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  1. Animals, Prosthetics and Saving Lives | Derrick Campana | TEDxHobokenWomen

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    | Contributor(s):: Derrick Campana

    Derrick has saved thousands of lives and limbs of animals. Hear his stories first hand to see what life lessons we can learn from the animals themselves. Derrick is President at Animal Orthocare, LLC. He and his team custom manufacture external prosthetics and orthotics for pets to lead a...

  2. Supportive Care for People With Disabilities as Working Partnerships With Their Assistance Dogs Are Ending: A Perspective From Veterinary Oncology

    | Contributor(s):: Villalobos, A. E.

  3. Impact of Hippotherapy on Gross Motor Function and Quality of Life in Children with Bilateral Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Open-Label Crossover Study

    | Contributor(s):: Deutz, U., Heussen, N., Weigt-Usinger, K., Leiz, S., Raabe, C., Polster, T., Daniela, S., Moll, C., Lucke, T., Krageloh-Mann, I., Hollmann, H., Hausler, M.

  4. Hippotherapy for patients with multiple sclerosis: A multicenter randomized controlled trial (MS-HIPPO)

    | Contributor(s):: Vermohlen, V., Schiller, P., Schickendantz, S., Drache, M., Hussack, S., Gerber-Grote, A., Pohlau, D.

  5. Development of a questionnaire to evaluate the occupational stress in dog's shelter operators

    | Contributor(s):: Nardoia, M., Arena, L., Berteselli, G., Migliaccio, P., Valerii, L., Di Giustino, L., Dalla Villa, P.

  6. Effectiveness of a Dog-Assisted Therapy Program to Enhance Quality of Life in Institutionalized Dementia Patients

    | Contributor(s):: Briones, M. A., Pardo-Garcia, I., Escribano-Sotos, F.

  7. Perceptions on Health Benefits of Guide Dog Ownership in an Austrian Population of Blind People with and without a Guide Dog

    | Contributor(s):: Glenk, L. M., Pribylova, L., Stetina, B. U., Demirel, S., Weissenbacher, K.

  8. Preliminary evidence is promising, but challenges remain in providing service dogs to veterans: Commentary on preliminary efficacy of service dogs as a complementary treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in military members and veterans (O'Hair

    | Contributor(s):: Stumbo, S. P., Yarborough, B. J. H.

  9. The bad news blues

    | Contributor(s):: Milani, M.

    2018Can Vet J594433-4340008-5286 (Print)0008-5286engDr. Milani is a behavior and bond practitioner, teacher, and author of several books on the interaction of animal behavior, health, and the human-animal relationship.text

  10. Taking Dogs Into the Office: A Novel Strategy for Promoting Work Engagement, Commitment and Quality of Life

    | Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Mills, D. S.

  11. Impact of Service Dogs on Family Members' Psychosocial Functioning

    | Contributor(s):: Bibbo, J., Rodriguez, K. E., O'Haire, M. E.

  12. Parent perceptions of the quality of life of pet dogs living with neuro-typically developing and neuro-atypically developing children: An exploratory study

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    | Contributor(s):: Sophie S. Hall, Hannah F. Wright, Daniel S. Mills

    There is growing scientific and societal recognition of the role that pet dogs can play in healthy development of children; both those who are neuro-typically developing and those who live with a neuro-developmental disorder, such as autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. However,...

  13. Pilot Study on Pet Therapy and Quality of Life

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    | Contributor(s):: Kathy L. VanVoorhis

    The World Health Organization (WHO) defines quality of life (QOL) as an individual’s perception of his or her position in life in the context of their culture and value systems in relation to their goals and expectations. The goal of this pilot study was to determine how pet therapy can...

  14. Attachment Style Is Related to Quality of Life for Assistance Dog Owners

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    | Contributor(s):: White, N., Mills, D., Hall, S.

    Attachment styles have been shown to affect quality of life. Growing interest in the value of companion animals highlights that owning a dog can also affect quality of life, yet little research has explored the role of the attachment bond in affecting the relationship between dog ownership and...

  15. A survey of the impact of owning a service dog on quality of life for individuals with physical and hearing disability: a pilot study

    | Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Turner, A., MacMichael, J., Mills, D. S.

  16. Effects of dog-assisted intervention on quality of life in nursing home residents with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Karefjard, A., Nordgren, L.

  17. Testing olfactory function and mapping the structural olfactory networks in the brain

    | Contributor(s):: Fjaeldstad, A.

  18. Preface: The contribution of animals to human welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Eloit, M.

    2018Rev Sci Tech3719-140253-1933 (Print)0253-193310.20506/rst.37.1.2736engfrespatext

  19. Assessment of Welfare in Zoo Animals: Towards Optimum Quality of Life

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    | Contributor(s):: Sarah Wolfensohn, Justine Shotton, Hannah Bowley, Sian Davies, Sarah Thompson, William S. M. Justice

    Maintaining a high standard of animal welfare is essential in zoos, and methods of animal welfare assessment should aim to evaluate positive as well as negative states. The indicators that are useful in assessing these are discussed as there is huge variability in the available information...

  20. Experiences with a prescribed emotional support animal: A qualitative inquiry

    | Contributor(s):: Kristy R. Becraft