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  1. Soft touches: give them kittens and something happens to men doing hard time

    Contributor(s):: Dalphonse, Sherri

  2. Vulnerable Victims: Increasing Animal Cruelty Sentences to Reflect Society's Understanding of the Value of Animal Lives

    Contributor(s):: Boyd, Megan E., Lamparello, Adam

  3. Equine-facilitated prison-based programs within the context of prison-based animal programs: State of the science review

    Contributor(s):: Bachi, Keren

    Equine-facilitated prison programs have become more prevalent and operate in correctional facilities in 13 states throughout the United States. However, there is a deficit of empirical knowledge to guide them. This article reviews 19 studies of prison-based animal programs and centers on patterns...

  4. 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...

  5. Prisons and disasters

    Contributor(s):: Savilonis, Melissa A.

  6. Prison Greyhounds

    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...

  7. Prison pets in the French Revolution

    Contributor(s):: MacDonough, Katharine

  8. Second Chance at Life Greyhound Prison Partnership

    For years, the nightmare of the National Greyhound Foundation(NGF) has been the problem of not having a place to put the thousands of racing Greyhounds who retire in Florida every year until adoption groups can get them adopted. The NGF has researched Prison Pet Partnerships with other dogs and...

  9. Southern Utah Therapy Dogs

    Southern Utah Therapy Dogs is a private group located in St. George, Utah. Membership is by invitation only.  Members are currently serving in hospitals, schools, retirement homes, hospices, and detention facilities in their area. Each therapy dog team is certified by a national...

  10. Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs, Inc.

    PawPADs aims to enrich the lives of people with disabilities by providing them with exceptionally skilled assistance dogs and utilize the power of the human-canine bond as a therapeutic, educational, healing tool.  They accomplish this through educational and vocational training programs...

  11. Dogtor Foundation

    Located in Poland, Dogtor Foundation is a public benefit organization dedicated to the use of therapy animals. The foundation serves people with disabilities, children and young people at risk of social pathologies, people in difficult situations, patients of psychiatric...

  12. 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...

  13. Effects of the presence of a pet in the counselor's office on institutionalized and noninstitutionalized adolescents' perception of counselor credibility

    | Contributor(s):: Wilbanks, Brenda Joy

    Results of previous studies in the field of pet therapy have indicated that pets may alter people's perception of their environment and even change the way people are perceived by others. The present study investigated the effects of the presence of a pet in the counselor's office on...

  14. Public opinion of the efficacy of prison-based animal programs

    | Contributor(s):: Divin, Sarah Elizabeth

  15. 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....

  16. Prison-Based Animal Programs: A National Survey

    | Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer

  17. Domestic dogs and human health: an overview

    | Contributor(s):: Wells, D. L.

  18. A History of Prison Inmate-Animal Interaction Programs

    | Contributor(s):: Strimple, Earl O.

  19. Our professional responsibilities relative to human-animal interactions

    | Contributor(s):: L. K. Bustad, L. Hines

    An interesting area with great potential for benefiting and enriching the lives and conditions of people and animals is opening to us in research, service and teaching. By working with colleagues in other disciplines, we can develop new and creative ways to realize the great promise inherent in...

  20. The experiences of offenders in a prison canine program

    | Contributor(s):: Turner, Wendy G.