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  1. Caring Paws

    Caring Paws is a non-profit, tax exempt (501(c)(3), volunteer organization, who along with our registered Pet Partners animals (dogs, cats, pocket pets, etc.) serve the Greater Lafayette, Indiana area.  We provide animal assisted interactions to a wide variety of groups.Some of the groups we...

  2. Careing Paws

    CAREing Paws, Inc. is a local group of registered therapy teams in Georgia that conduct visits in places such as nursing homes, hospitals, libraries and schools. We are a network of compassionate individuals who are willing to share our special animals in order to bring joy and happiness to others.

  3. Fuzzy Therapy Miniature Horses, Inc.

    Our mission is to bring smiles to everyone by sharing the love from our little horses with big hearts. Our little horses have been effective in helping people who are withdrawn to open up and become interactive. We provide education during our visits to share the knowledge we have about miniature...

  4. Kindly Canines

    Kindly Canines was founded on the idea of helping those in need. Ever since our organization was established, we have endeavored to provide help where the need is greatest.Our team is made up entirely of volunteers. We advocate for those who need our help. Even a little help goes a long way. 

  5. Paws of Love Therapy Dogs

    The program was established to provide comfort, company and assistance for those in healthcare and education facilities throughout the community.  We believe that life is more precious when trust, unconditional love and respect exist as the primary bond between animals and people.Seeing your...

  6. Therapy Pets of the Red River Valley

    Therapy Pets of the Red River Valley is a non-profit organization of dedicated volunteers and their pets who perform animal assisted activities with patients in nursing homes, hospitals, shelters, schools, social service agencies, special-needs programs, acute care facilities, and other...

  7. Animal assisted education: intervention in children with behavioral disorders

    Contributor(s):: Angela Maria Dias de Vilhena Mascarenhas

    The accomplishment of this study intends to raise the possibility and verify the feasibility of the implementation of projects / programs of Animal-Assisted Interventions / Animal-Assisted Education as a pedagogical strategy in the current educational context. In this particular case, the problem...

  8. 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...

  9. The history and training of the therapy dog for school personnel

    Contributor(s):: Carmen Wille, Sue Montgomery

    Since the time dogs were first domesticated, they have played an important role in providing companionship and comfort. It was a natural extension of this human animal bond to use dogs to provide this same comfort to others as what is now know as dog-assisted therapy. This project reviews the...

  10. Equine education programs and related studies as found in colleges and universities in the United States

    Contributor(s):: Carol Louise Wright Parmenter

    This study was undertaken to determine the nature and scope of equine education programs being offered in the colleges and universities throughout the country and the attitudes of specialists toward these programs. The schools participating in this study were selected after an extensive review of...

  11. Dr Dog

    Animals Asia’s Dr Dog is an innovative animal-assisted therapy programme that provides people in need with what they need most – a best friend. The programme is also changing the way people feel about dogs. In China, where we focus our work, Dr Dog is challenging beliefs and changing...

  12. Integrating animals in the classroom: The attitudes and experiences of Australian school teachers toward animal-assisted interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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    Contributor(s):: Bradley P. Smith, Ashley A. Dale

    The introduction of animals into school classrooms has been posited as a beneficial intervention for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Whilst evidence that animal-assisted interventions or activities can positively influence classroom behaviour and learning outcomes is...

  13. National Capital Therapy Dogs, Inc.

    National Capital Therapy Dogs, Inc. (NCTD) is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that provides animal-assisted therapy to many people in health facilities, shelters, schools and libraries.  Established in 1990, NCTD has steadily expanded its operations, and is now recognized as one of...

  14. Pawsitive Pets

    Pawsitive Pets, Inc. pet assisted therapy services works with rehabilitation facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, hospitals, hospice, public libraries, schools and more. Our teams volunteer their time and love sharing the comfort, healing and connection of the human...

  15. Peace Starts Small: The Benefits of Animal Related Humane Education Efforts in the Classroom

    Contributor(s):: Anna L. Abbott

    My goal is to inspire elementary educators to teach humane education in their classrooms on a regular basis so that our children can grow to be compassionate membersof our community. If we foster empathy and kindness we will see positive change in our world for all living things. While my...

  16. Pet Behaviour Science | Open Access Journal

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    Contributor(s):: David Menor

    Pet Behaviour Science is a new open access journal, which publishes original papers relating to all aspects of the behaviour of pets, including their relationships with humans. As a multidisciplinary journal, Pet Behaviour Science welcomes submissions from the arts and humanities, behavioural and...

  17. To Eat or Not to Eat, that is the Question on Class Pets: Michael Paoli at TEDxNavesink

    Contributor(s):: Michael Paoli

    Remember being bored in school? Don't you wish you could pick vegetables in the hallway and eat them on the way to your next class? Did you ever consider eating your class pet in 7th grade? In this talk Math teacher Michael Paoli shows how an aquaponics fish tank in a New York City public...

  18. The effects of a humane education curriculum, involving The Great Ape Project, on the attitudes of fourth grade students

    Contributor(s):: Justine Tweyman-Erez

    An experiment wlh a group of thirty-four fourth grade students in a private school was evaluated. A Hurnane Education unl of study, focusing on human and animal rights, was devised and facilitated by the teacherresearcher during class as part of the Social and Environmental Studies curriculum....

  19. Helping Paws Healing Hearts

    By pairing her passion for helping others and counseling with animal assisted activities, Amy Hicks founded Helping Paws Healing Hearts. Children listen, students maintain the lesson and adults love the interaction with the dogs.Amy has visited schools in Tennessee and Georgia with her...

  20. Tender Paws Animal Therapy Group of Clarksville Tennessee

    Tender Paws is an all volunteer organization dedicated to conducting Animal Assisted Activities and Animal Assisted Therapy in the Clarksville / Montgomery County, Ft. Campbell / Christian County, Dickson County and Houston County areas. Our goal is to provide quality interactions to those we...