motivations
| Contributor(s):: Hensley, C., Tallichet, S. E., Dutkiewicz, E. L.
Exploring the link between recurrent acts of childhood and adolescent animal cruelty and subsequent violent crime
| Contributor(s):: Tallichet, Suzanne E., Hensley, Christopher
Friends for Folks
Friends for Folks is located in Lexington, OK that connects inmates and abused and abandoned dogs to prepare the dogs to be family pets or service dogs. This highly successful program is expanding to other Oklahoma prisons in hopes of bringing positive change to inmates, abandoned dogs and people...
| Contributor(s):: Clayton, Susan L.
From Pound to Prison … then Paradise
| Contributor(s):: Smith, Mikelle D.