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  1. Reflections about raising a leader dog for the blind vs. fostering Muncie Animal Rescue Fund dogs : an honors thesis

    Contributor(s):: Joan A. Studnicky

    Dogs are used for so many purposes in today's world. They are used to hunt, search for and rescue endangered individuals, keep our country safe by sniffing out bombs and drugs, entertain us in dog shows, lead the blind, or simply provide companionship.Dogs are of particular interest to me. I...

  2. The Effect of Service Dog Partnership on the Mental Health Status of United States Veterans: A Quantitative Analysis Using the SF-36v2 Mental Health Survey

    Contributor(s):: Colleen McLaughlin

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a historically significant problem for soldiers and Marines in the United States military. A host of recent research supports this claim, and lends itself to the question of why more is not being done to help those who suffer from combat related stress...

  3. Is that your guide dog or your guard dog? Assistance dogs, personal safety and crime prevention revisited

    Contributor(s):: Wohlfort, Alexa K.

  4. The role of service dogs for two children with autism spectrum disorder

    Contributor(s):: Waldie, Jennifer

  5. Investigating the relationship between assistance dogs and their owners with physical disabilities: Complex affection or simple attachment?

    Contributor(s):: Stewart, Dawn

    This study explores the bond between persons with physical or perceptual disabilities an~d their Assistance Dogs. It was hypothesized that these relationships would be different from relationships between pet dogs and owners, and that the bonds may resemble attachment relationships. The project...

  6. Service dogs for individuals with disabilities: What happens after the honeymoon is over?

    Contributor(s):: Shubert, Janice L.

  7. Can service animals help the disabled obtain an education?

    Contributor(s):: Schlosser, Elise Rose

  8. Transition to adulthood: The experience of youth with physical disabilities living with a service dog

    Contributor(s):: Modlin, Susan Jane

    The focus of this qualitative descriptive study is the experience of physically disabled young people as they transition into adulthood while living with a service dog. The cornerstone of young adulthood is transition. For any young adult leaving home, the transition involves inter- and...

  9. A study of the statutes, regulations and judicial rulings impacting the access of service animals to the public schools

    Contributor(s):: Mroz, Jenell A.

  10. A supplementary intervention utilizing service dogs with veterans diagnosed with PTSD: A grant proposal

    Contributor(s):: Dillon, Jacqueline

  11. The psychosocial impact of service dogs on their physically disabled owners

    Contributor(s):: Donovan, William Patrick

  12. Effects of a service dog on the families of individuals with spinal cord injuries

    Contributor(s):: Enger, Kathleen

  13. The analysis of the Service Animal Adaptive Intervention Assessment

    Contributor(s):: Zapf, Susan Ann

  14. An exploration of the impact service dogs have on the independence, autonomy and life satisfaction experienced by adolescents who are wheelchair dependent

    Contributor(s):: Graham, Rahsaan J.

  15. The effect of service dogs on the self-concept of spinal-injured adults

    Contributor(s):: Rushing, Carol

  16. The effect of service dogs on the occupational performance and life satisfaction of individuals with spinal cord injuries

    Contributor(s):: Roth, Stephanie Lynne

  17. Prisons and Pups: An Examination of Service Dog Training and Their Weekend Families

    Contributor(s):: Kendra Garcia

    The use of service dogs for people with disabilities has increased in the last few decades. The service dogs come in the form of companion dogs, socialization dogs, medical alert dogs, and dogs for the mobility and hearing impaired. Therapy dogs are also used in clinical settings to ease the...

  18. Service dogs for children with autism spectrum disorder: benefits, challenges and welfare implications

    Contributor(s):: Burrows, Kristen Elizabeth

  19. The lived experiences of people with physical disabilities who partner with service dogs along with their family members: An interpretive phenomenological analysis of family experiences

    Contributor(s):: Taylor, Jill Marie

  20. Pet ownership and health

    Contributor(s):: June Mcnicholas

    This thesis presents three classes of mechanism that may explain reported associations between pet ownership and health benefits. The first suggests any association is noncausal. Studies 1-3 examine candidate factors to explain both health advantages and likelihood of pet ownership. Type A...