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  1. Learning and growth processes facilitated in 9 to 12 year olds challenged with ADHD enrolled on a therapeutic horseback riding programme

    Contributor(s):: Dalia Kreindler

    This study investigated the outcomes and practice of Therapeutic Horseback Riding (THR) for children aged 9 to 12 diagnosed with Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The study was carried out in order to gain new insights in the learning and growth processes facilitated by...

  2. Understanding Life Skills Gained from and Reasons for Youth Participation in the Tennessee 4-H Sheep Skillathon

    Contributor(s):: Terra Kimes Davis, Christopher T. Stripling, Carrie A. Stephens, H. Dwight Loveday

    The high number of U.S. youth exhibiting at-risk behavior points to a lack of life skills development. We determined the effects of participating in one state's 4-H sheep skillathon on youths' life skills development and the youths' reasons for participating. The target population was...

  3. Dos and don'ts of canine interaction: importance of responsible ownership

    Contributor(s):: Green, E.

  4. Helping at-risk youth overcome trauma and substance abuse through animal-assisted therapy

    Contributor(s):: Kelly, Melissa A., Cozzolino, Callandre A.

  5. Prisoners, pups, and PTSD: the grass roots response to veterans with PTSD

    Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer

  6. "An extension of me": handlers describe their experiences of working with bird dogs

    Contributor(s):: Corkran, C. M.

    Studies describe the human-canine relationship as a long and complex one in which both parties have developed complementary physical skills and communication techniques. Current extensive exploration of the human-canine bond commonly examines the objective value of dogs to people, whether as...

  7. Owner compliance - educating clients to act on pet care advice

    Contributor(s):: Gerrard, E.

  8. Comparative applied perception research: The case of working dogs

    Contributor(s):: Helton, William S., Helton, Nicole D., Hoffman, Robert R., Hancock, Peter A., Scerbo, Mark W., Parasuraman, Raja, Szalma, James L.

  9. Dogs in the Hall: A Case Study of Affective Skill Development in an Urban Veterinary Program

    Contributor(s):: Martin, Michael, Tummons, John, Ball, Anna, Bird, William

    The purpose of this bounded single case study was to explore how an urban high school veterinary program impacted students' affective skill development. The program was unique because students were required to participate in internships with local animal care businesses and care for animals...

  10. Perceived Learning Outcomes from Participation in One Type of Registered Student Organization: Equestrian Sport Clubs

    Contributor(s):: Mikulec, Erin, McKinney, Kathleen

    Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom. While there are a few studies that focus on the professional, developmental, and learning outcomes of participation in student organizations, there has been insufficient research on these outcomes in sport clubs. The paper reports on...

  11. Breeding inequality: Human-animal interactions in beef production

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    | Contributor(s):: Ellis, Colter

  12. Dolphin-Assisted Therapy for Children with Special Needs: A Pilot Study

    | Contributor(s):: Dilts, Rachel, Trompisch, Norbert, Bergquist, Timothy M.

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  14. Playful pooches: Using canine interactions to enhance therapeutic outcomes for children and adolescents

    | Contributor(s):: VanFleet, Risë

  15. Professional and veterinary competencies: addressing human relations and the human-animal bond in veterinary medicine

    | Contributor(s):: Adams, C. L., Conlon, P. D., Long, K. C.

    Purpose - The purpose of this study was to determine the nature and degree of coverage of human relations and the human-animal bond in veterinary curricula across North America. The attitudes and opinions of a cohort of veterinary students and alumni about human relations skills and human-animal...

  16. Improving client - veterinarian communications: understanding what pets are trying to say

    | Contributor(s):: Tetrick, M. A.

  17. Life skills for puppies: practical tips for new owners

    | Contributor(s):: Zulch, H. E.