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  1. The Best Medicine: Personal Pets and Therapy Animals in the Hospital Setting

    Contributor(s):: Barchas, D., Melaragni, M., Abrahim, H., Barchas, E.

    Companion animals can have a positive impact on people's health and well-being. Personal pet visitation and animal-assisted interventions (AAIs) can benefit patients' pain, blood pressure, stress, depression, and anxiety, as well as increasing mobility and socialization with staff and families....

  2. Raising an Assistance Dog Puppy-Stakeholder Perspectives on What Helps and What Hinders

    Contributor(s):: Mai, D., Howell, T., Benton, P., Bennett, P. C.

  3. Implementing Successful Jail-Based Programming for Women: A Case Study of Planning Parenting, Prison & Pups -- Waiting to 'Let the Dogs In'

    Contributor(s):: Collica-Cox, Kimberly, Furst, Gennifer

  4. Healing Strides of VA

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    Healing Strides of VA (HSVA) is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization established in 1991. We are located on 22 acres with 2 large pastures, 5 paddocks, a round pen, a large enclosed arena, and an outdoor arena. We have a professional staff, certified instructors, trained volunteers, and a herd...

  5. Heroes on Horseback

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    Heroes on Horseback is a Premier Accredited Center of PATH International focused on providing safe, professional and ethical equine assisted therapeutic activities for individuals in the Lowcountry with physical, mental or emotional disabilities. Our program helps children and adults overcome...

  6. Therapy Dogs in Academic Libraries: A Way to Foster Student Engagement and Mitigate Self-Reported Stress during Finals

    | Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, McDevitt, Theresa

  7. Beyond Therapy Dogs: Coordinating Large-Scale Finals Week Activities

    | Contributor(s):: Flynn, Holly

  8. Therapy Dogs on Campus: A Counseling Outreach Activity for College Students Preparing for Final Exams

    | Contributor(s):: Barker, Sandra B., Barker, Randolph T., Schubert, Christine M.

  9. Girls' Challenge Seeking: How Outdoor Exposure Can Support Girls in Taking Positive Risks

    | Contributor(s):: Kallen Tsikalas, Karyn L. Martin

  10. What big teeth you have: an educational approach to wolf conservation

    | Contributor(s):: Nastassja Brinker

    As the subject of deep-seated cultural and historical antipathies and revulsion, the wolf presents a unique challenge for wildlife educators working to promote its conservation and value as a species while they are forced to combat the systematic persecution and eradication it has suffered...

  11. Animal Shelter Programs and Policies

    | Contributor(s):: Edwin J. Sayres

    A discussion of policies and programs that, ideally, should be followed by humane societies in the operation of shelters and the limitations that are imposed by finances, local circumstances, and other factors is a substantial undertaking. I would like, first, to give you some background...

  12. A novel approach to identify and map kitten clusters using geographic information systems (GIS): a case study from Tompkins County, NY

    | Contributor(s):: Reading, A. S., Scarlett, J. M., Berliner, E. A.

    A retrospective study using a geographic information system (GIS) was conducted to capture, map, and analyze intake data of caregiver (owner)-surrendered kittens (aged 0-6 months) to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Tompkins County, NY, from 2009 to 2011. Addresses...

  13. Schoolchildren and one of the most unpopular animals: are they ready to protect snakes?

    | Contributor(s):: Ballouard, J. M., Ajtic, R., Balint, H., Brito, J. C., Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J., Desmonts, D., ElMouden, E., Erdogan, M., Feriche, M., Pleguezuelos, J. M., Prokop, P., Sanchez, A., Santos, X., Slimani, T., Tomovic, L., Usak, M., Zuffi, M., Bonnet, X.

  14. EFP is right for me. An equine facilitated psychotherapy program for children diagnosed with ADHD or PDD-NOS

    | Contributor(s):: Miller, Jenna

  15. Man's Best Friend as A Reading Facilitator

    | Contributor(s):: Shaw, Donita Massengill

  16. Block and Bridle Annual, 1994

    | Contributor(s):: Renee Plueger

    Table of Contents:HISTORIAN'S LETTEREMBLEM AND PURPOSEDR. ABERLE'S LETTERlNlTlATESMEMBERSCANDIDSOFFICERSOTHER IMPORTANT PEOPLEHONOREE OF THE YEAR, 1993KIDS', DAYANIMAL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTSFUN ACTIVITIESIMPORTANT MEETINGSANIMAL SCIENCE FACULTYANIMAL SCIENCE GRADUATE STUDENTSBEEF...

  17. Humane Education: A Curriculum Approach

    | Contributor(s):: Pearce, Robert W.

  18. Reciprocity: The Key Ingredient in Humane Education Partnerships

    | Contributor(s):: Savesky, Kathy

  19. Bereavement in late adolescence: interventions on college campuses

    | Contributor(s):: Floerchinger, Debra S.

  20. Computer assisted extension program on ground squirrel control

    | Contributor(s):: Terrell P. Salmon, Donald L. Lancaster, Leanne Lasarow

    Computers have become common place in virtually all phases of agriculture. Most individuals have access to microcomputers and the once apparent intimidation about using them is rapidly disappearing. Because of increased availability and public acceptance, it's no surprise that many Extension...