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  1. Validation of an Animal Needs Index for cattle using Test Theory

    Contributor(s):: Herva, T., Peltoniemi, O., Virtala, A. M.

    The validity of an ANI-based welfare index for cattle, the A-Index, was evaluated using Test Theory methods described for quality of life assessments in human medicine. Content validity was considered during the modification of the Index for Finnish beef production. In total, 43 items evaluating...

  2. Zoomorphism and anthropomorphism: fruitful fallacies? (Special Issue: Knowing animals.)

    Contributor(s):: Webster, J.

    Zoo- and anthropomorphism may both be scientific heresies but both may serve as a basis for thought (and real) experiments designed to explore our ability to assess quality of life as perceived by another sentient animal. Sentience, a major contributor to evolutionary fitness in a complex...

  3. Ethics and compassionate cancer care: where do we draw the line?

    Contributor(s):: Ogilvie, G. K.

  4. Measuring clinical outcomes of animal-assisted therapy: impact on resident medication usage

    Contributor(s):: Lust, E., Ryan-Haddad, A., Coover, K., Snell, J.

  5. Pets bring therapeutic benefits to nursing homes

    Contributor(s):: Park, K.

  6. The effect of service dogs on the improvement of health-related quality of life

    Contributor(s):: Shintani, M., Senda, M., Takayanagi, T., Katayama, Y., Furusawa, K., Okutani, T., Kataoka, M., Ozaki, T.

  7. [Symposium "The dignity of animals--significance in the enrichment of human life". Basle, March 15-16, 2001]

  8. Animal abuse and developmental psychopathology: recent research, programmatic, and therapeutic issues and challenges for the future

    Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R., Kaufmann, Michael E., Brooks, Susan M.

  9. Animal-assisted therapy and the study of human-animal relationships: discipline or bondage? context or transitional object?

    Contributor(s):: Katcher, Aaron Honori

  10. Designing and implementing animal-assisted therapy programs in health and mental health organizations

    Contributor(s):: Mallon, Gerald P., Ross, Samuel B., Jr., Ross, Lisa

  11. Guidelines and standards for animal selection in animal-assisted activity and therapy programs

    Contributor(s):: Fredrickson, Maureen, Howie, Ann R.

  12. Methods, standards, guidelines, and considerations in selecting animals for animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Hart, Lynette A.