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  1. Animal-Facilitated Therapy Program: Outcomes from Caring Canines, a Program for Patients and Staff on an Inpatient Surgical Oncology Unit

    Contributor(s):: Ginex, P., Montefusco, M., Zecco, G., Trocchia Mattessich, N., Burns, J., Hedal-Siegel, J., Kopelman, J., Tan, K. S.

  2. Assessing Quality of Life for Pets with Dermatologic Disease and Their Owners

    Contributor(s):: Noli, C.

  3. A modified combined C-BARQ and QoL for both the companion dog and its owner. An embryo to a companion dog welfare assessment?

    Contributor(s):: Doane, Marie, Sarenbo, Sirkku

    The results of this pilot study demonstrate that it is possible to construct a reliable questionnaire from prior validated surveys. This questionnaire displays possible suitability for further development into a tool for a comprehensive dog welfare assessment. The welfare model used is assuming...

  4. Quality of life and animal behaviour

    Contributor(s):: Yeates, James

    QOL is an intrinsically evaluative concept of how valuable (positive or negative) each animal’s life is for that animal from the animal’s point of view. QOL relates to animals’ experiences and their causes; is a “broad” concept in terms of content; extends over time; and relates to the particular...

  5. An exploratory study of an equine-assisted intervention for people with dementia living in a residential care facility

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    | Contributor(s):: Sarah L Busselman

    There are an estimated 5.3 million Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias (Alzheimer's Association, 2015) and the prevalence of dementia is predicted to rise to one million new cases per year. As there is no cure for dementia, health care for people with...

  6. La actividad física con caballos como medio terapéutico para mejorar la capacidad funcional y la calidad de vida de las personas de la Tercera Edad y de las afectadas por el síndrome de Fibromialgia

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    | Contributor(s):: José Blázquez Miret

    El envejecimiento supone una disminución de la capacidad funcional de las personas y por consiguiente un deterioro en su calidad de vida. Del mismo modo ocurre a las personas afectadas por Fibromialgia, que por su sintomatología presentan una realidad análoga a las personas...

  7. Development and preliminary validity and reliability of the montreal instrument for cat arthritis testing, for use by caretaker/owner, MI-CAT(C), via a randomised clinical trial

    | Contributor(s):: Klinck, Mary P., Gruen, Margaret E., del Castillo, Jérôme R. E., Guillot, Martin, Thomson, Andrea E., Heit, Mark, Lascelles, B. Duncan X., Troncy, Eric

    Challenges in the clinical assessment of feline osteoarthritis (OA)-related pain and disability impede diagnosis and treatment of the disease. A pain scale was developed for use by cat owners and caretakers, the Montreal Instrument for Cat Arthritis Testing - Caretaker/Owner (MI-CAT(C))....

  8. How environmental enrichment affects behavioral and glucocorticoid responses in captive blue-and-yellow macaws (Ara ararauna)

    | Contributor(s):: de Almeida, Ana Claudia, Palme, Rupert, Moreira, Nei

    Captive animals are susceptible to chronic stress due to restricted space, lack of hiding places, presence of visitors, or the lack of resources that promote physical and mental stimuli. In birds, chronic stress can promote stereotypes, self-mutilation, feather picking, chewing on cage bars and...

  9. 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...

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

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

    People with disabilities and those working to train, provide and support assistance animals, along with their veterinary teams, would all benefit if they RETHINK their perspective and viewpoint, and roles when these very special relationships come to an end. The end of the relationship may be...

  11. Measuring the Effects of an Animal-Assisted Intervention for Pediatric Oncology Patients and Their Parents: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial [Formula: see text]

    | Contributor(s):: McCullough, A., Ruehrdanz, A., Jenkins, M. A., Gilmer, M. J., Olson, J., Pawar, A., Holley, L., Sierra-Rivera, S., Linder, D. E., Pichette, D., Grossman, N. J., Hellman, C., Guerin, N. A., O'Haire, M. E.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

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

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

  17. 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.

  18. 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

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

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

    Despite growing interest in “take your dog to work” days and the wellbeing benefits associated with interactions with a friendly dog (e.g., animal-assisted activities), there has been little quantification of the benefits of this. We analyzed responses to work-related (work...

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

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