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'Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been?' An account of intensive psychotherapy with a seven-year-old boy in a special school
Contributor(s):: Robertson, Kate
This paper gives an account of the developments in the intensive psychotherapy of a seven-year-old boy with global development delay. It also describes the adaptations to technique and the changes in the setting that were required to support the work, which was undertaken in a special school. The...
A Case Study of Veterinary Technology Students' Experience of a Continuing Human-Animal Bond
Contributor(s):: Robert E. Gierka
The purpose of this case study was to explore veterinary technology (vet tech) students’ perceptions of their special relationships with pets that died; and to better understand how these perceptions influenced their work in the vet tech program and their beliefs about their...
A Manual and Curriculum for the Use of Service Dogs to Support the Social Communication, Behavior, and Academic Development of Students with Autism and Other Disabilities
Contributor(s):: Kerry Kosmicki
The product for this project is a curriculum for using service dogs in the classroom as a catalyst for improving social communication, behavioral, and academic skills for students, with a focus upon students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This manual includes the curriculum entitled...
A Place of Healing (cover story)
Contributor(s):: Hubbard, Jennifer
A survey of school counselor attitudes regarding animal-assisted interventions
| Contributor(s):: Morrow, Sara
Though animal-assisted interventions (AAI) have been used in many institutional settings, there is little evidence of AAI use in public schools. This study examined attitudes of school counselors regarding the incorporation of AAI into their practice. The Pet Attitude Scale Modified (PAS-M)...
A survey of veterinarians in the US: euthanasia and other end-of-life issues
| Contributor(s):: Dickinson, G. E., Roof, P. D., Roof, K. W.
A stressful aspect of veterinary medicine is the euthanasia of animals, especially companion animals. The veterinarian must relate to both the suffering animal and the grieving client. An objective of this project was to assess veterinarians' need for training on how to help themselves and their...
ABLEPaws is a group of Pet Partners® (formerly Delta Society® Pet Partners®) Animal Assisted Activities and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAA/AAT) teams who are dedicated to improving and brightening the lives and the health of people through interaction with our pet resources. Our volunteer program...
Akron Pupils Engage In Varied Activities
All for Animals
In 2002, All for Animals incorporated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization for the purpose of teaching young people to be kind and respectful to animals, people and the environment.Over the years, our vision for the organization has evolved and expanded and today, we focus on giving children the...
Allergen avoidance does not alter airborne cat allergen levels in classrooms
| Contributor(s):: Karlsson, A. S., Renström, A., Hedrén, M., Larsson, K.
Alliance of Therapy Dogs
Alliance of Therapy Dogs is a national therapy dog registry with 14,000+ members in the US, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Territories and Canada. It is a goal of ATD to provide registration, support, and insurance for members who are involved in volunteer animal assisted activities. These activities...
Alliance of Therapy Dogs is a national organization with its corporate office located in Cheyenne, WY. ATD was incorporated in the year 1990. Currently we have 12,000+ handler/dog teams in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories. It is a goal of ATD to provide registration,...
American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians Newsletter, Volume 38 (Spring/Summer 2016)
Contents:President's Message, p 1Bow Wow Therapy Dogs Visit the Texas School for the Deaf to Help Raise Funds and Visibility for a Grand Cause, p 2Involving Children in the End-of-Life Process of a Pet Teaches Them about Compassionately Caring for Others, p 3Editorial Note, p 4How Classroom...
An educator's guide to the new science of human-animal interaction
| Contributor(s):: Jones, B. A., Katcher, A. H., Beck, A. M.
An evaluation of a dog bite prevention intervention in the pediatric emergency department
| Contributor(s):: Dixon, C. A., Pomerantz, W. J., Hart, K. W., Lindsell, C. J., Mahabee-Gittens, E. M.
An evaluation of a pet ownership education program for school children
| Contributor(s):: Coleman, G. J., Hall, M. J., Hay, M.
Children aged 5 to 6 years are disproportionately susceptible to dog bite attacks relative to the adult population and there is a need to provide them with well-validated education programs to teach correct behaviour when interacting with dogs. The main aim of this study was to assess the...
An Examination of the Themes of Care, Emotional Intelligence, and the Presence of a Dog in a Classroom
| Contributor(s):: Rogers, Melissa Donn
An Exploration of the Benefits of Animal-Assisted Activities in Undergraduate Students in Singapore
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| Contributor(s):: Jolene Muckle, Nicola Lasikiewicz
The rise in psychological problems, attrition and suicide rates of university students has been linked to the stressful challenges faced during university life. To buffer this, Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA) may assist in improving psychological and physiological well-being in students,...
An Interactive Teddy Bear Clinic Tour: Teaching Veterinary Students How to Interact with Young Children
| Contributor(s):: Dalley, J. S., Creary, P. R., Durzi, T., McMurtry, C. M.