Prisoner rehabilitation: Learning life skills through animal-assisted activities
Is the tail wagging the dog? A review of the evidence for prison animal programs
Contributor(s):: Mulcahy, Claire, McLaughlin, Deirdre
In the last 10 years, Prison Animal Programs (PAPs) have been implemented in many Australian correctional centres. Like our international counterparts, these programs receive glowing endorsements from key stakeholders and accolades in the media. The evidence supporting these programs however has...
Prisons and disasters
Contributor(s):: Savilonis, Melissa A.
Prison Greyhounds fosters retired racing greyhounds and teaches them basic house manners prior to their adoption into permanent loving homes. Their inmate-handlers gain job skills, teamwork experience and an opportunity to explore a better way of living before being released into our...
Prison pets in the French Revolution
Contributor(s):: MacDonough, Katharine
Pathways to Hope
Pathways to Hope has several different prison dog programs that strive toward inmate rehabilitation and provide training for potential service dogs.
The Mission of Loving Paws Animal Assisted Therapy program is to promote the human-animal bond, create a fun and engaging environment that provides positive support and motivation, while enhancing the quality of life for vulnerable populations and those in need throughout Douglas County through...
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.
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...
An animal-assisted therapy intervention with female inmates
| Contributor(s):: Jasperson, R. A.
HABRI Central Case Studies: Inmate Dog Training Programs: Partners in Rehabilitation
This HABRI Central Case Study examines the ICAN program. The Indiana Canine Assistant Network has a healing mission with two prongs, training service dogs through providing education and rehabilitation for offenders.
Exploring the link between recurrent acts of childhood and adolescent animal cruelty and subsequent violent crime
| Contributor(s):: Tallichet, Suzanne E., Hensley, Christopher
Animal abuse as an early predictor of violent crime later in life: A comparison of male and female inmates
| Contributor(s):: Connelly, Heather Joy
Therapeutic interventions and animal assisted therapy with incarcerated females
| Contributor(s):: Jasperson, Rachael Anne
The prison population in the United States is growing at an alarming rate. Incarcerated women manifest distinctly greater psychological distress than do their male counterparts. In addition, these women demonstrate higher rates of mood disorder, substance use disorders, and personality disorders....
The Mission of the paws4people foundation is to enhance the lives of Active-duty Service Members, Veterans, Inmates (Federal & State), Children/Students, and Seniors by utilizing the “Special Powers” of canine companionship and service displayed by highly trained Assistance Dogs, through...
Rural and Urban Differences in the Commission of Animal Cruelty
A History of Prison Inmate-Animal Interaction Programs
| Contributor(s):: Strimple, Earl O.
The therapeutic use of animals
| Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M.
The experiences of offenders in a prison canine program
| Contributor(s):: Turner, Wendy G.
The use of animal-facilitated therapy in the rehabilitation of incarcerated felons
| Contributor(s):: Schwartz, Barbara K.